Join Topher Payne, DeWayne Morgan, Johnny Drago, Frankie Asher, and Spencer Stephens in “Designing Women Live.” Opens today and runs through Aug. 14 at OnStage Atlanta, 2597 North Decatur Rd, Atlanta, GA 30313, www.theprocesstheatre.org/fundraiser.html.
Atlantic Station’s Thursday night outdoor film series features “Hairspray.” Film starts at dusk, around 8:45-9 p.m. www.atlanticstation.com.
Thursdays are now 3 Legged Cowboy night at the Heretic, with country music and line-dancing like the former gay country bar. Dance lessons 8-9 p.m. at 2069 Cheshire Bridge Road, Atlanta, GA 30324, www.hereticatlanta.com.
Chris Coleman’s Indulge party is Thursday nights from 9 p.m. to midnight at W Hotel – Midtown, 188 14th Street, Atlanta, GA 30361, www.chriscolemanenterprises.com.
Monte St. James presents the Purple Dragon every Thursday night. Talent show at 10 p.m., main show at 11:15 p.m. at XS Ultra Lounge, 708 Spring St., Atlanta, GA 30308, www.xsultralounge.com.
The Trans Health Initiative in conjunction with the Feminist Women’s Health Center hosts a Wine and Chocolate Tasting fundraiser to benefit the Robert Eads Health Fair Partnership, which provides medical screenings to trans men during September’s Southern Comfort Conference. 6-8 p.m. at the Rush Center, 1530 Dekalb Avenue, Suite A, Atlanta, GA 30307, email@example.com.
DJ Phil B returns to the Heretic. 10 p.m. at 2069 Cheshire Bridge Road, Atlanta, GA 30324, www.hereticatlanta.com.
Celebrate the CD release of “Artbreak Hotel,” new tunes from Flat Cat, which includes gender queer rocker Bucky Motter. Also includes a performance by the Sexual Side Effects, led by trans musician Amber Taylor. 9 p.m. in the “dungeon level” of the MJQ Concourse at The Drunken Unicorn, 736 Ponce de Leon, Atlanta, GA 30306, www.facebook.com/flatcatatlanta.
DJ Kevin DuRard spins at 10 p.m. at Mixx Atlanta, 1492 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, www.mixxatlanta.com.
Famed DJ Lisa Pittman spins at 10 p.m. at My Sister’s Room, My Sister’s Room, 1271 Glenwood Ave., Atlanta, GA 30316, www.mysistersroom.com.
Saturday, Aug. 13
Pride at SIX FLAGS Over Georgia features a full day of rides and attractions, plus a picnic buffet and beats by DJ Vicki Powell. 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. at Six Flags Over Georgia, 275 Riverside Parkway SW, Austell, GA, www.prideatsixflags.com.
Join the Decatur Women’s Sports League for the last day of kickball games for this season; just show up to play! Noon to 5 p.m. at Kelly C. Cofer Park, 4259 N. Park Drive, Tucker, GA 30084, www.decaturwomen.com.
“Hearing for the Heart” features former International Mr. Leather Jeffrey Payne, lesbian comic Vickie Shaw and the Armorettes to raise funds for the Sharon St. Cyr Fund. 5-10 p.m. at Jungle, 2115 Faulkner Road Atlanta, GA 30324, www.hearingfortheheartatl.com.
Mary Chapin Carpenter and Shawn Colvin perform at 7:30 p.m. at Chastain Park Amphitheatre, 4469 Stella Drive, Atlanta, GA 30342, www.ticketmaster.com.
Reinvent yourself as a cheerleader or athlete as Bedlam presents QueersCheers&Champs. 9 p.m. at Bellissima, 560 Amsterdam Ave, Atlanta, GA 30306, www.Facebook.com/BedlamPresents.
Celebrate the Material Girl’s birthday at Madonna-Rama starting at 9 p.m. at Mary’s, 1287 Glenwood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30316, www.marysatlanta.com.
The gay Dixie Invitational Bowling Committee hosts a booth inviting the community to join the fun in member leagues. 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. at the Atlanta Eagle, 306 Ponce De Leon Ave., Atlanta, GA 30308, www.atlantaeagle.com, www.dixiebowl.org.
Sunday, Aug. 14
Burlesque! is a silent auction and cabaret show for Atlanta Cotillion to benefit AID Atlanta. 5-10 p.m. at Opera Atlanta Event Center, 1150B Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30309, www.atlantacotillion.com.
Watch Cheryl Dunye’s film “The OWLS,” about Older and Wiser Lesbians, and partake in an after-movie discussion with ZAMI NOBLA and First E’s Social Justice Guild. 4-6 p.m. at the First Existentialist Congregation, 470 Candler Park Drive Atlanta, GA 30307.
DJ Vicki Powell spins for her monthly Sunday Service. 6-11 p.m. at Sister Louisa’s Church of the Living Room and Ping Pong Emporium, 466 Edgewood Ave., Atlanta, GA 30312.
The Black Kings and Princes drag show features both seasoned performers and amateurs to raise funds for AGenda Benda Justice and the Atlanta Lesbian Health Initiative. 8 p.m. at My Sister’s Room, My Sister’s Room, 1271 Glenwood Ave., Atlanta, GA 30316. Call 404-210-2354 for more info.