“We are excited to establish Lips in the Atlanta area, which we believe is ready for our unique and proven brand of entertainment that appeals to diverse audiences, especially women,” said Yvonne Lame, founder and owner of Lips, in a prepared statement.

“People love to have a good time and we deliver that and much more with a talented cast of top female impersonators, great food and interactive shows, including our world famous Gospel Brunch,” Lame said.

The “world famous Gospel Brunch” is held every Sunday. The club is open Wednesday through Sunday and follows this schedule:

• Wednesday – Bitchy Bingo, seating at 7 p.m.

• Thursday – Dinner with the Divas (tribute to leading ladies), seating at 7 p.m.

• Friday – Glitz & Glam with 2 dinner show, seatings at 6:30 and 9 p.m.

• Saturday – Glitz & Glam continues with 2 dinner show seatings at 6:30 and 9 p.m.

• Sunday – Gospel Brunch at 12 noon.

• Sunday – Dinner with the Divas at 6:30 p.m.

Many of Atlanta’s leading performers will grace the stages at Lips, including “The Bitch of the South” Mr. Charlie Brown and “RuPaul’s Drag Race” star Phoenix.

Also as part of the lineup is “Mother” Bubba D. Licious and her Sisters of Sequins and other local stars include Angelica D’Paige, Monica Van Pelt and Violet Chachki hosting Bitchy Bingo.

From a press release:

Lips delivers a memorable experience with a talented cast of leading drag performers who not only entertain, but also interact with every customer as table hosts and servers. Atlanta’s one and only Mr. Charlie Brown, Ru Paul’s Drag Race royalty, Phoenix, and several other leading ladies of drag, will dazzle audiences with their own version of glitz and glam.

Following in the glittery footsteps of its other popular show palaces, Lips Atlanta will feature a kaleidoscope of bejeweled mirrors, crystal chandeliers and sconces, marble floors, pink leopard tufted walls, velvet curtains, an embellished stage, state of the art sound system and club lighting. This 7,000 square feet freestanding, whimsical location with seating for 220 guests will be the place to be for all special occasions or just unadulterated fun.

Lips delivers a memorable experience with a talented cast of leading drag performers who not only entertain, but also interact with every customer as table hosts and servers. Atlanta’s one and only Mr. Charlie Brown, Ru Paul’s Drag Race royalty, Phoenix, and several other leading ladies of drag, will dazzle audiences with their own version of glitz and glam.

And the club is already reaping praise from the local business community.

“We are thrilled to welcome Lips to our growing business community in the new city of Brookhaven,” said Arthur Freeman, executive director of the Brookhaven Chamber of Commerce, in a statement. “The presence of a fine dining atmosphere with live entertainment adds a prestigious element to the Chamber’s economic development initiatives.”

Photo: Legs are mounted on the walls of the new restaurant, Lips Atlanta, featuring drag shows and entertainment. The grand opening is Friday. (Courtesy photo)

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