We gave you a taste of what’s in store this Atlanta Black Gay Pride weekend in our last issue, now here’s the full weekend lineup featuring parties, comedy shows, music and spoken word performances, panel discussions, celebrities and more!

Friday, Sept. 1

The Inaugural Queer Black Film Festival kicks off today at the Georgian Terrace Hotel with an actor’s workshop from 12 – 3 p.m., followed by a screening of Davien Harlis’ “Red Carpet Hashtags & Heartbreak” at 5 p.m., 659 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30308, www.facebook.com/events/1228631653932865, for more information, see page 24

See some skin at the Naked Hustle Day Party at Magic City, 3 – 8 p.m., 241 Forsyth St. S.W., Atlanta, GA 30303, www.atlantaprideweekend.com

Lil' Kim

Lil’ Kim performs at the Hotlanta Party at Revel on Sept. 1. (Photo via Facebook)

RockStars Production hosts a Pre-Game Cocktail Mixer to get the night started right, 5 – 9 p.m., location TBA, www.rockstarsproduction.com

Get your laugh on at the Annual Comedy Show hosted by Queen Sheba at the Georgian Terrace Hotel, 7 – 10 p.m., 659 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30308, www.atlantaprideweekend.com

Whitney Mixter from “The Real L Word” makes her first appearance of the weekend at the Beautiful Burlesque Show featuring a five-star stud tour, glam stations, go-go dancers and drag shows, 8 p.m. – 3 a.m., My Sister’s Room, 66 12th St. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.mysistersroom.com

In The Life Atlanta presents Speakfire!, an evening of music and spoken word at Gallery 992, hosted by Miko Evans and Holiday Simmons, 10 p.m. – 1 a.m., 992 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd., Atlanta, GA 30310, www.facebook.com/events/319647845164485

Attention, girls! It’s the Annual Mega Friday Night Live Ladies Lounge Party at Museum Bar, 10 p.m. – 4 a.m., 181 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd., Atlanta, GA 30312, www.atlantaprideweekend.com

Lil’ Kim and Dream Doll perform at the Hotlanta Party at Revel, 10 p.m. – 3 a.m., 1778 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd. N.W., Atlanta, GA 30318, www.rockstarsproduction.com

Mature woman who likes mature women? There’s the Grown Folks Takeover with NYC’s DJ Mary Mac, 10 p.m. – 3 a.m., Soul Bar at Pal’s Lounge, 254 Auburn Ave. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30303, www.atlantaprideweekend.com

Expect celebrity guests at the Annual Hotlanta Party at the Georgia Freight Depot, 11 p.m. – 5 a.m., 65 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive S.W., Atlanta, GA 30303, www.atlantaprideweekend.com

Saturday, Sept. 2

The Inaugural Queer Black Film Festival continues with a State of Black LGBTQ Cinema Panel at noon and short film and web series screenings at 1 p.m., Georgian Terrace Hotel, 659 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30308, www.facebook.com/events/1228631653932865, for more information, see page 24

Campus Pride hosts an Atlanta LGBTQ-Friendly College Fair & Job Career Fair at Georgia State University, 1 – 4 p.m., 33 Gilmer St., Atlanta, GA 30303, www.facebook.com/events/487415444941204

In The Life Atlanta presents Let’s Talk About Sex, an open and frank discussion on sexual wellness, PEP, PrEP and support programs in Atlanta, 2 – 4 p.m., Dahlberg Hall at Georgia State University, 30 Courtland St. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30303, www.facebook.com/events/2027519170817141

Keyshia Cole

RockStars Production presents the Annual Saturday Night Live Block Party at Museum Bar featuring Keyshia Cole. (Photo via Instagram)

Start your night early with the Atlanta WETher Celebrity Block Party, 3 – 8:30 p.m., Opera, 1150 Crescent Ave. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.atlantaprideweekend.com

In The Life Atlanta hosts a Campus Equality event to talk social justice and human rights and to advocate for change on campus, 3:30 – 4 :30 p.m., Dahlberg Hall at Georgia State University, 30 Courtland St. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30303, www.facebook.com/events/846348012214740

In The Life Atlanta wraps up its day of programming with an LGBTQ Greek Show, 4:30 p.m., Dahlberg Hall at Georgia State University, 30 Courtland St. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30303, www.facebook.com/events/112835719414111

Rockstars Production throws the Ultimate Day Party, 5 – 9 p.m., location TBA, www.rockstarsproduction.com

MSR hosts the Traffic Light Party featuring lesbian speed dating, a drag show, DJs, androgynous models and Whitney Mixter of “The Real L Word,” 8 p.m. – 3 a.m., 66 12th St. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.mysistersroom.com

DJs Aasha, Decoteau and Hourglass perform at LOVHER at The Loft at Centerstage, $20 advance general admission, $30 advance VIP admission, 10 p.m. – 3 a.m., 1374 W. Peachtree St. N.W., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.lovheratl.com

It’s the one, the only, the biggest girl party in the country. It’s the Legendary Traxx Girls Big Bang Event at the Georgia Freight Depot, 10 p.m. – 5 a.m., 65 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. S.W., Atlanta, GA 30303, www.traxxgirls.com

Rockstars Production presents the Annual Saturday Night Live Block Party at Museum Bar featuring Keyshia Cole, 10 p.m. – 3 a.m., 181 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd., Atlanta, GA 30312, www.rockstarsproduction.com

Sunday, Sept. 3

Atlanta Black Gay Pride started as a cookout in Piedmont Park the day before Labor Day, and there’s nowhere better to be 21 years later as the Pure Heat Community Festival rocks the park! Over 20 performances are lined up, plus appearances will be made by rapper Cardi B, singer/songwriter Sevyn Streeter and YouTube sensation Todrick Hall, 12 – 8 p.m., 1329 Monroe Drive, Atlanta, GA 30306, www.pureheatcommunityfestival.com

Cardi B

Rapper Cardi B will be on hand at the Pure Heat Community Festival in Piedmont Park on Sunday. (Photo via Facebook)

Soul icon Queen Sheba hosts the Soul Food Poetry Slam Jazz Brunch at the Georgian Terrace Hotel, 12 – 3 p.m., 659 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30308, www.atlantaprideweekend.com

It’s complementary food and cocktails at Luster: 2017 United by Pride Lounge, 12 – 3 p.m., Piedmont Room at The Park Tavern, 500 10th St. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.facebook.com/events/1048997535237048

Rockstars Production hosts Men Who Brunch, 1 – 4 p.m., location TBA, www.rockstarsproduction.com

It’s a Lesbian Labor Day Weekend Luau at MSR with DJ Kenzie Q, Kia Comedy and Andro Fashion Show models Ke Monet and Holliwood, 2 – 7 p.m., 66 12th St. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.mysistersroom.com

No better place to be than the Culture Club Day Party at Soul Bar at Pal’s Lounge, 5 p.m. – 12 a.m., 254 Auburn Ave. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30303, www.atlantaprideweekend.com

The boys will be out in force for the Legendary Main Event featuring bottle service, hookahs, seven bars and a performance by rapper Cardi B, 10 p.m. – 3 a.m., Opium, 960 Spring St. N.W., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.rockstarsproduction.com

It’s Celebrity Showtime Sunday at Mansion Elan, 10 p.m. – 5 a.m., 3595 Clairmont Road, Atlanta, GA 30319, www.atlantaprideweekend.com

Monday, Sept. 4

The Annual Cruise for a Cause departs the Georgian Terrace Hotel at 12 p.m., bound for Lake Lanier,
12 – 5 p.m., 659 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30308, www.atlantaprideweekend.com

Ladies who love ladies will be at the Labor Day Block Party at MSR, 2 – 9 p.m., 66 12th St. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.mysistersroom.com

Eat up! It’s the Annual Rooftop BBQ at Suite Lounge, 5 – 9 p.m., 375 Luckie St. N.W., Atlanta, GA 30313, www.rockstarsproduction.com

Don’s miss Traxx Girls owner DJ M’s Annual Birthday Bash at Onyx, 10 p.m. – 12: 45 a.m, 1888 Cheshire Bridge Road N.E., Atlanta, GA 30324,. www.traxxgirls.com

Havana Club is the spot for the Annual White Party, 10 p.m. – 3 a.m., 3112 Piedmont Road N.E., Atlanta, GA 30305, www.rockstarsproduction.com

Tuesday, Sept. 5

The ladies of Soul Bar at Pal’s Lounge aren’t done partying yet as they host the Pride Edition of Spotlite Karaoke, 8 p.m., 254 Auburn Ave. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30303, www.soulbaratpals.com

 

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