FRIDAY, JUNE 20
The Third Friday Film Series film for June is “Persepolis,” the animated coming of age story of a young Iranian girl, 7 p.m., donations accepted, First Existential Congregation, www.firstexistentialist.org

It’s the third annual Pride Night at the Atlanta Dream, as the Dream take on the New York Liberty with cheap seats and giveaways. Tickets available at http://www.wnba.com/dream/index_main.html, 7:30 p.m., Philips Arena, www.philipsarena.com

Singer-songwriter Jennifer Daniels performs at Eddie’s Attic, 8 p.m., www.eddiesattic.com

Peach Party Atlanta weekend begins tonight with DJ/Producer Tony Moran at the Heretic, with an opening set by Mike Pope, 9 p.m. – 3 a.m., www.hereticatlanta.com, www.PeachPartyATL.com

Edie Cheezburger and her usual assortment of special guests present “The Other Show” drag event weekly at Jungle, 9:30 p.m., www.jungleatl.com

Atlanta’s DJ Christopher Kind and LeBUZZ present their first leather and glow party. No cover all night for men over 25, 10 p.m., www.thenewlebuzz.com

Celebrate the release of trans male culture magazine Original Plumbing’s latest issue, the HOTLANTA issue, that features guys from the ATL community, 10 p.m., Atlanta Eagle, www.originalplumbing.com, www.atlantaeagle.com

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 21
Resident DJ Twisted Dee visits Xion as part of Peach Party Atlanta weekend, 3 a.m., www.xionatlanta.com, www.PeachPartyATL.com

The Atlanta Radical Faeries host “A Midsummer Nightmare” all day and through the night to celebrate the Summer Solstice. The day begins with a heart/intention circle from 1:30-3 p.m., playshops from 3-6 p.m., Summer Solstice ritual from 6-7 p.m., the (k)No(W) talent show from 7-10 p.m., DJ Vicki Powell spinning from 10 to midnight and DJ King Atlanta spinning midnight to 2 a.m. The Radical Faeries welcome all identities, genders and orientations. At the Arts Exchange, 750 Kalb St. SE, Atlanta, GA, 30312, http://tinyurl.com/ppjxfeg

The Sweet Auburn Living Beyond Expectations event temporarily transform two blocks of Auburn Avenue (from Fort Street NE to Jackson Street NE) into model Lifelong Community “better blocks”—places where people young and old can live, work and play throughout their lifetime, from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. and
Georgia Equality hosts its 10th annual Evening for Equality, with honorees the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, Grady Health System, Augusta Pride and Kevin Clark, 7:30 p.m., Twelve Hotel, www.georgiaequality.org

Roxie Watson, nominated for the Georgia Music Awards Best Country Band 2014, and Michelle Malone join forces to perform, 8 p.m., Red Clay Theatre, www.eddieowenpresents.com

Onstage Atlanta presents the gay favorite “Steel Magnolias” through June 28, with an 8 p.m. performance tonight, www.onstageatlanta.com

Atlanta Freedom Bands hosts “Set Sail,” a musical journey exploring the beauty of the sea. AFB’s 50-member concert band has exciting music from the classic pirate adventure film “Sea Hawk” sailing alongside “Pirates of the Caribbean” and much more. 8 – 9:30 p.m., First Metropolitan Community Church of Atlanta, www.firstmcc.com

It’s Jock Strap Sister Twister Night with DJ Pat Scott, 9 p.m., Atlanta Eagle, www.atlantaeagle.com

Joe Gauthreaux spins and Phoenix from “Rupaul’s Drag Race” performs as part of Peach Party Weekend, 10 p.m. – 3 a.m., Jungle Atlanta, www.jungleatl.com, www.PeachPartyATL.com

The Bikini and Board Shorts Foam Party with DJ Liz Owen, beginning at 11, where ladies in bikini tops get in free before 10 p.m., My Sister’s Room, www.mysistersroom.com

SUNDAY, JUNE 22
Mexican DJ and producer Isaac Escalante spins for the late night/early morning crowd of at Xion at 3 a.m. as part of Peach Party Weekend, www.xionatlanta.com, www.PeachPartyATL.com

The We are Family! event, sponsored by Atlanta Pride, invites LGBTQ families and kids of all ages to enjoy a day of games, arts and crafts, kids yoga, storytelling, face painting and more, 1 – 4 p.m., Piedmont Park Pavilion.

DJ Kevin DuRard gets the crowd moving at an afternoon tea dance as part of Peach Party Weekend at BJ Roosters beginning at 2:30 p.m., 2043 Cheshire Bridge Road, Atlanta, GA 30324

The Counting Crowes come to Chastain Park, with special guests Toad the Wet Sprocket, 7 p.m., www.ticketmaster.com

The Atlanta Lyric Theatre’s “Spamalot” runs through June 29 with a 2 p.m. matinee today, Cobb Civic Center, www.atlantalyrictheatre.com

Paulo visits Opera, with an opening set by Corey David, as part of Peach Party Weekend, 7 p.m. – midnight, at Opera, www.operaatlanta.com, www.PeachPartyATL.com

MONDAY, JUNE 23
The Sundance Award-winning documentary “The Case Against 8,” co-directed by former Atlantan Ryan White and charting two couples in their efforts to overturn California’s Proposition 8, debuts on HBO tonight at 9 p.m., www.hbo.com

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 24
Cockpit Atlanta is the home for You Tubesday ‘90s mix, with VJ Ayem, http://thecockpit-atlanta. blogspot.com

Ruby Redd and Angelica D’Paige are the emcees of Drageoke, 10:30 p.m. at Burkhart’s, www.burkharts.com

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25
Loosen up and settle in for some exercise with yoga at the MISTER Center, 5:30 p.m., www.mistercenter.org

TEN Atlanta sponsors Dinner and a Movie every Wednesday at 8 p.m., www.tenatlanta.com

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 26 –SUNDAY, JUNE 29
Taylor Dayne is among the acts headlining this year’s Augusta Pride celebration, which also feature the Beats on Board event with DJ Kaos on Friday, June 27, from 6 p.m. to midnight. On Saturday, June 28, the Pride Parade is at 10 a.m. along Broad Street with the Pride Fest starting at 11 a.m. All take place in the Augusta Common, www.prideaugusta.org

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 26
SAGE Atlanta hosts its weekly social hour/games and conversation event, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Phillip Rush Center, www.rushcenteratl.org

Tribal Underground House Music is the rage tonight at Mixx Atlanta, www.mixxatlanta.com

Shawnna Brooks hosts Duct Tape Dynasty at 11 p.m. at Blake’s, www.blakesontheparkatlanta.com

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 27 AND SATURDAY, JUNE 28
She’s everyone’s icon! Atlanta Gay Men’s Chorus presents Cher Determination, with celebrated music from the diva. Shows are Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m. and at 8 p.m. The final show will feature special guest Chad Michaels, winner of “Rupaul’s Drag Race All Stars,” Rialto Center for the Arts, www.rialtocenter.org

My Sister’s Room hosts a Comedy Show/Official Ladies Party Stonewall event tonight, www.mysistersroom.com

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 27
A Mr. Turk swimwear fashion show serves as a fund- raiser for Joining Hearts. 5 to 9 p.m., Trina Turk at Phipps Plaza, www.simon.com/mall/phipps-plaza/ stores/trina-turk, www.joininghearts.org

The Atlanta Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (AGLCC) presents its monthly networking event at 5:30 p.m. at Any Spine Chiropractic Center, www.anyspine.com

Atlanta Team Tennis Association (ATTA) presents its summer mixer from 7 – 11 p.m., Hit Atlanta, http://hitatlanta.com

Acclaimed local author and playwright Pearl Cleage presents her first work of non-fiction in many years at Charis Books. In her inspiring memoir “Things I Should Have Told My Daughter: Lies, Lessons & Love Affairs,” Cleage reminisces on the art of juggling marriage, motherhood, and politics while working to become a successful writer. This is a Charis Circle From Margin to Center Literary Event. The suggested donation is $5. 7:30 – 9 p.m., www.charisbooksandmore.com

Boys Room is a Friday night dance party with DJ Headmaster and all sorts of retro music videos, Mary’s Atlanta, www.marysatlanta.com

The M4M Hardbody Revue, hosted by Envy Van Michaels, is a competition for men with a $100 cash prize weekly, LeBUZZ, www.thenewlebuzz.com

Traxx Girls night at My Sister’s Room offers drink specials, great music and lots of beautiful women, 10 p.m., www.mysistersroom.com
Destiny Brooks gets the crowd worked up at Femme Fatale at 11 p.m. at Burkhart’s, www.burkharts.com

Princess Charles hosts the Pop! Star 2 talent show, with a $100 prize, 11 p.m., 10th and Piedmont, www.communitashospitality.com/10th-and-piedmont

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 28
An LGBTQ Commitment Ceremony, speed dating and a strong entertainer lineup highlight the fifth annual Rainbow Days at Six Flags Over Georgia, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., 275 Riverside Parkway, www.rainbowdaysatsixflags.com

Real Youth, a new organization for LGBTQ youth and allies ages 13-25, is holding its second cookout to help create a safe space to allow young people be themselves. 1 to 4 p.m., Brownwood Park, www. facebook.com/RealYouthAtl

A pool party benefiting the Nighthawks Bust, the Heretic’s softball team, starts at noon today, 1119 Colby Court SE Atlanta 30316

The WON (Women’s Outdoor Network) Sum- merfest 2014 is a benefit for Project Open Hand, 1 – 9pm, Lake Claire Land Trust. $15 tickets for WON members; $20 for prepaid non-members and $30 for non-members at the event. Entry includes a meal ticket and two drink tickets. http://lcclt.org/ get-in-touch/directions-to-the-land-trust/

Join Charis in celebrating the first ever city-specific issue of Original Plumbing Magazine, which just happens to feature Atlantans. Among those featured are cover boy James Darling, Deep Amaz- ing, Macc Attack, Christopher Dowdy, boy Dana and more. $9, 4 p.m., www.charisbooksandmore.com

“Let’s Make a Deal,” hosted by Ken, is on tap tonight at Friends on Ponce, 6 – 10 p.m., www.friendsonponce-atl.com

The Socialite Saturday party at Krave welcomes women from 6 – 10 p.m., www.lapatl.com

Katy Perry visits Philips Arena, 8 p.m., www.philipsarena.com

The Atlanta Eagle hosts the Panther Leather/ Levi Club Night, 10 p.m., www.atlantaeagle.com

The statuesque Shawnna Brooks presents Synergy at 11 p.m. at Burkhart’s, www.burkharts.com

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 29
Join Dorothy, the Cowardly Lion, the Tin Man and the Scarecrow as the iconic “The Wizard of Oz” screens at 2 p.m. at the Fox Theatre as part of the Coca Cola Film Festival, www.foxtheatre.org

She Speaks! Presents: The Brown Sugar Vibe’s “Trophies” includes a Red Carpet Reception from 6:30-8 p.m., the Brown Sugar Market Place from 6:30-8 p.m. and then the Brown Sugar Vibe beginning at 8 p.m. which will showcase national and international spoken word and live music and then the induction of six artists into the new Brown Sugar Vibe Hall of Fame, 444 Theatre, 444 Highland Ave., Atlanta, GA 30312, www.444.theatre.com

“The Voice” 2014 tour brings together contestants from the first, fifth and sixth seasons of theNBC music reality show, 7:30 p.m., Cobb Energy Centre, www.cobbenergycenter.com

$2 well drinks are on tap all day and night at Sunday Funday at Bulldogs, 893 Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30309

 

MONDAY, JUNE 30
Monday Night Trivia, emceed by Wild Cherry Sucret, offers chances to win up to $250 in cash and prizes, 11 p.m. at Blake’s, www.blakesontheparkatlanta.com

 

TUESDAY, JULY 1
Two Step Tuesdays offer free two-step, waltz and swing lessons from 8 – 9 p.m. before an open dance from 9 – 11 p.m., Heretic, www.hereticatlanta.com

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 2
Bring an empty stomach to Taco, Tequila and Beer Night at Amsterdam Atlanta, with $5 tacos, 6 – 11 p.m., www.amsterdamatlanta.com

The Roast of Bubba D. Licious honors the drag goddess, with Phoenix hosting the night’s event and roasters including Charlie Brown, Ruby Redd and Wild Cherry Sucret, benefitting PALS, Jungle, www.jungleatl.com

Monica Van Pelt, Angelica D’Paige and Viola Chachki are the hosts for Lips Atlanta’s Bitchy Bingo event, with showtime at 8:45 p.m., www.lipsatl.com

Primetime Wednesdays dance party revs up from 10 p.m. – 3 a.m. at Sutra Lounge, 1136 Crescent Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30309

 

THURSDAY, JULY 3 – SUNDAY, JULY 6
The annual Atlanta BearFest, sponsored by Southern Bears and welcoming hairy men from around the Southeast, opens at the Courtyard Marriott, with all sorts of events over the four day holiday weekend, www.atlantabearfest.com

THURSDAY, JULY 3
Sister’ Night at Woofs – Love American Style version – offers up bingo, raffles and shots to raise money for the local Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, 7 – 9 p.m., www.woofsatlanta.com

Decadence: A Night of Drinking and Debauchery is every Thursday starting at 10 p.m., hosted by Adam Bland and Ashley Mitchell with beats by DJ Daryl Cox.  A wet underwear contest begins at 11 p.m, with a cash prize and dancers galore, TEN Atlanta, www.tenatlanta.com

 

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