Friday, Jan. 30

From acclaimed gay director Xavier Dolan comes his Cannes Festival winner “Mommy,” a drama about a 15-year old and the relationship with his mother, opening today at the Midtown Art Cinema, www.landmarktheatres.com

Congregation Bet Haverim’s Shabbat Shirah Service focuses on the storytelling and music project “Life Sentence” to call for liberation and justice, 7 p.m., Central Congregational United Church of Christ, www.congregationbethaverim.org

Annerin Productions present The Australian Bee Gees Show, a celebration of one of the most influential and famous musical groups of all time. 8 p.m., Cobb Energy Centre, www.cobbenergycenter.org

SWANK is held the last Friday of every month with the fun starting at 9 p.m. and the party cranking up at 10 p.m. with DJ Prism, 10th & Piedmont, www.facebook.com/bellissima.atlanta

Edie Cheezburger presents the most unique drag show in Atlanta, and the Other Girls will leave you gasping with laughter and surprise. The words “OMG! She went there” are often uttered by the audience. This week’s them is “Madonnarama!” Admission is just $5, Jungle, 10 p.m., www.jungleatl.com

Pump Friday with DJ Robert Ansley takes over Heretic, no cover, 10 p.m., www.hereticatlanta.com

Deadly Vixens Drag Show at 11 p.m. with DJ Bill Berdeaux, Blake’s on the Park, www.blakesonthepark.com

Saturday, Jan. 31

Natalie Baszile.

Natalie Baszile.

Hammonds House Museum, in collaboration with the Auburn Avenue Research Library, will host author Natalie Baszile, who will discuss her latest novel, “Queen Sugar,” a lyrical and page-turning meditation on family and race. “Queen Sugar” brings to life the little known world of Louisiana’s sugarcane country. This event will be held at 3 p.m. the Hammonds House Museum, 503 Peeples St SW, Atlanta, GA 30310.

“Elvis Lives” is the ultimate tribute to the entertainer, tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Fox Theatre, www.foxtheatre.org

DJ Luis Perez heats up the dance floor at Jungle, 10 p.m., www.jungleatl.com

Glitter Bomb is 75 minutes of high energy illusion, hosted by Genre, 11 p.m., Blake’s, www.blakesontheparkatlanta.com

Sunday, Feb. 1

Friends on Ponce hosts the first annual Chili Cook-off at 4 p.m., with Super Bowl watching to follow, www.friendsonponce.com

G’s Midtown hosts Sunday Karaoke from 6:30 – 11:30 p.m., www.facebook.com/GsMidtown

Brigitte Bidet hosts Tossed Salad, a new show slated for every Sunday at Burkhart’s and featuring some of Atlanta’s newest and freshest faces in the drag scene. 9 p.m., http://tinyurl.com/o6qtp8

Monday, Feb. 2

The Atlanta PFLAG Support Group meets on Monday in Atlanta, 7:30 – 9 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta, www.uuca.org

The venerable Stars of the Century take the stage for one of Atlanta’s longest running and most respected drag shows. Doors open at 10:30 p.m. and the show starts at 11:30 p.m., Jungle Atlanta, www.jungleatl.com

Tuesday, Feb. 3 and Wednesday, Feb. 4

“American Idol” veteran Crystal Bowersox plays Eddie’s Attic, with special guest Seth Glier, both nights at 8 p.m., www.eddiesattic.com

Tuesday, Feb. 3

Every Tuesday is Trans Bingo Tuesdays at My Sister’s Room. Doors open at 6 p.m., www.mysistersroom.com

Wednesday, Feb. 4

A – 17! Ruby Redd hosts Birdcage Bingo at 8:30, and it’s free to play, The Hideaway, http://www.atlantahideaway.com/

Thursday, Feb. 5 – Saturday, Feb. 7

SCAD’s aTVfest runs through Saturday honoring the best in TV, with special guests including Terrence Howard from “Empire,” Mindy Kaling from “The Mindy Project” and many cast members of the gay-themed “How to Get Away With Murder,” SCADShow, www.atvfest.com

Thursday, Feb. 5

It’s Sister’s Night at Woofs. Join the Atlanta Sisters and their monthly “nunsense” to play some bingo, sell some raffle tickets & jello shots and raise funds for Jerusalem House, Inc. 7 – 9 p.m., www.woofsatlanta.com

Out director Heidi Howard directs “fml: how Carson McCullers saved my life” by playwright Sarah Gubbins, featuring a lesbian teenage as the lead character, running through February 22 with an 8 p.m. performance tonight, 7 Stages, www.7stages.org

Burkhart’s hosts Dance Floor Divas with Phoenix of “Rupaul’s Drag Race,” 11:30 p.m., www.burkharts.com
UPCOMING

Friday, Feb. 6

Jerry Seinfield cracks jokes at the Fox Theatre, 7:30 p.m., www.foxtheatre.org

The Atlanta Ballet opens its “Romeo et Juliette” tonight at the Cobb Energy Centre, 8 p.m., www.cobbenergycentre.com

From gay filmmakers (and couple) Wash Westmoreland and Richard Glazer comes “Still Alice,” an Alzheimer’s drama generating Oscar buzz for Julianne Moore, opening today at the Midtown Art Cinema, www.landmarktheatres.com

Saturday, Feb. 7

Enjoy some great food and company at the Lesbian 50+ Potluck and Social. Attendees are asked to prepare and bring a dish. 6 – 8 p.m., Phillip Rush Center, www.rushcenteratl.com

Wednesday, Feb. 11

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre brings its high-kicking style, tonight through February 15, Fox Theatre, 8 p.m., www.foxtheatre.org

Thursday, Feb. 12

Atlanta Pride presents Our Founding Valentines: Celebrating Our Pioneers tonight from 7 – 9 p.m. at No Mas! Cantina and Hacienda, http://nomasatlanta.com

Friday, Feb. 13 and Saturday, Feb. 14

Conductor Michael Krajewski and singer/songwriter Tony DeSare have created a special night of music made just for the romantics of the world. Bring your special someone to the hear arrangements of the most romantic songs to celebrate Valentine’s Day weekend. 8 p.m. both nights, Atlanta Symphony, www.atlantasymphony.org

Sunday, Feb. 15
DJ Martin Fry keeps the party going on into the early morning hours at Xion, starting at 3 a.m., www.cariocaproductions.com

Monday, Feb. 16

Harry Connick, Jr. croons some of his hits and those of others at the Cobb Energy Centre, 7:30 p.m., www.cobbenergycentre.com

Wednesday, Feb. 18

The witches of Oz sing “Defying Gravity” and more in the musical “Wicked, “ opening tonight and running through March 8, 7:30 p.m., Fox Theatre, www.foxtheatre.org

 

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