Violet Chachki, contestant on "RuPaul's Drag Race" Season 7, hosts the official viewing party of the show each week at Mary's beginning at 8 p.m. (Photo by Jon Dean)

LGBT Atlanta’s Best Bets for Feb. 27 – March 5

Friday, Feb. 27

The lesbian-themed “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry” opens at the Midtown Art Cinema today, various show times,

The Atlanta Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (AGLCC) holds its Fourth Friday networking event at the Corbel Group, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.,

“Identified: A Queer Variety Show” is this weekend at 7 Stages, showtimes at 8 p.m. with an industry night on Saturday at 10 p.m.,

Glitz & Glam hosted by Mr. Charlie Brown is every Friday and Saturday at Lips Atlanta, with shows at 7:45 p.m. and 10:15 p.m.,

SWANK is held the last Friday of every month at 10th & Piedmont, 9 p.m.,

Edie Cheezburger presents the most unique drag show in Atlanta, and the Other Girls will leave you gasping with laughter and surprise. Admission is $5, Jungle, 10 p.m.,

The Boys Room Video Dance Party with videos and DJ Headmaster kicks the weekend into gear tonight at Mary’s,

Friday night is Papi’s South Beach night, featuring monster margaritas, mojitos and twisters, 10 p.m.,

Saturday, Feb. 28

Play “Let’s Make a Deal” with host Ken from 6 – 10 p.m., Friends on Ponce,

“Feed me, Seymour!” Barry West directs “Little Shop of Horrors” at Onstage Atlanta, through March 28, at 8 p.m.,

Genre hosts Glitter Bomb, 75 minutes of high energy illusion, every Saturday at 11 p.m. at Blake’s,

Sunday, March 1

Wake up and make joyful noise at Gospel Brunch, with the Sisters of Sequin, hosted by Bubba D. Licious and Justice Counce, with brunch seating at 12:30 p.m. and the show at 1:30 p.m., Lips Atlanta,

Monday, March 2

Trans and Friends: a Project of the Feminist Outlawz is a youth focused group for trans people, people questioning their own gender, and aspiring allies. Whether silently or aloud, please come ready to consider your own gender in a transient world. This is a project of the Feminist Outlawz. This event is co-sponsored by Charis Circle’s Strong Families, Whole Children Program. There is no suggested donation for youth participants of this program but adults and allies may make a donation in support of this program by clicking here.  7 – 8:30 p.m., Charis Books,

Joining Hearts and members of the national touring company of “Wicked” will host “Witches’ Night Off,” an evening of song and dance including a very special guest performance by Tony and Grammy award winner Jennifer Holliday. Produced by company members of “Wicked,” the evening is an opportunity for them to step out of their roles in the musical and kick up their heels performing some of their favorite non-Ozian material. The event, featuring a silent auction, benefits Joining Hearts and Broadway Cares, 7:30 p.m., Ferst Center for the Arts of the Georgia Institute of Technology 349 Ferst Drive NW, Atlanta, GA 30332,

Violet Chachki herself will be hosting the “official” viewing party of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 7 each week beginning at 8 p.m. at Mary’s. The local drag icon is a contestant in this year’s competition and local fans will be cheering wildly. More info at

The Atlanta chapter of PFLAG meets from 7:30 – 9 p.m., at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta,

Tuesday, March 3

The fabulous Miss Coco Peru headlines Lips Atlanta for a benefit for Jerusalem House and Lost-N-Found Youth, with Regina Cartier appearing as well, 8 p.m.,

Wednesday, March 4

A – 18! Ruby Redd hosts Birdcage Bingo at 8:30, and it’s free to play, The Hideaway,

Thursday, March 5

Atlanta Pride holds a Faith and Family Discussion. It’s a chance to convene with local interfaith leaders to discuss the intersection of faith and family, a follow-up to last year’s successful “Theologically Incorrect: Finding Your Voice” event, 7 – 9 p.m., Phillip Rush Center,

Starting March 5th, The Hideaway will be hosting a weekly Stand Up Comedy Open Mic called Hot Mic, hosted by Ian Aber. The show will feature the best of Atlanta comedy, including LGBT favorites and will be a place for new and established comics to try out comedy. Sign up for available spots will be at 9:30 p.m. with show starting at 10 p.m. Free Show.

Phoenix of “Rupaul’s Drag Race” hosts Dancefloor Divas at Burkharts at 11:30 p.m.,