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Best Bets 03.30 – 04.12

Friday, March 30 Gay Outreach at AID Atlanta hosts a happy hour social event. First-time participants receive a drink on the house. 5 - 7 p.m. at Friends on Ponce, 736 Ponce De Leon Ave., NE, Atlanta GA 30306, ...
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Best Bets 03.16 – 03.29

Friday, March 16 The Decatur Women’s Sports League kicks off its spring softball season with games on Friday nights through May 25. This season, play moves to Blackburn Park, 3501 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Atlanta...
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Best Bets 03.02 – 03.15

Friday, March 2 The First Friday Dance features an East Coast Swing lesson from 7:30-8:30 p.m., followed by open ballroom dancing at The Rush Center, 1530 Dekalb Ave., Atlanta, GA 30307 Brent Star and Friends f...
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Best Bets 02.17 – 03.01

Friday, Feb. 17 View scenes from “Lying in Bed: Exploring Questions of Sex, Identity and Safety,” focusing on lesbian, gay, trans and queer people of color. 7:30 p.m. at Charis Books, 1189 Euclid Ave NE, Atlant...
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Best Bets 02.03 – 02.16

Friday, Feb. 3 Every Friday is Bear Happy Hour from 7-10 p.m. at the Atlanta Eagle, 306 Ponce De Leon Ave., Atlanta, GA 30308, The exhibit “Terra//natural organic beauty” features Brett O...
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DJay McCracken bids farewell to Atlanta

DJay McCrackenAs Atlanta DJ Jay McCracken prepares to officially move shop to Los Angeles next week, he spins for a goodbye party on Friday night at Jungle.

McCracken has lived in Atlanta for seven years and Georgia for 20. He says that goes somewhat against his grain, as he usually moves around every six months to a year.

Though McCracken is popular DJ around town, he got his start DJing only four years ago. He admits that he had always had an interest in electronica. 

After moving to Atlanta, McCracken started handling promotions for former gay nightclub Wetbar with his production company, Spiked Entertainment. He did some bartending there and then turned to DJing for his own birthday party. That started his experience spinning.

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Our ‘Best Bets’

Our calendar of gay Atlanta's nightlife, community and entertainment events