The Atlanta Pride Committee (APC) is hosting a slew of events this month to commemorate Stonewall Month, Juneteenth, the Pulse Night Club massacre, and National HIV Testing Day. Stay updated and learn more here.
June 2-19: Atlanta Opera Cabaret
The Discoveries series returns with Kander and Ebb’s Tony Award-winning musical set in 1930s Berlin. Cabaret star Sally Bowles headlines at the seedy Kit Kat Klub, where an entourage of colorful characters entertains and seduces guests looking for refuge, solace, and acceptance against the ominous threat of fascism. When a wholesome American novelist falls for Sally, he tries to convince her to leave the cabaret behind–but in Berlin she’s free…as free as she’ll ever be.
June 4-5: Drag Queen Story Hour at the Children’s Museum of Atlanta
Join us at the Children’s Museum of Atlanta for a Pride celebration! Head to the CMA Stage for an interactive Drag Queen Story Hour with Miss Terra Cotta Sugarbaker. We’ll be reading several books, followed by making rainbows and learning about the Pride flag in the Art Studio.
June 5: Atlanta Pride Run & 5K walk
The Atlanta Pride Run is an inclusive 5K walk and run dedicated to bringing the community together to have fun, be active, and support a wonderful and diverse community during pride month. This event is for every one of every ability. For most, it’s the enjoyment of taking part surrounded by like-minded and supportive people in the community.
June 9, 11: As One performance at the Atlanta Opera
As One is the chamber opera everyone’s talking about. Poignant, comedic, and uplifting, the show weaves the coming-of-age story of Hannah, a transgender woman, into the universal struggle to live your own truth.
Presented in an intimate performance space and score for two singers and string quartet, As One delivers a potent reflection on modern life through stunning words and music from award winners Laura Kaminsky, Mark Campbell, and Kimberly Reed.
June 13: The Sound of Identity Film Screening
The Sound Of Identity is a unique, history making, feature length documentary. It features the first ever transgender woman performing an opera lead in the U.S. with a professional company, in a standard work.
Lucia Lucas, playing Hannah in The Atlanta Opera’s production of As One in June, will join filmmaker James Kicklighter and Executive Producer Andy Kinslow for a talkback following the screening.
June 16: Caring For Our Own: LGBTQ+ Dementia Resources with Emory University
In partnership with Emory University, this event will be presented by cognitive neuroscientist Dr. Whitney Wharton in efforts to expand knowledge about dementia in the LGBTQ+ community and provide resources for practical application.
June 19: Lady Day *Pride Night*
Theatrical Outfit will once again be transformed into a 1950s Philadelphia jazz bar where the legendary Billie Holiday is giving one of her final performances. As she wows audiences with her iconic hits, Billie shares bittersweet stories about her life, painting a riveting and moving portrait of the lady whose music wove pain into beauty.