Dance to some of your favorite songs at The Concert – A Tribute to ABBA, on August 11. / Photo via Facebook

August Best Bets

Hedwig and the Angry Inch 

August 4, 8pm and 11:59pm, through August 19 

Actor’s Express

Actor’s Express continues its run of “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” tonight. Join “internationally ignored” rock singer Hedwig as she searches the world for stardom and love in this groundbreaking musical that has become one of the great cult classics of all time. A rock and roll explosion for anyone who has ever felt like a misfit, the musical will have you singing along and unleashing your own inner rock star. 

Red. White, and Tuna 

August 6, 3pm, through August 27 

Onstage Atlanta 

The third installment in the “Tuna” trilogy takes the audience through another satirical ride into the hearts and minds of the polyester-clad citizens of Texas’ third smallest town.

Trans and Friends 

August 7, 7pm for youth, 8pm for adults 

Charis Books and More 

Trans and Friends is a youth-focused group for trans people, people questioning their own gender and aspiring allies, providing a facilitated space to discuss gender, relevant resources and activism around social issues. 

Disco Bingo 

August 8, 7:30pm 

Lips Atlanta 

Hostesses Bubba D. Licious and Erica Lee and special guest performers will delight, amaze, and shock you as they call bingo, put on a show, and help raise money for Pets Are Loving Support (PALS). 

Business Builder Lunch 

August 10, 11:45am 

Henry’s Midtown Tavern

Join OUT Georgia Business Alliance for its Business Builder Lunch (BBL) Midtown at Henry’s Midtown Tavern on the 2nd Thursday of each month. 

Atlanta Angels 

August 10, 11pm 


Blake’s is proud to present the Atlanta Angels.  Each Thursday at 11pm, be ready for special performances by the legendary cast hosted by Brigitte Bidet, featuring Cici Nicole, Lena Lust, Phoenix and other guests.

The Blonds: Glamour, Fashion, Fantasy 

August 11 through January 28 


Don’t miss “The Blonds: Glamour, Fashion, Fantasy” at SCAD FASH Atlanta. Dripping in sparkles, spikes, and all things glamorous, The Blonds’ signature looks have been worn by celebrities like Beyoncé, Paris Hilton, and Jennifer Lopez. In their first solo museum exhibition, the duo beckons viewers into a dazzling mirage of more than 80 designs manifesting the surreal magic of self-expression. 

The Concert: A Tribute to ABBA 

August 11, 8pm 

Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre 

Dance to some of your favorite songs at The Concert – A Tribute to ABBA. 

Everything Old is New Again 

August 12, 3pm and 7pm 

Lawrenceville Arts Center 

“Everything Old Is New Again” is a fresh and bold Broadway revue-style production featuring a stellar ensemble of members from the Atlanta Gay Men’s Chorus and Atlanta Women’s Chorus.

The Big Atlanta MADONNA Drag Brunch 

August 13, 12:30pm 

Southern Exchange Ballrooms 

Southern Exchange Ballrooms, a 200 Peachtree Group brand, in collaboration with WUSSY Magazine, presents The Big Atlanta MADONNA Drag Brunch. Join the festivities at 200 Peachtree St. with performances by Ada Manzhart, Brigitte Bidet, Dotte Com, Drew Friday, Ellasaurus Rex, Ivy, Jaybella Banks, Miss He, Orchid, Royal Tee and SH. DJ Kimber, of Nonsense ATL, will be playing all the best tracks and remixes from the “Queen of Pop” throughout the event.  


August 16, 7:30pm, through September 17 

Alliance Theatre 

Playing out in awkward lessons of word games and mistranslations, The Alliance Theatre’s “English” is both a comedy of miscommunication and a look at the ways speaking a new language can expand your world and limit your identity. A hit in its 2021 New York premiere, the show was described as “a rich new play, both contemplative and comic” by The New York Times and was awarded the 2023 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

R&B Thursday

August 17, 9pm 

My Sister’s Room 

Hosted by Melissa Scott. 

Mr. Gay Southern America Fundraiser 

August 18, 8pm 

Out Front Theatre Company

Join Out Front’s very own JaredLance, newly crowned Mr. Gay Southern America as he prepares and raises funds to compete and win Mr. Gay America this October in Las Vegas.  Showcasing some of Atlanta’s best queer entertainers, this is an evening not to miss. 

PFLAG Support Group 

August 20, 2:30pm 

Spiritual Living Center 

The PFLAG support group for parents and families of LGBTQ children meets in person. 


August 22, 7pm 

Midtown Art Cinema 

It’s the queerest and funniest LGBTQ movie of the year, and Out On Film gives you a chance to see it free before it opens. “Bottoms” stars Rachel Sennott “Shiva Baby”) and Ayo Edebiri (“The Bear”) as two unpopular and queer high school students who start a fight club to have sex before graduation. RSVP at

Dirty Dancing 

August 24, sundown 

10th and Peachtree

Have the time of your life as Midtown Alliance and Out On Film host a free screening of “Dirty Dancing.” 

Blackatlanta Night 

August 25, 7:30pm 

Gateway Center Atlanta 

As part of Blackatlanta Night with the Atlanta Dream, the home team will take on the Los Angeles Spark. 

LGBTQ Book Club 

August 26, 10am 


The LGBTQ Book Club, sponsored by Charis Books and More, is a group for LGBTQ+ folks and allies to read queer-themed books and books by queer authors. The goal is to have diverse thought-provoking discussions about queer identity, history and topical issues. All are welcome to join. This month’s book is “The Prophets” by Robert Jones Jr.   RSVP in advance for this meeting here.


August 26, 7:30pm

Fox Theatre 

Come see out actress Kristen Stewart in the original “Twilight” tonight as part of the Coca Cola Summer Film Festival.