Mystical figures dance in the night as Benjamin Britten’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” comes to Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. / Publicity photo

March Best Bets

A Midsummer Night’s Dream 

March 8, 8pm; March 9, 3pm

Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre

Mystical figures dance in the night as Benjamin Britten’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” comes to Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. This adaptation of celebrated playwright William Shakespeare’s work follows the consequences of a falling out between Oberon and Tytania, the fairy-king and queen. What results is a chaotic comedy rife with magical potions, mistaken identities, perplexed lovers, and even more machinations of mischief. British countertenor Iestyn Davies as Oberon and soprano Liv Redpath as Tytania make their Atlanta Opera debuts, joining mezzo-soprano Megan Marino performing the role of Puck.

“House of Hidden Meanings” Reading 

March 10, 4pm


Pop culture icon and international drag superstar RuPaul invites you to a spiritual awakening to celebrate the release of the highly anticipated memoir, “House of Hidden Meanings.” Don’t miss the opportunity to hear RuPaul’s extraordinary story as told by RuPaul. Every ticket to this event includes a copy of the new memoir.

Drag Queen Bingo 

March 12, 6:30pm

Lips Atlanta

Don’t miss PALS Lucky Leprechaun, Wearing of the Green, Winning of the Cash Drag Queen Bingo.

Ruby Redd’s Saint Patrick’s Day Brunch 

March 17, 2pm

Atlanta Eagle

Wear your green to Ruby Redd’s Saint Patrick’s Day Brunch, 2pm.

PFLAG Support Group 

March 17, 2:30pm

Spiritual Living Center

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

Trans and Friends 

March 18, 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.

Queer All Year 

March 19, 7pm through March 21

Midtown Art Cinema

Out On Film kicks off a spring mini festival with three titles including “Femme.” Jules’ life and career as a drag queen is destroyed by a homophobic attack. But when he re-encounters his attacker, the deeply-closeted Preston, in a gay sauna, he is presented with a chance to exact revenge. Unrecognizable out of his wig and make-up, Jules infiltrates Preston’s life, and in doing so, discovers power in a different kind of drag. Also in the series are “The Queen of My Dreams” and “The Judgment.”

LGBTQ Book Club 

March 23, 10am


The LGBTQ+ Book Club is a group for LGBTQ+ folks and allies to read queer-themed books and books by queer authors. The aim 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 Women Could Fly” by Megan Giddings. Register at the following link –

“A Mermaid Called Aida” 

March 29, 6pm

White Hall 206 at Emory University

“A Mermaid Called Aida” is part of Emory University’s spring series of Indian queer cinema of the ‘90s. This fascinating documentary that reveals the enigmatic real-life story of India’s most famous transgender woman, the fabulous Aida Banaji. Director Wadia explores the politics of gender and in so doing boldly challenges perceptions of race, culture, and social morality.

Coming Up

Madonna’s The Celebration Tour 

April 1, 8:30pm

State Farm Arena

Time to vogue – Madonna brings her The Celebration Tour to State Farm Arena.