“KURIOS™ – Cabinet of Curiosities” / Publicity photo

November Best Bets

Friday, November 4 

The Atlanta Eagle Cabaret presents House of Love with host Myah Ross Monroe. 9pm, upstairs at The Atlanta Eagle


Saturday, November 5

Out Front Theatre Company presents the musical “Kinky Boots,” with music and lyrics by Cyndi Lauper and book by Harvey Fierstein. Charlie Price has reluctantly inherited his father’s shoe factory, which is on the verge of bankruptcy. Trying to live up to his father’s legacy and save his family business, Charlie finds inspiration in the form of Lola, a fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos. As they work to turn the factory around, this unlikely pair find that they have more in common than they realized … and discover that when you change your mind, you can change your whole world. 8pm, closing tonight, Out Front Theatre Company


Cultures collide when an American naval officer stationed in Nagasaki decides to take a Japanese wife in the Atlanta Opera’s “Madama Butterfly.” Cio-Cio-San — fifteen years old and in love — dreams of her new life with the handsome young officer. Renouncing her culture and her family to become a proper American wife, she settles into his home overlooking Nagasaki Harbor and waits for his ship to return. Tomer Zvulun directs. 8pm, Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre 


Sunday, November 6

Taylor Alxndr hosts the Switch Party, a queer dance party and drag show, with new cast members every week. 9:30pm, My Sister’s Room


Monday, November 7

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. 7pm to 8pm for youth and 8pm to 9pm for adults, Charis Books and More


Tuesday, November 8

Brian Kemp or Stacey Abrams? Rafael Warnock or Herschel Walker? It’s Election Day. Vote!

B-12! Bring out your costumes as PALS Atlanta hosts Drag Queen Bingo – Rocky Horror Night7:30 p.m., Lips Atlanta


Friday, November 11 – Sunday, November 13

Who knew that when they played their first house dance party in Athens, Georgia in 1976 that they would be still be rocking the house in 2022? As they take their party-music revolution into the 21st century, the B-52s show no signs of slowing down, serving up their own unique blend of music and showmanship to millions of fans around the world. With special guest KC & The Sunshine Band7:30pm, Fox Theatre


Sunday, November 13

“KURIOS™ – Cabinet of Curiosities” is Cirque du Soleil’s 35th production since 1984. Cabinets of curiosities are the ancestors of museums, also known as cabinet of wonder in the Renaissance Europe. Aristocrats, members of the merchant class, and early practitioners of science formed collections of historical relics, works of art or mysterious travel souvenirs or artefacts. “KURIOS™ – Cabinet of Curiosities” has a cast of 46 artists from 16 different countries. Now running through December 24 under the iconic Big Top at Atlantic Station, with 1:30pm and 5pm performances today


Monday, November 14

Join the OUT Georgia Business Alliance’s Max OUT (your) Membership virtual orientation session, hosted 11:00am to 11:45am over Zoom. The Max OUT orientation series brings new and renewing members together for a fun session to welcome our new and renewing members, to share how to maximize your OUT Georgia membership, and to network with fellow members and OUT Georgia’s staff, board of directors, and ambassadors, Register at outgeorgia.org/events/#!event/register/2022/11/14/max-out-your-membership-orientation


Wednesday, November 16

Charis welcomes Liam Kali in conversation with Yemi Combahee to discuss Queer Conception: The Complete Fertility Guide for Queer and Trans Parents-to-Be. The only evidence-based, up-to-date fertility guide for queer people from an experienced health care provider, this is also the first to be transgender-inclusive and body-positive. This virtual event is co-sponsored by Freedom Births Doula Services.7:30pm to 8:30pm, crowdcast.io/e/queer-conception-the/register


Friday, November 18

Fashionable and fierce, the ladies of the smash-hit comedy series “Designing Women” are now live onstage in this hilarious and timely new comedy set in Atlanta in fall 2020, “Designing Women – 2020: The Big Split.” Presidents and pandemics are the hot conversation points, and Julia and her partners at Sugarbaker’s interior design firm are now tackling 21st century challenges with wit, pluck, and style. The house of Sugarbaker may be divided this election season, but these Southern, smart, and sassy designing women prove that nothing truly unites us like laughter. 8pm, with an open-ended run, Horizon Theatre


Saturday, November 19

Charis welcomes Dr. Alexandra Juhasz, and Theodore Kerr in conversation with Justin C. Smith for a discussion of We Are Having This Conversation Now: The Times of AIDS Cultural Production. We Are Having This Conversation Now offers a history, present, and future of AIDS through thirteen short conversations between Alexandra Juhasz and Theodore Kerr, scholars deeply embedded in HIV responses. This event is co-sponsored by Positive Impact Health Center. Positive Impact Health Center’s mission is to provide client-centered care for the HIV community to have a life worth loving. 7:30pm to 8:30pm virtually, register at crowdcast.io/e/we-are-having-this/register.

Get your bear and dance on at Bearracuda Atlanta, featuring the return of the UK’s DJ Wayne G. 10pm to 3am, Heretic Atlanta


Sunday, November 20

The PFLAG support group for parents and families of LGBTQ children meets in person. 2:30pm to 4pm, Spiritual Living Center

Saturday, November 26

Watch college football, including the Georgia Bulldogs taking on Georgia Tech, all day today at Woofs Atlanta.