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Wednesday, April 24

The Atlanta Pride Committee hosts the April LGBT Sports Meeting, continuing discussions of how Pride and sports teams can work together. 7 – 8:30 p.m. at the Phillip Rush Center, www.atlantapride.org

Thursday, April 25

Enjoy an evening of prose and poetry with Myra Shapiro. 7:30 – 9 p.m., Charis Books, www.charisbooksandmore.com


Friday, April 26 – Sunday, April 28

A strong lineup of music – including Caroline Aiken, Lindsey Hinkle, Ronnda Cadle and more – along with workshops make up the Women’s Music in the Mountains spring fest. All weekend at Fox Mountain Camp and Artist Retreat, Cherry Log, Ga. www.foxmtncamp.com

Bearrapalooza at OZ Campground in Unadilla, Ga., features an acoustic show, contests, dance parties, a DJ and tons o’ men. Entertainers include Sean Kagalis, Freddie Freeman, Charlie K. Brown and more. Oz Campground, www.ozcampground.com

The National Youth Pride Services South Region Conference, titled “I Am Black Excellence,” features Maurice Jamal and takes place at Evolution Project in Atlanta. www.youthprideservices.org

Friday, April 26

Researcher Alexis Pauline Gumbs looks at the poetry in the writing of author Toni Morrison. 7:30 – 9:30 p.m., Charis Books, www.charisbooksandmore.com

Go back in time for the “Express Yourself” ‘80s Dance Party, a fundraiser for Actor’s Express. 7:30 p.m., Actor’s Express, www.actorsexpress.com

Gay actor Leslie Jordan appears in “Thriving Children, An Evening to Believe In,” benefitting various local charities. 7 p.m., 200 Peachtree, www.atlthrivingchildren.org

Latina superstar Kat DeLuna visits Club Papi, 10 p.m. – 5 a.m., www.clubpapi.com

Saturday, April 27

Barry Manilow performs at The Arena at Gwinnett Center, www.arenaduluth.org

Sunday, April 28

Local author and activist Tracee McDaniel reads from her new book, “Transitions,” 2:30 p.m. at Unity Fellowship Church Atlanta, www.unityfellowshipchurchatl.org

Tuesday, April 30

Collin Kelly hosts an Evening with Southern Poets, 7:15 at the Georgia Center for the Book, www.georgiacenterforthebook.org

Friday, May 3 – Sunday, May 5

Head to the beach near Savannah, Ga., for Gay Days at Tybee Island. Full weekend of events includes the White Party on Saturday night with recording artist Randy Jones, the original cowboy from The Village People, and a tea dance on Sunday with Kristina Foxx. www.gaysavannah.com

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