Our picks for the best entertainment, community and nightlife events for the weekend and beyond

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Friday, April 13 – Sunday, April 15

The Atlanta Eagle celebrates their 25th anniversary and co-produces the third annual Leather Pride, which includes a BBQ and beer bust, Mr. & Ms. Atlanta Eagle Contest and Dutch Treat Leather Brunch. All events at the Atlanta Eagle, 306 Ponce De Leon Ave., Atlanta, GA 30308, www.atlanteagle.com

Head to Athens for the 23rd annual Boybutante Weekend, featuring the April 14 Boybutante Ball, promising the South’s “best and raunchiest drag performers” and this year’s theme of “Carnivale Cabaret: A Seductive Circus of Sin.” Events raise funds to support the Boybutante AIDS Foundation. www.boybutante.org

Saturday, April 14

The Magnetic Fields, led by gay musician Stephin Merritt, brings the “Tour at the Bottom of the Sea” to Atlanta. Doors at 7:30 p.m., show at 8:30 p.m. at the Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave., Atlanta, GA 30307, www.variety-playhouse.com

Rev Coffee presents the 6th semi-annual Rev Fest, a one-day music and arts festival featuring local artists and musicians, including gay filmmaker and artist Milford Thomas. 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. at Rev Coffee, 1680 Spring Road, Smyrna GA 30080, www.revcoffee.com

The Atlanta Queer Literary Festival in conjunction with Charis Books and More, the Ponce De Leon Branch of the Fulton/Atlanta Public Library and Atlanta Pride host a poetry workshop with Alice Teeter that covers ideas of ensemble and will produce a collaborative piece. 1 – 2:30 p.m. at 1 – 2:30 p.m. at the Ponce De Leon Branch Library, 980 Ponce De Leon Ave., Atlanta GA 30306, 404-885-7820, www.charisbooksandmore.com

The Atlanta Pedal Pushers, a cycling team in the AIDS Vaccine 200 to benefit the Emory Vaccine Clinic, hosts a beer bash/bust with DJ Corey D to raise funds for HIV/AIDS vaccine research. $10, 2 – 7 p.m. at Cowtippers, 1600 Piedmont Ave. Atlanta, GA 30324

Topher Payne switches it up as the title character in the show “Auntie Mame.” Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 5 p.m. through May 5 at OnStage Atlanta, 2597 N. Decatur Road, Atlanta, GA 30033, http://onstageatlanta.tix.com

Sister Funk, a five-girl punk band featured on “L-Word,” rocks My Sister’s Room. DJ Liz Owen spins after. $10, 9 p.m. at My Sister’s Room, 1271 Glenwood Ave., Atlanta, GA 30316, www.mysistersroom.com

Washington, D.C.’s DJ Alex Cohen turns the beat for the boys at the Heretic. 10 p.m. at Heretic, 2069 Cheshire Bridge Road, Atlanta, GA 30324,

Jungle presents a “Ruff: a night to play” where DJ Martin Fry mans the turntables and guys wearing leather are $5 before 11. $10 otherwise, 10 p.m. at Jungle, 2115 Faulkner Road, Atlanta, GA 30324, www.jungleclubatlanta.com.

Saturday, April 14 – Sunday, April 15

The Festival on Ponce, part of the gay-owned and operated Foundation for Public Spaces festivals, offers local arts and crafts at Olmsted Linear Park. Saturday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. at Olmstead Linear Park near the intersection of Ponce De Leon and Moreland Ave., Atlanta, GA. www.festivalonponce.com

Sunday, April 15

The students at Kennesaw State’s Coles College of Business host a $15 bottomless bellini event to raise funds for AID Atlanta. A brunch menu will be available, but “every penny” of your $15 bottomless bellini goes to the southeast’s largest HIV/AIDS service organization. 12 – 3 p.m. at Cucina Asellina, Atlanta, GA 30309, http://on.fb.me/HgbM32

Celebrate Joining Hearts’ 25 years of fundraising with a Change of Seasons tea dance with dueling DJs Mike Pope and Vicki Powell. $20 in advance, $25 at the door. 4 – 9 p.m. at The Georgian Terrace Hotel, 659 Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30308, www.joininghearts.org

The Armorettes present a special show at their usual Sunday spot, turning Burkhart’s into the “Burkhart’s Pub Chapel,” with “Coretta’s Revival 2012,” featuring hostesses Coretta Scott Queen and Wild Cherry Sucret. 8 p.m. at Burkhart’s, 1492 Piedmont Ave., Atlanta GA 30309, http://on.fb.me/HdTONM

The Wilderness Network of Georgia — a group of gay men who host various outdoor social activities — host an introduction to fly fishing followed by a walk to Island Ford, a shoals area on the Chattahoochee River where your new skill can be put into play 12 – 4 p.m. Details and contacts at www.wildnetga.org

The Roy G. Biv project, a social group for gay families and allies, celebrates its second anniversary with an LGBT BBQ in Piedmont Park with a little help from Gay Pride at Six Flags. Look for the big rainbow umbrella by the play ground near the pool. 4:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Piedmont Park. http://on.fb.me/HKh6rO

Monday, April 16

“T&F Transitionz: a Project of the Feminist Outlawz” is an open forum to discuss gender and facilitating dialogue and activism around social issues lead by social justice minded feminists Buttonz and SJ. 7 – 9:30 p.m. at Charis Books & More, 1189 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA, 30307, www.charisbooksandmore.com

Niesha Dupree’s Stars of the Century takes the stage on Mondays at 11 p.m. at Jungle, 2115 Faulkner Rd., Atlanta, GA 30324, www.jungleclubatlanta.com