The best events happening in gay Atlanta this weekend

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Saturday, May 26

Orlando’s DJ Twisted Dee spins a set for a dance event hosted by Carioca Productions. $15 before 11, $20 after. Doors at 10 p.m. at Jungle, 2115 Faulkner Road, Atlanta, GA 30324,

XS Ultra Lounge separates “the boyz from the men” with their Boot Camp Memorial Day Weekend party with a beerfest, barbecue and more. 10 p.m. at XS Ultra Lounge, 708 Spring St., Atlanta, GA 30308,

Starting tonight, every Saturday is INK Saturdays with Girls in the Night, which honors and celebrates sexy ladies and their tattoos. TV’s Dice Fixos hosts with Sweet Trive and Rhythm Gattii on the mic. 10 p.m. at

Inkaholics Luxury Lounge,1878 Piedmont Ave., Atlanta, GA 30324,

Though it will technically be Sunday morning, DJ Eric Stecker (of DJ Duo Travis & Eric) hits the turn tables after the rest of ATL closes down. 3 – 7 a.m. on Sunday, May 27, at Xion, 2241 Faulkner Road, Atlanta, GA 30324,

Saturday, May 26 – Monday, May 28

The Atlanta Jazz Festival is among the country’s largest jazz fests and includes headliners Roy Ayers, Tito Puente Jr. & Orchestra and the Robert Glasper Experiment. 1 p.m. in Piedmont Park,

Sunday, May 27

The, um, ladies of the Armorettes, Atlanta’s infamous fundraising camp drag troupe, perform a special Memorial Day weekend show with prizes for hot military boys and men in uniform. 8 p.m. at Burkhart’s, 1492 Piedmont Ave., Atlanta, GA 30309,,

Ladies at Play breaks it down over Memorial Day Weekend, first with a casual couture party with DJ Periodic and DJ D. Raban. 9 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the Venetian, 50 Hurt Plaza, Atlanta, GA 30303,,

Memorial Day Sunday is a busy day for Heretic Atlanta as they host a Joining Hearts Foam Beach Party, the Big Peach Softball Tournament closing party and DJ David Knapp. Events through out the day at Heretic, 2069 Cheshire Bridge Road, Atlanta, GA 30324,