"Flashdance: The Musical" at the Fox, Twisted Sister Karaoke and more this week

Our ‘Best Bets’

Monday, Feb. 4

“T&F Transitionz: a Project of the Feminist Outlawz” is an open forum to discuss gender and activism around social issues. 7 – 8:30 p.m. at Charis Books & More, 1189 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA, 30307, www.charisbooksandmore.com

The Atlanta chapter of PFLAG hosts its first Monday Support Meeting. No advice, just discussion for LGBT people and their families and friends. 7:30 – 9 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 1605 Northeast Expressway NE, Atlanta, GA 30329.See the full schedule of PLAG meetings around Atlanta: www.pflagatl.org

Tuesday, Feb. 5 – Sunday, Feb. 10

Flashback with “Flashdance: The Musical,” a touring production of the movie-turned-stage show featuring the triumphant story of aspiring dancer Alex set to some of the ‘80s greatest hits. 8 p.m. tonight, through Feb. 10 at the Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. NE., Atlanta, GA 30308, www.foxtheatre.org

Tuesday, Feb. 5

Tuesdays, unwind with a sing-along with pianist David Reeb at 8 p.m. at Mixx, 1492-B Piedmont Ave., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.mixxatlanta.com

VJ Marco Polo serves up “not your typical showtunes” at 9 p.m. on Tuesdays at Amsterdam Atlanta, 502-A Amsterdam Ave., Atlanta, GA 30306, www.amsterdamatlanta.com

Wednesday, Feb. 6

Every Wednesday, Jack and Missy host Twisted Sister Karaoke at 8 p.m. at My Sister’s Room, 1271 Glenwood Ave., Atlanta, GA 30316, www.mysistersroom.com

On Wednesdays, catch the Lust & Bust Show with host Lena Lust and featuring Shawnna Brooks. 11 p.m. at Blake’s on the Park, 227 10th St., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.blakesontheparkatlanta.com

Thursday, Feb. 7

LGBT seniors from SAGE Atlanta gather at 9:30 a.m. at the Rush Center to take MARTA to the state Capitol for Seniors Rally, which begins at 11 a.m. Help be a visible gay presence to protest possible budget cuts to the Community Care Services Program, Alzheimers Service Contracts, Respite Services, and Adult Protective Services. www.sageatl.org

Author Anne Pollock discusses “Medicating Race,” about the intersecting discourses of race, pharmaceuticals, and heart disease in the United States over the past century. 7:30 p.m. at Charis Books & More, 1189 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30307, www.charisbooksandmore.com

“Sing For Your Life,” the live singing competition with judges and mentors Barry Brandon, JL Rodriguez and Michael Robinson, continues Thursdays through March 28. Doors open 8 p.m., show at 9 p.m. at Jungle Club Atlanta, 2115 Faulkner Road, Atlanta, GA 30324, www.singforyourlifeatl.com

Traxx Atlanta presents Turnt Up Thursdays, spinning hip hop, reggae and R&B at XS Ultra Lounge, 708 Spring St., Atlanta, GA 30308, www.xcessultralounge.com

Thursday nights are ladies night, with Georgia’s longest running Drag King show at LeBuzz, 585 Franklin Road, Marietta, GA 30367, www.thenewlebuzz.com