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FRI­DAY, MARCH 15 - SUN­DAY, MARCH 24

The At­lanta Film Fes­ti­val runs for two weeks fea­tur­ing mul­ti­ple films, open­ing tonight with “This is At­lanta” short films, “Mud,” “Break­down Re­ward” and “Rocky Hor­ror Pic­ture Show.” The fes­ti­val in­cludes its an­nual LGBT-themed “Pink Peach” of­fer­ings, fea­tur­ing lo­cal di­rec­tor Cindy Abel’s “Break­ing Through” (March 20). Mul­ti­ple venues; please see story on Pages 20-21. www.at­lantafilm­fes­ti­val.com

FRI­DAY, MARCH 15SUNDAY, MARCH 17

At­lanta Poly Week­end starts its third an­nual event with a full slate of ac­tiv­i­ties and guests. Hol­i­day Inn Perime­ter, www.at­lantapoly­week­end.com

FRI­DAY, MARCH 15

The De­catur Women’s League launches its spring soft­ball sea­son, with games at var­i­ous times on Fri­day nights at Kel­ley C. Cofer Park, www.de­catur­wom­en­sports.com

The THAT camp Fem­i­nisms South is a two day fem­i­nism “un­con­fer­ence” for any­one work­ing at the in­ter­sec­tion of fem­i­nism, the hu­man­i­ties, and tech­nol­ogy. 5 p.m. at the Emory Univer­sity Li­brary Re­search Com­mons, http://fem­i­nismssouth2013.that­camp.org

The art work of Tony Jack­son, com­bin­ing an Amer­i­can ab­stract ex­pres­sive and Ja­panese nar­ra­tive aes­thetic, is on dis­play from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Mis­ter Cen­ter, www.mis­ter­center.org

Third Fri­day Film Se­ries presents the doc­u­men­tary “The Thick Dark Fog,” with doors open­ing at 7 p.m. and the fea­ture be­gin­ning at 7:30 p.m. at First Ex­is­ten­tial­ist Con­gre­ga­tion, www.firs­tex­is­ten­tial­ist.org/

Af­ter en­ter­tainer Des­tiny Brooks crowns Mr. Gay Cobb County 2013 at 9 p.m., stick around for “Un­cen­sored,” a va­ri­ety show filmed each week be­fore a live au­di­ence with Brooks her­self. Ar­rive at 10 p.m. to be part of the TV au­di­ence; the show starts at 11 p.m. at LeBuzz, www.the­newle­buzz.com

Hot­lanta Rub­ber Gear Group hosts its monthly meet­ing, this month hon­or­ing the late Ja­son Lynch, Mr. In­ter­na­tional Rub­ber 2013, from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. at At­lanta Ea­gle, www.at­lantaea­gle.com

Edie Cheezburger presents The Other Show on Fri­days. Doors open at 8:30 p.m., show at 9:30 p.m. at Jun­gle, www.jun­gle­clu­bat­lanta.com An­gel­ica D’Paige hosts the Fab Five re­vue at 11 p.m. on Fri­day’s at Burkhart’s, www.burkharts.com

SATUR­DAY, MARCH 16

The Hot­lanta Soft­ball spring sea­son, which launches March 17, gets par­ty­ing early with the fourth an­nual “Patty 0 Party” At­lanta Talons beer bust. Ex­pect beer, jello shots and a raf­fle. Amanda Topp and Mil­li­cent Pete head­line with DJ Joey S on the turntable. 2 p.m., F.R.O.G.S. Cantina, www.frogscant­ina.com

Get ready for great al­terna-grass as the women of Roxie Wat­son re­turn to Ed­die’s At­tic. 7 p.m., www.ed­diesat­tic.com

Fid­dler’s Green Cof­fee­house presents the Ir­ish Brothers and Kevin Spears at 8 p.m. at An­thony’s Pizza and Pasta, 3155 East Ponce de Leon Ave. near De­catur. www.aaffm.org Hosted by Knomie Moore and Ally Yankadic, the Ar­morettes Fol­lies ben­e­fits the AIDS Vac­cine 200/

Emory Vac­cine Cen­ter from 8 -10 p.m. at the Heretic, www.hereti­cat­lanta.com

Grab your green for a St. Patty’s Glow Party, with les­bian speed dat­ing on the newly fin­ished pa­tio, at 8 p.m. at My Sis­ter’s Room, www.my­sis­ter­sroom.com

DJ Es­cape re­turns to spin at 10 p.m. at the Heretic, www.hereti­cat­lanta.com En­joy green drinks and great song mash-ups for the St. Pa­trick’s Day edi­tion of Mash At­tacks! 10 p.m. at the At­lanta Ea­gle, www.at­lantaea­gle.com

A St. Patty’s Day Party fea­tur­ing a Best Gin­ger Hair Con­test and the Di­vas Cabaret, from 10 p.m. – 3 a.m. at Le Buzz, www.the­newle­buzz.com

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