FRIDAY, MAY 13
Blake’s presents Fantastic Friday beginning at 3 p.m. with music videos and tangy cocktails, www.blakesontheparkatlanta.com Join Charis and ZAMI NOBLA in celebrating the 25th anniversary of the black lesbian classic, “The Gilda Stories,” out now in an expanded 25th anniversary edition. “The Gilda Stories” begins in 1850s Louisiana, where Gilda escapes slavery and learns about freedom while working in a brothel. After being initiated into eternal life, Gilda spends the next 200 years searching for a place to call home. Author Jewelle Gomez will be present to talk about the work’s continuing significance. Suggested donation of $5. 7:30 – 9 p.m., www.charisbooksandmore.com Topher Payne, DeWayne Morgan and Cathe Hall Payne star in Charles Busch’s comedic “The Tribute Artist,” presented by The Process Theatre and staged at Onstage Atlanta, at 8 p.m.