SATUR­DAY, JUNE 25

GA Voice - - National Lgbt Pride -

An­drew Lloyd Web­ber’s new pro­duc­tion of “The Wiz­ard of Oz” is an en­chant­ing adap­ta­tion of the all-time clas­sic, to­tally recon­ceived for the stage by the award-win­ning creative team that re­cently de­lighted London and Toronto au­di­ences with the re­vival of “The Sound of Mu­sic.” The mu­si­cal, play­ing at the Fox Theatre at 7:30 p.m. tonight, runs through June 26, www.foxthe­atre.org (Pub­lic­ity photo) South­ern Fried Queer Pride (SFQP) a queer and trans Pride fes­ti­val in At­lanta cel­e­brat­ing the ro­bust and vivid South­ern queer com­mu­nity that ex­ists amidst the Bi­ble Belt and the Deep South. SFQP aims to pro­vide a week­end of full-fla­vored com­mu­nity and in­ter­sec­tion­al­ity, with­out all the cor­po­rate and cap­i­tal­ist ad­di­tives that taint mod­ern-day Pride fes­ti­vals across the na­tion, south­ern­friedqueer­pride.com is DJ Tommy spins fun tunes and the go-go boys are out as well at 9 p.m. at BJ Roost­ers, 2043 Cheshire Bridge Road, At­lanta, GA 30324

SATUR­DAY, JUNE 25

The Women’s Out­door Net­work’s an­nual Sum­mer Fes­ti­val is to­day, with per­form­ers Diane Dur­rett with Junebug Massey, Maria Gabriella Band, Lives of the Mon­ster Dogs, St­eff Ma­han and Les Prestines, all led by MC Renee Wash­ing­ton, 12 – 6 p.m., Lake Claire Landtrust, 280 Ari­zona Ave., NE, At­lanta, GA 30307 Ham­monds House Museum, in col- lab­o­ra­tion with the Auburn Av­enue Re­search Li­brary and Jack Jones Lit­er­ary Arts, will host au­thor Cole Lavalais, in con­ver­sa­tion with renowned au­thor and pub­lisher Tina McEl­roy Ansa. Ansa will dis­cuss her de­but novel, ”Sum­mer of the Ci­cadas,” a cap­ti­vat­ing com­ing of age novel, a jour­ney into the haunt­ing world of frag­ile col­lege fresh­man Vi­ola “Vi” Ikewe Moon, whose san­ity is threat­ened by deep rooted an­ces­tral angst and a fa­ther that she can nei­ther clearly re­mem­ber nor com­pletely for­get. 1 p.m., Ham­monds House Museum, 503 Peeples St., SW, At­lanta, GA 30310. Singer-song­writ­ers Dianne David­son, Dei­dre McCalla, and Jamie An­der­son re­turn to At­lanta with an 8 p.m. round robin evening of mu­sic and mirth. At­lanta Friends Meet­ing House, 701 W. Howard, De­catur. Tick­ets ($25 in ad­vance and $30 at the door) are avail­able

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