MON­DAY, OCT. 24 – TUES­DAY, OCT. 25

GA Voice - - Outspoken -

830 Westview Drive SW, At­lanta, GA 30314 Trans and Friends is a youth-fo­cused group for trans peo­ple, peo­ple ques­tion­ing their own gen­der, and as­pir­ing al­lies. Charis pro­vides a fa­cil­i­tated space to dis­cuss gen­der, rel­e­vant re­sources and ac­tivism around so­cial is­sues. Whether silently or aloud, please come ready to con­sider your own gen­der in a tran­sient world. This is a pro­ject of the Fem­i­nist Out­lawz and is co-spon­sored by Charis Cir­cle’s Strong Fam­i­lies, Whole Chil­dren, 7 – 8:30 p.m., www.charis­book­sand­more.com Blake’s hosts the Party with the Play­ers event af­ter tonight’s At­lanta kick­ball ses­sion, 8 p.m., www.blakeson­thep­arkat­lanta.com

TUES­DAY, OCT. 18

ART Sta­tion’s spooky “A Tour of South­ern Ghosts,” now in its 31st year, runs through Oct. 30 at Stone Moun­tain Park, www.arts­ta­tion.org

WED­NES­DAY, OCT. 19

EX­POSED, a six-week con­tem­po­rary dance and phys­i­cal the­ater fes­ti­val fea­tur­ing Is­raeli and lo­cal artists in­clud­ing gay cou­ple Niv She­in­fled and Oren Laor, runs through Nov. 19 through­out the At­lanta area, www.ex­posed­fes­ti­valatl.com

THURS­DAY, OCT. 20

Join The Metro At­lanta As­so­ci­a­tion of

Oc­to­ber 14, 2016

The iconic Carol Bur­nett (Pub­lic­ity photo) Pro­fes­sion­als (MAAP) for an evening of net­work­ing. Meet and con­nect with At­lantaarea pro­fes­sion­als and busi­ness own­ers, be­gin­ning at 6 p.m., Loca Luna, 550 Am­s­ter­dam Ave. NE, At­lanta, GA 30306 Out Front Theatre com­pany, ded­i­cated to pro­duc­ing LGBT-themed the­atri­cal work, opens “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert: The Mu­si­cal,” based on the cult clas­sic movie about drag queens Tick, Ber­nadette and Adam, 8 p.m., through Nov. 6, www.Out­FrontThe­atre.com

FRIDAY, OCT. 21

Arts pa­trons have a new op­tion to kick off the week­end with First Fri­days, which fea­ture com­bi­na­tions of mu­sic, art-mak­ing work­shops, per­for­mances, films, artist talks and more on the first Friday of ev­ery month from 6 to 9 p.m. Part art party, part happy hour, the evening will also fea­ture drinks and light bites for pur­chase. High Mu­seum of Art, www.high.org En­joy Mr. and Mrs. At­lanta Ea­gle Bar with JD Eric, 10 p.m. – 3 a.m., www.at­lantaea­gle.com

SATURDAY, OCT. 22

Ge­or­gia Equal­ity, ACFLY and Queer Youth for Equal­ity present Queer Youth Cobb En­ergy Cen­tre, Fest 2016, a free, inau­gu­ral fes­ti­val show­cas­ing some of the coolest LGBTQ artists and mu­si­cians around At­lanta, 2 p.m. - 10 p.m., Heal­ium Cen­ter, 344 Can­dler Park Drive NE, At­lanta, GA 30307, www.facebook. com/events/1876367932586286/ Call­ing to the stage Roxie Hart, Sweeney Todd, El­phaba and more for “A Night on Broad­way: Raz­zle Daz­zle,” Jerusalem House’s pre­mier open bar Hal­loween party. This year’s fundraiser will fea­ture more bars, more gourmet lite bites, DJ Bill Berdeaux spin­ning dance floor beats, and the famous cos­tume con­test fea­tur­ing over $3,000 in cash and prizes. 7 – 11:59 p.m., At­lanta Mid­town, 188 14th St. NE, At­lanta, GA 30361, www.facebook.com/ events/1116796561708682

MON­DAY, OCT. 24

WBring your furry friends to Ot­ters, Cubs and Bears, Oh My! at the Hide­away At­lanta, be­gin­ning at 2 p.m., www.at­lantahide­away.com

TUES­DAY, OCT. 25

Join the At­lanta Gay and Les­bian Cham­ber of Com­merce (AGLCC) for the Fall Mem­ber­ship Ori­en­ta­tion from 9 – 11 a.m. at First Data’s Learn­ing www.cobben­er­gy­cen­tre.com & In­no­va­tion Cen­ter, 5565 Glen­ridge Con­nec­tor, First Floor, At­lanta, GA 30342 “RuPaul’s Drag Race” fan fa­vorite Bianca Del Rio brings her Not To­day Satan tour to town tonight at the Va­ri­ety Play­house. 8 p.m., www.va­ri­ety­play­house.com

WED­NES­DAY, OCT. 26

The 2016 GLAAD At­lanta event, a celebration of na­tional and lo­cal lead­ers ac­cel­er­at­ing LGBT ac­cep­tance through the me­dia, will take place tonight. Guests will en­joy a cock­tail re­cep­tion with great drinks, fab­u­lous food, a silent auc­tion, per­for­mances by Ty Hern­don and oth­ers. Ra­dio per­son­al­ity Melissa Carter will be the Mas­ter of Cer­e­monies, 6 – 9 p.m., At­lanta His­tory Cen­ter, www.facebook.com/events/1069875913060408

THURS­DAY, OCT. 27

Do you want to read amaz­ing books by black women writ­ers? Do you want to dis­cuss works from a black fem­i­nist per­spec­tive? Then the Black Fem­i­nist Club is for you. Charis Cir­cle board co-chair Su­sana Mor­ris will be the fa­cil­i­ta­tor for this group. Oc­to­ber’s book is “Leav­ing At­lanta” by Ta­yari Jones, 7 – 9 p.m., Charis Books, www.charis­book­sand­more.com

an­swers ques­tions from the au­di­ence, 8 p.m.,

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