WED­NES­DAY, JAN. 18

GA Voice - - Outspoken -

Come out and help Ber­linda Wall cel­e­brate the re­lease of her new Book, “The Crown Is Mine”. It’s the story of a small town Georgia boy who comes to At­lanta to com­pete in the Miss Club Cabaret Pageant all the while manag­ing his love life and friends. A party at Mixx At­lanta starts at 6 p.m. and will be fol­lowed by a drag show fundraiser for Lost-n-Found Youth start­ing at 7:15 p.m. The event fea­tures these fab­u­lous en­ter­tain­ers: Tara Kotta, LaTonya O’Hara, Trixie Van Lear, Stella D’Oro, Sue Nami and DJ Chris Gre­gory. Copies of Wall’s book will be avail­able, www.mixxat­lanta.com City Win­ery, Mark your cal­en­dar to join the At­lanta Bucks for what prom­ises to be a truly beau­ti­ful mess of an evening at their an­nual Miss Ruck N Maul drag com­pe­ti­tion. General Ad­mis­sion and (a lim­ited num­ber of) VIP tick­ets are on sale now so start mak­ing plans to at­tend and throw some dol­lars at your fa­vorite per­former. A silent auc­tion will also be on tap. Tick­ets avail­able at www.eventbrite.com/e/miss-ruck-n-maul-abeau­ti­ful-mess-tick­ets-30056349350. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Jun­gle At­lanta, www.jun­gleatl.com

TUES­DAY, JAN. 24

John Chan­dler The big­gest film fes­ti­val in At­lanta, the At­lanta Jewish Film Fes­ti­val, tonight with the drama “Alone in Ber­lin” at 7:30 p.m. at Cobb En­ergy Cen­tre and runs through Feb. 15, var­i­ous At­lanta venues, www.ajff.org The Race Con­scious Par­ent­ing Col­lec­tive is de­signed to sup­port the on­go­ing development of white par­ents of white and mul­tira­cial chil­dren who are seek­ing to un­learn and dis­man­tle white supremacy within their fam­i­lies, schools and neigh­bor­hoods and faith com­mu­ni­ties. It is fa­cil­i­tated by Shan­non Gag­gero, au­thor of the blog “A Striv­ing Par­ent,” El­iz­a­beth An­der­son, ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor of Charis Cir­cle, and Beth-Ann Buitekant, a lo­cal fam­ily and school ther­a­pist. 7;30 – 9 p.m., Charis Books, www.charis­book­sand­more.com

WED­NES­DAY, JAN. 25

At­lanta Pride and Out On Film co-host a screen­ing of the award-win­ning doc­u­men­tary “Po­lit­i­cal An­i­mals,” fol­low­ing the first four openly gay Cal­i­for­nia state leg­is­la­tors, all women, whose per­sonal sac­ri­fices and pro­fes­sional ac­com­plish­ments, in­clud­ing the first do­mes­tic part­ner­ship regis­tra­tion in the na­tion, laid the ground­work for per­haps the most im­por­tant civil rights strug­gle of our time: mar­riage equal­ity. 7 p.m., Rush Cen­ter An­nex, www.rush­cen­ter­atl.org

At­lanta soul/pop artist with spe­cial guest Caro­line Aiken, 8 p.m.,

www.city­win­ery.com (Photo via Face­book) opens

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