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The Auburn Av­enue Re­search Li­brary, in col­lab­o­ra­tion with the Counter Nar­ra­tive Project, is host­ing “Mar­lon Riggs at 60: A Ret­ro­spec­tive,” hon­or­ing the legacy of ac­tivist and film­maker Mar­lon Riggs. A cham­pion of marginal­ized com­mu­ni­ties, Riggs’ crit­i­cally ac­claimed films un­flinch­ingly speak truth to power on con­tro­ver­sial themes of Amer­i­can iden­tity – par­tic­u­larly as they re­late to the black ex­pe­ri­ence in the United States. Fol­low­ing a screen­ing of “Tongues Un­tied,” which in­ti­mately ex­plores the in­te­rior lives of gay black men via a com­pelling fu­sion of per­sonal nar­ra­tive with col­lec­tive mem­ory, will be a fa­cil­i­tated post-screen­ing dis­cus­sion. 7 p.m., Auburn Av­enue Re­search Li­brary, 101 Auburn Ave., At­lanta, GA 30303,­ At­lanta Bal­let’s ver­sion of David Bint­ley’s “Carmina Bu­rana” – an “every­man” story that fol­lows three sem­i­nar­i­ans as they re­ject their faith and ex­plore the plea­sures of the flesh, in­clud­ing lust, love, greed and glut­tony – opens tonight at 8 p.m. and runs through Feb. 12, Cobb En­ergy Per­form­ing Arts Cen­tre, 2800 Cobb Gal­le­ria Park­way, At­lanta, GA 30339, www.cobben­er­gy­cen­

Fe­bru­ary 3, 2017

Join Just Toby at the Heretic tonight along with his friends Jaye Lish, Mini Pearl Neck­lace and “RuPaul’s Drag Race” queens Kandy Ho’ and APRIL car­rión to cel­e­brate Just Toby’s birth­day with mu­sic from one of the great­est mu­sic decades. Come dressed up or just with your dance shoes as DJ Head­mas­ter plays your fa­vorite ‘80s tunes. Toby’s birth­day wish is to do­nate all pro­ceeds to Lost-n-Found Youth, 10 p.m. - 3 a.m., Heretic At­lanta, 2069 Cheshire Bridge Road, At­lanta, GA 30324, www.hereti­cat­


Scorpio gets the late night crowd revved up, 3 a.m., Xion At­lanta, 2043 Cheshire Bridge Road N.E., At­lanta, GA 30324, www.face­ The big­gest film fes­ti­val in At­lanta, the At­lanta Jewish Film Fes­ti­val, screens the mar­riage equal­ity doc­u­men­tary “The Free­dom to Marry” tonight, with guest speak­ers Jeff Gra­ham of Ge­or­gia Equal­ity, Re­becca Stapel-Wax of SO­JOURN and Jim Farmer of Out On Film, 7 p.m., Re­gal At­lantic Sta­tion, 261 19th Street N.W., At­lanta, Ge­or­gia 30363, Get your bear on – Jun­gle At­lanta hosts the Bearhaus DJs, in­clud­ing DJ Moose and DJ Calvin and spot­light per­for­mances The PFLAG sup­port group for par­ents and fam­i­lies of LGBTQ chil­dren meets tonight from 7:30 - 9 p.m. at the Uni­tar­ian Univer­sal­ist Con­gre­ga­tion of At­lanta, 1911 Cliff Val­ley Way N.E., At­lanta, GA 30329,


Come en­joy Latino Tues­days at Blake’s tonight, with DJ Melo spin­ning, 227 10th St. N.E., At­lanta, GA 30309 www.blakeson­thep­arkat­


Join Mid­town Al­liance to­day for the 2017 an­nual meet­ing as they dis­cuss the com­mu­nity’s shared pur­pose, pre­view ex­cit­ing new work, cel­e­brate Mid­town’s shared wins and say thank you to part­ners. Be part of this event cel­e­brat­ing the en­ergy that drives both com­merce and com­mu­nity

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