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Out Front Theatre Com­pany opens the play “A Kid Like Jake,” about par­ents who dis­cover that their son would rather play with dolls than G.I. Joes, through Feb. 26, 8 p.m., Out Front Theatre Com­pany, 999 Brady Ave. N.W., At­lanta, Ge­or­gia 30318, www.out­frontthe­


Kris­tian Bush joins with At­lanta play­wright Janece Shaf­fer for the world pre­miere mu­si­cal “Troubadour,” through Feb. 12, 7:30 p.m., Al­liance Theatre, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E., At­lanta, GA 30309,­liancethe­ En­joy pool and darts and a live DJ tonight, as well as the in­fa­mous men of the club, at BJ Roost­ers, 12043 Cheshire Bridge Road, At­lanta, GA 30324


Love On the Rocks is the Valen­tine’s Day cock­tail party ben­e­fit­ing Join­ing Hearts. 7 - 10 p.m., Can­toni At­lanta, 101 Mon­roe Drive. N.E., At­lanta, GA 30306, www.join­ing­ Cel­e­brate love and sweet­hearts at the Women’s Out­door Net­work Valen­tine’s Dance. Even if you don’t have a sweet­heart now, you may find one here. A The Alvin Ai­ley Amer­i­can Dance Theater DJ will be spin­ning non­stop disco hits, old school tunes and to­day’s hit dance songs. En­joy com­pli­men­tary light apps and ex­ten­sive choco­late and desserts and the WON vodka-based Valen­tine’s Day drink for $5. 7 - 11:59 p.m., Am­s­ter­dam At­lanta, 502 Am­s­ter­dam Ave N.E., At­lanta, GA 30306,­s­ter­damat­ The Leather and Lace event will fea­ture a healthy ar­ray of leather­men, drag queens, shoot­ers and more, ben­e­fit­ing Lost-nFound Youth, 8 - 10 p.m., At­lanta Ea­gle, 306 Ponce de Leon Ave. N.E., At­lanta, GA 30308,­lantaea­


Michelle Malone, Tom Gray of Delta Moon and Eliot Bron­son present a night of song and sto­ries at 7 p.m. at City Win­ery, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Mar­ket, At­lanta, GA, 30308,­win­­lanta


Ready for your close-up? An­gel­ica D’Paige hosts Blue Mon­day Karaoke at Burkhart’s at 10:30 p.m., 1492 Pied­mont Ave., At­lanta, GA 30309,


Whole World Theatre’s “Love, Fox Theatre, Whole World Style” spoofs the ‘70s TV com­edy “Love, Amer­i­can Style,” only this ver­sion will be lay­ered with im­pro­vi­sa­tion, au­di­ence sug­ges­tions and com­edy, as only the Whole World com­pany can de­liver. A VIP pack­age for the Valen­tine’s show in­cludes re­served, pri­or­ity seat­ing for two and a bot­tle of wine (red, white or cham­pagne). There will also be sweets with the cast af­ter the show in the café. 8 p.m., Whole World Theatre, 1216 Spring Street N.W., At­lanta, GA 30309, www.whole­worldthe­ Mon­ica van Pelt hosts the Valen­tine’s Day LoveLoveLove event at Lips At­lanta tonight, 3011 Bu­ford High­way N.E., At­lanta, GA 30329, www.lip­


At­lanta Pride and Touch­ing Up Our Roots present: Our Found­ing Valen­tines: Cel­e­brat­ing Our Pi­o­neers. This year the event will honor Lynn Cothren, Betty Cou­vertier, Pat Hussain, Julie Rhoad, Ch­eryl Sum­merville, Craig Wash­ing­ton and Den­nie Doucher. The event is hosted by Out Front Theatre Com­pany and spon­sored by AARP, Swing­ing Richards and Doc Chey’s Noo­dle House. There will be a brief pro­gram and per­for­mances start­ing at 7:30 p.m. Light re­fresh­ments will be pro­vided, com­pli­men­tary va- The Har­vard Club of Ge­or­gia presents Be­hind the Scenes of Civil Rights & Gay Rights, with lo­cal arts ed­u­ca­tor John Doyle dra­mat­i­cally de­pict­ing the char­ac­ter of Ba­yard Rustin dur­ing a live per­for­mance. Af­ter the per­for­mance there will be an op­por­tu­nity for thought-pro­vok­ing dis­cus­sion on the his­tory of civil rights as well as ideas and in­spi­ra­tion re­lated to the on­go­ing work to­wards equal­ity to­day, 7 p.m., PACE Academy, Fine Arts Cen­ter Au­di­to­rium, 966 W. Paces Ferry Road N.W., At­lanta, GA 30327


Charis Cir­cle board chair Su­sana Mor­ris will be the fa­cil­i­ta­tor of this month’s Black Fem­i­nist Book Club. This sea­son’s theme is rad­i­cal mem­oirs by black women and the Fe­bru­ary book is “As­sata; An Au­to­bi­og­ra­phy,” by As­sata Shakur. 7 – 9 p.m., Charis Books and More, 1189 Eu­clid Ave. N.E., At­lanta, GA 30307, www.charis­book­sand­


Voices of Note presents “Life’s Jour­ney” tonight. In its se­cond con­cert of the sea­son, the At­lanta Women’s Cho­rus re­flects on themes of love, loss and unity, ul­ti­mately imag­in­ing a world where ev­ery per­son’s story is heard and cel­e­brated. In de­sign­ing the pro­gram, Artis­tic Direc­tor Dr. Melissa Arasi drew in­spi­ra­tion from an ar­ti­cle writ­ten by Sir Win­ston Churchill. 2 and 8 p.m., Druid Hills Pres­by­te­rian Church, 1026 Ponce de Leon Av­enue, At­lanta, GA 30306, www.voic­e­sofnote. org/events/lifes-jour­ney

Fe­bru­ary 3, 2017

kicks off an At­lanta stop tonight, with dif­fer­ent shows through Feb. 19, tonight at 8 p.m., 660 Peachtree Street N.E., At­lanta, GA 30308, www.foxthe­

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