SATUR­DAY, FEB.18

GA Voice - - Outspoken -

Please join ZAMI NOBLA to­day (on Au­dre Lorde’s birth­day) to honor the 2016 Au­dre Lorde Scholar, En­chante Blue Lo­tus Franklin, with spe­cial guest speaker Dr. Em­i­lie Townes, the only out black les­bian dean of a di­vin­ity school in the coun­try. The event will fea­ture Adodi Muse, a gay ne­gro en­sem­ble and in­tro­duce the Women Sweet on Women Trio. 12 - 3 p.m., The Com­mons Per­form­ing Arts Hall, 125 El­lis St., At­lanta, GA 30303, www.eventbrite. com/e/au­dre-lorde-schol­ar­ship-lun­cheontick­ets-31559966710 An­gels Among Us Pet Res­cue will hold its third an­nual For the Love of Paws gala tonight. The evening will con­sist of din­ner, an open bar, danc­ing, a live and silent auc­tion and more, hosted by Jeff Dauler of Star 94.1 At­lanta’s Jeff and Jenn Show. En­ter­tain­ment will be pro­vided by Celebrity All-Star Band. 6:30 - 11:30 p.m., Grand Hy­att At­lanta in Buck­head, 3300 Peachtree Road N.E., At­lanta, GA 30305, www.face­book. com/events/1089975597736218

Fe­bru­ary 17, 2017

The At­lanta Rol­ler­girls just opened their new sea­son and have a dou­ble­header to­day at 5 and 7:30 p.m., ter, 400 Ponce de Leon Ave. N.E., At­lanta, GA 30308, www.at­lantarol­ler­girls.com (Photo via Face­book) The cel­e­brated Alvin Ai­ley Amer­i­can Dance The­ater is in town, with dif­fer­ent shows through Feb. 19, tonight at 8 p.m., Fox The­atre, 660 Peachtree St. N.E., At­lanta, GA 30308, www.foxthe­atre.org The Ac­tor’s Ex­press ver­sion of Arthur Miller’s clas­sic “The Cru­cible” – run­ning through Feb. 19 – has an 8 p.m. per­for­mance tonight, 887 W. Ma­ri­etta St., At­lanta, GA 30318, www.ac­tor­sex­press.com DJ Pat Scott spins at the At­lanta Eagle, 10 p.m. - 3 a.m., 306 Ponce de Leon Ave. N.E., At­lanta, GA 30308, www.at­lantaea­gle.com Icon, a cel­e­bra­tion of Brit­ney Spears, fea­tures per­for­mances from Michael Robin­son, John James, Biqtch Pud­din’, Steven Glen Diehl, Peaches, Josette Pi­menta, LaRico Potts, Melissa Cof­fey and Diego Serna with beats by Fan­nie Mae Beezy and pho­to­graphs by the leg­endary Barry Brandon. 10:30 p.m., Jun­gle At­lanta, 2115 Faulkner Road N.E., At­lanta, GA 30324, www.jun­gleatl.com meets this af­ter­noon from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. at the Spir­i­tual Liv­ing Cen­ter of At­lanta, 1730 North­east Ex­press­way, At­lanta, GA 30329 Out Front The­atre Com­pany’s play “A Kid Like Jake,” about par­ents who dis­cover that their son would rather play with dolls than G.I. Joes, runs through Feb. 26 with a 3 p.m. per­for­mance to­day, Out Front The­atre Com­pany, 999 Brady Ave. N.W., At­lanta, GA 30318, www.out­frontthe­atre.com

MON­DAY, FEB. 20

Trans and Friends is a youth-fo­cused group for trans peo­ple, peo­ple ques­tion­ing Yaarab Shrine Cen- their own gen­der and as­pir­ing al­lies. Charis Books 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, 7 - 8:30 p.m., Charis Books and More, 1189 Eu­clid Ave. N.E., At­lanta, GA 30307, www.charis­book­sand­more.com At­lanta’s award-win­ning Al­liance The­atre and the Cen­ter for Civil and Hu­man Rights come to­gether to launch their new part­ner­ship: AL­LIANCE(S) in Ac­tion. This quar­terly se­ries will use per­for­mance to cat­alyze con­ver­sa­tions about to­day’s most press­ing hu­man rights is­sues. Each pro­gram in­cludes a play read­ing by some of At­lanta’s most cel­e­brated artists, fol­lowed by a con­ver­sa­tion with the au­di­ence. This first in­stall­ment fea­tures “In the South­ern Breeze” by Emory fel­low and Yale School of Drama grad­u­ate, Jireh Breon Holder and di­rected by Le­ora Morris. The play tells the story of four African-Amer­i­can men from dif­fer­ent time pe­ri­ods (a slave, a

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