FRI­DAY, MARCH 10

GA Voice - - Outspoken -

The Cap­i­tal of the South is set­ting aside March 4 and 5 for “Live the 5th,” a week­end soiree de­signed to show­case the thriv­ing culture, busi­ness en­vi­ron­ment and di­verse neigh­bor­hoods of At­lanta’s 5th Dis­trict. Var­i­ous venues, www.livethe5th.com

SATUR­DAY, MARCH 4

Are you ready to take ac­tion to pro­tect civil rights in Ge­or­gia? Join Free­dom School to learn more about how to make an im­pact and ad­vance civil rights by vol­un­teer­ing with the ACLU. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Black­burn Con­fer­ence Cen­ter, 1405 Spring St. N.W., At­lanta, GA 30309 Join the March Against Hate as lo­cal Ge­or­gia ac­tivists join forces with ma­jor groups to show the world that we can over­come the dis­crim­i­na­tion many peo­ple face on a daily ba­sis. As one united front the com­mu­nity can be a force that can­not be bro­ken. 2 p.m., Ge­or­gia World Congress Cen­ter, 285 An­drew Young In­ter­na­tional Blvd. N.W., At­lanta, GA 30313 Join Civic Minded Cit­i­zens, Ge­or­gia Equal­ity and other lo­cal At­lanta char­i­ties for a Ge­or­gia Leg­isla­tive Up­date. Guest Speak­ers state Rep. Park Can­non (D-At­lanta) and state Rep. Sam Park (DLawrenceville) will speak about the bills that will be pre­sented to the state Leg­is­la­ture dur­ing the cur­rent ses­sion. Jeff Gra­ham, ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor of Ge­or­gia Equal­ity, will ex­plain how our one voice can truly make a dif­fer­ence in lo­cal pol­i­tics and how we

March 3, 2017

San­dra Bern­hard per­forms her all new show “SAN­DRA MON­ICA BLVD: Coast to Coast.” Bern­hard is travers­ing the coun­try tak­ing au­di­ences on a jour­ney to find the soul of Amer­ica. She takes you to all the places you for­got, but longed to re­mem­ber in the muted col­ors of dreamy land­scapes. Tonight at 8 p.m., City Win­ery, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Mar­ket, At­lanta, GA, 30308 , www.city­win­ery.com (Cour­tesy photo) can unite to con­tinue to make Ge­or­gia a place of in­clu­siv­ity and equal­ity. 6 – 8 p.m., Joe’s on Juniper, 1049 Juniper St. N.E., At­lanta, GA 30309, www.face­book.com/ events/633287066857328 Pull out those flan­nels, union suits and skull caps, squeeze into your sig­na­ture tight jeans and ex­pect a hot log­jam full of furry chests and faces, hot dad­dies, wolves, bears and their cubs at the ManShaft: Lum­ber­jack Edi­tion. And re­mem­ber, what hap­pens in the woods, stays in the woods, 9 p.m. – 3 a.m., Heretic At­lanta, 2069 Cheshire Bridge Road N.E., At­lanta, GA 303224, www.hereti­cat­lanta.com

SUN­DAY, MARCH 5

DJ Kar­l­i­tos spins late night tunes, 3 a.m., Xion At­lanta, 2043 Cheshire Bridge Road N.E., At­lanta, GA 30324, www.face­book.com/events/252396125172172

MON­DAY, MARCH 6

Trans and Friends is a youth-fo­cused group for trans peo­ple, peo­ple ques­tion­ing 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 The PFLAG sup­port group for par­ents and fam­i­lies of LGBT 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, www.uuca.org

TUES­DAY, MARCH 7

Fresh on the heels of his 2015 Spring Con­scious Coupling Cer­e­mony, At­lanta’s own Ba­ton Bob – the Am­bas­sador of Mirth – has de­cided to get into the event plan­ning busi­ness him­self with his Out of the Box Events. Many of the ven­dors Ba­ton Bob will be work­ing with will be present to­day for a pre­view, in­clud­ing Deb Bow­man and the Big Love Band, DJ Bill Berdeaux and Park Tav­ern, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m., Ven­tanas, St. N.W., At­lanta, GA 30313 275 Baker

WED­NES­DAY, MARCH 8

Bring out your in­ner Tay­lor Swift at karaoke night at My Sis­ter’s Room, with no cover and food and drink spe­cials, 9 p.m., 66 12 St. N.E., At­lanta, GA 30309, www.my­sis­ter­sroom.com

THURS­DAY, MARCH 9

SAGE At­lanta’s so­cial hour be­gins at 10 a.m., fol­lowed by a pro­gram/meet­ing at 11 a.m., Phillip Rush Cen­ter An­nex, 1530 DeKalb Ave., At­lanta, GA 30307, www.rush­cen­ter­atl.org Join Charis and GA Wand in wel­com­ing Ruadh Swen­ner­felt to talk about her book “Ris­ing to the Chal­lenge: The Tran­si­tion Move­ment and Peo­ple of Faith.” The au­thor will talk about the hope and pos­si­bil­i­ties she finds in com­mu­ni­ties on the front lines of cli­mate change, those that make up the “tran­si­tion move­ment.” Swen­ner­felt chron­i­cles her in­volve­ment in the world­wide Tran­si­tion Town move­ment, vis­it­ing Tran­si­tion com­mu­ni­ties and for­ward-look­ing per­ma­cul­ture projects across the US, Europe,

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