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The EL­E­VATE pub­lic art fes­ti­val will be held in var­i­ous lo­ca­tions in down­town At­lanta from tonight through Oct. 21. EL­E­VATE: En­lighten seeks to pro­vide a plat­form for artists and art pro­fes­sion­als to share and ex­change knowl­edge and ex­pe­ri­ences that have shaped their work. Par­tic­i­pat­ing artists will touch on is­sues sur­round­ing the plight of vet­er­ans, is­sues of gen­tri­fi­ca­tion and the power of heal­ing through art, while art pro­fes­sion­als will lead pan­els and work­shops about pub­lic art trends, the busi­ness of be­ing an artist and com­mu­nity-em­pow­ered projects. All events are free and open to the pub­lic. Tonight is the LEFT OUT art in­stal­la­tion from 4:30 – 8 p.m. at Gallery 72, 72 Ma­ri­etta St., At­lanta, GA 30303 (Pub­lic­ity photo) The Balzer You are cor­dially in­vited to a re­cep­tion hon­or­ing Con­gress­man John Lewis’ 30 years of ser­vice, 3 – 5 p.m., The Gath­er­ing Spot, 384 Nor­th­yards Blvd. N.W., Build­ing 100, At­lanta, GA 30313, www.face­ events/132491434041175 Spend the evening with “The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah, 8 p.m., Cobb En­ergy Per­form­ing Arts Cen­tre, 2800 Cobb Gal­le­ria Pkwy., At­lanta, GA 30339, www. cobben­er­gy­cen­ WUSSY presents: Peep Show, a tit­il­lat­ing cabaret of live pin-ups, bur­lesque and drag. This one-night ex­trav­a­ganza will fea­ture lo­cal LGBT per­form­ers trained in the art of se­duc­tion. Acts rang­ing from live mu­sic, dance and strip­tease will daz­zle you all night! Fea­tur­ing Biqtch Pud­din’ of Drag­ula Sea­son 2, Ada Manzhart, Brigitte Bidet, Diego Serna, Edie Cheezburger, John James, LaRico, Melissa Cof­fey and Michael Robin­son. Cock­tails in the speakeasy will open at 10:30 p.m., the doors to Peep Show at 11:30 p.m. and showtime is 12:30 a.m. This event is for all ages, City Win­ery At­lanta, 650 North Ave. N.E., Ste. 201, At­lanta, GA 30308,­win­­lanta


The PFLAG sup­port group for par­ents and fam­i­lies of LGBT chil­dren meets to­day from 2:30 – 4 p.m. at the Uni­tar­ian

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