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Be part of AIDSWatch in Ge­or­gia 2018: HIV Ad­vo­cacy at the Gold Dome to­day. Peo­ple liv­ing with HIV live, work and thrive in ev­ery leg­isla­tive dis­trict across our state, but many state law­mak­ers are un­aware of the is­sues that af­fect our di­verse com­mu­nity. This event will pro­vide a free train­ing on how to ed­u­cate state leg­is­la­tors at the Capi­tol on HIV pol­icy. Fol­low­ing the train­ing, or­ga­niz­ers will stand united un­der the Gold Dome to put the train­ing into ac­tion. 8:30 a.m. – noon, Ge­or­gia State Capi­tol, 206 Wash­ing­ton St. S.W., Room 230, At­lanta, GA 30334, www.face­ events/1583843371711136

The Ar­morettes at Os­cars At­lanta to watch the New Eng­land Pa­tri­ots take on the Philadel­phia Ea­gles at the Ar­morettes Su­per Bowl Party, 6:30 p.m., Os­cars At­lanta, 1510 Pied­mont Ave. N.E., Suite C, At­lanta, GA 30324, www.face­book. com/events/1534711276643165 (File photo) The Con­scious Ag­ing Group meets the first Wednesday of ev­ery month and is open to all el­ders/se­niors/old peo­ple who wish to con­tinue liv­ing a con­scious life­style into and through our time of ag­ing. 7 – 8:30 p.m., Charis Books and More, 1189 Eu­clid Ave. N.E., At­lanta, GA 30307, www.face­ events/1910458325935431


Join Charis Cir­cle and Charis Books in cel­e­brat­ing two of At­lanta’s most vi­sion­ary lit­er­ary voices, Ta­yari Jones and Pearl Cleage, in a con­ver­sa­tion about art, love, loy­alty and Jones’ new novel “An Amer­i­can Mar­riage.” 7 – 9 p.m., Woodruff Arts Cen­ter, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E., At­lanta, GA 30309, www.face­ events/394002887725535 Out artist Han­nah Thomas re­turns to Ed­die’s At­tic tonight, 9:30 p.m., 515B North McDonough St.,De­catur, GA, 30030, www.ed­diesat­


The At­lanta Queer Lit­er­ary Fes­ti­val Quar­terly Book Club meets to­day with a short pre­sen­ta­tion about the im­por­tant legacy James Bald­win left be­hind, a con­tex­tual un­der­stand­ing of the pe­riod when his 1956 novel “Gio­vanni’s Room” was pub­lished and a group dis­cus­sion of the novel it­self. The event is co-spon­sored by the Counter Nar­ra­tive Project, 3 p.m., Ponce de Leon branch li­brary, 980 Ponce de Leon Ave., At­lanta, GA 30306, www.face­ events/156742968438370 Come out and see whether Eden Cakes or Roxy Redd will be the Queen of White Trash Prom at the Miss Gut­ter­ball Pageant 2018. This is a fundraiser for the Dixie Bowl­ing Tour­na­ment. See th­ese lovely ladies work their prom wear from when they were in high school. Cat­e­gories in­clude pre­sen­ta­tion, ques­tion and an­swer, tal­ent and white trash evening gown. Guest per­form­ers in­clude Miss Dixie 2018 Misti Shores, Holly Walden and Am­ber Divine, 6 – 9 p.m., Mixx At­lanta, 1492 Pied­mont Ave. N.E., At­lanta, GA 30309, www.face­ events/1770023616400993 Join the High Mu­seum’s sec­ond mixol­ogy High­ball com­pe­ti­tion. The most dis­tin­guished bar­tenders from around the metropoli­tan area com­pete for a chance to demon­strate their boozy cre­ations and com­pete drink-for-drink. 6:30 – 10 p.m., High Mu­seum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E., At­lanta, GA 30309, www.face­book. com/events/1476122399162089 Join the At­lanta Bucks for the first ever Bucks Meat Raf­fle, a dif­fer­ent kind of Bach­e­lor Auc­tion. High­lights in­clude 10 date pack­ages, a beer bust and lots of rugby boys to flirt with. Woofs on Pied­mont, 8 p.m. – 12 a.m., 2425 Pied­mont Road N.E., At­lanta, GA 30324, www.face­ events/1756394217768500/

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