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Jim Farmer

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

MARCH 8, 8PM; MARCH 9, 3PM COBB ENERGY PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE Mystical figures dance in the night as Benjamin Britten's “A Midsummer Night's Dream” comes to Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. This adaptation of celebrated playwright William Shakespear­e's work follows the consequenc­es of a falling out between Oberon and Tytania, the fairyking and queen. What results is a chaotic comedy rife with magical potions, mistaken identities, perplexed lovers, and even more machinatio­ns of mischief. British counterten­or Iestyn Davies as Oberon and soprano Liv Redpath as Tytania make their Atlanta Opera debuts, joining mezzo-soprano Megan Marino performing the role of Puck.

“House of Hidden Meanings” Reading

MARCH 10, 4PM TABERNACLE Pop culture icon and internatio­nal drag superstar RuPaul invites you to a spiritual awakening to celebrate the release of the highly anticipate­d memoir, “House of Hidden Meanings.” Don't miss the opportunit­y to hear RuPaul's extraordin­ary story as told by RuPaul. Every ticket to this event includes a copy of the new memoir.

Drag Queen Bingo

MARCH 12, 6:30PM LIPS ATLANTA Don't miss PALS Lucky Leprechaun, Wearing of the Green, Winning of the Cash Drag Queen Bingo.

Ruby Redd’s Saint Patrick’s Day Brunch

MARCH 17, 2PM ATLANTA EAGLE Wear your green to Ruby Redd's Saint Patrick's Day Brunch, 2pm.

PFLAG Support Group

MARCH 17, 2:30PM SPIRITUAL LIVING CENTER The PFLAG support group for parents and families of LGBTQ children meets in person today.

Trans and Friends

MARCH 18, 7PM FOR YOUTH, 8PM FOR ADULTS CHARIS BOOKS AND MORE Trans and Friends is a youth-focused group for trans people, people questionin­g their own gender and aspiring allies, providing a facilitate­d space to discuss gender, relevant resources, and activism around social issues.

Queer All Year

MARCH 19, 7PM THROUGH MARCH 21 MIDTOWN ART CINEMA Out On Film kicks off a spring mini festival with three titles including “Femme.” Jules' life and career as a drag queen is destroyed by a homophobic attack. But when he re-encounters his attacker, the deeplyclos­eted Preston, in a gay sauna, he is presented with a chance to exact revenge. Unrecogniz­able out of his wig and make-up, Jules infiltrate­s Preston's life, and in doing so, discovers power in a different kind of drag. Also in the series are “The Queen of My Dreams” and “The Judgment.”

LGBTQ Book Club

MARCH 23, 10AM VIRTUAL The LGBTQ+ Book Club is a group for LGBTQ+ folks and allies to read queer-themed books and books by queer authors. The aim is to have diverse, thought-provoking discussion­s about queer identity, history, and topical issues. All are welcome to join. This month's book is “The Women Could Fly” by Megan Giddings. Register at the following link -­2

“A Mermaid Called Aida”

MARCH 29, 6PM WHITE HALL 206 AT EMORY UNIVERSITY “A Mermaid Called Aida” is part of Emory University's spring series of Indian queer cinema of the ‘90s. This fascinatin­g documentar­y that reveals the enigmatic real-life story of India's most famous transgende­r woman, the fabulous Aida Banaji. Director Wadia explores the politics of gender and in so doing boldly challenges perception­s of race, culture, and social morality.

COMING UP Madonna’s The Celebratio­n Tour

APRIL 1, 8:30PM STATE FARM ARENA Time to vogue – Madonna brings her The Celebratio­n Tour to State Farm Arena.

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