What's Good, ATL: Weekly Event Picks (9/11-9/17)

Abdu Ali @ Drunken Unicorn

Abdu Ali @ Drunken Unicorn

With so many event invites clogging up our casual Facebook stalking, it can be difficult to filter out the good from the garbage. WUSSY is here to help you decide where to spend your money, time, and emotional labor -  so you don't have to reclaim it later. Here is our roundup of go-to events scheduled within the city limits this week. 

This week, we've designated Wednesday and Sunday as your queer days of rest. YW!

Click the names to read more about each event!

 

Monday, SepTEMBER 11

Stars of the Century @ Jungle Atlanta

Atlanta’s most legendary drag show returns with its unique blend of dance, pageant drag, newcomers, and seasoned vets! Bring your dollars, cause these girls make it rain every time. Doors at 10pm.
 

Tuesday, SepTEMBER 12

Papi & Bachi w/ DJ ESME @ Gaja Korean Bar

Our favorite East Atlanta food & dance pop up is back! Marky Hatch is taking over the kitchen at Gaja to make his famous empanadas and other assorted Puerto Rican fair. DJ ESME (La Choloteca) will be on the 1s and 2s all night. 6pm

 

FAEST @ High Museum, (Photo: Jamie Hopper)

FAEST @ High Museum, (Photo: Jamie Hopper)

Thursday, SepTEMBER 14

Abdu Ali @ Drunken Unicorn

Queer Baltimore musician, Abdu Ali, is back in Atlanta for an epic show featuring some of our favorite local DJ’s: Leonce (MORPH, Fade to Mind), Sequoyah, and ^M^RYLL^H GOLD. Check out our interview with Ali last year before his show at QuoLab. Doors at 9pm
 

AJFF Selects: The Lavender Scare @ Midtown Art Cinema

Don’t miss this very special documentary, presented by the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival and Out on Film. The Lavender Scare recounts the 1950’s anti-LGBT witchhunt that banned all queer people from holding government jobs. Tickets are on sale HERE. Showtime at 7pm.

 

Friday, SepTEMBER 15

FAEST @ High Museum of Art

A new dance work by Bella Dorado. “Strange creatures with pretty faces and honeyed voices will surely lead you to your sweet demise,” promises the description. Color us intrigued! Shows at 7:30 and 8:30pm

 

Saturday, SepTEMBER 16

ICON a celebration of Kylie Minogue & Robyn @ Jungle

Don’t miss this immersive performance art exhibit + dance party with two of the most iconic pop artists of our time: Kylie Minogue & Robyn! Featuring performances by Melissa Coffey, LaRico, Michael Robinson, Hydra, John James, and more! Tickets on sale HERE. Doors at 10:30pm