What's Good, ATL: Weekly Event Picks (10/2-10/8)

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. 

Every week includes at least one night for a Queer Day of Rest cause y'all look tired.

Click the names to read more about each event!

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Monday, October 2

Halloween @ Plaza Theatre

Pumpkin Spice season is officially upon us! Luckily, the Plaza Theatre is bringing in a bunch of classic scaries including John Carpenter's original HALLOWEEN for a limited time only. Check out their website for the full schedule or go see it this Monday @ 7:20pm 

 

Tuesday, October 3

Out on Film: Tom of Finland @ Midtown Art Cinema

We gave you our rundown of Out on Film screenings that are not to be missed, including the upcoming Tom of Finland movie. Get the origin story of one of the most influential gay artists of the 20th Century which is sure to be filled with hot masc4masc dudes in leather chaps. 9:00pm

 

Wednesday, October 4

Queer Day of Rest

Slather your body in virgin coconut oil and take a long hot bath, because winter is coming and Donald Trump is still being messy on Twitter. 

 

Thursday, October 5

The American Music Show #2: Early Years @ Gallery 992

If you missed the American Music Show (AMS) retrospective screening at Out on Film this year, don't fear. Film Love is presenting their second screening of AMS classics, a DIY treasure trove of classic queer ATL archival footage. Host Andy Ditzler will be joined by James Bond and Potsy Duncan for a discussion. 7:30pm

 

Friday, October 6

AfroFuturism Festival: Black Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror 2017 - Adult @ Cinefest Film Theatre

Urban Mediamakers presents a celebration of black sci-fi, fantasy, and horror. This two day event features screenings, discussion, and artist booths. Passes available here!

 

Tossed Salad @ Burkhart's Pub

Tossed Salad @ Burkhart's Pub

Saturday, October 7

In Living Color: A QTPoC Photography Show! @ 368 Ponce

Curated by photographer Jesse Pratt López, this one-night exhibition of Queer & Trans photographers of color will feature work by Joshua Shearod, Lanese Love, Lara Americo, Luis Aceves, Rin Kim, and more! Come for the exhibit and stay for Weavestock: Reclaiming Our Time! hosted by Southern Fried Queer Pride! 6pm
 

Gurlfrandz presents HERstory @ Mary's

The illustrious Village Queens are back for their monthly display of drag, dance, and drunken faggotry. Hosted by the mama Ellasorous Rex and featuring guest performer/Judy Garland impersonator William O'Berry. Never a cover - 10:30pm
 

Sunday, October 8

Tossed Salad @ Burkhart's Pub

Grand Hostess Brigitte Bidet is back from traveling abroad to bring you a fresh mixed bag of queens at this weekly drag showcase. Get in early, tip well, and drink swiftly cause the bars close at Midnight! $5 cover - 10pm