What's Good, ATL: Weekly Event Picks (11/20-11/26)


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. 

Y'all don't get a Queer Day of Rest this week—it's Halloween season, bitch!

Click the names to read more about each event!


Monday, November 20

2017 Transgender Day of Remembrance @ Philip Rush Center

Transgender Day of Remembrance honors the memory of our trans brothers and sisters whose lives were lost in acts of anti-trans violence. Reception begins at 6:30pm, with a program from 7-9:30pm. 


Tuesday, November 21

Papi & Bachi 1 year Anniversary! @ Gaja

One year anniversary of this Puerto Rican pop up dinner, featuring our fav empanadas by Marky Hatch (resident witch at Mary's), fantastic music, and more! Don't miss the monthly Gaja takeover. 6pm

Argha Noah x Wussy Mag // Public Poetry Reading @ Argha Noah

A night of rhythmic verses and personal expression, accompanied by cool jazz records (1950's era of Miles Davis, Chet Baker, and The Modern Jazz Quartet) and a selection of new queer cinema. Loudspeaker: Queer Reading Series continues with featured readers Keithni Woodside, Loner Loner Loner, Hannah Neal, Shane Dedman, Kai Cherot, and Sebastian Zhang. 8pm

Wednesday, November 22

Wild Out Wednesday @ Felix's

Spend the night with Mo'Dest Volgare, Dynisty St. James and the other ladies of Wild Out Wednesday. If you're hungover on Thursday, you won't feel bad about missing your family's bullshit Thanksgiving dinner anyways. 10pm - Never a Cover


Thursday, November 23

Queer Day of Rest

Whatever you do, don't acknowledge Thanksgiving OR Friendsgiving or any other bullshit turkey dinner ritual on this day. Go make some art; do something good for humanity. 

Friday, November 24

Grindr The Opera @ Out Front Theatre Company

GRINDR The Opera puts the most notorious gay hook-up app into the exaggerated world of opera. With musical styles ranging from baroque to contemporary pop, GRINDR The Opera is a daring, humorous look at the changing landscape of gay relationships, and the greatest catalyst for the shift: GRINDR. Don't miss opening night! Times and tickets here. 



Saturday, November 25

Ria Ruckus! @ Elliott Street Deli & Pub

In honor of acclaimed queer chef Ria Pell, her friends and family have assembled an annual Riafest to celebrate her life and legacy here in Atlanta. Featuring live music, DJ's, dancing, and plenty of drinking! Doors at 8pm


DEEP SOUTH w/ The NeedlExchange @ The Heretic

All the way from Washington D.C., The NeedleExchange crew is back in Atlanta for Vicki Powell's latest edition of Deep South. Featuring DJ Lisa Frank, Bil Todd, and Baronhawk and GoGo-bae Sean Dirt Wolf. Doors at 10pm


Sunday, November 26

LGBTQ Cocktails & Conversation w/ Keisha Lance Bottoms @ 10th and Piedmont

We still have lots of questions for Atlanta mayoral candidate Keisha Lance Bottoms regarding her commitment to Atlanta arts and LGBTQ+ communities. Come meet someone who could very well be our next mayor! Complimentary hors d'oeuvres & cash bar. Doors at 5pm