What's Good, ATL: Weekly Event Picks (9/25-10/1)


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!


Monday, September 25

The Melting Pot @ Dad's Garage

We all know Dad's Garage is the place-to-be when it comes to local improv experts, but recently the theatre company created the Diversity & Inclusivity scholarship, which aims to increase accessibility to newcomers and different marginalized groups. This week, The Melting Pot features local improv groups: Other Side of the WallNot Related - Improv Troupe, and Critical Crop Top. Showtime 8pm. 


Tuesday, September 26

Dorothy @ 529

ICYMI, Dorothy is a monthly underground/techno dance party hosted by bearded queen, Hydrangea Heath. Friends of Dorothy include resident DJ Robert Ansley and a special live performance by Good Judy. Click those heels together and skip on down to the Village! $5 suggested donation, 10pm


Wednesday, September 27

HERstory Drag Show: A Night of Dragtavism and Politics @ The Drunken Unicorn

Our favorite City Council District 5 candidate Liliana Bakhtiari is hosting another drag fundraiser, this time at The Drunken Unicorn! Featuring some of our favorites: Ellisorous Rex, Molly Rimswell, Jaye Lish, and more! $10 at the door, 9pm


MORPH 10: Bbymutha  @ Drunken Unicorn

MORPH 10: Bbymutha @ Drunken Unicorn

Thursday, September 28

Glitz! In Space @ Mary's

The Glitz! gals are back from a sickening galaxy far far away and they're ready to give shows! Featuring regulars like Mystery Meat, Dotte Com, and Salem Hellfyre along with special guests Chyna White and D'Knighten Dae. Never a cover, 10:30pm


MORPH 10: Bbymutha @ Drunken Unicorn

MORPH returns for their 10th dance party, with special guest performer Bbymutha. You can expect amazing DJ sets from Morph regulars Leonce, JSPORT, Helix, and Hourglass. We featured JSPORT on our Six Queer Artists to Watch in 2017 earlier this year. $7, doors at 10pm


Friday, September 29

Show Room: fails @ WORK ROOM

Performance artists Blake Beckham and Hez Stalcup will be examining moments of loss and failure through modern dance. Live original music by Pamela_and_her_sons. Reservations are required. Make your reservation via email: blake@theluckypenny.org. Tickets $20

Saturday, September 30

Gawd Save the Qweenz with Pearl! (RuPaul's Drag Race) @ Jungle

Category is: Rubbish Queens, Nancy Boys, Mod Monsters, UnDead Royalty, Swinging London, and Leigh Bowery realness. Pearl from RuPaul's Drag Race is joining WUSSY regulars, DJ King Atlas and Headmaster, for a DJ set and a night of BritPop and 80's New Wave. Spotlight performances by Brigitte Bidet, LaRico, and Michael Robinson. Get your Meet & Greet or general admission tickets now! Doors at 10pm, $12 Presale

Sunday, October 1

Queer Day of Rest

It's been a long week, hennies. Take those heels off and read a book for god sakes. We recommend Tom Perotta's new novel, Mrs. Fletcher. You might recognize him as the author of The Leftovers, Election, and Little Children.