From pool parties to art galleries, there is something for everyone this weekend. Weather wise, things look a little shaky with some thunderstorms possible at the beginning and end of the weekend. Overall you can expect temperatures in low 80s during the day and upper 60s at night. So let it rain… let’s have a kiki!
FRIDAY June 7, 2013:
Bill Lowe Gallery presents the work of Michael Lotenero, Fernando Gaspar, and Bassmi Ibrahim, their exhibiting artists for June. Tonight’s event with all three artists in attendance starts at 6 p.m. and goes until 9 p.m.
Our Song presents their spring concert “The Singing Heart” tonight at 8 p.m. at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church. Our Song is Atlanta’s only mixed gay and lesbian chorus. Tonight’s music will explore the emotion of coming out, finding love, and learning to love yourself. Tickets can be purchased here.
Mary’s eighth annual BOYS OF SUMMER: Swimsuit Contest and Beach Party is tonight starting at 9 p.m. Need an infusion of hot guys in really revealing swimwear? Then you don’t want to miss this. Still got that Memorial Day body? Grab your sexiest swimsuit and you could win $100 in the swimsuit contest.
SATURDAY June 8, 2013:
Atlanta Cotillion presents the Cirque de Nuit Avant-Garde Ball tonight starting at 7 p.m. The suggested attire for tonight includes: creative/fashion-forward/avant-garde cocktail, fierce/fantasty drag, edgy jacket/suit/tuxedo with a twist, urban/uptown chic, dress uniform. General admission is $50 and VIP is $125. Tickets can be purchased here.
Joining Hearts’ Studs & Suds Carwash is today from noon until 4 p.m. in the 10th & Piedmont/Gilbert’s/Blake’s on the Park parking lot. Blake’s on the Park and Calisto Harvalias are supplying complementary Calisto chicken sandwiches to everyone who gets their car washed. An exterior wash is $15. Additional donations will also be accepted. All money collected goes to Joining Hearts.
The Extravaganza starts at 11 p.m. at Burkhart’s. You know it’s Saturday night and a great show is starting when Shavonna B. Brooks takes the floor at Burkhart’s. Join the ladies of the Extravaganza tonight as they welcome special guests: Niesha Dupree, Monica Van Pelt, GENRE, and Nicole Paige Brooks.
Sinful Saturdays at The New LeBuzz with diva cabaret starts at 11 p.m. with Destiny Brooks, Heather Daniels, Bianca Nicole, and Iysis Dupree. The party is 18+ and there will even be stripper pole shots after the show.
HENRY’s midtown tavern is having their opening party tonight starting at 8 p.m. A $10 donation to the Aids Research Consortium of Atlanta is suggested. Complimentary house wine, beer, and hors d’oeuvres will be available in addition to a full cash bar.
SUNDAY June 9, 2013:
GLAAD Atlanta’s Cuervo Margarita and Beer Fest Fundraiser is today from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Zocalo’s. A $10 suggested donation at the door will get you three drink tickets. Also, there will be a special appearance by Ms. Mariah Balenciaga from RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 3.
The Atlanta Gay Men’s Chorus is hosting a car wash to benefit Aids Walk Atlanta today from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at ONE. midtown kitchen. A $10 donation is suggested.
The Armorettes take over Burkhart’s starting at 8 p.m. for their fun and hilarious Sunday show. Join the award-winning ladies as they entertain with comedy and song for a great end to the weekend.