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Thursday, April 8
Free STD Screenings Positive Impact 139 Ralph McGill Blvd 12:00 to 5:00 pm Same day results. For more info: www.positiveimpact-atl.org or 404.589.9040 Art and the City High Museum of Art 1280 Peachtree Rd. 5:00-8:00 pm The Museum offers extended hours at half price every Thursday until 8 p.m. A free guided tour of Permanent Collections is offered at 6:30. For ticket prices and info: www.high.org
HIV Screenings Positive Impact 139 Ralph McGill Blvd 10:00 am Same day results. For more info: 404.589.9040 www.positiveimpact-atl.org Bats-N-Rouge Softball Match Up Piedmont Park 3:00 pm The Cadets of the Hotlanta Softball League are hosting a celebrity match to raise funds for the fight against breast cancer. Celebrities include some of your local drag entertainers. You won’t want to miss this…!
Mix & Mingle with AEN Bellissima 560-B Amsterdam Ave. 6:00 pm $5 for members and $10 for guests Bring your business card to mingle with other members and guests of AEN. www.aen.org
Leather Pride Celebration BBQ Atlanta Eagle 306 Ponce de Leon Ave. 4:30 pm Followed by Mr. Atlanta Leather Contest later that evening. At press time event schedules were still being worked out. Visit www.atlantaeagle.com for a complete look at the weekend’s events.
Barry Brandon Live On Stage Atlanta 2597 N. Decatur Rd 8:00 pm $20 Bringing “In My Own Words” back to Atlanta. After show party at Aurum Lounge--bring your ticket stub for free entry. For tickets: www.tix.com
Southern Bears Meeting Amsterdam Bar 502 Amsterdam Ave. 7:00 pm Visitors are welcome to the monthly meetings with the friendliest bear organization in the South. www.southernbears.org
Friday, April 9
GRACE Lush. Ethereal. Color. Kai Lin Art 800 Peachtree St. Exhibition featuring three female artists: Mary Farmer, Sun Hong, and Anne Davnes Elser. Thru May 1. www.kailinart.com
QuickSilver Country Dancers: Contra Dance UUC of Atlanta 1911 Cliff Valley Way Atlanta 7:30 pm $9 Join us for a gender free form of American folk dance to Celtic music. Newcomer orientation at 7:30; regular dancing at 8:00 pm. www.qcdancers.org
‘Evolve’ to benefit YouthPride Bill Lowe Gallery 1555 Peachtree St. 6:00 pm The late Keith Cheung created this event for GLBTQ youth. Join us in raising funds for the next generation. For more info: www.youthpride.org To be on the planning committee: 404.502.8431
Trey McIntyre Project Rialto Center for the Arts 80 Forsyth St. 8:00 pm $32-$59 Come see what is a critic AND audience favorite in the world of dance. Tickets and info: www.rialtocenter.org or 404.413.9849.
The Black & Blue Ball Atlanta Eagle 306 Ponce de Leon 7:00 pm-4:30 am NYC, SF, LA, Chicago & Toronto all have balls…now, so does Atlanta! Bondage and BDSM demos by local organizations. Doors open at 7pm, DJ at 10pm, open til 4:30 am. Wear your best, serious leather & fetish gear. www.atlantaeagle.com Feminist author Anne Lamott FBC of Decatur 308 Clairmont Ave. Decatur 7:00 pm The author reads from her new novel, ‘Imperfect Birds’. Info: www.chariscircle.org ‘Image & Imagination’ art exhibit pb&j gallery 35 Howard St. 7:00 pm Opening of exhibit for photographer John Clemmer and artist Gary McMauley. Wine will be served. Thru May 21. www.pbj-gallery.com Bet Haverim Shabbat Service Central Congregational UCC 2676 Clairmont Rd 7:30 pm Friday Shabbat Service. www.congregationbethaverim.org ‘Purple Dress Run’ Recruitment Blake’s 227 10th St. 8:00 pm Join the Atlanta Bucks Rugby Football Club as they host a sign up and recruitment event for their upcoming fundraiser, the Purple Dress Run on May 1. For info: atlantabucksrugby.org ‘Lookingglass Alice’ Alliance Theater 1280 Peachtree St. 8:00 pm $20-$50 Alice falls, floats, and flies through a looking glass to become a queen. You’ll enjoy the reconstructed Alliance stage so much, you won’t want to come out of the looking glass. Through May 2. For info and tickets: www.alliancetheatre.org
Saturday, April 10
2010 GLBTQ Student Summit KSU Social Science Bldg. 1000 Chastain Rd., Kennesaw 8:30am4:30pm Conference consists of those coming together with a common goal: the GLBTQ community. Speakers to include Jeff Graham of GA Equality, Michael Alvear of Creative Loafing’s ‘Need Wood’ column, and Nicole Paige Brooks of RuPaul’s Drag Race. Come out and support KSU’s pride alliance. www.kennesawpridealliance.com ‘Diana: A Celebration’ Princess of Wales exhibit Atlanta Civic Center 395 Piedmont Ave 10:00 am See artifacts from Diana’s life from photos to gowns and jewelry and more. For info and tickets: www.atlantaciviccenter.com
Sunday, April 11
Orchid Daze: Towers of Flowers Atlanta Botanical Garden @ Piedmont Park Today is the last day to see this beautiful world-renowned orchid collection. For info: www.atlantabotanicalgarden.org Atlanta Leather Family Brunch Pizzeria Vesuvius 327 Edgewood Ave. 12:30 pm www.atlantaeagle.com ‘Lookingglass Alice’ Alliance Theater 1280 Peachtree St. $20- $50 Two shows today 2:30 pm & 7:30 pm Alice falls, floats, and flies through a looking glass to become a queen. You’ll enjoy the reconstructed Alliance stage so much, you won’t want to come out of the looking glass. Through May 2. For info and tickets: www.alliancetheatre.org ‘Random Acts of Kindness’ Positive Impact 139 Ralph McGill Blvd. 3:00 pm Discussion group for black gay men hosted by Second Sunday of Atlanta. www.secondsundayatlanta.org Frankly Open AA/NA Support Group St. Bart’s Episcopal Church 1790 Lavista Rd Atlanta 4:00 pm Support group for those in the GLBT community, but always open to everyone. www.stbartsatlanta.org Boots & Ballroom Mei Zhong Taiji Studio 533 W Howard St. Decatur 6:00 pm $15 Come alone or bring friends to learn Merengue, Rumba, Waltz, Nightclub, Foxtrot, Two Step & East and West Coast Swing. Private lessons available. For info: firstname.lastname@example.org or 404.314.9092
Monday, April 12
Charis Circle: Writing with Intent Charis Books 1189 Euclid Ave Atlanta 6:30 pm Serious, facilitated group open to all writers of fiction and nonfiction. Bring copies of your work to share. www.chariscircle. org ‘The Silver Hearted’ Outwrite Books 991 Piedmont Ave. 7:30 pm Author David McConnell reads from his new book. www.outwritebooks.com Same Gender Loving Expressions Radio Show Meak Productions NEW weekly online radio show features GLBT news stories, event announcements and special guests. 8:00 pm www.exceptionalradio.com For more info or to register as a guest: www.meakproductions. com
Tuesday, April 13
AGLCC Business Builder Lunch Vinocity Wine Bar 1963 Hosea Williams 12:00 pm $20 Join other members and guests for a business lunch. RSVP to John Benthal: email@example.com or 404.861.4722 Boy Talk Youth Pride 1017 Edgewood Ave. 6:30 pm Facilitated discussion group for gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning men ages 18-24. www.youthpride.org Womyn’s Lounge Youth Pride 1017 Edgewood Ave. Atlanta 6:30 pm Facilitated discussion group for lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning women ages 18-24. www.youthpride.org Christopher Rice to appear at Outwrite Outwrite Books 991 Piedmont Ave. 7:30 pm The award winning novelist, and son of Anne Rice, reads from his latest effort, ‘The Moonlit Earth’. THIS IS A LINE TICKET EVENT. Ticket is free with book purchase. www.outwritebooks.com
PALS Bingo Jungle 2115 Faulkner Rd. 6:30 pm $20 Help us raise money for Pets Are Loving Support. Hosted by Bubba D. Licious and Alexandria Martin. This month’s theme: ‘F.A.G.S. Prom Night’. www.palsatlanta. org Rebooted: Love, Sex & Dating in the Internet Age AID Atlanta 1605 Peachtree St. 7:00 pm Hosted by the Gay Men’s Outreach group, this discussion will focus on how the internet has influenced views on romance and sex; online ‘hookups’ and porn; and the sense of ‘community’ found online. Group is open to all, but will focus on Gay/Bisexual men. For more info: www.aidatlanta.org Exploring Genders Through Reading Charis Books 1189 Euclid Ave. 7:00 pm Facilitated group meets monthly to discuss books that explore gender identity and representation. www.chariscircle.org Gay Fathers of Atlanta Support Group Fulton Co. Public Library 980 Ponce de Leon 7:30 pm Dinner at Moe’s at 6:30 preceding meeting. www.gfoatlanta. org
Wednesday, April 14
GRACE Lush. Ethereal. Color. Kai Lin Art 800 Peachtree St. Exhibition featuring three female artists: Mary Farmer, Sun Hong, and Anne Davnes Elser. Thru May 1. www.kailinart. com AGLCC Business Builder Luncheon Soho in Vinings Jubilee 4300 Paces Ferry Rd. 11:45 am $20 Join members and guests for lunch. RSVP to Louis Gary: firstname.lastname@example.org www.atlantagaychamber.org
essentially major by Michael Jeffrey David Magazine Welcomes Back Michael Jeffrey
Beginning Again “So buying new things is supposed to create new energy?” said the drunk man mockingly at my empty mid-remodeled apartment. Was he joking? Couldn’t he see that I’d sold all my furniture, cleaned out all the closets; I’d even got a professional color consultation before choosing the new wall color for Christ’s sake! How could I more boldly create new energy than that? This whole home remodel only came about anyway when somewhere between the Fourth of July and New Years Eve I had what my psychotherapist friend Blair describes as a “breakdown”. It wasn’t like I burst into my office with a semiautomatic or anything stereotypically breakdown synonymous as that. But as one crisis after another fell in my lap, I watched my picture perfect Midtown world slowly come undone. Breakups, birthdays, cyber stalkers, weight gain … you name it, I went through it. But the real blow arrived when I got notice that David Magazine was closing its doors and my little column -- the only bit of light I had left -- was going away with it. “Fuck! What the hell are you going to do now?” said my best friend Chase once I relayed the bad news. This was also the reaction of every reader I ran into around the neighborhood. At bars or in the gym, the question was still the same. Once even the girl behind the counter at Insurrection demanded to know “what the hell I was going to do now” when all I really wanted to do in that moment was rent some porn and get the hell out of there. My private life falling to pieces behind closed doors was one thing, but being publically held up to inquisition about this loss at every turn was another. Especially since the question at hand was one I couldn’t quite find the answer too. What was I going to do now? By the time another depressing holiday season dragged by, the full weight of my hopelessness (not to mention the extra weight around my waistline) really started to overwhelm me. This called for drastic measures. So I did what any respectable gay man does when he breaks 12 davidatlanta
down. I sold my belongings and took myself shopping for all new everything. For the next two weeks my loft could have very easily been mistaken as a Salvation Army outpost. Potential buyers of my old furniture were in and out, while others came to sort through boxes of gently worn shoes and clothes. I’d even committed a chunk of the proceeds to an interior designer who vowed to professionally inject some new energy into what had literally become my den of self loathing. Then entered this drunk man who I foolishly allowed to follow me home after a reckless night on the town. We were standing front and center in my empty apartment when he found it necessary to add his two cents to my reenergizing efforts. “I’m just saying,” he slurred, while trying to keep his balance on the lone remaining barstool, “what’s the point in buying all this new shit when you’re still going to be the same person once it arrives?” That’s the problem with a mouthy drunk. Two bottles in and all of a sudden they’ve got the common sense of Mother Teresa. The trouble was he was right. The surface could change all it wanted, but on the inside I would be the same person until I committed to doing the real dirty work of remodeling that part too. Even more than being right, he was living evidence. What sense did it make to analyze paint colors for their emotional effect if I planned on dragging home every half-decent looking lush I could get my hands on? Fortunately, in life some things never completely change for good. Today I’m back home at David; this familiar place where I get to hang my dirty laundry out for all of gay Atlanta to giggle at every week. And just like my home remodel, I’m internally still under construction. But thanks to the drunk man I unceremoniously evicted from my apartment that evening, I think we’re both finally on the right track.
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Leather Pride Fest Premieres in Atlanta By Jesse A. Hancock
Put on your best leather chaps and gear this weekend and head to The Atlanta Eagle. Atlanta is joining the ranks of San Francisco, New York City, Los Angeles, Toronto, Chicago and other cities in hosting Atlanta Leather Pride, the city’s first ever leather event weekend, April 9 - 11. The festivities include parties, a Black and Blue ball, and a leather family brunch to name a few. The main event will be the crowning of Mr. Atlanta Eagle on Saturday April 10 at 9 p.m. During the contest members of Panther L/L and The Hotlanta Rubber Group will be helping run the show. Special guest bartenders from Atlanta S&M Solidarity will be serving drinks all night, and all tips that night and donations throughout the weekend will be sent to support the Leather Archives and Museum of Chicago. This year’s head judge for the Mr. Atlanta Eagle contest is Alan Penrod, who won the event last year and was recognized as second runner up for International Mister Leather 2009. International Mister Leather (IML) is an international conference and contest of leathermen and leatherwomen in May. IML began in Chicago in 1979 and has grown vastly since then. To qualify, IML contestants must either be the winner of a bar, local or regional leather contest or be sponsored by a leather bar, business, club, or organization. Penrod, who holds a Ph.D. and works in public health education, moved to Atlanta from Ft. Lauderdale about five years ago. He is a member of several leather and fetish organizations dedicated to education and community service, including Panther LL, Inc. and the Hotlanta Rubber Group. “My commitment to increasing awareness of critical health and safety issues affecting gay men, particularly young men who have sex with men has extended well beyond my professional life and into my community service and fundraising efforts both in Atlanta and Ft. Lauderdale, my previous home of 20 years,” said Penrod. “In my far too limited free time, I enjoy spending quality time with my partner and our dog, hanging out with my club brothers and sisters, and lifting weights at the gym. I have been lifting weights for over 25 years. I enjoy going out and can usually be found wearing a snug pair of black leather chaps and motorcycle boots or slicked-up in rubber gear at the Atlanta Eagle.”
Another guest judge is Jeffrey Payne, International Mr. Leather 2009. After the death of his mother Sharon St. Cyr, Payne grew up in an orphanage in Louisiana. Once he was crowned IML 2009, he was inspired to create the Sharon St. Cyr Fund (SSC Fund) to help raise funds and awareness for charities such as the Leather Archives & Museum, National Coalition for Sexual Freedom and Hearing from the Heart, a charity he and his husband sponsor to help hearing impaired people within the leather community. Originally from Maine, he and his husband David Roy now live together in Dallas, Texas with their four dogs, and in addition is a member of the Leather Knights, Dallas Area Male Naturalists, NLA-I, NCSF, Couples Metro Dallas, and is a voting member of the Leather Archives and Museum. The other judges are Alex Lindsay (American Leatherman 2009), Insatiable Amazon, Matt Hennie (founder and managing editor of Project Q Atlanta), adult film star Scott Spears, and Matt Neumann (publisher and editor of David Atlanta Magazine and Southern Voice). Be part of this history-making event in Atlanta, leather fans! For more details go to www.atlantaleatherpride.com.
Schedule of Events
Friday April 9 7:00 p.m. Black and Blue Ball, featuring bondage and BDSM demos by local organizations (BDSM is an acronym of B&D, bondage and discipline, and S&M, sadism and masochism), DJ at 10 p.m. Saturday April 10 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Leather Family BBQ 7:00-8:30 p.m. Private Cocktail Reception for Contestants and Judges 9:00 - 10:30 p.m. Mr. Atlanta Eagle Contest 2010 Tally Master: Ed Graham Contest Order of Events: 1. Bar Wear 2. Fetish Wear 3. Jockstrap 10 p.m. - 3 a.m. “Sweat” (Mr. Atlanta Eagle 2010 Official Victory Party) 3:00 - 5:00 a.m. Wind Down After Party at Manifest 4U Sunday April 11 12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Leather Family Brunch Hosted by Pizzeria Vesuvius
something about life
by Nico Ramos
The rain, so torrential and forceful, hits the pavement. As instantaneous as the water falls, a stream in the road is formed, and the dirt, the debris, and the grime along the lonely curb are cleared away. As the scene is played out from my bedroom window, I unbelievably envy the curb. Because it, unlike my self, has been cleaned and renewed in a metaphorical way that I could only dream of.
There is something so intrinsic, so symbolic about the rain. Maybe it is because after a rainstorm, there is a rainbow left behind? Is that our little colorful reminder of hope? Either way, when I see the rain, I am constantly reminded that there is a renewing force that will restart my life. I just don’t know when it will occur.
Perhaps, we all wish some proverbial rainstorm will wash over us. Maybe that rainstorm will come in the form of a relationship or in a friend. No matter what form it comes in, we are all waiting for the rain. I am tired of waiting. I will not wait anymore for some relationship to restart me, and God knows I refuse to wait for a friend to do that job. Instead, I am relying on my self. I could be wrong, but why do we use ourselves as a back up plan? When did having faith in ourselves become secondary to having faith in others? Personally, after having faith in others get thrown into my face time and again, I have started to have faith in myself. It is never to late for us to wash away our own problems and make them go away ourselves; so that eventually we will be ready for something great in our lives, so that we will have a friend or relationship enhance us instead of complete us. Starting now, I will let the rain poor down, because the rain, the cleansing, will start within me.
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la nota rosa
by Luis Chiruco
‘PUTOMETRO’ 8. COMIDAS PREFERIDAS Animales asados, picante, Wa Sabih (TARZAN) Pescado y ensalada (METRO SEXUAL) Aves acompañadas con vegetales al vapor (MARICON DE CLOSET)
1. REGALOS QUE PREFIERE RECIBIR Una Botella de Tequila (MACHO) Un Libro o Ropa (HOMBRE FINO) Bombones o Chocolate (MEDIO MARIC”N) Flores o bronceador (MARICONAZO) 2. USO DE CREMAS Y BRONCEADORES No usa. MACHOTE) Usa sÛlo en vacaciones de verano. (DELICADO) Usa todo el verano. (MARIQUITA) Usa todo el año. ( MARICONAZO) 3. MASCOTAS No tiene (REAL MACHOTE) Su perro está en el patio (HOMBRE) Su perro vive dentro de la casa (CERDO Y MARICA) Tiene gato (ES NI—A) 4. LAS PLANTAS Se las come (RAMBO) No tiene (MACHO) Cuando se acuerda la riega (FLORIPONDIO) Riega, poda y habla con plantas (MARIC”N Y LOCO) Inclina su tronco para acariciarla (MARICONAZO) 5. EL ESPEJO No usa (VIKINGO) SÛlo para peinarse (HOMBRE) Se mira el cutis y aprecia sus m˙sculos (GAY) Adem·s se mira los gl˙teos y se habla el mismo (LOCA DE PATIO) Adicionalmente se mira con pelucas y vestidos (TRAVESTI ) 6. PEINADO No se peina (PELAO) Se peina despuÈs de ducharse (HOMBRECITO) Se peina varias veces al dÌa (MARIQUITA) Se peina mucho y usa tintes o rayitos (MARICONAZO ) Peina a otros y aconseja (PUTOTE) 7. DEPORTES Fútbol, Béisbol, Boxeo, Automovilismo (MACHOTE) Básquet, Bowling, Voleibol Y Correr (CORDERITO) Aerobics, Spinning (UY, PUTILLO!) Lo mismo, pero con short de lycra (PUTIIIIIISIMO!)
9. BEBIDAS PREFERIDAS WHISKY, Ron, Tequila o Vodka solo (REAL MACHOTE) Vino o Cerveza (MACHO) Piña Colada (REFINADA Y LOCA) Bayleis y agua mineral (MARIPOS” N) Primavera sin licor (DEVORA HOMBRES) 10. ASEO PERSONAL -Ducha con agua helada (LEGIONARIO) -Ducha con jabÛn y champ (VAR”N) Ducha larga con jabÛn lÌquido y paÒito (MARICA) BaÒo con sales y espuma (ULTRA PUTON) 11. LA CERVEZA Bien helada y por litros (MACHOTE) SÛlo una para el calor (AMANERADO) Lemon Stone (MARIC” N) Sin alcohol (MARIC”N, PUTO Y MENTIROSO) 12. CUIDADO DEL AUTO No lo lava (MACHOTE) Lo lava 1 vez al mes (VAR”N VAGO) 1 vez a la semana (GAL¡N) Lo aspira en su interior (DELICADO ) Adem·s le pone silicÛn y aroma (MARIPOSO TA) 13. TELEVISI”N SÛlo F˙tbol (MACHO) Las noticias (HOMBRE INFORMADO) PelÌculas (SENSIBLE) Teleseries (MARICA EN PROCESO) Realitys (GAY) Telenovelas. (PUTA BARATA O BIEN, MARICON MALNACIDO) 14. CONOCIMIENTO DE LOS COLORES Los Primarios (MACHO) M·s el verde y cafÈ (VAR”N) M·s morado y anaranjado ( RARON) M·s , beige y crema (AMANERADO) M·s Rosado, fucsia, azulino (MARICON) M·s Azur, Palo de rosa, lila, magenta y bermellÛn (REALMENTE GAY) 15. LOS OLORES A sudor, pelo y pata (MACHOTE) A desodorante y lociÛn (HOMBRE FINO) A Coral o Impulse (MARICA) A aceite emulsionado (TRAVESTI DE CABARET)
16. AL VESTIR Lo primero que sale del guardarropa (MACHO) Selecciona su camisa en 5 minutos (VARON) Prepara 2 cambios y selecciona uno (GALAN) Se prueba todo mientras se contempla al espejo (MARICA) Se viste y pregunta a todos como se ve (PUTON E INSEGURO) 17. BAILANDO No le gusta (MACHOTE) Solo NorteÒas y bien pedo (MACHO) Cumbia, Salsa, merengue y reggaeton (RARON) Lo anterior pero con sabor (MARICA) Oye m˙sica y se mueve solo (PUTO) Imita teiboleras (PUTA, LOCA Y MARICONA SIN REMEDIO) 18. HABLANDO De viejas y fut bol (MACHOTE) De viajes (HOMBRE DE MUNDO) De Chismes (MARICA) De Telenovelas (MARIPOSON) De hombres (PUTO DE MIERDA) 19. POSICIONES EN EL SEXO El abajo y acostado (MACHOTE Y HUEVON) El Arriba (MACHO) Arriba, Abajo y por donde pida la nena (HOMBRE VERSATIL) Boca abajo (PUTOTE) De rodillas (AAAAYY PERRA) 20. RUIDOS EN EL SEXO GruÒe (MACHO PORNO)Respira agitado y profundo (HOMBRE INTENSO) Grita (AMANERADO) Se queja (MARIPOSON) Puja (EL CERDO LA TIENE ADENTRO ) 21. FUTBOL Morelia (Machotote) Tigres, Santos, San Luis, Jaguares, Puebla, Atlante, Monterrey y Tecos (HOMBRE) Cruz Azul , Pumas, Atlas, Tiburones, Toluca y Chivas (AMANERADO) America (PUTISIMO RESULTOS Si tienes al menos 1 caracterÌstica dudosa, preoc˙pate, estas pasando a ser florecilla en primavera. Si tienes de 2 a 4 se puede considerar en vÌas de mariconeo. Si tienes de 5 a 8 no la pienses..... ya eres maricon. ....GOT LECHE?...thks bb por la nota...
spotlight WILD CHERRY SUCRET Wild Cherry Sucret started performing in 1995 at the Boybutante Ball in Athens, GA. There were two other flavors—Honey Lemon and Eucalyptus. They were known as The Sucrets. Now, in Atlanta, Wild Cherry has been part of the Armorette organization for 10 years. “I started doing drag to help raise money and support HIV/ AIDS services. I also wanted to entertain and help people forget their problems and laugh.” Her work has paid off. The Armorettes are very close to making their $2 million goal. Wild Cherry and all of the Armorettes couldn’t do it without your support. “I love the people. They energize me so much.” She said that several years ago, after a performance at Backstreet, a man approached her and told her that he was HIV+. He then mentioned that he laughed (while watching the show) for the first time in two months. “That’s why I do it—to help people escape and have fun.” Although the fight for the cause is very serious to her, Wild Cherry tries not to take herself to seriously. She mentions that she looks up to all of her Armorette sisters-
past and present-for being so generous with their time and energy. She says for all new and upcoming performers “…be true to yourself and do it for the right reasons. Don’t take yourself to seriously…at the end of the day you’re still a man in a dress.” In addition to working with the Armorettes, Wild Cherry also coordinates the Atlanta Pride Annual Starlight Cabaret. When not performing, she watches TiVo and loves to travel. “I have been on every continent except Antarctica.” You can see Wild Cherry Sucret perform with the Armorettes on Sunday nights at Blake’s On The Park; however, she won’t be there much longer. If you have heard the rumor that she may be retiring from performing, you heard right. “My farewell show is Saturday, June 12 at Jungle. It’s called ‘This Is It.’ Think Michael Jackson’s funeral…with a twist.”
@ Blake’s on the Park
Jeff started tending bar in 1992 at The Quest in Birmingham, AL and has been doing it ever since. Originally, from Tuscaloosa, he has been living in Atlanta for 13 years and works at one of the most popular bars in Atlanta—Blake’s On The Park. “I love being involved in the nightlife scene here in Atlanta. This is definitely the place to be if you want to be in the middle of it. The hottest guys in Atlanta come into Blake’s!” In addition to having fun at work, Jeff (aka Alabama) likes to hang out with friends, enjoys fishing, cooking, and “enjoy life. I love to gamble and to travel—when I can.” You can see Jeff at Blake’s On The Park on Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday nights. While you are there, try one of his specialty drinks: “It’s called ‘Beam Me Over’. It’s made with Southern Comfort and Amaretto…come try one.” 28 davidatlanta
the Brent Star report
Who’s the Master? There’s so much that a hot, sexy trick like me can do on Fridays. I decided to explore my options and went to The Eagle. Besides, I needed to go see what all the fuss is about with all the pending lawsuits. Ok, why 3 bears attacked me when I first walked in (it felt inda hot though). Nice crowd tonight actually. They have so many different ‘rooms’ in this place. A casino table in one room (very Oceans 11), a pool room, a couple of ‘bar’ rooms, a legendary gate on a stairway that says BEWARE OF DOG…in which…we…never…see…a dog. Oh and what fun, the Eagle is one of those nightclubs with a gift shop (a little different than the ‘gift shop’ they have in the restrooms at Swinging Richards). Child, you should have seen the ‘toys’ and ‘men’s apparels’ in this shop, however the only thing I purchased was a pack of big red gum. I had a brief chit chat with the young hottie behind the counter who told me he was a “slave” and I should speak to his “master”. Gurrl, this was getting interesting. His name is Master du-Wayne Ray. He was the guy making leather stuff behind the glass door. At first I was a little intimidated by the 20 piercings on his face putting me in the mindset of that tall villain from the movie 300. However, once we started talking, I felt like I’ve known this fella for awhile. In fact before he became store manager for the Eagle, he used to do boy drag under the name Joey Neverland. That was roughly 13 years ago, but he’s still somewhat in the game as he has made award winning leather costumes for GiGi Monroe, Lauren LeMasters, and Angelica D’ Paige to name a few. Now you know we talked about him making me one so I can be ‘Master Star’ (hmm, I wonder if “Master P” wears leather and has a slave). He informed me that the crowd tonight was ‘dominated’ by a black leather goup called ONYX. Vice President EJ Session informed me that it’s a national group that’s based out of Chicago. They don’t just wear leather though, they often times give back to the community through their charity program benefiting organizations like Chris Kids and Israel House. Ok, after all this I was parched. I went and got me some much needed Jack. Danced a little and had a great time. Later, I thought about what Master du-Wayne was telling me about how he noticed some people still feel uncomfortable about coming to the club every since the big raid happened there. Well, I went and recommend you to 36 davidatlanta
support your local establishments. He then told me the story of how 13 years ago the Eagle made him feel at home and that he got his MOM to come one night who later told him that she had the best time EVER! So to that, I say be your own Master and not a slave where people try and stop you from going to a club with their raid tactics. Later that night I left to meet a friend of mine over at Blakes. Tonight was crazy! Why was there a life size blow up white rabbit floating in the crowd as if in a concert? Probably bartender Rusty’s idea. The bar staff was swinging those drinks out like their freaking LIFE depended on it! It was like they were in a race! Why not, they had those flag banners everywhere like it was about to be a drag race…wait, it is, the Armorettes Easter Drag Races! I’m supposed to be there in a couple of hours. I gotta go, stay tuned for next week as I give you dirt!
Quote of the Week:
“To be able to move on in life, one has to learn to forgive not only the person (or people) who have done wrong but also oneself”— Eugenia Tripputi
Facebook Status of the Week:
“I just love waking up in the backseat of my car in the Jungle parking lot” wow. I would tell you who said that, but it just not my will (He he).
Where to Catch Brent Star:
Mondays at Blakes, Tuesdays at SHOUT, Thursdays at Café Con Leche (Heretic) with free tequila shots, Saturdays at Tijuana Garage, Sunday brunch at Las Margaritas and everywhere else that pays!
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community Christopher Rice Returns to Outwrite With New Thriller Tuesday, April 13
Award-winning author CHRISTOPHER RICE returns to Outwrite Bookstore & Coffeehouse on TUESDAY, APRIL 13, at 7:30 p.m., to read from and sign copies of his new novel of international intrigue, THE MOONLIT EARTH (Scribner). Outwrite is located at 991 Piedmont Ave., at the corner of Tenth St. in Midtown Atlanta, 404-607-0082. This is a line ticket event. Tickets are free with purchase of a copy of THE MOONLIT EARTH. Rice, author of four New York Times bestselling novels by the age of thirty, returns with his first female protagonist since The Snow Garden. In THE MOONLIT EARTH, he delivers a compelling psychological thriller about a young woman who must act to save her brother’s reputation and life when he is accused of being involved in a terrorist event. When Megan and Cameron Reynolds’s father walked out on their mother, they forged an unbreakable bond. If their father could not be there to take care of them, they would always be there to take care of each other. But life intervenes, and siblings go separate ways… until something happens to reforge that bond. At thirty, faced with disappointments in career and romance, Megan Reynolds returns to the safety of Cathedral Beach, the home of her mother, who lives among the wealthy with no money of her own. Cameron worries that his sister will lose herself around their mother’s frivolous life, but Megan worries more about her brother. She worries that Cameron’s 42 davidatlanta
carefree charm, which makes him popular in both his work as a flight attendant on a luxury airline and the West Hollywood party scene he enjoys, could lead him into danger. When a bomb goes off in a high-end hotel in Hong Kong, security-camera footage appears on television showing two men escaping: one Middle Eastern and one American. Megan and her mother recognize the young American as Cameron — and find that he has become enmeshed with a mysterious family of wealthy Saudis. In her desperate journey to save her brother’s life, Megan uncovers a trail of secrets and intrigue that snakes from the decadent beaches of southern Thailand to the glass skyscrapers of Hong Kong — and finds herself part of a dark global conspiracy that involves a member of her own family. At 29, Rice is the author of three best selling novels and a regular columnist for The Advocate magazine. His first novel, A Density of Souls was published when the author was 22 years old, and to a landslide of media attention, most of it due to the fact that Christopher is the son of best-selling vampire novelist Anne Rice. Shortly thereafter, Christopher followed up with a second New York Times best selling thriller, The Snow Garden, a dark tale of infidelity and art history set on a New England college campus.
around the block after work. Not only will you be Although you may not have followed through on that New Year’s resolution to exercise, there’s no reason not getting activity but you can use it as a time to “destress” and forget the workday’s routine. to start now. Many people think that getting exercise has to be a big production with a gym membership or home equipment, clothing and accessories. There is also the common misconception that good exercise takes a lot of time. Not so.
Another alternative is dancing. Cue up Cher, Pink! or your current favorite diva. Keep moving through a few songs and you’ll be well on your way to getting your heart rate up and your muscles and joints loosened up.
If you’re just starting out, are overweight or just completely out of shape, take your time in getting up to speed. If you start out too quickly or intensely, you can get discouraged and quit altogether. Instead, work up to the ideal work out time and intensity. Walking is a great place to begin. Start with a trip
Aim for getting up and moving 5 days a week. Make it part of your daily routine. Keeping a journal of what you’ve done when allows you to track your progress.
Atlantans love to eat and venture out in to the world and its flavors. Since Atlanta itself is a melting pot, fusion cuisine is bound to enter our palates sooner or later. The latest new comer offering such fusion cuisine is Moto Bistro located at 2257 Lenox Rd. The ambiance is calm and serine with the sound of a waterfall in the background. The décor has Thai/Zen influence with touch of class from France. With candle lights, colorful paintings on the wall, along with plants, all elements of earth seem to be the theme here. Teddy, who is one of the owners was welcoming with his Asian accent and explained the wonderful menu and said that French food combined with an exotic touch is the latest food trend, thus in “fashion”. The menu is created by Teddy and the Head Chef Christopher Micou, who hails from Marcel, France. He earned his culinary skills from Europe and experience from the world. With as many as ten items each in appetizer, soup/salads and entrees, one can definitely see France and Thailand in one sitting. Items such as Duck breast with Orange glaze and Salmon with Star Anise butter show the intense French influence with hint of Thai spices. Tarts are the main highlight for dessert, varying from lemon, to pear and strawberry. A full bar is in progress with variety of French wine and exotic cocktails, adequate to suite the ambiance of Moto Bistro. Prices seem to be quite reasonable, which makes the wallet happy. Staff adds another star to the restaurant as 48 davidatlanta
the service is quick and friendly. There is no dress code but when on a date, do dress to impress. Although casual attire does get the same five star treatment. Moto Bistro is the latest gem added to the melting pot of Atlanta, and is here to stay.
Moto Bistro 2257 Lenox Rd, Atlanta, GA 404-634-2828 Fusion, Asian/French $ 14-21 for entrees
Thursday, April 8
Atlanta Rainbow Trout Swimming GA Tech Aquatic Center 750 Ferst Dr. 7:30 pm Swim training and workouts for swimmers of all levels. www.atlantarainbowtrout.com
Friday, April 9
Atlanta Rainbow Trout: Swimming & Water Polo GA Tech Aquatic Ctr. 750 Ferst Dr. 7:30 pm Development of future team members for ART Water Polo team www.atlantarainbowtrout.com Atlanta Bucks Rugby: ‘Purple Dress Run’ Recruitment Blake’s 227 10th St. 8:00 pm Join the Atlanta Bucks Rugby Football Club as they host a sign up and recruitment event for their upcoming fundraiser, the Purple Dress Run on May 1. For info: atlantabucksrugby.org
Saturday, April 10
Women’s Outdoor Network Join our weekend Fit Club for women who want to reach their personal fitness goals. Locations and times vary each week. For info, contact Alison: Alison.email@example.com www.wonatlanta.com Front Runners Atlanta Saturday Run. John Howell Park 869 Virginia Ave. 8:00 am www.frontrunnersatlanta.org Weight Watchers with ALHI Atlanta Lesbian Health Initiative 1530 Dekalb Ave Atlanta 8:00 am Join us for a weigh in and a meeting. www. thehealthinitiative.org
Flag Football with NFFLA Candler Park 585 Candler Park Dr. 9:45 am Games every Saturday throughout the Spring/Summer season. www.nffla.com Atlanta Bucks Rugby vs. Athens Coan Middle School 1550 Hosea L Williams Dr. 12:00 pm This is a rescheduled match from Feb. 13. www.atlantabucksrugby.org Atlanta Tennis Team Association Open Play Glenlake Tennis Ctr. 1121 Church St. Decatur 1:00 pm $5 for members; $10 for nonmembers. Free for first-timers. Improve your play with other members of all skill levels. This is a doubles-only activity. www.slice.atta.org Bats-N-Rouge Softball Match Up Piedmont Park 3:00 pm The Cadets of the Hotlanta Softball League are hosting a celebrity match to raise funds for the fight against breast cancer. Celebrities include some of your local drag entertainers. You won’t want to miss this…!
Game Day Woofs 2425 Piedmont Rd. 12:00 pm Come watch the games at Atlanta’s only gay sports bar. www.woofsatlanta.com
Monday, April 12 Front Runners Atlanta Monday Run. 905 Juniper St. 7:15 pm frontrunnersatlanta.org
Tue, April 13
Atlanta Rainbow Trout: Swimming & Water Polo GA Tech Aquatic Ctr. 750 Ferst Dr. 7:30 pm Development of future team members for ART Water Polo team atlantarainbowtrout.com
Wed, April 14
Front Runners Atlanta Wednesday Run. John Howell Park 869 Virginia Ave. 6:30 pm frontrunnersatlanta.org
Sunday, April 11
Atlanta Rainbow Trout: Swimming, Water Polo, Diving GA Tech Aquatic Ctr. 750 Ferst Dr. Atlanta 11:00 am-2:00 pm Train and practice in all three divisions with others in all skill levels. Swimming: 11-12:30 Water Polo: 11-12:30 Diving: 12:30-2:00 (Diving Membership & Insurance required)
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Alice (Lindsey Noel Whiting) talks with the Red Queen (Molly Brennan) in Lookingglass Alice at the Alliance Theatre Mar. 31 â€“ May 2, 2010. Photo by Greg Mooney.
GLBT Fans Get Advance Screening of
Lookingglass Alice at Alliance Theater
By Jesse A. Hancock
Attention all queens! You won’t want to miss the Alliance Theater’s production of Lookingglass Alice, now through May 2. On April 1 the Alliance Theater hosted Queen Night, a special pre-screening for the GLBT community, complete with a post-show cocktail party and crowning of the best-dressed queen. Hosted by local superstar Nicole Paige Brooks, the party was a great success and the entire evening set the stage for an exciting running of this play. In this sequel to Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland (1865), written seven years later, Alice wants desperately to become a queen, but the path she takes in getting there is not so easy and full of surprises. It’s always 6 o’clock in this fantasy versus reality story. Lookingglass Theatre in Chicago is famous for taking a famous story and creating a unique, deeper version through exaggerated theatrical techniques, especially acrobatics. Most people who have ever seen a Lookingglass show would describe it as a combination of live theater and Circque du Soleil. In Lookingglass Alice, Alice climbs and swings from ropes over the audience, and other characters jump and climb onto each other’s shoulders. The White Knight even rides a unicycle. “As a fan of the book, I was in awe at how they brought those iconic fantasy characters to life without the help of billion dollar animation and studio green screens,” said Drew McGaskill, who attended the show. “I loved the athleticism and the opportunities to be a part of the production. The Cheshire cat was almost deliciously naughty, and that made me smile! There was great singing, choreography, acrobatics and a picnic basket chock full of surprises and wonder--none of which I expected! It was a delight; I completely forgot I had to pee!” The show is all about the art of illusion, which is created at times with simple props. For instance, Alice literally falls through a rabbit hole in the form of an acrobatic hoop suspended center stage in air.
She also passes through a looking glass to the other side where everything is opposite. Lookingglass Alice began at Lookingglass Theatre in Chicago in 1988. This is truly an ensemble cast with each actor getting a turn at stealing the scene. Alice is portrayed flawlessly by Lindsey Noel Whiting, who recently played the same role at Actor’s Theater in Louisville and Syracuse Stage. Along the path to becoming a queen, Alice is met with characters who sometimes help but more often challenge and frustrate her. She also speaks directly with a character representing Lewis Carroll, born Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. Mr. Dodgson challenges her to question where she is going and why she wants to go there. As in the original Alice, she is also forced by several characters to attempt to answer riddles with no answers. Fans of Alice in Wonderland will delight as Alice meets up again with some familiar characters such as the sultry, scene stealing Cheshire Cat, played by Anthony Fleming III, a very unique caterpillar played by three actors, and Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum. Alice also meets Humpty Dumpty, a White Queen who ages backwards, and a hilarious, over-the-top Red Queen. At one hour and forty minutes with no intermission, the play moves quickly and each scene is more unpredictable and entertaining than the next, at times with audience participation. Only five actors are in the show, but they play as many as fifteen characters each, coming and going seamlessly in and out of each scene. Lewis Carroll said, “If you don’t know where you are going, any road will take you there.” Does Alice succeed in her quest to become a queen? Find out by letting your road take you to this extraordinary and delightful play. To purchase tickets online or read more about the show, go to www.alliancetheatre.org.
Protect Your Monster
March 21st-April 19th Your fiery energy is just right for hitting the streets and exploring new territory -- or finding your way around your own backyard. See if your people are ready for a big adventure!
September 23rd-October 22nd Try something new this week -- you aren’t the only one! It’s a great time for exploration and investigation, and you are sure to run across something new that feels inexplicably familiar.
April 20th-May 20th Deal with a pressing financial issues this week -- there won’t be a better time! Your mind is perfect for dealing with columns of figures, and you ought to be able to get others to help out, if need be. May 21st-June 21st You need to do something -- anything -- in order to keep from moving backward. Any positive action you take is sure to be better for you than inaction, so pick something and get to work! June 22nd-July 22nd You need to do right by yourself now -- if only to keep up with everyone else! Your energy is better spent on self-care, even though you may feel terrible if you see someone else in need. July 23rd-August 22nd Your romantic energy is peaking right now -- or plateauing, more likely. It’s a really good time to take the next step with the right person, or to get out there and find the right person for you.
August 23rd-September 23rd You need to make sure that you’re pushing things as far as you can right now -- even though you might not feel that the situation is right for you. It’s a good time to take big risks, so go for it!
October 23rd-November 21st Your purchasing power might be right where you want it, but you are increasingly likely to use it for crazy reasons. This is the peak of your crazy times, so see if you can get someone to watch over your wallet. November 22nd-December 21st Your mood is brighter than it has been in quite a while, so it’s a good time to reach out to family and friends and make sure that they feel as good as you do -- or as close as they can get, anyway! December 22nd-January 19th If you can force yourself to focus this week, you can get a lot done. It’s a great time for you to step up your efforts toward an old goal -- you can reach it sooner than you expect if you try! January 20th-February 18th You’re feeling more hopeful about your possibilities now -- and that could mean that you’re due for a massive expansion or opportunity! Keep your eyes open and be ready to act quickly.
February 19th-March 20th You are inspired to do the right thing right now -- especially if you are the only one who thinks it’s right! You may have to face down some serious opposition, but you’ve got what it takes.
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19. Las Margaritas 1842 Cheshire Bridge Rd. 404-873-4464 www.lasmargaritasatl.com
37. Brushstrokes/Capulets 1510 Piedmont Ave. 404-876-6567
3. Blake’s on the Park 227 10th St. 404-892-5786 myspace.com/blakesonthepark
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5. Bulldogs 893 Peachtree St. 404-872-3025 6. Burkhart’s 1492-F Piedmont Road 404-872-4403 www.burkharts.com 7. Chaparral 2715 Buford Highway 678-886-3205 8. Club 708 708 Spring St. 404-874-8125 Club Europe 4001 Presidential Pkwy. 770-452-1240 www.thelionsdenatlanta.com 9. Club Opera 1150-B Peachtree St. 404-872-1150 www.operaatlanta.com 10. Eagle 308 Ponce de Leon Ave. 404-873-2453 www.atlantaeagle.com 11. Felix’s 1510-G Piedmont Road 404-249-7899 12. Friends On Ponce 736 Ponce de Leon Ave. 404-817-3820 www.friendsonponce.com 13. Gilbert’s 219 10th St. 404-872-8012 www.gilbertscafe.com 14. Heretic 2069 Cheshire Bridge Road 404-325-3061 www.hereticatlanta.com 15.HOBNOB 1551 Piedmont Ave. 404-968-2288 16. Joe’s on Juniper 1049 Juniper St. 404-875-6634 www.joesatlanta.com 17. Jungle 2115 Faulkner Road 404-844-8800 myspace.com/ jungle_bradwilliams
22. Model-T 699 Ponce de Leon Ave. 404-872-2209 23. My Sisters Room 1271 Glenwood Ave. SE 678-705-4585
36. Atlanta Leather Company 2070 Cheshire Bridge Rd. 404-320-8989
38. Outwrite Bookstore & Cafe 991 Piedmont Avenue 404-607-0082 39. Poster Hut 2175 Chesre Bridge Rd. 404-633-7491
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41. Manifest 2103 Faulkner Rd. 404-549-2815
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“When life gives you lemons, squeeze them in your enemy’s eyes, and then run. And if you can, pelt some oranges, cantaloupes and watermelons at them too. Who said fruits can’t be dangerous?” Okay, so who do you think you are? You send me so many mixed messages that I could do a better job of listening to a music album by Helen Keller. Seriously, give it to me traight. Don’t touch me and say your hand slipped, don’t kiss me and say you tripped, and don’t play with my feelings. Need I remind you that I have seen you naked and well, my emotions are not the only thing getting the short end of the stick? Short being the key word. In most cases, after the exchange of body fluids and sharing of personal information, when things go south, I say, “I hope life gives you all it needs, I wish you happiness, and you are a really great person.” That is completely and totally fallacious; aren’t we really thinking: “I hope you develop an addiction to donuts, I hope you become interminably depressed with out me, and that you are not a good person, in fact you are a lousy person who I decided to charitably donate myself to you.” We also often hear, “Be the better person.” Well, yes, of course I want to be the better person, but more than anything, at the end of a relationship, I really want to be the betterlooking person. The pieces don’t fit always fit, but damn it, at least my skinny jeans will. Do you like seafood? Because I hope you get crabs.
If I hear people talking about Twilight, Supernatural or any other form of sexually active mythological creature, I do not know what I will do. If creatures that don’t exist are getting more action than me, I am doing something wrong. And if someone tells me Team Edward or Team Jacob, I will call for team bulldozer and run your ass over. “You know how I told you it was good for me? Well, I just wanted you to pay for drinks.” Maybe once we are able to face up to the fact that we fantasize about embarrassing our ex’s in public, spilling a drink on them, or introducing your much hotter lover to them and telling them that they were a bad kisser, or far less endowed, we might be able to come to an understanding with that person. Eventually things might be able to work out in the long run, and if you do get all of your frustrations out, then maybe a new form of relationship can begin. But until then…may your privates stop working.
“We did not work, therefore, you need not exist. That is a wonderful statement for the relationship challenged. So make like Lindsay Lohan’s career and dissapear.” Pride in October again really? So instead of hot boys in their underwear we get flannel, I think I’ll skip again this year. I love Blakes and all, but to move the ever so popular drag races too place that has no parking to begin with and close their parking lot is insanity! Why does the “gayest city in the US” have only one real dance club, and it s a stretch to call it that. Some of us don’t want to be your little j/o fantasy for latter, that’s why we go to the stall to change, you freaking perv! Why is when strait people say “If we allow Gay’s to marry, then what’s next. People marrying animals?” Uhm, it wasn’t gays that brought up the marriage of animals. And also, do you see us trying to marry relatives?
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