Datebook: Our favorite Jan. 7 – Jan. 13, 2016 events


Atlanta’s gay-founded, gay-run and gay-inclusive singing competition debuts its fourth season. Watch the #S4YL hashtag, then get in on contestants, judges including founder Barry Brandon, plus special guests every Thursday until a winner is crowned.

Thursday, Jan. 7, 8 p.m., Jungle, 2115 Faulkner Road NE, singforyourlifeatlanta.com


110714_TWC-takeover_shout_RYb-25When LGBTs of the Welcoming Committee take over a usually straight venue, all gay breaks loose. Eat, drink and be merry with this group that invades a new bar every month. The location is a secret until the day before, and even then only if you sign up to get an e-mail with all the details. (Photo courtesy Project Q)

Friday, Jan. 8, 9 p.m., Dark Horse Inn, thewelcomingcommittee.com

CREDIT: Project Q


10981656_1063472677002255_6977214045323186414_nGet to know the local gay guys who huddle and pass their way through spring season. The year’s first National Flag Football League of Atlanta registration party offers scoop on the league, as well as an invite to their annual Super Bowl blowout. (Photo via NFFLA by Project Q)

Monday Jan. 11, 6 p.m., Henry’s Midtown, 132 10th Street NE, nffla.com


janeane_garofalo_2015_largeWhether you’re just catching up to her charms or have loved her longtime, the no-bullshit comedic genius that is Garofalo hits town for a one-night-only performance of the irreverent observances that turn everything she touches to gold.

Janeane Garafalo, Tuesday Jan. 12, 9 p.m., Terminal West @ King Plow Arts Center, 887 West Marietta St. NW, terminalwestatl.com


book_of_mormon1When two diehard young missionaries are sent to a remote Ugandan village to convert its citizens, this Broadway-smash musical ensues. Prepare for uproarious and wholly inappropriate religious satire from the creators of “South Park.”

Opens Tuesday, Jan. 12, runs through Jan. 24, Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. NE, foxtheatre.org

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