Thursday: 25 gay things to do in Atlanta today
• Pop it. The annual Uncork A Cure (top photo) wine and food tasting benefits AIDS Research Consortium of Atlanta @ Foundry at Puritan Mill, 6 p.m.
• Weekly specials. Indulge party features artist Clint Bearden and Miss Richfield 1981 @ Whiskey Park/W Midtown, 9 p.m., DJ Karlitos helms ¡Azuca! Latin Night @ The Heretic, 10 p.m., and the Etcetera! Art & Music Showcase features “Traveling Souls” by photographer Loren Hoffmann plus other artists @ Gilbert’s, 10 p.m.
• Festivus for the rest of us. DJ Calvin & Co. – Scott Free (bottom photo), “Rock Cub,” Gordon Michaels, Elijah Black with local guest DJ Mike Pope – benefit CHRIS Kids with Bears Sing for Children @ Jungle, 8 p.m., Women of Rock – Caroline Aiken, Diane Durrett and Donna Hopkins — perform @ Eddie’s Attic, 8 p.m., and trans-inclusive The Sexual Side Effects rock out @ 529 Club, 9 p.m