With new exhibitions and shows all across town, this weekend's list of things to do is sure to keep you entertained. Here are a few of our favorites for this Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Atlanta.
Carol is the ATL Insider’s culture vulture. If there is a new exhibit in town or a new show on the stage, Carol is the first to know about it.
"Vik Muniz" at the High, through Aug. 21
I just saw this new exhibit at the High Museum, and it is fabulous, as in fun, creative and amazing. Everybody there the day I attended kept commenting to each other about how they loved it. Here’s what we wrote about it. From me to you: I highly recommend it.
- "The Revolutionists," through March 20
Can’t say that I have seen this play, but I sure would like to. It sounds just terrific. It is the story of four Frenchwomen in 1793 Paris during the Reign of Terror. The women deal with gender inequality, racial tension and violence of the guillotine. Geez, some of that sounds all too familiar, doesn’t it?
Joleen is a work-at-home mom to a toddler son. She and her family live in the ‘burbs but enjoy regularly traveling into the city for family fun and adventure.
- Harlem Globetrotters, Saturday
I remember going to see the Harlem Globetrotters with my family when I was a kid and oh my goodness was it fun. This year the world famous team celebrates it's 90th anniversary world tour, and the team will be at the Infinite Energy Arena this Saturday.
- "Frozen: A Tale of the Ice Queen Ballet," all weekend
The Southern Ballet Theatre presents the ballet "Frozen: A Tale of the Ice Queen" at the Infinite Energy Arena. The entire family will love watching this magical tale.
- The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, through March 20
Bring the entire family to experience the C.S. Lewis classic, "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe," and watch as the four Pevensie siblings travel into Narnia. Audiences will love this magical show at the Alliance Theatre.
Tommy is a young professional keeping an eye out for the city's liveliest happenings.
- Cirque du Soleil - Kurios Cabinet of Curiosities, through May 8
"What if you could alter reality at will?" asks this critically acclaimed new performance from Cirque de Soleil, which aims to make you question your very eyes. Opening Thursday and running through May, be sure you don't miss it while it's here in Atlanta.
- Atlanta Brunch Festival, Saturday
Ah, brunch... that mysterious meal that only appears on special occasions. Sample the best food and drinks and celebrate the best meal of the day at the Atlanta Brunch Festival in Historic Fourth Ward Park.
Miranda recently got engaged and enjoys fun and fancy romantic events throughout Atlanta.
- Dinner and a Concert with the ASO, Saturday
This weekend, treat yourself and your date to a night out on the (Mid)town. First, satisfy your taste buds at ONE. midtown kitchen, and then head to Atlanta Symphony Hall to hear virtuoso Augustin Hadelich perform the Sibelius Violin Concerto. Dinner and a Concert tickets are only $50.
- Woman of the Year Sketch Show, Friday and Saturday
Here's another dinner-and-a-show weekend date night in Atlanta idea. Start the night by heading to Krog Street Market and enjoying a delectable French-inspired meal with craft beer and cocktails at The Luminary. Then see the Woman of the Year Sketch Show at Dad's Garage – a hilarious, provocative take on womanhood, written by the women of Dad's Garage. Spend your evening the best way – eating good food and laughing with someone you love.
For the ACVB Editor's Picks along with a look at all of the events happening this weekend in Atlanta, check out our full events calendar. Then head over to Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to share how you will #DiscoverATL this weekend.