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    "Something Over Something Else" by Romare Bearden

    "Something Over Something Else" by Romare Bearden

    High Museum of Art

    Through 2/2/2020
    Starts At: 10:00 AM

    Organized by the High, this touring exhibition will be the first to bring dozens of works from Romare Bearden's eminent "Profile" series together since its debut nearly 40 years ago.

    SCAD AnimationFest

    SCAD AnimationFest

    SCADshow

    9/26/2019 - 9/28/2019
    Starts At: 11 AM

    For the third year in a row, SCAD AnimationFest welcomes all for a lively celebration of an artform that brings so much joy to fans. From special screenings and behind-the-scenes presentations to industry discussion...

    Maker Faire Atlanta

    Maker Faire Atlanta

    Georgia Freight Depot

    9/28/2019 - 9/29/2019
    Starts At: 10:00 AM

    Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do. From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, Maker Faire is a venue for these "makers" to show...

    Old Fourth Ward Park Arts Festival

    Old Fourth Ward Park Arts Festival

    Old Fourth Ward Park

    9/28/2019 - 9/29/2019
    Starts At: 10:00 AM

    Visitors will enjoy art from up to 150 local and regional artists carefully chosen to reflect this historic but progressive neighborhood. Along with the fine arts and crafts there will be a children's play area, local...

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    SPACE!

    SPACE!

    Center For Puppetry Arts

    Through 10/20/2019

    Written by Jon Ludwig Ages 4+ Wed–Sun Reduced-Price Previews Sept 17 & 18 People of Earth, prepare to be amazed! Blast off with an alien rock-n-roll band on a galactic journey of discovery. This original,...

    Little Shop of Horrors

    Little Shop of Horrors

    Elm Street Cultural Arts Village

    Through 10/6/2019
    Starts At: 7:30 PM

    Little Shop of Horrors is a horror comedy rock musical about a hapless florist shop worker striving to make his life better and raises a plant that feeds on human blood and flesh. This musical is based on the low-budget...

    Love Fear Loss: Atlanta Ballet

    Love Fear Loss: Atlanta Ballet

    Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre

    Through 9/22/2019

    A celebration of the human condition and the beauty, even in the darkest of times. LOVE FEAR LOSS CHOREOGRAPHY BY RICARDO AMARANTEMUSIC BY ÉDITH PIAF, CHARLES DUMONT & JACQUES BREL IN THE TREATMENT OF N. CHEPURENKO

    The Complete Works of Shakespeare (abridged)

    The Complete Works of Shakespeare (abridged)

    The Legacy Theatre

    Through 10/13/2019
    Starts At: 8:00 PM

    An irreverent, fast-paced romp through the Bard's plays, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) was London's longest-running comedy having clocked a very palpable nine years in London's West End at the...

    The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

    The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

    Horizon Theatre Company

    Through 10/27/2019
    Starts At: 8:00 PM

    Winner of 7 Olivier Awards and 5 Tony Awards including 'Best Play,' The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time brings Mark Haddon's best-selling novel to thrilling life on stage, adapted by two-time Olivier...

    Buckhead Fine Arts Festival 2019

    Buckhead Fine Arts Festival 2019

    Buckhead Village

    Through 9/22/2019
    Starts At: 10:00 AM

    Located in the heart of Buckhead and considered to be one of the most prestigious areas and home to one of the most enthusiastic art buying communities in the Atlanta metro area. Rain or shine, visitors from all over...

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    Collector's Choice Atlanta Printmakers Studio

    Orpheus Brewing

    9/22/2019
    Starts At: 2:00 PM

    The Collector's Choice Print Lottery fundraiser is an opportunity for you to show your interest in and support of Atlanta Printmakers Studio. Your contributions are an important part of our fundraising efforts and...

    "ADAC West Sip & Stroll" at DISCOVER ADAC

    "ADAC West Sip & Stroll" at DISCOVER ADAC

    ADAC West

    9/24/2019
    Starts At: 5:30 PM

    There is nothing quite like the community of showrooms, commercial and residential designers, architects, framers, artisans, and chefs that make up the creative enclave of ADAC West. Back by popular demand, for a third...

    "Keep It Chic! Fabulously Stylish Spaces" at DISCO

    "Keep It Chic! Fabulously Stylish Spaces" at DISCO

    ADAC

    9/24/2019
    Starts At: 1:00 PM

    Join Luxe Interiors + Design Editor in Chief, Pamela Jaccarino, and designers Jesse Carrier and Mara Miller of Carrier and Company Interiors, and Rush Jenkins and Klaus Baer of WRJ Design, for a lively discussion about...

    "The New Elegance" at DISCOVER ADAC

    "The New Elegance" at DISCOVER ADAC

    ADAC

    9/24/2019
    Starts At: 10:00 AM

    Throughout his illustrious career, Timothy Corrigan has established a look that is layered and detailed, while being suitable for the way people live today. Join Timothy in conversation with Jill Waage, Editor in Chief...

    Directions in Design: Steve McKenzie Vignette at A

    Directions in Design: Steve McKenzie Vignette at A

    ADAC

    9/24/2019 - 10/12/2019

    Atlanta-based designer, Steve McKenzie, has masterfully mixed pieces from ADAC and AmericasMart in a pop-up vignette that expresses his view of the ever-evolving world of design. Inspired by the vast range of new...

    DISCOVER ADAC

    DISCOVER ADAC

    ADAC

    9/24/2019 - 9/26/2019
    Starts At: 10:00 AM

    Once a year, DISCOVER ADAC connects a national audience of design authorities, enthusiasts, and media to explore new perspectives and the future of the creative world. From September 24-26, unlock your potential: break...

    Hey Willy, See the Pyramids

    Hey Willy, See the Pyramids

    Alliance Theatre

    9/24/2019 - 10/27/2019

    See where bedtime stories meet dreaming in the performance inspired by Maira Kalman's book. Children of all ages can dive into the whimsical and colorful world as Lulu's stories come to life. Visit the website for more...

    Paradise Blue

    Paradise Blue

    Southwest Arts Center

    9/24/2019 - 10/20/2019
    Starts At: 730 PM

    It's 1949, and the new mayor of Detroit is working to get rid of the blight of the city - and moving African Americans out of Detroit's Black Bottom. Blue, a gifted trumpeter, considers selling his once thriving family...

    Roald Dahl

    Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

    Fox Theatre

    9/24/2019 - 9/29/2019
    Starts At: 7:30 PM

    Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY tells the story of Willy Wonka, world famous inventor of the Everlasting Gobstopper, who has just made an astonishing announcement. His marvelous-and mysterious-factory is...

    Vernissage "Hommage A Feininger" by Karl Lagerfeld

    Vernissage "Hommage A Feininger" by Karl Lagerfeld

    Wunderbar Together PopUp Tour

    9/24/2019
    Starts At: 6:30 PM

    Everyone knows of Bauhaus legend Lyonel Feininger and his famous paintings of ships and cathedrals. Far less known are his paintings inspired from his earlier caricature works. In this photo exhibition, Karl Lagerfeld...

    "Hospitality at Home: The inviting House" at DISCO

    "Hospitality at Home: The inviting House" at DISCO

    Kravet

    9/25/2019
    Starts At: 3 PM

    Kaitlin Petersen, Editor in Chief of Business of Home, joins Susan Sully, author of Southern Hospitality at Home: The Art of Gracious Living and two of the remarkable talents featured in the book, designer Susan Bozeman...

    "Lunch: Inspiration and Southern Fare" at DISCOVER

    "Lunch: Inspiration and Southern Fare" at DISCOVER

    PINDLER

    9/25/2019
    Starts At: 12 PM

    PINDLER is serving up a combination of new product introductions and tried-and-true, crowd-pleasing, designer favorites. Fill up on heaping helpings of inspiration while enjoying a lunch of southern comfort fare that is...

    "Lunch: Mosaics Inspired by Nature" at DISCOVER AD

    "Lunch: Mosaics Inspired by Nature" at DISCOVER AD

    Renaissance Tile & Bath

    9/25/2019
    Starts At: 12 PM

    Have lunch with Joni Vanderslice, President of J. Banks Design Group, and Kate Abney, Homes Editor for the Southeast edition of Luxe Interiors + Design, as they discuss the launch of Joni's nature-inspired collection...

    "Sip & Cie" at DISCOVER ADAC

    "Sip & Cie" at DISCOVER ADAC

    JANUS et Cie

    9/25/2019
    Starts At: 12 PM

    Enjoy a visit to the JANUS et Cie showroom as they toast DISCOVER ADAC with a chic Sip & Cie! Sip Champagne while browsing their Fall 2019 collections with stunning new introductions by Patricia Urquiola and Andre Fu.

    "The Seekers of New Design-Near And Far" at DISCOV

    "The Seekers of New Design-Near And Far" at DISCOV

    Atlanta Decorative Arts Center, The

    9/25/2019
    Starts At: 10 AM

    The most creative designers today are what might best be referred to as Seekers- independent thinkers who have the ability to make changes in the world of design. Three inspiring and noted design Seekers working now are...

    Disney on Ice

    Disney on Ice

    State Farm Arena

    9/25/2019 - 9/29/2019

    Disney on Ice Presents Road Trip Adventures, A jam-packed performance full of all of your favorite Disney characters. Shows Wednesday through Sunday. Visit the website for tickets.

    "Entertaining: The Total Package" at DISCOVER ADAC

    "Entertaining: The Total Package" at DISCOVER ADAC

    Atlanta Decorative Arts Center, The

    9/26/2019
    Starts At: 3:00 PM

    Explore every aspect of entertaining, including the most attractive and exciting new kitchen elements, easy and exotic dishes and techniques, do's and don'ts for a gorgeous gathering, and simple and impactful flowers....

    "Seek and Ye Shall Find" at DISCOVER ADAC

    "Seek and Ye Shall Find" at DISCOVER ADAC

    ADAC

    9/26/2019
    Starts At: 1:00 PM

    Los Angeles-based designer and self-proclaimed style icon Madeline Stuart joins Elizabeth Ralls, Editor in Chief of Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles, to discuss the time-honored tradition of Hunting and Gathering. With her...

    BLACK MATTER - THE SHOW

    BLACK MATTER - THE SHOW

    Clayton County Performance Art Center

    9/28/2019
    Starts At: 7:00 PM

    Following 2018's sold out premiere of Black Matter at the Atlanta Black Theatre Festival, and its preview in New Orleans, director Aubrey Williams brings back a heart-wrenching, gut-busting production about Black love,...

    Gainey Hall Opening Reception: Photography Show

    Gainey Hall Opening Reception: Photography Show

    Gainey Hall Gallery

    9/28/2019
    Starts At: 5:00 PM

    Join us to celebrate the work of Logynn Ferrall, Dale Niles, and Nicholas Widener. Join us to celebrate the work of Logynn Ferrall, Dale Niles, and Nicholas Widener. This show of photography falls in conjunction with...

    Animal Instincts Art Exhibition

    Animal Instincts Art Exhibition

    Atlanta Artists Center

    Through 9/28/2019
    Starts At: 9:00 AM

    Leopards, lizards and jellyfish! Oh my! The Atlanta Artists Center presents its annual "Animal Instincts" exhibition. This exhibition features more than 50 original works of art by Atlanta area artists. We invite you to...

    Our Town & The Laramie Project

    Our Town & The Laramie Project

    Theatrical Outfit

    Through 9/29/2019

    One cast. Two essential American stories. Considered by many to be the greatest American play ever, Our Town depicts the town of Grover’s Corners in three acts: “Daily Life,” “Love and Marriage,” and “Death and...

    Becoming Nancy

    Becoming Nancy

    The Woodruff Arts Center

    Through 10/6/2019
    Starts At: 8:00 PM

    Smarts, talent and great taste in music may not be enough to get David Starr through 12th grade, where, to his great surprise, he's just been given the female lead in the school play. The unconventional casting sends...

    Becoming Nancy

    Becoming Nancy

    Alliance Theatre

    Through 10/6/2019

    A musical featuring family bonds, first love and finding your spotlight. Visit the website for more details.

    Wrath of Con 2: Into Dorkness

    Wrath of Con 2: Into Dorkness

    Dad's Garage Theatre Company

    Through 10/5/2019
    Starts At: 8:00 PM

    Dad's Garage's legendary show now has a sequel! Ever feel like you're getting old? Yeah, us too. Nerdom has changed since 2012 when Dad's Garage first produced and wrote The Wrath of Con -- Marvel has taken over the...

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    SCAA Whitefield Academy Art Exhibit

    SCAA Whitefield Academy Art Exhibit

    Vinings Library

    Through 12/31/2019
    Starts At: 11:00AM

    SCAA proudly invites you to a special Student Artwork Exhibit at Cobb County Vinings Library, located at 4290 Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, Georgia, 30339. Join us for art created by Whitefield Academy students (grades...

    Self-guided Atlanta Street Art Walking Tours

    Self-guided Atlanta Street Art Walking Tours

    Multiple Locations

    Through 12/31/2019
    Starts At: 7:00 AM

    The Atlanta Street Art Map offers free self-guided street art walking tours of six different Atlanta Neighborhoods: - Beltline Eastside - Cabbagetown - East Atlanta - Edgewood Ave - Little 5 Points - Pittsburgh...

    Strange Light: Photography of Clarence J. Laughlin

    Strange Light: Photography of Clarence J. Laughlin

    High Museum of Art

    Through 11/10/2019
    Starts At: 10:00 AM

    Dubbed "The Father of American Surrealism," Clarence John Laughlin (American, 1905-1985) was the most important Southern photographer of his time and a singular figure within the burgeoning American school of...

    Of Origins and Belonging, Drawn From Atlanta

    Of Origins and Belonging, Drawn From Atlanta

    High Museum of Art

    Through 9/29/2019
    Starts At: 10:00 AM

    Of Origins and Belonging, Drawn from Atlanta is the third in a series of exhibitions at the High focused on work by Atlanta-based artists. The exhibition will feature six artists who address issues related to place,...

    Diva Royale- Drah Queen Show

    Diva Royale- Drah Queen Show

    Buckhead Loft

    Through 11/16/2019
    Starts At: 7 PM

    Open Fridays & Saturdays for dinner and Sundays for brunch. See some of the best female celebrity impersonations and enjoy a fabulous brunch in the city. Tickets available online. 18+

    Form & Function: Show Art by Chris Francis

    Form & Function: Show Art by Chris Francis

    SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion + Film

    Through 12/8/2019

    SCAD FASH presents "Form & Function: Shoe Art by Chris Francis," an exhibition of iconic footwear by the Los Angeles-based shoe designer. Francis blurs the line between art and fashion, implementing unconventional...

    Friday Night Shows at Atlanta Magic Theater

    Friday Night Shows at Atlanta Magic Theater

    Atlanta Magic Theater

    Through 12/21/2019
    Starts At: 8:30 PM

    75 exhilarating minutes with Atlanta's #1 rated show on TripAdvisor. See sleight-of-hand magic, jaw-dropping illusions and incredible feats of mentalism. Experience Atlanta's #1 nightlife...

    Saturday Night Shows at Atlanta Magic Theater

    Saturday Night Shows at Atlanta Magic Theater

    Atlanta Magic Theater

    Through 12/21/2019
    Starts At: 9:30 PM

    75 exhilarating minutes with Atlanta's #1 rated show on TripAdvisor. See sleight-of-hand magic, jaw-dropping illusions and incredible feats of mentalism. Experience Atlanta's #1 nightlife...

    Saturday Night Shows at Atlanta Magic Theater

    Saturday Night Shows at Atlanta Magic Theater

    Atlanta Magic Theater

    Through 12/21/2019
    Starts At: 6:30 PM

    75 exhilarating minutes with Atlanta's #1 rated show on TripAdvisor. See sleight-of-hand magic, jaw-dropping illusions and incredible feats of mentalism. Experience Atlanta's #1 nightlife...

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