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Thursday July 28, 2016 09:57 am EDT




This weekend, the Infinite Energy Center brings a classic musical to Atlanta. Based on stories from the Book of Genesis, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat follows the titular Joseph, son of Jacob, through his trials and tribulations. Full of catchy tunes, the family-friendly musical continues to please audiences.


Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat runs Sat.,...

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Thursday July 21, 2016 10:40 am EDT



This weekend, GSU’s Rialto Center for the Arts and the Atlanta Film Society join forces with Central Atlanta Progress to present the Be Downtown Film Festival. Celebrating the Rialto’s 100 and the AFS’ 40 year anniversaries, the festival features films presented as intended: as an example both of Friday’s features will be presented in 35mm film. The Festival opens with 1971 hit Shaft, but...

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Thursday July 14, 2016 10:39 am EDT

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This weekend is your last chance to contemplate Bassmi Ibrahim’s Isness of Being, before it’s gone from the Bill Lowe Gallery. The Egyptian-American painter’s exhibition features a unique style of “poured” paintings. Ibrahim’s striking art inspires a...

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Thursday July 7, 2016 09:28 am EDT

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The CDC brings us a sobering exhibition at the tail end of this weekend, with the debut of James Mollison’s photography series, Where Children Sleep. Pairing portraits of children from across the world with the places those same kids sleep each night,...

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Thursday June 30, 2016 10:18 am EDT
image-1 This weekend, a different group of aliens than usual invade in time for Independence Day. Hooked on a Peelin', a new burlesque show by Hysteria Machines, lands at 7 Stages Theater. Based on Marvel's hit Guardians of the Galaxy, the performance follows everyone's favorite cosmic troublemakers as they dance, sing, and peel their way through a heist. All ticket holders are entered into a... | more...

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Wednesday June 29, 2016 04:00 am EDT
Folk artist Lincoln Bilancia builds hundreds of sculptures from hoarded smiley face stress toys | more...

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Thursday June 23, 2016 10:19 am EDT

image-1 This weekend, Foxglove makes its world debut at the Alliance Theater. The retelling of Tristan and Isolde’s tragic love story is set in 1950s Appalachia, scored to folk music from the period. The culminating work of the 2016 Alliance Theater Teen Ensemble, she show yanks at the heart. Be sure to catch it before it leaves on Sunday.

Foxglove runs from Thurs.-Sat., June 23-June...

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Wednesday June 22, 2016 04:00 am EDT
Inside the dog breeding world of Big Boi and his brother | more...

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Thursday June 16, 2016 10:08 am EDT
image-1Summer lovers, this weekend is your last chance to catch Actor’s Express’ hit performance Significant Other. The play, written by beloved Bad Jews playwright Joshua Harmon and directed by Jessica Holt, follows protagonist Jordan Berman as he stumbles through a quest for love. When his friends start getting married left and right, the “gay best friend” finds himself a bridesman — and... | more...

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Thursday June 9, 2016 09:32 am EDT



<!——StartFragment——> Five years old and getting stronger every year, Fringe Festival celebrates the local arts scene this weekend with a four day, 24-show bash. Scheduled across six venues, the festival also features free, family-friendly performances in Findley Plaza. Just as well, the similarly-free shuttle bus with its live performances makes transit as easy as it...

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Thursday June 2, 2016 10:23 am EDT

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<!————StartFragment————> This week, ladies take the spotlight. This Friday and Saturday, the tART Collective and the Smoke School of Art collaborate to put on Feminist Symposium: a bad question. The Symposium runs in two parts. Hit the gallery Friday from 7-9 p.m. for the art exhibition’s opening at Wonderroot, then head to the Atlanta Central Library at 1 p.m....

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Thursday June 2, 2016 04:00 am EDT
Babies in Space reveals growing need for art that appeals to adults and children | more...

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Wednesday June 1, 2016 04:00 am EDT
Shalewa Sharpe builds a legacy with Stay Eating Cookies | more...

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Thursday May 26, 2016 09:15 am EDT
Dust off your cat ears and remember to seal your body-paint, because this weekend MomoCon 2016 turns the World Congress Center into a four-day celebration of Japanese and American animation and comics, video games, and good old fashioned tabletop gaming. With a hefty schedule of panels and events, and more special guests than you could shake a Final Fantasy VII Buster Sword at, over 60,000... | more...

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Thursday May 26, 2016 04:00 am EDT
Inman Park-based artisan picks up branches on his running route and whittles them into spoons | more...

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Thursday May 26, 2016 04:00 am EDT
How 2 dope women and a fashion upstart are preserving the culture | more...

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Thursday May 19, 2016 10:38 am EDT
This weekend only, Atlanta Ballet brings out a dynamic triple feature, premiering Gustavo Ramírez Sansano’s "El Beso," and the return of Yuri Possokhov’s popular "Classical Symphony" back to the Cobb Energy Centre with MAYhem: Kissed. With the world premiere of Guggenheim fellow (and the founder of New York's Gallim Dance) Andrea Miller, the high-energy performance is set to pull... | more...

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Thursday May 19, 2016 04:00 am EDT
40 comedians converge for the first Southern edition of the DIY fest | more...

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Thursday May 12, 2016 09:33 pm EDT

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Gone but not forgotten, Atlanta's Fox Theatre pays their respect to the late Prince, and rightly so. The theater hosts a special screening of Purple Rain Sat., May 14, at 7:30 p.m. The 1984 film directed by Albert Magnoli follows the journey of the Kid (played by Prince) escaping his shaky home life, touring with his up-and-coming band The Revolution, and dealing with rival...

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Thursday May 12, 2016 04:00 am EDT
Progressive festival returns for a second year to inspire radical conversations and actions | more...

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Wednesday May 11, 2016 04:00 am EDT
Marion Brooks fuses found objects to create jewelry as Mechanica | more...

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Friday May 6, 2016 10:04 am EDT
image-1It’s game on for eight local stand-up comedians as they duke it out in a brand new showcase at the Laughing Skull Lounge called Jokin’ Off. Comedian and show creator Greg Behrens (pictured above) pits some of the city’s finest jokesmiths against each other in a rapid fire, single elimination one-liner joke tournament. Contestants such as Brian Emond, David Perdue, Paige Bowman, and more... | more...

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Thursday May 5, 2016 11:52 am EDT

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Caroline Smith's comedic play The Kitchen Witches runs at Out of Box Theatre for a three-week span, with the opening show set for Fri., May 6, at 8 p.m. Directed by Jeffrey Mitchell and starring Pat Bell and Betty Mitchell, the humorous production follows two elderly women's journeys as hosts of separate cooking shows on a local public access channel. Things get interesting when the...

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Wednesday May 4, 2016 04:00 am EDT
Vietnam vet artist Derr Robinson Steadman draws trippy postcards all day and mails them to his pen pal in Pittsburgh | more...

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Thursday April 28, 2016 10:16 pm EDT

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YouTube sensations, video bloggers, and radio personalities, Dan Howell and Phil Lester, simply known as Dan and Phil, bring their talents to the live stage Fri., April 29, at 8 p.m. Widely known for their YouTube channel, Super Amazing Project, and their BBC Radio shows, like "Internet Takeover" and their self-titled show "Dan and Phil," the young UK-based comedy duo comes to...

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