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Atlanta Dance, Film and Culture

Looking for Things to Do of an arts, theatre or cultural bent? Look no more. We've created this Guide to the arts for you. We wanted to create a resource that would be equally useful to locals, visitors, and new residents, so this Atlanta City Guide contains everything from major attractions and annual events to interesting new restaurants and under-the-radar neighborhood hangouts.

Looking for gallery openings, plays, or shows? We have the best calendar in Atlanta for arts events. For reviews, articles and coverage of the arts scene, see arts in Atlanta.

Explore Arts & Culture

Culture, Arts Agenda

Monday August 3, 2020 12:30 am EDT
Performing Arts Centers in Atlanta coping with the new reality of the Coronavirus pandemic. | more...

Music and Nightlife

Monday August 3, 2020 12:20 am EDT
The Atlanta classical music scene adapts to performing during the global pandemic | more...

Theater

Monday August 3, 2020 12:10 am EDT
The current status of Atlanta's Theater scene during the global pandemic. | more...

Dance

Monday August 3, 2020 12:05 am EDT
An update on the current state of dance performance in Atlanta. | more...

Visual Arts

Monday August 3, 2020 12:01 am EDT
An update on the status of the Visual Arts venues in the Atlanta metro area. | more...

Article

Monday August 3, 2020 12:00 am EDT
The show must go on — in new and innovative ways | more...


Culture Events Calendar

Thursday September 16, 2021 12:00 am EDT
The Manchester Arms Cost: $250.00
Arts Agenda, Festivals, Nightlife
Categories: astrology and psychic How to get your lover back in 2 days,, We live in a world with ...
250 [click here for more]

Thursday September 16, 2021 10:00 am EDT
Arts Agenda::Visual Arts
The American Print Alliance, September 11, 2001, Memorial Portfolio Exhibition (Sept. 10-Oct. 2) — D...
Free [click here for more]

Thursday September 16, 2021 10:00 am EDT
High Museum of Art Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.
Arts Agenda::Visual Arts
The Museum is open Thursdays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to cl...
$16.50 General Admission. Members Free. [click here for more]

Thursday September 16, 2021 05:00 pm EDT
Whitespace Gallery Cost: Free
Arts Agenda::Visual Arts
Zipporah Camille Thompson (Sep. 11-Oct. 23) — Zipporah Camille Thompson is a visual artist and sculp...
Free [click here for more]

Thursday September 16, 2021 07:30 pm EDT
Fox Theatre Cost: $80-$399
Arts Agenda::Theater
Website: HAMILTON is the story of America then, told by America now. Featuring a score that blends h...
$80-$399 [click here for more]

Thursday September 16, 2021 07:30 pm EDT
Theatrical Outfit Cost: Season Tickets $30+, single tickets on sale TBA
Arts Agenda::Theater
An Iliad (Sep. 15-Oct. 10) — Visionary creators Lisa Peterson and Denis O’Hare have reimagined Homer...
Season Tickets $30+, single tickets on sale TBA [click here for more]

Thursday September 16, 2021 08:00 pm EDT
Alliance Theatre Cost: $28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well)
Arts Agenda::Theater
Website: Set against the backdrop of 1920s Appalachia, DARLIN
$28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well) [click here for more]

Friday September 17, 2021 10:00 am EDT
High Museum of Art Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.
Arts Agenda::Visual Arts
The Museum is open Fridays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to clos...
$16.50 General Admission. Members Free. [click here for more]

Friday September 17, 2021 11:00 am EDT
Whitespace Gallery Cost: Free
Arts Agenda::Visual Arts
Zipporah Camille Thompson (Sep. 11-Oct. 23) — Zipporah Camille Thompson is a visual artist and sculp...
Free [click here for more]

Friday September 17, 2021 07:30 pm EDT
Theatrical Outfit Cost: Season Tickets $30+, single tickets on sale TBA
Arts Agenda::Theater
An Iliad (Sep. 15-Oct. 10) — Visionary creators Lisa Peterson and Denis O’Hare have reimagined Homer...
Season Tickets $30+, single tickets on sale TBA [click here for more]

Friday September 17, 2021 08:00 pm EDT
The Wren's Nest Cost: $25
Arts Agenda
Categories: Ghost Hunting The Southeastern Institute of Paranormal Research is coming to The Wren's ...
$25 [click here for more]

Friday September 17, 2021 08:00 pm EDT
Alliance Theatre Cost: $28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well)
Arts Agenda::Theater
Website: Set against the backdrop of 1920s Appalachia, DARLIN
$28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well) [click here for more]

Friday September 17, 2021 08:00 pm EDT
Fox Theatre Cost: $80-$399
Arts Agenda::Theater
Website: HAMILTON is the story of America then, told by America now. Featuring a score that blends h...
$80-$399 [click here for more]

Friday September 17, 2021 08:00 pm EDT
Buckhead Theatre Cost: $32.50-$69.50
Arts Agenda, Nightlife
Categories: Comedy Comedienne Paula Poundstone, a regular on NPR’s Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me! and ...
$32.50-$69.50 [click here for more]

Saturday September 18, 2021 12:00 am EDT
Arts Agenda, Food and Drink, Free Events, Music
Drawn and Disorderly is an Alterative Pop up Art and Craft Market hosted by Atlanta Based Artist Chr...
Free [click here for more]

Saturday September 18, 2021 12:00 am EDT
Arts Agenda
Categories: Fine Art

Cocktail Reception Sept 18th from 7 til 8

RSVP Jenniferbalcosgallery at gmail.c...
Free [click here for more]

Saturday September 18, 2021 12:00 am EDT
Heck House Cost: $18.00
Arts Agenda::Dance, Music
Categories: Drag Enjoy a thrilling line-up of outrageously talented singers, dancers, and drag perfo...
18 [click here for more]

Saturday September 18, 2021 09:00 am EDT
Marietta Square Cost: Free
Arts Agenda, Festivals, Free Events
The 30th annual Marietta StreetFest brings family fun, live music, arts & crafts, and classic cars b...
Free [click here for more]

Saturday September 18, 2021 10:00 am EDT
Buckhead Village Cost: Free
Arts Agenda, Festivals, Food and Drink, Free Events
An art festival in the heart of Bulkhead!

T

he Buckhead Fine Arts Festival is a two-day fine art out...
Free [click here for more]

Saturday September 18, 2021 10:00 am EDT
High Museum of Art Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.
Arts Agenda::Visual Arts
The Museum is open Saturdays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to cl...
$16.50 General Admission. Members Free. [click here for more]


Books

Arts, Book Content

Thursday November 5, 2020 07:14 pm EST
a Creative Loafing podcast | more...

Book Content, Culture

Monday December 16, 2019 02:47 pm EST
A Creative Loafing podcast | more...

Book Content

Monday December 9, 2019 03:15 pm EST
A Creative Loafing Podcast | more...

Book Content

Monday December 9, 2019 10:37 am EST
A Creative Loafing Podcast | more...

Book Content, Festivals

Thursday August 29, 2019 02:03 pm EDT
2019 | more...


Dance

Dance

Monday August 3, 2020 12:05 am EDT
An update on the current state of dance performance in Atlanta. | more...

Culture, Dance

Monday March 2, 2020 01:32 pm EST
Give in to the mysteries | more...

Culture, Dance, Theater

Tuesday February 4, 2020 01:51 pm EST
These plays may reflect our all-too-human longings | more...

Culture, After Hours, Arts Agenda, Comedy, Dance, Performance Art, Visual Arts , Distillers/Cocktails

Saturday November 2, 2019 09:54 am EDT
Hey, y’all! What’s the move? | more...

Culture, Dance

Thursday October 3, 2019 11:59 am EDT
The give and take of power | more...


Symphony/Opera

Culture, Opera, News

Monday April 5, 2021 10:36 am EDT
The Atlanta Opera extends its Big Tent Series into spring | more...

Culture, Opera, Music and Nightlife, Listening Post

Friday October 30, 2020 03:24 pm EDT
Outside and outta sight! | more...

Music and Nightlife

Monday August 3, 2020 12:20 am EDT
The Atlanta classical music scene adapts to performing during the global pandemic | more...

Culture, Opera

Tuesday March 3, 2020 11:33 am EST
The Atlanta Opera‘s 2020-21 season reaches for next-level performance | more...

Culture, Music and Nightlife

Wednesday January 1, 2020 04:07 pm EST
A new monthly concert series at 378 will feature adventurous musicians from Atlanta and beyond | more...


Performance Art

Culture, Performance Art

Tuesday December 3, 2019 05:54 pm EST
‘We have more in common, than we have differences’ | more...

Culture, After Hours, Arts Agenda, Comedy, Dance, Performance Art, Visual Arts , Distillers/Cocktails

Saturday November 2, 2019 09:54 am EDT
Hey, y’all! What’s the move? | more...

Culture, Performance Art, Theater, Theater Feature, Visual Arts

Thursday May 2, 2019 12:39 pm EDT
'The Hero's Wife' and 'Harold and the Purple Crayon' onstage | more...

Culture, Performance Art

Monday March 4, 2019 01:38 pm EST
‘Skeleton Crew’ and ‘The Pitmen Painters’ | more...

Culture, Arts Agenda, Performance Art, Theater

Friday February 8, 2019 02:55 pm EST
Live magazine pops up with a Winter Issue | more...


Theatre

Culture, Theater Feature

Friday January 1, 2021 11:03 am EST
The Atlanta playwright’s new work is reimagined for the safety of audiences in these COVID-19  times | more...

Theater

Monday August 3, 2020 12:10 am EDT
The current status of Atlanta's Theater scene during the global pandemic. | more...

Culture, Arts Agenda, Theater

Friday February 21, 2020 12:45 pm EST
A Creative Loafing Podcast | more...

Culture, Dance, Theater

Tuesday February 4, 2020 01:51 pm EST
These plays may reflect our all-too-human longings | more...

Culture, Theater

Monday February 3, 2020 12:42 pm EST
A Creative Loafing podcast | more...


Film

Movies and TV, Festivals

Thursday May 26, 2022 12:00 pm EDT
The next physical MomoCon event will take place May 26-29th, 2022 with a Winterfest By MomoCon, Dec. 18-19th, 2021. Browse the Momocon schedule as well as recommendations.    | more...

Movies and TV, Festivals

Thursday April 21, 2022 12:00 pm EDT
This year's film festival was been held April 22-May 2nd in a virtual format. Browse the Atlanta Film Festival schedule as well as recommendations.  | more...

Movies and TV, Festivals

Thursday February 3, 2022 12:00 pm EST
Browse the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival schedule as well as recommendations. CL's critics & readers weigh in on the definitive guide to the event. | more...

Arts Agenda, Movies and TV, Music and Nightlife, Festivals

Friday October 22, 2021 11:00 am EDT
Browse the many panels and speakers at A3C Festival and Conference, as well as the musical acts that are a part of the event. CL's critics & readers weigh in on festival activities. | more...

Arts Agenda, Movies and TV, Festivals

Saturday October 2, 2021 12:00 am EDT
The Atlanta Design Festival is postponed to October 2—10, 2021. Browse the Atlanta Design Festival schedule as well as recommendations.  | more...



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