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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, The Arts Issue, 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...

The Arts Issue, Music and Nightlife

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

The Arts Issue, Theater

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

Dance, The Arts Issue

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

The Arts Issue, 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...

The Arts Issue

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


Culture Events Calendar

Thursday October 22, 2020 06:00 pm EDT
High Museum of Art Cost: $20
Arts Agenda::Visual Arts, Community, Community::Lectures
The group will discuss the first-ever comprehensive retrospective of Mehretu’s career, which covers ...
$20 [click here for more]
Thursday October 22, 2020 07:00 pm EDT
Online Event Cost: Registration Required
Arts Agenda, Arts Agenda::Visual Arts
Curator/Photographer Le'Andra LeSeur moderates a panel of four contemporary Queer photographers from...
Registration Required [click here for more]
Friday October 23, 2020 12:00 am EDT
High Museum of Art Cost: Free-$14.50
Arts Agenda
"Julie Mehretu", co-organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and the Whitney Museum...
Free-$14.50 [click here for more]

Friday October 23, 2020 07:00 pm EDT
Arts Agenda::Theater
Take one pair of estranged twin sisters (both named Antiphola), and one pair of estranged twin serva...
$5-$46 [click here for more]
Saturday October 24, 2020 08:00 pm EDT
Online Event Cost: Free
Arts Agenda::Theater
Categories: Comedy Dad’s Garage Presents: Things That Make Us Laugh! Saturday, Oct 24 at 8pm EST on ...
Free [click here for more]
Sunday October 25, 2020 02:00 pm EDT
Oakland Cemetery Cost: $10-$15
Arts Agenda, Community, Community::Family
Preservation team member and pumpkin carver extraordinaire Sean Diaz will show you how to carve the ...
$10-$15 [click here for more]
Friday October 30, 2020 08:00 pm EDT
Online Event Cost: Free
Arts Agenda, Free Events, Music
Categories: 5 Things to Do, Music Menu, Community Events "Peaceful Performances for the Pandemic" is...
Free [click here for more]
Friday October 30, 2020 08:30 pm EDT
Arts Agenda::Books, Arts Agenda::Spoken Word, Free Events
Join us for a night of chills and thrills as we present “Spooky Storytelling: A Drive-In Experience”...
Free [click here for more]
Saturday October 31, 2020 10:00 am EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: Free-$15
Arts Agenda, Festivals
Categories: Halloween Come in costume for a kooky, spooky good time! You & your little monsters will...
Free-$15 [click here for more]
Saturday October 31, 2020 10:00 am EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: Free-$15
Arts Agenda, Festivals
Categories: Halloween Come in costume for a kooky, spooky good time! You & your little monsters will...
Free-$15 [click here for more]
Monday November 2, 2020 08:00 pm EST
Arts Agenda
Discover your inner artist! Join a welcoming creative community! Craft your own unique works of wear...
$25 [click here for more]
Thursday November 5, 2020 05:00 pm EST
Synchronicity Theatre Cost: $12-$50
Arts Agenda, Arts Agenda::Film, Community
Categories: festivals, film The 15th Annual Atlanta International Documentary Film Festival (Atlanta...
$12-$50 [click here for more]

Saturday November 7, 2020 10:00 am EST
Chastain Park Cost: Free
Arts Agenda, Food and Drink, Community, Music, Free Events
Visitors will enjoy fine art and crafts, a children’s area and local food and beverage concessions i...
Free [click here for more]
Saturday November 14, 2020 12:00 am EST
Pine Lake Cost: Free
Arts Agenda, Free Events
Categories: Holiday Pop-Up Shop

Join us in Pine Lake for shopping among the town's local artist

vend...
Free [click here for more]


Books

Book Content, Culture, Homepage

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

Book Content, Homepage

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...

Book Content, Culture, Homepage

Thursday June 27, 2019 03:00 pm EDT
Photographer Jeff Hagerman talks about his adventures in photographing Atlanta's forgotten infrastructure | more...


Dance

Dance, The Arts Issue

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 , Cocktails, Homepage

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

The Arts Issue, 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, Homepage

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

Culture, Homepage, 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...

The Arts Issue

Friday August 2, 2019 05:33 pm EDT
Symphonic, Choral, Chamber Music (Classical & Contemporary), Opera | more...

Homepage, Music and Nightlife, Music Features, Show Preview, See and Do Content

Thursday May 2, 2019 02:35 pm EDT
Cello phenoms shine in two different musical realms | more...


Performance Art

Culture, A&E Feature, 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 , Cocktails, Homepage

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

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

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

Culture, A&E Feature, 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

The Arts Issue, 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, Homepage

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, Homepage

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

The Arts Issue, Theater

Tuesday September 17, 2019 12:42 pm EDT
An Interview with Rebeca Robles of the Atlanta Theatre Club. | more...


Film

Arts Agenda, Movies, Music and Nightlife, Festivals

Thursday October 15, 2020 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...

Movies

Thursday October 8, 2020 12:05 pm EDT
‘All In’ presents the nightmare of voter suppression, ‘Only’ a fictional pandemic | more...

Movies, Sponsored Content, See and Do Content

Wednesday September 30, 2020 12:00 am EDT
Japanese biopic illuminates Ryuho Okawa’s metamorphosis from high-powered financial trader to spiritual leader of 12 million believers across 100 countries | more...

Movies, Festivals

Thursday September 17, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
This year's film festival has been postponed to Thursday, September 17 – Sunday, September 27, 2020.

| more...

Arts Agenda, Movies, Festivals

Saturday September 12, 2020 12:00 am EDT
The Atlanta Design Festival is postponed to September 12—20, 2020. | more...



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