Fulton County Southwest Arts Center

Call: (404) 613-3220 or visit www.fultonarts.org
The name doesn’t convey just how impressive the 27-acre campus is. It's rolling with greenspace and boasts a spacious yet intimate 375-seat theater with a handsome, earth-toned color scheme. The Southwest Arts Center gives arts fans a reason to drive outside the southern bounds of the Perimeter.

JOSEPHINE a burlesque cabaret dream play

Thursday November 7, 2019 08:00 pm EST
Categories: theatre, cabaret, burlesque JOSEPHINE combines cabaret, theatre and dance to tell the story of the iconic Josephine Baker, the first African-American international superstar and one of the most remarkable figures of the 20th century. The show is intended for adult audiences, as it contai...
Cost: $25

Tackling Breast Cancer with Stories

Sunday October 6, 2019 12:00 am EDT
Categories: Storytelling

With stories of courage, hope, strength, and survival, Kuumba Storytellers of Georgia is helping raise awareness and advocacy for breast cancer patients, survivors, and their families.

During the first hour of the program, Kuumba Storytellers will be sharing stories & after...
Cost: Free

Hammonds House Honors

Thursday September 12, 2019 06:15 pm EDT
Categories: Nightlife Hammonds House Museum presents Hammonds House Honors, an evening of celebration and recognition of excellence in Black visual art. In the inaugural year iconoclast photographer Roy DeCarava is remembered on the 100th Anniversary of his birth, and seven individuals who elevate t...
Cost: $47-$60


Tuesday July 16, 2019 07:30 pm EDT
Categories: Performing Arts Greed and corruption intertwine in this tense thriller from Eugene Lee. It’s 1955 and times are changing. The Klan is active in the piney woods of East Texas, and young black men have been disappearing and turning up dead. On this hot summer night, local men are gathered ...
Cost: $20-$50

Ballethnic Academy of Dance - Back to Basics Spring Open House

Sunday May 19, 2019 04:00 pm EDT
Categories: Dance

Ballethnic Academy of Dance students perform a variety of dances.

Cost: $10-$20

Fulton County Dance Week Collegiate Choreographers Showcase

Wednesday May 1, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
The Southwest Arts Center presents the Collegiate Choreographers Showcase that will introduce the Atlanta community to young dance minds shaping the future of dance.
Cost: Free and Open to the Public

Fulton County Dance Week Dance in the Round

Sunday April 28, 2019 02:30 pm EDT
Dance in the Round will showcase the rough sketches of up and coming Atlanta choreographers. The works in progress will magnify each choreographer’s artistic process and allow the public to join them in the studio for a first look.
Cost: Free

Dancing After Dark with Axam Dance Theatre Experience

Saturday April 27, 2019 10:00 pm EDT
Join Axam Dance Theatre Experience for an evening of edge with interactive dance performance, fun conversation, and a few fun surprises. This is sure to be an amazing evening of fun! This is event is for ages 18+.
Cost: Free

Fulton County Dance Week "Excerpts" Dance Performancce

Friday April 26, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
Choreographers residing in the Atlanta area that have recently previewed or staged new choreographic works will present excerpts of their performances. Each choreographer has created and successfully premiered their work in Fulton County in the last two years and will now be highlighted during the D...
Cost: Free and Open to the Public

The Roots of Gospel

Wednesday April 24, 2019 07:30 pm EDT
Blake Vision Entertainment and Thandi & Company


A Gospel Stage Play

The Root of Gospel

The story starts and takes place in the modern day, The family has some turmoil as they go through items that their grandmother left behind. As their memories drift backward they learn about their...
Cost: $25-$30

Nat King Cole Centennial Celebration with Freddy Cole

Sunday April 14, 2019 02:30 pm EDT


Join us for this musical performance production featuring 4-time Grammy nominee Freddy Cole! This is THE Nat King Cole tribute concert event you will want to attend!

Nat King Cole was one of the Greatest entertainers to e...
Cost: $35-$45

Natural Woman: An Aretha Story

Wednesday April 10, 2019 11:00 am EDT
Categories: Theatre

Natural Woman - An Aretha Story

A Theatrical Tribute to Aretha

Presented By Blake Vision Entertainment & Thandi & Company

Aretha - The Queen Of Soul, Lady Soul, and Legend are just a few of the iconic names that describe this spectacular performer. See and hear her story ...
Cost: $25-$30

African American Arts Showcase

Tuesday March 5, 2019 07:30 pm EST
Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre, NBAF, and Alliance Theatre are coming together for one night only. They are bringing together some of their favorite African American performers and presenting a showcase full of poetry, music, and fun. This is a show you're not going to want to miss. Performances...
Cost: Free
915 New Hope Road S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30331
(404) 613-3220
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