Critic's Notebook: March's Top 5

Andrew Alexander's picks for the best arts and entertainment-related events for the month

5) Capitol City Opera performs Mozart's "Abduction from the Seraglio," March 27-29, Conant Performing Arts Center.
? The small opera company takes on Mozart's work, the first full Atlanta performance of the piece in 35 years.Image
4) Atlanta drag queen Violet Chachki competes on season 7 of the Logo TV series "RuPaul's Drag Race." Monday nights.
? Atlanta's reigning queen with an 18-inch corseted waist makes a (triumphant? disastrous?) run on the drag reality show competition. ?? ?

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? 3) Malcolm Low and Erik Thurmond present work at Tanz Farm, March 26-28, Rhodes Theatre.
? Atlanta-based choreographer Thurmond and New York's Low present new work at the abandoned Rhodes Theatre as part of the on-going Tanz Farm series of performances.
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2) Mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe, March 21, Spivey Hall.
The legendary Met star performs a cabaret-style recital of works by Poulenc, Britten and Coward.Image

? 1) Atlanta Ballet's Camino Real, March 20-22, Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.
The Atlanta Ballet performs a world premiere based on the play by Tennessee Williams, choreographed by the company's choreographer-in-residence Helen Pickett.
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