'Hedwig' brings down the Fox

Plus, ATLFF's Sound + Vision is back for sixth year and Art After Dark at the High

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Rock musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch makes its way to the Fox Theatre next week, April 4-5. Join genderqueer singer Hedwig Robinson as she tours the U.S. fronting a rock band and setting the record the straight about her life and loves. $45-$125. 7:30 p.m. Tues.-Wed., April 4-5. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. N.E. 404-881-2100. www.foxtheatre.org.Best-selling book series Pete the Cat will grace the Center for Puppetry Arts’ stage April 4-May 28. Pete the Cat is one cool dude — he surfs, skateboards and has groovy adventures with his friends. Kids will eat it up. $10.25-$20.50. April 4-May 21: Tues.-Fri., 10 and 11:30 a.m.; Sat., noon and 2 p.m.; Sun., 1 and 3 p.m. May 23-28: Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m. and noon; Sat., noon and 2 p.m.; Sun., 1 and 3 p.m. Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. 404-873-3391. www.puppet.org.Sound + Vision, the Atlanta Film Festival’s signature midweek event, moves to 787 Windsor this year but maintains its lineup of live music, experimental films, art installations and food trucks. This year’s performances include Lonnie Holley with Bradford Cox, KodieShane, Tank and the Bangas, Yung Baby Tate and Xavier Blk, with art and installations by Alessandra Hoshor, Cass Cameron, Dylan Mulshine, Eva Nelson, Fort Psych, House of June, Kris Pilcher and many more. $20. 7 p.m. Thurs., March 30. 787 Windsor, 787 Windsor St. S.W. www.atlantafilmfestival.com.Ephraim Williams professor of American History Charles Dew discusses his book The Making of a Racist: A Southerner Reflects on Family, History and the Slave Trade at the Center for Civil and Human Rights. Dew will participate in a book signing before the discussion, and copies of the book will be available at the event. Free. 6-9 p.m. Thurs., March 30. Center for Civil and Human Rights, 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. N.W. 678-999-8990. www.civilandhumanrights.org.The MOCA GA Pin-up Show and Sale is back. Artwork will be available for purchase from 6-9 p.m., first-come, first-served. Along with the artwork, guests can enjoy drinks, snacks and music from DJ Topher. Free-$15. 6-9 p.m. Thurs., March 30. The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, 75 Bennett St. N.W., Suite A2. 404-367-8700. www.mocaga.org.The High Museum hosts Art After Dark, a party geared toward young professionals and their friends. The evening will feature music, art-making, drinks and more. Free for members. 7-9 p.m. Fri., March 31. High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E. 404-733-4444. www.high.org.The Dual Concepts art show features work created by teens who have completed Murmur’s Dual Concepts program. Canvases will be available for $100 each, and all sales will go toward the students. Event proceeds will benefit ChopArt, a nonprofit organization that helps homeless youth express themselves through art. $20-$25. 6-10 p.m. Fri., March 31. Murmur Art Gallery, 100 Broad St. S.W. www.murmurmedia.org.The Indie Craft Experience’s Spring Market takes place this Sunday at Yaarab Temple. This one-day market features more than 50 craft and vintage vendors, including Admiral Row, Aluna Works, Bluedrop Studio, Color Happens, Heather Lund Illustration, I Believe in Atlanta, Home Again Creative, Joyner Avenue, Lily Smith Studio and more, as well as local food vendors, music by DJ Zano and swag bags for the first 100 attendees designed by the Small Object. Free-$5. 11 a.m. Sun., April 2. Yaarab Temple, 400 Ponce de Leon Ave. www.ice-atlanta.com.Brave the pollen and make your way to the Spring Festival on Ponce this weekend to peruse goods from more than 125 local and regional arts and crafts vendors, featuring a large selection of folk and outsider art, set up at Olmsted Linear Park. There will also be a children’s area and food and drink available for purchase. Sat., April 1, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Olmsted Linear Park, 1451 Ponce de Leon Ave. www.festivalonponce.com.The fourth annual Atlanta Persian Festival celebrates Iranian art, music, food, dance and other cultural activities at Piedmont Park. Last year’s festival drew nearly 14,000 attendees, making it one of biggest cultural events in the city. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sun., April 2. Piedmont Park, 400 Park Drive. www.atlantapersianfestival.com.The Michael C. Carlos Museum hosts Christa Clarke, curator of the arts of global Africa at the Newark Museum, for a lecture titled Curating Contemporary African Art. Clarke will discuss the complex issues surrounding the representation of African art in museums and the curatorial strategies behind its collection and display. 7:30 p.m. Mon., April 3. Michael C. Carlos Museum, 571 South Kilgo Circle. 404-727-4282. carlos.emory.edu.

Horizon Theatre’s First Look Play Fest: A Night of New 10-Minute Plays features — you guessed it! — 10-minute plays written and performed by Horizon’s 2017 Apprentice Company. The two-day fest will feature easily digestible works created by Jordan Ealey, Rachel Graf Evans, Abby Spasser and Malcolm Tariq and performed by actors including Joey Davila, Maggie Dillon, Sarah Francois, Lindsey Koch and more. Donations accepted. 7:30 p.m. Mon.-Tues., April 3-4. Horizon Theatre, 1083 Austin Ave. N.E. 404-523-1477. www.horizontheatre.com.

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