5 things to do: Menopause the Musical

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German Language Courses: Winter Session 2018

Goethe Zentrum/ German Cultural Center - 1197 Peachtree St. N.E. Atlanta, GA 30361 $390-$450. Noon.

Looking at add a new skill to your resumé? Did you set a New Year’s Resolution to learn something new? Register for a German language course at the Goethe-Zentrum Atlanta!

We have 5 and 10 week classes for all levels from the very beginner to the more advanced learner and offer internationally recognized certificates.

Professional Consultants Brunch

Grand China International - 2905 Peachtree Road N.W. Atlanta, GA 30305 $30.11:30 a.m.

As Professional Consultants and Business Coaches, we focus on delivering quality service and need to remain intentional as well as cutting edge.

At the quarterly Consultants Brunch we will not only network with intention by connecting with fellow industry experts but we will also be exposed to the most cutting edge resources and information to help advance our companies and boost your profits.

You will learn how to build and revitalize your company brand to create a lasting lmpact. Chief Visionary and Branding Strategist, Natasha E. Davis will teach attendees simple, relevant and contemporary techniques for building unforgettable brands and boosting profitability. #GoldenNugget Topic: “How to Develop Profitable Legacy Products”

Featured Speaker: Ms. Valerie Edwards with Mutual of Omaha - #GoldenNugget Topic: “Know your Exit Strategy for your company.”

A Celebration of Denis Johnson

Highland Inn Ballroom Lounge - 644 N. Highland Ave. N.E. Atlanta, GA 30306 Free. 7 p.m.

The many and varied works of Denis Johnson have had an honored place on the shelves of A Cappella since the day we opened, almost 30 years ago.

Fortunately, there is again cause to celebrate: shortly before he died, Johnson completed his second collection of short stories: The Largesse of the Sea Maiden, and it will be published on Tuesday, January 16.

To mark the occasion, guests are invited to join at the Highland Inn Ballroom L.ounge at 7 p.m., along with a number of Atlanta writers and musicians to reflect on Johnson’s unique literary output and to dig into this latest work.

Menopause the Musical

Earl Smith Strand Theatre - 117 N. Park Square, Marietta, GA 30060 $39-$49. 8 p.m.

Four women at a lingerie sale with nothing in common but a black lace bra and memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, not enough sex, too much sex, and more! This hilarious musical parody set to classic tunes from the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s will have you cheering and dancing in the aisles! See what millions of women worldwide have been laughing about for 16 years! It’s the hilarious celebration of women and The Change!

The Wombats, Blaenavon, courtship

Center Stage - 1374 W. Peachtree St. N.W. Atlanta, Georgia 30309 $25. 8 p.m.

Buy tickets here.