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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.

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Explore Arts & Culture

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Monday August 3, 2020 12:30 am EDT
Performing Arts Centers in Atlanta coping with the new reality of the Coronavirus pandemic. | more...

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

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

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

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Monday August 3, 2020 12:01 am EDT
An update on the status of the Visual Arts venues in the Atlanta metro area. | more...

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

Culture Events Calendar

Monday October 18, 2021 10:00 am EDT
Pratt-Pullman Yard Cost: $32 and up - advance tickets required
Arts Agenda::Visual Arts
Website: Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience is a 360º digital art exhibition in Atlanta that invites...
$32 and up - advance tickets required [click here for more]

Monday October 18, 2021 12:00 pm EDT
gloATL Cost: Free
Arts Agenda::Dance
Tanz Farm XIII: The Running Project: Morgan-Bobrow Williams (Oct. 18-24, day/time TBA)
Free [click here for more]

Monday October 18, 2021 07:30 pm EDT
Arts Agenda, Free Events
Rosemary Candelario, PhD, writes about and makes dances engaged with butoh, ecology, and site-specif...
Free [click here for more]

Monday October 18, 2021 07:30 pm EDT
Arts Agenda, Free Events
Rosemary Candelario, PhD, writes about and makes dances engaged with butoh, ecology, and site-specif...
Free [click here for more]

Monday October 18, 2021 07:30 pm EDT
Arts Agenda, Free Events
Rosemary Candelario, PhD, writes about and makes dances engaged with butoh, ecology, and site-specif...
Free [click here for more]

Tuesday October 19, 2021 12:00 pm EDT
gloATL Cost: Free
Arts Agenda::Dance
Tanz Farm XIII: The Running Project: Morgan-Bobrow Williams (Oct. 18-24, day/time TBA)
Free [click here for more]

Tuesday October 19, 2021 08:00 pm EDT
Alliance Theatre Cost: $28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well)
Arts Agenda::Theater
Website: Across seven monologues written by seven Black playwrights, HANDS UP depicts the realities ...
$28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well) [click here for more]

Wednesday October 20, 2021 12:00 pm EDT
gloATL Cost: Free
Arts Agenda::Dance
Tanz Farm XIII: The Running Project: Morgan-Bobrow Williams (Oct. 18-24, day/time TBA)
Free [click here for more]

Wednesday October 20, 2021 06:30 pm EDT
Online Event Cost: Free
Arts Agenda, Free Events
The Emory Department of Film and Media Presents Media Lives: Conversations With Creative Professiona...
Free [click here for more]

Wednesday October 20, 2021 06:30 pm EDT
Arts Agenda, Free Events, Music
The 2021 Vocal Symposium features guest artist lectures, master classes, and Emory student performan...
Free [click here for more]

Wednesday October 20, 2021 08:00 pm EDT
Alliance Theatre Cost: $28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well)
Arts Agenda::Theater
Website: Across seven monologues written by seven Black playwrights, HANDS UP depicts the realities ...
$28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well) [click here for more]

Wednesday October 20, 2021 08:00 pm EDT
Synchronicity Theatre Cost: $25-$40
Arts Agenda::Theater
FROM THE NOBEL PRIZE-WINNER TONI MORRISON'S CLASSIC NOVEL Adapted for the stage by Lydia R. Diamond ...
$25-$40 [click here for more]

Thursday October 21, 2021 12:00 pm EDT
gloATL Cost: Free
Arts Agenda::Dance
Tanz Farm XIII: The Running Project: Morgan-Bobrow Williams (Oct. 18-24, day/time TBA)
Free [click here for more]

Thursday October 21, 2021 02:30 pm EDT
Arts Agenda, Free Events, Music
The 2021 Vocal Symposium features guest artist lectures, master classes, and Emory student performan...
Free [click here for more]

Thursday October 21, 2021 06:00 pm EDT
Arts Agenda, Free Events, Music
Enjoy an outdoor performance by the Emory Jazz Ensembles.


As a visitor to the Schwartz Center, gue...
Free [click here for more]

Thursday October 21, 2021 08:00 pm EDT
Sheraton Atlanta Hotel Cost: INVITE ONLY
Arts Agenda
The SHEEN Awards is back to celebrate the “Southeast’s” biggest night. For 2021, the Awards shifted...
INVITE ONLY [click here for more]

Thursday October 21, 2021 08:00 pm EDT
Alliance Theatre Cost: $28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well)
Arts Agenda::Theater
Website: Across seven monologues written by seven Black playwrights, HANDS UP depicts the realities ...
$28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well) [click here for more]

Thursday October 21, 2021 08:00 pm EDT
Synchronicity Theatre Cost: $25-$40
Arts Agenda::Theater
FROM THE NOBEL PRIZE-WINNER TONI MORRISON'S CLASSIC NOVEL Adapted for the stage by Lydia R. Diamond ...
$25-$40 [click here for more]

Friday October 22, 2021 11:00 am EDT
Whitespace Gallery Cost: Free
Arts Agenda::Visual Arts
Nancy Floyd (Oct. 22-Dec. 4) — Nancy Floyd has been photographing herself since 1982. Each month, sh...
Free [click here for more]

Friday October 22, 2021 12:00 pm EDT
gloATL Cost: Free
Arts Agenda::Dance
Tanz Farm XIII: The Running Project: Morgan-Bobrow Williams (Oct. 18-24, day/time TBA)
Free [click here for more]

Books

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Thursday November 5, 2020 07:14 pm EST
a Creative Loafing podcast | more...

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

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Monday December 9, 2019 03:15 pm EST
A Creative Loafing Podcast | more...

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Monday December 9, 2019 10:37 am EST
A Creative Loafing Podcast | more...

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Thursday August 29, 2019 02:03 pm EDT
2019 | more...

Dance

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Friday August 13, 2021 11:22 am EDT
The Atlanta Ballet has named Tom West as its new executive director. West, 54, was head of advancement at the American Film Institute in Los Angeles and began his career in arts management at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C. The AJC reports West “has a proven track record of increasing minority participation.” ajc.com | more...

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Monday August 2, 2021 01:16 pm EDT
Fall Arts Preview Update from Dance Canvas' Executive Artistic Director, Angela Harris | more...

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Monday August 2, 2021 07:17 am EDT
Fall Arts Preview Update from Terminus Modern Ballet Theatre's Director, John Welker | more...

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Monday August 24, 2020 01:17 pm EDT
COVID-19 Update from Zoetic Dance's Artistic Director Mallory Lyles Baxley. | more...

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Monday August 24, 2020 12:53 pm EDT
COVID-19 Update from Atlanta Ballet's President & CEO Arturo Jacobus, Artistic Director, Gennadi Nedvigin and Director of Public Relations, Julia Berg... | more...

Symphony/Opera

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Monday August 2, 2021 08:01 am EDT
Fall Arts Preview Update from Atlanta Opera's General and Artistic Director, Tomer Zvulun | more...

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Monday August 2, 2021 07:50 am EDT
Fall Arts Preview Update from Atlanta Chamber Players' Executive Director, Vanya Foote | more...

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Monday April 5, 2021 10:36 am EDT
The Atlanta Opera extends its Big Tent Series into spring | more...

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Friday October 30, 2020 03:24 pm EDT
Outside and outta sight! | more...

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Tuesday September 1, 2020 07:19 pm EDT
COVID-19 Update from Coro Vocati's Artistic Director John Dickson. | more...

Performance Art

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Saturday October 2, 2021 06:00 am EDT
The real Spiderman at Ponce City Market? | more...

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Tuesday December 3, 2019 05:54 pm EST
‘We have more in common, than we have differences’ | more...

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

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

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Monday March 4, 2019 01:38 pm EST
‘Skeleton Crew’ and ‘The Pitmen Painters’ | more...

Theatre

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Saturday September 18, 2021 06:00 am EDT
The show must go on | more...

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Monday August 2, 2021 03:12 pm EDT
Fall Arts Preview Update from PushPush Arts's Co-Director Tim Habeger | more...

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Monday August 2, 2021 12:08 pm EDT
Fall Arts Preview Update from Theatrical Outfit's Managing Director, Gretchen E. Butler | more...

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Tuesday August 25, 2020 08:05 pm EDT
COVID-19 Update from Synchronicity Theatre's Producing Artistic Director Rachel May. | more...

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Tuesday August 25, 2020 07:57 pm EDT
COVID-19 Update from Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company's Managing Director Chandra Stephens-Albright. | more...


Film

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Thursday May 26, 2022 12:00 pm EDT
The next physical MomoCon event will take place May 26-29th, 2022 with a Winterfest By MomoCon, Dec. 18-19th, 2021. Browse the Momocon schedule as wel... | more...

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Thursday April 21, 2022 12:00 pm EDT
This year's film festival was been held April 22-May 2nd in a virtual format. Browse the Atlanta Film Festival schedule as well as recommendations.  | more...

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Thursday February 3, 2022 12:00 pm EST
Browse the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival schedule as well as recommendations. CL's critics & readers weigh in on the definitive guide to the event. | more...

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Friday October 22, 2021 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 w... | more...

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Thursday October 7, 2021 01:53 pm EDT
See special horror films on the big screen — if you dare | more...



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