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Atlanta Dance, Film and Culture

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Culture Events Calendar

Sunday September 26, 2021 07:30 pm EDT
Alliance Theatre Cost: $28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well)
Arts Agenda::Theater
Website: Set against the backdrop of 1920s Appalachia, DARLIN
$28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well) [click here for more]

Monday September 27, 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 September 27, 2021 11:00 am EDT
Marcia Wood Gallery Cost: Free
Arts Agenda::Visual Arts
María Korol: Tidal Range (Sept. 9-Oct. 16) — María Korol’s debut solo exhibition features vibrant, l...
Free [click here for more]

Tuesday September 28, 2021 10:00 am EDT
Arts Agenda::Visual Arts
Each/Other (Sept. 25-Dec. 12) — The premiere exhibition for the fall season, Each/Other features mor...
Free [click here for more]

Tuesday September 28, 2021 10:00 am EDT
High Museum of Art Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.
Arts Agenda::Visual Arts
The Museum is open Wednesdays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to c...
$16.50 General Admission. Members Free. [click here for more]

Tuesday September 28, 2021 08:00 pm EDT
Alliance Theatre Cost: $28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well)
Arts Agenda::Theater
Website: Set against the backdrop of 1920s Appalachia, DARLIN
$28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well) [click here for more]

Wednesday September 29, 2021 10:00 am EDT
Arts Agenda::Visual Arts
Each/Other (Sept. 25-Dec. 12) — The premiere exhibition for the fall season, Each/Other features mor...
Free [click here for more]

Wednesday September 29, 2021 10:00 am EDT
High Museum of Art Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.
Arts Agenda::Visual Arts
The Museum is open Thursdays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to cl...
$16.50 General Admission. Members Free. [click here for more]

Wednesday September 29, 2021 10:00 am EDT
The Art Barn Cost: $20.00
Arts Agenda
Categories: Zoo & Animals Enjoy the morning on the farm meeting all of our barnyard buddies, making ...
$20.00 [click here for more]

Wednesday September 29, 2021 07:00 pm EDT
Atlanta History Center Cost: Free (Registration Required)
Arts Agenda::Books
Website: Allen C. Guelzo is the author of Robert E. Lee: A Life. From the award-winning historian an...
Free (Registration Required) [click here for more]

Wednesday September 29, 2021 08:00 pm EDT
Alliance Theatre Cost: $28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well)
Arts Agenda::Theater
Website: Set against the backdrop of 1920s Appalachia, DARLIN
$28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well) [click here for more]

Thursday September 30, 2021 10:00 am EDT
Arts Agenda::Visual Arts
Each/Other (Sept. 25-Dec. 12) — The premiere exhibition for the fall season, Each/Other features mor...
Free [click here for more]

Thursday September 30, 2021 10:00 am EDT
High Museum of Art Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.
Arts Agenda::Visual Arts
The Museum is open Tuesdays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to clo...
$16.50 General Admission. Members Free. [click here for more]

Thursday September 30, 2021 08:00 pm EDT
Arts Agenda, Music
The Atlanta Women’s Chorus makes an exciting return to live performances with Phoenix Rising, a uniq...
$25 [click here for more]

Thursday September 30, 2021 08:00 pm EDT
Alliance Theatre Cost: $28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well)
Arts Agenda::Theater
Website: Set against the backdrop of 1920s Appalachia, DARLIN
$28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well) [click here for more]

Friday October 1, 2021 10:00 am EDT
Arts Agenda::Visual Arts
Each/Other (Sept. 25-Dec. 12) — The premiere exhibition for the fall season, Each/Other features mor...
Free [click here for more]

Friday October 1, 2021 10:00 am EDT
High Museum of Art Cost: $16.50 General Admission. Members Free.
Arts Agenda::Visual Arts
The Museum is open Fridays at 10am and closes at 5pm. The last ticket is sold one hour prior to clos...
$16.50 General Admission. Members Free. [click here for more]

Friday October 1, 2021 05:00 pm EDT
Arts Agenda::Dance, Free Events
Flux Projects presents the world premiere of FIELD, a new work by critically acclaimed vertical danc...
Free [click here for more]

Friday October 1, 2021 07:30 pm EDT
The Atlanta Symphony Cost: $39.50 and up
Music, Arts Agenda::Film
Website: The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will present Marvel Studios
$39.50 and up [click here for more]

Friday October 1, 2021 08:00 pm EDT
Alliance Theatre Cost: $28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well)
Arts Agenda::Theater
Website: Set against the backdrop of 1920s Appalachia, DARLIN
$28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well) [click here for more]


Books

Fiction Issue

Thursday January 4, 2018 05:04 am EST
"Smoked Paprika" by Jen Hallaman | more...

Fiction Issue

Thursday January 4, 2018 05:03 am EST
"Watch Me" by Drew Grossman | more...

Fiction Issue

Thursday January 4, 2018 05:02 am EST
"The Dress" by Sarah Brooks | more...

Fiction Issue

Thursday January 4, 2018 05:01 am EST
Finalist - "Living Fossils" by Jeremy K. Fisher | more...

Fiction Issue, Sponsored Content

Wednesday January 3, 2018 10:41 am EST
Author Anne Corbitt on Squarspace's role in 'The Disappearance of Eliot Wiley' (Sponsored) | more...


Dance

Dance

Tuesday April 8, 2014 09:00 am EDT
Atlanta Ballet's Hamlet runs April 11-13 at the Cobb Energy Center | more...

Dance

Tuesday January 28, 2014 04:00 am EST
Rialto's dance biennial returns to Downtown | more...

Dance

Tuesday October 29, 2013 04:00 am EDT
Helen Hale's solo performance explores the practices that keep us sane | more...

Dance

Monday April 22, 2013 04:00 am EDT
The Atlanta-born choreographer will perform at the Southwest Arts Center | more...

Dance

Thursday March 28, 2013 03:27 pm EDT
Play on, Tennessee Williams and Shakespeare! | more...


Symphony/Opera

Music and Nightlife, Culture, Crib Notes, Music Features, Local Music Features, Visual Arts , News You May Have Missed, Music Issue, Neighborhoods

Monday August 27, 2018 03:00 pm EDT
How the grass-roots gallery and venue cultivates community | more...

5 Things to Do, Music and Nightlife, Crib Notes, News You May Have Missed, Local Music Features, Music Features

Thursday August 23, 2018 12:15 am EDT
The tropicália songstress surfs a new tide with ‘Water Music’ | more...

Crib Notes, Chad Rad's Top Picks, Music Features

Monday July 16, 2018 05:00 am EDT
Avey Tare and Panda Bear embrace simplicity and nostalgia | more...

Music and Nightlife, Music Issue

Thursday June 7, 2018 01:19 pm EDT
The violinist juggles music, activism, and family | more...

Music and Nightlife, Music Issue

Thursday June 7, 2018 12:39 pm EDT
The rising artist combines queer and black identity with pop excess | more...


Performance Art

Performance Art

Wednesday August 7, 2002 12:04 am EDT
McCarthyism, failing relationships and paranoia aren't themes commonly explored in puppetry, but not too much is common about Roby Newton's A La Sinistra. As a member of the Chicago-based artcore band Milemarker, Newton's work has always maintained a strong visual and artistic sense about it. Outside the group, she continues working with the same sensibilities, not as a musician but as a... | more...

Performance Art

Wednesday July 31, 2002 12:04 am EDT
Buckhead isn't the first part of town that comes to mind when seeking an evening of dance, theater or any cultural experience outside of the meat-market scene. This may change with the opening of ShowBox, which has brought a touch of classy, Moulin Rouge-style entertainment to the neighborhood. Occupying the former location of Otto's, Cobalt Lounge and Enigma, the club was originally intended... | more...

Performance Art

Wednesday February 20, 2002 12:04 am EST
EstroFest forecasts the unpredictable nature of emotions | more...

Performance Art

Wednesday July 25, 2001 12:04 am EDT

Controversy and excess take the stage when the Beggar's Group performs at bluemilk's Paradigm Art Space this week.

The East Village-based troupe performs its critically acclaimed off-off-Broadway project Do It!, based on the classic 1960s Yippie Handbook by radical Jerry Rubin. Performed in the style of guerrilla street theater and set in the late '60s, the play takes the audience back in time...

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Performance Art

Wednesday April 11, 2001 12:04 am EDT
Moon's entomology lecture a buggy bit of performance art | more...


Theatre

Culture, Dance, Theater, See and Do Content

Tuesday March 13, 2018 05:00 am EDT
A tale of light and dark, romance and death forge Russian ballet classic, Swan Lake | more...

Theater Review

Thursday June 2, 2016 04:00 am EDT
Babies in Space reveals growing need for art that appeals to adults and children | more...

Theater Review

Wednesday April 20, 2016 04:00 am EDT
A shut-in writer finds a spark with a young Cuban man | more...

Theater Review

Wednesday March 30, 2016 04:00 am EDT
Actor's Express new production investigates ATL Child Murders and family | more...

Theater Review

Tuesday February 23, 2016 04:00 am EST
Theater workshops, competitions, and apprenticeships offer guidance for new playwrights in Atlanta | more...


Film

Movies and TV, Movie Review

Tuesday June 2, 2020 08:00 am EDT
Lockdown invites a closer look at 'Becky,' 'Shirley,' and other VOD releases | more...

Arts Agenda, Hollywood Product, Movies & TV Features

Monday April 20, 2020 05:48 pm EDT
a Creative Loafing podcast | more...

Movies and TV

Monday April 6, 2020 11:25 am EDT
Which streaming services are the best value in the days of social distancing? | more...

Movies and TV

Monday March 2, 2020 02:37 pm EST
Low-budget, locally-filmed indie thrillers showcase female protagonists | more...

Movies and TV

Tuesday February 4, 2020 01:35 pm EST
Annual showcase of Jewish cinema features two superb documentaries about unforgettable photographers | more...



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