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Atlanta Pride Rainbow Run

Thursday October 1, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
First, we hope you and your family are staying safe through the current pandemic. In July, the Atlanta Pride Committee announced that the 2020 Pride Festival will not be held in person due to the ongoing pandemic. Instead, the festival will be held as a virtual event centered around the scheduled da...
Cost: Registration Required

Not Your Father's Canon: Reading Chaucer and Shakespeare Today at AJC Decatur Book Festival

Thursday October 1, 2020 04:30 pm EDT
You are invited to join Agnes Scott English Department professors Charlotte Artese and Robert Meyer-Lee, two preeminent literary scholars, in conversation as they grapple with the legacies and futures of reading two of the most well-known writers in the Western literary tradition: Shakespeare and Ch...
Cost: Free

2020 France-Atlanta Event Series

Thursday October 1, 2020 06:30 pm EDT
Categories: Education, Technology, Culture

This October and November, meet some of France's most innovative artists, researchers, visionaries and other experts during the 11th edition of France-Atlanta.

Created in 2010 by the Consulate General of France in Atlanta and the Georgia Institute of Tech...
Cost: Free

Antigone in Ferguson

Friday October 2, 2020 05:30 pm EDT
Theater of War Productions presents a virtual performance of the groundbreaking project “Antigone in Ferguson” October 2 at 5 p.m. The performance fuses dramatic readings of Sophocles' “Antigone” with live choral music performed by a diverse choir from St. Louis, Missouri and New York City culminati...
Cost: Free

Mid Grade Mythologies at AJC Decatur Book Festival

Saturday October 3, 2020 07:00 pm EDT
Join Roshani Chokshi, Tehlor Kay Mejia, and J.C. Cervantes for a conversation about mythologies from around the world. Roshani Chokshi is the author of Aru Shah and the Tree of Wishes, the third book in a series that focuses on the character of Aru Shah and the world of Indian mythology. Tehlor Kay ...
Cost: Free

Gender, Diversity and Disability Discussion

Sunday October 4, 2020 01:00 pm EDT
Compassionate Atlanta and SOJOURN cohost a modertated open and honest training around the topic of dealing with gender and sexuality with disablities. Join for an eye opening discussion.
Cost: Registration Required

2020 Virtual Political Forum with Senator Cory Booker and Others

Sunday October 4, 2020 03:00 pm EDT
Categories: Politics

We know what is at stake this election cycle. Therefore, the Atlanta Chapter of the National Alumnae Association of Spelman College (NAASC) gathered a panel of some of the best political minds to provide greater insight on the issues before us.

Join us on Sunday, October 4th, ...
Cost: Free

2020 Virtual Political Forum with Senator Cory Booker and Others

Sunday October 4, 2020 03:00 pm EDT
Categories: Politics

We know what is at stake this election cycle. Therefore, the Atlanta Chapter of the National Alumnae Association of Spelman College (NAASC) gathered a panel of some of the best political minds to provide greater insight on the issues before us.

Join us on Sunday, October 4th, ...
Cost: Free

Natasha Trethewey Endnote at AJC Decatur Book Festival

Sunday October 4, 2020 04:30 pm EDT
Join author Natasha Trethewey and interviewer Rosemary Magee for a discussion of Trethewey’s memoir, Memorial Drive. The memoir grapples with the South’s history through the lens of her life and the life of her mother, who was murdered by Trethewey’s former step-father. Memorial Drive dives deep int...
Cost: Free

Get to Know Your Queer and Trans History in Atlanta

Tuesday October 6, 2020 06:30 pm EDT
Join these powerful community groups as they discuss diversity, inclusion, and the movement forward for our citizens of Asian Heritage and decent.
Cost: Free

Pamela Sneed in celebration of Funeral Diva

Tuesday October 6, 2020 07:30 pm EDT
In this collection of personal essays and poetry, acclaimed poet and performer Pamela Sneed details her coming of age in New York City during the late 1980s. Funeral Diva captures the impact of AIDS on Black Queer life, and highlights the enduring bonds between the living, the dying, and the dead. S...
Cost: Registration Required

A Conversation Between Sister Cities: Les Abattoirs and Atlanta Contemporary

Thursday October 8, 2020 12:30 pm EDT
Join us for a dynamic conversation between the executive directors of Atlanta Contemporary and Les Abattoirs in Toulouse: Veronica Kessenich and Annabelle Ténèze. The conversation will center on how the two directors steward their organizations through these unprecedented times, with a focus on th...
Cost: Free

COVID in the LGBTQ+ Community: What You Can Do to Combat the Pandemic

Thursday October 8, 2020 05:30 pm EDT
Drs. Eliot Blum and Jason Schneider, co-medical directors of Atlanta Pride, will moderate this panel discussion of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the greater Atlanta LGBTQ+ community. Attendees will receive an update on the current state of the pandemic, better understand the physical and me...
Cost: Registration Required

Exhibition: High Visibility Opening Night

Friday October 9, 2020 07:00 pm EDT
The launch of this virtual photography exhibition will coincide with Atlanta Pride's 50th Anniversary, a time of celebration and remembrance for the Queer artists and outcasts who came before us. Because of COVID-19, all of the celebrations will be virtual this year. Despite the setbacks, Southern Q...
Cost: Registration Required

SWEET TEA: A Queer Variety Show

Friday October 9, 2020 08:00 pm EDT
A sweet, tasty and fabulous variety show filled with some of Atlanta's best entertainers and hosted by the one and only Taylor Alxnder, Creative Loafing's Entertainer of the Year!
Cost: Free

AARP Cooking Class with Big Feedia

Saturday October 10, 2020 03:30 am EDT
The ever-lively and legendary Big Freedia is known for cooking it up on stage but will cook it up in the kitchen with a cooking segment for us.
Cost: Free

Transgender Health Care Talk With AbsoluteCare

Saturday October 10, 2020 12:30 pm EDT
Healthcare and wellness for our transgender siblings is an issuing facing the community. Tune into this important and very needed program provided by AbsoluteCARE.
Cost: Free

AARP Music & BINGO

Saturday October 10, 2020 01:30 pm EDT
Latino lesbian comedienne Sandra Valls will host the funniest bingo game ever! All while 3C Productions makes the beats happen.
Cost: Free

Voguing With Jeterbydameter

Saturday October 10, 2020 04:30 pm EDT
Join Cedric "Cj" Jeter for an extraordinary time as he vogues for his life.
Cost: Free

Southern Flex Pride Work Out Hour

Sunday October 11, 2020 10:00 am EDT
Join dynamic duos Candice and Danielle Clark of Southern Flex for a can't miss, fun filled, workout hour.
Cost: Free

Terra Cotta Sugarbaker Drag Queen Story Hour

Sunday October 11, 2020 11:00 am EDT
One of Atlanta's favorite storytellers, Terra Cotta Sugarbaker, gives us a read of two popular books for kids but we could all use a good storytime!
Cost: Free

Atlanta Pride Television Special

Sunday October 11, 2020 01:00 pm EDT
On Sunday, October 11, 2020 from 1pm-2pm Peachtree TV, the first and only station to broadcast the Pride Parade, will air a one hour special dedicated to the rich tradition and history of the LGBTQ community. We will celebrate unity, diversity and visibility, and will bring the energy of the parade ...
Cost: Free

Atlanta Gay Mens Chorus, Voices of Note, and Our Song Performances

Sunday October 11, 2020 02:30 pm EDT
Enjoy the legendary musical tradition that is the Atlanta Gay Mens Chorus and Voices of Note as they celebrate Pride Sunday with our community!
Cost: Free

Southern Chefs Virtual Potluck

Sunday October 11, 2020 05:00 pm EDT
Join us for a virtual evening of food, drinks, and live entertainment hosted by Greg Best. All proceeds support Wholesome Wave Georgia’s work of providing fresh healthy food to families hit hardest by COVID-19.
Cost: $25+

Starlight Cabaret

Sunday October 11, 2020 07:00 pm EDT
Join us for an evening under the stars with Atlanta's BEST drag talent. Each year the Starlight Cabaret closes out the Atlanta Pride Festival with this over the top, sparkling display of FIERCE drag kings and queens.
Cost: Free

Business Opportunities in the Game and Film Industries in Georgia and France

Tuesday October 13, 2020 09:00 am EDT
Are you planning to expand your business in France or Georgia in the film or game industry, and wondering about opportunities offered by both regions, which could benefit your business? Then, this webinar is for you! During this free, virtual event, economic and business experts from France and Ge...
Cost: Free

A3C Virtual Festival and Conference Experiance

Thursday October 15, 2020 11:00 am EDT
A3C, a renowned music festival and conference held annually in Atlanta, GA, has just announced their virtual conference experience, “A3C20 For the Culture”. Taking place on October 15th, the free, one day conference will provide insight and knowledge from some of today’s most experienced and acclaim...
Cost: Free

Exhibition: High Visibility Artist Talk/ Identity and Queer Performance in Photography

Thursday October 15, 2020 07:00 pm EDT
Curator/Photographer Le'Andra LeSeur moderates a panel of four contemporary Queer photographers from the recent 'High Visibility' exhibition presented by WUSSY Mag, Atlanta Pride, and Atlanta Photography Group and curated by Le'Andra LeSeur, Emily M. Getsay, and Michael James O'Brien
Cost: Registration Required

Exhibition: High Visibility Artist Talk/ Identity and Queer Performance in Photography

Thursday October 22, 2020 07:00 pm EDT
Curator/Photographer Le'Andra LeSeur moderates a panel of four contemporary Queer photographers from the recent 'High Visibility' exhibition presented by WUSSY Mag, Atlanta Pride, and Atlanta Photography Group and curated by Le'Andra LeSeur, Emily M. Getsay, and Michael James O'Brien
Cost: Registration Required

Amplify Summer Streaming Series - Kitty Snyder

Thursday October 29, 2020 08:30 pm EDT
Amplify's Summer Streaming Series is a twice-monthly live stream music event featuring performances by a collection of the very best local and regional singers, songwriters, and bands. We'll be broadcasting live on our Facebook page from Waller's Coffee Shop in Decatur every other Thursday this summ...
Cost: Free

Battman, Food Photographer, at AJC Decatur Book Festival

Wednesday September 30, 2020 06:00 pm EDT
Alan Batt, the food photographer known as Battman, traveled around the country interviewing and photographing black chefs for his latest volume, Toques in Black: 101 Black Chefs in America. The book profiles 101 chefs, including the legendary Leah Chase of New Orleans, who died last year. Among the ...
Cost: Free

Soul Line Dance Tuesday

Tuesday September 29, 2020 08:00 pm EDT
This is a FREE Dance Session @ 8 PM EST every Tuesday via live stream from the @becreativeartscenter Facebook page.
Cost: Free

Falling in Love with Love: Jasmine Guillory & Friends @ AJC Decatur Book Festival

Tuesday September 29, 2020 06:30 pm EDT
Jasmine Guillory comes together on a panel with fellow romance writers Alisha Rai, Farrah Rochon, Yaffa Santos, and Jane Igharo to discuss the ins and outs of the genre. They will discuss writing, romance, and women of color protagonists. The conversation will start with discussion of the panelists’...
Cost: Free

Art + poetry

Monday September 28, 2020 06:00 pm EDT
artThrust is hosting two virtual programs: art + poetry for LGBTQ youth and art + poetry for parents of LGBTQ youth.
Cost: Free

Agnes Scott Writers’ Contest Reading @ AJC Decatur Book Festival

Sunday September 27, 2020 02:30 pm EDT
The Agnes Scott College English department comes together with us to present some of the finalists of their 49th annual Writers’ Festival Contest.The finalists will read the pieces that appear in the 49th Writers’ Festival magazine and talk with Professor Alan Grostephan in this celebration of stude...
Cost: Free

Atlanta Film Festival 2020 - Day 11

Sunday September 27, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
Celebrating its 44th year, the Atlanta Film Festival is the region’s preeminent celebration of cinema. The organization offers entertainment, networking, education & professional development year-round. The festival itself is one of the largest and longest-running in the region. It is also the most ...
Cost: $100-$825

Raina Telgemeler & Graphix Con panel @ AJC Decatur Book Festival

Saturday September 26, 2020 02:00 pm EDT
Join New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Raina Telgemeier, creator of the graphic novels Smile, Drama, Sisters, Ghosts, and Guts, as she sits down with three other writers and illustrators. Maria Scrivan, cartoonist and author of the Nat Enough series, Viarian Johnson, author of The Pa...
Cost: Free

Atlanta Film Festival 2020 - Day 10

Saturday September 26, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
entertainment, networking, education & professional development year-round. The festival itself is one of the largest and longest-running in the region. It is also the most distinguished event in its class, recognized as the 'Best Spring Festival' by Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 'Best Film Festival...
Cost: $100-$825

NBF Presents: Reckoning with Resistance @ AJC Decatur Book Festival

Friday September 25, 2020 06:30 pm EDT
National Book Award Longlisters Hanif Abdurraqib (Go Ahead in the Rain: Notes to A Tribe Called Quest, Nonfiction) and Camonghne Felix (Build Yourself a Boat, Poetry) discuss what resistance means to them—in their own writing, in contemporary literature, and in 2020. Moderated by Dr. Eve L. Ewing, s...
Cost: Free

Speaking Out in the South: Responding to Antisemitism and Bias on Campus

Friday September 25, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
In 2019, ADL reported the highest number of antisemitic incidents in our four decades of recording the data, with nearly 200 of these incidents nationwide occurring on college campuses. From swastikas on dorm room doors to Zoombombing, antisemitism and bias continue to persist in university communit...
Cost: FREE

Atlanta Film Festival 2020 - Day 9

Friday September 25, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
Celebrating its 44th year, the Atlanta Film Festival is the region’s preeminent celebration of cinema. The organization offers entertainment, networking, education & professional development year-round. The festival itself is one of the largest and longest-running in the region. It is also the most ...
Cost: $100-$825

Writing in a World of Turmoil: Roxane Gay & Soraya Nadia McDonald @ AJC Decatur Book Festival

Thursday September 24, 2020 06:30 pm EDT
The award-winning novelist, essayist, professor, editor, commentator, and acknowledged master of Twitter, Roxane Gay is the author of renowned and bestselling nonfiction—the essay collection Bad Feminist and standout story collection Difficult Women, and, most recently, HUNGER: A Memoir of (My) Body...
Cost: Free

Un-Party for Piedmont Park

Thursday September 24, 2020 06:30 pm EDT
The Party for Piedmont Park is an incredible event that Atlantans look forward to every year attracting over 550 guests. While we cannot gather together in-person this year, nothing can stop us from throwing the best party you will never go to! There is no need for fancy outfits, Uber rides and la...
Cost: $50

Atlanta Film Festival 2020 - Day 8

Thursday September 24, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
entertainment, networking, education & professional development year-round. The festival itself is one of the largest and longest-running in the region. It is also the most distinguished event in its class, recognized as the 'Best Spring Festival' by Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 'Best Film Festival...
Cost: $100-$825

Blackberry Smoke: Pandemic Jam Livestream Series

Wednesday September 23, 2020 08:00 pm EDT
Volume 2 has Blackberry Smoke returning to the iconic Ryman Auditorium, where they’ll put on a full Rock n’ Roll show, debut new music and feature special guests. Volume 3 offers an intimate look at the band performing live with the Black Bettys at West End Sound Studio in Atlanta. Last but not leas...
Cost: $25-$100

Brad Thomas Parsons’ AMARO at AJC Decatur Book Festival

Wednesday September 23, 2020 06:00 pm EDT
Brad Thomas Parsons joins us to share the magical world of mixology and cocktails, presenting two books, AMARO: The Spirited World of Bittersweet, Herbal Liqueurs with Cocktails, Recipes and Formulas and his latest title, Last Call: Bartenders on Their Final Drink and the Wisdom and Rituals of Closi...
Cost: Free

Kevin Young on Poetry at AJC Decatur Book Festival

Tuesday September 22, 2020 06:30 pm EDT
Only now, in the 21st century, can we fully grasp the breadth and range of African American poetry: a magnificent chorus of voices, some familiar, others recently rescued from neglect. Poet and scholar Kevin Young has done the work to compile an unprecedented anthology where this precious living her...
Cost: Free

The Atlanta Virtual Job Fair

Tuesday September 22, 2020 01:00 pm EDT
Find a better job at our FREE Atlanta Virtual Career Fair. It is a must attend. Meet with top hiring companies in Atlanta.
Cost: Free

Atlanta Film Festival 2020 - Day 6

Tuesday September 22, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
Celebrating its 44th year, the Atlanta Film Festival is the region’s preeminent celebration of cinema. The organization offers entertainment, networking, education & professional development year-round. The festival itself is one of the largest and longest-running in the region. It is also the most ...
Cost: $100-$825

Mixologist Tiffanie Barriere at AJC Decatur Book Festival

Monday September 21, 2020 06:30 pm EDT
As part of our culinary programming this year, chef and author Toni Tipton-Martin will interview Tiffanie Barriere, an acclaimed Atlanta bartender, currently working freelance as “The Drinking Coach.” Barriere is also a public historian, and worked as a contributor on Tipton-Martin’s book Jubilee: R...
Cost: Free

Art + poetry

Monday September 21, 2020 06:00 pm EDT
artThrust is hosting two virtual programs: art + poetry for LGBTQ youth and art + poetry for parents of LGBTQ youth.
Cost: Free

Atlanta BeltLine Lantern Parade

Monday September 21, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
Everyone is invited to participate from the comforts of your own home! One of Atlanta’s most beloved, illuminated annual traditions is reimagined this September! For the first time, the Atlanta BeltLine Lantern Parade will take place throughout a multitude of Atlanta BeltLine neighborhoods. Everyo...
Cost: Free

Voicing the Unspeakable: Chelsea Rathburn’s Poetry at AJC Decatur Book Festival

Sunday September 20, 2020 06:30 pm EDT
Chelsea Rathburn joins us to discuss the ability of poetry and memoir to highlight the experiences of marginalized people in this interview with Dr. Nicole Stamant. In Rathburn’s latest book, Still Life with Mother and Knife, she seeks to voice matters once deemed unspeakable, from collisions betwee...
Cost: Free

Atlanta Film Festival 2020 - Day 4

Sunday September 20, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
Celebrating its 44th year, the Atlanta Film Festival is the region’s preeminent celebration of cinema. The organization offers entertainment, networking, education & professional development year-round. The festival itself is one of the largest and longest-running in the region. It is also the most ...
Cost: $100-$825

Atlanta Film Festival 2020 - Day 3

Saturday September 19, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
Celebrating its 44th year, the Atlanta Film Festival is the region’s preeminent celebration of cinema. The organization offers entertainment, networking, education & professional development year-round. The festival itself is one of the largest and longest-running in the region. It is also the most ...
Cost: $100-$825

Saturday Stories AJC Decatur Book Festival

Saturday September 19, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
DBF Keynote alum Colin Meloy talks picture books with Dave Eggers, founder of McSweeney’s and prolific writer, and Shawn Harris, the talented illustrator of their books as well as co-creator of the sci-fi saga, The First Cat in Space, a live cartoon conjured up with Mac Barnett during COVID shelter ...
Cost: Free

The Veggie Taste - 10th Year Anniversary 2020 Virtual Online

Saturday September 19, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
Categories: Speakers This year we will be Online Virtually for the 10th Year Anniversary Virtual Online Experience. We are blessed to have an Amazing line of Knowledgeable Speakers such as Omowale Adewale, the founder of NYC's Black VegFest, KT the Arch Degree SoIonic Botanicals, Dr. Eshe Faizah - H...
Cost: $10

Kevin Riley Reads at AJC Decatur Book Festival

Saturday September 19, 2020 10:30 am EDT
AJC editor, Kevin Riley, reads Dave Eggers’ two picture books about civic engagement, Her Right Foot and What Can a Citizen Do?
Cost: Free

Concert: Friends of All Saints

Friday September 18, 2020 07:30 pm EDT
The All Saints’ Concert Series returns for another season, this year with a twist. The Series kicks off with a virtual program featuring members of our choir and instrumentalists from our congregation and the city, including: Greer Lyle and Samantha Frischling, sopranos; Frank Timmerman, Cody Galy...
Cost: Free

Jubilee Talks: Toni Tipton-Martin with Chris Williams at AJC Decatur Book Festival

Friday September 18, 2020 06:30 pm EDT
Houston chef Chris Williams sits down with Toni Tipton-Martin to talk about the impact of black and enslaved chefs on American cooking. They will also discuss their personal histories in the culinary world, including the impact Williams’ family has had on him, including his great grandmother Lucille...
Cost: Free

1st Annual Hip Hop Jazz Fusion Festival

Friday September 18, 2020 05:00 pm EDT
Hip Hop Jazz Fusion Festival With DJ EAR DOC!!!
Cost: Free

Atlanta Film Festival 2020 - Day 2

Friday September 18, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
Celebrating its 44th year, the Atlanta Film Festival is the region’s preeminent celebration of cinema. The organization offers entertainment, networking, education & professional development year-round. The festival itself is one of the largest and longest-running in the region. It is also the most ...
Cost: $100-$825

Virtual Speaker Series: Environmental Stewardship and Youth

Thursday September 17, 2020 07:00 pm EDT
In this panel presentation, we'll be hearing from Jamie Rosenthal of Roots Down, Daniel Jones of Greening Youth Foundation, and Travys Harper of Trees Atlanta to discuss youth education and environmental stewardship. This panel will explore innovative strategies to teach youth about the importance...
Cost: Registration Required

Ron Rash, In the Valley at AJC Decatur Book Festival

Thursday September 17, 2020 06:30 pm EDT
Ron Rash has long been a revered presence in the landscape of American letters. A virtuosic novelist, poet, and story writer, he evokes the beauty and brutality of the land, the relentless tension between past and present, and the unquenchable human desire to be a little bit better than circumstance...
Cost: Free

Free Webinar: Landscape Photography with Dennis Hammon

Thursday September 17, 2020 02:00 pm EDT
What defines a great landscape? Is it the grand vistas with the sprawling scene before us? Do we look for the details in the scene that create the landscape? Is it the abstract in the small nuances of nature and the landscape that draw us to photograph? Whatever it is that draws you as the photograp...
Cost: Registration Required

CREATIVE CONFERENCE | Remote Post-Production in the Age of Covid

Thursday September 17, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
Panel: Georgia's Post Production pros from various departments discuss working remotely, how coordination, communication, and planning are even more important, and the challenges they've had to overcome to 'make it work'. Assistant Editor - Inëz Czymbor
Cost: Free

CREATIVE CONFERENCE | Covid and the Crew

Thursday September 17, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
ATL-based crew members and Covid Compliance Coordinators share stories from shooting during Covid, the benefits of being local, the challenges of PPE wearing in the GA heat, and what's working and what isn't. Moderator: Producer and Creative Conference Director Linda Burns. Panelists: Keith Pearson ...
Cost: Free

CREATIVE CONFERENCE | Casting in the Age of Covid

Thursday September 17, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
Casting Directors and SAG reps discuss common questions and concerns, as well as what actors should expect from casting and contracts to PPE protocols and how to report non-compliance anonymously. Moderated by Producer and Creative Conference Director Linda Burns Panelists: Regional Set Representati...
Cost: Free

Atlanta Film Festival 2020 - Day 1

Thursday September 17, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
Celebrating its 44th year, the Atlanta Film Festival is the region’s preeminent celebration of cinema. The organization offers entertainment, networking, education & professional development year-round. The festival itself is one of the largest and longest-running in the region. It is also the most ...
Cost: $100-$825

CREATIVE CONFERENCE | Covid Testing and Film Production

Thursday September 17, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
Panel: Georgia's Post Production pros from various departments discuss working remotely, how coordination, communication, and planning are even more important, and the challenges they've had to overcome to 'make it work'. Assistant Editor - Inëz Czymbor
Cost: Free

CREATIVE CONFERENCE | Actors Roundtable - Truly Vulnerable

Thursday September 17, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
ATL-based Actors share what it's like being back to work, from the benefits of being local and occasionally managing their own props and wardrobe tweaks to crews covered in PPE and managing their own covid fears. Moderator: SAG / AFTRA Actress Karen Ceesay -
Cost: Free

Virginia Willis, Nathalie Dupree, & Belinda Smith-Sullivan: Grande Dames of Southern Cooking at AJC Decatur Book Festival

Wednesday September 16, 2020 06:00 pm EDT
These three chef-authors will discuss the iconic past and emerging future of Southern cuisine.
Cost: Free

Soul Line Dance Tuesday

Tuesday September 15, 2020 08:00 pm EDT
This is a FREE Dance Session @ 8 PM EST every Tuesday via live stream from the @becreativeartscenter Facebook page.

Join us on the BE! Creative Arts Center page via Facebook Live as we dance for fun and fitness. Participate from wherever you are — online, virtually.

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!

Soul...
Cost: Free

POUR September 2020

Tuesday September 15, 2020 07:30 pm EDT
POUR’s September speaker is Allison Dukes! She currently holds the title of Chief Financial Officer at Invesco and previously she served as CFO of SunTrust. To say she’s a female leader in the business world is an understatement! Tune in to hear how she stays a leading business woman and while pur...
Cost: Free

Raise Your Voice YA Panel at AJC Decatur Book Festival

Tuesday September 15, 2020 07:00 pm EDT
National Book Award winner Elizabeth Acevedo comes together with four other top YA authors, Becky Albertalli, Aisha Saeed, Renée Watson, and Brendan Kiely for this discussion about making yourself heard and finding your place in the world. Acevedo’s Clap When You Land tells the story of two young wo...
Cost: Free

CGL's Virtual Bingo

Tuesday September 15, 2020 06:00 pm EDT
1. Livestream will begin at 5:45 pm EST, Bingo will start promptly at 6:00 pm EST.

The link for the Livestream is as follows: https://facebook.com/covingamingleague/videos/

2. We will record the winner's names and all prizes will be awarded immediately after "Blackout".

3. There are no 'tiebre...
Cost: Free

Art + poetry

Tuesday September 15, 2020 06:00 pm EDT
Over the course of 8 weeks, youth and adults will engage in an explorative exercise that seeks to merge social justice and personal identity with poetic skill and expression. Poetic workshops are to be facilitated by Lance “Mr. SpreadLove” Newman. Lance G. Newman II, was raised in Louisville, Kentuc...
Cost: Free

Crime Fiction Down South with Tom Mullen, Attica Locke, S.A. Cosby at AJC Decatur Book Festival

Monday September 14, 2020 06:30 pm EDT
Award-winning novelists, Tom Mullen, Attica Locke, and S. A. Cosby, talk about their hard-hitting crime novels set in Georgia, Texas, and Virginia. Mullen’s novel Lightning Men explores race, law enforcement, and justice in mid-century Atlanta. Locke’s Heaven, My Home, a sequel to her earlier book B...
Cost: Free

Soul on the Grill With Chef Todd Richards at AJC Decatur Book Festival

Sunday September 13, 2020 06:30 pm EDT
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Decatur Book Festival presented by Emory culinary track presents a cooking demonstration by Todd Richards, author of the book Soul: A Chef’s Culinary Evolution in 150 Recipes.
Cost: Free

Adrian Miller, Food Historian at AJC Decatur Book Festival

Saturday September 12, 2020 06:30 pm EDT
In this event James Beard award–winning author Adrian Miller will talk with Ligaya Figueras about his recent book The President’s Kitchen Cabinet: The Story of the African Americans who Have Fed our First Families, and his upcoming book Black Smoke: African American Adventures in Barbeque. In all of...
Cost: Free

Grandparents Tales

Saturday September 12, 2020 02:30 pm EDT
Categories: Storytelling

Come join Kuumba Storytellers of Georgia as we share stories about our elders and ancestors! We have a great line up of tellers ready to engage you in the African Oral Tradition with their masterful pieces of respect, honor, heritage, and perseverance.

This is our 4th cons...
Cost: Free

Approaching Poetic Self-Portraiture with Malcolm Tariq

Saturday September 12, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
Categories: writing, poetry Not really a form, the poetic self-portrait is a versatile practice that uses images and metaphors to reveal information about a subject. Some are self-reflective, while others directly address the reader. In many ways, the self-portrait is a step towards the persona poem...
Cost: $20

We Need Some Light

Thursday September 10, 2020 08:00 pm EDT
It’s been a difficult and paradigm-changing time for everyone. We at Voices of Note have had to reframe how we learn music and then come together to make something very special for our community. “We Need Some Light” is a cabaret kicking off our 2020-2021 season as well as Keep The Light Shining fun...
Cost: Free

Scitoberfest 2020

Thursday September 10, 2020 07:00 pm EDT
- This event is a production of Science for Georgia.

- It is free and open to the public.

Scitoberfest is made possible with the help of: - IEEE Atlanta Women in Engineering - Association for Women in Science (Georgia) - The Xylom - Break the Cycle of Health Disparities

Scitoberfest is an online...
Cost: Free-$34

Pray with Your Whole Life: Barbara Taylor & Sophfronia Scott at AJC Decatur Book Festival

Thursday September 10, 2020 06:30 pm EDT
Festival favorite Barbara Brown Taylor joins author Sophfronia Scott and Pastor Beth Waltemath of North Decatur Presbyterian Church to discuss Howard Thurman, Thomas Merton, and prayer-centered life. This complex conversation will bring together ideas from Barbara Brown Taylor’s work in Anchored in ...
Cost: Free

Atlanta Food & Wine Festival

Thursday September 10, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
IT'S OFFICIAL! In effort to support our restaurant community that needs us now more than ever, we're coming back this fall to bring you a new concept, Atlanta Food & Wine Festival: Reimagined. Starting September 10th, join us as we host a series of intimate, in-person dinners, lunches and brunches t...
Cost: Varies

Digital Speaker Series — The Time is Now: Making the Commitment to Racial Equity

Thursday September 10, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
Gain a deeper understanding of structural racial inequities and learn how they impact hunger issues in our community and nation. This speaker series is hosted by the Atlanta Community Food Bank. Please join us, and our dynamic guest speaker, Marlysa Gamblin, to gain a deeper understanding of structu...
Cost: Free

Todd Richards & Toni Tipton-Martin at AJC Decatur Book Festival

Wednesday September 9, 2020 06:00 pm EDT
Black American chefs and cooks are often typecast as the experts of only one cuisine—soul food, but Todd Richards’ food is anything but stereotypical. Taste his Hot-Chicken-Style Country-Fried Lamb Steak or Blueberry-Sweet Tea-Brined Chicken Thighs as evidence. While his dishes are rooted in family ...
Cost: Free

Pellom McDaniels Memorial Film Showing With Emory and AJC Decatur Book Festival

Wednesday September 9, 2020 02:00 pm EDT
Watch a film to honor football player Pellom McDaniels with Emory and the book festival, with a conversation afterwords.
Cost: Free

Addiction & Recovery Town Hall with Rep. Angelika Kausche

Wednesday September 9, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
Join GCSA as we partner with the Rep. Angelika Kausche for a Zoom Town Hall Meeting on Addiction and Recovery.

We will have a panel of experts to take your questions.

Wednesday September 9th at 12:00 PM. Join via Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/695949293 Meeting ID: 695 949 293

Cost: Free

Thinkful Webinar | Data Science Vs. Data Analytics

Tuesday September 8, 2020 09:00 pm EDT
What you’ll learn:

Why data skills are in such high demand What data analysts and data scientists do every day Which career could be a better fit for you And so much more...

Cost: Free

Document the Abuse

Tuesday September 8, 2020 08:00 pm EDT
SUS will be joined by Norma Peterson executive director of Document the Abuse. She started this work after the disappearance of her sister in law Stacy Peterson who went missing from her home in Bolingbrook Illinois in October 2007. She will be sharing with us about this potentially life changing re...
Cost: Free

Alexander Smalls Meals, Music, Muses at AJC Decatur Book Festival

Tuesday September 8, 2020 06:30 pm EDT
Iconic chef and world-renowned opera singer Alexander Smalls marries two of his greatest passions—food and music—in Meals, Music, and Muses, which he will discuss with Local Palate editor, Lia Grabowski. More than just a cookbook, Smalls takes readers on a delicious journey through the South to exam...
Cost: Free

Downtown HottRadio The Hottest Hip Hop, House , and R&B With DJ Voltron

Monday September 7, 2020 07:00 pm EDT
Taking you on a musical journey with the best newschool and oldschool tracks.
Cost: Free

Dr. David Satcher MD PhD at AJC Decatur Book Festival

Monday September 7, 2020 06:30 pm EDT
Interviewed by Jeremy Redmon, an award-winning reporter at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Dr. David Satcher, 16th Surgeon General of the United States, will discuss his long career in medicine and the importance of gaining equitable treatment in healthcare. His book, My Quest for Health Equity: N...
Cost: Free

Art + poetry

Monday September 7, 2020 06:00 pm EDT
Over the course of 8 weeks, youth and adults will engage in an explorative exercise that seeks to merge social justice and personal identity with poetic skill and expression. Poetic workshops are to be facilitated by Lance “Mr. SpreadLove” Newman. Lance G. Newman II, was raised in Louisville, Kentuc...
Cost: Free

Dragon Con 2020 - Monday

Monday September 7, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
It's only the biggest, nerdiest, and most exciting weekend of the year. No big deal. Right?

Dragon Con 2020 will be going virtual for 2020!! We'll have more information available at dragoncon.org/virtual/

Cost: Free

ATLANTA VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR AND JOB FAIR

Monday September 7, 2020 10:00 am EDT
Find a better job at our FREE Atlanta Virtual Career Fair. It is a must attend. Meet with top hiring companies in Atlanta.

ATLANTA VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR AND JOB FAIR- October 20, 2020 Job Seekers MUST create a Free Virtual Profile to attend a Virtual Hiring Event CREATE SEEKER PROFILE NOW

Benefits f...
Cost: Free

Introduction to Fiction Writing

Monday September 7, 2020 10:00 am EDT
Private tutor live online at Teachbeach.We will discuss all of the elements of fiction--from character, plot, theme, and voice, in a practical way. I invite you to submit 10 pages of your manuscript so that we can discuss which elements are working and those that may need improvement. This will be h...
Cost: $50

Toni Tipton-Martin Cooknote @ AJC Decatur Book Festival

Sunday September 6, 2020 06:30 pm EDT
Toni Tipton-Martin, the first African-American food editor of a daily American newspaper, joins us as the culinary Cooknote. Tipton-Martin is the author of the James Beard Award-winning book The Jemima Code, a history of African-American cooking found in—and between—the lines of three centuries’ wor...
Cost: Free

Lillian Smith Book Awards by Georgia Center for the Book and AJC Decatur Book Festival

Sunday September 6, 2020 02:30 pm EDT
Jelani M Favors and Brandon K. Winford will be honored for their books, Shelter in a Time of Storm: How Black Colleges Fostered Generations of Leadership and Activism and John Hervey Wheeler, Black Banking, and the Economic Struggle for Civil Rights.
Cost: Free

Dragon Con 2020 - Sunday

Sunday September 6, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
It's only the biggest, nerdiest, and most exciting weekend of the year. No big deal. Right?

Dragon Con 2020 will be going virtual for 2020!! We'll have more information available at dragoncon.org/virtual/

Cost: Free

DJ Spider @ Dragon Con

Sunday September 6, 2020 03:15 am EDT
Just like the real thing! And FREE! My set is streaming in real-time as a Late Night Rave set, 3:15am - 5:15am on Sunday morning, so basically still Saturday night LOL. And even though it's pre-recorded, I'll be hanging out on the Dragon Con Discord during this time if anyone wants to chat or have a...
Cost: Free

Out on Film at AJC Decatur Book Festival

Saturday September 5, 2020 05:30 pm EDT
Join Out on Film and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Decatur Book Festival presented by Emory for an interview with director Daniel Karslake, after a screening of the 2019 documentary For They Know Not What They Do at 4:00PM. The documentary examines the backlash against recent gains in LGBTQ+ righ...
Cost: Free

Dragon Con 2020 - Saturday

Saturday September 5, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
It's only the biggest, nerdiest, and most exciting weekend of the year. No big deal. Right?

Dragon Con 2020 will be going virtual for 2020!! We'll have more information available at dragoncon.org/virtual/

Cost: Free

Derrick Barnes, Gordon James Kidnote at AJC Decatur Book Festival

Saturday September 5, 2020 10:00 am EDT
In their multi-award winning Crown: Ode to the Fresh Cut, the duo of Derrick Barnes and Gordon James offer the kid’s eye view of a day in the life of a barbershop. Barnes and James team up again with I Am Every Good Thing, a timely, important, and uplifting picture book that celebrates Black boys ev...
Cost: Free

Valentine Wolf @ Dragon Con

Saturday September 5, 2020 01:45 am EDT
Dragon*Con goes Virtual 2020, and we're waking the dead on Friday night/Saturday morning! Head on over to https://dragoncon.tv/virtual to check us out, and we may be on fb hanging out! FREE!
Cost: Free

Brobdingnagian Bards @ Dragon Con

Friday September 4, 2020 04:00 pm EDT
Brobdingnagian Bards (pron. brAHb'ding-näg-EE-en) are The Original Celtic Renaissance music duo. They take traditional Irish and Scottish songs and give them a comedic twist. Their unique brand of music on the autoharp, recorder, and mandolin put Austin, Texas on the Celtic music map and made them o...
Cost: Free

Jericho Brown Keynote at AJC Decatur Book Festival

Friday September 4, 2020 02:30 pm EDT
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Decatur Book Festival Presented by Emory University is proud to present 2020 Pulitzer Prize winner Jericho Brown as this year’s Keynote speaker. In conversation with festival board president, Mathwon Howard, Brown will discuss his most recent book, The Tradition, tha...
Cost: Free

Dragon Con 2020 - Friday

Friday September 4, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
It's only the biggest, nerdiest, and most exciting weekend of the year. No big deal. Right?

Dragon Con 2020 will be going virtual for 2020!! We'll have more information available at dragoncon.org/virtual/

Cost: Free

Atlanta Gay Men's Chorus Auditions for the 2020-2021 Season

Thursday September 3, 2020 06:30 pm EDT
The Atlanta Gay Men’s Chorus is an auditioned, volunteer choral ensemble consisting of singers age eighteen and older. With a wide range of varying musical training and backgrounds, the chorus is committed to fostering an environment of professionalism, respect, pride and unity. The Atlanta Gay Men’...
Cost: Free

Dragon Con 2020 - Thursday

Thursday September 3, 2020 04:00 pm EDT
It's only the biggest, nerdiest, and most exciting weekend of the year. No big deal. Right?

Dragon Con 2020 will be going virtual for 2020!! We'll have more information available at dragoncon.org/virtual/

Cost: Free

The Doubleclicks at Dragon Con

Thursday September 3, 2020 01:00 pm EDT
This weekend, we will be performing at the first ever virtual Dragon Con. While we’re sad to not be trapped in an elevator with you in Atlanta, we will be excited to share in the excitement and geekery this weekend! Here is our schedule as we know it – and we will keep this website updated if anythi...
Cost: Free

Lunchtime Live: The Intersection of Art, Media and Technology

Thursday September 3, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
IG Live: Atlanta Edition with Floyd Hall and Lauren Jackson Harris
Cost: Free

Downtown HottRadio The Hottest Hip Hop, House , and R&B With DJ Voltron

Tuesday September 1, 2020 07:00 pm EDT
Taking you on a musical journey with the best newschool and oldschool tracks.
Cost: Free

Art + poetry

Tuesday September 1, 2020 06:00 pm EDT
artThrust is hosting two virtual programs: art + poetry for LGBTQ youth and art + poetry for parents of LGBTQ youth.
Cost: Free

Quarantine Kitchen & Hunger Action Month

Tuesday September 1, 2020 11:00 am EDT
Join Kristen and Joy, live on Facebook at 11AM, Tuesday September 1 for an orange themed demo to kickoff Hunger Action Month!

Find past and future episodes at bit.ly/ACFBNutritionResources in the Cooking Videos folder.

Cost: Free

Brandy vs Monica

Monday August 31, 2020 08:00 pm EDT
Get ready for the queens! Brandy and Monica on #VERZUZ! Monday, August 31st, 8PM EST. Drinks by Ciroc

Watch on https://instagram.com/verzuztv or in HD on Apple Music

Cost: Free

Downtown HottRadio The Hottest Hip Hop, House , and R&B With DJ Voltron

Monday August 31, 2020 07:00 pm EDT
Taking you on a musical journey with the best newschool and oldschool tracks.

To Listen: Go to http://www.downtownhottradio.com Weekdays at 7pm

Cost: Free

Art + poetry

Monday August 31, 2020 06:00 pm EDT
Over the course of 8 weeks, youth and adults will engage in an explorative exercise that seeks to merge social justice and personal identity with poetic skill and expression. Poetic workshops are to be facilitated by Lance “Mr. SpreadLove” Newman. Lance G. Newman II, was raised in Louisville, Kentuc...
Cost: Free

Professional Writing Skills

Monday August 31, 2020 08:30 am EDT
Private tutor live online at Teachbeach.We will cover any type of professional writing that you encounter in the work place. From emails to reports and everything in between, I invite you to bring two different pieces of writing to the class, so that we can discuss ways to improve them, so that you ...
Cost: $50

Downtown HottRadio The Hottest Hip Hop, House , and R&B With DJ Voltron

Friday August 28, 2020 07:00 pm EDT
Taking you on a musical journey with the best newschool and oldschool tracks.
Cost: Free

CGL's Virtual Bingo

Thursday August 27, 2020 06:00 pm EDT
Virtual Bingo LIVE! 2.0 is underway!

Covin Gaming League is excited to provide you a livestream Bingo experience like NO other, for FREE, with Amazon gift cards as prizes!

Yes, you read that correctly! FREE - LIVESTREAM - BINGO for Amazon gift cards!

Register NOW through Messenger or our Faceb...
Cost: Free

AJC Celebrating Nurses 2020

Thursday August 27, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
For 15 years, the AJC has presented the Celebrating Nurses awards to the area's most inspiring nurses. This year's event is going virtual, but there's more reason than ever to recognize excellence in the nursing community. Please join us as we salute the Top 10 nurses chosen by a panel of independ...
Cost: Registration Required

Fall Convocation: Marla Frederick

Thursday August 27, 2020 11:30 am EDT
Candler School of Theology will open the 2020-2021 academic year with a virtual fall convocation service on Thursday, August 27, at 11:30 a.m. EDT. Marla F. Frederick will be officially installed as Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Religion and Culture and will give the convocation address, “The Path...
Cost: Free

Downtown HottRadio The Hottest Hip Hop, House , and R&B With DJ Voltron

Wednesday August 26, 2020 07:00 pm EDT
Taking you on a musical journey with the best newschool and oldschool tracks.

To Listen: Go to http://www.downtownhottradio.com Weekdays at 7pm

This experience is completely virtual and interactive. You will be able to ask the artists questions throughout the event.

Each reservation includes:

...
Cost: Free

How To Get Credit Lines & Loans For Your Business

Wednesday August 26, 2020 06:00 pm EDT
Categories: Business

Discover how to get Business Credit Cards for Bad Credit. During this webinar you will discover everything you need to know to establish an initial business credit profile and score even with bad credit.

Interested in building your business credit? Check out this link to acces...
Cost: Free

Women’s Leadership Summit

Wednesday August 26, 2020 06:00 pm EDT
Karyn Greer, Emmy Award-winning Anchor will moderate a panel of dynamic leaders:

Vanessa Smith, N.A. President, SAP Dana Spinola, CEO, fab’rik Michael McNeal, CIO, McKesson Etosha Thurman, President/Head of Sales Capital One Treasury Management

Upon registration you will receive login inform...
Cost: Registration Required

ATL UTD v.s. Inter Miami FC

Wednesday August 26, 2020 09:00 am EDT
Resilient. Gritty. Unbreakable.

On August 26th, order takeout from an Official Pub Partner and receive a limited edition beer mug (while supplies last).

Show your support for the 5-Stripes and local ATL businesses. Click the link for hours and information.

Cost: No Cover

CGL's Virtual Bingo

Tuesday August 25, 2020 06:00 pm EDT
Virtual Bingo LIVE! 2.0 is underway!

Covin Gaming League is excited to provide you a livestream Bingo experience like NO other, for FREE, with Amazon gift cards as prizes!

Yes, you read that correctly! FREE - LIVESTREAM - BINGO for Amazon gift cards!

Register NOW through Messenger or our Faceb...
Cost: Free

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