5 things to do: Andrew W.K. - October 21 2017

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Saturday October 21, 2017 09:09 pm EDT

S is for Southern book launch party

Atlanta History Center - 130 West Paces Ferry Road N.W. Atlanta, GA 30305 $35-$50. 6 p.m.

Southern lifestyle magazine Garden & Gun celebrates the launch of S is for Southern, "an encyclopedia of Southern life, culture, and history, covering age-old traditions and current zeitgeists.' The party features the encyclopedia's authors, David DiBenedetto and John Huey who will be signing copies, Southern hors d'oeuvres, and cocktails. Tickets include a 25 percent discount toward S is for Southern.

ACP Film Series Presents: 9 Days from my Window in Aleppo

Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum - 441 Freedom Parkway N.E. Atlanta, GA 30307 Free w/ RSVP. 7 p.m.

Issa Touma is a self-taught photographer and film director based in Aleppo. In 2012, shortly after the outbreak of the Syrian civil war, Touma's organization, Le Pont, initiated Art Camping for Syrian refugees and citizens of Aleppo. This unique collaborative project, whose participants come from different religious and ethnic backgrounds, attempts to foster resistance to political and religious radicalism through artistic interventions and cultural dialogue. 9 Days from my Window in Aleppo was awarded Best Short Film by the European Film Awards; Best Short Film at the London Film Festival and the Tribute Award at the International Short Film Festival in New York. Issa Touma will be present for questions after the screening.

Andrew W.K., 7-10 Split

Terminal West - 887 W. Marietta St. N.W. Atlanta, GA 30318 $20. 7:30 p.m.


Sextreme Fest 17 feat. the Lords of Acid, Combichrist, Christian Death, En Esch

The Masquerade - 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive N.W. Atlanta, GA 30303 $26.50. 7 p.m.



Netherworld Haunted House - 6624 Dawson Blvd. Norcross, GA 30093 $23-$55. 7:30 p.m.

Consistently ranked one of the nation's top haunted houses, Netherworld welcomes visitors to meander through the labyrinth of fright as monsters of all species do their best to make you scream for your mommy.

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