5 things to do: Artifactual String Unit - October 24 2017

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Tuesday October 24, 2017 11:16 pm EDT

Dr. Maurice J. Hobson: The Legend of Black Mecca

Auburn Avenue Research Library on African-American Culture and History - 101 Auburn Ave. Atlanta, GA 30303 7 p.m.

The Auburn Avenue Research Library and Georgia State University's Alonzo A. Crim Center will host Dr. Maurice J. Hobson. Hobson will discuss his new book The Legend of the Black Mecca: Politics and Class In the Making of Modern Atlanta. The event will be open to the public.

Cosmo Whyte: Starting A Brush Fire

Marcia Wood Gallery - 1037 Monroe Drive Atlanta, GA 30306 7 p.m.

Jamaican-born, Atlanta-based artist Cosmo Whyte's first show will be opening at the Marcia Wood Gallery. The gallery has been displaying the work of contemporary Atlanta artists since 2004.

Writers at the Wrecking Bar: Michel Stone's Border Child

The Wrecking Bar Brewpub - 292 Moreland Ave. N.E. 30307 Free w/ RSVP. 7 p.m.

A Capella Books presents the most recent installment of this monthly fiction series at The Wrecking Bar. Bookworms can enjoy cocktails and snacks while they listen to the writers of novels and short stories. This month author Michel Stone will discuss her book, Border Child. The book details the journey of a Mexican family crossing the border to America, where they are separated from their young daughter.

ColorATL Book Release Party

Monday Night Garage - 933 Lee St. S.W. Atlanta, GA 30310 6 p.m.

Celebrate over 40 local artists with craft beer at the launch of ColorATL's second coloring book. Guests can look forward to live music, interactive art collaborations, and T-shirt screen-printing, as well as fresh beer from Monday Night Brewing.

Artifactual String Unit

Elliott Street Deli & Pub - 51 Elliott St. S.W. Atlanta, GA 30313 9 p.m.

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