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5 things to do: Omni - October 04 2017

What’s happening in Atlanta today

Wednesday October 4, 2017 11:15 pm EDT

Hidden Midtown: Out & About

Margaret Mitchell House - 979 Crescent Ave. N.E. Atlanta, GA 30309 $10-$15. 6:30 p.m.


Your eyes may open, but are you actually seeing what’s there? Hidden Midtown: Out & About shows Midtown in a never before seen way with a scavenger hunt that explores the layers of the neighborhood’s history.


The Masquerade Fall Fest

The Masquerade - 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive S.W. Atlanta, GA 30303 $8. 7 p.m.

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How to Live in the City: The Story of ???The American Music Show’

Gallery 992 - 992 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd. Atlanta, GA 30310 $8. 7:30 p.m.

Film Love screens a selection of rare, early material from “The American Music Show,’ a landmark of television history. “The American Music Show’ was founded on the unique intersection of Civil Rights history, Atlanta politics, a mixture of gay and straight social networks and musical subcultures.


Blackbird

7 Stages Theatre - 1105 Euclid Ave. N.E. Atlanta, GA 30307 $20. 8 p.m.

Best of Atlanta 2017 Readers’ Pick for ?۝Best Local Stage Director’ Rebecca Suellau directs David Harrower’s Blackbird, a tale that spans decades. A young woman sets out to confront the man who abused her 15 years earlier when she was 12 years old and he was 40. The all-female creative team producing the play partnered with the Georgia Center For Child Advocacy to provide resources and answer questions after the performance.


Omni

Argosy - 470 Flat Shoals Ave. S.E. Atlanta, GA 30316 Free. 8 p.m.

In case you haven’t noticed, Omni’s second album, Multi-Task, has become somewhat ubiquitous as of late. The band has been on the road tearing up stages across the US and Europe, rubbing elbows with Marc Riley and the likes. Singer and bass player Philip Frobos, guitarist Frank Broyles, and drummer Doug Bleichner are home for the time being. They aren’t playing any shows around Atlanta any time soon, but they are hosting a low key album listening party in the Brig at Argosy on Thurs., Oct. 5. All three members of the group will be spinning records throughout the evening, and there’s talk of a signature cocktail being brewed up for the occasion something to accessorize that snazzy red vinyl LP they’ll have for sale, which arrived in September via Chicago’s Trouble In Mind.