5 things to do: The Rebel: In Celebration of Mari Evans

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Paleo Wednesdays

Table & Main, 1028 Canton St, Roswell, GA 30075 $6-$26. 5 p.m.

Need a healthy mid-week pick me up? Stop by Table & Main for Paleo Wednesday, where the restaurant’s special of the night is paleo friendly. Grilled Petit Filet, avocado béarnaise, mashed turnips, butter crunch lettuce salad and more.

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Of Mice & Men, Blessthefall, Cane Hill

The Masquerade - 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive S.W. Atlanta, GA 30303 $19.50. 6 p.m.

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29th Annual Benjamin E. Mays Lecture

Georgia State University Student Center - 55 Gilmer St. S.E. Atlanta, GA 30303 Free. 6:30 p.m.

Leslie Fenwick, Dean Emeritus and professor at Howard University’s School of Education, will deliver the 29th Annual Benjamin E. Mays Lecture. A nationally-known education policy and leadership scholar and former urban K-12 school teacher and administrator, Fenwick’s op-ed articles about education, the economy and urban development have appeared in the Washington Post, The Boston Globe, Education Week, The Huffington Post, and Diverse Issues in Higher Education. More information.

The Rebel: In Celebration of Mari Evans

Atlanta University Center, Woodruff Library, 111 James P. Brawley Dr. Atlanta, GA 30314 Free. 6:30 p.m.

During Black History Month, this event honors the late Mari Evans – a poet, educator, musician, activist, author, and a significant figure in the Black Arts Movement. The event includes a reception, student readings of her poems, and a panel of Black Arts scholars who will discuss her contributions to the Movement. More information.

PleaseRock presents (Not Annoying) Trivia

Venkman's - 740 Ralph McGill Blvd. N.E. Atlanta, GA 30312 Free. 7:30

(Not Annoying) Trivia brings you everything you love about trivia without the annoying DJ chatter! Hosted by DJ Quasi Mandisco with his trusty overhead projector, Venkman’s take on trivia will get your competitive spirit racing without getting your blood boiling by hearing “Get those answers in” for the 500th time.More information

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