5 things to do: Atlanta Jewish Music Festival
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City Winery - 650 North Ave Atlanta, GA 30308 $20-$36. 6 p.m.
One of Atlanta’s premier international musical events, The Atlanta Jewish Music Festival (AJMF), returns for its ninth year with a diverse musical lineup curated to please audiences of all ages, backgrounds and affiliations, including Jews and non-Jews. The three weekend festival will run March 8-25 in various locations throughout metro Atlanta.
AJMF is the largest Jewish music festival in the South and is known for introducing the community to unique musical acts featuring world music, rock, hip hop, jazz and more. This year’s festival includes fresh musical talent, returning favorites and a bevy of international artists sure to penetrate the soul of music listeners. For more information and to view the entire lineup visit www.atlantajmf.org.
Westin Buckhead - 3391 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326 $30-$45. 8 a.m.
From the #MeToo to the #TimesUp movements, 2017 was a momentous year for women internationally. Let's make 2018 the year that is not only for women, but also ignites a permanent forum for women's rights.
PressforProgress is the discussion on the changes taken from within male-dominated industries. For example, Tesla has just signed on Ebony Media's CEO Linda Johnson Rice to its board. What kind of message does this send to all genders in the workplace?
Rickey Bevington, GPB's Senior Anchor, will moderate this discussion.
The Masquerade - 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive S.W. Atlanta, GA 30303 $20. 7 p.m.
Trolley Barn - 963 Edgewood Ave. N.E. Atlanta, GA 30307 $50-$100. 6 p.m.
Join Community Farmers Markets on International Women's Day for an evening celebrating the women in the greater Atlanta area's food movement featuring food and drink created by an all-women team of chefs, bartenders and more, with ingredients sourced from women farmers.
All proceeds benefit Community Farmers Markets educational chef program, which provides educational chef demonstrations at farmers markets to increase food and nutritional literacy as well as cooking skills.
Smith's Olde Bar - 1578 Piedmont Ave. N.E. Atlanta, GA 30324 $8-$10. 7 p.m.