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Today - 11/22/2015

This exhibition explores the history of Jews in Atlanta through artifacts, images and oral histories. The story of Jewish Atlanta began as it did in many other Southern towns, but its narrative would take dramatic turns as Atlanta became a stage for regional, national and international events over the next 170 years. Jews played a role in every significant event in Atlanta’s history, and ...
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Georgia Renaissance Festival
Today - 6/7/2015

It's opening weekend for this Georgia tradition of jousting, juggling and 16th century storytelling!
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Tunes by the Tracks
Today - 5/29/2015

"Tunes by the Tracks" is a free concert series held each Friday night in May in Stone Mountain Village. Concerts are held in the Municipal Parking lot and feature a number of well-known artists. Lawn chairs are encouraged. The series is sponsored by several private individuals and the Stone Mountain Downtown Development Authority. Schedu...
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Seriously Silly! The art and whimsy of Mo Willems
Today - 1/10/2016

Artist Talk: Thursday, May 28 at 7 p.m. "Seriously Silly! The art & whimsy of Mo Willems" is a retrospective of illustrations by the best-selling children’s book artist and author. Willems has created more than 40 books for children and won numerous literary awards, including three Caldecott Honors. “Seriously Silly” features more than 100 works by the artist &mdas...
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My Life as a Fairy Tale: The Ugly Duckling
Today - 6/7/2015

Hans Christian Andersen and his tale "The Ugly Duckling" are playfully brought to life in this imaginative performance using only a collection of found objects and odd furniture. Giving life to the inanimate, the Ugly Duckling makes his journey — encountering the hunter, the farmer, soaring geese, menacing cats and dogs, and then finally finding home. Tickets include a Create-A-Puppet wor...
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Atlanta Food and Wine Festival
5/28/2015 - 5/31/2015

The Atlanta Food & Wine Festival returns to Midtown Atlanta! The Festival is the nation’s culinary weekend to unite leaders of their craft — barbecue pitmasters, award-winning chefs and mixologists, Master Sommeliers, fry cooks and local growers — in the spirit of celebrating the rich food and beverage traditions of the South. The four-day event leads guests on a culinary ...
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Three Decembers
5/29/2015 - 5/31/2015

The Atlanta Opera returns to Midtown in collaboration with the Alliance Theatre, with a new production by contemporary composer Jake Heggie (best known for "Moby Dick" and "Dead Men Walking"). This chamber opera is a beautifully orchestrated piece for three artists and chamber orchestra, on stage with the performers. An intense drama between stage actress Madeline Mitchell and her t...
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5/30/2015

The silent auction at this year's annual event features artworks by more than 175 established and emerging artists who were selected by Ben Goldman, manager of Kibbee Gallery, and Teresa Bramlette Reeves, Director of Curatorial Affairs at the Zuckerman Museum. This year’s new performances and installations include an unveiling of the concepts of the five finalists from an exciting new pub...
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Avenue Q
6/3/2015 - 6/7/2015

Smart, hilarious, risqué and full of heart, "Avenue Q" is Broadway’s smash-hit upbeat musical for grown-ups. Music and lyrics are by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx. The book is by Jeff Whitty. The neighbors are nice on Avenue Q ─ the only address you can afford when you’re fresh out of college, out of a job, or just trying to find your way in life. Princeton, Gary Coleman (yes,...
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Season Finale: Robert Spano Conducts Saint-Saëns' Samson Et Dalila with All-Star Cast
6/4/2015 - 6/6/2015

It’s the ultimate story of love, seduction and betrayal — Samson and Delilah. According to the Old Testament, Samson’s great strength embodied in his flowing hair made him invincible until he met his greatest weakness in a woman named Delilah. She seduced him and reduced him to a mere mortal by cutting off his mighty mane, and he was blinded and imprisoned. Music Director Robe...
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