When I took Spanish in high school, one of my favorite phrases was “Dia de los Muertos.” A. It’s fun to say. And B. It’s just a cool tradition. I love the concept of taking a day to remember those who’ve passed without spending it decked out in black. The day’s a celebration of life, not a period of mourning.… [more]
Cabaret will be at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre from November 1-6, 2016.
Based on the description, it looks like it’ll be a fun night at the theatre: “Step out of the modern world and into the glittering underworld of pre-WWII Berlin to join the fun of the infamous Kit Kat Klub, where the music is always tantalizing and the drinks flow … [more]
It’s back: The Headless Horseman of Silly Hollow rides again at the Center for Puppetry Arts in Atlanta through November 6, 2016.
Per the summary: “A timeless Halloween favorite gets a fun, all-ages twist in The Headless Horseman of Silly Hollow at the Center for Puppetry Arts in Atlanta. Using hand-and-rod and shadow puppets, Maine’s Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers bring to … [more]
If Ballethnic’s Urban Nutcracker is on your short list of must-see holiday shows, you’re in luck: You can get discount tickets to Urban Nutcracker, no coupon code required.
Per the summary: “The first Nutcracker of the season, Urban Nutcracker takes place on Atlanta’s own Sweet Auburn Avenue in the 1940s and opens the weekend before Thanksgiving. Enjoy the soulful celebration, … [more]
If you’re looking for ways to get creative on the cheap, you’ve got a few options. Throughout the month, you’ll find free & cheap crafts at Michaels, Lowe’s, & Home Depot; free events at Bass Pro Shops; free decorating classes at Pottery Barn; free cooking techniques classes at Williams-Sonoma; free mini-model builds at Lego stores; & more.
Here’s the schedule … [more]
Here are a few of the highlights from ATL’s daily deals sites. And you can browse deals by category, complete with pics, on the Atlanta’s Daily Deals page.
- Through October 25, 2016, you can use coupon code “SAVES20” to save an extra 20% on most local Groupons, including deals for restaurants, spas, & things to do. The code
On Sunday, October 30, 2016, head to Decatur for the Haints & Saints Halloween Parade & Festival.
The Haints & Saints Halloween parade steps off at 4:00 p.m., and it features the Wasted Potential Brass Band, Black Sheep Ensemble, Common Ground Collective, floats, and more. The parade starts at the post office at 520 West Ponce de Leon Avenue, … [more]
This October, head to Atlantic Station for a free Spooky Film Fest.
On Friday nights, you can get in the Halloween spirit by watching a free family-friendly movie in Atlantic Station’s Central Park. The movies start at dusk.
If you’re planning to check it out, quit procrastinating. You’ve only got two more chances to see a free film this … [more]
Live music fans, take note: While they last, you’ll find discount tickets to select concerts on the deal sites.
Here’s a sampling:
- Goldstar: Discounts to Allen Stone at City Winery on October 22, 2016
- Goldstar: Discounts to Tommy Castro & The Painkillers at City Winery on October 28, 2016
- Goldstar: Discounts to Clubesque, a Contemporary Cabaret at City Winery on
Theatrical Outfit’s production of Big Fish will be at The Balzer Theater at Herren’s from December 1-18, 2016.
Per the summary: “Adapted from Tim Burton’s celebrated film, the musical Big Fish follows the enchanting, touching story of a teller of tall tales and his son, who wants to know who his father really is. After a lifetime of spinning yarns … [more]