The Atlanta Jazz Festival remains one of my favorite festivals in the ATL–nothing beats live jazz music. I plan be there at least one day this weekend to relax in the shade and listen to back-to-back free concerts:
The 2015 season of Movies in Central Park at Atlantic Station gets underway this week.
If you’re not familiar with it, you can grab a blanket or a lawn chair, pack a picnic, & hang out in Central Park to watch a free flick on Thursday evenings all summer long.
Here’s the lineup:
- May 21: Little Giants
- May 28: Big
The 2015 season of Sunset Sessions is underway at Park Tavern in Piedmont Park.
The free Sunday evening concert series happens weekly through September 6, 2015. Want to go? Here’s the lineup for this weekend & the next few weeks:
- May 24: Headliner Kebbi Williams & The Wolfpack with opener Bird City Revolutionaries
- May 31: Headliner Ivan & Alyosha with
If you’re planning to head out for the Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival at The Fox Theatre in Atlanta & you’re looking for discount tickets, you’re in luck: You can get a deal on tickets, no coupon code required.
Here’s the lineup for this season’s Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival:
- Thursday, June 4, 7:30 p.m.: Goonies
- Saturday, June 6, 7:30 p.m.: Back to the
The 2015 season of Candler Park Movie Nights is underway.
Want to go? Here’s the schedule:
- May 16: Hook
- August 8: Jungle Book
- August 22: Pirates of the Caribbean
- September 12: Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory (original)
Movie festivities start one hour prior to dusk in front of the pool house. Blankets & picnics encouraged.
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I’ve seen Avenue Q twice now, but a third time may be on my agenda, thanks to this deal:
The Horizon Theatre is reviving its production of Avenue Q, and they’ll be putting on two versions of it: The PG-13 version will be at Piedmont Park from June 3-7, 2015, and the adult edition will be at Oglethorpe University’s Conant … [more]
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will be at the Horizon Theatre in Atlanta through June 28, 2015.
The Horizon Theatre plugged Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike when I was there for Waffle Palace, and it sounds like a fun night at the theatre. If you’re not familiar with the work, here’s the summary: “In this hilarious … [more]
The World’s Largest Shrine Circus & Midway Carnival is coming to town.
From May 15-25, 2015, the Yaarab Shrine Circus will be at Jim R. Miller Park in Marietta, featuring 22 80-minute circus performances over 10 days. As with anything with Midway, the outing can get expensive quickly, especially if you like to ride rides.
Gate admission to the … [more]
FYI–Beginning August 1, 2015, the Children’s Museum of Atlanta will close for a few months to undergo a major renovation. When it reopens in late 2015, there’ll be new exhibitions, including Gateway to the World & Step Up to Science, as well as a new Art Room, Build-It Lab, and Diner.
That said, you’ve still got time to explore this … [more]
Now this should be a fun time at the theatre:
From July 10-August 16, 2015, The Addams Family will be at OnStage Atlanta. Per the summary: “Na-na-na-na *snap* *snap* na-na-na-na *snap* *snap*–You can’t even say “Addams Family” without breaking into song, so no wonder the demented adventures of this wickedly witty family have inspired a musical comedy. From the writers … [more]