Arts Agenda 

Classical Music
Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra Chamber music for strings and piano in memory of the children of Terezin, a Nazi concentration camp. Sun., Feb. 10, 3 p.m. $3-$10. William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, Selig Center, 1440 Spring St. 404-870-7684.

Master Class Sat., Feb. 9, 10 a.m. $15-$20. Chapel Hill High School Auditorium, 4899 Chapel Hill Rd., Douglasville. 770-949-2466.

Michael O'Neal Chamber Singers Timeless. Feb. 12, 8 p.m.; Feb. 17, 3 p.m. $12-$15. Oglethorpe University, 4484 Peachtree Road. 770-594-7974.

Organist Hector Olivera Olivera performs pieces from Bach to Rock with selections featuring the Chapel Hill High School Chorus. Sat., Feb. 9, 8 p.m. $13-$23. Chapel Hill High School Auditorium, 4899 Chapel Hill Rd., Douglasville. 770-949-2466.

Dad's Garage Theater Comedy improv. Thursdays, 10:30 p.m. $5-$10. Scandal. Popular improv soap opera is now Western-themed and set in 1848. Fridays, 10:30 p.m. $10. TheatreSports. Atlanta's popular improv comedy show. Saturdays, 10:30 p.m. $10. 280 Elizabeth St. 404-523-3141.

Eddie's Attic Brian Bannon, Marshal Chiles, David Cummings, Alice Jankowski, Dan Magee, Collen O'Hare. Tue., Feb. 12. Comedy Night. Tue., Feb. 12. 515-B N. McDonough St., Decatur. 404-377-4976.

Manuel's Tavern Laughing Matters. Improv comedy. Sat., Feb. 9, 8 p.m. $10. 602 N. Highland Ave. 404-874-4050.

The Punchline Pablo Francisco. One of the most popular young comedians headlines. Feb. 7, 8:30 p.m.; Feb. 8, 8 p.m. & 10:30 p.m.; Feb. 9, 7 p.m.,9 p.m. & 11 p.m.; Feb. 10, 8 p.m. $17.50. 290 Hilderbrand Drive, Sandy Springs. 404-252-5233.

Red Chair Theater The Harold. Atlanta's only longform comedy improv troupe takes on the classic style of the Harold. Fri., Sat., 10:30 p.m. $5-$10. 662 11th St. 404-872-4242.

Whole World Theatre Whole World Theatre. One of the oldest improv company's in town. Tuesdays, 8 p.m.; Thursdays, 8 p.m.; Fri., Sat., 8 p.m. & 10:30 p.m. $10-$19.50. 1214 Spring St. 404-817-0880.

Blast! This celebration of movement and music includes brass, percussion, and visual performing sections. Tue.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sundays, 7:30 p.m.; Sat., Sun., 2 p.m. Continues through Feb. 17. $22.50-$45.00. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. 404-817-8700.

Apex Museum African-American panoramic experience. Exhibit features American-African history beginning with the arrival of the first enslaved Africans and other exhibits. Ongoing. $2-$3. 135 Auburn Ave. 404-523-2739.

Atlanta International Museum At Home with Our Neighbors to the North: Furniture Sculpture from Canada. Exhibition of two Canadian artists, Danielle Carignan and Andre St-Cyr. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Aug. 23. $3. Magic and Mastery: Contemporary Japanese Textiles From NUNO. Exhibit highlights a selection of 22 textile works. Opening reception Feb. 7, 5-8 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through April 12. Treasures from the Smithsonian: A First Look. Terra cotta sculptures by Tamil Nadu artists from southern India. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Aug. 23. $3. 285 Peachtree Center Ave., Marquis II Tower. 404-688-2467.

Center for Puppetry Arts Winner's Circle. Exhibit of the best in North American puppetry: puppets, video clips, props and more. Tue.-Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Jan. 5. $5-$10. 1404 Spring Street. 404-873-3391.

Fernbank Museum of Natural History Jim Pearce. Fri., Feb. 8. Permanent exhibit. The museum is home to a world of dinosaurs, artifacts, interactive science displays, wildlife, IMAX films and more. View a number of permanent and special exhibitions that teach about earth's history, the environment and human culture. Mon.-Sun. 767 Clifton Road. 404-929-6300.

High Museum of Art After the Scream. Exhibit of the late paintings of Edvard Munch. Continues through May 5. The Color Yellow. 30 paintings by Beauford Delaney exploring the symbolism of the color yellow. Continues through May 5. A Passion for Renoir: Five Great Paintings from the Clark Art Institute. Five rarely loaned masterpieces by Renoir on loan including a self-portrait and four paintings of women. Tue.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Feb. 24. $4-$8. 1280 Peachtree St. 404-733-4444.

High Museum of Art Folk Art & Photography Gallery New Treasures, Old Favorites: American Self-Taught Art from the High. Presentation of 35 works from recent acquisitions along with popular favorites from the folk art collection. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through April 13. Free. 30 John Wesley Dobbs Ave. 404-577-6940.

Margaret Mitchell House & Museum Permanent exhibit and tours. Exclusive photographs and archival exhibits that begin to tell the story of Margaret Mitchell beyond Gone With The Wind. Memorabilia from the Herb Bridges collection and the doorway of Tara from the movie set. Mon.-Sun., 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. $9-$12. 990 Peachtree St. 404-249-7015.

Michael C. Carlos Museum Arts of India and the Himalayas: Recent Acquisitions. New permanent collection dedicated to Asian art with rotating exhibits focusing on Asia's vast geography. Tue., Wed., Fri., Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thursdays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sundays, 12-5 p.m. Egypt Lecture. Dr. Gay Robins, Art History professor, will give lecture titled "Eternal Bodies: Statues in Ancient Egypt" and sign her new book, Egyptian Statuary . Thu., Feb. 7, 7 p.m. Permanent collection. Largest collection of ancient art in the Southeast with objects from ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, the Near East and the ancient Americas. Collections of 19th and 20th-century sub-Saharan African art and European and American works on paper from the Renaissance to the present. Tue., Wed., Fri., Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thursdays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sundays, 12-5 p.m. $5 donation. 571 S. Kilgo St. 404-727-4282.


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