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Classical Music
Atlanta Balalaika Society A Night on the Volga, concert of Russian folk music in traditional folk costumes. Sat., Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m. $12. Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forrest St, Roswell. 770-977-8537.

Atlanta Chamber Players Grace, Brahms' Piano Quartet in A Major and Ravel's String Quartet in F Major. Sun., Oct. 20, 3 p.m. Free-$15. Georgia State University, University Plaza. 770-242-2227.

Atlanta Lawyers Orchestra Fri., Oct. 18, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free. Roswell Adult Recreation Center, Grimes Bridge Park, Roswell. 770-641-3950.

Ted Gurch Classical and jazz selections on E-flat and bass clarinet. Tue., Oct. 22, 8 p.m. Free. Emory Performing Arts Studio, 1804 N. Decatur Road. 404-727-5050.

KSU Fall Choral Concert Tue., Oct. 22, 8 p.m. $5. Stillwell Theater-Kennesaw State Unversity,Kennesaw. 770-423-6650.

Michael O'Neal Singers Choral Majesty: Music for Regal Occasions, with music composed for coronations and royal events. Fri., Oct. 18, 8 p.m. $12-$15. Roswell United Methodist Church, 814 Mimosa Blvd., Roswell. 770-594-7974.

Tokyo String Quartet With pianist Max Levinson. Sat., Oct. 19, 8 p.m. $20-$30. Glenn Memorial Auditorium, 1652 N. Decatur Road. 404-727-5050.

Lisa Wiedman Yancich, Cary Lewis Violin and piano. Sun., Oct. 20, 4 p.m. Free. Emory Performing Arts Studio, 1804 N. Decatur Road. 404-727-5050.

Yefim Bronfman, Gil Shaham, Truls Mork Works of Schubert and Tchaikovsky. Fri., Oct. 18, 8 p.m. $39.50. Robert Ferst Center for the Arts, 80 Forsyth St., Georgia Tech. 404-894-9600.

Comedy
Blank Stage Theatre Solid Comedy. Bric Players comedy improv. Fri., Oct. 18, 8 p.m. $10. 107 Luckie St., third floor. 404-314-8142.

The Classic Center Amateur Night at the Apollo. All types of talent including music, comedy, dancers and entertainers. Sun., Oct. 20, 8 p.m. 300 N. Thomas St., Athens. 706-357-4555.

Dad's Garage Theatre Comedy improv. Sundays, 8 p.m.; Thursdays, 10:30 p.m. $12. Scandal. Improvised soap opera. Fridays, 10:30 p.m. Continues through Feb. 21. $12. TheatreSports. Atlanta's popular improv comedy show. Saturdays, 10:30 p.m. $12. 280 Elizabeth St. 404-523-3141.

Dave & Buster's, Marietta A Gift of Murder. Murder Mystery Players present comedy dinner theater. Oct. 19; Nov. 2; Nov. 23. $32.95. 2215 D&B Drive. 770-951-5554.

EarthLink Live The Three Amigos. Stand-up comedy featuring Carlos Mencia, Pablo Francisco and Freddy Soto. Sat., Oct. 19, 8 p.m. & 10:30 p.m. $25.50-$35.50. 1374 W. Peachtree St. 404-249-6400.

Kudzu Playhouse 2nd Base Comedy Troupe. Roswell's resident comedy troupe featuring improv and sketch comedy. Saturdays, 10:30 p.m.-12 a.m. $5. 608 Holcomb Bridge Road, Roswell. 770-594-1020.

McDuff's Irish Pub Open mike improv. Mondays. 56 E. Andrews Dr. 404-816-8008.

N'jea Open-mic. A home for seasoned and up-and-coming comics. Tuesdays, 8 p.m. $3-$5. 753 Edgewood Ave. 678-701-1580.

The Punchline Ken Rogerson. Stand-up. Wed., Thur., 8:30 p.m.; Fri., Sat., 8 p.m. & 10:30 p.m.; Oct. 20, 8 p.m. Continues through Oct. 19. $10-$14. 280 Hilderbrand Drive. 404-252-5233.

Uptown Comedy Corner Open-mic. Blacktop Circus, Shawty Shawty Amatuer Night. Tuesdays, 9 p.m. Open-mic. Hosted by Tyler Craig from def jam. Wednesdays, 9 p.m. Ladies Night. Hosted by Magic Man of V-103. Thursdays, 9 p.m. Apollo Night w/ Nard. Featuring Honest John. Sundays. 2140 Peachtree Road. 404-350-6990.

Whole World Theatre Award-winning improv comedy theater. Tue., Thur., 8 p.m.; Fri., Sat., 8 p.m. & 10:30 p.m. $10-$19.50. 1214 Spring St. 404-817-0880.

Dance
The Georgia Ballet Opposing Composing II, a fast-paced musical journey of modern dance. Fri., Oct. 18, 9:45 a.m. & 11:45 a.m. $5. The Anderson Theatre, 548 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta. 770-528-8450.

The Georgia Ballet La Sylphide, a story of love, betrayal and revenge in the Scottish Highlands. Oct. 19, 8 p.m.; Oct. 20, 3 p.m. $5. The Anderson Theatre, 548 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta. 770-528-8450.

Lord of the Dance Michael Flatley fronts this traditional Irish dance form. Oct. 18, 8 p.m.; Oct. 19, 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.; Oct. 20, 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. $17.50-$47.50. Atlanta Civic Center, 395 Piedmont Ave. NE. 404-249-6400.

Moving in the Spirit * Ziplock, an evening of modern dance. First Glance Atlanta. Opens Oct. 18. Fri., Sat., 8 p.m.; Sundays, 5 p.m. Continues through Oct. 27. $10-$12. The Beam, 75 Glenwood Ave. SE. 404-624-5295, ext. 330.

The New York Mix, Zoetic Dance Ensemble * The Monster Project, an eclectic evening of performance including ballet to baton twirling. First Glance Atlanta. Oct. 18, 7 p.m.; Saturdays, 6 p.m.; Oct. 20, 3 p.m.; Thur., Fri., 8 p.m. Continues through Oct. 25. $15. Ballroom Studios, 107 Luckie St., 2nd floor. 404-522-2709.

Several Dancers Core * CORE Performance Company performs Aria for an Endangered Species in repertory with the German Tanzcompagnie RUBATO's This is not a love song. Part of the First Glance Atlanta Festival. Oct. 18, 8 p.m.; Oct. 19, 3 p.m. & 8 p.m.; Oct. 20, 3 p.m. $12-$15. 14th Street Playhouse, 173 14th St. 404-373-4154.

Museums
Atlanta History Center Metropolitan Frontiers: Atlanta, 1835-2000, permanent exhibit. Reflections in Black: Smithsonian African American Photography. 120 photographers' works with more than 300 images including works by J.P. Ball, Charles Stewart, Pat Ward Williams, Albert Chong and Carrie Mae Weems. Continues through Dec. 1. Wild Things in the Quarry. Sculptures by Thomas Prochnow. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sundays, 12-5:30 p.m. Continues through Jan. 12. $7-$12. 130 W. Paces Ferry Road. 404-814-4000.

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