The SOUTHWEST ARTS CENTER
is the long overdue cultural venue on Atlantas southwest side but the name doesnt convey just how impressive the 27-acre campus is. It's rolling with greenspace and boasts a spacious yet intimate 375-seat theater with a handsome, earth-toned color scheme. In addition to the centers many arts-related classes, Kenny Leons True Colors Theatre Company inaugurated the space in the spring with a series of African-American plays, including Pearl Cleages Blues for an Alabama Sky
. The Southwest Arts Center gives arts fans a reason to drive outside the southern end of the Perimeter. 915 New Hope Road. 404-613-3220. www.fultonarts.org/arts-centers/southwest.