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37 MARCH OF DIMES DINING OUT
Fri., June 13. Twenty-fourth annual event features more than 40 Atlanta restaurants, including Bluepointe, Dolce, Lobby at Twelve and Strip. Reserve a table for eight to 10 guests at one of the participating restaurants and receive a specially selected dinner with wine. After dinner, head over to the nightclub Opera to mingle with other Dining Out guests over cocktails and cupcakes from Sweet Pockets bakery. Tables range from $1,000 to $1,500. 7-11 p.m. Restaurant locations vary. 404-350-9800, ext. 208. www.marchofdimes.com/georgia.
38 THE INCREDIBLE HULK
Opens Fri., June 13. Popular comic book tries to bounce back from the overly cerebral Ang Lee film with a more action-oriented flick that features Edward Norton (who co-wrote the film) as irradiated scientist Bruce Banner and Tim Roth as the human alter-ego of another muscle-bound brute called the Abomination.
39 THE CLARK SISTERS, KIERRA "KIKI" SHEARD
Sat., June 14. You don't even have to like gospel to fall in love with the legendary harmonies of Clark Sisters – Jackie, Twinkie, Dorinda and Karen. Karen's daughter, Kiki Sheard, is carving out her own rep. $44-$99. 7 p.m. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2 Galleria Parkway. www.cobbenergycentre.com.
40 CREATIVE LOAFING'S BEERFEST: BEER'LYMPICS
Sat., June 14. Creative Loafing hosts its third annual beer festival in Woodruff Park. Expect several local bands and even more domestic and imported labels. $10-$30. 2-7 p.m. Woodruff Park, 51 Peachtree St. atlanta.creativeloafing.com. Wanna attend this event for free?
41 STONE MOUNTAIN ARTS AND CRAFTS FESTIVAL
June 14-15. Weekend of arts, crafts, music and food on Main Street in Stone Mountain. Stone Mountain Memorial Park, Exit 39-B, U.S. 78, Stone Mountain. 770-498-5690. www.stonemountainpark.com.
42 CAT POWER
Sun., June 15. Former Atlanta singer/somgwriter-turned superstar, Cat Power passes through her old stomping ground in support of Jukebox, her second covers album, which further aligns the indie songstress with the traditions of country, soul, blues and jazz. $26.50. 8 p.m. The Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St. 404-659-9022. www.livenation.com.
43 THE CURE
Sun., June 15. Robert Smith and the boys bring the Cure back to the States for another go around of gloomy pop anthems, lipstick and dirge. $50-$60. 8 p.m. The Arena at Gwinnett Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. 770-813-7500 www.gwinnettcenter.com.
44 TRUE COLORS TOUR W/ CYNDI LAUPER, THE B-52'S, ROSIE O'DONNELL, TEGAN AND SARA
June 16-17. The B-52's make a victory lap with their latest release, FunPlex. What Rosie's doing on this tour is anyone's guess. $65 and up. June 16, 7 p.m.; June 17, 8 p.m. Delta Classic Chastain Park Amphitheater, 4469 Stella Drive. 404-733-5000. www.classicchastain.com.
45 YOGA IN THE GARDEN
Tues., June 17. Work on your posture with instructor Kim Alford at yoga classes in the organically grown Rose Garden at the Atlanta Botanical Garden on Tuesdays. Classes begin June 17; must sign up by June 12. Don't forget to bring a mat – and allergy medication if needed. Through Aug. 5. $100. 6:30-7:30 p.m. 1345 Piedmont Ave. 404-876-5859. www.atlantabotanicalgarden.org.
Tues., June 17. First golden oldie at the Fox Theatre's Coca-Cola Summer 2008 Film Series will be the Humphrey Bogart/Ingrid Bergman wartime melodrama, one of the undisputed gems of the Hollywood studio system. Preshow includes a vintage cartoon and a sing-along with the "Mighty Mo" organ. $7. 7:30 p.m. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. 404-881-2100. www.foxtheatre.org. Wanna attend this event for free?
June 18-22. Since 1997, Athens' annual celebration of music and arts has been the scene of a citywide summer showcase for talents born and bred in the community at hand. This year's five-day festival will feature performances from Dark Meat, Elf Power, Modern Skirts, Twin Tigers and many more. $15 (wristband festival pass). Visit website for schedule. www.athfest.com.
48 ATLANTA FEST CHRISTIAN MUSIC FESTIVAL
June 19-21. Four stages for all types of Christian music acts, including Casting Crowns, Toby-Mac and Big Daddy Weave highlight this festival. 10 a.m. $15-$90. Stone Mountain Memorial Park, Exit 39-B, U.S. 78, Stone Mountain. 800-783-8839. www.atlantafest.com.
49 HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
Opens Thurs., June 19. Everyone's favorite gender-bending German rock star/stalker returns to Actor's Express, with Atlantan Craig Waldrip donning the wig and belting out tunes like "Tear Me Down" and "The Invention of Love." Actor's Express will remake itself as a bar for the fifth anniversary "re-imagining" of its hit 2003 production. $22-$27. Actor's Express, 887 W. Marietta St. Wed.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 p.m. Through July 19. 404-607-SHOW. www.actors-express.com.
50 DECATUR BEACH PARTY
Fri., June 20. Decatur ships in 60 tons of sand and turns the square into a beach for this annual event. Features live music, boardwalk games and beach movies. $5-$10. 5 p.m.-midnight. Downtown Decatur Square, 119 E. Court Square, Decatur. www.decaturga.com.