See dick in color. See dick in black-and-white. See dick both big and small, on video and constructed of steel. In HARDWARE:THE PENIS SHOW, dick takes the spotlight as artists such as Chris Verene, Jill Larson, Barb Doll ("Double Phallephoric Mime-fool," xxx) and others pay tribute to the phallus with paintings, photographs, sculpture and video at Eyedrum Art and Music Gallery. The exhibit opens symbolically on Armed Forces Day, MAY 19, with a reception featuring musical guests the Amazing Lizardos and Glory Hole and the Phabulous Phallic Phabulons. 8 p.m.-midnight. Exhibit runs through June 14. 253 Trinity Ave. 404-522-0655.
Folk art festival
If you're a Finster fanatic, consider this your calling. Visit the shrine to outsider art created by the man himself at the third annual HOWARD FINSTER FEST at Paradise Gardens in Summerville. More than 100 folk artists from around the U.S. will offer up their creations for perusal and purchase MAY 19-20. $3-$5. 800-FINSTER or www.finster.com
It's great to be downtown ... so the song goes. See for yourself at the DOWNTOWN TOUR OF LOFTS AND LIFESTYLES presented by Central Atlanta Progress. Get a glimpse of some of downtown's unique residential properties including apartments, condominiums, live-work spaces and lofts in the Fairlie-Poplar Historic District, Castleberry Hill and the Marietta Street Corridor MAY 19-20. Sat. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. $15-$20. 404-577-0330 or www.lofttour.com.