A host of artists are searching for god in the exhibit SOURCES: ART AND THE UNIVERSAL at Bluemilk's Paradigm Artspace. The show includes works by artists Karen Rich Beall, Richard Beckman, Karen Born Woodward, Rena S. Edgar, Hannah Jones, M. Roxanne Lowery, Amanda McGee, Melissa Messina, Sandy Owens, Aaron Parazette, Michael Pittari and Jamound Williams. The opening night activities JULY 14 will begin at 7 p.m. with Seattle's J. LeRoy joining Atlanta DJ ZXQV spinning ambient tracks in the main art space. At 10 p.m., Charm School will perform on the outdoor stage. 1125 Spring St. 404-815-8911.
Get groovin' to the Latin beat with ethnic foods and lots of music. Upreach International is presenting the inaugural BRAZILIAN CARNIVAL as a fundraiser to help raise money to improve the lives and conditions of the disabled in the U.S., South Africa and Brazil. The event on JULY 14 will include vendors of ethnic items, food and headlining band from Salvdor, E O Tchan. International Ballroom, 6616 New Peachtree Road, Doraville. Individual tickets are $30; a reserved table of four is $200. Tickets are on sale at 1360 Powers Ferry Road, Marietta, 770-955-9898 and 5807 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs, 404-303-8787.