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February 14 Saturday

It's Valentine's Day. If you're a single and/or sensitive dude going solo, or you have a girlfriend who's willing to go out with you even though you couldn't get reservations anywhere she wanted to go, DREAM BROTHERS is for you. See dozens of local musicians, including James Hall, members of Snowden, Dropsonic, Tiger! Tiger!, Antic Clay, Oscar Rhea, Corndogorama founder Dave Railey and many more pay homage to the soft-focus crooning of Tim and Jeff Buckley. $8. 9 p.m. The Earl, 488 Flat Shoals Ave. 404-522-3950. www.badearl.com. (Chad Radford)

February 14 Saturday

Sensuality and spoken word are back with help from Atlanta's cupid and V-103 (WVEE-FM 103.3) radio host Joyce Littel. PASSION & POETRY: LOVE & ROMANCE promises to spark love's ignition with "grown and sexy" poetry and music from Marsha of the award-winning musical duet Floetry. Past cameos include singer Anthony David and hip-hop/jazz violist Ken Ford, but this time around Jon Goode, Hank Stewart and Adam's Rib will perform. Definitely a must-see and -hear for the lovers. $30. 8 p.m. and midnight. Center Stage, 1374 W. Peachtree St. 404-843-8000. www.ticketmaster.com. (Christie Jarrett)

February 17 Tuesday

Author AARON GLANTZ leads a panel discussion at the Jimmy Carter Library and Museum about his book, The War Comes Home: Washington's Battle Against America's Veterans. Glantz covered the early years of the Iraq War as a journalist and knows firsthand what it's like to be on the front lines. Former U.S. Sen. Max Cleland has called Glantz's book "a must read for anyone who wants to make the phrase 'Support the Troops' more than just a slogan." A book signing will follow. Free. 7 p.m. 441 Freedom Parkway. 404-865-7100. www.jimmycarterlibrary.org. (Andy Nelson)

Upcoming

FEB. 19-22 ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER Artistic director Judith Jamison leads the way to a diverse repertory of premieres, new productions and revered classics at the Fox Theatre. www.ticketmaster.com.

FEB. 20-21 COLIN QUINN The "Saturday Night Live" veteran kicks it at the Punchline. www.punchline.com.

FEB. 22 MICHAEL FRANTI AND SPEARHEAD Rebel rockers hit up the Variety Playhouse. www.varietyplayhouse.com.

FEB. 22 SALMAN RUSHDIE Emory University's distinguished writer in residence gives a public lecture titled "Adaptation" at Glenn Memorial Auditorium. www.emory.edu/events.

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