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Orchid Show, Conrad Schnitzler and more


March 13 Friday

The Atlanta Botanical Garden is celebrating the beauty of orchids at the ATLANTA ORCHID SHOW this weekend. Experts will be on hand to answer all of your questions and offer advice on how to care for these delicate flowers. Come out to enjoy the surrounding beauty and leave with your very own orchid. Presented by the Atlanta Orchid Society. Through March 15. $12. Fri.-Sun., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 1345 Piedmont Ave. 404-876-5859. www.atlantabotanicalgarden.org. (Alicia Wages)

March 14 Saturday

In an effort to commemorate the tornado that swept through the area March 14, 2008, Cabbagetown is holding its VERY, VERY FIRST ARTS FESTIVAL. The event will include music, canvas art, photography, crafts and food to celebrate the resurgence of Cabbagetown and its surrounding communities. Entrance is free, with some of the proceeds from vendors going to WonderRoot, a nonprofit arts organization in Reynoldstown. Free. Noon-midnight. Carroll Street. To enter art or volunteer, e-mail cabbagetownartsfestival@yahoo.com. (Sarah Brooks)

March 14 Saturday

As a founding member of Tangerine Dream and Kluster, CONRAD SCHNITZLER's fingerprints are all over the secret history of electronic, experimental and otherwise Germanic avant-garde music from the 1960s to the present. For this "Con-cert," Schnitzler and local musician Michael Thomas Roe perform as Mi.T.-CON, spinning several CDs that interact with each other. When each disc begins dictates the arrangements of primitive industrial rhythms that fade in and out over blissful dissonance. Sensitive Chaos, Michael Wynne and the Subliminator also perform. $5. 8 p.m. Kavarna, 707 E. Lake Drive, Decatur. 404-371-1113. www.instantkavarna.com. (Chad Radford)

Upcoming

MARCH 18-19 DIGITAL FAUST Vanguard Artist Alliance stages the classic story of Doctor Faust, told from a modern, information-age perspective at Eyedrum Art & Music Gallery. www.eyedrum.org.

MARCH 19-22 WOMEN OF COLOR ARTS AND FILM FESTIVAL Celebrates films and art by and about women of color. www.wocaf.org.

MARCH 20 THESE ARE POWERS The Brooklyn/Chicago trio stops by Eyedrum Art & Music Gallery. www.eyedrum.org.

MARCH 20 THE WOMAN'S ANGLE Premieres six locally produced and self-financed short films, all directed by women, at the Plaza Theatre. www.womansangle.com.

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