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April 21 Thursday
The Atlanta Ballet closes its 75th anniversary season with Cinderella, opening tonight. Though lots of performances might claim it, this is one ballet that really does offer something for the whole family. Dads can take a Mom-approved gander at some amazing gams. Lots of kids will sympathize with the evil stepsister thing while learning some moral lessons. And there's a serious shoe problem at the end that we're guessing most women can relate to. $22-$66. Times vary. Through April 24. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. 404-817-8700. www.foxtheatre.org. (LB)

April 22 Friday
Like Dolly, REBA has become a no-last-name-needed country crossover artist, boasting her own clothing line, TV sitcom, Broadway starring role and product endorsements. With all the commotion, it's easy to forget that she was also the most successful female country artist of the '80s and '90s. So tonight, along with the glitz, you'll get a slick reminder of her hit-making days. An onstage collaboration with openers Brad Paisley and Terri Clark also seems likely for this family-friendly evening. $46-$60. 8 p.m. Philips Arena. 404-878-3000. www.philipsarena.com. (Hal Horowitz)

April 23 Saturday
Who doesn't need a laugh after a day of serious shopping at Atlanta's temple of retail? Fortunately, you don't even have to leave Lenox Square for a little levity. ArtWalk's latest exhibition is Knew Kartoons: The Use of Cartoon Imagery in Art, featuring local artists Amber Boardman, Jacob Escobedo, Jonathan Fenske, Tom Ferguson and Travis Pack. Free. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m. Lenox Square Promenade, 3393 Peachtree Road. 770-435-5180. (Felicia Feaster)

April 24 Sunday
High school is the central theme of Prom, the second solo CD from singer/songwriter/activist Amy Ray of Decatur-born folk duo Indigo Girls, but she's graduated into an international icon. Tonight, she celebrates the album release (on her own Daemon Records label) at the Variety Playhouse. A dance party set from supergroup Group Sex rounds out the bill. See Vibes, p. 86. $15. 8 p.m. 1099 Euclid Ave. 404-524-7354. www.daemonrecords.com. (Lee Valentine Smith)

April 25 Monday
Ben Lee's never quite fulfilled the promise of his teenage solo albums and his band Noise Addict, but his power pop is sweet and fun in a boy-next-door kind of way. Har Mar Superstar is a classic R&B singer in the body of a balding white man, and while there's a joke in there, he's got an uncanny sexy croon that provokes a double-take. $10. 9 p.m. Drunken Unicorn, 736 Ponce de Leon Ave. 404-870-0575. www.thedrunkenunicorn.net. (Chris Parker)

April 26 Tuesday
First-generation emo act Jimmy Eat World's massive 2001 album, Bleed American, pushed open the floodgates to modern-rock radio, and second-generation emo act Taking Back Sunday has surged into the breach. A grassroots group, TBS is part of the snidely termed "screamo" sub-genre, which combines a hardcore punk attack, metal breakdowns and tortured, screaming vocals with hooky choruses and pop-punk melodics. Jimmy Eat World is more anthemic and slickly, straight-forwardly pop rock by comparison. $25. 7 p.m. Arena at Gwinnett Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway. 404-249-6400. www.gwinnettcenter.com. (CP)

April 27 Wednesday
Opening tonight, Menopause: The Musical is a parody featuring 26 re-lyricized baby boomer hits from the '60s and '70s like "Puff, My God I'm Dragging" and the disco tune "Stayin' Awake, Stayin' Awake." Hot flashes and night sweats might not be fun to experience, but we've been told this ensemble can make for a good laugh. $42.50. Tues.-Fri., 8 p.m.; Sat., 4 and 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 p.m. 14th Street Playhouse, 173 14th St. 404-733-4750. www.woodruffcenter.org. (Jaiye Andrews)

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