APRIL 7 SATURDAY
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center doesn't expect many frilly Easter bonnets at this year's EGGSTRAVAGANZA – just 1,000 little kiddies and their parents scavenging for oval-shaped treasure. With no stone left unturned (and no egg left un-hard-boiled), a cutthroat 10-and-under crowd promises to create one hopping scene. Enzo the Clown (right) and the real, live, adorably fuzzy rabbits on hand for petting may even upstage the ever-popular Easter Bunny this year. Free-$10. 10 a.m-noon. 980 Briarcliff Road. 404-872-5338. www.callanwolde.org. (Laura McMillan)
APRIL 8 SUNDAY
Steve Reich, an experimental 20th-century new-music composer, has inspired artists as disparate as Brian Eno and Sufjan Stevens. This weekend's STEVE REICH FESTIVAL celebrates his 70th birthday with a series of events including a Sun., April 8, early music-and-film showcase at Eyedrum; a Tues., April 10, performance of his "Drumming" piece by acclaimed Brooklyn quartet So Percussion; and a Wed., April 11, concert of his chamber works by Bent Frequency. April 8: $7. 8 p.m. 290 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, suite 8. 404-422-0655. www.eyedrum.org. April 10-11: $16-$42. 8 p.m. Rialto Center for the Arts, 80 Forsyth St. 404-651-1234. www.bentfrequency.com. (Mosi Reeves)
APRIL 13 DR. SANJAY GUPTA CNN'S good doctor reads and signs his new book, Chasing Life, which touts advances in the medical quest for immortality. www.cnn.com/chasinglife.
APRIL 13-15 ATLANTA DOGWOOD FESTIVAL turns 71 this year. www.dogwood.org.
APRIL 14 2007 ATLANTA STEEPLECHASE Jack Russell terrier races, hat contests and fancy drinks all benefiting a number of good causes including the Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation of Atlanta. www.atlantasteeplechase.org.
APRIL 19-28 ATLANTA FILM FESTIVAL, now in its 31st year, takes over the Landmark Midtown Art Cinema, among other theaters, for 10 days. www.atlantafilmfestival.com.