GALILEO The New American Shakespeare Tavern presents Bertolt Brecht's tale of the genius who strived to unlock the secrets of the universe. 499 Peachtree St. April 6-29. Thurs.-Sat. 7:30 p.m., Sun. 6:30 p.m. $19.50-$24.50. 404-874-5299.
BRIAN COLE BENEFIT -- Veteran Atlanta drummer Cole remains in critical condition after a recent heart attack and leg amputation. Tonight, friends and bandmates gather to raise money to offset his medical and personal bills. Members of his band Java Monkey, along with guests Tommy Dean, Tinsley Ellis, Francine Reed, Cal Woodard and others are scheduled to perform. Smith's Olde Bar (Smith)