5 things to do today

Friday, July 4, 2008

5 things to do: Friday

Posted By on Fri, Jul 4, 2008 at 3:45 AM

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1) Check out our Fourth of July fireworks roundup!

2) Welcome King Khan and the Shrines to Lenny's Bar and experience the Indian guitar guru's magic.

3) Watch comedian Greg Morton incorporate Mick Jagger and Tina Turner into his bit at the Punchline.

4) Celebrate Pride Day of Local Musicians and Poets this Fourth of July at Wordsmiths Books.

5) Atkins Park Tavern invites chef Andrew Smith to roast a Fourth of July Pig.

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Thursday, July 3, 2008

5 things to do: Thursday

Posted By on Thu, Jul 3, 2008 at 3:45 AM

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1) Fiona Zedde (pictured) reads Hungry For It at Charis Books & More.

2) Los Angeles duo No Age performs at Eyedrum Art & Music Gallery.

3) Hector Manuel Sagunto continues at Art Space International.

4) The Five Spot hosts the 4th of U-Lie concert, featuring NY Oil, Ishues, Stacy Epps and more.

5) APEX Museum screens its July Movies with a Mission, The Lion Mountains: A Journey Through Sierra Leone History.

(Photo by Monica Holder)

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Wednesday, July 2, 2008

5 things to do: Wednesday

Posted By on Wed, Jul 2, 2008 at 1:53 PM

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1) Power Plays Festival continues at Essential Theater.

2) Peter Murphy performs at Center Stage.

3) Sweetwater Brewery hosts a brewery tour that offers up tastes of Hummer, 420 and others.

4) Boz Scaggs, David Jacobs-Strain and Atlanta Symphony Orchestra perform at Chastain Park Amphitheater.

5) War and Peace by Benji Williams, Sid Watters, Leslie Ditto and Cynthia Tollesfrud continues at Alcove Gallery and Studio.

(Photo by Sonny Knox)

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Tuesday, July 1, 2008

5 things to do: Tuesday

Posted By on Tue, Jul 1, 2008 at 3:45 AM

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1) New Exhibits continues at ART Station Contemporary Arts Center.

2) Barbara Ann's features Blues Jam Session with Frankie Lee Robinson.

3) Lyfe Jennings plays at Center Stage.

4) DJ Romeo Cologne hosts Funk Disco at Star Bar.

5) Summer Slaughter Tour 2008 comes to the Masquerade.

(Image by Bob McGill)

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Monday, June 30, 2008

5 things to do: Monday

Posted By on Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 3:45 AM

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1) Stephen Wing signs and discusses Free Ralph! An Evolutionary Fable at Wordsmiths Books.

2) Elli Perry, Hammer Down and Martha's Trouble perform at Smith's Olde Bar.

3) A (new) Genre Landscape continues at Brownwood Park.

4) Silver Apples perform at the Earl.

5) SCAD professor Karen-Sam Norgard's Perishable Constructions continues at Trois Gallery.

(Image by Karen-Sam Norgard)

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Saturday, June 28, 2008

5 things to do: Saturday

Posted By on Sat, Jun 28, 2008 at 3:45 AM

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1) Celebrate artist R. Land's Atlanta return with Summerland.

3) Hear Oxford Collapse and Frightened Rabbit at Drunken Unicorn.

3) Visit Findley Plaza Art Fair, presented by the Little Five Points Art Association.

4) Learn about figurative ceramics and mixed-media sculptures from artist Jody Mooney at Indigo Sky Community Gallery.

5) Find out who the finest firefighter chef is at the Firefighter Grill-Off in Woodstock.

(Image by R. Land)

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Friday, June 27, 2008

5 things to do: Friday

Posted By on Fri, Jun 27, 2008 at 3:45 AM

Emmylou Harris

1) Emmylou Harris performs at Chastain Park Amphitheatre.

2) Anne Frank in the World: 1929-1945 continues at DeKalb History Center.

3) Inman Park/Reynoldstown MARTA Station gives Atlanta Beltline Tours.

4) Comedian Bob Saget performs at the Tabernacle.

5) Art Nouveau magazine presents All Together Now at Tilt Coffee Shop.

(Photo by Flabio Lovino)

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Thursday, June 26, 2008

5 things to do: Thursday

Posted By on Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 3:45 AM

Aslyn

1) Aslyn performs at Smith’s Olde Bar.

2) The Beam hosts its 2007 Emerging Artist Concert with choreography by Molly Schneider Perez.

3) Merle Haggard performs at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.

4) Ben Jones signs and discusses Redneck Boy in the Promised Land at Manuel’s Tavern.

5) A Common Space by Charlotte Foust and Melissa Stern continues at Barbara Archer Gallery.

(Photo courtesy Aslyn)

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Wednesday, June 25, 2008

5 Things to do: Wednesday

Posted By on Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 3:45 AM

The Wrights

1) The Wrights perform at Eddie's Attic with Scott Miller.

2) Tibetan Sacred Arts, a night of cultural art and philosophy, is at the Schwartz Center for Performing Arts.

3) Dunwoody Library hosts screenings of new independent and foreign films at the Film Series Movement.

4) Denis Johnson discusses and signs Trees of Smoke at the Decatur Library.

5) Flicks on Fifth continues with The Bourne Ultimatum at Technology Square in Midtown.

(Photo courtesy the Wrights)

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Tuesday, June 24, 2008

5 things to do: Tuesday

Posted By on Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 3:45 AM

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1) Journalist Thomas Laird discusses and signs The Story of Tibet, and Columbia University professor Robert Thurman discusses and signs Why the Dalai Lama Matters at Jimmy Carter Library & Museum.

2) Comedian Eddie Izzard performs at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.

3) Chicago, the Doobie Brothers and Nicola Congiu perform at Chastain Park Amphitheatre.

4) Paintings, works in oil by Barry Sons, continues at Watson Gallery.

5) The Toadies and Lions perform at Masquerade.

(Photo Amazon.com)

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