Wednesday, May 21, 2008

5 things to do: Wednesday

Posted By on Wed, May 21, 2008 at 3:59 AM

Bobby & the Soft Spots

(Chad Radford)

1) Bobby & the Soft Spots perform at Drunken Unicorn with Mammals, Mack Messiah and Vietkangol.

2) War and Peace, paintings by Benji Williams, Sid Watters, Leslie Ditto and Cynthia Tollesfrud, is at Alcove Gallery and Studio.

3) Former "M*A*S*H" star Mike Farrell discusses his memoir, Just Call Me Mike: A Journey from Actor to Activist, at Decatur Library.

4) PushPush Theater at New Street Arts hosts its Wednesday Night Reading Series with play readings and discussions.

5) Elana James & the Hot Club of Cowtown plays Eddie’s Attic with opener Planet Riders Duo.

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Wednesday, April 30, 2008

5 things to do: Wednesday

Posted By on Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 2:59 AM


1) The Acorn plays Drunken Unicorn.

2) Jenifer Fox reads and signs Your Child's Strengths: Discover Them, Develop Them, Use Them at Wordsmiths Books.

3) The Hawks play the Celtics in Game 5, with tip-off in Boston at 8:30 p.m.

4) Menopause the Musical continues its run at 14th Street Playhouse.

5) Student Art Exhibition and Open Studios, featuring work from select students, opens at Emory University.

(Photo by Aaron Mckenzie Fraser)

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Tuesday, April 29, 2008

5 things to do: Tuesday

Posted By on Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 2:59 AM


1) Katie Crouch signs and discusses Girls in Trucks at Wordsmiths Books.

2) Dolly Parton performs at Fox Theatre.

3) Memorial Paintings, Jack Whitten's acrylic painting exhibit, is at Atlanta Contemporary Art Center.

4) Meat Beat Manifesto plays at Smith’s Olde Bar.

5) 7 Stages features The Van Gogh Café.


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Monday, April 28, 2008

5 things to do: Monday

Posted By on Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 2:59 AM


1) Destroyer plays at the Earl.

2) Second annual LiveStrong Golf Tournament raises funds for the Lance Armstrong Foundation at Cherokee Town and Country Club.

3) Atlanta Symphony Orchestra has its 2008 Decorator's Show House & Gardens.

4) Ellen Feldman reads and discusses her book Scottsboro at the Decatur Library.

5) Burmese Refugee Art Show features naturalistic paintings in oil and watercolor by Min Wein Ye at Mingei World Arts in Decatur.

(Photo Merge Records)

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Saturday, April 26, 2008

5 things to do: Weekend

Posted By on Sat, Apr 26, 2008 at 2:59 AM


1) Eclectic Inman Park Fest kicks off its weekend festivities.

2) Marriage of Figaro opens at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.

3) Irama Dance and Music Fest is at Eyedrum Music & Art Gallery.

4) The 2008 Tour de Georgia races into Centennial Olympic Park.

5) Charleston's Prioleau Alexander's discusses You Want Fries with That? A White-Collar Burnout Experiences Life at Minimum Wage at A Cappella Books.

(Photo Joeff Davis)

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Wednesday, April 23, 2008

5 things to do: Wednesday

Posted By on Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 2:59 AM


1) Sandler Hudson Gallery showcases Peruvian nature photographer Fernando La Rosa, Alabama-raised Frances De La Rosa and Sharon Lapin in Land/Scape.

2) The Darlings, Brock Scott Quartet and the Shylights play the Earl.

3) Dining Out for Life and Open Hand combine efforts to raise funds for Project Open Hand at various metro restaurants.

4) President Jimmy Carter signs copies of his new memoir about his mother, A Remarkable Mother, at the Carter Presidential Library.

5) The Hill Country Revue plays Smith's Olde Bar.

(Photo by Fernando La Rosa)

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Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Daily 5

Posted By on Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 2:59 AM


1) Marcia Wood Gallery presents Marcus Kenney’s Midnight in America.

2) Nick Lowe and Ron Sexsmith perform at the Variety Playhouse.

3) Author Kevin Phillips reads from and discusses his new book, Bad Money: Reckless Finance, Failed Politics, and the Global Crisis of American Capitalism, at Jimmy Carter Library and Museum.

4) CNN's Black in America Tour stops at Atlanta University Center.

5) Participate in Earth Day festivities!

(Image Marcus Kenney)

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Monday, April 21, 2008

Daily 5

Posted By on Mon, Apr 21, 2008 at 2:59 AM


1) Brighton, U.K., foursome British Sea Power plays the Earl.

2) The Economist and Second City co-present the Art of Political Satire at Alliance Theatre.

3) Golfers with a conscience tee off to raise funds and awareness for child safety and cancer research at the Lilli Grace Register Memorial Golf Tournament.

4) Scores hosts Monday Night Poetry with HBO Def Jam Poets Tommy Bottoms and Queen Sheba.

5) Braves face the Nationals at Turner Field.

(Photo Rough Trade)

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Saturday, April 19, 2008

Daily 5: Weekend edition

Posted By on Sat, Apr 19, 2008 at 2:59 AM

1) Chilean Sebastian Picker (right) exhibits his works on canvas and paper at Mason Murer Projects.


2) Sweetwater 420 Fest kicks off in Candler Park.


3) Chick-fil-A's Duck ‘n’ Dodge Dodgeball Tournament brings its A game to Cobb Galleria Centre.


4) Criminal Records celebrates its first Record Store Day in Little 5 Points.


5) Comedian Pablo Francisco comes to the Punchline.


(Image by Sebastian Picker)

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Friday, April 18, 2008

Daily 5: Things to do

Posted By on Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 9:00 AM


1) Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Marlon Rigg's (right) Tongues Untied screens at Eyedrum Art & Music Gallery.

2) Artistic director Tom Key brings Christian musical Godspell to Theatrical Outfit.

3) MASK Center features its Ancient Greek Mystery Theatre seminar with live Greek music.

4) Oprah’s Big Give fundraiser comes to Turner Field.

5) Feist and Hayden perform at Masquerade.

(Photo Courtesy PinkEye and Film Love)

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