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Coming attractions in & around Atlanta March 2 2014

A haute after party and designer meet and greet is to follow. It would be absolutely out of style for you to miss this exclusive industry affair.
A haute after party and designer meet and greet is to follow. It would be absolutely out of style for you to miss this exclusive industry affair.
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It’s a great day to be alive and well in Atlanta. The weather is absolutely gorgeous but of course it won’t last long, there’s better things coming your way. Here’s what’s coming:

In & around Atlanta
In & around Atlanta
Graphics by Jae Walker, III

LaToiaMichelle Exclusive Fashion Presentation
Hosted by Layla K, Duwan Justin Northcutt, Nina Salim and DeUndre J. Eberhart

Sunday, Mar. 2 | 7:00 P.M.

Tantra Atlanta
2285 Peachtree Rd. NE Suite 100, Atlanta, GA

For more information, please visit: http://www.passporttofashion.org/

Doors open @ 5pm. Red carpet @ 6pm. Showtime is 7pm!
Order TICKETS @: http://latoiamichelle.eventbrite.com/?aff=efbevent

This is the next installment of the “Passport to the Beautiful Life” event featuring RESET™ and Fashion de arte™ as brought to you by by the celebrity design duo, LaToiaMichelle.

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Operation PROM Atlanta Dress Giveaway
Hosted by Operation PROM Atlanta

Sunday, Mar.2 | 2:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Register for an appointment to shop for a FREE prom dress!

TAG Concept Salons
3005 Peachtree Rd. NE, Suite E | Atlanta, GA 30305

Get Tickets | http://operationprom.org/free-dresses-tuxedos.php

Our prom dress giveaway is Sunday

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HENSE: Collector's Print
Sunday, March 2 | 3 P.M.

Atlanta Printmakers Studio | West End/Atlanta University Center
675 Metropolitan Parkway, No. 6026 | Atlanta GA 30310

HENSE, is the Atlanta graffiti artist Alex Brewer who showcases and talks about his contribution to an annual print series for Atlanta Printmakers Studio. This is the official preview before the late year unveiling.

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WetPaintATL "An Evening of Art & Creativity"
Hosted by George Lenoir and Cassaundra Newsome

Sunday, Mar. 2 | LAST DAY
8:00 P.M. - 1:00 A.M.

$6.00 in advance | $10.00 at the door

House of Blended Ink (HOBI) Studios and Gallery
300 A Oakland Ave | Atlanta, GA 30312

www.WetPaintATL.com

WetPaintATL is not the average art show. We feature great Atlanta artisans that are willing to put their talent and skills on display. It's an artparty with the DJ spinning music, cocktails, catered food, dancing & artisians displaying they work. It's a sexy event for mature mingling...

Featuring Tattoo Artists, Facepainting, Bodypainters, Body Paint Model(s),
Fine Artists, Jewelry Designers, Natural Products, Catering.

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Marko Brandon: Photograms
Wednesday-Saturday | 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Continues through March 22

Free

Westside Cultural Arts Center
760 10th Street, NW | Atlanta, GA 30318
(770) 364-5432

http://www.faygoldgallery.com/?page_id=926

Marko Brandon showcases his experimental style of art using photogram/x-ray techniques as presented by the Fay Gold Gallery.

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Race by David Mamet

Sunday, Mar. 2 through Mar. 23
Wednesday to Saturday | 8 P.M.
Saturday to Sunday | 2:30 P.M.
Weekday Matinee: Mar. 5 | 11 A.M.

TICKETS: $15 -$50
http://www.truecolorstheatre.org/

True Colors Theater
Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Road, Atlanta, GA 30331

Two high-profile lawyers — one black, one white — are called to defend a wealthy white client. When a new legal assistant gets involved in the case, they quickly find themselves embroiled in a complex case where blatant prejudice is as disturbing as the evidence at hand.

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Pink Martini and The von Trapps

Sunday, Mar. 2

Atlanta Symphony Hall
1280 Peachtree Street NE | Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 733-4900

More information can be found at pinkmartini.com and vontrapps.net.

Both groups will perform together.

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ATL Short Cuts Film Contest
Monday Mar. 3 | 7:30 P.M.

Free

Plaza Theatre
1049 Ponce de Leon Ave | Atlanta, GA 30306
404-873-1939

http://atlantafilmfestival.com/2013-fest/2013-atl-short-cuts-film-contest/

Metro Atlanta’s filmmakers capture their vision of the city's music scene. The Critics’ Pick Winner and one runner up will be announced after the program. Free

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Once: the Musical
Tuesday, Mar. 4

The Fox Theatre
660 Peachtree St NE | Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 881-2100 | (855) 285-8499

FoxTheatre.org

Two cultures are attracted to each other through he universal language and love of music. As things go in one week, their attraction turns to romance, and that romance gets complicated as their union builds into emotionally raw music.
Once is the winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album.

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Wild Women Don't Have the Blues

Thursday, Mar 6 | 7 P.M.

Free

Atlanta Cyclorama & Civil War Museum
800 Cherokee Ave. | Atlanta, GA 30315
(404) 658-7625

http://occupymyfamily.com/2014/02/27/free-film-series-at-atlanta-cyclorama-wild-women-dont-have-the-blues/

Ma Rainey and other legendary African-American women who made the Blues a vital part of African-American culture are featured in this documentary. Historian and educator Nasir Muhammad will lead the audience in a facilitated dialogue after the film.

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The Pickup Truck Revue: A Hometown Country Show

Friday, Mar. 7 - Sunday, Mar. 16

Earl Smith Strand Theatre
117 N Park Square | Marietta, GA 30060

earlsmithstrand.org

You’re invited Marietta to pull on your boots and get back to the roots in the most high-spirited hometown hoedown this side of the Mason-Dixon Line.

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Sweeney Todd

Friday, Mar 7 | 8 P.M.
Saturday, Mar 8 | 8 P.M.
Sunday, Mar 9 | 3 P.M.

Tickets $30-$40

Conant Performing Arts Center | Oglethorpe University
4484 Peachtree Road | Brookhaven, GA 30319
678-301-8013

http://www.ccityopera.org

Celebrating it’s 30th anniversary, Capitol City Opera Company will open with a fully staged, Steam-punked production of Stephen Sondheim’s classic.

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Kindred the Family Soul Concert

Saturday, Mar 8 | 9 P.M.

Center Stage
1374 West Peachtree St NW | Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 885-1365

http://www.centerstage-atlanta.com/show/?id=1215&artist=KINDRED+THE+FAMILY+SOUL

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Mo’nique and Friends

Saturday, Mar 8 | 8 P.M.

Macon City Auditorium
415--435 1st St. | Macon, GA 31201

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PHOENIX FLIES “CITYWIDE CELEBRATION OF LIVING LANDMARKS”

Saturday, Mar. 8
Free

Various Landmarks Around the City

phoenixflies.org

If landmarks are your interest, this unique tour known as The Phoenix Flies: A Celebration of Living Landmarks is this week. It was created in 2003 by The Atlanta Preservation Center as a way to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the dramatic rescue of the Fox Theatre, an event that changed Atlanta’s preservation outlook forever.

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Max Raabe and the Palast Orchester: The Golden Age Tour

Saturday, Mar. 8 | 8 P.M.
Tickets are $46, $38 and $23

Rialto Center
80 Forsyth St NW | Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 413-9800

rialtocenter.org

Max and the Palast Orchester will transport audiences to the high glamour of the Weimar Era in Berlin in the 1920s while celebrating their new release “Golden Age” during their March 2014 U.S. tour.

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St. Vincent

Saturday, Mar. 8

Tabernacle
152 Luckie St. | Atlanta, Georgia 30303
(404) 659-9022

St. Vincent is given accolades for her bold musical style, along with her unique and striking guitar playing. Her latest offering is self titled and filled with R&B horns, bubbling and smooth 80’s synths, juddering guitar, and rhythms that groove and pulse.
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The Atlanta Opera’s Faust

Saturday, Mar. 8 | 8 P.M.
Tuesday, Mar. 11 | 7:30 P.M.
Friday, Mar. 14 | 8 P.M.
Sunday, Mar. 16 | 3 P.M.

$26-$133

The Atlanta Opera
1575 Northside Dr NW #350 | Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 881-8801
http://www.atlantaopera.org

The 2013-2014 season continues with a production of Charles-François Gounod’s grand opera Faust, sung in French with projected English translations

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March ONGOING:

COSMS: 12 Artists + 12 Installations

Saturdays | 4-6 P.M.
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays | 2-7 P.M.
Continues through March 8

Artists Talk: Wednesday, Mar. 5 | Chris Chambers, Martha Whitting

Midtown Plaza | Mezzanine Level
1360 Peachtree St, | Atlanta GA, 30309
http://www.dashboardcoop.org

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Coloring

Now through Sunday, Mar. 9
Tuesday – Saturday | 11 A.M. - 5 P.M.

Free

Atlanta Contemporary Art Center
535 Means St NW | Atlanta, GA 30318
404-688-1970
http://thecontemporary.org/exhibitions/coloring/

Showcasing the works of several artists who engage the physical and conceptual suggestions of color. Curated by Stuart Horodner

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In Translation

Now through Sunday, Mar. 9
Tues –Sat | 11 P.M. - 5 P.M.

Free

Atlanta Contemporary Art Center
535 Means St NW | Atlanta, GA 30318
404-688-1970
http://thecontemporary.org/exhibitions/in-translation/

Visual works of several artists. Curated by Stuart Horodner.

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Shrek the Musical

Now through Sunday, Mar. 16

Alliance Stage
1280 Peachtree St NE | Atlanta, GA 30309
404-733-4650

http://alliancetheatre.org/production/shrek-the-musical

Best enjoyed by children in grades K–6

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Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey

Now through March 24

Michael C. Carlos Museum | Emory University
571 South Kilgo Circle | Atlanta, GA 30322
http://carlos.emory.edu

The Odyssey series creates a bridge between African mysticism and American-American culture.

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Go West! Art of the American Frontier from the Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Now through April 13

The High Museum of Art | Rich Auditorium
1280 Peachtree Street Northeast | Atlanta, GA‎ 30309

www.high.org

The exhibition includes more than 250 paintings, sculpture, photographs and Native American artifacts from 1830 until 1930.

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Abelardo Morell: The Universe Next Door

Now through Sunday, May 18 | 7 – 8 P.M.

The High Museum of Art | Rich Auditorium
1280 Peachtree Street Northeast | Atlanta, GA‎ 30309

http://www.high.org/Art/Exhibitions/Abelardo-Morell.aspx
www.high.org

Meet and listen to conversations with the inventive photographer/artist as he tells about how he conceived new ways of looking at everyday objects and harnessed the basic principles of optics to create unexpected and mesmerizing photographs

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Civil Rights Photography: 1956-1968

Now until June 1

The High Museum of Art | Rich Auditorium
1280 Peachtree Street Northeast | Atlanta, GA‎ 30309

http://www.high.org/Art/Exhibitions/Civil-Rights-Photography.aspx
www.high.org

Countless images have been displayed about this subject but what’s on display this installment numbers more than 250 photographs. Some familiar subjects include Roosa Parks arrest, the Freedom Rides and the march on Washington, D.C. The photos rotate every six months.

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Funky Flair Boutique: Presents

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get "sprinkled" with Funk & Flair

Shop 24 hours, 7 days per week

www.funkyflairboutique.com

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HALF-PRICED THURSDAY NIGHTS AT THE HIGH

Thursdays | 4:00 P.M.– 8:00 P.M.

High Museum of Art
1280 Peachtree St NE | Atlanta, GA 30309
www.high.org

Extended hours at half price. See the museum’s special exhibitions and permanent collection while avoiding the weekend crowds. A guided tour of Permanent Collection highlights is offered at 6:30 p.m.

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Charge UP! Charge PYNK! A Celebration of Survivorship Campaign
Sponsored by Simply Charessa Events

http://www.gofundme.com/chargepynk

Coming April 19

Charge Up! is a survivorship campaign that supports, empowers and celebrate men, women and youth who have fought against health, social and economic concerns I.e. Cancer, Bullying, and homelessness.

Submit information for COMING ATTRACTIONS to jwimages3@gmail.com with “Coming Attractions Submission” in the subject matter.