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Out & About in Atlanta (Dec. 20 - 26)

12/20/2013, 12:09 p.m.
Feb. 15: Kem, El Debarge, Eric Benet, MC Lightfoot. Atlanta Civic Center. 8 p.m.
Feb. 15: Kem, El Debarge, Eric Benet, MC Lightfoot. Atlanta Civic Center. 8 p.m.

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Dec.23: Joyce Little Presents Anthony David, Rhonda Thomas, Joey Sommerville. Frank Ski’s Restaurant & Lounge. 9 p.m.

(Your arts & entertainment calendar for metro Atlanta. Listings may change without notice.) (Send your entertainment or arts listing to: newsroom@theatlantavoice.com.)

PERFORMANCES

Dec.23: Joyce Little Presents Anthony David, Rhonda Thomas, Joey Sommerville. Frank Ski’s Restaurant & Lounge. 9 p.m.

Dec. 27: Jay Z: Magna Carter World Tour. Phillips Arena. 8 p.m.

Dec. 31: Youngblood’s New Year’s Eve Party w/ Mel Waiters, Shirley Jones, Rojene Bailey. Georgia International Convention Center. 8 p.m. www.ticketannex.com

Dec. 31: Cedric the Entertainer, The Fabulous Fox Theatre, 8 p.m.

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Jan. 4: Maze feat. Frankie Beverly, Keith Sweat, MC Lightfoot. Atlanta Civic Center. 8 p.m.

Jan. 4: Maze feat. Frankie Beverly, Keith Sweat, MC Lightfoot. Atlanta Civic Center. 8 p.m.

Jan. 30: Aaron Neville, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band. Cobb Energy Centre. 7:30 p.m.

Feb. 7-16: Atlanta Ballet Presents “Romeo and Juliet”, Cobb Energy Centre. Times vary.

Feb. 8: Soweto Gospel Choir, Rialto Center for the Arts. 8 p.m.

Feb. 13: Buddy Guy. Atlanta Symphony Hall. 8 p.m. buddyguy.com

Feb. 14: Keith Sweat, Macon Centreplex Coliseum. 8 p.m.

Feb. 14: The 10th Annual Atlanta Blues Festival, Atlanta Civic Center, 8 p.m.

Feb. 15: Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings. Variety Playhouse. 8:30 p.m.

Feb. 15: Kem, El Debarge, Eric Benet, MC Lightfoot. Atlanta Civic Center. 8 p.m.

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Feb. 21: Demi Lavoto – Neon Lights Tour, Philips Arena.

Feb. 21: Demi Lavoto – Neon Lights Tour, Philips Arena.

Feb. 24: Eagles, Phillips Arena. 8 p.m.

Feb. 22: Robin Thicke, Fox Theatre, 7:45 p.m.

Feb. 22: Capitol Steps. Rialto Center for the Arts, 8 p.m.

Feb. 26: Celebrating Ray Charles: Take 6, Clint Holmes, Nnenna Freelon. Cobb Energy Centre. 8 p.m.

March 20-23: Disney On Ice, Columbus Civic Center.

May 12: Cher-Dress to Kill tour. Philips Arena. 8 p.m.

Oct. 1: One Direction, Georgia Dome. 7:30 p.m.

THEATER

Nov. 29 – Dec. 29: “Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol”. The Alliance Theater.

Dec. 6: “50 Shades- The Musical” Classic Center Theatre. 8 p.m. Athens. Ticketmaster.com

Dec. 20-22: “Home for the Holidays” Anderson Theatre. Marietta. Ticketmaster.com

Jan. 15 – Feb. 9: “The Geller Girls” by Janece Shaffer. The Alliance Theater.

Jan. 31 – Feb. 23: “In Love and Warcraft” by Madhur Shekar. The Alliance Theater.

Feb. 22 – March 9: “Shrek – The Musical”. The Alliance Theater.

April 2 – May 4: “Maurice Hines is Tappin’ thru Life”. The Alliance Theater.

EXHIBITIONS

Now through March 24: Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey, Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University. 571 South Kilgo Circle, Atlanta. http://carlos.emory.edu

Through Jan. 5: “Witness: The Art of Jerry Pinkney”. More than 120 works of this African American illustrator will be on display. High Museum of Art. 1280 Peachtree St. 404-733-4444. www.high.org.

Through Feb. 28: “Rendering Atlanta”. Atlanta History Center, 130 W. Paces Ferry Road NW. atlantahistorycenter.com.

Through Dec. 8: “Picasso, Braque & Leger: 20th Century Modern Masters.” Oglethorpe University Museum of Art, 4484 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta. Museum.glethorpe.edu.

ATTRACTIONS/EVENTS

Atlantic Station. See the great Christmas Tree Nightly through Jan. 5 Music, food, ice skating.

Global Winter Wonderland, Turner Field Parking lot. Nov. 21- Jan. 5, 2014. www.globalwonderland.com.

Macy’s Great Tree at Lenox. Nightly at 6 p.m. Lenox Square Mall, Peachtree St. @ Lenox RD. (Free)

Stone Mountain Christmas, Stone Mountain Park. 1000 Robert E. Lee Blvd. Nov. 23 – Jan. 1, 2014. 770-498-5690.

Magical Night of Lights at Lake Lanier Island Resort. Buford. Ga. Now thru Dec. 31. www.lakelanierislands.com.

The 2nd Annual Georgia Entertainment Gala, Georgia World Congress Center, 5 p.m. Jan. 11, red carpet. Black-tie. www.gaentertainmentgala.com.

 The Centennial Olympic Park Ice Rink. 285 Andrew Young International Blvd, Downtown Atlanta. Now until Jan. 20. www.centennialpark.com.