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Out & About in Atlanta

10/11/2013, 4:57 p.m.
Oct. 12: Kid Cudi/Big Sean/ Logic. Masquerade Music Park. 7:30 p.m.
Kid Cudi

(Your arts & entertainment calendar for metro Atlanta. Listings may change without notice.)

PERFORMANCES

Oct. 12: Kid Cudi/Big Sean/ Logic. Masquerade Music Park. 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 12: Wanda Sykes, Cobb Energy Centre, 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 15: Raheem DeVaughn, Center Stage, 8 p.m. 404.885.1365.

Oct. 15: Jimmy Fallon’s Clean Cut Comedy Tour, Cobb Energy Centre, comics Julian McCullough, Nate Bargatzed. 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 16: Gary Clark Jr., The Tabernacle, 8 p.m.

Oct. 19: Geto Boys w/ 4ize. Center Stage Theater, 9 p.m.

Oct. 19: Stephen Marley, Center Stage Theater. 8 p.m.

Oct. 17-20: Ballethnic Dance Company Repertoire Concert, Southwest Arts Center Performance Theater, 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 18: The Hot Club of San Francisco, Ferst Center, 8 p.m.

Oct. 20: Idan Raichel Project, Rialto Center, 7 p.m. www.rialtocenter.org

Nov. 1-2: Threads Dance Company, Southwest Arts Center Performance Theater, 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 1-2: Bale Folciorico da Bahia (The rhythms of African Brazil) Rialto Center, 8 p.m.

Nov. 1, John Legend, The Fabulous Fox Theatre, 8 p.m.

Nov. 9: Philadance: James Brown – A Celebration in Dance. Rialto Center, 8 p.m. www.rialtocenter.

Nov. 16: Laura Mvula, The Loft at Center Stage, 8 p.m.

Nov. 17: Hoodie Allen, Center Stage Theater, 8 p.m.

Nov. 24: Jonny Lange, Center Stage Theater. 8 p.m.

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

THEATER

Oct. 13: “The Rooting Place” by Betty Chaney. A free reading sponsored by The African American Playwrights Exchange. Rialto Center, 80 Forsyth St. 404.758.6871.

Sept. 17 – Oct. 13: “Spunk: Three Tales by Nora Neale Hurston”. By George C. Wolfe. Starring Theodis Ealy and Bernadine Mitchell. True Colors Theatre Company, 14th Street Playhouse. www.truecolorstheatre.org.

Now – Oct. 13: Choir Boy, Alliance Theatre, 404.733.5000.

Oct. 16 – Nov. 10: “By the Way, Meet Vera Stark” By Lynn Nottage. Directed by Leah Gardiner. An aspiring actress tries to break the mold of stereotypical African American film roles of the 1930s. Alliance Theatre. 404.733.5000.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Oct. 11: Atlanta Cheese Festival 2013: 50 vendors sampling cheese and artisanal foods. Live music. Park Tavern @ Piedmont Park. 5-10 p.m. www.atlantacheesefestival.com

Oct. 11-17: Art Station’s Story Telling Festival: “A Tour of Southern Ghosts”. Stone Mountain’s Antebelleum 7-9 p.m. Thurs-Sun; 7-9:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. 770-469-1105.

Oct. 11-13: The Great Georgia Air Show. In addition to numerous aircraft, kids zone, fireworks, monster truck rides, live music, food trucks. www.thegreatgeorgiaairshow.com.

Oct. 11-13: Georgia Latino Film Festival – The 2nd Annual Georgia Latino Film Festival will showcase nearly 50 independent shorts, features, documentaries and animation from independent Latino filmmakers throughout the United States and hold panel discussion from industry leaders. Screenings will be held throughout metro Atlanta. www.georgialatinofilmfestival.org.

Oct. 19: The Running of The Bulls – Atlanta. An epic tomato battle like in Pamplona and get to run with real live bulls. Live music, food and other activities. Georgia International Horse Park 1996 Centennial Olympic Parkway. Conyers, Ga. www.thegreatbullrun.com.

Oct 25: Fright Night for Halloween, an IMAX and Martinis party for adults, Marco Polo exhibition, Imax Theater. Fernbank

Oct. 25-26: Taste of Atlanta. Over 90 sample tastes from area restaurants, 4 live cooking stages, Midtown at Tech Square, 5th St. @ Spring St. 11 a.m. VIP food, wine and cocktail experience, celebrity chefs. www.tasteofatlanta.com.