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Out & About in Atlanta (Oct. 18 - 24)

10/17/2013, 6:41 p.m.
Stephen Marley

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

PERFORMANCES

Oct. 18: India.Arie Cobb Energy Centre. 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 18: The Hot Club of San Francisco. Ferst Center, Georgia Tech. 8 p.m. www.ferstcenter.org.

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. 2: Lupe Fiasco, Center Stage, 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 3: Morehouse Glee Club, The Centre for Performing & Visual Arts, 1523 Lower Fayetteville Road in Newman.770.254-ARTS (2787),

Nov. 7: Black Uhuru, Variety Playhouse. 8:30 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. 16: WAR, Tabernacle, 8 p.m.

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

Nov. 19: LaGrange Symphony Orchestra. LaGrange College, Calloway Auditorium. 7:30 p.m. www.lagrangesymphony.org.

Nov. 22-23: Joe Bonamassa, Fabulous Fox Theater. 8 p.m.

Nov. 23: Who’s Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band. Variety Playhouse, 8:30 p.m.

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

Nov. 28: Janelle Monae, Tabernacle. 8 p.m. www.tabernacleatl.com

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

THEATER

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.

Oct. 28: – Opening night for “The Grimm Lives of the Inbetweens.” Alliance Theatre Company. www.alliancetheatre.org 404-733-5000.

SPECIAL EVENTS

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 Museum of Natural History www.fernbankmuseum.org

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.