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Out & ABOUT (Sept. 20 - 27 Edition)

9/20/2013, 6:16 p.m.
Oct. 16: Gary Clark Jr., The Tabernacle, 8 p.m.

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

Performances

Sept. 20: Friday Jazz @ High Museum, Gary Motley. (Includes admission to the museum.) 5 to 10 p.m. www.high.org

Sept. 20: Diavolo (dance) Georgia Tech’s Ferst Center, 8 p.m. 404.894.9600. www.ferstcenter.org

Sept. 21: Atlanta Music Festival, African American Concert Music and American Culture, Opera star Laquita Mitchell, Vega String Quartet, Atlanta Tenor Timothy B. Miller, Morehouse College Glee Club, First Congregational Chancel Choir. Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Hall at Emory University. www.atlantamusicfestival.org/2013-atlanta-music-festival

Sept. 21: Candlelite Concert: Kayla Taylor Jazz, 8 p.m. Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre. Tables (seat 6) $50; general seating: free. www.mablehouse.org.

Sept. 22: Billy Cobham/Spectrum, Variety Playhouse, 8 p.m. 800.745.3000.

Sept. 27: Lionel Richie, Chastain Park Amphitheater, 8 p.m. www.classicchastain.com.

Sept. 27: John Mayer/Phillip Phillips, Aarons Lakewood Amphitheater. 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 28: Celebrating the Ladies of Jazz feat. Myrna Clayton, The Infinite Sound Family, The Westside Winds Jazz Orchestra, 7 p.m. www.mablehouse.org.

Oct. 2: Earth, Wind & Fire, The Fabulous Fox Theatre, 8 p.m.

Oct. 4: J. Cole, The Fabulous Fox Theatre, 8 p.m.

Oct. 5: The Affordable Old School Concert: Guy, Wolf Creek Amphitheater, 7 p.m.

Oct. 8: America’s Got Talent, The Fabulous Fox Theatre, 8 p.m.

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

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

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

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

THEATER

Through Oct. 6: “Venus In Fur”, By David Ives, Actor’s Express, King Plow Arts Center. www.actors-express.com

Sept. 11-Oct. 6: “The Guys” starring Jasmine Guy and Brian Kurlander. Theatrical Outfit, Balzer Theater @ Herren’s, 84 Luckie St. Atlanta. 877.725.8849.

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. 4: “Harmony: A New Musical” by Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman. Previews through Sept. 14. Opening night Sept. 15. Alliance Theatre, 404.733.5000.

Sept. 28: Broadway in the Garden feat. Jennifer Holiday, Atlanta Botanical Gardens, 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Sept. 28-29, “Stomp”, The Fabulous Fox Theatre, 5:30 p.m. (Saturday), 1:30 p.m. (Sunday)

Now thru Sept. 28: “Trash,” by Johnny Drago. OnStage Atlanta, 2969 E. Ponce de Leon Ave. Decatur. 404.245.4205.www.onstageatlanta.com

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

Sept. 20-21: Music Midtown, Piedmont Park. Three stages featuring: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Journey, Queens of the Stone Age, Jane’s Addiction, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Imagine Dragons, Phoenix, Weezer, 2 Chainz, Kendrick Lamar, Cake, Tegan and Sara, Arctic Monkeys, The Black Lips, North Mississippi All-Stars, The Neighbourhood, Capital Cities, ZZ Ward, Drivin N Cryin, The Mowgli’s, Mona, Reignwolf. www.musicmidtown.com.

Oct. 5: Flux Night: Free Association. Castleberry Hill Arts District. A night of art plus experimentation. Projections, dance, music, performances, sound and light installations plus more. 7 p.m. – midnight. www.fluxprojects.org.

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: 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