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OUT & ABOUT (Sept. 27 - Oct. 3 Edition)

Compiled by Stan Washington | 9/27/2013, midnight

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

PERFORMANCES

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: Jazz Roots Presents: A Tribute to Ella, Joe & Basie. Cobb Energy Centre.

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. 5: Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club. Rialto Center. 8 p.m. www.rialtocenter.org. 404.413.9849.

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

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

Oct. 4 – 5: Bradley Candie’s Sister’s. The lives of three women and their shared trials, tribulations and triumphs in the face of breast cancer. Big Bethel AME Church, 220 Auburn Ave. N.E. 404.827.9707. Oct.4, 7 p.m. & Oct. 5, 2 p.m.

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 EVENTS

Sept. 28: Youngblood’s Birthday Bash, Mason Murer Art Gallery, 199 Armour Dr. NW Atlanta. Portion of proceeds benefits the Sickle Cell Foundation of Georgia. 8 p.m.- 11:30 p.m. Tickets available at the door.

Sept. 28-29: Candler Park Fall Fest, 5k run, live music, artists’ market, kids’ village, food trucks. www.candlerparkfallfest.com

Sept. 27-28: Grand Opening Netherworld Haunted House, The Georgia Antique Center, 6624 Dawson Blvd, Norcross. 404.608.2484.