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Out & About in Atlanta (Feb. 28 - March 6)

2/28/2014, 12:50 p.m.
March 17: Robin Thicke, Fox Theater. 7:45 p.m.

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March 8: Mo’nique and Friends, Macon City Auditorium, Macon, Ga. 8 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

March 5: Al Smith’s Midtown Jam Session, Apache Café, 8 p.m.

March 8: Kindred the Family Soul, Center Stage. 9 p.m.

March 8: Mo’nique and Friends, Macon City Auditorium, Macon, Ga. 8 p.m.

March 14: Tinsley Ellis, Variety Playhouse. 8:30 p.m.

March 14: Mint Condition, Center Stage. 8:30 p.m.

March 17: Robin Thicke, Fox Theater. 7:45 p.m.

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

March 22: Bruce Bruce w/Earthquake, Arnez J, and Dominique. Atlanta Civic Center, 7 p.m.

March 23: “A Soulful Sunday Jazz Series”. West End Performance Arts Center, 945 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd. 404-613-6465.

March 24: The Ten Tenors on Broadway. Cobb Energy Centre, 7:30 p.m.

March 25: Miley Cyrus/Icona Pop, Sky Ferreira. Philips Arena, 7 p.m.

March 26: Johnny Clegg Band/Jesse Clegg. Variety Playhouse 8 p.m.

March 27: The Jazz Roots – New Orleans: Aaron Neville. Cobb Energy Centre. 8 p.m. www.cobbenergycentre.com

April 23: Rob Thomas, Tabernacle. 8 p.m. TabernacleATL.com

May 6: Lady Gaga’s artRave – The ARTPOP Ball, Philips Arena, 7:30 p.m.

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

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

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April 10-27: “The Lion King” Fox Theatre.

THEATER

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

Feb. 25 March 23: “Race” by David Mamet. True Colors Theatre. Southwest Arts Center. 915 New Hope Road, Atlanta. 877-725-8849.

Feb. 28 – March 22: “Boeing-Boeing” by Marc Camoletti. Onstage Atlanta, 2969 East Ponce de Leon Ave. Decatur. 404.897.1802.

March 4-9: “Once” Fox Theatre.

March 8: Atlanta Opera Presents “Faust”. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. 8 p.m.

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

April 10-27: “The Lion King” Fox Theatre. Times vary

EXHIBITIONS

Now through May 18: “Abelardo Morell: The Universe Next Door” . Conversations with the artist, March 6, Rich Auditorium, 7-8 p.m. High Museum of Art. www.high.org

Now through Feb. 28: “Romare Bearden at NAC- Photos by Jim Alexander”. The famous artist Bearden was honored by the Neighborhood Arts Center who named a gallery in his honor. Noted Atlanta photographer Jim Alexander recorded the event. Southwest Arts Center. 915 New Hope RD. www.fultonarts.org.

Now until June 1: “Civil Rights Photography: 1956-1968. The works on display are a small selection of the collection, which numbers more than 250 photographs that document the social protest movement, from Rosa Parks’s arrest to the Freedom Rides to the march on Washington, D.C. The city of Atlanta – the birthplace of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – was a hub of civil rights activism and figures prominently in the collection. The photos rotate every six months. High Museum of Art. www.high.org.

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

Now through April 13: “Go West! Art of the American Frontier from the Buffalo Bill Center of the West” The exhibition includes more than 250 paintings, sculpture, photographs and Native American artifacts from 1830 until 1930. High Museum of Art. www.high.org.