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Out and About in Atlanta (Jan. 3 - 9)

1/3/2014, 3:25 p.m.
Feb. 13: Buddy Guy. Atlanta Symphony Hall. 8 p.m.

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Jan. 4: Maze feat. Frankie Beverly, Keith Sweat, MC Lightfoot. Atlanta Civic Center. 8 p.m.

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PERFORMANCES

Jan. 4: Maze feat. Frankie Beverly, Keith Sweat, MC Lightfoot. Atlanta Civic Center. 8 p.m.

Jan. 30: Aaron Neville, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band. Cobb Energy Centre. 7:30 p.m.

Feb. 5: Kings of Leon: 2014 Mechanical Bull Tour, Philips Arena, 7:30 p.m.

Feb. 7-16: Atlanta Ballet Presents “Romeo and Juliet”, Cobb Energy Centre. Times vary.

Feb. 8: Soweto Gospel Choir, Rialto Center for the Arts. 8 p.m.

Feb. 13: Buddy Guy. Atlanta Symphony Hall. 8 p.m. buddyguy.com

Feb. 14: Keith Sweat, Macon Centreplex Coliseum. 8 p.m.

Feb. 14: The 10th Annual Atlanta Blues Festival, Atlanta Civic Center, 8 p.m.

Feb. 15: Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings. Variety Playhouse. 8:30 p.m.

Feb. 15: Kem, El Debarge, Eric Benet, MC Lightfoot. Atlanta Civic Center. 8 p.m.

Feb. 21: Demi Lavoto – Neon Lights Tour, Philips Arena.

Feb. 24: Eagles, Phillips Arena. 8 p.m.

Feb. 22: Robin Thicke, Fox Theatre, 7:45 p.m.

Feb. 22: Capitol Steps. Rialto Center for the Arts, 8 p.m.

Feb. 26: Celebrating Ray Charles: Take 6, Clint Holmes, Nnenna Freelon, Kirk Whalum, Shelly Berg, CAU Jazz Band and Singers. Cobb Energy Centre. 8 p.m.

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

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

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

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.

THEATER

Jan. 9: “Memphis”, Classic Center Theatre, Athens, GA

Jan. 15 – Feb. 9: “The Geller Girls” by Janece Shaffer. The Alliance Theater.

Jan. 28 – Feb. 9: “The Book of Mormon”, Fox Theatre.

Jan. 31 – Feb. 23: “In Love and Warcraft” by Madhur Shekar. The Alliance Theater.

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

March 4-9: “Once” Fox Theatre.

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

EXHIBITIONS

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

Through Jan. 5: “Witness: The Art of Jerry Pinkney”. More than 120 works of this African American illustrator will be on display. High Museum of Art. 1280 Peachtree St. 404-733-4444. www.high.org.

Through Feb. 28: “Rendering Atlanta”. Atlanta History Center, 130 W. Paces Ferry Road NW. atlantahistorycenter.com.

ATTRACTIONS/EVENTS

The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival – The month of February. More than 60 films will be shown city-wide. Explore universal stories with Jewish themes through docudramas, romantic comedies, animated shorts, biographies and more.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, Feb. 12 – 17, Philips Arena. Times vary. www.ticketmaster.com

Monster Energy AMA Supercross, 7 p.m. Feb. 22, Georgia Dome.

The 2nd Annual Georgia Entertainment Gala, Georgia World Congress Center, 5 p.m. Jan. 11, red carpet. Black-tie. www.gaentertainmentgala.com 

The Centennial Olympic Park Ice Rink. 285 Andrew Young International Blvd, Downtown Atlanta. Now until Jan. 20. www.centennialpark.com.

The Harlem Globetrotters, Philips Arena, 1 p.m. March 15.

Southeastern Flower Show, March 15-17. Recognized as the top flower and horticultural show in the southeastern United States. For three days every winter, gardeners and flower-lovers descend upon Cobb Galleria for the show. Cobb Galleria Centre, Two Galleria Parkway. 770.989.5095

Atlanta Film Festival, March 28 – April 6. One of the largest and longest-running film festivals in the country. View over 150 films over a seven-day period. In addition to watching a wide variety of films from across the country and the world, festival goers will get to interact with filmmakers. www.atlantafilmfestival.com.