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Out & About in Atlanta (March 21 - 27)

3/21/2014, 1:32 p.m.
Welcome to Atlanta, where there is plenty to do and experience when you are out and about.
March 27: The Jazz Roots – New Orleans: Aaron Neville. Cobb Energy Centre. 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 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

April 26: Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band, Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood. 8 p.m.

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

May 9: WCLK’s 40th Anniversary Concert – George Benson. Cobb Energy Centre. 8 p.m. wclk.com

May 10-11: Michael Jackson The Immortal Tour by Cirque du Soleil. The Arena at Gwinnett Center.

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

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

May 24: Dave Matthews Band (2 sets) Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood. 7 p.m.

May 27: Jimmy Buffett and The Coral Reefer Band. Chastain Park Amphitheater. 7:30 p.m.

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

THEATER

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

Now-April 13: “Elemeno Pea” by Molly Smith Metzier.Horizon Theater. 404-584-7450.

Now – March 22: “Boeing-Boeing” by Marc Camoletti. Onstage Atlanta, 2969 East Ponce de Leon Ave. Decatur. 404-897-1802.

March 7-30: “The Tall Girls”. Alliance Theater’s Hertz Stage. Alliancetheatre.org. 404.733.5000

March 13-23: “Dream Girls” Tri-Cities High School VPA Magnet Program, Viola Turner Theater, 2575 Harris St. East Point. Tricitieshigh.org. 404-669-8010.

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

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

May7: Tyler Perry’s “Hell Hath No Fury Like A Woman Scorned”, Macon Centreplex Coliseum, Macon. TM.

EXHIBITIONS

Now through May 18: “Abelardo Morell: The Universe Next Door”. High Museum of Art. www.high.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’ 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.

Now Open: “Arms Race to Embrace: James Pate’s KKK Series, Kin Killin’ Kin. A visually stimulating exhibition addressing the epidemic of gun violence in urban communities nationwide. CAU Art Galleries, Trevor Arnett Hall, 2nd floor, 223 James P. Brawley Drive. SW. Atlanta.

Now Open. “Renee Stout: Tales of the Conjure Woman Exhibition.” Spelman Museum of Fine Art, Spelman College. Donation: $3.

ATTRACTIONS/EVENTS

The Atlanta Science Festival, March 22-29. Science-related events taking place around metro Atlanta. For details go to: atlantasciencefestival.org.

The Georgia Renaissance Festival, April 19-June 8. (Saturdays and Sundays) 6905 Virlyn B. Smith Road, Fairburn. GARenfest.com. 770-964-8575.

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Disney On Ice: Princesses and Heroes. Columbus Civic Center, March 21-23.

Disney On Ice: Princesses and Heroes. Columbus Civic Center, March 21-23.

Teacher Appreciation Day. The High Museum is offering teachers and a guest free admission on these special Saturdays. Educators must bring school I.D., proof of educator status, or homeschool/non-traditional verification.  10 a.m. - 5 p.m. May 3.

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.