This Week In Atlanta // Recommended Shows and Events May 18 - 24

Write Club Atlanta and ListenUp Audiobooks celebrate the release of the new audiobook Funny Story: The Incomplete Works of Topher Payne with a live performance at The Highland Inn Ballroom Wednesday night.

Write Club Atlanta and ListenUp Audiobooks celebrate the release of the new audiobook Funny Story: The Incomplete Works of Topher Payne with a live performance at The Highland Inn Ballroom Wednesday night.

 

Monday, May 18

 

JEFF THE BROTHERHOOD // ZONERS // DEEP STATE // THE SCRAPS @ Drunken Unicorn

 

 

Tuesday, May 19

 

Nexus Award 2015 @ Atlanta Contemporary Art Center

Celebrating MICHAEL ROOKS, Wieland Family Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the High Museum of Art.

PALLOW // DREAM CULT // JUNA // BALCONY VIEW // PSEUDO COLOR @ Union EAV

Bitchin Bajas, Itasca, Brainworlds, Saira Raza @ Eyedrum Art & Music Gallery

 

 

Wednesday, May 20

 

Topher Payne's FUNNY STORY Live @ Highland Inn Ballroom Lounge

 

 

Thursday, May 21

 

Wolfpack <> Hello Ocho <> Faun and a Pan Flute @ The Cleaners

Design Conversation: MODA + BURNAWAY present Eva Diaz @ Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA)

Eyedrum's Writers Exchange @ Eyedrum Art & Music Gallery

Opening: Lucinda Bunnen @ Marcia Wood Gallery Midtown

 

 

Friday, May 22

 

To Be Honest @ The Mammal Gallery

Opening of group exhibition featuring works by Erin Branch, Andrew Sisk, Jordan Bailey, Maddy Booth, Caitlyn Dibble, Drew McCrary, Kate Lamb, Sarah Resnick, Naomi Webb, Mia Yakel, Tyte Singleton, and Megan Seibel.

Red Sea, Palm, Banned Books, Suffer Dragon @ 529

MammaBear | Bearknuckle | Novus | DJ Jared Swilley (of Black Lips) @ The EARL

 

Saturday, May 23

 

The Preakness w/ Love Letter & Pete DeLorenzo @ The EARL

 

 

Sunday, May 24

 

LEEANN PEPPERS / LEA LEA / LOBO MARINO @ Big House On Ponce

This Week In Atlanta // Recommended Show and Events May 11 - 17

Romy Aura Maloon's new show featuring sculpture, installations, and drawings opens at Beep Beep Gallery Saturday night.

Romy Aura Maloon's new show featuring sculpture, installations, and drawings opens at Beep Beep Gallery Saturday night.

 

Monday, May 11

 

BALOONLAGOON @ The Low Museum

MFA Thesis Exhibition by Savannah College of Art and Design MFA Painting Candidate, Laila Kouri.

Vicious Circle Writers Group @ Manuel's Tavern

 

 

Tuesday, May 12

 

Greg Meah's Birthday Bash w/ Order of the Owl, The Difference Machine, Dropout, and Dillon @ 529

Will Dudley // Rex Hussmann // Majid Araim // 8000 Calories @ Mammal Gallery

 

 

Wednesday, May 13

 

Book of Colors with Imagination Head and Highlander @ The EARL

Anna McClellan // Rattler snake // Lea Lea // Harriet Roosterson band @ The Mammal Gallery

DKA presents CUBE, TWINS, Anticipation, and Amulet @ Eyedrum Art & Music Gallery

 

 

Thursday, May 14

 

Xperimental Puppetry Theater @ Center for Puppetry Arts

Showcase of puppetry and theatrical experimentation featuring Thom Stanley, Steve Morrison, Dante DeStefano, Amanda Smith, Ian Custar T. Anthony Marotta, Qate Bean and Mike Butler, Brittany K. Loffert and Christina Case Dresser, Nancy Riggs, Liam H Ammerman, and Chanan Elizabeth Myers.

TANTRUM / SHANA FALANA / NOMEN NOVUM / POWERKOMPANY @ The Mammal Gallery

Elaquent, Iman Omari, Xavier BLK, EmE @ Aisle 5

 

 

Friday, May 15

 

Brett Smith: LIFE @ Sandler Hudson Gallery

Solo exhibition by South African artist living in Atlanta, Brett Smith.

Film Love: Curation and Cinema @ Atlanta Contemporary Art Center

Curated by Andy Ditzler.

SLOWRITER ~ FRED THOMAS ~ DOG BITE @ Drunken Unicorn

Future Night @ The Mammal Gallery

A night of interactive audio/visual devices, sonic performances, projections, feedback, and immersive environments featuring PREGNANT, Body of Light, MTN ISL, MUMS, and Suffer Dragon.

 

 

Saturday, May 16

 

"Epiphany is Not a Blazing Light", New Work by Romy Aura Maloon @ Beep Beep Gallery

ESTORIAFEST 2015 @ 97 Estoria

Sealions, Illegal Drugs (members of Turf War, Hawks, and Husseins), Easy Magick (members of Dino's Boys and Barreracudas), This Piano Plays Itself, Wyldlife (NYC), and A Drug Called Tradition (members of Tikka and Abby Go Go).

POCKET UNIVERSES @ MASS Collective

WOOF #2 Zine Release and Variety SHOW!! @ Big House On Ponce

Narrative Collective Debut Reading @ The Goat Farm Arts Center

Lebo & The Rattler / Sad Fish / Lady Beard @ The Mammal Gallery

 

 

Sunday, May 17

 

Cat Pizza Comedy Show @ Mothership

Featuring Laura S Lewis, Nathan Baine, Greg Behrens, Drexton Clemons, Paige Bowman, and Andrew Michael.

 

This Week In Atlanta // Recommend Shows and Events May 4 - 10

Trick 3D Gallery makes its public debut this Saturday. 

Trick 3D Gallery makes its public debut this Saturday. 


Monday, May 4


Naked City | PushPush @ The Goat Farm Arts Center

The theme for this month's crowd-sourced, literary performance variety show is "Wisdom."



Tuesday, May 5


Ava Luna, Red Sea, Landline, ET Anderson @ 529

EMEFE, Bird City Revolutionaries, Omega Level @ Aisle 5



Wednesday, May 6


Song Missing Presents MADONNATLANTA @ The Village Theatre

Comedy, Music, and Other Performances Based on the Songs of Madonna, hosted by Chris Ledford, featuring music by Noel Stephen & the Material Girls, Dance by Jenny Nichols & Tiffany Williams, performances by Bobbin Wages, Rita Nicole Leslie, Topher Payne, Blast-Off Burlesque, Greg Behrens, Cherith Fuller, and Ben Popkin.

Sonic Generator @ The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia

Georgia Tech’s contemporary chamber music ensemble in-residence, Sonic Generator, will perform music by Philip Glass.

Ever So Much More So @ Edgar Allan



Thursday, May 7


OFF Stage: MAYhem Season Finale Party @ Whitespace

Featuring a performance by Atlanta Ballet's Fellowship Ensemble choreographed by Sarah Hillmer and an art installation by whitespace artist Matt Haffner. 

The Nonarchival : Found or Lost Novelties A show of work by Deborah Delamater and Jerry William Cullum @ Fuse Arts Center

LUX NOISE - KILLING KUDDLES - CHANDELIER - DROBOTICS @ Union EAV

Gooch Palms | Death Valley Girls | Coma Girls | The Marrows @ 529

Pedestrian Deposit, Article Collection, Nows, Aqua-Eroticum @ Eyedrum Art & Music Gallery



Friday, May 8


Zine & Tape Release, Workshop + Performances for Ephemeral Memorable Closing @ The Mammal Gallery

Sunni Johnson zine release and Jane Garver tape release, featuring performances by Molly Brodack and Blake Butler and The Flail of the Outer Gods. 

GWD | an art fundraiser @ Beep Beep Gallery

A silent art auction fundraiser for local talent Drew.

Second Shift Comedy Tour @ Big House On Ponce

Featuring Drexton Clemons, Laura S Lewis, Dan Immke, Kite Hale, and Chris Ledford.



Saturday, May 9


Sam Lasseter: Joy – Opening Reception @ TRICK 3D Gallery

Progressive digital art gallery debut show with sculptural work from artist Sam Lasseter in conjunction with the Savannah College of Art and Design.

Southern Surf Stomp! w/ Kinky Waikiki (Athens, GA), The MysTiki Men?, The Barrow Boys, Fringe Factory DJs @ Kavarna

ShartThrob IV: Unsharted Territory @ The Mammal Gallery

Swingin' Utters, Antagonizers ATL, The Warning Shots @ 529



Sunday, May 10


Red Bull Sound Select Atlanta Presents: Lightning Bolt and The Soft Moon @ The Mammal Gallery

Featuring deadCAT - Kebbi Williams & Wolfpack ATL - Lyonnais - Muuy Biien - Skull Katalog - Faun and a Pan Flute.