This Week In Atlanta // Recommended Shows and Events August 31 - September 6

Deer Bear Wolf Press releases Tender Bloodsport Vol 1, a compilation of pieces written for Write Club Atlanta, this Sunday at the AJC Decatur Book Festival.

Deer Bear Wolf Press releases Tender Bloodsport Vol 1, a compilation of pieces written for Write Club Atlanta, this Sunday at the AJC Decatur Book Festival.

 

 

Monday, August 31

 

Tomorrow's Month Final (Ft. Warehouse, Clothes, Tankorean, No Eyes, SkullBuddha +more) @ Tomorrow's Month

Lynds // Twin Studies // Art Contest // Mothers @ The Mammal Gallery

Dottie Drops Trou @ Big House On Ponce

Comedy by Casey J. Cooper, Sara Gaare, Nick Gibbons, Cris Gray, Mark Kendall, Zach Lamplugh, Rob Lathan, August J. Pollak, Taylor Roy, Mike Schatz and Jud Stacer.

 

 

Tuesday, September 1

 

25 Antlers, Le Trash Can, Suffer Bomb Damage, Meredith Kooi @ Eyedrum Art & Music Gallery

Mammals Only Open Mic @ The Mammal Gallery

This month's edition hosted by Casey Hood of Lily and the Tigers.

 

 

Wednesday, September 2

 

Ever So Much More So - No. 6 of 6 @ Edgar Allan

The Bitter Southerner and Edgar Allan are planning something extra special for this final event lab.

MOON HONEY + RED SEA + DEL VENICCI + FAUN & A PAN FLUTE @ The EARL

Song Missing Presents ATLAN-TAYTAY @ The Village Theatre

Comedy, Writing, and Music Based on the Songs of Taylor Swift, featuring Chris Ledford,  Noel Stephen, Jesse Nighswonger, Jeffrey Stephenson, Cherith Fuller, Olive Lynch, Olivia Cathcart, Jason Mallory, Cristen Conger, Eliot Bronson, and Tribe One.

Open Circuit Jam w/ Skybison, Byron the Aquarius @ Aisle 5

Featuring members of The Convergence and Wolfpack ATL in a future jazz/ electronic improv set. 

DJ COLE ALEXANDER @ 529

 

 

Thursday, September 3

 

SeekATL @ High Museum of Art, Atlanta

Listen in as Michael Rooks, Wieland Family Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, sits down with two of the artists featured in Sprawl! Drawing Outside the Lines—Brendan Carroll and SeekATL founder Ben Steele—to discuss the Atlanta arts scene and community. 

Ladie's Night @ The Village Theatre

Sketches, shorts, and comedy, judged by Adult Swim's Paul Painter (Too Many Cooks, You're Pretty Face Is Going To Hell) and Joe Peery (Space Ghost, Archer), special "cross-over" show with Dungeon.

 

 

Saturday, September 5

 

SEX BBQ album release show w/ The Imperial Opa Circus, New Junk City, Hello Cobra & Louie Louie @ 529

Chamber Cartel performs George Crumb / MAYA @ First Existentialist Congregation

 

 

Sunday, September 6

 

TENDER BLOODSPORT, VOL.1 Book Release @ Decatur Recreation Center

Write Club Atlanta book release featuring readings by Topher Payne, Theresa Davis, Gina Rickicki, and Brooke Hatfield.

ARTSATL IN CONVERSATION: A LOOK AT NEXUS PRESS @ Decatur Library

This Week In Atlanta // Recommended Shows and Events August 24 - 30

The Atlanta Contemporary throws its annual block-party-style "Art Party" this Saturday night. 

The Atlanta Contemporary throws its annual block-party-style "Art Party" this Saturday night. 

 

 

Monday, August 24

 

Del Venicci | Heaters | Concord America | Buffalo Rodeo @ 529

GG King | Ballroom (feat members of Degreaser, Busy Signals, Home Blitz) | Vincas | Bataille @ The EARL

 

 

Tuesday, August 25

 

Carapace Raconteurs @ Manuel's Tavern

The theme for this month's storytelling open mic is "UP IN THE AIR."

Leisure Cruise / Mara / MAYA @ Aisle 5

twin studies ~ the sea life ~ den-mate ~ mannequin lover @ 529

 

 

Wednesday, August 26

 

Scene Missing Presents AN ATLANNISTER ALWAYS PAYS HIS DEBTS @ Highland Inn Ballroom Lounge

Music, Writing, And Comedy About Game of Thrones featuring Dani Herd, Remi Treuer, Julian Modugno, Regina N. Bradley, Vas Sanchez, Paige Bowman, Laura Relyea, Tribe One, Jason Mallory and Eli Banks.

Last Wednesdays at Mammal #2: Ian Aber / The Dandyls @ The Mammal Gallery

Comedy and music, hosted by Jake Cook, also featuring  Hayley Ellman, Laura S Lewis, Tom Toast Russell, Will Copeland, Krystle Pierce, Olive Lynch and Joe Karg. 

 

 

Thursday, August 27

 

GALLERY OF MOVEMENT @ Big House On Ponce

Curated by not for human consumption and Erik Thurmond, Gallery of Movement aims to translate the rooms of this labyrinthine old mansion (the Big House on Ponce) into gallery spaces, housing two hours of continuous movement performances by rising / inspiring ATL movement artists for two consecutive nights (Thursday and Friday).

ABSTRACTION X 2: ARTIST TALK @ Swan Coach House Gallery

Featuring new work by local painting powerhouses Heather Greenway and Stacie Rose.

suno deko ╭∩╮(︶︿︶)╭∩╮little spoon ╭∩╮(︶︿︶)╭∩╮couples counseling ╭∩╮(︶︿︶)╭∩╮basketball movie  @ The Mammal Gallery

The Cry! | Dinos Boys | The Lost Element | Vito Romeo @ 529

 

 

Friday, August 28

 

Survey: Opening Reception @ TRICK 3D Gallery

A diverse look at the various types of work currently generated through the digital medium, featuring artists Ross Cantrell, Srabani Chakraborty, Chad Eikhoff, Jason Key, Henrich Kimerling, Mark McJunkin, Greg Petchkovsky, Kris Pilcher, and Dan Roarty. 

Meat // Man Up Yancey // Momcat // Floral Print // Ben Varian // Breanna Barbara (NY) @ The Mammal Gallery

Andre Cholmondeley, Zentropy and In Sonitus Lux @ Eyedrum Art & Music Gallery

Underwear Comedy Party: Two Year Anniversary Show @ The Village Theatre

HAWKS / Multicult / The Powder Room @ 529



Saturday, August 29


ART PARTY 2015 @ Atlanta Contemporary

JORTSFEST 2015 @ Under the Couch

Featuring Gillian Carter, Tape Waves, Twin Studies, Sea Ghost, Dog Years, The Scraps, Femignome, Antarcticats, Dakota Floyd, and No Clouds.

Band Against: Ultimate Battle Championship of the Bands @ The Mammal Gallery

Featuring Floral Print, Man Trash, Half Acid, Suffer Dragon, DIP, and The Dandyls. 

Motherfucker (LP Release) | Wymyns Prysyn | Maximum Busy Muscle | Paralyzer @ The EARL

SNEAKY HAND + SALLOW (TN) + NULL (AL) + WEARY HEADS @ The Drunken Unicorn



Sunday, August 30


KIRSTIN MITCHELL @SERENBE with DASHBOARD <Speaking of Making> @ The Art Farm at Serenbe

Following a summer residency at AIR Serenbe, Kirstin Mitchell (aka Kiki Blood) will open her studio to discuss the three part research, performance & objects project with Dashboard. Part one explores Archery. 

LostintheLetters Presents Helen McClory, Andrea Jurjevic, Alex Gregor, Anne Corbitt @ Charis Books and More/Charis Circle

∞ BOY HARSHER // FIT OF BODY // GUNSELMAN + WAGSTAFF ∞ @ DownHouse Collective

This Week In Atlanta // Recommended Shows and Events August 17 - 23

 

 

Atlanta's record labels are coming together to celebrate the local music scene this Sunday at Aisle 5. 

Atlanta's record labels are coming together to celebrate the local music scene this Sunday at Aisle 5. 


Monday, August 17


granted: New and Used work by Derek Faust @ The Low Museum

Small Reactions, Zula (NYC), Shampoo, Mara @ Aisle 5



Tuesday, August 18


ARTIST TALK and  FILM SCREENING // Jonathan Bouknight: Nightingales @ The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia



Wednesday, August 19


JAMAICAN QUEENS, Skull Buddha (Eric & Gage of deadCAT), Clothes, Mans Trash @ 529



Thursday, August 20


RE-WERC // Hosted by India Shawn @ The Bassment



Friday, August 21


Invent Room Pop 52 @ Beep Beep Gallery

Featuring Ryan Parks, William Kennedy, Nathan Springer, Stuart Gerber, Verge Bliss, and Lindsay Smith.

Joseph Lazzari, John Vournakis, Bobby's Oar @ Parts Unknown

I the Victor, Kids, Slowriter, Advent Culture @ Aisle 5

NE-HI, Fantasy Guys, Adam Anzio @ 529



Saturday August 22


danielle BRUTTO & charlie KEY ❒ Closing Reception w/ DIN & SICK FOX @ Big House On Ponce

Tired Magic (cd release party!) w/ Rad-Isuarus Rex, Sea Ghost, & Tantrum @ The Drunken Unicorn

Semicircle+Giant Giants+Weary Heads @ The Mammal Gallery



Sunday August 23


Atlanta Record Label Fest 2015 @ Aisle 5

Celebration of Life: Jo Howarth Noonan @ Dashboard