This Week in Atlanta // Recommended Shows and Events June 20 - 26

WonderFarm returns this Saturday with art curated by Kris Pilcher

WonderFarm returns this Saturday with art curated by Kris Pilcher


Monday, June 20


Business Basics for Creatives Pt.1: Setting Up a Business Entity @ Highland Inn Ballroom Lounge

A DRUG CALLED TRADITION | Shepherds | Moondrops | Scum Boy @ 529

Beer and Comedy Night @ SweetWater Brewing Company



Tuesday, June 21


Make Music Georgia @ Little Five Points

Designed to bring together dozens — no, hundreds — of artists to perform pre-selected pieces together.

Tanz FEED: 3rd in a series of conversations arching over discourse & art/criticism @ Tanz Farm

Talk about atlanta's growing pool of artists as critics.

red sea, jerry paper, pallas, dougie poole, dandy warhol @ Downtown Players Club


Wednesday, June 22


Rattler Snake, Little Maker (New Orleans), To Too My, Lebo Jenkins @ The Mammal Gallery



Thursday, June 23


Open Studios @ Atlanta Contemporary

Open Studios spotlights the 14 artists in the Contemporary's Studio Artist Program.

HEADS UP! 2016 @ Schwartz Center For Performing Arts

The Lucky Penny presents HEADS UP, a dance showcase featuring choreographers of the Work Room residency program: Anicka Austin, Blake Beckham, Bella Dorado, Corian Ellisor, Sarah Freeman, Okwae A. Miller, MaryGrace Phillips, Hez Stalcup, Melissa Word, and Dance Truck.



Friday, June 24


Squishiepuss Monster Mash Art Show @ Paris on Ponce

The artist known as sQuishiepuss created 46 paintings of his signature french bulldog cartoon and selected local Atlanta artists to finish the paintings in their own style.

Southern Fried Queer Pride 2016! | #SFQP @ Downtown Atlanta

Enjoy queertastic dance parties, workshops, movie screenings, panels, and art showcases.



Saturday, June 25


WonderFarm 2016 @ Armour Yards

WonderFarm is a premiere event that brings together fare from Atlanta’s most celebrated chefs, made with ingredients selected by farmer Joe Reynolds of Love Is Love, and an art experience curated by Kris Pilcher.

Effervescence: Sparkling Water Inspired Art @ 636 N Highland Ave NE

Indie Craft Experience - Summer 2016 @ Georgia Freight Depot



Sunday, June 26


The Future of New Play Development in Atlanta and Nationally @ C4 Atlanta

Essential Theatre and Working Title Playwrights explore the future of new play development in Atlanta.

Wild Bunch 2 Benefit for The Giving Kitchen @ Argosy 

This Week In Atlanta // Recommended Shows and Events June 13 - 19

Tunes From The Tombs returns this Saturday to the Historic Oakland Cemetery.

Tunes From The Tombs returns this Saturday to the Historic Oakland Cemetery.


Tuesday, June 14


Atlanta Music Grant Info Session @ Downtown Players Club

CHEW | Buildings | Wymyns Prysyn | DROOL @ 529



Wednesday, June 15


Lonnie Holley's studio move-in show ft. Faun and A Pan Flute @ 787 Windsor

DILLON & PATEN LOCKE (Food Chain Album Release) Black Sheep Dres | Dumbtron | Willie Evans Jr. | DJ Kerosene @ 529


Thursday, June 16


Small Reactions (Tape Release), Mantra Love, Otonana Trio, Pseudo Color @ 529

Writers Exchange @ Eyedrum Art & Music Gallery



Friday, June 17


Twin Studies // Floral Print // Tired Magic // Newark Wilder @ Hill Street House

Dropout, Sleep Therapy, and Pretty Please @ The Earl



Saturday, June 18


Tunes from the Tombs 2016 @ Historic Oakland Cemetery

BEAT LIFE: 15x15 @ 529

15 producers / 15 minute setsFeaturing:10th Letter, BomBassic, Buscrates, Cosmoore, Deku, DT, EmE, Feverkin, Illastrate, Oak City Slums, Omari Jazz, Panther God, P Villa, SAUDE, Tyler Ambrosiusand more.

Fantasy Guys ALBUM RELEASE PARTY @ The Secret Spot

You can sit here as long as you like - Performance @ Eyedrum Art & Music Gallery

Linear Downfall [] Pallas [] Salsa Chest [] Easily Suede @ The Mammal Gallery

Gentleman Jesse, Beat Beat Beat, Dinos Boys @ The EARL


The Numerators, GHB, Slugga, Illegal Drugs, Paralyzer @ Star Bar



Sunday, June 19


Little Tybee (Sunset Session) w/ Book of Colors and Sydney Eloise & The Palms @ Park Tavern