This Week In Atlanta: Recommended Shows And Events For February 23 - March 1

Art by Lauren Barfield. Her first solo exhibition opens Sunday night at the Mammal Gallery.

Art by Lauren Barfield. Her first solo exhibition opens Sunday night at the Mammal Gallery.


Monday, February 23


VIDEOGRAMME NO.6 - Curated by Alessandra Hoshor @ The Low Museum

Video and animation with a theme of Contemporary Absurdism and human interaction with industrial materials, featuring SHANA MOULTON, CECILE B. EVANS, BEN WHEELE, JULIE NYMANN, SCOTT COOPER, and ROSS BRUBECK. 

*last kbc* GAGE GILMORE // ATL HUG CHOIR *last kbc* @ Big House On Ponce

Final Big House edition of Kirkwood Ballers Club, the over-ten-year-old open mic tailored for free and wild musical experimentation. 

BOOMSTICK! A Benefit For Stiff Penalty (AKA Steve McPeeks) @ The EARL

Featuring Blake Rainey & His Demons, Ben Trickey, and Dang Dang Dang (Rick Dang).

Vicious Circle Writers Group @ Manuel's Tavern



Tuesday, February 24


Carapace Raconteurs: COVER STORY @ Manuel's Tavern

It's the five year birthday for this literary open mic. 

Dottie Moves To Tuesday @ Big House On Ponce

Featuring comedy by Chris Blair, Linnea Frye, Sara Gaare, Nick Gibbons, Mark Kendall, Rob Lathan, Phoebe Perry, August Pollak, and Leslie Sharp.

SAIRA RAZA on LIVE @ WREK [91.1FM] @ Under The Couch

Tune into 91.1FM WREK, Georgia Tech's radio station, from 10PM-11PM on Tuesday, February 24th to hear SAIRA RAZA deliver some psychedelic, Bollywood and spiritual jazz-inspired cello/banjo/vibraphone music. 



Wednesday, February 25


Scene Missing Presents RAISING ATLANTIZONA @ Highland Inn Ballroom Lounge

Comedy, Music, and Other Performances Based on the Movies of the Coen Brothers featuring Jack Walsh, Arian Gulick, Blast-Off Burlesque, Joe Karg, Eliot Bronson, Andrew Michael, and Bobbin Wages.

DIY Discussion Series: DIY Distribution @ The Low Museum

Facilitated by Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center Communications Manager Rachel Reese.

Gull, A Drug Called Tradition, Zoners, Lagomorpha @ The Basement

A Drug Called Tradition features former members of Abby Gogo, Noot d' Noot, and Tikka. Lagomorpha features Ian Cone and Eric Grantham.



Thursday, February 26


Identified: A Queer Variety Show @ 7 Stages

A derived, multimedia collaboration between choreographer Corian Ellisor and director Amber Bradshaw combining contemporary dance, drag, burlesque and theatre.

The Left Field Experiment: Matthewdavid, Divine Interface, Cropsie, Tunami @ 529

"What is #GamerGate?" @ Charis Books and More/Charis Circle

"Dear Games" is an ongoing collaboration with students the GA Tech Game Studio, exploring the intersection of feminism, games and online culture.

Comtemporary Rock and Roll Showcase @ The Mansion

Featuring Landline, Shampoo, and Hellier Ulysses. 



Friday, February 27


MAMBO #3 LF FUNDRAISER: Tantrum, Coco N Clairclair, DJ Ree de la Vega, emcee'd by Brigitte Bidet @ The Mammal Gallery

HAMMERHEAD FEST IV: Weekend At Burnouts! @ Star Community Bar

Two days of bands, booze, and debauchery featuring Attractive Eighties Women, Bigfoot, DROPOUT, Magoo's Heros, SHEHEHE (Athens), Divided Heaven! (CA, ex-the Boils), and more. 



Saturday, February 28



For Write Club's first book release, they're having three bouts between writers featured in the book: Carapace's Randy Osborne (EMPTY) vs. WRITE CLUB's Ian Belknap (FULL), Scene Missing Magazine's Jason Mallory (LOVE) vs. Hot Dog Beehonkus' Bobbin Wages (LUST), and Write Club Atlanta's Myke Johns (LEAVE) vs. comedian Dani Herd (RETURN).

OPENING: GATHERED: Georgia Artists Selecting Georgia Artists @ The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia - MOCA GA

The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia presents a major exhibition of work by the artists of Georgia.

CINEMECHANICA w/ Big Jesus & The Powder Room @ The EARL

Lostintheletters Workshop @ Dashboard Co-op Gallery

A workshop focusing on turning life experience into short fiction, with attention to inspiration and process, as well as to specific narrative techniques for rendering what we know into imaginative literature.

TOMBOi + Dot.s + Navigateur @ The Mammal Gallery

Boards + Beers @ Phase A

An afternoon of tabletop gaming, playtesting, and prizes.




Sunday, March 1


Lauren Barfield : Solo Exhibition @ The Mammal Gallery

Flap Jokes : A Late Afternoon of Hot Cakes and Hot Jokes @ The Hangar

Glover/Perreault, Gelding, Moth Manos @ Eyedrum Art & Music Gallery