This Week In Atlanta // Recommended Shows and Events April 27 - May 3

Friday night, Deer Bear Wolf joins forces with Bear Kid Records and Boom! Done records to present 21 musical acts curated by 100 Watt Horse's George Pettis. 

Friday night, Deer Bear Wolf joins forces with Bear Kid Records and Boom! Done records to present 21 musical acts curated by 100 Watt Horse's George Pettis. 

Monday, April 27

#MASCULINITY Panel & Discussion @ The Low Museum

Featuring Dr. Susan Richmond (GSU - Art History), Dr. Scott Ritchie (KSU - Women's Studies), Pastiche Lumumba (The LOW Museum), and Kat Nelson (Unaffiliated Scholar).

Vicious Circle Writers Group @ Manuel's Tavern

Tuesday, April 28

Hello Ocho <> Ill Poacher <> Suffer Dragon @ 529

Carapace Raconteurs: ANIMAL @ Manuel's Tavern

The theme for this month's story-telling open mic is "Animal."

Dottie Washes That Gray Right Out Of Your Hair @ Big House On Ponce

Featuring comedy by Sara Gaare, Nick Gibbons, Mark Kendall, Rob Lathan, Phoebe Clare Perry, August J. Pollak, and Leslie Sharp.

glo: "Sharing Language": Project TALK @ Marcia Wood Gallery

Writers Paul Boshears and Maggie Davis have a guided conversation about glo's upcoming Creative Time commission, "And all directions I come to you," in New York's Central Park.

Wednesday, April 29

Telekinetic Walrus, Skybison, & Ghostrain @ Smith's Olde Bar

Race & Gentrification: A Panel Discussion @ Renovation Church

Thursday, April 30

Poetry Atlanta Presents...Bruce Covey and Megan Volpert @ Georgia Center for the Book at DCPL

nu depth mans trash dux pamela and her son @ Down House

Ladie's Night @ The Village Theatre

A comedy show based around sketches and shorts made by Evatt & Bloom and Secret Grampuh.


Friday, May 1

BOOMSTOCK Big House On Ponce

Featuring Narrator (reunion show), Highlander, Dot.s, Breathers, Floral Print (tour kick-off), Shampoo, Suffer Dragon, Small Reactions, Twin Studies, The Hotels, 100 Watt Horse (album release / tour kick-off), Moses Nesh, Madeline Adams, Ben Trickey, Peter Webb, Daniel Bailey, Lebo Jenkins, Rattler Snake, Christian Ballew, Jared Pepper, and Johni Acorn.

Exhibition Opening: Endless Road: A Look at Nexus Press @ Atlanta Contemporary Art Center

A retrospective exploration of the now-defunct, Atlanta-based Nexus Press curated by Daniel Fuller. 

2015 PBR Art Showcase: ATLANTA @ Nelson Street Gallery

Featuring works by: Nick Benson, Peter Ferrari, Yoyo Ferro, Lindy Lane, Brandon Long, Jeremy Ray, Daniel Scoggins, Ant Sims, Brooke Sprickman, and Marcy Starz. Live music by DIP.

Larry Jens Anderson: The Atlanta Years (1979-2015) @ The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia - MOCA GA

Featuring nearly 100 drawings, paintings, sculptures, videos, installations, and more created since Larry's arrival in Atlanta in 1979.


Saturday, May 2


Arts At Oakland Presents: ROAMtransmissions' The Cryptophonic Tour @ Historic Oakland Cemetery

Oakland and ROAMtransmissions will produce The Cryptophonic Tour, an interactive installation featuring the works of more than a dozen sound, multimedia and performance artists.

Fire in the Fourth @ Edgewood Ave and Auburn Ave between Boulevard and Jackson Street

All day street festival featuring fire, music, installations, and a muster competition. 

Spring Frolic Upon The Dragon @ Argosy

Featuring Hawks, Motherfucker, Powder Room, Vincas, Small Reactions, and Skin Jobs.

danceDanceDANCE! @ 1579 Monroe Drive

In downtown Decatur the open spaces and vacant buildings along 4 blocks of E Howard Ave (between Trinity Ave and the Ice House lofts) will be transformed into a FREE, all ages participatory dance experience.

Mayhem: overwhelmed by choice @ Kibbee Gallery

Featuring new works by Katy Malone and Susan A. Cipcic.

Slow Parade Album Release w/ RadioBirds & Cicada Rhythm @ The EARL

I Want Whisky, Lily & the Tigers, Bottom Dollar, plus special guests @ Star Community Bar

IRREVERSIBLE (Final Show), Sinister Haze, Order of the Owl @ 529



Sunday, May 3


Crocodiles | Del Venicci | Shark Week @ The EARL