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

The 5th of July opens this Friday at Atlanta Contemporary.

The 5th of July opens this Friday at Atlanta Contemporary.

 

Monday, January 18

 

Drunk Critique No.13 @ The Low Museum

Open Circuit Sessions w/ Michael Jordan, Kevin Spears and Pinkerton @ Aisle 5

SUBSONICS, Debbey Richardson (Magic Bone), DJ Jared Swilley @ 529

 

 

Tuesday, January 19

 

DES ARK, Jock Gang, Man Up Yancey @ 529

 

 

Wednesday, January 20

 

Bleux Stockings Society, Volume 1: Comfort @ Downtown Players Club

A slightly-curated platform for cis women, trans women and non-binary folks to perform their written work in a safe, constructive environment.

Creating A Musician Coalition for Social Justice @ The Mammal Gallery

A meeting of musicians to discuss our roles in shaping cultural expression, evaluating responsibilites and allyship, along with aligning our resources to assist ourselves and the soldiers fighting in the struggles for social justice.

 

 

Thursday, January 21

 

MEMORIAL DRIVE: Nexus Contemporary Art Center @ Robert W. Woodruff Library

An examination of the history of the organization (now the Atlanta Contemporary) and its role in the city’s cultural development.

Writers Exchange @ Eyedrum Art & Music Gallery

Stories on the Edge of Night 2016 @ Highland Inn Ballroom Lounge

Femignome / Slow Parade / Due Diligence (NY) / Fuiste @ The Mammal Gallery

shampoo ~ beverly tender ~ floral print ~ pretty boy @ 529

 

 

Friday, January 22

 

OPENING: The 5th of July @ Atlanta Contemporary

This show is about the day after – the day after the neighborhood block parties; the day after when the smoke and smell of sulfur linger and when the remaining food on the picnic table bakes in the morning sun – the buildup and the break down. 

CALLANWOLDE ARTS FESTIVAL 2016 @ Callanwolde Fine Arts Center

A two-day indoor festival located in one of the most distinctive historic properties in Atlanta featuring approximately 80 painters, photographers, sculptors, metalwork, glass artists, jewelers and more.

PATTERNS OF FLIGHT Artist Talk & Closing Reception @ Gallery 72

The Creatives Project exhibiting resident artists are: Namwon Choi, Molly Rose Freeman, Angus Galloway, Jason Kofke, Nick Madden, Megan Mosholder, and Spencer Murrill.

Radfest 7 (maybe 8?) w/ Nurse, Slugga, Dux, Alexa Lima, Caesium Mine, Ritual Knife @ 529

DIP ))) Jack Toft ))) Frank Hurricane! ))) Suntrust Band of America @ The Cleaners

Newark Wilder~Pop Weirdos~Denizen~Spines~Lea Lea @ WonderRoot

 

 

Saturday, January 23

 

Wunderkindred II @ The Mammal Gallery

Featuring art and music from Athens.

Josh Dean <~> Cosmic Trigger <~> Peter Webb @ The Cleaners

Glen Iris-The People-Springwild @ The EARL

DOESIN + THE HOTELS + CINEMA NOVO + SLEEP DANCE @ 529

ANDREA COLBURN CD RELEASE SHOW // COLD HEART CANYON // CALEB & THE GENTS @ The Basement

 

 

Sunday, January 24

 

Grrrls Nite Out @ Highland Inn Ballroom Lounge

An all-female comedy showcase.