This Week in Atlanta // Recommended Shows and Events May 2 - May 8

With a performance by T. Lang Dance

With a performance by T. Lang Dance

Monday, May 2


Reiser Atlanta Artists Lab Showcase @ Alliance Theater Hertz Stage

Free performances and readings of projects chosen for the Reiser Atlanta Artists Lab.

KLAUS JOHANN GROBE w/ Earring, Heavy Dreams, Pamela_and her sons @ 529



Tuesday, May 3


MAMMALS ONLY! Open Mic @ The Mammal Gallery



Wednesday, May 4


Song Missing Presents SMOOTH CRIMINATLANTA @ The Village Theatre

Atlantans Perform Comedy And Music Based On The Songs Of Michael Jackson. 

Bleeding Expressions Writers Workshop @ Downtown Players Club

Bleeding Expression is a positive space for all writers from all walks of life to post original pieces & discuss the craft of writing.

CityMouse/SunFlights/BigBrutus/JaredPepper @ The Mammal Gallery



Thursday, May 5


EST ARS VITAE @ {Poem88}

EST ARS VITAE presents abstractions inspired by natural forms through drawings, paintings, prints, and sculpture. Featuring Sean Abrahams, Hannah Adair, Susan Cofer, Mike Goodlett, Zuzka Vaclavik.

Ladie's Night The Village Theatre

New shorts and sketches, stand up comedy, special guest judges, and just a whole lot of fun. 



Friday, May 6


Basquiat Bash @ High Museum of Art

Explore "Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks" with Atlanta-area artists who have been influenced by his work. Performance by T. Lang Dance. 

Ladyfest Atlanta ~ SWEAT-A-THON ~ Fundraiser @ The Mammal Gallery

A Richard Simmons themed SWEAT-A-THON, with special judges from Wussy Mag.

Abstraction Today // Opening @ The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia

This exhibition was curated by several Atlanta contemporary art galleries and will feature artists working in abstraction today.

ºº Suffer Dragon / Pregnant Tour Kickoff ºº w/ Twins • Clothes • Richard Gumby @ The Cleaners



Saturday, May 7


Love/d & Sex/ed: Conversations on the Body @ The Mammal Gallery

Conversations on Love will present a variety of panels, workshops, and perfomances.

The Game @ Out of Hand

By interacting with architecture, monuments, parks, historic sites, public art, businesses and services organizations, where you must gather hidden clues, you will experience your city like never before, while creating a unique Atlanta public art spectacle for thousands of passersby.

FREE Bunraku Puppet Workshop @ 7 Stages

A two-hour workshop introducing the foundations of bunraku puppet manipulation led by Michael Haverty. 

GRAY SPACE: Artist Talk @ Swan Coach House Gallery

In Darkness Merge [ My Shadow and I ] Solo Works by Penelope Anstruther @ Hi-Lo Press



Sunday, May 8


Scoot Media Yoga @ The Mammal Gallery

A developing yoga series in niche environments using movement & mIxed media to engage growing Atlanta neighborhoods through the vehicle of arts & culture.