Monday, August 1
National Poetry Slam 2016 @ Decatur, Georgia
The nation’s largest performance poetry competition with over a dozen bouts of slam competitions, writing workshops, a neighborhood block party and more.
The Atlanta Musical Theatre Festival @ Actor's Express
Fantasy Guys // Triathalon // I'm an Island // Newark Wilder @ The Mammal Gallery
Wednesday, August 3
International Watermelon Snow Queen Pageant @ Paris on Ponce
Enter to win (or just witness) the very-few-rules-and-bribery-is-encouraged spectacle that is the Inaugural International Watermelon Snow Queen Pageant.
ARC Cultural Forum: Cultural Equity @ Fox Theatre Egyptian Ballroom
Speakers: Roberto Bedoya (People, Land, Arts, Culture and Engagement Initiative), Rebecca Burrell (Portland Community Media) and Brea Heidelberg (Rider University).
LONER / Harley Alexander / Dandy Warhol / Big Brutus @ Downtown Players Club
Thursday, August 4
OneAnother @ Mary Gray Munroe Theater
The Lucky Penny presents a new contemporary dance work by Blake Beckham.
Curator Tour + Contemporary Cocktails @ Atlanta Contemporary
Curator Daniel Fuller leads a tour and discussion of the current exhibitions.
Tarocco @ 7 Stages
The Italian tradition of Comedia dellarte grows strange wings in Tarocco: A Soldiers Tale.
Dignity Thursday - Pad & Tampon Collection Show @ 529 Atlanta
Presented by The Peach Coven with Sad Fish, SoBrite, and more.
Maya Stein- "Disappearing South" - Opening Reception @ The Mammal Gallery
Friday, August 5
The Garden of Unearthly Delights: Hieronymus Bosch in the 21st Century @ Whitespace
Featuring Lisa Alembik, Rose M. Barron, James David Barsness, John Beadles, Pat Borow, Sandee M. Chamberlain, Elyse Defoor, Sarah Emerson, Wendy Given, Ben Goldman, E. K. Huckaby, Meredith Kooi and more.
Where Are the Women in Sneaker Design? @ High Museum of Art, Atlanta
Hear from New York designer Sophia Chang on her recent sneaker collaboration with PUMA, and Los Angeles designer Melody Ehsani US on her collaboration with Reebok.
Little Tybee / StoneRider / All Cows Eat Grass @ Terminal West
Saturday, August 6
Hatch Info Session # 2 @ Fuse Arts Center
Info session for artists and arts admins interested in applying for C4's Hatch program.
Bodies On Display @ 368 PONCE
A two-day screening series on pornography featuring film, video, art, and discussion.
Atlanta Ballet's Wabi Sabi @ the Beltline
Clibber Jones Ensemble/Fourth Ward Afro Klezmer Orchestra/Edgewood Sax Trio @ The Mammal Gallery