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Things to do in and around Atlanta for Wednesday May 16

Discounted tickets are on sale now for the 2018 Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival

Get over the Wednesday hump by planning for fun times ahead. This week, get in early on a summer film festival, enjoy a month-long discount and more.

 

"Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival" Discounted tickets are on-sale now for the 2018 Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival at the Fox Theatre which kicks off at 10 p.m., Friday, July 27 with a 50th anniversary screening of the cult-classic “Night of the Living Dead." The event will include special guests, food and drink specials, a zombie costume contest and zombie makeovers for $5 - $10 cash. Purchase early tickets only at AtlantaZombieWeekend.com. Beyond opening night, festival films include "Trolls," and sing-a-long events for "Grease" and "Moana." General admission tickets are available now for $8. After July 2, the price increases to $10. Day of show tickets are $12. Movies with reserved seating, which includes "Grease" and "Moana" cost $15 in advance or $20 on the day of the show. Saturday morning cartoons cost $5. 660 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 404-881-2100, www.foxtheatre.org

 

“Deborah Roberts: The Evolution of Mimi” Catch the final days of this original exhibition organized by the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art which closes May 19. It features more than 50 collages, paintings, and hand-painted serigraphs designed to encourage conversations about girlhood, vulnerability, body image, popular culture, self-image, and the dysfunctional legacy of colorism. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Mon - Thurs., 12 - 4 p.m. Saturdays. Admission is free. 440 Westview Drive, Atlanta. 404-270-5607, www.spelman.edu

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"Nothing to Lose" Plaza Theatre is screening of "Nothing to Lose" a film that shares the little-known story of Edir Macedo, the man who faced Brazil’s public authorities and rose to become a major leader in the country. The film is based on the best selling trilogy novel which sold more than seven million copies and was published in more than 60 cities worldwide. Showtimes are Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. and 9:35 p.m. and Thursday at 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. $10 for matinees before 3 pm. and $12 for all shows after 3 p.m. 1049 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta. 678-796-6395, www.plazaatlanta.com.

 ALSO: “Imaginary Worlds” has just opened at the Atlanta Botanical Garden 

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