Monster Jam, the world's biggest and most famous monster truck tour, is coming to Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
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Things to do in and around Atlanta: Feb. 14-22

FAIRS, FESTIVALS, ETC.

Atlanta Jewish Film Festival. Feb. 10-27. $16. Multiple venues. 404-528-2614, www.ajff.org.

Q99.7’s Girls Night Out. 7 p.m. Feb. 21. $29. Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road NE, Atlanta. www.thebuckheadtheatreatl.com.

Monster Jam. 7 p.m. Feb. 22-23. $16-$131. Mercedes-Benz Stadium, 1 AMB Drive NW, Atlanta. mercedesbenzstadium.com.

Newnan Theatre Company presents “The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society’s Production of Macbeth.”
Photo: Newnan Theatre Company

PERFORMING ARTS

“Fun Home.” Tony Award-winning musical about what happens when you finally see your parents through grown-up eyes. Through Feb. 16. $20-$40. Actor’s Express, 887 W. Marietta St. NW, Atlanta. 404-607-7469. actors-express.com.

“Stellaluna.” Center for Puppetry Arts Artistic Director Jon Ludwig has adapted author and illustrator Janell Cannon’s story of a lost baby fruit bat and her efforts to fit in. Through March 8. $21.50. Center For Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. NW, Atlanta. puppet.org.

“Maybe Happy Ending.” The world premiere of a musical time-travel tale that looks at the cosmic mysteries of coupling, from the point of view of a pair of androids. Through Feb. 16. $25-$85. Alliance Theatre, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 404-733-5000, alliancetheatre.org/maybe.

»RELATED: Read our review of “Maybe Happy Ending”

“Slow Food.” A quiet anniversary meal in Palm Springs goes deliriously wrong. Through Feb. 16. Theatrical Outfit, Balzer Theater at Herren’s, 84 Luckie St. NW, Atlanta. 678-528-1500, theatricaloutfit.org.

“The Glass Menagerie.” Through Feb. 16. $16-$34. Stage Door Players at North DeKalb Cultural Center, 5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody. stagedoorplayers.net.

“The Hobbit.” Synchronicity Theatre’s re-imagining of J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic with five actors, acrobatics and exciting fight scenes — with a steampunk twist. Through Feb. 23. $16-$31. One Peachtree Pointe, 1545 Peachtree St. NE #102, Atlanta. 404-484-8636, synchrotheatre.com.

2020 Brave New Works Festival. This biennial festival brings professional playwrights, directors, composers, and dramaturgs together to work on new scripts with a company of student and professional actors. Through Feb. 16. Free. Theater Lab of the Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, 1700 N. Decatur Road, Atlanta. arts.emory.edu.

“Once.” On the streets of Dublin, an Irish musician and a Czech immigrant are drawn together by their shared love of music. Through March 8. $35-$45; students $20. Horizon Theatre Company, 1083 Austin Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-584-7450, horizontheatre.com.

“Abi’s Choice.” Popular novelist Abi’s forthright sexual exploits and her ever expanding circle of lovers — all of whom want to marry her — culminate in Abi having to make a choice ... or is the choice made for her? Presented by Village Theatre and the Magnum Opus Players. 7:30 p.m. Saturdays. Through Feb. 29. $10. 349 Decatur St. SE, Atlanta. 404-688-8858, villagecomedy.com.

“The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society’s Production of Macbeth.” Through Feb. 17. $10-$20. Newnan Theatre Company, 24 First Ave., Newnan. 770-683-6282, www.newnantheatre.org.

Atlanta Ballet: "Heart/Beat: Gospel, Brubeck and Rhythms of the City." Through Feb. 15. $20-$130. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. www.cobbenergycentre.com.

RELATED: Read our preview of the Atlanta Ballet and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre performances

Valentine’s Day Improv Shows at Dad’s Garage. 8 and 10:30 p.m. Feb. 14. $7.50-$35.50. Dad’s Garage Theatre Company, 569 Ezzard St., Atlanta. dadsgarage.com.

Yvonne Orji. 7 p.m. Feb. 16. $35. Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road NE, Atlanta. www.thebuckheadtheatreatl.com.

“Middletown.” Didi Conn, Donny Most, Sandy Duncan and Adrian Zmed star in a play about 33 years of love and friendship. Feb. 18-23. $39-$77. The Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre, 117 N. Park Square, Marietta. earlsmithstrand.org.

Chippendales. 9 p.m. Feb. 19. $26.50-$66.50. Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road NE, Atlanta. www.thebuckheadtheatreatl.com.

“Leading Ladies.” Georgia Ensemble Theatre presents Ken Ludwig’s tale of two actors who try to pass themselves off as a dying old woman’s beloved relatives. Feb. 20-March 8. $29-$38. Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forrest St., Roswell. get.org.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Programs vary, with the exception of “Revelations,” which is performed at all shows. Feb. 20-23. $10-$79. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 855-285-8499, www.alvinailey.org.

The Bongos will play a rare reunion show at the EARL in East Atlanta on Feb. 21, 2020.

MUSIC

Alan Jackson. 7 p.m. Feb. 14. $49.99-$230. State Farm Arena, 1 State Farm Drive, Atlanta. statefarmarena.com.

ATL Collective Relives Sade’s “Love Deluxe.” 7 and 10 p.m. Feb. 14. $30-$40. City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta. 404-946-3791, citywinery.com/atlanta.

Tony Bennett, Antonia Bennett. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14. $59.50-$200.50. Atlanta Symphony Hall, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. atlantasymphony.org.

Stokley, Ken Ford. 8 p.m. Feb. 14. $79-$104. The Egyptian Ballroom at the Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 1-855-285-8499, foxtheatre.org.

Jeffrey Bützer and the Compartmentalizationalists, Chrome Castle, the Preakness. 9 p.m. Feb. 14. $10; $8 in advance. The EARL, 488 Flat Shoals Ave. SE, Atlanta. www.badearl.com.

Amber Liu. 6:30 p.m. Feb. 14. $28. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

While She Sleeps. 6 p.m. Feb. 14. $17. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

1500 Pieces. 10:30 p.m. Feb. 15. $10. Smith’s Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta. smithsoldebar.com.

The 69 Eyes. 7 p.m. Feb. 15. $20. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Dermot Kennedy. 8 p.m. Feb. 15. $35-$49.50. Coca-Cola Roxy, 800 Battery Ave. SE, Atlanta. 1-800-745-3000, cocacolaroxy.com.

Michael Kiwanuka. 8 p.m. Feb. 15. $22-$37. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Phillip Phillips. 8 p.m. Feb. 15. $40-$55. City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta. 404-946-3791, citywinery.com/atlanta.

Liquid Stranger. 7 p.m. Feb. 15. $25. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

The Mattson 2. 8 p.m. Feb. 15. $12-$15. Vinyl, 1374 W. Peachtree St., Atlanta. www.centerstage-atlanta.com.

Tesla. 8 p.m. Feb. 15. $39.50-$59.50. Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road NE, Atlanta. www.thebuckheadtheatreatl.com.

Wallows. 8 p.m. Feb. 15. $25-$30. Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road NE, Atlanta. www.thebuckheadtheatreatl.com.

Webb Wilder, Tom Gray. 6:30 p.m. Feb. 15. $18. Smith’s Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta. smithsoldebar.com.

Westside Gunn, Conway, Benny the Butcher. 7 p.m. Feb. 16. $25. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Ana Gabriel. 7 p.m. Feb 16. $65-$165. Infinite Energy Arena, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. infiniteenergycenter.com.

The Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta: “Beethoven 2020.” The project continues with the complete cycle of piano sonatas all 32 of them- performed in consecutive order by 28 different pianists.2, 5 and 8 p.m. Feb. 16. Free. Emerson Concert Hall at the Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, 1700 N. Decatur Road, Atlanta. arts.emory.edu.

Rodriguez. 8 p.m. Feb. 17. $75-$85. City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta. 404-946-3791, citywinery.com/atlanta.

Have Mercy. 6:30 p.m. Feb. 18. $17. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Maliibu Miitch. 7 p.m. Feb. 18. $15. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Gordon Lightfoot. 8 p.m. Feb. 18. $45-$120. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. www.cobbenergycentre.com.

Lower Dens. 8:30 p.m. Feb. 18. $30; $18 in advance. The EARL, 488 Flat Shoals Ave. SE, Atlanta. www.badearl.com.

Thrice. 5:30 p.m. Feb. 18. $26. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Sanction. 6 p.m. Feb. 19. $15. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Bilal. 7 and 10 p.m. Feb. 20. $34-$42. City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta. 404-946-3791, citywinery.com/atlanta.

Gregory Porter, Ledisi. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20. $65-$160. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. www.cobbenergycentre.com.

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Danish maestro Thomas Søndergård leads an all-Sibelius program, including “Finlandia.” Canadian violinist Blake Pouliot makes his ASO debut with the Violin Concerto. 8 p.m. Feb. 20 and 22. $22-$98. Atlanta Symphony Hall, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. atlantasymphony.org.

Back City Woods, Swain and the Highway Souls, Kato. 9 p.m. Feb. 21. $8. Smith’s Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta. smithsoldebar.com.

Tim Barry. 7 p.m. Feb. 21. $13. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

RJD2. 8:30 p.m. Feb. 21. $25-$28. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. www.variety-playhouse.com.

R.LUM.R. 7 p.m. Feb. 21. $13. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

The Bongos, Pylon Reenactment Society. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21. $30; $25 in advance. The EARL, 488 Flat Shoals Ave. SE, Atlanta. www.badearl.com.

RELATED: Check out our 2016 interview with the Bongos’ Richard Barone

Miki Howard. 7 and 10 p.m. Feb. 22. $42-$52. City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta. 404-946-3791, citywinery.com/atlanta.

Thelightsequence, Yearlove, Trent in the Trees. 9:30 p.m. Feb. 22. $7. Smith’s Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta. smithsoldebar.com.

Archers of Loaf. 9 p.m. Feb. 22. $36.-$30. Terminal West, 887 W. Marietta St. NW, Atlanta. 404-876-5566, terminalwestatl.com.

Delbert McClinton. 8 p.m. Feb. 22. $40-$60. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Subtronics. 8 p.m. Feb. 22. $25-$55. Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St. NW, Atlanta. www.tabernacleatl.com.

Doc Todd, Pablo Pkasso, Jai Frieda & the Carmine Prophets. 8:30 p.m. Feb. 22. $10. Smith’s Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta. smithsoldebar.com.

YBN Cordae. 8 p.m. Feb. 22. $20-$23. The Loft, 1374 W. Peachtree St., Atlanta. www.centerstage-atlanta.com.

VISUAL ARTS

“Transcendent Deities of India: The Everyday Occurrence of the Divine.” An exhibition of more than 70 works of art by Raja Ravi Varma, Manjari Sharma and Abhishek Singh. Through May 17. $6-$8. Michael C. Carlos Museum, 571 South Kilgo Circle, Atlanta. carlos.emory.edu.

“Benjamin Jones Speaking.” Through Feb. 15. Free to members and U.S. military with ID; $8 for nonmembers; $5 for students and seniors (65+). Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, 75 Bennett St., Atlanta. 404-367-8700, mocaga.org

“Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow.” Explores the African American struggle for full citizenship and racial equality that unfolded in the 50 years after the Civil War. Through June 30. $9-$21.50. Atlanta History Center 404-814-4000, atlantahistorycenter.com.

“From Russia With Love: Photos by Frank Sharp.” Through Feb. 29. Free. Tucker Library, 5234 LaVista Road, Tucker. dekalblibrary.org/branches/tuck.

“Looking Forward.” Works by member artists. Through Feb. 15. Kudzu Art Zone, 116 Carlyle St., Norcross. 770-840-9844, kudzuartzone.org.

“Any Great Change: The Centennial of the 19th Amendment.” Commemorating the upcoming 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Through Jan. 31, 2021. $9-$21.50. Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road NW, Atlanta. 404-814-4000, atlantahistorycenter.com.

“Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: World of Myth and Magic.” Explore how Jim Henson, Brian Froud, Frank Oz and others created “The Dark Crystal’s” mythical world of Thra. Museum admission is $12.50, but it’s free with a ticket to the Center’s Family Series shows. Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. NW, Atlanta. www.puppet.org.

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