In this file photo from 2014, Neil Jordaan (left) and Heather Marriott practice “passing pins” during the annual Groundhog Day Jugglers Festival at the Yaarab Shrine Center in Atlanta. This year’s event will be held Jan 25-27. HYOSUB SHIN / HSHIN@AJC.COM
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Things to do in and around Atlanta: Jan. 25-Feb. 3

FAIRS, FESTIVALS, ETC.

“Barbecue Nation.” Through Sept. 29. $9-$21.50. Atlanta History Center, 130 W. Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta. 404-814-4000, atlantahistorycenter.com.

“Forrest Gump.” Part of the Strand Movie Series. 8 p.m. Jan. 25. $8-$9. Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre, 117 N. Park Square, Marietta. www.earlsmithstrand.org.

Days of the Dead. A horror-focused fan-organized convention. 5-11 p.m. Jan. 25; 11 a.m-7 p.m. Jan. 26; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 27. $30-$75; advance and group discounts available. Atlanta Sheraton, 165 Courtland St. NE, Atlanta. www.daysofthedead.com.

Groundhog Day Jugglers Festival. Jan. 25-27. Most events free for spectators; Saturday night cabaret, $10. Registration for participants, $30. Yaarab Shrine Center, 400 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta. www.atlantajugglers.org.

Callanwolde Artist Market. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 26; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 27. $5. Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, 980 Briarcliff Road NE, Atlanta. www.callanwolde.org.

Super Bowl Experience. The NFL’s interactive theme park celebrating Super Bowl 53. Jan. 26-Feb. 2. Prices and times vary based on the date. With the purchase of one $20 adult ticket, up to three complimentary tickets for kids 12 and under will be offered at the box office only Jan. 28-30. Georgia World Congress Center Building B, 285 Andrew Young International Blvd. NW, Atlanta. ticketmaster.com.

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Shaq’s Funhouse at The Battery. Carnival and music festival with Migos, Diplo, Tiesto, Lil Jon and T-Pain. Tickets include food, drinks and attractions. 9 p.m. Feb. 1. $399.99 and up. 21 and older. Live! at the Battery, 825 Battery Ave. SE, Suite 600, Atlanta. www.tixr.com.

Trap Gala hosted by T.I. With Toya Wright, DJ Envy and more. 9 p.m. Feb. 1. $40-$2,500. The Super Atrium, 141 Pryor St. SW, Atlanta. thesuperatrium.com.

Taste of the NFL’s Party With a Purpose. Annual strolling wine and food event features a chef from each NFL city serving their signature dish alongside a current or alumni NFL player. 7 p.m. Feb. 2. $700 for single tickets, VIP tables for $10,000. Cobb Galleria Centre, 2 Galleria Parkway SE, Atlanta. tasteofthenfl.com.

NFL Legends of the Hall — The Official Former NFL Players’ Super Bowl Party. Featuring Howard Hewett and Sheryl Renee. 8 p.m. Feb. 2. $75-$175. Morrow Convention Center, 1180 Southlake Circle, Suite 100, Morrow. eventbrite.com.

Champions Post-Game Finale hosted by Meek Mill. With Devonta Freeman, DJ Holiday and more. 9 p.m. Feb. 3. $40-$7500. The Super Atrium, 141 Pryor St. SW, Atlanta. thesuperatrium.com.

Touchdown Trunk Show. Join Teresa Caldwell (Bow Wow’s mom) and Nicole Jones for Honesty to kickoff the Touchdown Trunk Show. The event includes cocktail party looks from Caldwell’s Taste Online Boutique, luxe hats by Nicole Jones for Honesty and 2019 hair and makeup looks by Alesyah Flores of Salon Moraee. Proceeds from the pop-up shop will benefit the TJ Martell Foundation. 1-7 p.m. Feb. 1 -2. Free. Salon Moraee, 2521 Piedmont Road, Atlanta.

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“A Doll’s House, Part 2,” a co-production of Aurora Theatre and Actor’s Express, features Deadra Moore (left) and Tess Malis Kincaid. CONTRIBUTED BY CASEY GARDNER
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PERFORMING ARTS

“Love’s Labour’s Lost.” Through Jan. 27. $17-$42. Atlanta Shakespeare Company at Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse, 499 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 404-874-5299, shakespearetavern.com.

“Moonlight and Magnolias.” Ever wonder what it took to craft the script for the classic film “Gone With the Wind”? This show offers one version of how it all came together. Through Jan. 27. $29-$40. Georgia Ensemble Theatre at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forrest St., Roswell. get.org.

“A Doll’s House, Part 2.” In the 1879 Henrik Ibsen classic, Nora Helmer leaves her husband and family. Fifteen years later, she returns in this 2017 Broadway hit that explores what happened after that groundbreaking moment. A co-production with Actor’s Express. Through Feb. 10. $20-$55. Aurora Theatre, 128 E. Pike St., Lawrenceville. 678-226-6222, auroratheatre.com.

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“Ever After.” The musical based on the hit film, which was inspired by the tale of Cinderella, opens the Alliance Theatre’s newly renovated Coca-Cola Stage. Through Feb. 17. $25-$80. Woodruff Arts Center, Memorial Arts Building, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 404-733-5000, alliancetheatre.org.

“Paul Bunyan and the Tall Tale Medicine Show.” Through March 10. $19.50. Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. NW, Atlanta. puppet.org.

“The Last Night of Ballyhoo.” Alfred Uhry’s character study of intra-ethnic bias and identity was commissioned for the 1996 Summer Olympics. Jan. 25-Feb. 17. $15-$33. Stage Door Players at North DeKalb Cultural Arts Center, 5339 Chamblee-Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody. 770-396-1726, stagedoorplayers.net.

“K2.” Two climbers stranded near the top of the world’s second-highest mountain. Jan. 25-Feb. 9. $15-$25. Catalyst Arts Atlanta at the Bakery, 825 Warner St. SW, Atlanta. catalystartsatl.com

“An Octoroon.” The antebellum South collides with 21st-century cultural politics in this subversive take on a 19th-century melodrama. Jan. 26-Feb. 24. $20-$40. Actor’s Express, 887 W. Marietta St., Atlanta. 404-607-7469, actors-express.com.

Chippendales. 9 p.m. Jan. 30. $26.50-$66.50. Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road NE, Atlanta. www.thebuckheadtheatreatl.com.

Catellier Dance Projects. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1-2. $12-$15. Dance Studio, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, 1700 N. Decatur Road. 404-727-5050, arts.emory.edu.

“Bob Marley’s Three Little Birds.” Musical written by the late reggae legend’s eldest daughter, Cedella Marley. Recommended for ages three and up. Feb. 1-24. $16-$31. Synchronicity Theatre at One Peachtree Pointe, 1545 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 404-484-8636, synchrotheatre.com.

1st & Goal Comedy Bowl. Presented by Cedric the Entertainer. 7 p.m. Feb. 1. $150-$1,000. College Football Hall of Fame, 250 Marietta St. NW., Atlanta. 1standgoalcomedybowl.com.

Atlanta Opera: “Dead Man Walking.” Feb. 2-10. $38-$134. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. www.cobbenergycentre.com.

Jeezy, Jermaine Dupri and Ludacris perform the halftime show in the NFC Championship Game between the Atlanta Falcons and the Green Bay Packers at the Georgia Dome on January 22, 2017 in Atlanta. This year, all three will be participating in events surrounding the Super Bowl.
Photo: Scott Cunningham/Getty Images

MUSIC

Caroline Herring. 7 p.m. Jan. 25. $15-$20. Eddie’s Attic, 515-B N. McDonough St., Decatur. 1-877-987-6487, eddiesattic.com.

Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe. 9 p.m. Jan. 25. $26-$31. Terminal West, 887 W. Marietta St. NW, Atlanta. 404-876-5566, terminalwestatl.com.

Beth Wood and Sarah Siskind. 8 p.m. Jan. 25. $20-$25. Eddie Owen Presents at the Red Clay Music Foundry, 3116 Main St., Duluth. 404-478-2749, eddieowenpresents.com.

Cher. 8 p.m. Jan. 25. $47.95-$500. Infinite Energy Arena, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. 770-626-2464, infiniteenergycenter.com.

James Giles, piano. Noon Jan. 25. Free. Michael C. Carlos Museum, 571 S. Kilgo Circle NE, Atlanta. 404-727-5050, arts.emory.edu.

Jim Brickman with the ASO. 8 p.m. Jan. 25. $29.50-$79.50. Symphony Hall, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 404-733-5000, www.atlantasymphony.org.

Slippery When Wet - Bon Jovi Tribute. 7:30 and 9:55 p.m. Jan. 25. $22.50-$34.50. MadLife Stage & Studios, 8722 Main St., Woodstock. 678-384-2363, madlifestageandstudios.com.

Jeff Bradshaw. 8 p.m. Jan. 25. $30-$45. City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta. 404-946-3791, citywinery.com/atlanta.

Ray Chen, violin. 8 p.m. Jan. 25. $55. Emerson Concert Hall, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, 1700 N. Decatur Road, Atlanta. 404-727-5050, arts.emory.edu.

ZOSO — The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience. 8:30 p.m. Jan. 25-26. $21-$24. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Arlo Guthrie, Sarah Lee Guthrie. 8 p.m. Jan. 26. $41.50-$86.50. Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road NE, Atlanta. www.thebuckheadtheatreatl.com.

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Robert Spano leads the orchestra in Berlioz’s “Symphonie Fantastique.” Roberto Diaz is the soloist for Jennifer Higdon’s Viola Concerto. 8 p.m. Jan. 26. $22-$98. Symphony Hall, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 404-733-5000, www.atlantasymphony.org.

Terri Clark. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26. $38-$48. Mill Town Music Hall, 1031 Alabama Ave., Bremen. 770-537-6455, www.milltownmusichall.com.

Randall Bramblett. 8 p.m. Jan. 26. $20-$29. Eddie Owen Presents at the Red Clay Music Foundry, 3116 Main St., Duluth. 404-478-2749, eddieowenpresents.com.

Bring Me the Horizon. 7 p.m. Jan. 26. $45.50-$55. Coca-Cola Roxy, 800 Battery Ave., Atlanta. 1-800-745-3000, www.cocacolaroxy.com.

Peabo Bryson. 6 and 9 p.m. Jan. 26. $40-$55. City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta. 404-946-3791, citywinery.com/atlanta.

Emory Young Artist Piano Competition Final Concert. 7 p.m. Jan. 26. Free. Emerson Concert Hall, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, 1700 N. Decatur Road, Atlanta. 404-727-5050, arts.emory.edu.

Super Bowl Live. A free-to-the-public fan village, highlighting the city’s cultural and music scene, featuring concerts produced by Grammy winner Jermaine Dupri. There will also be fireworks and other activities. Performers include Goodie Mob, DJ Holiday and Friends, DJ Smurf and the Atlanta Bass All Stars. Jan. 26-28 and Jan. 31-Feb. 2. Free. Centennial Olympic Park, 265 Park Ave. NW, Atlanta. atlsuperbowl53.com.

DeKalb Symphony Orchestra: Annual Children’s Concert. Including Prokofiev’s “Peter and the Wolf” narrated by Channel 2 WSB-TV’s Nicole Carr and featuring young dancers from the Decatur School of Ballet. 3 p.m. Jan. 27. $5. Gymnasium at Georgia State University Clarkston Campus, 555 N. Indian Creek Drive, Clarkston. 678-891-3565, www.dekalbsymphony.org.

MattyB with the Haschak Sisters. 5 p.m. Jan. 27. $23. Symphony Hall, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 404-733-5000, www.atlantasymphony.org.

Joyce Manor, Jeff Rosenstock. 7 p.m. Jan. 27, 2019. $20. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive S.W., Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Peter Asher and Jeremy Clyde. 8 p.m. Jan. 28. $22-$28. City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta. 404-946-3791, citywinery.com/atlanta.

Lil’ Jon Kickoff Industry Party. 9 p.m. Jan. 29. $25. Tongue & Groove, 2420 Piedmont Road, Atlanta. 404-261-2325, tandgonline.com.

Pink Martini. 9 p.m. Jan. 30. $42. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Super Bowl Gospel Celebration. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 31. Sold out. Symphony Hall, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. www.superbowlgospel.com.

Whiskey Myers. 8 p.m. Jan. 31. $26-$31. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Tetrarch. 7 p.m. Jan. 31. $10. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive S.W., Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Ludacris, Migos. 9 p.m. Jan. 31. $50-$500. State Farm Arena, 1 State Farm Drive, Atlanta. statefarmarena.com, www.superbowlmusicfest.com.

The Zac Brown Band, see here at SunTrust Park on Saturday, June 30, 2018, will perform at the Tabernacle on Jan. 31.
Photo: Robb Cohen Photography & Video

Zac Brown Band. Presented by Pandora Live. Doors open at 7 p.m. Jan. 31. Entry is not guaranteed and subject to capacity. Free. Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St. NW, Atlanta. pandorazacbrownband.splashthat.com.

Official Big Game Kickoff with Lil Baby and Gunna. 10 p.m. Jan. 31. $50-$200. Gold Room, West Piedmont Road NE., Atlanta. goldroomatlanta.comeventbrite.com.

Big Game Kick-off with Yo Gotti, Bernice Burgos and Moneybagg Yo. 10 p.m. Jan 31. $40-$100. Compound, 1008 Brady Ave. NW, Atlanta. agentertainment.com.

Gucci Mane. 11 p.m. Jan. 31. $75. Ravine, 1021 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. ravineatl.com.

Aerosmith, Post Malone. 9 p.m. Feb. 1. $125-$375. State Farm Arena, 1 State Farm Drive, Atlanta. statefarmarena.comwww.superbowlmusicfest.com.

Interstellar Echoes & JGBCB (Jerry Garcia Band Cover Band). 8 p.m. Feb. 1. $16-$21. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta Pajama Concert. With the Vega String Quartet. 7 p.m. Feb. 1. Free. Ackerman Hall, Level Three, Michael C. Carlos Museum, 571 South Kilgo Circle NE, Atlanta. arts.emory.edu.

St. Olaf Choir. 8 p.m. Feb. 1. $45. Emerson Concert Hall, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, 1700 N. Decatur Road, Atlanta. 404-727-5050, arts.emory.edu.

Leather & Laces Party with live performance by FloRida. With Dallas Austin. 9:30 p.m. Feb. 1. $325-$1500 (tables also available). Believe, 181 Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard, Atlanta. leatherandlaces.com.

Tiësto. 11 p.m. Feb. 1. $150. Ravine, 1021 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. ravineatl.com.

Big Game Benefit Concert with Angie Stone and Calvin Richardson. 7 p.m. Feb. 1. $75-$500. Rialto Center for the Arts, Georgia State University, 80 Forsyth St. NW, Atlanta. www.thestillstandingalliance.org.

Diplo. 10 p.m. Feb. 1. $75-$199. District Atlanta, 259 Armour Drive, Atlanta. districtatlanta.com.

Meek Mill, Fabolous. 10 p.m. Feb. 1. $50-$200. Gold Room, 2416 Piedmont Road, Atlanta. goldroomatlanta.com.

Jeezy, Future. 10 p.m. Feb. 1. $50-$200. Compound, 1008 Brady Ave., Atlanta. compoundatl.com.

21 Savage. 9 p.m. Feb. 1. $50-$100. Mansion Elan, 3595 Clairmont Road, Chamblee. themansionelan.com.

Bruno Mars, Cardi B. 9 p.m. Feb. 2. $225-$1100. State Farm Arena, 1 State Farm Drive, Atlanta. statefarmarena.comwww.superbowlmusicfest.com.

Eli Young Band. 7 p.m. Feb. 2. $10. Sports & Social at the Battery, 825 Battery Ave., Atlanta. ticketfly.com.

Foo Fighters. 10 p.m. Feb. 2. Sold out ($250). Pinnacle Event Site at Atlantic Station, 241 20th St. NW, Atlanta. www.ticketmaster.com.

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 2. Sold out. Mill Town Music Hall, 1031 Alabama Ave., Bremen. 770-537-6455, www.milltownmusichall.com.

Lee Roy Parnell. 7 p.m. Feb. 2. $19.50-$29.50. MadLife Stage & Studios, 8722 Main St., Woodstock. 678-384-2363, madlifestageandstudios.com.

Herobust, DMVU. 9 p.m. Feb. 2. $21-$26. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. www.variety-playhouse.com.

French Montana. 11 p.m. Feb. 2. $150. Ravine, 1021 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. ravineatl.com.

Maxim Magazine Big Game Experience. Performances by Diplo, Future and Jamie Foxx as well as appearances by a range of sports and entertainment celebrities. 9 p.m. Feb. 2. $750-$1,250. The Fairmont, 1429 Fairmont Ave. NW., Atlanta. Maximsb2019.com.

Rolling Stone Live: Atlanta. Performances by Ludacris, Young Thug, Gunna and Lil Keed. 9 p.m. Feb. 2 $848-$1,074. Goat Farm Arts Center. 1200 Foster St. NW., Atlanta. www.fanhospitality.com.

Sports Illustrated “Saturday Night Lights.” With Snoop Dogg and Lil Wayne. 9 p.m. Feb. 2. $500-$1,000 (tables available). College Football Hall of Fame, 250 Marietta St. NW., Atlanta. www.fanhospitality.com.

Rick Ross. 10 p.m. Feb. 2. Opera, 1150 Crescent Ave. N.E., Atlanta. operaatlanta.com.

Trey Songz, Jeezy. 10 p.m. Feb. 2. $50-$200. Gold Room, 2416 Piedmont Road, Atlanta. goldroomatlanta.com.

Cardi B, Meek Mill. 10 p.m. Feb. 2. $50-$200. Compound, 1008 Brady Ave., Atlanta. compoundatl.com.

Lil Baby. 9 p.m. Feb. 2. $50-$200. Mansion Elan, 3595 Clairmont Road, Chamblee. themansionelan.com.

Kaskade. 11 p.m. Feb. 3. $125. Ravine, 1021 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. ravineatl.com.

Maxim Pre-Game Experience. Hosted by Deion Sanders with DJ Snoopedelic (aka Snoop Dogg). Noon-5 p.m. Feb. 3. The Complex (Stats, Max’s and Twin Smokers), 300 Marietta St. NW, Atlanta. tickpick.com/maxim

Future. 10 p.m. Feb. 3. $50-$200. Gold Room, 2416 Piedmont Road, Atlanta. goldroomatlanta.com.

Migos, Lil Baby, Gucci Mane and Pierre “Pee” Thomas. 10 p.m. Feb. 3. $50-$200. Compound, 1008 Brady Ave., Atlanta. compoundatl.com.

The Grand Finale hosted by Cardi B. 9 p.m. Feb. 3. $50-$200. Mansion Elan, 3595 Clairmont Road, Chamblee. themansionelan.com.

Artist Fahamu Pecou is shown in front of his painting, “…Most of all No Signifyin’.” “Do or Die,” an exhibition of his work, is on view at Emory University. 
Photo: Jason Getz / AJC

VISUAL ARTS

Fahamu Pecou: “Do or Die: Affect, Ritual, Resistance.” Through April 28. $6-$8. Michael C. Carlos Museum, 571 S. Kilgo Circle NE, Atlanta. carlos.emory.edu.

“Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors.” Through Feb. 17. $29, $5 for children 5 and younger. $175 VIP includes catalogue and evening access with smaller crowds. Approximately 100 tickets will be released on a first-come, first-served basis (two per person) on-site each day beginning one hour before the museum opens. High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 404-733-4444, www.high.org.

“Christopher Anderson: Approximate Joy” and “Mona Kuhn: She Disappeared Into Complete Silence.” Opening reception 6-8 p.m. Jan. 25; artists’ talk 11 a.m. Jan. 26. Jackson Fine Art, 3115 E. Shadowlawn Ave. NE, Atlanta. jacksonfineart.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.

“Building Emory’s African American Collections: Highlights from the Curatorial Career of Randall K. Burkett.” Through Feb. 3. Free. Schatten Gallery, Woodruff Library Level 3, 540 Asbury Circle, Atlanta. arts.emory.edu.

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