Things to do in and around Atlanta: Jan. 17-25

Knox Borgerding, 4, performs with Atlanta Heavy Hitters during Chop Fest on Saturday, January 19, 2019. HYOSUB SHIN / HSHIN@AJC.COM
Knox Borgerding, 4, performs with Atlanta Heavy Hitters during Chop Fest on Saturday, January 19, 2019. HYOSUB SHIN / HSHIN@AJC.COM

Credit: HYOSUB SHIN / AJC

Credit: HYOSUB SHIN / AJC

FAIRS, FESTIVALS, ETC.

Atlanta Boat Show. Jan. 16-19. $15; $12 in advance; ages 12 and younger free with adult. Georgia World Congress Center, Hall C, 285 Andrew Young International Blvd. NW, Atlanta. atlantaboatshow.com.

Atlanta Camping and RV Show. Jan. 24-26. $12; weekend pass $15. Atlanta Exposition Center South, 3850 Jonesboro Road, Atlanta. 770-447-3334, atlantarvshow.com.

Atlanta Braves ChopFest. Chop Fest Gala is at the Coca-Cola Roxy at 7 p.m. Jan. 24. $200 at braves.com/gala. The main event takes place from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 25. Tickets are not required for Saturday's activities and entry is free except for the autograph sessions. Check the website for prices and tickets for the autograph sessions. SunTrust Park, 755 Battery Ave. SE, Atlanta. braves.com/chopfest.

Honda Battle of the Bands. 3 p.m. Jan. 25. Ticket prices TBA. Mercedes-Benz Stadium, 1 AMB Drive NW, Atlanta. mercedesbenzstadium.com.

Great American Motorcycle Show. Jan. 25-26. $15, two-day pass $20. Cobb Galleria Centre, 2 Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. 770-279-9899, natcshows.com/cycle.

Atlanta Jewish Life Festival. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 26. $8-$22; family pass $65. Georgia Aquarium, 246 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. NW, Atlanta. atlantajewishlifefestival.com.

PERFORMING ARTS

"The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time." Based on Mark Haddon's lauded novel, the play follows a teenage boy with autism as he works to solve a thrilling mystery. Through Feb. 9. $25-$60. Aurora Theatre, 128 E. Pike St., Lawrenceville. 678-226-6222, auroratheatre.com.

"Tara Vaughan's She Rocks: The Women of Rock." Revisiting the hits of the world's greatest female rockers. Presented by the Georgia Ensemble Theatre. Through Jan. 19. $33-$48. Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forrest St., Roswell. get.org.

"Moonlight and Magnolias." The true story of producer David O. Selznick's quest to finalize the screenplay of "Gone With the Wind." Jan. 17-Feb. 1. $22.50-$30. New Theatre in the Square, 11 Whitlock Ave., Marietta. 770-426-4800, www.theatreinthesquare.net.

The 285. This new comedy troupe presents "ITP vs. OTP," an evening of sketch comedy and digital shorts based on Atlanta places and experiences. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18 and 25. $10. Village Theatre, 349 Decatur St. SE, Atlanta. the285.com.

Ron White. 8 p.m. Jan. 19. $45-$82. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 1-855-285-8499, foxtheatre.org.

"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. Jan. 21-March 8. $21.50. Center For Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. NW, Atlanta. puppet.org.

Oprah Winfrey. 9 a.m. Jan. 25. $89-$2,500. State Farm Arena, 1 State Farm Drive, Atlanta. statefarmarena.com.

Atlanta Opera: "Salome." Jan. 25, 28, 31 and Feb. 2. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. $45-$150. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. www.cobbenergycentre.com, atlantaopera.org.

The Vega Quartet will perform three of Beethoven's string quartets in a concert on Jan. 18 at Emerson Concert Hall.
The Vega Quartet will perform three of Beethoven's string quartets in a concert on Jan. 18 at Emerson Concert Hall.

Credit: Nate Dorn

Credit: Nate Dorn

MUSIC

Steep Canyon Rangers. 8 p.m. Jan. 17. $19-$24. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Casual Cadenza, Machine Kid, Free Hat. 9 p.m. Jan. 17. $10. Smith's Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta. smithsoldebar.com.

The Heart Behind the Music featuring Billy Dean, Mo Pitney and Sylvia. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18. $35-$40. Mill Town Music Hall, 1031 Alabama Ave., Bremen. www.milltownmusichall.com.

Parker Gispert. 9:30 p.m. Jan. 18. $10. Smith's Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta. smithsoldebar.com.

The Ho Show. 11:30 p.m. Jan. 18. $25. Smith's Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta. smithsoldebar.com.

Grace Potter. 8 p.m. Jan. 18. $38.50-$63.50. Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St. NW, Atlanta. www.tabernacleatl.com.

MxPx. 8 p.m. Jan. 18. $32-$37. Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road NE, Atlanta. www.thebuckheadtheatreatl.com.

Caleb Caudle. 8 p.m. Jan. 18. $25. Grange Hall & Gallery Serenbe, 10640 Serenbe Lane, Chattahoochee Hills. chatthillsmusic.com.

Samoht, Devin Tracy. 9 p.m. Jan. 18. $25-$50. Vinyl, 1374 W. Peachtree St., Atlanta. www.centerstage-atlanta.com.

Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta: "Beethoven 2020: String Quartet Cycle I." 8 p.m. Jan. 18. Free. Emerson Concert Hall, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, 1700 N. Decatur Road, Atlanta. arts.emory.edu.

"Songs of Struggle and Hope." Bradley Howard, tenor, and Lee David Thompson, piano. 4 p.m. Jan. 19. Free. Emerson Concert Hall, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, 1700 N. Decatur Road, Atlanta. arts.emory.edu.

Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta: "Beethoven 2020: Violin Sonatas." Noon Jan. 24. Free. Ackerman Hall, Level Three, Michael C. Carlos Museum, 571 South Kilgo Circle NE, Atlanta. arts.emory.edu.

Carolina Story. 6:30 p.m. Jan. 19. $12. Smith's Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta. smithsoldebar.com.

Jazz brunch. 11:30 a.m. Jan. 19. $49.50. City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta. 404-946-3791, citywinery.com/atlanta.

Allen Mack, Myers Moore. 7 p.m. Jan. 19. $15. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Welshly Arms & the Unlikely Candidates with SCR. 7 p.m. Jan. 19. $15-$20. The Loft. www.centerstage-atlanta.com.

Mykal Kilgore. 8 p.m. Jan. 20. $15-$20. Vinyl, 1374 W. Peachtree St., Atlanta. www.centerstage-atlanta.com.

Travis Linville. 8 p.m. Jan. 21. $8. Smith's Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta. smithsoldebar.com.

Dysfunctionals, Jackwagon, Snack Attack. 8 p.m. Jan. 22. $8. Smith's Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta. smithsoldebar.com.

Tall Heights. 7 p.m. Jan. 22. $14. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Aida Rodriguez, April Macie, Chaunte Wayans. 8 p.m. Jan. 23. $28-$35. City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta. 404-946-3791, citywinery.com/atlanta.

The ASO performs Windborne's the Music of David Bowie: A Musical Odyssey. 8 p.m. Jan. 24. $39.50-$99.50. Atlanta Symphony Hall, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. atlantasymphony.org.

Gabe Jones with Jude & Ayanna. 8 p.m. Jan. 24. $15. Vinyl, 1374 W. Peachtree St., Atlanta. www.centerstage-atlanta.com.

Nascar Aloe. 7 p.m. Jan. 24. $13. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

The Night Howlers. 9:30 p.m. Jan. 24. $10. Smith's Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta. smithsoldebar.com.

Totally '80s with the Motels, Bow Wow Wow and When in Rome II. 8 p.m. Jan. 24. $25-$30. Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road NE, Atlanta. www.thebuckheadtheatreatl.com.

Eric Benet. 8 p.m. Jan. 25-26. $65-$80. City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta. 404-946-3791, citywinery.com/atlanta.

Iann Dior. 7 p.m. Jan. 25. $18. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Dying in Designer. 7 p.m. Jan. 25. $12. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Half Hot, Sash the Bash, Tyler Lee Frush, Tyler Goforth. 8 p.m. Jan. 25. $8. Smith's Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta. smithsoldebar.com.

Sleeping With Sirens, Set It Off, Belmont and Point North. 6 p.m. Jan. 25. $25. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

"Let Go" (from KRISHNA: A Journey Within), 2010, is by Abhishek Singh and is among the works featured in the Michael C. Carlos Museum's “Transcendent Deities of India: The Everyday Occurrence of the Divine.”
"Let Go" (from KRISHNA: A Journey Within), 2010, is by Abhishek Singh and is among the works featured in the Michael C. Carlos Museum's “Transcendent Deities of India: The Everyday Occurrence of the Divine.”

VISUAL ARTS

Ron Campbell. Campbell was a director, animator and storyboard artist on many well known cartoons, including the 1960s Saturday morning series "The Beatles." Campbell will showcase his original Beatles cartoon paintings created since his retirement from his 50-year career. Jan. 24-26. Free. Ann Jackson Gallery, 1101 Alpharetta St., Roswell. 770-993-4783, annjacksongallery.com.

"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. Jan. 18-May 17. $6-$8. Michael C. Carlos Museum, 571 South Kilgo Circle, Atlanta. carlos.emory.edu.

"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. Jan. 18-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.

"#InHonor: Monoliths." Through Feb. 7. Free. Arnika Dawkins Gallery, 4600 Cascade Road, Atlanta. 404-333-0312, adawkinsgallery.com.

Romare Bearden: "Profile." A lyrical, impressionist portrait of Bearden's life and the experience of African Americans during the Great Migration from the South. Through Feb. 2. $14.50. High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St., Atlanta. 404-733-4400, www.high.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.