Awkwafina stars in “The Farewell,” the opening night film of the 2019 Atlanta Film Festival. Contributed by A24
Photo: For the AJC
Photo: For the AJC

Things to do in and around Atlanta: March 29-April 6

FAIRS, FESTIVALS, ETC.

“Cyclorama: The Big Picture.” Featuring the fully restored cyclorama painting “The Battle of Atlanta.” $9-$21.50. Atlanta History Center, 130 W. Paces Ferry Road NW, Atlanta. 404-814-4000, atlantahistorycenter.com.

»»RELATED: Check out our podcast on the restoration of the Cyclorama

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

Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival. March 30-31. Blackburn Park, 3493 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Atlanta. brookcherryfest.org.

Atlanta Film Festival. April 4-14. $10-$12 for individual screenings, $50 for opening and closing screenings, $125-$725 for badges. Various locations including Plaza Theatre, 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave., Atlanta and The Highland Inn, 644 N Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-352-4225, atlantafilmfestival.com.

»»RELATED: Read more about the Atlanta Film Festival, focusing on local productions

Downtown Seder Atlanta 2019 featuring David Broza, Speech (of Arrested Development), Ricky McKinnie (of Blind Boys of Alabama). 7 p.m. April 6. $70-$145. City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta. 404-946-3791, citywinery.com/atlanta.

Dad’s Garage Big Stupid Parking Lot Carnival. 1-6 p.m. April 6. $10; $55 with unlimited beer and carnival rides. Dad’s Garage, 569 Ezzard St. SE, Atlanta. dadsgarage.com.

Festival on Ponce. April 6-7. Free. Olmsted Linear Park, 1451 Ponce de Leon Ave., Atlanta. festivalonponce.com.

Daniel Wisniewski (left) and Sean Doherty appear in the musical comedy “Men With Money” at Aurora Theatre. CONTRIBUTED BY CHRIS BARTELSKI
Photo: For the AJC

PERFORMING ARTS

“Men With Money.” Set in an imagined 1950s Manhattan in which being gay is culturally accepted, the story follows three young bachelors, two gay and one straight, looking to marry their way from rags to riches. Through April 7. $20-$62. Aurora Theatre, 128 E. Pike St., Lawrenceville. 678-226-6222, auroratheatre.com.

»»REVIEW: Get the verdict on Aurora Theatre’s “Men With Money”

“Shenandoah.” The musical stars “American Idol” winner Taylor Hicks and “The X Factor” finalist Rachel Potter. Through April 7. $35-$70. Serenbe Playhouse, 10950 Hutchesons Ferry Road, Palmetto. 770-463-1110, serenbeplayhouse.com.

»»RELATED: Read Rodney Ho’s interview with “Shenandoah” star Taylor Hicks

“I Am My Own Wife.” The Pulitzer- and Tony Award-winning play is based on the true story of Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, a real-life German trans woman who managed to survive both the Nazis and the repressive East German Communist regime. Through March 30. $15-$25. Out Front Theatre Company, 999 Brady Ave. NW, Atlanta. outfronttheatre.com.

“Falsettos.” When Marvin leaves his wife Trina for a guy named Whizzer, they all determine to salvage something from the resulting fallout to form a new kind of family. Through April 28. $20-$45. Actor’s Express, 887 W. Marietta St., Atlanta. 404-607-7469, actors-express.com.

»»REVIEW: Get the verdict on the Actor’s Express production of “Falsettos”

“Angry, Raucous and Shamelessly Gorgeous.” This new Pearl Cleage play will premiere on the Alliance’s newly renovated Coca-Cola Stage. Through April 14. $10-$80. Alliance Theatre Company, Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. alliancetheatre.org.

“Secrets of a Soccer Mom.” Three women reluctantly take the field in a mothers vs. sons soccer game. Through April 14. $15-$33. Stage Door Players at North DeKalb Cultural Arts Center, 5339 Chamblee-Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody. 770-396-1726, stagedoorplayers.net.

“Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End.” Through April 14. $15-$35. Aurora Theatre, 128 E. Pike St., Lawrenceville. 678-226-6222, auroratheatre.com.

“Pipeline.” Nya Joseph is a dedicated, inner-city public high school teacher who she sends her only son to a private boarding school. Through April 21. $20-$45. Horizon Theatre, 1083 Austin Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-584-7450, horizontheatre.com.

Snap Judgment Live. 8 p.m. March 30. $29.50-$75. Symphony Hall, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 404-733-5000, www.atlantasymphony.org.

Shen Yun. 2 p.m. April 6. $85-$235. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. www.cobbenergycentre.com.

“Angry Fags.” Atlanta writer Topher Payne has updated his 2013 play for this new production. Through April 14. $15-$28. 7 Stages Theatre, 1105 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-523-7647, 7stages.org.

“The Tatischeff Café.” Theater Emory presents the premiere of John Ammerman’s homage to French filmmaker Jacques Tati. April 4-14. $15; $5 students. Mary Gray Munroe Theater, 605 Asbury Circle (in the Dobbs University Center on the Emory campus), Atlanta. 404-727-5050, theater.emory.edu.

Max Frost TOP
Photo: Ryan Fleisher

MUSIC

The Everly Brothers Experience with the Zmed Brothers. 7:30 p.m. March 29. $10-$40. Falany Performing Arts Center, Reinhardt University, 7300 Reinhardt Circle, Waleska. reinhardt.edu/falany.

Rivers of Nihil. 6:30 p.m. March 29. $13. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Max Frost. 9 p.m. March 29. $15-$50. Aisle 5, 1123 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. aisle5atl.com.

Kristin Chenoweth. 8 p.m. March 29. $46-$146. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. www.cobbenergycentre.com.

»»RELATED: Read Melissa Ruggieri’s interview with Kristin Chenoweth

The Midnight. 9 p.m. March 29. $21-$23. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets. 7:30 p.m. March 29. $55-$125. Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St. NW, Atlanta. www.tabernacleatl.com.

Kermit Ruffins. 8 p.m. March 30. $35-$50. City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta. 404-946-3791, citywinery.com/atlanta.

Warren Wolf. 7:30 p.m. March 30. $15-$50. Spivey Hall, Clayton State University, 2000 Clayton State Blvd., Morrow. 678-466-4200, www.clayton.edu/spiveyhall.

George Strait, Chris Stapleton. 4 p.m. March 30. Sold out. Mercedes-Benz Stadium, 1414 Andrew Young International Blvd. NW, Atlanta. mercedesbenzstadium.com.

The Constellations. 9 p.m. March 30. $15. Aisle 5, 1123 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. aisle5atl.com.

Maxwell, Kem. 8 p.m. March 30. $79-$89. State Farm Arena, 1 State Farm Drive, Atlanta. statefarmarena.com.

The Infamous Stringdusters. 8 p.m. March 30. $22-$41. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. www.variety-playhouse.com.

The Temptations and the Four Tops. 8 p.m. March 30. $45-$85. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. www.cobbenergycentre.com.

Reik. 8 p.m. March 31. $45-$125. Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St. NW, Atlanta. www.tabernacleatl.com.

Robert Glasper works the crowd with his jazz piano.
Photo: Raymond Hagans

Robert Glasper Trio. 6 and 9 p.m. March 31. $50-$65. City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta. 404-946-3791, citywinery.com/atlanta.

Jonathan McReynolds. 7:30 p.m. March 31. $22.50-$35. Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road NE, Atlanta. www.thebuckheadtheatreatl.com.

We Three. 8 p.m. March 31. $21-$41. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Jackson Browne. 8 p.m. April 1. $49.50-$99.50. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. www.cobbenergycentre.com.

Why Don’t We. 7 p.m. April 2. $39.50-$79.50. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St., Atlanta. 404-881-2100, foxtheatre.org.

Maggie Rogers. 8 p.m. April 2. $30-$44.50. Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St. NW, Atlanta. www.tabernacleatl.com.

Nick Lowe with the Los Straitjackets. 8 p.m. April 3. $29-$53. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Parliament Funkadelic featuring George Clinton. 8 p.m. April 4. $42-$72. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. www.cobbenergycentre.com.

Mandolin Orange. 8 p.m. April 4. $23-$36. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Rhett Miller. 8 p.m. April 4. $18-$24. City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta. 404-946-3791, citywinery.com/atlanta.

SWMRS. 7 p.m. April 4. $17. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

B2K. 8 p.m. April 4-5. $79.50-$286.50. State Farm Arena, 1 State Farm Drive, Atlanta. statefarmarena.com.

Guster. 8 p.m. April 5. $28.50-$55. Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St. NW, Atlanta. www.tabernacleatl.com.

Alternative country musician John Prine and The Band drummer Levon Helm perform at Chastain.

John Prine. 8 p.m. April 5. $72.50-$102.50. Symphony Hall, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 404-733-5000, www.atlantasymphony.org.

Amanda Seales. 7 p.m. April 5. $35-$75. Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road NE, Atlanta. www.thebuckheadtheatreatl.com.

Dark Star Orchestra. April 5-6. $30-$35. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. wwww.variety-playhouse.com.

Adventure Club. 8 p.m. April 6. $32.50-$50. Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St. NW, Atlanta. www.tabernacleatl.com.

Rosanne Cash. 8 p.m. April 6. $40-$65. Center Stage, 1374 W. Peachtree St., Atlanta. www.centerstage-atlanta.com.

Kodak Black, YNW Melly, 147 Calboy, Sniper Gang. 9 p.m. April 6. $42.50-$79.50. Coca-Cola Roxy, 800 Battery Ave., Atlanta. 1-800-745-3000, www.cocacolaroxy.com.

Veil of Maya, Intervals. 5:30 p.m. April 6. $17.50. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

VISUAL ARTS

“Louder than Words.” Works that focus on conveying ideas and meaning through nonverbal means. Through May 5. Free. Bernard A. Zuckerman Museum of Art, 492 Prillaman Way, Kennesaw. 470-578-3223, arts.kennesaw.edu/zuckerman.

Frank Sharp: “Australia & New Zealand.” Photos from down under by local photographer Frank Sharp. Through April 30. Tucker-Reid H. Cofer Library, 5234 Lavista Road, Tucker. dekalblibrary.org/branches/tuck.

2019 Atlanta Biennial: “A Thousand Tomorrows.” Through April 7. Free. Atlanta Contemporary, 535 Means St., Atlanta. 404-688-1970, atlantacontemporary.org.

Rocio Rodriguez: “Thirty Years on Paper.” Through April 6. $5-$8. Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, 75 Bennett St., Atlanta. mocaga.org.

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.

“Christopher Anderson: Approximate Joy” and “Mona Kuhn: She Disappeared Into Complete Silence.” Through April 6. 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.

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