Things to do in and around Atlanta: March 6-14

The Atlanta Brunch Festival returns to Atlanta this weekend. JONATHAN PHILLIPS / SPECIAL
The Atlanta Brunch Festival returns to Atlanta this weekend. JONATHAN PHILLIPS / SPECIAL

Credit: Jonathan Phillips

Credit: Jonathan Phillips

FAIRS, FESTIVALS, ETC.

Atlanta Japanese Sword and Cultural Arts Show. March 6-8. $20-$55. The Westin Atlanta Airport, 4736 Best Road, Atlanta. 888-627-7211, southeastshowsauctions.com.

Atlanta Tattoo Arts Convention. March 6-8. $20-$40; under age 12 free. Atlanta Convention Center. Building 3 AmericasMart. 75 John Portman Blvd. NW, Atlanta. 215-423-4780. www.villainarts.com.

The 38th Annual Bulloch Hall Quilt Show. March 6-15. $6-$8; ages 5 and under free. Historic Bulloch Hall, 180 Bulloch Ave., Roswell. 770-992-1731, bullochhall.org.

Atlanta Fair. March 6-April 12. Admission $1-$8, depending on the day; free admission Wednesdays. Ride tickets $1.25 each; 25 tickets for $25; unlimited armbands available. In the Grey Lot at the former Turner Field, 655 Central Ave. SW, Atlanta. 404-913-3247, theatlantafair.com.

Atlanta Science Festival. March 6-21. Multiple venues. Most events are free; some require reservations. $10-$25, ticketed events. atlantasciencefestival.org.

Atlanta Brunch Festival. Noon to 4 p.m. March 7. $50-$70. Atlantic Station, 241 20th St. NW, Atlanta, atlantabrunchfestival.com.

Irish Lights Festival. 3 p.m. March 7. $23-$60. Park Tavern, 500 10th St. NE, Atlanta. asocialmess.com.

Tossed out Treasures. Preview dinner and shopping spree 6 p.m. March 12, $35. The main event happens March 13-15 and admission is free. The space formerly occupied by The Chastain School, 4967 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs. sandyspringssociety.org.

ACC Atlanta Craft Show. March 13-15. $12-$13; free for ACC members and ages 12 and under. Cobb Galleria Centre, 2 Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. 612-206-3100, www.craftcouncil.org.

LuckyFest. 3 p.m. March 14. $20-$25. Park Tavern in Piedmont Park, 500 10th St. NE, Atlanta, www.parktavern.com.

Professional Bull Riders. 6:45 p.m. March 14; and 1:45 p.m. March 15. $26-$114. Infinite Energy Arena, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. infiniteenergycenter.com.

Model Train Show. March 14-15. $10; free for Scouts in uniform and ages 8 and under. Cobb Galleria Centre, 2 Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. www.themodeltrainshow.com.

The Bloody Mary Festival. 1-3:30 p.m. March 15. $47.50-$62.50. The Fairmont, 1429 Fairmont Ave. NW, Atlanta, www.thebloodymaryfest.com.

Featuring an ensemble of nine actor-musicians, “Once” continues through March 8 at Horizon Theatre. CONTRIBUTED BY HORIZON THEATRE
Featuring an ensemble of nine actor-musicians, “Once” continues through March 8 at Horizon Theatre. CONTRIBUTED BY HORIZON THEATRE

PERFORMING ARTS

"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.

"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.

"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. Through March 8. $29-$38. Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forrest St., Roswell. get.org.

"School Girls; or, The African Mean Girls Play." In an all-girls boarding school in Ghana circa 1986, several students are preparing to audition for a regional beauty pageant. Through March 8. True Colors Theatre Company at Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Road SW, Atlanta. 1-888-479-6300, truecolorstheatre.org.

"Seize the King." Playwright Will Power delivers a modern reinterpretation of Shakespeare's "Richard III." Through March 8. $10-$60. Alliance Theatre, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 404-733-5000, alliancetheatre.org.

"Indecent." Inspired by the 1923 Broadway debut of "The God of Vengeance" by Jewish writer Sholem Asch, "Indecent" tells the story of a kiss between two female actors that led to an entire cast being arrested for obscenity. Through March 29. Theatrical Outfit, Balzer Theater at Herren's, 84 Luckie St. NW, Atlanta. 678-528-1500, theatricaloutfit.org.

"On Your Feet." From humble beginnings in Havana to international superstardom, this musical tells the story of Gloria and Emilio Estefan. Through April 12. $29-$65. Aurora Theatre, 128 E. Pike St., Lawrenceville.678-226-6222, auroratheatre.com.

The Lit AF Tour. Hosted by Martin Lawrence and featuring Rickey Smiley, DeRay Davis, B. Simone, Donnell Rawlings, Benji Brown. 7:30 p.m. March 7. $55-$125. State Farm Arena, 1 State Farm Drive, Atlanta. statefarmarena.com.

Capitol City Opera Company: "Roméo et Juliette." Gounod's retelling of the tragic Shakespearean love story. March 6-8. $30-$40. Conant Performing Arts Center at Oglethorpe University, 4484 Peachtree Road NE, Brookhaven. ccityopera.org.

Trixie Mattel. 8 p.m. March 6. $39.50-$175. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Randy Rainbow. 8 p.m. March 6. $35-$85. Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St. NW, Atlanta. www.tabernacleatl.com.

Atlanta Opera: "Porgy and Bess." March 7, 8, 10, 13 and 15. $45-$160. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. 404-881-8885, atlantaopera.org. cobbenergycentre.com.

"Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed: The Rock Experience." Children's book author and artist Mo Willems ("Knuffle Bunny," "Elephant and Piggie's We Are In a Play") brings another lovable character to life in this family musical. March 7-29. $5-$32. Alliance Theatre, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 404-733-5000, alliancetheatre.org.

Jim Breuer. 8 p.m. March 8. $36. Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road NE, Atlanta. 

www.thebuckheadtheatreatl.com.

Ilana Glazer. 7:30 p.m. March 8. $35-$49.75. Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St. NW, Atlanta. www.tabernacleatl.com.

Pee-Wee Herman. 7:30 p.m. March 12. $39.50-$59.50. Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St. NW, Atlanta. www.tabernacleatl.com.

Comedy & Cocktails in the Den. 7:30 p.m. March 12. $20. City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta. 404-946-3791, citywinery.com/atlanta.

"Wait Wait…Don't Tell Me." 7:30 p.m. March 12. $39.50-$129.50. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 855-285-8499, foxtheatre.org.

Brendan Schaub. 7 p.m. March 13. $36.50. Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road NE, Atlanta. www.thebuckheadtheatreatl.com.

George Lopez. 8 p.m. March 14. $45.50-$65.50. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. cobbenergycentre.com.

Keke Wyatt will play two nights at City Winery in Atlanta.
Keke Wyatt will play two nights at City Winery in Atlanta.

Credit: Robb D. Cohen

Credit: Robb D. Cohen

MUSIC

Celtic Woman. 8 p.m. March 6. $43-$154. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 855-285-8499, foxtheatre.org.

Bendigo Fletcher. 9 p.m. March 6. $10. Aisle 5, 1123 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. www.aisle5atl.com.

Netherfriends. 7 p.m. March 6. $10. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Devin Townsend, Haken and the Contortionist. 7 p.m. March 6. $30; $27 in advance. Center Stage, 1374 W. Peachtree St., Atlanta. www.centerstage-atlanta.com.

Nick Cannon presents MTV Wild 'N Out Live. 8:30 p.m. March 6. $69.50-$299.99. State Farm Arena, 1 State Farm Drive, Atlanta. statefarmarena.com.

Rumours - a Fleetwood Mac Tribute. 8 p.m. March 6. $20-$25. Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road NE, Atlanta. www.thebuckheadtheatreatl.com.

Keke Wyatt. 7 and 10 p.m. March 6. $35-$46. City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta. 404-946-3791, citywinery.com/atlanta.

Red Jumpsuit Apparatus. 8 p.m. March 6. $15. Vinyl, 1374 W. Peachtree St., Atlanta. www.centerstage-atlanta.com.

Wire. 8 p.m. March 7. $25-$40. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Little Big Town. 8 p.m. March 7. $39-$129. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 855-285-8499, foxtheatre.org.

Big Head Todd & the Monsters. 8 p.m. March 7. $35-$40. Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road NE, Atlanta. www.thebuckheadtheatreatl.com.

Slave to a King. 9:30 p.m. March 7. $20. Smith's Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta. smithsoldebar.com.

Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes. 8 p.m. March 7. $28-$35. City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta. 404-946-3791, citywinery.com/atlanta.

Sturgill Simpson. 7:30 p.m. March 7. $30.50-$100.50. Infinite Energy Arena, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. infiniteenergycenter.com.

Hungry Ear Coffeehouse: Gibson Wilbanks, Sassfolk. 8 p.m. March 7. $5 suggested donation at the door and canned goods for the Community Assistance Center (OurCAC.org) in Sandy Springs are appreciated. Northwest Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 1025 Mount Vernon Highway NW, Sandy Springs. nwuuc.org/hungry-ear.

"Tardi Gras" concert and dance with Hair of the Dog. 7-10 p.m. March 7. $20; $14 active military; $5 students. Garden Hills Rec Center, 337 Pinetree Dr. NE Atlanta 30305. 8-10 p.m. March 7; free beginners dance lesson 7-8 pm. $20; $14 active military; $5 students. Garden Hills Rec Center, 337 Pinetree Drive NE Atlanta. aczadance.org.

The Johns Creek Chorale: Carl Orff's "Carmina Burana." More than 200 singers, a 60-piece orchestra and 3 soloists are featured in this performance of Orff's choral masterpiece. 3 p.m. March 8. $15; discounts available for students and senior citizens. Johns Creek United Methodist Church, 11180 Medlock Bridge Road, Johns Creek. thejohnscreekchorale.com.

Fred Eaglesmith. 8 p.m. March 8. $25-$100. Eddie's Attic, 515-B N. McDonough St., Decatur. 1-877-987-6487, eddiesattic.com.

Motherfolk. 8 p.m. March 8. $10. Smith's Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta. smithsoldebar.com.

VH1's Women of Power Tour. 7 p.m. March 8. $38.50$153.50. Atlanta Symphony Hall, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. atlantasymphony.org.

Keke Wyatt. 6 and 9:30 p.m. March 8. $40-$50. City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta. 404-946-3791, citywinery.com/atlanta.

Marsha Ambrosius. 7 and 10 p.m. March 9-10. $45-$60. City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta. 404-946-3791, citywinery.com/atlanta.

Blood Orange. 8 p.m. March 9-10. $34.50-$55. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Kate Bollinger. 7 p.m. March 9. $12.50. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Lund, Guccihighwaters. 6:30 p.m. March 10. $16. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Shoegazers, Nomad, Heathersett, the Grounds Crew. 7:30 p.m. March 10. $10. Smith's Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta. smithsoldebar.com.

Latrese Bush. 8 p.m. March 11. $24-$30. City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta. 404-946-3791, citywinery.com/atlanta.

Overkill. 7 p.m. March 11. $25-$35. Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road NE, Atlanta. www.thebuckheadtheatreatl.com.

Rapsody. 7 p.m. March 11. $20. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Sleep on It. 6 p.m. March 11. $15. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives. 8 p.m. March 12 $35-$249. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Sob X RBE. 9 p.m. March 11. $20. Aisle 5, 1123 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. www.aisle5atl.com.

Danny Pellegrino. 8 p.m. March 12. $35-$55. The Loft, 1374 W. Peachtree St., Atlanta. www.centerstage-atlanta.com.

Poguetry - Songs of the Pogues - featuring Spider Stacy and Cait O'Riordan (of the Pogues) and Lost Bayou Ramblers. 8 p.m. March 12. $32-$42. City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta. 404-946-3791, citywinery.com/atlanta.

Premiere. 7 p.m. March 12. $25. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Silversun Pickups. 8 p.m. March 12. $62-$149. Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road NE, Atlanta. www.thebuckheadtheatreatl.com.

Coin. 8 p.m. March 13. $25-$45. Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St. NW, Atlanta. www.tabernacleatl.com.

Lady Lamb. 8 p.m. March 13. $18-$24. City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta. 404-946-3791, citywinery.com/atlanta.

Geoff Tate. 8 p.m. March 13. $30; $25 in advance. Center Stage, 1374 W. Peachtree St., Atlanta. www.centerstage-atlanta.com.

Silent Planet. 6 p.m. March 13. $16. Vinyl, 1374 W. Peachtree St., Atlanta. www.centerstage-atlanta.com.

Silverstein. 6 p.m. March 13. $25. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

"Star Wars: Return of the Jedi" in concert with ASO. 7:30 p.m. March 13-14. $59-$159. Atlanta Symphony Hall, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. atlantasymphony.org.

Beach Slang. 7 p.m. March 14. $15. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Marc Broussard. 8 p.m. March 14. $26-$29. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Hippie Sabotage. 8 p.m. March 14. $29.50-$50. Coca-Cola Roxy, 800 Battery Ave. SE, Atlanta. 1-800-745-3000, cocacolaroxy.com.

Pigeons Playing Ping Pong. 8:45 p.m. March 14. $27.50-$55. Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St. NW, Atlanta. www.tabernacleatl.com.

Rhett Price. 8:30 p.m. March 14. $15. Smith's Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta. smithsoldebar.com.

Social House. 7 p.m. March 14. $15. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

"Maa Laxmi" (2011) by Manjari Sharma (born 1979).is part of the "Transcendent Deities" exhibition at the Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University.
"Maa Laxmi" (2011) by Manjari Sharma (born 1979).is part of the "Transcendent Deities" exhibition at the Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University.

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.

"Learning from Nature: The Future of Design." This exhibition demonstrates how designers are finding sustainable solutions to human challenges by emulating nature's time-tested patterns and strategies. Through 23. $5-$10. Museum of Design Atlanta, 1315 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. museumofdesign.org.

"Our Senses: An Immersive Experience." Through May 3. Fernbank Museum of Natural History, 767 Clifton Road, Atlanta. fernbankmuseum.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.

"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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