The Atlanta International Auto show is at the Georgia World Congress Center this weekend.
Photo: Nelson Hicks/wsbtv.com
Photo: Nelson Hicks/wsbtv.com

Things to do in and around Atlanta: March 22-30

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.

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

Atlanta Science Festival. Through March 23. Most events are free, some require registration and a few are ticketed events with entry fees. Various locations, including venues at Georgia Tech, Georgia State University and Emory University. Atlantasciencefestival.org.

»»RELATED: Find out more about the Atlanta Science Festival, and visit  critters at the Amphibian Foundation

The Atlanta International Auto Show. Through March 24. $12; $6 ages 6-12. Georgia World Congress Center, 85 Andrew Young International Blvd. NW, Atlanta. goautoshow.com.

“Run for the Rescues” 5K and Fun Run. 8:30 a.m. March 23. Registration $15-$30. Suwanee Town Center Amphitheatre, Town Center Avenue, Suwanee. atlantahumane.org.

Ormewood Park Makers Festival. 11 a.m. March 23. Free. Ormewood Park. 1071 Delaware Ave. SE, Atlanta. www.ormewoodpark.org.

7th Annual Roswell Beer Festival. 2-6 p.m. March 23. $60 general admission. Roswell Town Square, 610 Atlanta St., Roswell. www.roswellbeerfestival.com.

Songs For Kids Food + Music Festival: Brunch Edition. Noon-4 p.m. March 24. $45; $10 ages 3-16 years old; under age 3 free. Park Tavern, 500 10th St., NE, Atlanta. www.songsforkids.org/foodfest.

The Bloody Mary Festival. Noon-3:30 p.m. March 24. $45. The Fairmont, 1429 Fairmont Ave. NW, Atlanta. www.thebloodymaryfest.com.

Fermentation Fest. Noon-6 p.m. March 24. Free, but attendees must sign up online. Cultured South, Lee + White, 1038 White St., Atlanta. 404-549-8314, atlantafermentationfest.com/tickets.

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

Carol Burnett comes to the Cobb Energy Center on March 25, 2019.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

PERFORMING ARTS

“The Pitmen Painters.” A group of miners and a dentist hire a professor to teach art appreciation and become celebrated artists. Through March 24. $15-$45. Theatrical Outfit at Balzer Theater at Herren’s, 84 Luckie St. NW, Atlanta. 678-528-1500, theatricaloutfit.org.

»»REVIEW: Read our review of Theatrical Outfit’s “The Pitmen Painters”

“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.

“Angry, Raucous and Shamelessly Gorgeous.” This new Pearl Cleage play will premiere on the Alliance’s newly renovated Coca-Cola Stage. Through April 14. Opening night is 7:30 p.m. March 27. $10-$80. Alliance Theatre Company, Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. alliancetheatre.org.

Capitol City Opera Company: “Gianni Schicchi/Buoso’s Ghost.” 8 p.m. March 22-23; 3 p.m. March 24. $30-$40. Conant Performing Arts Center at Oglethorpe University, 4484 Peachtree Road, Atlanta. ccityopera.org.

“Secrets of a Soccer Mom.” Three women reluctantly take the field in a mothers vs. sons soccer game. March 22-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.” March 22-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. March 22-April 21. $20-$45. Horizon Theatre, 1083 Austin Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-584-7450, horizontheatre.com.

Impractical Jokers. 8 p.m. March 24. $39.50-$109.50. State Farm Arena, 1 State Farm Drive, Atlanta. statefarmarena.com.

Carol Burnett. 7:30 p.m. March 25. $55-$175. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. www.cobbenergycentre.com.

»»RELATED: Read Rodney Ho’s interview with comedy legend Carol Burnett

Jeff Dunham. 7 p.m. March 28. $53.50. State Farm Arena, 1 State Farm Drive, Atlanta. statefarmarena.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.

Rapper Travis Scott, seen here performing during the Super Bowl LIII Halftime Show on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, returns to Atlanta this weekend. CURTIS COMPTON / CCOMPTON@AJC.COM
Photo: Curtis Compton

MUSIC

Tritonal. 9 p.m. March 22. $25-$30. Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road NE, Atlanta. www.thebuckheadtheatreatl.com.

Tinsley Ellis and Coco Montoya. 8 p.m. March 22. $23-$26. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Against the Current. 7 p.m. March 22. $17. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Travis Scott. 7:30 p.m. March 22. $59.50-$129.50. State Farm Arena, 1 State Farm Drive, Atlanta. statefarmarena.com.

Serpentwithfeet. 9 p.m. March 22. $18. Aisle 5, 1123 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. aisle5atl.com.

Kacey Musgraves. 8 p.m. March 22-23. $39.50-$59.50. Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St. NW, Atlanta. www.tabernacleatl.com.

Eliot Bronson. 9:30 p.m. March 22-23. $15-$20. Eddie’s Attic, 515-B N. McDonough St., Decatur. 1-877-987-6487, eddiesattic.com.

The Movielife. 8 p.m. March 23. $18-$20. The EARL, 488 Flat Shoals Ave. SE, Atlanta. www.badearl.com.

Grandson. 7 p.m. March 23. $15. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Yacht Rock Revue performs Talking Heads’ “Stop Making Sense.” 8:30 p.m. March 23. $23-$28. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Spiritualized. 9 p.m. March 23. $42.50-$46. Terminal West, 887 W. Marietta St. NW, Atlanta. 404-876-5566, terminalwestatl.com.

Hozier. 8 p.m. March 23. Sold out. Coca-Cola Roxy, 800 Battery Ave., Atlanta. 1-800-745-3000, www.cocacolaroxy.com.

The Hot Club of San Francisco. 7:30 p.m. March 23. $15-$50. Spivey Hall, Clayton State University, 2000 Clayton State Blvd., Morrow. 678-466-4200, www.clayton.edu/spiveyhall.

Aaron Neville. 8 p.m. March 23-24. $65-$85. City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta. 404-946-3791, citywinery.com/atlanta.

Moneybagg Yo. 8 p.m. March 24. $25-$30. Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road NE, Atlanta. www.thebuckheadtheatreatl.com.

Meek Mill. 8 p.m. March 24. $49.50-$69.50. Coca-Cola Roxy, 800 Battery Ave., Atlanta. 1-800-745-3000, www.cocacolaroxy.com.

Celebrated pianist Emanuel Ax performs at Spivey Hall on March 24. CONTRIBUTED BY: LISA MARIE MAZZUCCO

Emanuel Ax. 3 p.m. March 24. $25-$70. Spivey Hall, Clayton State University, 2000 Clayton State Blvd., Morrow. 678-466-4200, www.clayton.edu/spiveyhall.

Buckethead. 8 p.m. March 24. $26-$31. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Cherry Pools. 7 p.m. March 24. $12. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Gogol Bordello. 7 p.m. March 24. $27.50. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

Sick of It All. 7 p.m. March 24. $18. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

T-Pain. 7 p.m. March 25. $29. The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. www.masqueradeatlanta.com.

DeKalb Symphony Orchestra Young Artists Concerto Competition. 8 p.m. March 26; pre-concert conversation 7 p.m. $5-$24. Marvin Cole Auditorium, Georgia State University Clarkston Campus, 3759 Memorial College Ave., Clarkston. 678-891-3565, www.dekalbsymphony.org.

Muse. 8 p.m. March 26. $63-$399. State Farm Arena, 1 State Farm Drive, Atlanta. statefarmarena.com.

The Everly Brothers Experience with the Zmed Brothers. 7:30 p.m. March 27 and 29. $10-$40. Falany Performing Arts Center, Reinhardt University, 7300 Reinhardt Circle, Waleska. reinhardt.edu/falany.

The Everly Brothers Experience with the Zmed Brothers. 8 p.m. March 28. $30-$35. Sylvia Beard Theatre at Buford Community Center,2200 Buford Highway NE, Buford. www.bufordcommunitycenter.com.

Lilly Hiatt. 7:30 p.m. March 28. $12-$16. Eddie’s Attic, 515-B N. McDonough St., Decatur. 1-877-987-6487, eddiesattic.com.

Kelly Clarkson. 7 p.m. March 28. $39-$89. Infinite Energy Arena, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. 770-626-2464, infiniteenergycenter.com.

Reverend Horton Heat, Kinky Friedman. 8 p.m. March 28. $30-$40. City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta. 404-946-3791, citywinery.com/atlanta.

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 will perform at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on March 29, 2019. CONTRIBUTED BY JOHN RUSSO

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

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.

VISUAL ARTS

“Against the Tide” by Suellen Parker, Sandra Lee Phipps and V. Elizabeth Turk. Through March 23. Whitespace, 814 Edgewood Ave., Atlanta. 404-688-1892, www.whitespace814.com.

»»REVIEW: See our review of “Against the Tide”

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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