‘Cinematic Couture’ at SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion + Film
This new exhibition at SCAD FASH focuses on the art of costume design in film and popular culture. More than 50 costumes from the archives of the London firm, Cosprop Ltd., give close-up look at the garments and hats used to give authenticity to period films including “Titanic,” “Sense and Sensibility,” “Out of Africa,” and “The Danish Girl.” There are also costumes from several British television series including “Pride and Prejudice,” “Downton Abbey” and “Victoria.” $5-$20 (free for children under 14). 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Tues., Wed., and Sat.; 12 - 5 p.m. Sunday. Closed Mon., Thurs., and Fri. Through March 3, 2019. SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion + Film, 1600 Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta. 404-253-3132. scadfash.org.
>. More things to do: Annual Spelman-Morehouse Christmas concerts happening this weekend
Illuminate: Chinese Lantern Festival & Beijing Acrobats
The whole family will enjoy this new holiday event from China. Illuminated sculptures — standing almost 30 feet tall — are organized by theme including the Forbidden City, the Terracotta Warriors and life Under the Sea. Though the Beijing Acrobats have yet to arrive to due an unforeseen hold up in China, they are expected at any time (check the website for updates). Visitors also have the opportunity to visit Santa in the Christmas Village. $16.95 - $22.95. 5 - 10 p.m., Wed., Thurs. and Sun.; 5 - 11 p.m., Fri. and Sat. Through Jan. 1, 2019. Sugarloaf Mills, 5900 Sugarloaf Pkwy., Lawrenceville. theilluminatefestival.com.
‘Black Nativity’ at Ferst Center for the Arts
Black Nativity, the classic African-American telling of the Nativity story written in 1961 by Langston Hughes returns to Atlanta. The one-act version of the production begins in a traditional African-American church before taking the audience on a journey to a re-imagined Bethlehem filled with African costumes and old spirituals which give the production a uniquely African-American viewpoint. $27 - $52, 2 p.m, 3 p.m., 8 p.m. depending on the day. Through Dec. 9. Ferst Center for the Arts, 349 Ferst Dr NW, Atlanta. 404- 894-9600. arts.gatech.edu.
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