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Things to do around Atlanta Nov. 9-11: Los Lonely Boys and Ross Rossin

There’s much to see and do Nov. 9-11 in and around Atlanta.

The leaves are finally turning, so you can pack up the family and head to one of the state parks. Or, you can stick close by and enjoy a variety of music and art events.

Here are a few events you might want to consider:

Los Lonely Boys

The Texican group Los Lonely Boys will perform Nov. 9 at City Winery Atlanta.

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The Grammy-winning band is made up of brothers Jojo, Henry and Ringo Garza, who grew up in San Angelo, Texas.

They moved to Nashville and later moved back to Texas.

Their first single, “Heaven,” won a Grammy award for “Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal.”

“As musicians and artists, we’re here to connect with people and to share our view of things,” said JoJo Garza on the group’s web site.

8 p.m. Nov. 9. $35-$48. City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta. 404-946-3791. citywinery.com/atlanta/.

Calling all dogs!

If you’re a dog owner, you may sometimes wonder if you’re training your pet or he’s training you.

Livable Buckhead and Carlos Mendez from K-9 Express Specialist want to help you bring a little sanity to those four-legged PATH400 Greenway users.

Mendez has been training dogs for more than 20 years.

This free class helps dog owners learn various levels of obedience training and commands through positive and negative reinforcement.  The course will include an introduction into the mind of your dog,  expectations and setting goals and proper etiquette in various situations.

10:30 a.m. Nov. 10. Free. PATH400 Greenway, 519 Old Ivy Road, Atlanta. 404-842-2680. www.livablebuckhead.org.

Hank Stewart’s Annual Hot Chocolate Affair

Atlanta poet Hank Stewart will host the 10th Annual Hot Chocolate Affair on Nov. 10 at the Porter Sanford III Performing Arts Center in DeKalb County.

Gwen Mason and Chef G. Garvin are co-hosts, Guests include R&B performer Tony Terry, visual artists Sean Mulkey, Antonio Allen, Hadiya and music by DJ Haze.

Guests are asked to come in their “best chocolate attire.” The event benefits youth as part of the Stewart Foundation.

There are chocolate dessert stations and live entertainment.

7 p.m. Nov. 10. $25-$35. Porter Sanford III Performing Arts Center, 3181 Rainbow Drive, Decatur. hankstewart.net.

Check out the weather before you go

Arséne DeLay at Red Boots Roots Concerts

Ready for some  N’awlins flavor on your musical menu?

Arséne DeLay will perform Nov. 10 during the Red Boots Roots Concerts event at Ration & Dram in Atlanta.

A singer , songwriter and actress, DeLay  stirs up the funk in her New Orleans sound. 

Her solo debut album, "Comin' Home," chronicles her journey from Los Angeles to the musical embrace of New Orleans.

8 p.m. Nov. 10.  Suggested $20 donation. Ration & Dram, 130 Arizona Ave. N.E. redbootsrootsatl.com.

“Singin’ in the Rain” at Mable House

The Theatre Project will present “Singin’ in the Rain” Nov. 9-11 at the Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre in Mableton.

The film version was made famous by Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds and Donald O’Connor.

7 p.m. Nov. 9-10 and 5 p.m. Nov. 11. Free for ages 12 and under. $10-$72 (for table of six). Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre, 5239 Floyd Rd. Mableton. 770-819-7765. ticketmaster.com or mablehouse.org.

Artist Ross Rossin lecture

Booth Western Art Museum members are invited to a presentation by Atlanta artist Ross Rossin on his presidential painting “A Meeting in Time,” on Nov. 11 in Cartersville.

Artist Ross Rossin at work. Rossin is known for his vivid portraits. CONTRIBUTED

Rossin is known for his stunning portraits. He’s painted such notable figures as former President George W. Bush; Arthur Blank, owner of the Atlanta Falcons; and poet Maya Angelou.

He was also selected to create the Hank Aaron statue for SunTrust Park.

Rossin will reveal details about his latest project.

2:30 p.m. Nov. 11. Free for 12 and under. $9-$12. Booth Western Art Museum, 501 Museum Drive, Cartersville. 770-387-1300. boothmuseum.org.

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