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Best Bets | Jan. 29 - Feb. 5

The must-do events around Atlanta for the week, weekend



FAIRS, FESTIVALS, ETC.

Snow Mountain. Through Feb. 17. Snow Mountain pass $28. $10 parking per vehicle. Stone Mountain Park, 1000 Robert E. Lee Drive, Stone Mountain. 770-498-5690, www.stonemountainpark.com.

Atlanta Jewish Film Festival. Through Feb. 20 at Regal Cinemas North Point Market 8, Georgia Theatre Company Merchants Walk, Lefont Sandy Springs, United Artists Tara Cinemas 4, Regal Cinemas Atlantic Station Stadium 18, Westside Cultural Arts Center (Creative Loafing Art Party on Feb. 8 only) and Woodruff Arts Center’s Rich Auditorium (closing day/night only). 866-214-2072, www.ajff.org.

Groundhogs Day Juggling Festival. Jan. 31-Feb. 2. Free for spectators (except late-night cabaret Saturday, $10); $30 for the whole weekend for workshop participants. Yaarab Shrine Center Auditorium, 400 Ponce De Leon Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 678-488-5618, atlantajugglers.org.

2014 Chinese Lunar New Year Festival. Feb. 1-2, $5. Atlanta Chinese Culture Center, 5377 New Peachtree Road, Chamblee. 770- 451-4456, www.facebook.com/AtlantaChineseNewYearFestival.

15th Annual Art Papers Silent Auction + Party. 7 p.m. Feb 1. $55; $45 in advance. Mason Murer Fine Art, 199 Armour Drive N.E., Atlanta. 404-588-1837, www.artpapers.org/auction.

Super Bowl Sunday. Feb 2. Various locations. Get great Super Bowl deals here.

Big Apple Circus. Through Feb. 17. $20-$80. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, Parking Lot A, 1775 Founders Parkway, Alpharetta. 1-800-922-3772, www.bigapplecircus.org.

Ringling Bros. And Barnum & Bailey Circus: “Built to Amaze.” Feb. 5-9. Gwinnett Arena, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth; Feb. 12-17. Philips Arena, 1 Philips Drive, Atlanta. $14-$130. 1-800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com.

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MUSIC

Zoso – The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience. 8:30 p.m. Jan. 31. $20; $17.50 in advance. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. www.variety-playhouse.com.

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg joins the orchestra for Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No. 1. Jan 31- Feb 1. $24-$75. Atlanta Symphony Hall, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. www.atlantasymphony.org.

The Soul Rebels with Jubee and the Morning After. 9 p.m. Jan. 31. $15-$17. The Loft, 1374 W. Peachtree St. N.W., Atlanta. www.centerstage-atlanta.com.

Michelle Malone. CD release party with the Michelle Malone Banned and Steed Kettles. 8 p.m. Jan. 31. $16; $14 in advance. Red Light Cafe, 553 Amsterdam Ave. N.E., Atlanta. , redlightcafe.com.

yMusic. Part of the Flora Glenn Candler Concert Series. 8 p.m. Jan. 31. $20. Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, 1700 N. Decatur Road, Atlanta. 404-727-5050, arts.emory.edu.

The Wild Feathers, Saints of Valory and Jamestown Revival. 8:30 p.m. Feb. 1. $12-$15. The Loft, 1374 W. Peachtree St. N.W., Atlanta. www.centerstage-atlanta.com.

Moe. 8 p.m. Feb. 1. $27.50. Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St. N.W., Atlanta. tabernacleatl.com.

Kristian Bush (of Sugarland) and Larkin Poe. Feb. 1. $21-$25. The Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-843-2825, www.thebuckheadtheatre.com.

Atlanta Area Suzuki Piano Youth Friendship Concert. 3 p.m. Feb 2. $15; $7.50 children. Spivey Hall, 2000 Clayton State Blvd., Morrow. 678-466-4200, www.spiveyhall.org

Benjamin Warsaw, Pianist. 3 p.m. Feb 2. $30. Congregation Shearith Israel, 1180 University Drive N.E., Atlanta. 404-873-1743, www.shearithisrael.com

PopGirl Group Release Party - Oui Damsel. Feb. 3. $10.  Smith’s Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-875-1522, www.smithsoldebar.com.

The Pixies, Cults. 8 p.m. Feb. 4. $48.50. Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St. N.W., Atlanta. tabernacleatl.com.

Skinny Puppy. 9 p.m. Feb. 4. $26.50-$30. Center Stage, 1374 W. Peachtree St. N.W., Atlanta. www.centerstage-atlanta.com.

Ricky Skaggs & Bruce Hornsby with Kentucky Thunder. Feb. 4. $39.50-$77.50. Atlanta Symphony Hall, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. www.atlantasymphony.org.

Kings of Leon. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 5. $29.50-$59.50. Philips Arena, 1 Philips Drive, Atlanta. 404-878-3000, www.philipsarena.com.

Walk Off the Earth with Parachute. 8 p.m. Feb. 5. $20-$25. The Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-843-2825, www.thebuckheadtheatre.com.

 

PERFORMING ARTS

“Stan the Lovesick Snowman.” Through Feb. 2. $16.50. Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. N.W., Atlanta. 404-873-3391, www.puppet.org.

“Romeo & Juliet.” Through March 30 (in repertory with “Taming of the Shrew” and “Much Ado About Nothing”). $15-$36. The New American Shakespeare Tavern, 499 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. 404-874-5299, www.shakespearetavern.com.

“The Geller Girls.” Through Feb. 9. $25-$65. Alliance Theatre, 1280 Peachtree St. NE., Atlanta. 404-733-5000, www.alliancetheatre.org.

“Six Degrees of Separation.” Through Feb. 9.  $26-$45. Actor’s Express (at King Plow Arts Center), 887 W. Marietta St., Atlanta. 404-607-7469,
www.actors-express.com.

“The Book Club Play.” Through Feb. 23. $25-$45. Horizon Theatre Company, 1083 Austin Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 404-584-7450, www.horizontheatre.com.

“The Book of Mormon.” Through Feb. 9. $65-$175. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. N.E. 1-855-285-8499, broadwayinatlanta.com, foxtheatre.org.

“Brighton Beach Memoirs.” Through Feb. 2. $10-$23. Act3 Playhouse, 6285 Roswell Road, Atlanta. 770-241-1905, www.act3productions.org.

“Plaza Suite.” Through Feb. 3. $8-$14. Newnan Theatre Company, 24 First Ave., Newnan. newnantheatre.org.

“Keep on the Sunny Side.” Through Feb. 16. $15-$25. Legacy Theatre, 1175 Senoia Road, Tyrone. 770-306-3343, www.thelegacytheatre.org.

“On Golden Pond.” Through Feb. 16. Stage Door Players at North DeKalb Cultural Arts Center, 5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody. 770-396-1726, www.stagedoorplayers.net.

“Ariadne’s Thread.” Through Feb. 2. $17-$25. Out of Box Theatre, Artisan Resource Center, 585 Cobb Parkway S., Marietta. 678-653-4605, www.outofboxtheatre.com.

“The Best of Enemies.” Through Feb. 23. Theatrical Outfit, the Balzer Theater at Herren’s, 84 Luckie St. N.W., Atlanta. 678-528-1500, www.theatrical outfit.org.

“Twelfth Night.” Through Feb. 1. $15. The Dancing Goat Theatre, 10700 State Bridge Road, Suite 6, Johns Creek. 770-772-0762, www.performingartsnorth.org

Off The Edge Biennial Contemporary Dance Festival. Jan. 31-Feb. 1. $33.24-$61.32. Rialto Center for the Arts, 80 Forsyth St., Atlanta. 404-413-9849, rialto.gsu.edu.

Ron Feingold, Ben Jones. Jan. 31-Feb. 1. $12. Bonkerz Comedy Club, 11000 Alpharetta Highway, Roswell. 770-992-5688, roswell.bonkerzcomedy.com.

Josh Blue. Jan. 31- Feb. 1. $25. The Punchline, 280 Hilderbrand Drive, Sandy Springs. 404-252-5233, www.punchline.com.

 

VISUAL ARTS

“Go West! Art of the American West from the Buffalo Bill Center of the West.” Through April 13. $12-$19.50. High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. www.high.org.

“Rendering Atlanta.” Through Feb. 28. Free. Atlanta History Center, 130 W. Paces Ferry Road N.W., Atlanta. www.atlantahistorycenter.com.

“Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition.” Ongoing. $16-$24; $16 ages 4-12; $22 senior citizens; $30 combo ticket with “Bodies … The Exhibition.” Premier Exhibition Center, Atlantic Station, 265 18th St., Atlanta. 866-866-8265, www.atlanticstation.com.

“Bodies … The Exhibition.” Ongoing. $16-$24. Premier Exhibition Center at Atlantic Station, 265 18th St., Atlanta. 866-866-8265, www.atlanticstation.com.

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