Things to do in and around Atlanta for Thursday, July 12

We’re deep into summer now, and one day away from a bad luck Friday, so enjoy your Thursday before hunkering down and avoiding mirrors, black cats and cracks in the sidewalk.

May we suggest celebrating today’s brief respite from rising temperatures with some theater, some music and a little free outdoor cinema?


The Weird Sisters Theatre Project presents “Enchanted April,” the story of two London housewives going for a girls trip to Italy. Hilarity ensues. Today’s preview comes at a lower price, $10; all other shows through July 29, $15. Out of Box Theatre, 585 Cobb Parkway S., Marietta; 678-653-4605;


The country singer Maggie Rose Durante, belting out songs since age 16, got her start with a Kings of Leon cover tune, and ruffled feathers in 2014 with a bro-country answer song called “The Girl in the Truck.” In her new funktastic live-in-the-studio recording “Smooth,” she channels Bonnie Raitt. 8 p.m. (doors at 6 p.m.), July 12; $15; City Winery, 675 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE., Atlanta; 404-956-3791;


Opera Nightclub Presents Trap Haüs Thursdays, and today features producer and DJ Ghastly, who has collaborated with Diplo, Lil Jon, and Mija and performed at Burning Man and TomorrowWorld. Doors at 10 p.m.; 21 and up; $15 to $25; for VIP tables and bottle service call 404-775-4734; Opera Nightclub, 1150 Crescent Ave. NE., #B; 404-775-4734;


The green space at this shopping/working/living development (best known for its CostCo outlet) offers free movies on Thursday nights on the green space. No coolers, food, drinks or pets. Movie begins at dusk. Peachtree Road, adjacent to Oglethorpe University;

Hurricane Chris is predicted to keep Georgia dry for the day, and the temps are supposed to be fractionally lower than on Wednesday. But check the weather before you head out. 

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