Arts & Events

Bored? Atlanta theaters, museums, bars, artists, and more share digital shows and activities

If you’re getting antsy while staying home on lockdown, we’ve rounded up some of the city’s digital offerings from theater to cocktail hours.
East Lake Meadows documentary PBS

A new documentary on East Lake Meadows aims to continue the national conversation on public housing

East Lake Meadows: A Public Housing Story airs at 8 p.m. March 24 on PBS
Where to stream Atlanta-filmed shows TV

Where to stream Atlanta-filmed movies and TV shows

Looking for something to stream while social distancing? We've rounded up where you can find tons of Atlanta-filmed movies and TV shows.
The Walking Dead 10x11

The Walking Dead Awards: Ready, aim, feels

Eugene falls head-over-heels for Stephanie, the woman on the other side of the radio; Ezekiel and Carol make up; and Hilltop braces for a battle against Alpha's horde and the Whisperers
Atlanta United

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: March 6-10

Atlanta United holds its home opener against Cincinnati, the Atlanta Science Festival kicks off, and Phoenix Flies spotlights Atlanta's history

These handcrafted guitars are made with lumber salvaged from the former Masquerade

Tomas Holgado has designed and built six guitars made from wood from the former home of the Masquerade, and will make at least three more. He says the wood is covered in stains, scrapes and nail marks, but the imperfections are what carries on the venue’s legacy most. 
Atlanta Science Festival

Don’t Miss List: Our top 5 event picks for March

Experience “Atlanta’s biggest interactive science event,” catch Erykah Badu and Common at State Farm Arena, and see the LetterKenny crew perform live.
The Walking Dead 10 10

The Walking Dead Awards: Your way is not the only way

Mary (a.k.a. Gamma) offers her knowledge to Gabriel and crew in exchange for the possibility of seeing her nephew. Meanwhile, Alpha and Daryl get in a bloody fight.
What's filming in Atlanta now?

What’s filming in Atlanta now? Loki, WandaVision, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Samaritan, DMZ, and more

Three MCU series—Loki, WandaVision, and Falcon and the Winter Soldier—are filming in town, along with superhero movie Samaritan with Sylvester Stallone

Things to do

Bored? Atlanta theaters, museums, bars, artists, and more share digital shows and activities

If you’re getting antsy while staying home on lockdown, we’ve rounded up some of the city’s digital offerings from theater to cocktail hours.
Atlanta United

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: March 6-10

Atlanta United holds its home opener against Cincinnati, the Atlanta Science Festival kicks off, and Phoenix Flies spotlights Atlanta's history
Atlanta Science Festival

Don’t Miss List: Our top 5 event picks for March

Experience “Atlanta’s biggest interactive science event,” catch Erykah Badu and Common at State Farm Arena, and see the LetterKenny crew perform live.

Theater

School Girls

True Colors’ production of School Girls sparks conversation about colorism and pretty privilege

Director Tinashe Kajese-Bolden will bring Jocelyn Bioh’s School Girls; or, the African Mean Girls Play to life at True Colors Theatre Company, February 11 to March 8, as part of its She Griots season, in which black women star in or have written all shows.

The Bakery—an inclusive, experimental arts center—is but a moment in time. And that’s okay.

In October 2017, Willow Goldstein and her mother Olive Hagemeier opened the doors of the Bakery, what would become a constantly churning complex of spaces popular with young, queer, and creative Atlantans that have hosted large-scale puppet shows, space-rock operas, escape rooms, and so much more.
Alliance Theatre

This impressive oak sculpture weaves its way through the renovated Alliance Theatre

After more than 100 world premieres, the Alliance Theatre was overdue for its first major renovation. In June 2017, crews began the Midtown venue’s $32-million makeover, which opened this January.

Visual Arts

Virgil Abloh High Museum of Art Atlanta

From Yeezus to Nike: Your guide to the High Museum’s Virgil Abloh exhibition

The exhibition at Atlanta's High Museum of Art is like taking a walk through Virgil Abloh’s creative genius, including a mix of garments, video, music, rare sneakers, and works by his contemporaries.
Swizz Beatz

Superproducer Swizz Beatz drops by Atlanta to give a New York artist his first installation

Art enthusiast and Harvard grad Swizz Beatz revisits attending three high schools in DeKalb County and shares some of his plans for creatives in Atlanta.
Bernie Taupin Bill Lowe Gallery

Bernie Taupin on writing songs for Elton John, Rocketman, and his upcoming art exhibition in Atlanta

Atlantans may recognize Bernie Taupin as the lyricist who wrote dozens of radio hits (from “Tiny Dancer” to “I’m Still Standing”) with Elton John, including the album, Peachtree Road. The pair continues to collaborate, but Taupin has spent the past few years focused primarily on his artwork.

Music

These handcrafted guitars are made with lumber salvaged from the former Masquerade

Tomas Holgado has designed and built six guitars made from wood from the former home of the Masquerade, and will make at least three more. He says the wood is covered in stains, scrapes and nail marks, but the imperfections are what carries on the venue’s legacy most. 
Outkast TRL 2003

The CDC says to wash your hands for 20 seconds. 9 Atlanta songs to help you keep time.

If you can sing the chorus of "Ms. Jackson," you're washing your hands for 20 seconds, the amount of time the CDC recommends to help prevent the spread of coronavirus and other illnesses.
Halsey Taylor Swift Tayla Parx play Atlanta March Madness JamFest

Halsey, Tayla Parx join Taylor Swift for the March Madness Music Festival. Here’s how to get tickets.

Halsey and Tayla Parx will join Taylor Swift for the Capital One JamFest, the April 5 show of the March Madness Music Festival. The show is free, but you'll need to register for tickets on either March 4 or March 5.

Film

What's filming in Atlanta now filming coronavirus

What was filming in Atlanta now: How the film industry reacted to COVID-19 and what shot before sets closed

Like everything else, COVID-19 has put a temporary pause on the Hollywood of the South. But here's a roundup of what filmed in early March and how the virus has impacted the industry so far.
Where to stream Atlanta-filmed shows TV

Where to stream Atlanta-filmed movies and TV shows

Looking for something to stream while social distancing? We've rounded up where you can find tons of Atlanta-filmed movies and TV shows.
What's filming in Atlanta now?

What’s filming in Atlanta now? Loki, WandaVision, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Samaritan, DMZ, and more

Three MCU series—Loki, WandaVision, and Falcon and the Winter Soldier—are filming in town, along with superhero movie Samaritan with Sylvester Stallone