5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: March 14-20

Chocolate and art, Friday jazz, and Latin music
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Chocolate and Art Show
Chocolate and Art Show

Photograph courtesy of Danilo Santos from Chocolate and Art Show

Chocolate and Art Show
When: March 16 and 17, 8 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: The B Complex
Cost: $15-20
Details: Witness work from more than 100 of Atlanta’s underground artists, all while eating chocolate fondue. The show will include face painting, nude body painting, live music, and food from A Haute Cookie and Tracy’s Tasties. Heads up: this event is 21 and up.

Boléro Meets the Tango with Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
When: March 15 and 17
Where: Atlanta Symphony Hall
Cost: $22-97
Details: Latin music meets the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra with Peruvian conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya. Performances include a concerto from Astor Piazzolla, a fresh twist of the Bel Canto opera, and Boléro, a Spanish ballet.

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder
When: Through March 18
Where: Fox Theatre
Cost: $30-105.50
Details: The Tony Award-winning musical comedy makes its way to Atlanta, bringing with it witty ballads and plenty of laughs. The story follows Monty Navarro, who is trying to murder his relatives in order to get his family fortune, all while keeping his mistress secret from his fiancée.

American Craft Show Atlanta
When:
March 16-18
Where:
Cobb Galleria Centre
Cost:
$12-50
Details:
The annual show from the American Craft Council features pieces from more than 230 artists in all mediums of arts and crafts—from jewelry to furniture to home decor to sculpture. Grab a nice gift for someone in your life (Mother’s and Father’s Day will be here before you know it) or get your own creative mojo flowing with the show’s “inspiration stations”—demonstrations and hands-on activities led by the artists.

Friday Jazz featuring Paul Stevens
When: March 16, 6-10 p.m.
Where: High Museum of Art
Cost: Admission to museum $14.50
Details: Music educator and percussionist Paul Stevens is bringing his talents to the High. The night will include complimentary drinks and plenty of jazz styles—free jazz, bebop, and swing—with host Jamal Ahmad from Jazz 91.9

But wait? Isn’t St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday?
It is!
And we’ve rounded up a list of ways to celebrate in metro Atlanta here.

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