5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: September 25 – October 1

A free concert, PCM becomes a sound art gallery, and more

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Flux: Ponce City Market
Turbulence by Otherpole (Kai Riedl & Éric Marty)

Illustration courtesy of Flux Projects

FLUX at Ponce City Market
When:
September 26–29
Where:
Ponce City Market
Cost:
Free
Details:
Ponce City Market will soon turn into an art gallery—focused not on visuals, but sound. Over four days, eight sound projects will be scattered throughout the market, including Tubes, where anything someone says into the tube will get echoed back loudly along with “echos from the past,” and Turbulence, where PCM’s Sheds will have “virtual flocks of sound fly the length of the shed.”

Free Atlanta Symphony Orchestra concert
When:
September 25, 7–9 p.m.
Where:
Centennial Olympic Park
Cost:
Free
Details:
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra is celebrating its 75th anniversary with a free (yes, free) concert. As part of Around The A, a free series that will take place at venues around the city, the event will have first-come-first-serve seating. You’ll probably want to show up early anyway for a 6 p.m. performance by the ASO Talent Development Program and the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra.

Out on Film LGBTQ film festival
When:
September 26 through October 6
Where:
Plaza Theatre, Outfront Theatre Company, Landmark Midtown Arts Cinema
Cost:
$30–$200
Details:
Now in its 32nd year, Out on Film has become an Atlanta staple for showcasing underrepresented moviemakers. This year includes more than 60 LGBTQ films, documentaries, comedies, short films, and more.

Don't Miss List: Atlanta Streets Alive

Photograph by Steve Eberhardt

Atlanta Streets Alive – Southwest
When:
September 29, 2:30–6:30 p.m.
Where:
Cascade Avenue along Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard to Georgia Avenue
Cost:
Free
Details:
In its last event for the year, Atlanta Streets Alive is closing off parts of Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard and opening it up to pedestrians, bikes, skateboards, wheelchairs—anything that’s not a car. Its purpose? To highlight the need for safer street design in Southwest Atlanta. After a parade that runs from 2–2:30 p.m., anyone is free to walk and play in the streets.

Wunderbar Together PopUp Tour
When:
September 24–28
Where:
1125 Peachtree Street
Cost:
Free
Details:
Germany is coming to Midtown. If you see a large tent surrounded by shipping containers, that’s Wunderbar Together: a series of photo exhibits, film screenings, panel discussions, VR tours of German landmarks, and more. And of course, there will be food trucks with German food and a beer garden with pretzels.

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