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

Moscow Ballet, Flying Lotus in 3D, and Atlanta Veg Fest
Moscow Ballet

Photo illustration by Gluekit; photos courtesy of the Moscow Ballet

Moscow Ballet
November 26
Dressed in lavish hand-crafted costumes and surrounded by nesting dolls, the Moscow Ballet’s award-winning ballerinas and dancers take the stage at the Ferst Center for the Arts for a one-night, two-show performance of its Great Russian Nutcracker. The company’s 25th anniversary North American tour includes backdrops by La La Land set designer Carl Sprague.

Regina Bradley
Regina Bradley

Photograph by Keith Morgan

Regina Bradley and the post-Civil Rights South
November 1
Dr. Regina Bradley, the Kennesaw State University professor who teaches a class on OutKast and contemporary political expression, visits the Margaret Mitchell House to read from her new book, Boondock Kollage: Stories from the Hip Hop South. Set in rural Georgia, the 12 short stories bring to life black culture in the post-Civil Rights South.

Flying Lotus in 3D
Flying Lotus in 3D

Photograph courtesy of Flying Lotus

Flying Lotus in 3D
November 2
Rapper, experimental filmmaker, and electronic musician Flying Lotus is adding visual artist to his credits. In his new 3D hip-hop concert tour, Flying Lotus taps the soundtrack of his directorial debut film, Kuso, backed by an immersive visual experience. Leave your 3D glasses at home; they will be provided at the show.

Marcus Jewish Community Center Book Festival
Al Franken’s Giant of the Senate

Marcus Jewish Community Center Book Festival
November 4 to 20
For the 26th year the month-long celebration hosts A-list names, from political icons like Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer and Senator Al Franken to New York Times bestsellers Nicole Krauss and Dave Barry, among more than 45 authors.

Atlanta Veg Fest
November 11
Activists, culinary artists, and a vegan bodybuilder pack the Cobb County Civic Center to celebrate the animal-free way of eating that has become a lifestyle. The all-day event features speakers such as Eddie Garza of the Humane Society of the United States, cooking demos from local vegan-friendly restaurants, and workshops.

This article originally appeared in our November 2017 issue.