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

Atlanta Streets Alive, stand-up at State Farm, and Amplify Decatur Music Festival

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Don't Miss List: European Masterworks
Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853–1890), Entrance to the Public Gardens at Arles, 1888, oil on canvas. The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., acquired 1930

European Masterworks: The Phillips Collection
April 6 through July 14
Vincent Van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Paul Cézanne, and other masters headline this exhibition—the Southeast’s only showing of the famous works—from Washington, D.C.’s Phillips Collection, the country’s first museum of modern art. Acquired by art collector and critic Duncan Phillips, the pieces on display span the 19th and early 20th centuries and include seminal works by Wassily Kandinsky, Henri Matisse, and Pierre Bonnard.

Don't Miss List: Atlanta Streets Alive

Photograph by Steve Eberhardt

Atlanta Streets Alive
April 7
More than three miles of Peachtree Street become a playground for bicyclists and pedestrians at Atlanta Streets Alive, the Atlanta Bicyclist Coalition’s semiregular celebration of car-free streets. Modeled after the hugely popular Ciclovía in Bogotá, the four-hour, open-street event includes vendors, games, and the freedom of the open road.

Don't Miss List: Mike Epps

Photograph by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images

Mike Epps
April 12
Friday and All About the Benjamins co-star Mike Epps—plus friends Chico Bean, Mark Curry, and others—stops at State Farm Arena for the Funny As Ish comedy tour.

The Millennium Tour
April 4-5
Fifteen years after calling it quits, Omarion, Lil’ Fizz, J-Boog, and Raz-B of R&B boy-band B2K reunite for the Millennium Tour. The evening of R&B music includes appearances by Mario, Pretty Ricky, Bobby Valentino, and others.

Amplify Decatur Music Festival
April 13

Mavis Staples, Jeff Tweedy, and Kevn Kinney come to downtown Decatur to raise cash to combat poverty in the city and greater DeKalb County. The festival has raised more than $200,000 over the past four years to support the Decatur Cooperative Ministry.

This article appears in our April 2019 issue.

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