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

Trevor Noah, piña coladas, and a stripped-down run

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Illustration by Pedro Lourenco

Atlanta Tiki Tour
February 15–17
If you like piña coladas and getting lost in a bar crawl of Atlanta’s tiki lounges, look no further. Organized by tiki mug connoisseurs Jonathan and Allison Chaffin, this celebration of punchy libations and conga lines at the Marriott Century Center offers drinks, music, and mugs galore.

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Photograph by Tom Grosscup

Dead Man Walking
February 21
Based on the true story that became a book and movie, the Atlanta Opera’s Dead Man Walking tells the story of a nun, played by Georgia native Jamie Barton, and a death row inmate.

Atlanta Jewish Film Festival
February 6–26
More than 70 movies exploring the diverse reality of Jewish life and culture—selections include a documentary about white supremacists and a drama about Ethiopian Jews—come to local theaters for the 19th annual Atlanta Jewish Film Festival.

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Photograph courtesy of Live Nation

Trevor Noah
February 15–16
The Daily Show host, best-selling author, and international stand-up star takes a break from New York, where he tapes his comedy program, to bring his “Loud and Clear” tour to the Fox Theatre.

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Photograph by Jonathan Torrell

Cupid’s Run
February 16
Hundreds of Atlantans strip their clothes and run through intown as part of a nationwide effort to raise funds for neurofibromatosis, a nerve disorder that affects 1 out of 3,000 newborns.

This article appears in our February 2019 issue.