Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Farewell Tour
She made him richer than Croesus and now, after 20 years, Tyler Perry bids adieu to Madea, star of stage and screen. Perry is embarking on a farewell tour, donning the wig and no-nonsense attitude at the Fox Theatre.
Decatur Lantern Parade
Light up the night in downtown Decatur with homemade lanterns and other illuminated creations such as giant birds, jellyfish, parasols, and hats (for “hands-free parading”). BYOL or learn from the pros at lantern-making workshops.
Michelle Obama book tour
The former first lady adds State Farm Arena to the second leg of her book tour promoting her memoir, Becoming. CBS This Morning’s Gayle King will lead Obama in an “intimate conversation” reflecting on her journey—as a lawyer, wife, and mother of two—from Chicago’s south side to the White House.
Laughing Skull Comedy Fest
Sixty up-and-coming comics from across the nation—chosen from 1,000 video submissions—perform in 31 shows at seven venues across Atlanta for the 10th Annual Laughing Skull Comedy Festival.
Tiny House Atlanta
Atlantic Station becomes a microhood for 20 tiny houses—including container and school bus homes—during the fourth annual Tiny House Festival to celebrate “less space, more life.”
This article appears in our May 2019 issue.