Kid Koala at Georgia Tech
A nearly obsolete robot falls in love with a woman. What could go wrong? Scratch DJ Kid Koala visits Georgia Tech’s Ferst Center for the Arts for Nufonia Must Fall, a live-action adaptation—with puppets and a live score—of the artist’s graphic novel. Dubbed “modern primitive multimedia” by the New York Times’s Jon Pareles, the performance is directed by K.K. Barrett, an Oscar-nominated production designer and frequent collaborator with filmmaker Spike Jonze. arts.gatech.edu
Hawks vs. Cavs
The Atlanta Hawks and point guard Dennis Schröder face off against the Cleveland Cavaliers and the indomitable LeBron James at Philips Arena. Just saying: The Hawks did break an eight-game losing streak against the Cavs in November. philipsarena.com
Atlanta Botanical Garden Flower Show
The Atlanta Botanical Garden’s inaugural flower show, Ingénue, kicks off with workshops, competitions, and talks by designer Bruno Duarte and author James Farmer—plus a tribute to Southeastern Flower Show founder Pat Hartrampf. atlantabg.com
The Atlanta History Center presents the stage adaptation of Natasha Tretheway’s Pulitzer Prize-winning poetry juxtaposing her childhood as a young biracial girl in the segregated South and a black Union soldier guarding Confederate prisoners of war. atlantahistorycenter.com
This article originally appeared in our February 2018 issue.