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Atlanta Dogwood Festival is back to kickoff the spring season, National Grilled Cheese Day celebration in Atlantic Station, and Marietta Theatre Company brings Charlie Brown to the stage.
“That’s part of how we look at our mission: not to make theater but use our skills as theater artists to build communities." With its annual puzzle hunt, Out of Hand Theater treats the map of Atlanta like a gameboard. This year, it's at Dogwood Festival and called Dogwood Quest.
Play silly games at Dad's Garage's new annual fundraiser, the Big Stupid Parking Lot Carnival; get colorful at the Color Run 5K at Six Flags, and stroll through the Spring Festival on Ponce.
Themed this year as "Off the Eaten Path," expect a brand new location for the tasting tents, a kickoff event focused on late-night bites, and classes focused on unexpected pairings, like pancakes and beer.
Mike Walbert has long been contemplating ways to expand and grow the Atlanta music festival and conference, and ahead of this year’s event, scheduled to take place October 8-13, A3C has announced plans to expand the conference to focus on technology in addition to music.
"When you think of Atlanta, I want you to think of the Braves, the Hawks, the Falcons, Atlanta United, and A3C," says the hip-hip festival's executive director, Mike Walbert. We chatted with him about what to expect at this year's AC3, which takes place October 3-7.
From August 8-11, the Art.Movement.Film.Music Summer Fest will come alive along the Westside Trail in Oakland City, with visual art, live music, food trucks, panelists, affordable art shows, and more.
This year's Music Midtown lineup boasts Kendrick Lamar, Imagine Dragons, Post Malone, Fall Out Boy, Gucci Mane, Janelle Monáe, Foster the People, and more. Before you go, study up and discover each artist with these tracks.
The list of acts read like a jazz aficionado’s fantasy dinner party: Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, Nina Simone, Buddy Rich, and more. It laid the groundwork for mayor Maynard Jackson to later launch the city’s own—and free—Atlanta Jazz Festival, which has been held annually since 1978 and starts this year on May 26.