Friday, July 27, 7:30 (Doors), 8:30 (Show)
Remove The Ego
Whaddaya get when you combine hip hop, ballet, contemporary dance, Lupe Fiasco tunes, and the Mad Violinist? A helluva interesting time, that's for sure.
Deal Nearby: Rocky Mountain Pizza
Friday, July 27, 9:30 p.m.
Sonic Generator — "Drummer"
Goodson Yard (at the Goat Farm Arts Center)
Deal Nearby: Moe's BBQ
Saturday, July 28, 10 p.m.
Blast-Off Burlesque's Taboo-La-La
Remember when Barbilicious helped us channel our inner burlesque star? The sultry maven and her squad of vixens are back again for a round of Taboo-La-La, this time paired with a screening of 1986 women in prison satire Reform School Girls. Facebook event page.
Saturday, July 28, 4 p.m. - 9 p.m.
99Xmas In July
Virginia-Highlands (see website for list of bars)
Santa Claus is coming to town, and he's turning Va-Hi bars into a winter wonderland (complete with a holiday-themed cocktail for you). Hit up Blind Willies, Limerick Junction, Dark Horse, Atkins Park, Neighbors & Hand-in-Hand for fake snow, live music, and Mr. Kringle himself. More info.
Deal Nearby: Woody's Cheese Steaks
Saturday, July 28, 12 p.m.
Starving Artist Games
Corner of Krog & Irwin
Let the games begin! You can learn more about these artsy Olympics here, but here's a hint: it involves Pin The Mustache On Dali, an artist/art critic dunk tank, and a heavy metal cake walk, among other superior-to-badminton diversions. Facebook event page.
Deal Nearby: Thumbs Up Smokehouse
Saturday, July 28, 12 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Build A Better Block
75 Georgia Avenue
A community is pulling together to make their neighborhood a better place -- sounds right up our alley. Pop-up shops, food trucks, and comfy outdoor furniture will line a row of vacant houses in the oft-neglected area around Turner Field. Facebook event page.
Deal Nearby: The Lucky Exchange
Saturday, July 28, 8 p.m.
Culture Shock: Homegrown
High Museum Mason jar decorating, bluegrass and hip hop-listening, a DIY DJ station, and the projected work of one of ATL's best artists, Micah Stansell, make up this cultureful night at the High. Info
Deal Nearby: Briza