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Diane Schuur
Friday January 30, 2015 8:00 pm
In a recording career that spans three decades – and includes two Grammy Awards – jazz vocalist and pianist Diane Schuur has explored nearly every corner of the 20th century American musical landscape, and on her new recording she pays tribute to Frank Sinatra and Stan Getz.
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Arlo Guthrie
Saturday January 31, 2015 8:00 pm
For the first time in a decade, folk icon Arlo Guthrie brings to the stage the entire blues song "Alice’s Restaurant Massacree" in honor of its 50th anniversary, along with many favorites from Guthrie’s song catalog. As a singer, songwriter and lifelong political activist, Guthrie carries on the legacy of his legendary father, Woody Guthrie.
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A-Town Showdown
Saturday February 7, 2015 5:00 pm
A-Town Showdown is a national intercollegiate Garba-Raas and Bollywood-Fusion dance competition that will showcase the talents of dancers from across the nation. Eight Garba-Raas and eight Bollywood-Fusion teams will be selected to compete for first place in their respective categories.
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Fly Guy & Other Stories
Monday February 9, 2015 10:00 am
Theatreworks USA presents this new musical revue based on favorite children’s books. School day performances only.
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What God Joined Together
Friday February 13, 2015 8:00 pm
Saturday February 14, 2015 3:00 pm
Saturday February 14, 2015 8:00 pm
A Play starring Shirley Murdock, Erica Dixon, Christopher Williams, D’Atra Hicks, Bridget Carrington, Maurice Lauchner, and Dathan Thigpen.She was a doctor, her husband, an assistant district attorney with his eyes on the White House. Two high school sweethearts at the pinnacle of success...while their marriage is on the rocks.How can it be the best of times and the worst of times at the same time?! Held together by the power of a husband’s love in the midst of the adversities that tear at the thinning threads of the union that was once believed to be joined together by God. “Will the marriage survive?”is the question that surrounds this family as the couple nears their 10th wedding anniversary. Or will they succumb to the option the prenup she put in place indicated was there from the beginning?
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Sunday February 15, 2015 5:00 pm
Inspiring, captivating and playful, the performers of Mummenschanz create a magical world of possibilities, all without uttering a word. The troupe’s inventive use of forms, shadow, light and the creative manipulation of sculptural, expressive masks result in a visually stunning spectacle of visual theatre that has entertained audiences of all ages for more than 40 years.
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Jonah Bokaer
Saturday February 21, 2015 8:00 pm
Jonah Bokaer returns with "Why Patterns," a piece that begins with a single ping-pong ball that triggers four dancers and hundreds of balls dropping in controlled chaos. The performance piece is a collaboration between choreographer Bokaer and Snarkitecture, a creative studio founded by artist Daniel Arsham and architect Alex Mustonen. The evening also features Bokaer's "Recess." Bokaer, a resident artist at Georgia Tech, has cultivated a new form of choreography whose structural supports rely on visual art and design to transform public viewing and understanding of dance.
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Sunday February 22, 2015 5:00 pm
TAP-A-CE-TIC [LIVE] takes live tap dancing to limitless heights to bring the audience on an unimaginable journey using technology, sensational lighting, live music, indescribable tap sets, and the sounds of their feet. The exhilarating performers will keep you expecting the unexpected in the multi-sensory world they create through the magic of live theatre and dance. An unforgettable journey that will leave you breathless!
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Lobgesang: Georgia Tech Symphony Orchestra and Choirs
Sunday March 1, 2015 3:00 pm
The Georgia Tech Symphony Orchestra and Choirs present Mendelssohn's "Symphony-Cantata," Lobgesang (Hymn of Praise).
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Witches' Night Off
Monday March 2, 2015 7:30 pm
Witches’ Night Off is part of an ongoing series of performances by the touring company of "Wicked" to support charitable causes. Produced by company members, Witches’ Night Off is an opportunity for them to step out of their roles in the musical and kick up their heels performing their favorite non-Ozian material. This event includes LIVE and Silent auctions featuring opportunities to join the company backstage at Atlanta’s Fabulous Fox Theatre. All proceeds benefit both Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and Joining Hearts, Inc. of Atlanta.
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Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy
Saturday March 7, 2015 8:00 pm
Two of the world’s most celebrated fiddlers, this married couple is a whirlwind of Celtic music, dance and song. Versatile and exciting on both the folk and Celtic music scenes, their performances are delivered with an uplifting energy felt by the musicians and audiences.
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Banff Mountain Film Festival
Sunday March 8, 2015 1:00 pm
Sunday March 8, 2015 7:00 pm
REI once again hosts the only Atlanta stop on the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour!
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The Honeycutters
Thursday April 2, 2015 12:00 pm
The Honeycutters are an original country roots band from Asheville, NC. Organically grown around the songs of lead singer Amanda Anne Platt, the band has gained an audience that has stretched far beyond their mountain home.

This concert will be performed in the Ferst Center's outdoor amphitheatre.
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Orchestra Season Finale: A Night at the Opera
Thursday April 16, 2015 7:30 pm
The Georgia Tech Symphony Orchestra presents the last concert of the 2014-15 year, featuring arias, orchestral overtures and excerpts from your favorite operas. GTSO\\\'s very own Alex Lind, the winner of 2014 GTSO Concerto Competition will also perform Richard Strauss\\\' First Horn Concerto with the GTSO.
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Earl Klugh
Saturday April 18, 2015 8:00 pm
Grammy-winning jazz guitarist Earl Klugh treats us to one of his favorite subjects, “Jazz and the Movies,” exploring the music that Klugh has performed, recorded and enjoyed in movie soundtracks. Solo, trio, full band performances and more will be featured in the concert exploring Klugh’s passion for film and its music, which will conclude the second year of his three-year collaboration with Georgia Tech.
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Charlotte's Web
Monday April 20, 2015 10:00 am
Theatreworks USA presents this school day theatre performance based on the classic children's book by EB White.
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