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What to do in Atlanta: Visual Arts | Oct. 28-Nov. 4

4:03 pm Oct. 28, 2015

Learn about other cultures by seeing “Rites” at Zuckerman Museum of Art or “Habsburg Splendor” at High Museum of Art.

“Habsburg Splendor Masterpieces from Vienna’s Imperial Collections.” Oct. 18-Jan. 17. $19.50; $16.50 students and seniors 65 and

What to do in Atlanta: Music | Oct. 28-Nov. 4

3:55 pm Oct. 28, 2015

Celebrate Halloween early with The B-52s and get soulful with Lalah Hathaway.

Modest Mouse. 8 p.m. Oct. 28. $29.50-$49.50. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, 2200 Encore Parkway, Alpharetta. www.vzwamp.com.

Rory Block. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 28. $22-$25. Red Light Café, 553-1 Amsterdam

What to do in Atlanta: Performing arts | Oct. 28-Nov. 4

3:47 pm Oct. 28, 2015

Keep the Halloween spirit going with “The Sleepy Hollow Experience,” “The Crucible,” “The Ghastly Dreadfuls” and “Young Frankenstein.”

PERFORMING ARTS 

“Informed Consent.” Deborah Zoe Laufer’s new play is about a genetic anthropologist whose research on a Native American

Atlanta attractions closed, events canceled Wednesday due to weather

12:09 am Feb. 25, 2015

Due to inclement weather, some Atlanta area attractions are closed and some events postponed on Wednesday.

Please check with the venue for ticketing and rescheduling information.

Closed or postponed:

Atlanta Botanical Garden (closing at noon)

Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center

Atlanta History

Six Flags to run ‘Batman’ ride backward

11:42 am Jan. 23, 2015

By  Tom Kelley, 

And there’s more coming to the Gotham City section of the park. The restaurant in that section is being renovated, and later this spring there will be more thrills with the addition of

ASO cancels concerts through Nov. 8

2:41 pm Sep. 22, 2014

By Mark Davis

The ASO has announced that it will cancel concerts through Nov. 8. The season was set to begin Sept. 25.

“We’ve made this decision with a great deal of reluctance,” said Atlanta Symphony Orchestra President & CEO Stanley E. Romanstein. “Cancelling concerts is the last thing any of us wants to do, but to respect the schedules of  our patrons, guest artists, artistic partners and our 200-member volunteer chorus,