This weekend, the National Black Arts Festival is happening in many venues around town. There are a few of the events in the list below, but you can check the NBAF’s own site for the full list. As always, this is just the tip of the entertainment-option iceberg. For a more complete take, have a look at the long list of events taking place all over the metro Atlanta area this weekend.
Stage: The pistol-packing mama is back in “Tyler Perry ’s ‘Madea’s Big Happy Family’.” 8 p.m. July 16 and 3 and 8 p.m. July 17 at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, Atlanta.
Music: Maze featuring Frankie Beverly is a perennial favorite with Atlanta audiences. This time, the band is joined by Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds and Kevon Edmonds. 6:30 p.m. at Chastain Park