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Weekend to do list: February 26-28

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Alliance Theatre brings Disney's "Mulan" to life this weekend. Here, Mulan (Leslie Bellair) learns to act like a boy from the dragon, Mushu (Bernard Jones.) Photo by Greg Mooney.

I’m purposely not checking the weather for this weekend, but rather choosing to believe that they will all be as nice as last weekend. At very least, there’s a lot of fun stuff to do, all the dancing, drinking and merriment I’ve come to expect, regardless of whether the sun shines.

If you’re looking for pop music, check out more comprehensive info at the AJC’s  Atlanta Music Scene blog.

And as always, share your suggestions for weekend events in the comments! — Jamie G.


Art: Studioplex Art Stroll, 6-9 p.m., Studioplex, Atlanta. FREE.

Comedy: Maria Bamford performs, 8 p.m.,Laughing Skull Lounge, Atlanta.

Discussion: The Only Subject is Love: Imagining Better Worlds” featuring Salman Rushdie, Christopher Hitchens and Deepa Mehta, 1-3:30 p.m., Emory University’s Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts, Atlanta. SOLD OUT.

For families:Dr. Seuss Goes to War…and More!” continues, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., The Breman Holocaust and Jewish Heritage Museum, Atlanta. Read more.

For families:Planet Shark” continues, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta. Read more.

Outdoors: Snow Mountain continues, 1-11 p.m., Stone Mountain Park, Stone Mountain. Read more.

Sports: Atlanta Hawks vs. Dallas Mavericks, 7 p.m., Philips Arena, Atlanta.

Stage: Atlanta Lyric Theater’s “The All Night Strut!” continues, 8 p.m., Earl Smith Strand Theatre, Marietta.


Animals: Exotic Ecotherms exhibition continues, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Autrey Mill Nature Center, Alpharetta.

Dance: Modern Atlanta Dance Festival begins, 8:30 p.m., MJCCA-Zaban Park, Dunwoody. Read more.

Drink: Winter Beer Festival, 3-7 p.m., Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta. Read more.

Exercise: Thrills in the Hills Half-Marathon and Marathon, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Fort Yargo State Park, Winder.

Film:Their Eyes Were Watching God” shows for Atlanta’s Big Read, noon-5 p.m., Atlanta History Center, Atlanta. FREE, reservations requested. Read more.

For kids: Hansel & Gretl” continues, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., Blackwell Playhouse, Marietta.

Opera: The Atlanta Opera performs “Aida,” 8 p.m., Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center, Atlanta. Read more.

Sports: Georgia Tech men’s basketball vs. Boston College, noon, Alexander Memorial Coliseum, Atlanta.


Books: Author Terry Kay signs “To Dance With a White Dog” and other books purchased at Fox Tale, 4:15 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Fox Tale Book Shoppe, Woodstock. FREE.

For families: Mulan” continues, 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., Alliance Theatre, Atlanta.

For kids:The Secret World of Water Anderson” author Hester Bass speaks, 3 p.m., Little Shop of Stories, Decatur. FREE.

History:Diana: A Celebration” continues, 10 a.m., Atlanta Civic Center, Atlanta. Read more.

Music: Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra Winter Concert, 3-5 p.m., Symphony Hall, Atlanta.

Music: Atlanta Chamber Music Players perform, 3 p.m., Spivey Hall, Morrow.

Sports: Atlanta Hawks vs. Milwaukee Bucks, 6 p.m., Philips Arena, Atlanta.

Stage: This Thing Called Dance” continues, 3 p.m., 14th Street Playhouse, Atlanta.

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