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To do list: February 24

Art: Art Papers Live! artist talk with Johan Grimonprez, 7 p.m., High Museum of Art, Atlanta. FREE.

Books: Zora Neale Hurston scholar Dr. Deborah Plant talks for The Big Read, 7 p.m., Decatur Library, Decatur. FREE.

For families: Moms & Tots Playtime, 11 a.m., Gwinnett Place Mall, Duluth.

Sports: Atlanta Hawks vs. Minnesota Timberwolves, 7 p.m., Philips Arena, Atlanta.

Stage:Brownie Points” continues, 7:30 p.m., The Balzer Theater at Herren’s, Atlanta.

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To do list: February 23

Books: Author Margaret Atwood speaks for the Ivy Hall Writers Series, 6:30 p.m., SCAD-Atlanta. FREE.

For families: “Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters” continues, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fernbank Museum of Natural History, Atlanta. Read more.

Music: DeKalb Symphony opens its season, 8 p.m., Georgia Perimeter College’s Marvin Cole Auditorium, Clarkston.

Music: Pianist George Winston performs the first Eddie & Agnes concert, 8 p.m., Agnes Scott College’s Presser Hall, Decatur.

Music: Tegan & Sara perform, 8 p.m., Variety Playhouse, Atlanta.

Storytelling: MothUP Atlanta, 7-9 p.m., Manuel’s Tavern, Atlanta. FREE.

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To do list: February 22

After hearing the request from a few readers, I’m moving up the posting time for the daily To Do Lists from midnight to 7 p.m. the night before. Thanks for the suggestions, folks! — Jamie G.

Art:Horsepower” by Matthew Blackwell and Gregory Eltringham continues, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., SCAD’s Gallery See, Atlanta. FREE.

For kids: Storytimes at Atlanta-Fulton County Public Libraries, various times and locations. FREE.

History: The Trial of Leo Frank benefit lecture for Theatre in the Square, 7 p.m., Theatre in the Square, Marietta.

Reading: True Story! Reading Series features Jamie Allen, Hugh Sheehy and Jim May, 8 p.m., Kavarna, Decatur. FREE. Read more.

Stage: Moscow Festival Ballet performs “Coppelia,” 8 p.m., Fox Theatre, Atlanta.

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To do list: February 18

Dance: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater performs, 7:30 p.m., Fox Theatre, Atlanta. Read more.

For kids: Cyberchase Storytime, 3 p.m., Imagine It! The Children’s Museum of Atlanta, Atlanta. See photos.

History: WWII vet Arnold Whitaker discusses the Battle of the Bulge for Brown Bag Banter, 11:30 a.m., Marietta History Museum, Marietta.

Poetry: Slammin’ in the Suburbs, 8 p.m., Red Door Playhouse, Roswell. FREE.

Stage: Rising Sons” opens, 8 p.m., 7 Stages, Atlanta.

Stage: Southside Theatre Guild presents “Teachers, the Musical,” 8 p.m., Southside Theatre, Fairburn.

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Weekend to do list: February 19-21

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Want to see the sky from a different level? There's an introductory tree climbing course this weekend at Panola Mountain State Park. Here, 9-year-old David Newman tried out a climb in Stockbridge a few years ago. AJC file photo

Now with a King Cake hangover, maybe you need to get outside this weekend to work it off? Or sit in a cool, dark theater without too many bright lights? Whatever you need: covered. Just check out the list of fun stuff to do in Atlanta this weekend, from comedy to dance to bike rides to tree climbing!

If you’re looking for a deeper list of live music going on this weekend, here’s the Atlanta Music Scene blog.

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

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19

Art: Final weekend to see “Leonardo da Vinci: Hand of the Genius,” 10 a.m., High Museum of Art, Atlanta.

Music: Leila Josefowicz performs Prokofiev, 8 p.m., Atlanta Symphony Hall, Atlanta.

Dance: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

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To do list: February 17

Arts: 9th Juried Art Show continues, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Arts Clayton Gallery, Jonesboro. FREE.

Books and music: The Big Read Kickoff Harlem Renaissance Celebration, 6-8:30 p.m., Atlanta History Center, Atlanta. FREE. Read more.

Film:Running the Sahara” screening and talk with extreme runner Charlie Engle, 7:30 p.m., Landmark Midtown Cinema, Atlanta.

For families: UniverSoul Circus opens, 7:30 p.m., Turner Field Green Lot, Atlanta.

Music: Glen Phillips and Vienna Teng perform, 8 p.m., Variety Playhouse, Atlanta.

Stage:Shooting Star” continues, 8 p.m., Horizon Theatre Company, Atlanta. Review.

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To do list: February 16

Art: Final week for “Leonardo da Vinci: Hand of the Genius,” 10 a.m., High Museum of Art, Atlanta.

Books: RuPaul signs “Workin’ It,” 7:30 p.m., OutWrite Book Store, Atlanta. Free with book purchase.

Party: All-ages Cajun Zydeco Mardi Gras Dance Party, 7-10 p.m., Garden Hills Recreation Center, Atlanta.

Sports: Georgia Tech men’s basketball vs. North Carolina, 9 p.m., Alexander Memorial Coliseum, Atlanta.

Stage: Caught in the Net” continues, 8 p.m., Theatre in the Square, Marietta.

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To do list: February 15

Art:LifeScapes: Where I Cast My Eyes From Where I Am” photography show continues, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Atlanta Fulton County Public Library Buckhead Branch, Atlanta. FREE. 

Books: Emory Creative Writing Fellows Heather Christle and Oindrila Mukherjee read and sign their books, 6:30 p.m., Emory’s Woodruff Library, Atlanta. FREE.

Film:La Vie en Rose” shows for the 2010 Cercle Francophone Mardi Gras Film Festival shows, 5 p.m., Georgia Perimeter College JCLRC Auditorium, Clarkston. FREE.

For families: Snow Mountain continues, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Stone Mountain Park, Stone Mountain.

Stage: Celtic Woman performs “Songs from the Heart,” 7:30 p.m., Fox Theatre, Atlanta.

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To do list: February 11

Books: Author Victoria Rowell discusses “The Women Who Raised Me,” 7 p.m., Margaret Mitchell House, Atlanta.

Books: Author Evelyn Coleman discusses fiction and history for her Cabbagetown-based novel “Freedom Train,” 7:30 p.m., Charis Books and More, Atlanta. FREE.

For kids: Chinese New Year Storytime, 7 p.m., Little Shop of Stories, Decatur. FREE.

Stage:Romeo and Juliet” continues, 7:30 p.m., The New American Shakespeare Tavern, Atlanta.

Stage: The Murder Room” continues, 8 p.m., St. James Episcopal Church, Marietta.

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Weekend to do list: February 12-14

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Flux Projects will present "Bloom," three free performances by gloATL dance troupe, at Lenox Square this weekend.

Happy almost Valentine’s Day! There’s a lot going on around Atlanta this weekend, but if you’re looking for something romantic, sexy, flirtatious, appropriate for your “It’s Complicated,” check out these Valentine’s Day ideas.

And if you’re looking for a deeper list of live music going on this weekend, here’s the Atlanta Music Scene blog.

And if you’re just looking for things fun, funny, loud, relaxing, outside, inside, artsy, jazzy, try the list below.

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

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12

Art: Castleberry Hill Art Stroll, 7-10 p.m., Castleberry Hill neighborhood galleries, Atlanta. FREE.

Film:Pink Floyd The Wall” shows for the Movie Mania series, 7:30 p.m., White Hall Room 205, Atlanta. FREE.

Jazz: Emory’s Annual Jazz Fest features bassist John Clayton with Gary Motley, 8-10 p.m., Schwartz …

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