Preview

Preview
4:44 pm
Wed July 29, 2015

Atlanta Weekend Events: Crocodile Rock And Memphis On Stage

Craig A. Meyer as Sir Elton John will be performing at Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre on Saturday.
Credit Courtesy of Craig A. Meyer

There’s a lot going on around Atlanta this weekend including a production of “Memphis the Musical” and a tribute to Elton John.  

To learn more, host Amy Kiley spoke with Kimberly Harbrecht of PBA's arts and entertainment web site, Atlanta PlanIT.  They began by talking about a new 3-D IMAX screening that takes you under the sea.

Read more
Preview
4:44 pm
Wed July 22, 2015

Atlanta Weekend Events: Gaga, Idina Menzel And Zombies

Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga will be at Chastain Park Amphitheatre.
Credit Courtesy of Steven Klein

There’s a lot going on around Atlanta this weekend including a zombie pub crawl and a free screening of the animated children’s comedy film "The Boxtrolls."

To learn more, host Amy Kiley recently spoke with Betsy Riley of Atlanta Magazine.  They began by talking about the "The Light Side" of Capitol City Opera.   

Read more
Preview
4:44 pm
Wed July 15, 2015

Atlanta Weekend Events: Tomatoes, Trains and Zines

The Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival will be taking place this weekend.
Credit Erik Meadows

There’s a lot going on around Atlanta this weekend ... including a train show and The Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival.  

To learn more, host Amy Kiley spoke with Kimberly Harbrecht of our arts and entertainment website, Atlanta PlanIT. They began by talking about one of this summer’s newer concert series.   

Read more
Preview
4:44 pm
Wed July 8, 2015

Atlanta Weekend Events: 'Rent' Opens, 'Avenue Q' Closes

Actor's Express cast of ''Rent''
Credit BreeAnne Clowdus

There’s a lot going on around Atlanta this weekend, including the closing performances of "Avenue Q" and Roswell’s Riverside concert series. To learn more, host Amy Kiley recently spoke with Betsy Riley of Atlanta Magazine. They began by talking about the Broadway classic "Rent."

Read more
Preview
4:44 pm
Wed July 1, 2015

Atlanta Weekend Events: Esperanza Spalding, Motown And More

Esperanza Spalding with Emily's D Evolution
Credit Holly Andres

There’s a lot going on around Atlanta this weekend including Independence Day festivities and "The Motown Sound" music and dance revue.  

To learn more, Amy Kiley spoke with Kimberly Harbrecht of PBA's arts and entertainment web site, Atlanta PlanIt.  They began by talking about a performance piece by jazz bassist Esperanza Spalding called "Emily’s D-PLUS Evolution."

Read more
Preview
4:44 pm
Wed June 24, 2015

Atlanta Weekend Events: Romantic Canoeing And AthFest

Crowds take in a concert at AthFest in Athens, Georgia.
Credit AthFest Educates

There’s a lot going on around Atlanta this weekend including the Jazz on the Lawn Series at Callanwolde and closing performances of "A Streetcar Named Desire" at Serenbe Farms.

To learn more, host Amy Kiley recently spoke with Betsy Riley of Atlanta Magazine.  They began by talking about a festival in Athens called ATH-Fest.

Read more
Preview
9:08 am
Wed June 17, 2015

Atlanta Weekend Events: Moonlight Bicycle Ride, Car Show

The Atlanta Moon Ride is just one of the events that Atlantans can enjoy this weekend.
Credit Crisp Photography

There’s a lot going on around Atlanta this weekend ... including a vintage car show and the return of singer/songwriter couple The Weepies.

To learn more, host Amy Kiley recently spoke with Kimberly Harbrecht of our arts and entertainment website, Atlanta PlanIt. They began by talking about an event known as the Candlelight Concert Series …   

Read more
Preview
4:44 pm
Wed June 10, 2015

Atlanta Weekend Events: River Racing And The Saxophone

The Chattahoochee River Race gets on the mark, get sets and goes on Saturday, June 13.
Credit Erik Voss

There’s a lot going on around Atlanta this weekend including the Chattahoochee River Race and Festival, and a concert by saxophonist Mace Hibbard.

To learn more, host Amy Kiley recently spoke with Betsy Riley of Atlanta Magazine.  They began by talking about a revival musical called "Barnum."

Read more
Preview
5:44 pm
Wed June 3, 2015

Atlanta Weekend Events: Butterflies And 'Back To The Future'

“The Secret Garden” is showing at Serenbe Playhouse this weekend.
Credit Bree Anne Clowdus

There’s a lot going on around Atlanta this weekend including a “First Friday” art walk in the Marietta Square and the Flying Colors Butterfly Festival.

To learn more, host Amy Kiley recently spoke with Kimberly Harbrecht of WABE's arts and entertainment website, Atlanta PlanIt.  They began by talking about what’s going on at the Fox Theater.   

Read more
Preview
5:44 pm
Wed May 27, 2015

Atlanta Weekend Events: Food, Wine And A Knuffle Bunny

Atlanta Food and Wine Festival returns to Midtown Atlanta this weekend.
Credit AF&WF/Raftermen Photography

There’s a lot going on around Atlanta this weekend including a performance by the Atlanta Ballet called "Wabi Sabi" and the fifth annual Atlanta Food and Wine Festival. 

To learn more about these events, host Amy Kiley spoke with Betsy Riley of Atlanta Magazine. They began by talking about a play for kids. 

Read more
Preview
5:44 pm
Wed May 20, 2015

Atlanta Weekend Events: 'Mad Men' Music And A Zoo Party

Atlanta Jazz Fest begins on Friday.
Credit WABE

There’s a lot going on around Atlanta this weekend including two long-time city favorites: the Atlanta Jazz Festival and Brew at the Zoo.

To learn more about these events, Amy Kiley recently spoke with Kimberly Harbrecht of the arts and entertainment website, Atlanta PlanIt.  They began by talking about an event called Music of the "Mad Men" era.

Read more
Preview
5:44 pm
Wed May 13, 2015

Atlanta Weekend Events: Ballet MAYhem, Shaky Boots And More

Artists of Boston Ballet perform in Alexander Ekman's “CACTI.”
Credit Rosalie O'Connor

There’s a lot going on around Atlanta this weekend including a performance by Georgia's own Travis Tritt and a sample sale hosted by the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center.

To learn more about these events, host Amy Kiley spoke with Betsy Riley of Atlanta Magazine and they began by talking about "MAYhem" at the Cobb Energy Center.  

Read more
Preview
5:44 pm
Wed May 6, 2015

Atlanta Weekend Events: Private Gardens, Powwows And More

The 26th Annual Cherokee County Indian Festival and Mother's Day Powwow features a Native American dance competition, warriors on horseback and more.
Credit Rolling Thunder Enterprises

There's a lot going on around Atlanta this weekend, from a twist on Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" to a Native American powwow.  

To learn more about these events, host Amy Kiley recently spoke with Kimberly Harbrecht from Atlanta PlanIt. They began by talking about what the month of May means in Atlanta.

Read more
Preview
5:44 pm
Wed April 29, 2015

Bright Lights, Stand-Up And More In Atlanta This Weekend

Bruce Munro's Light in the Garden is brightening up the Atlanta Botanical Garden starting on May 2.
Credit Mark Pickthall

There’s a lot going on around Atlanta this weekend. The Botanical Gardens opens a large-scale light installation and Lewis Black comes to town.

To learn more about these events, host Amy Kiley recently spoke with Betsy Riley of Atlanta Magazine. They began by talking about what the month of May means in Atlanta.   

Read more
Preview
5:44 pm
Wed April 8, 2015

Hot Air Balloons, British Boys' Choir And More This Weekend

Be prepared to go up, up and away during the Hot Air Balloon Rally at the Perry Dogwood Festival
Credit Courtesy of Perry Chamber of Commerce

There's a lot going on around Atlanta this weekend, from a Wild West puppet show to a visit from the Canterbury Boys' Choir.  

To learn more about these events host Amy Kiley recently spoke with Kimberly Harbrecht of our arts and entertainment information site, Atlanta PlanIt

Read more
Preview of Weekend Events
5:44 pm
Wed March 11, 2015

Cirque Alfonse, I Love Lucy And More This Weekend

''I Love Lucy'' will be live on stage at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre this weekend.
Credit Ed Krieger

There’s a lot going on around Metro Atlanta this weekend,  including a stage production of I Love Lucy and an off-beat, high-energy, lumberjack themed circus. 

To learn more, host Amy Kiley recently spoke with Kimberly Harbrecht of our arts and entertainment information site, Atlanta PlanIt

Read more
Preview of Weekend Events
5:44 pm
Wed March 4, 2015

Phoenix Flies, Daffodils And More This Weekend

Donnell Leahy and Natalie MacMaster.
Credit Rebekah Littlejohn

There’s a lot going on around metro Atlanta this weekend, including a chance to learn about local history, or just spend some time in nature.

To find out more, host Amy Kiley recently spoke with Betsy Riley of Atlanta Magazine. Betsy began by talking about an event at Gibb’s Gardens.

Read more
Preview of Weekend Events
5:44 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

4,000 Miles, Dogon Cloud Catchers And More This Weekend

The cast of 4,000 Miles is anchored by Mary Lynn Owen and Barrett Doyle.
Credit Chris Bartelski

There’s a lot going on around metro Atlanta this weekend, including a couple of food and drink events and a play adapted from a hit Disney movie.

To learn more about what’s going on, host Amy Kiley recently spoke with Kimberly Harbrecht of our arts and entertainment information site, Atlanta PlanIt

Read more
Preview of Weekend Events
5:44 pm
Wed February 18, 2015

'For The Love Of Birds,' 'The Waffle Palace' And More This Weekend

''The Waffle Palace'' runs through March 8.
Credit Greg Mooney

There’s a lot going on around metro Atlanta this weekend, including a couple of string concerts and a play about an iconic local chain restaurant.  

To figure it all out, WABE host Amy Kiley recently spoke with Betsy Riley of Atlanta Magazine. Amy began their conversation with a question "for the birds."

Read more
Preview of Weekend Events
5:44 pm
Wed February 11, 2015

'Lucky In Love,' Roswell Roots And More This Weekend

"On Love" by CORE is at the Callanwolde Fine Arts Center this weekend.
Credit Sue Schroeder

There’s a lot going on around Metro Atlanta this Valentine’s Day weekend, including events for couples and a musical that’s just for kids.

To figure it all out, host Amy Kiley recently spoke with Kimberly Harbrecht of our arts and entertainment information site, Atlanta PlanIt.

Kimberly began with an event that’s pretty astronomical in size.

Read more
Valentine's Day
9:36 am
Tue February 10, 2015

Top 10 Picks For A Romantic Date Night With Your Valentine

Atlanta Ballet’s performance of true love, Jean-Christophe Maillot’s ''Romeo et Juliette,'' is back on Feb. 14 after last year’s popular run.
Credit Charlie McCullers

Going out on Valentine's Day can be like a traffic jam. Elbow to elbow and, sometimes, frustrating. Not to worry though. Here at WABE, we compiled 10, off-the-beaten path things to do for a special night out with your loved one. 

10. “Dinner and a Diva: Valentine's Day Love Songs," Capitol City Opera Company at Sugo Restauarant, Feb. 12

Read more
Preview of Weekend Events
5:04 pm
Wed February 4, 2015

Irvin Mayfield, Atlanta Ballet And More This Weekend

Dancers Alessa Rogers and Christian Clark in Atlanta Ballet's production of Maillot's Romeo et Juliette.
Credit Charlie McCullers

There’s a lot going on this weekend,  from an antiques show to a jazz concert at Emory. To figure it all out, WABE’s Lois Reitzes recently spoke with Betsy Riley, an editor with Atlanta Magazine. 

They began their conversation with an event that’s just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Read more
Preview of Weekend Events
5:30 pm
Wed January 28, 2015

Bach Bowl, Discover The Dinosaurs And More This Weekend

Louis Gregory, Galen Crawley in 'Bad Jews.'
Credit BreeAnne Clowdus

There’s a lot going on this weekend, from the annual Bach Bowl to your last chance to see some of Winston Churchill’s paintings. To figure it all out, host Amy Kiley recently spoke with Kimberly Harbrecht of Public Broacasting Atlanta’s arts and entertainment information site, Atlanta PlanIt. Kimberly began with an event that’ll take visitors back in time.

Read more
Preview of Weekend Events
11:58 am
Wed January 21, 2015

'Peter And The Wolf,' Lucinda's World And More This Weekend

Strategies of the Civil Rights Movement, an exhibition featuring some of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s papers and artifacts, is showing at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights until May 3.
Credit Evan Jang / WABE

Have you been looking for something to do this weekend?

If so, join host Lois Reitzes as she speaks with Betsy Riley of Atlanta Magazine about upcoming events. This week, the pair talk about everything from classical performances to exhibitions about trains. 

Read more
Preview of Weekend Events
10:00 am
Wed January 14, 2015

Rain Pryor, 'One Slight Hitch' And More This Weekend

Marin Alsop will be conducting the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra this weekend.
Credit Grant Leighton

Have you been looking for something to do this weekend? If so, join host Lois Reitzes as she speaks with Atlanta PlanIt's very own Kimberly Harbrecht about upcoming events. This time around, the pair talk about everything from classical performances to comedy productions.

Read more
Preview of Weekend Events
11:58 am
Wed January 7, 2015

Von Grey, Notre Dame Undertones & More This Weekend

Von Grey is performing with the KSU Orchestra and Wind Ensemble tomorrow night.
Credit vongreymusic.com

Time now to look at some of this weekend’s events with WABE’s Lois Reitzes. Today she's speaking with Betsy Riley of Atlanta Magazine. This time around, Betsy is highlighting an eclectic mix of musical events happening around town this weekend.

Thursday: Notre Dame Undertones at Variety Playhouse

Thursday: Von Grey with the KSU Orchestra and Wind Ensemble

Read more
Preview of Weekend Events
11:58 am
Wed December 31, 2014

Railroad Model Train Club, Talib Kweli and More This Weekend

The Railroad Model Train Club on Edgewood Avenue.
Credit Ryan Nabulsi / twinlensatl.com / for WABE

Have you been looking for something to do this weekend? If so, join host Lois Reitzes as she speaks with our very own Kate Sweeney about this weekend's events. This time around, they begin their conversation by discussing an upcoming concert by a "Klezmer funk-rock-jazz ensemble." Here's Lois with more.

4th Ward Afro-Klezmer Orchestra at Palookaville's Corn-Dog Drop

Railroad Model Train Club on Edgewood Avenue

Read more
Preview of Weekend Events
11:58 am
Wed December 24, 2014

The Nutcracker, The Science of Fear and More This Weekend

The Center for Civil and Human Rights.
Credit Evan Jang / WABE

Have you been looking for something to do this holiday weekend? If so, join host Lois Reitzes as she speaks with Betsy Riley of Atlanta Magazine about this weekend's events.

This time around, Betsy has a few suggestions for museums that can be enjoyed by the whole family. 

Peeling Back the Layers: Victorian Wedding Ensembles

Winter Wonderland

Read more
Preview of Weekend Events
11:58 am
Wed December 17, 2014

Kingsized Holiday Jubilee, Holiday Nights and More This Weekend

Credit Perry Julien / JulienPhotography.com

Have you been looking for something to do this weekend? If so, join host Lois Reitzes as she speaks with our very own Kate Sweeney.

There's a lot going on over the next few days, including a "King-Sized" Jubilee and an exhibition all about food.

Read more
Preview of Weekend Events
11:58 am
Wed December 10, 2014

Handel's Messiah, Sanders Family Christmas And More This Weekend

The Atlanta Baroque Orchestra will be performing Handel's Messiah this weekend.
Credit Atlanta Baroque Orchestra

Time now to look at some of this weekend’s events with WABE’s Lois Reitzes. This time around, she is speaking with Betsy Riley of Atlanta Magazine, who highlights events ranging from a performance by the Atlanta Baroque Orchestra to an exhibition of “Little Things.” Lois began their conversation...

Read more

Pages