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

Phoenix Flies, Daffodils And More This Weekend

Donnell Leahy and Natalie MacMaster.
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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.

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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.
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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

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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.
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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."

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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.
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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.

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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

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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.
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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.

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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.'
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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.

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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. 

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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.
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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.

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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.
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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

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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.
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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

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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

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

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

Kingsized Holiday Jubilee, Holiday Nights and More This Weekend

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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.

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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.
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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...

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Preview of Weekend Events
11:58 am
Wed December 3, 2014

John Oliver, The Gifts Of The Magi And More This Weekend

John Oliver performs at the 8th Annual Stand Up For Heroes.
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  There are a lot of performances going on this weekend, including visits from stand-up comedians and a classic play. To figure it all out, WABE’s Lois Reitzes recently spoke with our very own Kate Sweeney. Here's Lois with more.

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Preview of Weekend Events
11:58 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Santaland Diaries, Africa Umoja & More This Weekend

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Join us as we take look at some of this weekend’s events with WABE’s Lois Reitzes. Today she's speaking with Betsy Riley of Atlanta Magazine, who talks about events ranging from a South African theater production, to 'A Christmas Carol', to 'Scuba Claus.'

Garden Lights, Holiday Nights 

The Santaland Diaries at Horizon Theatre

Africa Umoja at the Rialto

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Preview of Weekend Events
11:58 am
Wed November 19, 2014

Urban Nutcracker, Ice Skating And More This Weekend

The Indie Craft Experience Holiday Shopping Spectacular takes place Nov. 22-23.
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  The holiday season is upon us this weekend, with events ranging from the Urban Nutcracker to ice skating. To figure it all out, Lois Reitzes recently spoke with our very own Kate Sweeney. Here's Lois and Kate with more.

Morgan Freeman Presents the Magic Negro and Other Blackness

Urban Nutcracker

ICE Holiday Shopping Spectacular

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Preview of Weekend Events
11:58 am
Wed November 12, 2014

Rudolph, Madama Butterfly and More This Weekend

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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 events ranging from a classic Christmas play to a new photo exhibition at The High Museum of Art.

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Madama Butterfly

Gordon Parks: Segregation Story

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Preview of Weekend Events
11:58 am
Wed November 5, 2014

HackATL, Riverside Chamber Players & More this Weekend

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. From a hackathon to a documentary screening, this weekend is full of events all over Atlanta. To figure it all out, o begins by telling us what a hack-a-thon is.

HackATL

Aiken Lecture: Dick Lehr at the Atlanta History Center

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Preview of Weekend Events
11:58 am
Wed October 29, 2014

MJCCA Book Festival, Party With A Past & More This Weekend

Chomp and Stomp.
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Time now to look at some of this weekend’s events with WABE’s Lois Reitzes. Today she speaks with Betsy Riley of Atlanta Magazine, who talks about events ranging from a history party in a cemetery to an event where you can “bob for Brussel Sprouts.” 

MJCCA Book Festival

Party With The Past: Westview Cemetery

Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair

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Preview of Weekend Events
11:58 am
Wed October 8, 2014

Tig Notaro, How I Learned What I Learned & More This Weekend

Tig Notaro
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There's a lot going on this weekend, from stand-up comedy to classical performances. To figure it all out, WABE’s Lois Reitzes recently spoke with our very own Kate Sweeney. Here’s Lois with more.

Tig Notaro at Variety Playhouse

Mozart Requiem

The Doctor, The Devil, & My Dad

How I Learned What I Learned

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11:58 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Roller Derby, Churchill Paintings and More This Weekend

Derby Darlins
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There's a lot going on this weekend, from roller derby to the celebration of photography. To figure it all out, WABE's Lois Reitzes recently spoke with Betsy Riley of Atlanta Magazine. Here's Lois with more.

Marietta Derby Darlins

The Art of Diplomacy - Winston Churchill and the Pursuit of Painting

Atlanta Celebrates Photography Festival

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Preview of Weekend Events
11:58 am
Wed September 24, 2014

Comfy Comedy, Native Guard and Festivals This Weekend

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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, the pair begin by discussing an event that is both a comedy show and a buffet.

Homegrown Comfy Comedy

Native Guard at The Alliance Theatre

Fall Folklife Festival

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Preview of Weekend Events
12:15 pm
Wed September 17, 2014

Music Midtown, Mavis Staples and More this Weekend

Keb' 'Mo and Mavis Staples
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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 this weekend's events. This time around, Betsy and Lois talk about events ranging from the city’s major music festival to a one woman performance. 

Music Midtown

Marietta StreetFest

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Preview of Weekend Events
11:58 am
Wed September 10, 2014

Pop-up on the Beltline, Art Party and More This Weekend

Salvage by Indie Craft Experience
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This is an especially crafty weekend, filled with arts festivals, pop-ups and parties. To figure it all out, WABE’s Lois Reitzes recently spoke with our very own Kate Sweeney. Here’s Lois with more.

The Atlanta Arts Festival

Salvage by Indie Craft Experience

Art Party at the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center

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Preview of Weekend Events
11:58 am
Wed September 3, 2014

Art on the Beltline, British Car Fayre and More This Weekend

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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 this weekend's events. This time around, Betsy spoke about events ranging from an Outdoor art exhibition to a classic car show.

Art on the Atlanta Beltline

National Black Arts Festival Legends Celebration

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Preview of Weekend Events
11:58 am
Wed August 27, 2014

Syd Mead, Jerk Chicken and Victorian Weddings this Weekend

Syd Mead
Credit The High Museum of Art

There's a lot going on this weekend, from a talk by a futurist illustrator, to an exhibition on weddings of the past. To figure it all out, WABE's Lois Reitzes recently spoke with our very own Kate Sweeney. Here's Kate with more. 

Syd Mead at the High Museum of Art

Atlanta Jerk Festival

Peeling Back the Layers: Victorian Wedding Ensembles

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Preview of Weekend Events
11:58 am
Wed August 20, 2014

Mary Poppins, Wabi Sabi and More This Weekend

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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 this weekend's events. This time around, Betsy and Lois began by talking about the Grant Park Summer Shade Festival.

Summer Shade Festival

Wabi Sabi: Mi Casa, Your Casa

Mary Poppins at Aurora Theatre

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Preview of Weekend Events
11:58 am
Wed August 13, 2014

BBQ, Living Walls Bike Tour, and Madonna-Rama this Weekend

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There's a lot going on this weekend - from a barbeque festival, to a birthday bash for the queen of pop. And to figure it all out, host Lois Reitzes recently spoke with our very own Kate Sweeney. Here's Lois with more.

Atlanta Bar-B-Q Festival

Living Walls Bike Tour

Madonna-Rama at Mary's

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Preview of Weekend Events
11:58 am
Wed August 6, 2014

Callaway Gardens, Asbury Shorts and a Concert this Weekend

Rodrigo y Gabriela
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There’s a lot going on this weekend -- from a movie festival happening southwest of town, to a concert by a Mexican guitar duo that’s based out of Ireland. To figure it all out, WABE’s Lois Reitzes spoke with Betsy Riley, Executive Editor of Atlanta Magazine.

Plum Leaf Azaleas at Callaway Gardens

Asbury Shorts at Serenbe Inn

Rodrigo y Gabriela

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