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Out Front Theatre’s own artistic director, Paul Conroy, wrote this show along with his musical director Nick Silvestri from the inspiration of “what would an Ethel Merman Christmas disco album sound like?” The result is a riveting ride of Holiday cheer with a cavalcade of Holiday tunes arranged to a disco beat. Playing now through December 22 at Out Front Theatre Company.
Santa wants to know if you’ve been naughty or nice this year – and he prefers if you’ve been bad! This edition of the popular bingo at LIPS Atlanta night hosted by PALS Atlanta has all the queens draped in Holiday garb, ready to show you Santa in a whole new light. Get your tickets through palsatlanta.org, and come out on December 11 for a Holiday celebration you will be hard to forget.
For the past 14 years For the Kid in All of Us has been collecting toys at their annual Toy Party & Silent Auction for Georgia’s children in need. And now they’re changing it up again by going back its roots! The day of the party is being switched back to Sunday, December 16, and the new venue is Opera. The celebration will be cozier with entertainment in multiple rooms – and as usual, you need to bring an unwrapped toy valued $20 or more along with your $25 general admission ticket. Learn more at forthekid.org.
Get your LGBTQ family together on December 19 and join the Human Rights Campaign at VinoTeca for a favorite wine tasting Holiday event. Take the time to celebrate the accomplishments of the year while sampling sparkling wine selected by VinoTeca sommeliers and delicious bites provided by Barcelona Wine Bar. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased through act.hrc.org.
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra takes in a movie classic with one of the most memorable movie scores ever. Watch E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial on their big screen while the orchestra performs the music live on January 4 at the Atlanta Symphony – an unworldly way to start the new year!
The Man of the Woods Tour is the ongoing sixth headlining concert tour by the American singer-songwriter. The tour launched in support of his fifth studio album, but you will no doubt hear songs from his extensive catalog of mega-hits when he visits State Farm Arena on January 10.
National Ballet Theatre of Odessa presents the full-scale production Swan Lake at the Fox Theatre on January 13. The famous ballet with music by Tchaikovsky is based on Russian folklore and German legend that follows a heroic young prince as he works to free the beautiful swan maiden from an evil spell.
In celebration of her latest album, Sex & Cigarettes, Toni Braxton visits the Fox Theatre on January 23 to play new material as well as some of her greatest past hits.