Aug 02, 2014

Grant Park Summer Shade Festival

Neighborhood bash includes live music, an artists market, kids activities, entertainment, food and a 5k run. The festival will take place Aug. 2, 3, 14, 17 and 21.

Aug 09-17, 2014

Downtown Restaurant Week

Indulge as 36-plus eateries offer prix-fixe menus that range from $15 to $25 to $35 for brunch, lunch or dinner.

Aug 02, 2014

Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival

Some of Hollywood’s best films are presented at Fox Theatre, a lavishly restored 1930s movie palace. The festival will take place Aug. 2, 3, 14, 17 and 21. 660 Peachtree St. NE, Midtown, 404.881.2100,

Aug 28, 2014

Aerosmith and Slash

The summer's long-anticipated Let Rock Rule tour is here at last. 7 pm, Philips Arena. Tickets from $58.60 (with tax).

Aug 08, 2014

Atlanta Falcons

Signal-caller Matt Ryan and the rest of the Birds will be out to prove they're better than last year's 4-12 record when they open pre-season play Aug. 8 against the Miami Dolphins. Both that game and an Aug. 23 pre-season contest against the Tennessee Titans kick off at 7 pm at the Georgia Dome.

Aug 08-10, 2014

Welcome to the Neighborhood

Proud of your ’hood? So is Steve Harvey. The “Family Feud” host honors a number of national ’hoods at the 2014 Ford Neighborhood Awards Show this month. The weekend includes the awards Aug. 9 at Philips Arena, an expo, a “Steve Harvey Morning Show” live broadcast and live performances from India.Arie and others, including Robin Thicke. Weekend VIP tickets $35.

Sep 30, 2014

Citizen Cope

8 pm. House of Blues, 225 Decatur St., 504.529.2583;




Sep 27, 2014

Airborne Toxic Event

8 pm. Civic Theatre, 510 O’Keefe Ave., 504.272.0865,

Sep 27-28, 2014

“An Iliad”

7:30 pm. Starring Denis O’Hare. Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., 504.528.3800;


Sep 27, 2014


10:30 am. Free screening. Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres St., 504.523.4662,