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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 upcoming events.

Comedian Amy Schumer attends the 74th Annual Peabody Awards at Cipriani Wall Street on Sunday, May 31, 2015, in New York.
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There’s a lot going on around Atlanta this weekend including Aziz Ansari and Amy Schumer sharing the stage at Lakewood for the Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival.

To learn more, host Amy Kiley spoke with Betsy Riley of Atlanta Magazine. 

They began by talking about the return of Flux Night.

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There’s a lot going on around Atlanta this weekend including Streets Alive and Smithsonian Museum Day live.

To learn more, host Amy Kiley spoke with Kimberly Harbrecht of our arts and entertainment web site, Atlanta PlanIt.  They began by talking about what’s going on in the night sky and what to look up for…  

Alex Caplow, Sam Lee, Justine Bowe, Gabe Goodman and Joey Sulkowski as Magic Man performs during Music Midtown 2014 at Piedmont Park on Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014, in Atlanta.
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There’s a lot going on around Atlanta this weekend ... including Music Midtown at Piedmont Park and JapanFest at the Gwinnett Center.

To learn more, host Amy Kiley spoke with Betsy Riley of Atlanta magazine.  They began by talking about "Family Guy" creator and operatic baritone Seth MacFarlane singing show tunes with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.

John WIllhoff

There’s a lot going on around Atlanta this weekend, including the Southeast’s first stage production of "Calendar Girls" and a new season with the Atlanta Opera.

To learn more, host Amy Kiley recently spoke with Kimberly Harbrecht of Public Broadcasting Atlanta's arts and entertainment web site, Atlanta PlanIt.  They began by talking about the Monster Drawing Rally at the High Museum.

A large number of people at the Decatur Book Festival
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There’s a lot going on around Atlanta this week including Dragon Con and a tribute to George Crumb at the Goat Farm.

To learn more about Atlanta's various events, host Amy Kiley recently spoke with Betsy Riley of Atlanta Magazine.  They began by talking about the Decatur Book Festival.

Whale Shark
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There’s a lot going on around Atlanta this weekend, including The Grant Park Summer Shade Festival and a Moonlight Mountain Hike.

To learn more, host Amy Kiley spoke with Kimberly Harbrecht of our arts and entertainment website, Atlanta PlanIT.  They began by talking about Step Afrika …  

Kim Kenney

There’s a lot going on around Atlanta this week including a birthday party for the dinosaurs at Fernbank and Atlanta’s own Gladys Knight.

To learn more, Amy Kiley spoke with Betsy Riley of Atlanta Magazine.  They began by talking about the latest production by Atlanta Ballet’s "Wabi Sabi."   

Atlanta Weekend Events: BBQ, Blues, Bluegrass And More

Aug 12, 2015
Decatur BBQ Blues & Bluegrass Festival

There’s a lot going on around Atlanta this weekend including the Decatur BBQ, Blues and Bluegrass Festival and Chris Stapleton at the Variety Playhouse.  

To learn more, Amy Kiley spoke with Kimberly Harbrecht of PBA's arts and entertainment web site, Atlanta PlanIt.  They began by talking about Coca Cola’s silent film series with "Mighty Mo," the Fox Theater's organ.

Jeff Watkins

There’s a lot going on around Atlanta this weekend including a mash-up of the complete works of Shakespeare and a tribute to John Denver.

To learn more, host Amy Kiley recently spoke with Betsy Riley of Atlanta Magazine.  They began by talking about a production of "Mary Poppins."   

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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.

Atlanta Weekend Events: Gaga, Idina Menzel And Zombies

Jul 22, 2015
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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.   

Atlanta Weekend Events: Tomatoes, Trains and Zines

Jul 15, 2015
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.   

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."

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."

Atlanta Weekend Events: Romantic Canoeing And AthFest

Jun 24, 2015
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.

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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 …   

Atlanta Weekend Events: River Racing And The Saxophone

Jun 10, 2015
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."

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.   

Atlanta Weekend Events: Food, Wine And A Knuffle Bunny

May 27, 2015
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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. 

Atlanta Jazz Festival 2014
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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.

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.  

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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.

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.   

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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

Cirque Alfonse, I Love Lucy And More This Weekend

Mar 11, 2015
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

Phoenix Flies, Daffodils And More This Weekend

Mar 4, 2015
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.

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

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."

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.

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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