Friday, May 29th

Hey guys! It's a packed Friday, between Momocon, the Candler Park festival, the ATL Food and Wine festival, plus a plethora of art gallery openings, four fantastic comedy offerings, some great music, and more, there's something for absolutely everybody tonight!

Read: Comedy Highlights from Olivia Cathcart and Music Highlights from Wesley Hodges

MomoCon is this weekend! It's like Dragon*Con Lite, fans of Japanese Anime, American Animation, Comics, Video Games, and Tabletop Games come together to celebrate their passion by costuming / cosplay, browsing the huge exhibitors hall, meeting celebrity voice talent, designers, and writers behind their favorite shows, games, and comics and much much more over this 4 day event.

The 2015 Candler Park Music & Food Festival is this weekend at Candler Park, admission is $10 and the gates open at 4pm today, check the link for the full music lineup but the Drive By Truckers are headlining tomorrow night and of course there will be all the usual art stalls and food trucks.

Art

The Metro Gallery and Framing (659 Auburn Ave NE) hosts Mac Stewart: Art is Nothing tonight at 7pm.

Mason Fine Art (415 Plasters Ave) hosts a Grand Opening Celebration and Artists Reception tonight at 6pm.

The Bill Lowe Gallery (764 Miami Circle) hosts Biology and The Baroque: Prisoners of Matter tonight at 6pm.

The Low Museum (550 John Wesley Dobbs Ave NE) hosts An Informal Sculpture Show tonight at 7pm.

Comedy

The Hangar (151 Sampson St) hosts Golden Girls Live at The Hangar tonight at 8:30pm (and again tomorrow!), a live adaptation of an entire golden girls episode acted by some great local comedians. $10 cover.

The Village Theatre (349 Decatur St SE) hosts the Underwear Comedy Party tonight at 11pm, the monthly comedy show hosted by Joe Pettis. $10 cover, or free if you are in your underwear too!

Highwire Comedy Co (3041 North Decatur Rd) hosts Clobberin Time tonight at 9:30pm, a live late night talk show comedy show, $10 cover. 18+

T.J. Miller from Silicon Valley is at the Atlanta Improv Club tonight and tomorrow, check the link for details on times and tickets.

Food

The Atlanta Food & Wine Festival starts today! There is food from loads of different places to try, and uh, tickets for the whole thing start at almost $600.

Misc

The Basement (1245 Glenwood Ave SE) hosts the NonsenseEAV Launch Party tonight at 10pm, a new dance party with some extra surprises throughout the night! 21+

Octane Coffee (1009 Marietta St NW) hosts Free Spintonight at 9pm, an all-vinyl no cover DJ night.

Music

Ruby Velle and the Soulphonics at Terminal West, 9pm, $12 cover. 18+

Jesse Nighswonger at The Drunken Unicorn, 9pm, $5 cover. 21+

Reuben's Bell LP Release Show at The Earl, 9pm, $10 cover. 21+

Pale Clear at 529, 9pm, $8 cover. Non-smoking, 21+

Shilpa Ray at The Mammal Gallery, 9pm, $5 cover.

Zach Webb at Eyedrum Art & Music Gallery, 8pm.

 


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