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More than 30 artists from around the United States and abroad have cre­ated works of art in clay for the ex­hibit ti­tled “Ta­boo: Sex­u­al­ity and Iden­tity in Ce­ram­ics,” the pur­pose of which is to pro­voke thought and stim­u­late con­ver­sa­tion while demon­strat­ing the abil­ity of ce­ramic art to have a rel­e­vant voice in the so­cial and po­lit­i­cal dis­cus­sions of our time. Run­ning now through Oct. 31, Sig­na­ture Gallery, www.thes­ig­na­


This Hal­loween, At­lanta Sym­phony Orches­tra has some­thing for ev­ery­one on the spook­i­est Satur­day of the year, in­clud­ing the first Fam­ily Con­cert of the 2015-16 sea­son, Hal­loween Hi­jinks, at 2 p.m. in At­lanta Sym­phony Hall. Tonight, the Orches­tra will per­form Danny Elfman’s Mu­sic from the Films of Tim Bur­ton, at 8 p.m. in At­lanta Sym­phony Hall,­lanta­sym­ Ac­tor’s Ex­press opens Steve Yockey’s new play “The Thrush & the Wood­pecker,” a sus­pense thriller of­fer­ing mys­tery, power and the­atri­cal­ity. The world pre­miere will be di­rected by Melissa Foul­ger. The show runs in ro­tat­ing reper­tory with Yockey’s play “Black­berry Win­ter,” Af­ter two sold-out sea­sons, Serenbe Play­house is proud to re­vive ‘The Sleepy Hol­low Ex­pe­ri­ence’ in new thrilling (and bonechilling) ways, di­rected by openly gay artis­tic di­rec­tor Brian Clowdus. For its third sea­son, the show will be more bar­baric than ever, tak­ing the tale of Ich­a­bod, Ka­t­rina, and Brom Bones to new heights. Through Nov. 8 with an 8 p.m. show tonight, www.seren­be­play­ (Pub­lic­ity photo) open­ing next week. Through Nov. 15. 8 p.m. tonight,­tors-ex­


Deanne spins and keeps the dance crowd happy, 3 a.m., Xion At­lanta, www.face­ New­nan Theatre Com­pany’s ver­sion of “Drac­ula” closes tonight, 7 p.m.,­manthe­


Join Ruth Messinger of Amer­i­can Jewish World Ser­vice, civil rights leader Mandy Carter and com­mu­nity mem­bers for a di­a­logue on LGBT rights around the South and around the world, spon­sored by the LGBT In­sti­tute, Cen­ter for Civil and Hu­man Rights, 6:30–9 p.m., www.civi­land­hu­man­ Mon­day night is the Pride kick­ball af­ter night event at Blake’s at 7:30 p.m., fol­lowed by trivia at 10 with weekly guest hosts, www.blakeson­thep­arkat­ Trans and Friends is a youth-fo­cused group for trans peo­ple, peo­ple ques­tion­ing their own gen­der, and as­pir­ing al­lies. Charis pro­vides a fa­cil­i­tated space to dis­cuss gen­der, rel­e­vant resources and ac­tivism around so­cial is­sues. This is a project of the Fem­i­nist Out­lawz and is co-spon­sored by Charis Cir­cle’s Strong Fam­i­lies, Whole Chil­dren. Do­na­tions are ac­cepted. 7–8:30 p.m., www.charis­book­sand­


Broad­way Across Amer­ica brings the Tony-win­ning “Cin­derella” to the Fox Theatre, 7:30 p.m., through Nov. 8, www.foxthe­


It’s Am­a­teur Night ev­ery Wed­nes­day at 9 p.m. at BJ Roost­ers, 2043 Cheshire Bridge Road, At­lanta, Ga. 30324


SAGE At­lanta hosts its weekly so­cial hour and potluck, 10 a.m., Phillip Rush Cen­ter, www.rush­cen­ter­ Faces Lounge in Ma­ri­etta’s new All Star Cabaret is ev­ery Thurs­day at 10:30 p.m. and 12:30 a.m. with the likes of Heather Daniels and Coco Chanelle, 138 Pow­ers Ferry Road, Ma­ri­etta, Ga. 30060

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