Where/When: Café Circa, 464 Edgewood Ave., Atlanta, Monday, July 11, 7 p.m.
Why go: Listen to Atlanta vocalist Francine Reed while eating a two-course dinner special, and perhaps, enjoy a cocktail, too!
Pricing: The two-course dinner special includes the choice of an appetizer and dessert and an entrée for $20 per person. (Alcohol not included.) For more information, or to make a reservation: www.cafecircaatl.com.
Where/When: , 800 Cherokee Ave., Atlanta, Friday, July 8, 6:30 p.m.
Why go: Reading excerpts from her novel, “Wench”, author Dolen Perkins-Valdez will discuss the significance of her novel and talk about the complexities and misfortunes of four enslaved women who accompany their masters to a summer resort.
Where/When: MINT Gallery, 145-B Sampson St., Atlanta, Saturday, July 9, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Why go: Aren’t all children horrible adorable? Of course, they are! This joint exhibit featuring Olive Lynch and Travis Knowles deals with the gap between children and truth and perception.
Where/When: , 488 Flat Shoals Ave., SE, Atlanta, Thursday, July 7, 8:30 p.m.
Why go: See these popular acts rock it out at The Earl.
Where/When: , 1105 Euclid Ave., Atlanta, Sunday, July 10, 3 p.m.
Why go: SIDEWAYS Contemporary Dance Company presents POP!, featuring contemporary dance, video footage, pop music, and original rap, POP! explores society's obsession with power, fame, and greed. The concert also features original spoken word performed by Lady Vee DaPoet.
Pricing: Tickets are $15- $25. Purchase your tickets online at www.sidewaysdance.org or call 770-992-0170.