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WHAT TO DO THIS WEEKEND, AUGUST 17-19
Thursday, August 16 through Sunday, August 19
The Lucky Penny Presents: Threshold
Dramatech Theater (Georgia Tech)
Blake Beckham and the Lucky Penny are taking dance inside a two-story house made entirely of cardboard by local architects Mack Scogin and Merrill Elam. More info and tickets.
Deal Nearby: Rise Sushi
Saturday, August 18, 9 a.m. & Sunday, August 19, 10 a.m.
Beehive Warehouse Sale
The Beehive Co-op
From upcycled clothing to soaps so fresh they have expiration dates, there are plenty of handmade wares at Beehive to add to your wardrobe/home/kitchen/earlobes. And this weekend, with their biannual sale, those goods (from over 50 area designers) are on super-duper-sale. Get in while the gettin’ is good…. and shop local, y’all. More info.
Deal Nearby: Bill Hallman Flaunt
Saturday, August 18, 10 a.m.
Beltline Art Market
If you need an excuse to get outside, traipse along the Beltline, and scoop up some art while you’re at it, this is it. Note: Morning Reynoldstown shopping excursions are best fueled by a cup of something caffeinated from Park Grounds. Facebook event page.
Deal Nearby: OMG Cup & Cakes
Saturday, August 18, 1 p.m.
Shinobi Marilyn: Artist’s Talk With Ashley Anderson
If you haven’t yet gotten a chance to check out Ashley Anderson’s awesome videogames meet Warhol show at Emily Amy Gallery, you should swing by and hear the artist himself talk about his work.
Deal Nearby: Rocky Mountain Pizza
Saturday, August 18, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Atlanta’s most creative designers, architects, artists, and orthinophiles alike have crafted their most fanciful bird shelters they could whip up, all to raise funds for local nonprofit Architecture For Humanity. More info.
Deal Nearby: Thumbs Up Smokehouse
Saturday, August 18, 8 p.m.
Living Walls Main Event & Gallery Exhibit
Venue Gallery (1254 Murphy Ave.)
We gave you five reasons to check out Living Walls, and this is number six: a gallery exhibit featuring the participating artists from this year’s conference. (Also, DJs and bands!) Facebook event page.
Deal Nearby: Poor Little Rich Girl Vintage