Arts & Entertainment Scene


Nominations open for NAACP Awards

Businesses, groups and individuals can be nominated for the DeKalb NAACP Achievement Awards to be presented at the 60th Annual Freedom Fund Awards Dinner. The deadline for receipt of award nominations is 5 p.m. on Sept. 2.

Legacy program seeks high school girls

Girls in ninth through 12th grade who are interested in career and personal development, leadership, and college preparedness can attend an open house on Aug. 29 presented by the Decatur/DeKalb Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women.

'Explore Tech' exhibit showcases engineering solutions

Children and adults will discover the impact of technology on our lives at "Explore Tech: Engineers Make a World of Difference" on display Aug. 27-Oct. 18 at the Hairston Crossing Library in Stone Mountain.

‘Rock the Block’ for children’s library

Stone Mountain residents and local officials will "Rock the Block" at Randolph Medlock Park to launch a new children's lending library on Aug. 27.

‘Savvy Traveler’ shares tips to fit every budget

Travel expert Priscilla Smiley will present the Savvy Traveler Workshop on Aug. 27 at Stonecrest Library in Lithonia.

Teen workshop on 1963 march

Representatives from the Center for Civil and Human Rights will discuss the significance of the 1963 March on Washington at a teen workshop on Aug. 27 at Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown Library.

GO Pokémon Weekend at Panola Mountain

Hikers and nature lovers can get in on the craze at GO Pokémon Weekend on Aug. 27-28 at Panola Mountain State Park.

Kickoff for 'new' Arabia Mountain Walking Club

Hikers and walkers can attend the informational kickoff for the "new" Arabia Mountain Walking Club on Aug. 20 at the Stonecrest Library.

'Frozen' screening on Aug. 20 at Wade Walker Park Y

Families and individuals can grab their favorite snacks and a blanket or chairs for a screening of the Disney animated adventure "Frozen" on Aug. 20 at the Wade Walker Park Family YMCA.

'Ladies of Jazz' headline free concert at Ebenezer

"The Ladies of Jazz" headline the 2016 Jazz@Ebenezer free concert on Aug. 19 at Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta.

Symposium on Reconstruction in DeKalb at History Center

College history professors will offer scholarly presentations on the Civil War and Reconstruction in DeKalb County and Atlanta on Aug. 20 at the DeKalb History Center.

Shop for a Cause at Macy's South DeKalb

Macy's South DeKalb customers can support the March of Dimes while saving 25 percent off all day, all weekend, at the 11th annual Shop for a Cause on Aug. 26-28.

Pulitzer Prize winner to discuss 'The Race Beat'

Pulitzer Prize winner Hank Klibanoff discusses "The Race Beat" and the civil rights movement on Aug. 16 at the Decatur Library.

Georgia Center for the Book to honor authors

On Aug. 18, readers can meet some of the authors and illustrators whose works are included in Georgia Center for the Book's 2016 "Books All Georgians Should Read" and "Books All Young Georgians Should Read" lists.

Jazz Under the Stars on Aug. 13 at Lithonia Amphitheater

Music lovers will be tapping their feet and bobbing their heads at "Jazz Under the Stars" on Aug. 13 at the Lithonia Amphitheater in Lithonia.