Arts & Entertainment Scene


Superheroes to fight bullying during Stonecrest appearance

Marvel superhero fans can meet Spider-Man and Captain America on Oct. 25 for an anti-bullying event at the Mall at Stonecrest in Lithonia.

Chefs wanted for Taste of Arabia

Local restaurants and chefs can sign up now to participate in Arabia Mountain High School’s fourth annual Taste of Arabia on Nov. 1.

PBS spotlights Clarkston politics in documentary

Clarkston will be the subject of a nationally televised documentary airing Nov. 1 on PBS.

Halloween activities in full swing

Kids can have a frightfully fun time at Jodeco Road United Methodist Church’s annual Trunks-of-Treats on Oct. 26 in Stockbridge.

Historian to dish on two American music trailblazers

Historian and author Ben Wynne will discuss seminal American musicians Charley Patton and Jimmie Rodgers on Oct. 20 at the Carter Presidential Library and Museum.

100 Black Women’s Pink & Black Gala honors cancer survivors

Fifteen cancer survivors will be honored at the DeKalb 100 Black Women’s ninth annual Pink & Black Ball fundraiser on Nov. 1 at the Courtyard by Marriott in Decatur.

D.I.V.A. event to empower women

Women can tap into their inner diva at the Called to Be a D.I.V.A. women’s empowerment conference on Oct. 17-18 in Decatur.

Campaign puts knitted hat on shaken baby syndrome

Hand-knitted baby caps are being shared with parents of newborns as part of a CLICK for Babies campaign to spread awareness of shaken baby syndrome, the leading cause of child abuse deaths.

AARP discount at museum

AARP members can get a 30 percent discount to become founding members of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta.

Book offers new look at Jefferson Davis

Pulitzer Prize-winning author James McPherson will discuss his book, “Embattled Rebel,” on Oct. 13 at the Decatur Library.

Muslim Journeys to discuss Quran

Imam Plemon El-Amin will lead a discussion of “Story of the Qur’an: Its History and Place in Muslim Life” by Ingrid Mattson on Oct. 7 at Scott Candler Library.

Tickets on sale for ‘Stompin’ at Savoy’ fundraiser

Tickets are now on sale for the 10th annual “Stompin’ at the Savoy” taking place Nov. 8 at the Holiday Inn Perimeter/Dunwoody in Atlanta.

Kids book plays joke on adults

Writer, producer and stand-up comedian B.J. Novak will discuss his irreverent and irresistibly silly “The Book With No Pictures” on Oct. 7 at the Decatur Library.

Legal thriller probes 1870 abduction

Michael Ross will talk about his legal thriller, “The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case: Race, Law, and Justice in the Reconstruction Era,” on Oct. 8 at the Carter Library and Museum in Atlanta.

Clayton to speak at NAACP dinner

Tickets are now on sale for the DeKalb NAACP’s 58th annual Freedom Fund Awards Dinner taking place on Oct. 18 at Saint Philip AME Church’s Family Life Center.