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February

Covenant Presbyterian Church will host a free concert by the Atlanta Women’s Chorus on Saturday, Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. The performance is a preview of the group’s fifth anniversary Concert scheduled for the following week in DeKalb. The choral ensemble will perform audience and singer favorites from the organization’s first five years. The church is located in Buckhead at 2461 Peachtree Rd., NE, Atlanta, Ga. 30305. The Atlanta Women’s Chorus will be featured in two performances of “Rewind: The First Five Years” at 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17 at Druid Hills Presbyterian Church, 1026 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta. Tickets are available now through voicesofnote.org/awc/

True Colors Theatre Company presents August Wilson’s classic, King Hedley II, Feb. 13 through March 11 at the Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Road. In a 1980s inner city Pittsburgh neighborhood taken over by urban blight, King dreams about opening his own business using the money he has made selling stolen refrigerators. For tickets and information, visit truecolorstheatre.org.

St. Pius X is hosting an Opening Reception for the 14th Annual Juried Visual Arts Show on Friday, Feb. 23, at the school located at 2674 Johnson Road, NE at 7 p.m. The awards will be presented in The Young Center auditorium followed by a reception. The event is free and open to the public. The exhibition includes a juried student competition, awards for outstanding student artwork, and an exhibition opening, celebrating all the participating artists. Artwork in a variety of media will be on display. Categories for judging include drawing, painting, sculpture, mixed media, photography, 2D design and 3D design. The exhibit runs from Feb. 23 – March 16. For more, visit spx.org.

Karin R. Banks and the Aida Chamber Ensemble together with the Gerald Freeman Jazz ensemble present Fusion III: Ode to Ethiopia and Music of the African Diaspora in an evening of spoken word and music with a special presentation featuring Yalew Eshete performing on the authentic Ethiopian stringed instrument, the Masinko. The event is Saturday, Feb. 24, 7 p.m. at Emory Performing Arts Studio, 1804 N. Decatur Road. Tickets and info at fusionconcertatl.com.

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta, 1447 Church St., Decatur, will host the workshop Radical Conversation-Liberation through Anger on Saturday, Feb. 24, 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 25, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Dharma teacher Lama Rod Owens will teach how to work with this energy in your practice, transforming anger into peace. Open to everyone. For information, visit atlanta.shambhala.org.

On Thursday, March 1, Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities will host its first Handbag HULLABALOO fundraiser, where guests will have the opportunity to win up to 30 designer handbags by playing Handbag HULLABALOO raffle games. Jeff Dauler, of Star 94.1’s Jeff and Jenn Show, and Callie Dauler, lifestyle influencer and blogger, will emcee the exclusive event at 6 p.m. at the Intercontinental Buckhead (315 Peachtree Rd. NE, Atlanta 30326). Individual tickets are $100 and a table for 10 is $1,500. Tickets can be purchased here and more information on Handbag HULLABALOO can be found at this link.

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