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Laughing Matters, one of the 10 longest running improv troupes in the southeast, will hold a reunion show with its original cast on Saturday, July 7, 8 p.m. at Manuel’s Tavern, 602 Highland Ave. Founded in 1985 by Emilio Perey, Marc Farley, Keith Hooker, Tommy Futch, and Allison Gilmore, the players will re-unite to take tasteful suggestions from the Manuel’s audience and turn them into improvised sketches and songs. Patrons can eat and drink during the show and Laughing Matters is always family friendly. Get tickets at this link.
MOCA GA and WonderRoot will host and opening reception for the 2017/18 WonderRoot Hughley Fellowship exhibition, First-Person-Plural, on Thursday, July 12, from 6:30 – 8:30 PM at MOCA GA. This exhibition, curated by Iman Person, will be on view at MOCA GA from July 13th through September 8th in the upper-level galleries of MOCA GA. The Fellows include artists Davion Alston, Anicka Austin, Ebony Blanding, Nicole Benner, CC Calloway, Claire Chambless, Patrick Di Rito, Jeremi Johnson, Meredith Kooi, and Vanessa Brook Williams. For more information, visit this link.
The Weird Sisters Theatre Project kicks off their 2018 season with a production of “Enchanted April” by Matthew Barber, based on the novel by Elizabeth von Arnim. Feeling lost in the shadows of marriage and forgotten in the rush of 1920s post-war society, two London housewives pool their savings to rent a villa in Italy for a ladies-only holiday away, reluctantly recruiting a pair of difficult upper-class women to share the cost and the experience. Things lost are soon found as the women clash, then begin to bond and bloom under the Mediterranean sun. The play runs July 13-29 at Out of the Box Theatre. For tickets and information, visit this link.
Huff Harrington Fine Art celebrates Bastille Day on Saturday, July 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. by showcasing French-inspired art from Alice Williams, art by French artist Pascal Bouterin, and Heritage Art, fresh from France while enjoying light bites and plenty of rosé. The show is open to the public and will run through July 28. More information is available at www.huffharrington.com.
Make sure you mark your calendars and get your tickets for Showcase, a fundraising event for the Voices of Note’s Atlanta Women’s Chorus and Gay Men’s Chorus. Showcase is being held on July 28 from 8 to 10 p.m. at OutFront Theatre, 999 Brady Ave. N.W., Atlanta GA 30318, and tickets are on sale now at www.voicesofnote.org. Tickets are $40; this event is a 21 and older event.
A child birthing session with wings and beer? You bet! From Zero 2 Baby will be held July 29 from 3 to 6 p.m. at Manuel’s Tavern. Learn about the different stages of labor and how to support your partner before, during and after giving birth with instructor, Jacob Engelsman, Labor and Postpartum Doula at QTP Doula. Purchase tickets at this link.