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Atlanta Ballet’s The Man in Black
What: Dancers in cowboy boots groove to captivating choreography inspired by and to the sound track of Johnny Cash’s rockabilly hits and lesser-known tracks.
Why: 1st Flash, choreographed by Jorma Elo, and Moments of Dis, by Juel D. Lane, complete the evening’s trifecta.
When: Fri., 8 p.m.; Sat., 2 & 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 p.m.
Where: Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Pkwy. (770-916-2800). Tickets ($20-$120) online at ticketmaster.com.
Varasano’s Pizzeria’s New Menu Items
What: Fresh cocktails like the Stop & Smell the Flowers (vodka, hibiscus liquor, orange juice, and a splash of fizz) and Superfruit Fizz (Veev açai spirit, fresh berry puree, and basil).
Why: Pair them with a hot slice of Bufala & Coppa (white pie with imported mozzarella di bufala, basil, and capicola).
When: Mon.-Thurs., 5:30-10 p.m.; Fri., 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sat., 10:30 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sun., 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m.
Where: 2171 Peachtree Rd. NE, Buckhead (404-352-8216).
What: A high-energy mash-up of entertainment from bands like Acollective and Atlas Sound, artist Fahamu Pecou, GloAtl dancers, and DJ Vicki Powell.
Why: Proceeds benefit arts and community advocate WonderRoot and GloAtl.
When: Fri., 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m.
Where: W Atlanta - Midtown, 188 14th St., Midtown (404-892-6000). Performance tickets ($50) online at wonderglo.org.
Museum of Design Atlanta’s Anniversary Party
What: One year in a new home results in a full day of partying with cake, performances by The Imperial Opa Circus, and more.
Why: View the current exhibition, Stories in Form: Chair Design by the Portfolio Center.
When: Sun., 1-4 p.m.
Where: 1315 Peachtree St., Midtown (404-979-6455). Regular museum admission is $10.
Photo: Charlie McCullers / Courtesy of Atlanta Ballet