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The Weekend Guide

Resolution #134: Dance/eat/live/love like nobody’s watching.

HEAR
A Night in the Tropics with Bebel Gilberto and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
What:
The Brazilian-born singer has bossa nova sensibilities and influences including Madonna, Bjork, and dad/legend João.
Why: You won’t believe your ears.
When: Fri. & Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: Memorial Arts Building at Atlanta Symphony Hall, 1280 Peachtree St., Midtown (404-733-5000).

EAT

Potlikker Film Festival
What: Pigs on sticks and potlikker shots paired with films inspired by Southern restaurant life.
Why: Someone’s in the kitchen with diners.
When: Sat., 4-7 p.m.
Where: Sweetwater Brewing Company, 195 Ottley Dr., Midtown (404-691-2537). Registration forms online or get tickets at the door.

DO
Learn to Dance on Your Wedding Day

What: Learn the basics of reception-friendly ballroom dance.
Why: Never too early to prevent cold feet.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-noon.
Where: Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, 980 Briarcliff Rd., Poncey-Highland (404-872-5338).

The Smartcard Workout at Elements Fitness
What: Machines are sync’d to gym-issued cards to record your reps, vitals, intensity — and slacking.
Why: Don’t sweat the small stuff.
When: Mon.-Thurs., 6:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri., 6:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 11705 Jones Bridge Rd., Alpharetta (678-240-9300).

BUY
Debello

What:
The Atlanta-based shopping site has beefed up its stock big-time, with new merch from Alexis Hudson, Georgina Goodman, and more.
Why: It’s all starting to click.
When:When not?
Where: From head to toe at shopdebello.com.

 

LOCATIONS
1280 Peachtree St
Atlanta, GA 30309
404-733-5000
1300 Peachtree Industrial Blvd
Suwanee, GA 30024
770-988-2779
980 Briarcliff Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30306
404-872-5338
195 Ottley Dr NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
404-691-2537
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