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Weekender: CORE Performance, Arts Renaissance and More

Here are just some of the events this weekend in Decatur and Avondale Estates. Check our Calendar for more.

At Eddie's Attic, Carolina Story (7:30 p.m.) and Chinua Hawk (9:30) are playing on Friday. Credit: Hunt Archbold
At Eddie's Attic, Carolina Story (7:30 p.m.) and Chinua Hawk (9:30) are playing on Friday. Credit: Hunt Archbold
Here's a sampler of events this weekend in the Decatur-Avondale Estates area. For more activities, check out our Events calendar.

CORE Performance Company.
CORE Performance Company kicks off its 27th season in Decatur with two performances of new and original contemporary dance works on Friday and Saturday at the Decatur High School Performing Arts Center. Events begin both nights at 8 p.m. Works include "still" by Artistic Director Sue Schroeder; "Web" by guest artist Becky Valls; and "Monochrome in Black, White, and Gray" by company members. Tickets are free, required, and can be reserved at: https://coredance.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0SA000000CQBxfMAH

The Atlanta Arts Renaissance. This showcase of musicians, poets, and visual artists is brought to you by the Umbrella Agency Inc. and the Salt and Light Truth Center. The theme for this show, Spittin' G.R.I.T.S (Gifts Right Into The Soul), includes a full lineup of talented poets, singers, and musicians. The featured visual artist, REN, will display original paintings as well.  Advance tickets are $10 and available for purchase online.

National Black Women's Life Balance and Wellness Conference. The third annual conference takes place Saturday and Sunday at Spelman College. Group discounts (for 3 or more) are available. To register, visit lifebalanceconference.com

Live music. At Eddie's Attic, Carolina Story (7:30 p.m.) and Chinua Hawk (9:30) on Friday; Geoff Achison & The Souldiggers (7 p.m.) and An Evening With Aoife O'Donovan (10) on Saturday; Cowboy Envy (5 p.m.) on Sunday. At Kavarna, Chris Edmonds Band at 8:30 p.m. Saturday and Sin at 5:30 p.m. Sunday. At Big Tex Cantina, Terry Flynn Band on Friday and Cedar Hill for bluegrass brunch on Sunday.

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