This weekend's best bets: Feb. 13

Our most intriguing best bets this weekend: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at the Fox, “Shakespeare’s R&J” at Fabrefaction, “Where the Mountain Meets the Moon” at Synchronicity Theatre, the new “Whistling Psyche” and a double bill of heartbreak by Atlanta playwright Theroun D’arcy Patterson.

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This weekend's best bets: Feb. 6

If I could see one thing this weekend … it’d be a tough call. Topping the list: “The Geller Girls” and “In Love and Warcraft,” both at the Alliance, and “Six Degrees of Separation” at Actor’s Express. If you’re looking for something achingly romantic, choose from any number of “Romeo and Juliets” (ballet, stage, modern).

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This weekend's best bets: Jan. 30

Because of this week’s weather “event,” please check with your venue before venturing out. When you do, you’ll find more great choices than you can squeeze into a week, let alone a weekend. A partial list: “The Geller Girls” and “In Love and War” at the Alliance; “Lombardi” at Aurora; “Six Degrees of Separation” at Actor’s Express; plus the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival and Theater Emory’s Brave New Works. Oh, what fun!

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Building celluloid bridges

Atlanta hosts numerous film festivals throughout the year, but none conveys the sense of “event” as the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival, which drew 31,500 attendees in 2013 (about 25 percent of whom identify as non-Jewish). This year’s version begins Jan. 29.

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