BEST BETS | June 21-27, 2018

Welcome once again to BEST BETS, our curated column about the top arts events in Atlanta. Leading this week’s best: “The Color Purple” (Actor’s Express); Lauren Gunderson’s “The Taming” (closing Sunday at Synchronicity Theatre); AJFF’s Cinebash salute to Saul Bass; and the offbeat “Paper Cut” (for adult audiences at the Center for Puppetry Arts).

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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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