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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'Wowed by the energy'

“A lot of people who have seen other dance companies, and have never seen our show, tell me that when they come for Alvin Ailey, they’re taken aback, wowed by the energy,” says dancer Rachel McLaren. “It’s like they leave the theater with rosy cheeks, they’re so exhilarated.”

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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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'I want to make people laugh'

As she does in “In Love and Warcraft,” playwright Madhuri Shekar writes about couplings. Love stories. Dysfunctional love stories. People who are figuring out how to make their relationships work. Performances begin Jan. 31 at the Alliance Theatre.

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