This weekend's best bets: Feb. 14

Looking for romance, culture or both? We enthusiastically endorse Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, “Bike America” at the Alliance, “Master Harold … and the boys” at Aurora Theatre and August Wilson’s “Two Trains Running” by True Colors Theatre Company.

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This weekend's best bets: Feb. 7

If we could send you anywhere, it’d be an Alliance weekend. The brand-new “Bike America” is wickedly funny and smart, and David Lindsay-Abaire’s “Good People” is the kind of great American play you shouldn’t miss. Theater, symphony, ballet … where are you headed?

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This weekend's best bets: Jan. 17

Opening this week are the fast-paced comedy “Bob” (Aurora Theatre) and David Lindsay-Abaire’s much-praised “Good People” (Alliance). Closing: “Waiting for Balloon” at the Alliance’s Theatre for the Very Young. Worth checking out: 7 Stages’ new Home Brew Series of new-play readings; “Swell Party,” which is swell, if long, at Georgia Ensemble; and “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson,” which is still stirring buzz as it hits week two in its six-week run at Actor’s Express.

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This weekend's best bets: June 14

If you’re looking for something cultural to do this weekend, Encore Atlanta recommends the musicals “Ilyria” at Georgia Shakespeare and “Musicals Suck, The Musical” at Dad’s Garage along with a couple of special events: Synchronicity Theatre’s annual Playmaking for Girls summer performance and “What’s Eating Katie?” at the Alliance Theatre.

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This weekend's best bets: May 10

It’s a big weekend in Atlanta: the inaugural Fringe Fest tucks itself into nooks and crannies around town with 100-plus performances, Georgia Shakespeare returns to Piedmont Park, “Xanadu” opens at Actor’s Express and “Waffle Palace” at Horizon Theatre. Check out our recommendations.

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