This weekend's best bets: Aug. 8

What to see? Choose one, or all three, of Essential Theatre’s world premieres in their final performances; an epic, American and/or French, respectively, at Serenbe Playhouse and/or Aurora Theatre in Lawrenceville; jazz in the great outdoors at Callanwolde; or a sexy foray into love, philosophy and science with Weird Sisters Theatre Project’s Georgia premiere of “Emilie: La Marquise du Châtelet Defends Her Life Tonight.”

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This weekend's best bets: Aug. 1

Looking for something cultural to do in the next week or so? Here’s our select list of recommendations, topped by “Les Misérables” at Aurora Theatre, “Hair” at Serenbe Playhouse and “Every Tongue Confess” at Horizon Theatre. Your choices are many.

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This weekend's best bets: July 11

It’s a big weekend for openings: “Every Tongue Confess” at Horizon Theatre, the Essential Theatre Play Festival and True Colors’ “Shakin’ the Rafters.” What are your picks? (And don’t forget the “Lesbians” at Weird Sisters, and the gods and mortals of “Metamorphoses” at Georgia Shakespeare.)

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This weekend's best bets: July 3

If the weather keeps you inside this weekend, or you tire of all the snap, crackle and pop of fireworks, we recommend the hilariously quirky “5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche” by Weird Sisters Theatre Project, anything at Serenbe Playhouse and the gorgeous “Metamorphoses” at Georgia Shakespeare … but that’s just a start.

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This weekend's best bets: June 27

What to see and do this weekend? We recommend Dance Truck, “Metamorphoses” at Georgia Shakespeare, Libby Whittemore at Actor’s Express and, perhaps a trip to the urban oasis of Serenbe for the opening of the Pulitzer Prize-nominated “A Walk in the Woods.”

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