Things to do for March 08, 2012

The Weekender

Prohibition, Half-Nakedness and 90 Beers

The weekend knows a guy.

Thursday
Getting Boardwalk Empire-y in VaHi
UNDER THE BOARDWALK

Getting Boardwalk Empire-y in VaHi

Atkins Park in VaHi: old bar. Ninety years this week, actually. Which means they were around during Prohibition. Which also means (say it with us)... Prohibition party. Expect performances by Blair Crimmins & the Hookers, Boardwalk Empire episodes streaming all night, old-school cocktails and flapper costumes everywhere. Shine your brogues. Shine them now.

Friday
Just a Few Hundred Burlesque Dancers
IN GOOD PASTE

Just a Few Hundred Burlesque Dancers

Should you find yourself in Decatur this weekend, you’ll quickly notice a most intriguing development... burlesque dancers. Everywhere. Chalk it up to the Southern Fried Burlesque Fest, a four-day celebration of all things pastie—think endless performances, pageants and, yes, even classes and seminars. Might want to consider bringing a date.

Saturday
How to Deal with Too Much Beer
THE CASK AT HAND

How to Deal with Too Much Beer

In short: you’re about to taste 90 beers crafted by amateur brewers from all over the city. In shorter: that’s impossible. So we’d recommend choosing your pints wisely at SweetWater’s Brew Your Cask Off fest. Grab a glass, listen to some local bands (Betsy Franck & the Bareknuckle Band, Like a Locomotive...) and sample away. And away.

Johann Sebastian Bach Meets Tasty Licks
TESTING YOUR METAL

Johann Sebastian Bach Meets Tasty Licks

Well, this should be interesting. Three musicians, each with a particular affinity for full-on metal guitar shredding, will convene this weekend at the Academy Theatre in Avondale Estates. To play classical music. You haven’t lived until you’ve heard Bach in Cannibal Corpse minor.

Monday
Mondays Are for Lovers. And Whole Pigs.
SUCK IT UP

Mondays Are for Lovers. And Whole Pigs.

From now on, you should consider going to the Iberian Pig every Monday night. Because that’s when they’ll be carving up suckling pigs in the dining room. It’s simple: show up, find the table with an animal on it and grace your plate with pork and jus. Unless you’re allergic to jus.

Mondays, 6:30pm, $13, The Iberian Pig, 121 Sycamore St, Decatur, 404-371-8800

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