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Today

Kudzu Art Zone's Norcross event "Feel the Heat" begins today and runs through Aug. 23. Kudzu Art Zone is located at 116 Carlyle St. in Norcross. Visit www.kudzuartzone.org for more information.

Red Clay Theatre presents "Playing in Traffic," a night of improv theater, at 8 p.m. today at the Red Clay Theatre, 3116 Main St., Duluth. Tickets are $10. For more information, call Angella Baker at 678-451-4590 or visit www.redclaytheatrearts.com.

Saturday

The Duluth Historical Society presents the Dog Days of Duluth from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday on the Duluth Town Green. The event will unveil 25 painted canine sculptures that will remain on display until the Duluth Fall Festival when they will be auctioned off. For more information, call 770-476-0335.

Hudgens Center for the Arts presents Family Day: Paint Gourds 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. For more information, call 770-623-6002.

The Red Clay Theatre presents "The Big Bad, Little Red, Pig Show" featuring Lee Bryan, "That puppet guy," from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Red Clay Theatre, 3116 Main St., Duluth. Tickets are $5. For more information, call Angella Baker at 678-451-4590 or visit www.redclaytheatrearts.com.

Thursday

Judy Isaak will teach coil technique from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday at Tannery Row Artist Colony. For more information, call Judith Surowiec at 770-271-3056.

Hudgens Center for the Arts presents "Art Rocks" South of the Border from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. For more information, call 770-623-6002.

July 18

The city of Duluth presents the New Rascals show at 8:30 p.m. July 18. The opener will be The Mike Veal Band at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the gate. For tickets, visit www.ticketalternative.com.

July 19

Star 94's Movie Under the Stars presents "The Princess Bride" at dusk July 19 in Historic Downtown Duluth. For more information, visit duluthga.net or call Elizabeth Rudin at 678-475-3512.

Kate Voegele will headline a free concert at 3 p.m. July 19 in the food court of Discover Mills in Lawrenceville. The event is a part of the Simon dTOUR Live concert series and is presented by ABC Family. For more information, visit www.discovermills.com or www.simondtour.com.

July 20

The All-American Rejects will headline a free concert at noon July 20 at the Mall of Georgia. The event is a part of the Simon dTOUR Live concert series. For more information, visit www.mallofgeorgia.com or www.simondtour.com.

July 24

Judith Surowiec will continue the colored pencil teaching series from 11 a.m. to noon July 24 at Tannery Row Artist Colony. For more information, call Surowiec at 770-271-3056.

July 26

For its Movies on Main Street, a series of revivals and classic films, Suwanee will show "Dr. Strangelove, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb" at 8 p.m. July 26 at the Burnette-Rogers Pavilion on Main Street. The event is free and open to the public; movies are for adult viewers.

July 27

Greater Atlanta Christian School is hosting "A Mighty Spirit" ballet at 4 p.m. July 27 in the Sara D. Williams Fine Art Center. The Hosanna Sacred Arts Dance Company, a group of professional Christian dance artists, is performing. Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for children. Call 770-243-2302 for more information.

Ongoing events

Every Saturday, the Mall of Georgia will host live musical performances from local artists on stage from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the outdoor Village Pavilion. The community concert series is free and open to the public. Guests are welcome to bring lawn chairs. For more information, call 678-482-8788 or visit www.mallofgeorgia.com.

The Hudgens Center for the Arts present Amazing Summer Art Camps for children ages 5 to 12 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today through July 18 and July 21 through Aug. 1 at 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. Camp runs Monday through Friday and is taught by professional artists and certified art teachers. For more information, call 770-623-6002.

Members of the Buford Artists' Group will be showing their work in the exhibit, "Painted Spaces - Special Places" now through July 25 at the Pinckneyville Park Community Center gallery located at 4650 Peachtree Industrial Blvd. in Norcross. For more information, call 770-417-2200.

The Hudgens Center for the Arts is hosting the "Black, White and Color" exhibit of the illustrations of Bill Stevens now through Aug. 30. For more information, call 770-623-6002.

The Hudgens Center for the Arts is hosting the "Gifts from Africa: Bronzes, Art and Artifacts" exhibit of the personal collection of African art through December. For more information, call 770-623-6002.