"Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" will be showing from Tuesday until June 1 at the Fox Theatre. Tickets cost $19 to $55. They can be purchased at the Fox Theatre box office, Ticketmaster or by calling 404-817-8700. For more information, visit www.sweeneytoddtour.com.


Two summer exhibitions, Ancestral Memory and a Summer Juried Exhibition, will be on view Thursday through Aug. 10 at the Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St., in downtown Gainesville. Operating hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and from 1 to

4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free to the public. For more information, call 770-536-2575 or visit www.quinlanarts


June 6

Atlanta Stage Write Productions announces its second annual collection of original short plays, "9 x 9 '08: Nine Plays by Nine Playwrights." This collection of short plays will be performed at the Norcross Cultural Arts and Community Center, 10 Britt Ave. N.W. in Norcross.

Admission is $15. The show dates are 8 p.m. June 6,

7:30 p.m. June 7, 3 p.m. June 8, 7:30 p.m. June 14 and 3 p.m. June 15.

June 9

The Golden Dragon Acrobats will perform at 8 p.m. June 9 in the Pearce Auditorium located at 1 Centennial Circle in Gainesville. Call 770-534-2787 to purchase tickets.

June 14

The city of Stone Mountain and Main Street Stone Mountain will hold the 36th Annual Arts and Crafts Festival from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 14 and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 15 on Main Street in downtown Stone Mountain. Admission is free. For additional information regarding Main Street Stone Mountain call 770-498-7334 or visit www.StoneMountainVillage.com.

June 15

Celebrate Father's Day at the Atlanta Botanical Garden with a frog-themed Father's Day Festival from 1 to 5 p.m. June 15. Admission for dads is half-price all day. Visit www.atlantabotanicalgarden.org for additional information.

The High Museum is hosting "Fabulous Fathers - Celebrating Every Day Dads and History's Heroes" free of charge from noon to 5 p.m. June 15. Call 404-733-4437.

June 18

Athfest 2008 will be held downtown Athens from June 18 to 22 featuring more than 150. Visit www.athfest.com or call 706-353-3244 for more information.

June 28

The High Museum will be hosting a panel discussion with Civil Rights icons John Lewis, Andrew Young and Dorothy Cotton at 2 p.m. June 28 in the Rich Theatre. Visit www.high.org or call 404-733-4437 for more information.

Aug. 1

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will close the 2008 Arts Council Peace Series at

8 p.m. at the Arts Council Smithgall Arts Center. Call 770-534-2787 to purchase tickets.


The 2nd Annual Atlanta Arts Festival will be returning to Piedmont Park. The festival will run form Sept. 12 to 14. Tickets cost $15 (in advance) for the Friday preview party, $20 at the door, Saturday and Sunday admission is free. Call 404-577-8686 for more information or info@360media.net.

Oct. 11

Taste of Atlanta 2008 will be held at Atlantic Station, 17th Street, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. October 11 and 12. There will be live entertainment, local and national celebrity chefs, and a Wine Experience for VIP ticket holders. Visit www.tasteofatlanta.com.

Ongoing events:

"The Eye of Josephine" will be on display through May at the High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. The exhibit is part of the Paris at the Woodruff and Louvre Atlanta series. Call 404-733-5000 or visit www.parisatthewoodruff.org.

"The Louvre and the Ancient World" will be on display through Sept. 7 at the High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. The exhibit is part of the Paris at the Woodruff and Louvre Atlanta series. Call 404-733-5000 or visit www.parisatthewoodruff.org.

The Atlanta History Center, located at 130 W. Paces Ferry Road in Atlanta, features exhibits on Georgia history, Southern folk art and the Civil War and is home to the Centennial Olympic Games Museum and two historic homes. The center's hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $15, $12 for senior citizens and students 13 and over, $10 for ages 4-12, and free for ages 3 and under. Call 404-814-4000 or visit www.atlantahistorycenter.com.

The Carter Library and Museum, which is located 441 Freedom Parkway in Atlanta, houses President Carter's papers and permanent displays on his life and administration. Admission is $8, $6 for students and senior citizens, and free for ages 16 and under. Call 404-865-7100 or visit www.jimmycarterlibrary.org.

The Georgia Aquarium, which includes more than 100,000 fish, is located at 225 Baker St. in Atlanta, across from Centennial Olympic Park. Daily admission to the aquarium is $22.75 for adults, $19.50 for those 55 and up, and $17 for ages 3 to 12. Call 404-581-4000 or visit www.georgiaaquarium.org.

Peachtree TV presents Screen on the Green, a free summer outdoor movie festival at Centennial Olympic Park. A different movie will be featured each Thursday from May 29 through June 26. The annual movie fest has moved from its usual Piedmont Park location due to drought conditions, but will return once conditions subside. Call 404-575-6313.