April 17

The Arts Council hosts a performance by the Joe Grandsen Quartet at 8 p.m. April 17 at 331 Spring St. N.W. in Gainesville. For more information, call 770-534-2787 or visit www.theartscouncil.net.

April 21

Author Nicole Seitz will make an appearance from 3 to 5 p.m. April 21 at Eagle Eye Book Shop, 2076 N. Decatur Road, Decatur to discuss and sign her book. For more information, call 404-486-0307.

May 9

Young Audiences Woodruff Arts Center presents "The Mad Hatter" from 10 a.m. to noon May 9 at the Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree St., Atlanta. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 404-733-5337.

June 26

The 14th Street Playhouse will perform "Who Killed Uncle Pete?" at 8 p.m. June 26 and 27 at 173 14th St. in Atlanta. For more information, call 404-733-4738 or visit www.14thstplayhouse.org.

Sept. 29

The Atlanta Opera will host The Atlanta Opera Ball at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 29 at St. Regis Atlanta, 88 W. Paces Ferry Road in Buckhead. For more information, visit www.atlantaopera.org.

Ongoing events:

The Alliance Theatre will present "26 Miles" through Sunday on the Hertz Stage. For more information, call the Woodruff Arts Center Box Office at 404-733-5000 or visit www.alliancetheatre.org.

Theatrical Outfit presents "Driving Miss Daisy" April 22 to May 17. For more information, call 678-528-1504.

The High Museum of Art will host an exhibition of architect Anthony Ames from Saturday to Aug. 23. For more information, visit www.high.org.

The Center for Puppetry Arts presents "The Little Pirate Mermaid" Tuesday to May 24 and May 26 to June 21 at 1404 Spring St. in Atlanta. For more information, visit www.puppet.org.

The Alliance Theatre presents "Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris" from Wednesday to May 10. For more information, call 404-733-4650 or visit www.alliancetheatre.org.

ART Station presents "Tuesday With Morrie" Wednesday to May 3 at ART Station in Stone Mountain Village. For more information, call 770-469-1105 or visit www.artstation.org.

The High Museum of Art Atlanta presents "The First Emperor: China's Terracotta Army" through April 19 at the Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E. in Atlanta. For more information, visit www.high.org or call 404-733-4200.

Whitespace gallery will be holding an exhibition of paintings and sculptural installations by Deanna Sirlin from April 17 to May 16. For more information, visit www.whitespace

814.com or www. deannasirlin.com.

The Quinlan Visual Arts Center presents "Contemplations, Generations and Rustications" through June 7. The Quinlan is located at 514 Green St., Gainesville, and admission is free to the public. For more information, call 770-536-2575 or visit www.quinlanartscenter.org.

7 Stages Theatre presents "The Extremists" Saturday through April 19 at 1105 Euclid Ave., Atlanta. For more information, call 404-523-7647 or visit www.7stages.org.

The Oconee Cultural Arts Center will host an exhibition of a fused glass artist Kathleen Gill from Friday to May 9. For more information, visit www.OCAF.com or www.GillGlass.com.

The High Museum of Art will be displaying George de La Tour's painting "The Card-Sharp" through Sept. 6. For more information, visit www.high.org.

The High Museum of Art will be displaying drawings by Antonio Pisanello through May 10.

The High Museum of Art Atlanta presents "Louvre Atlanta: The Louvre and the Masterpiece" through Sept. 6 at the Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E. in Atlanta. For more information, visit www.high.org or call 404-733-4200.