Today

Trombonist Emmett Goods will perform from 5 to 10 p.m. today as part of Friday Jazz at the High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St. in Atlanta. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. For more information, visit www.high.org.

British singer-songwriter Bobby Long will perform at 9:45 p.m. today at Andrews Upstairs, 56 E. Andrews Drive in Atlanta. For more information, call 404-869-1132 or visit www.bobby-long.co.uk/the-tour/.

Aug. 28

The Atlanta Botanical Garden SunTrust Concerts in the Garden series will present Los Lobos at 8 p.m. Aug. 28 on the gardens' great lawn, 1345 Piedmont Ave. N.E. in Atlanta. For tickets, visit www.ticketmaster.com or call 404-876-5859 for more information.

An opening reception for the exhibit "The Way Water Falls," paintings by the artist Boscco, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Georgia Perimeter College Library/Gallery Building NLR-C at the Dunwoody campus, 2101 Womack Road in Dunwoody. The exhibit will be on display through Oct. 21. For more information, call 770-274-5085.

Aug. 30

Electric violinist Ken Ford will perform at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 30 at Villa Christina's, 4000 Summit Blvd. in Atlanta. Doors will open at 4 p.m. Call 404-303-0133 for more information.

Sept. 4

Whitespace gallery will hold an opening reception for the exhibit "Soft Trap," paintings by Sarah Emerson, and "Withershins," an exhibit of sculptural works by Jeff Grant, from 7 to 10 p.m. Sept. 4. The gallery is at 814 Edgewood Ave. in Inman Park. For more information, call 404-688-1892 or visit www.whitespace814.com.

Sept. 5

Chukkar Farm and the Polo Club Concert Series will present the Songwriters in the Round concerts featuring Tim Buppert and Rachel Williams with James Casto at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 5. Chukkar Farm is at 1005 Little River Way in Alpharetta. Visit www.chukkarfarm.com for more information.

Arts on the Creek will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 5 at Perimeter Church, 9500 Medlock Bridge Road in Johns Creek. Visit www.artsonthecreek.org or call 678-405-2000 for more information.

Sept. 6

Arts on the Creek will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 6 at Perimeter Church, 9500 Medlock Bridge Road in Johns Creek. Visit www.artsonthecreek.org or call 678-405-2000 for more information.

Sept. 11

"Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian" will be shown as part of the Sandy Springs Movies by Moonlight event on the lawn at Sandy Springs United Methodist Church's Hitson Activity Center, 86 Mt. Vernon Highway in Sandy Springs. The movie will be shown on a giant, 45-foot screen at dusk. Admission and parking are free. Pets and alcohol are not allowed. For more information, call 404-256-9091 or e-mail director@leadershipsandysprings.org.

The sixth annual Black Box Improv Festival will open Sept. 11 at Georgia Tech's DramaTech Theatre, the Student Center and Under the Couch. For a show schedule, specific location details and more information, visit www.blackboximprov.com.

Sept. 12

The 2009 Inspirational Jazz Fest will be held at 5 p.m. Sept.12 at St. James United Methodist Church, 3000 Webb Bridge Road in Alpharetta. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children. Visit www.stjamesumc.org or call 678-762-1543 for more information.

Sept. 17

The High Museum of Art will host a lecture titled "Women in Photography" at 7 p.m. Sept. 17. The program will feature a talk by Daniel Dixon. Admission to the museum is $18 for adults, $15 for seniors and college students with a valid ID, $11 for children ages 6 to 17 and free for members and children under age 6. The High Museum of Art is at 1280 Peachtree St. N.E. in Atlanta. Visit www.high.org for more information.

Hudgens Center for the Arts will host an opening reception for its Fiber Artistry and Portrait Exhibitions from 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 17 at 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Building 300 in Duluth. For more information, visit www.thehudgens.org or call 770-623-6002.

Sept. 18

The High Museum of Art will host its September Friday Jazz event from 5 to 10 p.m. Sept. 18 with performer Dan Baraszu. Admission to the museum is $18 for adults, $15 for seniors and college students with a valid ID, $11 for children ages 6 to 17 and free for members and children under age 6. The High Museum of Art is at 1280 Peachtree St. N.E. in Atlanta. Visit www.high.org for more information.

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

"Agents of Seduction," a two-woman exhibition of sculpture by Caroline Smith and prints by Teresa Cole, will be on display through Saturday at Whitespace, 814 Edgewood Ave. in Inman Park. Call 404-688-1892 or visit www.whitespace814.com for more information.

The High Museum of Art will present an exhibition of photographs by Richard Misrach, an exhibition of four masterpieces by Claude Monet and an exhibition by architect Anthony Ames through Sunday. The museum is at 1280 Peachtree St. N.E. in Atlanta. For more information, visit www.high.org.

The art exhibit "Portraits" will be on display through Thursday at the Ida Williams Library, 269 Buckhead Ave. in northeast Atlanta. The library is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Call 404-814-3500 for more information.

Theatrical Outlet will present "Cotton Patch Gospel" through Aug. 30 at The Balzer Theater at Herren's, 84 Luckie St. in Atlanta. For tickets, call 678-528-1500.

The Center for Puppetry Arts will present the grocery store journey "Adventure of Little Noodle" through Sept. 13. Show times are 10 and 11:30 a.m. Fridays, 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. Saturdays, and 1 and 3 p.m. Sundays. The center is at 1404 Spring St. at 18th in Atlanta. For admission prices and more information, call 404-873-3391.