This Week in ATLRetro – Home Edition #51 – April 5-11, 2021

Posted on: Apr 4th, 2021 By:

by Melanie Crew
Managing Editor

We at ATLRetro care about your health and well-being, so This Week we are bringing you our next installment of our Home-Edition, a week’s worth of hootenannies and shenanigans you can experience straight from your couch and safely socially distanced!

Manic Monday, April 5

Rock out and tune into Kool Kat Rev. Andy Hawley’s Psychobilly Freakout Radio broadcasting on Garage 71 at 8pm, every Monday! Space Cadet release new song/video for “Bad Luck” out on their debut album LION ON A LEASH out March 26, produced by The Bouncing SoulsPete Steinkopf! The legendary Tom Jones recently shared his cover of Todd Snider’s “Talking Reality Television Blues” which you can listen to here. MUSIC BENEFACTORS officially launches and announces first artist partnership with The Latin Dead!

Timeless Tuesday, April 6

The Psychedelic Furs share new video for “Wrong Train” out now! Boogie down with BE Creative Arts Center’s virtual dance session, Soul Line Dance Tuesday at 8pm! Grunge it up with the Communions‘ new single, “Cupid” and keep your eyes peeled for their new LP PURE FABRICATION out April 23! Get your Americana fix as Envoy Records announce their debut release, a split single featuring “Phoenix” by Elijah Ocean and “Let’s Go” by Peter Donovan, available now! Stay Free Recordings releases BARMY LSD ARMY from acclaimed British street artist and Electronic musician Charles Uzzell Edwards!

Way Back Wednesday, April 7

Kaiju it up and make your way to Battle & Brew’s Godzilla & Friends Trivia! Dark Horse Records celebrates new Joe Strummer collection, ASSEMBLY, out now! Travel the world from the safety of your own home and catch a Virtual Tour: Vatican City at 5pm!  Grave Flowers Bongo Band share “Down Man” video and their new album STRENGTH OF SPRING is out April 30th! Get your Swing fix in the comfort of your own home every Wednesday, with WE Swing Dance’s Online Dance at 7pm! Or swing on down to 57th Fighter Group Restaurant for West Coast Swing Wednesdays at 6:30pm! Paul Leary (Butthole Surfers) shares “What Are You Gonna Do” video via Brooklyn Vegan, with BORN STUPID out now! Get jazzy and live stream the Gordon Vernick Quartet hosted by the Red Light Café at 9pm! Catch Robyn Hitchcock every Wednesday at 9pm (details here), broadcasting from his kitchen all over the world! 

Throwback Thursday, April 8

Bluegrass it up with Cory Chambers at Waller’s Coffee Shop! Or stomp on over to Eddie’s Attic and get countrified with Ward Davis (2 shows)! Check out Profs & Pints Online: A History of India’s Magic at 7pm! Eighties-esque Adult Books share sophomore album GRECIAN URN – check out single, “Florence!” Don’t Go Into the Cellar Theatre Company presents their online Pod-Casket 11, every Thursday at 4pm! Legendary rock singer and songwriter Ann Wilson has announced the premiere of her new single. “Tender Heart” available now at all DSPs and streaming services. Make your way to Smith’s Olde Bar for their retrotastic Thursday Throwdown

Freaky Friday, April 9

Get retro-futuristic and check out the virtual Steampunk CommuniTea Weekend through April 12! The Cogkneys get monsterific with their virtual The Call of Cogthulhu concert at 3pm! Cosplay it up and catch the virtual costuming convention, AradaniCon! Get 70s rocked with Swami Gone Bananas at High Card Brewing in Tucker! Get old-timey with the Hibbs Family Band and Brianna BassOuter Space Series concert at Waller’s Coffee Shop! Check out Profs & Pints Online: Goddess of Spring and the Underworld at 7pm! Get virtually rocked with Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals: A Vulgar Display of Pantera at 7pm! If you need your 70s soul fix, check out EJ Worland’s “Hard To Find” video, and check out his NO ONE LEFT TO BLAME EP out today! You won’t want to miss the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry’s virtual Representing Alterity Through Puppetry and Performing Objects Symposium through April 10! New-Wave it up with Ronna Reason’s single “American Queen” and check out her self-titled debut EP out now! Drive-By TruckersJay Gonzalez shares duet with Michael Cerveris, Crying Through the Wall” streaming now with new album, BACK TO THE HIVE out today! James Levy shares a new single and video, “Fool” from forthcoming LP SOLDIER out today on Side Hustle Records! Stay Free Recordings has just released a new collaboration and single, “Consequences Coming,” from punk pioneer and former Sex Pistol Glen Matlock and gamed guitarist Earl Slick! DJ FernandoF brings you Flashback Friday, with a live video blend of 70s, 80s, 90s and more at Hot Betty’s Breakfast Bar in Tucker! The Earl Smith Strand Theatre is providing virtual classic double features every Friday night via Twitch TV here

Swell Saturday, April 10

Support local artists and make your way to the Historic Oakland Cemetery’s Bell Tower Boutique from 10am – 4pm! Take a Tour of Intrenchment Creek and The Old Atlanta Prison Farm from 10am – 1pm! Catch Brother Sam’s Outer Space Series concert at Waller’s Coffee Shop from 12-2:30pm followed by Blood on the Harp at 6:30pm! Make a trek into the spooky woods during Fernbank’s Forest Night Walk at 7:30pm! Get down with Erykah Badu’s virtual concert at 8pm! Or rev it up with Kook Kat Hot Rod Walt & The Psycho Devilles at the Dixie Tavern! Cash Unchained pays tribute to the Man in Black at 37 Main Avondale! Violet Island release cover of A-Ha’s Take On Me!

Science ‘n’ more Sunday, April 11

Have an epic good time and catch a 70mm screening of David Lean’s LAWRENCE OF ARABIA (1962) indoors at The Plaza Theatre at 3pm! The George A. Romero Foundation presents their virtual 40th Anniversary Knightriders Celebration at 7pm! Park Tavern presents their Sunset Sessions featuring Slow Parade and Mermaid Motor Lounge! Check out Profs & Pints Online: Spring’s Bird Migrations at 7pm! Finnish indie rock band, messier, have released a new song and music video for “Simon Says” and you won’t want to miss their upcoming album, ON MALAISE out May 7!  Frenchy and the Punk (check out our AnachroCon Performer Spotlight here) release their cover of Blondie’s “Hanging on the Telephone!” Get monsterific and catch The Rosenbach Museum’s Sundays with Frankenstein at 2pm through May 2, an online event exploring Mary Shelley’s masterpiece! 

 

Help support our local businesses and artists (A-Z Listing)

 *A Cappella Books Join their VIP discount and membership club for discounts and more (A Cappella Choir). Members who would like to purchase anything online can do so by sending them your list via email or by phone order at (404) 681-5128. All choir members are eligible for free home delivery! Find out more and join here.
*Get monsterific and check out Monsterama’s Kool Kat Anthony Taylor’s Etsy page, Pop Kulture Vulture!
*Browse and purchase your favorite books and more at Atlanta Vintage Books!
*Why not check out our Kool Kat Derek Yaniger’s art and creator of our ATLRetro logo!
*Dirk Hays, purveyor of all that is monstrous and weird, makes art, so why not check out Art by Dirk!
*Geek it up and check out Dr. No’s Comics & Games Superstore (online store here) in Marietta offering gift certificates which can be purchased over the phone for later use and curbside pick-up!
*Jonathan Chaffin’s Horror in Clay, offers tiki mugs filling your every monster madness need!
*Check out Jeanne the Maskmaker’s Etsy page here!
*Get your vintage jewelry fix with Jezebel Blue and your retro style fix with 2the9s Retro!
*Kyle Yaklin gets creaturific with his creature masks and more!
*The Plaza Theatre Support by either purchasing vouchers for future events here, or by supporting their Go Fund Me here, or you can donate or become a member of The Plaza Theatre Foundation. Check out their online store here!
*Kool Kat Shane Morton,  and Silver Scream FX Lab offers one hellacious merch store with monster masks, art and more!

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This Week in ATLRetro – Home Edition #50 – March 22-28, 2021

Posted on: Mar 21st, 2021 By:

by Melanie Crew
Managing Editor

We at ATLRetro care about your health and well-being, so This Week we are bringing you our next installment of our Home-Edition, a week’s worth of hootenannies and shenanigans you can experience straight from your couch and safely socially distanced!

Manic Monday, March 22

Retroformat Silent Films Los Angeles presents an online screening of John Ford’s THE IRON HORSE at 10:30pm! Check out Profs & Pints Online: How Diseases Drive History at 7pm! Space Cadet release new song/video for “Bad Luck” out on their debut album LION ON A LEASH out March 26, produced by The Bouncing SoulsPete Steinkopf! The legendary Tom Jones recently shared his cover of Todd Snider’s “Talking Reality Television Blues” which you can listen to here. Rock out and tune into Kool Kat Rev. Andy Hawley’s Psychobilly Freakout Radio broadcasting on Garage 71 at 8pm, every Monday! MUSIC BENEFACTORS officially launches and announces first artist partnership with The Latin Dead!

Timeless Tuesday, March 23

Celebrate ALL THINGS KAIJU and support our local artist community at Battle & Brew during their Kaiju Art Show at 5pm! Check out Somersault Strings online here at 7pm! Catch a Cuban-Inspired Meal with a Side of Hemingway online at 7:3opm, with a special preview screening of Ken Burns’ documentary, HEMINGWAY (2021)! The Psychedelic Furs share new video for “Wrong Train” out now! Boogie down with BE Creative Arts Center’s virtual dance session, Soul Line Dance Tuesday at 8pm! Grunge it up with the Communions‘ new single, “Cupid” and keep your eyes peeled for their new LP PURE FABRICATION out April 23! Get your Americana fix as Envoy Records announce their debut release, a split single featuring “Phoenix” by Elijah Ocean and “Let’s Go” by Peter Donovan, available now! Stay Free Recordings releases BARMY LSD ARMY from acclaimed British street artist and Electronic musician Charles Uzzell Edwards!

Way Back Wednesday, March 24

Spook it up with the online Ghosts of YORK – Live Ghost Tales at 5pm! Kryptonite it up and catch a free Online roast of Smallville at 9pm! Dark Horse Records celebrates new Joe Strummer collection [ASSEMBLY – out March 26] with release of never-before-heard recording of “Junco Partner!” Grave Flowers Bongo Band share “Down Man” video and their new album STRENGTH OF SPRING is out April 30th! Get your Swing fix in the comfort of your own home every Wednesday, with WE Swing Dance’s Online Dance at 7pm! Or swing on down to 57th Fighter Group Restaurant for West Coast Swing Wednesdays at 6:30pm! Paul Leary (Butthole Surfers) shares “What Are You Gonna Do” video via Brooklyn Vegan, with BORN STUPID out now! Get jazzy and live stream the Gordon Vernick Quartet hosted by the Red Light Café at 9pm! Catch Robyn Hitchcock every Wednesday at 9pm (details here), broadcasting from his kitchen all over the world! 

Throwback Thursday, March 25

Get really retro and check out The Rosenbach Museum’s online event, Mary Shelley: The Godmother of Goth at 6pm! Alamo Drafthouse Cinema presents Fellowship of the Ring Cast Reunion, hosted by Stephen Colbert at 6pm, through March 28 at 9:30pm! Check out the Randall Bramblett Band Live Stream from Hendershots Coffee (Athens) at 7pm! Get alt-rocked with Collective Soul at the Coca-Cola Roxy! Don’t Go Into the Cellar Theatre Company presents their online Pod-Casket 11, every Thursday at 4pm! If you need your 70s soul fix, check out EJ Worland’s “Hard To Find” video, and check out his NO ONE LEFT TO BLAME EP out April 9! Legendary rock singer and songwriter Ann Wilson has announced the premiere of her new single. “Tender Heart” available now at all DSPs and streaming services. Make your way to Smith’s Olde Bar for their retrotastic Thursday Throwdown

Freaky Friday, March 26

Honky-tonk it up with Webb Wilder online here at 8pm! Don’t Go Into the Cellar Theatre Company presents an online presentation of STRICTLY SHERLOCK at 3pm, running through March 28! Jam out with Perpetual Groove at From the Earth Brewing Company in Roswell! Get vintage  with Bernadette Seacrest’s Outer Space Series concert at Waller’s Coffee Shop! The Plaza Theatre presents a remastered screening of Peter Jackson’s LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING (2003) indoors! Prog rock it up and pre-order Kansas’ live concert album, POINT OF NO RETURN LIVE & BEYOND, today! New-Wave it up with Ronna Reason’s single “American Queen” and check out her self-titled debut EP out now! Drive-By TruckersJay Gonzalez shares duet with Michael Cerveris, Crying Through the Wall” streaming now with new album, BACK TO THE HIVE out today! James Levy shares a new single and video, “Fool” from forthcoming LP SOLDIER out today on Side Hustle Records! Catch A Rufus Retro Wainwright-Spective 2021 online concert! Stay Free Recordings has just released a new collaboration and single, “Consequences Coming,” from punk pioneer and former Sex Pistol Glen Matlock and gamed guitarist Earl Slick! DJ FernandoF brings you Flashback Friday, with a live video blend of 70s, 80s, 90s and more at Hot Betty’s Breakfast Bar in Tucker! The Earl Smith Strand Theatre is providing virtual classic double features every Friday night via Twitch TV here

Swell Saturday, March 27

Have a bloody fantastic virtual time during That BIG 80s Party: Lost Boys Edition at 5pm! Support our local artists and vendors and check out the Bizarre Bazaar Night Owl Market in Avondale, 5pm – 9pm! Esotouric’s Secret to Los Angeles presents their online webinar, “Art Deco Leisure Suits: How Los Angeles Preserved the 1930s in the 1970s” at 3pm! The Blues Room presents an online Journey Through the Blues with Adamo and special guest Kenneth Shipp at 1pm! Cryptid Creatives Collective presents their Solar Marketplace 2pm – 6pm! Get old-timey and catch Hutcheson’s Ferry’s Outer Space Series concert at Waller’s Coffee Shop! Jam out with a second night of Perpetual Groove at From the Earth Brewing Company in Roswell! Get your science on and make your way to Fernbank’s Museum Chills & Science Thrills event! Back in Black pays tribute to AC/DC at 37 Main Avondale Estates! Violet Island release cover of A-Ha’s Take On Me! Check out Profs & Pints Online: When Pirates Prowled the Chesapeake at 7pm!

Science ‘n’ more Sunday, March 28

Funk it up and catch Jess Goggans online at 3pm! Or catch Wynonna Judd Unplugged (2 shows) at City Winery! Get down during the Beads, Blues & Beer Festival online, benefitting Beads of Courage, from 5pm – 7pm! Get adventurous and check out Profs & Pints Online: Adventures of Victorian Aeronauts at 7pm! Finnish indie rock band, messier, have released a new song and music video for “Pollyanna!” Frenchy and the Punk (check out our AnachroCon Performer Spotlight here) release their cover of Blondie’s “Hanging on the Telephone!” Get monsterific and catch The Rosenbach Museum’s Sundays with Frankenstein at 2pm through May 2, an online event exploring Mary Shelley’s masterpiece! 

 

Help support our local businesses and artists (A-Z Listing)

 *A Cappella Books Join their VIP discount and membership club for discounts and more (A Cappella Choir). Members who would like to purchase anything online can do so by sending them your list via email or by phone order at (404) 681-5128. All choir members are eligible for free home delivery! Find out more and join here.
*Get monsterific and check out Monsterama’s Kool Kat Anthony Taylor’s Etsy page, Pop Kulture Vulture!
*Browse and purchase your favorite books and more at Atlanta Vintage Books!
*Why not check out our Kool Kat Derek Yaniger’s art and creator of our ATLRetro logo!
*Dirk Hays, purveyor of all that is monstrous and weird, makes art, so why not check out Art by Dirk!
*Geek it up and check out Dr. No’s Comics & Games Superstore (online store here) in Marietta offering gift certificates which can be purchased over the phone for later use and curbside pick-up!
*Jonathan Chaffin’s Horror in Clay, offers tiki mugs filling your every monster madness need!
*Check out Jeanne the Maskmaker’s Etsy page here!
*Get your vintage jewelry fix with Jezebel Blue and your retro style fix with 2the9s Retro!
*Kyle Yaklin gets creaturific with his creature masks and more!
*The Plaza Theatre Support by either purchasing vouchers for future events here, or by supporting their Go Fund Me here, or you can donate or become a member of The Plaza Theatre Foundation. Check out their online store here!
*Kool Kat Shane Morton,  and Silver Scream FX Lab offers one hellacious merch store with monster masks, art and more!

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This Week in ATLRetro – Home Edition #49 – March 15-21, 2021

Posted on: Mar 14th, 2021 By:

by Melanie Crew
Managing Editor

We at ATLRetro care about your health and well-being, so This Week we are bringing you our next installment of our Home-Edition, a week’s worth of hootenannies and shenanigans you can experience straight from your couch and safely socially distanced!

Manic Monday, March 15

Check out a virtual Lecture by Lola Arias: Theater as a Remake of the Past at 1pm! Space Cadet release new song/video for “Bad Luck” out on their debut album LION ON A LEASH out March 26, produced by The Bouncing SoulsPete Steinkopf! The legendary Tom Jones recently shared his cover of Todd Snider’s “Talking Reality Television Blues” which you can listen to here. Rock out and tune into Kool Kat Rev. Andy Hawley’s Psychobilly Freakout Radio broadcasting on Garage 71 at 8pm, every Monday! MUSIC BENEFACTORS officially launches and announces first artist partnership with The Latin Dead!

Timeless Tuesday, March 16

Hey all you monster lovers, check out Battle & Brew’s Call For Art – Kaiju Art Show! Art should be dropped off March 16-21! Check out Profs & Pints Online: The St. Patrick’s Day Revolt of 1741 at 7pm! The Psychedelic Furs share new video for “Wrong Train” out now! Boogie down with BE Creative Arts Center’s virtual dance session, Soul Line Dance Tuesday at 8pm! Badlands shares “Let Go” video via Big Takeover and new album, DJINN out now! Grunge it up with the Communions‘ new single, “Cupid” and keep your eyes peeled for their new LP PURE FABRICATION out April 23! Get your Americana fix as Envoy Records announce their debut release, a split single featuring “Phoenix” by Elijah Ocean and “Let’s Go” by Peter Donovan, available now! Stay Free Recordings releases BARMY LSD ARMY from acclaimed British street artist and Electronic musician Charles Uzzell Edwards!

Way Back Wednesday, March 17

Get old-timey countrified with The Waymores at Mulligan’s Food & Spirits in Marietta! Dark Horse Records celebrates new Joe Strummer collection [ASSEMBLY – out March 26] with release of never-before-heard recording of “Junco Partner!” Check out Profs & Pints Online: Intro to Irish Gaelic at 7pm! Get soulful with Mutlu: The Good Trouble Tour with Julia Bhatt at Eddie’s Attic! Grave Flowers Bongo Band share “Down Man” video and their new album STRENGTH OF SPRING is out April 30th! Get your Swing fix in the comfort of your own home every Wednesday, with WE Swing Dance’s Online Dance at 7pm! Or swing on down to 57th Fighter Group Restaurant for West Coast Swing Wednesdays at 6:30pm! Paul Leary (Butthole Surfers) shares “What Are You Gonna Do” video via Brooklyn Vegan, with BORN STUPID out now! Get jazzy and live stream the Gordon Vernick Quartet hosted by the Red Light Café at 9pm! Catch Robyn Hitchcock every Wednesday at 9pm (details here), broadcasting from his kitchen all over the world! 

Throwback Thursday, March 18

Check out the WRAS 50th Anniversary Broadcast – The 1990s online through the 19th! Don’t Go Into the Cellar Theatre Company presents their online Pod-Casket 11, every Thursday at 4pm! Get rocked as Atlas Touring Presents The Great Peach Music Series with The Vegabonds and Womz (Future Birds) at Park Tavern! If you need your 70s soul fix, check out EJ Worland’s “Hard To Find” video, and check out his NO ONE LEFT TO BLAME EP out April 9! Atlanta-based rock band glimmers announce new EP WORLDS APART and share new single “Not Good At Goodbyes!” Legendary rock singer and songwriter Ann Wilson has announced the premiere of her new single. “Tender Heart” available now at all DSPs and streaming services. Make your way to Smith’s Olde Bar for their retrotastic Thursday Throwdown

Freaky Friday, March 19

Celebrate and support Count M’Butu with Webster at From the Earth Brewing Company in Roswell! Spook it up with the online Ghosts of YORK – Live Ghost Tales at 5pm! Get fiddled with Sweet Young Twang’s Outer Space Series concert at Waller’s Coffee Shop! The Plaza Theatre presents a remastered screening of Peter Jackson’s LORD OF THE RINGS: THE TWO TOWERS (2002) indoors! Rock out with Guardians of the Jukebox (80s Party featuring Members of Fozzy) at 37 Main Avondale Estates! New-Wave it up with Ronna Reason’s single “American Queen” and check out her self-titled debut EP out today! Check out Profs & Pints Online: Gender Stereotypes on the Menu at 7pm! Boogie it up and check out Virtual Friday Night Blues at 8pm! Drive-By TruckersJay Gonzalez shares duet with Michael Cerveris, Crying Through the Wall” streaming now with new album, BACK TO THE HIVE out today! James Levy shares a new single and video, “Fool” from forthcoming LP SOLDIER out today on Side Hustle Records! Catch A Rufus Retro Wainwright-Spective 2021 online concert! Stay Free Recordings has just released a new collaboration and single, “Consequences Coming,” from punk pioneer and former Sex Pistol Glen Matlock and gamed guitarist Earl Slick! DJ FernandoF brings you Flashback Friday, with a live video blend of 70s, 80s, 90s and more at Hot Betty’s Breakfast Bar in Tucker! The Earl Smith Strand Theatre is providing virtual classic double features every Friday night via Twitch TV here

Swell Saturday, March 20

The Niles Film Museum brings you twelve Christie Comedies online through March 22! Make your way to a vintage Spring Market at Waller’s Coffee Shop from 10am to 3pm! Celebrate spring’s arrival at the Atlanta Botanical Garden’s Garden Party at 5pm! Get rocked ‘60s/’70s-style with The Rainmen at Tin Roof Cantina! Folk rock it up with Angie Aparo at 37 Main Avondale Estates! The Plaza Theatre presents a remastered screening of Peter Jackson’s LORD OF THE RINGS: THE TWO TOWERS (2002) indoors at 7pm! Violet Island release cover of A-Ha’s Take On Me! Check out Profs & Pints Online: The Tale of Sea Shanties at 7pm!

Science ‘n’ more Sunday, March 21

Get intergalactic and check out Profs & Pints Online: Cosmic Blasts at 7pm! Finnish indie rock band, messier, have released a new song and music video for “Pollyanna!” Don’t Go Into the Cellar Theatre Company presents an online presentation of The First Men in the Moon at 5pm! Frenchy and the Punk (check out our AnachroCon Performer Spotlight here) release their cover of Blondie’s “Hanging on the Telephone!” Get monsterific and catch The Rosenbach Museum’s Sundays with Frankenstein at 2pm through May 2, an online event exploring Mary Shelley’s masterpiece! 

 

Help support our local businesses and artists (A-Z Listing)

 *A Cappella Books Join their VIP discount and membership club for discounts and more (A Cappella Choir). Members who would like to purchase anything online can do so by sending them your list via email or by phone order at (404) 681-5128. All choir members are eligible for free home delivery! Find out more and join here.
*Get monsterific and check out Monsterama’s Kool Kat Anthony Taylor’s Etsy page, Pop Kulture Vulture!
*Browse and purchase your favorite books and more at Atlanta Vintage Books!
*Why not check out our Kool Kat Derek Yaniger’s art and creator of our ATLRetro logo!
*Dirk Hays, purveyor of all that is monstrous and weird, makes art, so why not check out Art by Dirk!
*Geek it up and check out Dr. No’s Comics & Games Superstore (online store here) in Marietta offering gift certificates which can be purchased over the phone for later use and curbside pick-up!
*Jonathan Chaffin’s Horror in Clay, offers tiki mugs filling your every monster madness need!
*Check out Jeanne the Maskmaker’s Etsy page here!
*Get your vintage jewelry fix with Jezebel Blue and your retro style fix with 2the9s Retro!
*Kyle Yaklin gets creaturific with his creature masks and more!
*The Plaza Theatre Support by either purchasing vouchers for future events here, or by supporting their Go Fund Me here, or you can donate or become a member of The Plaza Theatre Foundation. Check out their online store here!
*Kool Kat Shane Morton,  and Silver Scream FX Lab offers one hellacious merch store with monster masks, art and more!

Category: This Week in ATLRetro | TAGS: None

This Week in ATLRetro – Home Edition #48 – March 8-14, 2021

Posted on: Mar 7th, 2021 By:

by Melanie Crew
Managing Editor

We at ATLRetro care about your health and well-being, so This Week we are bringing you our next installment of our Home-Edition, a week’s worth of hootenannies and shenanigans you can experience straight from your couch and safely socially distanced!

Manic Monday, March 8

Space Cadet release new song/video for “Bad Luck” out on their debut album LION ON A LEASH out March 26, produced by The Bouncing SoulsPete Steinkopf! The legendary Tom Jones recently shared his cover of Todd Snider’s “Talking Reality Television Blues” which you can listen to here. Rock out and tune into Kool Kat Rev. Andy Hawley’s Psychobilly Freakout Radio broadcasting on Garage 71 at 8pm, every Monday! MUSIC BENEFACTORS officially launches and announces first artist partnership with The Latin Dead!

Timeless Tuesday, March 9

The Psychedelic Furs share new video for “Wrong Train” out now! Boogie down with BE Creative Arts Center’s virtual dance session, Soul Line Dance Tuesday at 8pm! Badlands shares “Let Go” video via Big Takeover and new album, DJINN out now! Get your Americana fix as Envoy Records announce their debut release, a split single featuring “Phoenix” by Elijah Ocean and “Let’s Go” by Peter Donovan, available now! Stay Free Recordings releases BARMY LSD ARMY from acclaimed British street artist and Electronic musician Charles Uzzell Edwards!

Way Back Wednesday, March 10

Cinema Arts Centre presents their online event, Silent Comedy Shorts with live accompaniment by Andrew Simpson at 7pm! Dark Horse Records celebrates new Joe Strummer collection [ASSEMBLY – out March 26] with release of never-before-heard recording of “Junco Partner!” Check out Profs & Pints Online: Lessons from Animal Rituals at 7pm! Stomp on over to Eddie’s Attic for a night with Carolina Story! Catch an FxF Panel Discussion – The Watermelon Woman at 6pm! Grave Flowers Bongo Band share “Down Man” video and their new album STRENGTH OF SPRING is out April 30th! Catch The Earl Smith Strand Theatre’s VOD Donny Most – Mostly Swingin’ featuring the Orlando Jazz Orchestra! Get your Swing fix in the comfort of your own home every Wednesday, with WE Swing Dance’s Online Dance at 7pm! Or swing on down to 57th Fighter Group Restaurant for West Coast Swing Wednesdays at 6:30pm! Paul Leary (Butthole Surfers) shares “What Are You Gonna Do” video via Brooklyn Vegan, with BORN STUPID out now! Get jazzy and live stream the Gordon Vernick Quartet hosted by the Red Light Café at 9pm! Catch Robyn Hitchcock every Wednesday at 9pm (details here), broadcasting from his kitchen all over the world! 

Throwback Thursday, March 11

Hammonds House Museum Digital presents Conversations About Jazz & Other Distractions with host Carl Anthony at 7:30pm! The Plaza Theatre presents a remastered screening of Olivier AssayasDEMONLOVER (2002) indoors at 8:30pm! Get down with The Bluegrass Kings at Steady Hand! Get rocked as Atlas Touring Presents The Great Peach Music Series with Stop Light Observations and Little Bird at Park Tavern! Catch the online event, Hemingway, Gender and Identity at 7pm! Atlanta-based rock band glimmers announce new EP WORLDS APART and share new single “Not Good At Goodbyes!” Legendary rock singer and songwriter Ann Wilson has announced the premiere of her new single. “Tender Heart” available now at all DSPs and streaming services. Make your way to Smith’s Olde Bar for their retrotastic Thursday Throwdown

Freaky Friday, March 12

Get retrotastic with The Entertainment CrackersOuter Space Series concert at Waller’s Coffee Shop! The Plaza Theatre screens Hal Ashby’s HAROLD & MAUDE (1971)! Check out Profs & Pints Online: How Films Imagine CreativeWomen at 7pm! Rumours pay tribute to Fleetwood Mac at Napoleon’s! Drive-By TruckersJay Gonzalez shares duet with Michael Cerveris, Crying Through the Wall” streaming now with new album, BACK TO THE HIVE out today! James Levy shares a new single and video, “Fool” from forthcoming LP SOLDIER out today on Side Hustle Records! Catch A Rufus Retro Wainwright-Spective 2021 online concert! Catch an online screening of HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER’S STONE at 1pm! Stay Free Recordings has just released a new collaboration and single, “Consequences Coming,” from punk pioneer and former Sex Pistol Glen Matlock and gamed guitarist Earl Slick! DJ FernandoF brings you Flashback Friday, with a live video blend of 70s, 80s, 90s and more at Hot Betty’s Breakfast Bar in Tucker! The Earl Smith Strand Theatre is providing virtual classic double features every Friday night via Twitch TV here

Swell Saturday, March 13

The George A. Romero Foundation presents their online event, The Howling 40th Anniversary Celebration at 7pm! Shop local ‘n’ weird at The Bizarre Bazaar at The Clermont Lounge from 3pm – 8pm! The Creative Cryptid Collective presents a Wanderlust Marketplace from 2pm – 6pm! Catch a remastered screening of Peter Jackson’s THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING (2001) at the Plaza Theatre indoors at 8:30pm! Violet Island release cover of A-Ha’s Take On Me! Check out Profs & Pints Online: The Tale of Sea Shanties at 7pm! Check out Shamrock Fest with Flannel Nation and Noonday Sons at Park Tavern! Have a laugh and catch a Free Online Roast of Big Trouble in Little China at 9pm! New Jersey based power pop rock group The Mylars announce the release of their high energy rendition of the 1970’s Pilot smash hit, “Magic!”

Science ‘n’ more Sunday, March 14

Georgia Vintage Goods presents their Vintage and Handmade Pop-Up at 97 Estoria from 12pm – 6pm! Finnish indie rock band, messier, have released a new song and music video for “Pollyanna!” Check out Profs & Pints Online: Ireland and American Revolution at 7pm!  Don’t Go Into the Cellar Theatre Company presents an online presentation of Mum’s The Word with Oscar Wilde at 5pm! Frenchy and the Punk (check out our AnachroCon Performer Spotlight here) release their cover of Blondie’s “Hanging on the Telephone!” Get monsterific and catch The Rosenbach Museum’s Sundays with Frankenstein at 2pm through May 2, an online event exploring Mary Shelley’s masterpiece! 

 

Help support our local businesses and artists (A-Z Listing)

 *A Cappella Books Join their VIP discount and membership club for discounts and more (A Cappella Choir). Members who would like to purchase anything online can do so by sending them your list via email or by phone order at (404) 681-5128. All choir members are eligible for free home delivery! Find out more and join here.
*Get monsterific and check out Monsterama’s Kool Kat Anthony Taylor’s Etsy page, Pop Kulture Vulture!
*Browse and purchase your favorite books and more at Atlanta Vintage Books!
*Why not check out our Kool Kat Derek Yaniger’s art and creator of our ATLRetro logo!
*Dirk Hays, purveyor of all that is monstrous and weird, makes art, so why not check out Art by Dirk!
*Geek it up and check out Dr. No’s Comics & Games Superstore (online store here) in Marietta offering gift certificates which can be purchased over the phone for later use and curbside pick-up!
*Jonathan Chaffin’s Horror in Clay, offers tiki mugs filling your every monster madness need!
*Check out Jeanne the Maskmaker’s Etsy page here!
*Get your vintage jewelry fix with Jezebel Blue and your retro style fix with 2the9s Retro!
*Kyle Yaklin gets creaturific with his creature masks and more!
*The Plaza Theatre Support by either purchasing vouchers for future events here, or by supporting their Go Fund Me here, or you can donate or become a member of The Plaza Theatre Foundation. Check out their online store here!
*Kool Kat Shane Morton,  and Silver Scream FX Lab offers one hellacious merch store with monster masks, art and more!

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This Week in ATLRetro – Home Edition #47 – March 1-7, 2021

Posted on: Feb 28th, 2021 By:

by Melanie Crew
Managing Editor

We at ATLRetro care about your health and well-being, so This Week we are bringing you our next installment of our Home-Edition, a week’s worth of hootenannies and shenanigans you can experience straight from your couch and safely socially distanced!

Manic Monday, March 1

Rialto Center for the Arts presents their virtual “Sisters in Song: Saluting Jazz’s Greatest Divas” at 8pm! Space Cadet release new song/video for “Bad Luck” out on their debut album LION ON A LEASH out March 26, produced by The Bouncing SoulsPete Steinkopf! The legendary Tom Jones recently shared his cover of Todd Snider’s “Talking Reality Television Blues” which you can listen to here. Rock out and tune into Kool Kat Rev. Andy Hawley’s Psychobilly Freakout Radio broadcasting on Garage 71 at 8pm, every Monday! 

Timeless Tuesday, March 2

Nerd Union presents a screening of Joss Whedon’s SERENITY at 8pm! Boogie down with BE Creative Arts Center’s virtual dance session, Soul Line Dance Tuesday at 8pm! Get your Americana fix as Envoy Records announce their debut release, a split single featuring “Phoenix” by Elijah Ocean and “Let’s Go” by Peter Donovan, available now!

Way Back Wednesday, March 3

Reggae it up during a livestream of Bandwidth Live Featuring Natti Love Joys at 7pm! Have a bloody good time at Battle & Brew during their Buffy the Vampire Geek Trivia at 8pm! Get horrorfied and catch the online event, Feminine Macabre ft. Alex Matsuo & Cherise Williams at 8pm! Guac y Margys presents their FRIENDS Trivia Night at 7pm! Catch The Earl Smith Strand Theatre’s VOD Donny Most – Mostly Swingin’ featuring the Orlando Jazz Orchestra! Get your Swing fix in the comfort of your own home every Wednesday, with WE Swing Dance’s Online Dance at 7pm! Or swing on down to 57th Fighter Group Restaurant for West Coast Swing Wednesdays at 6:30pm! Paul Leary (Butthole Surfers) shares “What Are You Gonna Do” video via Brooklyn Vegan, with BORN STUPID out now! Get jazzy and live stream the Gordon Vernick Quartet hosted by the Red Light Café at 9pm! Catch Robyn Hitchcock every Wednesday at 9pm (details here), broadcasting from his kitchen all over the world! 

Throwback Thursday, March 4

Make your way to the Plaza Theatre for an indoor screening of Andrei Tarkosvsky’s MIRROR (1975) at 8:30pm! The Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America (ABAA) and California Antiquarian Book Fair present the California Book Fair through March 6! Life’s a mystery, so why not check out the virtual event, A Look Into the Life of Sherlock Holmes at 1pm! Elton Live! pays tribute to Elton John at Park Bench! Check out Profs & Pints Online: Fairy Tales as American Scripture at 7pm! Atlanta-based rock band glimmers announce new EP WORLDS APART and share new single “Not Good At Goodbyes!” Legendary rock singer and songwriter Ann Wilson has announced the premiere of her new single. “Tender Heart” available now at all DSPs and streaming services. Make your way to Smith’s Olde Bar for their retrotastic Thursday Throwdown! Catch A Rufus Retro Wainwright-Spective 2021 online concert!

Freaky Friday, March 5

Catch Drivin N Cryin at the Coca-Cola Roxy! Get your Americana fix during Eddie Owens Presents: Shawn Mullins LiveStream at 7pm! The Plaza Theatre screens SHREK (2001) and Sidney Lumet’s THE WIZ (1978) starting today! Get the blues with Mike Veal at Napoleon’s! Drive-By TruckersJay Gonzalez shares duet with Michael Cerveris, Crying Through the Wall” streaming now with new album, BACK TO THE HIVE out today! The Wild Wild West Con presents their virtual Wild West Steampunk event through March 6! ‘84 pays tribute to Van Halen at MadLife Stage & Studios! Get retro ‘n’ weird with The Blibbering Humdingers’ online Positively Gruntled Show at 7pm! Departure pays tribute to Journey with special guest JACKWAGON at 37 Main Avondale Estates! The Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America (ABAA) and California Antiquarian Book Fair present the California Book Fair through March 6! DJ FernandoF brings you Flashback Friday, with a live video blend of 70s, 80s, 90s and more at Hot Betty’s Breakfast Bar in Tucker! A.A. Williams shares cover of The Pixies “Where Is My Mind? and her SONGS FROM ISOLATION covers album is out now on Bella Union! Goth it up with Athens GA’s Entertainment’s new single, “Voyeur” on their upcoming EP HORROR PT. 1! The Earl Smith Strand Theatre is providing virtual classic double features every Friday night via Twitch TV here

Swell Saturday, March 6

Get your reggae and ska fix at Park Tavern during the Oyster Crawfish Festival with Beauregard & the Downright and more! Southern Soul it up as Rissi Palmer Comes to Red Boots Roots online at 7pm! The Purple Madness pays tribute to Prince at Madlife Stage & Studio! Rock out with Asphalt Valentine at 37 Main Avondale Estates! Magnolia Express brings The Good Time Show back to Napoleon’s! Jazz it up with the Larry Fuller Trio with special guest Warren Wolf online at 8pm! IRON Mullet delivers a night of historical hard rock and classic metal at Dixie Tavern! Get smooth 70s and 80s-style with Dock Rock Radio at Hi-Tops in Cumming! Make your way to Eddie’s Attic for a night with Michelle Malone! Experience a Virtual Guided Tour of the Old City of Jerusalem and Bethlehem at 7pm! The Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America (ABAA) and California Antiquarian Book Fair present the California Book Fair through today! Eighties it up with Kool Kat Becky Cormier Finch and Denim Arcade at Rock N Taco in Roswell! New Jersey based power pop rock group The Mylars announce the release of their high energy rendition of the 1970’s Pilot smash hit, “Magic!”

Science ‘n’ more Sunday, March 7

The Creative Cryptid Collective presents their Sunday Funday Markets, every Sunday in March from 1pm – 5pm! Hard Rock Cafe Atlanta presents their Sunday Cinema & Lunch featuring Disney’s THE LION KING (1994) at 1pm! Get down with The Bluegrass Kings at Steady Hand! Don’t Go Into the Cellar Theatre Company presents online STRICTLY SHERLOCK at 2:30pm as part of the Leeds Lit Fest! Catch Cobra Kai & Karate Kid (1984) Trivia online at 8:30pm! Frenchy and the Punk (check out our AnachroCon Performer Spotlight here) release their cover of Blondie’s “Hanging on the Telephone” today! Check out the Music of the African People online at 4pm, a twelve week virtual program that explores the contributions of African people! Get monsterific and catch The Rosenbach Museum’s Sundays with Frankenstein at 2pm through May 2, an online event exploring Mary Shelley’s masterpiece! 

 

Help support our local businesses and artists (A-Z Listing)

 *A Cappella Books Join their VIP discount and membership club for discounts and more (A Cappella Choir). Members who would like to purchase anything online can do so by sending them your list via email or by phone order at (404) 681-5128. All choir members are eligible for free home delivery! Find out more and join here.
*Get monsterific and check out Monsterama’s Kool Kat Anthony Taylor’s Etsy page, Pop Kulture Vulture!
*Browse and purchase your favorite books and more at Atlanta Vintage Books!
*Why not check out our Kool Kat Derek Yaniger’s art and creator of our ATLRetro logo!
*Dirk Hays, purveyor of all that is monstrous and weird, makes art, so why not check out Art by Dirk!
*Geek it up and check out Dr. No’s Comics & Games Superstore (online store here) in Marietta offering gift certificates which can be purchased over the phone for later use and curbside pick-up!
*Jonathan Chaffin’s Horror in Clay, offers tiki mugs filling your every monster madness need!
*Check out Jeanne the Maskmaker’s Etsy page here!
*Get your vintage jewelry fix with Jezebel Blue and your retro style fix with 2the9s Retro!
*Kyle Yaklin gets creaturific with his creature masks and more!
*The Plaza Theatre Support by either purchasing vouchers for future events here, or by supporting their Go Fund Me here, or you can donate or become a member of The Plaza Theatre Foundation. Check out their online store here!
*Kool Kat Shane Morton,  and Silver Scream FX Lab offers one hellacious merch store with monster masks, art and more!

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This Week in ATLRetro – Home Edition #46 – Feb. 22-28, 2021

Posted on: Feb 21st, 2021 By:

by Melanie Crew
Managing Editor

We at ATLRetro care about your health and well-being, so This Week we are bringing you our next installment of our Home-Edition, a week’s worth of hootenannies and shenanigans you can experience straight from your couch and safely socially distanced!

Manic Monday, February 22

In honor of Black History Month, Retroformat Silent Films presents a virtual screening of Richard E. Norman’s THE FLYING ACE (1926) at 10:30pm!  The Bessie Smith Cultural Center brings you a virtual Oral History Project Featuring Moses Freeman at 10am! The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival continues through Feb. 28, with their new Virtual Cinema, Q&As with film artists and other experts, a Virtual Lobby and a shared night at the drive-in! Experience a Virtual Guided Tour of the Old City of Jerusalem and Bethlehem at 7pm! Space Cadet release new song/video for “Bad Luck” out on their debut album LION ON A LEASH out March 26, produced by The Bouncing SoulsPete Steinkopf! The legendary Tom Jones recently shared his cover of Todd Snider’s “Talking Reality Television Blues” which you can listen to here. Rock out and tune into Kool Kat Rev. Andy Hawley’s Psychobilly Freakout Radio broadcasting on Garage 71 at 8pm, every Monday! 

Timeless Tuesday, February 23

The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival presents a 35th anniversary screening of Gene Saks’s BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS (1986) virtually here at 12pm (available for 72 hours only)! The Plaza Theatre screens James Bond III’s DEF BY TEMPTATION (1990) indoors at 7pm! Get rocked with Counterpunch’s new 7″ “Handbook For The Recently Debriefed” via Thousand Islands Records (North America) and SBÄM Records (EU). Boogie down with BE Creative Arts Center’s virtual dance session, Soul Line Dance Tuesday at 8pm! Get your Americana fix as Envoy Records announce their debut release, a split single featuring “Phoenix” by Elijah Ocean and “Let’s Go” by Peter Donovan, available now!

Way Back Wednesday, February 24

Get your horror fix and catch LIVE with The Filmmakers of Worst Laid Plans featuring Kool Kat Vanessa Ionta Wright [Women in Horror Film Festival], Samantha Kolesnik and more at 9pm! You won’t want to miss A Celebration of Octavia E. Butler online at 7pm! Catch The Earl Smith Strand Theatre’s VOD Donny Most – Mostly Swingin’ featuring the Orlando Jazz Orchestra! Future Horizons presents The Autistic Brain – Temple Grandin Webinar at 5pm! Catch Profs & Pints Online: When the Enslaved Sued at 7pm! Or check out Charis Books’ virtual event Chronicling Stankonia The Rise of the Hip Hop South at 7:30pm! The Bessie Smith Cultural Center brings you a virtual Oral History Project Featuring Reverend Paul McDaniel at 10am! Check out an online dance event, Back to Blues Part 2 at 8:30pm! Get your Swing fix in the comfort of your own home every Wednesday, with WE Swing Dance’s Online Dance at 7pm! Or swing on down to 57th Fighter Group Restaurant for West Coast Swing Wednesdays at 6:30pm! Paul Leary (Butthole Surfers) shares “What Are You Gonna Do” video via Brooklyn Vegan, with BORN STUPID out now! Get jazzy and live stream the Gordon Vernick Quartet hosted by the Red Light Café at 9pm! Catch Robyn Hitchcock every Wednesday at 9pm (details here), broadcasting from his kitchen all over the world! 

Throwback Thursday, February 25

The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival presents a 40th anniversary screening of Jeremy Kagan’s THE CHOSEN (1981) virtually here at 12pm (available for 72 hours only)! Check out Profs & Pints Online: How Chess Ruled the World at 7pm! Catch an indoor screening of Anna Biller’s THE LOVE WITCH (2016) in 35mm, at the Plaza Theatre! Atlanta-based rock band glimmers announce new EP WORLDS APART and share new single “Not Good At Goodbyes!” Legendary rock singer and songwriter Ann Wilson has announced the premiere of her new single. “Tender Heart” available now at all DSPs and streaming services. Make your way to Smith’s Olde Bar for their retrotastic Thursday Throwdown

Freaky Friday, February 26

Spook it up as Ghosts of Britain bring you their virtual event, The Ghosts of YORK at 4pm! The Albans Art Center brings you their virtual event, THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK at 8pm! Rev it up as Kool Kat Hot Rod Walt goes acoustic at the Red Clay Theatre! Make your way to the Winter Fernbank Forest Walk at 9:30am! Scott Crawford’s SOMETHING BETTER CHANGE documentary follows the political journey of D.O.A.’s Joe Keithley and explores connections between music and activism. Film launched its Kickstarter Campaign and features Henry Rollins, Jello Biafra, Beto O’Rourke, Ian MacKaye, Duff McKagen and more! DJ FernandoF brings you Flashback Friday, with a live video blend of 70s, 80s, 90s and more at Hot Betty’s Breakfast Bar in Tucker! A.A. Williams shares cover of The Pixies “Where Is My Mind? and her SONGS FROM ISOLATION covers album is out now on Bella Union! Goth it up with Athens GA’s Entertainment’s new single, “Voyeur” on their upcoming EP HORROR PT. 1! Catch A Rufus Retro Wainwright-Spective 2021 online concert! The Earl Smith Strand Theatre is providing virtual classic double features every Friday night via Twitch TV here

Swell Saturday, February 27

Get morose and boogie down virtually during the nineteenth CRYFEST – The Cure vs. The Smith Dance Party hosted by Black Cat DC at 9pm! Cryptids Creative Arts Markets brings you their Shop Small Saturday Market from 2pm – 6pm! Lindy Hop it up and check out the virtual Recognizing Black Dance History at 2pm! Get buggy and catch the 38th Annual Insect Fear Film Festival Featuring Fleas online at 6pm! Eighties it up with Kool Kat Becky Cormier Finch and Denim Arcade at The Wing in Marietta! Get ready for a laugh and catch a free online Roast of Labyrinth at 9pm! The Albans Art Center brings you their virtual event, THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK at 8pm! The Fernbank Museum gets really retro and unveils their newest exhibit, “Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed” opening today, through May 9th, and don’t forget to catch their Museum Chills & Science Thrills event today at 6pm! Throughout the month of February, the Historic Oakland Cemetery is providing a free African-American Burial Grounds Tour! New Jersey based power pop rock group The Mylars announce the release of their high energy rendition of the 1970’s Pilot smash hit, “Magic!”

Science ‘n’ more Sunday, February 28

Check out Profs & Pints Online: Looking at Laughter at 7pm! The Albans Art Center brings you their virtual event, THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK at 2pm! The Historic Oakland Cemetery is providing a free African-American Burial Grounds Tour! Check out the Music of the African People online at 4pm, a twelve week virtual program that explores the contributions of African people! Get monsterific and catch The Rosenbach Museum’s Sundays with Frankenstein at 2pm through May 2, an online event exploring Mary Shelley’s masterpiece! Atlanta indie-pop singer/songwriter K Michelle DuBois (The Wire, Louder Than War, Northern Transmissions) releases new single “The Fever Returns” and new solo LP out February 12th! Shop local and support small businesses during February Sunday Funday Markets every Sunday in February from 1pm – 5pm! 

 

Help support our local businesses and artists (A-Z Listing)

 *A Cappella Books Join their VIP discount and membership club for discounts and more (A Cappella Choir). Members who would like to purchase anything online can do so by sending them your list via email or by phone order at (404) 681-5128. All choir members are eligible for free home delivery! Find out more and join here.
*Get monsterific and check out Monsterama’s Kool Kat Anthony Taylor’s Etsy page, Pop Kulture Vulture!
*Browse and purchase your favorite books and more at Atlanta Vintage Books!
*Why not check out our Kool Kat Derek Yaniger’s art and creator of our ATLRetro logo!
*Dirk Hays, purveyor of all that is monstrous and weird, makes art, so why not check out Art by Dirk!
*Geek it up and check out Dr. No’s Comics & Games Superstore (online store here) in Marietta offering gift certificates which can be purchased over the phone for later use and curbside pick-up!
*Jonathan Chaffin’s Horror in Clay, offers tiki mugs filling your every monster madness need!
*Check out Jeanne the Maskmaker’s Etsy page here!
*Get your vintage jewelry fix with Jezebel Blue and your retro style fix with 2the9s Retro!
*Kyle Yaklin gets creaturific with his creature masks and more!
*The Plaza Theatre Support by either purchasing vouchers for future events here, or by supporting their Go Fund Me here, or you can donate or become a member of The Plaza Theatre Foundation. Check out their online store here!
*Kool Kat Shane Morton,  and Silver Scream FX Lab offers one hellacious merch store with monster masks, art and more!

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This Week in ATLRetro – Home Edition #45 – Feb. 15-21, 2021

Posted on: Feb 15th, 2021 By:

by Melanie Crew
Managing Editor

We at ATLRetro care about your health and well-being, so This Week we are bringing you our next installment of our Home-Edition, a week’s worth of hootenannies and shenanigans you can experience straight from your couch and safely socially distanced!

Manic Monday, February 15

The Bessie Smith Cultural Center brings you a virtual Oral History Project Featuring Diane Mason at 10am. Check out Profs & Pints Online: George Washington’s Legacies at 7pm! Space Cadet release new song/video for “Bad Luck” out on their debut album LION ON A LEASH out March 26, produced by The Bouncing SoulsPete Steinkopf! Get folk-rocked as Athens, GA’s Adam Klein releases new EP LITTLE TIGER! The legendary Tom Jones recently shared his cover of Todd Snider’s “Talking Reality Television Blues” which you can listen to here. Rock out and tune into Kool Kat Rev. Andy Hawley’s Psychobilly Freakout Radio broadcasting on Garage 71 at 8pm, every Monday! 

Timeless Tuesday, February 16

Celebrate Mardi Gras in true L5P style with Seed and Feed Stampede stomping their way through the neighborhood with their Fat Tuesday in LFP event! Get rocked with Counterpunch’s new 7″ “Handbook For The Recently Debriefed” via Thousand Islands Records (North America) and SBÄM Records (EU). Boogie down with BE Creative Arts Center’s virtual dance session, Soul Line Dance Tuesday at 8pm! Get your Americana fix as Envoy Records announce their debut release, a split single featuring “Phoenix” by Elijah Ocean and “Let’s Go” by Peter Donovan, available today!

Way Back Wednesday, February 17

The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival (AJFF) kicks off today and runs through Feb. 28! They’ve launched their new Virtual Cinema, where you can now experience the films from the comfort of home, augmented by expanded Q&As with film artists and other experts. Their Virtual Lobby allows audiences to join the conversation around some of the festival’s most talked about films. For those craving a bit of throwback fun, you can also enjoy a secure, shared night at the drive-in, compliments of an exclusive partnership with Mercedes-Benz Stadium and The Home Depot Backyard! The Bessie Smith Cultural Center brings you a virtual Oral History Project Featuring Irvin Overton at 10am! Spend the night with Rufus Wainwright at City Winery! Geek it up at Battle & Brew during their Greek Mythology Trivia at 8pm! Check out an online dance event, Back to Blues at 8:30pm! Get your Swing fix in the comfort of your own home every Wednesday, with WE Swing Dance’s Online Dance at 7pm! Or swing on down to 57th Fighter Group Restaurant for West Coast Swing Wednesdays at 6:30pm! Paul Leary (Butthole Surfers) shares “What Are You Gonna Do” video via Brooklyn Vegan, with BORN STUPID out Feb. 12th! Get jazzy and live stream the Gordon Vernick Quartet hosted by the Red Light Café at 9pm! Catch Robyn Hitchcock every Wednesday at 9pm (details here), broadcasting from his kitchen all over the world! 

Throwback Thursday, February 18

Check out a special broadcast and celebrate half a century of WRAS during their WRAS 50th Anniversary Broadcast  – The 1980s at 9am! Or make your way to the Winter Fernbank Forest Walk at 9:30am! Get intergalactic as the Perseverance Rover Lands on Mars at 2pm! The Atlanta History Center and A Cappella Books present their online event, Thomas Holt in Conversation with Virginia Prescott at 7pm! Join Eagle Eye Bookshop for their virtual event, Ben Montgomery Discusses A SHOT IN THE MOONLIGHT at 7pm! Rev it up as Kool Kat Hot Rod Walt goes acoustic at Smokin’ Cues! Get classical and check out the virtual Behind the Curtain: Mozart and the Violin at 8pm! Atlanta-based rock band glimmers announce new EP WORLDS APART and share new single “Not Good At Goodbyes!” Legendary rock singer and songwriter Ann Wilson has announced the premiere of her new single. “Tender Heart” available now at all DSPs and streaming services. Make your way to Smith’s Olde Bar for their retrotastic Thursday Throwdown

Freaky Friday, February 19

The Plaza Theatre mushes it up and kicks off the weekend with some retrotastic films: David Lynch’s WILD AT HEART (1990); Norman Jewison’s MOONSTRUCK (1987); Anna Biller’s THE LOVE WITCH (2016) in 35mm; and Theodore Witcher’s LOVE JONES (1997)! Boogie down and get the Virtual Friday Night Blues at 8pm! The Albans Art Center brings you their virtual event, THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK at 8pm! Join Professor Dennis Doyle as he discusses the Illinois Regiments at Gettysburg online at 8:30pm! Get your ‘80s rock fix with Sunset Strip at the Dixie Tavern! Get rocked with The Nixons online at 8pm! Scott Crawford’s SOMETHING BETTER CHANGE documentary follows the political journey of D.O.A.’s Joe Keithley and explores connections between music and activism. Film launched its Kickstarter Campaign and features Henry Rollins, Jello Biafra, Beto O’Rourke, Ian MacKaye, Duff McKagen and more! Mock of Ages pays tribute to Def Leppard at Madlife Stage & Studios! DJ FernandoF brings you Flashback Friday, with a live video blend of 70s, 80s, 90s and more at Hot Betty’s Breakfast Bar in Tucker! A.A. Williams shares cover of The Pixies “Where Is My Mind? and her SONGS FROM ISOLATION covers album is due out today on Bella Union! Goth it up with Athens GA’s Entertainment’s new single, “Voyeur” on their upcoming EP HORROR PT. 1! Echo releases a limited-edition print series of Jimi Hendrix, available now! Catch A Rufus Retro Wainwright-Spective 2021 online concert! The Earl Smith Strand Theatre is providing virtual classic double features every Friday night via Twitch TV here

Swell Saturday, February 20

Have a hellacious good time at Metropolitan Studios’ outdoor Halloweentown Craft Market from 12-5pm! It’s tribute night at the Coca-Cola Roxy with Rumours (Fleetwood Mac) and Neon Queen (ABBA)! Pigs on a String perform acoustic Pink Floyd at Napoleon’s! Get ready for a laugh and catch a free online Roast of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory at 9pm! Rock out as Back N Black pay tribute to AC/DC at Dixie Tavern! Catch a livestream screening of Tommy Wiseau’s THE ROOM (2003) with Commentary by Greg Sestero at 10:30pm! The Albans Art Center brings you their virtual event, THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK at 8pm! The Fernbank Museum gets really retro and unveils their newest exhibit, “Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed” opening today, through May 9th! Throughout the month of February, the Historic Oakland Cemetery is providing a free African-American Burial Grounds Tour! New Jersey based power pop rock group The Mylars announce the release of their high energy rendition of the 1970’s Pilot smash hit, “Magic!”

Science ‘n’ more Sunday, February 21

Rockabilly it up with Dex Romweber’s free Live Stream Concert at 7pm! Check out the online LIVE Event with Alan Arkin: Out of My Mind at 2pm! The WCU Bardo Arts Center presents a free online screening of Salome Chasnoff’s documentary, CODE OF THE FREAKS (2020) which presents a reframing of the use of disabled characters in film, and debunks well-worn tropes and more at 12am! Catch Profs & Pints Online: Romance in Bridgerton’s Regency Era at 7pm! The Albans Art Center brings you their virtual event, THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK at 2pm! The Historic Oakland Cemetery is providing a free African-American Burial Grounds Tour! Check out the Music of the African People online at 4pm, a twelve week virtual program that explores the contributions of African people! Get monsterific and catch The Rosenbach Museum’s Sundays with Frankenstein at 2pm through May 2, an online event exploring Mary Shelley’s masterpiece! Atlanta indie-pop singer/songwriter K Michelle DuBois (The Wire, Louder Than War, Northern Transmissions) releases new single “The Fever Returns” and new solo LP out February 12th! Shop local and support small businesses during February Sunday Funday Markets every Sunday in February from 1pm – 5pm! 

 

Help support our local businesses and artists (A-Z Listing)

 *A Cappella Books Join their VIP discount and membership club for discounts and more (A Cappella Choir). Members who would like to purchase anything online can do so by sending them your list via email or by phone order at (404) 681-5128. All choir members are eligible for free home delivery! Find out more and join here.
*Get monsterific and check out Monsterama’s Kool Kat Anthony Taylor’s Etsy page, Pop Kulture Vulture!
*Browse and purchase your favorite books and more at Atlanta Vintage Books!
*Why not check out our Kool Kat Derek Yaniger’s art and creator of our ATLRetro logo!
*Dirk Hays, purveyor of all that is monstrous and weird, makes art, so why not check out Art by Dirk!
*Geek it up and check out Dr. No’s Comics & Games Superstore (online store here) in Marietta offering gift certificates which can be purchased over the phone for later use and curbside pick-up!
*Jonathan Chaffin’s Horror in Clay, offers tiki mugs filling your every monster madness need!
*Check out Jeanne the Maskmaker’s Etsy page here!
*Get your vintage jewelry fix with Jezebel Blue and your retro style fix with 2the9s Retro!
*Kyle Yaklin gets creaturific with his creature masks and more!
*The Plaza Theatre Support by either purchasing vouchers for future events here, or by supporting their Go Fund Me here, or you can donate or become a member of The Plaza Theatre Foundation. Check out their online store here!
*Kool Kat Shane Morton,  and Silver Scream FX Lab offers one hellacious merch store with monster masks, art and more!

Category: This Week in ATLRetro | TAGS: None

This Week in ATLRetro – Home Edition #44 – Feb. 8-14, 2021

Posted on: Feb 7th, 2021 By:

by Melanie Crew
Managing Editor

We at ATLRetro care about your health and well-being, so This Week we are bringing you our next installment of our Home-Edition, a week’s worth of hootenannies and shenanigans you can experience with your sweeties straight from your couch and safely socially distanced!

Manic Monday, February 8

The Bessie Smith Cultural Center brings you a virtual Oral History Project Featuring Jim and Elaine Hill at 10am. Space Cadet release new song/video for “Bad Luck” out on their debut album LION ON A LEASH out March 26, produced by The Bouncing SoulsPete Steinkopf! Get folk-rocked as Athens, GA’s Adam Klein releases new EP LITTLE TIGER! The legendary Tom Jones recently shared his cover of Todd Snider’s “Talking Reality Television Blues” which you can listen to here. Rock out and tune into Kool Kat Rev. Andy Hawley’s Psychobilly Freakout Radio broadcasting on Garage 71 at 8pm, every Monday! 

Timeless Tuesday, February 9

Get your MST3K fix with The Mads: The Choppers – Life Riffing with MST3K’s The Mads at 8pm! Spend An Evening with Holocaust Survivor Ben Stern, hosted by Chabad of Nashville, with a screening of the award-winning documentary NEAR NORMAL MAN, at 8pm. Get rocked with Counterpunch’s new 7″ “Handbook For The Recently Debriefed” via Thousand Islands Records (North America) and SBÄM Records (EU). Catch the US National Archives’ virtual event, A True Story of Murder, Heroism and the Dawn of the NAACP at 1pm. Boogie down with BE Creative Arts Center’s virtual dance session, Soul Line Dance Tuesday at 8pm! Get your Americana fix as Envoy Records announce their debut release, a split single featuring “Phoenix” by Elijah Ocean and “Let’s Go” by Peter Donovan, available today!

Way Back Wednesday, February 10

Get your blues fix with The Voodoo of Hell’s Half-Acre, a Blues Poetry Opera online at 7pm, honoring Richard Wright! The John Michael Kohler Arts Center presents their virtual event, Indie Lens Pop-Up: Mr. SOUL! by Melissa Haizlip at 11am, featuring a screening of the documentary and post screening Q&A! Charis Books presents an online event, Anna Malaika Tubbs, Author of THREE MOTHERS, in Conversation with Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms at 7pm! Check out Profs & Pints Online: Founding Fathers in the “Friend Zone” at 7pm! You won’t want to miss the virtual Carole King’s Tapestry: An Anniversary Tribute featuring Annie Lennox, Carly Simon, and more at 8pm! Get your Swing fix in the comfort of your own home every Wednesday, with WE Swing Dance’s Online Dance at 7pm! Or swing on down to 57th Fighter Group Restaurant for West Coast Swing Wednesdays at 6:30pm! Paul Leary (Butthole Surfers) shares “What Are You Gonna Do” video via Brooklyn Vegan, with BORN STUPID out Feb. 12th! Get jazzy and live stream the Gordon Vernick Quartet hosted by the Red Light Café at 9pm! Catch Robyn Hitchcock every Wednesday at 9pm (details here), broadcasting from his kitchen all over the world! 

Throwback Thursday, February 11

The National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center presents Before Her Time: The Life of Virginia Hamilton – Presented by Julie Rubini online at 11am! Catch a 35mm screening of Rob Reiner’s WHEN HARRY MET SALLY (1989) at the Plaza Theatre at 8:30pm! Spend the night with Michelle Malone and Doug Kees at Napoleon’s! Check out Profs & Pints Online: What We Did in Bed at 7pm! Brotherhood pays tribute to The Doobie Brothers at Madlife Stage & Studios! Get mysterious and check out a Virtual Author Event with Walter Mosely at 8pm! Eighties it up online during Cobra Kai + Karate Kid I (1984) Trivia at 8:30pm! Make your way to the Northside Tavern for the Garrett Collins Project! Atlanta-based rock band glimmers announce new EP WORLDS APART and share new single “Not Good At Goodbyes!” Legendary rock singer and songwriter Ann Wilson has announced the premiere of her new single. “Tender Heart” available now at all DSPs and streaming services. Make your way to Smith’s Olde Bar for their retrotastic Thursday Throwdown

Freaky Friday, February 12

The Demon Elvis is back, so get down and have a hellacious good time with ELZIG during his Bloody Valentine Show at Dixie Tavern! Scott Crawford’s SOMETHING BETTER CHANGE documentary follows the political journey of D.O.A.’s Joe Keithley and explores connections between music and activism. Film launched its Kickstarter Campaign and features Henry Rollins, Jello Biafra, Beto O’Rourke, Ian MacKaye, Duff McKagen and more! Make your way to Fernbank After Dark: Iced at 7pm! Synchronicity pays tribute to The Police at Madlife Stage & Studios, followed by Rock the 90’s USA! Have a Heartless Dark ‘80s Anti-Valentine’s Video Dance Party online at 9pm! Daniel Petrie’s A RAISIN IN THE SUN (1961) and Blake EdwardsBREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S (1961) open tonight at the Plaza Theatre! A.A. Williams shares cover of The Pixies “Where Is My Mind? and her SONGS FROM ISOLATION covers album is due out today on Bella Union! Check out Profs & Pints Online: Ancient Chinese Philosophy at 7pm! Get really retro and take a Virtual Guided Tour of the Old City of Jerusalem and Bethlehem at 7pm! Goth it up with Athens GA’s Entertainment’s new single, “Voyeur” on their upcoming EP HORROR PT. 1! Echo releases a limited-edition print series of Jimi Hendrix, available now! Catch A Rufus Retro Wainwright-Spective 2021 online concert! The Earl Smith Strand Theatre is providing virtual classic double features every Friday night via Twitch TV here

Swell Saturday, February 13

Have a bloody good time during the My Bloody Valentine 40th Anniversary online event, hosted by the George A. Romero Foundation, at 1pm! Or check out the Clermont Lounge Valentine’s Bizarre Bazaar from 3pm – 8pm! Swing on by Napoleon’s and experience Joe Gransden’s Valentine’s Day Soiree! Get horror-fied with SWAMP STOMP featuring Mark Torgl (THE TOXIC AVENGER) and more online at 7pm! The Fernbank Museum gets really retro and unveils their newest exhibit, “Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed” opening today, through May 9th! Check out Profs & Pints Online: “Kink” or “Disorder” at 7pm! Get down with David Wax Museum as the band comes to Red Boots Roots from their house at 7pm! Jazz it up with Ken Ford at 37 Main Avondale Estates! Throughout the month of February, the Historic Oakland Cemetery is providing a free African-American Burial Grounds Tour at 1pm! Get out in nature and check out the Winter Fernbank Forest Walk at 9:30am, and stick around for Fernbank’s Archaeology Day! Check out Cupid’s Art Market at Lee+White from 12-5pm! Support minority-owned businesses and check out the ATL AFRO Street Market at the Clarkston Community Center from 2pm – 8pm! Make your way to the Rolecall Theatre at Ponce City Market for their presentation of HAMLET at 3pm! Get shucked at Park Tavern during the Oyster Festival featuring The Sundogs and more! New Jersey based power pop rock group The Mylars announce the release of their high energy rendition of the 1970’s Pilot smash hit, “Magic!”

Science ‘n’ more Sunday, February 14

Check out Valentine’s with Vincent: Film Clips, Sweets & A Trivia Contest online at 2pm! Love never dies at Historic Oakland Cemetery! Surprise your Valentine with a unique outdoor date at Oakland Cemetery during their Love Stories of Oakland Tours from 4pm – 6pm! Shop locally and make your way to The Imperial in Downtown Decatur for a Valentine’s Day Bizarre Bazaar from 12pm – 5pm! Make your way to The Monticello and catch a Valentine’s Day Concert featuring Carl Thomas! Check out the Music of the African People online at 4pm, a twelve week virtual program that explores the contributions of African people! Get monsterific and catch The Rosenbach Museum’s Sundays with Frankenstein at 2pm through May 2, an online event exploring Mary Shelley’s masterpiece! Atlanta indie-pop singer/songwriter K Michelle DuBois (The Wire, Louder Than War, Northern Transmissions) releases new single “The Fever Returns” and new solo LP out February 12th! Shop local and support small businesses during February Sunday Funday Markets every Sunday in February from 1pm – 5pm! 

 

Help support our local businesses and artists (A-Z Listing)

 *A Cappella Books Join their VIP discount and membership club for discounts and more (A Cappella Choir). Members who would like to purchase anything online can do so by sending them your list via email or by phone order at (404) 681-5128. All choir members are eligible for free home delivery! Find out more and join here.
*Get monsterific and check out Monsterama’s Kool Kat Anthony Taylor’s Etsy page, Pop Kulture Vulture!
*Browse and purchase your favorite books and more at Atlanta Vintage Books!
*Why not check out our Kool Kat Derek Yaniger’s art and creator of our ATLRetro logo!
*Dirk Hays, purveyor of all that is monstrous and weird, makes art, so why not check out Art by Dirk!
*Geek it up and check out Dr. No’s Comics & Games Superstore (online store here) in Marietta offering gift certificates which can be purchased over the phone for later use and curbside pick-up!
*Jonathan Chaffin’s Horror in Clay, offers tiki mugs filling your every monster madness need!
*Check out Jeanne the Maskmaker’s Etsy page here!
*Get your vintage jewelry fix with Jezebel Blue and your retro style fix with 2the9s Retro!
*Kyle Yaklin gets creaturific with his creature masks and more!
*The Plaza Theatre Support by either purchasing vouchers for future events here, or by supporting their Go Fund Me here, or you can donate or become a member of The Plaza Theatre Foundation. Check out their online store here!
*Kool Kat Shane Morton,  and Silver Scream FX Lab offers one hellacious merch store with monster masks, art and more!

 

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This Week in ATLRetro – Home Edition #43 – Feb. 1-7, 2021

Posted on: Jan 31st, 2021 By:

by Melanie Crew
Managing Editor

We at ATLRetro care about your health and well-being, so This Week we are bringing you our next installment of our Home-Edition, a week’s worth of hootenannies and shenanigans you can experience straight from your couch and safely socially distanced!

Manic Monday, February 1

Got the Monday blues? Well, why not check out the Toronto Blues Society’s 24th Maple Blues Awards online at 8pm! Space Cadet release new song/video for “Bad Luck” out on their debut album LION ON A LEASH out March 26, produced by The Bouncing SoulsPete Steinkopf! Catch the Sundance Film Festival at The Plaza Theatre, Atlanta’s Satellite Screen (indoors, Plaza Drive-In and Dad’s Garage Drive-In), through Feb. 3! Get folk-rocked as Athens, GA’s Adam Klein releases new EP LITTLE TIGER! The legendary Tom Jones recently shared his cover of Todd Snider’s “Talking Reality Television Blues” which you can listen to here.  A.A. Williams shares cover of The Pixies “Where Is My Mind? and her SONGS FROM ISOLATION covers album is due out Feb. 12 on Bella Union! Rock out and tune into Kool Kat Rev. Andy Hawley’s Psychobilly Freakout Radio broadcasting on Garage 71 at 8pm, every Monday! 

Timeless Tuesday, February 2

Get Weird with Charis Books as they bring you Dread Isle: Edward Austin Hall in Conversation With Bryant O’Hara and Lesly Wheeler online at 7:30pm! Get rocked with Counterpunch’s new 7″ “Handbook For The Recently Debriefed” via Thousand Islands Records (North America) and SBÄM Records (EU). Help support the Atlanta Film Festival via their Kickstarter to ensure 2021’s festival is a success! Boogie down with BE Creative Arts Center’s virtual dance session, Soul Line Dance Tuesday at 8pm! 


Way Back Wednesday, February 3

Get bluesy and check out Mudcat Live Stream Wednesdays at 7pm! Or get medically retro and catch Profs & Pints: Infections, Vaccines, Evolution & Medicine at 7pm! Get your Swing fix in the comfort of your own home every Wednesday, with WE Swing Dance’s Online Dance at 7pm! Or swing on down to 57th Fighter Group Restaurant for West Coast Swing Wednesdays at 6:30pm! Paul Leary (Butthole Surfers) shares “What Are You Gonna Do” video via Brooklyn Vegan, with BORN STUPID out Feb. 12th! Get jazzy and live stream the Gordon Vernick Quartet hosted by the Red Light Café at 9pm! Catch Robyn Hitchcock every Wednesday at 9pm (details here), broadcasting from his kitchen all over the world! 

Throwback Thursday, February 4

The Bremen Museum presents their virtual Jews and Jazz III featuring Gordon Vernick, Kevin Bales and Rita Graham at 7pm! The Atlanta History Center and A Cappella Books present Chad Sanders in Conversation Virginia Prescott online at 7pm! Rev it up with Kool Kat Hot Rod Walt acoustic-style at Southern Roots Tavern with Johnny Royals! Atlanta-based rock band glimmers announce new EP WORLDS APART and share new single “Not Good At Goodbyes!” Legendary rock singer and songwriter Ann Wilson has announced the premiere of her new single. “Tender Heart” available now at all DSPs and streaming services. Make your way to Smith’s Olde Bar for their retrotastic Thursday Throwdown

Freaky Friday, February 5

Scott Crawford’s SOMETHING BETTER CHANGE documentary follows the political journey of D.O.A.’s Joe Keithley and explores connections between music and activism. Film launched its Kickstarter Campaign and features Henry Rollins, Jello Biafra, Beto O’Rourke, Ian MacKaye, Duff McKagen and more! Make your way to the Plaza Theatre for screenings of Ridley Scott’s THELMA & LOUISE (1991) and a 35mm screening of Rob Reiner’s WHEN HARRY MET SALLY (1989) at 4:30pm/8:30pm! Funk it up with Bumpin’ the Mango at Madlife Stage & Studios! Get dark during A Black Celebration – Dark 80s Depeche Heavy LiveStream at 8pm! Goth it up with Athens GA’s Entertainment’s new single, “Voyeur” on their upcoming EP HORROR PT. 1! Echo releases a limited-edition print series of Jimi Hendrix, available now! Catch A Rufus Retro Wainwright-Spective 2021 online concert at 2pm! The Earl Smith Strand Theatre is providing virtual classic double features every Friday night via Twitch TV here

Swell Saturday, February 6

Get down with Bill Kirchen (Commander Cody) as he Comes to Red Boots Roots from his house at 7pm! Throughout the month of February, the Historic Oakland Cemetery is providing a free African-American Burial Grounds Tour at 1pm! Goonies never say die, and neither do we, so why not catch Goonies Movie Trivia online at 7pm! Spook it up as Paranormal Warehouse brings you a Selma Mansion Live Investigation online at 8pm! Rev it up with Kool Kat Hot Rod Walt acoustic-style at Johnnie Maccracken’s! Get the blues with Mudcat Live Stream Saturdays at 9pm! New Jersey based power pop rock group The Mylars announce the release of their high energy rendition of the 1970’s Pilot smash hit, “Magic!” Get medieval and check out the virtual Midwinter Arts & Sciences Faire 2021 at 9am! Afro Soca Love presents Black Owned Marketplace & Afterparty at 11am! Or make your way to the 37 Main Buford for a night with Guardians of the Jukebox! Frenchy & The Punk’s solo project, Guitarmy of One releases new single “I Spy the Prisoner” out now! Check out Drive-By Truckers’ lyric video for “Tough to Let Go.”Rock on down to the Star Bar for Punk Rock Night!

Science ‘n’ more Sunday, February 7

Check out the Music of the African People online at 4pm, a twelve week virtual program that explores the contributions of African people! Check out Profs & Pints Online: Frightful Fairy-Tale Weddings at 7pm! Get monsterific and catch The Rosenbach Museum’s Sundays with Frankenstein at 2pm through May 2, an online event exploring Mary Shelley’s masterpiece! Atlanta indie-pop singer/songwriter K Michelle DuBois (The Wire, Louder Than War, Northern Transmissions) releases new single “The Fever Returns” and new solo LP out February 12th! Shop local and support small businesses during February Sunday Funday Markets every Sunday in February from 1pm – 5pm! 

 

Help support our local businesses and artists (A-Z Listing)

 *A Cappella Books Join their VIP discount and membership club for discounts and more (A Cappella Choir). Members who would like to purchase anything online can do so by sending them your list via email or by phone order at (404) 681-5128. All choir members are eligible for free home delivery! Find out more and join here.
*Get monsterific and check out Monsterama’s Kool Kat Anthony Taylor’s Etsy page, Pop Kulture Vulture!
*Browse and purchase your favorite books and more at Atlanta Vintage Books!
*Why not check out our Kool Kat Derek Yaniger’s art and creator of our ATLRetro logo!
*Dirk Hays, purveyor of all that is monstrous and weird, makes art, so why not check out Art by Dirk!
*Geek it up and check out Dr. No’s Comics & Games Superstore (online store here) in Marietta offering gift certificates which can be purchased over the phone for later use and curbside pick-up!
*Jonathan Chaffin’s Horror in Clay, offers tiki mugs filling your every monster madness need!
*Check out Jeanne the Maskmaker’s Etsy page here!
*Get your vintage jewelry fix with Jezebel Blue and your retro style fix with 2the9s Retro!
*Kyle Yaklin gets creaturific with his creature masks and more!
*The Plaza Theatre Support by either purchasing vouchers for future events here, or by supporting their Go Fund Me here, or you can donate or become a member of The Plaza Theatre Foundation. Check out their online store here!
*Kool Kat Shane Morton,  and Silver Scream FX Lab offers one hellacious merch store with monster masks, art and more!

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This Week in ATLRetro – Home Edition #42 – Jan. 25-31, 2021

Posted on: Jan 24th, 2021 By:

by Melanie Crew
Managing Editor

We at ATLRetro care about your health and well-being, so This Week we are bringing you our next installment of our Home-Edition, a week’s worth of hootenannies and shenanigans you can experience straight from your couch and safely socially distanced!

Manic Monday, January 25

Get folk-rocked as Athens, GA’s Adam Klein releases new EP LITTLE TIGER! The legendary Tom Jones recently shared his cover of Todd Snider’s “Talking Reality Television Blues” which you can listen to here.  A.A. Williams shares cover of The Pixies “Where Is My Mind? and her SONGS FROM ISOLATION covers album is due out Feb. 12 on Bella Union! Check out the Chattahoochee Nature Center’s Enchanted Woodland Trails, through Jan. 31! Rock out and tune into Kool Kat Rev. Andy Hawley’s Psychobilly Freakout Radio broadcasting on Garage 71 at 8pm, every Monday! 

Timeless Tuesday, January 26

Get bewitched and catch Witch Hunting Old & New with Professor Ronald Hutton online at 3pm! The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera bring you their virtual concert Dvorak & Ravel at 7pm! Check out the Chattahoochee Nature Center’s Enchanted Woodland Trails, through Jan. 31! Help support the Atlanta Film Festival via their Kickstarter to ensure 2021’s festival is a success! Boogie down with BE Creative Arts Center’s virtual dance session, Soul Line Dance Tuesday at 8pm! 

 

Way Back Wednesday, January 27

Get really retro and catch Profs & Pints Online: Colonial Philly’s Organized Chaos at 7pm!  B-Movie Bonfire Jr. presents a free online screening of Dave Fleischer’s GULLIVER’S TRAVELS (1939) at 6pm! Get your Swing fix in the comfort of your own home every Wednesday, with WE Swing Dance’s Online Dance at 7pm! Or swing on down to 57th Fighter Group Restaurant for West Coast Swing Wednesdays at 6:30pm! Check out the Chattahoochee Nature Center’s Enchanted Woodland Trails, through Jan. 31! Get merry with midtown’s favorite Ice Queen, Aspen York, during Park Tavern’s Wednesday’s Are A “Drag” at 8pm, every Wednesday through today! Get jazzy and live stream the Gordon Vernick Quartet hosted by the Red Light Café at 9pm! Catch Robyn Hitchcock every Wednesday at 9pm (details here), broadcasting from his kitchen all over the world! 

Throwback Thursday, January 28

Catch the Sundance Film Festival at The Plaza Theatre , Atlanta’s Satellite Screen (indoors, Plaza Drive-In and Dad’s Garage Drive-In), through Feb. 3! Legendary rock singer and songwriter Ann Wilson has announced the premiere of her new single. “Tender Heart” available now at all DSPs and streaming services. Check out the Chattahoochee Nature Center’s Enchanted Woodland Trails, through Jan. 31! Make your way to Smith’s Olde Bar for their retrotastic Thursday Throwdown

Freaky Friday, January 29

Get the blues with The Robert Cray Band at the Variety Playhouse! Rev it up with Kool Kat Hot Rod Walt acoustic-style at Wild Wing Cafe in Dunwoody! Goth it up with Athens GA’s Entertainment’s new single, “Voyeur” on their upcoming EP HORROR PT. 1! Make your way to Athens for Sandy Creek Nature Center’s Owl Prowl at 7pm! Catch A Rufus Retro Wainwright-Spective 2021 online concert at 2pm! Check out the Chattahoochee Nature Center’s Enchanted Woodland Trails, through Jan. 31! The Earl Smith Strand Theatre is providing virtual classic double features every Friday night via Twitch TV here

Swell Saturday, January 30

Catch A Conversation with Joy Harjo online, hosted by the Broward County Library at 11am! Get artsy and check out a Virtual Guided Tour of Barcelona’s Picasso Museum and the Guadi at 6pm! Make your way to the Fernbank Museum for their Museum Chills & Science Thrills event from 6pm – 9pm! Get your ‘80s fix with The Breakfast Club Trivia online at 7pm! Or make your way to the Dixie Tavern for a night with Guardians of the Jukebox! Get spooked and join Chattanooga’s Paranormal Research Ghost Investigation’s Online Investigation of the Lotz House at 10pm! Get bluesy and catch Chris Cain online at 10pm! Frenchy & The Punk’s solo project, Guitarmy of One releases new single “I Spy the Prisoner” out now! Check out Drive-By Truckers’ lyric video for “Tough to Let Go.”Rock on down to the Star Bar for Punk Rock Night! Check out the Chattahoochee Nature Center’s Enchanted Woodland Trails, through Jan. 31!

Science ‘n’ more Sunday, January 31

Get monsterific and catch The Rosenbach Museum’s Sundays with Frankenstein at 2pm through May 2, an online event exploring Mary Shelley’s masterpiece! Get really retro and catch the Egypt Virtual Tour of Karnak Temples at 5pm! Catch the Jung Society of Atlanta’s Towards A Visionary Science: Introducing Jung’s Black Books at 2pm! Hey Pink Ladies and T-Birds, why not check out Grease (1978) Trivia Live-Stream at 6:30pm! Check out the Chattahoochee Nature Center’s Enchanted Woodland Trails, through today! 

 

Help support our local businesses and artists (A-Z Listing)

 *A Cappella Books Join their VIP discount and membership club for discounts and more (A Cappella Choir). Members who would like to purchase anything online can do so by sending them your list via email or by phone order at (404) 681-5128. All choir members are eligible for free home delivery! Find out more and join here.
*Get monsterific and check out Monsterama’s Kool Kat Anthony Taylor’s Etsy page, Pop Kulture Vulture!
*Browse and purchase your favorite books and more at Atlanta Vintage Books!
*Why not check out our Kool Kat Derek Yaniger’s art and creator of our ATLRetro logo!
*Dirk Hays, purveyor of all that is monstrous and weird, makes art, so why not check out Art by Dirk!
*Geek it up and check out Dr. No’s Comics & Games Superstore (online store here) in Marietta offering gift certificates which can be purchased over the phone for later use and curbside pick-up!
*Jonathan Chaffin’s Horror in Clay, offers tiki mugs filling your every monster madness need!
*Check out Jeanne the Maskmaker’s Etsy page here!
*Get your vintage jewelry fix with Jezebel Blue and your retro style fix with 2the9s Retro!
*Kyle Yaklin gets creaturific with his creature masks and more!
*The Plaza Theatre Support by either purchasing vouchers for future events here, or by supporting their Go Fund Me here, or you can donate or become a member of The Plaza Theatre Foundation. Check out their online store here!
*Kool Kat Shane Morton,  and Silver Scream FX Lab offers one hellacious merch store with monster masks, art and more!

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