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Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Euan Morton performs the lead role in a new touring version of the 2014 Broadway production of John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask’s groundbreaking 1998 musical about a transgendered East German singer. April 4–5. Fox Theatre.
Japanese Masters: A Kuruma Ningyo Performance. Hachioji Kuruma Ningyo, a 160-year-old puppet company led by fifth-generation Master Puppeteer Koryu Nishikawa V, presents a rare U.S. performance in the traditional Kuruma Ningyo style, in which a single puppeteer sits on a small rolling cart and operates the head, arms and legs of a carved figure. April 1–2. Puppetry Arts Center.
ART + DESIGN
Artadia: Art & Dialogue. The nonprofit arts organization Artadia presents a talk by Meg Onli, curator of the Institute of Contemporary Art of Philadelphia. March 30 at 6 p.m. Atlanta Contemporary Art Center.
Painter and Poet: The Wonderful World of Ashley Bryan. A new exhibition celebrates the life and work of author and artist Ashley Bryan. April 1, 2017 to January 21, 2018. High Museum of Art.
Friday Night Classic. Atlanta bands Cutcard and Hungry Girl perform with headliner Starbenders in a benefit for Atlanta’s Lost-N-Found, a shelter for disadvantaged LGBTQ youth. March 31 at 8 p.m. Avondale Towne Cinema.
The Flaming Lips. The Oklahoma City psychedelic rock band, performing since 1983, tours in support of its fourteenth album Oczy Mlody. April 2 at 8 p.m. Tabernacle.
Ultimate Dancer 6. The streetdance showcase and battle returns with BluPrint versus Skitzo, JKilla versus Whondy Twist and dance veteran Edge pitted against rising star Hermiz. March 31 at 7 p.m. Jascorey Events Hall.
Anna Schachner, You and I and Someone Else. The author presents her debut novel about an adult woman who has always acted as a pawn in the grudge between her feuding parents. April 4 at 7:15 p.m. Decatur Library.
Camille Paglia, Free Women, Free Men. The outspoken feminist critic speaks about her latest book, which compiles essays and articles from the past two decades of her career. April 3 at 7:30 p.m. Carter Center.
North by Northwest. Turner Classic Movies presents a special cinema screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s classic 1959 thriller starring Cary Grant and Eva Marie Saint. April 2 and 5. Area movie theaters.
Jerusalem is Proud to Present. Jerusalem’s LGBT community struggles to stage their city’s 2006 World Gay Pride March after violent attacks against the marchers the preceding year and against the opposition of orthodox Jews, evangelical Christians and conservative Muslims in this 2007 film, part of an ongoing series of screenings of films by visiting Israeli filmmaker Nitzan Gilady. April 5 at 7:30 p.m. White Hall, Emory University.