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Six Things to Do This Weekend

The Spectacular Now

1. You should probably go see the Coathangers at Green Room on Friday.

2. Or, you could check out OCAF’s “Georgia Pottery Invitational” opening gala.

3. Georgia’s football season kicks off Saturday evening against Clemson. Watch that shit.

4. Afterwards, don’t miss Brothers at the Caledonia Lounge.

5. If you haven’t yet, this is the last weekend to catch The Spectacular Now at Ciné.

6. Head over to Atlanta for Dragon Con madness. Or, stay glued to your computer screen for our coverage.

See what’s going down around town on our Calendar.


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