Monday, May 12 – Sunday, May 18
Atlantic Station Restaurant Week

Atlantic Station, 1380 Atlantic Dr. NW (Westside)

For one week only, all of Atlantic Station's full-service restaurants will rallying together for a common cause. (No, not the Shaky Knees fest – that was last weekend.) A portion of the funds from their first-ever restaurant week will be donated to Autism Speaks. Lunches will range from $10-$15 all week, and dinners $15-$35. Philanthropy is tasting pretty tasty these days.

Deal nearby: Mama Niki's Pizza



Tuesday, May 13, 8 p.m.
Deer Bear Wolf Release/Launch

Gallery 72, 72 Marietta Street (West Midtown)

Riddle-us-this, Atlanta: what’s one part store, record label, and small press? Deer Bear Wolf, that’s what. This Atlanta organization is where the music, art and literary worlds combine, and they’re debuting their efforts with the release of their quarterly magazine and an evening of readings from Winston Ward, Amy Herschleb, John Carroll, Muriel Vega, Caroline Cox, Daniel Beauregard, Joe Ennis and musical performances from Nomen Novum, Ladybeard, Narrator and Tim Kohler. Let’s give ‘em a warm welcome.

Deal nearby: Naan Stop



Wednesday, May 14, 8 p.m.
Erikson Clock Presents: Sonic Generator

Erikson Clock, 364 Nelson St. (Castleberry Hill)

As if Sonic Generator hadn’t already broken the musical sound barrier with their out-of-this-world approach to classical music performance, they’re now performing two pieces by composer John Zorn, The Tempest and Amour Fou as well as a movement from a new score written in collaboration with our own gloATL

Deal nearby: Nicky’s Seafood



Wednesday, May 14, 8 p.m.
Write Club Atlanta, Chapter 36: Apollencalypse Now

The Highland Ballroom (Poncey Highlands)

Lo, the monthly brain-battle is upon us again, this time pitting its challengers against one another under the themes of circle vs. square, deep vs. shallow, and pursue vs. retreat… and six talented, brave writers vs. each other in Write Club Atlanta's monthly throwdown of words and sentences.

Deal nearby: Java Vino



Thursday, May 15, 8 p.m.
Nerd Nite No. 9: Can Haz Dogz, Terminator Vision and Wrastlin’

Smoke Ring BBQ, 309 Nelson St. (Castleberry Hill)

Time to dust off your pocket protectors: it's time for another Nerd Night. This go-round, the crew will be addressing three topics that may or may not have been plaguing your subconscious: how does augmented reality work anyway? Why is professional wrestling so popular? And what's with all these dogs on the internet?

Deal nearby: Nicky’s Seafood



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