Atlanta/ Fun & Entertainment
Published on April 15, 2019
Here's what to do in Atlanta this weekDistrict Atlanta. | Photo: Li L./Yelp

From a film pitch event to a 5K festival, there's plenty to enjoy in Atlanta this week. Read on for a rundown of ideas for how to fill your calendar.

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Film Pitch ATL  

This is a recurring monthly event held at Ponce City Market. You will have the chance to engage with independent filmmakers from the Southeast. There will also be a pitch process for films well into pre-production.  

When: Tuesday, April 16, 6 p.m.
Where: General Assembly at Ponce City Market, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave. NE, Floor 2
Admission: Free
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Book Launch 

The Institute for People and Technology is hosting this book launch event. It will celebrate the new book entitled, "All Data Are Local: Thinking Critically in a Data-Driven Society." Yanni Alexander Loukissas is the author of the book, which will be released on April 23.  

When: Thursday, April 18, 4:30-5 p.m.
Where: Institute for People and Technology, Centergy Building, 75 Fifth St. NW, Suite #600
Admission: Free
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Elephante will be the featured performer at this concert event. He specializes in electronic dance music. This is a 21 and older show at District Atlanta.  

When: Friday, April 19, 10 p.m.- Saturday, April 20, 3 a.m.
Where: District Atlanta, 269 Armour Drive NE
Admission: $25 (General Admission); $35 (VIP/Tier 2).
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SweetWater 420 Fest 5K Road Race

This festival event includes a 5K run in Downtown Atlanta. There will also be live musical performances on four stages over the weekend. Widespread Panic and The Avett Brothers are among the bands scheduled to perform.   

When: Saturday, April 20, 8-11 a.m. (5K run)
Where: Centennial Olympic Park, 265 Park Ave. West NW
Admission: $43
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