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Five films will screen outdoors this weekend under the title of Solidarity Cinema Series at the Plaza and Dad’s Garage pop-up drive-ins. The Plaza schedule begins at 8:45 tonight (June 11) with Blindspotting, the 2018 crime comedy–drama with Daveed Diggs. It continues at 8:45 p.m. Friday with Whose Streets, a documentary that looks at the 2014 police killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown Jr. in Ferguson, Missouri, and at 8:45 p.m. Sunday with Spike Lee’s Do the Right ThingA Saturday screening of Do the Right Thing is sold out. The Dad’s Garage schedule begins at 9 p.m. Thursday with Sorry to Bother You, a 2018 sci-fi comedy-fantasy set in an alternate present-day version of Oakland, California (it screens again at 9 p.m. Saturday). The Dad’s pop-ups continue with Black Panther at 9 p.m. Friday and Sunday. $15–$50 depending on the number of occupants in your car. Tickets HERE.

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Synchronicity Theatre‘s next virtual happy hour takes place at 8:30 p.m. June 18. Join managing director Celise Kalke and fellow arts enthusiasts in reading from work by such Atlanta playwrights as Valetta Anderson, Suehyla El-Attar, Neeley Gossett and Lee Nowell, who will be on hand to discuss them. Leaving home is not required. Free but registration is needed so you can receive a link and an invitation the day before the readings.

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