The late Chef Ria Pell
Chef Ria Pell

A benefit and tribute to late Chef Ria Pell is set for Dec. 13, 8 p.m. at Variety Playhouse in Little Five Points. Remembering Ria, or the “Ria Riot” as it’s being called on the Facebook invitation, will feature live music, DJs, performance art and food from local restaurants.

Bands expected to perform are Clashinista,Tom and Mike from The Rent Boys, Tweezer, The El Caminos, Slim Chance & the Convicts, Caroline & the Ramblers and Murder Lisa. There will be DJ sets from Speakerfoxxx, Osmose, Brian Poust AKA Agent 45, Tim Lawrence, Ree de la Vega, Bendito Chavez and Vicki Powell

Tickets are $20 and the proceeds will benefit Pell’s family. To buy tickets and for more information, visit this link.


Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.