Saturday, May 2, 8 p.m. – 11 p.m. – The Atlanta Cajun Zydeco Association celebrates 9 years with this annual dance. The musical group is well-known for their smooth harmonies and Motown-era influences. This event will feature performances by Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble, and a free beginners dance lesson from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets are $18 for general admission, $5 for students. Dorothy Benson Center, 6500 Vernon Woods Dr., Sandy Springs, 30328. For more information, go online to or call (877) 338-2420.

Isadora Pennington

Isadora Pennington is a freelance writer and photographer based in Atlanta. She is the editor of Sketchbook by Rough Draft, a weekly Arts newsletter.