Def Leppard: 5 things to do this week in Atlanta

This week is all about the arts in Atlanta. Whether you’re into photography, theater, concerts, films or paintings, this week is guaranteed to keep you busy.

Here are some events you can attend this week:

Foodie Photography 

Taking photos of food takes skills. Impress your Instagram followers after taking this iPhone food photography course at Bellina Alimentari. Learn about angles, lighting, editing and more while enjoying special bites from the kitchen.

6:30-8 p.m. August 9. $28. Bellina Alimentari, 675 North Ponce De Leon Ave., Atlanta. 

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Don’t miss your six-day window to watch the popular Broadway musical “If/Then” at the Fox Theatre. The musical follows a newly divorced woman who moves back to New York and explores her two possible paths in life.

Various times. August 9-14. $30-$85. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St., Atlanta. 

Def Leppard, REO Speedwagon and Tesla

30 years and 100 million records later British band Def Leppard keeps on rocking. The band will be joined by REO Speedwagon and Tesla during an outdoor concert at the Lakewood Amphitheater this Friday.

7 p.m. August 12. $265-$195. Lakewood Amphitheater, 2002 Lakewood Ave., Atlanta. 

Piedmont Park Arts Festival

Attendees of all ages will have a chance to enjoy artist demonstrations, live music, food and family fun at the 8th annual Piedmont Arts Festival. The two-day event will focus on visual mediums and feature up to 250 painters, crafters, photographers, glass blowers, jewelers and more.

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. August 13-14. Free. Piedmont Park, 1071 Piedmont Ave., Atlanta. 

Peachtree Village International Film Festival

Film enthusiasts can enjoy a showcase of feature length films, shorts, music videos, documentaries and screenplays from around the world at the Peachtree Village International Film Festival. The four-day event will also feature celebrity attractions, innovative workshops, panels, parties and more.

Events start at 6 p.m. Thursday, 12:30 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday. August 11 – 14. Tickets vary in cost by event. An all access pass costs $150. Opening night will be held at the Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Road SW, Atlanta. 

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