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Atlanta Dance, Film and Culture

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Culture Events Calendar

Saturday October 9, 2021 12:00 pm EDT
Online Event Cost: $20 for non-members, Free with membership
Arts Agenda
Categories: writing, workshops, online workshops, literary In "Digging Deep for Buried Goods with Ch...
$20 for non-members, Free with membership [click here for more]

Saturday October 9, 2021 07:00 pm EDT
Online Event Cost: Free
Music, Festivals, Arts Agenda
The annual Atlanta Design Festival is an open platform, ideal for fostering international dialogue o...
Free [click here for more]

Saturday October 9, 2021 08:00 pm EDT
Alliance Theatre Cost: $28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well)
Arts Agenda::Theater
Website: Across seven monologues written by seven Black playwrights, HANDS UP depicts the realities ...
$28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well) [click here for more]

Sunday October 10, 2021 02:30 pm EDT
Alliance Theatre Cost: $28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well)
Arts Agenda::Theater
Website: Across seven monologues written by seven Black playwrights, HANDS UP depicts the realities ...
$28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well) [click here for more]

Sunday October 10, 2021 07:00 pm EDT
Online Event Cost: Free
Music, Festivals, Arts Agenda
The annual Atlanta Design Festival is an open platform, ideal for fostering international dialogue o...
Free [click here for more]

Sunday October 10, 2021 08:00 pm EDT
Alliance Theatre Cost: $28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well)
Arts Agenda::Theater
Website: Across seven monologues written by seven Black playwrights, HANDS UP depicts the realities ...
$28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well) [click here for more]

Monday October 11, 2021 10:00 am EDT
Pratt-Pullman Yard Cost: $32 and up - advance tickets required
Arts Agenda::Visual Arts
Website: Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience is a 360º digital art exhibition in Atlanta that invites...
$32 and up - advance tickets required [click here for more]

Tuesday October 12, 2021 08:00 pm EDT
Alliance Theatre Cost: $28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well)
Arts Agenda::Theater
Website: Across seven monologues written by seven Black playwrights, HANDS UP depicts the realities ...
$28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well) [click here for more]

Wednesday October 13, 2021 08:00 pm EDT
Alliance Theatre Cost: $28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well)
Arts Agenda::Theater
Website: Across seven monologues written by seven Black playwrights, HANDS UP depicts the realities ...
$28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well) [click here for more]

Thursday October 14, 2021 08:00 pm EDT
Alliance Theatre Cost: $28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well)
Arts Agenda::Theater
Website: Across seven monologues written by seven Black playwrights, HANDS UP depicts the realities ...
$28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well) [click here for more]

Friday October 15, 2021 08:00 pm EDT
Alliance Theatre Cost: $28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well)
Arts Agenda::Theater
Website: Across seven monologues written by seven Black playwrights, HANDS UP depicts the realities ...
$28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well) [click here for more]

Saturday October 16, 2021 01:00 pm EDT
Arts Agenda::Dance
Roam: Further Down the Road (Oct. 16, 17, 23 and 24, two performances per day at 1 & 5 p.m.)
TBA [click here for more]

Saturday October 16, 2021 02:30 pm EDT
Alliance Theatre Cost: $28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well)
Arts Agenda::Theater
Website: Across seven monologues written by seven Black playwrights, HANDS UP depicts the realities ...
$28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well) [click here for more]

Saturday October 16, 2021 05:00 pm EDT
Arts Agenda::Dance
Roam: Further Down the Road (Oct. 16, 17, 23 and 24, two performances per day at 1 & 5 p.m.)
TBA [click here for more]

Saturday October 16, 2021 08:00 pm EDT
Alliance Theatre Cost: $28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well)
Arts Agenda::Theater
Website: Across seven monologues written by seven Black playwrights, HANDS UP depicts the realities ...
$28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well) [click here for more]

Sunday October 17, 2021 01:00 pm EDT
Arts Agenda::Dance
Roam: Further Down the Road (Oct. 16, 17, 23 and 24, two performances per day at 1 & 5 p.m.)
TBA [click here for more]

Sunday October 17, 2021 02:30 pm EDT
Alliance Theatre Cost: $28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well)
Arts Agenda::Theater
Website: Across seven monologues written by seven Black playwrights, HANDS UP depicts the realities ...
$28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well) [click here for more]

Sunday October 17, 2021 05:00 pm EDT
Arts Agenda::Dance
Roam: Further Down the Road (Oct. 16, 17, 23 and 24, two performances per day at 1 & 5 p.m.)
TBA [click here for more]

Sunday October 17, 2021 08:00 pm EDT
Alliance Theatre Cost: $28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well)
Arts Agenda::Theater
Website: Across seven monologues written by seven Black playwrights, HANDS UP depicts the realities ...
$28.75 and up (special student pricing available as well) [click here for more]

Monday October 18, 2021 10:00 am EDT
Pratt-Pullman Yard Cost: $32 and up - advance tickets required
Arts Agenda::Visual Arts
Website: Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience is a 360º digital art exhibition in Atlanta that invites...
$32 and up - advance tickets required [click here for more]


Books

ATL Bookmarks

Monday February 18, 2013 01:00 pm EST
Emory's Poetry Council delivers a trio of written goodness, Eyedrum and Kill Your Darlings host writing workshops, and more! | more...

Book Review

Wednesday February 13, 2013 04:00 am EST
The MacArthur Genius novelist reads Feb. 21 at GSU | more...

ATL Bookmarks

Monday February 11, 2013 04:18 pm EST
Ivy Hall opens their Potlatch to the public, Write Club and True Story return with their latest chapters, and more! | more...

ATL Bookmarks

Monday February 4, 2013 04:01 pm EST
Melanie Benjamin let's the story of Anne Spencer Morrow take flight, Eileen Myles reads at Emory, Vouched Presents returns to the Goatfarm, and more! | more...

ATL Bookmarks

Monday January 28, 2013 05:19 pm EST
Emory's Poetry Council, LostintheLetters, and the Little Shop of Stories bring literary heavy-hitters to Atlanta this week. | more...


Dance

Dance

Thursday February 5, 2004 12:04 am EST
Two dancers turn slowly in place, elbows pressed against their collapsing chests, shoulders shrinking inward, knees fused together. They rise and fall in claustrophobic spaces, each wrapped by two other dancers in retrograde orbits who decorate them, obscure them, covering and containing their secret contortions. You can see them, though never whole, peeking out through the broken places to see... | more...

Dance

Thursday December 11, 2003 12:04 am EST
Filings from our embedded reporter in the Rat Kingdom War | more...

Dance

Thursday December 4, 2003 12:04 am EST
Lelavision plays physical music' for laughs" | more...

Dance

Thursday November 13, 2003 12:04 am EST
To look at Matt Stokes, it's hard to imagine anyone daring to rumble with him. The Atlanta native has the build of a pioneer who could pull the plow himself should the oxen die. But then he parts his lips, and a clean, gentle, resonant tenor sings sweetly and sincerely of love. Suspend that one disbelief — that neither a Jet nor a Shark could credibly challenge him — and, yes, this... | more...

Dance

Thursday November 6, 2003 12:04 am EST
Zoetic Ensemble pushes it real good | more...


Symphony/Opera



Performance Art



Theatre

Theater Review

Tuesday February 7, 2012 08:00 am EST
Rothko play has audiences seeing Red, in a good way | more...

Theater Feature

Thursday February 2, 2012 01:12 pm EST
Theatre in the Square raises enough funds to complete its current season and pursue additional support. | more...

Theater Feature

Monday January 30, 2012 02:54 pm EST
The Francophone theater captures Parisian street scenes with panache. | more...

Theater Review

Wednesday January 18, 2012 07:59 am EST
Actor's Express play struggles to reconcile religion and relationships | more...

Theater Review

Monday January 9, 2012 08:00 am EST
Atlanta poet/musician marks career transition with album and performance | more...


Film

Movies & TV Features

Wednesday February 17, 2016 04:00 am EST
Two local actors write and produce their own comedy Web series with Indiegogo crowdfunding | more...

Movies & TV Features

Tuesday February 9, 2016 04:00 am EST
Upstart producer Mr. 2-17's first feature film chronicles local dancers and crews | more...

Movie Review

Thursday January 14, 2016 04:00 am EST
Puppet-like characters crave connection in quirky, heartbreaking tale from Charlie Kaufman | more...

Movies & TV Features

Tuesday December 22, 2015 04:00 am EST
How a greater conversation about gender played out in movies and TV in 2015 | more...

Movie Review

Wednesday December 16, 2015 04:00 am EST
Stellar ensemble keeps the exciting, derivative space opera surprisingly relatable | more...



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