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Atlanta Dance, Film and Culture

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Culture Events Calendar

Friday October 8, 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]

Friday October 8, 2021 07:00 pm EDT
Plaza Theatre Cost: $10
Arts Agenda, Arts Agenda::Film
This screening is open to the public! Misanthropes is an 85 minute film produced entirely in Atlanta...
$10 [click here for more]

Friday October 8, 2021 08:00 pm EDT
Alliance Theatre Cost: $10-45
Arts Agenda::Theater
Categories: Activism Across seven monologues written by seven Black playwrights, HANDS UP depicts th...
$10-45 [click here for more]

Friday October 8, 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 9, 2021 10:00 am EDT
Olmsted Linear Park Cost: Free
Arts Agenda, Festivals, Food and Drink, Free Events, Music
Usher in the Autumn Season with the Fall Festival on Ponce


The Atlanta Foundation for Public Space...
Free [click here for more]

Saturday October 9, 2021 11:00 am EDT
Arts Agenda, Festivals, Free Events
Categories: Photography This upcoming event is an exhibition titled Standing Together by Jeanine Mic...
Free [click here for more]

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 12:00 pm EDT
Park Tavern Cost: $25.00
Arts Agenda::Dance, Food and Drink
Big Gay Brunch At Park Tavern Featuring DJ Alissah Brooks & Hosted by Taejah Thomas. Phoenix Enterta...
$25.00 [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]


Books

Book Content

Wednesday March 11, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Author uses singer as a character conduit in 'All Glitter Everything' | more...

Book Review

Monday March 9, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Author's semi-autobiographical novel is modernism circa 2015 | more...

Book Content

Thursday February 12, 2015 04:00 am EST
Congressman John Lewis' graphic novel trilogy adds new chapter | more...

Book Review

Wednesday February 4, 2015 04:00 am EST
'Miss Hazel and the Rosa Parks League' wants to give us all a history lesson | more...

Fiction Issue

Thursday January 8, 2015 05:00 am EST
First Place | more...


Dance

Dance, Festivals

Wednesday October 31, 2007 12:04 am EDT
Sat., Nov. 3 | more...

Dance, Arts Agenda, People

Wednesday October 24, 2007 12:04 am EDT
Choreographer/founder, brooks & company dance | more...

Dance, Festivals

Wednesday May 30, 2007 04:04 am EDT
The Shortlist | more...

Dance

Wednesday August 16, 2006 12:04 am EDT
Penniless and homeless, the defiant Nerve Series returns | more...

Dance

Wednesday June 21, 2006 12:04 am EDT
Duende Dance Theater's Offering invests in the future | more...


Symphony/Opera



Performance Art



Theatre

Theater Review

Wednesday July 16, 2014 04:00 am EDT
Aaron Munoz's performance carries exceptional production | more...

Theater Review

Monday March 3, 2014 09:33 am EST
7 Stages and KSU present a hallucinatory interpretation of the classic Civil War novel | more...

Theater Review

Monday February 10, 2014 04:00 am EST
Alliance Theatre's award-winning comedy goes for laughs at the expense of insight | more...

Theater Review

Monday December 16, 2013 04:00 am EST
Atlanta Lyric Theatre reunites for an Atlanta holiday tradition | more...

Theater Review

Thursday November 14, 2013 04:00 am EST
The Actor's Express production balances surface and depth | more...


Film

Culture, Movies and TV

Sunday July 1, 2018 12:52 pm EDT

 The surreal Sorry to Bother You demonstrates that it’s better to be a movie with too many ideas than too few. Just some of the themes tackled by writer/director/rapper Boots Riley include income inequality, racial code-switching, political activism, viral fame, and other hot-button issues.

Atlanta co-star Lakeith Stanfield stars as Cassius, a.k.a. Cash, a broke young man who takes a lousy...

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Culture, Movies and TV, See and Do Content

Saturday June 30, 2018 05:00 am EDT
PLUS: Comedy, cosplay, cinema and more this weekend in the ATL, and more | more...

Culture, Movies and TV, See and Do Content, Festivals

Friday June 22, 2018 05:00 am EDT
AJFF celebrates the Jewish film community though multimedia art forms, local food, and innovative films on June 23. | more...

Culture, Movies and TV

Tuesday June 19, 2018 12:00 pm EDT
Known for his role as Gandalf in ‘Lord of the Rings,’ the English actor has a deeper story to tell on June 19. | more...

Movies and TV, Movie Review

Tuesday June 12, 2018 04:11 pm EDT
“Star Wars” prequel and low-budget thriller “The Endless” creates shared universes on different scales. | more...



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