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Arts Agenda December 26 2001

Classical MusicAtlanta Symphony Orchestra New Year's Eve concert with conductor Yoel Levi. Mon., Dec. 31, 8 p.m. $30-$55. Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree St. 404-733-5000.ComedyAurora Theatre Bric Players. Experience and participate in the improv acts. Saturdays, 10:30 p.m. $8. 3087-B Main St, Duluth. 770-476-7926.

Dad's Garage Theater * Scandal. Popular improv soap opera is now Western-themed and set in 1848. Fridays, 10 p.m. $10. 280 Elizabeth St. 404-523-3141.

Funny Farm Comedy Club Mike "Mad Dog". Dec. 28; Dec. 29. Call for prices. 608 Holcomb Bridge Road, Roswell. 404-467-4242.

Kudzu Playhouse 2nd Base Comedy Troupe. Roswell's resident comedy troupe featuring improv and sketch comedy. Saturdays, 10:30 p.m.-12 a.m. $5. 608 Holcomb Bridge Road, Roswell. 770-594-1020.

Neighborhood Playhouse Southern Discomfort. Atlanta musical satire troupe performs a special New Year's Eve show. Mon., Dec. 31, 8:30 p.m. $18. 430 W. Trinity Pl., Decatur. 770-352-0097.

Red Chair Theater The Harold. Atlanta's only longform comedy improv troupe takes on the classic style of the Harold. Fri., Sat., 10:30 p.m. $5-$10. Jackpie. Two-man longform improv show by Chris Pierce and Jim Karwisch. Saturdays, 8 p.m. Continues through Dec. 30. $10. 662 11th St. 404-872-4242.

The Punchline James Stephens III. Comedian, actor and impressionist headlines. Dec. 26, 8:30 p.m.; Dec. 27, 8:30 p.m.; Dec. 28, 8 p.m. & 10:30 p.m.; Dec. 29, 8 p.m. & 10:30 p.m.; Dec. 30, 8 p.m. $10-$14. Henry Cho. Henry Cho headlines with Joe Morrison opening and musical guest pianist George Martini. Mon., Dec. 31, 8 p.m. & 10:15 p.m. $60-$80 per couple. 290 Hilderbrand Drive. 404-252-5233.

Whole World Theatre Whole World Theatre. One of the oldest improv company's in town. Tuesdays, 8 p.m.; Thursdays, 8 p.m.; Fri., Sat., 8 p.m. & 10:30 p.m. $10-$19.50. 1214 Spring St. 404-817-0880.DanceKwanzaa Celebration * Dancical Productions presents this cultural experience featuring Ajile's showcase performance along with the Oqinga Djembe' Dancers of Total Dance and other artists. Thu., Dec. 27, 8 p.m. $15. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. 404-249-6400.

The Nutcracker * Atlanta Ballet's holiday spectacular of the familiar story. Sat., Sun., 2 p.m.; Thur.-Sat., 8 p.m. Continues through Dec. 30. $20-$60. Fox Theater, 660 Peachtree St. 404-817-8700.MuseumsAtlanta International Museum At Home with Our Neighbors to the North: Furniture Sculpture from Canada. Exhibition of two Canadian artists, Danielle Carignan and Andre St-Cyr. Continues through Aug. 23. Treasures from the Smithsonian: A First Look. Terra cotta sculptures by Tamil Nadu artists from southern India. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Aug. 23. $3. 285 Peachtree Center Ave., Marquis II Tower. 404-688-2467.

Fernbank Museum of Natural History Classical Landscape Photography and the Digital Darkroom. More than 25 works by Jean Miele. Savage Ancient Seas. Special exhibition of strange creatures of the sea from 70 million years ago: reptiles, prehistoric fish, mollusks and pterosaurs. The IMAX film, Ocean Oasis, shown in conjunction. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sundays, 12-5 p.m. Continues through Jan. 1. $10-$12. 767 Clifton Road. 404-929-6300.

High Museum of Art Monet: A View from the River. Exhibit of 11 of Claude Monet's paintings of the Seine, highlighting recent Monet acquisitions to the museum. Winslow Homer and the Critics: Forging a National Art in the 1870s. More than 50 of the artist's most famous paintings and watercolors. Tue.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Jan. 6. $8-$15. 1280 Peachtree St. 404-733-4444.

High Museum of Art Folk Art & Photography Gallery New Treasures, Old Favorites: American Self-Taught Art from the High. Presentation of 35 works from recent acquisitions along with popular favorites from the folk art collection. Pictures Tell the Story: Ernest C. Withers. Exhibit documents the fight for justice in the Civil Rights movement and promoted social change. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through April 13. Free. 30 John Wesley Dobbs Ave. 404-577-6940.

The King Center 449 Auburn Ave. 404-524-1956.

Margaret Mitchell House & Museum Margaret Mitchell House & Museum. Love Gone With The Wind? Come share Atlanta history through the eyes of this famous author by volunteering with us. Ongoing. 990 Peachtree St. 404-249-7015.

Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art 30 Atlanta St., Marietta. 770-528-1444.

Michael C. Carlos Museum Ancient Egypt, Nubia and the Near East. Exhibit of ancient Egyptian funerary art. The Collector's Eye: Masterpieces of Egyptian Art from the Thalassic Collection, Ltd.. Featuring more than 175 relics of pharaonic civilization collected by Theatodore Halkedis. Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sundays, 12-5 p.m. Continues through Jan. 6. $5 suggested donation. 571 S. Kilgo St. 404-727-4282.

Robert C. Williams American Museum of Papermaking Speaking Volumes: The Southeastern University Educators Book Arts Invitational. Selection of handmade books and book designs created by 15 teaching artists throughout the Southeast. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Feb. 22. 500 Tenth St. 404-894-6663.

SciTrek 395 Piedmont Ave. 404-522-5500.

Spelman College Museum Of Fine Art Through These Eyes: the Photographs of P.H. Polk. Photographs from the Paul R. Jones collection. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturdays, 12-4 p.m. Continues through April 13. 350 Spelman Lane. 404-215-2583.

William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum The Artist Who Inspired the Children's Drawings of Terezin. North American premiere of works by Friedl Dicker-Brandeis. Tue.-Sat. Continues through March 10. Selig Center, 1440 Spring St. 404-870-7684.Spoken WordApache Cafe Free Forum Exchange. Spoken-word, poetry, performance art and jazz performances by Black Rice. Hosted by Son-Christopher. Sundays, 9 p.m. 64 Third St. 404-876-5436.

Fihankra Cultural Center Experimental Spoken Word Performance, E.S.P. Hosted by Yohannes Sharriff, providing an exploratory space for the local spoken-word movement. Wednesdays. 840 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd. 404-752-6030.

Java Monkey Open-mic. Sundays, 8:30 p.m. 205 E. Ponce de Leon Ave., Decatur. 404-378-5002.

Kaya Wind Down Wednesday: live jazz, spoken word, poetry. Wednesdays. 1068 Peachtree St. 404-874-4460.

Mr. Delicious Eboni Productions. Inspirational open-mic spoken word and poetry hosted by Ntellect. Thursdays, 8-10 p.m. $1.50 for bottled beer, $2.50 glass of wine. 1524 Church St., Decatur. 770-981-6542.

N'jia Word of Mouth. Spoken word and poetry. Contact Semba. poetpeace@hotmail.com. Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. 753 Edgewood Ave. 404-874-7707.

The Poetry Planet Thursday Night Vibe Sessions. Thursdays. 404-221-0036.

Royal Peacock Infinite Possibilities. Live band and dj open-mic with spoken word, hip-hop, soul and reggae. Wednesdays, 9 p.m. 186 Auburn Ave. 404-668-5444.

Shark Bar Poet's Lounge. Spoken word artist accompanied by live musicians. Open Mic. Thursdays, 7-11 p.m. $5. 571 Peachtree St. NE. 404-815-8333.Theater: OngoingA-Sleuthing We Will Go Original mystery dinner theater with a holiday theme. Tue.-Sat., 7:30 p.m. Continues through Jan. 16. $42.50-$50. Agatha's-A Taste of Mystery, 693 Peachtree St. 404-875-4321.

A Christmas Carol The Alliance's perennial favorite based upon the Charles Dickens novel, adapted by David H. Bell. Tue.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sundays, 2:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. Continues through Dec. 30. $18-$57. Alliance Theater Company, 1280 Peachtree St. NE. 404-892-2414.

I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change Off-Broadway musical comedy about dating, romance, marriage, lovers and more. Sundays, 5 p.m.; Saturdays, 8:30 p.m.; Wed.-Fri., 8 p.m. Continues through Jan. 27. $20-$30. Horizon Theatre, Euclid Ave. 404-584-7450.

1940s Radio Hour The popular holiday musical returns for its 20th annual production. It's a behind-the-scenes look at the making of a radio broadcast for U.S. soldiers overseas at Christmastime. Tue.-Fri., 8 p.m.; Saturdays, 6:30 p.m. & 9 p.m.; Sundays, 2:30 p.m. & 7 p.m. Continues through Jan. 6. $20-$30. Theatre in the Square, 11 Whitlock Ave., Marietta. 770-422-8369.

Peachtree Battle * World premiere of comedy/drama centering on a blueblood, Buckhead wedding. Sundays, 7 p.m.; Thur.-Sat., 8 p.m. Continues through Jan. 27. $20. Peachtree Playhouse, 878 Peachtree St. 404-875-1193.

Romeo & Juliet Shakespeare's classic tale of love and retribution reinterpreted and produced with only four actors. Wed.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sundays, 7 p.m. Continues through Dec. 31. $12-$15. PushPush Theater, 1123 Zonolite Road. 404-892-7876.

Sanders Family Christmas The sequel to Smoke on the Mountain, the play finds the audience members as the congregation during a lively concert. Alley Stage. Tue.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sundays, 2:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. Continues through Dec. 30. $17-$30. Theatre in the Square, 11 Whitlock Ave., Marietta. 770-422-8369.Visual Arts: OngoingAbstein Gallery Season of Color. More than 300 new pieces in various media created by 40 Southern artists. Tue.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sundays, 1-5 p.m. Continues through Jan. 31. 558 14th St. 404-772-8020.

Artists' Atelier Of Atlanta Holiday Magic. Featuring works by Rebecca Mitchell and Pat Suttles. Dec. 20-Jan. 4. 800 Miami Circle, Suite 200. 404-231-5999.

Atlanta College of Art Gallery Surge. Juried student art show. Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thur., Fri., 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Sundays, 12-5 p.m. Continues through Jan. 6. Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree St. 404-733-5052.

Atlanta Financial Center Searching for Light: Collages by Ben Rea. Exhibit of Atlanta artist's landscapes and portraits. South Tower Lobby. Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Continues through March 16. 3333 Peachtree Road. 404-816-9777.

Atlanta Photography Group Gallery Southern Exposure 2001. Showcasing original prints by Kerry Stuart Coppin, Gerard Lange, Michael Marshall, Terri Mimms, Laura Noel, Judith Pishnery, Ron Rubino, Steve Thackston. Wed.-Sat., 12-4 p.m. Continues through Feb. 1. 660 9th St. 404-877-1144.

Ballroom Studios New works by Donna Tauscher and Megan Walborn. Call for times or appt. 107 Luckie St., 2nd floor. 404-522-2709.

Bank of America Plaza Ironworkers and the Construction of the Bank of America Plaza: Photographs by Dennis O'Kain. Exhibition of photographs by the artist of the construction of the building in which it is being displayed. Dec. 20-Jan. 31. 600 Peachtree St. 404-816-9777.

Beverly Libby Gallery The Road to Ruin. New work by Scott Upton. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Continues through Dec. 31. 75 Bennett St., TULA Art Center.

City Gallery East 15th Annual National Arts Program. Showcasing the artistic talents of city employees in various media. Dec. 20-Jan. 4. City Hall East, First Floor, 675 Ponce de Leon Ave. 404-817-6983.

Eklectic Gallery Visual and folk art. Various artists on display including Rose M. Barron, Margaret Warfield, Brenda Singletary, Andrew Turner and more. Tue.-Fri., 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Continues through Jan. 12. 290 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Mattress Factory Lofts. 404-584-2222.

Fay Gold Gallery Pablo Picasso. Etchings and aquatints by the master. O. Winston Link: A Memorial Tribute 1914-2001. Continues through Jan. 2. 764 Miami Circle. 404-233-3843.

Fernbank Museum of Natural History Classical Landscape Photography and the Digital Darkroom. More than 25 works by Jean Miele. Savage Ancient Seas. Special exhibition of strange creatures of the sea from 70 million years ago: reptiles, prehistoric fish, mollusks and pterosaurs. The IMAX film, Ocean Oasis, shown in conjunction. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 12-5 p.m. Continues through Jan. 1. $10-$12. 767 Clifton Road. 404-929-6300.

Gallery Of The Unitarian Universalist Congregation Various works. Watercolors, acrylics, sculpture, pastels and photography by members of the congregation. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sundays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Continues through Feb. 3. 911 Cliff Valley Way. 404-634-5134.

Gallery SKLO Shadows & Light. New photography of Runn Turner. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Jan. 4. 75 Bennett St., TULA Art Center. 404-350-9763.

Hartsfield International Airport The World of Paper. Exhibition on the global history of the art and industry of papermaking. T-Gates Display Cases, Main Terminal. Mon.-Sun. Continues through Jan. 14. 404-894-9592.

House Of Colors Gallery Len Kovsky. New works. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Continues through Jan. 3. 34 Irby Ave. 404-233-6738.

Kiang Gallery Jill Moser. New works by the artist. Tue.-Fri., 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Saturdays, 12-5 p.m. Continues through Jan. 12. 1923 Peachtree Road. 404-351-5477.

Lowe Gallery New works. James Harvard, Donald Sultan and Kathleen Morris. Mon.-Sun. Continues through Dec. 28. 75 Bennett St., TULA Art Center. 404-352-8114.

Macon & Company Fine Art Wulf Barsch, Kristen Payson. New paintings by the artists. Mon.-Sun. Continues through Jan. 8. 1198 Howell Mill Road, Suite 109. 404-603-9122.

Matre Gallery Small Works. Exhibit includes works by Anna Carll, Jamie Cook, Jonathan Fenske, Ella Hergesheimer, Suzy Scarborough,Tom Key, Michael Magill, Steve Penley, Kate Sanel, Susan Grossman, Jeff Scott. Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Dec. 31. 75 Bennett St., TULA Art Center. 404-350-8399.

Outwrite Bookstore & Coffeehouse Stripes. Exhibit of works by Atlanta artist Richard Melvin. Mon.-Sun. Continues through Jan. 31. 991 Piedmont Ave. 404-607-0082.

Primitive Eye Folk Art Gallery Lizzy Williams. Dec. 20-Jan. 1. 3256 Ponce de Leon Ave., Scottdale. 404-298-0303.

Raymond Lawrence Gallery Fallen. Exhibition of new work by Mark Dylan Hyde. Tue.-Fri., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturdays, 12-5 p.m. Continues through Dec. 29. 75 Bennett St., TULA Art Center. 404-352-5058.

Reinike Gallery Let's Celebrate the Season. Holiday group show including Vanita Smithey, Phil Sandusky, Henry Callahan, Charles H. Reinike III and Mario DiGirolamo. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Dec. 31. 789 Miami Circle. 404-364-0490.

Sandler Hudson Gallery Maybe it's Somewhere I'm Going...Perhaps, Somewhere I've Been. Exhibit of new works by the artist. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturdays, 12-5 p.m. Continues through Jan. 11. 1831 Peachtree Road. 404-350-8480.

Solomon Projects * New Sculpture. Works by Lynda Grimm. Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Continues through Jan. 5. 1037 Monroe Drive. 404-875-7100.

Swan Coach House Gallery Prints by Georgia Artists: A Holiday Show. Exhibit of prints by Radcliffe Bailey, Cheryl Goldsleger, Kogo Griffin and Diane Kempler including others. Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Continues through Jan. 12. 3130 Slaton Drive. 404-266-2636.

The Contemporary * Rear Window, Masking. Solo projects from Charles Nelson and Jerome Moorman featuring works by David Lynch, Andres Serrano and others. Project Nine Eleven. 5000 coth strips with names of those who died on Sept. 11. Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Jan. 12. 535 Means St. 404-688-1970.

Thomas Deans & Co. Holiday Sale. Paintings, drawings, watercolors and prints by contemporary gallery artists and those of historical interest. Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Dec. 28. 75 Bennett St., TULA Art Center. 404-352-3778.

Trinity Gallery Tuan: the figure in bronze. Exhibit of works of bronze by Tuan. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Continues through Dec. 31. 315 E. Paces Ferry Road. 404-237-0370.

Vespermann Glass Gallery Mindscapes & Naturescapes: Ralph Mossman & Mary Mullaney. Works reminiscent of op art and modern adaptation of century-old cameos. Tue.-Sat. Continues through Dec. 31. 309 E. Paces Ferry Road. 404-266-0102.

William's Salon John Hunsinger. Paintings and drawings by the artist. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Continues through Dec. 28. 3161 Maple Drive. 404-262-1018.

Youngblood Gallery Glass Show 3. Call for hours. 629 Glenwood Ave. 404-627-0393.



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