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Arts Agenda July 03 2002


?Comedy
Art Farm Culture Barn Show. Original creator and producer of the "Lucky Yates Talk Show" at Dad's Garage Theater presents another live talk show format. Every other Saturday, 11 p.m. 835 Wylie St. 404-584-2078.

Dad's Garage Theater Comedy improv. Thursdays, 10:30 p.m. $5-$10. Dr. Bob Frapple's Improv Psychiatry. Improv comedy that helps, hurts and heals. Fridays, 10:30 p.m. $10. TheatreSports. Atlanta's popular improv comedy show. Saturdays, 10:30 p.m. $10. 280 Elizabeth St. 404-523-3141.

Dave & Buster's, Gwinnett Laughing Matters. Improv comedy. Fri., July 5, 8 p.m. $10. Steve Reynolds Blvd. 404-874-4050.

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.

Manuel's Tavern Laughing Matters. Improv comedy. Sat., July 6, 8 p.m. $10. 602 N. Highland Ave. 404-874-4050.

N'jea Open-mic. A home for seasoned and up-and-coming comics. Tuesdays, 8 p.m. $3-$5. 753 Edgewood Ave. 678-701-1580.

The Punchline Cary Long. Native Georgian brings humor to the mundane. Call for times. Wednesdays. Continues through July 7. $10-$14. 290 Hilderbrand Drive. 404-252-5233.

Red Chair Theater Comedy Response Unit. Atlanta's only long form improv troupe performs its own brand of improv. Fri., Sat., 10:30 p.m. $5-$10. 662 11th St. 404-872-4242.

Whole World Theatre Award-winning improv comedy theater. Second Troupe on Tues. Main stage on Thurs.-Sat. 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.
?Museums
Atlanta Contemporary Art Center * Interstice. A collaborative, interactive exhibit in the East Gallery by the Artists' Collective, Jane Doe. Continues through Aug. 10. Retreat: Palimpsest of a Georgia Sea Island Plantation. Installation by Lisa Tuttle and Melanie Pavich-Lindsay concerning the Retreat Plantation on St. Simon's Island. Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Aug. 10. 535 Means St. 404-688-1970.

Atlanta International Museum African American Gardens and Yards in the Rural South. Exhibit of photographs depicting decorated gardens and yards which are culturally significant. June 27-Aug. 2. 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.

Carter Center Declaration of Independence Road Trip. Multi-media exhibit involving an original, signed copy of the Declaration of Independence. Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m.; Sundays, 12-4:45 p.m. Continues through July 5. 441 Freedom Parkway. 404-331-0296.

Fernbank Museum of Natural History Ancient Empires, Syria: Land of Civilizations. Archaeological exhibit featuring prehistoric stone tools, cuneiform tablets, jewelry, sculpture and medieval manuscripts from the Near East. June 27-Sept 2. Mon.-Sun. $10-$12. 767 Clifton Road. 404-929-6400.

Gwinnett Historic Courthouse Georgia Watercolor Society Traveling Exhibition. The Pickneyville Arts Center presents a collection of watercolor paintings. Continues through July 31. Going Grey. Exhibit by local senior artists working in watercolor, pastel, pen and ink, and oils. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Continues through July 6. Free. 185 Crogan St., Lawrenceville. 770-822-5450.

High Museum of Art * Over the Line: The Art and Life of Jacob Lawrence. Exhibit by the artist exploring more than a century of tumult in African-American history. Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sundays, 12-5 p.m. Continues through Sept 8. $4-$8. 1280 Peachtree St. 404-733-4444.

High Museum of Art Folk Art & Photography Gallery * Art Brut. Exhibit of "Raw art," self-taught art popularized by French artist Jean Dubuffet from ABCD's collection. June 27-Aug. 24. Diverse Works: Photographs from the High's Collection. Exhibit features the work of eight contemporary photographers: Ralph Gibson, James Hinton, Robert Glenn Ketchum, Mark Klett, Nancy Marshall, Todd Walker, Alex Webb and Angela West. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Aug. 31. Free. 30 John Wesley Dobbs Ave. 404-577-6940.

The King Center Civil rights memorabilia and artifacts. Established by Corretta Scott King to preserve the legacy and continue the work of her late husband, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., whose crypt is located in the reflecting pool of the center. Mon.-Sun., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 449 Auburn Ave. 404-524-1956.

Margaret Mitchell House & Museum Permanent exhibit and tours. Exclusive photographs and archival exhibits that begin to tell the story of Margaret Mitchell beyond Gone With The Wind. Memorabilia from the Herb Bridges collection and the doorway of Tara from the movie set. Mon.-Sun., 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. $9-$12. 990 Peachtree St. 404-249-7015.

Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art A Brush With History. Exhibit showcasing the shift from Paris as art center of the world to New York City. June 27-Sept 7. 30 Atlanta St., Marietta. 770-528-1444.

Michael C. Carlos Museum Arts of India and the Himalayas: Recent Acquisitions. New permanent collection dedicated to Asian art with rotating exhibits focusing on Asia's vast geography. Tue., Wed., Fri., Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thursdays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sundays, 12-5 p.m. $5 donation. 571 S. Kilgo St. 404-727-4282.

Robert C. Williams American Museum of Papermaking Recent Sculpture: Works in Paper, Wood, and Bronze. Exhibition of paper, wood, and bronze sculpture by Jeanne Jaffe. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Aug. 31. 500 Tenth St. 404-894-6663.

Spelman College Museum Of Fine Art The Walter O. Evans Collection of African American Art. Exhibit of more than 80 works by artists Jacob Lawrence, Romare Bearden, Aaron Douglas, Archibald Motley Jr., Henry Ossawa Tanner and others. Tue.-Sun. Continues through Sept 14. 350 Spelman Lane. 404-215-2583.

Stone Mountain Museum 770-498-5690.

The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum HAKL-BAKL: A Little Bit of This, A Little Bit of That. Puppets from the Jewish Puppet Theatre, a collaboration between puppeteer Simcha Schwarzand artist Marc Chagall. Part of Puppets Take Atlanta 2002. Mon.-Thur., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fridays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sundays, 1-5 p.m. Continues through Aug. 16. $3-$5. Free for museum members. Selig Center, 1440 Spring St. 404-870-7684.
?Spoken Word
Apache Cafe * Free Forum Exchange. Spoken-word, poetry, performance art and various musical acts. Hosted by Son-Christopher. Doors open 8:30 p.m. $5. 64 Third St. 404-876-5436.

Barnes & Noble Town Center Open-mic. Signup at 7:45 p.m. First Friday of every month, 8 p.m. Continues through July 15. 50 Ernest W. Barrett Parkway, Suite 1100, Kennesaw. 404-261-7747.

Barnes & Noble Buckhead Writers and Poets Open Mic Night. Open mic hosted by Breeze. Fri., July 5, 7:45 p.m. Free. 2900 Peachtree Road. 404-261-7747.

Borders-Lithonia Open-mic. Sign up to read at 6:30 p.m. First, Third, and Fifth Saturday of every month, 7-9 p.m. 8000 Mall Parkway, Lithonia. 770-918-9388.

Caribou Coffee Emory Village Open-mic. Hosted by Clint Sabom. Tuesdays, 8:30 p.m. 1593 N. Decatur Road. 404-378-4917.

Caribou Coffee Norcross Open-mic. Thursdays, 7-9 p.m. Free. 3384 Holcomb Bridge Road, Norcross. 770-797-3918.

Celebrity Rock Cafe Poetic Justice. Open mic night for all spoken word poetry during the "Verbal Sweatbox". Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Continues through Nov. 28. Free. 56 E. Andrews Drive. 404-280-5907.

Cool Beans Coffee Roasters Open Mic. Spoken word. Fridays, 8-11 p.m. Free. Open Mic. First and third Wednesday of every month. 31 Mill St., Marietta. 770-367-5000.

Cultural Center of NCCI Open mic, open mind. Spoken word, poetry, rap. Hosted by Khugo Goodie of Goodie Mob and Dungeon Family. MC'ed by Irrevelant. First Saturday of every month, 9 p.m. Continues through Oct. 20. 3901A Covington Highway, Decatur. 404-286-5869.

Fihankra Cultural Center Experimental Spoken Word Performance, E.S.P. Hosted by Eclipse, providing an exploratory space for the local spoken-word movement. Tuesdays, 8:30 p.m. 840 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd. 404-753-2500.

Hillary's Coffee Cafe Poetry in Motion. Open-mic poetry and spoken word, featuring a new poet weekly. Thursdays, 7 p.m. Free. Candler Road. 404-377-2694.

Java DeLight Coffee House Open-mic poetry. Sundays. $3. 4919 Flat Shoals Parkway, Decatur. 770-808-3390.

Java Jazz A Cup of Words. Spoken word and open mic event hosted by Spinxx. Fridays, 9 p.m. $7. 259 Peters St. 404-521-2551.

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

Lake Harbin Diner WORDZ Open Mic. Seeking poets, singers, and rappers. Morrow. 770-994-6728.

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'jea Word of Mouth. Spoken word and poetry. Contact Semba. poetpeace@hotmail.com. Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. 753 Edgewood Ave. 678-701-1580.

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

Shark Bar UrbanSpotlight. Open-mic and spoken word artists accompanied by live band. Every other Tuesday, 8 p.m.-12 a.m. $5. 571 Peachtree St. 404-815-8333.

Sports Galore Poetic Perfection. Open-mic hosted by Phillipe the Philosopher, the Prophet and Poet. First Friday of every month, 10 p.m. 6015 Mableton Pkwy., Mableton. 770-427-8196.
?Theater: Openings
Guys and Dolls Classical musical comedy about gambling, soul-saving, and love. Fri., Sat., 8 p.m.; Sundays, 2 p.m. Continues through July 27. $15-$20. Neighborhood Playhouse, 430 W. Trinity Place, Decatur. 404-373-5311.

The Music Man Musical about an ambitious stranger who falls in love. Fridays, 7 p.m.; Saturdays, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m. Continues through July 27. $10-$14. Cobb Playhouse and Studio, 2060 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta. 770-565-3995.

Smoke On the Mountain * Perenially popular Southern musical featuring gospel and bluegrass. Tue.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Wednesdays, 2:30 p.m.; Sundays, 2:30 p.m. & 7 p.m. Continues through Aug. 4. $20-$32. Theatre in the Square, 11 Whitlock Ave., Marietta. 770-422-8369.

A Survivor's Guide to the Apocalypse Staged reading of Larry Larson and Eddie Levi Lee's play. Part of the New South for the New Century Play Festival. Sun., July 7, 7:30 p.m. $5. Horizon Theatre, 1083 Austin Ave. 404-584-7450.

A Table in Angola Staged reading of Hilly Hicks, Jr.'s drama. Part of the New South for the New Century Play Festival. Mon., July 8, 7:30 p.m. $5. Horizon Theatre, 1083 Austin Ave. 404-584-7450.

West Side Story Sharks and Jets in the popular adaptation of the Romeo & Juliet story by Bernstein, Robbins and Sondheim. Sat., Sun., 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.; Tue.-Sun., 8 p.m. Continues through July 14. $16-$50. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. 404-817-8700.
?Theater: Ongoing
Barefoot in the Park Pulitzer prize winning comedy by Neil Simon. A look into the lives of honeymooners. Thur.-Sat., 8 p.m. Continues through Aug. 1. $12-$15. Theatre With a Mission, 8 Powder Spring St., Marietta. 678-581-3688.

Beautiful Thing * Play version of the popular movie about two boys who fall in love. Every other Sunday, 2 p.m.; Thur.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Every other Sunday, 5 p.m. Continues through July 14. $20-$25. Actor's Express, 887 W. Marietta St. 404-607-7469.

Beauty and the Beast An Italian romantic comedy suitable for all ages. Part of Puppets Take Atlanta 2002. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m. & 12 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m.,12 p.m. & 2 p.m.; Sundays, 12 p.m. & 2 p.m. Continues through July 7. $10. Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St.. 404-873-3391.

Carrie White: The Musical * Dad's Garage presents their version of the musical parody of Stephen King's Carrie. Sundays, 5 p.m.; Thur.-Sat., 8 p.m. Continues through July 27. $12-$20. Dad's Garage Theater, 280 Elizabeth St. 404-523-3141.

Come Blow Your Horn Neil Simon's fruity family comedy. Thur.-Sat., 8 p.m. Continues through July 27. $12-$18. Kudzu Playhouse, 608 Holcomb Bridge Road, Roswell. 770-594-1020.

The Comedy of Errors The New American Shakespeare Tavern presents the bard's, The Comedy of Errors. Sundays, 6:30 p.m.; Thur.-Sat., 7:30 p.m. $10-$26.50. The Shakespeare Tavern, 499 Peachtree St. 404-874-5299.

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged All of the bard's works (including sonnets) in 90 sweaty and action-filled minutes. Fri., Sat., 8 p.m. Continues through July 13. $5-$10. Robert Ferst Center for the Arts, 80 Forsyth St., Georgia Tech. 404-651-1234.

Death of a Salesman Georgia Shakespeare's interpretation of Arthur Miller's classic American tragedy. In rotating repertory with Two Gentlemen of Verona and Merry Wives of Windsor. Sponsored by Bank of America. In repertory, call for exact dates and times. $10-$32. Conant Performing Arts Center, Oglethorpe University, 4484 Peachtree Road.

Easy * World premiere by local playwright, Phillip DePoy. Comedy based on DePoy's award-winning detective novels is part of the New South for the New Century Play Festival. Wed.-Fri. 8 p.m.; Sat. 8:30 p.m.; Sun. 5 p.m. In rotating repertory, call for dates. $16-$25. Horizon Theatre, 1083 Austin Ave. 404-584-7450.

Frankenstein in Love * Horror play by Clive Barker. In repertory with History of the Devil. Call for exact times and dates. Sensurround Staging $12, $22 for both. Art Farm, 835 Wylie St. 404-584-2078.

Froggie Went A' Courtin' Musical melodrama based on the Mother Goose story and song. Thur.-Sat., 11 a.m. Continues through July 13. $7. Kudzu Playhouse, 608 Holcomb Bridge Road, Roswell. 770-594-1020.

History of the Devil * Clive Barker horror play. In repertory with Frankenstein in Love. Call for exact times and dates. Sensurround Staging $12, $22 for both. Art Farm, 835 Wylie St. 404-584-2078.

Maybury R.I.P. Original dinner theater written by Nevanne Hensley based on America's favorite sleepy town. Mon.-Sat., 7:30 p.m.; Sundays, 7 p.m. Continues through July 24. $42.50-$50. Agatha's-A Taste of Mystery, 693 Peachtree St. 404-875-4321.

Negro Dance Lesson World premiere by Regina Porter as part of the New South for the New Century Play Festival about a young hip-hop ex-con entering the world of a Savannah family. Wed.-Fri. 8 p.m.; Sat. 8:30 p.m.; Sun. 5 p.m. Performed in repertory, call for dates. $16-$25. Horizon Theatre, 1083 Austin Ave. 404-584-7450.

The Odd Couple Neil Simon's classic comedy about two bachelors with polar personalities. Fri., Sat., 8 p.m. Continues through July 14. $12-$15. Class Act Theatre, 6 Powder Springs St., Marietta. 770-579-3156.

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

R&J2K The ARC presents a renovation of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Thur.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sundays, 7:30 p.m. Continues through July 13. Suggested donation $10. New Covenant Community Church, 3147 Chamblee Tucker Road. 770-451-2038.

Ruthless Onstage Atlanta presents the Atlanta premiere of this campy musical. $8 preview on June 20. Sundays, 5 p.m.; Fri., Sat., 8 p.m. Continues through July 13. $15-$18. 14th Street Playhouse, 173 14th St. 404-733-5000.

Two Gentlemen of Verona The bonds of friendship are tested when two men fall for the same woman in this contemporary setting of Shakespeare's comedy. In repertory, call for exact dates and times. $10-$32. Conant Performing Arts Center, Oglethorpe University, 4484 Peachtree Road. 404-264-0020.

Veronica's Room Psychological thriller filled with rage, deceit, psychosis, fantasy, terror, and violence. Fri., Sat., 8 p.m. Continues through Aug. 17. $15. Whole World Theatre, 1214 Spring St. 404-817-0880.
?Visual Arts: Openings
Arts For All Gallery Head Shots: Portraiture By Young Artists. Photography exhibit by young artists faced with social challenges. Opening reception July 11, 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Aug. 9. 57 Forsyth St. 404-221-1270, ext. 202.

Radial Art Show and Concert. Art from Matthew K. Manning and music from Made in China. Fri., July 5, 7-9 p.m. 1530 DeKalb Ave. 404-659-6594.
?Visual Arts: Ongoing
Africa World Museum And Center The Conquest of Adversity. Paintings commemorating September 11th by Janice Huse. 2482 N. Atlanta Road, Belmont Shopping Center, Smyrna. 770-438-0171.

Aliya Gallery Stephen Garrison and Robert Sentz. An exhibit of paintings by the artists. June 27-July 5. 1402 N. Highland Ave. 404-892-2835.

Apache Cafe Art Mondays - Hues and Views. An Interactive Art Evening, exhibiting works by Michael Morgan and Dante Yarbrough. Film showing by Amanda Minix. Group art stations, DJs, nude figurative drawing session and live experimental jazz. Daily. $2 donation at the door. 64 Third St. 404-876-5436.

Apex Museum African American panoramic experience. Exhibit features African American history beginning with the arrival of the first enslaved Africans and other exhibits. $2-$3. 135 Auburn Ave. 404-523-2739.

Art Institute of Atlanta Remembering 9/11: Interpretations of the American Flag. Exhibit of images of the U.S. flag. Call for gallery hours. June 27-July 9. 6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Road. 404-266-2662.

The Art Place Photography. A collection of work by local photographers. 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through July 19. Free. 3330 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta. 770-509-2700.

ART Station Color With a Difference. A photography exhibit by Ruth Gogel and Virginia Twinam Smith sponsored by Women in Focus. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Continues through Aug. 18. Calm Before the Storm. Photography exhibit by Fiona Buttigieg portraying everyday life in Jerusalem and Malta. June 27-Aug. 18. 5384 Manor Drive, Stone Mountain. 770-469-1105.

Artists' Atelier Of Atlanta Summer Shades. Exhibit by two artists, Bill Gray and Pat Herrington. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturdays, 12-4 p.m. Continues through July 13. 800 Miami Circle, Suite 200. 404-231-5999.

Artrages Julia Kirillova. Porcelain "people pots" by the artist. June 27-July 28. 2850 Paces Ferry Road. 770-432-4888.

ArtSpot * Fireworks Art Show and Benefit. Art show featuring works sculpted with fire. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Continues through July 26. 704 McGruder St. 404-659-0088.

Artwalk at Lenox Fully Formed: Five Georgia Sculptors. Exhibit of sculpture from Archie Byron, Jane Jaskevich, Michael Murrell, Thomas Prochnow and Heather Hilton. Mon.-Sun. Lenox Mall.

Atlanta Artists Center Gallery Expressions. Works of art in various mediums by Atlanta Artists Club members. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturdays, 1-4 p.m. Continues through July 26. Free. 2979 Grandview Ave. 770-951-9287.

Atlanta Financial Center All Things Natural: the Photography of Richard Gaskins. Exhibit of nature photography by the artist. Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Continues through Sept 11. 3333 Peachtree Road. 404-816-9777.

Atlanta History Center Metropolitan Frontiers: Atlanta, 1835-2000. Permanent exhibit. Devoted to urban and suburban history, features 118-seat theater, discovery areas, special events facilities and cafe. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sundays, 12-5:30 p.m. $10 for adults. New York, September 11 by Magnum Photographers. Exhibit of documentary photography by members of the cooperative Magnum Photos. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sundays, 12-5:30 p.m. Continues through July 7. $7-$12. Furniture of the American South: 1680-1830, the Colonial Williamsburg Collection. Exhibit of the works from the period. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sundays, 12-5:30 p.m. Continues through Aug. 11. $7-$10. 130 W. Paces Ferry Road. 404-814-4000.

Atlanta International Museum 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. African American Gardens and Yards in the Rural South. Exhibit of photographs depicting decorated gardens and yards which are culturally significant. June 27-Aug. 2. 285 Peachtree Center Ave., Marquis II Tower. 404-688-2467.

Atlanta Photography Group Gallery Summer. Collection of photographs on a theme of summer by Atlanta based female artists. Wed.-Sat., 12-4 p.m. Continues through July 26. Free. 660 9th St. 404-877-1144.

Bank of America Plaza Poetic Images in Marble by John Kehoe. Exhibit of the artist's sculptures. Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Continues through Aug. 9. 600 Peachtree St. 404-816-9777.

Barbara Archer Gallery Ellie Weems: Birth, Death and Life in Between. Exhibit of the Auburn Avenue Research Library's private collection of Weems' photography. Tue.-Sat. Continues through July 31. Birth, Death and Life in Between. Photography exhibit by Ellie Weems concerning racial integration in the South. June 27-July 31. 1123 Zonolite Road, Suite 27. 404-815-1545.

Callanwolde Fine Arts Center Monuments. Exhibit of ink and wash drawings by Edward Epstein. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Continues through July 19. 980 Briarcliff Road. 404-872-5338.

Carter Center * Declaration of Independence Road Trip. Multi-media exhibit involving an original, signed copy of the Declaration of Independence. Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m.; Sundays, 12-4:45 p.m. Continues through July 5. 441 Freedom Parkway. 404-331-0296.

Center Street Arts Gallery Shirl Jennings. Exhibit of abstract paintings by the previously blind painter. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Continues through July 26. 910 Center St, Conyers. 770-922-3143.

City Gallery Chastain Coded Language. An exhibit exploring the underground culture of graffiti art. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 135 W. Wieuca Road. 404-257-1804.

City Gallery East Flash. Exhibit of photography by black photographers including Terry Boddie, LeRoy W. Henderson, Shelia Pree and others. In collaboration with the National Black Arts Festival. Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Continues through July 25. City Hall East, First Floor, 675 Ponce de Leon Ave. 404-817-6983.

Eclectic Electric Gallery Objects. Exhibit of ceramics by Robert and Andi Moran. Tue.-Thur., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Fri., Sat., 12-9 p.m.; First Sunday of every month, 12-5 p.m. Continues through July 28. 1393 N. Highland Ave. 404-875-2840.

Eyedrum Origins. Exhibit by Sheila Swift. June 29-July 20. 290 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Suite 8. 404-522-0655.

Fay Gold Gallery Cynthia Knapp, Pam Longobardi, Rana Rochat. Exhibit of paintings by the artists. Tue.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Continues through July 10. Wise Women. Exhibit of photography by Joyce Tenneson. Tue.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Continues through July 10. 764 Miami Circle. 404-233-3843.

First Existentialist Congregation Escape From Azkaban: The War on Terror. An exhibit of new works in mixed media by local artist, Linda Yates. Closing reception July 28, 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Appointment needed. June 27-July 28. Free. 470 Candler Park Drive.

Gallery 100 JJ Conn and Kathlee Ramsden. Exhibit by the artists. Tue.-Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through July 13. Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree St. 404-733-5008.

Gallery On Main Gallery On Main. Mixed media exhibit by Atlanta artists. Tue., Wed., Sat., 12-6 p.m.; Thur., Fri., 12-8 p.m. Continues through Aug. 31. Free. 3705 Main St., College Park. 404-766-8002.

Gallery SKLO Border Lands. Exhibit features the new works of Todd Applegate. Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Continues through July 6. 75 Bennett St., TULA Art Center. 404-350-9763.

Gallery V Natural Scapes & Photoartography. Exhibits by Terri Suraco and Susan Hunt. June 27-May 31. Reminiscenses. Exhibit of Carmen Jernigan's watercolors. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sundays, 1-4:30 p.m. Continues through July 31. People and Places. Exhibit of Helen Kahn's acrylic and watercolor paintings. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sundays, 1-4:30 p.m. Continues through July 31. 10 Elizabeth Way, Roswell. 770-649-7426.

Genema Gallery Wanderings: Journeys Toward Home. A photography exhibit by Fiona Buttigieg sponsored by Women in Focus. June 27-Aug. 25. Christ Church Presbyterian, 81 Peachtree Park Drive. 404-687-0488.

Georgia State University School of Art & Design * Original Acts: Photographs of African American Performers. Photographs from the Paul R. Jones collection honoring seven decades of Afrcan-Amercan performers including Miles Davis, Ella Fitzgerald, Denzel Washington and others. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturdays, 12-4 p.m. Continues through July 27. Free. 10 Peachtree Center Ave. 404-651-2257.

The Georgian Terrace Hotel Preserve Your Place in History. Exhibit of historic American documents effecting the South from the Forbes Collection. Includes letters written by Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant. June 27-Sept 6. Free.

Hammond House Galleries Spiritual Awakening. Exhibit of Wadsworth Jarell's recent paintings and sculptures. Part of the National Black Arts Festival. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., Sun., 1-5 p.m. Continues through Sept 8. Suggested donation $2. 503 Peeples St.. 404-752-8730.

Heaven Blue Rose Meringue Oblation. Exhibit of paintings by Jeff Cohen as well as new works by gallery artists. Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; June 30, 1-4 p.m. Continues through Aug. 17. 934 Canton Road, Roswell. 770-642-7380.

The International Artist Guild Atlanta: Hands, Heads, and HeARTS. Drawings by Todd Moates and Rick Sutton. June 27-July 7. 845 Memorial Drive.

Le Cafe Crepe Gallery Estelle Carraz. Exhibit of the abstract painter's works. Tue.-Sat. Continues through Aug. 1. 90 Marietta Station Walk, Marietta. 770-426-8003.

Luckie Street Studios Two Artists and a Therapist. An exhibit by artists Paige Harvey, Lee Malerich and therapist Lyssa Harvey. The show may be viewed by appointment only June 6 - July 7. 132 Cone St. 404-577-4261.

McMillan Library, Emory University School of Law Susan F. Hunter. A photography exhibit by the artist sponsored by Women in Focus. June 27-Aug. 15. 1301 Clifton Road. 404-727-6823.

Midtown Project Room Ashley Benton. Collection of paintings by the artist exploring organic objects. June 27-July 27.

Moving Spirits Studios & Gallery My Perspective. Photography exhibit by Mark Wolfe. June 29-July 9. 1025 Edgewood Ave. 404-525-2171.

The Old Methodist Church, Gainesville The World on a String: Marionettes from Jim Gamble's Puppet Productions. An exhibit of Jim Gamble's holiday puppets. Part of Puppets Take Atlanta 2002. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Continues through July 5. Free. Corner of Green St. and West Academy, Gainesville. 770-534-2787.

The Resource Forum Rose Colored Glasses. Exhibit of paintings by the artist Damaris. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Continues through Sept 7. Free. 3340 Peachtree Road, 1000 Tower Walk.

Sacred Grounds Coffee The Photopsychic Code. Exhibit of portraits and figure studies by Elizabeth Schumpert. Opening reception July 6, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 6:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sat., Sun., 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Continues through Aug. 1. 510 Flat Shoals Ave. 404-874-7707.

Saltworks Gallery Kathryn Refi. Collection of drawings in graphite, colored pencil and India ink by the artist. June 27-July 27. 635 Angier Ave. NE.

Sandler Hudson Gallery Comic Identities. Exhibit of Woody Cornwell's mixed-media abstractions. Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Continues through July 6. 1831 Peachtree Road. 404-350-8480.

Shrine of the Black Madonna Black Holocaust Exhibit. Exhibit of original documents detailing the horrors of slavery. 960 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd. 404-752-5490.

Spruill Center for the Arts, The Common Culture. A suite of original prints dealing with race, class, and politics in the South. First Wed.-Sat. of every month, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Aug. 31. 5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Road. 770-394-3447.

Solomon Projects From the Altars of El Dorado. Series of wax and wood sculptures by Donald Locke. June 28-Aug. 3. Free. 1037 Monroe Drive. 404-875-7100.

Suntrust Plaza Artwork by Faculty at the School of Art and Design, Georgia State University. Exhibit on the lower level gallery of mixed media work by GSU professors. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Continues through July 11. 303 Peachtree St. 404-816-9777.

Swan Coach House Gallery David Isenhour. Exhibit by Forward Arts Foundation Emerging Artist Award Winnerr. June 27-Aug. 3. On the Move. Exhibit of art about transportation. June 27-8. 3130 Slaton Drive. 404-266-2636.

Thomas Deans & Company, Fine Art Summer Pleasures. Exhibit of paintings and drawings prim arily by British artists. Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Aug. 31. Free. 75 Bennett St. 404-352-3778.

Trinity Gallery Aaron Baldwin and Peter Roux. Exhibit of landscape paintings and wall assemblages by the artists. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through July 27. Free. 315 E. Paces Ferry Road. 404-237-0370.

The White Space Pore. Exhibit of Alex White's installation featuring painted panels. Closing reception and artist talk July 12, 8 p.m. Sat., Sun., 2-8 p.m. Continues through July 12. Mattress Factory Lofts, 300 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. 404-688-1892.

Wood Is Wonderful Art Gallery Butterfly Pictures. Exhibit of African life captured in butterfly wings from Central African Republic. Mon.-Sat. Continues through July 30. 2805-B East Point St, East Point. 404-209-9404.



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