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Arts Agenda July 10 2002


?Classical Music
Atlanta Summer Organ Festival 2002 Organ concert by David Davies. Dessert reception following. Wed., July 10, 7:30 p.m. Free. Cathedral of St. Philip, 2744 Peachtree Road. 404-365-1050.

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Part of Free Summer Concert Series. Conducted by Jere Flint. Sun., July 14, 7:30 p.m. Free. Concourse Corporate Center, Hammond Drive and Peachtree Dunwoody, Sandy Springs. 404-733-4949.
?Comedy
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.

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.

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 Craig Shoemaker. "The LoveMaster" brings the house down. Fridays, 8 p.m. & 10:30 p.m.; July 13, 7 p.m.,9 p.m. & 11 p.m.; July 14, 7:30 p.m. Continues through July 14. $22. 290 Hilderbrand Drive. 404-252-5233.

Red Chair Theater Comedy Response Unit. Atlanta's only longform 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. 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. July 3-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.

Gwinnett Historic Courthouse Georgia Watercolor Society Traveling Exhibition. The Pickneyville Arts Center presents a collection of watercolor paintings. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Continues through July 31. Georgia Watercolor Society Traveling Exhibition. Juried watercolor show. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Continues through July 31. 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. July 3-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.

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. July 3-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. 571 S. Kilgo St. 404-727-4282.

Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia * Transitions. Mixed-media exhibit featuring work by Amalia Amaki, Philip Carpenter, Benny Andrews, E.K. Huckaby, Linda Armstrong and Jim Waters. Artists present during opening reception, July 13, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sundays, 12-5 p.m. Continues through Sept 8. 1447 Peachtree St. 404-881-1109.

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.

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.

Borders-Stonecrest Hosted by Maurice Walker. First Tuesday of every month, 7-9 p.m.; Third Tuesday of every month, 7-9 p.m. Stonecrest Mall. 404-343-8356.

Callanwolde Fine Arts Center * Poetry Night. Second Wednesday of every month, 8:15 p.m. $2-$3. 980 Briarcliff Road. 404-872-5338.

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. 31 Mill St., Marietta. 770-422-9866.

Family Barber Shop Barber Shop Talk. Spoken word. Second Sunday of every month. Continues through Oct. 20. Free. 4880 Lawrenceville Hwy., Tucker. 678-643-5398.

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.
?Theater: Openings?
?Chicago Red Line A night of improvisational theater featuring Zero Suppression, Jammin' On the One, the Position and Jackpie. Sat., July 13, 8 p.m. $10. PushPush Theater, 1123 Zonolite Road. 404-892-7876.

Driving Miss Daisy Pulitzer Prize winning play taking a glimpse into 25 years of Atlanta's history through the eyes of a stubborn Southern Jewish woman and her chauffeur. Saturdays, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 3 p.m. Continues through Aug. 11. $16-$22. ART Station, 5384 Manor Drive, Stone Mountain. 770-469-1105.

Footloose Clayton Alliance for Summer Theater presents the Oscar nominated musical about a family's difficult transition from big city to small town. Thur.-Sat., 7:30 p.m.; Sundays, 2:30 p.m. Continues through July 14. $3-$6. Clayton County Schools Performing Arts Center, 2530 Mt. Zion Parkway, Jonesboro. 770-473-2950.

Her Little House Staged reading of Margaret Baldwin's play. Part of the New South for the New Century Play Festival. Mon., July 15, 7:30 p.m. $5. Horizon Theatre, 1083 Austin Ave. 404-584-7450.

In the Life A reading to raise funds for the play. Meet writers, Marion Harvey and Craig Stewart and cast. Sun., July 14, 5-8 p.m. Free. Park Tavern, 500 10th St. 404-249-0001.

The Mermaid Play Staged reading of Janece Shaffer's play. Part of the New South for the New Century Play Festival. Tue., July 16, 7:30 p.m. $5. Horizon Theatre, 1083 Austin Ave. 404-584-7450.

Merry Wives of Windsor Shakespeare's comedy presented in a classic vein. Big city smarts are no match for shrewd native wit. In repertory; call for times. July 12-Aug. 10. $10-$32. Conant Performing Arts Center, Oglethorpe University, 4484 Peachtree Road. 404-264-0020.

A Midsummer Night's Dream Offshoot Productions tackles Shakespeare's comedy of the equinox. Fri., Sat., 8 p.m.; Sundays, 3 p.m. Continues through July 28. $8-$12. Sams Auditorium, 205 LaFayette Ave., Fayetteville. 770-631-2362.

10 Naked Men Atlanta premier of Off-Broadway comedy about Hollywood and gay hustlers. Contains nudity and strong language. Thur., Fri., 8 p.m.; Saturdays, 7 p.m. & 10 p.m.; Sundays, 7 p.m.; July 28, 3 p.m. Continues through July 28. $25-$30. 7 Stages, 1105 Euclid Ave. 404-523-7647.

Under Fire * A one-man show about the Buffalo soldiers by Atlanta's Anthony Irons. Part of the New Black Playwright's Festival. July 14, 8 p.m.; July 15, 8 p.m.; July 16, 8 p.m. $7. Actor's Express, 887 W. Marietta St. 404-627-7672.

Violet Heart Staged reading of Michael Kinghorn's play. Part of the New South for the New Century Play Festival. Sun., July 14, 1 p.m. $5. Horizon Theatre, 1083 Austin Ave. 404-584-7450.

The Widening Sea and the Welcoming Maelstrom * Staged reading of play by North Carolina's Akil Wingate. Part of the New Black Playwright's Festival. July 14, 8 p.m.; July 15, 8 p.m.; July 16, 8 p.m. $7. Actor's Express, 887 W. Marietta St. 404-627-7672.
?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 Street, Marietta. 678-581-3688.

Beautiful Thing * Play version of the popular movie about two boys who fall in love. Every other Sunday, 5 p.m.; Thur.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Every other Sunday, 2 p.m. Continues through July 21. $20-$25. Actor's Express, 887 W. Marietta St. 404-607-7469.

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 Shakepeare 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 presented by Sensurround Stagings. In repertory with History of the Devil. Call for exact times and dates. $12, $22 for both. Art Farm, 835 Wylie St. 404-584-2078.

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.

History of the Devil * An original play by scream-flick master Clive Barker, presented by Sensurround Stagings. In repertory with Frankenstein in Love. Call for exact times and dates. $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.

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.

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 Dec. 21. $20. Peachtree Playhouse, 878 Peachtree St. 404-875-1193.

R&J2K The ARC presents a renovation of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Sundays, 7:30 p.m.; Thur.-Sat., 8 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.

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.

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.

West Side Story * Sharks and Jets in the popular adaptation of the Romeo & Juliet story by Bernstein, Robbins and Sondheim. Tue.-Sun., 8 p.m.; Sat., Sun., 2 p.m. & 8 p.m. Continues through July 14. $16-$50. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. 404-817-8700.
?Visual Arts: Openings
Apache Cafe Art Mondays--Layers. Interactive art evening exhibiting collaborative works by Dante Yarbrough. Opening reception with the artist July 15, 7:30 p.m. Group art stations, D.J.s nude drawing session and dinner. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Continues through July 22. $2 suggested donation. 64 Third St. 404-876-5436.

Artspot Subjective Objectives. Exhibit of sculptures by Jeff Surace. Opening reception July 12, 6-9 p.m. Thur.-Sat. 6-9 p.m.; Continues through July 20. 314 Highland Ave. 404-524-1244.

Atlanta College of Art Gallery Ben Shute: the Teacher as Artist. Exhibit of the artist's paintings. Opening reception July 11, 5-7:30 p.m. Tue.-Thur., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fridays, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat., Sun., 12-5 p.m. Continues through Aug. 11. Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree St. 404-733-5052.

Cherokee County Arts Council Arts Center The Reel West Western Art Poster Exhibit. Collection of 36 vintage western movie posters mostly from the 1940s and 1950s. Opening reception July 12, 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat., Sun., 2-5 p.m. Continues through Aug. 5. 770-704-6244.

Clark Atlanta University Galleries In the Fullness of Time. Clark Atlanta University Art Galleries and the National Black Arts Festival present a visual dialogue on Jamaican art and culture. Opening reception July 21, 3 p.m.-7 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturdays, 12-4 p.m. Continues through Sept 13. 223 James P. Brawley Drive, Clark Atlanta University. 404-880-8095.

Gallery 100 The Amen Corner. Group exhibition. Part of the National Black Arts Festival. Opening reception July 19, 7:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Tue.-Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through July 19. Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree St. 404-733-5008.

Gallery SKLO Colors of Autumn. Landscapes by Ford Smith. Opening reception July 12, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. July 12-Aug. 10. 75 Bennett St., TULA Art Center. 404-350-9763.

Mable House Cultural Center 15th National Juried Exhibition. Exhibition of juried art work in all mediums from artist throughout the United States. July 15-Aug. 17, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 5239 Floyd Road, Mableton. 770-819-3285.

Marcia Wood Gallery Daniel Troppy. Mixed media exhibit by the artist. My Favorite Things. Nature paintings by the artist. Opening reception July 12, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Aug. 17. 1831 Peachtree Road. 404-351-3930.

Momus Gallery Erik Gonzales and Rolfe Horn. Exhibits of paintings and photography by the artists. July 12-Aug. 14. 75 Bennett St. 404-355-4180.

Moving Spirits Studios & Gallery Mixed Media Exhibit. Eclectic show of Atlanta artists. July 13-17, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. 1025 Edgewood Ave. 404-525-2171.

Sandler Hudson Gallery Rhythm & Blues Exhibit of works by Kevin Cole and Preston Sampson. Opening reception July 20, 7-9 p.m. July 12-Aug. 10, Tues.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. noon-5 p.m. 1831 Peachtree Road. 404-350-8480.
?Visual Arts: Ongoing
Apache Cafe Art Mondays--Charge. Interactive art evening exhibiting collaborative works by a seven artist troupe. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Continues through July 15. $2 suggested donation. 64 Third St. 404-876-5436.

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

ART Station Calm Before the Storm. Photography exhibit by Fiona Buttigieg potraying everyday life in Jerusalem and Malta. July 3-Aug. 18. 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. 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. July 3-28. 2850 Paces Ferry Road. 770-432-4888.

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.

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. 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 West Paces Ferry Road. 404-814-4000.

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. 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.

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. July 3-20. 290 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Suite 8. 404-522-0655.

Fay Gold Gallery Wise Women. Exhibit of photography by Joyce Tenneson. 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. 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. July 3-28. 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 Street, College Park. 404-766-8002.

Gallery V Reminiscences. Exhibit of Carmen Jernigan's watercolors. 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. July 3-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. July 3-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 Street. 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. Continues through Aug. 17. 934 Canton Road, Roswell. 770-642-7380.

Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site * Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America. Emory University and MLK National Historic Site present this collection of photographs, postcards and related materials documenting lynchings throughout the US. Mon.-Sun., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Dec. 31. Free. 450 Auburn Ave. 404-331-5190.

McMillan Library Susan F. Hunter. A photography exhibit by the artist sponsored by Women in Focus. July 3-Aug. 15. Emory University School of Law, 1301 Clifton Road. 404-727-6823.

Sacred Grounds Coffee The Photopsychic Code. Exhibit of portraits and figure studies by Elizabeth Schumpert. 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. July 3-27. 635 Angier Ave. NE.

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.

Solomon Projects From the Altars of El Dorado. Series of wax and wood sculptures by Donald Locke. July 3-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. July 3-Aug. 3. 3130 Slaton Drive. 404-266-2636.

Thomas Deans & Company, Fine Art Summer Pleasures. Exhibit of paintings and drawings primarily 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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