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Arts Agenda July 17 2002



?Classical Music
Atlanta Summer Organ Festival Organ concert by Peter Latona. Dessert reception following. Wed., July 17, 7:30 p.m. Free. Cathedral of Christ the King, 2699 Peachtree Road. 404-233-2145. Organ concert by Norman MacKenzie. Dessert reception following. Tue., July 23, 7:30 p.m. Free. Trinity Presbyterian Church, Corner of Howell Mill and Moores Mill Roads. 404-237-6491.

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Part of the Free Summer Concert Series. Works by Bernstein, Elgar, Rachmaninov, and Gershwin. Conducted by Alexander Mickelthwate. Fri., July 19, 7:30 p.m. Free. Wolf Creek. 404-733-5000.

Notebook Vocal recital by Jennye E. Guy featuring works by Mozart, Puccini, Gounod, Hahn, Bonds and Gordon. Sun., July 21, 3 p.m. Free. Church of the Atonement-Episcopal, 4945 High Point Road, Sandy Springs. 404-297-3468.

?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 19, 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.

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 * Patton Oswalt, Brian Posehn. Two popular sitcom sidekicks. July 18, 8:30 p.m.; July 19, 8 p.m. & 10:30 p.m.; July 20, 8 p.m. & 10:30 p.m.; July 21, 8 p.m. $10-$14. 280 Hilderbrand Drive. 404-252-5233.

Whole World Theatre Award-winning improv comedy theater. Second Troupe on Tues. Main stage, 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.

?Dance
Ballethnic Dance Company Ballethnic presents Na'kan (life trance), a blend of blues, African contemporary dance, drumming, and traditional ballet. Part of the National Black Arts Festival. July 20-21, 8 p.m.; July 21, 3 p.m. $10-$20. 14th Street Playhouse, 173 14th St. 404-733-5000.

Skin, Virtual Negroland Two performances of words, dance and music featuring jazz saxophonist Oliver Lake and Pulitzer prize-winning writer Margo Jefferson. Part of the National Black Arts Festival. Tue., Wed., 8 p.m. Continues through July 24. $15. 14th Street Playhouse, 173 14th St. 404-733-5000.

?Museums
Atlanta Contemporary Art Center * Interstice. A collaborative, interactive exhibit in the East Gallery by the Artists' Collective, Jane Doe. Look Back. Signed copies of the book and discussion with the artists of the book. In conjunction with the National Black Arts Festival. Mon., July 22, 6 p.m. free-$3. 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 11-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.

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. July 11-Sept 2. Mon.-Sun. $10-$12. 767 Clifton Road. 404-929-6400.

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 11-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 11-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.

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. 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.

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

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.

Charis Books & More All Women's Open Mic. Women only please. Fri., July 19, 8 p.m. Free. 1189 Euclid Ave. 404-524-0304.

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.

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.

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.

PushPush Theater * Ghetto Organiks. A Night of Elevation presents spoken word poetry and a neo-soul experience. Includes door prizes, live music, food, wine and drinks. Sat., July 20, 8:30 p.m. $6-$10. LynchP*in. Series of solo spoken word performances in response to Without Sanctuary, an exhibit of lynching photographs. Part of the National Black Arts Festival. Sun., July 21, 5 p.m. $12. 1123 Zonolite Road. 404-892-7876.

?Theater: Openings
African Tales of Wisdom Atlanta puppeteer, Akbar Imhotep, brings to life tales of African folklore. Part of Puppets Take Atlanta 2002. Presented in conjunction with the National Balck Arts Festival. Sat., Sun., 3 p.m. & 5 p.m. Continues through July 21. $10. Price includes performance, workshop, and museum. Group rates available. Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring Street. 404-873-3391.

Alligators Staged reading of Sylvia Reed's play. Part of the New South for the New Century Play Festival. Mon., July 22, 7:30 p.m. $5. Horizon Theatre, 1083 Austin Ave. 404-584-7450.

Blue Plate Special: Della's Diner IV * Onstage Atlanta opens it new theater with one of the city's favorite Southern musicals. Sundays, 5 p.m.; Fri., Sat., 8 p.m. Continues through Aug. 3. $15-$18. The New Onstage Atlanta, 2597 N. Decatur Road, Decatur. 404-897-1802.

Closer Than Ever Amusingly musical look at friendship, love and growing old. Fri., Sat., 8 p.m.; Sundays, 2:30 p.m. Continues through Aug. 11. $10-$20. Stage Door Players, 5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody. 770-396-1726.

Cotton Patch Gospel The story of the gospel as musically re-told in Georgia. Thur.-Sat., 7:30 p.m.; Sundays, 2:30 p.m. Continues through Aug. 4. $42-$50. Rialto Center for the Performing Arts, 80 Forsyth St. 404-651-4727.

Dreamgirls * A musical of dreams, glitz, and betrayal starring Tony Award winner, Jennifer Holliday. Part of the National Black Arts Festival. July 19-27, 8:00 p.m. July 21, 27, 2:00 p.m. matinee. No show on July 22. $16-$50. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. 404-817-8700.

Fiddler On the Roof Clayton Alliance for Summer Theater presents the cultural musical about tradition. Thur.-Sat., 7:30 p.m.; Sundays, 2:30 p.m. Continues through July 21. $4-$7. Clayton County Schools Performing Arts Center, 2530 Mt. Zion Parkway, Jonesboro. 770-473-2950.

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner The Renaissance Theater Project premiere's the first stage version of William Rose's Academy Award winning film. Call for exact dates and times. $12-$14. The Renaissance Project Ensemble Theater, 4650 Flat Shoals Parkway, Decatur. 404-243-6937.

Leave Me in Limbo Staged reading of Valetta Anderson and Eugen Russell IV's play. Part of the New South for the New Century Play Festival. Sun., July 21, 1 p.m. $5. Horizon Theatre, 1083 Austin Ave. 404-584-7450.

Mona! A Historical Farce Comedy about the 1911 theft of the Mona Lisa. Thur.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sundays, 6 p.m. Continues through July 28. $5-$8. The Art Place, 3330 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta. 770-509-2700.

The Moon Howler Chronicles Native Atlantan Kendra Myers' comedy about racing, running and relationships. July 22-24, 8 p.m.; July 26, 8 p.m.; July 28-30, 8 p.m. Price determined by the roll of the die. Dad's Garage Theater, 280 Elizabeth St. 404-523-3141.

Orestes, A Myth Fly-By Theatre presents the tragic Greek drama of retribution. Fri., Sat., 8 p.m.; Sundays, 3:30 p.m. Continues through Aug. 4. $10-$15. Atlanta International School, 2890 N. Fulton Drive. 404-499-8354.

?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. Thur.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Every other Sunday, 5 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. Thur.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sundays, 5 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.

Death of a Salesman Georgia Shakespeare's interpretation of Arthur Miller's classic American tragedy. In repertory, call for exact dates and times. $10-$32. Conant Performing Arts Center, Oglethorpe University, 4484 Peachtree Road. 404-264-0020.

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.

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. 404-524-0302.

Guys and Dolls Classical musical comedy about gambling, soul-saving, and love. Sundays, 2 p.m.; Fri., Sat., 8 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. 404-524-0302.

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.

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.

The Music Man Musical about an ambitious stranger who falls in love. Saturdays, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.; Fridays, 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.

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.

Sleeping Beauty Musical comedy version of the classic fairy tale. Fridays, 7 p.m.; Saturdays, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m. Continues through July 20. $8. Towne Lake Arts Center, 6539 Commerce Parkway, Woodstock. 678-494-4251.

Smoke On the Mountain * Perennially 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.

10 Naked Men Atlanta premiere 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.

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
Anthony Ardavin Gallery Paintings and Words. Group show of paintings and poems. Opening reception July 19, 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. July 19-Aug. 15. 309 Paces Ferry Road, #110. 404-233-9686.

Apache Cafe Art Mondays--Catharsis. Interactive art evening exhibiting collaborative works by Chris Barnhart and Kevin Sipp. Opening reception with the artists July 22, 7:30 p.m. Group art stations, DJs, nude drawing session and dinner. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Continues through July 29. $2 suggested donation. 64 Third St. 404-876-5436.

Art Institute of Atlanta Faculty Show. Works by the school's faculty in various mediums. Opening reception July 18, 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Thur., 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fridays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Continues through Aug. 16. 6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Road. 404-266-2662.

Arts Exchange America's Backyard: Our History Assembled. Exhibit of found objects and ceramic sculpture by Omar Thompson. Opening reception July 20, 6-10 p.m. Tue.-Sat. Continues through Aug. 30. 750 Kalb St. 404-215-0467.

Atlanta History Center Roots of Racism: Ignorance and Fear---Art Quilts of Healing and Hope. Exhibit of quilts expressing racial diversity, tolerance, and acceptance. Call for times. July 19-Sept 8. $7-$12. 130 W. Paces Ferry Road. 404-814-4000.

Bluemilk Beautiful Freedom. Exhibit of mixed media works inspired by the events of September 11 by local artist William Woolfolk. Opening reception July 20, 8 p.m. July 20-Aug. 10. 1123 Spring St. 404-815-8911.

Chabad Intown Spiritual Collection: Spiritual Connection. Exhibit of Jewish art by Michoel Muchnik. In conjunction with fundraiser. RSVP. Mon., July 22, 7:15 p.m. $9. 928 Ponce de Leon Ave. 404-898-0434.

Fay Gold Gallery Summer Sale. Fay Gold Gallery's summer sale featuring works from 80 different artists. Opening July 19, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. July 19-Aug. 28. 764 Miami Circle. 404-233-3843.

Galerie Timothy Tew Marie Turko Garcia and Eric Ansel. Exhibit by the artists celebrating the opening of the new gallery. Fri., July 19, 7-9 p.m. 309 E. Paces Ferry Road. 404-869-0511.

Gems of Africa Gallery The Master of Batiks and Forms of Beauty. Exhibit of batiks by Nuwa Wamala Nnyanzi from Uganda and Chidi Okoye from Nigeria. Opening reception with the artists July 20, 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Part of the National Black Arts Festival. July 20-28. Free. 630 N. Highland Ave. 404-876-8200.

Greenbriar Mall The Official National Black Arts Festival Artists' Market. Juried artists' market includes ceramics, jewelry, paintings, photography, etc. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sundays, 12-6 p.m. Continues through July 28. 404-730-7315.

J. Reid Galleries Clothes Line Art Show. Affordable original watercolors to pull off the line. July 20-21. 75 Main St., Buford. 770-271-0008.

The Lowe Gallery 13th Anniversary Group Show. Opening reception with the artists July 19, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. July 19-Aug. 24. 75 Bennett St., TULA Art Center. 404-352-8114.

Studioplex Black Art Exhibition. The African American for the Arts presents their members in a visual arts exhibition. Part of the National Black Arts Festival. July 19-28. 659 Auburn Ave. 404-243-0885.

?Visual Arts: Ongoing
Apache Cafe Art Mondays--Layers. Interactive art evening exhibiting collaborative works by Dante Yarbrough. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Continues through July 22. $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 11-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. Works by Bill Gray and Pat Herrington. 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 11-28. 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. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Aug. 9. 57 Forsyth St. 404-221-1270, ext. 202.

artshow Subjective Objectives. Exhibit of sculptures by Jeff Surace. Thur.-Sat., 6-9 p.m. Continues through July 20. 314 N. Highland Ave. 404-524-1244.

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 College of Art Gallery Ben Shute: the Teacher as Artist. Exhibit of the artist's paintings. 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.

Atlanta History Center Furniture of the American South: 1680-1830, the Colonial Williamsburg Collection. 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.

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.

Clark Atlanta University Galleries In the Fullness of Time. 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.

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. Continues through July 28. 1393 N. Highland Ave. 404-875-2840.

Eyedrum Origins. Exhibit by Sheila Swift. July 11-20. 290 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Suite 8. 404-522-0655.

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 11-28. Free. 470 Candler Park Drive.

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.

Genema Gallery Wanderings: Journeys Toward Home. A photography exhibit by Fiona Buttigieg sponsored by Women in Focus. July 11-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 African-American 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 11-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.

K Moderne Gallery Shamanic MC. Kevin Sipp's hip-hop exploration of the African shaman through mixed media art. Part of the National Black Arts Festival. July 12-Sept 7. 1831 Peachtree Road.

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.

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.

Momus Gallery Erik Gonzales and Rolfe Horn. Paintings and photography. July 12-Aug. 14. 75 Bennett St. 404-355-4180.

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

The Resource Forum Rose Colored Glasses. Exhibit of paintings by 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. 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. July 11-27. 635 Angier Ave.

Solomon Projects From the Altars of El Dorado. Series of wax and wood sculptures by Donald Locke. July 11-Aug. 3. Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. 1037 Monroe Drive. 404-875-7100.

Swan Coach House Gallery * Saturday Morning: New Works by David Isenhour. Exhibit of sculptures by Forward Arts Foundation Emerging Artist Award Winner. July 11-Aug. 3. Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 3130 Slaton Drive. 404-266-2636.

Trinity Gallery Aaron Baldwin, Peter Roux. Landscape paintings and wall assemblages. 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.

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.

Youngblood Gallery Bummer. Drawings by Ryan Lincicome. July 13-28. 629 Glenwood Ave. 404-627-0393.



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