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Arts Agenda July 24 2002



Classical Music
American Choral Directors Association An evening of choral works by four Georgia choirs. Fri., July 26, 8:15 p.m. $15. Spivey Hall, 5900 N. Lee St., Morrow. 770-961-3683.

?Comedy
Atlanta Civic Center Apollo Theater Amateur Night. Harlem's world famous Apollo Theater brings their legendary Amateur Night to Atlanta. Sponsored by Coca-Cola. Part of the National Black Arts Festival. Fri., July 26, 9 p.m. $20-$25. 395 Piedmont Ave. NE. 404-523-6275.

Dad's Garage Theatre 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.

Lucky Yates Talk Show Live talk show, guests include Ty Pennington from "Trading Spaces." Roll a die to see how much you pay. Midnight. Sat., July 27.

Funny Farm Comedy Club Laughing Matters. Improv comedy. Wed., July 24, 8:30 p.m. $10. 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.

Manuel's Tavern Laughing Matters Student Graduation Show. Graduates of "Improvisational Comedy College Level I" perform. Mon., July 29, 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 Jim Gaffigan. July 25, 8:30 p.m.; July 26, 8 p.m. & 10:30 p.m.; July 27, 8 p.m. $10-$14. 280 Hilderbrand Drive. 404-252-5233.

Robert Ferst Center for the Arts LTT! and VT Improv Comedy and Variety Show. Variett Tech performs music and dance routines followed by the Let's Try This Players doing improv. July 26, 8 p.m.; July 27, 8 p.m. $2-$4. 80 Forsyth St., Georgia Tech. 404-894-9600.

Whole World Theatre Award-winning improv comedy theater. Tue., Thur., 8 p.m.; Fri., Sat., 8 p.m. & 10:30 p.m. $10-$19.50. 1214 Spring St. 404-817-0880.

?Dance
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.

Urban Bush Women Urban Bush Women premieres Shadow's Child along with the National Song and Dance Company of Mozambique. Part of the National Black Arts Festival. July 26-27, 1 p.m. & 8 p.m.; July 27, 2 p.m. & 8 p.m. $5-$20. Morehouse College, 830 Westview Drive.

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. 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.

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. Through 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 18-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. Selig Center, 1440 Spring St. 404-870-7684.

?Spoken Word
Apache Cafe * Spoken word and music featuring Kamau Daaood. Part of the National Black Arts Festival. Sat., July 27, 10 p.m. $10. Free Forum Exchange. Spoken word, poetry, and any other type of vibe. Tue., July 30, 8 p.m. Free. 64 Third St. 404-876-5436.

Atlanta Contemporary Art Center Verbal Vibes. Youth-oriented spoken word performances sponsored by Youth Art Connection. Thu., July 25, 5-7 p.m. Free. 535 Means St. 404-292-4818.

Banana Cabana Spoken Soul Thursday Nights. Open mic spoken word/poetry. Hosted by N'tellect and the Eboni Poets. Thursdays, 8 p.m. $2-$5. 5019 Memorial Drive, Stone Mountain. 404-299-7799.

Fihankra Cultural Center Experimental Spoken Word Performance. Hosted by Eclipse. Tuesdays, 8:30 p.m. 840 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd. 404-753-2500.

Renaissance Waverly Hotel Black Erotica. Open mic. Part of the National Black Arts Festival. Thu., July 25, 11 p.m. Cypher Cafe. Spoken word artists with DJ. Part of the National Black Arts Festival. Fri., July 26. 2450 Galleria Parkway. 770-953-4500.

West End Performing Arts Center Morepics Poetry Planet. Atlanta poet/publisher Jessica Care Moore celebrates poetry across the globe. Part of the National Black Arts Festival. Wed., July 24, 9 p.m. Donation at the door. 945 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd. 404-756-6465.

?Theater: Openings
ALPHAPHOBIA! and The Aeroplane Man Double bill about sexual politics and the journey to find a spiritual home. Part of the National Black Arts Festival. Fri., July 26, 10 p.m. $15. 14th Street Playhouse, 173 14th St. 404-733-5000.

Black Woman's Blues * Musical that personifies the poetry of blues. Part of the National Black Arts Festival. July 27 2, 6 p.m.; July 28 2:30, 6 p.m. $28.50-$39.50. EarthLink Live, 1374 W. Peachtree St. 404-249-6400.

Jekonni's Song Freddie Hendrick's Youth Ensemble of Atlanta present an original production. Part of the National Black Arts Festival. Preview on July 25, 8:00 p.m. July 26, 11:00 a.m. July 27, 2:00 p.m. July 26-27, 8:00 p.m. July 28, 3:00 p.m. $10-$20. Alliance Theatre Company, Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree St. 404-733-5000.

Life With Father A family satire. Fri.-Sun., 8 p.m.; Sundays, 3 p.m. Continues through Aug. 25. $12-$15. Class Act Theatre, 6 Powder Springs St., Marietta. 770-579-3156.

My Fair Lady Classic musical adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion. Tue.-Sun., 8 p.m.; Sat., Sun., 2 p.m. Continues through Aug. 4. $16-$50. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. 404-817-8700.

Pizza Driver: Murder by the Slice Comedy dinner theater. Tue.-Sat., 7:30 p.m. Continues through Nov. 6. $42.50-$50. Agatha's-A Taste of Mystery, 693 Peachtree St. 404-875-4321.

tempOdyssey Staged reading of Dan Dietz's play. Part of the New South for the New Century Play Festival. Mon., July 29, 7:30 p.m. $5. Horizon Theatre, 1083 Austin Ave. 404-584-7450.

The Wizard of Oz Act I Theatre presents the musical. Thur.-Sat., 7:30 p.m. Continues through Aug. 24. $10-$13. Alpharetta Presbyterian Church, 180 Academy Street, Alpharetta. 770-751-0033.

Yes and No Theatrical, musical and humorous exploration of identity in 21st century America. July 25-27, 8 p.m. $12. PushPush Theater, 1123 Zonolite Road. 404-892-7876.

?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 Sept 14. $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, 5 p.m.; Thur.-Sat., 8 p.m. Continues through Aug. 30. $20-$25. Actor's Express, 887 W. Marietta St. 404-607-7469.

Blue Plate Special: Della's Diner IV * Popular Southern musical comedy. Fri., Sat., 8 p.m.; Sundays, 5 p.m. Continues through Aug. 3. $15-$18. Onstage Atlanta, 2597 N. Decatur Road, Decatur. 404-897-1802.

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 Aug. 10. $12-$20. Dad's Garage Theatre, 280 Elizabeth St. 404-523-3141.

Closer Than Ever 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.

Come Blow Your Horn Neil Simon's 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.

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.

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.

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.

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. Sundays, 3 p.m.; Saturdays, 8 p.m. Continues through Aug. 11. $16-$22. ART Station, 5384 Manor Drive, Stone Mountain. 770-469-1105.

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.

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.

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.

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. $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. Sundays, 3 p.m.; Fri., Sat., 8 p.m. Continues through July 28. $8-$12. Sams Auditorium, 205 LaFayette Ave., Fayetteville. 770-631-2362.

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 dice. Dad's Garage Theatre, 280 Elizabeth St. 404-523-3141.

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.

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.

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.

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. Sundays, 7 p.m.; Thur., Fri., 8 p.m.; Saturdays, 7 p.m. & 10 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
Aliya Gallery Regional Views. Mixed media exhibit of landscapes by James Randall Chumbley, Gerard Erley, Scott French, Scott Hill and R. Jon Ichter. Opening reception July 27, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Tue.-Thur., 12-7 p.m.; Fri., Sat., 12-10 p.m. Continues through Aug. 14. 1402 N. Highland Ave. 404-892-2835.

Anne Irwin Fine Art Christel Minotti and Joe Mullican:Still Life and Landscape paintings. Opening reception July 27, 2-5 p.m. Mon.-Wed., Sat., Sun. Continues through July 31. 55 Bennett St. 404-352-1855.

Apache Cafe Art Mondays--Witches Brew. Interactive art evening exhibiting collaborative works by John Tindel and Shelly Fondren. Opening reception with the artists July 29, 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 Aug. 5. $2 suggested donation. 64 Third St. 404-876-5436.

The Art Place Dawn Kinney Martin and Ricardo Jabardo. Mixed-media exhibit. Opening reception July 25, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Aug. 23. 3330 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta. 770-509-2700.

Callanwolde Fine Arts Center From Inside the Women's House. Mixed-media exhibit by Jena Sibille. Opening reception July 26, 7-9 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Continues through Aug. 30. 980 Briarcliff Road. 404-872-5338.

The Center for AIDS and Humanity From the Beginning: African-American Heroes and the AIDS Epidemic in Atlanta. Photography exhibit about the perils of black Atlantans with AIDS. Featuring audio clips. National Black Arts Festival. Mon.-Fri., 12-4 p.m. Continues through Sept 3. 159 Ralph McGill Blvd. 404-874-7926.

Eyedrum Strange Fruit. Artists of different backgrounds address mob violence. Featuring music by Chris Burroughs and violinist La Donna Smith. Exhibit in response to Without Sanctuary. July 27-Aug. 31. 290 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Suite 8. 404-522-0655.

Gallery 100 Jack Cheatham. Mixed-media works. Tue.-Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Aug. 24. Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree St. 404-733-5008.

Spelman College Report to the Ancestors and Inventing Herself---An Installation. Two independently produced videowall installations exploring African Americans. Part of the National Black Arts Festival. July 25-28. Free with admission to Jubilation Square at the Atlanta University Center. 350 Spelman Lane. 404-730-7315.

Studioplex Heart of the Book. Fulton County Arts Council presents a collection of three-pole puppets and handmade books created by youth in the Art at Work Summer 2002 Program. Opening reception July 26, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. July 26-Aug. 9. 659 Auburn Ave. 404-584-0305.

?Visual Arts: Ongoing
Anthony Ardavin Gallery Paintings and Words. Exhibit of paintings and poems. 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. 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. Various mediums. 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.

ART Station Calm Before the Storm. Photography exhibit by Fiona Buttigieg. July 18-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.

Artrages Julia Kirillova. Porcelain "people pots". July 18-28. 2850 Paces Ferry Road. 770-432-4888.

Arts Exchange America's Backyard: Our History Assembled. Exhibit of found objects and ceramic sculpture by Omar Thompson. Tue.-Sat. Continues through Aug. 30. 750 Kalb St. 404-215-0467.

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.

ArtSpot * Fireworks Art Show. 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.-Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sundays, 12-6 p.m. Lenox Mall, 3393 Peachtree Road. 404-233-6767.

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. Paintings. Tue.-Thurs., 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 Financial Center All Things Natural: the Photography of Richard Gaskins. Nature photography. Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Continues through Sept 10. 3333 Peachtree Road. 404-816-9777.

Atlanta History Center Metropolitan Frontiers: Atlanta, 1835-2000. Permanent exhibit. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sundays, 12-5:30 p.m. $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-$12. Roots of Racism: Ignorance and Fear---Art Quilts of Healing and Hope. July 19-Sept 8. $7-$12. 130 W. Paces Ferry Road. 404-814-4000.

Atlanta Photography Group Gallery Summer. Photography group show by Atlanta-based female artists. Wed.-Sat., 12-4 p.m. Continues through July 26. 660 9th St. 404-877-1144.

Bank of America Plaza Poetic Images in Marble by John Kehoe. 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.

Bluemilk Beautiful Freedom. Mixed-media works by William Woolfolk. July 20-Aug. 10. 1123 Spring St. 404-815-8911.

Center Street Arts Gallery Shirl Jennings. 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.

Cherokee County Arts Council Arts Center The Reel West Western Art Poster Exhibit. Collection of 36 vintage 40s-50s Western movie posters. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat., Sun., 2-5 p.m. Continues through Aug. 5. 94 North St., Canton. 770-704-6244.

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. Jamaican art and culture. National Black Arts Festival. 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.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Fri., Sat., 12-9 p.m. Continues through July 28. 1393 N. Highland Ave. 404-875-2840.

Fay Gold Gallery Summer Sale. Fay Gold Gallery's summer sale featuring works from over 80 different artists. July 19-Aug. 28. 764 Miami Circle. 404-233-3843.

First Existentialist Congregation Escape From Azkaban: The War on Terror. Mixed-media by Linda Yates. Closing reception July 28, 3 p.m.-6 p.m. July 18-28. 470 Candler Park Drive.

Gallery On Main Gallery On Main. Group show of Atlanta artists in mixed-media. Tue., Wed., Sat., 12-6 p.m.; Thur., Fri., 12-8 p.m. Continues through Aug. 31. 3705 Main Street, College Park. 404-766-8002.

Gallery SKLO Colors of Autumn. Landscapes by Ford Smith. July 18-Aug. 10. 75 Bennett St., TULA Art Center. 404-350-9763.

Gems of Africa Gallery The Master of Batiks, Forms of Beauty. Batiks by Nuwa Wamala Nnyanzi from Uganda and Chidi Okoye from Nigeria. Part of the National Black Arts Festival. July 20-28. Free. 630 N. Highland Ave. 404-876-8200.

Genema Gallery Wanderings: Journeys Toward Home. A photography exhibit by Fiona Buttigieg sponsored by Women in Focus. July 18-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 Aug. 2. 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 18-Sept 6. Free. 659 Peachtree St. 404-897-1991.

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. 2841 Greenbriar Parkway. 404-730-7315.

Greenwich on Peachtree Gallerie Jon Whiddon. Neofolk acrylic on panel and mixed-media. Thur.-Sun., 12-7 p.m. Continues through Aug. 19. 2285 Peachtree Road. 404-355-1135.

Gwinnett Historic Courthouse 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.

Hammond House Galleries Spiritual Awakening. Wadsworth Jarell's 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 mixed-media art. Part of the National Black Arts Festival. July 18-Sept 7. 1831 Peachtree Road.

The Lowe Gallery 13th Anniversary Group Show. July 19-Aug. 24. 75 Bennett St., TULA Art Center. 404-352-8114.

Marcia Wood Gallery Daniel Troppy. Mixed media. 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.

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. Exhibits of paintings and photography by the artists. July 18-Aug. 14. 75 Bennett St. 404-355-4180.

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

Roswell Visual Arts Center & Gallery Expressions of Light. Roswell Photographic Society presents a members' exhibition. July 18-Aug. 9. 10495 Woodstock Road, Roswell. 770-594-6122.

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 18-27. 635 Angier Ave. 404-876-8000.

Sandler Hudson Gallery Rhythm & Blues. Mixed-media sculpture and works on paper by Kevin Cole and Preston Sampson. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturdays, 12-5 p.m. Continues through Aug. 10. 1831 Peachtree Road. 404-350-8480.

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

Studioplex The Long Walk to Freedom: Portraits of Civil Rights Activists Then and Now. A photographic timeline of the march to civil rights. Tue.-Fri., 2-6 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 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.

Swan Coach House Gallery * Saturday Morning: New Works by David Isenhour. Sculptures by Forward Arts Foundation Emerging Artist Award Winner. Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Continues through Aug. 3. 3130 Slaton Drive. 404-266-2636.

Temple Gallery Return of the Widget Devil. Oil paintings by Tom and Charlotte Wegrzynowski. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Aug. 16. 108 E. Ponce de Leon Ave., Decatur. 404-299-5441.

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

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. 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 18-28. 629 Glenwood Ave. 404-627-0393.



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