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Weekend Arts Agenda: 'The Unbearable Flatness of Being' and MINT's Postcard Pin-Up Show December 10 2015

Opening on Fri., Dec. 11, Sarah Emerson presents her new paintings at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia as part of the 2014/15 Working Artist Project. The Unbearable Flatness of Being brings together 18 paintings that can be combined to create one expansive landscape. Currently, Emerson teaches painting and drawing at Agnes Scott College and Georgia State University. 
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? You can read more about her show on this recent Q&A with her.
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? FRIDAY
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? >> Another December tradition is upon us, the annual Whitespace December show is happening this Fri., Dec. 11 from 7-10 p.m. Stop by for a night of affordable art, delicious food, whiskey cocktails and live music. This year, each participating artist filled up a box with a piece of art. Featuring Morgan Alexander, Meg Aubrey, Laura Bell, Ashlynn Browning, Teresa Cole, Craig Dongoski, Stephanie Dowda and Didi Dunphy, and many more.
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? >> MINT is back with their annual Postcard Pin-up Show this Fri., Dec. 11 from 6-10 p.m. It's the one opportunity to see new artists in the city's scene as well as new postcard-sized works by your favorite ones. The show is only up for two days, Friday and Saturday, so make sure to stop by this holiday show and pick up some affordable pieces.
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? >> The Goat Farm opens their studios on Fri., Dec. 11 to the public. Join 40+ Goat Farm resident makers, artists, crafts and trades people, engineers, etc. for two days, Friday and Saturday, and get your holiday shopping done while supporting Atlanta's local artists. It's a neat chance to see where the artists create their works. See opening hours and participating artists here.
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? SATURDAY
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>> Kibbee Gallery is hosting a larger-than-life holiday group show, Nick O' Time, on Sat., Dec. 12. They filled the walls with as many artworks as possible from 30+ artists. The opening reception starts at 6 p.m.
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? >> The Variety Show: Ladies First (Who Run this Mother) is a one-time performance at the Downtown Players Club. Featuring performances by eyeCandle, Jessica Caldas, Angela Davis Johnson, Hez Stalcup, Lindsay Smith, Iman Person, Sarah Shipman, and host Laura Lewis, the performance's goal is "to breathe life into this medium both as a worldwide movement for continued validity, and as an expression of community outreach." The show begins at 7 p.m.
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? ONGOING/ LAST CHANCE
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>> Stop by Beep Beep Gallery's It's Not Us, It's You, the gallery's last show before closing. New pieces by Atlanta's favorite artists, emerging and established, that were previously featured in the gallery. Best of all, each piece comes with a fun fact of the artist, a quirky addition that makes this exhibition a whole lot more fun. The group show runs until Sat., Dec. 19.
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? >> Smothered by The Things We Love closes this Fri., Dec. 11 at Notch8 Gallery. The show features new works from C. Flux Sing, Fabian, Nate Frost, Nick "Turbo" Benson, PaperFrank, Peter Ferrari, Sanithna Phansavanh and Tuki Carter. Stop by between 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. 



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