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Saturday November 4, 2000 12:04 am EST

Nicknamed "the father of rock, rap and roll," Louis Jordan recorded so many rollicking, slap-happy tunes that any musical tribute only needs the flimsiest of framing devices. Which is fortunate, because the revue Five Guys Named Moe, the debut production of Jomandi's 22nd season, is built on a particularly unsturdy skeleton.
One night hard-drinkin', no-good Nomax (J. Samuel Davis) listens to...

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Saturday November 4, 2000 12:04 am EST
PushPush's Betrayal portrays an illicit affair in rewind | more...

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Saturday October 28, 2000 12:04 am EDT
Gwen Verdon helped define the dance styles of 20th century musical theater | more...

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Saturday October 28, 2000 12:04 am EDT

Sandy Skoglund has visually distilled the word "quiver" and given it a tinkly voice in her mechanized installation "Breathing Glass" at Fay Gold Gallery. Picture the sight and sound of thousands of trembling glass dragonflies against a deep sapphire sky. Interspersed among those transparent handmade wings are tiny ... marshmallows?
Yes, Skoglund works with edibles; earlier works have featured...

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Saturday October 28, 2000 12:04 am EDT
Tricks and treats in store at local theaters | more...

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Saturday October 28, 2000 12:04 am EDT

Music
ATLANTA CHAMBER PLAYERS The classical chamber music ensemble performs works by Beethoven, Harbison and Brahms as part of the Rialto Center Signature Series. Rialto Center for the Performing Arts, Georgia State University, 80 Forsyth St. Oct. 29. 3 p.m. $15-$30. 404-651-4727.
THE ATLANTA OPERA Turandot, Giacomo Puccini's Italian opera about a cruel princess and the mysterious prince who...

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Saturday October 28, 2000 12:04 am EDT
Underground comic artist brings the counterculture to Eyedrum | more...

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Saturday October 28, 2000 12:04 am EDT
Alien view colors perspective in Alias America | more...

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Saturday October 28, 2000 12:04 am EDT
Choosing early autumn to stage A Midsummer Night's Dream seems to put a spell across the Georgia Shakespeare Festival's wild and unconventional production. The comedy's supernatural scenes and characters have stepped out of fertility rites: The fairies are ragged, lascivious and spattered with paint and mud, while the musician Klimchak plays evocative, rhythmic percussion (and the occasional... | more...

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Saturday October 21, 2000 12:04 am EDT
Atlanta Chamber honors arts community | more...

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Saturday October 21, 2000 12:04 am EDT

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ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Conductor Sir Roger Norrington and the ASO perform Mendelssohn's The Hebrides and Symphony No. 3, as well as Tippett's Concerto for Double String Orchestra. Oct. 19-21. 8 p.m. $19-$49. The conductor and orchestra also will perform the Mendelssohn program as part of the New Mornings Series. Oct. 20. 11 a.m. Atlanta Symphony Hall, Woodruff Arts Center, 1280...

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Saturday October 21, 2000 12:04 am EDT
Peter Max, a pop artist known for his use of vibrant colors, will attend a reception and sale Oct. 21 from 6-9 p.m. to showcase his latest collection of paintings, Millennium Series. An accomplished artist, Max's works have appeared on a variety of canvases, including postage stamps, posters, magazine covers — even a Boeing 777 jet. Reservations are required for the event held at Reed... | more...

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Saturday October 21, 2000 12:04 am EDT
The Alliance shines with a luminouse, lenghty Moon for the Misbegotten | more...

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Saturday October 21, 2000 12:04 am EDT
Rarely-produced epic takes Theater Emory Back to Methuselah | more...

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Saturday October 14, 2000 12:04 am EDT
CORE Performance Company premieres remembering | more...

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Saturday October 14, 2000 12:04 am EDT
Lisa Fischman has been named director of the Atlanta College of Art Gallery. Currently serving as associate curator of Contemporary Art/Education at the University of Buffalo Art Gallery, SUNY Buffalo, Fischman will begin work here in November.Fischman has a Ph.D. in art history and American studies from the University of Minnesota. Her curatorial work has focused on "modern and contemporary... | more...

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Saturday October 14, 2000 12:04 am EDT
Shakespeare Tavern offers a 'concept' doctor Faustus | more...

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Saturday October 14, 2000 12:04 am EDT

Dance
ATLANTA BALLET performs Michael Pink's dance production of Romeo and Juliet, based on Shakespeare's classic tragedy. The Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. Oct. 11-14 at 8 p.m. and Oct. 15 at 2 p.m. $10-$50. 404-817-8700.
CRUX Zoetic Dance Ensemble performs a contemporary dance concert featuring new choreography and high-tech media arts. The Beam, 750 Glenwood Ave. Oct. 12 and 14-15. 8 p.m.,...

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Saturday October 14, 2000 12:04 am EDT
Zoetic Dance Ensemble, in collaboration with the non-profit filmmakers organization Submedia, presents Crux, a multi-media production of dance, film, video and music, Oct. 12 and Oct. 14 at 8 p.m. and Oct. 15 at 3 p.m. at the Beam, 750 Glenwood Ave. The modern dance troupe will premiere three new pieces, including one that will be performed in conjunction with the screening of one of Submedia's... | more...

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Saturday October 14, 2000 12:04 am EDT
Grimsley links S&M and spirituality In Berlin | more...

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Saturday October 14, 2000 12:04 am EDT
Master Class resurrects opera diva Maria Callas | more...

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Saturday October 7, 2000 12:04 am EDT
Tirade for Three a compelling foray into abstract theater | more...

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Saturday October 7, 2000 12:04 am EDT
Do It puts artists to the test in collaborative effort | more...

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Saturday October 7, 2000 12:04 am EDT
Former Python's O Happy Day heavy on farce, light on absurdism | more...

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Saturday October 7, 2000 12:04 am EDT
'Loved the first act, hated the ending' | more...