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What do see, do and listen to: “The Mirror Backyard,” Anat Cohen, “Tithonia,” extra


DANCE

The Emory Dance Firm Fall Live performance will comprise a blended invoice of latest dance this weekend on the Schwartz Middle for Performing Arts Dance Studio. New works are choreographed by 4 Emory school — Julio Medina, Tara Shepard Myers, George Staib and Mara Mandradjieff, who has carried out solo roles with The Georgia Ballet. Visitor choreographer Lyrric Jackson, an adjunct professor of dance at Spelman School whose work has been seen globally, is creating a chunk impressed by the 1994 Rwanda genocide. The corporate is a professionally oriented ensemble that exposes college students to the completely different choreographic approaches of school, college students and visitor artists. The first focus is new work that investigates elements of our humanity. This yr, the live performance is delving into some decidedly somber however compelling matters. Thursday by way of Saturday, 7:30 p.m. $15 normal admission. $8 for college students.

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Core Dance presents the subsequent iteration of its movie collection REEL Artwork, Gesture 2 — Liberation Vitality by Michael Eckblad. Opening reception, with an artist speak with Eckblad, is scheduled for Friday at 8 p.m. His movie is an exploration of the aspect of hydrogen and makes use of a slow-motion digicam to point out how our bodies work together with the aspect. Via small experiments outdoor, Eckblad explores what the aspect hydrogen actually is versus its notion of hazard, particularly with the rise of curiosity within the hydrogen economic system. Registration inspired. Free.

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THE ARTS

Tonight on the Excessive Museum of Artwork, 5 Atlanta artists will carry out their authentic work stay as a part of the NEXT Atlanta and MARTA Artbound initiative. Okorie “OkCello” Johnson can be joined by visible artist Melissa A. Mitchell, poet griot Jon Goode (who additionally hosts The Moth), musician CC Sunchild and HBO Def Jam poet Carlos Andres Gomez. The occasion may even function the premiere of the NEXT Motion movie collection, which showcases every artist’s efficiency on a decommissioned MARTA prepare. 6-10 p.m. Free however seating is proscribed and registration required.

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MUSIC

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The Israeli-born Anat Cohen is acclaimed as one in all world’s premier clarinetists. (Photograph by Yossi Zwecker)

The Molly Clean Live performance Sequence returns after a two-year Covid pause with the Anat Cohen Quartetinho (Quartet) performing Brazilian-flavored music on the Breman Museum Sunday at 4 p.m. The Israeli-born Cohen is acclaimed as one in all world’s premier clarinetists and has simply launched the album Quartetinho. The collection will function jazz pianist Joe Alterman and legendary saxophonist Houston Particular person on March 12 and a salute to the Gershwin brothers on April 23. Tickets begin at $18.

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Pianist Inon Barnatan returns to Atlanta to carry out tonight and Saturday at 8 p.m. with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra below the baton of visitor conductor John Storgårds. The Israeli-born Barnatan debuted with the ASO as a last-minute substitute in 2013. He dazzled the viewers and has since returned for live shows with the ASO and a solo live performance at Spivey Corridor. Barnatan will carry out Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, and the orchestra may even carry out Sibelius’ Symphony No. 5 and Tarkiainen’s Midnight Solar Variations. Tickets begin at $23.

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BOOKS

Slutty Vegan CEO and founder Pinky Cole can be on the Buckhead Theatre Saturday at 8 p.m. to rejoice the discharge of her cookbook Eat Crops, B*tch. The occasion will pair Cole with superstar friends, fellow cooks and cooking professionals, together with Slutty Vegan meals vans exterior. Her cookbook has 91 vegan recipes, from breakfast dishes to Southern consolation meals, all plant-based. Tickets begin at $35.

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ART+DESIGN

Zipporah Camille Thompson, MOCA GA’s 2021/2022 Working Artist Venture Fellow, has a solo exhibition at MOCA titled the ocean wept rainbows by way of January 7. Thompson is a ceramist, weaver, sculptor and activist primarily based in Atlanta. She explores alchemical transformations by way of clay and textiles, eliciting social change by way of her work. Free for members. Non-members $5.

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Invoice Lowe Gallery is presenting an exhibition of recent works by New York artist Michael David titled The Mirror StageDavid’s mirror work conjure up his roots as a bass participant for the Numbers and the Plasmatics in New York’s early punk rock scene. His love of standard tradition manifests on this new work, which the gallery describes as a mixture of “bling-bling ambiguity” and “jewel-like wickedness.” Via January 7.

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“Monir Farmanfarmaian: A Mirror Backyard” opens Friday on the Excessive Museum of Artwork.

Monir Farmanfarmaian: A Mirror Backyard opens Friday on the Excessive Museum of Artwork. It’s the first posthumous exhibition at an American museum for Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian (1922-2019), one in all Iran’s most celebrated and revered visible artists. She is thought internationally for her geometric mirror sculptures that mix the mathematical order and fantastic thing about historic Persian structure with the kinds and patterns of hard-edged, postwar abstraction. Via April 9. Non-members $16.50. Members free.

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THEATER

Tithonia Lesbian Space Opera
This weekend solely, The Atlanta Fringe Fest presents “Tithonia: A Lesbian Area Opera” at Out Entrance Theatre.

This weekend solely, The Atlanta Fringe Pageant and Out Entrance Theatre current Tithonia: A Lesbian Area Opera, an authentic musical from Skysail Theatre in Asheville, North Carolina. This musical options the story of a malfunctioning spaceship and a rogue AI interface paired with spunky, brave protagonists and a blossoming on-ship romance. Catch Tithonia on Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 3 p.m. and eight p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. Tickets begin at $20. 

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Within the ultimate occasion of Theatrical Outfit’s Made in Atlanta, a studying of Marry Me, Bruno Mars will happen on Saturday at 2 p.m. The efficiency facilities on Asian American identification in current Atlanta historical past and is by Filipina-Canadian author Megan Tabaque. Learn Luke Evans’ current function on ArtsATL to study extra about Made in Atlanta. Tickets for the studying are free, however make sure to register. 

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Saturday and Sunday, The Porter Sanford III Performing Arts and Group Middle presents Wiz: The Return. Ease on down the street as soon as once more as the subsequent era of characters make musical magic simply as within the 1975 model of The Wiz, a Broadway smash. Tickets begin at $11.50. 3181 Rainbow Drive, Decatur. 

 



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