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What to see, do and listen to: “Chicago,” Rodin, “Until,” dance at Emory and extra


Sherlock Holmes followers who’re on the lookout for one thing acquainted however completely different can try the ultimate weekend of Ms. Holmes & Ms. Watson — #2B from Synchronicity Theatre. Written by Kate Hamill with an surprising twist — the mystery-solving duo are two girls, performed by improv stars Karen Cassady and Tara Ochs, who’re praised by ArtsATL editor at massive Kelundra Smith as having “nice chemistry.” For extra about Cassady and Ochs, learn Luke Evans’ characteristic on how this comedic duo received began. Tickets $35. Reductions accessible.


Open your thoughts, batten down the emotional hatches, Vernal & Sere Theatre’s Hurricane Season is in its ultimate weekend on the Windmill Arts Heart. In accordance with ArtsATL theater critic Benjamin Carr, Hurricane Season is “an extremely unusual present with no simple solutions.” With robust performances from Melissa Rainey and Sam Ross as Anne and Tom, a pair navigating life’s storms, director Sawyer Estes “tries to titillate the viewers with taboo kink, then makes us query our personal tastes and lusts by making the arrow waver on everybody’s ethical compass.” Carr’s evaluation additionally applauds Erin O’Connor’s choreography and Daniela Santiago’s intimacy path. Tickets begin at $25.


This weekend solely, the Fox Theatre is presenting Chicago, a Broadway musical showcasing the glitz and glamour of the Jazz Age, based mostly on a 1926 play of the identical title. Since its debut on Broadway, Chicago has been the recipient of six Tony Awards®, two Olivier Awards and a Grammy®. It at present is the longest-running American musical in Broadway historical past. Tickets begin at $34.


Many people have heard the heartbreaking story of Emmett Until and the scar it left on Southern historical past, however Atlanta-filmed Until presents a extra hopeful tackle how Mamie Until-Mobley’s grief over her son’s torture and demise impressed the civil rights motion. Jim Farmer, editor at massive for ArtsATL, writes that Director Chinonye Chukwu needed “to humanize Mamie and Emmett and everybody else within the story [and point out] a love story between Mamie and her baby and between Mamie and her instant group.” Danielle Deadwyler stars as Mamie. Taking part in at varied native cinemas for about $16 per ticket, with reductions accessible.


Terminus Fashionable Ballet Theatre’s LORE is an out of doors dance expertise choreographed by Heath Gill, who will retire from dancing on the finish of the run. The work weaves a story of familial legacy and expectations, following two siblings as they expertise the heritage of their group. Try ArtsATL’s profile on Gill by senior editor Gillian Anne Renault, and editor at massive Cynthia Bond Perry’s 2019 evaluation, during which she celebrated Gill’s “extraordinary” items as a choreographer. Friday via Sunday, this weekend and subsequent. Wildflower Meadow at Serenbe. Tickets $15 to $60. A particular efficiency on October 22 ($120) consists of pre-performance reception.


Beacon Dance concludes its multi-month mission HydroCarthography: A journey via water with a efficiency Friday and Saturday at B-Advanced. Becoming a member of Beacon Dance Inventive/Administrative Director D. Patton White are composer/musician Peter Flamming, storytelling artist Shannon M. Turner and motion artists Indya Childs, Lyrric Jackson, Susan Keller, Kiera O’Reilly, Ashlee Ramsey, Alex Spitzer, Rose Shields, Onur Topal-Sumer, Curtis Tention and Carly Wynans. 8 p.m. Free. Reservations really useful.


City Bush Ladies (Picture by Hayim Heron)

City Bush Ladies hasn’t visited Atlanta for seven years, so its performances this weekend on the Schwartz Heart for the Performing Arts Dance Studio are price testing. Identified for amplifying the voices of ladies of colour, the 37-year-old firm will carry out the blended invoice Legacy + Lineage + Liberation. This system consists of Give Your Arms to Wrestle (1998), a non secular tribute to the leaders of the Civil Rights Motion; I Don’t Know, However I Been Advised, If You Carry on Dancin’ You By no means Develop Outdated (1989) celebrating Black neighborhoods, stepping and avenue dance; their signature work Girlfriends (1986); an excerpt from Ladies’s Resistance (2008), and Haint Blu (2022). Try the preview from ArtsATL author Sydney Burrows. Thursday via Saturday. Tickets $30. $10 for Emory college students.


Auguste Rodin’s sculptures have grow to be ubiquitous — The Thinker has even proven up in a watch advert. However the sculptor’s extraordinary items and the progressive method he created naturalistic and fragmented varieties in his works have made him one of the crucial essential artists of the trendy period. Rodin in the US: Confronting the Fashionable opens Friday at The Excessive Museum of Artwork. Greater than 70 sculptures and drawings shall be on show. Sculptor and educator Susan Krause wrote a first-person essay about Rodin for ArtsATL this week. By way of January 15, 2023. Tickets $16.50. Members and youngsters below 6 free.


Yearly, monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery create the sand mandala of Akshobhya, the unshakeable victor for battle decision and peace, at Emory College’s Ackerman Corridor. The fragile, painstaking building of the mandala may be considered each day at 10 a.m. via Saturday. At 5:30 p.m. Saturday Geshe Lobsang Tenzin Negi, PhD, will focus on the symbolism of the mandala — earlier than it’s swept away. A part of Tibet Week. Free.


Hip-hop Architecture
Picture courtesy Sekou Cooke Studio.

Within the final 30 years, hip-hop’s collective energies have mixed to create a motion in structure. The Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) is presenting Near the Edge: The Beginning of Hip-Hop Structure that includes works by Amanda Williams, Olalekan Jeyifous and Lauren Halsey, whose 2018 Crenshaw District Hieroglyphic Challenge is a monument to South Central Los Angeles’ communities. The present is curated by architect and concrete designer Sekou Cooke, a founding member of the Black Reconstruction Collective. Search for the pop-up exhibit within the foyer concerning the Lure Music Museum in Atlanta. By way of January 29, 2023. Common admission $10. Members free. Reductions accessible. Advance reservations inspired.


The Producers emerged out of Atlanta within the early ’80s as an influence pop band with robust musicianship and tightly constructed songs crammed with melodic hooks. However the group by no means caught on nationally, regardless of releasing two main label albums below the helm of producer Tom Werman (Low-cost Trick, REO Speedwagon and Mom’s Best). It’s a testomony to The Producers’ native recognition that, greater than 40 years later, the group continues to be performing. The band with its authentic line-up — Van Temple on guitar and vocals, Kyle Henderson on bass and vocals, Wayne Well-known on keyboards and Bryan Holmes on drums — performs Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. at Metropolis Vineyard. Tickets begin at $40.


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Drivin-N-Cryin guiding pressure Kevn Kinney makes a solo look Tuesday 7:30 p.m. at Eddie’s Attic. The band was shaped in Atlanta in 1985 and have become one of many guiding forces of the town’s underground rock scene. was inducted into the Georgia Music Corridor of Fame in 2015. Along with being the frontman and principal songwriter of Drivin-N-Cryin, Kinney has cast a profession as a solo artist. He has collaborated with members of R.E.M., The Golden Palominos and Warren Haynes. Tickets begin at $18.



Writer Rita Roberts shall be in dialog with WABE-FM host Lisa Rayam October 27 at 7:30 p.m. on the Atlanta Historical past Heart to debate her new ebook: I Can’t Wait To Name You My Spouse. The ebook focuses on letters written throughout the Civil Struggle period by African Individuals. The gathering consists of tender courtship letters exchanged between Lewis Henry Douglass and Helen Amelia Loguen, each kids of famous abolitionists, together with letters despatched dwelling by younger girls who traveled to the South to show literacy to escaped slaves. Tickets begin at $5 for members, $10 for non-members.



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