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What to see, do and listen to: John Pruitt, Earth Issues, Lauri Stallings and extra


ART+DESIGN

Designer Stephen Burks will focus on his Excessive Museum of Artwork exhibition, Stephen Burks: Shelter in Place, subsequent Thursday, November 10, at 7 p.m. He can be in dialog with curator and author Glenn Adamson, exploring his concepts about domesticity. Tickets $20. Free for members. Registration required.

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Signature Modern Craft (aka The Signature Store & Gallery) will rejoice its sixtieth anniversary with a commemorative exhibition titled Past Our Years. The exhibit will spotlight timeless strategies and philosophies in craft-making and consists of artists who’re longtime companions of the gallery, amongst them Philip and Matt Moulthrop and Ron Meyers, and new creative collaborators resembling Sydnie Jimenez and Sarita Westrup. Opening reception and anniversary celebration Friday 5 to eight p.m.

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CHIMERA at Kai Lin Artwork is a genre-defying number of new work by artist Stan Clark, whose work takes viewers on a visit by tall tales, each acquainted and unusual. Clark borrows from mythology and options fantastical creatures composed of elements from varied animals. Think about work that blurs the traces between drawing and portray, printmaking and collage, pop and classical motifs. Via December.

DANCE

On Friday, Georgia Public Broadcasting hosts a screening of Transfer Me, a documentary movie about dancer Kelsey Peterson, who suffered a life-altering spinal damage in 2012. Atlanta’s Full Radius Dance will comply with with a stay efficiency. The dancers and firm founder Douglas Scott can even take part in an artist talkback to debate their work, ableism, adaptation, redefining one’s self and artwork as a therapeutic course of. Full Radius has championed the suitable of bodily disabled people to bounce and presents performances usually in Atlanta. 7 p.m. Free. 260 14th Road NW.

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glo ATL
glo will carry out “Free Hen Being” Saturday at Deer Hole in Serenbe. (Picture by Thom Baker Images)

The official opening of Lauri Stallings’ Free Hen Being takes place at Serenbe on Saturday and follows Stallings’ longstanding inquiries into the lives of Southern folks. It takes a cue from the Pearl Cleage poem “This House That We Have Made Collectively” and options an intergenerational ensemble of musicians and ladies motion artists. Suppose chance, reminiscence and the heat of relationship. After the Serenbe launch, the glo mission will journey for the following two years to communities within the deep South. 6:30 p.m. Deer Hole, 8455 Atlanta Newnan Highway, Chattahoochee Hills. Free.

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Dancer-choreographer Nathan Griswold, co-director of Fly on a Wall collective, premieres his new work Tile this weekend at The Windmill Arts Middle. The supply materials for the complete night work is the cultural and private recollections that Griswold and his collaborators have shared during the last two and a half years. Over time and tellings, recollections change, shifting from absolute reality to one thing else. The wonderful lineup of performers contains Christina Massad, Leo Briggs, Jenna Latham, Darvensky Louis, Nicholas Goodly and Walter Apps. Music by Atlanta composer Ptar. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Sunday at 4 p.m.  Tickets $20.

BOOKS

Former information anchor John Pruitt has turned creator along with his first novel, Inform It True, simply launched. The guide digs into acquainted turf for the longtime tv information icon, specializing in the challenges confronted by journalists as they cowl a societal revolution. Pruitt will focus on the novel as a part of the Writer Talks collection on the Atlanta Historical past Middle on Wednesday, November 9, at 7 p.m. Tickets for non-members begin at $10.

THEATER

Earth Issues on Stage is a competition that pairs environmental considerations with performing arts. Theater Emory is internet hosting this yr’s competition, and the successful play, Transmissions in Advance of the Second Nice Dying, can be on stage tonight, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 5 p.m. on the Mary Grey Munroe Theater. ArtsATL editor at giant Jim Farmer writes how the play conjures up deep reflection on local weather change. Tickets are $15 every, with reductions accessible.

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“Within the Heights” at Metropolis Springs Theatre, in its ultimate weekend, is a “joyous” expertise. (Picture by Ben Rose Images/Courtesy Metropolis Springs Theatre)

The Tony-winning musical Within the Heights finishes a profitable run at Metropolis Springs Theatre this weekend. Written by Lin-Manuel Miranda of Hamilton fame, Within the Heights offers with problems with household and delight within the New York group of Washington Heights. ArtsATL editor at giant Jim Farmer’s overview calls the efficiency an “affectionate and joyous manufacturing, virtually impeccably staged and carried out.” Tickets begin at $37 every.

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What if penicillin had by no means been invented? The Mildew That Modified the World tells the story of Scottish doctor Alexander Fleming and his invention of this life-changing drugs with loads of music, dance and acrobatic awe. Performances are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 and Sunday at 2 p.m. at Pullman Yards, Constructing 12. Tickets begin at $25.

MUSIC

Tony Hightower reveals off his jazz chops on the Metropolis Vineyard in a live performance Monday at 8 p.m.  Hightower is the son of the late legendary Atlanta vocalist Theresa Hightower, and his new album is Legacy. He began out as an R&B singer, then switched paths in 2014 with the discharge of his first jazz album, The New Customary. Hightower just lately instructed ArtsATL that his new album options extra vocal acrobatics whereas additionally staying true to the roots of jazz. “I’m getting comfy and seeing what works, attempting to push my limits,” he mentioned. Tickets begin at $30.

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Concerts@First
The M5 Mexican Brass group performs Sunday as a part of the [email protected] collection. (Picture courtesy California Artists Administration)

The [email protected] collection returns Sunday at 3 p.m. with the M5 Mexican Brass. The live performance, co-presented by the Mexican Arts Council, will function a wide range of works, from Rossini to Paul McCartney. The M5 Mexican Brass is taken into account Mexico’s foremost brass quintet with a mixture of classical, blues, folks and conventional Mexican music. The live performance is on the First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta. Tickets are $20.



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