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What to see, do and listen to: “Younger John Lewis,” “Godspell Jr.,” Gil Shaham, extra


THEATER

Go to the Metropolis Springs Theatre Conservatory this weekend to catch Godspell, Jr. for 3 performances solely: Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. and seven p.m. The Conservatory features a pre-professional program, a school preparatory program and personal classes in voice, appearing and dance. Godspell, Jr. will showcase college students from 19 center and excessive faculties all through metro Atlanta. Tickets $15.

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Based throughout the 2020-2021 season, Theatrical Outfit’s Made in Atlanta is a new-work growth program specializing in tales about Atlanta and the South and creating a house for native artists. ArtsATL’s Luke Evans has excessive reward for this system in his story this week. This weekend, Theatrical Outfit’s first fee, Younger John Lewis, will likely be carried out on Sunday at 6:30 p.m. after a week-long workshopping course of. The efficiency is on the Synchronicity Theatre Annex. Tickets are free however restricted.

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Take pleasure in Henry James’ traditional spooky story The Flip of the Screw at Georgia Ensemble Theatre by means of Sunday. ArtsATL critic Benjamin Carr’s latest evaluation stories that actors Christina Leidel and Daniel Thomas Could provide wonderful and emotionally charged work whereas the “lighting design from Elisabeth Cooper is terrific and creepy.” Tickets begin at $39 with reductions obtainable.

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MUSIC

The Band is certainly one of rock ’n’ roll’s signature teams, and the primary to mix acoustic sounds with electrical guitars to foreshadow the trendy Americana sound.  The Weight Band originated in 2013 as a backup group for the late Levon Helm and his Midnight Ramble concert events inside a barn on his property in Woodstock, New York. Band chief and guitarist Jim Weider performed within the re-formed model of The Band for 15 years. The group performs at Eddie’s Attic Sunday at 6 p.m. and guarantees a mixture of originals and classics from The Band. Tickets begin at $37.50.

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Finnish conductor Hannu Lintu leads the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in concert events Thursday and Saturday at 8 p.m. This system options Gil Shaham (pictured), some of the acclaimed violinists of his technology, returning to Symphony Corridor because the visitor soloist. This system consists of Sibelius, Jennifer Higdon and Korngold’s Violin Concerto. Tickets begin at $29.

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BOOKS

Three Atlanta authors — Vanessa RileyPiper Huguley and Wanda M. Morris — will convene on the Atlanta Historical past Middle as a part of its Creator Discuss collection Tuesday at 7 p.m. to debate Black historic fiction. Riley is the creator of Sister, Mom, Warrior, which takes place throughout the Haitian Revolution. Huguley’s By Her Personal Design is ready in 1953 New York Metropolis and primarily based on the true story of the Black lady who designed the marriage gown of Jackie Kennedy. Morris is the creator of Wherever You Run, which is ready in Mississippi in 1964 within the Jim Crow period. Tickets are $10 for non-members, $5 for members.

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ART+DESIGN

This Time Round on the Maune Gallery is a solo exhibit of labor by Justin Lyons, whose first expertise of artwork was on the streets, late at night time. Later impressed by Cy Twombly and Jean-Michel Basquiat, the Florida-based artist developed his personal fashion utilizing wooden (typically discovered), acrylic, home paint, images, spray paint and extra, “to make sincere artwork, uncooked artwork, susceptible artwork, artwork that makes you content, artwork that makes you cry,” he says. Opening reception Friday 6-9 p.m.

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The UTA Artist Area in Pullman Yards will characteristic an exhibit of recent work by Ryan Cosbert. A New York native, Cosbert is understood for her explorations into the historical past and other people of the African diaspora; this present focuses on journey. The artist makes use of totally different layers in her work and sometimes consists of photographic portraits, bullet casings, glass beads, seeds and flower petals, giving the items three-dimensional depth. Opening reception Friday 7-9 p.m. Via December 10.

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High MuseumHead over to the Excessive Museum of Artwork on Saturday for a more in-depth take a look at Deana Lawsonan exhibition of images that problem standard representations of Black identities and our bodies. Led by a Excessive Museum docent, you’ll get to discover Lawson’s first museum survey, which focuses on work created over the previous 20 years. Area is restricted, registration required. 11 a.m.

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DANCE

Choreographer George Staib is understood for gritty, thought-provoking works reminiscent of his critically-acclaimed fence, drawn from his experiences as a primary technology Iranian-Armenian whose household fled Iran when he was a toddler. On Friday, his firm staibdance will carry out excerpts from ARARAT, his subsequent formidable, multi-disciplinary work which explores occasions surrounding the early twentieth century Armenian genocide. The whole work will premiere January 26-28, 2023. Windmill Arts Middle. 7:30 p.m. Tickets $15.

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