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What to see, do and listen to: Songs we love, Out Entrance Theatre, “Don Quixote,” extra


Famous person tenor Lawrence Brownlee (above) was impressed by the homicide of George Floyd and the pandemic to convey collectively new works by younger African ‘ composers set to texts drawn from writings of the Harlem Renaissance of the Nineteen Twenties and ’30s. The ensuing program, Rising, involves Emory College’s Emerson Music Corridor Friday at 8 p.m. Remember to take a look at our interview with Brownlee, the place he discusses his aspirations for the piece and his personal journey in changing into one of many world’s most acclaimed singers. Tickets are $50.


Large Head Todd and The Monsters have logged in additional than 3,500 performances within the blues/rock band’s almost 35-year historical past. By that point the band has collaborated with or carried out with legends that vary from Neil Younger and The Allman Brothers Band to Albert Collins and Hubert Sumlin. The group, which began when band members had been in highschool in Colorado, involves the Selection Playhouse Friday at 8 p.m. Tickets are $39.


The Jazz at Lincoln Heart Presents “Songs We Love” tour makes a cease on the Rialto Heart for the Performing Arts Saturday at 8 p.m. The live performance will characteristic three visitor vocalists and an all-star band of rising musicians found by Wynton Marsalis. The live performance will characteristic music from the Nineteen Twenties by the Fifties and embrace songs made well-known by such legends as Ma Rainey, Billie Vacation, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra and Judy Garland. Tickets begin at $24.



Full Radius Dance will current Alice, Peter, & Dorothy this weekend at 7 Phases. The complete night work is the results of Creative Director Douglas Scott’s deep dive into the enduring novels Alice in Wonderland, J.M. Barrie’s Peter and Wendy and The Fantastic Wizard of Oz, viewing them by a disability-centric lens. Ever considered Peter Pan’s Captain Hook as an amputee with a prosthesis? The present suggests you would possibly view him in a different way when you did. Set off warning: suicide is talked about briefly and the work addresses mature themes not appropriate for youngsters. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Sunday at 5 p.m. Urged donation $20.


Atlanta Ballet, "Don Quixote"
Atlanta Ballet’s “Don Quixote” (Picture by Kim Kenney)

As ArtsATL dance author Robin Wharton writes in her preview, Atlanta Ballet’s full-length Don Quixote options “a big solid of characters that carouse, brawl, prank and, in fact, dance their means by [Yuri] Possokhov’s replace of this iconic ballet.” Final carried out in 2018, the ballet has lavish units and costumes, an articulated horse and stay music from the Atlanta Ballet Orchestra. Comedy, romance and enjoyable for the entire household. Cobb Power Performing Arts Centre. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets $25 and up.


The Georgia Ballet is reprising its night size Carmen Suite this weekend. Initially created by Alberto Alonso in 1967 in Cuba, and impressed by Bizet’s opera, the ballet was restaged by The Georgia Ballet’s Creative Director Daet Rodriguez in 2018. Friday 8 p.m. Saturday at 2 p.m. and eight p.m. Sunday at 3 p.m. and seven p.m. The sensory pleasant efficiency Thursday begins at 7 p.m. on the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre in Marietta. Tickets $20 and up.



This Saturday, rejoice World Youngsters’s Theatre Day with a particular occasion hosted by the Aurora Theatre in Lawrenceville, in partnership with Dance Canvas. Youngsters ages 10 to 18 are invited to participate in a workshop hosted by Ajia Northern, assistant choreographer for Summer time: The Donna Summer time Musical. The workshop is being held on the Borders Rehearsal Corridor at the Lawrenceville Arts Heart from 10:30 a.m. till midday. It’s free to attend, however area is restricted, so register early. 147 East Crogan Road.


Playwright Donja R. Love

On stage this weekend at Out Entrance Theatre Firm is the Atlanta premiere of Donja R. Love’s one in two, starring Patrick Hamilton, Michael Ward and Robert King Jr. The play, primarily based on Love’s personal HIV-positive analysis, will characteristic on-site testing after every 90-minute efficiency offered by Constructive Impression Well being Facilities. Tickets begin at $17.55.



Head over to Gallery 992 on Friday for the opening reception of Between 2 Locations, a solo exhibit of current works and occasions by self-taught artist Ernest Hood. The exhibit straddles two areas, Gallery 992 and Ernie’s In The Minimize Grooming Gallery situated at 412b Chamberlain Road SE. The artist’s intent in his work, drawings and pictures is to disclose the duality in each human being. 992 Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard. 5 p.m. to eight p.m. adopted by an after-party celebration until midnight.


Jeni Stallings: Life is however a Dream is a brand new exhibit at Thomas Deans High-quality Artwork and the primary solo present for this Atlanta artist. Her lyrical, romantic and sometimes dreamlike work characteristic encaustic method. A few of the works characteristic ladies swimmers and divers, others are impressed by the fantasy genie within the magic lamp. Opening reception Saturday 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.


Zuckerman Museum of Art
“Lesley Dill, Wilderness: Mild Sizzles Round Me,”  Set up at The Figge Artwork Museum, Davenport, Iowa

The exhibit Lesley Dill Wilderness: Mild Sizzles Round Me is now open at Kennesaw State College’s Bernard A. Zuckerman Museum of Artwork. The present options hand-painted and sewn textile sculptures and banners that the famend New York-based artist has created over the previous seven years. Count on imagery, textual content and references to American historic and literary figures woven into giant three-dimensional works. By Could 14.



Assist arthouse cinemas and catch Creed III, starring Michael B. Jordan and Jonathan Majors, this night on the Plaza Theatre or at Landmark Midtown Artwork Cinema. ArtsATL editor at giant Jim Farmer says the Atlanta-made movie “continues the story of the titular character . . . from the 2015 authentic movie and its 2018 sequel.” Ticket costs begin at $11, and showtimes range between 4 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.



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