Monday, February 26, 2024

What to see, do and listen to: MARTA live performance, seasonal stagings and artwork, extra


DANCE

The Adinkra Challenge will carry out for one night time solely this weekend on the Windmill Arts Middle. Creative Director N.Ok. Condua, a Morehouse graduate, named the corporate after a Ghanaian alphabet; he’s the American born son of Ghanaian mother and father. For this live performance, titled Creative Excellence, he selected a few of his favourite works by different choreographers and also will current his new work Surrenders. Learn extra in regards to the live performance and the corporate in ArtsATL dance author Robin Wharton’s preview. Friday at 8 p.m. Tickets $40.

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Nutcracker ballets are being carried out all throughout Atlanta this month, however none can evaluate with Yuri Possokhov’s high-tech manufacturing created for Atlanta Ballet in 2018. ArtsATL’s dance critic Cynthia Bond Perry has described it as “outstanding” and The Washington Put up hailed it as “one of the entertaining on the market.” Mikaela Santos makes her debut within the central position of Marie this 12 months. Friday at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at 2 p.m. and seven:30 p.m. Sunday at 2 p.m. and seven p.m. Cobb Power Performing Arts Centre. Weekends by December 26. Tickets begin at $53.

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This Thursday, Anne Archer Dennington, the executive and creative chief of Flux Initiatives, will likely be in a livestream dialog with Elizabeth Labbe-Webb, government director of Core Dance on this week’s 1830EST. Their dialogue guarantees to be stuffed with sensible insights and will likely be out there after the livestream at coredance.org. Below Dennington’s steerage, Flux Initiatives has fostered neighborhood connections by pioneering public artwork initiatives comparable to Stone Speaks and Ghost Swimming pools and has helped redefine Atlanta’s public areas. 6:30 p.m. Free.

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ART+DESIGN

Deanna Sirlin
“The Colour of Therapeutic” by Deanna Sirlin, as seen at Georgia Tech.

Deanna Sirlin will display her current video works and talk about her work and large-scale installations on Monday within the decrease stage auditorium of the Fulton County Library’s Alpharetta department. On Portray, Mild and Video kicks off at 6:30 p.m. Free. (Disclaimer: Sirlin is an occasional ArtsATL contributor.)

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The Object House, Jane Jackson’s just lately launched gallery challenge, will host a vacation open home and new exhibit opening on Saturday from 1 p.m. to six p.m. Multivalent Ladies Makers: Famend and Rising Worldwide Ceramic and Textile Artists is a complete exhibition with works spanning the globe from Atlanta to Australia and lots of locations between. Every bit reveals a novel universe of life, shade, texture, scale and medium. By means of January 13.

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Chris Veal, Honey Pierre and Lucy Luckovich are among the many 35 artists represented within the present, end-of-year group present on the Cat Eye Artistic present Tis’ the SeasonBy means of January 7.

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THEATER 

Tom Key, left, and Max Partitions in “A Christmas Story” at Theatrical Outfit. (Picture by Casey Gardner Ford.)

A Christmas Story is at Theatrical Outfit, starring Tom Key and Max Partitions within the iconic position of Ralphie Parker at completely different factors in his life. ArtsATL author Benjamin Carr evaluations the present as offering “a enjoyable, acquainted Atlanta vacation feeling” and having sturdy performances from Partitions and Key, in addition to from Tiny Lovely Issues stars Maria Rodriguez-Sager and Robin Bloodworth. Tickets are $55, with reductions out there. 

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Snowgirls: The Musical is at Out Entrance Theatre by December 17. Primarily based on the 1995 cult movie Showgirls, this North Pole adaptation stars Anna Holland as a reindeer and options costumes by Eric Griffis and music by David Cerda. Learn ArtsATL author Benjamin Carr’s current interview with director Paul Conroy to learn the way a lot analysis the solid and crew did to carry this present to stage.

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It’s a Fantastic Life: A Reside Radio Play continues its run at Stage Door Theatre. Written by Joe Landry and directed by Sweet McLellan, the manufacturing is a novel spin on the 1946 movie and depicts 5 people performing the vacation basic over radio waves. Learn ArtsATL author Luke Evans’ current preview to learn the way McLellan’s theater experiences in Atlanta impressed her route of the play. 

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MUSIC

The MARTA Artbound’s Live performance on the Automobile collection returns this Friday and December 15 with guitarist Alex Gordon performing within the Atlanta Streetcar from midday till 3 p.m. Gordon focuses on what he calls “self-contained guitar,” which requires no different instrument for assist or accompaniment. Gordon provides his personal rhythm, bass and concord in a method that echoes such masters as Chet Atkins and Tuck Andress.

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Adrienne Warren.

Tony Award winner Adrienne Warren, who obtained the award for her lead position in Broadway’s Tina: A Tina Turner Musical, will make an look at SCAD’s Vacation Spectacular live performance Friday at 7 p.m. on the SCADshow theater. The present may even function American Idol winner Candice Glover and Showtime on the Apollo winner George Lovett, each SCAD alums, and the SCAD Bee Sharps efficiency ensemble. Tickets are $25, with reductions for college students, seniors, alumni and army.

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The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Refrain, below the baton of Norman Mackenzie, continues the custom begun by the late Robert Shaw for the Christmas with the ASO program that options vacation carols, hymns and extra. The ASO will likely be joined by the Morehouse Faculty Glee Membership for 4 live shows at Symphony Corridor: Saturday at 3 p.m. and eight p.m., and Sunday at 3 p.m. and eight p.m. Tickets begin at $15.

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