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Your 2023 Atlanta fall arts calendar

ArtsATL’s picks for must-see events this fall

We teamed up with ArtsATL to create a must-do arts calendar for this fall.
The water bearers: Five Atlanta artists in the flow

The water bearers: Meet the five Atlanta artists of Flux’s “Flow” project

In the fall of 2022, Rachel Parish’s public exhibition Emergence installed temporary monuments at Grady Hospital, the Georgia State Capitol, the Tabernacle, and the Gulch—locations closest to four springheads that mark a system of waterways buried beneath downtown Atlanta. It was the start of a multiyear series of artistic works conceived by Flux Projects, dubbed Flow, to explore Atlanta’s complex relationship with water.
Onward Theatre

There’s a new wave of arts spaces to explore in Atlanta this spring

Even with the recent unfortunate closure of a theater mainstay, there is always new life and new energy in Atlanta. I recently spoke to the visionaries behind some of the newest arts spaces, mainly to ask the question, "What on earth would make someone open a new arts venue in the middle of an socioeconomic tilt-a-whirl?"
A love letter to Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

A love letter to Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Tickets often have to be secured months before. I’ve likened performances to family reunions. I don’t know everyone’s names, but there is surely a connection: the love of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. From a dancer’s outstretched body, a tip of a hat, and the twirl of an umbrella, to how fabrics flow with every bend and bow, each act is its own happening and affirmation—as if to say, Everything’s going to be all right.
What Atlanta artists need

The 5 things that Atlanta artists need

“There’s always been a fight for visibility for the creative community here. A lot of the artists feel like underground legends, even if they are known worldwide.”
Atlanta arts February 2023

Atlanta’s arts scene is unparalleled—and it’s time you started exploring it

Here’s a look at the state of the arts in metro Atlanta and a few events to look forward to this month.
For this video project, a vintage MARTA car becomes a performance stage

For this arts project, a vintage MARTA car becomes a performance stage

In the coming months, the NEXT Movement will begin airing a video series featuring brand-new works from five acclaimed local artists, each filmed in a decommissioned vintage MARTA car. Think of NPR's Tiny Desk series, but on MARTA.
Alliance Theatre Trading Places

Alliance Theatre’s world-premiere musical adaption of Trading Places puts women in charge

The Alliance Theatre gives its adaptation of the 1983 comedy some twists, including bringing back Tony Award–winning director Kenny Leon to helm the production. Here are four things you need to know about the new musical.
The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs

The surprising opera about the life of Steve Jobs comes to Atlanta

This Saturday, Atlanta Opera kicks off a four-show run of The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs, which chronicles the life of the late Steve Jobs, the tech visionary, futurist guru, and founder and CEO of Apple Computers
What’s next for Atlanta Civic Center?

What’s next for Atlanta Civic Center?

The Atlanta Housing Authority, which purchased the sprawling facility from the city in 2017, has outlined a plan to preserve and update the historic auditorium, while transforming the surrounding complex into a mix of affordable and market-rate housing, retail, and shared public space.

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