Buffalo Soldiers Hat (Photo courtesy of Jack Shainman Gallery)
Atlanta-based artist Radcliffe Bailey places historical artifacts side-by-side with works by contemporary artists in “Art Against the Wall” at Gallery 72 through August 22.
Check out my review on ArtsATL.
Malina Rodriguez and Blake Beckham of the Lucky Penny (Photo by Bobbi Jo Brooks)
The hardest part about building a two-story house entirely out of cardboard? Taking it down.
Find out why the artists of the Lucky Penny chose to do something completely different for their new dance performance piece Dearly Departures in my preview story on ArtsATL.
Courtesy whitespace/Adrienne Outlaw
Nashville artist Adrienne Outlaw creates with sugar (something that seems to be going around this summer) for a new show at Atlanta’s whitespace gallery.
Check out my review of the exhibition on BurnAway.
The new French film Yves Saint Laurent dramatizes the life of the famous designer.
Check out my review in Creative Loafing.
Photo by Andrew Alexander
Dance company gloATL hits the Atlanta streets starting this week for a series of free public performances entitled gestures that soon will disappear. The work begins Wednesday evening, July 9, in Atlanta’s West End neighborhood and continues over the next ten days at various locations around the city. For a full schedule and map, check out my column in Creative Loafing…. I’ll be seeing you in all the new, unfamiliar places.
The dance work Colony has its Atlanta premiere this weekend at the black box theater of Emory’s Schwartz Center for the Arts.
Check out my preview story and interview with creators Kelly Bond and Melissa Krodman on Burnaway.
Georgia Shakespeare’s As You Like It was as I like it.
Check out my review on ArtsATL.com
A monthly listing of Andrew Alexander’s picks for the top five arts events in Atlanta:
5. Georgia Shakespeare performs As You Like It in Piedmont Park, June 4-8
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An illustration by Ralph Steadman for Hunter S. Thompson’s “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas”
Artist Ralph Steadman created the famous illustrations for Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. The new documentary film For No Good Reason examines his life and work.
Read my review in Creative Loafing.
I’m off to cover Charleston’s Spoleto Festival for Creative Loafing. Read my preview story and stay updated with all the news from the fabulous fest on CL‘s website.
Have a great Memorial Day Weekend, everyone!
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