Review of “Art Against the Wall”

Buffalo Soldiers Hat (Photo courtesy of Jack Shainman Gallery)

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.

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Preview of the Lucky Penny’s “Dearly Departures”

Malina Rodriguez and Blake Beckham of the Lucky Penny (Photo by Bobbi Jo Brooks)

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.

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Review of Adrienne Outlaw’s “Sweet Demise”

Courtesy whitespace/Adrienne Outlaw

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.

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All About Yves

cocktail-dress-1954_675524nThe new French film Yves Saint Laurent dramatizes the life of the famous designer.

Check out my review in Creative Loafing.

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gloATL hits the streets with “gestures that soon will disappear”

Photo by Andrew Alexander

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.

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“Colony” has its Atlanta premiere, June 21-22

logoThe 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.

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Review of “As You Like It”

4.-Patterson_Gideon.Mooney1Georgia Shakespeare’s As You Like It was as I like it.

Check out my review on ArtsATL.com

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June’s Top Five

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
The Wrestling Scene from 'As You Like It' circa 1740-2 by Francis Hayman 1708-1776

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Review of “For No Good Reason”

An illustration by Ralph Steadman from "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas"

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.

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Off to Spoleto!

10297867843_1c4b3e3e50I’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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