City Lights: Gaelynn Lea; James Baldwin; And More

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Thursday on “City Lights with Lois Reitzes”:

  • 1:42: Lois Reitzes speaks with musician Gaelynn Lea, who won NPR Music’s Tiny Desk Contest last year. She performs in Duluth tonight;
  • 13:05: Filmmaker Troy Thomas speaks with Reitzes about his documentary “Liberty and Slavery: The Paradox of America’s Founding Fathers”;
  • 27:12: ArtsAtl’s Laura Relyea speaks with Erin Wright about this week’s arts headlines in the “ArtsCast”;
  • 30:58: James Baldwin’s unfinished manuscript provided a blueprint for Raoul Peck’s Academy Award-nominated documentary, “I Am Not Your Negro.” Reitzes speaks with Peck about the filmmaking process and Baldwin’s work.
  • 40:01: Myke Johns speaks with MINT Gallery’s Executive Director Erica Jamison about what’s next for the organization, as their creative director just resigned. ‘