City Lights: Attack Of The Killer Tomato Fest; Mark Kendall’s “Diversity Now”; And More

Mark Kendall's "Diversity Now!" addresses "racial bias training" seminars in a comedic way.
Mark Kendall's "Diversity Now!" addresses "racial bias training" seminars in a comedic way.
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Friday on “City Lights with Lois Reitzes”:

  • 1:28: Lois Reitzes speaks with Alice Rolls, executive director of Georgia Organics, and Chef Drew Belline about Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival 2019. The event, which features tomato-based treats, live music, and more, is on July 14.
  • 11:41: Atlanta actor and playwright Mark Kendall sits down with Reitzes to discuss new, one-man show “Diversity Now!.” Kendall created the work in response to a recent wave of large corporations holding racial bias and diversity training seminars and will read the play as part of the “Wine and Reading Series” at the Dunwoody Nature Center on July 14.
  • 24:49: Reitzes talks to filmmaker Aviva Kemper about her new documentary “The Spy Behind Home Plate,” which chronicles the word of baseball player Moe Berg, including his life as a spy during World War II. The film is on view now at the Landmark Midtown Art Cinema.