City Lights: “Black Nerd”; Mattiel; And More

Dad's Garage's latest production, "Black Nerd," opens this week.
Dad's Garage's latest production, "Black Nerd," opens this week.
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Thursday on “City Lights with Lois Reitzes”:

  • 1:27: Lois Reitzes talks with playwright Jon Carr, director Tiffany Porter and actor Avery Sharpe about Dad’s Garage’s latest production, “Black Nerd.” The play details the woes of a young African-American man not fitting in with his family, being misunderstood by his nerdy white friends, and feeling unsure of his place in the world.
  • 27:33: Garage rocker Mattiel Brown joins Reitzes to talk about her recently released full-length album.
  • 37:21: Reitzes talks with Steve Bransford and Cooper Sanchez about their new documentary, “The Well-Placed Weed,” which follows the life of Atlanta-based garden designer Ryan Gainey.