City Lights: Decatur Dinners; “Othello” In The ’80s; And More

[left to right: Ariel Fristoe, Clare Schexnyder, and Dietra Hawkins] These women partnered together in order to organize "Decatur Dinners" on Aug. 25.
[left to right: Ariel Fristoe, Clare Schexnyder, and Dietra Hawkins] These women partnered together in order to organize "Decatur Dinners" on Aug. 25.
Credit Out Front Theatre

Tuesday on “City Lights with Lois Reitzes”:

  • 1:25: Lois Reitzes talks with Ariel Fristoe and Minka Wiltz of Out of Hand Theater about “Decatur Dinners.” The event combines performance and dinner at locations across Decatur, giving community members a chance to connect, eat, and share stories about race and equality. “Decatur Dinners” takes place on Aug. 25.
  • 13:45: Voice-actors Amber Nash and Lucky Yates join Reitzes to talk about their work on the animated television show “Archer.”
  • 26:53: Reitzes sits down with Maurice Smith and Emil Thomas for a discussion of Marietta’s New Theatre in the Square’s production of “Othello.” Their updated take on Shakespeare’s classic sets the play in the 1980s and runs through Sept. 1.
  • 36:37: Poet Richard Blanco talks with Reitzes about being the inaugural poet at President Obama’s second inauguration and his book “How To Love A Country.”
  • 47:18: Reitzes talks with John Welker, co-founder of Terminus Modern Ballet Theatre, about how the group began.