City Lights: Georgia Tech Symphony Orchestra Concert; Intimate Apparel; And More

"Intimate Apparel" is currently on stage at Lionheart Theatre in Norcross.
"Intimate Apparel" is currently on stage at Lionheart Theatre in Norcross.
Credit Courtesy of Lionheart Theatre

Thursday on “City Lights with Lois Reitzes”:

  • 1:05: The Georgia Tech Symphony will perform newly created music set to iconic silent movies Friday at the Ferst Center for Arts. The program is called “Changing Score: Classic Films Reimagined.” Lois Reitzes spoke with conductor Dr. Choawen Ting about the event.
  • 11:07: “Intimate Apparel” is currently on stage at Lionheart Theatre in Norcross through this weekend. The play tells the story of an African-American seamstress trying to make it in New York City while pursuing her dreams of owning a beauty shop. Lois Reitzes spoke with director Myrna Feldman and actor Jessica Briana Kelly about the play.
  • 23:13: Kinetic Light is an ensemble of disabled artists committed to promoting disability as a creative force. Their new work, “Descent,” will take place Saturday, Nov. 23, at the Ferst Center for the Arts. Dancer Laurel Lawson talked about creating this piece.
  • 37:22: Drew Alexander Forde, also known as “That Viola Kid,” is in a week-long residency at Spivey Hall. He’s working with school groups across the metro Atlanta to help young musicians pursue their dreams. He has a concert Friday evening at Spivey Hall called “#PlayHomiePlay: Hip Hop and Hindemith.”