City Lights: Gilbert Young Murals; 50 First Jokes; and More

Neighborhood kids help paint the 700 foot wall off of Ralph David Abernathy.
Neighborhood kids help paint the 700 foot wall off of Ralph David Abernathy.
Credit Courtesy of Gilbert Young & MET Atlanta

Tuesday on “City Lights with Lois Reitzes:”

  • 1:06: Myke Johns talks with artist Gilbert Young and the director of the real estate company Carter USA, Adam Parker, about a new, 700-foot long mural being installed along Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard. The unveiling of the mural is set for Jan. 19.
(Left to right) Artist Gilbert Young, “City Lights” producer Myke Johns, and Carter USA director Adam Parker talk about a new mural that is being unveiled on Jan. 19. Photo credit: Summer Evans
  • 13:00: Chris Appleton, executive director and co-founder of WonderRoot, joins Lois Reitzes to talk about “Off The Wall: Atlanta’s Civil Rights and Social Justice Journey,” an initiative to paint 30 murals around downtown before the Super Bowl.
  • 29:29: Johns visits the Highland Inn Ballroom for “50 First Jokes” a show featuring 50 comics, each telling the first joke they wrote for 2019.
  • 36:08: Reitzes talks with comedian Neal Brennan about his stand up comedy tour “Here We Go” and his Netflix special “3 Mics.”