City Lights: ‘Hate Shield’; Author Stephen Greenblatt; The Atlanta Flamenco Festival; And More

"The Hate Shield" made its first appearance at this past weekend's Atlanta Pride Parade.
"The Hate Shield" made its first appearance at this past weekend's Atlanta Pride Parade.
Credit Matt Terrell

Tuesday on “City Lights with Lois Reitzes”:

  • 0:48: Lois Reitzes talks with Atlanta artist Matthew Terrell about his “Hate Shield” which he employed at Atlanta Pride in order to block hate speech of anti-LGBTQ+ protesters.
  • 12:39: Author and professor Stephen Greenblatt discusses his book “Tyrant: Shakespeare on Politics” with Reitzes. Greenblatt will present on his book as part of the Humanities Lecture at Georgia State University Oct. 16.
  • 24:26: Reitzes sits down with Lisa Vash Herman of Atlanta Flamenco as well as pianist Jesús Hernández and bassist Tim Ferguson from the band New Bojaira to talk about this year’s Atlanta Flamenco Festival, running through Nov. 2.
  • 37:36: Artist Will Stoehr speaks with Reitzes about his work exploring intolerance, discrimination, addiction and violence. Stoehr’s exhibition at the Bill Lowe Gallery is on display through Oct. 18.