City Lights: Holocaust Remembrance Day; Art Of Nature; And More

Last year's "Art of Nature" series focused on the pollination of bees and butterflies.
Last year's "Art of Nature" series focused on the pollination of bees and butterflies.
Credit Courtesy of Blue Heron Nature Preserve

Thursday on “City Lights with Lois Reitzes”:

  • 1:34: Host Lois Reitzes talks with local author Pam Sampson about her book “No Reply: A Jewish Child Aboard the MS St. Louis and the Ordeal That Followed.” The book tells the story of Henry Gallant, who boarded a ship in 1939 with 900 other Jewish refugees fleeing Germany. Sampson is the featured speaker at this year’s Community-Wide Holocaust Remembrance Day Observance at the Marcus Jewish Community Center and will speak in the Besser Holocaust Memorial Garden on April 28.
  • 19:18: Actor Henry Winkler tells the story of his family’s escape from Nazi capture.
  • 25:13: Sally Eppstein, artistic director of the Blue Heron Nature Preserve, and artist Julie Henry join Reitzes to talk about the preserve’s 2019 Art of Nature series, “Listening to the Waters.” The show opens April 27 and features a six-week outdoor art exhibit exploring the relationship between humans and the environment.
  • 36:45: David Cooper, director of the Atlanta Balalaika Society, joins Reitzes to discuss the organization and the music they make. The Atlanta Balalaika Society Russian Folk Orchestra will perform their “Spring Serenade of Russian and Ukrainian Music” at 7:30 p.m. on April 27 at First Baptist Church of Avondale Estates.
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