City Lights: Midtown Alliance’s Lunchbox Entertainment Series; “Bright Star” At Elm Street Cultural Arts Village; And More

'Bright Star' is currently on stage at Elm Street Culural Arts Village in Woodstock.
'Bright Star' is currently on stage at Elm Street Culural Arts Village in Woodstock.
Credit Christopher Brazelton / Elm Street Cultural Arts Village

Wednesday on “City Lights with Lois Reitzes”:

  • 1:45: Lois Reitzes sits down with Phillip Rafshoon, director of member engagement for Midtown Alliance, to speak about the 2019 Lunchbox Entertainment Series. The weekly event takes place on the lawn of the Margaret Mitchell House and features free, live entertainment.
  • 9:38: Jay Jones and Stephen Ruffin of Horizon Theatre join Reitzes to talk about their production of “Pipeline” by Dominique Morisseau. The play, which examines the struggle between a teenager’s angst, his mother’s guidance and an education system stacked against him, runs through April 21.
  • 25:01: Artist Dr. Fahamu Pecou sits down with Producer Myke Johns to talk about “The Return,” one of Pecou’s paintings currently on view at Emory’s Michael C. Carlos Museum. The exhibition featuring the piece, titled “Do or Die: Affect Ritual and Resistance,” runs through April 28.
  • 34:57: Reitzes talks with Annie Cook and Justin Spainhour-Roth about the production of Steve Martin’s “Bright Star” onstage at the semi-professional theater of Elm Street Cultural Arts Village in Woodstock. With original music by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, the show is based on the true story of a baby who was thrown from a train on the Iron Mountain and Southern Railway. “Bright Star” is playing through April 28.