City Lights: The Mystery Of Izzy; Fahamu Pecou; And More

After the official mailing ceremony for the 197 International Olympic Committee member countries, Izzy, the mascot of the Olympic Games of Atlanta 1996, dances in front of the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland,  Wednesday July 19, 1995. (AP Photo/Donald Stampfli)
After the official mailing ceremony for the 197 International Olympic Committee member countries, Izzy, the mascot of the Olympic Games of Atlanta 1996, dances in front of the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland, Wednesday July 19, 1995. (AP Photo/Donald Stampfli)
Credit Donald Stampfli / Associated Press
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Wednesday on “City Lights with Lois Reitzes”:

  • 1:20: Artist and scholar Fahamu Pecou discusses the intersection of art and activism as well as the philosophies behind his own work;
  • 18:31: Myke Johns and ArtsATL’s Gavin Godfrey try to figure out what “iz” the deal with Atlanta’s 1996 Olympic mascot Izzy;
  • 34:16: On “Writer to Reader,” author Joshilyn Jackson gives an update to her novel “Origin Story” and talks about how she addresses writing scenes that make her uncomfortable;
  • 42:33: Atlanta PlanIt’s Kimberly Harbrecht previews what’s going on this week on Atlanta’s stages.
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