City Lights: Sam Cooke; ‘Bipartisan’; And More

Sam Cooke performs in concert at New York City's Copacabana Night Club in this undated photo. Atlanta musician and playwright Nat George speaks with Lois Reitzes about his play based on the life and music of Sam Cooke on Wednesday's ''City Lights.''
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Wednesday on “City Lights with Lois Reitzes”:

  • 1:46: Atlanta musician and playwright Nat George speaks with Lois Reitzes about his play based on the life and music of Sam Cooke;
  • 16:42: Atlanta artists Amanda Platner and Hasani Sahlehe talk with Gabbie Watts about their performance piece “Bipartisan”;
  • 25:59: Veteran Alvin Ailey dancer and choreographer Hope Boykin speaks with Lois Reitzes about her new piece based on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s speeches;
  • 37:51: On this week’s edition of “Writer to Reader,” best-selling novelist Joshilyn Jackson explains how the advance reader copy of a book is different from the version you pick up at the bookstore.

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