City Lights: WEAVESTOCK; “Off Tha Wall”; And More

High Museum curator Katie Jentleson talks about the “Outliers and American Vanguard Art" exhibit.
High Museum curator Katie Jentleson talks about the “Outliers and American Vanguard Art" exhibit.
Credit Courtesy of The High Museum/PBA

Monday on “City Lights with Lois Reitzes”:

  • 1:21:The creators of WEAVESTOCK are pushing the boundaries of the art of drag performance by telling their own stories on stage and on screen. WEAVESTOCK is an all-Black drag stage production and extravaganza that will take place on August 24th and 25th at Out Front Theatre. Producer Myke Johns spoke with the curator TK Haile.
  • 18:35: “OFF THA WALL: A Black Queer Art Show” will take place August 16th at Murmur Gallery. Kendra Callaway spoke with Myke Johns about why they chose this show to be the first one they’ve curated.
  • 27:27:Atlanta’s High Museum is distinguished as the first general art museum in North America to have a full-time curator devoted to folk and self-taught art. We spoke with that curator, Katie Jentleson, about “Outliers and American Vanguard Art,” which is on view now at the High.