“City Lights” explores the ways in which people express themselves creatively and enhance our lives.

In addition to a wide range of music, “City Lights” covers theater, dance, pop culture, visual arts and more. WABE has long been a partner with many organizations in Atlanta and through “City Lights” we’re deepening those relationships to serve our community with even greater arts and cultural content.

Featured Episode

The Life And Work Of Romare Bearden

Lois Reitzes talks with Mary Schmidt Campbell, president of Spelman College, about her biography of the artist Romare Bearden, “An American Odyssey: The Life and Work of Romare Bearden”; The Rev. Dr. Dwight Andrews about playwright August Wilson; and playwright Will Power about “Seize the King,” his retelling of Shakespeare’s “Richard the Third.”

“The Lavender Scare” Documentary

Lois Reitzes talks with Sherri Scott of “Big Facts, Small Acts” about an arts campaign to promote safety during the pandemic; Director Josh Howard, Chris Holland of the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival and Out on Film’s Jim Farmer about the documentary “The Lavender Scare”; and Flying Carpet Theatre Company director Adam Koplan about Composer Jerry Herman.

Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Lois Reitzes talks with filmmaker Andrew Linker and executive director of Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, Juliet Cohen, about the upcoming “Wild & Scenic Film Festival“; author Anissa Gray about her book “The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls“; as well as Emory University Professors Peter Höyng and Jeff Mellor about their translation of Hugo Bettauer’s novel “The Blue Stain.”

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