“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.
Lois Reitzes interviews Nathan Brown and Bridget Leen about the Rialto Theatre’s “Homegrown Artists” series; filmmaker Raoul Peck about his documentary on James Baldwin, “I Am Not Your Negro“; author Matthew Cherry and illustrator Vashti Harris about their book and short animated film “Hair Love“; as well as author Tara Coyt about her book “Real Talk About LGBTQIAP.”
Lois Reitzes interviews author Peter Heller about his novel “Celine“; Atlanta photographers Ren and Helen Davis about their book “Landscape for the People” about George Alexander Grant, the first official photographer for the National Park Service; and Scott Stewart to find out his musical picks for Pride Month.
Lois Reitzes talks with Art Beats Atlanta co-founders Rachel May and David Smith about their virtual offerings; poet Jessica Care Moore about her new collection “We Want Our Bodies Back” ahead of a virtual event with Hammonds House Museum; and authors Kimberly Jones and Gilly Segal about their novel “I’m Not Dying With You Tonight.”
Lois Reitzes talks and with director and composer Haddon Kime as well as singer and actress Minka Wiltz about Out of Hand Theatre’s upcoming “LAG: A Zoomsical“; Jessica Bodiford, director of Fringe Audio with the Atlanta Fringe Festival along with actress Mimi Rice about the festival; and filmmaker John Waters about his work in photography.
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