“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 Eric Cervini about his new book “The Deviant’s War: The Homosexual vs. the United States of America“; and Atlanta Opera general and artistic director Tomer Zvulun about their upcoming season. Producer Summer Evans reports on the new food delivery service “Black and Mobile.”
Lois Reitzes interviews Jessica Helfrecht, interim executive director of the art gallery Mint, and artist Sierra King about her curated exhibition “here. there. everywhere.“; author Pam Jenoff about her book “The Lost Girls of Paris“; and Jon Carr as well as Amber Nash about the 25th anniversary celebration of Dad’s Garage.
Lois Reitzes talks with Susan Booth, director of the Alliance Theatre and Tinashe Kajese-Bolden, the BOLD Women’s Leadership Circle Artistic Director Fellow, about the theatre’s 2020-2021 season; Atlanta Speech School executive director Comer Yates about their “Pop Up Early Learning” virtual preschool program; and Rand Suffolk, director of the High Museum of Art, as well as Columbia University Professor Robert O’Meally about David Driskell’s art and his ties with the museum.
Lois Reitzes interviews director Wayne Patterson and actors Bethany Anne Lind as well as E. Roger Mitchell about the film “Second Samuel“; Chris Escobar about the Plaza Theatre’s drive-in screenings; and Pam Redmon of Emory’s Global Health Institute as well as authors Beth Bacon and Kary Lee, winners of the COVID-19 children’s book competitionheld by Emory University
Lois Reitzes talks with Esohe Galbreath and Donyelle Rideaux about ARTiculate ATL’s upcoming virtual art show; and journalist/producer Bill Lichtenstein about the documentary “WBCN and the American Revolution.” Producer Ryan McFadin talks with folksinger Eliot Bronson about his new album “Empty Spaces.”
Lois Retizes talks with Melissa Arasi, director of the Atlanta Women’s Chorus about their upcoming virtual performance “She Rises,” celebrating the 100th anniversary women’s constitutional right to vote; poet Nikky Finney about her radical libretto “The Battle Of and For The Black Face Boy“; and author Richard Russo about his book of short stories “Trajectory.”
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