What to see, hear, & do in Atlanta this week: September 5-11


Supple Means of Connection. glo’s exhibition of moving artists at the High Museum enters its final weekend. In his review for Burnaway, Atlanta critic TK Smith says the show effectively explores “how humans touch, the countless ways in which we caress and grate against each other.” Through September 8. High Museum.

Pictured: The female cast members of Theatrical Outfit’s Our Town. Maria Rodriguez-Sager, Mary Lynn Owen, Stacy Melich, Asia Howard, Maggie Birgel. (Casey Gardner Photography)


Our Town. Theatrical Outfit presents a new production of Thornton Wilder’s 1939 classic. In his review, Report founder Andrew Alexander says, “the strong cast brings out some fascinating aspects of the play, but the production’s more elaborate elements in other realms add clutter where there should be sparseness.” Through September 29. Theatrical Outfit.

Daughter of a Cuban Revolutionary. Actress and playwright Marisa Chibas gives new meaning to the phrase “family drama” in her acclaimed one-woman show, she explores the legacy of her father, Raul Chibas, who co-wrote the manifesto for the Cuban revolution with Fidel Castro. September 5-7. Stillwell Theatre, Kennesaw State University.

Jan Sadeler (Flemish, 1550-1600), after Dirck Barendsz. (Netherlandish, 1534-1592). The Last Judgment, late 16th century. Engraving. Gift of Walter Melion and John Clum.


Through a Glass, Darkly: Allegory and Faith in Netherlandish Prints from Lucas van Leyden to Rembrandt. A major new exhibition considers the form, function, and meaning of allegorical prints produced in the Low Countries during the 16th and 17th centuries. Through December 1. Carlos Museum.

Sonya Yong James: Loud Magic. The Atlanta-based artist unveils new sculptural work Opening reception: Friday, September 6 at 7 p.m. Exhibition through October 19. Whitespace Gallery.

Chris Francis’ shoe designs incorporate elements of Bauhaus architecture. (Image courtesy SCADFash)


Form & Function: Shoe Art by Chris Francis. An exhibition explores the work of self-taught Los Angeles-based shoe designer Chris Francis, whose work combines street style with diverse influences including Bauhaus architecture and the DIY spirit of punk rock. Through December 8. SCADFash Museum of Fashion + Film.


New York Cat Film Festival. A series of short films from around the world centers on man’s most enigmatic friend. September 10 at 7 p.m. Landmark Midtown Art Cinema.

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