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The busy week ahead: Talks, tours and public art

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Tuesday, March 15

“Hans Op de Beeck: Staging Silence.” The Belgian artist discusses his work (example of sculpture below). 7 p.m., Hill Auditorium, High Museum of Art. Sponsors: High Museum and the warehouse. Tickets for this and all following High Museum events are free but ticketed through the Woodruff Arts Center box office.

John Yau. The poet and critic discusses literature and visual art. Sponsors: Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Emory Poetry Council and Emory College Center for Creativity & Arts. 7 p.m., Woodruff Library, Emory University.

“Dreaming, Divination and Psychoanalysis.” Psychology professor Marshall Duke and African art curator Jessica Stephenson discuss divination in African cultures and the parallels to psychotherapy. 7:30 p.m., Reception Hall, Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University.

Friday, March 18

Tours of Ivy Hall, part of the Atlanta Preservation Center’s seventh annual “Phoenix Flies: A Citywide Celebration of Living Landmarks.” 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.; reservations required.

Saturday, March 19

Westside Arts District Art Walk.

11 a.m. “Listening Party: Dust-to-Digital.” Lance and April Ledbetter present and discuss their recent publication of vintage music-related photographs and 78 rpm records from the collection of artist and composer Steve Roden. Atlanta Contemporary Art Center.

Noon-5 p.m. Jill Storthz will talk about her woodcuts at Get This! Gallery.

1 p.m. Corrine Colarusso will talk about her current show at Sandler Hudson Gallery.

2 p.m. Meta Gary will talk about her current show at Emily Amy Gallery (example above).

3 p.m. Pandra Williams and Joseph Goodman of Georgia Tech’s Center for Biologically Inspired Design will talk about a collaborative exploration of the benefits of green infrastructure, including vegetated roofs, solar panels and composting. Kiang Gallery.

3 p.m. A dialogue between artist Sharon Shapiro and critic Dinah McClintock at Poem88, Tanner Hill Gallery.

Saturday, March 19, at the High

2 p.m. Jason Francisco will discuss the influence of Henri Cartier-Bresson on his work. High Museum, Rich Theatre.

8 p.m. WonderRoot’s General Local, Mostly Independent Film Series. “Best of Year One.” High Museum, Rich Theatre.

Monday, March 21

“Stefani Byrd and Wes Eastin: I Go Humble…” An interactive video installation addressing street harassment. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Edgewood Avenue and Park Place. Flux Projects.

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