No(se)onenowhere, Improv Jamz and more things to see and do this week, November 10-16

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DANCE

No(se)onenowhere. 7 Stages presents Israeli physical performer Ofir Nahari as part of the EXPOSED festival of contemporary Israeli dance. Through November 13. 7 Stages.

ART + DESIGN

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How AIDS Changed American Art. Co-curator of the recent exhibition Art AIDS America Jonathan Katz speaks about artistic responses to AIDS. ArtsATL critic Matthew Terrell called the touring show, which stopped at the Zuckerman Museum of Art in early 2016, “one of the most engaging exhibitions to come to metro Atlanta in years.” November 11 at 7 p.m. High Museum.

Worlds of Puppetry One-Year Anniversary Celebration. The Worlds of Puppetry Museum at the Center for Puppetry Arts celebrates its one-year anniversary with the unveiling of its latest acquisition: Topthorn, one of the puppets used in the National Theatre of London’s award-winning production of War Horse and given to the center by its purchaser, Cheryl Henson, daughter of Jim Henson. November 12. Center for Puppetry Arts.

MUSIC

 

b9318491393z-1_20150820142146_000_g1ablo1qj-1-0Christian Sands Trio. Jazz pianist Christian Sands gives a concert supported by bassist Dezron Douglas and drummer Marcus Baylor. November 12 at 7:30 p.m. Spivey Hall.

Robert Spano Leads the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Premiere of Flourish With Fireworks. ASO Music Director Robert Spano conducts the Atlanta premiere of Oliver Knussen’s Flourish with Fireworks, and Concertmaster David Coucheron plays Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 1. November 10 and 12. Symphony Hall.

THEATER

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Improv Jamz. Matt Jones aka “Badger” from Breaking Bad and his performing partner Dave Hill join forces with Dad’s Garage for a weekend of improv comedy. November 11-12. Dad’s Garage.

Sejanus. Resurgens Theatre Company presents an original practice performance of Ben Jonson’s play about political corruption and despotic cruelty in Ancient Rome, believed to be the first-ever production of the rarely performed work this side of the Atlantic. November 14-18. Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse.

BOOKS

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Shakespeare’s Words and Works: A Creativity Conversation with Lauren Gunderson and Dan Wechsler. Award-winning playwright Lauren Gunderson and antiquarian bookseller and author Dan Wechsler speak about Shakespeare in conjunction with the Carlos Museum’s exhibition of the First Folio. November 14 at 4 p.m. Rose Library, Emory University.

Erica Gerald Mason and Beth Gylys.  The two Georgia-based poets read from their work. November 10 at 8 p.m. Callanwolde Fine Arts Center.

FILM

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Metropolis. GSU’s Rialto Center for the Arts presents a screening of Fritz Lang’s science fiction, silent film classic accompanied by live musical performance from Alloy Orchestra. November 12 at 8 p.m. Rialto Center for the Arts.

Wall Writers: Graffiti in its Innocence. Director Robert Gastman examines the origins of the graffiti art movement in this new documentary narrated by John Waters. November 16. Plaza Theatre.

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