Spano joins forces with glo and more things to see and do this week, September 8 – 15

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Editor’s Note: Every week we’re striving to help you get the most out of our city by helping you plan the week ahead. For more events happening in Atlanta, check out our calendar page

DANCE

Cloth Field. Atlanta Symphony Music Director Robert Spano and glo Founding Artist Lauri Stallings present their latest music and dance collaboration. Through September 11. Goat Farm Arts Center.

The Boiler Room. Choreographers Sharon C. Carelock, Juel D. Lane and Kristel Rose Tedesco present new work on the downtown rooftop stage at Eyedrum. September 9 at 8:30 p.m. Eyedrum Gallery.

ART+ DESIGN

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Hard Day’s Work Shack Rededication. The Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs commemorates the restored public artwork “Hard Day’s Work Shack” by Beverly Buchanan, originally installed in 1988, with a rededication ceremony. September 8 at 6 p.m. 659 Auburn Avenue.

Family Fun Day at the Woodruff Arts Center. A free festival at the Woodruff offers a host of family-friendly activities: a scavenger hunt, crafts, music and performances. September 11. Woodruff Arts Center.

MUSIC

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Joanna Newsom. The harpist and vocalist performs an Atlanta concert. September 11 at 7:30 p.m. Buckhead Theatre.

Sarah Chang. The heralded violinist gives a recital with pianist Julio Elizalde. September 10 at 8 p.m. Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts.

THEATER

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The Threepenny Opera. 7 Stages presents a new English-language production of Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht’s classic 1928 musical tale of the London underworld. September 9-25. 7 Stages Theatre.

Art. Serenbe Playhouse offers an intown site-specific production of Yasmina Reza’s hit 1994 satire about three friends who engage in a heated debate over the high price of what appears to be a blank canvas. September 8-11. Atlanta Contemporary.

BOOKS

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Thomas Mullen, Darktown. The award-winning author of The Last Town on Earth presents his latest, a police procedural set amid the racial divides of 1948 Atlanta. ArtsATL critic Gail O’Neill interviews the writer. September 13 at 7 p.m. Margaret Mitchell House.

Joby Warrick, Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS. The Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter discusses his new book tracing the rise of the militant branch of Islam. September 13 at 7:30 p.m. Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta.

 

 

FILM

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In Order of Disappearance. Stellan Skarsgård stars as a snowplow driver investigating the mysterious circumstances surrounding his son’s death in Norwegian director Hans Petter Moland’s latest film. Opens September 9. Landmark Midtown Art Cinema.
Barbarella. Emory Cinematheque presents a free screening of Roger Vadim’s 1968 sci-fi camp classic starring Jane Fonda, part of an ongoing series of films based on comic books. September 14 at 7:30 p.m. White Hall 208, Emory University.

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