{stairs}, Atlanta Celebrates Photography, Out On Film and more things to see and do this week, September 29 – October 5

{stairs} opens September 29. Choreographed by MaryGrace Phillips with Clara Guyton, Laura Briggs, Anicka Austin and Nicholas Surbey. Photo Kelly Blackmon.
{stairs} opens September 29. Choreographed by MaryGrace Phillips with Clara Guyton, Laura Briggs, Anicka Austin and Nicholas Surbey. Photo Kelly Blackmon.

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DANCE

{stairs}. Atlanta choreographer MaryGrace Phillips presents a new work for five performers blending dance, poetry and installation art. September 29-October 2. B Complex.

Exposed Festival Opening. The new Exposed Festival of Israeli dance opens with performances of solo works by Ella Ben-Aharon and Ido Tadmor. October 5 at 7 p.m. CORE Studios.

ART + DESIGN

14370326_1258647857512829_8884132215235934307_nPeter Bahouth: Vent. The artist exhibits his stereoscopic photographs of Atlanta landscapes and 3-D portraits of Atlanta artists. Opening reception September 29 at 6 p.m. Exhibition through November 2. Swan Coach House Gallery.

Atlanta Celebrates Photography. An annual month-long event celebrates the art of photography with exhibitions, public art, films and lectures at more than 100 venues across the city. October. Atlanta.

MUSIC

DJ Spooky: Peace Symphony. The artist creates a sound and video portrait of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki based on interviews he conducted with eight survivors. October 1 at 8 p.m. Ferst Center for the Arts.

Sweet Auburn Music Fest. A two-day festival celebrates historic Auburn Avenue with music, food, vendors and more. October 1-2. Auburn Avenue.

THEATER

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Thurgood. Geoffrey D. Williams stars in a one-man show about the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, Thurgood Marshall. September 29-October 16. Theatrical Outfit.

Anne Boleyn. Synchronicity presents the regional premiere of Howard Brenton’s 2010 play about Henry VIII’s second wife. Through October 16. Synchronicity Theatre.

BOOKS

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Mark Doty. The award-winning poet reads from his work as part of the Poetry at Tech series. September 29 at 7:30 p.m. Georgia Tech’s Robert C. Williams Museum of Paper Making.

Patrick Phillips, Blood in the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America. The historian examines racial violence in Forsyth County, beginning with events in the early 20th century. September 29 at 8 p.m. Atlanta History Center.

FILM

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Out On Film. ArtsATL critic Jim Farmer curates the South’s largest LGBT film festival with features, documentaries, shorts, special events, panels and more. September 29-October 6. Landmark Midtown Art Cinema.

Shogun Assassin. Emory Cinematheque presents Robert Houston and David Weisman’s mash-up of original film material by Kazuo Koike and Goseki Kojima based on the popular Japanese manga about an ex-executioner who is a single father. October 5 at 7:30 p.m. White Hall 208, Emory University.

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