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Tiovivo, Chamber Cartel, Foxglove and more things to see and do this week, June 23-29

“Tiovivo: Whimsical Sculptures by Jaime Hayon”on the High Museum of Art Carroll Slater Sifly Piazza.Photo by Jonathan Hillyer.
“Tiovivo: Whimsical Sculptures by Jaime Hayon”on the High Museum of Art Carroll Slater Sifly Piazza.Photo by Jonathan Hillyer.

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ART + DESIGN

“Tiovivo: Whimsical Sculptures by Jaime Hayon”on the High Museum of Art Carroll Slater Sifly Piazza.Photo by Jonathan Hillyer.
“Tiovivo: Whimsical Sculptures by Jaime Hayon”on the High Museum of Art Carroll Slater Sifly Piazza.Photo by Jonathan Hillyer.

Tiovivo. Internationally renowned Spanish designer Jaime Hayon’s playful large-scale sculptures invite interactive play on the High Museum’s outdoor Sifly Plaza. Through November 27. High Museum of Art.

Fall and Folds. New work from Nashville-based artist Vesna Pavlović. Opening reception, June 24 at 7 p.m. Exhibition through July 30. Whitespace Gallery.

MUSIC

13254560_1350777428272480_1690613872832902795_nA Performance in the Park with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. The ASO performs a free outdoor concert led by Assistant Conductor Joseph Young, featuring an array of music from Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony to Rossini’s Overture to Il Barbiere di Siviglia and even a little James Brown. June 23 at 7:30 p.m. Piedmont Park.

Wonderblock. Chamber Cartel performs a concert of contemporary music featuring works by George Crumb and John Luther Adams. June 25 at 8 p.m. Mammal Gallery.

THEATER

Foxglove playwright Phillip Depoy
Foxglove playwright Phillip Depoy

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? DramaTech, Georgia Tech’s student drama association, presents a new production of the 1962 Edward Albee classic. Through July 3. DramaTech Theatre, Ferst Center for the Arts at Georgia Tech.

Foxglove. The Alliance Theatre’s Teen Ensemble presents a world-premiere play, an Appalachian retelling of the story of Tristan and Isolde written by Phillip DePoy and directed by Richard Garner. June 23-26. Selah Center at the Church at Ponce and Highland.

BOOKS

Mark Billingham and Karin Slaughter. The two writers engage in a conversation about their latest novels: Billingham’s London-set thriller, Die of Shame, and Slaughter’s family saga of murder and disappearance, Pretty Girls. June 28 at 7 p.m. Decatur Library.

Eyedrum Periodically Anthology Launch Party. Eyedrum Art and Music Gallery celebrates the first print anthology of work from its online journal Eyedrum Periodically. June 25 at 7 p.m. Eyedrum.

DANCE

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Heads Up. The Lucky Penny presents new work from the resident artists of Atlanta dance space, the Work Room: Anicka Austin, Blake Beckham, Bella Dorado, Corian Ellisor, Sarah Freeman, Okwae A. Miller, MaryGrace Phillips, Hez Stalcup, Melissa Word and Dance Truck. June 23-25.  Emory’s Schwartz Center Dance Studio.

Slowdanger and Guests. New work from collaborative performance duo Slowdanger, dancer Anna Thompson and electronic musician Taylor Knight, plus guest performances by Lojack and ONDO. June 25 at 9 p.m. 368 Ponce.

FILM

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Art Bastard. A new feature-length documentary considers painter Robert Cenedella as an outsider artist. Landmark Midtown Art Cinema.

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. Atlantic Station presents a free outdoor screening of Steven Spielberg’s 1984 follow-up to Raiders of the Lost Ark. June 23 at 8 p.m. Atlantic Station.

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