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Today - 11/2/2014

No 4:30 p.m. show on Friday, October 3 or Friday, October 31. Cirque du Soleil's "Amaluna" invites the audience to a mysterious island governed by goddesses and guided by the cycles of the moon. Their queen, Prospera, directs her daughter’s coming-of-age ceremony in a rite that honours femininity, renewal, rebirth and balance which marks the passing of these insights and values fr...
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White Rabbit Red Rabbit
Today - 11/22/2014

Imagine being 29 and forbidden to leave your country. Nassim Soleimanpour dissects the experience of a whole generation in a wild, utterly original play from Iran. Forbidden to travel, he turns his isolation to his own advantage with a play that requires no director, no set and a different actor for every performance. Out of Hand will produce 24 different readings of this play over a thre...
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Ansley West Rivers and Wenxin Zhang Exhibit
Today - 10/30/2014

Opening Reception: Thursday, October 9 from 5 to 10 p.m. This exhibit features works by Ansley West Rivers and Wenxin Zhang. In two unique styles their work explores dream space, memory, fears and connections between emotion and place. Zhang creates non-linear photographic novels. In her writings and photography she describes her experiences of growing up in China, her current life...
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Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair
Today - 1/4/2015

"Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair" honors the traveling fashion show that brought European couture fashions to the African-American community. Organized by the Chicago History Museum and featuring iconic garments by Yves Saint-Laurent, Christian Dior, Oscar de la Renta, Pierre Cardin and others, the exhibit demonstrates how fashion became a vehicle...
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Today - 11/9/2014

Additional show time: Saturday, November 8 at 2 p.m.

Murder. Greed. Corruption. Set amidst the razzle-dazzle decadence of the 1920s, "Chicago" is the story of Roxie Hart, a housewife and nightclub dancer who maliciously murders her on-the-side lover after he threatens to walk out on her. Desperate to avoid conviction, she dupes the public, the media and her ri...
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The Elephant Man
10/30/2014 - 11/16/2014

No 4 p.m. show on Saturday, November 1.

This moving and beautiful powerhouse drama is based on the life of John Merrick, who lived in London during the latter part of the nineteenth century. A horribly deformed young man, a victim of rare skin and bone diseases, Merrick has become the star freak attraction in traveling side shows. Found abandoned and helpless, he is admitted to...
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First Aid Kit

With Samantha Crain.

First Aid Kit are a Swedish duo comprising sisters Johanna and Klara Söderberg, whose vocal harmonies and woodsy, folk-influenced songwriting take influence from the likes of Fleet Foxes and Joanna Newsom....
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Azar Nafisi, Author

New York Times bestselling author returns with “The Republic of Imagination: America in Three Books,” a hymn to the power of fiction to change people’s lives. Ten years ago, Nafisi told the story of how, against the backdrop of morality squads and executions, she taught American literature to her students in Iran. This book talks about the vital importance of fiction in a demo...
Chamber Music in Sacred Spaces — NEW VOICES

Atlanta Chamber Players return to Ahavath Achim Synagogue with a program featuring the world premiere of a new chamber work by acclaimed American composer Adam Schoenberg. The program also honors the great tradition of Jewish composers with works by 20th century masters Erich Korngold and Srul Irving Glick. This event takes place at:
Ahavath Achim Synagogue
600 Peachtree Battl...
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Garden Lights, Holiday Nights
11/15/2014 - 1/3/2015

Nearly 1.5 million lights cover the Atlanta Botanical Garden grounds and Earth Goddess' 25-foot-long topiary tresses this year at this popular Atlanta event.
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