Thurs, Feb 21st-Sun, Feb 24th, 2019 @ the Fox Theatre
An event this big only happens once.
Join us at the fabulous Fox Theatre for our 60th Anniversary celebration, filled with premieres by some of the most acclaimed choreographers, plus returning favorites—including Mr. Ailey's beloved Revelations.
There's never been a better time to experience the world's most popular modern dance company.
You only have six chances to see Ailey in Atlanta: test
Thursday, February 21 at 8pm, Lazarus & Relevations
Friday, February 22 at 8pm, Members Don't Get Weary, Juba, The Call, Revelations
Saturday, February 23 at 2pm (followed by a free Q&A with some of the dancers)Members Don't Get Weary, Juba, The Call, Revelations
Saturday, February 23 at 8pm, Lazarus, Revelations
Sunday, February 24 at 3pm, Timeless Ailey Special Program, Revelations
Sunday, February 24 at 7:30pm, Lazarus, Revelations
Ailey's February 2019 engagement is presented as part of Destination Dance Ailey Atlanta. The goal of Destination Dance is to engage Atlanta’s vibrant cultural community through partnerships between Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (which has been performing in the city since the 1970s) and Atlanta-based cultural, civic, and educational organizations – including The Fox Theatre. Visit the Destination Dance website
In honor of the Company’s 60th anniversary, Matthew Rushing – a 25-year veteran of the Ailey company — performed the iconic solo “I Wanna Be Ready” from Mr. Ailey’s classic work, Revelations. Filmed in Rogers, Texas, where Mr. Ailey was born and lived as a young child, Mr. Rushing’s performance features live accompaniment by five local singers.
ONLINE at www.FoxTheatre.org BY PHONE at (855) 285-8499 IN PERSON at The Fox Theatre box office Note: Service fees apply to all phone and web orders. Buy tickets in person at the Fox Theatre box office, save on additional fees.
Buy One Ticket, Get One 50% Off Discount will automatically be added when you purchase two or more tickets (up to 8 total) for the performances on Sat, Feb 23 at 2pm and Sun, Feb 24 at 7:30pm. Limit 8 tickets. Cannot be combined with other offers. Subject to availability. Service fees apply to all web and phone orders.
$15 for one ticket or $25 for two tickets Excludes Sat, Feb 23 matinee performance Limit 2 tickets per valid student ID, one ID per person. Box office sales only, while supplies last. Cannot be combined with other offers.
Groups of 10 or more can save up to 30% off regular prices Complete the group sales request form online or call the Fox Theatre's group sales hotline at (404) 881-2000 (open Monday through Friday, 9am–5pm). A 20% non-refundable deposit is required at the time your seats are put into an account. Programs, artists, dates, prices and times are subject to change without notice. No refunds or exchanges.
Fox Theatre Box Office Hours, 404-881-2000
Sun: hours based on the show
Ailey American Dance Theater wishes to acknowledge and thank our 2018-2019 Atlanta Ailey Ambassadors:
Roshawn Buxton Taylor Colquitt Tonya Cook(Co-Coordinator) Darlene Council Ericka Davis
Connie Harris Keith Hill(Lead Ambassador Coordinator) Audrey Johnson Diane Larche
James Pace Bessie Shavers Julian Smart Karmel Smith Ayana Walker(Co-Coordinator) Linda Woodberry
NOW Thru Feb 28th(One Month) Coke's( Coca-Cola) Super Bowl Surprise: FREE Public Admission to the National Center for Civil & Human Rights, 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd, Atlanta ,civilandhumanrights.org
NOW Thru May 18, 2019 Amy Sherald, SPELMAN COLLEGE MUSEUM OF FINE ART in the Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. Academic Center 350 Spelman Lane, Atlanta, GA 30314 Tuesdays - Fridays | 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Saturdays | Noon - 4:00 p.m. Suggested Donation: $3 KNOW More: https://www.spelman.edu/about-us/museum-of-fine-art Amy Sherald immediately rose to international prominence when the National Portrait Gallery unveiled her portrait of First Lady Michelle Obama in February 2018 to critical acclaim. Amy Sherald, the artist’s first major solo exhibition, features a selection of portraits that exemplify her signature style: sitters with fantastical greyscale skin who are painted against a monochromatic background and gaze directly at the viewer. Through these brilliant paintings, Sherald engages in broader dialogues about the complexity and performance of identity and race and the history of art, which has largely omitted Black subjects.
Now thru June 2 Candytopia, 3535 Peachtree Rd, (Buckhead) Atlanta Times(check the website) Admission:$28 KNOW More: www.Candytopia.com Welcome to Candytopia, where colossal candyfloss constructions meld with a tantalizing taffy twistednessThis four-month interactive art installation celebrates the vibrant colors and flavors of our favorite sugary delights across over a dozen environments, from flying unicorn pigs to a marshmallow tsunami. Bring your family, your friends, and your sweet tooth for an experience like none other!
NOW Thru Feb 23 Michael July Opening & Book Signing, Afros as Art, Rialto Center for the Arts, 80 Forsyth St, Downtown Atlanta 5pm-8m FREE KNOW More: “Afros as Art” by Michael July is the launch of a new exhibition of 16 photos/prints from his coffee table book, “AFROS - A Celebration Of Natural Hair” The Afro hairdo is a "natural" and progressive by-product of style, fashion and culture. Its history is our history. A history rich in tradition, *Books are available in stores and on Amazon.com, and will be available on-site at the Reception for the discounted price of $39.99.beauty and defiance that has its 'roots' in the beginning of civilization.
Sat, Feb 16- March 10 GoodNight Tyler, Hertz Stage(Alliance Theatre), 1280 Peachtree St, Midtown Atlanta Times: 2:30pm, 7:30pm, 8pm Tickets: $20 and up KNOW More: www.alliancetheatre.orgWritten by B.J. Tindal Directed by Kent GashGoodnight, Tyler is a contemporary and unexpectedly humorous drama. Depending on who you ask, Tyler Evans was “a beloved best friend, grandson, mentor, and fiancée,” or, “Tyler Evans was a young Black man killed by a police officer.” Desperate to control the contradicting narratives of his untimely passing, Tyler haunts his best friend as his other friends and relatives argue over his legacy, seeking an elusive common ground. An important and timely world premiere, Goodnight, Tyler is the winner of the 2019 Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition
Ailey Experience Tour
Sun, Feb 17, Ailey Experience: Atlanta, Drew Center for the Arts 301 E Lake Blvd SE, Atlanta, GA 30317 Price:$40 Saturday Workshop Package $40 Sunday Workshop Package $70.00 Two-Day Workshop Package
Sun February 17
Ailey Experience Jr (ages 10–12)
Horton Technique with Lisa Johnson-Willingham: 2:00pm–3:00pm
Ailey Classics Workshop with Amos Machanic: 3:00pm–4:00pm
Ailey Experience (ages 13+)
Horton Technique with Lisa Johnson-Willingham: 3:00pm–4:15pm
Ailey Classics Workshop with Amos Machanic: 4:15pm–5:30pm
KNOW More: https://afatl.com/7th-annual-champagne-chocolat-saturday-february-2... This champagne & chocolate tasting is one of our most anticipated events of the year and is not to be missed! Guests will enjoy an elegant evening of Champagne and chocolate from local specialty chocolatiers. Vendors in previous years included: A Cacao Affair, Savi Provisions, My Fare Lady Macarons, Fête du Chocolat and more!
In honor of the 2019 ASALH National Black History Theme "Black Migrations," the Atlanta Branch, in collaboration with the City of Atlanta, Clark Atlanta University Department of Humanities, and the AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library (RWWL), will unveil the "Cascade Community Tour" website. During this event, we will also host a panel of neighborhood oral history participants and CAU graduate students as they share their stories of migration, white flight, and gentrification. The NEH Award-winning Digital Humanities Project was funded by the City of Atlanta Office of City Planning. The "Cascade Oral History Project" is stored at the AUC Woodruff Library, and it is an ongoing program of the Atlanta Branch. Full interviews are accessible through the website and the Digital Commons area of the RWWL.
Wed, Feb 27 Derrick Adams(DeFine Art Lecture), SCADshow, 173 14th St NE, Midtown Atlanta FREE 6:30pm-7:30pm KNOW More: http://www.scad.edu/defineart2019Join visionary artist Derrick Adams for a richly illustrated lecture about his recent practice and interests. Adams mines history and popular culture to celebrate and reflect on African-American visual culture in multifarious and dynamic ways. In his talk, he shares insights into his process, development and career achievements. Adams is a multidisciplinary artist working in different media including performance, video, sound, 2-D and 3-D. His practice focuses on the fragmentation and manipulation of structure and surface, exploring self-image and forward projection.
Fri, March 8 (BWFN)Black Women Film Network Summit Film Screening 2019, World of Coca Cola(Centennial Olympic Park) Downtown Atlanta Tickets: $15 6pm-10pm
Sat, March 9, Atlanta Technical College, 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy SW, Atlanta 9am-4pm Tickets: $25 and up
Our annual summit will be back on March 9th at Atlanta Technical College. It will be a day filled with great classes,a book festival, and panel discussions
Day 1 of our 2 day summit will start at the World of Coca-Cola in their theater. We will be showing the top films from our film festival competition. Parking will be $10 at the World of Coke parking garage located at 126 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd.
Presented by Ace Metaphor Productions I Love Me: The Self Love Summit features a panel of the biggest influencers in love, life and relationships – Ace Metaphor, Derrick Jaxn & Stephan Speaks. I Love Me: The Self Love Summit is an amazing opportunity to interact with and glean advice from social media’s preeminent relationship gurus. This is a summit for men, women and couples alike. This is the opportunity that could change your love trajectory!
First Thursday Gallery Tour and More Downtown Atlanta KNOW More: http://www.downtownfirstthursdays.com/ It's the perfect time to experience art inside and out. Each month we invite you to stroll with us through magnificent buildings and streets to enjoy the beauty of Downtown and the art created by our neighbors. Come take a walk with us the First Thursday of each month, from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Free evening event parking at United Way parking garage
CityPass....Save 43% or more off admission to Center for Civil and Human Rights, plus 4 more top Atlanta attractions: Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola, Inside CNN Studio Tour, Fernbank Museum of Natural History OR College Football Hall of Fame. You’ll skip most ticket lines, too. Valid 9-days. Cost: Adult $73.25 +tax (value $129); Child (3-12) $59.35 +tax. Purchase booklets or printable vouchers at
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Thurs, Feb 21st-Sun, Feb 24th, 2019 @ the Fox Theatre An event this big only happens once.Join us at the fabulous Fox Theatre for our 60th Anniversary celebration, filled with premieres by some of the most acclaimed choreographers, plus returning favorites—including Mr. Ailey's beloved Revelations.There's never been a better time to experience the world's most popular modern dance company.You only have six chances to see Ailey in…See More
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