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Attend: Things to see and do around Atlanta, May 15-25

Film still from Reed Barton's "Me and Mark." Courtesy of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society.
Film still from Crawford Barton's "Me and Mark."
Film still from Crawford Barton’s “Me and Mark.”

The arts collaborative John Q chose the metaphoric backdrop of the Atlanta Cyclorama, which depicts General Sherman’s taking of Atlanta, for a film/text/ performance exploring queer migration into urban areas.

The group — Wesley Chenault, Andy Ditzler and Joey Orr — conduct their exploration through the lens (literally) of Crawford Barton, a Georgia native who photo-documented San Francisco’s Castro district during the 70s.

“The Campaign for Atlanta” includes Barton’s Super-8 movies of 1970s San Francisco,  Atlanta and his home town, Resaca. 7 p.m. May 17 and 18,  preceded by a 6:30 p.m. reception. No late entry. Admission is $8.

For more of Atlanta’s goings-on, please see our Calendar

The Cyclorama, detail.
The Cyclorama, detail.

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