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ART + DESIGN
Pam Longobardi: Reworlding. The Atlanta-based artist and environmentalist presents new work focusing on ocean plastics and the refugee crisis. Through September 16. Hathaway Gallery.
Paul Graham: The Whiteness of the Whale. A new exhibition brings together three of the renowned British photographer’s bodies of work examining the state of race and social class in America between 1998 and 2011. Through October 22. High Museum.
Idina Menzel. The Broadway performer and Wicked star performs a solo concert at the Fabulous Fox. July 22 at 8 p.m. Fox Theatre.
The Bonaventure Quartet. The Atlanta-based ensemble performs classic jazz in the style of gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt. July 22 at 6 p.m. Eddie’s Attic.
King Hedley II. Natasha Young directs a new production of August Wilson’s play, the 1980s installment of the author’s famous cycle examining each decade of the black experience in 20th-century America. Through July 30. South Fulton Arts Center.
Night Gallery. Twinhead Theatre presents five tales of terror featuring five works of art by Atlanta artists: R. Land, Catlanta, Dusty Griffin, Kacie Rushtin and Lauren P. Stumberg. July 20–22. Village Theatre.
Hannah Palmer in Conversation with Ryan Gravel. The author discusses her new work Flight Path about Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Airport with urban designer and Beltline innovator Ryan Gravel. July 20 at 7 p.m. Atlanta History Center.
Lawrence Wright, The Terror Years. In his latest book, the renowned staff writer for The New Yorker considers where and how al-Qaeda and its core beliefs spread. July 26 at 8 p.m. Atlanta History Center.
the room for tender choreographies. Lauri Stallings of glo presents her work as one of MOCA-GA’s Working Artists with dancers performing during the museum’s opening hours throughout the exhibition. ArtsATL dance critic Cynthia Bond Perry previews the exhibition, and writer Catherine Rush interviews the artist with photographs by Jamie Hopper. Through August 1. Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia.
Casablanca. The classic 1942 film starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman screens at the Fabulous Fox in celebration of the film’s 75th anniversary. July 20 at 7:30 p.m. Fox Theatre.
The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman’s Portrait Photography. A new documentary considers the life and work of photographer Elsa Dorfman. Opens July 21. Landmark Midtown Art Cinema.