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What to see, hear and do this week, September 7–13

Editor’s Note: Every week we’re striving to help you get the most out of our city by helping you plan the week ahead. For more events happening in Atlanta, check out our calendar page.

ART

ArtsATL Lawn Party. ArtsATL’s rescheduled outdoor party celebrates the end of a rainy summer with live music curated by Deer Bear Wolf, lawn games, a kids’ zone, food, libations and more. September 10 at 3 p.m. Oakland Cemetery.

In Kyoung Chun: Come to My House. In her third solo exhibition at Poem 88, the Atlanta-based artist explores the notion of the ideal home. Opening reception September 9 at 5 p.m. Poem 88.

MUSIC

Mozart at the Museum. Pianists Julie Coucheron and William Ransom along with members of the Vega String Quartet perform a free concert of piano works for four hands and Mozart’s G Minor Piano Quartet. September 12 at noon. Carlos Museum.

Cármelo de los Santos. The acclaimed Brazilian-born violinist performs a free concert at Agnes Scott’s Maclean Auditorium. September 7 at 7:30 p.m. Agnes Scott College.

THEATER

Wicket. Dad’s Garage satirizes the Star Wars films by retelling Return of the Jedi from the Ewoks’ perspective. September 8–October 7. Dad’s Garage.

Throw Me on the Burnpile and Light Me Up. Rachel Parris directs actress Taylor M. Dooley in a one-woman show written by Oscar-nominated Beasts of the Southern Wild-screenwriter Lucy Alibar about her girlhood growing up in a small town on the Georgia–Florida line. September 8–October 1. Aurora Theatre.

BOOKS

The Book as Art: White Glove Night. The Decatur Library provides participants with white gloves so they can flip through the books displayed in the new exhibition The Book as Art: Illuminated. September 7 at 7 p.m. Periodicals Gallery, Decatur Library.

Amy Stewart, Miss Kopp’s Midnight Confessions. The bestselling author presents her latest, a fictional detective story based on the World War I-era historical figures the Kopp sisters. September 7 at 7 p.m. Margaret Mitchell House.

DANCE

Creativity Conversation with Trisha Brown Dance Company. Carolyn Lucas, associate director of the Trisha Brown Dance Company, and dancer Jamie Scott begin a year of collaboration between Emory Dance and the Trisha Brown Dance Company with a creativity conversation. September 7 at 7 p.m. Emory’s Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts.

Atlanta Salsa Festival. Four nights of festivities taking part across four different dance floors celebrate salsa dancing with music, dance, classes, workshops, performances and more. September 7–10. Hilton Atlanta Northeast.

FILM

The Yellow Ticket. Klezmer fiddler Alicia Svigals, pianist Marilyn Lerner and clarinetist Laura DeLuca perform Svigals’ award-winning score live alongside a screening of the 1918 German silent film The Yellow Ticket starring Pola Negri as a girl from the Warsaw ghetto who moves to Russia only to find that the yellow passport marking her as a Jew forces her to work in a brothel or else face prison. September 7 at 8 p.m. Emory University’s Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts.

Columbus. A Korean-born American man temporarily stuck in Columbus, Indiana, begins exploring the area’s architecture with a young woman he meets there in director Kogonada’s acclaimed new film. Opens September 8. Landmark Midtown Art Cinema.

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