Monthly Archives: January 2015

January 31

MET OPERA LIVE IN HD: LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN

JACQUES OFFENBACH 2014-2015 HD OPERA SEASON NOVEMBER 22 @ 12:55 PM RUN TIME: 3 HRS 25 MIN The Met’s effervescent production of Rossini’s classic comedy—featuring some of the most instantly recognizable melodies in all of opera—stars Isabel Leonard as the feisty Rosina, Lawrence Brownlee as her conspiring flame, and Christopher Maltman as the endlessly resourceful […]

January 30

THE HIGH: GORDON PARKS: SEGREGATION STORY

The High Museum of Art will present rarely seen photographs by trailblazing African American artist and filmmaker Gordon Parks in this exhibition, presented in collaboration with The Gordon Parks Foundation. The exhibition features more than 40 of Parks’ color prints – most on view for the first time in over half a century – created […]

January 30

THE HIGH: LOS TROMPOS

Los Trompos (“Spinning Tops”) is the High’s second large-scale, interactive design installation by contemporary Mexican designers Héctor Esrawe and Ignacio Cadena on the Woodruff Arts Center’s Carroll Slater Sifly Piazza. This site-specific work continues a multi-year initiative to activate the outdoor space and engage visitors. As a blank canvas for community engagement and programming, Los Trompos draws its […]

January 30

LEONARD FREED: BLACK IN WHITE AMERICA

While traveling in Germany in 1962, freelance photojournalist Leonard Freed encountered a black American soldier guarding the divide between East and West Germany. This scene of a man defending a country where his own rights were in question resonated with Freed and provoked him, upon his return to New York in 1963, to embark on […]

January 17

MET OPERA LIVE IN HD: The Merry Widow

FRANZ LEHAR 2014-2015 HD OPERA SEASON JANUARY 17 @ 12:55 PM RUN TIME: 3 HRS The great Renée Fleming stars as the beguiling femme fatale who captivates all Paris in Lehár’s enchanting operetta, seen in a new staging by Broadway virtuoso director and choreographer Susan Stroman (The Producers,Oklahoma!, Contact). Stroman and her design team of Julian Crouch […]

January 15

THE HIGH: DAVID DRISKELL PRIZE- LYLE ASHTON HARRIS

The High Museum Hill Auditorium 7PM Join the 2014 David C. Driskell Prize winner, Lyle Ashton Harris as he discusses, his work and career. Known for his self-portraits and use of pop culture icons (such as Billie Holiday, Michael Jackson and Zinedine Zidane), Lyle Ashton Harris creates work in photographic media, collage, installation and performance to […]

January 15

LUCINDA’S WORLD PART II: A COLLECTION OF COLLECTIONS

JANUARY 15 – FEBRUARY 20, 2015 OPENING RECEPTION: Thursday, January 15, 6-9pm ARTIST TALK: Thursday, February 12, 7pm *with Brett Abbott, Donald and Marilyn Keough Family Curator of Photography at the High Museum of Art Curated by Marianne Lambert The Swan Coach House Gallery and the Forward Arts Foundation are pleased to present Lucinda’s World, Part 2: A Collection of […]