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Week of 26 October 2009

Friday - October 30, 2009

Spruill Gallery

On The Flip Side

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The Spruill Gallery has a new exhibition which runs through next week. It’s called ON THE FLIP SIDE. It’s a display that shows how cell phone technology has, and is making its way forward, as a credible art form. WABE’s David Barasoain visited the gallery and has this report.

The display ON THE FLIP SIDE is now showing at the Spruill Gallery through November 7th. To see Jorge Colombo actually sketch out that cover for the New Yorker Magazine click here.

Thursday - October 29, 2009

Storycorps Atlanta

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At StoryCorps booths across America, everyday people interview one another about their lives. StoryCorps creator Dave Isay showcases these first person stories on his weekly segment during Friday’s morning edition. StoryCorps has now come to Atlanta for a long-term project aimed at recording conversations here. Earlier we talked with StoryCorps site supervisor Amanda Plumb about the project.

You can hear some of the Atlanta Storycorps interviews right here

Wednesday - October 28, 2009

Paste Magazine

Paste Magazine

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Paste Magazine’s Kevin Keller stops by to tell us what’s happening this weekend in Atlanta’s independent music scene.

Friday, October 30th - Gogol Bordello - Variety Playhouse

Saturday, October 31st - Ari Hest - Eddie’s Attic

Tuesday, November 3rd - Joshua James - Eddie’s Attic

Tuesday - October 27, 2009

Film Notes

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A couple of times a month we sit down with arts journalist David Lee Simmons to look at film events around the metro area. And with Halloween right around the corner, he took the opportunity to tell us what’s coming up at Atlanta’s Plaza Theatre.

Monday - October 26, 2009

Local Book Events


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Program Director of the Decatur Book Festival Tom Bell stops by to talk about local area books and book events.

Monday, October 26th - Robert Hicks - “Seperate Country”

Tuesday, October 27th - David Plotz - “Good Book: The Bizarre, Hilarious, Disturbing, Marvelous, and Inspiring Things I Learned When I Read Every Single Word of the Bible”

Thuesday, October 27th - Rita Mae Brown - “Animal Magnetism: My Life with Creatures Great and Small”