Week of 8 February 2010
Friday, February 12th
Isn’t it Romantic?
This week, we’ve been asking listeners, “What is the most romantic thing anyone has ever done for you?” These were some of our responses.
City Cafe would like to thank everyone who phoned in with their stories.
Thursday, February 11th
Atlanta Journal Constitution
AJC “Best Bets” writer Shane Harrison talks about what’s going on around Atlanta this week.
Please Note: The Valentine’s Day showing of Casablanca at the Earl Smith Strand Theatre has been canceled.
Friday, February 12th - “Bloom”
Sunday, February 14th - Tortoise
Monday, February 15th - Cercle Francophone Mardi Gras French Film Festival
David Lee Simmons on Films
Fat Tuesday is next week, which means Mardi Gras is at its height this weekend. Earlier, we sat down with arts journalist and New Orleans transplant David Lee Simmons to talk about some of the films that have focused on this longstanding celebration.
Wednesday, February 10th
Tennis In Nablus
In 2005, the Alliance Theatre launched the Kendeda Graduate Playwriting Competition, a national program introducing student playwrights to professional networks while producing the world premiere of the winning student’s work. Ismail Khalidi of New York University was this year’s winner. He talked with WABE’s Lois Reitzes about his play, Tennis in Nablus.
Paste magazine’s Kevin Keller stops by to tell us what’s happening this weekend in Atlanta’s independent music scene.
Tuesday, February 9th
StoryCorps Atlanta - Freeman
47-year-old vegetarian Kate Freeman recently came back to Atlanta from a Peace Corps tour in Botswana. She was working in HIV/AIDS prevention and education. Her adult niece, Kim Banker, had some questions about what life was like in the small African village where Kate lived.
Caught In The Net
Marietta’s Theatre in The Square is now presenting the hilarious British farce, Caught In The Net. Jessica West is a co-director of the play and joins us to talk about it.
Atlanta magazine’s “67 Things”
Monday, February 8th
The February issue of Atlanta magazine is out, and this month, they’re challenging Atlantans—newcomers and natives alike—to get out and tackle a list of 67 things every Atlantan should do. Editor-in-chief Steve Fennessy joins us to talk about this “To Do” issue.
Local Book Events
Monday, February 8th
Thursday, February 11th - Victoria Rowell - The Woman Who Raised Me
Friday, February 12th - David Messer - Henry Roe Cloud A Biography
Saturday, February 13th - Robert Hartle Jr - The Highs & Lows of Little Five