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City/Cité: ATLiens Visit Planet MARS 

Chastain Arts Center & Gallery 135 Chastain Park Ave NW, Atlanta

Photography exhibition  Opening event September 22 5-8pm   Exhibition will run from September 22–October 20  Join us this Friday, September 22 from 5-8pm at Chastain Arts Center and Gallery, Atlanta for the opening of ATLiens Visit Planet MARS, including a discussion with the artists and curators, as well as a DJ set with DJ Djel (Marseille) and Salah […]

Lost in Traplanta 

Tara Theatre 2345 Cheshire Bridge Road NE, Atlanta

Free and open to the public A screening of the short film series, Lost in Traplanta, about the quest of a young Frenchman to reunite the famous rap duo Andre 3000 and Big Boi, known as Outkast, and his discovery of the Atlanta Hip Hop scene. Screening will be followed by discussion with filmmaker Mathieu Rochet; […]

City/Cité: Theater of Life 

Hotel Row 205-235 Mitchell St SW, Atlanta

Photography Exhibition Opening event October 4, 6-8:30pm   Exhibition will run from October 4–October 27 Photographers Ken West and Yoanne Lamoulère present selected images that show the similarities of the human condition in Atlanta and Marseille, despite obvious differences in the built and natural environments of those cities. In Theater of Life, these photographs draw connections between […]

21st Century Museums: A Conversation with Malick Ndiaye and Lauren Tate Baeza 

Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University 571 South Kilgo Circle, Atlanta

Talk In the second installment of the Villa Albertine conversation series, 21st Century Museums, Lauren Tate Baeza speaks with art historian and residency participant El Hadji Malick Ndiaye about the arts ecosystem in Dakar, reshaping the function of institutions in Senegal, and the role or art and performance in nation-building.  This event is organized by the Michael […]

Lost in Translation: Rap Around the World

ATLANTUCKY 170 Northside Dr SW, Atlanta

Performance Free and open to all! Explore the global reach of rap music and the diverse soundscapes that have organically grown internationally! This intercultural exchange brings together hip-hop artists from around the world to explore  what persists above the limitations of language, latitude, and longitude. Through the collaboration of Atlanta's freestyle rap collective  Soul Food Cypher, […]

Rap in France: DJ DJEL at MODA 

MODA 1315 Peachtree Street, Atlanta

Talk $10 | $5 for MODA Members We all know that Atlanta changed hip-hop — and, by extension, American music — forever.  But have you ever considered our city's international impact? For example, how has Atlanta influenced hip-hop in France? On October 19, MODA (Museum of Design Atlanta) is partnering with Villa Albertine for a […]

Prix Goncourt award-winning Author, Mohamed Mbougar Sarr in Conversation

Conversation October 23, 2023 12:30-1:45 at Georgia Tech Price Gilbert Memorial Library, Scholars Event Theater (Room 1280), 686-704 Cherry St NW, Atlanta, GA 30332 October 23, 2023 6-7:30pm at Emory University, Whitehall 208 Join us for two exciting conversations with Senegalese author Mohamed Mbougar Sarr, 2021 winner of the Prix Goncourt for his novel La plus […]