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City Lights with Lois Reitzes

Weekdays at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 7 p.m. on WABE's Live Stream

"City Lights" explores the ways in which people express themselves creatively and enhance our lives.

In addition to a wide range of music, "City Lights" covers theater, dance, pop culture, visual arts and more. WABE has long been a partner with many organizations in Atlanta and through "City Lights" we're deepening those relationships to serve our community with even greater arts and cultural content. 

Cosmo Whyte

Every other year, the Hudgens Center awards one Georgia artist the Hudgens Prize. That includes one solo exhibition and a $50,000 award.

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Cosmo Whyte is one the four finalists. Originally from Jamaica, he is now an art professor at Morehouse College. As an artist, he isn't limited by medium: he draws, paints, photographs and does performance art. His art explores migration, home and outsiders.

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Wednesday on "City Lights with Lois Reitzes":

Maggie Beker

Theatre Emory is celebrating the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s foundational horror novel, “Frankenstein.” And Atlanta actor and director Park Krausen has created a sort of Frankenstein’s monster of her own with the show “Midnight Pillow,” which is inspired by Shelley and features the work of 13 writers from all around the world.

Atlanta Rapper Gucci Mane Releases Autobiography

Sep 19, 2017
Simon and Schuster

Whether you know him from his music or the headlines, Atlanta's Gucci Mane is a larger-than-life figure. The drug dealer turned rapper has spent his life in and out of prison, and his contributions to hip-hop, specifically trap rap, are profound.

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In 2016, he finished a three-year prison sentence, and since then, he's been featured on songs with Bruno Mars and Migos, to name just a few. He has also released his own mix tapes and albums. Now, he has a book.

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A concert in Atlanta this week boasts an eclectic lineup of rap, R&B and gospel for a good cause.

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Kelly Price has had an extraordinary and long career, from being called "Little Mahalia" at age 9 to singing with everyone from Aretha Franklin to Notorious B.I.G. and releasing a pair of platinum-selling albums.

This week, she's putting on a show to benefit victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

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