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Emory Chamber Society Celebrates 25 Years Of Music

Sep 14, 2017
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Music lovers in greater Atlanta and beyond are fortunate to have Will Ransom. Twenty-five years ago Ransom, a concert pianist and music professor at Emory University, found a way to bring chamber music to a wider part of the community through the Emory Chamber Music Society.

Ransom spoke with “City Lights” host Lois Reitzes about this year’s programming and about the history of the organization. 

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7 Stages Explores Recent History In 'Bengal Tiger'

Sep 14, 2017
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7 Stages takes its audiences into the heart of Baghdad in its upcoming production.

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Set in 2003, “Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo” follows characters both dead and alive, from U.S. marines and Saddam Hussein’s son Uday Hussein to, indeed, a tiger as they navigate the war-torn streets of Baghdad.

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Wednesday on "City Lights with Lois Reitzes":

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The next two Sundays feature Broadway by way of soup.

Jenny Levison, the founder of the Souper Jenny cafes, is starring in the musical “Falsettos.” Those performances are Sept. 17 and 24 at the Atlanta History Center at 3 p.m.

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The cabaret production will also feature MetroFresh’s owner Mitchell Anderson.

City Lights: 'Lightning Men'; 'Falsettos'; And More

Sep 12, 2017
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Tuesday on "City Lights with Lois Reitzes":