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City Lights: Michelle Malone; 'How Nice'; And More

Jul 28, 2017
Zak Arias

Friday on "City Lights with Lois Reitzes":

City Lights: 'Henry The VI'; Pearl Cleage; And More

Sep 8, 2016
Atlanta Shakespeare Company

Thursday on "City Lights with Lois Reitzes":

Photo by Albert Trotman

Many years ago, local celebrated playwright Pearl Cleage entered Charis Books & More and picked up a book seemingly for children, but within its pages were powerful messages of love and peace.

“The Great Silent Grandmother Gathering: A Story for Anyone Who Thinks She Can't Save the World” by Sharon Mehdi explores what would happen in grandmothers all over the world stopped, gathered and stood for peace.  

Jeff Roffman

Monday on "City Lights with Lois Reitzes":

Courtesy of the Alliance Theatre

This Cultural Olympiad story was produced in partnership with ArtsATL as part of "Atlanta Remembers: The 1996 Olympics," WABE's series on the impact of the 1996 Summer Olympics on Atlanta, 20 years later. For more stories, click here.

Atlanta playwright Pearl Cleage’s "Blues for an Alabama Sky" has been called a masterpiece and is her most-performed play.