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Annual exhibition began with Lantern Parade on September 10 and will continue with performances through October.
ATLANTA – Art on the Atlanta BeltLine has finalized its performance schedule that kicked off with the Lantern Parade on September 10 and will continue through the month of October. The exhibition, now the largest temporary public art exhibition in the south, will feature fan-favorites such as Mausiki Scales and the Common Ground Collective, Tray Dahl and the Jugtime Rag Band, and Crossover Movement Arts. Joining us for the first time are the Throckmorton ukulele group (“You’re Never Alone on the BeltLine”), and Soul Food Cypher with freestyle rap. Art on the Atlanta BeltLine has also engaged young artists on the scene with Atlanta Music Project and Beatrix Clark’s work with the Atlanta History Center Ensemble.
With the Westside Trail currently under construction, performances will take place in Gordon White Park and Historic Fourth Ward Park and the interim trails through Reynoldstown and along Piedmont Park. Temporary installations are now being exhibited on the Eastside Trail, and will remain until the end of the exhibition in November. Hundreds of thousands of people visit the exhibition each year. As always, the exhibition is completely free and open to the public.
Art on the Atlanta BeltLine is presented by 10th & Monroe and Google Fiber. Additional support is provided by Wellstar Atlanta Medical Center, Atlanta Community ToolBank, AM1690, Mailchimp, Sunbelt Rentals, AJC’s Living Intown, Park Tavern, WABE 90.1, New Church UMC, American Drone Industries, Flashpoint Artists Initiative, Inman Park Neighborhood Association, and the Weldon Family Foundation.
Major support for this project is provided by the City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs. Funding for this program is provided by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners. This program is supported in part by Georgia Council for the Arts through the appropriations of the Georgia General Assembly. Georgia Council for the Arts also receives support from its partner agency – the National Endowment for the Arts.
The Lantern Parade, which is created and hosted by Chantelle Rytter and the Krewe of the Grateful Gluttons, was presented by Wellstar Atlanta Medical Center. Read a full recap of the event here.
The rest of the free performances are scheduled as follows:
Oct 1 at Gordon White Park
- 2:00 pm Toni Marie Young: Class on the Grass [African Dance Class]
- 3:00 pm Wasted Potential Brass Band [Music]
- 4:00 pm Tray Dahl and the Jugtime Ragband [Ragtime Music]
- 5:00 pm Black Sheep Ensemble [Music]
- 6:00 pm Soul Food Cypher: Footprints [Music]
Oct 2 at Historic Fourth Ward Park
- ALL DAY Pankake: Disco Crawfish Boil Mix [DJ]
- 1:00 pm Mark Gindick: i-Vaudeville [Theater]
- 2:00 pm Throckmorton Ukulele Band [Music]
- 3:00 pm Michael Standard and Aleksandra Tevdoska: The BeltLine Aviary [Flute / Drum Performance]
- 4:00 pm Eric Thomas and Elevate the Quest [Music]
- 5:00 pm Distilled Butter [Music]
- 6:00 pm Awalim Dance Company: EveryBODY Dances [Bellydance]
- 7:00 pm Sister Sai + Friends with visuals by 10th Letter: Inertia [Band / Dance / Projection]
- 8:00 pm The Ghosts Project: Fantomas Pt. 1, The Shadow of the Guillotine [Music & Silent Film Screening]
Oct 8 at Historic Fourth Ward Park
- 11:00 am Mausiki Scales and the Common Ground Collective: No Tables No Chairs IV [Parade]
- 12:00 pm Atlanta Music Project: Concert by AMPlify Choir [Music]
- 1:00 pm P.O.P Fest [Percussion Performance]
- 1-3:00 pm Dance Canvas: 2016 pARTy for ART: Day of Dance on the BeltLine [Dance Workshops]
- 2:00 pm Atlanta Taiko Project [Percussion Performance]
- 3:00 pm Dance Canvas 2016 pARTy for ART: Day of Dance on the BeltLine [Dance Performance]
- 4:15 pm Pete Peterson and The Blues in the House Band [Music]
- 5:15 pm CORE Performance Company: Play Ground [Dance ]
- 6:00 pm Mausiki Scales and the Common Ground Collective: No Tables No Chairs IV [Afrofunk Music]
- 7:30 pm FLIGHT OF SWALLOWS: Corona Borealis [Aerial Performance]
Oct 9 at the Piedmont Park Stage
- 12:00 pm Eyedrum [En Plein Air Painting]
- 12-3:00 pm Mike Lowrey and Sarah Neuburger: Paper Ghost Fortune Machine [Interactive]
- 2:00 pm Beatrix Clark and the Atlanta History Center Ensemble: Railroad Tracks and Flashbacks [Theater / Dance]
- 3:00 pm Sean Conlon, Ellen Feather, Arthur Cabral, Bill Guzik, and Andrea Zoppo : The Magic Compost Bucket (Featuring Eli The Earthworm!) [Theater / Puppet Performance]
- 4:00 pm Crossover Movement Arts: Journey to the Underbridge [Dance]
Oct 9 at the Reynoldstown Stage
- 5:00 pm Gateway Performance Productions: We Have Risen! [Dance/Theater]
Performance schedules are subject to change, please check art.beltline.org for updates.
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