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A Dozen Performances on the East and West Sides during Four Weekends in September
Atlanta, September 8, 2011 – Following the success of its inaugural year, Art on the Atlanta BeltLine returns this weekend, inviting residents and visitors to explore new segments of the Atlanta BeltLine that will be lined with unique displays of temporary public art. More than 145 proposals were submitted for inclusion, with 66 visual and performance pieces selected to become part of the exhibit, a 30 percent increase over last year. The exhibit runs from September 9 through November 20.
A map of all of the visual installations is available online at art.BeltLine.org. The performance schedule for the month of September is as follows:
Friday, September 9
Location: Reynoldstown Stage
7-8 pm – Daysahead performance
8-10 pm – Center for Civil and Human Rights “Films That Matter” series, The Constant Gardner
Sunday, September 11
Location: Reynoldstown Stage
6 pm – Ile Tambor performance
Friday, September 16
Location: Washington Park
8-10 pm – Center for Civil and Human Rights “Films That Matter” series, The Pursuit of Happyness
Saturday, September 17
Location: Gordon White Park
4-5 pm – Taranji Alvarado, Sound Community
5-6 pm – Giwayen Mata, The Phoenix: A Giwayen Mata Drum Circle
6-7 pm – Salakida Kali
7-8 pm – Kebbi Williams Band with Strings and Miguel Atwood Fergeson
Friday, September 23
Location: Park Drive Bridge
8:00 pm – Duet for Theremin and Lap Steel and Robbie Land
Friday, September 30
Location: Historic Fourth Ward Park
6:30 pm – Spiral of Sound Crystal Bowl Choir, Peace Spiral
8-10pm – Center for Civil and Human Rights “Films That Matter” series, Philadelphia
Schedules are subject to change, please check art.BeltLine.org for updates. Additional performances will be announced for the months of October and November.
About the Atlanta BeltLine:
The Atlanta BeltLine is the most comprehensive economic development effort ever undertaken in the City of Atlanta and among the largest, most wide-ranging urban redevelopment projects currently underway in the United States. The Atlanta BeltLine is a sustainable redevelopment project that will provide a network of public parks, multi-use trails and transit along a historic 22-mile railroad corridor circling downtown and connecting many neighborhoods directly to each other. Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI), formed by the Atlanta Development Authority, is the entity tasked with planning and executing the implementation of the Atlanta BeltLine in partnership with other public and private organizations, including City of Atlanta departments. The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership (ABLP) is a non-profit organization committed to raising funds from private and philanthropic sources to support the Atlanta BeltLine, working with the community and partners to raise general awareness and support, and serving as a catalyst to mobilize resources to address social concerns. For more information on the Atlanta BeltLine, please visit www.BeltLine.org
Ethan Davidson, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.
(404) 614-8325, edavidson@atlbeltLine.org
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