Oct 18 at Gordon White Park on Ralph David Abernathy
2:00 pm: CORIAN ELLISOR: Antithesis [Dance]
Corian is not just a dance artist, he is a performance artist. In addition to performing, he is also a teacher, DJ and party promoter. He thrives on human interaction and forging relationships through art. “Antithesis” is contemporary dance with that explores the concept of opposites and how they can affect their counterparts.
2:45 pm: EDELIEGBA: Dance [Dance]
Edeliegba, H.J.C. Bowden Senior Multipurpose Facility’s Senior Dance Ensemble, began as an African aerobics class, and now this energetic group performs African, Praise, Gospel, East Indian, Hip Hop and Tap dance, and will perform for this year’s Art on the Atlanta BeltLine.
3:30 pm: STAIBDANCE: Borderland [Dance]
Staibdance has made an indelible mark on contemporary dance both locally and abroad since its founding in 2007. Staib’s work has been described as “magnetic, tense, and euphoric” and the dancers described as “highly technical with a mastery of an extensive movement vocabulary.” Above all, Staibdance is committed to the art and act of dancing, to exploration of mood, nuance, music and sincere movement. “Borderland” is an original work created for Art on the Atlanta BeltLine.
4:15 pm: ESTHER DE MONTEFLORES: [Circus show]
A one-woman circus show that combines slack-rope, juggling, mask work, dance and puppetry exploring the ways humans and animals interact with green-space and the importance of sharing space with other creatures.
5:00 pm: ATLANTA TAIKO PROJECT: Drum Ensemble[Drums]
This interactive program includes choreographed drumming pieces by the Atlanta Taiko Project Company performers. Taiko is a form of drumming that is rarely heard outside of Asian cultural festivals or celebrations. “New American” Taiko combines multi-cultural rhythms from Africa, South America, and Asia along with American favorites such as Hip-Hop, and rock. This music melting pot provides an opportunity to appreciate the musical roots of the people who now live in our international city.
5:45 pm: JAMES PETE PETERSON AND THE BLUES IN THE HOUSE BAND: Smooth Jazz [Band]
Pete Peterson is a returning Art on the Atlanta BeltLine favorite. His blues and smooth jazz sounds have captivated audiences of all ages, and his September 7 performance at Allene Avenue this year drew one of the largest crowds ever for the venue.
6:30 pm: MUSIC IN THE PARK ATL: Band [Band]
Music in the Park is a direct response to a community’s need of an alternative learning experience for its students. Music in the Park creates musical exposure for students and the community where it is not accessible.
7:45 pm: ZOETIC DANCE ENSEMBLE: If [Dance]
Zoetic Dance’s first two appearances for Art on the Atlanta BeltLine this year were a hit with the crowd. See the creative contemporary dance group perform again in Gordon White Park.
8:45 pm: CANDLESTICK CREATIVE: Sunrise Cube [Interactive Installation]
“The Sunrise Cube” is an interactive art installation that conjures the experience of witnessing the sunrise through music and dance.