City Lights with Lois Reitzes "City Lights" explores the ways in which people express themselves creatively and enhance our lives.In addition to a wide range of music, "City Lights" covers theatre, dance, pop culture, visual arts and more. WABE has long been a partner with many organizations in Atlanta and through "City Lights" we're deepening those relationships to serve our community with even greater arts and cultural content.
City Lights with Lois Reitzes

City Lights with Lois Reitzes

From WABE 90.1

"City Lights" explores the ways in which people express themselves creatively and enhance our lives.In addition to a wide range of music, "City Lights" covers theatre, dance, pop culture, visual arts and more. WABE has long been a partner with many organizations in Atlanta and through "City Lights" we're deepening those relationships to serve our community with even greater arts and cultural content.

Most Recent Episodes

Candle House Collective

Lois Reitzes speaks with Evan Neiden, founder of Candle House Collective and creator of the telephone-only plays, "Next Time" and "Claws." The post Candle House Collective appeared first on 90.1 FM WABE.

Conversation Peace

Lois Reitzes speaks with Ginny Kennedy, the director of Urban Design at Midtown Alliance and artist Kevin Box about Box's new sculptures, "Conversation Peace" installed in Midtown, at the corner of Peachtree and 10th. The post Conversation Peace appeared first on 90.1 FM WABE.

The Quiet Trailblazer

Lois Reitzes speaks with Mary Frances Early about her memoir "The Quiet Trailblazer: My Journey as the First Black Graduate of the University of Georgia." The post The Quiet Trailblazer appeared first on 90.1 FM WABE.

Atlanta Magazine's Best New Restaurants

Lois Reitzes speaks with Sam Worley, freelance writer and deputy editor for Atlanta Magazine, Mike Jordan from Butter ATL, and Christiane Lauterbach, editor of Knife and Fork. They'll share their favorite new restaurants as recently published in Atlanta Magazine. Plus, a new Steampunk take on Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest". The post Atlanta Magazine's Best New Restaurants appeared first on 90.1 FM WABE.

A Backstage Pass at SCAD Fash

City Lights producer Summer Evans sat down with Robert Fairer and curator Rafael Gomes to discuss the show "Backstage Pass: Dior, Galliano, Jacobs and McQueen" on view at SCAD FASH now through April 16th. Plus Lois speaks with African Diaspora Art Museum of Atlanta founder Fahamu Pecou and and Komanse Dance Theater creative director Raianna Brown about the world premiere of "Permanent: A Couple in Prospect Park" . The post A Backstage Pass at SCAD Fash appeared first on 90.1 FM WABE.

Topher Fixed It

Lois Reitzes speaks with Topher Payne. The playwright has recently taken on the challenge of fixing endings to problematic children's books with his project, "Topher Fixed It." Plus, poet Alice Lovelace and Prism contributing artist Fabian Williams. Lovelace is President of the ArtsXchange, and she curated the poetry component for "Prism: Winter Lights." which is on display through January 31st at Woodruff Park. The post Topher Fixed It appeared first on 90.1 FM WABE.

Stacey's Extraordinary Words

Georgia's own Stacey Abrams joins Lois to talk about her new children's book, "Stacey's Extraordinary Words". The post Stacey's Extraordinary Words appeared first on 90.1 FM WABE.

A Holiday Hootenanny

Lois Reitzes speaks with musicians T-Dawg Helland and Jeff Mosier about their annual concert to benefit Atlanta Habitat for Humanity. Plus Melissa Arasi, artistic director of the Atlanta Women's Chorus, joins us to talk about their 4th annual holiday concert, "Remembrance and Joy". The post A Holiday Hootenanny appeared first on 90.1 FM WABE.

Invasion: Christmas Carol

Lois Reitzes speaks with director Perry Frost and actor Maged Roushdi, who portrays Scrooge in "Invasion: Christmas Carol" at Dad's Garage. Plus, Atlanta multidisciplinary artist Ellex Swavoni. You can see her new sculpture, "What Sonia Said" in downtown Decatur. And senior producer Kim Drobes speaks with guitar-pop musician Jesse Smith, AKA Gentleman Jesse, about his latest album. The post Invasion: Christmas Carol appeared first on 90.1 FM WABE.

Jazz trombonist Bob McChesney and his wife, singer and violinist Calabria Foti.

Lois speaks with jazz singer and violinist Calabria Foti along with her husband, the jazz trombone virtuoso Bob McChesney. They'll talk about working together and their new holiday concert. The post Jazz trombonist Bob McChesney and his wife, singer and violinist Calabria Foti. appeared first on 90.1 FM WABE.

Jazz trombonist Bob McChesney and his wife, singer and violinist Calabria Foti.