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

The Atlanta Opera's Season Opener

Lois Reitzes interviews baritones Reginald Smith Jr. and Michael Mayes about upcoming Atlanta Opera performances; and comedian Josh Blue about his life and work. The post The Atlanta Opera's Season Opener appeared first on 90.1 FM WABE.

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Goes Virtual

Lois Reitzes interview Atlanta Symphony Orchestra executive director Jennifer Barlament about their upcoming virtual and outdoor concerts; Matt Torney, artistic director of Theatrical Outfit, and journalist Gail O'Neil about their "Downtown Dialogues" series; and poet Jericho Brown about his work. The post The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Goes Virtual appeared first on 90.1 FM WABE.

Roman Mars

Lois Reitzes talks with radio producers and host of "99% Invisible" Roman Mars about his work and book "The 99% Invisible City: A Field Guide To The Wonders Of The Modern Metropolis"; and artist Fahamu Pecou about his art and representation of black masculinity. The post Roman Mars appeared first on 90.1 FM WABE.

The Creators Of The Documentary 'Time'

Lois Reitzes interviews "Time" documentary director Garrett Bradley as well as subjects Fox and Rob Rich about the film; and Anna Sharp of Livable Buckhead as well as Karen Anderson Singer, founder of Tiny Doors ATL about "Big PATH, Tiny Parks" on display along Path400. The post The Creators Of The Documentary 'Time' appeared first on 90.1 FM WABE.

Michael Stipe

Lois Reitzes interviews artists and curators Le'Andra LeSeur and Michael James O'Brien about the virtual photo exhibition "High Visibility"; and REM front-man Michael Stipe about his work in photography and his book "Our Interference Times." The post Michael Stipe appeared first on 90.1 FM WABE.

Photographer Annie Leibovitz

Lois Reitzes interviews portrait photographer Annie Leibovitz for a discussion about her career, life and evolution as a photographer; and master woodworker Doug Pisik about his new virtual exhibition called "Art For Our Unusual Times." The post Photographer Annie Leibovitz appeared first on 90.1 FM WABE.

A Deep Dive Into "Casablanca"

Lois Reitzes interviews film historian Noah Isenberg about his book "We'll Always Have Casablanca." The post A Deep Dive Into "Casablanca" appeared first on 90.1 FM WABE.

Author and Journalist Lisa Napoli

Lois Reitzes talks with author and journalist Lisa Napoli about her book "Up All Night: Ted Turner, CNN and the Birth of 24-Hour News." The post Author and Journalist Lisa Napoli appeared first on 90.1 FM WABE.

Artistic Expression As Activism

Lois Reitzes interviews Dr. Carlos del Rio about live performances during the pandemic; Isha Uppalapati about her book "Her Toolbox: Learning to be a Female Leader with Advice from Women in Power" and her non-profit, A Girl's Frontier; Rita Kompelmakher and Daviorr Snipes about the Alliance Theatre's series of conversations and performances exploring the role of artistic expression a tool for activism; and author Oliver Jeffers about his children's book "What We'll Build." The post Artistic Expression As Activism appeared first on 90.1 FM WABE.

Atlanta Jewish Film Festival Recommendations

Lois Reitzes talks with Kenny Blank, executive director of the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival, about "AJFF Recommends," a curated selection of Jewish films; Mark Kendall about using comedy to address racism through a series of comedic videos; and Rob Garver about his documentary "What She Said: The Art Of Pauline Kael," a film about the life and work of the New Yorker film critic. The post Atlanta Jewish Film Festival Recommendations appeared first on 90.1 FM WABE.

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