City Lights with Lois Reitzes "City Lights" explores the creative fabric of Atlanta - our expressive, diverse, influential city. WABE host Lois Reitzes covers pop culture, music, theater, dance, visual arts, food and more.
City Lights with Lois Reitzes

City Lights with Lois Reitzes

From WABE 90.1

"City Lights" explores the creative fabric of Atlanta - our expressive, diverse, influential city. WABE host Lois Reitzes covers pop culture, music, theater, dance, visual arts, food and more.

Most Recent Episodes

Virtual Cabaret With Terry Burrell and Courtenay Collins

Lois Reitzes talks with Broadway performers Terry Burrell and Courtenay Collins about their upcoming virtual cabaret performances; Stacey Savartsky of the Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia, about their "artist takeovers" on Instagram as well as their 2020/2021 Working Artist Project Fellows; and Jamil Jude, artistic director of Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company about their podcast and upcoming content.

Films For The Era Of Black Lives Matter

Lois Reitzes talks with Emory University film professors Nsenga Burton and Dehanza Rogers about their recommendations of films to watch in the era of Black Lives Matter; and the new host of 1A, Jenn White.

Comedy Writer Alan Zweibel

Lois Reitzes interviews Alan Zweibel about his life and career as well as his memoir "Laugh Lines"; and Tim Meadows about his SNL character "The Ladies Man."

Celebrating Nature

Lois Reitzes interviews writer and producer Dayton Duncan about the Ken Burns documentary series "The National Parks: America's Best Idea"; and author Mark Warren about his book series "Secrets of the Forest."

Chef Kevin Gillespie

Lois Reitzes talks with Atlanta-based chef Kevin Gillespie about his career and returning to Top Chef; Rand Suffolk, executive director of the High Museum, about the museum reopening; and author and food writer Kim Severson about how the hot dog became an essential part of American food culture.

Author Zoe Fishman

Lois Reitzes interviews author Zoe Fishman about her novel "Invisible As Air"; and Tom Key, retiring artistic director of Theatrical Outfit.

The Atlanta Daily World

Lois Reitzes talks with Amy Ray and Emily Saliers of the Indigo Girls about their new album "Look Long"; Alexis Scott, granddaughter of the founder of the nation's oldest daily African-American newspaper, the Atlanta Daily World; and musician, writer, and activist Billy Bragg.

Flying Carpet Theatre Company's Genealogy Podcast

Lois Reitzes interviews Adam Koplan and Pete Candler about Flying Carpet Theatre Company's new podcast on family history and genealogy; and Claudia Einecke of the High Museum about their exhibition "The Plot Thickens," showcasing the history of printmaking.

"Paris Is Burning" Documentary

Lois Reitzes interviews Atlanta ballroom legend, Kierra Focks and Out on Film director Jim Farmer about the ball subculture and the documentary "Paris Is Burning"; and Philip Rafshoon about the LGBTQ bookstore Outwrite. Producer Summer Evans talks with Queer Eye's Antoni Porowski about his cookbook "In The Kitchen."

Out Front Theatre Company Founder Paul Conroy

Lois Reitzes interviews harpist and activist Angelica Hairston about Challenge The Stats and their upcoming virtual event "Music for the Crisis"; Clare Summerskill about her work in comedy and acting; Melissa Fougler and Austin Hughes about DramaTech's virtual performance of "Boom"; and Out Front Theatre's Paul Conroy about "Standing Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays."

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