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

Using Art To Communicate With Neurodiverse Individuals

Lois Reitzes interviews artist Kota Ezawa and curator Nelda Damiano about Ezawa's exhibition "The Crime of Art" on view at the Georgia Museum in Athens. Senior producer Kim Drobes talks with occupation therapist Jess Sibley and artist Shane Morton about Mind in Motion's work to use art for communicating with neurodiverse individuals. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Mason Engel's "The Bookstour"

Lois Reitzes interviews filmmaker Mason Engel and Janet Geddis, owner of Avid Bookshop, about Engel's film "The Bookstour" and the challenges that independent bookstores face; and Judith Pishnery from the Atlanta Photography Group about their online exhibition "Director's Cut." See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Author Laura Silverman On "Up All Night"

Lois Reitzes talks with Laura Silverman, editor of "Up All Night," a collection of coming-of-age short stories and harpist Elizabeth Remy Johnson about her new album "Quest." See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

The Journey

Lois Reitzes speaks with artist Andre Henderson and wood sculptor Doug Pisik about their collaborative endeavor, The Journey. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

The Atlanta Jewish Musical Festival Gets a New Name

Lois Reitzes speaks with Joe Alterman, pianist and Executive Director of Neranenah, about the summer music and comedy showcase. Pluse City Lights producer Summer Evans talks with award-winning Disney animator Mark Henn and Leigh Seaman, executive director of SCADFILM, about the "Storyteller Series". See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

This is Not My Memoir

We'll revisit Lois' conversation with the author about his incredible experiences, which he wrote about in "This is Not My Memoir." Plus, Lois Reitzes speaks with Sam Dixon about his retirement from his post as Executive and Artistic Director of Spivey Hall. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Twisted Soul

Lois Reitzes speaks with Chef Deborah VanTreece about her new book, The Twisted Soul Cookbook: Modern Soul Food with Global Flavors. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

The Palefsky Collision Project: What's Going On?

Lois Reitzes speaks with Atlanta Poet Laureate and Alliance Theatre Distinguished Playwright-in-Residence, Pearle Cleage. who leads the Palefsky Collision Project. Plus, we'll listen back to our conversation with author Steve Fiffer, about his memoir of civil rights activist, Reverend C.T. Vivian, "It's In The Action: Memories of a Nonviolent Warrior". See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

How I Became a Pirate

Lois Reitzes speaks with Lisa Adler, Co-Artistic/Producing Director of Horizon Theatre, Cory Phelps Artistic Director of Destination Theatre, and Actress Destiny Freeman about the new musical "How I Became a Pirate". Plus, we'll listen back to Lois' conversation with Casimir Nozkowski, the director of The Outside Story. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Heavy Metal Band Mastodon Plays an Acoustic Set at the Georgia Aquarium

Senior Producer Kim Drobes speaks with Mastodon guitarist Bill Kelliher about the band's upcoming acoustic show at the Georgia Aquarium. Plus, we'll listen back to a conversation with the director and cast members of the film "Second Samuel", including the wonderful Atlanta-based actor, Bethany Anne Lind. It's a sweet story, very funny, but also takes on serious subjects – racial injustice, special needs, and gender expression. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.