There are a lot of things to do in the City of Atlanta! But did you know that many of those are free? That's right! For you budget-conscious guys and gals (or the just outright miserly!) here is a sampling of what Atlanta has to offer without dropping a dime:
Jennifer Renee Blevins’s debut memoir, Limited by Body Habitus: An American Fat Story, sheds light on her experiences living with the emotional and psychological struggles of taking up space in a fat-phobic world. Bringing together experiences of personal and national trauma, Blevins adeptly weaves the tale of her father's gastric bypass surgery and subsequent prolonged health crisis with the environmental catastrophe of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Blevins looks to each of these events as a “leak” of American society’s pitfalls and shortcomings. These intertwined narratives, both disasters that could have been avoided, reveal points of failure in our systems of healthcare and environmental conservation.
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An audience favorite from first performance of Othello (ca. 1604), Dr. Brent Griffin discusses his production of this compelling play for the new North Georgia Shakespeare Festival at Mary Alice Park, and examines the many features that characterize the only domestic tragedy in Shakespeare’s First Folio.
The Student Concert is a monthly showcase of the best talent from all of the areas of the School of Music. The concerts typically include singers and instrumentalists in solo performances, chamber music, small ensembles and new compositions.