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The Georgia Iris Society will hold its first meeting of the year on Saturday, Jan. 13, at St. Bartholomew Episcopal Church, 1790 Lavista Road, at 2pm. The guest speaker will be Henry Everett, past President of the Atlanta Rose Society and Greater Gwinnett Rose Society. For more information, contact Kathy Blackwell at (678) 471-2604.
Cineprov, Atlanta’s award-winning movie riffing show, will be doing its first Friday performance on Jan. 19 at 7:45 p.m. The group is presenting the 1974 sex comedy “Flesh Gordon”, itself a takeoff on the Flash Gordon serials of the 1930s. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased in advance through Cineprov.com (where you can see the full lineup of events) or at the Plaza Theater box office on the evening of the show.
Emily Cargill and Dancers’ newest evening-length work, “quiet beings,” will make its world premiere ?on ?Jan. ?19-20 ?at ?Emory ?University’s ?Performing ?Arts ?Studio. “quiet beings” will dissect the emotional and physical quest of self, as one teeters on the edge of old and new, past and present, memories and dreams. Tickets are available at this link.
Art lovers looking to begin or expand their collections should mark Jan. 19 on their calendars in preparation for Huff Harrington Fine Art’s annual A Grand Affair exhibit which features work from gallery artists priced at $1,000.00 and under. Complimentary sips and nibbles will be offered. The show is open to the public from 6 – 8 p .m. and ends on February 3rd, 2018. More information is available at www.huffharrington.com or by calling (404) 257-0511.
The Atlanta Musicians’ Orchestra will be holding their winter concert, “Love and Loss,” on Jan. 21 at the Collins Memorial United Methodist Church, 2220 Bolton Rd NW, at 2 p.m. The program will feature Beethoven’s Leonore Overture #3 as well as six opera arias featuring guest soloists Courtney Hulsey and Samuel Ferreira. Arias from Tosca, Don Giovanni, Madame Butterfly, are among the program titles. Tickets for this event are available at the door for a suggested donation of $15. For more information on the orchestra visit atlantamusicansorch.wix.com/home.