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Arts Agenda 

DISHMAN The self-proclaimed "most dishturbed comic dishcussionsist," the Dishman presents his one-man show most weekdays outdoors at the William Dobbs Plaza near the corner of Auburn Ave. and Fort St. July 4 to Oct 30. 8 p.m. Free. 404-522-5208.

LAUGHING MATTERS The South's longest running improv company performs new comedy shows every first Sat. Manuel's Tavern, 602 N. Highland Ave. July 4 to Nov 27. 8 p.m. $10. 404-874-4050.

MOOREPICS CAFE Open-mic comedy list opens at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. $3 for comedians, $5 general admission. 227 Mitchell St., between Forsyth and Spring St. Every Sun. 404-880-0084.

OPEN-MIC COMPETITION Eddie's Attic holds "Comedy Combat" night, at which comics of all skill levels compete for cash prizes or a chance to perform for pay. Hosted by Alyssa Barnett and Jessica Rose. 515-B North McDonough St. Every fourth Tues. $5. 404-386-0431.

THE PUNCHLINE Ted Alexandro makes his Atlanta debut as he headlines. 290 Hilderbrand Drive. Oct. 3-7. Wed.-Thurs. 8:30 p.m.; Fri.-Sat. 8 and 10:30 p.m.; Sun. 8 p.m. $10-$14. 404-252-LAFF.

ATLANTA BALALAIKA SOCIETY ORCHESTRA A Fall Fantasy of Music, a concert of Russian folk music including local vocalists and balalaika soloists. Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forrest St., Roswell. Oct. 6. 7:30 p.m. $10. 770-977-8537.

ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Conductor William Eddins leads the orchestra in selections by Korngold, Rota, Sain-Saens, Waxman and Bernstein. Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree St. Oct. 4-6. 8 p.m. $19-$57. 404-733-4900.

BEETHOVEN "The Complete Sonatas for Piano" performed by Philip Thomson with a pre-concert lecture by Emory professor Ben Arnold. Performing Arts Studio, 1804 N. Decatur Road, Emory. Oct. 5. 8:15 p.m. $15. 404-727-5050.

DON ANGLE Harpsichord recital sponsored by the Atlanta Music Club. Oak Grove United Methodist Church, 1722 Oak Grove Road, Decatur. Oct. 8. 8 p.m. Free. 404-636-7558.

Spoken Word
APACHE CAFE Free Forum Exchange presents spoken-word, poetry, performance art and jazz performances by Black Rice. Hosted by Son-Christopher. 64 3rd St. Every Sun. 9 p.m. 404-876-5436.

COSMOPOLITAN SOUL Features open-mic and live jazz. The Crescent Room, 1136 Crescent Ave. Every third Mon. 8 p.m. $5. 404-875-5252.

E.S.P. The Experimental Spoken Word Performance is hosted by Yohannes Sharriff, who provides an exploratory space for the local spoken-word movement. A-HOP, 840 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd. Every Wed. night. 404-752-6030.

EXPRESSIONS JAZZ CAFE Poetry and open-mic along with jazz every Thurs. Wesley Chapel Road adjacent to 3 Dollar Cafe. Aug 1 to Dec 25. 7 p.m. 404-289-8897.

INTERNATIONAL PAN-EF Wind Down Wednesdays, spoken word, open mic with guest bands and djs. Flea Market Plaza, 4974 Buford Hwy. Every Wed. 9 p.m. $5. 404-579-3701.

MOOREPICS Renaissance Mondays, Tuesday Night Poetry Slam, Thursday night Vibe Sessions all give local spoken wordsmiths a chance to try their work in front of live audiences. Open-mics fill up so call ahead to find out more details. 227 Mitchell St. Mon., Tues., Thurs. 404-227-0036.

PENROSE Presents open-mic and live music. 712 Ponce Place. Every third Sat. 10 p.m. $5-$7. 404-892-7352.

POET'S LOUNGE Spoken word artist accompanied by live musicians. Open Mic. Shark Bar, 571 Peachtree St. Every Tues. 7-11 p.m. $5. 770-944-6286.

POETRY POD The Decatur Poetry Pod meets at Joe Coffee on East Lake Road. Call Dwight for more information. Every second and fourth Thurs. 7-9 p.m. 404-377-2405.

Theater: openings
A LOVELY SUNDAY FOR CREVE COEUR Tennessee Williams' play about the dreams of four women on a summer afternoon in 1930s St. Louis. Alliance Theatre Mainstage, 1280 Peachtree St. Previews begin Oct. 4. Oct. 11-Nov. 4. Thurs.-Sat. 8 p.m.; Sun. 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. $18-$57. 404-733-5000.

AMY'S VIEW David Hare's satire of a generational struggle between a strong mother and loving daughter. Theatre in the Square, 11 Whitlock Ave., Marietta. Oct. 3-Nov. 11. Tues.-Sat. 8 p.m.; Wed. & Sun. 2:30 p.m. $20-$27. 770-422-8369.

FOR THE LOVE OF ME! Based on a true story, the play tells of a woman who experiences bad relationships and finds happiness eventually. 14 Street Playhouse, 173 14th St. Oct. 5-7. Fri. 8 p.m.; Sat.-Sun. 4 and 8 p.m. $15-$20. 404-589-4682.

MAKING PORN Blake Harper featured in this special engagement of the play about the gay porn industry. 7 Stages, 1105 Euclid Ave. Oct. 3-21. Wed.-Fri. 8 p.m.; Sat. 7 and 10 p.m.; Sun. 7 p.m. $25-$30. 866-468-7630.

THE GLASS MENAGERIE Tennessee Williams classic Southern play is presented by ART Station, 5384 Manor Drive, Stone Mountain. Oct. 3-28. Wed.-Sat. 8 p.m.; Sun. 3 p.m. $16-$22. 770-469-1105.

THE TURN OF THE SCREW A two-person adaptation of the Henry James mystery novella. New American Shakespeare Tavern, 499 Peachtree St. Oct. 6-28. Thurs.-Sat. 7:30 p.m.; Sun. 6:30 p.m. $10-$26.50. 404-874-5299.

Theater: continuing
2001 - A SPACE ODDITY Agatha's - A Taste of Mystery Dinner Theater presents this audience participatory comic murder mystery. Peachtree and 3rd, across from the Fox Theatre. Through Nov. 7. Tues.-Sat. 7:30 p.m.; Sun. 7 p.m. $40-50. 404-875-4321.

ALADDIN The story adapted from the 1,001 Arabian Nights employs puppets, including found object puppets, to tell the well-known story. Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. Through Dec. 16. Tues.-Fri. 10 & 11:30 a.m.; Sat. 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m.; Sun. noon & 2 p.m. $10. 404-873-3391.

BALD GRACE Theatre Gael presents a play about a pirate queen who ruled the West of Ireland in the late 16th century. 14th St. Playhouse, 173 14th St. Through Oct. 4. 8 p.m. $10. 678-589-5357.

BELOW THE BELT Richard Dresser's absurdist comedy takes a shot at corporate politics. Hertz Stage at the Alliance Theater, 1280 Peachtree Road. Through Oct. 14. Tues.-Sat. 8 p.m.; Sat.-Sun. 2:30 p.m. $24-$30. 404-733-5000.

CHERRY DOCS Southeastern premiere of this drama examining hatred, justice and forgiveness in the courtroom presented by Theatrical Outfit. Rialto Center for Performing Arts, 80 Forsyth St. Through Oct. 7. Tues.-Sat. 7:30 p.m.; Sun. 2:30 p.m. $12-$50. 404-651-4727.

CLOSER Rogue Planet's production of Patrick Marber's story of four strangers who meet and fall in love. Contains stong, adult language. Art Farm, 835 Wylie St., Cabbagetown. Through Oct. 14. Thurs.-Sun. 8 p.m. $10-$12. 404-627-6160.

FULLY COMMITTED Bill Murphey in this comedic one-man show written by Becky Mode about an out-of-work actor as a receptionist at a swank NY restaurant. Theatre in the Square, 11 Whitlock Ave. Through Oct. 7. Sat. 8 p.m.; Sun. 2:30 & 7 p.m. $10-$15. 770-422-8369.

LARAMIE PROJECT This theatrical documentary is based on interviews with residents of Laramie, Wyoming in the year and a half following the murder of Matthew Shepard. Actor's Express, King Plow Arts Center, 887 W. Marietta St. Through Oct. 20. Thurs.-Sat. 8 p.m.; Sun. 5 p.m. $20-$25. 404-607-7469.

PEACHTREE BATTLE World premiere of comedy/drama centering on a blueblood, Buckhead wedding. Peachtree Playhouse, 878 Peachtree St. Through Nov. 4. Thurs.-Sat. 8 p.m.; Sun. 7 p.m. $20. 404-875-1193.

PEER GYNT PushPush Theater presents Henrik Ibsen's least produced drama in an Atlanta premiere. Two-part series can be seen on two consecutive weekday or weekend evenings. 1123 Zonolite Road. Through Oct. 7. Tues.-Fri. 7:30 p.m.; Sat.-Sun. 5 p.m. $35 for both performances. 404-892-7876.

SAY YOU LOVE SATAN World premiere of the romantic comedy by Roberto Aquirre-Sacasa about a boy and his boyfriend, the son of Satan. 280 Elizabeth St. Through Oct. 20. Thurs.-Sat. 8 p.m.; Sun. 5 p.m. $15. 404-523-3141.

WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION Neighborhood Playhouse presents Agatha Christie's classic mystery. 430 W. Trinity Place, Decatur. Through Oct. 14. Thurs-Sat. 8 p.m.; Sun. 2 p.m. $12-$18. 404-373-5311.

Visual arts: openings
FIRST THURSDAYS The Downtown Arts Coalition hosts this event that includes 18 galleries and restaurants. Call for times and details. Oct. 4, Nov. 1. 5-9 p.m. Free. 404-577-0330.

APACHE CAFE Exhibit of Bwana Jackson's paintings. Opening reception Oct. 8, 7:30 p.m. 64 3rd St. Oct. 8-14. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. 404-876-5436.

ATLANTA PHOTOGRAPHY GROUP GALLERY Fay Gold Selects, exhibit juried by Fay Gold features over 50 prints. Part of Atlanta Celebrates Photography. Opening reception Oct. 5, 7:30-10 p.m. 660 9th St. Oct. 5-Nov. 9. Wed.-Sat. noon-4 p.m. 404-877-1144.

BALLROOM STUDIOS Made Manifest: in memory of Michael Venezia, exhibit features George Byan, Heather Babout, Martha Ebner, Terri Dilling, Mary Carmichael, Anita Stewart, Margaret Reneke and Danny Schnitzlein. Opening reception Oct. 6, 7-10 p.m. Oct. 6-28. Sat.-Sun. noon-4 p.m. 404-522-2709.

BELVEDERE Julius Shulman Architectural Photographs, exhibit of the architectural photographer's work showin conjunction with Jackson Fine Art for Atlanta Celebrates Photography. Opening reception Oct. 9, 6-9 p.m. Westside complex, 1200 Howell Mill Road. Oct. 9-Nov. 25. Tues.-Fri. 11-5 p.m; Sat. noon-5 p.m. 404-352-1942.

CITY GALLERY CHASTAIN Red Lotus: A Rare Look into the Work of Seven Contemporary Vietnamese-American Artists, multi-media exhibit including Dinh Q. Le, Tam Van Tran and T. Kim-Trang. Opening reception Oct. 5, 6-9 p.m. 135 Wieuca Road, inside Chastain Park. Oct. 5-Nov. 30. Mon.-Fri. 1-5 p.m. 404-257-1804.

DARIOUS & STORY ART GALLERY In the Dark, exhibit features photographic images by Women in Focus in conjunction with Atlanta Celebrates Photography. 3255 Peachtree Road. Through Oct. 26. 404-240-0540.

ERIKA READE, LTD. Emerging Southern Artists Show, exhibit presented by Anne Irwin Fine Art. Opening reception Oct. 4, 6:30-8:30 p.m. 3732 Roswell Road. Oct. 4-12. 404-352-1855.

GALLERY SKLO Terrain Vague, exhibit of Robert Bubp's work. Opening reception Oct. 5, 6-9 p.m. 75 Bennett St. Oct. 6-27. Tues.-Sat. 11-6 p.m. 404-350-9763.

GSU SCHOOL OF ART & DESIGN GALLERIES Seewee to Santee, exhibit of Bernadette Humphrey's photographs of S. Carolina. Lunch: A Psychic Landscape, Sheila Swifts photos. Atlanta Celebrates Photography. Opening reception Oct. 4, 5-9 p.m. Corner of Peachtree & Gilmer St. Oct. 4-26. Mon.-Fri. 10-6 p.m. 404-651-0489.

HIGH MUSEUM OF ART Monet: A View from the River, exhibit of 11 of French Impressionist Claude Monet's paintings of the Seine. 1280 Peachtree St. Winslow Homer and the Critics: Forging a National Art in the 1870s, exhibit of over more than 50 of the artist's most famous paintings and watercolors. Oct. 6-Jan. 6, 2002. Tues.-Sun. 10-5 p.m. $8-$15. 404-733-HIGH.

J. TRIBBLE ANTIQUES Tintypes: Images from the Turn of the Century American South, exhibit of Atlanta photographer David Knox's work. Opening reception Oct. 5, 7-10 p.m. 764 Miami Circle, Suite 122. Oct. 5-31. 404-846-1156.

LOWE GALLERY New works by Dirk De Bruycker and James Harvard. Opening reception Oct. 5, 6-9 p.m. 75 Bennett St. Oct. 5-26. Mon.-Sat. 10-5 p.m. 404-352-8114.

LYNNE FARRIS GALLERY Living Spaces...Urban Thoughts, recent oil paintings by Helen DeRamus. Opening reception Oct. 4, 5-9 p.m. 105 Grand Lobby, 50 Hurt Plaza. Oct. 4-Nov. 9. 404-688-7311.

MICHAEL C. CARLOS MUSEUM Ancient Egypt, Nubia and the Near East, exhibit of ancient Egyptian funerary art. This opening is also the unveiling of the New Egyptian Galleries. 571 S. Kilgo St. Oct. 6-Jan. 6, 2002. Tues.-Sat. 10-5 p.m.; Sun. noon-5 p.m. $5 suggested donation. 404-727-4282.

MODERN PRIMITIVE GALLERY A Show of Landscapes, exhibit featuring Laura Bowman, Kim Karelson, Jih Schultz McGannon, Locke Shockley. Opening reception Oct. 5, 7-10 p.m. 1393 N. Highland Ave. Oct. 5-Nov. 13. Tues.-Wed. noon-6 p.m.; Thurs.-Sat. noon-9 p.m.; Sun. noon-6 p.m. 404-892-0556.

NOMENCLATURE MUSEUM Icon, exhibit of works in hand-processed pigment and mica in egg tempura on panels by Theresa Panagou. 44 12th St. Oct. 3. 9 p.m.-midnight. 404-874-6344.

RADIAL Paintings by Jennifer J. L. Jones. Opening reception Oct. 5, 7-10 p.m. with musical guest Mosey Walker. 1530 DeKalb Ave. Oct. 5-31. Mon.-Fri. 8-34 p.m.; Sat.-Sun. 9-4 p.m. 404-659-6594.

RAYMOND LAWRENCE GALLERY Study for a Portrait by McKee after Bacon after Velazquez, exhibit of new work by photographer Casey McKee. Opening reception Oct. 5, 7-10 p.m. 75 Bennett St. Oct. 5-Nov. 3. Tues.-Fri. 11-5 p.m; Sat. noon-5 p.m. 404-352-5058.

REED GALLERY Carolanna Parlato's signature large-scale works, paintings from the Perfume River series on exhibition. Opening reception Oct. 5, 7-10 p.m. 75 Bennett St. Oct. 5-31. Mon.-Sat. 11-6 p.m. 404-932-1412.

SHOWCASE SCHOOL Un-obvious Images, exhibit of color photographs of nature by Billy Newman. In conjunction with Atlanta Celebrates Photography. Opening reception Oct. 5, 6:30-9 p.m. 1135 Sheridan Road. Oct. 5-Dec. 13. 404-325-7676.

SUNTRUST PLAZA Meditations: Paintings by Philip Morsberger, exhibit of the artists's work. Lower Level Gallery, 303 Peachtree St. Oct. 5-Jan. 10, 2002. Mon.-Fri. 10-6 p.m.; Sat. 10-4 p.m. 404-816-9777.

SWAN COACH HOUSE George Beattie: Portraits and Landscapes from the 1950s to the 1990s, exhibit of over 40 years of the artists works. Opening reception Oct. 4, 6-8 p.m. 3130 Slaton Drive. Oct. 4-Nov. 24. 404-266-2636.

TEMPLE GALLERY Money Changers, debut exhibit at the gallery of juried works. In conjunction with Atlanta Celebrates Photography. Opening reception Oct. 5, 7-10 p.m. 108 E. Ponce de Leon Ave., Decatur. Oct. 5-Nov. 2. 404-378-5918.

THOMAS DEANS & CO. Frederick Arthur Bridgman: A Southern Artist on the Nile, 1874, exhibit of paintings of North African subjects. Opening reception Oct. 5, 6:30-9:30 p.m. 75 Bennett St. Oct. 5-Nov. 3. Tues.-Sat. 11-5 p.m. 404-352-3778.

VINSON GALLERY (A)Live and K(L)icking!, Analogue, exhibit of British photographer's jazz and blues performers. Part of Atlanta Celebrates Photography. Opening reception Oct. 4, 6-9 p.m. 119 E. Court Square, downtown Decatur. Oct. 4-27. Tues.-Thurs. 11-6 p.m.; Fri.-Sat. 11-10 p.m. 404-370-1720.

Visual arts: continuing
AGNES SCOTT COLLEGE Village Works: Photographs by Women in China's Yunnan Province, exhibition of works formerly displayed at Wellesley College. Dalton Gallery, 141 E. College Ave., Decatur. Through Dec. 9. Mon.-Fri. 10-4:30 p.m.; Sat.-Sun. noon-4 p.m. 404-471-5361.

ANTHONY ARDAVIN GALLERY Illuminations, exhibit of minimal art by William Holton. 309 E. Paces Ferry Road. Through Oct. 5. Tues.-Fri. 11-5 p.m.; Sat. noon-5 p.m. 404-233-9686.

APACHE CAFE Art Mondays series features photographic works by Robert Hill. 64 3rd St. Through Oct. 7. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. 404-876-5436.

ARTISTS' ATELIER GALLERY Works on display by the late Ouida Canaday. 800 Miami Circle, Suite 200. Through Nov. 2. Mon.-Fri. 10-5 p.m.; Sat. noon-4 p.m. 404-231-5999.

ARTRAGES Featuring David Marsh's art furniture. 2850 Paces Ferry Road. Through Oct. 14. 770-432-4888.

ARTS CLAYTON GALLERY Women of the World, exhibition of paintings by artists from the south metro area including Ginette Callaway, Alfonzo Edwards, Barbara Kelly, Kimberly Cain and others. 106 N. McDonough St., Clayton. Through Oct. 8. Tues.-Fri. 11-4 p.m.; Sat. 11-2 p.m. 770-473-9986.

ARTS FOR ALL GALLERY The Journey to Here: 25 Stories for 25 Years, exhibit of works by photographer David Reader and author Alexandra Rubin. 57 Forsyth St., Healey Building Rotunda. Through Nov. 9. Mon.-Fri. 9-5 p.m. 404-221-1270.

ATLANTA ARTISTS CENTER GALLERY Quiet Moments, juried show of works in a varity of mediums by members. Juried by Dr. Patrick Taylor. 2979 Grandview Ave., Buckhead. Through Oct. 14. Tues.-Fri. 10-4 p.m. Sat. 1-4 p.m. 404-237-2324.

ATLANTA CONTEMPORARY ART CENTER Dirty Deeds Done Dirty Cheap, exhibition of photography, drawings, paintings, sculpture and installation of eight New York artists. 535 Means St. Through Nov. 3. Tues.-Sat. 11-5 p.m. 404-688-1970.

ATLANTA FINANCIAL CENTER Photosynthesis: Nature and the Digital Darkroom, Photographs by Ted Maloof, works by the artist of Southern landscapes and other still lifes interpreted through technology. 3333 Peachtree Road. Through Dec. 4. Mon.-Fri. 8-6 p.m. 404-816-9777.

ATLANTA HISTORY CENTER Furniture of the American South: 1680-1830, The Colonial Williamsburg Collection displays examples of the period and styles. 130 W. Paces Ferry Road. Through Aug. 11 2002. Mon.-Sat. 5:30 p.m.; Sun. noon-5:30 p.m. 404-814-4000.

ATLANTA INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM At Home with Our Neighbors to the North: Furniture Sculpture from Canada, exhibition of two Canadian artists, Danielle Carignan and Andre St-Cyr. 285 Peachtree Center Ave. Through Dec. 21. Mon.-Fri. 11-5 p.m. $3. 404-688-2467.

AU.PREFECTURE The Frequency of Natural Order, exhibition of multi-media works. 1388 McLendon Ave. Through Oct. 19. 404-523-0066.

BANK OF AMERICA PLAZA Maggie Davis: The Poetry of Falling, display of the artist's large-scale paintings. Bank of America Plaza, W. Lobby, 600 Peachtree St. Through Nov. 1. Mon.-Fri. 8-6 p.m. 404-816-9777.

BARBARA ARCHER GALLERY Antjuan Oden: Small Paintings, paintings by self-taught artist. 1123 Zonolite Road, Suite 27. Through Nov. 3. Wed.-Sat. 11-5 p.m. 404-815-1545.

BENNETT STREET GALLERY Two-person show of Cheri Christensen and Giovanni Casadei's works. 22-F Bennett St. Through Oct. 5. 404-352-8775.

BEVERLY LIBBY GALLERY Voyage, exhibition of recent paintings by Emanuela Lucaci. 75 Bennett St. Through Oct 30. Tues.-Sat. 11-5 p.m. 404-351-1174.

CALLANWOLDE FINE ARTS GALLERY Mythogenesis, exhibit of paintings by Sarah Hatch. 980 Briarcliff Road. Through Oct. 5. Mon.-Fri. 10-8 p.m.; Sat. 10-3 p.m. 404-872-5338.

CENTER FOR PUPPETRY ARTS Masks: Outer Image, Inner Spirit, a special exhibition featuring ancient masks, art masks and sculpted prototypes from the Broadway production of The Lion King. 1404 Spring St. Through Jan. 5, 2002. Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $4-$5. 404-873-3391.

CENTER STREET ARTS Natural Reflections, exhibit of watercolors by Conyers artist Sheila Myers. 910 Center St., Conyers. Through Oct. 19. Mon.-Fri. 11-2:15 p.m. 770-922-3143.

CITY GALLERY EAST Belonging/Pertenecer, exhibition of ten Latin American artists including Alejandro Aguilera, Mirtha Ferrer, Marco Razo, Gloria Rodriguez, Manuel Llaneras and Rimer Cardillo. 675 Ponce de Leon Ave. Through Nov. 9. Mon.-Fri. 10-5 p.m.; Sat. 1-5 p.m. 404-817-7956.

CONNELL GALLERY Naturally Baskets, exhibition of contemporary baskets from 17 artists including Dorothy Gill Barnes, Leon Niehues, Joanne Russo, Cynthia Taylor and Aaron Yakim. 333 Buckhead Ave. Through Oct. 20. 404-261-1712.

ECLECTIC ELECTRIC GALLERY Christopher Poehlmann's furniture and lighting on display. 1393 N. Highland Ave. Through Oct. 14. Mon.-Fri. 12:30-10 p.m.; Sat. 12:30-11 p.m. 404-875-2840.

EKLECTIC GALLERY Visual and folk art by various artists on display including Rose M. Barron, Margaret Warfield, Brenda Singletary, Andrew Turner and more. Mattress Factory Lofts, 290 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. Ongoing. Tues.-Fri. 11-6 p.m.; Sat. 11-4 p.m. 404-584-2222.

EYEDRUM GALLERY Random Channels, eleven national and local artists exploring "work-in-progress" as a continuous art condition including Robert Bupb, Xan Deeb, Pam Longobardi and Karen Tauches. 290 MLK Drive, Suite 8. Through Oct. 27. Sat. noon-5 p.m. 404-522-0655.

FERNBANK MUSEUM Classical Landscape Photography and the Digital Darkroom, more than 25 works by Jean Miele. 767 Clifton Road. Through Jan. 1, 2002. Mon.-Sat. 10-5 p.m. $10-$12. 404-929-6300.

FERNBANK MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY Savage Ancient Seas is a special exhibition of strange creatures of the sea from 70 million years ago: reptiles, prehistoric fish, mollusks and pterosaurs. The IMAX film, Ocean Oasis, is shown in conjunction. 767 Clifton Road. Through Jan. 1 2002. Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. noon-5 p.m. $10-$12. 404-929-6300.

FRICTION GALLERY Reflection at the Speed of Flight, Tsubasa's erotic, ultra-modern art will be on display. 659 Auburn Ave. For more information visit Through Oct. 7. 404-681-3111.

GALERIE TIMOTHY TEW Works by Jean-Pierre Bourquin and Chuck Bowdish. 309 E. Paces Ferry Road. Through Oct. 11. Tues.-Sat. 11-5 p.m. 404-869-0511.

GALLERY ELEVEN50 Photography and Video by C. Noel, exhibit of works by the Atlanta-based photography, part of the Atlanta Celebrates Photography month. 1150 Peachtree St. Through Oct. 27. Thurs.-Sat. 9 p.m-1 a.m. 404-874-0428.

GENEMA GALLERY Inspiration, exhibition of black and white and color photography by female artists including Jan Kapoor. Part of the Atlanta Celebrates Photography month. ChristChurch Presbyterian, 81 Peachtree Park Drive, Buckhead. Through Nov. 3. Sun. noon-1 p.m. 404-605-0505, ext. 161.

GEORGIA PERIMETER COLLEGE Recent work by Waldo Vinces, a Venezualan artist. Clarkston Campus, 555 N. Indian Creek Dr., Clarkston. Through Oct. 30. 404-299-4136.

HAMMONDS HOUSE GALLERIES Urban Soil, recent photographs of Sheila Pree. In conjunction with Atlanta Celebrates Photography. 503 Peeples St. Through Nov. 11. 404-752-8730.

HARTSFIELD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT The World of Paper is an exhibition on the global history of the art and industry of papermaking. T-Gates Display Cases, Main Terminal. Through Jan. 14, 2002. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 404-894-9592.

HIGH MUSEUM OF ART Bentwood Furniture: Gift of Sara and Paul Steinfeld is an exhibit of 12 Austrian furniture pieces in the decorative arts collection. Through Dec. 2. Paintings from the Age of Michelangelo from the Kress Collection includes eight paintings from the High's permanent collection. 1280 Peachtree St. Tues.-Sat. 10-5 p.m.; Sun. noon-5 p.m.; Sun. closed. Through Oct. 7. $4-$8. 404-733-HIGH.

HIGH MUSEUM OF ART FOLK ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY GALLERIES Pictures Tell the Story: Ernest C. Withers, exhibit documents the fight for justice in the Civil Rights movement and promoted social change. Atlanta Celebrates Photography month. 133 Peachtree St., inside the Georgia Pacific Building. Through Jan. 26, 2002. Mon.-Sat. 10-5 p.m. Free. 404-577-6940.

HIGH MUSEUM OF FOLK ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY GALLERY New Treasures, Old Favorites: American Self-Taught Art from the High is a presentation of 35 works from recent acquisitions along with popular favorites from the folk art collection. 133 Peachtree St. in Georgia-Pacific Center. Through April 13 2002. Mon.-Sat. 10-5 p.m. Free. 404-577-6940.

HOUSE OF COLORS GALLERY Works by artists Eunhee Laird and Michael Sawecki on display. 34 Irby Ave. Through Oct. 25. Mon.-Sat. 10-6 p.m. 404-233-6738.

JACKSON FINE ART Michael Kenna's recent Russian landscape, Easter Island and French countryside prints. 3115 E. Shadowlawn Ave. Through Nov. 3. Tues.-Sat. 10-5:30 p.m. 404-233-3739.

KIANG GALLERY Drawings by Gloria Ortiz-Hernandez on display. 1923 Peachtree Road. Through Oct. 20. 404-351-5477.

KUBATANA Fruit, works on canvas by Velaphi Mzimba. 1831 Peachtree Road. Through Oct. 20. 404-355-5764.

LENOX SQUARE Artwalk's exhibition, A New Consciousness: Emerging Georiga Photography, showcases the works of Manda Faye Dunigan, Richard Gess, Sarah Hobbs, Matt Pettigrew, Kristine Potter and Mark Starnes. 3393 Peachtree Road. Through Nov. 11. Mon.-Sat. 10-9 p.m.; Sun. 1-6 p.m.

MACON & COMPANY FINE ART Revealed by Fire, exhibit of works of images burned into wood and paper by Paul Chojnowski. 1198 Howell Mill Road, Suite 109. Through Oct. 13. 404-603-9122.

MARCIA WOOD GALLERY Encaustic Now, works and signing by Joanne Mattera, author of The Art of Encaustic Painting: Contemporary Expressions in the Ancient Medium of Pigmented Wax. 1831-B Peachtree Road. Through Oct. 19. Tues.-Fri. 11-6 p.m.; Sat. 11-5 p.m. 404-351-3930.

MATRE GALLERY Upstairs with Toys, exhibition of Johnathan Fenske's acrylic paintings of children's objects. 75 Bennett St. Through Oct. 3. 404-350-8399.

MICHAEL C. CARLOS MUSEUM The Collector's Eye: Masterpieces of Egyptian Art from the Thalassic Collection, Ltd., featuring more than 175 relics of pharaonic civilization collected by Theatodore Halkedis. 571 South Kilgo St., Atlanta. Through Jan. 6 2002. Mon-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. Suggested $5 donation. 404-727-4282.

MODERN PRIMITIVE GALLERY Terry Turrell: Painting and Sculpture, exhibition of the artist's work. Opening reception Sept. 7, 6-10 p.m. 1393 N. Highland Ave. Through Oct. 3. Tues.-Wed., Sun. noon-6 p.m.; Thurs.-Sat. noon-9 p.m. 404-892-0556.

OGLETHORPE UNIVERSITY MUSEUM A Russian Odyssey: The Art and Times of Ivan Djeneef, exhibition of paintings, watercolors and drawings spanning the career of the Russian-American artist. 4484 Peachtree Road. Through Oct. 28. Tues.-Sun. noon-5 p.m. Free. 404-364-8555.

REINIKE GALLERY Vision Quest: Paintings from New Orleans, exhibit of Phil Sandusky's work. 789 Miami Circle. Through Oct. 6. Mon.-Sat. 10-5 p.m. 404-364-0490.

ROBERT C. WILLIAMS AMERICAN MUSEUM OF PAPER Rie Hachiyanagi: the Golden River, exhibit of washi paper creations. 500 Tenth St. Through Nov. 23. 404-894-6663.

RUTH HALL HODGES GALLERY Millennium Masters, juried show by Larry Walker of artists' work in a variety of mediums. Morris Brown College campus, 643 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. Through Oct. 13. 404-739-1400.

SANDLER HUDSON GALLERY David Ivie's recent paintings, drawings and storyboards on display. 1831-A Peachtree Road. Through Oct. 20. Tues.-Sat. 10-5 p.m. 404-350-8480.

SPORTSMAN'S GALLERY, LTD. Africa: Power, Grace and Intrigue, exhibit of works dedicated to the dark continent including works by David Hadaway, Randall McKissick, Julia Rogers, Kent Uhlberg and Wilhelm Kuhnert. 309 E. Paces Ferry Road. Through Oct. 7. Tues.-Sat. 11-5 p.m. 404-841-0133.

SPRUILL CENTER GALLERY Two Weddings, One Baptism, a Bar Mitzvah and a Funeral, photographic conversation among diverse ethnic and cultural groups in Atlanta. 4681 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody. Through Nov. 17. Wed.-Sat. 11-5 p.m. 770-394-3447.

TRINITY GALLERY Exhibit of Cheryl Warrick's work on display. 315 E. Paces Ferry Road. Through Nov. 16. Tues.-Fri. 10-6 p.m.; Sat. 11-5 p.m. 404-237-0370.

VESPERMANN GLASS GALLERY Reading Lessons: A Visual Dialogue by Sheryl Ellenwood, exhibit features art glass inspired by an African safari as well as her house structures and blown vessels. 309 E. Paces Ferry Road. Through Oct. 13. Mon.-Sat. 11-5 p.m. 404-266-0102.

VESPERMANN GLASS GALLERY Reading Lessons: Visual Dialogue by Sheryl Ellenwood, exhibition will highlight African-inspired and colorful blown structures by the artist. 309 E. Paces Ferry Road. Through Oct. 13. Mon.-Sat. 11-5 p.m. 404-266-0102.

WILLIAM BREMAN JEWISH HERITAGE MUSEUM Where the Wild Things Are: Maurice Sendak in His Own Words and Pictures, a multi-media exhibition featuring photographs, original illustrations, text, music, letters and more. Selig Center, 1440 Spring St. Through Nov. 4. Mon.-Thurs. 10-5 p.m., Fri. 10-3 p.m. $3-$5. 404-873-1661.

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