Thursday, February 08, 2007


Put on your Star Wars best for Timothy Zahn's appearance at the Decatur Library

  • 11am: Agnes Scott's Blackfriars present The Odyssey, filled with imaginative storytelling and surprising flights of fancy, this fun look at classical tales is suitable for the entire family, 404.471.6430
  • 5-8pm: The Arts at Emory invites you to the artist reception of photo-based mixed media by Lynn Marshall-Linnemeier at the Emory Visual Arts Gallery located at 700 Peavine Creek Dr., 404.727.5050
  • 6-9pm: Opening reception of Vinson Gallery's Impressed, an exhibition of original prints featuring M.C. Escher, Chris Pig, Gary Goodman and introducing Anne Desmet and Gernando Feijoo, 404.370.7120
  • 7pm: The Contemporary Japanese Film Festival will be showing Kamome Shokudo, the first Japanese film to be shot entirely in Finland tells the story of a newly opened diner in Helsinki, free, White Hall at Emory, 404.240.4300
  • 7:15pm: Georgia Center for the Book presents Timothy Zahn. Hugo Award-winning author of the bestselling Star Wars series discusses a new classic-era Star Wars adventure, Allegiance, starring Luke Skywalker, Han Solo and Princess Leia Organa, and introducing the young Emperor's Hand, Mara Jade. Audience members are invited to come in Star Wars costumes, the beset dressed will win specially prizes, Decatur Library, 404.370.8450
  • 7:30pm: Emory Friends of Dance Lecture Series hosts Everybody Dance Now, Social Dance in America, a lecture given by Sally Sommer, Ph.D, Professor, Department of Dance, FSU, 404.727.5050
  • 8pm: Emory Music presents sitarist Kakali Bandyopadhyay, 404.727.5050
  • 8pm: Eddie's Attic presents Adrianne, Stephanie Callahan, and Sarah Peacock, 404.377.4976
  • 8pm: Java Monkey hosts its Thursday Wine Series with wine, music and massage, 404.378.5002
  • Opening day of The Velocity of Gesture or How to Build an Empire exhibition at Agnes Scott's Dalton Gallery, 404.471.6000
  • The Carlos Museum's docent, Marguerite Ingram, introduces major themes and painting traditions featured in Domains of Wonder, 404.727.4282

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