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Arts Events
For the week of Jan. 1-7
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This week

Doctor Faustus, Atlanta. Previews today and Friday; performances Saturday-Jan. 25, The New American Shakespeare Tavern, 499 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. $12 general admission on preview nights and 11 p.m. shows Friday and Saturday and Jan. 9-10. Various prices on other nights; Latecomers will not be seated. 404-874-5299.

New year's Day Tea, Tallulah Falls. See artwork and hear about plans for the Georgia Heritage Center for the Arts for 2009. 2 to 4 p.m. today, Georgia Heritage Center for the Arts, 11785 Highway 441 N, Tallulah Falls. Free. 706-754-5989. 

"The Santaland Diaries," Atlanta. Written by National Public Radio commentator David Sedaris. 8 p.m. today-Friday, 8:30 p.m. Saturday and 6 p.m. Sunday, Horizon Theatre, 1083 Austin Ave., Atlanta. $25-$30. Not appropriate for children. 404-584-7450.

Mary Engel solo exhibition, Atlanta. Found-object animal sculptures. Through Saturday, Marcia Wood Gallery, 263 Walker St., Atlanta. 404-827-0030.

"Medieval and Renaissance Treasures from the Victoria and Albert Museum," Atlanta. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays from Saturday through Sunday. High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. $18 adults, $15 seniors and students, $11 children ages 6-17, free for children age 5 and younger. 404-733-5000.

Martijn van Wagtendonk, Oakwood. Wednesday-Feb. 12, Roy C. Moore Gallery of Art, Gainesville State College, 3820 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood. 678-717-3866 or jamoss@gsc.edu

Anne Brodie Hill, Gainesville. Marine-themed painting exhibit. Through Wednesday, Hall County Library main branch, 127 Main St. NW, Gainesville. Free. 770-532-3311, ext. 132.

Upcoming

"Focus on Appalachian Art: Trends in Contemporary Pottery," Dahlonega. Exhibit, Jan. 8-Feb. 5; reception and artist talk, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Jan. 15, Bob Owens Art Gallery, Hoag Student Center, North Georgia College & State University, 82 College Circle, Dahlonega. 706-864-1423.

"Metaphors and Symbols," Atlanta. Figurative paintings and abstract drawings by Alan Loehle. Exhibit, Jan. 8-Feb. 14; reception 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 8, Marcia Wood Gallery, 263 Walker St., Atlanta. Free. 404-827-0030.

Acting classes, Flowery Branch. For ages 12 and older. Begins 6:30 to 8 p.m. Jan. 13; classes each Tuesday for eight weeks. The Springs Church, 6552 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch. $10 per week or $40 per month; $70 for eight weeks if you pay on the first night. 770-965-0534 or 5throwcenter@gmail.com.

"Jesus Christ Superstar GOSPEL," Atlanta. An updated version with Gospel choirs interpreting Andrew Lloyd Webber's score. 8 p.m. Tuesday-Fridays, 2:30 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Sundays Jan. 14-Feb. 22, Alliance Theatre, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. $25-$75. 404-733-5000.

The Photography of Jim Stephens, Gainesville. Jan. 15-Feb. 28, Hall County Library main branch, 127 Main St. NW, Gainesville. Free. Artwork available for purchase. 770-532-3311, ext. 132.

Jewelry making class, Gainesville. For age 18 and older. 6 p.m. Jan. 15, Hall County Library main branch, 127 Main St. NW, Gainesville. Free; bring your own materials. 770-532-3311, ext. 114 or mhunter@hallcountylibrary.org.

"High School Musical," Athens. Oconee Youth Playhouse. 7 p.m. Jan. 24, The Classic Center, 300 N. Thomas St., Athens. $10-$35. 706-357-4444.

"College Night ARTBreak," Atlanta. College students can celebrate the Chinese New Year with gallery viewing, music, films and open mic. 7 p.m. to midnight Jan. 24, High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. $8 for students with ID, free for student members, $18 general public.

Romeo and Juliet, Atlanta. Previews, Jan. 29-30; play Jan. 31-March 1. The New American Shakespeare Tavern, 499 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. $12 general admission on preview nights and 11 p.m. shows Friday and Saturday and Jan. 9-10. Various prices on other nights. 404-874-5299.

Heart and Home marketplace, Buford. Dunwoody Arts and Crafts Guild. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Feb. 12-14, noon to 6 p.m. Feb. 15, Mall of Georgia, 3333 Buford Drive, Buford. 770-753-3962.

Ongoing

Art and Antique Festival, Commerce. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays of the first weekend of each month, Commerce Crossing, Pottery Factory Drive, Commerce. 706-335-6352.

International Pottery Exhibition, Sautee. A one-year exhibit of folk pottery representing cultures from around the world. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays, Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia, Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255, Sautee. $4 adults, $2 children and seniors. 706-878-3300.

Deck the Walls, Athens. Holiday-themed art including wreaths, ornaments, paintings, pottery and stained glass. Through Jan. 10, Lyndon House Arts Center, 293 Hoyt St., Athens. Free. 706-613-3623.

"Mid-Century Modern," Gainesville. Exhibit through Jan. 25. John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts, Leo Castelli Gallery, Brenau University, 500 Washington St., Gainesville. Free. 770-534-6263 or cwohlander@brenau.edu. Story

"A Different Point of View," Suwanee. Photographer Dick Goodman. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday through February, Suwanee Crossroads Center, 323 Buford Highway, Suwanee. 

"Painting Inside & Out," Gainesville. Paintings from the Plein Air Painters of Georgia. Through Feb. 15, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. Free. 770-536-2575. Story

"Still Life Revisited," Gainesville. Painter Bert Beirne. Through Feb. 15, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. Free. 770-536-2575.

"Everyone is a Work of Art," Gainesville. Bronze figures by Gregory Johnson. Through Feb. 15, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. Free. 770-536-2575. Story

The Art League, Gainesville. Invitational exhibit featuring the winners of group shows from the past two years. Through Feb. 15, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. Free. 770-536-2575.

"Norman Rockwell's Home for the Holidays," Atlanta. Holiday cover illustrations for the Saturday Evening Post. Through Feb. 15, Atlanta History Center, 130 W. Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta. 404-814-4000.

"Yacouba Bonde: Bwa Masks of Burkina Faso, " Atlanta. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays through July 11, High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. $18 adults, $15 seniors and students, $11 children ages 6-17, free for children age 5 and younger. 404-733-5000.

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