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Arts events
Jan. 8-14
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This week

"The Fallen Saved," Oakwood. 7 p.m. today-Saturday, West Hall High School Theatre, 5500 McEver Road, Oakwood. $7 adults, $5 students and seniors, 770-967-9826, ext. 350.

"Focus on Appalachian Art: Trends in Contemporary Pottery," Dahlonega. Exhibit, today-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, today-Feb. 14; reception 7 to 9 p.m. today, Marcia Wood Gallery, 263 Walker St., Atlanta. Free. 404-827-0030.

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

Acting classes, Flowery Branch. For ages 12 and older. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays 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

"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 beginning Wednesday-Feb. 22, Alliance Theatre, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. $25-$75. 404-733-5000.


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

"One Family: A Tribute and Hope," Sautee. Bob Prim, pastor of Nacoochee Presbyterian Church, will perform. Chili dinner, 6 p.m.; show, 8 p.m. Jan. 17, Sautee Nacoochee Center gym, 283 Ga. 255 N., Sautee. $5 per person for chili dinner; show admission is free, donations accepted. Benefits the Sautee Nacoochee Center's propane costs. 706-878-3300.

"The Lion King," Gainesville. ALICATS Dance Studio. 7 p.m. Jan. 17, Sandy Beaver Performing Arts Center, Riverside Military Academy, 2001 Riverside Drive, Gainesville. $10. 770-967-4945.

"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. $18 adults, $8 for students with ID, free for student members.

"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; 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.


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.

"Doctor Faustus," Atlanta. Through Jan. 25, The New American Shakespeare Tavern, 499 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. $12 at 11 p.m. shows Friday and Saturday; various prices on other nights. Latecomers will not be seated. 404-874-5299.

"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 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. 

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

"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

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