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Poem 88 March 2020
"Every Leaf a Shelter," a 2019 acrylic painting by Corinne Colarusso, is part of the solo show opening Saturday night at Poem 88. (Courtesy of the gallery)

Art, theater: New from Poem 88, Out of Hand

Georgia painter Corrine Colarusso opens her second solo show at Poem 88 with a 5 p.m. reception Saturday, March 7. Corrine Colarusso: Every Leaf a Flower is intended to remind viewers of private moments spent in communion with nature. Colarusso, who taught at the Atlanta College of Art from 1975 to 1996, paints in acrylic on canvas, applying one thin layer on top of another and another. Through April 18. The gallery is on Zonolite Road NE.


Out of Hand Theater logo 2020Out of Hand Theater and the Atlanta Science Festival partner with the Weather Channel and the National Weather Service to present 2100: A Climate Odyssey at 8 p.m. Friday, March 6. The interactive family-friendly event explores how climate change could shape Atlanta in the next 80 years. It will feature special effects, audiovisual wizardry, actors and audience participation. A talkback with environmental scientists and meteorologists will follow. For age 10 and up. At Georgia Tech’s Ferst Center for the Arts. $20. A percentage of the proceeds with benefit the Captain Planet Foundation.


Theaster Gates: The Black Image Corporation continues through May 16 at the Spelman Museum of Fine Art. The exhibition of photographs explores the legacy of Jet and Ebony magazines, which were published by the Johnson Co. The show, curated by Chicago artist Theaster Gates, features the work of photographers Moneta Sleet Jr. and Isaac Sutton. Gates has reimagined and redeployed never-before-seen images of women from the company’s rich collection. The show includes hands-on opportunities for viewers.