The Atlanta Contemporary’s new exhibition, She Is Here, celebrates the perseverance and strength of 20 Atlanta women artists. Among them are Teresa Bramlette-Reeves, InKyoung Chun, MaDora Frey, Shara Hughes, Sheila Pree Bright and Sonya Yong James. The Contemporary is open and admission is free. All visitors must have a timed ticket or reservation HERE. Through January 31.
2 The Left: A Tribute to the Life of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes opens its virtual run Friday (October 23) as part of Aurora Theatre’s Our Stage Onscreen series. The musical, multimedia production — a solo piece written and performed by Kerisse Hutchinson — chronicles the life of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes from ’90s pop-music band TLC. 2 The Left first came through Synchronicity Theatre’s 2018 Stripped Bare arts incubator program. Virtual tickets start at $3. Go HERE or call 678.226.6222. Through November 8.
Whitespace opens two exhibitions Saturday (October 24) — Sandbagging (a field manual for care) by Stephanie Dowda DeMer and A Long Walk by Dorothy O’Connor. DeMer, a photographer and onetime Georgia artist, is the Iowa Idea Visiting Artist at the University of Iowa. Her Sandbagging is in the main gallery. O’Connor’s work (in the Whitespec and Shedspace galleries) combines elements of photography, installation and public art. Receptions for both openings are 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Whitespace is open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. All visitors must wear masks. Only four visitors are admitted to Whitespace at one time, one in Whitespec / Shedspace. Through December 5.
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