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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, a coproduction between Aurora and Horizon theaters, begins its Aurora run in Lawrenceville tonight (January 9). The 2015 Tony Award-winning best play features relative newcomer Brandon Michael Hayes as a 15-year-old boy on the autism spectrum determined to solve the murder of a neighbor’s dog. ArtsATL critic Kelundra Smith, reviewing the Horizon run, called the drama “a stirring piece of theater that sticks long after the curtain closes.” Through February 9.

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Multidisciplinary Atlanta artist Masud Olufani opens Translocation & Transfiguration on Friday (January 10) at Hammonds House Museum with a 6:30–8 p.m. reception ($7 nonmembers). Olufani uses mixed-media installations of sculpture, sound, video, photography, imagery and text, according to the museum, to explore the social complication of being black in America and how it’s served as a catalyst for creative brilliance, cultural inventiveness and spiritual resilience. Through March 22.

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BronzeLens Film Festival screens the 2019 coming-of-age drama Jezebel at 3 p.m. Saturday (January 11) in advance of its Netflix release a few days later. Jezebel follows 19-year-old Tiffany as she navigates her dying mother’s financial struggles, in part by escaping into a fantasy world. The film is based on the real-life experiences of director/screenwriter Numa Perrier, who plays the title role. The free screening is at the Auburn Avenue Research Library and registration is required.

 

 

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