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5 Things to Do: EMA, The Blow - November 06 2017

What’s happening in Atlanta today

Monday November 6, 2017 08:50 pm EST

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Atlanta grown but internationally known singer Elise Witt believes singing can cure all ills. Witt is teaching a class on Monday evenings to help singers of all ages and experiences find their voices.

Atlanta Braves vs. Boston Celtics

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Philips Arena - 1 Philips Dr, Atlanta, GA 30303 $11-$142. 7:30 p.m.

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The Altlanta Hawks take flight tonight, fending off the Boston Celtics at home for this regular season game.

Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design

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High Museum - 1280 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309 Free-$14.50

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The High Museum of Art will be the first venue in the United States to present this major touring exhibition, which offers a fresh look at African design through a myriad of diverse works by more than 120 artists. Ranging from playful to provocative to political, the works include sculpture, prints, fashion, furniture, film, photography, apps, maps, digital comics, and more. The exhibition offers a vision of Africa in the twenty-first century as a place of unbounded optimism, rapid growth, and massive cultural transformation and presents the continent as a hub of experimentation that generates innovative design approaches and solutions with worldwide relevance. Making Africa focuses on a generation of entrepreneurs, thinkers, and designers from and within Africa who address a global audience and provide the world with a new vantage point on their continent. The exhibition also illustrates how the artists use their work to effect significant economic, social, and political change. This exhibit ends tomorrow!

???Almost Sunrise’ Screening and Discussion

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Georgia State Student Center - 101 Piedmont Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30303 Free. 7 p.m.

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Former army ranger and author of The Reaper Nick Irving and other local experts are going to hold a screening and discussion of the documentary film Almost Sunrise. The film, a discussion of the challenges of coming home after military service, will be screened in Georgia State University’s Cinefest.

EMA, The Blow

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The Earl - 488 Flat Shoals Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30316 $8. 7 p.m.

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EMA and The Blow duo create a multimedia musical experience aiming to bridge divides between people and genres. Rejecting limitations and pushing boundaries, they incorporate sound composition and recording, installation, writing and physical media for an immersive show.