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5 things to do: All Black Everything opening reception - October 12 2017

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Thursday October 12, 2017 10:21 pm EDT

Clarkston Library used book sale

Clarkston Library - 951 N. Indian Creek Drive Clarkston, GA 30021 Free. 10:30 a.m.


Friends of the Clarkston Library are hosting their annual book sale. Books will be between $0.50 and $2, but CDs and vintage VHS tapes will also be for sale. Proceeds go towards maintaining the library.


Bokeh: Youth Photos, Youth Focus

Honey Bubble - 798 Ponce De Leon Ave. N.E. Atlanta, GA 30306 Free. 6 p.m.

Featuring work of Ali Sardar, Cory Hancock and Cain McMillan, Bokeh offers a modern platform for youth photographers, professional photographers and photojournalists to expand the breadth and depth of interest in youth-centric issues. Take part in the Instagram community by using #bokeh_focus for chance to be featured on @bokeh_focus. Part of Atlanta Celebrates Photography. Opening reception: Fri., Oct. 13, 6-7 p.m.


All Black Everything opening reception

South Fulton Arts Center - 4645 Butner Road College Park, GA 30349 Free. 7 p.m.

All Black Everything celebrates the color black and everything it represents. The exhibit also explores stigma around the color. Twenty Atlanta artists will be showing their work and Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Anthony David will perform. The dress code is, of course, all black everything.


???Medium’ listening party and curator talk

Whitespace Gallery - 814 Edgewood Ave. N.E. Atlanta, GA 30307 7 p.m.

Medium melds voices from beyond the grave with music. Sound artist and audio curator Ben Coleman will discuss his album created with the Zuckerman Museum of Art, Medium: Paranormal Field Recordings and Compositions, 1901-2017. The audio counterpart to the exhibit features clips from paranormal documentaries, original compositions, and the work of clairaudient “musical mediums.’ Featured artists include CM von Hausswolff and Eluvium.


More To The Story: Decolonizing Love

Hi-Lo Press - 696 Charles Allen Drive N.E. Atlanta, GA 30308 7 p.m.

The National Asian Pacific Women’s Forum For Atlanta presents a photography show about Southern women and gender nonconforming people of Asian and Pacific island descent taking risks to be seen and heard. The photography show celebrates the legacy of AAPI folks in the South that started long before the Civil War.