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Dance workshops at the High

Plus: Xperimental Puppetry Theater at Center for Puppetry Arts and 'Finding Neverland' at the Fox



<span id="dyn_{[ data-embed-type="image" data-embed-id="591097dc38ab46501842783f" data-embed-element="span" data-embed-size="640w" contenteditable="false" ]}_display" style="display:inline;"><a class="dynavar" onclick="javascript:toggle_dynamic_var("{[ data-embed-type="image" data-embed-id="591097dc38ab46501842783f" data-embed-element="span" data-embed-size="640w" contenteditable="false" ]}");" title="Click to edit dynamic variable: {[ data-embed-type="image" data-embed-id="591097dc38ab46501842783f" data-embed-element="span" data-embed-size="640w" contenteditable="false" ]}">No value assigned<span id="dyn_{[ data-embed-type="image" data-embed-id="591097dc38ab46501842783f" data-embed-element="span" data-embed-size="640w" contenteditable="false" ]}_edit" style="display:none;"><input class="input-sm" name="dyn_{[ data-embed-type="image" data-embed-id="591097dc38ab46501842783f" data-embed-element="span" data-embed-size="640w" contenteditable="false" ]}" type="text" value="No value assigned" />The High Museum of Art hosts two dance workshops this weekend in partnership with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theaterbs bDestination Dance Program,b which launched in January to bheighten awareness and increase visibility around the array of opportunities in Atlanta to see or participate in dance.b Saturdaybs Revelations Celebration Community Workshop and Sundaybs Revelations Celebration Second Sunday Workshop will be led by former Alvin Ailey company member Nasha Thomas, who will teach guests excerpts from Alvin Aileybs Revelations, set to a suite of spirituals and blues music. Attendees are also welcome to explore the Highbs exhibition Painter and Poet: The Wonderful World of Ashley Bryan, which highlights the picture-book artistbs influences, including spirituals, jazz and African folktales. Free w/ museum admission. 2 p.m. Sat., May 13, and Sun., May 14. Sifly Piazza at the High Museum, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E. 404-733-4444. www.high.org.Xperimental Puppetry Theater (XPT) takes the stage at the Center for Puppetry Arts May 11-14. This year's XPT, which highlights new, innovative works for puppet theater, features a variety of puppetry styles, including live performances, short films and an art installation. $10-$15. Thurs.-Sat., May 11-13, 8 p.m.; Sun., May 14, 5 p.m. Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. N.W. 404-873-3391. www.puppet.org."Dancing with the Stars'" brother-sister duo Derek and Julianne Hough bring their Move - Beyond - Live Tour to the Fox Theatre. After the success of its 2014 inaugural run, Move - Beyond - Live is back for round two of choreography from the Houghs and their the Move Company dancers. This year's choreography, featuring styles ranging from ballroom and tap to salsa and hip-hop, is inspired by the elements: earth, wind, water and fire. $38.50-$128.50. 7:30 p.m. Thurs., May 11. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. N.E. 404-881-2100. www.foxtheatre.org.Also at the Fox Theatre, based on the 2004 film, the new musical Finding Neverland tells the story behind the story of Peter Pan. Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their widowed mother. Impressed by the boys' make-believe adventures, Barrie pens a tale fit for Neverland. $30-$125. May 16-21. Tues-Thurs., 7:30 p.m.; Fri., 8 p.m.; Sat., 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; Sun., 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. N.E. 404-881-2100. www.foxtheatre.org.Notch8 Gallery hosts an opening reception for the group exhibition Unravel: The Journey Back to Purity this Friday. The exhibit will feature the work of Lela Brunet, Tiffany Charesse, Pash Lima, Sanithna Phansavanh and Shaun Thurston. Opening reception: Free. 7-11 p.m. Fri., May 12. On view through June 4. Notch8 Gallery, 1397 Blashfield St. S.E. 404-913-3411. www.facebook.com/notch8gallery.The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and gloATL team up to present Christoph Willibald Gluck's Orfeo. Robert Spano will lead the orchestra with David Daniels and a cast of singers making their ASO debut. Lauri Stallings of gloATL collaborated with director James Alexander and scenographer Daniel Arsham to create choreography that brings the dance element of Orfeo to life, marking gloATL's opera debut. $32-$89. 8 p.m. Thurs., May 11, and Sat., May 13. Atlanta Symphony Hall, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E. 404-733-5000. www.atlantasymphony.org.Film Love kicks off Mother's Day weekend with a screening of Mrs. Warhol, Andy Warholbs 1966 portrait film of his mother, Julia Warhol. The film takes place in the family kitchen in Warholbs Lexington Avenue townhouse with Julia improvising as an aging movie star with a dark past, bantering with her current husband (played by Richard Rheem). $5-$8. 7-9 p.m. Fri., May 12. Atlanta Contemporary, 535 Means St. N.W. 404-688-1970. www.atlantacontemporary.org.Speaking of Mother's Day, Love Stories of Oakland: Mother's Day Edition featuresB 25 tour stops through Oakland Cemeterybs Victorian garden as a guide recounts the loves, lives and losses of Atlantans of the past. Guests can also explore the symbolism of love found on the monuments,B headstones and mausoleums throughout the grounds. Refreshments will be available at the Bell Tower,B where guitarist Matthias YoungB will perform love songs.B $6-$16. Sat.-Sun., May 13-14. Tour times vary. Oakland Cemetery,B 248 Oakland Ave. S.E.B 404-688-2107. www.oaklandcemetery.com.View more events at clatl.com/events.



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