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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Sep 20 @ 7:00pm ~ Sep 20 @ 8:30pm
Center for Puppetry Arts
1404 Spring St. NW, Atlanta
Saturday, Sept 20, 2014 7pm Four turtles are exposed to toxic ooze and mutate into pizza-eating, pop culture-loving ninjas. Under the guidance of their mentor Splinter, the dudes use their newfound Turtle Power to fight crime in New York City. Directed by Steve Barron Rated PG 1990/93 min/Adventure, Family Location: Mainstage Theater Cost: $7; FREE for Center Members
Call 404.873.3391 or visit their website for more information or reservations.


Roy Harran, cello
Sep 21 @ 4:00pm ~ Sep 21 @ 6:00pm
Schwartz Center for Performing Arts
1700 North Decatur Road, Atlanta
Born in Israel, Roy Harran began playing cello at the age of seven with Dr. David Sella and later with Professor Uzi Wiesel. After three years of military service as “Outstanding Musician”, playing in the Israel Defense Forces String Quartet, Mr. Harran studied at the Rubin Academy of Music at Tel-Aviv University (B.Mus. magna cum laude). And then received his M.Mus. at the Eastman School of Music where he studied with Paul Katz and Steven Doane. Has played solo recitals and appeared as soloist with various ensembles in Israel and the USA. Participated, in Israel, Europe, the USA and Canada, in several chamber ensembles and orchestras, including, among the latter, the Orchestre Mondial des Jeunesses Musicales. Ensembles such as Tanglewood Music Festival, Manchester Music Festival, Rochester Piano Quartet, Pacific Music Festival and others. After several years as principal Cellist in the New World Symphony, Mr. Harran became a member of the Savannah Symphony before joining the Faculty of Radford University and the Renaissance Music Academy in VA where he was a member of the Avanti Trio. Currently, Mr. Harran is freelancing in Atlanta and playing regularly with the Atlanta Symphony, Opera, Fringe Atlanta and is a faculty member at Emory University and Agnes Scott College.
Call 404-727-5050 or visit their website for more information or reservations.


Bach Under the Stars
Sep 21 @ 7:00pm ~ Sep 21 @ 8:00pm
Emory Planetarium, Math & Science Center
400 Dowman Drive, Atlanta
Members of the Vega String Quartet perform solo Bach with fascinating astronomical commentary from Bach's time by physicist Richard Williamon. Very limited seating. Reservations required by calling the Art at Emory Box Office: 404.727.5050
Call 404-727-5050 or visit their website for more information or reservations.


Julian Sands: A Celebration of Harold Pinter
Sep 22 @ 7:00pm ~ Sep 22 @ 9:00pm
Theater Lab, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts
1700 North Decatur Road, Atlanta
Schwartz Artist in Residence series. Julian Sands performs at Emory’s Schwartz Center in “A Celebration of Harold Pinter” directed by John Malkovich. With personal anecdotes and reflections drawn from their work together, British actor Julian Sands combines Harold Pinter's poems and political prose to create a fresh and intimate insight into the Nobel laureate's literary legacy.
Call 404-727-5050 or visit their website for more information or reservations.


Jazz on the Green
Sep 22 @ 7:00pm ~ Sep 22 @ 10:00pm
Patterson Green, Schwartz Center for Performin Arts
1700 North Decatur Road, Atlanta
Enjoy the music of Emory's jazz ensembles beyond the music hall on beautiful Patterson Green, outside of the Schwartz Center.
Call 404-727-5050 or visit their website for more information or reservations.


Garrick Ohlsson
Sep 26 @ 8:00pm ~ Sep 26 @ 10:00pm
Schwartz Center for Performing Arts
1700 North Decatur Road, Atlanta
Since his triumph as the first American winner of the 1970 Chopin International Piano Competition, pianist Garrick Ohlsson has established himself worldwide as a musician of magisterial interpretive and technical prowess. Although he has long been regarded as a leading exponent of the music of Frédéric Chopin, Ohlsson commands an enormous repertoire and is widely considered one of the finest pianists of his generation. His interpretations are marked by a distinctive American aspect, technically flawless and free of Romantic mannerisms. He is renowned for his masterly performances of the works of Mozart, Beethoven, and Schubert. His concerto repertoire alone is unusually wide and eclectic--ranging from Haydn and Mozart to works of the 21st century.
Call 404-727-5050 or visit their website for more information or reservations.


Emory Piano and Voice Faculty Recital
Oct 05 @ 4:00pm ~ Oct 05 @ 6:00pm
Schwartz Center for Performing Arts
1700 North Decatur Road, Atlanta
Emory Faculty from all departments showcase their talents in this musical performance.
Call 404-727-5050 or visit their website for more information or reservations.


Brentano String Quartet with Vijay Iyer, piano
Oct 10 @ 8:00pm ~ Oct 10 @ 10:00pm
Schwartz Center for Performing Arts
1700 North Decatur Road, Atlanta
Since its inception in 1992, Brentano String Quartet has performed around the world, gaining acclaim for its “luxuriously warm sound [and] yearning lyricism” (New York Times). The versatile ensemble boasts a wide-ranging repertoire, from music predating the quartet as a medium to collaborations with contemporary composers. The program will feature a new piece by Iyer: Time, Place, Action.
Call 404-727-5050 or visit their website for more information or reservations.


Emory's Kings of Keyboard
Oct 11 @ 8:00pm ~ Oct 11 @ 10:00pm
Schwartz Center for Performing Arts
1700 North Decatur Road, Atlanta
University Organist Recital Series/Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta—Emerson Series. Jazz meets classics again as classical pianist William Ransom, jazz pianist Gary Motley, and organist Timothy Albrecht each take a solo turn showcasing their mastery of the keyboard. The program includes the world premiere of a new work for organ by Richard Prior.
Call 404-727-5050 or visit their website for more information or reservations.


It’s Elemental: Atlanta Master Chorale Season Premiere
Oct 12 @ 4:00pm ~ Oct 12 @ 6:00pm
Schwartz Center for Performing Arts
1700 North Decatur Road, Atlanta
In this complicated world, our hearts long for the beauty of simplicity. For nature. For the elemental. Allow Atlanta Master Chorale to take you on a journey through depictions of Earth, Water, Fire and Wind found throughout choral literature. Though the subject matter will be the basics, the sound will be anything but ordinary. Bring a friend and introduce someone new to our sound during this spectacular Season Premiere!
Call 404-727-5050 or visit their website for more information or reservations.


Emory University Symphony Orchestra with Matt Haimovitz
Oct 18 @ 8:00pm ~ Oct 18 @ 10:00pm
Schwartz Center for Performing Arts
1700 North Decatur Road, Atlanta
Inspiring cellist Matt Haimovitz returns to Emory to perform with the Emory University Symphony Orchestra (EUSO). The evening will feature a new cello concerto composed by EUSO conductor and Emory professor Richard Prior.
Call 404-727-5050 or visit their website for more information or reservations.


Emory Concerto and Aria Competition
Oct 19 @ 7:00pm ~ Oct 19 @ 9:00pm
Schwartz Center for Performing Arts
1700 North Decatur Road, Atlanta
Talented Emory students showcase their musical abilities and hard work during this annual competition
Call 404-727-5050 or visit their website for more information or reservations.


Jazz on the Green
Oct 23 @ 6:00pm ~ Oct 23 @ 8:00pm
Patterson Green, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts
1700 North Decatur Road, Atlanta
Enjoy the music of Emory's jazz ensembles beyond the music hall on beautiful Patterson Green, outside of the Schwartz Center.
Call 404-727-5050 or visit their website for more information or reservations.


Emory Wind Ensemble
Oct 23 @ 8:00pm ~ Oct 23 @ 10:00pm
Schwartz Center for Performing Arts
1700 North Decatur Road, Atlanta
The students of Emory University's Wind Ensemble perform in their first concert of the semester!
Call 404-727-5050 or visit their website for more information or reservations.


Tanya Stambuk, pianist
Oct 24 @ 12:00pm ~ Oct 24 @ 2:00pm
Michael C. Carlos Museum, Reception Hall
571 South Kilgo Circle NE, Atlanta
Making her Emory debut, Tanya Stambuk has been hailed as "a player with a powerful technique, ideas of her own, and considerable promise" by the New York Times. Her concert career has taken her across the United States and throughout Western and Easter Europe.
Call 404-727-5050 or visit their website for more information or reservations.


Scary Ride!
Oct 29 @ 8:00pm ~ Oct 29 @ 10:00pm
Schwartz Center for Performing Arts
1700 North Decatur Road, Atlanta
University Organist Recital Series. Timothy Albrecht is Count Dracula in this seasonal family favorite. Costumes are encouraged!
Call 404-727-5050 or visit their website for more information or reservations.


Little Shop of Horrors
Nov 15 @ 7:00pm ~ Nov 15 @ 8:30pm
Center for Puppetry Arts
1404 Spring St. NW, Atlanta
Saturday, Nov 15, 2014 7pm A classic musical comedy about a shy flower shop employee named Seymour, his pretty yet downtrodden co-worker Audrey, and a mysterious plant whose growth rate is surpassed only by its peculiar appetite. Directed by Frank Oz Rated PG13 1986/94 min/Comedy, Horror, Musical Location: Mainstage Theater Cost: $7; FREE for Center Members
Call 404.873.3391 or visit their website for more information or reservations.


Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas
Dec 13 @ 7:00pm ~ Dec 13 @ 8:15pm
Center for Puppetry Arts
1404 Spring St. NW, Atlanta
Saturday, Dec 13, 2014 7pm Venturing where no film has gone before, Tim Burton’s quirky and charming musical combines the extraordinary artistry of stop-motion animation with state–of–the–art technology to create a magical realm where fantastic characters come to life. Jack Skellington, the Halloween Pumpkin King, kidnaps Santa and takes it upon himself to deliver ghoulish Christmas presents to all the little boys and girls. Directed by Henry Selick Rated PG 1993/75 min/Family, Adventure Location: Mainstage Theater Cost: $7; FREE for Center Members
Call 404.873.3391 or visit their website for more information or reservations.


The NeverEnding Story
Jan 10, 2015 @ 7:00pm ~ Jan 10, 2015 @ 8:45pm
Center for Puppetry Arts
1404 Spring St. NW, Atlanta
Saturday, Jan 10, 2015 7pm A wonderful motion picture for the entire family that takes viewers on a magical voyage to a mythical empire populated by enchanted beings. The NeverEnding Story combines adventure, suspense, delight, and surprise as it tells the odyssey of a ten-year-old boy, drawn into a fantasy wonderland that only he can save from total destruction. Directed by Wolfgang Peterson Rated PG 1984/102 min/Family, Fantasy Location: Mainstage Theater Cost: $7; FREE for Center Members
Call 404.873.3391 or visit their website for more information or reservations.


James and the Giant Peach
Mar 14, 2015 @ 7:00pm ~ Mar 14, 2015 @ 8:30pm
Center for Puppetry Arts
1404 Spring St. NW, Atlanta
Saturday, Mar 14, 2015 7pm Based on a imaginative children’s book written by Roald Dahl, James And The Giant Peach tells the captivating story of a young boy’s journey of self-discovery and his unforeseen encounters with human-sized insects and a juicy, giant peach. Directed by Henry Selick Rated PG 1996/79 min/Family, Adventure Location: Mainstage Theater Cost: $7; FREE for Center Members
Call 404.873.3391 or visit their website for more information or reservations.


The Dark Crystal
Apr 25, 2015 @ 7:00pm ~ Apr 25, 2015 @ 8:30pm
Center for Puppetry Arts
1404 Spring St. NW, Atlanta
Saturday, Apr 25, 2015 7pm *MEMBERS-ONLY FILM* Created by Muppet masters Jim Henson and Frank Oz and featuring designs by fantasy artist Brian Froud, The Dark Crystal is the age-old tale of good vs. evil in a magical, mystical land peopled with the most marvelous creatures. Directed by Jim Henson and Frank Oz Rated PG 1982/93 min/Family, Fantasy Location: Mainstage Theater Cost: FREE for Center Members -- call to reserve tickets!
Call 404.873.3391 or visit their website for more information or reservations.


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