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A Cat's Attic
Yusuf Islam/Cat Stevens
Ford Center for
the Performing Arts
Friday Sept 30, 2016 8:00PM
Cat Stevens started his musical career in the 60s, and transformed himself into one of the most important artists during that time.
“I Love My Dog” and “Matthew and Son” were part of his early chart hits in 1967. (more at Weekend Fridays)
The UniverSoul Circus was formed in 1994, by Cedric Walker. Walker started planning his circus in 1993 with recruiting acts and training in 1993. The first performance took place in 1994 in the parking lot of Atlanta Fulton County Stadium. (more at Weekend Fridays)
@Arie Crown Theater
Saturday Oct 1, 2016
3:00PM & 8:00PM
Arguably one of the most celebrated black romance movies ever made, 1997's Love Jones will see a new incarnation as a stage musical, touring across the States this fall.
Starring a host of top singers and acting talent including Musiq Soulchild, Chrisette Michele, Marsha Ambrosius and MC Lyte, this romantic musical drama is released in conjunction with the movie's 20th anniversary, which originally starred Nia Long and Larenz Tate. (more at Weekend Saturdays)