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Lunchtime Culture 2019

Event Details

Program

The Breman's own Rabbi Joe Prass will be discussing the holiday of Tu B'Shevat and a sampling of foods from the holiday will be available. Free access to the gardens afterward is included with the program.

Overview

The Breman Museum, Atlanta Botanical Garden, Alliance Theater, and Atlanta Symphony Orchestra are partnering to bring the Midtown community something new between 12:30 and 1 p.m. on the third Friday of each month The program pairs two of the institutions for a conversation, performance, or tour experience from a new perspective. Each lunchtime program is FREE, and lasts approximately 30 minutes with time to explore the venue after the program. Lunch is not included with programs. Please visit Midtown dining options near each venue.

Oct 18, 2019
Program: Music and Mosaiculture
Location: Atlanta Botanical Garden (1345 Piedmont Eve NE)

Nov 14, 2019
Program: The Art of French Theatre
Location: The Breman Museum (1440 Spring Street NW)

Dec 20, 2019
Program: Chanukah Favorites with the ASO
Location: The Breman Museum (1440 Spring St NW)

Jan 17, 2020
Program: Aligning with Nature: Tu B'Shevat Lessons That Connect Us with the Earth
Location: Atlanta Botanical Garden (1345 Piedmont Ave NE)

Feb 21, 2020
Program: In Granny's Garden: The Sweet and Fun Intersection of Theater & Tomatoes
Location: Alliance Theatre (1280 Peachtree St NE)

Mar 20, 2020
Program: Red, White, and You
Location: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (1280 Peachtree Street NE)

 

Support for Lunchtime Culture is Provided By:

   

                                               

Funding for this program is provided by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners.


Overview

The Breman Museum, Atlanta Botanical Garden, Alliance Theater, and Atlanta Symphony Orchestra are partnering to bring the Midtown community something new between 12:30 and 1 p.m. on the third Friday of each month. The program pairs two of the institutions for a conversation, performance, or tour experience from a new perspective. Each lunchtime program is FREE, and lasts approximately 30 minutes with time to explore the venue after the program. Lunch is not included with programs. Please visit Midtown dining options near each venue.

Oct 18, 2019 | 12:30 PM
Program: Music and Mosaiculture
Location: Atlanta Botanical Garden (1345 Piedmont Eve NE)

Event Details

Join us for a special chamber performance by The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra at the Atlanta Botanical Garden! The Peachtree String Quartet, distinguished members of the ASO, will present a chamber program featuring musical selections to delight audiences and enhance the Atlanta Botanical Garden experience.

*Outside food is not allowed at the Garden. Longleaf Restaurant has a quick serve counter.

Nov 15, 2019 | 12:30 PM

Program: The Art of French Theatre
Location: The Breman Museum (1440 Spring Street NW)

Event Details

What gives French culture that certain je ne sais quois? Join the innovative Théâtre du Rêve (Theater of the Dream) as they explore what makes French culture so fascinating and why cross-cultural dialogue through theater is an integral part of Atlanta’s thriving arts community.

Dec 20, 2019 | 12:30 PM

Program: Chanukah Favorites with the ASO
Location: The Breman Museum (1440 Spring St NW)

Event Details

Come and experience a specially curated program by The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra at the historic Breman Museum! Audience members can visit the museum to learn about pivotal moments in Jewish history while also enjoying the music of Hanukkah and other selections by Jewish composers.

Jan 17, 2020 | 12:30 PM
Program: Aligning with Nature: Tu B'Shevat Lessons That Connect Us with the Earth
Location: Atlanta Botanical Garden (1345 Piedmont Ave NE)

Event Details

Rabbi Joseph Prass of the Breman Museum shares a taste of the rich and beautiful history of Tu B’Shevat – the Jewish Holiday that celebrates trees and nature. Join us to taste delicious fruits of nature as we learn about this sweet yearly celebration. Enjoy a stroll through the woods after the talk.

*No outside food allowed at the Garden. Longleaf Restaurant has a quick serve counter.

Feb 21, 2020 | 12:30 PM
Program: In Granny's Garden: The Sweet and Fun Intersection of Theater & Tomatoes
Location: Alliance Theatre (1280 Peachtree St NE)

Event Details

In anticipation of the Alliance Theater’s upcoming production of In Granny’s Garden, Raleigh Wasser, Horticulture Manager, Atlanta Botanical Garden will share tips on growing your own successful tomatoes for the garden or patio. Tomato harvests are best shared with friends and family, so we’ll offer a sample of tomato preserves for all to enjoy.

Mar 20, 2020 | 12:30 PM

Program: Red, White, and You
Location: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (1280 Peachtree Street NE)

Event Details

Join us for a sneak peek of Kendeda Winner, 53% Of by Steph Del Rosso. This world premier casts a critical, yet humorous eye on Americans across the political spectrum as they try to navigate the current landscape and hold on to their humanity. See what it takes, on and off the stage, to bring puppets and characters to life.

Support for Lunchtime Culture is Provided By:

    

                                              

Funding for this program is provided by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners

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