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Fall Arts Preview: Dance Picks

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Don’t miss: Glowing at “Le Flash”
The event called “Le Flash-Atlanta,” an experimental photography jamboree, has added a dance component that’s now the talk of the town. Choreographer Lauri Stallings’ modern-ballet troupe named gloATL seized the Woodruff Arts Center plaza for an outdoor dance-music-def poetry happening, and it felt like a cultural watershed. Stallings’ troupe will headline Le Flash’s Oct. 2 gala in the Castleberry Hill district in downtown Atlanta.
Details and locations will be announced just before the event. www.gloATL.com, www.leflash-atlanta.com.

Also consider: Americana in Marietta
Georgia Ballet, based in Marietta, revisits “A Sleepy Hollow Story” as its main fall attraction, based on Washington Irving’s classic tale and originally choreographed in 2006 by Janusz Mazon, the company’s ballet master.
Oct. 24-25. Cobb County Civic Center, 548 S. Marietta Parkway, Marietta. 770-528-0881, www.georgiaballet.org

Under the radar: Dance meets opera
New York’s Parsons Dance performs “Remember Me” with the East Village Opera Company, a rock band that sometimes sounds like Queen.
Oct. 23. Ferst Center for the Arts, 349 Ferst Drive N.W., Atlanta. 404-894-2787, www.ferstcenter.org.

– Pierre Ruhe, for the AJC

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