Comic riffs in ‘Sheddin’’
When generations collide in an Atlanta back yard in “Sheddin’,” premiering July 13 at Horizon Theatre, playwright Thomas Jones II promises some of the classic comic rhythms of Bill Cosby, Richard Pryor and Redd Foxx to help find laughs in all the dysfunction. In Jones’ sequel to his 2009 hit “A Cool Drink of Water,” Walt (Jones) welcomes hip-hop-singing son Trane (Enoch King) back from a successful tour, angling with his doo-wop buddies to be Trane’s throwback opening act. 1083 Austin Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 404-584-7450, www.horizontheatre.com. HOWARD POUSNER
14 projects commissioned for Flux 2012
Flux Projects has announced 14 projects involving 80 artists for Flux 2012, its one-night event
on Oct. 6 in the streets and empty spaces of the Castleberry Hill district.
In its third year, the public art event, modeled on other international celebrations such as
Toronto’s Nuit Blanche, will concentrate on fewer and larger projects and