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Culture notes: A MOCA GA talk on where art, disaster meet; appointments at Roswell Cultural, Rialto centers

VISUAL ART
Talk about intersection of art, disaster

Atlanta artist Katherine Taylor will give a free talk Tuesday night about her new exhibit, “Spillover,” at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia in Buckhead. The show explores engineered landscapes (such as roadways, pools and bridges) and their impact on environmental disasters. Taylor was one of three Georgia artists honored with support to create an exhibit through MOCA GA’s 2012-13 Working Artist Project. Reception, 6:30 p.m.; talk, 7 p.m. 75 Bennett St., Atlanta. 404-367-8700, www.mocaga.org. HOWARD POUSNER

ARTS
Appointments at Roswell Cultural, Rialto centers

  • Sarah Chandler has been named coordinator at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center, charged with making the CAC a greater participant in the North Fulton community’s arts scene. The Macon native has worked for performing arts companies including Pig Iron Theatre Company in Philadelphia, the Public Theater in New York City and the Berkshire Theatre Festival in Stockbridge, Mass.

“This is a great time to be in Roswell,” Chandler said in an announcement. “This area is exploding with new businesses, a burgeoning arts scene, and youthful energy — and the Cultural Arts Center is ready to be a partner in all of it.”

The center is amid its third Live in Roswell concert and performing arts series, which presents the Nashville band Sixpence None the Richer at 8 p.m. Dec. 28. 950 Forrest St., Roswell. 770-594-6232, www.roswellpresents.com.

  • Darlene Hamilton, former National Black Arts Festival director of marketing, has joined Georgia State University’s Rialto Center for the Arts as assistant director of development.

Next up at the Rialto: the GSU School of Music’s 16th annual Gala Holiday Concert, featuring 200 student and faculty musicians, will be held Dec. 7-8. 404-413-9849, http://rialto.gsu.edu. HOWARD POUSNER

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