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Closing Reception for Me Love You Long Time October 12, 2013
8:00PM - 10:00PM
Price:  Free
At Eyedrum Downtown
115 MLK Jr Dr SW
Atlanta, 30303

Performance by Tiger Moon at 9pm.

Eyedrum Art and Music Gallery is pleased to present ME LOVE YOU LONG TIME, a show by Asian American women featuring a dual exhibition and a performance piece by Tiger Moon.

ME LOVE YOU LONG TIME plays on notions of Eastern mystique to consider both the objectification and romanticization of ideologies in contemporary consumer culture. The exhibition will include works on paper from an ongoing series by Yoon Kyoung Nam and new works on canvas by Yoonhwa Jang. Chanel Kim and Zopi Kristjanson will perform as emcee duo Tiger Moon at the opening and closing receptions. Their performance will include an installation of hanging scrolls and a large scale mobile.

In the exhibition, Yoon Kyoung Nam and Yoonhwa Jang’s works are deeply rooted in their Asian American experience. Nam’s vibrant mixed media drawings share the playfulness of South Korean artist Ki-Chang Kim, yet are often accompanied by moody phrases that express unease, homesickness and nostalgia. Jang’s works on canvas convey notions of expectation and identity. Her work borrows iconic symbols from Asian tradition and Western culture and uses these to disguise, protect and obscure the origins of the characters in her narratives.

Borrowing inspiration from the Wu-Tang Clan, Tiger Moon explores the tropes of the gangster and samurai as well as their own Asian and feminine identity. Their act will include an emcee set, with beats produced by Chris Devoe, performed around an installation of ‘hieroglyphed’ scrolls and a large scale mobile. Within their scrolls and rap lyrics, Kim and Kristjanson wrestle with the ideals of discipline and spirituality versus pleasure and aggression through characters found in Greek and Egyptian iconography. The mobile illustrates Tiger Moon’s ‘Luna-verse’ and uses materials that reflects both waste and industriousness.

Eyedrum Electronic Music on the Atlanta BeltLine October 13, 2013
7:00PM - 8:00PM
Price:  Free
Eyedrum presents electronic music on the Atlanta BeltLine on the Reynoldstown stage.

Hold October 14, 2013


Writers Exchange October 15, 2013
8:00PM - 11:00PM
Price:  free
This event occurs in the Warhorse Cafe at The Goat Farm Arts Center, 1200 Foster Street, Atlanta 30318. From Howell Mill Road, take Huff Road west (away from downtown Atlanta), then take the first left, which is Foster Street. Entrances to the Goat Farm are on the right, after the driveway for the Howard School.

Come share your literary output aloud for 10 minutes and get feedback for 5 minutes. Lost? Call 678-642-0612 or 404-578-4430.

Nicoffine, Babar, Living Space Trio October 16, 2013
9:00PM - - -
Price:  3

Atlanta Underground Film Festival October 18, 2013
5:00PM - 1:00AM
Price:  TBA
Screenings of the weeklong Atlanta Underground Film festival are at Eyedrum.

Films start at 5 p.m.

Invent Room Pop 30 October 18, 2013
10:00PM - - -
Price:  Free
At Beep Beep Gallery
696 Charles Allen Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30308



This is the 30th installment of Invent Room Pop. Six musicians are invited to play in duos and trios determined at random, with names drawn out of a hat.

Matt Goethe - guitar
Curtis Stephens - keyboards
Claire Belcher - violin
Melissa Moon - keyboards
Justin Waters - electronics
Robert Cheatham - saxophone

Atlanta Underground Film Festival October 20, 2013
2:00PM - 12:00AM
Price:  TBA
the Festival wraps up today, starting at 3 p.m.

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