The best cultural events in Midtown this week.
Starting this week, Midtown Patch will be offering a weekly calendar of cultural events in the neighborhood. Whether it’s a cool new band playing at Smith's Olde Bar; one of the country’s biggest acts headlining a night at the Fox Theatre or Center Stage; or a new exhibition opening at the High, we will have you covered. This list will let you know what’s happening, where it’s going down, when it starts, and how much it is. All Week: Monday, May 23: Tuesday, May 24: Wednesday, May 25: Thursday, May 26: Friday, May 27: Saturday, May 28: Sunday, May 29:
Je suis ein Berliner: Georgia artist Walter Cumming displays his Paris-Berlin travel diary, "The Art of Reconciliation," through February at the Goethe Zentrum/Alliance Francaise in Colony Square.
Early last fall, Georgia artist Walter Cumming traveled by bike, foot and train between two former enemy cities, Berlin and Paris, and sketched and painted what he saw along the way. The fruit of this artistic diary, honoring 65 years of German-French friendship, went on display Friday evening at an opening reception and presentation that attracted a standing-room only crowd to Atlanta's German and French cultural center. The evening marked another anniversary, too. The Goethe Zentrum, aka German Cultural Center, and Alliance Francaise started sharing the same space in Colony Square on this date last year. Wolfgang Krueger, director of the German Cultural Center, said he'd been pushing for this cohabitation for eight years. Sharing …