Dia de Muertos en Mexico at the Rialto

This fun family friendly event will be full of authentic food, dancing and great music! Prepare to make your way to the Rialto Center Tuesday, October 30, 2017, from 5 until 8 pm! This celebration is the Opening Reception for our photographic exhibition of the Day of the Dead celebration in Mexico. This event is […]

Rialto Series: Celtic Christmas

Please join us for the highlight of our holiday season with songs old and new, powerful music and dance, drama and merriment.New musical guests include two wonderful Scottish fiddlers, Suzanne Harner and Adam Bern; Scottish Highland piper Neil Womelduff; and Olivia Bradley, a lovely young singer in the Irish Gaelic tradition. And it just wouldn’t […]

Anoushka Shankar Modern Sitar Master

Rialto Center for the Arts 80 Forsyth Street NW, Atlanta, GA, United States

Sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar studied exclusively, from the age of nine, under her father and guru, the late Ravi Shankar, and made her professional debut as a classical sitarist at the age of thirteen. Her dynamic and spiritual musicality has garnered several prestigious accolades, including six Grammy Award nominations.

Capitol Steps

The Capitol Steps have elevated political satire to an art form.  Before The Daily Show, Full Frontal, and The Colbert Report, this Washington, DC-based comedy troupe gave audience laugh cramps with their bipartisan lampooning.  The Capitol Steps began in 1981 as a group of Senate staffers who set out to satirize their employers, and haven’t let up […]

Korean Reception & Special Film Screening of “Assassination”

Rialto Center for the Arts 80 Forsyth Street NW, Atlanta, GA, United States

Exactly 100 years ago in the midst of Japanese colonial rule, on March 1, 1919, Korean people declared Korea (Joseon "an independent country", and subsequently Korea's Provisional Government was established in Shanghai, China on April 11, 1919. In order to celebrate the centennial anniversary of the March First Independence Movement and the establishment of the […]

Rialto Series Performance: Red Baraat

Rialto Center for the Arts 80 Forsyth Street NW, Atlanta, GA, United States

Red Baraat is a pioneering band from Brooklyn, New York. Conceived and led by dhol player Sunny Jain, the group has drawn worldwide praise for its singular sound, a merging of hard driving North Indian bhangra with elements of hip-hop, jazz and raw punk energy. Created with no less a purposeful agenda than manifesting joy and […]

Ailey II: The Next Generation of Dance

For over 45 years, Ailey II has merged the spirit and energy of the country’s best young dance talent with the passion and vision of today’s most outstanding emerging choreographers. Anyone who sees an Ailey II performance leaves understanding why The New York Times declares, “there’s nothing like an evening spent with Ailey II.” Ailey II embodies […]

Nobuntu Performance- Africa’s Powerful Female A Cappella Group

Rialto Center for the Arts 80 Forsyth Street NW, Atlanta, GA, United States

Nobuntu, the female a cappella quintet from Zimbabwe, has drawn international acclaim for its inventive performances that range from traditional Zimbabwean songs to Afro Jazz to Gospel. The ensemble’s concerts are performed with pure voices, augmented by minimalistic percussion, traditional instruments such as the Mbira (thumb piano) and organic, authentic dance movements. Nobuntu was nominated […]