In conjunction with the exhibition “Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey,” Theater Emory and the Carlos Museum present a live, three-day reading of Stanley Lombardo’s award-winning translation of Homer’s epic “The Odyssey” Jan. 24 – 26. The readings begin at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday in the Reception Hall of the Carlos Museum on the Emory campus,

Readers include some of Atlanta’s finest actors such as E. Roger Mitchell, Chris Kayser, Tiffany Mitchenor, Lisa Paulsen, Tom Key, Janice Akers, and Tim McDonough; former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin, local television and radio personalities Jovita Moore, Valerie Jackson, and Rose Scott; and faculty members and students from Emory’s Departments of Classics, English, Theater Studies, and the Woodruff Library.

For more, visit carlos.emory.edu.

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.