The newly restored “The Battle of Atlanta” can be seen starting Friday at the brand-new Lloyd and Mary Ann Whitaker Cyclorama Building. ALYSSA POINTER/ALYSSA.POINTER@AJC.COM
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Podcast: Cyclorama reopens at the Atlanta History Center in Buckhead 

With the Cyclorama set to reopen at the Atlanta History Center on Feb. 22, AJC reporter Bo Emerson joined the accessAtlanta podcast to talk all things Cyclorama.

Emerson shares the history of the painting as well as a conversation with Atlanta History Center historian Gordon Jones.

Plus, host Shane Harrison shares things to do in and around Atlanta over the next 10 days, including Alvin Ailey at the Fox Theatre and Jake Shimabukuro at City Winery.

Listen above or open in iTunesGoogle PlayStitcher, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

READ MORE: Restored Cyclorama opens

Extra: Can’t get enough? Here’s Emerson’s full interview with Atlanta History Center’s Gordon Jones, on the background and history of Cyclorama in Atlanta.

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Timelapse, provided by the Atlanta History Center, shows infill painting to repair a portion of the Cyclorama. The History Center is the new location for the circular depiction of the Battle of Atlanta during the Civil War. (Atlanta History Center)

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