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July, 2018

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SCREEN TIME: Boots Riley’s ‘Sorry to Bother You’ offers head-spinning satire of 21st century life Culture, Homepage, Movies

Sunday July 1, 2018 12:52 pm EDT

 The surreal Sorry to Bother You demonstrates that it’s better to be a movie with too many ideas than too few. Just some of the themes tackled by writer/director/rapper Boots Riley include income inequality, racial code-switching, political activism, viral fame, and other hot-button issues.

Atlanta co-star Lakeith Stanfield stars as Cassius, a.k.a. Cash, a broke young man who takes a lousy...

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Konda taps into interstellar melodies Music, Crib Notes, Homepage, Album Reviews, News You May Have Missed

Monday July 2, 2018 05:00 am EDT
Self-titled record diversifies the group's musical palette | more...

Great music in Little 5 for $10 Cheap Dates

Monday July 2, 2018 11:36 am EDT
CHEAP DATES WITH LOAF DEALS | more...

HIGH FREQUENCIES: The exorcist and sorcerer High Frequencies

Monday July 2, 2018 01:13 pm EDT
To Live And Shave in LA: Tom Smith and Rat Bastard 25 years from home | more...

Urban Whitewater Rafting in Columbus Culture, Food and Drink, News, Homepage, Urban Living, Travel, Sponsored Content

Tuesday July 3, 2018 12:53 pm EDT
Having a day on the rapids is much closer than you think. | more...

SEE & DO: Red, White & Brew Food and Drink, Homepage, See and Do Content, Festivals, Beer

Wednesday July 4, 2018 11:52 pm EDT
Ring in a day of freedom at the Georgia Aquarium on July 4. | more...

QUICK BITES: Food news roundup 7-5 Food and Drink, Quick Bites, Homepage

Thursday July 5, 2018 05:00 am EDT
Alpharetta is getting Indian street food, posi-vibes and healthy food headed to Buckhead, and more | more...

Laud and laugh at Live From Woodruff park: ‘Sister Act’ Culture, Homepage, Movies

Thursday July 5, 2018 01:55 pm EDT
Enjoy a live performance from singer Angel White before a ‘screen on the green’ airing on July 11 | more...

PHOTOS: The Zac Brown Band at SunTrust Park Music, Crib Notes, Homepage, News You May Have Missed, Music Photos

Friday July 6, 2018 01:00 am EDT
The contemporary country star played his first stadium show on his home turf June 30 | more...

VIDEO PREMIERE: Rose Hotel unveils entrancing video Music, Crib Notes, Homepage, Local Music Features, Local Music News, News You May Have Missed

Friday July 6, 2018 05:00 am EDT
‘Honestly, One Thing’ shows growth and reflection soaked in ‘70s soft rock | more...

Free Will Astrology: July 2018 Astrology

Friday July 6, 2018 10:45 am EDT
An open letter to Cancerians from Rob Brezsny’s mother, Felice: I want you to know that I played a big role in helping my Cancerian son become the empathetic, creative, thoughtful, crazy character he is today. | more...

Snail Mail discovers love and loss Music, Crib Notes, Homepage, Music Features, Chad Rad's Top Picks

Friday July 6, 2018 02:15 pm EDT
With 'Lush' Lindsey Jordan embraces change on the road | more...

Dust off the gunpowder from Independence Day and strap in for some weekend festivities Culture, Homepage, Movies, See and Do Content

Friday July 6, 2018 03:27 pm EDT
PLUS: An 80’s dance party, comedy, Day-drinking, Art, and more | more...

FIRST LISTEN: Lunar Vacation’s ‘Artificial Flavors’ EP Music, Crib Notes, Homepage, Music Features, Local Music Features, New Music Monday

Friday July 6, 2018 04:20 pm EDT
The rising indie rock quintet dives head-first into ‘pool rock’ | more...

Misanthropic Aggression rising Music, Crib Notes, Homepage, Music Features, Chad Rad's Top Picks, Music Issue

Friday July 6, 2018 06:00 pm EDT
The latest from former Spewtilator drummer Jake Benedict is Atlanta black metal and crust punk’s saving grace | more...

The politics of pinball Culture, News, Homepage

Saturday July 7, 2018 05:00 am EDT
Atlanta Pinball Museum overcomes gambling laws for the sake of gaming | more...

‘APARTOGETHER’ fuses perspectives Culture, Homepage, Visual Arts , See and Do Content

Saturday July 7, 2018 05:00 am EDT
Lisa Shinault and Phoebe A. Maze put the pieces together in their brainchild exhibit at Galeria Regina opening on July 7 | more...

SEE & DO: The Bodega Boys Live Culture, Homepage, See and Do Content, Comedy

Saturday July 7, 2018 05:00 am EDT
One of the most popular late-night shows is not on network TV, it’s on Viceland (for now). The pride of the Bronx, Desus Nice and The Kid Mero, are two of the fastest-rising stars in comedy, known for their off-the-cuff riffs and spicy commentary on topical headlines, sports (like their beloved New York Knicks, RIP Kristaps), politics, viral videos, and everyday life on their eponymous TV show.... | more...

The Beatles ‘Yellow Submarine’ 50th anniversary screening Culture, Homepage, Movies

Monday July 9, 2018 05:00 am EDT
One night only: Watch The Beatles save Pepperland in the 1968 animated film on July 9 | more...

GRAZING: Welcoming the unfamiliar Food and Drink, Homepage, Grazing, Food Feature

Monday July 9, 2018 12:57 pm EDT
Why Anthony Bourdain would want you to eat at the Plate Sale | more...

Dr. Strangelove delivers jammy psych-funk with Potions Local Album Reviews

Monday July 9, 2018 05:18 pm EDT
Debut album carves out a definitive place for the local jam band | more...

'Miecznikowski' upends the senses Culture, News, Homepage, Visual Arts , See and Do Content, The Arts Issue

Tuesday July 10, 2018 05:00 am EDT
Produced in collaboration with the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia and opening on July 14, the exhibit aims to explore identity and bodily agency | more...

My Brush with Tom Wolfe Book Content, ATL Bookmarks

Tuesday July 10, 2018 07:28 am EDT
"Best Mid-Summer Wishes" - Tom Wolfe | more...

Landmark’s Midtown Cinema provides film nostalgia Homepage, Movies & TV Features, Movies, See and Do Content

Tuesday July 10, 2018 11:06 am EDT
Watch a classic film every Tuesday through Aug. 28 | more...

Check Out at the Hotel Clermont’s Bars Cocktails

Tuesday July 10, 2018 02:32 pm EDT
The newly re-opened hotel is a stylish spot to throw back a few | more...

Pretty in Pink Food and Drink, First Look, Homepage

Tuesday July 10, 2018 03:56 pm EDT
First Look: Tiny Lou’s | more...

Grateful Dead and more at Half Price Cheap Dates

Wednesday July 11, 2018 09:10 pm EDT
CHEAP DATES WITH LOAF DEALS | more...

FIRST LISTEN: Ben Absent, ‘I’m Sorry Nina’ Music, Crib Notes, Homepage, News You May Have Missed

Thursday July 12, 2018 12:00 am EDT
Just a little night music from the ‘...In The Moment It Felt Right’ EP | more...

ATLANTA UNTRAPPED: 6lack, Chris Brown, and Collateral Damage Music, Crib Notes, Homepage, Music Features, News You May Have Missed, Untrapped

Thursday July 12, 2018 12:01 am EDT
Chris Brown’s Heartbreak On A Full Moon Tour and the consequences of protesting controversial artists | more...

2 Chainz headlines MLS all-star concert Music, Crib Notes, Homepage, News You May Have Missed

Thursday July 12, 2018 02:00 am EDT
Hometown rapper plays a free show in Historic Fourth Ward Park | more...

The Tedeschi Trucks Band plays the Fox Theatre July 14 Music, Crib Notes, Chad Rad's Top Picks, See and Do Content

Thursday July 12, 2018 02:58 am EDT

Taking up the torch from the Allman Brothers, the Tedeschi Trucks Band and Drive-By Truckers have fine-tuned their craft with years of touring, contemplation, and sharing the stage with some of rock ‘n’ roll’s greatest. Now, for a sunny summer night, they bring their jam-infused Southern rock to the fabulous Fox Theatre.

With Drive-By Truckers and the Marcus Kind Band. $29-$125. 6:30 p.m....

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The Cactus Blossoms play Eddie's Attic July 14 Music, Crib Notes, Chad Rad's Top Picks, See and Do Content

Thursday July 12, 2018 03:29 am EDT
Page Burkum and Jack Torrey plays songs from 'You're Dreaming' and beyond | more...

Punch Brothers play the Tabernacle July 14 Music, Crib Notes, Chad Rad's Top Picks, See and Do Content, Show Preview

Thursday July 12, 2018 04:03 am EDT
Brooklyn's progressive bluegrass quintet plays songs from 'All Ashore' and more | more...

95th Street Tacos celebrates its third anniversary Culture, Food and Drink, Homepage, See and Do Content

Thursday July 12, 2018 05:00 am EDT
Taco bout this art show at Joystick Gamebar over some great food on July 15 | more...

HIGH FREQUENCIES: The race is on! High Frequencies

Thursday July 12, 2018 10:53 am EDT
Dan Baird & Homemade Sin are back on the road | more...

HOTEL CLERMONT: After hours in limbo Homepage, Neighborhood Content

Thursday July 12, 2018 02:10 pm EDT
A night spent waiting in line for the rooftop bar | more...

QUICK BITES: Food news roundup 7-12 Food and Drink, Quick Bites, Homepage

Thursday July 12, 2018 03:33 pm EDT
Miso Izakaya shutters, Bar Crema relocates, and more | more...

‘Yeti or Not,’ the quest for revenge begins Culture, 5 Things to Do, Homepage

Friday July 13, 2018 12:00 am EDT
Cartoonist Amanda Semler offers an insider's look into a life spent slaying monsters | more...

ATL Friday the 13th tattoo deals Culture, News, Homepage, See and Do Content, Holiday

Friday July 13, 2018 05:00 am EDT
13 may just be the lucky number this Friday | more...

It’s the freakin’ weekend Culture, Food and Drink, Homepage, See and Do Content

Friday July 13, 2018 05:00 am EDT
Comics, beer, tomatoes, Tom Hanks, and more | more...

Welcomes summer with zines Culture, Homepage, See and Do Content

Friday July 13, 2018 08:59 pm EDT
Plasma Magazine thrives on the summer heat with zines on July 14 | more...

Atlanta Prison Farm: Decaying, beautiful, and shrouded in mystery Culture, News, Homepage

Sunday July 15, 2018 05:00 am EDT
A deep dive into the tumultuous history and future of ATL’s biggest vacant property | more...

CL Recommended Music Events Music

Sunday July 15, 2018 01:06 pm EDT
CL's Staff picks for Upcoming Music Shows | more...

Atlanta Bands Worth Checking Out Music

Sunday July 15, 2018 02:04 pm EDT
Our List of Notable Atlanta Bands | more...

Bands Visiting ATL Worth Seeing Music

Sunday July 15, 2018 03:09 pm EDT
Our List of Notable Bands Coming to Atlanta | more...

New Atlanta Music Music

Sunday July 15, 2018 03:40 pm EDT
New Music From Atlanta Bands | more...

Atlanta's Live Music Venues Music

Sunday July 15, 2018 04:13 pm EDT
CL's Roundup of Atlanta's Music Venues | more...

Atlanta's Concert Venues Music

Sunday July 15, 2018 04:29 pm EDT
Upcoming Concerts in Atlanta | more...

Atlanta's Live Music Venues By Neighborhood Article

Sunday July 15, 2018 05:20 pm EDT
Our list of Atlanta's Live Music Venues by Neighborhood | more...

A conversation with Jonothon Mitchell Culture, Homepage, Movies

Monday July 16, 2018 05:00 am EDT
Director and co-writer of indie film ‘Pageant Material’ draws inspiration from his childhood, Atlanta culture | more...

Animal Collective breathes new life into ‘Sung Tongs’ Music, Crib Notes, Music Features, Chad Rad's Top Picks

Monday July 16, 2018 05:00 am EDT
Avey Tare and Panda Bear embrace simplicity and nostalgia | more...

ATLANTA UNTRAPPED: Cam Kirk captures hip-hop culture Music, Culture, Crib Notes, Homepage, Local Music News, News You May Have Missed, Untrapped

Monday July 16, 2018 06:00 am EDT
The photographer reveals which rappers should be on your radar | more...

Black Milk: Politics, music, and evolution Music, Crib Notes, Homepage, Music Features, News You May Have Missed

Monday July 16, 2018 11:06 am EDT
The Detroit rapper explores new terrain with ‘Fever’ | more...

Shannon & the Clams play Terminal West July 20 Crib Notes, Homepage, Chad Rad's Top Picks

Monday July 16, 2018 12:35 pm EDT
Bay area garage punks hit the road supporting their latest album, 'Onion' | more...

First listen: Heart Hunters Music, Crib Notes, Homepage, Local Music Features, New Music Monday

Monday July 16, 2018 01:11 pm EDT
Drew de Man and Brianna Blackbird unveil a mystical cover of Dave Carter and Tracy Grammer's 'Red (Elegy)'  | more...

Deafheaven, Drab Majesty, and Uniform play the Masquerade July 18 Music, Crib Notes, Chad Rad's Top Picks

Monday July 16, 2018 01:14 pm EDT
Metal rockers take the stage and tear it up with anger and emotion | more...

Taste beer from 35 Female-led Breweries at Dames and Dregs Beer Festival Cheap Dates

Monday July 16, 2018 01:55 pm EDT
CHEAP DATES WITH LOAF DEALS | more...

Chris Cornell Tribute and Nuci’s Space Benefit Cheap Dates

Tuesday July 17, 2018 05:42 pm EDT
CHEAP DATES WITH LOAF DEALS | more...

City Winery: Make it a Special Evening for Half the Price Cheap Dates

Tuesday July 17, 2018 06:14 pm EDT
CHEAP DATES WITH LOAF DEALS | more...

Have a Happy Hour Downtown at Suite Lounge Cheap Dates

Tuesday July 17, 2018 06:14 pm EDT
CHEAP DATES WITH LOAF DEALS | more...

Get a Large Pan Pizza for $10 Cheap Dates

Tuesday July 17, 2018 07:45 pm EDT
CHEAP DATES WITH LOAF DEALS | more...

MLS All-Star Concert Homepage

Wednesday July 18, 2018 09:00 am EDT
Register Now! | more...

Digable Planets play the Masquerade Music, Crib Notes, Homepage, Chad Rad's Top Picks, See and Do Content

Thursday July 19, 2018 01:00 am EDT
Doodlebug, Ladybug, and Butterfly refute time and space July 26 | more...

Local music and other Irrelevant things Music, Crib Notes, Homepage, Music Features, Local Music Features, News You May Have Missed

Thursday July 19, 2018 06:15 am EDT
Kyle Swick’s annual music fest places Atlanta D.I.Y. in a larger context | more...

Rob Mallard, Gold Sparkle Band co-founder, 1967-2018 Music, Crib Notes, Homepage, Music Features, Local Music Features, Local Music News, News You May Have Missed

Thursday July 19, 2018 02:09 pm EDT
The sax player was an ambassador for Atlanta's creative music scene | more...

Unsane plays the Earl July 27 Crib Notes, Homepage, Chad Rad's Top Picks

Thursday July 19, 2018 03:13 pm EDT
The NYC noise rock trio returns supporting their latest album,'Sterilize' | more...

The Sheepdogs are changing things up on July 24 at the Earl Music, Crib Notes, Homepage, Chad Rad's Top Picks

Thursday July 19, 2018 03:25 pm EDT
Wait no longer to slip into the Southern dreams of these Canadian rockers | more...

Material Girls hold a mirror to modern hysteria on ‘Leather’ Music, Crib Notes, Homepage, Album Reviews, News You May Have Missed

Thursday July 19, 2018 03:44 pm EDT
Debut album reduces rock and punk tropes to their gritty basics | more...

Stormy Daniels: Making Atlanta great again Culture, Homepage, See and Do Content

Friday July 20, 2018 05:00 am EDT
Infamous porn and cable news star Stormy Daniels brings silicone enhanced talent to Atlanta’s Pink Pony on the ‘Make America Horny Again’ tour | more...

WonderRoot’s Generally Local, Mostly Independent Film Series Culture, Homepage, Movies, See and Do Content

Tuesday July 24, 2018 05:00 am EDT
Local filmmakers unite to make big on the silver screen | more...

Fun and Free: Win two tickets to see J.D. Wilkes & The Legendary Shack Shakers Homepage, Fun and Free Stuff

Thursday July 26, 2018 08:00 pm EDT
Acoustic concert at City winery - Thursday July 26, 2018 8PM | more...

MLS All-Star Concert featuring 2 Chainz Homepage

Saturday July 28, 2018 06:15 pm EDT
Register Now!! | more...

Fun and Free: Two Tickets to see MLS All Star Week concert with 2 Chainz, Fonzworth Bentley and Cheat Code Homepage, Fun and Free Stuff

Sunday July 29, 2018 06:00 pm EDT
Sunday July 29th 6PM at Historic Fourth Ward Park | more...

MLS / 2Chainz @ 4th Ward Park Homepage

Tuesday July 31, 2018 01:01 am EDT
Register Now! | more...

The Kids Are Alright News, Homepage

Tuesday July 31, 2018 11:59 pm EDT
March for Our Lives - Atlanta teens bring good trouble. | more...