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‘Don’t Shoot’ brings attention to gun violence Article

On MLK Day, eight Atlanta teens honor Dr. King’s nonviolent principles with a powerful music video | more...

WATCH: Going deep with the Atlanta Hawks Article

We speak to players about important basketball stuff like how the pick & roll works and what happens when you die

Roll Call: DJ/Producer Stan Zeff Article

The London native talks about his house music party, Tambor, and more

Nikia Phoenix’s Black Girl Beautiful takes Atlanta Article

Nikia Phoenix’s Black Girl Beautiful takes Atlanta

FEATURED: Art battle Article

The expansion of public art was put in jeopardy when City officials reintroduced an ordinance that would make it more difficult to put murals on privately owned property.

FEATURED: It takes a village Article

The quarterly Village Market ATL invites the community to shop, be entertained, gain knowledge and fellowship.

‘It’ sends in the clown for satisfying scares Article

Hefty Stephen King adaptation tries a little too hard, but young ensemble carries viewers over the long haul

‘Logan Lucky’ breezes through Southern-fried heist comedy Article

‘Ocean’s 7/11’ marks a playful comeback for filmmaker Steven Soderbergh

Far from ordinary, Tig Notaro brings unique perspective on stage and screen Article

Far from ordinary, Tig Notaro brings unique perspective on stage and screen

Q&A: Atlanta Hawks photographer Scott Cunningham talks ‘40 Years Beneath the Rim’ Article

The longstanding photog opens up about his exhibition at Westside Cultural Arts Center

Gil Robertson talks making movies in the A Article

The veteran critic opens up about our city’s growing industry and the upcoming celebration of film, Synergy

‘Surrogates’ teams comics with audiences for an out-of-body experience Article

‘Surrogates’ teams comics with audiences for an out-of-body experience

‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ brings emotional weight to franchise Article

Hail Caesar: Andy Serkis’ performance adds tragic element to apocalyptic adventure

‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ soars as snappy comedy with occasional superheroics Article

Classic character sheds teen angst to prove himself an Avenger, with hilarious results

‘Baby Driver’ takes a hilarious, high-speed ride down Atlanta streets Article

‘Baby Driver’ takes a hilarious, high-speed ride down Atlanta streets

Jerri Tubbs talks making it as an actor in the ATL Article

The ‘Between Riverside and Crazy’ co-star offers advice to aspiring thespians

Pink Masquerade sets up shop in Atlanta Article

Introducing a private club that “caters to women’s desires”

Real Life Top 5: Mike Rich’s ATL sneaker spots Article

Famed YouTuber gives his take on the best places to cop a pair of shoes

Rap royalty goes to the dogs Article

Inside the dog breeding world of Big Boi and his brother

Hall Penn loves to spoon Article

Inman Park-based artisan picks up branches on his running route and whittles them into spoons

Old Atlanta is back in style Article

How 2 dope women and a fashion upstart are preserving the culture

Cover Story - Ladyfest Atlanta surpasses girl power Article

Progressive festival returns for a second year to inspire radical conversations and actions

Bow to the trash queen Article

Marion Brooks fuses found objects to create jewelry as Mechanica

California dreamin’ Article

West Coast culture descends on Atlanta with Cali Picnic

Love languages Article

Jessica Caldas and Maggie Benoit curated a show to get Atlantans talking about hard, important issues

zero waste: use everything until it’s non-usable Article

Karen Glass has a vision for ethical fashion

Furniture maker learns the business of being creative Article

Kendrick Anderson opens an artist space in Castleberry Hill

Talking Drum’ puts social justice on blast Article

Fahamu Pecou’s Center for Civil and Human Rights exhibit speaks, sings, shouts

Looking good in leather Article

Jenae Roseen meshes BDSM and fetish fashion with keen industry sensibility

Girls so lit Article

Bleux Stockings Society kicks off a literary event for Atlanta’s marginalized writers

Large Fears’ defines a Nebula Article

Myles E. Johnson carves space in literary world by placing a queer black boy at the center of the universe

Cover Story - 2015 Holiday Movie Preview Article

Hollywood’s heavy-hitters and light comedies offer alternatives to sprawling space fantasies

Fashionable dialogue with Oni Roman Article

A zero-FUKKs-given style guide for the future of Atlanta

Picturing Morris Brown’s past, present, and future Article

Photographer Andrew Feiler highlights threat to higher education and American Dream

Brawling for a Cause Article

Matt Thomas brings Athens charity event to Atlanta

Sir Foster’s opus Article

Atlanta Hawks’ organist brings the bounce to the in-game experience

Sage Guillory’s unlikely path to success Article

Meet the once-homeless artist working with your favorite musicians

LARP’ing with vampires Article

Atlanta Interactive Theatre brings the underworld to Arts Exchange

Don’t call it a girl gang Article

Lady Fingers gives Atlanta’s women a chance to ride in camaraderie

Sex Down South hits ATL Article

Two women are changing up the conversation on sexuality with a new conference

Cover Story - A living, breathing legacy Article

Center for Civil and Human Rights’ new LGBT Institute tells movement’s story

Cover Story - A few questions with Jamie Fergerson Article

Pride’s new executive director on identity politics, queerness in the South, and the festival’s 45th anniversary

Cover Story - Atlanta Pride 2015 events Article

Handpicked selections on how to get down at Pride

Cover Story - Personal Pride Article

6 local artists on creativity and queer identity

Cover Story - The State of Queer Atlanta Article

Change is occurring under the heat of strobe lights and in the fog of cheap stage effects

Cover Story - The Return of Flux Night Article

After a one-year hiatus, the one-night-only public art event returns with a new curator in a new neighborhood

Afropunk and the Creatives Project join forces Article

Festival enlists the help of local arts organization to spread message of social justice

Cover Story - 5 things not to miss at Flux Night Article

Art installations to peep at the one-night event

Why Atlanta needs Black Pride Weekend Article

Gentlemen’s Foundation and LoveWorks’ Gee Sessions-Smalls on annual event’s significance

AEBL puts basketball first Article

Celebrity-driven summer league aims to make Atlanta hoops the city’s newest star

Atlanta Zine Fest is back and bigger than ever Article

A preview of the city’s annual celebration of DIY and handmade media

Jo Howarth, 1956-2015 Article

Atlanta actress remembered for her warming spirit on and off stage

Margaret Kargbo, 1979-2015 Article

The tireless Atlanta arts advocate and activist lives in spirit

2015 Atlanta Fringe Festival guide Article

From krumping squirrels to flying puppets, we’ve got you covered

Frank Barham’s final act Article

Atlanta musician and disability activist died fulfilling his mission

CreativeMornings’ Blake Howard defines Atlanta’s creative class Article

How the monthly breakfast series is fortifying the city’s transformation

How ‘Microphone Check’ brought hip-hop through NPR’s back door Article

Frannie Kelley and Ali Shaheed Muhammad on the conundrums of covering rap in mainstream media

The making of ‘Maynard’ Article

The children of Atlanta’s history-making mayor hope to bring father’s story to the big screen in 2016

A long-form love affair Article

Welcome to Night Vale’ and other serialized podcasts keep listeners tuning in again and again

hu-MAN Up wants to end rape culture Article

Organization’s co-directors have their sights set on fraternities

Chrome Yellow goes from pop-up to permanent Article

Owners are bringing clothing boutique and cafe to Old Fourth Ward

Noisey Atlanta’: Stuntin’ on reality Article

Vice takes hipster safari through the traps of Atlanta rap

Allan Vella talks ‘Save the Fox’ celebration Article

Theater’s CEO looks back on 40 years of history and community support

Meet the Alliance Theatre’s new Scrooge Article

Local stage veteran David de Vries on why there’s a bit of Ebenezer in all of us

Woodruff Arts Center’s windfall Article

A $38 million-dollar seed grant still needs Atlanta to water it

The men who never shave Article

The facial hair flies at the Battle of the Beards

Henry & June owners share their love story Article

Jim Chambers and Camryn Park’s coffee-fueled business venture finds success

Cover Story - 2014 Holiday Movie Preview Article

From Selma to Middle-Earth, 15 films to get you through polar vortex season

MODA celebrates Ebony Fashion Fair Article

Inspiring Beauty’ celebrates 50 years of Ebony’s style influence

Cover Story - 7 local haunted houses to scare your pants off Article

CL scribes visit Netherworld, Chambers of Horror, Zombie Works, Camp Blood and more

Cover Story - Professor Morté’s spooky top 5 Article

Why Atlanta is this horror host’s favorite haunt

Cover Story - Terror in ATL Article

Celebrate the scariest time of the year with Professor Morte, haunted houses, and more

Phillip March Jones’ ‘Pictures Take You Places’ Article

Photographer’s latest collection is Poem88 EDITIONS’ first publication

Cover Story - Atlanta Pride 2014 Article

Best bets for events, thoughts on ATL’s LGBT community, and art by John Q

Cover Story - Atlanta Pride 2014 Events Article

From the annual Pride Parade to the Commitment Ceremony, Dyke March, and more

How Elevate helped change Atlanta Article

City’s art commissioning program encourages cultural growth

Cover Story - A conversation with former Outwrite Books owner Philip Rafshoon Article

Program director of the AJC Decatur Book Festival discusses Pride in community

Sharing ‘Moments with Jason R. Butcher Article

Visual artist’s new solo exhibition blurs line between biology and technology

Interview: Andre Benjamin at last Article

The Jimi Hendrix of hip-hop talks Atlanta rap, Adult Swim, and his own creative whims

WonderRoot gives indie filmmakers the red-carpet treatment Article

Organization’s Generally Local, Mostly Independent Film Series explores the other side of ‘ATLwood’

Evelyn Lowery to be remembered in ‘Hero’ mural Article

The Loss Prevention pays tribute to longtime civil rights pioneer in new public artwork

The making of Southern Star Tattoo Article

Best of Atlanta 2014

The making of your zine sausage Article

Best of Atlanta 2014

All the Web’s a stage for Atlanta’s accidental comic phenoms Article

Between ratchetness and respectability, the Hudsons are hustling their flow

Speakeasy with: Amy Purdy Article

Paralympic medalist and DWTS finalist takes center stage on Oprah’s national tour

Art on the Atlanta Beltline gets bigger Article

Exhibition brings monumental works to peoples’ backyards

Life on the road with John Hodgman Article

Daily Show’ show star on hijacking CL for economic gain, life on the road, and Robin Williams

Clusterfest 2014 Article

CL’s annual guide to Labor Day Weekend’s craziness, PLUS: 70 fall events!

A conversation with Jason Collins Article

The NBA center talks about coming out, gay culture in pro sports, and Atlanta’s LGBT community

Factory Girls want to put the Southeast on fashion map Article

Local design incubator looks to foster the region’s up and coming talent

2014 Living Walls Conference celebrates five years of dialogue Article

Organization looks to celebrate the city’s public art collaborations

Hi-Rez Studios’ ‘SMITE’ may put Atlanta on gaming map Article

How the most casual MOBA is affecting the rapidly evolving gaming community

Lucid FC twins say goodbye to ATL Article

Eccentric young fashion entrepreneurs’ head north

Peter Essick explores ‘Our Beautiful, Fragile World’ Article

Atlanta-based ‘National Geographic’ photographer publishes two books

Atlanta nostalgia: It’s the new style Article

The latest trend in local tees and streetwear is a real cultural throwback