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Flashback: Rep. John Lewis: 'Ending Net Neutrality is wrong' Article

We're just days away from the big decision
Monday December 11, 2017 04:48 pm EST

Gubernatorial candidate Stacey Evans calls for Georgia GOP to 'disavow Roy Moore' Article

She's petitioning for other candidates to denounce the Alabamian
Monday December 11, 2017 03:35 pm EST

"The accusations against Roy Moore are disturbing and 100 percent believable."

That's former state Rep. Stacey Evans, now a candidate for Georgia governor, on Twitter calling for state Republicans to "disavow Roy Moore."

On Facebook, she expounded: "I call on Casey Cagle, Brian Kemp, Hunter Hill, Michael Williams, and Clay Tippins and the Georgia Republican Party to immediately disavow...

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Six Flags snowball fight cancelled because of snow Article

Yes, the amusement park understands the irony
Monday December 11, 2017 03:00 pm EST

On Saturday, Six Flags over Georgia was set to host the world's largest snowball fight. 1,000 people had geared up to duke it out with fake snow whatever that is.

But then, without warning, the unthinkable happened: Real snow descended upon the metro Atlanta area and beyond.

Six Flags' hands were tied. The park canceled the event, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution....

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Atlanta author Steven Cooper kicks off series with 'Desert Remains' Article

Friday December 8, 2017 04:14 pm EST
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Care to grab coffee with a cop? Article

Nothin' like caffeine and concerns of a crime wave
Thursday December 7, 2017 05:31 pm EST

Have you been yearning to hang with the fuzz while you get your caffeine fix? If so, today's your lucky day.
Atlanta Councilwoman Natalyn Archibong invites you to join her and local police officers at Drew Elementary School this evening to discuss, among other things, "a rash of crime experienced in South East Atlanta and South DeKalb.""

If you're concerned about southern Atlanta...

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Democrat's election ends Georgia Senate supermajority Article

Republican Hunter Hill vacated his post to run for governor
Thursday December 7, 2017 04:37 pm EST

Is Atlanta afraid of a Black Mecca? Article

Comments from Creative Loafing's November cover story
Thursday December 7, 2017 04:27 pm EST

Snow expected tomorrow - the end is nigh! Article

It'll be just a dusting, but Atlanta will panic, nonetheless
Thursday December 7, 2017 03:04 pm EST

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Atlanta could see some snow flurries tomorrow morning, according to The Weather Channel. You know what that means: The highways will devolve into primal chaos, bread and water will fly off the shelves at...

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Deja vu: Mary Norwood rallies for a recount Article

Fulton County's elections czar says runoff results unlikely to change much
Wednesday December 6, 2017 09:03 pm EST

Mayoral candidate Mary Norwood wasn't convinced she lost yesterday's runoff election, and she wants elections officials to double-check the results.

This won't be her first recount rodeo. The Atlanta councilwoman, who ran unsuccessfully against Mayor Kasim Reed in 2009, had called for the votes to be re-tallied then, too.

Just after midnight this morning, she did it again. But could this...

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LIVE STREAM: Fulton officials discuss Atlanta mayoral race recount Article

Elections officials field questions about the runoff results
Wednesday December 6, 2017 06:23 pm EST

Fulton voters pick Robb Pitts to lead board of commissioners Article

He'll be filling the seat vacated by ex-mayoral candidate John Eaves
Wednesday December 6, 2017 04:46 pm EST

Ex-Fulton County Commissioner Robb Pitts will soon be back on the board. Only this time, he'll be the boss.

During a runoff election yesterday, Pitts bested former state Rep. Keisha Waites in a contest to become chairman of Fulton's board of commissioners. Starting in January, he'll be filling the seat vacated by Fulton's former leader John Eaves, who resigned in August to run for mayor a...

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Felicia Moore elected Atlanta City Council president Article

Yes, there was more than one election last night
Wednesday December 6, 2017 04:29 pm EST

Mayoral race map: A tale of two cities Article

Atlanta voters in Fulton County are divided by geography, income, and race
Wednesday December 6, 2017 04:02 pm EST



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Atlanta's mayoral race will never end ... Article

Wednesday December 6, 2017 03:01 pm EST
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Mayoral Runoff Race: Who's Backing Whom Article

In case you're not voting for write-in candidate Alex Barrella...
Tuesday December 5, 2017 02:54 pm EST

POLL: CL readers bet on Bottoms Article

Hurry up, Georgia Legislature; we wanna place bets on local elections!
Monday December 4, 2017 07:51 pm EST

US Sens. Isakson, Perdue dig the Senate tax bill Article

The Georgia Republicans are backing their party pals' plan
Monday December 4, 2017 04:30 pm EST

Republican U.S. Sens. Johnny Isakson and David Perdue aren't fretting about a report that the GOP's newest tax plan could tack on a trillion dollars to federal deficits. Their support of the Senate's tax reform bill is looking like a sure thing.

Says Isakson in a statement: "Americans are the big winners in this once-in-a-generation opportunity. This plan will empower Americans by allowing...

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Mary Norwood stacks transition team with Peter Aman, Mtamanika Youngblood Article

Youngblood had previously backed Aman's mayoral bid
Monday December 4, 2017 03:24 pm EST

Mary Norwood just tapped rival-turned-ally Peter Aman to lead the team that could soon help move her administration into City Hall.

His role, of course, hinges on a Norwood win in tomorrow's mayoral runoff election against her fellow councilwoman Keisha Lance Bottoms.

Aman, the city's ex-chief operating officer and a former mayoral contender who served as a thorn in Norwood's side on...

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Democratic US senators stump for Keisha Lance Bottoms Article

Sens. Cory Booker and Kamala Harris visited Atlanta to endorse the councilwoman's mayoral bid
Monday December 4, 2017 02:49 pm EST

Two prominent Democrats cruised through Atlanta this past weekend to plug their support for Keisha Lance Bottoms' mayoral campaign.

U.S. Sens. Cory Booker and Kamala Harris, Dems from New Jersey and California, respectively, stopped by on Sunday, each hosting their own rally for the councilwoman's mayoral bid. Both senators could also be eyeing 2020 presidential runs, according to the...

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Mary Norwood unveils affordable housing plan Article

Sort of.
Friday December 1, 2017 08:13 pm EST

During what could be best described as a pep rally for Atlanta mayoral candidate Mary Norwood, a passerby Friday pressed her for a plan to increase the city's affordable housing stock. Norwood then unveiled an 18-point initiative for affordable housing something she never mentioned on the campaign trail and promised to elaborate on the idea after the press conference.

We stuck around after...

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One critically injured in shooting near Atlanta University Center Article

Some outlets say the victim is a student
Friday December 1, 2017 04:02 pm EST

A shooting near the Atlanta University Center around midnight left one person critically injured, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Some outlets, according to the AJC, have reported that the shooting victim is a student at the AUC, which is a consortium of three historically black colleges. However, police have not confirmed the person's identity. "We are still working to confirm that...

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Today is the last day to vote early! Article

What are you doing?! Go #VoteATL!
Friday December 1, 2017 03:23 pm EST

Gee whilickers; do we really need to remind you? Atlanta's early voting period ends at 8 p.m., and you're just sitting on your rump reading Creative Loafing?

Here's what you need to do: Peer out from your cubicle to see if your boss is around. Once the coast is clear, you need to slip out the back door of the office and slink to a polling place (I guess you can drive, but it's more fun to...

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Missing teen located by Cherokee sheriff Article

The 16-year-old ran away from home after an argument with his stepdad
Thursday November 30, 2017 05:16 pm EST

The Cherokee County Sheriff's office today found a teenager who'd been missing for more than two weeks. 

16-year-old Destin Nobles ran away from his Canton home on Nov. 11, after a dispute with his stepfather. He was returned to his family unharmed.

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Cathy Woolard endorses Alex Wan for Atlanta council president Article

'If Wan doesn't win, the Atlanta council will be devoid of LGBT representation'
Thursday November 30, 2017 05:04 pm EST

Ex-mayoral candidate Cathy Woolard has endorsed Atlanta City Councilman Alex Wan's bid for council president.

Wan is up against Councilwoman Felicia Moore in the Dec. 5 runoff election.

Woolard, a former council president herself, said at a mayoral candidate panel discussion Tuesday that next week's vote will play a pivotal role in the future of LGBT representation at City Hall. "If Alex...

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Keisha Lance Bottoms endorsed by labor group Article

Mary Norwood still has more union support
Thursday November 30, 2017 04:52 pm EST

The Southern Carpenters Regional Council just endorsed mayoral contestant Keisha Lance Bottoms, according to 11 Alive.

Counciwoman Mary Norwood, Bottoms' runoff race competitior, still has the support of a laundry list of labor unions, such as those of local police and firefighters.

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Keisha Lance Bottoms releases her tax returns Article

Mary Norwood double-dog dared her to make the docs public
Thursday November 30, 2017 03:41 pm EST

Mayoral candidate Keisha Lance Bottoms made a pretty penny last year $165,738 in adjusted gross income according to the tax returns she released last night.

The publication of the councilwoman's tax documents comes after her runoff rival, councilwoman Mary Norwood, released her own 10 days ago and challenged Bottoms to do the same. Norwood, however, made public both her personal and business...

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Police release new evidence in deadly Barcelona robbery Article

Do you recognize this sweatshirt?
Thursday November 30, 2017 03:18 pm EST

Atlanta police just released a new clue in the robbery that left a young Barcelona Wine Bar employee dead, according to 11 Alive.

Police found near Georgia Tech a black hooded sweatshirt emblazoned with a large black '88' on its front. The hoodie is believed to be connected to the robbery in which three men stormed the Howell Mill wine bar, held the employees hostage, and shot and killed one...

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Georgia Equality endorses Mary Norwood for Atlanta mayor Article

Backing from former candidates and ex-Mayor Shirley Franklin didn't hurt
Thursday November 30, 2017 02:42 pm EST

Pro-LGBT group Georgia Equality yesterday plugged its support for Councilwoman Mary Norwood's bid for mayor.

The organization says the move came after the trillion-candidate discussions illuminated Norwood's commitment to LGBT-related issues, such as her promise to create a cabinet-level LGBT liaison job at City Hall competitor and council colleague Keisha Lance Bottoms shares that same...

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Cathy Woolard endorses Norwood in Atlanta mayoral runoff Article

The ex-council president endorses a former rival for mayor
Wednesday November 29, 2017 06:18 pm EST

At long last, former mayoral candidate Cathy Woolard has made an endorsement in the Atlanta mayoral race: councilwoman Mary Norwood.

The move comes just six days before the runoff election, when Atlanta voters will choose between Norwood and her city council colleague Keisha Lance Bottoms.

Woolard, who is also the city's former council president, said she made her decision based on...

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Fox 5 poll: Bottoms holds slight lead in mayoral race Article

About 20 percent of people surveyed are still undecided
Wednesday November 29, 2017 06:12 pm EST

A poll published yesterday by Fox 5 shows Atlanta's two remaining mayoral contenders are nearly neck and neck.

Of the 500 prospective voters surveyed, 41.5 percent picked Councilwoman Keisha Lance Bottoms for the mayor's office. Councilwoman Mary Norwood, her colleague and competition, took home about 39 percent of the tally.

The other 20ish percent of the people remain undecided....

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Norwood says someone doctored recording of her, sent it to WSB-TV Article

She's accused of asking Republican party to call her an Independent
Wednesday November 29, 2017 05:49 pm EST

Mayoral candidate Mary Norwood says a recording of her asking Republicans to call her an Independent was edited to show her in a negative light, according to WSB-TV.

The TV station received an audio recording from "political sources" who claimed Norwood had asked Fulton County's Republican party to call her an Independent, a move that would ease some people's worries that the councilwoman...

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Councilman C.T. Martin could get a rec center named after him Article

Martin's city council colleague proposed the legislation to honor him
Wednesday November 29, 2017 05:21 pm EST

The Adamsville Natatorium and Recreation Center could soon be renamed to honor long-time Atlanta Councilman C.T. Martin, according to a city press release."

The city council's community development committee yesterday approved legislation drafted by Councilman Michael Bond which would honor Martin, who's overseen the Adamsville neighborhood for almost three decades.

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SEE and DO: Forth and Ten Presents Forth and Five Article

Wednesday November 29, 2017 03:42 pm EST
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IMAGE: US Sen. Johnny Isakson responds to worries of net neutrality repeal Article

'Unnecessary FCC regulations could stifle innovation,' he says
Tuesday November 28, 2017 05:42 pm EST
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Atlanta rapper and flat-Earther B.o.B. now a slavery skeptic Article

'You ever seen a slave ship?'
Tuesday November 28, 2017 04:48 pm EST

Atlanta rapper B.o.B. is a total nutcase.

When the musician, born Bobby Ray Simmons, Jr., first declared some years ago that the world is flat, we rolled our collective eyes. 'Eh, maybe he's just trying to scam NASA into hooking him up with free space travel,' we thought. He even later proclaimed that the planet we live on is not, in fact, a tangible thing, according to to WSB. "Earth is not...

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Giant Evander Holyfield statue to be erected Downtown Article

We can't wait to see those beautiful bronze ears
Tuesday November 28, 2017 03:55 pm EST

Don't be startled if you find yourself Downtown next year, strolling beneath a massive metal man who looks like he could knock Godzilla out cold. That's just Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed's way of paying tribute to boxing legend Evander Holyfield.

Reed recently announced that Holyfield, one of Atlanta's "most accomplished residents," will soon be immortalized with a nine-foot-tall bronze statue...

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John Eaves to endorse Mary Norwood Article

Ex-candidates Vincent Fort and Cathy Woolard still undecided
Tuesday November 28, 2017 03:24 pm EST

Former mayoral candidate and Fulton County Chairman John Eaves is about to endorse Councilwoman Mary Norwood's campaign for the chief seat. That just leaves two of the ex-major candidates undecided about who they want to replace Kasim Reed.

Vincent Fort has remained mum on his favorite in this race, and Cathy Woolard is hosting a candidate forum this evening to help not just herself, but her...

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Cathy Woolard's mayoral candidate showdown is tonight! Article

Councilwomen, start your engines!
Tuesday November 28, 2017 03:11 pm EST

Councilwomen Keisha Lance Bottoms and Mary Norwood are set to face off yet again. And just a week before the runoff election, early votes are already being counted to determine which of these ladies will succeed Kasim Reed for Atlanta's mayoralty.

Cathy Woolard is hosting and moderating this evening's showdown at the Carter Center. The #FightingForAtlanta forum, "a Conversation of Issues,...

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'New York Times' Atlanta bureau chief under fire for profile of white nationalist Article

Reporters, readers wrestle with when and how to write about bigots
Monday November 27, 2017 06:07 pm EST

New York Times Atlanta Bureau Chief Richard Fausset is catching flak for his recent profile of an avowed white nationalist.

Fausset had spent some time with Tony Hovater, an Ohio-based organizer of alt-Right initiatives, and documented the day-to-day life of the millennial bigot. Critics say the piece, titled "A Voice of Hate in America's Heartland," "normalizes" the hateful ways of...

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Atlanta: 'No sanctuary for immigrants' Article

'New York Times' profiles Atlanta immigrants' clashes with ICE officials
Monday November 27, 2017 05:31 pm EST

On Saturday, the New York Times published an in-depth look at the lives of metro Atlanta's undocumented immigrants. The story details the fear and anxiety that people experience every day in a city that bills itself as "welcoming to all."

"Few places in the United States have simultaneously beckoned undocumented immigrants and penalized them for coming like metropolitan Atlanta, a boomtown...

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Seven candidates race to replace Gov. Nathan Deal Article

State Rep. Stacey Abrams, if elected, would be nation's first black female governor
Monday November 27, 2017 05:17 pm EST

In less than one year, Georgia voters will take to the polls to pick Gov. Nathan Deal's successor.

Right now, the race consists of a seven-strong slate of candidates, according to the Gainesville Times. But in late May, the state's primary elections will narrow the pool of five Republicans and two Democrats to just one from each party. Next November, Georgia residents will choose from the...

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How mayoral candidates plan to wrangle gentrification Article

The 'Wall Street Journal' shows Kirkwood as a microcosm of development-to-displacement trends
Monday November 27, 2017 05:04 pm EST

In a report published yesterday, the Wall Street Journal chronicled the trials of longtime Kirkwood residents who are worried that major development trends will soon yank them from their homes. The story uses the eastern Atlanta neighborhood to illustrate the widespread concerns of rising property values and the property tax hikes that tend to follow.

The article also offers insight to the...

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Shirley Franklin, Peter Aman back Mary Norwood mayoral bid Article

A former mayor and an ex-rival are showing support for
Monday November 27, 2017 04:39 pm EST

Former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin is about to endorse mayoral candidate Mary Norwood, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Franklin, from Atlanta City Hall's front stoop, stands with Norwood, as well as Peter Aman, a former mayoral contender who's also throwing his weight behind her, and Council President Ceasar Mitchell, who endorsed the hizzoner hopeful on Tuesday.


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Bottoms' campaign finances investigated Article

State's ethics oversight arm probes 'campaign staff' payments
Monday November 27, 2017 04:18 pm EST

Mayoral candidate Keisha Lance Bottoms has com under the state's microscope because of questionable campaign expenses, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Stefan Ritter, head of the Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission, said Wednesday that Bottoms' camp had logged multiple hefty payments to unspecified "campaign staff." The total of those expenses,...

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'Baby A.J.' gets a kidney; family gets a car Article

The toddler once denied a crucial kidney transplant is adjusting to his new organ
Monday November 27, 2017 03:34 pm EST

A.J. Burgess, best known as "Baby A.J.," finally got the kidney he needed, according to CNN.

Burgess was born premature and without working kidneys. His father, Anthony Dickerson, was set to donate one of his own to help his son, although a parole violation threw a wrench in those plans. Emory Healthcare said, due to U.S. Department of Health codes, the hospital couldn't transplant an organ...

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Anti-Trump groups to rally at Sen. Isakson's office to protest tax plan Article

Georgia orgs join others on 'National Day of Action'
Monday November 27, 2017 03:08 pm EST

Around lunchtime today, Atlanta activist group Resist Trump Tuesdays (RTT) will converge on Republican U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson's office. The goal? To call foul on the GOP's tax overhaul plan, which they've dubbed the "#TrumpTaxScam."

The organization will join other anti-Trump groups, such as the Georgia Alliance for Social Justice, in the march on the senator's Atlanta office, while...

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Early voting has begun ... again Article

It's time to queue up for the runoff races
Monday November 27, 2017 02:49 pm EST

It seems like only yesterday that we were pestering you to get out and vote. Guess what? It's time to get out and do it all again.

At 8:30 this morning another round of ballot-casting kicked off for Atlanta's mayoral race and a few city council contests. There are also a few elections to fill some recently-vacated state Legislature spots and select Fulton County's next chairman.


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Can a MARTA bus block the FCC from nixing net neutrality? Article

Eh, probably not, but it's worth a try, right?
Wednesday November 22, 2017 03:43 pm EST

The Federal Communications Commission could soon skewer your web-browsing rights, and some people are scrambling to maintain freedom to surf the net unencumbered by telecom giants.

Perhaps, in this dark time, we can look to an expert on blocking major implosions: MARTA, maybe?

Luckily, Facebook genius Armand Saramout has stepped up to the plate to help save us from the impending implosion...

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Reed on Mitchell's Norwood endorsement: 'Losers!' Article

'You can't cure envy,' he later tells V-103
Wednesday November 22, 2017 03:18 pm EST

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed yesterday said the Atlanta Journal-Constitution had attempted to "inflame voters," shortly after he called Ceasar Mitchell and Mary Norwood "losers."

The sharp language came during a press conference hosted to announced the sale agreement of the Civic Center. Asked by reporters about former mayoral candidate Mitchell's endorsement of Norwood's bid, Reed responded:...

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SEE and DO: Roy Wood Jr. Article

Wednesday November 22, 2017 09:36 am EST
Comedy Central's new correspondent, Roy Wood Jr., is coming to ATL. | more...

Atlanta sells Civic Center to Housing Authority for revelopment Article

The property is slated to house more than 200 affordable housing units
Tuesday November 21, 2017 04:07 pm EST

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed today announced the sale of the Civic Center has been finalized. The Atlanta Housing Authority takes hold of the 19-acre plot, after writing the city a check for $31 million.

About 40 percent of the land will be used for mixed-income, multi-family residences, 30 percent of which are slated to be affordable housing units. With about 250 affordable units expected, this...

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Bottoms claims campaign support from Democratic state lawmakers Article

Buildin' bonds with Gold Dome Dems
Tuesday November 21, 2017 03:34 pm EST

Norwood flaunts tax returns, challenges Bottoms to do the same Article

She cites the federal corruption investigation as her warrant
Tuesday November 21, 2017 03:21 pm EST

Mayoral candidate Mary Norwood just released nearly a decade's worth of her tax returns, and she's challenging competitor Keisha Lance Bottoms to do the same.

Norwood says the cloud hanging over city hall, cast by the federal investigation into corruption at City Hall, prompted the move. In a Monday Facebook post, Norwood raised an eyebrow at Bottoms' proximity to people involved in the...

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Georgia Dome Demolition: Super HD Slo-mo Action Article

'That was way more violent than I expected,' says some guy
Monday November 20, 2017 07:57 pm EST

Whiplash: The activists behind the fight to reduce marijuana charges Article

Grassroots support pushed Kwanza Hall's weed reform proposal to actualization
Monday November 20, 2017 03:54 pm EST
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Brian Kemp protests USG Board of Regents stance on kneeling during national anthem Article

'Stand up, ya darn kids!'
Monday November 20, 2017 03:19 pm EST

The University System of Georgia's Board of Regents says students who kneel during the national anthem at school sporting events are protected by the First Amendment.

'Meh,' says Secretary of State Brian Kemp.

In a statement penned by Kemp, a candidate for Georgia governor, he decries the higher education oversight arm's "opinion" of the trend, adding that it's "insulting" to military...

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State senator wants to ease protections for Confederate monuments Article

Sen. Elena Parent whipped up one of the legislative session's first pre-filed bills
Monday November 20, 2017 02:35 pm EST

State Sen. Elena Parent, D-Atlanta, just lobbed one of the first legislative proposals to be debated at the 2018 Georgia General Assembly. Her goal: To make it easier or possible, rather to remove publicly-owned monuments to the Confederate army.

Currently, it's a misdemeanor in Georgia to "mutilate, deface, defile, or abuse contemptuously any publicly owned monument, plaque, marker, or...

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One dead after robbery, hostage crisis at Atlanta restaurant Article

A 29-year-old woman was shot and killed after opening a safe for robbers
Monday November 20, 2017 02:07 pm EST

A young woman is dead after three men raided a west Atlanta wine bar.

The robbers stormed Barcelona Wine Bar on Howell Mill Road as it was closing, according to Eater Atlanta. They tied up some of the staff and forced 29-year-old Chelsea Beller to open a safe for them. Then, as the thieves absconded, they shot Beller, ultimately killing her.

Atlanta police say they're following up on...

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VIDEO: The Georgia Dome dies Article

From dust you came, and to dust you shall return
Monday November 20, 2017 02:58 am EST

At about 7:30 this morning, explosives experts sent the Georgia Dome to its grave.

The Atlanta Falcons' former football arena is now but a mess of rubble, mangled steel, and, for a short time, a dust cloud memory of 25 years worth of fan-filled wonder.

Less than a football field's length away, the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium, chuckling at its younger sibling's demise, stood proudly over the...

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Federal bribery investigation costing Atlanta taxpayers big bucks Article

The city's legal bill is at $1.4 million... and going up
Thursday November 16, 2017 05:44 pm EST

In the past year, Atlanta has spent more than $1.4 million for legal help with cooperating with the federal bribery investigation, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

That, more-or-less, means taxpayers paid about a dollar for every piece of paper Mayor Kasim Reed turned over in the infamous document dump and that doesn't include printing costs. He called the move some weeks ago...

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WSB-TV anchor Jovita Moore fields Redditors' questions Article

We need more local celebs doing AMAs!
Thursday November 16, 2017 05:21 pm EST

WSB-TV anchor Jovita Moore took to Reddit yesterday to entertain questions from Atlanta web-surfers. She fielded nearly 70 inquiries, covering topics such as the state of journalism, the fate of Stone Mountain, and whether chickens do in fact have large talons she didn't catch the Napoleon Dynamite reference.

She said Atlanta rappers deserve their own mammoth monument not one carved into...

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Kasim Reed replaces public defender Rosalie Joy Article

She'd been with the office for nearly three decades
Thursday November 16, 2017 04:30 pm EST

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed has ousted and replaced the interim head of the city's public defender office, according to Law.com's Daily Report.

Rosalie Joy's tenure as Atlanta's lead public defender began in 2010, when Reed tapped her predecessor, Candace Byrd, to be his chief of staff. Before that, Joy had worked in the PD office for just over two decades. Now, Kenneth Days III will take be...

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NPR spotlights CL contributor Brandon English Article

Hey, we know that guy!
Thursday November 16, 2017 03:48 pm EST

Brandon English is a longtime pal of us Creative Loafers. The 28-year-old photojournalist, a former CL intern and now a frequent contributor, has shot many a portrait, plenty of concerts, and more protests than we can count.

Earlier this week, he spent some time in NPR's StoryCorp Atlanta booth to discuss his infatuation with tense situations, a sense of intrigue that's carried him and his...

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Masquerade murders: Police arrest suspected gunman Article

The alleged shooter was picked up 45 miles east of Atlanta
Thursday November 16, 2017 03:35 pm EST

Police have arrested the man suspected of shooting four people at the Masquerade on Sunday night.

Jonathan Bautista, 23, was picked up Wednesday in Social Circle, a city 45 miles east of Atlanta. He was charged with two counts of murder, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. No other details were immediately available about the arrest.

The manhunt bore fruit about two days after...

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Brian Kemp threatens 'battle' with liberal activist Article

A Democratic group is petitioning to recall the secretary of state from office
Wednesday November 15, 2017 05:05 pm EST

Secretary of State Brian Kemp has set his sights on a new target.

No, we're not talking about the gun-loving gubernatorial candidate's newest hunting fascination. Kemp says he plans to "battle" a Democratic activist one of many who are calling for Kemp to be "recalled" from his post as Georgia's elections systems czar.

Check out the post from his campaign Facebook page below:

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Clarkston boasts nation's first millennial-run government Article

As Mayor Ted Terry is re-elected, two young faces join the city council
Wednesday November 15, 2017 04:47 pm EST

Once Clarkston's Election Day winners are sworn into the city council, the municipality will have the first millennial-run government in the nation, according to Mayor Ted Terry.

On Nov. 7, 34-year-old Terry was re-elected to mayoralty, while two young politicos were picked for city council posts. Andrea Cervone, a communications specialist with the Center for Civic Innovation, will replace...

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Fox News contributor accuses state Rep. Calvin Smyre of sexual assault Article

The Columbus Democrat denies her allegations
Wednesday November 15, 2017 03:26 pm EST

UPDATED Nov. 15, 2017 at 1:10 p.m. to clarify there's no foundation in claims that media outlets are attempting to silence the accuser.

Fox News analyst Jehmu Greene says state Rep. Calvin Smyre, D-Columbus, sexually assaulted her at the 1996 Democratic National Convention in Chicago.

In a barrage of tweets posted Nov. 10, Greene stated that Smyre, "the monster," had forced himself upon...

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Newt Gingrich, Justice Clarence Thomas outed as pot smokers in AG Jeff Sessions hearing Article

Do you know someone who smokes pot?
Tuesday November 14, 2017 06:21 pm EST
During Attorney General Jeff Sessions' questioning today by the House Judiciary Committee, the topic of pot smoking arose. In a Senate hearing last April, Sessions testified that "good people don't smoke marijuana." During today's hearing, he was again asked about what he meant by "good people." The questioner threw former Georgian politician Newt Gingrich and Georgia native Supreme Court... | more...

Political rookie defeats longtime Georgia mayor Article

Out with the old; in with the noob
Tuesday November 14, 2017 05:14 pm EST

A Cumming businessman just swiped the city's mayoral seat from a man who's held it for nearly 50 years, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. 

Troy Brumbalow will succeed H. Ford Gravitt, who took the helm of the city in 1970, before the mayoral newcomer was born.

Check out the AJC's profile on Cumming's rookie mayor here.

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Poll: CL readers want Confederate monuments and street signs scrapped Article

Advisory committee prepares recommendations for Mayor Kasim Reed
Tuesday November 14, 2017 05:04 pm EST

In a Twitter poll conducted late last week, Creative Loafing readers told us they want to see Confederate street signs and statues removed from the public domain. Our study garnered about as many participants as did most mayoral race polls and we didn't contact people via landline telephone, either.

At Atlanta City Hall, the Confederate Monuments Advisory Committee has been compiling a list...

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U.S. Sens. Isakson, Perdue weigh in on Roy Moore sex abuse allegations (UPDATE) Article

Did Isakson say a sexual assailant would still be better than a Democrat? His office says no.
Tuesday November 14, 2017 04:36 pm EST

U.S. Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) isn't quite ready to condemn Roy Moore over accusations that the Alabamian sexually assaulted teenage girls.

Perdue's Republican senate cohort, Johnny Isakson, however, said the five accusers' accounts of alleged sexual misconduct by Moore, a candidate for a U.S. Senate seat, hold more water than does his denial, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution....

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Pre-filing starts tomorrow for Georgia General Assembly Article

It's almost that time of year again!
Tuesday November 14, 2017 03:56 pm EST

Tomorrow marks the unofficial start of Georgia's legislative session. The General Assembly won't actually convene until Mon., Jan. 8., but state lawmakers can start lobbing legislative pitches as soon as Nov. 15. So over at Creative Loafing, we're anxiously tapping our feet.

Last year, lawmakers expanded the state's medical marijuana registry, they legalized guns on college campuses, they...

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Masquerade murders: Police seek help identifying persons of interest Article

Take a look at these photos from Sunday's show- recognize anyone?
Tuesday November 14, 2017 02:58 pm EST

The Atlanta Police Department's homicide unit has identified a couple persons of interest in Sunday night's quadruple shooting at the Masquerade.

APD officials are disseminating video footage from the incident, a dispute among concertgoers which ended with two people dead and two injured from gunshot wounds. A screen grab from the video focuses on two men in plaid shirts who are believed to...

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Kwanza Hall to endorse Keisha Lance Bottoms' mayoral bid Article

The District 2 councilman will throw his support behind his City Hall colleague
Tuesday November 14, 2017 02:42 pm EST

Atlanta Councilman Kwanza Hall is gearing up to stump for City Hall colleague Keisha Lance Bottoms' mayoral bid, according to a tweet by former CL contributor Maggie Lee.

Hall, formerly a contender for mayor himself, plans to announce his endorsement at a 10 a.m. press conference at John Wesley Dobbs Plaza in Martin Luther King Jr.'s old Sweet Auburn stomping grounds.

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MARTA seeks Fed cash for rail expansion Article

It only costs $250 million per mile
Monday November 13, 2017 04:58 pm EST

MARTA wants federal monies to help stretch its heavy rail lines further east, according to WABE.

Currently, the transit system's East-West train tracks run from Bankhead to Stone Mountain. MARTA officials want to add five stops on its blue line to cart passengers as far as Stonecrest Mall in south DeKalb County.

Heavy rail typically costs about $250 million per mile, says MARTA's...

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Hillary Clinton is in Atlanta Article

Queue up to get an autograph on your copy of 'What Happened'
Monday November 13, 2017 04:16 pm EST

Former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is cruisin' through the ATL on her national book tour. Swing by the Fox Theatre at 7:30 p.m. to catch Clinton discuss her new memoir, What Happened.

Check out HillaryClintonBookTour.com for more details.

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Study: Beltline could 'resegregate' Atlanta Article

Can Atlanta protect its longtime residents from the brunt of gentrification?
Monday November 13, 2017 03:50 pm EST

A new study reveals the Atlanta Beltline is still spiking property values in low-income, predominantly Black neighborhoods, according to urbanist blog ThreadATL.

Dan Immergluck and Tharunya Balan, city planning professors at Georgia State and Georgia Tech, respectively, recently published a report showing median sale prices had skyrocketed 68 percent from 2011 to 2015.

Now, Immergluck...

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Two dead, two injured in Masquerade shooting Article

Stageside dispute erupts into gunfire at Underground Atlanta
Monday November 13, 2017 02:36 pm EST

Two people are dead, and two are injured after a stageside dispute at the Masquerade erupted in gunfire.

During a Sunday evening hip-hop show at the Masquerade's "Hell" venue, a disgruntled concertgoer pulled a pistol on others who were attempting to jump on stage before rapper Cousin Stizz's performance, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

One victim, shot in the chest, died...

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Doraville elects transgender politico Article

She's the second transgender person ever elected to Georgia public office
Friday November 10, 2017 03:34 pm EST

Stephe Koontz says "transgender youths need a role model and to be able to see that they do have a future," according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Doraville voters recently elected Koontz to a city council post, making her the only transgender elected official in Georgia. She's not the first ever trans person picked to hold public office in the state, but she doesn't want her gender...

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WATCH: SaportaReport hosts runoff race's first mayoral candidate forum Article

'It will be wonderful to have a woman back in office'
Friday November 10, 2017 02:57 pm EST

Ask Mayor Kasim Reed a question - he'll answer one per week Article

Do you ever wish you could spend almost a whole minute with the mayor?
Friday November 10, 2017 02:37 pm EST

Have you ever wanted to spend almost a whole minute chatting up Mayor Kasim Reed? Well, now you can! Sort of. I mean, if you're lucky.

On his Twitter page, the 59th mayor of Atlanta started the hashtag #59SecondsWith59 so social media users can press Hizzoner with their burning inquiries. But there's a catch; he'll only be answering one question per week. Check below to see the feed of...

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Former contestant Cathy Woolard to host mayoral candidate conversations Article

The former hizzoner hopeful hasn't endorsed Norwood or Bottoms, but she wants to help voters choose
Friday November 10, 2017 02:27 pm EST

Former City Council President Cathy Woolard isn't stepping away from Atlanta's mayoral race.

Ever since Election Day, when Atlanta voters picked Councilwomen Keisha Lance Bottoms and Mary Norwood to face off in a December runoff, Woolard, the third best vote-getter in that contest, has been fielding questions of who she'd support. Neither, she says.

"I've heard and considered calls for me...

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Mayoral race: The political clout of Atlanta's airport vendors Article

'Airport money has helped fuel Atlanta politics for decades and has sporadically delivered scandal'
Thursday November 9, 2017 04:24 pm EST

Money from Atlanta airport vendors comprises roughly a third of mayoral candidate Keisha Lance Bottoms campaign contributions, according to Bloomberg Politics.

Bottoms is destined for a runoff election versus city council colleague Mary Norwood, and some strategists say these contestants will need to highlight ethics reform in the weeks leading up to the vote. Bottoms' campaign donors have...

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Countdown: Georgia Dome Demolition Article

The Atlanta Falcons' old stadium will soon be converted to rubble
Thursday November 9, 2017 03:58 pm EST

The Georgia Dome opened its doors in September 1992. Now, a quarter-century later, Atlanta has replaced the Falcons' football arena with a bigger, badder, more brazenly-branded stadium.

"The Dome wasn't very old," reported SB Nation, "but Falcons owner Arthur Blank wanted a state-of-the-art facility for his NFL and MLS teams." And we know if a billionaire owner wants something, he gets it,...

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Atlantans mull fate of Confederate monuments and street signs Article

'It doesn't change history to take these monuments down'
Thursday November 9, 2017 03:36 pm EST
Both white and black Atlantans are protesting the removal of the city's Confederate monuments and street signs. That's not to say they want to protect memorials to the Civil War's white supremacists; they just think the city's Confederate Monuments Advisory Committee needs to individually evaluate each street sign and effigy with a Rebel namesake, rather than making a blanket decision to scrap... | more...

Medicaid expansion in Georgia? Article

Don't hold your breath
Wednesday November 8, 2017 08:51 pm EST
One of the more interesting results in national politics from Tuesday's elections was the passage of a referendum in Maine that expanded the state's Medicaid system, yielding the potential of an estimated 80,000 more people access to health care coverage. Maine is the first state in the country to expand Medicaid with a referendum vote, which passed by a sizable margin. The vote reversed five... | more...

Policy wonk: Bottoms now where Norwood was in 2009 mayoral race Article

Mayor Kasim Reed's favored candidate is no shoo-in, says GSU policy expert
Wednesday November 8, 2017 07:38 pm EST

"Keisha Lance Bottoms should stay hungry, because eight years ago, Ms. Mary Norwood was in exactly the same position she's in, and look what happened."

That's Harvey Newman, a Georgia State University political scientist, weighing in on yesterday's mayoral race results.

In 2009, Councilwoman Norwood's mayoral bid came down to a runoff with a state senator named Kasim Reed. We all know who...

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Fulton election results show clear borders of support for mayoral candidates Article

How did your 'hood vote in the mayoral race?
Wednesday November 8, 2017 06:08 pm EST

Despite all the hubbub about how jam-packed Atlanta's mayoral contest has been, this amazing map of Fulton County Atlanta mayor election results paints a different picture, one of strikingly little variety of candidate wins. This graphic clearly shows that just three candidates dominated very specific areas areas of Fulton County.

- Mary Norwood (orange, 21.66 percent of vote) clearly...

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Georgia Dems snag some state House seats Article

The vacant posts used to be manned by Republicans
Wednesday November 8, 2017 03:34 pm EST

Georgia voters just drafted two Democrats to the state House, a move that shifts some power to the left side of the Republican-dominated Legislature.

Deborah Gonzales will take hold of the District 117 seat, the vacant Athens area post previously filled by Republican Rep. Regina Quick. In the nearby District 119, Jonathan Wallace won Tuesday's special election to take the chair once...

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Making Moves Article

Wednesday November 8, 2017 03:33 pm EST
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Election Day: Polls close some time at night... probably Article

Secretary of State yanks polling hours from its My Voter Page site
Tuesday November 7, 2017 05:37 pm EST
Thank god for Brian Kemp and the Secretary of State's office for working to improve voter turnout. Today's Atlanta election is no different. According to a WABE article, Georgia's elections czar initially posted inaccurate information for polling hours, listing Atlanta polls as closing at 7:00 p.m. on the My Voter Page, where Georgia voters are encouraged to go to find information about... | more...

Election Day: Where to party with mayoral candidates Article

After today, six of the eight mayoral candidates will be able to take a load off
Tuesday November 7, 2017 02:48 pm EST

It's finally Election Day!

After today, six of the eight mayoral candidates will have some time to take a breather. You might think they'd be relaxing already, but I found some campaign propaganda stuffed into my door jamb just this morning, and my email inbox is filled to the brim with last ditch efforts to win my vote and e-vites to candidates' "victory parties."

Of course, only two...

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After Texas attack, Kwanza Hall is 'rededicated' to gun control push Article

The mayoral candidate says, if elected, he'll lobby the Legislature for a crackdown
Monday November 6, 2017 11:04 pm EST

Atlanta Councilman Kwanza Hall says he's 'rededicated' to "common-sense" gun law reform, after hearing of Sunday's massacre at a Texas church.

"While we don't know all the facts, what we do know is that on average, 93 people are killed every day in the U.S. by firearms, whether accidental or intentional," he says in a statement emailed to Creative Loafing.

Atlanta's government doesn't...

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VoteATL! Article

Join CL's Twitter conversation about today's elections!
Monday November 6, 2017 07:07 pm EST

Have you voted yet? No? Well, why the hell not?! The clock is ticking, ATLiens, and we want to see those peach stickers stuck to everyone's chest today. If you're still mulling over your options, check out Creative Loafing's handy dandy Election Day resources below. And don't forget to chime on Twitter with #VoteATL as we track the incoming results.

Mayor's Race FAQ

Mayoral Madness pt. 1,...

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Atlanta Hawks v. Cleveland Cavs: The mysterious silver ring fiasco Article

What the hell just fell out of the Cleveland coach's mouth?
Monday November 6, 2017 07:10 am EST

The Atlanta Hawks whooped the Cleveland Cavaliers last night, but that's not the news today. Here at Creative Loafing, we're racking our brains trying to determine what in the hell bounced out of Cavs coach Tyronn Lue's mouth.

Lue was bellowing out play directions when a mysterious, seemingly silver ring rolled off his tongue and onto the court. Some say it was a Lifesaver, but do you know...

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Hours after Texas massacre, Real Housewives of Atlanta banter floods Twitter Article

Some social media users enraged at public's ability to 'entertain the pain away'
Monday November 6, 2017 07:01 am EST

Mere hours after a mass shooting rattled a small Texas town, Twitter users shifted their focus to mindless reality television. #RHOA (Real Housewives of Atlanta) quickly overshadowed coverage of the heinous crime, and some web surfers were up in arms.

Shaun King, a columnist for The Intercept, voiced his disappointment with the social media site's short attention span. "Last month 1 man w/...

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Gov. Deal on NYC terror: Don't rule out Beltline attack Article

'We all know it's a possibility and impossible to predict'
Monday November 6, 2017 02:25 am EST

Last Tuesday's terror attack in Manhattan has Atlantans abuzz about the potential for similar incidents to occur close to home.

The New York City bike path that hosted last week's violent act is reminding locals of a comparable stretch of concrete frequently packed with pedestrians: The Atlanta Beltline.

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal said Wednesday that an assault on Beltline-users is very...

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Georgia teen's murder captured on Snapchat Article

The alleged killer sent the video to peers, one of whom is a cop's daughter
Monday November 6, 2017 01:34 am EST

A Hall County teenager is charged with murder after shooting a young man on his break from work, according to FOX 5.

19-year-old Talon Lowery is now behind bars after he allegedly pulled up to the gas station where 18-year-old Bryan Ramirez was relaxing and shot him in the back with a rifle. Ramirez was pronounced dead soon after the attack.

Authorities were first alerted to the shooting...

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In wake of Texas shooting, Georgia gubernatorial candidate calls for churchgoers to carry guns Article

State Sen. Michael Williams: 'Churchgoers must be vigilant'
Monday November 6, 2017 12:37 am EST

Shortly after a crazed gunman tore through a Texas congregation with an assault rifle, killing more than two dozen, a conservative candidate for Georgia governor called for churchgoers to lock and load.

In a tweet posted yesterday afternoon, state Sen. Michael Williams, a gubernatorial hopeful, wrote "Church goers must be vigilant next wk & conceal carry sic."

Williams, known for his...

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Keisha Lance Bottoms campaign logged some sketchy contributions Article

Airport contractors used shell companies to circumvent donation limits
Monday November 6, 2017 12:27 am EST

Mayoral race front-runner Keisha Lance Bottoms is under the microscope for logging questionable campaign donations, according to a report by The Intercept.

Bottoms, an Atlanta councilwoman who recently overtook council colleague Mary Norwood in the polls, is no stranger to tallying sketchy donations. She recently returned more than $25,000 in campaign cash given by contractors implicated...

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Parents of "Baby A.J." to meet again with Emory officials Article

Family's legal team says toddler recovering from abdominal infection
Monday November 6, 2017 12:20 am EST

Parents of A.J. Burgess, the 2-year-old denied a much-needed organ transplant by Emory Healthcare, will meet again with hospital officials today, in hopes of brokering a deal to save the toddler's health.

"Baby A.J." Burgess, born without working kidneys, was set to undergo transplant surgery early last month, but Emory canceled his appointment due to his donor father's criminal history. The...

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Cathy Woolard on Texas attack: 'It's time to talk about gun reform' Article

'Our residents are worried about the gun violence that happens on a regular basis'
Monday November 6, 2017 12:16 am EST

Mayoral candidate Cathy Woolard says the time is now to discuss "common sense gun law reform."

In the past 35 days, two of the five deadliest massacres in modern American history were carried out by armed attackers. More than 50 people were slaughtered by a gunman with a rediculous arsenal in Las Vegas. More than two dozen were slain by the shooter in yesterday's attack on a small town...

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GSU professor gets $400,000 to study photosynthesis Article

How do plants eat the sun's rays?
Friday November 3, 2017 05:21 pm EDT

The U.S. Department of Energy just shelled out $400,000 to a Georgia State University physicist to study how plants use the sun's rays to make energy.

With the federal grant, Dr. Gary Hastings aims to "gain a molecular-level understanding of how replacing the pigment that plays a key role in photosynthesis with pigments of varying structures changes the rate at which electrons travel across...

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Shady locksmiths snatching up business, preying on customers Article

Clandestine companies change names to keep people guessing who they can trust
Friday November 3, 2017 05:05 pm EDT

Dishonest lock-pickers are saturating a market that relies on key-holders' misfortune. Now, metro Atlanta's legitimate locksmith community is frustrated that predatory companies are taking their business and inconveniencing customers who are already down on their luck, according to CBS46.

"All of these sites advertise 'We'll be there in fifteen minutes,'" said genuine locksmith Burt...

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Sen. David Perdue: D.C. unfazed by $20-plus trillion national debt Article

'Wake up, Washington!,' says U.S. senator
Friday November 3, 2017 04:36 pm EDT

Republican U.S. Sen. David Perdue said Congress needs to take control of the climbing national debt the total bill just climbed passed $20 trillion.

The Georgian legislator blamed the Government Accountability Office for some of the $700 million he says the county wasted with bureaucratic errors, but he offered a few remedies to the predicament:

"The way to fix it is in our grasp. No. 1,...

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ThreadATL urbanists endorse council candidates, rate mayoral wannabes Article

Friday November 3, 2017 04:12 pm EDT

Darin Givens and Matt Garbett, proprietors of urbanist blog ThreadATL, have kept their ears to the ground this election season more so than most news outlets. They've been shooting the breeze with mayoral hopefuls and hashing out policy plans with council contenders, in a effort to find the best-equipped pols to tackle their urbanist ambitions.

The duo recently ranked hizzoner wannabes based...

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Democrats vying for more leverage at Gold Dome Article

Left-leaners aim to reclaim some clout at the Capitol on Election Day
Friday November 3, 2017 03:38 pm EDT

On Tuesday, nine seats in Georgia's General Assembly are up for the taking, and Democratic would-be lawmakers are gunning for a change at the GOP-dominated Gold Dome.

"Democrats are in the running to represent districts covering parts of Athens, Cumming, Dalton and Watkinsville that haven't seen a Democratic challenger since the maps were redrawn in 2012," The Atlanta Journal-Constitution...

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Trump's Twitter deactivated for 15 minutes Article

It's not Atlanta news, but it's hilarious
Friday November 3, 2017 03:18 pm EDT

For just a few minutes yesterday, Twitter was slightly less "SAD!"

A "rogue" Twitter employee, finishing their last day at the social media site, briefly deactivated President Donald Trump's profile, prompting cheers and jeers from Twitter users.

"The account was down for 11 minutes, and has since been restored," said a company statement, according to The Washington Post. "We are...

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Georgia attorney general ditches secretary of state's defense team Article

The move comes after a server with election data was mysteriously wiped clean
Friday November 3, 2017 02:57 pm EDT

Georgia's attorney general just left Secretary of State Brian Kemp to fend for himself in a lawsuit scrutinizing the state's arguably-archaic election tech systems, according to the Associated Press.

The lawsuit follows the mysterious wipe of all election-related data in a server that was breached in June, exposing the personal info of millions of Georgia voters.






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'Blair Witch-esque' tapes discovered in metro Atlanta Article

Atlanta Redditor and Geocache enthusiast stumbles upon some creepy footage
Friday November 3, 2017 02:29 pm EDT

I guess we're kicking off the day with a theme: Unnerving.

A thread of posts on Atlanta's Reddit page has perplexed web-surfers. It began with a peculiar posting that merely contained the coordinates of a location in Marietta. One user, /r/hockeylovinguy, scoped out the mystery point on his way to work. He found a few VHS tapes. What he discovered on those tapes is unsettling, to say the...

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Evidence backs allegations that DeKalb Commissioner sexually assaulted assistant Article

'It's either ride or die or goodbye'
Thursday November 2, 2017 04:10 pm EDT

The Georgia county constantly mired in corruption scandals could be adding another demerit to its rap sheet. Recently probed audio and text evidence support suspicions that DeKalb County Commissioner Greg Adams sexually harassed an employee, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

The alleged victim, former District Director Ashlee Wright, assistant to his District 7 office, produced...

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Arts Agenda: Nov. 2-Dec. 6 Article

A roundup of upcoming theater, visual arts, comedy, film, and more events
Thursday November 2, 2017 04:02 pm EDT



PUP CULTURE FESTIVAL This canine carnival is dedicated to dogs and the humans who love them. The festival includes live music, food trucks, local art, pet adoption, and even local celebrities. Free. 11 a.m.-6p.m. Sat. Nov. 4. Grant Park, 840 Cherokee Ave. S.E. www.pupculturefest.com.

TATER TOT CRAWL Five Midtown bars are included in this crawl filled with...

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Gen. Larry 'Pants on the Ground' Platt: Confederate statues 'are trying to drive the black folks out of the community' Article

The committee deliberating on the fate of Rebel relics held its first public hearing yesterday
Thursday November 2, 2017 03:19 pm EDT

"General" Larry Platt, known the world over for his brilliant "Pants on the Ground" performance on American Idol's ninth season, said Confederate statues "are trying to drive the black folks out of the community."

Platt, who was granted the title of General by civil rights icon Rev. Hosea Williams for his work in the movement, attended last night's Confederate monuments advisory committee...

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Gwinnett County wants federal voting rights lawsuit dropped Article

Thursday November 2, 2017 03:06 pm EDT
Gwinnett County is hoping a federal lawsuit alleging it robbed minorities of their voting rights will be tossed out. According to a report from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the county filed a motion at the end of October which seeks dismissal from the case that claims gerrymandering made African-Americans, Latinos, and Asians which make up a larger population than white people in Gwinnett... | more...

CBS report takes low blows at mayoral contenders Article

Shouldn't the article have been filed as an opinion piece?
Thursday November 2, 2017 02:50 pm EDT

CBS Atlanta just published a ridiculous account of the mayoral race: "The Real Mayoral Candidates of Atlanta"

Penned by Attorney Robert Patillo, a local activist and TV and radio personality, the essay equates the crowded contest to a reality show. That's actually pretty accurate, but the lackadaisical overview of the outlandishly complex competition lends little perspective to the politics...

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Donald Glover for mayor Article

Fear of a Black Mecca: Dispatches (far) from the 2017 campaign trail
Thursday November 2, 2017 02:25 pm EDT

Despite leaving Atlanta months ago, I haven’t been able to take my eyes off my hometown. I’ve been curious to see how the city, and all its underlying racial hangups, might take shape during the countdown to the most important election in 44 years — the one that could bring the first white mayor since Maynard Jackson wiped that slate clean in 1973.

Like a lot of ATLiens, I have long been...

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Atlanta rappers back Keisha Lance Bottoms' mayoral bid Article

Ludacris, T.I., and Lil Yachty have stumped for the current mayor's favorite candidate
Thursday November 2, 2017 01:48 pm EDT

Councilwoman Keisha Lance Bottoms Twitter feed is decked out with pretty pictures of the Atlanta celebs and average Joes supporting her. In the clutter of endorsement portraits, Creative Loafing spied a local few rappers who claim they're 'passionate' about Bottoms' mayoral platform goals.

Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, in a pic emblazoned with #StandWithKeisha, said his passion is "education,...

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Watch classic Saturday morning cartoons for a cause Article

Plus: Atlanta municipal candidates discuss artists and art workers and Chastain Park Arts Festival offers an array of arts and crafts
Wednesday November 1, 2017 10:13 pm EDT

The election for Atlanta mayor is Nov. 7, and all candidates running for Atlanta Mayor and City Council will respond to a series of questions regarding artists and art workers in our city on Thursday at C4's Fireside Chat. Election-themed activities and light discussion will follow the artists' chat. Free. 6-9 p.m. Thurs., Nov. 2. Fuse Arts Center, 115 Martin Luther King Jr Drive. S.W....

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Get your Election Day edumacation! Article

With less than a week until Election Day, it's time for the undecideds to study up
Wednesday November 1, 2017 06:41 pm EDT

We can hear the second hand taunting us. As this ridiculous, crowded conundrum of an election season drags to an end, we'd like to spotlight a few resources to help our undecided readers pick a favorite in Atlanta's elections.

First of all, Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 7, but early voting is underway until tomorrow at 7 p.m.

Second, there are still eight candidates vying for the chief...

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Born to roll Article

Ford's campaign featuring local women is a marketing success story
Wednesday November 1, 2017 04:03 pm EDT
If you've watched TV at all in the past six months, you've likely watched a restaurateur, a dancer, and a pilot make it happen as they go about their daily grind. Or, more specifically, you've made the brief acquaintance of Doria Roberts, Tina Fears, and Joi Schweitzer. They're focused. Confident. Fierce. In the background, a sultry soundtrack swaggers. The voiceover is succinct. The refrain... | more...

John Eaves condemns state's rejection of Fulton's tax digest Article

School systems, sans tax cash, taking state to court
Wednesday November 1, 2017 04:00 pm EDT

WSB-TV to air Georgia Dome demo Article

Out with the old, in with the new, leaky Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Wednesday November 1, 2017 03:25 pm EDT

In just 19 days, explosives experts will turn the decades-old Georgia Dome to rubble. As a safety precaution, there won't be any public viewing areas available, but WSB-TV just teamed up with the Georgia World Congress Center Authority to broadcast the demise of the Atlanta Falcons' recently-retired stadium.

Now that the Mercedes-Benz Stadium towers over the Dome it replaced, the soon-to-be...

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U.S. Sen. David Perdue plugs immigration reform after Manhattan terror attack Article

The Republican Georgia senator wants 'reduce overall immigration by half'
Wednesday November 1, 2017 02:40 pm EDT

U.S. Sen. David Perdue, R-Georgia, called again to reform America's immigration laws, after a man who hails from Uzbekistan drove a truck over people on a crowded Manhattan bike path.

The day after the attack killed eight people and injured about a dozen others, Perdue reminded social media followers that, with his Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy Act (RAISE), he aims to...

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Peter Aman's Halloween poetry: I'm running against ghosts and ghouls Article

The mayoral candidate dropped some spooky rhymes on the competition
Wednesday November 1, 2017 02:08 pm EDT

Public hearing tonight for Atlanta's Confederate Monuments Advisory Committee Article

Come one, come all to help determine the fate of the city's Rebel relics
Wednesday November 1, 2017 01:47 pm EDT

The committee appointed to hash out potential plans for Atlanta's Confederate memorabilia will convene at 6 p.m. at City Hall for a public hearing. Residents and other interested parties are welcome to spitball ideas on how to deal with the Robert E. Lees and Rebel flags still decorating property in the city.

On Oct. 18, during the committee's first gathering, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed...

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Mayoral madness pt. 2 Article

Locals sound off on the mayoral race
Tuesday October 31, 2017 08:39 pm EDT

We reached out to individuals across the city and asked them who they are voting for in the mayoral race and why (or why not). We also asked them to tell us about the issues that are important to them. Responses have been edited for length and clarity.

Ed Garnes, founder of From Afros To Shelltoes
Atlanta has eaten its progressives. Greed has foreclosed on souls for mediocre football teams....

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Mayoral madness pt. 3 Article

The election is tomorrow!
Tuesday October 31, 2017 07:29 pm EDT

School's out for Election Day... in a few metro Atlanta districts Article

If you're a parent grinding at a 9-to-5, you might need to ring the babysitter
Tuesday October 31, 2017 05:38 pm EDT

Get a sitter: A handful of metro Atlanta school districts will be closed for Election Day, and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution says some parents are clambering to find ways to get off work or find someone to watch the little ones. On Nov. 7, Cherokee County, Cobb County, Decatur, and Atlanta Public Schools will be closed.



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Mayoral madness, pt. 1 Article

Locals sound off on the mayoral race
Tuesday October 31, 2017 05:00 pm EDT

We reached out to individuals across the city and asked them who they are voting for in the mayoral race and why (or why not). We also asked them to tell us about the issues that are important to them. Responses have been edited for length and clarity.


Raymond Partolan, undocumented advocate for immigrant and refugee communities:

"As a resident of the City of Atlanta, and as an...

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Poll: Secretary of State Brian Kemp feelin' smug in second place Article

But Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle is still topping the charts for the GOP's gubernatorial primary
Tuesday October 31, 2017 04:25 pm EDT
Goober: Secretary of State Brian Kemp, a gubernatorial wannabe, is feelin' confident. A recent poll analyzed by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution shows that Kemp, Georgia's chief elections official, is a strong second choice for prospective state voters, trailing Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle in the Republican primary. But, that's all according to a survey conducted by the secretary's own campaign.... | more...

Anti-Trump activists mask up for Halloween protest Article

Resist Trump Tuesdays is rallying at Woodruff Park
Tuesday October 31, 2017 03:34 pm EDT

'Avengers' cast hosts benefit reading of 'Our Town' for Puerto Rico relief Article

The stars aim to extend their super powers beyond the screen
Tuesday October 31, 2017 02:09 pm EDT

Atlanta mayoral candidates campaign with Reddit Article

Barack Obama and Bernie Sanders did it; so why not local politicos?
Tuesday October 31, 2017 02:03 pm EDT

Read! 10/31/17: Andr̩ 3000 ready for nuclear winter if Trump-Kim beef goes south Article

Plus, a North Carolina native keeps one of his Oval Offices just outside Atlanta
Tuesday October 31, 2017 03:48 am EDT

SEE and DO: Demetri Martin Article

Monday October 30, 2017 09:01 pm EDT
Comedian stops by Center Stage for his Let's Get Awkward Tour | more...

Stream the VoteLocal Mayoral Forum here Article

It's the last one before we hit the polls on Nov. 7
Monday October 30, 2017 05:26 pm EDT
Still not decided who to vote for in the upcoming mayoral election? Let us make it easy for you. Tune in to tonight's forum hosted by the Center for Civic Innovation and Creative Loafing to see the candidates as you've never seen them before. There will be interactive activities to help you understand candidates' knowledge of our local government, their ideas on community engagement, and much... | more...

Jen Kirkman never slows down Article

Monday October 30, 2017 03:55 pm EDT
The quick-witted comedian hits Atlanta on her 'All New Material, Girl' tour | 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
Friday October 27, 2017 08:20 pm EDT

Celebrate souls that have passed at All Souls Altars and Parade of the Dead in L5P Article

Plus: An evening of Halloween fun at Krog Street Market and a handsy workshop at Atlanta Clay Works
Thursday October 26, 2017 08:22 pm EDT

How Atlanta didn't decriminalize marijuana - and who's being hailed as if it did Article

Some mayoral candidates are being applauded for championing a weed law overhaul that never happened
Monday October 23, 2017 09:06 pm EDT

Brent Star reads scary stories during Drag Queen Storytime Article

Plus: 'The Color Purple' heads to the Fox Theatre and Java Cats Caf̩ screens 'Hocus Pocus' with furry friends
Tuesday October 17, 2017 05:14 pm EDT

Killer Mike: Vincent Fort for mayor - Next up, me. Article

"Atlanta is in a very dire time right now," says the Run The Jewels rapper
Friday October 13, 2017 04:30 pm EDT

Elevate returns to 'Enlighten' Article

Downtown gets an art injection this weekend
Wednesday October 11, 2017 10:42 pm EDT

SEE and DO: Trevor Noah Article

Saturday October 7, 2017 03:14 am EDT
'The Daily Show' host stops by Cobb Energy Centre this Sat., Oct. 14 | more...

SEE and DO: Yvonne Orji Article

Saturday October 7, 2017 02:59 am EDT
'Insecure' star and accomplished stand-up headlines the Punchline comedy club | more...

Arts Agenda: Oct. 12-Nov. 1 Article

A roundup of upcoming theater, visual arts, comedy, film events, and more
Thursday October 5, 2017 04:16 am EDT

Innovators and creatives explore the subversive art of pushing an agenda Article

SOAP Goods Creative, Facet Gallery and AC3 provide a soapbox at the PROPAGANDA! art show
Wednesday October 4, 2017 10:13 pm EDT

Atlanta Comic Convention swoops into town Article

Wednesday October 4, 2017 03:53 pm EDT
Plus: Art Camp promotes self-expression and Shakespeare's Tavern presents 'Macbeth' | more...

SEE and DO: Whitney Cummings Article

Sunday October 1, 2017 04:30 pm EDT
Comedian, actress and writer stops by Buckhead Theatre for hybrid book/stand-up tour | more...

Radcliffe Bailey: Made in Atlanta Article

Lauded visual artist talks living and creating in the city
Friday September 29, 2017 07:20 pm EDT

Best of Atlanta 2017: Cityscape Article

Celebrate the city's top civic heroes, problem-solvers and more
Wednesday September 27, 2017 02:02 pm EDT

Best of Atlanta 2017 is here! Click through to see our picks for the best the city has to offer, and along the way, learn a little bit about the personalities helping our city be the best it can be.

And while you're at it, be sure to snag tickets to our Best of Atlanta party going down Thurs., Sept. 28, at Terminal West, featuring ATL Collective performing songs inspired by the city of...

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Brian Regan refuses to hang up his hat Article

Comedy veteran and family man talks keeping it fresh and squeaky clean
Tuesday September 19, 2017 04:51 pm EDT

The state of transgender access to health care in Georgia Article

New report paints a dire picture
Tuesday September 19, 2017 02:31 pm EDT
During a series of focus groups last year, transgender and gender-nonconforming individuals shared what their experiences were like trying to access health care in Georgia. One participant recounted the blame and judgment they confronted by a health care provider: "These things probably happen to me because 'I'm confused' and that 'I need to believe in a higher power.'" Another person said they... | more...

Roll Call: DJ/Producer Stan Zeff Article

The London native talks about his house music party, Tambor, and more
Monday September 18, 2017 05:14 pm EDT

How has your event, Tambor, and the sound its become known for helped Atlanta evolve into a house music capital?

Well, the Tambor party started eight years ago in a small club in East Atlanta Village called Cenci. It was an underground party, to which only certain people knew about it. Promotion was pretty much word of mouth with very little social media. The house music played at the event...

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Discover ADAC puts design in the forefront Article

Friday September 15, 2017 03:53 pm EDT
Plus: Bring the streets to life at Pop-Up Chalk Festival | more...

Nikia Phoenix's Black Girl Beautiful takes Atlanta Article

Nikia Phoenix's Black Girl Beautiful takes Atlanta
Friday September 15, 2017 02:45 pm EDT
Model, actress and activist Nikia Phoenix is on a mission to change the way the beauty/fashion industry views black women. Fed up with a lack of diversity, Phoenix created Black Girl Beautiful, a beauty, wellness and self-care experience for women of color and she's bringing the Black Girl Beautiful experience to Atlanta this Saturday September 16. The L.A.-based South Carolina native calls it... | more...

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.
Thursday September 14, 2017 09:11 pm EDT

FEATURED: It takes a village Article

The quarterly Village Market ATL invites the community to shop, be entertained, gain knowledge and fellowship.
Thursday September 14, 2017 07:50 pm EDT

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Amixture of art, live performances, plant-based food and a collective of social entrepreneurs of color, the Village Market ATL experience is a unique one. The quarterly family-friendly affair invites the community to shop, be...

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FEATURED: Late nights, early mornings Article

Thursday September 14, 2017 07:43 pm EDT

In 2008, Ana Robbins started what would eventually become Jewish Kids Groups, an independent social network of Hebrew schools. Now, the organization has five locations across the metro area offering classes for preschoolers through seventh graders. To manage and continue their growth, she moved JWG's administrative offices to Industrious at Ponce City Market 14 months ago.

Before the move,...

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Cirque du Soleil: LUZIA swings into Atlantic Station Article

Thursday September 14, 2017 02:57 pm EDT
Plus: See (and hear) abstract art at the Atlanterium AV Festival and unlock an evening of magic at Harry Potter(y) Night | more...

Peachtree-Pine's next chapter Article

The Southeast's largest homeless shelter changes hands and faces new challenges
Friday September 8, 2017 06:25 pm EDT
Last week the largest homeless shelter in the Southeast, Peachtree-Pine, closed its doors to new residents as a result of a June settlement that ended a years-long legal battle with the City (among other parties). The controversial shelter was run by the Metro Atlanta Task Force for the Homeless since 1997, and was "open" in the sense that it allowed people to stay whether they were high or... | more...

Killer Mike calls for mayoral candidates to strive for 'Black Mecca' Article

Hizzoner hopefuls hashed out plans for affordable housing, income inequality and criminal justice reform at ONE Musicfest's recent forum
Friday September 8, 2017 03:17 pm EDT

SEE and DO: Noah Gardenswartz Article

Wednesday September 6, 2017 07:31 pm EDT
Atlanta comedy fixture returns to Laughing Skull Lounge for three nights | more...

'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
Wednesday September 6, 2017 03:51 pm EDT

Did Stephen King and Tim Curry ruin clowns for everyone? Jokey, garishly painted bozos have always been unnerving, especially for little kids. But with the 1990 miniseries based on King's novel It, the "scary clown" motif seemed to go into overdrive in pop culture.

Curry's characterization of the monstrous Pennywise became iconic, and probably haunts audiences who were children at the...

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Racist photos and LGBTQ bar closures: A tale of two apologies Article

Assessing a pair of possibly discriminatory Labor Day incidents
Wednesday September 6, 2017 02:09 pm EDT

Over the holiday weekend, local leaders had to put out statements of apology in two different situations that reeked of discrimination. Everyone messes up at one point or another, but when marginalized communities suffer at the hands of those so-called mistakes, we can't help but wonder if there's a thin line between a sincere apology and paying lip service.

In the early hours of Labor Day,...

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Indie Craft Experience's fall market hosts 50-plus makers Article

Tuesday September 5, 2017 08:39 pm EDT
Plus: Relax, Read, Refresh with Atlanta Contemporary and welcome cooler weather with O4W Fall Festival | more...

ONE Musicfest hosts City of Atlanta Mayoral Panel Candidate Forum Article

Killer Mike leads a conversation with the city's political hopefuls
Friday September 1, 2017 01:54 pm EDT
The race to Atlanta's November mayoral election is on the verge of a fever pitch. This Tues., Sept. 5, Run the Jewels rapper Killer Mike along with Dr. Joycelyn Wilson and Shelley Wynter moderate the ONE Musicfest City of Atlanta Mayoral Panel Candidate Forum with candidates Cathy Woolard, Ceasar Mitchell, John Eaves, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Kwanza Hall, Mary Norwood, Michael Sterling, Peter Aman... | more...

New release Atlanta Noir pulls back the curtain on Atlanta's secrets Article

Catch four of the contributors at the Decatur Book Festival on Sat., Sept. 2.
Thursday August 31, 2017 06:22 pm EDT

Atlanta mayoral race still jam-packed after qualifications week Article

13 candidates remain, and councilwomen lead in the polls
Thursday August 31, 2017 04:08 pm EDT

Overcoming stigma at Atlanta Black Pride Weekend Article

#LoveWins, and so does knowing your HIV status
Wednesday August 30, 2017 05:48 pm EDT

According to a CDC report that came out over the summer, the number of people being diagnosed with HIV dropped in Georgia by 6 percent between 2008 and 2014. That's huge, considering Atlanta's HIV rates have previously been compared to that of third-world countries.

But researchers found that one demographic didn't see any changes in HIV infection: gay and bisexual men. "Annual infections...

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SEE and DO: Roast of Daenerys Targaryen Article

Friday August 25, 2017 03:13 pm EDT
1UP Comedy's latest roast arrives just in time for Dragon Con | more...

Atlanta's next mayor could determine the fate of Confederate Ave., other Civil War relics Article

Civil rights icon Andrew Young says city shouldn't waste time, resources tearing down archaic installations
Thursday August 24, 2017 06:42 pm EDT

Two candidates for Atlanta mayor stand at odds over how to address Civil War symbols scattered about the city.

Peter Aman wants to see Atlanta's Confederate Avenue stripped of its signage and adorned with a new title one that doesn't commemorate the nation's most divided era. Atlanta Council President Ceasar Mitchell, however, seems less concerned with abolishing the tangible symbols of...

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'Logan Lucky' breezes through Southern-fried heist comedy Article

'Ocean's 7/11' marks a playful comeback for filmmaker Steven Soderbergh
Friday August 18, 2017 02:30 pm EDT

Barry Lee's 'fuck you' to ableism Article

The local artist is done with your sympathy
Thursday August 17, 2017 08:23 pm EDT

Arts Agenda: Aug. 17-Sept. 13 Article

A roundup of upcoming theater, visual arts, comedy, film events and more
Thursday August 17, 2017 04:45 pm EDT


TASTE OF LIFE Atlanta has some of the highest HIV/AIDs rates in the country and many of those affected are part of the city's homeless population. It's time to get them off the streets and access to the health care they need. Support the cause through Taste of Life, an evening of food tastings, drinks, a live DJ and a silent auction featuring incredible art and experiences....

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Hip-hop revival Article

Kenny Leon mounts his Tupac-inspired musical in Atlanta
Thursday August 17, 2017 03:32 pm EDT

It's the worst time to be traveling toward Kennesaw, but that's where Tony Award-winning director Kenny Leon is headed the Friday afternoon we speak by phone. He's on his way to hear a group of local musicians his team has gathered to perform in his upcoming production of the musical inspired by rapper Tupac Shakur, Holler If Ya Hear Me.

"We're going to put the band on stage. On Broadway, I...

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EDITOR'S NOTE: So I've got good news and bad news ... Article

Been wondering: "Where's my Loaf?" We've got answers.
Thursday August 17, 2017 02:06 pm EDT

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First, the bad news: On July 27, Creative Loafing published the last issue of our weekly print edition, marking the end of a tradition in Atlanta that's persisted for nearly five decades.

OK, now the...

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Clusterfest 2017 Article

A roundup of the annual events taking over the city this Labor Day weekend
Tuesday August 15, 2017 04:22 pm EDT

Atlanta Black Pride
When it first took place in 1996, it was hard to fathom that Atlanta Black Gay Pride would become the largest black gay pride celebration in the world. Since its first informal house party 21 years ago, Atlanta Black Pride has grown into a citywide event that includes everything from block parties to community empowerment seminars. Despite our current political climate, the...

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Candidate profile: Peter Aman Article

City Hall veteran- political rookie
Tuesday August 15, 2017 03:12 pm EDT

Editor's note: As the race for Atlanta's next mayor heats up, Creative Loafing will be sitting down with every major contender in an effort to replicate that awkward knock on the door from candidates and canvassers. Visit creativloafing.com for weekly updates on the impending election.


Peter Aman is not a politician. But the candidate for Atlanta mayor is something of a veteran at City...

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Clay Stapleford 'opens up' Article

Plus: Atlanta's first Cosplay Yard Sale and the Butterfly Festival
Monday August 14, 2017 07:32 pm EDT
Clay Stapleford describes his work as a dance in which "he plays with energy and allows energy to play with him." His next project is Opened Up, a show exploring feelings and expressions which rise from an "open" state of consciousness which will exhibit at Made Again. A North Carolina native, Stapleford currently lives in Atlanta where he pursues his art full-time. Free. 7-10 p.m. Fri., Aug.... | more...

Candidate profile: John Eaves Article

He's late to the race and underfunded, but the Fulton chairman isn't ditching his bid for mayor
Friday August 11, 2017 04:50 pm EDT
Every time Fulton Chairman John Eaves ran for the county's chief seat, he raked in some 70,000 votes from Atlantans. He's now held that post for three consecutive terms, and he thinks many of those supporters will back his mayoral bid, too. But Eaves stepped into Atlanta's crowded contest pretty late, and his team hasn't claimed much campaign cash, especially relative to the deep pockets of... | more...

Roll Call: Brooke Giguere, CPC, ELI-MP Article

Up close and personal with an ATL-based energy and mindset coach
Thursday August 10, 2017 08:37 pm EDT

With Roll Call, CL shines a light on folks helping to effect change in Atlanta. This week, we throw the focus on locally based energy and mindset coach Brooke Giguere.

So what exactly does an energy and mindset coach do?

I help people un-fuck themselves. Most days we're on autopilot, doing the same things over and over again. And we wonder why the hell we are stuck. So I help creative...

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Making yoga better Article

Rutu Chaudhari's mission to move the practice beyond pricey pants and fancy poses
Thursday August 10, 2017 06:36 pm EDT
Tucked inside an Inman Park studio with a stylish yet unassuming red-framed glass fa̤ade, a petite businesswoman is planning a revolution in yoga. Rutu Chaudhari, owner of All Life is Yoga, wants to expand the footprint of yoga beyond cool pants, designer mats and power poses. It's not that she has anything against these trendier trappings of the practice, per se. But, she admits, it frustrates... | more...

SEE and DO: Dave Waite Article

Thursday August 10, 2017 06:10 pm EDT
2012 Laughing Skull Comedy Fest champ headlines WonderComedy this Friday | more...

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
Thursday August 10, 2017 05:59 pm EDT
The Tabernacle is an Atlanta icon. It takes a special kind of artist to fill the former-church/current entertainment venue but, of course, Tig Notaro is anything but average. The deadpan comedian headlined for years around the country, put out a half-hour special on Comedy Central and an album on the Secretly Canadian label. For comedy nerds, she's been a superstar for years, but her name blew... | more...

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
Wednesday August 9, 2017 04:52 pm EDT
Perhaps the best thing about Atlanta Hawks photographer Scott Cunningham's exhibition, From the Baseline: 40 Years Beneath the Rim, at the Westside Cultural Arts Center is that the greatest images are not about who is in them. Sure, there are pictures on dislay of numerous superstars and celebrities like Dominique Wilkins, Michael Jordan, LeBron James, Whitney Houston, Bruce Springsteen and... | more...

The City vs. muralists - again Article

A proposed ordinance follows up on anti-street art legislation that was unsuccessfully pitched earlier this summer
Tuesday August 8, 2017 06:59 pm EDT

Dates added to Barry Lee's 'How Nice' Article

Plus: Notch8's largest group exhibition and Fixate highlights more than 60 artists
Monday August 7, 2017 08:44 pm EDT

Rep. Doug Collins files new bill to curb recidivism rates Article

Legislation was inspired by Georgia's prison reform initiatives
Tuesday August 1, 2017 03:40 pm EDT

Last week, while one Georgia congressman was perplexing the nation with his colorful criticism of an Alaska Republican senator voting against health care reform we're looking at you, Rep. Buddy "Snatch a Knot in Their Ass" Carter another lawmaker was pushing for prison reform.

On July 24, Rep. Doug Collins, representing the good folks in the 9 District, filed a new bill that aims to reduce...

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MOCA GA's photographers to watch Article

MOCA GA's photographers to watch
Monday July 31, 2017 02:58 pm EDT
The next photography exhibit opening at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia has been carefully curated for the past eight years. Fast Forward // Rewind features a selection of 19 photographers selected as "ones to watch," highlighting video, installation and still photography created from the '70s to present day. The artists include Holly Andres, Teri Darnell, Martine Gutierrez and... | more...

Atlanta mayoral race: John Eaves says Trump's plan to assassinate Obamacare could 'kill Grady' Article

Letting the ACA implode could cripple Georgia's largest hospital, says Fulton chairman
Friday July 28, 2017 05:34 pm EDT

Fulton Chairman John Eaves says the GOP's plan to vanquish the Affordable Care Act could "kill Grady," Georgia's largest hospital.

If President Donald Trump's and his sycophants' "heartless plan" comes to fruition, Eaves says, the hospital could lose more than $65 million in federal funds each year. In effect, the facility's operating budget could be chopped by 10 percent, meaning Grady...

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Eric Wareheim celebrates 10 years of 'Awesome Show' Article

Half of surrealist comedy duo Tim and Eric reflects on a legacy of horror and glee
Thursday July 27, 2017 05:32 pm EDT

State Rep. David Dreyer added to #ActivateATL speaker lineup Article

C4 Atlanta prompts locals to get out and vote in November's mayoral and city council elections
Thursday July 27, 2017 05:27 pm EDT

Activity Page Article

"Who said you had to grow up? And who doesn't like a good activity page featuring some Atlanta legends? Let's play."- BOSCO
Wednesday July 26, 2017 09:32 pm EDT

BOSCO's curated some dope games and coloring pages for you. Each piece is downloadable (check the link below the image), but if you want the real deal, you'll have to pick up a copy around town.

Crossword Puzzle

Word Scramble

Gucci coloring page


Outkast coloring page


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Street Style Article

"Style is all about expression and attitude. Peep some of my BOSCO's ATL style icons."- BOSCO
Wednesday July 26, 2017 07:58 pm EDT

Q&A: Biyunka's Bianca Cooper Article

"Take a look inside the mind of the Atlanta-based designer and her apparel brand."- BOSCO
Wednesday July 26, 2017 07:28 pm EDT

So tell me a little bit about yourself and your journey to becoming a designer and artist.

I have never been fond of going too deep for the intro about myself to an audience. Mostly because I am constantly changing and growing, along with my process, so to tell all, it becomes monotonous. Also, I want people to think, pay attention to detail and speak with nonverbal communication. I am...

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Luba Lukova designs justice in new MODA exhibition Article

The Bulgarian designer and illustrator doesn't serve any ideology
Wednesday July 26, 2017 06:41 pm EDT
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ACLU to Fulton County Election Board: We're watching you Article

Voter suppression appears to be alive and well
Wednesday July 26, 2017 06:05 pm EDT

Guest Culture Editor: BOSCO Article

The Atlanta-bred singer/multimedia artist curates a look at style icons, games + more
Wednesday July 26, 2017 05:39 pm EDT

Mayoral campaign cash: Who's writing the checks? Article

More than $7 million has been raised in the race to seat Atlanta's next leader
Friday July 21, 2017 05:40 pm EDT

Another fundraising period has come and passed for Atlanta's mayoral candidates, and the nine serious contenders have logged a combined $7 million in contributions so far.Creative Loafing dug through the hundreds of pages of campaign finance reports published early this month, in an attempt to illustrate who's been shelling out for the candidates during this fundraising quarter.


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SEE and DO: Michelle Wolf Article

Thursday July 20, 2017 04:44 pm EDT
'The Daily Show' contributor takes her comedy to the Laughing Skull's stage | more...

Startup City Article

ATL entrepreneurs and the spaces they call HQ
Wednesday July 19, 2017 08:09 pm EDT
It's no secret that Atlanta is quickly cementing its position as a tech capital and a hub for startups. Just take a quick survey of all the co-working spaces that have been sprouting up around town, housing this new generation of business owners from Downtown to the Old Fourth Ward, Midtown, Buckhead and beyond and you'll see that our city is in a prime position to claim the mantle of "Silicon... | more...

Living Walls sets up shop on Buford Highway Article

The sixth annual art conference gets to the (multicultural) heart of the matter
Tuesday July 18, 2017 08:17 pm EDT
Last week, President Donald Trump spoke to a group of reporters about the status of the wall he'd like to see extended along the country's southern border. In the most in-depth discussion he's had since proposing the wall, Trump said that he envisioned the wall being transparent so that people on the US side wouldn't be hit over the head when large sacks of drugs were tossed over it. Seriously.... | more...

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
Tuesday July 18, 2017 05:16 pm EDT

Tiny Doors lead to Tiny Block Party Article

The art project celebrates its third anniversary
Monday July 17, 2017 06:51 pm EDT
When Karen Anderson painted the first miniature door in the Krog Street Tunnel in 2014, she never expected it would symbolically open and lead her to what is now Tiny Doors ATL, or that she would one day celebrate its third anniversary. An art project working toward free and accessible art, Tiny Doors ATL hopes to "inspire curiosity and exploration by highlighting neighborhoods and landmarks... | more...

Party with a purpose Article

Nonprofit Joining Hearts celebrates 30 years with a pool party
Friday July 14, 2017 04:50 pm EDT

In 2015, HIV/AIDS rates in Atlanta were described as "reminiscent of New York in the '80s." Today, more than 30,000 people in Atlanta have been diagnosed as HIV positive, and the city ranks fifth in the country for new HIV infections. In short, Atlanta is facing an epidemic. Enter: Joining Hearts.

Since 1987, Joining Hearts, an all-volunteer nonprofit organization focused on HIV/AIDS...

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

'Surrogates' teams comics with audiences for an out-of-body experience
Friday July 14, 2017 02:27 pm EDT
Stand-up comedy is comprised of two elements: the written material and the physical performance. While each is not always developed at the same speed, aspiring comedians must develop their own comedic voice and find the right style to match each joke in order to prosper in front of hungry audiences. But what if you had to use someone else as a vehicle for your jokes? Could you convey your voice... | more...

SEE and DO: Joe Zimmerman Article

Friday July 14, 2017 12:58 pm EDT
Beards of Comedy comedian returns to Atlanta with series of shows at Laughing Skull Lounge | more...

The bells of Notre Dame ring in Aurora Theatre Article

Plus: The return of Pancakes & Booze Art Show and Mammal Gallery's one-night-only 'noir space opera'
Thursday July 13, 2017 07:49 pm EDT
Based on the novel by Les Misérables writer Victor Hugo, the musical The Hunchback of Notre Dame tells the story of Quasimodo, a "deformed bell ringer in a cold, cathedral tower as he discovers his inner strength." First premiering in 1999, the musical borrows songs from the 1996 Disney film while keeping the dark and twisted nature of Hugo's original novel, and on Thurs., July 20, the eerie... | more...

Deon Cole is paying attention Article

The Chicago native talks inspiration, the craft
Tuesday July 11, 2017 10:18 pm EDT
Comedian Deon Cole is one of the busiest people in Hollywood. He stars in TBS's absurdist comedy "Angie Tribeca" and ABC's hit sitcom "Black-ish." This fall, the former "Conan" writer adds BET game show "Face Value" to his resume, and in 2018, he takes on a lead role in "Black-ish" spinoff "College-ish." Cole's new half-hour special on Netflix's "The Standups" premiered on July 4, and he's... | more...

Peter Aman's mayoral campaign snags Council endorsements Article

Yolanda Adrean is the first council member to pick a favorite (not counting the ones who've picked themselves)
Tuesday July 11, 2017 08:44 pm EDT

One Atlanta councilwoman and her predecessor have fingered a favorite in the race to place the city's 60th mayor: They like Peter Aman.

Yolanda Adrean, the council member representing a northwest Buckhead district, and Clair Muller, who held the post for two decades before passing the torch, say Aman's business savvy and City Hall experience are just what Atlanta needs.

Adrean says...

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Groups sue over 6th District special election Article

Recent lawsuit asks Fulton County judge to throw out election results
Monday July 10, 2017 09:46 pm EDT
Just when you thought you'd never have to hear about the 6th District special election ever again, a group of Georgia voters and Colorado-based nonprofit Coalition for Good Governance filed a lawsuit July 3 asking a Fulton County judge to throw out the... | more...

Jane Garver Foley talks art Article

Plus: Slide the City, and Fernbank merges science and mixology
Thursday July 6, 2017 05:37 pm EDT
Jane Garver Foley has created sculptures and music for cities across the world. She crafted sound sculptures for the Architecture Triennale in Lisbon, Portugal, and La Friche Belle de Mai in Marseille, France, as well as music designed to play in taxicabs across Morocco. In Atlanta, Foley has made public works for the Atlanta Beltline, the Woodruff Arts Center and others. This week, Atlanta... | more...

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

Hail Caesar: Andy Serkis' performance adds tragic element to apocalyptic adventure
Thursday July 6, 2017 03:58 pm EDT

The end of Peachtree-Pine Article

As the controversial shelter braces for closure, director Anita Beaty reflects on 20 years of fighting homelessness
Wednesday July 5, 2017 02:59 pm EDT
Come this August, one of the largest safety nets for Atlanta's homeless population the Peachtree-Pine shelter will be closing its doors forever. Led by Anita Beaty, executive director of the Metro Atlanta Task Force for the Homeless, the 100,000-square-foot Downtown building (donated by Coca-Cola heiress Ednabelle Wardlaw) has served people experiencing homelessness for the past 20 years.... | more...

Winter is coming to Atlanta Article

Where to celebrate the return of 'Game of Thrones'
Monday July 3, 2017 07:39 pm EDT
After a hiatus that felt as long as Westeros' 10-year summer, "Game of Thrones" is finally returning Sun., July 16. Now that the HBO show has caught up with A Song of Ice and Fire, the epic fantasy novel series it is based on, we are all waiting on the edge of our seats to find out what happens next: Will Cersei Lannister, the queen everyone loves to hate, eventually suffer the fate of her late... | more...

Time and Place: Concession speech Article

A photo "Hail Mary"
Friday June 30, 2017 08:14 pm EDT

Extreme makeover: Philips Arena edition Article

Hawks' stadium gets hawt transformation
Friday June 30, 2017 03:17 pm EDT

Atlanta mayoral wannabes rap Fulton's property tax 'freeze' Article

Gentrification is just a fact of life in a thriving urban environment,' says one candidate
Thursday June 29, 2017 07:58 pm EDT

A glimpse into the 'rapidly mutating' art of R.C. Hagans Article

Plus: Atlanta Shortsfest returns and 'Between Riverside and Crazy' opens
Thursday June 29, 2017 06:25 pm EDT

Hebocon's sumo-wrestling robots Article

The convention celebrating the technically ungifted comes to Atlanta
Thursday June 29, 2017 04:14 pm EDT

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

Classic character sheds teen angst to prove himself an Avenger, with hilarious results
Thursday June 29, 2017 04:02 pm EDT

Where to celebrate the 4th of July Article

Celebrate Independence Day with fireworks, a bar crawl, silent disco and more
Wednesday June 28, 2017 08:49 pm EDT

The good, the bad and the hacky Article

Open mic hosts talk their role in guiding comics through their first steps
Wednesday June 28, 2017 07:39 pm EDT
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Gothic redux Article

Sofia Coppola imagines female desire in 'The Beguiled'
Tuesday June 27, 2017 08:52 pm EDT

Comfort women statue finds a home Article

'Young Girl's Statue for Peace' to be unveiled in Brookhaven on June 30
Tuesday June 27, 2017 07:37 pm EDT

Peachtree-Pine set to close Article

The long-standing low-barrier homeless shelter braces for its end
Tuesday June 27, 2017 06:30 pm EDT

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

'Baby Driver' takes a hilarious, high-speed ride down Atlanta streets
Monday June 26, 2017 04:16 pm EDT

Royce Bable's 'Not Here Right Now' Article

Currently seeking funding, his one-man show details his path from corporate operative to citizen of the world
Thursday June 22, 2017 07:22 pm EDT

Resilience resonates at 'Trigger Warning' Article

StoryMuse presents an evening of storytelling about violence, trauma and strength on June 24 at 7 Stages Theatre
Wednesday June 21, 2017 04:56 am EDT

Beefs and bonds Article

How political friendships and tensions could impact Atlanta's mayoral race
Tuesday June 20, 2017 08:21 pm EDT

Atlanta mayoral candidates weigh in on Handel and Ossoff's congressional contest Article

Spoiler alert: Not much Handel-backing in the race to replace Kasim Reed
Tuesday June 20, 2017 05:53 pm EDT

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

The 'Between Riverside and Crazy' co-star offers advice to aspiring thespians
Monday June 19, 2017 06:48 pm EDT

Ladylike creates safe spaces for women in comedy Article

Ladylike co-founder Kenzie Rowland talks Carol Burnett and honoring the memory of her grandfather
Monday June 19, 2017 03:03 pm EDT

The High kicks off summer Article

Plus: An inside look into Marianne Lambert's expansive art collection and TQM's silent disco
Monday June 19, 2017 02:38 pm EDT

Planned Parenthood moves to EAV Article

Staci Fox, Planned Parenthood Southeast's president and CEO, talks reproductive health in the Trump era and more
Friday June 16, 2017 08:59 pm EDT

Shop local with Root City Market Article

Plus: Ice Age Fest at Fernbank and Peach Party Atlanta
Friday June 16, 2017 04:54 pm EDT

Atlanta mayoral race: Peter Aman calls out the competition Article

"I wouldn't call it a jab," says his campaign manager. "We're just sharing information."
Wednesday June 14, 2017 02:00 pm EDT

Pink Masquerade sets up shop in Atlanta Article

Introducing a private club that "caters to women's desires"
Monday June 12, 2017 03:48 pm EDT

Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month in Atlanta Article

A roundup of local events dedicated to supporting immigrant and refugee populations
Monday June 12, 2017 02:39 pm EDT

Mayoral candidates trash Trump's plans for Paris deal Article

Prospects grumble about the president's stance on climate change
Wednesday June 7, 2017 02:21 pm EDT

The cost of homelessness Article

Millions are being spent to end homelessness in Atlanta- but is it enough?
Tuesday June 6, 2017 08:46 pm EDT

SEE & DO: Dave Chappelle Article

Tuesday June 6, 2017 08:07 pm EDT
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Robin Hood' takes family theater to new heights - literally Article

The Serenbe forest becomes a stage with zip lines and overhead sets
Monday June 5, 2017 06:39 pm EDT

Regina N. Bradley visits Charis Books Article

Plus: Wussy Mag celebrates the release of The Fight Issue and Fernbank After Dark launches
Monday June 5, 2017 03:34 pm EDT

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
Monday June 5, 2017 02:10 pm EDT

Hebru Brantley gets topical with 'Clay Pigeons' Article

Hebru Brantley gets topical with 'Clay Pigeons'
Friday June 2, 2017 09:32 pm EDT

Tiny art at Summer ICE Article

Indie Craft Experience partners with Tiny Doors ATL for live tiny garden workshop
Friday June 2, 2017 02:20 pm EDT

Atlanta artists take on city government over public art ordinance Article

A public debate on private property
Friday June 2, 2017 02:03 pm EDT

Vagical Mystery Tour hits Atlanta Article

New comedy show by "badass feminists" supports reproductive rights
Thursday June 1, 2017 12:59 pm EDT

A taste for design Article

Exploring the unsung hero of Atlantabs booming restaurant scene
Wednesday May 31, 2017 08:57 pm EDT

'Wonder Woman' challenges superhero conventions with a sword and a smile Article

Historic heroine reinvigorates DC movies with satisfying solo effort
Wednesday May 31, 2017 04:24 pm EDT

SEE & DO: 'Meditate + Masturbate + Create' - Issue Date May 31 2017 Article

MR PAUL hosts his first solo art show at the Museum of Modern Perspective
Wednesday May 31, 2017 09:50 am EDT

SEE & DO: Ladie's Night - Issue Date May 31 2017 Article

Village Theatre hosts a a late-night block of stand-up and sketch comedy
Wednesday May 31, 2017 09:37 am EDT

'Eclipsed' opens at Synchronicity Theatre Article

Plus: High hosts a Warhol Factory Party and Atlanta Contemporary takes on the creative process
Friday May 26, 2017 04:56 pm EDT

Hollywood Product: 'Baywatch' Article

Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron save this over-the-top spoof
Friday May 26, 2017 11:21 am EDT

SEE & DO: MomoCon - Issue Date May 24 2017 Article

Popular convention returns to the Georgia World Congress Center May 25-28
Wednesday May 24, 2017 12:42 am EDT

SEE & DO: Chris Rock - Issue Date May 23 2017 Article

Legendary comedian stops by Fox Theatre for Total Blackout Tour
Tuesday May 23, 2017 11:39 am EDT

Family-friendly fun at Decatur Arts Festival Article

Plus: Dark Side of the Roombs first anniversary and YES MAbAM helps fight domestic violence
Tuesday May 23, 2017 11:39 am EDT

Southern Fried Queer Pride strives to be 'radically inclusive' Article

The queer and trans alternative Pride festival returns May 23-27
Monday May 22, 2017 04:38 pm EDT

'Alien: Covenant' trades big ideas of 'Prometheus' for just another bug hunt Article

Director Ridley Scott imitates earlier films with hopes of pleasing audiences
Friday May 19, 2017 10:37 am EDT

Brad Zimmermanbs 'My Son the Waiter' debuts in Atlanta Article

Plus: La Choloteca at Drunken Unicorn, Southern Fried Queer Pride kicks off and more
Thursday May 18, 2017 10:17 am EDT

SEE & DO: Concrete Junglebs Spectacular Fruit Ramble - Issue Date May 17 2017 Article

On Sunday, foraging experts will teach attendees how to identify more than 10 varieties of fruit trees
Wednesday May 17, 2017 10:00 am EDT

SEE & DO: Jamie Lee - Issue Date May 16 2017 Article

'Girl Code' comedian headlines the Laughing Skull
Tuesday May 16, 2017 04:31 pm EDT

SEE & DO: Atlantamation Encore Screening - Issue Date May 16 2017 Article

The seventh annual screening of SCAD student shorts
Tuesday May 16, 2017 04:21 pm EDT

SEE & DO: Great Gatsby Lawn Party - Issue Date May 11 2017 Article

Wren's Nest hosts Roaring b20s style event
Thursday May 11, 2017 05:59 pm EDT

Hollywood Product: 'King Arthur: Legend of the Sword' Article

Guy Ritchie brings his signature style to Camelot (groan)
Thursday May 11, 2017 11:51 am EDT

The many worlds of Van Jensen Article

Meet the storyteller behind comic books, movies, diplomacy and more
Thursday May 11, 2017 08:54 am EDT

PODCAST: The Comics Canon! Article

Take a listen to the latest Creative Loafing-affiliated (and comic book-related) podcast, hosted by Kevin Moreau and CL film critic Curt Holman.
Wednesday May 10, 2017 11:05 am EDT

Free Will Astrology - May 09 2017 Article

May 11-17
Tuesday May 9, 2017 03:33 pm EDT

Dance workshops at the High Article

Plus: Xperimental Puppetry Theater at Center for Puppetry Arts and 'Finding Neverland' at the Fox
Tuesday May 9, 2017 03:17 pm EDT

SEE & DO: SPARK Saturdays: Family Ties - Issue Date May 09 2017 Article

Celebrate diversity in family structures with a day of carnival-like games and activities
Tuesday May 9, 2017 02:54 pm EDT

Ali Wong keeps it real Article

Catching up with the comedian behind 'Baby Cobra' as she prepares for a doubleheader at the Tabernacle
Monday May 8, 2017 10:30 am EDT

Writers @ the Wrecking Bar: Omar El Akkad Article

The author and journalist discusses his debut novel, 'American War'
Thursday May 4, 2017 05:00 pm EDT

'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' delivers far-out sugar rush Article

Plot takes back seat to comedy and character in delightful, exhaustive comic book movie.
Tuesday May 2, 2017 05:53 pm EDT

SEE & DO: 'Call and Response' - Issue Date May 02 2017 Article

Gallery 72 hosts exhibition featuring selected artworks used in Atlanta Jazz Festival fliers
Tuesday May 2, 2017 05:16 pm EDT

SEE & DO: 'Split in Three' - Issue Date May 02 2017 Article

Aurora Theatre presents a Southern dramedy from Daryl Lisa Fazio
Tuesday May 2, 2017 05:08 pm EDT

SEE & DO: Spring Studio SoirC)e - Issue Date May 02 2017 Article

Take a peek inside the studios of Atlanta artists
Tuesday May 2, 2017 05:02 pm EDT

Summer Movie Preview 2017 Article

This year's film assembly line builds new models out of old parts
Tuesday May 2, 2017 03:02 pm EDT

'Curious' encounters Article

Plus: Clermont Lounge reopens and Lois Reitzes visits Dad's Garage
Tuesday May 2, 2017 12:05 pm EDT

Myrna Fuller, director of Hammonds House Museum, retires Article

A chapter closes for the West End-based arts institution b and a new chapter begins
Friday April 28, 2017 09:55 am EDT

SEE & DO: Art: Contemporary Kids (At Heart) - Issue Date April 27 2017 Article

Atlanta Contemporary and Color ATL team up for interactive adult coloring workshop
Thursday April 27, 2017 02:16 pm EDT

Catlanta tells Atlanta commuters to 'hang in there' Article

Local artist creates T-shirt in reaction to I-85 collapse
Wednesday April 26, 2017 11:14 am EDT

SEE & DO: Jake and Amir - Issue Date April 25 2017 Article

Comedy duo bring advice podcast, 'If I Were You,' to the Relapse stage
Tuesday April 25, 2017 05:47 pm EDT

SEE & DO: 'Unloaded' - Issue Date April 25 2017 Article

Dashboard U.S. presents multimedia group art show focused on gun control
Tuesday April 25, 2017 05:20 pm EDT

Ruud van Empel talks photography Article

Plus, Healium Center hosts Open Studio Saturdays and Raven Roxanne exhibits at Chrome Yellow
Tuesday April 25, 2017 02:44 pm EDT

Doug Stanhope and the art of telling stories Article

The thinking man's comedian talks airport hotel bars and why political pundits suck
Sunday April 23, 2017 08:14 am EDT

Billy Crystal 'spends the night' in Atlanta Article

The comedy icon brings his interactive stage show to the Fox
Thursday April 20, 2017 01:18 pm EDT

Matildabs song and dance Article

Plus, Doug Stanhope at Smithbs Olde Bar and Atlanta Streets Alive takes over the Southside
Thursday April 20, 2017 01:13 pm EDT

Mileage starts catching up to bThe Fate of the Furiousb Article

Franchisebs eighth outing proves too furious, not fast enough
Friday April 14, 2017 03:00 pm EDT

'Fabulous' over blasphemous Article

Out Front Theatre sparks controversy with latest production
Friday April 14, 2017 12:06 pm EDT

SEE & DO: Emory Arts Underground hosts 'The Revival' - Issue Date April 14 2017 Article

Spring showcase aims to raise arts awareness on campus
Friday April 14, 2017 10:31 am EDT

SEE & DO: Urban Tree Comedy - Issue Date April 11 2017 Article

Atlantabs first cidery hosts monthly comedy night
Tuesday April 11, 2017 05:53 pm EDT

SEE & DO: 'Firebird' - Issue Date April 11 2017 Article

Atlanta Ballet performs Yuri Possokhov's dramatic 'Firebird'
Tuesday April 11, 2017 05:33 pm EDT

Art in 'Bloom' at Mindzai Article

Plus, Mammal Gallery hosts a silent auction and Living Walls presents its first public art performance
Tuesday April 11, 2017 12:45 pm EDT

Memorial Drive: site-specific dance Article

The Emory and ArtsATL series puts together a panel to discuss Atlantabs dance history
Tuesday April 4, 2017 05:30 pm EDT

SEE & DO: Poems and Pasties, The Remix - Issue Date April 04 2017 Article

Theresa Davis hosts a night of performance, poetry and burlesque
Tuesday April 4, 2017 03:25 pm EDT

SEE & DO: Thomas Dale - Issue Date April 04 2017 Article

Comedian from 'Chelsea Lately' and more stops by the Punchline this weekend
Tuesday April 4, 2017 03:15 pm EDT

SEE & DO: Atlanta Dogwood Festival - Issue Date April 04 2017 Article

The popular festival is back for its 81st year
Tuesday April 4, 2017 03:09 pm EDT

Atlanta Contemporary hosts three openings Article

Plus: Emerging Artist Award winner Kellie Romany at Swan Coach and Jerry Seinfeld at the Fox
Tuesday April 4, 2017 11:02 am EDT

SEE & DO: No Comment Livestream - Issue Date April 01 2017 Article

Today, the teen-produced web series from re:imagine/ATL will debut and raise funds with a 12-hour livestream marathon
Saturday April 1, 2017 12:00 pm EDT

Q&A with Tiny Doors ATL's Karen Anderson Article

The creator and artist behind Atlantabs tiniest public art discusses the project
Thursday March 30, 2017 03:51 pm EDT

Joe Pettis: Up all night Article

The Atlanta-based comedy promoter is making the city a funnier place one show at a time
Monday March 27, 2017 05:19 pm EDT

Kebbi Williams anchors higher arts in the West End Article

Thursday February 9, 2017 07:44 am EST
The Wolfpack leader and Music In the Park founder channels the neighborhood’s spirit with Gallery 992 | more...

Why I went to Standing Rock Article

Wednesday January 25, 2017 05:00 am EST
Photographer Ryan Vizzions gives a voice to resistance | more...

Atlanta's comics and brewmasters have struck a beautiful friendship Article

The rise of Atlanta's local brew and comedy scenes has produced a hot new trend in nightlife that's sweeping the city
Monday September 26, 2016 01:00 pm EDT
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Weekend Arts Agenda: 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' July 28 2016 Article

Thursday July 28, 2016 09:57 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: The Be Downtown Film Festival July 21 2016 Article

Thursday July 21, 2016 10:40 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: One last glance at the Isness of Being July 14 2016 Article

Thursday July 14, 2016 10:39 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: 'Where Children Sleep' July 07 2016 Article

Thursday July 7, 2016 09:28 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: Get hooked on a peelin' June 30 2016 Article

Thursday June 30, 2016 10:18 am EDT

Don't tell them not to smile Article

Folk artist Lincoln Bilancia builds hundreds of sculptures from hoarded smiley face stress toys
Wednesday June 29, 2016 04:00 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: A tragic taste of 'Foxglove' June 23 2016 Article

Thursday June 23, 2016 10:19 am EDT

Rap royalty goes to the dogs Article

Inside the dog breeding world of Big Boi and his brother
Wednesday June 22, 2016 04:00 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: 'Significant Other' searches for love June 16 2016 Article

Thursday June 16, 2016 10:08 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: The 5th Annual Atlanta Fringe Festival June 09 2016 Article

Thursday June 9, 2016 09:32 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: The 2016 Feminist Symposium June 02 2016 Article

Thursday June 2, 2016 10:23 am EDT

Theater Review - Atlanta's push to culture kids Article

Babies in Space reveals growing need for art that appeals to adults and children
Thursday June 2, 2016 04:00 am EDT

Comedy - ATL gets a new comedy label Article

Shalewa Sharpe builds a legacy with Stay Eating Cookies
Wednesday June 1, 2016 04:00 am EDT
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Weekend Arts Agenda: MomoCon 2016 takes over the Georgia World Congress Center May 26 2016 Article

Thursday May 26, 2016 09:15 am EDT

Hall Penn loves to spoon Article

Inman Park-based artisan picks up branches on his running route and whittles them into spoons
Thursday May 26, 2016 04:00 am EDT

Old Atlanta is back in style Article

How 2 dope women and a fashion upstart are preserving the culture
Thursday May 26, 2016 04:00 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: MAYhem: Kissed dances through the Cobb Energy Centre May 19 2016 Article

Thursday May 19, 2016 10:38 am EDT

Comedy - Crom Comedy Festival flies south Article

40 comedians converge for the first Southern edition of the DIY fest
Thursday May 19, 2016 04:00 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: Prince's Purple Rain Plays at the Fox May 12 2016 Article

Thursday May 12, 2016 09:33 pm EDT

Cover Story - Ladyfest Atlanta surpasses girl power Article

Progressive festival returns for a second year to inspire radical conversations and actions
Thursday May 12, 2016 04:00 am EDT

Bow to the trash queen Article

Marion Brooks fuses found objects to create jewelry as Mechanica
Wednesday May 11, 2016 04:00 am EDT

Laughing Skull Lounge reveals a new showcase Article

Friday May 6, 2016 10:04 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: Kitchen Witches returns to Out of Box May 05 2016 Article

Thursday May 5, 2016 11:52 am EDT

You are reading this now Article

Vietnam vet artist Derr Robinson Steadman draws trippy postcards all day and mails them to his pen pal in Pittsburgh
Wednesday May 4, 2016 04:00 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: Internet sensations headline the Fox April 28 2016 Article

Thursday April 28, 2016 10:16 pm EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: Ragtime rolls out at Cobb Energy Centre April 21 2016 Article

Thursday April 21, 2016 10:17 am EDT

Theater Review - "Sotto Voce" looks for lost love with an unlikely new one Article

A shut-in writer finds a spark with a young Cuban man
Wednesday April 20, 2016 04:00 am EDT

California dreamin' Article

West Coast culture descends on Atlanta with Cali Picnic
Wednesday April 20, 2016 04:00 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: Mother of Rain runs at Springer Opera House April 14 2016 Article

Thursday April 14, 2016 10:38 am EDT

Love languages Article

Jessica Caldas and Maggie Benoit curated a show to get Atlantans talking about hard, important issues
Wednesday April 13, 2016 04:00 am EDT

Artist Cooper Sanchez illuminates Oakland Cemetery Article

The gardens become gallery for the artist's 'Illumine'
Tuesday April 12, 2016 11:15 am EDT

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

Karen Glass has a vision for ethical fashion
Thursday April 7, 2016 04:00 am EDT

Mt. Fuji levels up Article

Ashley Anderson's solo exhibition stitches five years of research into Hokusai's legacy
Wednesday April 6, 2016 04:00 am EDT

Comic's Weekly Roundup: A weekend with Kenny DeForest Article

Monday April 4, 2016 09:55 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: Erika Hibbert rolls out RECIPROCITY at Callanwolde March 31 2016 Article

Thursday March 31, 2016 09:54 am EDT

This one's for the girls Article

Artist Monica Tookes opens a new Kirkwood gallery and learning space
Thursday March 31, 2016 04:00 am EDT

Theater Review - Serial Black Face delves into dark terrain Article

Actor's Express new production investigates ATL Child Murders and family
Wednesday March 30, 2016 04:00 am EDT

Comic's Weekly Roundup: Eddie Pepitone comes to Relapse Article

Monday March 28, 2016 09:04 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: Atlanta Dance debuts Time + Itinerant March 24 2016 Article

Thursday March 24, 2016 09:42 am EDT

Comic's Weekly Roundup: From Quincy Jones to Barry Rothbart Article

Monday March 21, 2016 05:41 pm EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: Doorway to an Enlightened World opens March 17 2016 Article

Thursday March 17, 2016 09:33 am EDT

Art on the Atlanta Beltline asks for proposals Article

Tuesday March 15, 2016 12:07 pm EDT

Miya Bailey wants to make an art collector out of you Article

The painter/curator is raising the stakes in Atlanta's cool art renaissance
Tuesday March 15, 2016 04:00 am EDT

Comic's Weekly Roundup: John F. O'Donnell lands at The Hangar Article

Monday March 14, 2016 09:29 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: Into the Woods kicks off at Aurora Theatre March 10 2016 Article

Thursday March 10, 2016 09:53 am EST

Furniture maker learns the business of being creative Article

Kendrick Anderson opens an artist space in Castleberry Hill
Wednesday March 9, 2016 04:00 am EST

Comic's Weekly Roundup: From Mark Normand to the Caped Crusader Article

Monday March 7, 2016 09:37 am EST

Artist Jessica Caldas judges Art Throwdown competition Article

Thursday March 3, 2016 04:34 pm EST

Because of Basquiat Article

Ten Atlanta artists in constant conversation with their 'patron saint'
Tuesday March 1, 2016 04:00 am EST

Comic's Weekly Roundup: Cyrano de Bergerac meets stand-up at Surrogates Article

Monday February 29, 2016 09:47 am EST

Weekend Arts Agenda: Simple City Maps debuts at Ponce City Market February 25 2016 Article

Thursday February 25, 2016 09:03 am EST

Theater Review - New playwrights find their stages in Atlanta Article

Theater workshops, competitions, and apprenticeships offer guidance for new playwrights in Atlanta
Tuesday February 23, 2016 04:00 am EST

Comic's Weekly Roudup: Trump vs. Bernie debate is political satire at its best Article

Monday February 22, 2016 09:46 am EST

Weekend Arts Agenda: Marcia Woods Gallery showcases Ceramics February 18 2016 Article

Thursday February 18, 2016 08:13 am EST

ART PAPERS auction returns Article

Tuesday February 16, 2016 02:11 pm EST

Bootymath is the Internet Article

Zach Fox makes Awful art, preps for first solo show
Tuesday February 16, 2016 04:00 am EST

Comic's Weekly Roundup: Picture Show teams up with Drop-Up Video Article

Monday February 15, 2016 11:14 am EST

Weekend Arts Agenda: Locally Brewed serves up film, comedy, and music February 11 2016 Article

Thursday February 11, 2016 10:11 am EST

Artist Collaboration Inky Mixtape brings a huge lovefest to the walls of Edgar Allan Article

Wednesday February 10, 2016 02:07 pm EST

Comic's Weekly Roundup: From the Trailer Park to the Highland Inn Article

Monday February 8, 2016 09:26 am EST

Weekend Arts Agenda: Choreographer Sean Dorsey rolls out The Missing Generation February 04 2016 Article

Thursday February 4, 2016 09:36 am EST

Theater Review - "Sweeney Todd" still cuts to the quick Article

Kevin Harry's baritone tops off Sondheim's classic musical thriller at Actor's Express
Tuesday February 2, 2016 04:00 am EST

Comic's Weekly Roundup: Dungeon goes to a galaxy far far away Article

Monday February 1, 2016 09:20 am EST

Weekend Arts Agenda: Jason Murphy talks new book, Lands Have Mercy January 28 2016 Article

Thursday January 28, 2016 09:46 am EST

Talking Drum' puts social justice on blast Article

Fahamu Pecou's Center for Civil and Human Rights exhibit speaks, sings, shouts
Tuesday January 26, 2016 04:00 am EST

Comic's Weekly Roundup: A week of roasts and farewells Article

Monday January 25, 2016 09:26 am EST

ART PAPERS scores Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts grant Article

Thursday January 21, 2016 01:43 pm EST

Weekend Arts Agenda: Dash artist Kerry Jones curates Wunderkindred II January 21 2016 Article

Thursday January 21, 2016 09:45 am EST

Looking good in leather Article

Jenae Roseen meshes BDSM and fetish fashion with keen industry sensibility
Thursday January 21, 2016 04:00 am EST

Theater Review - 'Disgraced' trumps Islamophobia Article

Pulitzer playwright Ayad Akhtar discusses play's deeper resonance in a year of anti-Muslim sentiment
Wednesday January 20, 2016 04:00 am EST

Comic's Weekly Roundup: Tim Northern records an album at WonderRoot Article

Monday January 18, 2016 08:52 am EST

Weekend Arts Agenda: Here Again at Marcia Wood Gallery and Search Engine January 14 2016 Article

Thursday January 14, 2016 10:25 am EST

Girls so lit Article

Bleux Stockings Society kicks off a literary event for Atlanta's marginalized writers
Thursday January 14, 2016 04:00 am EST

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
Wednesday January 13, 2016 04:00 am EST

Comic's Weekly Roundup: Janeane Garofalo headlines Terminal West Article

Monday January 11, 2016 09:53 am EST

Weekend Arts Agenda: Ohmpark Fest and The Topography of Text January 07 2016 Article

Thursday January 7, 2016 10:45 am EST

Comic's Weekly Roundup: Stand-up and sketch showcase Ladie's Night celebrates an anniversary Article

Monday January 4, 2016 09:55 am EST

Comic's Weekly Roundup: The Second Annual 50 First Jokes goes to the Highland Ballroom Article

Monday December 28, 2015 09:13 am EST

Comic's Weekly Roundup: One night only with George Wallace Article

Monday December 21, 2015 09:59 am EST

Weekend Arts Agenda: dis.closure and Mammal Gallery's Holiday Market December 17 2015 Article

Thursday December 17, 2015 11:36 am EST

Cover Story - 2015 Holiday Movie Preview Article

Hollywood's heavy-hitters and light comedies offer alternatives to sprawling space fantasies
Thursday December 17, 2015 04:00 am EST

Fashionable dialogue with Oni Roman Article

A zero-FUKKs-given style guide for the future of Atlanta
Wednesday December 16, 2015 04:00 am EST

Theater Review - Season's bleatings Article

Ditch the kids and rock out with Krampus at 7 Stages
Tuesday December 15, 2015 04:00 am EST

Comic's Weekly Roundup: Scene Missing celebrates Star Wars Article

Monday December 14, 2015 10:22 am EST

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

Photographer Andrew Feiler highlights threat to higher education and American Dream
Wednesday December 9, 2015 04:00 am EST

Fabian's life is imitating his art Article

His thieving 'Christmasatron' painting comes back to haunt him
Tuesday December 8, 2015 04:00 am EST

Comic's Weekly Roundup: Norm MacDonald comes to town Article

Monday December 7, 2015 09:25 am EST

Weekend Arts Agenda: It's Not Us, It's You and I Promised I Wouldn't Do This December 03 2015 Article

Thursday December 3, 2015 10:35 am EST

Dance - Complexions Contemporary Ballet Company puts down roots in Gwinnett Article

Dancers move from NYC to ATL, rather than the other way around
Tuesday December 1, 2015 04:00 am EST
Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson founded Complexions Contemporary Ballet in 1994 in New York City. The group of about 16 dancers tours extensively throughout the world and is renowned for its diversity, both in the backgrounds of its dancers and in the works it performs. Come spring 2016, Complexions will relocate its headquarters to metro Atlanta, leaving only a small administrative... | more...

Comic's Weekly Roundup: Dungeon and Jackie Kashian come to the Highland Ballroom Article

Monday November 30, 2015 08:50 am EST

Arts advocate and community activist Laura Patricia Calle has died Article

Wednesday November 25, 2015 12:16 pm EST

An evolving Pile Article

George Long and David Baerwalde bring their art to Ponce City Market's Pile
Wednesday November 25, 2015 04:00 am EST

Brawling for a Cause Article

Matt Thomas brings Athens charity event to Atlanta
Tuesday November 24, 2015 04:00 am EST

Comic's Weekly Roundup: From 8-Bit Comedy to Jarrod Harris Article

Monday November 23, 2015 09:57 am EST

Weekend Arts Agenda: Printed Matter and 'Hyperglo' November 19 2015 Article

Thursday November 19, 2015 11:07 am EST

Theater Review - "Holidaze" makes Atlanta return Article

Neil Goldberg's Cirque Dreams production comes to the Fox
Thursday November 19, 2015 04:00 am EST

Sir Foster's opus Article

Atlanta Hawks' organist brings the bounce to the in-game experience
Wednesday November 18, 2015 04:00 am EST

Lennie Mowris" letterpress love Article

Artist's Year in Giving campaign partners with community organizations to get conversations going
Wednesday November 18, 2015 04:00 am EST

Comic's Weekly Roundup: From Viceland to Baron Vaughn Article

Monday November 16, 2015 09:14 am EST

Sage Guillory's unlikely path to success Article

Meet the once-homeless artist working with your favorite musicians
Monday November 16, 2015 04:00 am EST

Weekend Arts Agenda: 'Little Things Mean A Lot' and the Letters Festival November 12 2015 Article

Thursday November 12, 2015 11:54 am EST

Meet Mac Stewart Article

Not old enough to drink, the painter and muralist is making his mark on ATL
Thursday November 12, 2015 04:00 am EST

Comic's Weekly Roundup: Best of the 69 Hour Comedy Film Fest Article

Monday November 9, 2015 10:40 am EST

Marcia Vaistman brings "Small Acts of Kindness" to Whitespace Article

Recovery from an accident and old-school cameras inspire artist's new exhibition
Monday November 9, 2015 04:00 am EST

Weekend Arts Agenda: Flux Night and 'Structures and Anomalies' November 05 2015 Article

Thursday November 5, 2015 09:02 am EST

Arts Issue - Lucky Penny performs an experiment in sustainability Article

Does the Work Room help answer that eternal ATL question: 'How do we get artists to stay?'
Thursday November 5, 2015 04:00 am EST

Arts Issue - Atlanta's creative comm-U-N-I-T-Y Article

Local artists are finding ways to come together and build their city
Thursday November 5, 2015 04:00 am EST

Arts Issue - 'If You Know the Words, Feel Free' Article

Atlanta's new wave black arts scene defines itself on its own terms
Thursday November 5, 2015 04:00 am EST

Arts Issue - Lost in the Letters fuels indie lit scene Article

Organization and corresponding fest take on publishing giants
Thursday November 5, 2015 04:00 am EST

Arts Issue - Notch 8 brings art to South Atlanta Article

The story behind Miya Bailey and Sharon Dennehey's space for serious collectors
Thursday November 5, 2015 04:00 am EST

Arts Issue - Deeply rooted in Reynoldstown Article

As Chris Appleton ushers WonderRoot into an expansive new era, he's mindful of the potential displacement on surrounding neighborhood
Thursday November 5, 2015 04:00 am EST

Arts Issue - A look inside Murmur's new space Article

Executive Director Amanda Mills gives a tour of the DIY and ephemeral media's hub
Thursday November 5, 2015 04:00 am EST

Comic's Weekly Rundown: 'Last Comic Standing' champ Clayton English is back in town Article

Monday November 2, 2015 10:29 am EST

Weekend Arts Agenda: Nightmare on Ponce and the Big Haunted House October 30 2015 Article

Friday October 30, 2015 11:14 am EDT

LARP'ing with vampires Article

Atlanta Interactive Theatre brings the underworld to Arts Exchange
Thursday October 29, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Comic's Weekly Roundup: Scene Missing pays tribute to Cartoon Network and Adult Swim Article

Monday October 26, 2015 09:36 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: Phoenix Fest and EngageMINT October 22 2015 Article

Thursday October 22, 2015 02:13 pm EDT

Cirque du Soleil Kurios Art Box 4 Article

Thursday October 22, 2015 08:40 am EDT

Cirque du Soleil Kurios Art Box 5 Article

Thursday October 22, 2015 08:40 am EDT

Cirque du Soleil Kurios Art Box 2 Article

Thursday October 22, 2015 08:39 am EDT

Cirque du Soleil Kurios Art Box 3 Article

Thursday October 22, 2015 08:39 am EDT

Cirque du Soleil Kurios Art Box 1 Article

Thursday October 22, 2015 08:38 am EDT

Don't call it a girl gang Article

Lady Fingers gives Atlanta's women a chance to ride in camaraderie
Thursday October 22, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Comic's Weekly Roundup: From John Cleese and Eric Idle to David Huntsberger Article

Monday October 19, 2015 09:10 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: Elevate and 'Bold October 16 2015 Article

Friday October 16, 2015 10:41 am EDT

Sex Down South hits ATL Article

Two women are changing up the conversation on sexuality with a new conference
Thursday October 15, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Comedy - A guide to the first annual Red Clay Comedy Festival Article

A breakdown of over 20 shows, six venues, and over 50 comedians
Wednesday October 14, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: glo's 'Search Engine,' and '(In)ter' October 08 2015 Article

Thursday October 8, 2015 01:58 pm EDT

Cover Story - A living, breathing legacy Article

Center for Civil and Human Rights' new LGBT Institute tells movement's story
Thursday October 8, 2015 04:00 am EDT

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
Thursday October 8, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Cover Story - Atlanta Pride 2015 events Article

Handpicked selections on how to get down at Pride
Thursday October 8, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Cover Story - Personal Pride Article

6 local artists on creativity and queer identity
Thursday October 8, 2015 04:00 am EDT

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
Thursday October 8, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Visual Arts - The future is now Article

3-D printing comes alive in MODA's new exhibit
Tuesday October 6, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Comic's Weekly Roundup: Chris Thayer headlines a special WonderComedy Article

Monday October 5, 2015 10:53 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: #weloveatl and 'no here more than here' October 01 2015 Article

Thursday October 1, 2015 01:30 pm EDT

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
Thursday October 1, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Afropunk and the Creatives Project join forces Article

Festival enlists the help of local arts organization to spread message of social justice
Thursday October 1, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Theater Review - Lose your head with Serenbe's 'Sleepy Hollow' Article

Playhouse takes spooky tale from the barn into the woods
Thursday October 1, 2015 04:00 am EDT

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

Art installations to peep at the one-night event
Thursday October 1, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Ann-Marie Manker"s "El Gallo" explores bromance and Tex-Mex Article

Artist talks about new show at Whitespace Gallery, and her personal boogeyman
Tuesday September 29, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Comic's Weekly Roundup: Funny Or Die's Oddball Fest comes to town Article

Monday September 28, 2015 10:17 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: Best of ATL Block Party and 'Careless Whiskers' September 24 2015 Article

Thursday September 24, 2015 03:45 pm EDT

Curtis Ames kicks off MINT"s Leap Year final exhibitions Article

Artist's latest show, 'in general,' finds creativity in obstruction
Thursday September 24, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Critic's Notebook: Close to the 'Edges' Article

Wednesday September 23, 2015 10:00 am EDT

Comic's Weekly Roundup: From John Hodgman to Sean White Article

Monday September 21, 2015 11:41 am EDT

Theater Review - "Scandal" star helms Alliance"s "Steady Rain" Article

Steppenwolf co-founder Jeff Perry brings the Broadway hit to the South
Monday September 21, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Comic's Weekly Roundup: David Perdue headlines WonderComedy Article

Monday September 14, 2015 09:30 am EDT

ONE Music"s arts obsession Article

Festival looks to embrace Atlanta's creative community
Thursday September 10, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Theater Review - "Other Desert Cities" gets Out of Box treatment Article

Marietta theater and director Kirk Seaman take on the popular Broadway production
Thursday September 10, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Comic's Weekly Roundup: Samm and Jen's Illumi-Naughty Nights Article

Tuesday September 8, 2015 12:43 pm EDT

Theater Review - Suzi Bass nominees react Article

The best in Atlanta's theater community to be honored in November
Tuesday September 8, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Why Atlanta needs Black Pride Weekend Article

Gentlemen's Foundation and LoveWorks' Gee Sessions-Smalls on annual event's significance
Thursday September 3, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Comic's Weekly Roundup: From Taylor Swift to Sean Patton Article

Monday August 31, 2015 09:34 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: Art Party and 'Colleagues' August 27 2015 Article

Thursday August 27, 2015 03:17 pm EDT

Comedy - Dick Gregory: 'You're looking at the genius' Article

Social critic, activist, and writer shares stories ahead of ATL performance
Thursday August 27, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Theater Review - Alliance Theatre takes on the "Cuckoo"s Nest" Article

Stars Neal A. Ghant and Tess Malis Kincaid talk bringing their iconic characters to life
Wednesday August 26, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Comic's Weekly Roundup: Underwear Comedy Party celebrates an anniversary Article

Monday August 24, 2015 10:49 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: New Mavericks Film Series and 'Living Case' August 20 2015 Article

Thursday August 20, 2015 03:20 pm EDT

Comedy - John-Michael Bond's Atlanta mission Article

Comic and event host is supporting local talent, and bringing big names to the city
Tuesday August 18, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Comic's Weekly Roundup: From WonderComedy to Andrew Santino Article

Monday August 17, 2015 10:37 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: 'ABSTRACTION x 2' and 'to have and to hold' August 13 2015 Article

Thursday August 13, 2015 02:20 pm EDT

Theater Review - "The Aliens" is high-quality theater on a smaller scale Article

Pinch 'n' Ouch's spin Annie Baker's off-Broadway hit requires attention to detail
Thursday August 13, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Robert Sepuveda Jr."s rainbow crosswalks closer to reality? Article

Non-profit hopes their public art project will encourage inclusivity
Tuesday August 11, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Comic's Weekly Roundup: Andy Sandford is back in town Article

Monday August 10, 2015 10:31 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: 'Degenerates' and 'Cold Comfort' August 06 2015 Article

Thursday August 6, 2015 12:26 pm EDT

AEBL puts basketball first Article

Celebrity-driven summer league aims to make Atlanta hoops the city's newest star
Thursday August 6, 2015 04:00 am EDT

MARTA recruits WonderRoot, Fahamu Pecou for En Route program Article

Artist will create murals at four stations around the city, but not before engaging the nearby communities
Tuesday August 4, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Comic's Weekly Roundup: From the Smiths to Kurt Braunohler Article

Monday August 3, 2015 11:00 am EDT

Theater Review - Aurora Theatre and Theatrical Outfit bring 'Memphis' to Atlanta Article

Production's exploration into issues of races and marriage equality prove timely
Monday August 3, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Theater Review - CL critic Keely L. Herrick goes backstage with 'Rent' Article

Despite nerves, writer takes theater company up on walk-on role
Thursday July 30, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Critic's Notebook: Chiwetel Ejiofor leads cast of 'Everyman' broadcast Article

Wednesday July 29, 2015 10:35 am EDT

Art on the Atlanta Beltline announces 2015 artists Article

Tuesday July 28, 2015 05:36 pm EDT

Comic's Weekly Roundup: Clayton English headlines the Atlanta Improv Article

Monday July 27, 2015 11:46 am EDT

Call to add OutKast to Stone Mountain sparks discussion on symbolism and race Article

Big Boi, petition organizer Mack Williams, and local fans share their thoughts on who, if anyone, should replace the Confederate memorial
Monday July 27, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: The Contemporary's 'Endless' summer July 23 2015 Article

Thursday July 23, 2015 12:55 pm EDT

Critic's Notebook: Curating the High's 'Sprawl!' Article

Wednesday July 22, 2015 10:15 am EDT

Theater Review - 'Frozen' star Idina Menzel is a diva on the rise Article

Tony Award-winning actress is making a name for herself on stage and in film
Wednesday July 22, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Comic's Weekly Roundup: From Walt Disney to Mia Jackson Article

Monday July 20, 2015 09:48 am EDT

Theater Review - 'Evita' brings the heat to Serenbe Playhouse Article

Brian Clowdus and star Randi Garza bring Eva Peron's story to life
Monday July 20, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: 'Sprawl!' hits the High July 16 2015 Article

Thursday July 16, 2015 12:51 pm EDT

Theater Review - 'Blackpool and Parrish' laughs in the face of the apocalypse Article

Out of Box Theatre's latest production is a comedic take on the battle of good versus evil
Thursday July 16, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Critic's Notebook: Savion Glover returns to Atlanta Article

Wednesday July 15, 2015 10:09 am EDT

Atlanta Zine Fest is back and bigger than ever Article

A preview of the city's annual celebration of DIY and handmade media
Tuesday July 14, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Comic's Weekly Roundup: Cherith Fuller headlines WonderComedy Article

Monday July 13, 2015 10:35 am EDT

Bruce Munro brings "Light" to the Atlanta Botanical Garden Article

British artist channels Duchamp and Picasso to create show out of readymades
Monday July 13, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: Atlanta Photography Group's 'Undiscovered Territory' July 09 2015 Article

Thursday July 9, 2015 12:23 pm EDT

Spectrum' brings ZuCot Gallery"s mission to life Article

Castleberry Hill art house offers space to learn about and invest in African-American art
Thursday July 9, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Comic's Weekly Roundup: From the Laughing Skull to the 1AM Secret Show Article

Monday July 6, 2015 10:00 am EDT

Theater Review - Local playwrights take show to Manhattan Article

Jeremiah Parker Hobbs and Jessica De Maria bring The Last Time We Were Here to the New York Musical Theatre Festival
Monday July 6, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: DaVinci and Michelangelo are in ATL July 02 2015 Article

Thursday July 2, 2015 03:00 pm EDT

Martha Whittington examines the human experience in 'Exchange' Article

Sculpture artist explores themes of commoditization via the lens of Native American culture
Thursday July 2, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Comic's Weekly Roundup: From Billy Wayne Davis to Jay-Z Article

Monday June 29, 2015 08:30 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: Andrew Alexander goes from critic to curator June 25 2015 Article

Thursday June 25, 2015 04:32 pm EDT

Fabian Williams" Dungeon Family pyramid finds a new home Article

Damaged art installation turned into a poetic statement about the plight of Atlanta's homeless
Thursday June 25, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Comic's Weekly Roundup: Scene Missing celebrates Stanley Kubrick Article

Monday June 22, 2015 12:04 pm EDT

Jo Howarth, 1956-2015 Article

Atlanta actress remembered for her warming spirit on and off stage
Monday June 22, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: Wabi Sabi at the Atlanta Botanical Garden June 18 2015 Article

Thursday June 18, 2015 08:15 am EDT

Critic's Notebook: Moz came to Atlanta Article

Wednesday June 17, 2015 09:00 am EDT

Comic's Weekly Roundup: Ismael Loutfi headlines WonderComedy Article

Monday June 15, 2015 09:30 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: Harrison Scott Key comes to A Cappella June 11 2015 Article

Thursday June 11, 2015 12:27 pm EDT

Critic's Notebook: Moz is coming to Atlanta Article

Wednesday June 10, 2015 10:00 am EDT

Theater Review - Exploring the 'Wonderland' at Calo Gitano Article

Georgia's largest flamenco theater is adding a bit of Spanish flavor your favorite productions
Tuesday June 9, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Comic's Weekly Roundup: Dungeons & Dragons and Beer & Comedy Article

Monday June 8, 2015 09:30 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: Corrina Sephora comes to Gallery 72 June 04 2015 Article

Thursday June 4, 2015 09:00 am EDT

Critic's Notebook: June's Top 5 Article

Wednesday June 3, 2015 11:23 am EDT

Margaret Kargbo, 1979-2015 Article

The tireless Atlanta arts advocate and activist lives in spirit
Wednesday June 3, 2015 04:00 am EDT

2015 Atlanta Fringe Festival guide Article

From krumping squirrels to flying puppets, we've got you covered
Tuesday June 2, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Comic's Weekly Roundup: Song Missing celebrates Johnny Cash Article

Monday June 1, 2015 10:15 am EDT

Theater Review - 'Water By the Spoonful' is an exceptionally intense experience Article

Pinch 'n' Ouch takes on Alegria Hudes Pulitzer Prize-winning play
Monday June 1, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Art on the Atlanta Beltline receives Award of Excellence from the AUDC Article

Friday May 29, 2015 10:49 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: Terry Kearns to Mo Willems May 28 2015 Article

Thursday May 28, 2015 03:01 pm EDT

Critic's Notebook: Team Violet Article

Wednesday May 27, 2015 11:15 am EDT

Comic's Weekly Roundup: From TMNT to T.J. Miller Article

Wednesday May 27, 2015 09:30 am EDT

Frank Barham's final act Article

Atlanta musician and disability activist died fulfilling his mission
Wednesday May 27, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Theater Review - Tomer Zvulun is looking to expand Atlanta Opera"s reach Article

Company's general and artistic director wants to build audience with more modern productions like Three Decembers
Tuesday May 26, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: 'Ship of Fools' sails into the Goat Farm May 21 2015 Article

Thursday May 21, 2015 02:43 pm EDT

Critic's Notebook: Top 5 picks for Atlanta Jazz Fest Article

Wednesday May 20, 2015 11:00 am EDT

CreativeMornings' Blake Howard defines Atlanta's creative class Article

How the monthly breakfast series is fortifying the city's transformation
Wednesday May 20, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Mindzai Creative moves to Little Five Points Article

Design shop and studio celebrates grand re-opening with artist Sam Parker's last Atlanta show
Tuesday May 19, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Comic's Weekly Roundup: Greg Barris delves into the Heart of Darkness Article

Monday May 18, 2015 09:00 am EDT

Theater Review - Atlanta actress lives a dog"s life in "Sylvia" Article

Amanda Cucher takes on the role originally played by Sarah Jessica Parker in Stage Doors' latest production
Monday May 18, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: Bruce Davidson at Jackson Fine Art May 14 2015 Article

Thursday May 14, 2015 11:08 am EDT

Dance - Dance 'MAYhem' at the Atlanta Ballet Article

Company invites three choreographers to present their works on the Cobb Energy Center stage
Thursday May 14, 2015 04:00 am EDT

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
Thursday May 14, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Critic's Notebook: 'Brokeback Mountain,' the opera Article

Wednesday May 13, 2015 10:30 am EDT

Theater Review - "King of Pops: A Post-Apocalyptic Musical" is all Atlanta, all day Article

Corporate layoffs, clones, and LSD can't keep a good king down in the scripted Dad's Garage production
Wednesday May 13, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Comic's Weekly Roundup: From Dungeon to Marc Maron Article

Monday May 11, 2015 10:39 am EDT

Theater Review - Freddie Ashley makes his return to the stage in 'The Whale' Article

Actor's Express artistic director talks about putting his acting hat back on
Monday May 11, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Huge ATL offers mural opportunities through its office space Article

Digital agency turns wall into a visual arts canvas for staff and locals
Thursday May 7, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Critic's Notebook: gloATL to preview Central Park performance at the Goat Farm tonight Article

Wednesday May 6, 2015 09:39 am EDT

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
Tuesday May 5, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Comic's Weekly Roundup: Emily Heller comes to the Village Theatre Article

Monday May 4, 2015 11:30 am EDT

Theater Review - Weird Sisters" prom-inspired fundraiser in line with overall mission Article

Local theater project continues to provide opportunities for and put spotlight on women lady thespians
Monday May 4, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: Oakland Cemetery's Cryptophonic Tour April 30 2015 Article

Thursday April 30, 2015 02:33 pm EDT

Hebru Brantley"s back in ATL Article

Chicago artist's mural at the Sound Table to coincide with venue's anniversary
Thursday April 30, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Critic's Notebook: May's Top Five Article

Wednesday April 29, 2015 10:58 am EDT

Theater Review - 'The Breakers' turns housewarming party into marital nightmare Article

7 Stages uses every theatrical tool possible - and some that seem impossible - to convey a couple's emotional violence
Wednesday April 29, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Comic's Weekly Roundup: Beth Stelling's coming to town! Article

Monday April 27, 2015 10:43 am EDT

Theater Review - Actor"s Express and the art of cover songs Article

Pajama-clad performers celebrate pop music classics for cabaret fundraiser
Monday April 27, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: The other Nick Cave presents 'Up Right: Atlanta' April 23 2015 Article

Thursday April 23, 2015 12:27 pm EDT

Critic's Notebook: The Amazing Acro-cats bring feats of kitty agility to L5P Article

Wednesday April 22, 2015 10:56 am EDT

"Up Right: Atlanta" makes art of Ponce City Market Article

Artist Nick Cave, choreographer T. Lang, and Flux Projects collaborate in the Old Fourth Ward space
Tuesday April 21, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Dance - Atlanta Ballet kicks off spring and summer the right way Article

Three very different fan favorites come to life with 'Modern Choreographic Voices'
Tuesday April 21, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Comic's Weekly Roundup: Celebrate 420 with Shalewa Sharpe Article

Monday April 20, 2015 12:11 pm EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: Salvage the spring April 16 2015 Article

Thursday April 16, 2015 01:34 pm EDT

Fahamu Pecou and Jose Parla in a parallel universe Article

Two painters reflect on Wifredo Lam's influence in 'Imagining New Worlds'
Thursday April 16, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Critic's Notebook: A phoenix rises in O4W Park Article

Wednesday April 15, 2015 09:45 am EDT

Jay Shells brings Rap Quotes to Atlanta Article

Artist to celebrate the city's hip-hop culture with popular site-specific installations
Tuesday April 14, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Theater Review - "Marcus" makes it rain at Actor"s Express Article

Karen Robinson and cast bring the mystery and magic of the bayou to life
Monday April 13, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: Art & Dialogue at the Contemporary April 09 2015 Article

Thursday April 9, 2015 04:27 pm EDT

Remixing the American flag Article

Artist DL Warfield's latest series shows different levels of patriotism
Thursday April 9, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Critic's Notebook: National Theatre to broadcast adaptation of 'Behind the Beautiful Forevers' Article

Wednesday April 8, 2015 09:16 am EDT

Theater Review - Don't call it a drag show Article

Designing Women' co-creator says there's more to it than meets the eye
Tuesday April 7, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Christopher Kuhl is "Searching for Redtown" Article

Artist finds inspiration in Native American history in the Southeast
Monday April 6, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: Christine Wu's 'Animated Eye' April 02 2015 Article

Thursday April 2, 2015 12:20 pm EDT

A long-form love affair Article

Welcome to Night Vale' and other serialized podcasts keep listeners tuning in again and again
Thursday April 2, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Critic's Notebook: April's Top Five Article

Wednesday April 1, 2015 11:39 am EDT

Jert says "People Ruined the Internet" Article

Pop artist organizes group exhibition for a good cause
Wednesday April 1, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Fabian Williams channels "The Gossips" Article

Artist's latest work is a push to connect ATL's bubbling arts communities
Tuesday March 31, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Theater Review - Randi Garza takes on Serenbe Playhouse"s first springtime play Article

Local stage star preps herself for the outdoor production of 'Man of La Mancha'
Monday March 30, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: ATLFF's Sound & Vision is where you want to be March 26 2015 Article

Thursday March 26, 2015 11:52 am EDT

Home Revision Test Article

Thursday March 26, 2015 01:00 am EDT

Critic's Notebook: The Giels of Capitol City prepare for Mozart's 'Abduction' Article

Wednesday March 25, 2015 12:45 pm EDT

Comic's weekly roundup: Laughing Skull Comedy Fest, 'MY NEIGHBOR ATLANTOTORO,' and more Article

Tuesday March 24, 2015 12:20 pm EDT

Theater Review - Atlanta Ballet takes on Tennessee Williams with 'Camino Real' Article

Monday March 23, 2015 09:00 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: 39th Annual Atlanta Film Festival March 20 2015 Article

Friday March 20, 2015 02:54 pm EDT

Art box: Collaboration Article

Thursday March 19, 2015 04:25 pm EDT

Art Box Artist: Jose Hadathy Article

Thursday March 19, 2015 04:14 pm EDT

Art Box Artist: Andrew Muñoz Article

Thursday March 19, 2015 04:08 pm EDT

Art Box Artist: Danielle Brutto Article

Thursday March 19, 2015 03:49 pm EDT

Art Box Artist: Charlie Key Article

Thursday March 19, 2015 03:43 pm EDT

Critic's Notebook: Atlanta artists on the move Article

Wednesday March 18, 2015 10:15 am EDT

hu-MAN Up wants to end rape culture Article

Organization's co-directors have their sights set on fraternities
Wednesday March 18, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Comic's weekly roundup: Chris Ledford headlines WonderComedy Article

Tuesday March 17, 2015 12:48 pm EDT

Theater Review - Topher Payne takes his shows on the road Article

Award-winning Atlanta playwright brings his original productions to Chicago and Alaska
Tuesday March 17, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: Paris on Ponce opens new gallery space March 12 2015 Article

Thursday March 12, 2015 11:16 am EDT

Critic's Notebook: Dressing up for the 'Camino Real' Article

Wednesday March 11, 2015 11:19 am EDT

Comedy - Gilbert Gottfried doesn't care if he offends you Article

The abrasive comedian and actor reflects on 40 years in show business
Wednesday March 11, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Chrome Yellow goes from pop-up to permanent Article

Owners are bringing clothing boutique and cafe to Old Fourth Ward
Tuesday March 10, 2015 04:00 am EDT

Weekend Arts Agenda: Tori Tinsley's 'Contact Comfort,' and more March 05 2015 Article

Thursday March 5, 2015 10:05 am EST

Noisey Atlanta': Stuntin' on reality Article

Vice takes hipster safari through the traps of Atlanta rap
Thursday March 5, 2015 04:00 am EST

Critic's Notebook: March's Top 5 Article

Wednesday March 4, 2015 11:53 am EST

Burnaway's Crush hits Adair Park Article

Annual Art Auction to kick off long-term, creative vision for new venue
Tuesday March 3, 2015 04:00 am EST

Art on the Atlanta Beltline is calling for proposals Article

Monday March 2, 2015 09:00 am EST

Weekend Arts Agenda: 'Identified: A Queer Variety Show!' February 26 2015 Article

Thursday February 26, 2015 11:42 am EST

Comedy - Kathleen Madigan's got love for ATL comedy Article

Comic talks about stage presence and her favorite local venues
Thursday February 26, 2015 04:00 am EST

Critic's Notebook: Landmark to screen David Lynch's 'Eraserhead' Article

Wednesday February 25, 2015 10:30 am EST

Comedy - Tom Green's 'adrenaline rush' Article

After years in the spotlight the entertainer finds his home on stage
Wednesday February 25, 2015 04:00 am EST

When Tom Green first took on America, the public largely didn't know what to think.

The Canadian writer, rapper, and entertainer was crass, wild-eyed, and completely unpredictable. It's what made his movies, including Freddy Got Fingered, both outrageously popular and downright offensive to some. And yet, that unpredictability is precisely what keeps his fans coming back for more. Although...

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Theater Review - Morris Robinson is opera"s coachable badass Article

Former All-American football player shines on the theater stage
Tuesday February 24, 2015 04:00 am EST

Weekend Arts Agenda: 'Smashed Landscapes' February 19 2015 Article

Thursday February 19, 2015 12:45 pm EST

Art Papers on the move Article

Executive Director Saskia Benjamin on the annual auction's switch to the Westside
Thursday February 19, 2015 04:00 am EST

Critic's Notebook: It's Tennessee Williams time at the ballet Article

Wednesday February 18, 2015 10:30 am EST

Taking "A Walk Through Peachtree-Pine" Article

Photography exhibition focuses on spaces and residents of Downtown shelter
Monday February 16, 2015 04:00 am EST

Weekend Arts Agenda: Dashboard Co-op's 'Conflict/Resolution' February 12 2015 Article

Thursday February 12, 2015 12:03 pm EST

Critic's Notebook: Emory film department to screen rare Neal Boortz classic Article

Wednesday February 11, 2015 09:45 am EST

RAW Atlanta takes over Terminal West Article

Showcase director Dayna Melton on planning, and her artists to watch
Wednesday February 11, 2015 04:00 am EST

Theater Review - "Bad Jews" is a damn-good time Article

Actor's Express production is rife with family drama, and shiksas
Tuesday February 10, 2015 04:00 am EST

Weekend Arts Agenda: 'Can You Tell Me About It?' February 05 2015 Article

Thursday February 5, 2015 11:47 am EST

"Tramps" at the Contemporary Article

Artist Jamie Isenstein on the all-female exhibition, and being heckled by Will Ferrell
Thursday February 5, 2015 04:00 am EST

Critic's Notebook: February's Top Five Article

Wednesday February 4, 2015 10:45 am EST

Theater Review - Kevin Harry brings heart to Aurora"s "Les Misarables" Article

Veteran actor goes from midnight audition to landing starring role
Tuesday February 3, 2015 04:00 am EST

Weekend Arts Agenda: Congressman John Lewis' 'March' comes to L5P January 29 2015 Article

Thursday January 29, 2015 12:21 pm EST

Critic's Notebook: Last call for the paintings of Winston Churchill Article

Wednesday January 28, 2015 10:26 am EST

Weekend Arts Agenda: Artist Talk at Jackson Fine Art Gallery January 22 2015 Article

Thursday January 22, 2015 12:20 pm EST

Critic's Notebook: The Atlanta Opera gives it 24 hours Article

Wednesday January 21, 2015 12:00 pm EST

Opera - 24-Hour Opera gets fierce and funny Article

Live production caters to opera lovers and newcomers alike
Wednesday January 21, 2015 04:00 am EST

Beth Lilly talks "A Moving Image of Eternity" Article

Photographer combines love of driving and blurring techniques in new exhibition
Tuesday January 20, 2015 04:00 am EST

Local artist Jiha Moon is one of NMWA's 'Women to Watch' Article

Thursday January 15, 2015 02:21 pm EST

Weekend Arts Agenda: 'Frequencies' opens at Beep Beep Gallery January 15 2015 Article

Thursday January 15, 2015 10:30 am EST

Allan Vella talks 'Save the Fox' celebration Article

Theater's CEO looks back on 40 years of history and community support
Thursday January 15, 2015 04:00 am EST

Critic's Notebook: The ASO starts 2015 back on track Article

Wednesday January 14, 2015 11:17 am EST

"Planet" hopping with Peter Bahouth Article

Stereoscopic photographer re-imagines our world, one diorama at a time
Wednesday January 14, 2015 04:00 am EST

Rain Pryor was code-switching before NPR knew how to spell it Article

In Fried Chicken and Latkes, performer's race-related humor comes home to roost
Tuesday January 13, 2015 04:00 am EST

Weekend Arts Agenda: 'Peripheral Visionaries' comes to Downtown January 08 2015 Article

Thursday January 8, 2015 04:03 pm EST

Weekend Arts Agenda: Athens is coming to Paris on Ponce January 01 2015 Article

Thursday January 1, 2015 09:30 am EST

Critic's Notebook: January's Top Five Article

Wednesday December 31, 2014 10:00 am EST

Weekend Arts Agenda: Take 'A Walk Through Peachtree-Pine' December 25 2014 Article

Thursday December 25, 2014 10:31 am EST

Critic's Notebook: Free admission at the High Museum today! Article

Tuesday December 23, 2014 09:06 am EST

Art Papers finds new location for 16th annual auction Article

Monday December 22, 2014 04:19 pm EST

Weekend Arts Agenda: All hail King Carla December 18 2014 Article

Thursday December 18, 2014 10:45 am EST

Critic's Notebook: Mermaids return to Atlanta Article

Wednesday December 17, 2014 11:02 am EST

Weekend Arts Agenda: Christmas With the ASO December 11 2014 Article

Thursday December 11, 2014 09:52 am EST

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
Thursday December 11, 2014 04:00 am EST

Woodruff Arts Center's windfall Article

A $38 million-dollar seed grant still needs Atlanta to water it
Thursday December 11, 2014 01:00 am EST

The men who never shave Article

The facial hair flies at the Battle of the Beards
Tuesday December 9, 2014 04:00 am EST

Dance - Jeanguy Saintus brings Ayikodans to the Rialto Article

Dance company highlights 4th Annual Flavors and Colors of Haiti
Monday December 8, 2014 04:00 am EST

Weekend Arts Agenda: A 'Snow Queen,' A Cappella birthday, and MARTA photo gallery December 04 2014 Article

Thursday December 4, 2014 01:35 pm EST

Henry & June owners share their love story Article

Jim Chambers and Camryn Park's coffee-fueled business venture finds success
Thursday December 4, 2014 04:00 am EST

Critic's Notebook: Twinhead spoofs the young-adult horror novels of R.L. Stine with 'Fright Street' Article

Wednesday December 3, 2014 10:00 am EST

Weekend Arts Agenda: 'Experiments in Identity' November 27 2014 Article

Thursday November 27, 2014 12:30 pm EST

Critics Notebook: December's Top Five Article

Wednesday November 26, 2014 01:30 pm EST

Cover Story - 2014 Holiday Movie Preview Article

From Selma to Middle-Earth, 15 films to get you through polar vortex season
Wednesday November 26, 2014 05:00 am EST

In the MIDDLE of something new Article

Candice Greathouse discusses changes at MINT and its exhibit at Gallery 72
Wednesday November 26, 2014 04:00 am EST

Weekend Arts Agenda: Holiday shopping with the Indie Craft Experience November 20 2014 Article

Thursday November 20, 2014 10:00 am EST

Comedy - A conversation with comedian David Koechner Article

Comic, actor, and family man on making his wife laugh and juggling multiple projects
Thursday November 20, 2014 04:00 am EST

Critic's Notebook: Key designer behind Atlanta's Rio Mall to speak at Georgia Tech Article

Wednesday November 19, 2014 09:19 am EST

Mark Kendall channels Morgan Freeman Article

Comedian's one-man show explores 'Blackness' in America
Wednesday November 19, 2014 04:00 am EST

MODA celebrates Ebony Fashion Fair Article

Inspiring Beauty' celebrates 50 years of Ebony's style influence
Tuesday November 18, 2014 04:00 am EST

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