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Creative Loafing has been presenting Atlanta's Best People, Places and Events since 1972. These are some of the past winners for this category:

Best Performance Artist BOA Award Winner

Year » 2019
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Critics
Melissa Coffee

Best Performance Artist BOA Award Winner

Year » 2019
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Readers
Josh Warren

Best performance artist BOA Award Winner

Year » 2017
Type of Award » Cityscape
Picked By » Guest Critic
Danielle Deadwyler

Best performance artist BOA Award Winner

Year » 2016
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Readers
Jessica Caldas

Best spandex-clad dance floor freak BOA Award Winner

Year » 2011
Type of Award » After Dark
Picked By » Critics
Cousin Dan
An outsider performance artist with insider appeal, Cousin Dan rocks ridiculous stage-wear and makes simplistic, addictive music videos for his synth-based electro jams. Underneath the leopard-print spandex and diamond-studded codpiece lurks a master craftsman with irresistible pop hooks for appendages.more...

An outsider performance artist with insider appeal, Cousin Dan rocks ridiculous stage-wear and makes simplistic, addictive music videos for his synth-based electro jams. Underneath the leopard-print spandex and diamond-studded codpiece lurks a master craftsman with irresistible pop hooks for appendages. cousindan.tumblr.com.


Listen: Cousin Dan "Already Home"

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Best Local Performing Monsters BOA Award Winner

Year » 2008
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Critics
Zombies
What does it say about the Atlanta area that ZOMBIES have become such popular subjects for the arts? The past year saw the national release of the Atlanta-filmed horror flick The Signal, in which a mysterious transmission turns couch potatoes into violent lunatics (not technically zombies, but closemore...
What does it say about the Atlanta area that ZOMBIES have become such popular subjects for the arts? The past year saw the national release of the Atlanta-filmed horror flick The Signal, in which a mysterious transmission turns couch potatoes into violent lunatics (not technically zombies, but close enough). Dad's Garage Theatre produced the world premiere of the stage musical Song of the Living Dead, featuring musical numbers about brain-eating undead ghouls; and zombies crashed a prom in the high school horror-comedy Dance of the Dead filmed in Rome, Ga., and due on DVD in October. Maybe no one who's ever driven in local traffic would be surprised at the proliferation of creatures that embody both mindlessness and rage. At least they're appearing in creative examples of mindless rage. less...

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