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August 2020 - Fall Arts Preview

Volume 50, Issue 1: The Arts Issue - The Show Must Go On

CL Cover AUG2020 Web

Digital Print Edition
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Table of Contents

Explore Outdoor Activities, Travel

Saturday August 29, 2020 02:11 pm EDT
Regional campgrounds offer a 'safe' place to leave the world behind | more...

Arts Agenda, Visual Arts , Homepage

Wednesday August 26, 2020 06:43 pm EDT
a Creative Loafing podcast | more...

Homepage, Neighborhoods

Monday August 24, 2020 06:57 pm EDT
a Creative Loafing podcast | more...

Culture, Visual Arts , Homepage, News, Obituaries

Friday August 14, 2020 02:02 pm EDT
1939 — 2020 | more...

Homepage

Friday August 7, 2020 11:20 am EDT
Reports from around the city and around the world | more...

Astrology, Horoscope

Thursday August 6, 2020 04:07 pm EDT

LEO

The Lion - July 23-Aug. 22

At times in our lives, it’s impractical to be innocent and curious and blank and receptive. So many tasks require us to be knowledgeable and self-assured and forceful and in control. But according to my astrological analysis, the coming weeks will be a time when you will benefit from the former state of mind: cultivating what Zen Buddhists call “beginner’s...

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Food and Drink, Beer

Wednesday August 5, 2020 07:56 pm EDT
a Creative Loafing podcast | more...

Movies

Wednesday August 5, 2020 06:41 pm EDT
Documentaries capture the costs of rebuilding | more...

Music and Nightlife

Wednesday August 5, 2020 06:19 pm EDT
Sandra Hall’s triumphant half century singing blues and soul | more...

Music and Nightlife

Wednesday August 5, 2020 06:07 pm EDT
Johnny Apollo isn’t stopping, neither should we | more...

Police Blotter

Wednesday August 5, 2020 05:08 pm EDT
And other tales of life in the ATL | more...

Food and Drink, Grazing

Wednesday August 5, 2020 04:44 pm EDT
It was mid-July and I had not eaten in a restaurant in four months — not even outdoors. The idea was terrifying. I imagined people huddled on crowded patios, inhaling and exhaling the coronavirus like smoke in a hookah lounge. They would all be 23 and drunk, flaunting their dolphinlike lungs and uncreased skin, or they would be escapees from nursing homes blowing kisses through fingers coated... | more...

Food and Drink, Beer, Homepage

Tuesday August 4, 2020 10:33 am EDT
a Creative Loafing podcast | more...

Food and Drink, Beer

Monday August 3, 2020 12:27 pm EDT
a Creative Loafing podcast | more...

Culture, The Arts Issue, Arts Agenda

Monday August 3, 2020 12:30 am EDT
Performing Arts Centers in Atlanta coping with the new reality of the Coronavirus pandemic. | more...

The Arts Issue, Music and Nightlife

Monday August 3, 2020 12:20 am EDT
The Atlanta classical music scene adapts to performing during the global pandemic | more...

The Arts Issue, Theater

Monday August 3, 2020 12:10 am EDT
The current status of Atlanta's Theater scene during the global pandemic. | more...

Dance, The Arts Issue

Monday August 3, 2020 12:05 am EDT
An update on the current state of dance performance in Atlanta. | more...

The Arts Issue, Visual Arts

Monday August 3, 2020 12:01 am EDT
An update on the status of the Visual Arts venues in the Atlanta metro area. | more...

The Arts Issue

Monday August 3, 2020 12:00 am EDT
The show must go on — in new and innovative ways | more...


Events

Arts Agenda, Movies, Festivals

Saturday August 29, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
Browse the National Black Arts Festival schedule as well as recommendations. CL's critics & readers weigh in on the definitive guide to the event. | more...

Culture, Festivals

Saturday August 29, 2020 12:00 am EDT
Browse the AJC Decatur Book Festival schedule as well as recommendations. CL's critics & readers weigh in on the definitive guide to the event. | more...

Neighborhoods, Arts Agenda, Music and Nightlife, Festivals

Saturday August 22, 2020 12:00 am EDT
Browse the Grant Park Summer Shade Festival schedule as well as recommendations. CL's critics & readers weigh in on the definitive guide to the event. | more...

Arts Agenda, Festivals

Saturday August 15, 2020 03:41 pm EDT
Browse the Piedmont Park Summer Arts Festival schedule as well as recommendations. CL's critics & readers weigh in on the definitive guide to the event. | more...

Culture, Arts Agenda, Music and Nightlife, Festivals

Friday August 7, 2020 12:06 pm EDT
This year's Atlanta Dogwood festival has been postponed to August 7 – August 9, 2020 and then cancelled. We'll publish the festival schedule, recommendations and events next Spring when it returns.



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cl issue August 2020

August 2020


Cover Design


About the Cover: Blake Tannery takes a minimalist approach for our cover spotlighting the Fall Arts Season. While the coronavirus pandemic could have meant dark stages for arts organizations throughout our city, they all have proven to shine.

Staff Box

MANAGING EDITOR: Tony Paris
EVENTS EDITOR: Will Cardwell
COPY EDITOR: Gina Webb
ART DIRECTOR: Blake Tannery
GRAPHIC DESIGNER: Katy Barrett-Alley, A.J. Fiegler
CONTRIBUTING WRITERS: Cliff Bostock, Doug Deloach, Curt Holman, Hal Horowitz, Lauren Keating, Chad Radford, Joshua Robinson
CONTRIBUTING ARTISTS: Tray Butler
CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS: Cliff Bostock
INTERNS: Carolina Avila, Isiah Branford

SOCIAL MEDIA: Ema Carr
CL RADIO: Jill Melancon
PODCASTS: Jacob Chisenhall

OPERATIONS MANAGER: Kartrina Thomas
SALES EXECUTIVES: Andrew Cylar, Carrie Karas
IT AND WEBSITE: Jim Harris
PUBLISHER: Ben Eason

CIRCULATION: Antoinette Matthews, Emma Shibley, Jacob Settipani, Justin Settipani, Edi Tingle.