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THE EIGHTIES TRANSFORMED: Cybertronic Tree, a Canadian cover band performing mostly Eighties rock staples while dressed as Transformers, returns to Dragon Con on Sat., Sep. 3, at the downtown Hyatt.
Photo credit: Courtesy Cybertronic Spree
THE EIGHTIES TRANSFORMED: Cybertronic Tree, a Canadian cover band performing mostly Eighties rock staples while dressed as Transformers, returns to Dragon Con on Sat., Sep. 3, at the downtown Hyatt.
CURRENT ISSUE: VOL. 51 • NO. 11 • AUGUST 2022

LISTENING POST: Filk, faeries, nerd core and swing — when sub-cultures collide at Dragon Con

A little something geeky for Dragon Con ears

ATL BREWS: Artist market, live music, comedy, trivia, and more

08/09/2022 9:25 AM
The 411 on Atlanta beers, breweries, brewpubs, and brewing companies

ATL UNTRAPPED: Latif Rashad sees it — do you?

08/08/2022 5:45 PM
Get familiar with the founder of Wisdom Fashion House, and get ready for a month of must-attend rap concerts.

ATL BREWS: Anniversaries, luaus and dance parties on tap

08/05/2022 1:47 PM
The 411 on Atlanta beers and breweries

CONCERT REVIEW: Revisiting Kendrick Lamar live

08/03/2022 1:33 PM
‘The Big Steppers Tour’ at State Farm Arena

THE BLOTTER: Bare-chested roof top rescue

08/03/2022 12:12 PM
And other tales of life in the ATL

THE VINYL WARHOL: This month is stacked

08/02/2022 12:09 PM
Live music heats up through the fall

ABOUT TOWN: Walking on the Moon

08/02/2022 11:24 AM
Plus evolving artists, cool cars, floozies and gamblers, and pulp novels

Events

, Cost: $60, 08/13/2022 11:00 AM
, Cost: Free, 08/13/2022 11:00 AM
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, Cost: $35.00 - $60.00 / $60.00-$60.00, 08/13/2022 12:00 PM
, Cost: Free, 08/13/2022 12:00 PM
, Cost: $15-$20, 08/13/2022 3:30 PM
, Cost: Free, 08/13/2022 4:00 PM
, Cost: Free, 08/13/2022 4:00 PM
, Cost: $73+, 08/13/2022 5:55 PM
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, Cost: Free, 08/13/2022 6:00 PM
, Cost: $40-$50, 08/13/2022 6:00 PM
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, Cost: $20 ADV / All Ages, 08/13/2022 7:00 PM
, Cost: Free, 08/13/2022 7:00 PM
, Cost: $10.00, 08/13/2022 7:30 PM
, Cost: Free, 08/13/2022 7:30 PM
, Cost: Sold Out, 08/13/2022 8:00 PM
, Cost: $0-$25, 08/13/2022 8:00 PM
, Cost: Free, 08/13/2022 8:00 PM
, Cost: $20+, 08/13/2022 8:00 PM
, Cost: $10+, 08/13/2022 8:00 PM
, Cost: $20.00 - $30.00, 08/13/2022 8:00 PM
, Cost: $36.50, $46.50 & 96.50 plus applicable fees, 08/13/2022 8:00 PM
, Cost: $15 Adv – $20 Door Doors @ 7 PM (proof of vaccination is required to enter; masks encouraged but not required), 08/13/2022 8:00 PM
, Cost: Free, 08/13/2022 8:30 PM
, Cost: $12-$17, 08/13/2022 9:00 PM
, Cost: $15 ADV / 18+, 08/13/2022 9:00 PM
, Cost: $10 - $15, 08/13/2022 10:00 PM
, Cost: $35-$55, 08/13/2022 10:00 PM
, Cost: $10 at the Door. Cover starts at 9:30pm, 08/13/2022 10:00 PM
, Cost: $20-$25 , 08/13/2022 11:00 PM
, Cost: $20-$25, 08/13/2022 11:00 PM
, Cost: $15, 08/14/2022 11:00 AM
, Cost: $12.00, 08/14/2022 11:00 AM
, Cost: $78+, 08/14/2022 3:00 PM
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, Cost: $15+, 08/14/2022 6:00 PM
, Cost: $0.00, 08/14/2022 6:00 PM
, Cost: Free, 08/14/2022 6:00 PM
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, Cost: ALL AGES - Free, 08/14/2022 6:30 PM
, Cost: $12 ADV / All Ages, 08/14/2022 6:30 PM
, Cost: Free, 08/14/2022 7:00 PM
, Cost: Free, 08/14/2022 7:00 PM
, Cost: $35-$55, 08/14/2022 7:00 PM
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, Cost: Free, 08/14/2022 7:00 PM
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, Cost: $73+, 08/14/2022 7:25 PM
, Cost: ALL AGES, 08/14/2022 7:30 PM
, Cost: $55, 08/14/2022 7:30 PM
, Cost: $12+, 08/14/2022 8:00 PM
, Cost: $35-$55, 08/14/2022 10:00 PM
, Cost: $22.95-$24.95, 08/15/2022 10:00 AM
, Cost: $19-$69, 08/15/2022 10:00 AM
, Cost: $15+, 08/15/2022 7:00 PM
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, Cost: $12.50 - $15.50, 08/15/2022 8:00 PM
, Cost: Free, 08/15/2022 8:30 PM
, Cost: Free, 08/16/2022 6:00 PM
, Cost: $13 ADV / All Ages, 08/16/2022 6:00 PM
, Cost: $12, 08/16/2022 7:00 PM
, Cost: $16+, 08/16/2022 7:15 PM
, Cost: Free, 08/16/2022 7:30 PM
, Cost: $15+, 08/16/2022 7:30 PM
, Cost: Full Course Series: $215, 08/16/2022 7:30 PM
, Cost: $67+, 08/16/2022 7:55 PM
, Cost: $13 - $15, 08/16/2022 8:00 PM
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, Cost: $30.00 - $79.00, 08/16/2022 8:00 PM
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, Cost: $16-$20 , 08/17/2022 12:00 AM
, Cost: free, 08/17/2022 5:30 PM
, Cost: $101+, 08/17/2022 6:55 PM
, Cost: $15 ADV / All Ages, 08/17/2022 7:00 PM
, Cost: $10+, 08/17/2022 7:00 PM
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, Cost: $44+, 08/17/2022 7:25 PM
, Cost: $58+, 08/17/2022 8:00 PM
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, Cost: $12 - $15, 08/17/2022 8:00 PM
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, Cost: $10.00, 08/17/2022 8:00 PM
, Cost: $20-, 08/17/2022 8:30 PM
, Cost: $20.00 - $25.00 / $25.00-$25.00, 08/17/2022 8:30 PM
, Cost: $5 Door Doors @ 8 PM (proof of vaccination is required to enter; masks encouraged but not required), 08/17/2022 9:00 PM
, Cost: $50-$250, 08/18/2022 10:00 AM
, Cost: $25.00 , 08/18/2022 7:00 PM
, Cost: $30, 08/18/2022 7:00 PM

News/Features

Creative Loafing's 50th Anniversary Issue
Creative Loafing's 50th Anniversary Issue

NEWS BRIEF: Infectious diseases made worse by climate change, study says

08/13/2022 2:00 AM
Rising temperatures raise infectious diseases in humans

NEWS BRIEF: Coco goes from dog pound to movie stardom

08/13/2022 2:00 AM
Homeless dog now a Hollywood star

NEWS BRIEF: City council aiming to help ‘legacy’ businesses survive

08/13/2022 2:00 AM
Redevelopment raises the rent, sucks city of its ‘soul’

NEWS BRIEF: Sahara Desert dust causing hazy skies over Georgia

08/12/2022 2:00 AM
Vibrant, orange glow isn’t your imagination

5 Things to Do Today

WABE 2022 Summer Rummage Sale

08/13/2022 8:00 AM
WABE-FM (90.1)
Fill a WABE tote with all your heart’s WABE gear desires for $15


Get your favorite vintage WABE gear and merchandise + lots of random wonderful trea...

Takénobu

08/13/2022 7:00 PM
Eddie's Attic
Takénobu is the middle name and musical appellative of cellist and composer Nick Ogawa, who has performed for years as a solo live-looped outfit. Now ...

America

08/13/2022 8:00 PM
Atlanta Symphony Hall
CL Critic Hal Horowitz Recommends: Still looking for those alligator lizards in the air fifty...

Pod Save America ft. Stacey Abrams

08/13/2022 8:00 PM
Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
Just Announced! Stacey Abrams and co-host Josie Duffy Rice join the hosts of Pod Save America at Cobb Energy Centre on August 13! Masks strongly recom...

Easy Honey, Connor Kelly & The Time Warp, The Wheelers

08/13/2022 9:00 PM
Smith's Olde Bar
Descending from the Appalachian Mountains to Charleston, South Carolina, Easy Honey infuses its psychedelic-folk roots with East-coast surf rock. List...

CL Promotions

Fun & Free: 'Super Pets' Starring Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart

08/14/2022 9:00 AM
win a pair of tickets to see “DC LEAGUE OF SUPER-PETS” at a theater near you! Rated PG.

Fun & Free: Smokin' Novas with Rare Birds

08/06/2022 9:00 AM
August 6 at From The Earth's Back Porch Concert Series!

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY Week of June 30

06/30/2022 12:00 AM
Rob Brezsny's outlook for your week

Music

Remembering Jon Kincaid

02/01/2022 11:11 AM
The Atlanta deejay did more than play music

ATL UNTRAPPED: The New Deante' Hitchcock — on and off wax

06/03/2022 5:07 PM
A conversation about The Mother God Project and a preview of the June hip-hop concert calendar

BLUES & BEYOND: Frankie Lee’s mission is the blues … and beyond

06/03/2022 3:10 PM
The six headed proponent of blues, soul, jazz and zydeco returns to the stage


Arts & Culture

SCREEN TIME: New friends and old ‘enemies’

06/03/2022 1:48 PM
The Blob, Lawrence, and Baby Jane, too

ABOUT TOWN: Pullman Yards pulls out all the stops

06/03/2022 9:39 AM
Explorations of addictive stories, R&B classics, contemporary operas, and photography phenomena

CREATIVE ARTS: An artist’s duty is to reflect the times

06/03/2022 11:04 AM
Paintings, sculptures, and photography to observe in the month of June.

Restaurants

GRAZING: Drip — ‘a coffee shop around the corner’

06/03/2022 9:04 PM
Leaving Starbucks for a barista named Sylvester

ATL BREWS: IPAs? We don’t need no stinking IPAs!

08/01/2022 1:28 PM
The 411 on Atlanta beers and breweries

Where to Eat Cajun Food in Atlanta

01/01/2019 4:32 PM
The ultimate list of Cajun dishes and restaurants in Atlanta.

Where to Eat Caribbean Food in Atlanta

01/13/2021 4:36 PM
Our list of where to eat Caribbean food in Atlanta.

Where to Eat French in Atlanta

01/01/2019 9:42 PM
The ultimate list of French dishes and restaurants in Atlanta.

Podcasts

Culture Clash: Stephanie Stuckey

01/29/2022 10:24 AM
a Creative Loafing podcast

First Draft: Atlantucky Brewing

01/22/2022 12:54 PM
A 'Creative Loafing' podcast

First Draft: Kettlerock Brewing

12/10/2021 5:36 PM
a Creative Loafing podcast

Marketplace

Little Five Points Store

Creative Loafing has teamed up with L5P merchants to showcase items for sale. See some of the items from retail shops in Little Five Points. CL Marketplaces.

Piedmont Heights Neighborhood Store

Creative Loafing and the Piedmont Heights Alliance have teamed up to present a virtual shopping guide to the local shops in the neighborhood. CL Marketplaces.

Virginia Highland Store

Virginia Highland has some cool shops and experiences. See our marketplace for a sampling of what VA HA has to offer. CL Marketplaces.