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Thursday September 13, 2012 04:05 am EDT
From graphic novels to rock operas, ATL likes its vampires Vlad to the bone | more...

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Thursday September 13, 2012 04:00 am EDT
Modern interpretations that give the character a transfusion of fresh creativity | more...

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Tuesday September 11, 2012 02:00 pm EDT
Alex Brewer's fresh artistic perspective nods to his graffiti writing past without succumbing to it | more...

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Thursday August 16, 2012 04:03 am EDT
Bonus: It's all about the ladies for the third annual street art and urbanism conference | more...

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Thursday August 16, 2012 04:01 am EDT
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Tuesday August 14, 2012 04:07 pm EDT
Dance company partners with architects Mack Scogin Merrill Elam and 50,000 square feet of paper products to build lifesize cardboard house | more...

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Thursday August 9, 2012 04:00 am EDT
Plus, the best comedy clubs, improv joints, and an open-mic for every night of the week | more...

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Wednesday August 8, 2012 03:56 pm EDT

  • www.stanleybeamansears.com
  • The entryway of 72 Marietta St. come October



In March, the city of Atlanta opened an architecture competition to transform the lobby of the old AJC building at 72 Marietta St. downtown into a gallery space. It was announced today that Atlanta firm Stanley, Beaman & Sears was awarded the job, which comes with a $100,000 budget to convert the 3,000-square foot...

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Wednesday August 8, 2012 06:56 am EDT

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  • ART OF WAR: A tour guide points out details at the Atlanta Cyclorama with a flashlight. Renowned artist Kara Walker will speak at the location this Friday in a free discussion titled "The Art of War."

Contemporary visual artist Kara Walker will host a free discussion this Friday, August 10, at 6 p.m. at the Atlanta Cyclorama & Civil War Museum located in Grant Park....

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Thursday July 19, 2012 10:51 am EDT

http://clatl.com/atlanta/BestofAtlanta2012/Page

"Is it that time already?" you're asking. "Doesn't the Best of Atlanta issue come out in, like, SEPTEMBER? Do I have to vote again?"

Yes, yes, and yes. But fear not, CL reader. We've made it easier on you. This year, we've broken down the voting over five weeks - one category a week - so you don't have to answer 250 questions at once.

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Wednesday July 11, 2012 04:00 am EDT
Artist Robert Claiborne Morris on how African-American captivity continued long after the Civil War | more...

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Friday June 29, 2012 10:51 am EDT
New York-based performance artist attempts to scale a barricade covered in your favorite sandwich spread | more...

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Monday June 25, 2012 04:00 pm EDT
Cirque du Soleil opens an over-the-top spectacle while Jackson's personal photographer presents a contemplative show | more...

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Monday June 25, 2012 07:29 am EDT

  • Meghan Davis



In celebration of BANG! Arts' 4th year in business, they threw the first annual Big Bang Ball at The Goat Farm. The Big Bang Ball event was an eclectic mix between many arts. Adron, Cute Boots, Lera Lynn and others played music throughout the night. Puppetry, carnival games, and even semi-professional wrestling abounded.

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Tuesday June 19, 2012 07:08 am EDT

  • Jonah Hooper
  • SUMMER BLOSSOMS: Atlanta Ballet dancer Jackie Nash is a member of Wabi Sabi, which will perform at the Atlanta Botanical Garden this Thursday, June 21.

The dancers of the Atlanta Ballet will take to the Botanical Garden this Thursday night for "Cocktails in the Garden." As visitors sip cocktails, the dancers of the Ballet's chamber performance group Wabi Sabi will premiere new...

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Thursday June 14, 2012 11:31 am EDT
As a Hollywood fixture, actress and comedian Kathy Griffin wears many hats. But over the years she has settled into the role of a cultural critic taking jabs at celebrities and their public antics, all the while sharing stories of her own life on the fringes of Hollywood with a singular wit. Through it all she's won two Emmy's, been nominated for a Grammy, received a GLAAD Vanguard award, and... | more...

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Tuesday June 12, 2012 11:29 am EDT
Visitors to the North Georgia mountains this weekend will probably see a few more arabesques and glissades than they ordinarily would. The Atlanta Ballet's chamber performance group Wabi Sabi, which creates short site-specific works at non-traditional venues, will perform at the Sautee Nacoochee Center in northwest Georgia on June 16 as part of the community center's annual Lawn Party,... | more...

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Thursday June 7, 2012 03:27 pm EDT

  • Tara-Lynne Pixley
  • The race to re-design the AJC's old headquarters is tightening.



The search for a leader for the state's largest cultural organization is over. Woodruff Arts Center has a new president and CEO. Virginia Hepner will step into the position formerly held by the retiring Joe Bankoff. Hepner has worked as both a business executive with Wachovia and as an arts director: from...

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Monday June 4, 2012 02:00 pm EDT
Part of slavery's buried history comes to light in Mother/Mutha | more...

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Friday May 25, 2012 08:00 am EDT

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  • AM 1690 launches new website ARTWORKS with a VARI-OKEY event

The folks at local radio station AM 1690 (WMLB), "the Voice of the Arts," are putting the finishing touches on a new website called ARTWORKS that will act as a networking tool to connect artists and community members.

The idea is pretty simple: an artist could be in need of...

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Thursday May 24, 2012 10:00 am EDT
SCAD professor's Crogan Adventures traces the adventures of a Southern family | more...

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Tuesday May 8, 2012 04:00 am EDT
Wiseau thinks you're weird, not the other way around | more...

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Thursday May 3, 2012 06:00 am EDT
This is going to shock you, but superheroes, aliens, and secret agents play a big part in the lineup of this year's blockbuster sequels, reboots, and relaunches | more...

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Wednesday May 2, 2012 11:50 am EDT
The new creative director will spearhead a new, yearlong professional development program for artists | more...

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Tuesday May 1, 2012 02:30 pm EDT
After a decade of neglect, the North Georgia folk art mecca gets the care it deserves | more...