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Monday December 13, 2010 04:19 pm EST
As we prepare to send 2010 walk of shaming into the past, your friendly arts staff at CL, like everyone else, has been doing the requisite New Year Soul Searching. In addition to swearing* to mitigate our sinful ways, the question on the table is this: Going into 2011, which parts of Atlanta arts would you like to see more of, which ones should we leave in the past, and what don't we have... | more...

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Monday December 13, 2010 03:56 pm EST

Installation view of Micah Stansell's"Presynaptic Potential" at MOCA GA, 2010. Stansell is one of MOCA GA's 2010/2011 Working Artists Project Winners
Yet more grants have been announced as the end of the year approaches. The Charles Loridans Foundation recently awarded $444,500 in new grants to arts groups around the city.

The three organizations to be awarded the greatest portion of funds...

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Thursday December 2, 2010 05:34 pm EST

Youth Ensemble of Atlanta
A lot of money's been changing hands this week. We've got info on a few more grants and some fundraisers that'll let you do your part for the arts this weekend.

The Youth Ensemble of Atlanta received a $29,500 grant from the Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund as part of its Atlanta Arts Recovery Initiative. The grant will provide 10 percent of YEA's current fiscal budget,...

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Thursday December 2, 2010 04:00 am EST
The High Museum won the popularity contest with its brand-name blockbuster shows, but at what cost? | more...

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Monday November 22, 2010 12:00 pm EST
Big Boi reunites with Lauri Stallings for Luminocity Atlanta's Hinterland | more...

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Thursday November 18, 2010 10:57 am EST
If you’ve ever met Fabian Williams, you’ve noticed that he's never fully still or quiet. He's constantly talking, texting, tweeting, whistling or singing along to music that always seems to be playing whenever he’s around. He’s got a good voice, actually, so it’s kind of entertaining. Suddenly, without stopping he’ll give you his attention. He's at once quick, but never abrupt in pausing to... | more...

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Monday November 15, 2010 05:00 am EST
Huckaby's humor casts a spell at Tanner-Hill Gallery | more...

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Thursday November 4, 2010 04:01 am EDT
Tinseltown taps Atlanta as movie-making mecca! Will showbiz boom bring boffo box office? | more...

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Thursday November 4, 2010 04:00 am EDT
Shooting locations, celeb sightings and other movie-making madness in the A | more...

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Monday October 25, 2010 05:28 pm EDT

  • Courtesy Flux projects
  • CATCH IT WHILE YOU CAN: Momentary Performances wraps this week



Lee Walton’s ongoing performance art project "Momentary Performances" finishes its run this week. A kind-of sidewalk theater, "Momentary Performances" installs vinyl text in public spaces describing a scene taking place in its vicinity. It's a little like those Orbitz commercials.



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Monday October 25, 2010 04:00 pm EDT
The Moth founder George Dawes Green wants to reinvigorate the art of storytelling | more...

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Tuesday October 19, 2010 11:49 am EDT

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  • The Atlanta Ballet's production not only draws its look from Lautrec's famous paintings of the Moulin Rouge, Lautrec is a character in the show itself.

It's hard to say precisely why the Moulin Rouge—a nightclub that saw its heyday almost 120 years ago on another continent—still maintains its hold on the popular imagination. But maintain its...

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Thursday October 14, 2010 03:36 pm EDT

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  • Marcus Kenney

The two latest exhibitions at MOCA GA ask us to think a little about what we mean by "local artist." Such a small and innocuous phrase, right? Yet, I can't help but think that our own personal, limited definitions of "local artist"...

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Monday October 11, 2010 10:00 am EDT
Johnson delivers the Atlanta Queer Lit Fest's keynote address Sat., Oct. 15 | more...

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Friday October 8, 2010 08:00 am EDT

  • Andrew Alexander
  • The Atlanta Ballet warms up to give a preview of "Moulin Rouge" in a studio at its new headquarters.



Atlanta got its first glimpse of the Atlanta Ballet's new production of “Moulin Rouge” yesterday at a preview party at the company's new headquarters on Marietta Boulevard in west Atlanta. It's the first show to be rehearsed in the Ballet's new space, which is happy news...

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Friday October 8, 2010 04:00 am EDT
Infinite Moments at the ACA Gallery of SCAD is an exquisite and tightly curated exhibit | more...

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Thursday October 7, 2010 04:00 pm EDT
A photo essay of festival winners and other favorites that captured the spirit of city | more...

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Thursday October 7, 2010 10:15 am EDT



When there’s something strange in Atlanta art, who ya gonna call? Well, local artist Dave Cook is often the culprit when it comes to comical depictions of zombies, ghosts, rollergirls and the like. His latest show opened Oct. 5 as part of the Plaza Theatre’s Art Opening and a Movie series, with appearances by Atlanta Rollergirls, zombies, pinup girls and a screening of the 1984 horror comedy...

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Tuesday October 5, 2010 04:00 am EDT
Eric Jordan Young taps Sammy Davis Jr. and Adrienne Reynolds, Bessie Smith for two current productions | more...

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Tuesday September 28, 2010 03:52 pm EDT

If you're like me, then you get really excited about something when food's involved.

Lucky for us, two events this week pair food and art. Tonight, the UH-mazing chef Linton Hopkins is partnering with local author Susan Rebecca White and creating a Southern feast at Restaurant Eugene. White, the author of Bound South and, most recently, A Soft Place to Land, will be at the table for an...

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Tuesday September 14, 2010 02:14 pm EDT

  • Brittany Parris
  • Jeremy Abernathy, founder of BURNAWAY

The future of arts writing in Atlanta just got a lot rosier. Our friends at BURNAWAY and ArtsCriticATL as well as veteran critic Jerry Cullum were just named recipients of $30,000 grants from a brand new arts foundation, Possible Futures.

The foundation is yet another project from Louis Corrigan, best known as the founder of Flux...

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Tuesday September 14, 2010 08:00 am EDT
Staibdance performs with Vega String Quartet and pianist William Ransom at Emory Sept. 23-25 | more...

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Monday September 13, 2010 04:00 am EDT
A pop-up gallery made of 4-ton steel shipping containers? We're not making this up. | more...

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Tuesday September 7, 2010 04:00 pm EDT
Mapping the Present Just Went By at the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center offers a community collage | more...

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Thursday September 2, 2010 03:30 pm EDT
Atlanta's no New York - and that's a good thing | more...