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Wednesday October 6, 2010 01:01 pm EDT



Unless you've been hiding out with former University AD Damon Evans for the past five weeks, you're well aware that the Georgia Bulldogs football team isn't playing very well.

The Dawgs are 1-4 so far this season—their worst start since 1993—and Bulldog Nation is less than pleased.

Everyone from the AJC's Mark Bradley and Jeff Schultz to this guy has shared their opinion on why the Georgia...

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Tuesday October 5, 2010 08:00 am EDT
Evenly Yoked at Spelman Museum of Fine Art | more...

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Tuesday October 5, 2010 04:00 am EDT
Send us a vacation snapshot to win a pair of Taste of Charleston tickets | more...

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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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Monday October 4, 2010 01:30 pm EDT



Josh Harris's comedic range is as wide as his resume is impressive. That's why the Atlanta native, who has been a fixture on the local scene for a few years, is rapidly becoming "one to watch" on the national scene. Combining frat-boy silliness with a trap-star mentality, Harris delivers his cleverly written punchlines with a raw energy that takes over the room. One of the few local comics...

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Friday October 1, 2010 01:08 pm EDT



Today's guest on Another Comedy Podcast is urban comedy's cult-legend, Honest John. In town all weekend to perform at Uptown Comedy Corner, John stopped by to talk about how he became a favorite in the black-comedy community, why just a little bit of marijuana before a show helps his performance, and how his master's degree in psychology plays into his art.

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Friday October 1, 2010 09:00 am EDT

  • Lima Lives at Flux 2010


Graphic designers take to the Goat Farm, John Q returns with documents at MOCA GA, and one hell of a public art party goes down in Castleberry Hill. Try to pace yourself this weekend, Atlanta. Details after the jump.

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Wednesday September 29, 2010 01:58 pm EDT

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I'm not one who has ever been a big proponent—or even a passive onlooker—of reality television.

The idea that otherwise nondescript people could somehow offer an alternative and illuminating perspective on life simply by carrying out their everyday, mundane routine seems...

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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 28, 2010 11:23 am EDT



Whether the key to a long life is laughter or medicine, comedian and doctor, Lavar Walker, can take care of you. That's right - the man known for doing the best T.I. impression in America also has a doctorate degree in pharmacy. His dynamic combination of book and street smarts have made Walker one of the most sought-after performers working the urban circuit today. Fortunately for Atlanta's...

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Monday September 27, 2010 01:38 pm EDT

For those of you who have been living under a rock (or OTP. Same diff'), last month's Living Walls street art and urbanism conference brought together dozens local and international artists and thinkers to pour out murals on our city streets and spout off lectures about the changing urban landscape and art's place in it. It was pretty rad.

While the main event was over a month ago, the party...

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Monday September 27, 2010 12:00 pm EDT
Margaret Baldwin's play succeeds with familiar material | more...

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Friday September 24, 2010 12:59 pm EDT

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The iconic Dom Irrera is in town performing at the Punchline this weekend. Today he stopped by Another Comedy Podcast to share his secrets to a long career in comedy, explain his lack of motivation to do anything else, and also talk Mike Vick (he's an Eagles fan).

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Friday September 24, 2010 11:55 am EDT

  • Iain MacArthur



Free museum tickets for everyone! Free museum tickets for everyone! The Smithsonian drops Museum Day amongst a busy weekend for the arts in Atlanta. More details after the jump.

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Thursday September 23, 2010 03:47 pm EDT



Comedian Pierre helped make being light-skinned cool all throughout the '90s. He took some time away from the industry, moved to Atlanta, and is now ready to stage a comeback. He visited Another Comedy Podcast today to talk about his new book, "My 100 Homies & Phonies of Hollywood," tell us the real reason he moved to Atlanta, and prove what a terrible speller he is.

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Wednesday September 22, 2010 12:49 pm EDT

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Drafted number one overall in the 2001 NFL Draft, Vick quickly became the city's most recognizable athlete thanks to his thrilling play on the field and his...

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Tuesday September 21, 2010 11:33 am EDT

The Atlanta Braves' away game last night versus the Philadelphia Phillies was interrupted during the seventh inning when a fan wearing a red bodysuit and mask stormed the field.

Stadium officials gave chase but couldn't catch up to the imaginative character. Luckily, Braves outfield Matt Diaz knew how to gracefully put an end to the madness.

UPDATE: The previous version was pulled. Let's...

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Friday September 17, 2010 04:01 pm EDT

TheatreSouth Atlanta become a resident theater company at the Porter Sanford III Performing Arts and Community Center, which includes both a 500-seat mainstage and a 150-seat black box theater. Founded in 2007 by Herman LaVern Jones, TheatreSouth has announced its line-up through the December holidays:

Black Angels Over Tuskegee (Sep. 23-Oct 10). A touring production from Lamman Rucker's...

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Friday September 17, 2010 03:30 pm EDT
Comedian Donnell Rawlings, best known for his role as Ashy Larry on Comedy Central's "Chappelle's Show," is in town performing at the Funny Farm all weekend. Today he stopped by Creative Loafing's Another Comedy Podcast to explain the meaning of his newly-trademarked acronym T.I.T.F, try to get me in trouble with the N-word, and recall the time a gay heckler almost ruined his career. | more...

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Friday September 17, 2010 10:41 am EDT

  • Michael Oliveri



Shipping containers become a pop-up gallery on Krog St. this weekend while the Westside Arts District packs in a schedule of speakers. More after the jump.

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Friday September 17, 2010 04:00 am EDT
The Alliance Theatre's Twist, a riff on Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist, bears the subtitle An American Musical. This could be to readily distinguish the new play from Oliver!, the beloved British musical which stormed stage and screen in the 1960s. Director/choreographer Debbie Allen, book writer William F. Brown, and Grammy-winning lyricist Tena Clark, who co-wrote the music with Gary Prim,... | more...

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Wednesday September 15, 2010 01:13 pm EDT

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The 2010 college football season is now underway, but it isn't electrifying touchdowns or bone-jarring tackles that has fans talking, coaches complaining and players watching their collective backs.

No, the most talked about storyline of this year's college football season has been the one thing that the players aren't allowed to have, but somehow always seem to get: Money.

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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 02:22 pm EDT



Gilbert Lawand is a likeably odd mix of things. Born in Iraq and raised in Warm Springs, Georgia, he is a comedian, and an accountant. Despite freelance consulting by day, the oxy-moronic Lawand plays a pivotal role in Atlanta's comedy scene at night. He runs the Comedy Gold room out of the Landmark Diner in Buckhead every Friday and Saturday; he also organizes a monthly Comedy Gold show at...

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