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Thursday March 31, 2016 04:00 am EDT
Artist Monica Tookes opens a new Kirkwood gallery and learning space | more...

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Wednesday March 30, 2016 04:00 am EDT
Actor's Express new production investigates ATL Child Murders and family | more...

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Monday March 28, 2016 09:04 am EDT

Spotlight on: Eddie Pepitone at Relapse Theatre
====== image-1Every once in a while a wild Eddie Pepitone is spotted at one of Atlanta’s many comedy venues. Whether it’s a surprise drop in at a comedy club like the Laughing Skull or one our beloved indie shows such as WonderComedy or Star Bar, for one night, every few weeks, Instagram is blowing up with action shots of Pepitone. The Bitter...

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Thursday March 24, 2016 09:42 am EDT

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Founded in 2015, the Atlanta Dance Collective, a nonprofit group of artists dedicated to bringing engaging contemporary work to the city's dance realm, debuts its theatrical dance performance Time + Itinerant at the Synchronicity Theatre Fri., March 25, and Sat., March 26, at 7 p.m.

Choreographed by Atlanta Dance Collective founders Britt Whitmoyer Fishel and Sarah Stokes, and...

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Monday March 21, 2016 05:41 pm EDT

Spotlight on - Quincy Jones
image-2This time two years ago, I performed at Star Bar’s Monday Night Comedy show. The show was stacked with visiting comics in town for the Laughing Skull Comedy Festival including the very funny Quincy Jones. Not to be confused with the musician, Los Angeles-based comedian Quincy Jones is hitting the road again for the last time. Diagnosed with incurable...

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Thursday March 17, 2016 09:33 am EDT

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The Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University debuts the highly anticipated exhibit, Doorway to an Enlightened World: the Tibetan Shrine from the Alice S. Kandell Collection, with the opening reception set for Sat., March 19, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 


The exhibit features more than 120 pieces of Tibetan Buddhist art from the Tibetan Plateau, China, and...

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Tuesday March 15, 2016 12:07 pm EDT

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Baring winter-born-again virginal flesh in the Atlanta sun feels best when done so while strolling the Beltline (it's science. Trust). In celebration of its seventh year, Art on the Atlanta BeltLine issued an official call for new artistic contributions "that reflect the historic, environmental, cultural, functional, urban design, and/or aesthetic aspects of the sites and should be...

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Tuesday March 15, 2016 04:00 am EDT
The painter/curator is raising the stakes in Atlanta's cool art renaissance | more...

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Monday March 14, 2016 09:29 am EDT

Spotlight on: John F. O’Donnell
====== image-2When you think about political satire, your mind likely races to one of two places: “The Daily Show” or “Saturday Night Live.” Politics and entertainment are important aspects of our culture, the latter usually serving as a way to make sense of the former or — at the very least — ease the frustration. Comedian John F. O’Donnell wades into the...

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Thursday March 10, 2016 09:53 am EST

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Adapted from James Lapine's playwright, composer Stephen Sondheim's highly touted, late '80s six-time Tony Award-winning musical, Into the Woods, comes to the Aurora Theatre with the opening reception kicking off Thurs., March 10, at 8 p.m. 

Directed by Justin Anderson, and starring Natasha Drena, Brandon O’Dell, Diany Rodriguez, Wendy Melkonian, Bernardine Mitchell, and...

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Wednesday March 9, 2016 04:00 am EST
Kendrick Anderson opens an artist space in Castleberry Hill | more...

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Monday March 7, 2016 09:37 am EST

Spotlight on - Illustrator Ed Dinzole
image-2Comedy, like any other art form — visual or performing — is a way to express yourself. For Ed Dinzole, comedy combines two creative endeavors: stand-up and graphic design. In addition to being a budding stand-up himself, Dinzole holds a side hustle as a freelance illustrator. Even off stage, Dinzole has a penchant for infusing comedy in his...

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Thursday March 3, 2016 04:34 pm EST

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“These competitions can be really great for students because for one, we’re here in the High Museum. I’m sure it gives students a sense of validation to be here drawing in a public space, a very important public space in the arts community here.”

— Local artist Jessica Caldas told WABE during last weekend's Art Throwdown at the High Museum of Art. Art Throwdown brought together...

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Thursday March 3, 2016 10:06 am EST

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William Shakespeare's 17th century battle of the sexes masterpiece, Much Ado About Nothing, makes its way to the Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse, with the opening reception set for Sat., March 5, at 7:30 p.m. 

Directed by Laura Cole, director of education and training for the Atlanta Shakespeare Company, the prose-heavy comedy features Jacob York as Don Pedro the Prince of...

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Tuesday March 1, 2016 04:00 am EST
Ten Atlanta artists in constant conversation with their 'patron saint' | more...

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Monday February 29, 2016 09:47 am EST

Spotlight on - Surrogates
image-2The biggest sin a comedian can commit, is to tell another person’s joke on stage. That is stealing, but on Friday, we’re going to look the other way. In a curious comedy experiment, host Ian Aber invites comedians to "Freaky Friday" with other comedians at Surrogates at the Highland Inn Ballroom. Fitted with an earpiece and walkie-talkie, comics pair up and...

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Thursday February 25, 2016 09:03 am EST

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As a part of the Simple City series, Preston Attebery's exhibit, Simple City Maps, debuts at Citizen Supply at Ponce City Market Fri., Feb. 26, from 7-9 p.m. Attebery's art includes unique maps of some of Atlanta's most popular spots, including: Westside neighborhoods, Ponce de Leon, Inman Park, and Atlanta as a whole (above). Each map includes geographic, demographic, and historical...

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Tuesday February 23, 2016 04:00 am EST
Theater workshops, competitions, and apprenticeships offer guidance for new playwrights in Atlanta | more...

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Monday February 22, 2016 09:46 am EST

Spotlight on - Trump vs. Bernie
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From Tina Fey’s Sarah Palin to now Larry David’s Bernie Sanders, "Saturday Night Live" has long been considered the home of political satire every election cycle. No offense to Larry, but his impression cannot hold a candle to James Adomian’s. The comedian has been buzzing around the country, performing his spot-on Bernie impression at shows for...

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Thursday February 18, 2016 08:13 am EST

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The Ceramics exhibit comes to the Marcia Woods Gallery (Midtown), with the opening reception set for Thurs., Feb. 18, from 7-9 p.m. The highly anticipated gallery features a wide variety of ceramic work from seven artists, "ranging geographically from Europe to Japan to the American Southeast," Marcia Wood Gallery reps said in a press release. 

Ceramics features art...

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Tuesday February 16, 2016 02:11 pm EST

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For the 17th consecutive year, ART PAPERS hosts its annual art auction and party, arguably Atlanta's biggest art event of the year. Set for Sat., Feb. 27, at BoBo Intriguing Objects, this year's auction kicks it old school with a '70s theme that pays homage to the company's 40th anniversary. 

The auction is slated to feature work from more than 250 artists, including award-winning,...

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Tuesday February 16, 2016 04:00 am EST
Zach Fox makes Awful art, preps for first solo show | more...

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Monday February 15, 2016 11:14 am EST

Spotlight on - Hope That Helps
image-1>> The age of the Internet has forever changed the way patrons and businesses handle customer support. When everyone can tweet directly at Delta that their plane is too smelly, or you can complain about the color of Doritos to their Facebook page, it’s never been a better time for the bitter and entitled. While I do not endorse trolling, if one can do it...

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Thursday February 11, 2016 10:11 am EST


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Atlanta filmmakers Joey Molina and Peter Akeley have teamed up to bring Locally Brewed, a film screening showcase, featuring stand-up comedy and live music, to 368 PONCE on Fri., Feb. 12, starting at 7:30 p.m. 

Hosted by comedian Dedrick Flynn, the first-time event features 16 original short films by Chuck Ballard, Thomas Bell, Akil Bjorn, Ed...

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Wednesday February 10, 2016 02:07 pm EST

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Sometimes Atlanta feels like the smallest city in the world. You're always one or two degrees away from another artist or creative person making badass things. The city's latest artist collaboration is closing that gap a little more. Under the moniker Inky Mixtape, artists Kyle Brooks aka BlackCatTips, Brett Miotti of Pretty Likable Press, Kevin Abeyta of The Factory Press, and David...

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