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Virgo poet Mary Oliver was renowned for giving herself permission. Permission to do what? To become a different person from the self she had been. To shed her familiar beliefs and adopt new ones. To treat every experience as an opportunity to experiment. To be at peace with uncertainty. I think you’ll be wise to give yourself all those permissions in...
This year’s ELEVATE Art Festival examines arts and culture through the lens of our changed reality due to the COVID-19 pandemic, racial unrest, economic recession, and a divisive political climate.
About the Cover: For this month’s cover we turned to Billy Ratliff, an Atlanta songwriter and musician, who creates intricate mixed-media paintings when not honing his musical chops or knocking back more than a few PBR Tall Boys.
MANAGING EDITOR: Tony Paris
EVENTS EDITOR: Will Cardwell
COPY EDITOR: Gina Webb
ART DIRECTOR: Blake Tannery
GRAPHIC DESIGNER: Katy Barrett-Alley, A.J. Fiegler
CONTRIBUTING WRITERS: Cliff Bostock, Doug Deloach, Curt Holman, Hal Horowitz, James Kelly, Lauren Keating, Chad Radford, Jon Rapping, Joshua Robinson, Sam Starks
CONTRIBUTING ARTISTS: Tray Butler, William Ratliff
CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS: Cliff Bostock
INTERNS: Carolina Avila, Isiah Branford
SOCIAL MEDIA: Ema Carr
CL RADIO: Jill Melancon
PODCASTS: Jacob Chisenhall
OPERATIONS MANAGER: Kartrina Thomas
SALES EXECUTIVES: Andrew Cylar, Carrie Karas
PUBLISHER: Ben Eason
CIRCULATION: Antoinette Matthews, Jacob Settipani, Justin Settipani, Emma Shibley, Edi Tingle.