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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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Friday September 7, 2012 10:31 am EDT

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  • Nikita Gale- 1961



Participating artist in Living Walls and Atlanta local, Nikita Gale explores what life was like for African Americans in the American South during 1961. Opening reception tonight at http://poem88.net/ from 7-10 p.m. More art after the jump.

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Tuesday September 4, 2012 04:00 am EDT
Playwright Pearl Cleage premiere's her latest work at the Alliance Theatre | more...

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Friday August 31, 2012 09:45 am EDT

  • Joeff Davis
  • Decatur Book Festival



Book signings, author lectures, and book sales galore this weekend at the Decatur Book Festival. Friday through Sunday at various venues throughout the city of Decatur, with the main part of the festival situated on the Square. This festival and more after the jump this labor day weekend in the weekend arts agenda.

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Wednesday August 29, 2012 02:13 pm EDT
Another year, another set of beautiful pieces of public art all around our fair city. The 18 murals(and one art house) that Living Walls brought to Atlanta are complete (well almost, one artist is still cranking away at her piece off of DeKalb Avenue) and we've photographed them all for your eyeballs. We hope the photos will inspire you to go see the pieces in person and enjoy the spaces they... | more...

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Tuesday August 28, 2012 02:01 pm EDT
Rodriguez holds onto the essential in Purge at Sandler Hudson Gallery | more...

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Tuesday August 28, 2012 04:00 am EDT
Atlanta's Nick Arapoglou gives compelling performance as painting prodigy | more...

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Friday August 24, 2012 11:20 am EDT

  • Image courtesy of the artist
  • Ben Venom at Get This!



Ben Venom's tapestries and quilts at Get This! Gallery, sound art at Beep Beep Gallery, and more this weekend in Atlanta art after the jump.

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Monday August 20, 2012 02:59 pm EDT



For all of the ogling of lady parts we do and the fury with which we debate ownership and control of said parts, many people sure do feel uncomfortable when confronted with actual female anatomy. Case in point: Hyuro's recently completed Living Walls mural at the corner of McDonough Boulevard and Sawtell Avenue near the Lakewood Park/Chosewood Park neighborhoods. The mural covers a wall of a...

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Monday August 20, 2012 11:53 am EDT
Artist's gessoed wood drawings full of intricate twists and turns | more...

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Monday August 20, 2012 04:00 am EDT
The laconic comic shares Plaza Theatre bill with Neil Hamburger | more...

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Friday August 17, 2012 10:22 am EDT

  • Dustin Chambers
  • Sheryo (from Singapore) painting a mural in Kirkwood



There are over 25 artists from around the city, nation, and world in Atlanta, creating murals and installations for the Living Walls Conference. This is just a piece of the great art happening in Atlanta this weekend, more details after the jump.

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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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Thursday August 16, 2012 04:00 am EDT
Melbourne, Australia | more...

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Thursday August 16, 2012 04:00 am EDT
First lady of graffiti photography visits Living Walls | more...

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Thursday August 16, 2012 04:00 am EDT
Memphis, Tenn. | more...

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Thursday August 16, 2012 04:00 am EDT
Cape Town, South Africa | more...

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Thursday August 16, 2012 04:00 am EDT
Atlanta, Ga. | more...

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Thursday August 16, 2012 04:00 am EDT
Zurich, Switzerland | more...

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Thursday August 16, 2012 04:00 am EDT
New York City | more...

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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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Friday August 10, 2012 11:23 am EDT

  • Joeff Davis/CL File



The Atlanta Cyclorama & Civil War Museum will host Kara Walker hosting a free lecture tonight at 6 on "The Art of War." As CL's Andrew Alexander wrote yesterday, "it's a fascinating, provocative pairing of speaker and setting."

After the jump, openings, screenings and more.

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Thursday August 9, 2012 04:10 am EDT
Get your laugh on, Atlanta | more...

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Thursday August 9, 2012 04:05 am EDT
Get your laugh on, Atlanta | 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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Thursday August 9, 2012 04:00 am EDT
Open mic for every (week)night | more...

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Wednesday August 8, 2012 03:56 pm EDT

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  • 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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Monday August 6, 2012 03:38 pm EDT
Aurora Theatre favors fun for lighthearted production of '60s Broadway classic | more...

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Friday August 3, 2012 12:16 pm EDT

  • Courtesy 2 Rules Fine Art
  • Ava Werner, "Migration," 24x24, mixed media on panel



For the month of August, 2 Rules Fine Art is running The Colors of Summer, a mixed-media exhibit of summer-y pieces which capture a range of the city's seasonal shades. Oddly, they don't say anything about the heat. A reception opens tonight at 6 p.m.

After the jump, more hotspots around town.

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Tuesday July 31, 2012 11:23 am EDT
Former Atlanta journalist Boyd Lewis describes social change at 7 Stages | more...

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Friday July 27, 2012 12:52 pm EDT

  • Courtesy Emily Amy Gallery
  • Ashley Anderson, "Shinobi Marilyn," 30x30, Gold acrylic on paper



Ashley Anderson is opening Shinobi Marilyn, a new series at Emily Amy Gallery — and in the process, reviving the never-dead Marilyn Monroe. The exhibition is mixed-media, with animated gifs, collage, and painting and takes its title from the discovery of images embedded in the 1987 videogame...

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Wednesday July 25, 2012 04:05 am EDT
From Cosmology to Neurology and Back Again is ambitious, cerebral, and worth your time | more...

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Friday July 20, 2012 02:13 pm EDT

  • Andrew Alexander
  • gloATL's Liquid Culture series will give its final two performances Friday and Saturday night at Sol LeWitt's 54 Columns, located at Highland Ave and Glen Iris Dr.



Lauri Stalling's gloATL dance troupe will be performing twice this weekend at the intersection of Highland Avenue and Glen Iris Drive in front of Sol LeWitt's 54 Columns on Friday and Saturday night. More...

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Thursday July 19, 2012 10:51 am EDT

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"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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Thursday July 19, 2012 10:19 am EDT
Friends with benefits | more...

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Monday July 16, 2012 01:19 pm EDT
Lift showcases the often-overlooked masculinity of dance | more...

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Friday July 13, 2012 05:08 pm EDT
Essential Theatre's The Local finds the real Atlanta amid the landmarks | more...

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Friday July 13, 2012 10:48 am EDT

  • Courtesy of Modern Now
  • Hal Schwarze and 7 others at Modern Now.



Modern Now Gallery's Body of Work opens this Saturday, the show features the work of eight local artists who have taken aspects of bodies or form and abstracted them, each artist featured in the show will also be exhibiting more work later this year. This will be Modern Now's first major opening, happening at the same time as...

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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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Tuesday July 10, 2012 12:58 pm EDT
Terminal Velocity examines the power of mobility and place in our lives | more...

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Monday July 9, 2012 09:06 am EDT
Actors Courtney Patterson and Joe Knezevich juggle a trio of amorous roles this summer | more...

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Friday July 6, 2012 12:22 pm EDT

  • Courtesy Hagedorn
  • "Beat It MJ," 1983, 40x30 by Todd Gray



Todd Gray's The Gray Room is opening at Hagedorn Foundation Gallery. Gray worked as Michael Jackson's personal photographer, but his exhibit will expand beyond images, incorporating multimedia performance.


Also, gloATL, a talk with photographer/train jumper Mike Brodie, an exhibit to check out before the T-SPLOST vote and more...

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Friday June 29, 2012 11:00 am EDT
Local stand-up knows how to take charge of a room | 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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Tuesday June 26, 2012 10:58 am EDT
Show's best work explores what happens between points A and B | 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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Friday June 22, 2012 12:04 pm EDT

  • Courtesy of the artist: Trek Mathews, photo by Wil Hughes
  • Trek Mathew's "Lunar/Solar" 24"x30" on wood panel.



Talent Loves Company at Barbara Archer Gallery features 50 artists that have been hand-picked by established Atlanta artists to show work in their show, opening tonight (Friday, June 22). Plus the BIG BANG BALL, Nicole Liveratos, and a C4 Atlanta Benefit show.

More art after the jump.

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