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Thursday August 16, 2012 04:00 am EDT
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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

http://clatl.com/atlanta/BestofAtlanta2012/Page

"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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Tuesday June 19, 2012 07:08 am EDT

  • Jonah Hooper
  • SUMMER BLOSSOMS: Atlanta Ballet dancer Jackie Nash is a member of Wabi Sabi, which will perform at the Atlanta Botanical Garden this Thursday, June 21.

The dancers of the Atlanta Ballet will take to the Botanical Garden this Thursday night for "Cocktails in the Garden." As visitors sip cocktails, the dancers of the Ballet's chamber performance group Wabi Sabi will premiere new...

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Friday June 15, 2012 11:44 am EDT

  • Courtesy Brad Downey
  • "Portrait of My Father" by Brad Downey



The Westside Arts District has not one, not two - but several (more than two!) things starting up this weekend as part of its Westside Art Walk, including an artist talk/Q&A with Brad Downey, hosted by CL's own Debbie Michaud, on Saturday.

More details, images and events after the jump.

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Thursday June 14, 2012 11:31 am EDT
As a Hollywood fixture, actress and comedian Kathy Griffin wears many hats. But over the years she has settled into the role of a cultural critic taking jabs at celebrities and their public antics, all the while sharing stories of her own life on the fringes of Hollywood with a singular wit. Through it all she's won two Emmy's, been nominated for a Grammy, received a GLAAD Vanguard award, and... | more...

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Tuesday June 12, 2012 11:29 am EDT
Visitors to the North Georgia mountains this weekend will probably see a few more arabesques and glissades than they ordinarily would. The Atlanta Ballet's chamber performance group Wabi Sabi, which creates short site-specific works at non-traditional venues, will perform at the Sautee Nacoochee Center in northwest Georgia on June 16 as part of the community center's annual Lawn Party,... | more...

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Tuesday June 12, 2012 10:11 am EDT
Skate it or Hang it!? opens three-month run with public skate parade and professional demos | more...

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Tuesday June 12, 2012 04:00 am EDT
The zeitgeist-channeling comedian adds babies and marriage to his stand-up mix as he visits the Tabernacle | more...

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Friday June 8, 2012 09:00 am EDT

  • Joeff Davis
  • A dance rehearsing Mother/Mutha



Discover the history of the word “motherfucker” through dance (no, really) with choreographer T. Lang’s Mother/Mutha and take a look at some very big murals at the High this weekend. More events after the jump — although nothing for Sunday.

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Thursday June 7, 2012 03:27 pm EDT

  • Tara-Lynne Pixley
  • The race to re-design the AJC's old headquarters is tightening.



The search for a leader for the state's largest cultural organization is over. Woodruff Arts Center has a new president and CEO. Virginia Hepner will step into the position formerly held by the retiring Joe Bankoff. Hepner has worked as both a business executive with Wachovia and as an arts director: from...

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Wednesday June 6, 2012 04:00 am EDT
Four-year partnership between the college and the High Museum results in Rising Up | more...

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Monday June 4, 2012 02:00 pm EDT
Part of slavery's buried history comes to light in Mother/Mutha | more...

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Friday June 1, 2012 02:02 pm EDT

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  • Indie Craft Experience summer market takes place Saturday and Sunday



The Indie Craft Experience, ARTLANTIS 4, Ponce Crush ... you're gonna be so busy on Saturday!

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Friday May 25, 2012 08:30 am EDT



The Memorial Day holiday weekend goes easy on the art openings. When you're not poolside, you can check out work at MondoHomo, the Decatur Arts Festival, WonderRoot's 4th Anniversary Party, fun with Evereman and more. Details after the jump.

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Friday May 25, 2012 08:00 am EDT

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  • AM 1690 launches new website ARTWORKS with a VARI-OKEY event

The folks at local radio station AM 1690 (WMLB), "the Voice of the Arts," are putting the finishing touches on a new website called ARTWORKS that will act as a networking tool to connect artists and community members.

The idea is pretty simple: an artist could be in need of...

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Thursday May 24, 2012 10:00 am EDT
SCAD professor's Crogan Adventures traces the adventures of a Southern family | more...

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Monday May 21, 2012 03:00 pm EDT
Horizon Theatre ode to Waffle House is scattered and smothered | more...

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Friday May 18, 2012 09:00 am EDT

  • P Seth Thompson
  • "74 Seconds (Christa Made it)"



See how Freddie Krueger turned a kid into a fine art photographer instead of a serial killer at P. Seth Thompson's MFA exhibit The Tannhauser Gate, opening Saturday night. Also, A Kevin Cole retrospective opens at MOCA GA Friday, the Westside Arts Walk got all kinds of things going on, and the Faith Ringgold exhibit wraps at the Spelman museum...

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Tuesday May 15, 2012 12:00 pm EDT
Ballet veteran Lee premieres fourth piece as part of New Choreographic Voices | more...

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Friday May 11, 2012 09:00 am EDT

  • MICAH STANSELL



Micah Stansell and gloATL collaborate on a public work at the O4W Skatepark, ABV celebrates two years, the Fringe Festival continues, and more this weekend. Details after the jump.

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