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Tuesday February 8, 2011 12:00 pm EST
Double Vision big on feeling, small on statement | more...

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Friday February 4, 2011 10:54 am EST

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  • Jessica Blankenship



Can you dream all day? Do you know if this is a world? Dodekpus, gloATl, and others answer these and other pressing art-related questions all weekend long. Details after the jump.

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Thursday February 3, 2011 03:17 pm EST


  • Joeff Davis
  • Beltline mural by Hense


Atlanta's biggest temporary public art project to date is now accepting submissions for round two of Art on the Beltline, which, in case you've been living under a rock the past year, turned out to be a pretty effing big deal. The Request for Proposals can be found online at the Beltline's website. Deadline for submissions is March 28. Installation...

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Wednesday February 2, 2011 12:00 pm EST
Original cheerleading musical gets A for effort | more...

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Wednesday February 2, 2011 04:00 am EST
Collaborative exhibit launches Creative Community Housing Project for artists | more...

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Friday January 28, 2011 10:25 am EST

  • SALTWORKS GALLERY
  • Michael Scoggins, "Intellectualism"



Prints from a noted absinthe drinker at the High, raunchy snapshots at ABV, shit-talking smackdown at Stuart McClean, and more this weekend. Details after the jump.

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Friday January 28, 2011 08:00 am EST
Movers & Shakers highlights the creative chatter between Atlanta artists | more...

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Wednesday January 26, 2011 09:00 am EST
Forget cheeseball self-promotion, the local production company presents an engaging model for authentic grassroots marketing | more...

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Friday January 21, 2011 03:55 pm EST

  • FRANCIS TATEM
  • 2010 Art Papers Art Auction

Some art news from around town:

The Art Papers Art Auction, the contemporary art magazine's annual fundraising and hobnobbing event, takes place Fri., Feb. 4 (collectors preview party) and Sat., Feb. 5 (auction). You don't have to wait until the 5th to start bidding, though. The online auction is officially open for preview and bidding. Going once,...

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Friday January 21, 2011 09:00 am EST

  • JACKSON FINE ART
  • "Van and Casey’s Money Green Leather Sofa," Todd Selby



The Selby is in Jackson Fine Art, the suburbs are in Kiang, the Movers and Shakers are in MOCA GA, and you're in for packed weekend of good art. Details after the jump.

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Thursday January 20, 2011 08:00 am EST
Broadsword presents a compelling portrait of rock 'n' roll casualties | more...

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Tuesday January 18, 2011 04:00 am EST

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For 15 years, art critic Felicia Feaster was the voice of visual art criticism at Creative Loafing. For many she was the voice of visual art criticism in Atlanta. When she left the paper in 2008 to serve as senior editor at the Atlantan, many in the art community waited eagerly to see what would become of her writing at the publication.

In fact, Feaster breathed new life into...

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Monday January 17, 2011 10:00 am EST
Rebecca Burns examines the week following Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination in her new book, Burial for a King | more...

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Friday January 14, 2011 10:15 am EST

Local street artist Evereman gave cabin fever the finger this week by constructing one of his largest works to date - a 4-foot-by-4-foot cube branded with his trademark skull face - and planting in downtown on the GSU campus in Hurt Park.

Below is a cool video of the Everman installation from local urban art blog/shop Streetela.com, "a co-operative brand created to bring the independent...

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Friday January 14, 2011 09:00 am EST

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  • Dale Inglett at Twin Kittens



Hothlanta-related cancellations abound at the galleries this weekend but you can still catch good art. Find out who's open and who isn't after the jump.

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Thursday January 13, 2011 03:00 pm EST
16 works to seek out at the High, Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, MOCA GA, Clark Atlanta University Art Collections and the Michael C. Carlos Museum | more...

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Wednesday January 12, 2011 01:00 pm EST
Tokens of Affection has a slow start, but delivers in second act | more...

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Monday January 10, 2011 07:00 am EST
Russian ballet dancers dispel some Black Swan myths before a local performance of Swan Lake | more...

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Friday January 7, 2011 09:00 am EST

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  • Ashley Nason will show at Kibbee Gallery as part of the first official Ponce Crush stroll



Get a crush on Ponce, jog to Dali, sense the Dork Side, and more this weekend. Details after the jump.

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Thursday January 6, 2011 09:00 am EST
Blake Butler, Terra Elan McVoy and John Holman | more...

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Thursday January 6, 2011 09:00 am EST

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"Feeling Gravity's Pull"

Superconfederate wore a grey cotton uniform modified for flight. He added a cape of Stars and Bars and sewed a St. Andrew's Cross on his chest. Humble St. Andrew, legend has it, wished not to die on a + lest he be compared with the Savior, so his crucifiers agreed to tip him to the side. Superconfederate liked to fly in the morning. Mist and fog breathed...

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Thursday January 6, 2011 09:00 am EST

Jesus won't stop calling me. I block his number on the caller ID, but he gets a new unlisted number and the calls pick up. He leaves long messages on the answering machine and when it cuts out he calls back and keeps talking. I don't even listen to the messages anymore. They all start the same: "Alia, it's me ... Jesus."

That's usually when I hang up, because I know from there it will be a...

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Thursday January 6, 2011 09:00 am EST
Since he'd fallen off the roof a week ago, Leo told everyone he could see through walls; that he'd woken up with X-ray vision. Closed doors, curtains, certain foods, clothes of people on TV, he saw through it all. Very few of the people on television, he claimed, wore underpants. Will listened to his brother talk about what he could see through in the kitchen. He picked up an orange from the... | more...

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Thursday January 6, 2011 09:00 am EST
Keisha was dancing in the middle of the intersection of Edgewood Avenue and Hilliard Street at 6:30 in the morning. Her palms were raised to the sky and her eyes were closed, she was swinging her hips and shaking her head with a cast of pure bliss. Keisha is so happy when she's high. She is unrecognizable when she's not. Keisha did not have her whore clothes on. She had on a church lady blue... | more...

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Thursday January 6, 2011 09:00 am EST
Swarming bees, scalawags, Edgewood Avenue voodoo, snow globes and Nabokov | more...

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Wednesday January 5, 2011 04:00 am EST
The funny man talks life after being a Last Comic Standing judge | more...

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Wednesday January 5, 2011 04:00 am EST
Susan Rebecca White, Josh Russell and more nominate their top picks | more...

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Friday December 31, 2010 09:00 am EST

  • Marcia Wood Gallery
  • Marcus Kenney closes at Marcia Wood this weekend



Fine arts might not be the focus of New Year's Eve parties this year, but we're pretty sure you'll be able to find some to appreciate from our guide to events on Friday. Your last chance to see some of 2010's exciting exhibitions ends in the first days of 2011. Details after the jump.

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Thursday December 30, 2010 04:00 am EST
Help WonderRoot build a list of works the city should keep their hands off of | more...

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Thursday December 30, 2010 04:00 am EST
Figuring out how Atlanta plans to draw the line between vandalism and art | more...

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Thursday December 30, 2010 04:00 am EST
Not all graf is created equal. Some categories to help you differentiate between works | more...

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Monday December 27, 2010 06:00 pm EST
The flips, fights and feats that made for Atlanta's most memorable theater moments | more...

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Wednesday December 22, 2010 12:09 pm EST

Given Caroline, or Change, Theatrical Outfit has apparently chosen "Change" by postponing its planned Spring production of the Tony Kushner Civil Rights-era musical to the 2011-2012 season. Instead, artistic director Tom Key explains that the company will debut a new world premiere musical this spring:

We have an extraordinary opportunity to present a ground-breaking World Premiere Musical...

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Monday December 20, 2010 04:00 am EST
Artist's painstaking process reveals a New World between the covers | more...

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Friday December 17, 2010 05:30 pm EST
Holiday classic harks back to a bygone era | more...

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Friday December 17, 2010 12:30 pm EST

  • Courtesy Saltworks Gallery
  • "The R.O.T.C. Manual, 2010" by Brian Dettmer



Artist Brian Dettmer discusses paper cuts, we've got a Ponce Crush, Fahamu Pecou is the Shit! and other holiday cheer.

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Monday December 13, 2010 06:30 pm EST
Lowbrow art hub closes its doors for good Jan. 5 | more...

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Monday December 13, 2010 04:19 pm EST
As we prepare to send 2010 walk of shaming into the past, your friendly arts staff at CL, like everyone else, has been doing the requisite New Year Soul Searching. In addition to swearing* to mitigate our sinful ways, the question on the table is this: Going into 2011, which parts of Atlanta arts would you like to see more of, which ones should we leave in the past, and what don't we have... | more...

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Monday December 13, 2010 03:56 pm EST

Installation view of Micah Stansell's"Presynaptic Potential" at MOCA GA, 2010. Stansell is one of MOCA GA's 2010/2011 Working Artists Project Winners
Yet more grants have been announced as the end of the year approaches. The Charles Loridans Foundation recently awarded $444,500 in new grants to arts groups around the city.

The three organizations to be awarded the greatest portion of funds...

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Friday December 10, 2010 05:30 pm EST

Atlanta playhouses let Linus Van Pelt do the heavy lifting this holiday season. Both Stage Door Players' A Christmas Survival Guide and Actor's Express's Every Christmas Story Ever Told effectively stop in their tracks to recreate Linus' quotation of the Book of Luke from "A Charlie Brown Christmas." In both plays, an actor asks, "Lights, please?" before harking back to the first noel.

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Friday December 10, 2010 10:49 am EST

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  • Nikita Gale



The latest anthology of local artists gets released at MINT Gallery tonight, new paintings at Sandler Hudson, and more this weekend. Details after the jump.

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Friday December 3, 2010 11:07 am EST

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  • Kelly Cloninger


Bummed that you aren't in Miami for Art Basel? Group shows abound in Atlanta this weekend from Whitespace to the Telephone Factory. Just add a few zeros to all of the prices and it will feel just like Miami. More details after the jump.

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Thursday December 2, 2010 05:34 pm EST

Youth Ensemble of Atlanta
A lot of money's been changing hands this week. We've got info on a few more grants and some fundraisers that'll let you do your part for the arts this weekend.

The Youth Ensemble of Atlanta received a $29,500 grant from the Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund as part of its Atlanta Arts Recovery Initiative. The grant will provide 10 percent of YEA's current fiscal budget,...

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Thursday December 2, 2010 04:00 am EST
The High Museum won the popularity contest with its brand-name blockbuster shows, but at what cost? | more...

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Wednesday December 1, 2010 09:00 am EST
The weak economy takes a toll on Atlanta's experimental productions | more...

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Tuesday November 30, 2010 09:00 am EST
Van Jensen and Dusty Higgins' trilogy transcends vampire shtick | more...

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Friday November 26, 2010 11:51 am EST

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  • costumefail.com
  • It's time to take the turkey costume off the dog.



Thanksgiving might be over, but this weekend should wake you out of your turkey-induced slumber to shop with ICE, party at MINT, and witness the awesomeness that is Lauri Stallings and Big Boi. Details after the jump.

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Monday November 22, 2010 12:00 pm EST
Big Boi reunites with Lauri Stallings for Luminocity Atlanta's Hinterland | more...

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Friday November 19, 2010 10:00 am EST

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  • The Conquests and The Secret Museum of Mankind by Brian Dettmer, Altered Books



Brian Dettmer opens his first ever solo show in Atlanta, ABV hosts a circus of locals, Eyedrum checks your credit score, and more this weekend. Details after the jump.

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Friday November 19, 2010 04:00 am EST
Center for Puppetry Arts slavishly recreates original TV special | more...