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Tuesday December 7, 2010 09:00 am EST
Margaret Cho, Louis CK, and Russell Peters wanna tickle your (funny) bone | more...

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Friday December 3, 2010 03:20 pm EST


Comedians Natasha Leggero and Duncan Trussell, of the Lavender Hour, are in Atlanta performing at the Laughing Skull Lounge all weekend. Today they stopped by Another Comedy Podcast to get political, philosophical, and silly. Among random rants and raves, we discussed the WikiLeaks scandals, an acid-enduced Bieber, Prop-19, and pantless hookers. Dare to be informed?

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Friday December 3, 2010 11:07 am EST

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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

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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 12:38 pm EST



Sometime later this morning, the executive committee for the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) will hand down its decision on which country will host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

With soccer-hungry, hooligan-ridden countries like England, Russia, Netherlands, Belgium, Spain and Portugal in the running, you may be asking yourself why this vote is relevant to the United...

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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 12:24 pm EST

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Though he wouldn't want you to know it, comedian Matt O'Meara isn't an asshole. Sure, sometimes his jokes can be racist, sexist and/or politically uncomfortable, but its O'Meara's ability on stage to make people laugh at jokes they feel bad laughing at - not his bright and polite off-stage demeanor - that has made him stand out in many of Atlanta's comedy rooms....

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Friday November 26, 2010 11:51 am EST

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  • 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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Tuesday November 23, 2010 08:59 am EST
People that only go by one name are either hiding something, or are so good at what they do that only one autonym is necessary to identify them. Landry, the Jamaican-Canadian comic who is absolutely tearing Atlanta's comedy scene up, is on his way to joining the ranks of the second kind of single-name-havers. When he's not participating in national comedy festivals, or winning awards voted on... | more...

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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 03:41 pm EST

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Today's guest on Another Comedy Podcast is improv icon Greg Proops. As a purveyor of all things cultural, Proops intertwines a wonderful vocabulary with light-hearted intelligence that translates well in improv and stand-up. He will be performing at the Laughing Skull Lounge all weekend.

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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...

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Thursday November 18, 2010 10:57 am EST
If you’ve ever met Fabian Williams, you’ve noticed that he's never fully still or quiet. He's constantly talking, texting, tweeting, whistling or singing along to music that always seems to be playing whenever he’s around. He’s got a good voice, actually, so it’s kind of entertaining. Suddenly, without stopping he’ll give you his attention. He's at once quick, but never abrupt in pausing to... | more...

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Wednesday November 17, 2010 01:06 pm EST



Less than two days after watching their basketball team pull off the biggest victory in school history, Kennesaw State students took to the polls in order to determine the fate of a start-up football program.

The Owls defeated the national regional city powerhouse Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Monday night, 80-63, inside the KSU Convocation Center in front of a record crowd of 4,784.

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Wednesday November 17, 2010 08:22 am EST

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  • OUT WITH THE OLD: Theatre in the Square's current logo

Marietta's Theatre in the Square is holding a competition to replace the company's logo. In advance of the playhouse's 30th anniversary season in 2011-2012, and to coincide with its recent "face lift" (with a new facade, box office, bar and lobby era), the company wants to introduce a new logo as well. I've never...

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Monday November 15, 2010 01:31 pm EST


Whether Ashima "SkinniFyne" Franklin is on stage riffing about baby-daddy drama, or in the aisles working the audience with incredibly invasive sexual questions, she brings some of the realest, rawest comedy to Atlanta. Never afraid to say exactly whats on her mind, Franklin's femenine candor has made the Mobile, Alabama native a crowd favorite at venues all over Atlanta. Having just landed...

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Monday November 15, 2010 12:00 pm EST
Pinch n' Ouch Theatre's latest secures its ambitious rep | more...

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Monday November 15, 2010 05:00 am EST
Huckaby's humor casts a spell at Tanner-Hill Gallery | more...

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Friday November 12, 2010 02:08 pm EST



For those of you who aren't aware, Cam Newton is—for the time being—the quarterback for the second-ranked Auburn Tigers and a front runner for the Heisman Trophy.

And before this week, that was pretty much all we knew about the former Westlake standout or his father, Cecil.

But allegations stemming from Cam's recruitment from junior college earlier this year and in 2009 have thrust the...

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Friday November 12, 2010 12:37 pm EST



Still cooler than a polar bear's toe nails, Don 'D.C.' Curry is finishing a week at Uptown Comedy Corner with three shows tonight and tomorrow night. This morning he came by Another Comedy Podcast to share some of the wisdom he's acquired as a 25-year 'student of the game.' We also spoke about his life as a farmer, his role as Uncle Elroy in Next Friday, and his upcoming project based on Kid...

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Friday November 12, 2010 11:18 am EST

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The High is pulling an Oprah and giving everyone cupcakes, Eyedrum is burning bright for the time being, and Beep Beep brings us the latest from Tsambiras and Butcher. More details after the jump.

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Monday November 8, 2010 03:06 pm EST


As if stand-up comedy isn't difficult enough, Mike Kaiser has enjoyed a fast rise through the ranks of Atlanta's scene all while working towards a PhD in U.S. History from Emory University. Planning to graduate in "2012ish," Kaiser began comedy a little less than a year ago, and is receiving stage time all over the city on account of his likeable brand of highbrow, tongue-in-cheek humor. He...

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Friday November 5, 2010 03:09 pm EDT

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Dave Waite is in Atlanta headlining Comedy Gold this weekend. He stopped by Another Comedy Podcast this afternoon to tell us what it's like to be a Delta call-center employee, geographer, and aspiring marquee comedian.

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Friday November 5, 2010 10:20 am EDT

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Aurora Coffee, Kibbee Gallery, and MINT bring out the locals this weekend. More details after the jump.

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Friday November 5, 2010 04:00 am EDT
Money, power and scandal breed crazy coincidences in Pearl Cleage's latest play | more...

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Thursday November 4, 2010 01:06 pm EDT



When dissecting the Atlanta sports landscape for a singular intriguing topic to discuss every week, there are some weeks that are easier than others—this was not one of them.

Keeping that in mind, I wanted to open up the discussion on which Atlanta sports team is currently the most intriguing. Also bear in mind that this is not a debate on which team is the best, most popular or your...

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Thursday November 4, 2010 04:01 am EDT
Tinseltown taps Atlanta as movie-making mecca! Will showbiz boom bring boffo box office? | more...

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Thursday November 4, 2010 04:00 am EDT
Shooting locations, celeb sightings and other movie-making madness in the A | more...

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Monday November 1, 2010 04:44 pm EDT



When Chris "Set it off" Jones takes the stage, he's coming to do exactly what his moniker promises. With a high-energy act that merges comedy and street gospel, Jones animated, twang-inflected delivery can make you stand up and shout, or roll on the floor laughing. He plays clubs regularly all over Atlanta, and will be touring with 50 Cent's "This is 50 Comedy Tour."

ATLien since: 2006...

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Friday October 29, 2010 09:00 am EDT
French company brings movement to John Cage's 1977 sound experiment | more...

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Friday October 29, 2010 09:00 am EDT

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Roger Ballen at Jackson Fine Art, musicians at Poem 88, the last of Lee Walton's Momentary Performances, and more this weekend. All the details after the jump.

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Thursday October 28, 2010 05:17 pm EDT



Today's Another Comedy Podcast was made with a nice blend of local flavors. Clayton English came by to co-host as Atlanta comics Trey Toler, Karen Hilton and Matt O'Meara stopped in to talk about the Atlanta comedy scene, and why you should come check them all out this weekend at the Laughing Skull Lounge on Trey Toler and Friends.

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Wednesday October 27, 2010 01:19 pm EDT



The Atlanta Hawks 2010-11 season tips off tonight in Memphis, Tenn., against the Grizzlies, but it should end the same way the 2007-08 season did: A first round playoff loss to a far superior team.

I apologize for bursting anyone's bubble, but before you get too wrapped up in the six-month NBA season just know that it will likely be a waste of your time to follow this Hawks team too...

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Monday October 25, 2010 05:28 pm EDT

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  • CATCH IT WHILE YOU CAN: Momentary Performances wraps this week



Lee Walton’s ongoing performance art project "Momentary Performances" finishes its run this week. A kind-of sidewalk theater, "Momentary Performances" installs vinyl text in public spaces describing a scene taking place in its vicinity. It's a little like those Orbitz commercials.



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Monday October 25, 2010 04:00 pm EDT
The Moth founder George Dawes Green wants to reinvigorate the art of storytelling | more...

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Monday October 25, 2010 03:00 pm EDT
The comedian talks rapping, Jesus and pizza | more...

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Monday October 25, 2010 02:38 pm EDT



Joe Pettis represents a new breed of young adults, armed with English degrees and tattooed sleeves. With material that appeals to audiences ranging from the PBR-infused hipsters in Atlanta's dive scene, to the facebook/twitter obsessed techno-crazed youths, Pettis can and will make you giggle. Small and friendly enough not to scare anyone, but still rocking enough ink and facial hair to be...

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Friday October 22, 2010 01:16 pm EDT



Comedian and author Jim Breuer is in Atlanta all weekend performing at the Punchline. This morning he came by Another Comedy Podcast to talk about his new book, I'm Not High (But I've Got a Lot of Crazy Stories about Life as a Goat Boy, a Dad, and a Spiritual Warrior). He also impersonated Dave Chappelle and spoke about Half Baked, Heavy Metal, and what America should do for its Vets....

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Friday October 22, 2010 10:55 am EDT

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Remed returns to Atlanta for an international group show at ABV Gallery and photo books get fair treatment from ACP. Details after the jump.

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Friday October 22, 2010 08:00 am EDT
Verene confirms everything you thought you knew about Midwestern yokels | more...

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Wednesday October 20, 2010 01:16 pm EDT

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Despite their forgettable performance this past Sunday against the Eagles in Philadelphia, a 31-17 loss, the Atlanta Falcons should be contenders in the NFC South this season.

That is, of course, if Harry Douglas wants it that way.

The third-year wide receiver from Jonesboro sat out all of last...

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Tuesday October 19, 2010 12:12 pm EDT



Despite having a last name that mathematically represents only part of a whole, there is nothing missing from Vanessa Fraction's comedy. A talented writer and charasmatic performer, the elegant but unaffraid Fraction has found great success within Atlanta's comedy scene after moving here from Chicago a little more than a year ago. When she's not too busy writing for BET's "The Mo'Nique Show,"...

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Tuesday October 19, 2010 11:49 am EDT

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  • The Atlanta Ballet's production not only draws its look from Lautrec's famous paintings of the Moulin Rouge, Lautrec is a character in the show itself.

It's hard to say precisely why the Moulin Rouge—a nightclub that saw its heyday almost 120 years ago on another continent—still maintains its hold on the popular imagination. But maintain its...

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Friday October 15, 2010 12:02 pm EDT



This morning, the normally ebullient T.J. Miller begrudgingly awoke from his slumber to come be a guest on Another Comedy Podcast. After a few back-and-forth vollies of comedy gold, he came to, and began opening up about how his level of fame is misperceived, how his hair led to a heckler's verbal spout about cunnilingus, and what he had to tell a Los Angeles "doctor" to get his medical...

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Friday October 15, 2010 10:53 am EDT

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New work at Whitespace, Barbara Archer, and all over the Westside this weekend. Check out the details after the jump.

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Thursday October 14, 2010 03:36 pm EDT

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The two latest exhibitions at MOCA GA ask us to think a little about what we mean by "local artist." Such a small and innocuous phrase, right? Yet, I can't help but think that our own personal, limited definitions of "local artist"...

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Thursday October 14, 2010 03:11 pm EDT

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Today, the Beards of Comedy (well, two of the four) stopped by Another Comedy Podcast. In town performing at the Laughing Skull Lounge all weekend, Andy Sandford and Dave Stone came in and discussed how money, girls and fame get divided in a comedy quartet, the advantages of performing together vs. solo, and which fast food spot has the best deal going....

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Thursday October 14, 2010 01:29 pm EDT



As I awaited the start of Bobby Cox's farewell address to the media inside the auxiliary clubhouse at Turner Field yesterday afternoon, I kept asking myself the same question: "How's he going to do it?"

It wasn't a curiosity about what he was going to say his favorite moment was or what he's going to miss most, I was wondering how he planned to announce his return for a 26th season as Braves...

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