Renaissance Woman + Creative Badass
Kemi Bennings is a interdisciplinary artist, cultural producer, curator and arts activist whose work is informed by the symbiotic relationship between artist and art form, musician and instrument, conceptualization and spirituality. Her latest project is Carrot Dog, a food stand in the Met near the West End.
Carrot Dog ATL Burgers/Hot Dogs, Vegan/Vegetarian
CL: CL's Cliff Bostock Recommends: If you dislike hot dogs and find carrots boring, you need to try this vegan pop-up at the Window outside the MET. Kemi Benning brines hefty carrots in spicy brews and nestles them in grilled buns with a variety of toppings. My fave has been the Southern Santa Fe topped with chopped romaine lettuce, sliced avocados, smoked chipotle mayo, chopped onions, and vegan bacon. — CB Carrot Dog, 680 Murphy Ave. (outside the MET), 404-447-8451, 12-4 p.m. Saturdays only, kemibenning.com. Call or check IG — Kemi Bennings — to make sure they are open. - Cliff Bostock, Jan 2022
Website: Carrot Dog, launched May of 2019, is a vegan fast food joint… It’s the best hot dog you “never” had! Food For Thought Cafe' is a now a vegan restaurant group creating nostalgic, creative and fast-casual culinary experiences in plant-based cuisine. Our mission is to inspire healthier comm... | more...
'A Great Day in Atlanta' hits 10-year mark Article
Tuesday March 19, 2013 11:10 AM EDT
A decade has passed since John Crooms snapped the now-historic photo | more...
Valencia Robinson resurfaces at Soul Poetic Article
Wednesday April 11, 2012 12:39 PM EDT
A rare appearance by this Tennessee-born/based vocalist/musician is reason alone to hop in your car, on your bike or on MARTA and check out this event on April 13 | more...
3Women make a joyful noise this Saturday Article
Thursday June 28, 2012 02:00 PM EDT
Poet/promoter Kemi Bennings - the woman behind a host of local soul-centric events - is bringing the city yet another cool happening on June 30 | more...
Photographer John Crooms presents another 'Great Day in Atlanta' Article
Thursday October 3, 2013 10:33 AM EDT
Crooms commemorates the 10th anniversary of his historic image by mounting the A Great Day In Atlanta: 2003-2013 Before & Beyond" exhibition." | more...
Saxophonist Darryl Reeves celebrates the release of Mercury Article
Thursday April 19, 2012 12:06 PM EDT
This Friday (April 20), more good-ass music comes to the Southwest Arts Performance Theatre | more...
Ministers of Sound: Exploring spirituality through beats Article
Thursday February 14, 2013 04:00 AM EST
Leave it to a preacher's kid to find the similarities between a nightclub and a church. According to Atlanta-based spoken word artist and music and cultural events promoter Kemi Bennings, a sanctuary filled with shouting, joy-filled worshippers isn't much different from a nightspot packed with jumping, dancing partygoers. The fact that a Sunday service is usually led by an ordained minister is... | more...