This is my foster dog, Elly, from Fulton County Animal Services. She's an 8-year old pit bull mix who's looking for her forever home. One day Elly will leave us and teach another family all of these lessons. But as I sit here in front of my laptop, while Elly is snoring next to me, I am so grateful.
M Bar is reshaping Atlanta's traditional lounge experience and restoring a storied community. In a couples months, Sweet Auburn Avenue may look a lot like the its esteemed past.
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If you haven't noticed, there is a cultural shift taking place in America, and across the globe. The shift is loud, colorful, disruptive, and at times entertaining. Afropunk, the international music festival and community, is part of the alternative cultural shift.
What better place to conflate smooth rhymes with rhetoric than Morehouse College? Morehouse College will partner with All 3 Coasts (A3C) Festival & Conference to launch the Formula, an academic symposium. The Formula hopes to establish a foundation for discussion on global issues through Hip Hop culture.
AFROPUNK Fest, America's best Black alternative music and arts festival, is coming to Atlanta, and it's a big deal. The two-day festival is an Black alternative music virtuoso's utopia. The famed Brooklyn-rooted festival will make its 'Dirty South' debut on Saturday, Oct 3rd in Atlanta's Central Park.
You have 25 years to make your first record and six months to make the next," used to be a hackneyed insider joke among recording artists who'd gone smiling through the grinder of the showbiz commerce mill and came out kvetching.
Smoltz battled past those who would cite biased statistics with an injury comeback story and selflessness that can inspire any athlete.
Today marks a milestone in the fight for common sense immigration reform in the United States. A federal court in New Orleans will hear arguments in the case challenging President Obama's executive actions on immigration.
Despite the clear patterns in public opinion across the country, many hard-working immigrant families continue to live under the threat of deportation--despite their contributions to our cities' robust economies and vibrant cultures. That's because 26 states, including Texas and Georgia, are suing the federal government to block these executive action programs.
D'Angelo and The Vanguard will headline Atlanta's inaugural AFROPUNK Fest this fall. The Grammy-award winning artist will perform aside other alternative urban artists like Flying Lotus, Santigold, and Tyler, The Creator, in Atlanta's Central Park on Saturday, Oct. 3rd and Sunday, Oct. 4th.
With everything from classic southern neighborhoods to cosmopolitan museums, Atlanta isn't just the "Chicago of the South." It's become a diverse, cosmopolitan city yet still manages to maintain rich southern roots.
"The minute I saw those two photographs, I said, 'Oh, my lord, that's fabulous. How can I make that happen?'" says Lucinda Bunnen, recalling when she discovered two damaged slides while winnowing her archives of 60 years.
Alcoholics Anonymous is turning 80 this year and its 14th International Conference will take place over the upcoming Fourth of July weekend in Atlanta, GA.
This past weekend wasn't just the unofficial start of summer; it's the official start of Pride season. In the coming month the sunlight will not only stay out longer but cities will start flying the rainbow flag to celebrate their LGBT communities.
The wide wide world is just waiting to be explored, and it starts right at your doorstep. That's why I asked local moms to share their favorite spots in their own towns. No need to pack a bag to start exploring, you're already there.