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Blog Profile / Fresh Loaf


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Filed Under:United States / Atlanta
Posts on Regator:14313
Posts / Week:42.1
Archived Since:April 27, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Scenes from the 2014 Atlanta Pride parade

Atlanta Pride 2014 was a day of celebration — a day to truly celebrate who you are however you come. Whether you’re gay, straight, bisexual, transgender, Asian, African-American, White, Christian, or atheist, it was all about being who you are.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Slinko reflects on Ukraine's political crisis with 'We'

In 2013, Slinko travelled to native Ukraine, in order to reconnect with her Soviet heritage through forgotten Vladimir Lenin monuments. Instead, she found her motherland in the middle of a civil war crisis.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

'The Walking Dead' recap: 'Now' and 'Then'

There's a scene in last night's premiere of the "The Walking Dead" that I won't forget anytime soon. Gareth and his cronies have Rick, Glenn, Daryl, Bob, and a few randoms bound and pressed up against those bathroom troughs that used to give me peeing anxiety at Braves games in Fulton County Stadium.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Georgia's voting rights battle ramps up as Election Day approaches

Early voting begins today in a handful of counties throughout Georgia. As state residents begin to cast ballots in a historic election within national implications, Democratic leaders have stepped up attacks against Republican officials for obstructing unregistered minority voters from reaching the polls.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 10/13/14: Early voting has begun! Go cast a ballot and get a sticker!

Want to avoid the lines at polling precincts on Nov. 4? Cast your ballot during your lunch break.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: Bass Drum of Death

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Deal comforted by the scientific fact that 'water kills the Ebola virus'

“Their conclusion was that we are in pretty good shape here in Georgia. They have reached out to all of the hospitals.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 10/12/14: Caregiver who treated Ebola patient tests positive for virus

A health care worker in Dallas who helped treat Thomas Eric Duncan, the Ebola patient who recently died after returning from Liberia, has tested positive for the virus. It is the first apparent case of a person contracting the virus in the United States.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 thing to do: Flying Lotus

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Lawsuit filed against Secretary of State Brian Kemp over unprocessed voter applications

What a surprise! Georgia's secretary of state today was slapped with a lawsuit for his failure to ensure that tens of thousands of voter registration applications were being processed.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Former kingpin Rick Ross talks Gary Webb’s death, C.I.A. complicity, and new doc ‘Freeway: Crack in the System’

“Damn, you’re [small]. You’re supposed to be the big man,” former Los Angeles Deputy Sheriff Roberto Juarez says in the documentary Freeway: Crack in the System upon meeting Rick Ross for the first time.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Clayton's MARTA expansion ballot measure could determine future of metro Atlanta transit

Turn your eyes away for a moment from Georgia's key races for governor and U.S. Senate and focus instead on Clayton County. That’s where voters are preparing to determine one of the most historic transportation votes since MARTA was created.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Panel: Decriminalize pot, end drug war on black community

As a Gold Dome committee putters along studying a medical marijuana bill, Georgia’s drug war casualties continue to mount. On Oct. 1, the same day as the latest committee hearing, armed cops raided a Cartersville home after mistaking an okra garden for pot.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Super Visions: Bad gals 'n' guys, not bad actors

So, I hate spoilers but I love puzzles and games (I used to write and edit RPG books). And this weird coincidence (or was it …?)… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Atlanta theater stages crossovers with Amazons, Timelords

Superheroes and other pulp fiction protagonists have taken over so much territory in our pop culture, it seems inevitable that they’d infiltrate theater as well. Two new Atlanta stage plays contemplate imaginary figures — an iconic Amazon...Show More Summary

State Rep. Stacey Abrams: Tens of thousands of voter registration applications have fallen into a 'black hole'

"The fight we're fighting now is making sure that those we did register are actually put on the [voter] rolls. The challenge here is not whether or not they've registered.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

ATLwood: Chevy Chase comes to town

Filming Updates: >> Vacation reboot-quel continues its production in Atlanta, and original stars Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo have now made their appearances. The film has been shooting around Piedmont; and was at Covington's Twelve Oaks late last week.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 10/10/14: ASO musicians to perform three concerts

The locked-out Atlanta Symphony Orchestra musicians will perform three concerts in the next nine days. Starting tonight with back-to-back performances at Oglethorpe University's Conant Performing Arts Center, and under the name ATL Symphony Musicians Foundation, the 7 p.m. Show More Summary

5 things to do: Pride Kick-Off

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Santiago Páramo's Beltline art installation vandalized

On Tuesday night, Colombian visual artist Santiago Páramo learned that "Estamos Unidos," an interactive art piece he installed along the Atlanta Beltline's Westside Trail last month, was vandalized. "I feel frustrated and sad and mad," Páramo tells CL.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

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