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Blog Profile / Fresh Loaf


URL :http://blogs.creativeloafing.com/freshloaf
Filed Under:United States / Atlanta
Posts on Regator:13381
Posts / Week:43
Archived Since:April 27, 2008

Blog Post Archive

A few questions with Stephanie Dowda

In her debut solo exhibition at Get This! Gallery, Stephanie Dowda's Topophilia investigates how we connect to our environment through black-and-white photographs inspired by philosopher Yi-Fu Tuan's theory of topophilia - the strong connection you have toward a place.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things: Real Estate

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First Slice 3/31/14: Today's the deadline to sign up for health law

If you want to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, do it today. Gov. Nathan Deal is talking with several state agencies and Georgia Regents University in Augusta, the state medical school, whether medical marijuana clinical trials could help people who live with crippling seizures.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 3/30/14: Metro Atlanta hospital CEOs can probably afford health insurance

Surprise! Several metro Atlanta hospitals pay their CEOs ridiculously high paychecks - especially Northside Hospital, where CEO Robert Quattrocchi earned more than $5 million in 2011 when you total his salary, bonus and cash retirement benefits.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: Do Good Pub Crawl

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Did Aaron McGruder get bamboozled out of 'The Boondocks' or nah?

The creator of a subversive animated series about a black family negotiating racial politics in the Obama Age gets his show hijacked by greedy network execs who masquerade its return as the real deal. Sounds like the kind of conspiratorial plot that would make for a perfect episode of "The Boondocks."… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

ATLwood: 'Insurgent' set to roll after Memorial Day

Filming Updates: - Divergent's sequel Insurgent (keep up with me now) will "start shooting in Atlanta after Memorial Day," according to producer Lucy Fisher.- This week, Fast & Furious 7 filmed night (explosion!) scenes at 222 Mitchell...Show More Summary

5 things to do: Heavy Mental

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Beltline CEO: State Farmers Market 'one of most meaningful sites' around smart-growth project

Last week, Invest Atlanta officials agreed to purchase two key pieces of property needed to build the Atlanta Beltline. The first was an approximately four-mile stretch of abandoned rail corridor snaking through southwest Atlanta.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Weekend Arts Agenda: 'Heavy Mental'

Artist, designer, and ABV gallery owner Greg Mike has a new show opening: Heavy Mental is "by far his most personal and vivid collection of work to date" (according to the event itself). And also: "Heavy Metal is alive.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 3/28/14: New Braves stadium will be 'transparent'

According to the architecture firm responsible for the new Braves stadium, it will be "transparent" in some way. That's nice.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Meria Carstarphen is sole finalist for APS superintendent job

Atlanta Public Schools wants Meria Carstarphen, the current superintendent of the Austin Independent School District, to turn around the embattled school system. Carstarphen has led the 87,000-student Texas school system since 2009.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Scholars seek realignment between LGBT and civil rights movements

When Martin Luther King began to speak of "the Beloved Community" in 1956, the Stonewall riots which helped spark the gay rights movement was still 13 years away. Since then, both struggles have followed similar paths, though mostly independent of each other.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Hallucinatory Realism: Jeff Jackson discusses Mira Corpora

Jeff Jackson drops into Atlanta this weekend to read from his debut novel Mira Corpora. The Charlotte, NC playwright and novelist has been quietly gaining recognition in literary circles as of late, appearing on Slate's list of most overlooked books of 2013 and Flavorwire's list of best debut novels of 2013.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Drug testing for some food stamp, welfare recipients likely to be challenged in court

A controversial bill that would subject some food stamp and welfare benefit recipients to mandatory drug tests has raised a red flag with groups who think the proposed law is unconstitutional. Last week, state Rep. Greg Morris, R-Vidalia,...Show More Summary

5 things to do: Fabien Prioville

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CL's Do Good Pub Crawl can save the city

This weekend, your bar-hopping can help Atlanta, dammit. On Sat., March 29, from 5 p.m.-10 p.m., CL is hosting a pub crawl on Edgewood Avenue that includes stops at your favorite drinking establishments along one of the city's most beloved streets.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 3/27/14: Ted Turner wouldn't have moved the Braves

Yesterday, Ted Turner said, "I wouldn't have moved the Braves to Cobb County." In the same breath he also mentioned that he doesn't want to see the world destroyed.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

International choreographer Fabien Prioville visits Tanz Farm

This weekend, in the third installment in this year's Tanz Farm dance series, the Goat Farm brings Atlanta a taste of European modern dance. Fabien Prioville, a former member of legendary German choreographer Pina Bausch's company Tanztheater Wuppertal, will participate in a three-part running March 27 through 29.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Council: Infrastructure, code enforcement, gentrification should be among top priorities in Reed's 2015 budget

In the coming months, Mayor Kasim Reed will propose his annual spending plan for the city's upcoming fiscal year. While hizzoner largely dictates how the city should spend taxpayer cash, the Atlanta City Council has opinions as well.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

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