Blog Profile / Fresh Loaf


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Archived Since:April 27, 2008

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Prosecutor: Clarkston lacks authority to decriminalize marijuana

“The only thing I can say about that is no municipal government has the authority to decriminalize anything that the Georgia General Assembly and federal government still say is a crime... State law and federal law will still apply to...Show More Summary

First Slice 4/11/16: Public service being planned for 'Phantom of the Fox'

The family of Joe Patten, the "Phantom of the Fox" who helped save the Midtown venue and later called its upstairs apartment his home, is planning a public memorial service to celebrate his life.  The new owner of the Atlanta Hawks says...Show More Summary

5 things to do: Deerhunter

Monday, April 11, 2016 $5 Burgers at The Pinewood …

First Slice 4/10/16: Barney Simms, former top AHA official, killed outside home

Atlanta Police are searching for the suspect who shot and killed Barney Simms, a former top Atlanta Housing Authority official and civic leader, outside his home on Connally Drive in southwest Atlanta. Simms was 70. A team of Harvard University students trumped Georgia Tech in a contest sponsored by the Urban Land Institute to reimagine Midtown near I-75/85.…

5 things to do: Beyond Reasonable Doubt

Sunday, April 10, 2016 Next to Normal: The Musical at Theatre in the Square …

5 things to do: Bounce Night

Saturday, April 9, 2016 Dogwood Festival at Piedmont Park …

Nashville Scene Editor Jim Ridley has died

Nashville Scene Editor Jim Ridley died today following a cardiac event in the Scene's offices last week. Ridley was 50 years old.…

Time and Place: Fur the love of Fursuiting

Photographing colorful, furry costumes with fixed, dopey grins seemed like shooting fish in a barrel – pretty easy, potentially disturbing – but it was a racing sense of curiosity that made me show up early to the conference. Furry Weekend...Show More Summary

Bike share program to roll out this summer with 100 bikes, more after sponsorship secured

A demo version of Atlanta's still-unnamed bicycle-share program will launch this summer, making around 100 two-wheelers available at approximately 12 locations in key parts of the city.  The full program — it calls for 500 bikes at as...Show More Summary

Director Gregg Bishop submits to Georgia's Siren call

Gregg Bishop was making movies in Atlanta before movies were really being made in Atlanta. OK, sure, Sharky's Machine, Smokey and the Bandit, Cannonball Run and who knows how many other Burt Reynolds movies were made here before Bishop...Show More Summary

Thomas John sees dead people

Thomas John was four when he connected with his grandfather’s spirit from beyond the grave. More or less since then, the Boston native (who currently toggles between New York and Los Angeles) has been tapping into his intuitive senses...Show More Summary

Koch-funded group might target Georgia film and TV tax credit

Just a few short years ago, Georgia was like many a dreamer wanting to break into showbiz. And with some hustle — and some tax alchemy — it’s arrived.…

ATLwood: Taraji P. Henson on set at Morehouse College

What's Happening? >> In full swing: The Atlanta Film Festival has successfully kicked off its first week. And that's both good news and bad news.…

First Slice 4/8/16: Clarkston wants to decriminalize marijuana

Clarkston's mayor, Ted Terry, and other leaders hope to make it the first city in Georgia to decriminalize marijuana. Their plan would make possession of less than one ounce a ticket-only offense, like a traffic violation.…

5 things to do: Eclectic Sound Sessions

Friday, April 8, 2016 SCAD FILM presents The Goonies at SCADShow …

Atlantans stand up for Mutulu Shakur, political prisoner and stepfather of Tupac

He’s been called a terrorist by those who believe he deserves to remain captive for the rest of his natural life. But to those who identify with the struggle he represents, Mutulu Shakur is considered a community leader, a healer, and...Show More Summary

Kyle Brooks Bring Sunshine to Paper Ghost Studio

Every weekend you see folks head (see: run) outdoors to either the BeltLine or nearest patio to enjoy the sunshine and seek reprieve from the dark winter. Kyle Brooks (aka BLACKCATTIPS) loves the sunshine, too, and his new solo exhibition...Show More Summary

Weekend Arts Agenda: Nobody: The Story of Bert Williams comes to Hapeville Performing Arts Center

The Academy Theatre and Impact Theatre Atlanta team up to bring Robert C. Jones' inspirational play, Nobody: The Story of Bert Williams, to the Hapeville Performing Arts Center, Fri., April 8, at 8 p.m. Directed by Brenda Porter andShow More Summary

Que Sera considers the consequences of a cancer diagnosis

Que Sera follows a young couple as they go through processing a cancer diagnosis. Directed by Atlantan Robyn Hicks and edited by her husband Jonathan, whose real-life cancer diagnosis inspired the film.…

First Slice 4/7/16: Hawks' Thabo Sefolosha alleges 'racial matter' in NYPD suit

Atlanta Hawks forward Thabo Sefolosha is suing five NYPD officers over an arrest outside a Manhattan nightclub one year ago. The arrest resulted in a broken fibula and ligament damage that caused Sefolosha, a 10-year NBA vet, to miss the rest of the season.…

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