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A thousand words: Julian Plowden's 'year and some change'

Here’s the story behind last week’s cover image. It was shot by local street photographer Julian Plowden.…

Critic's Notebook: Savion Glover returns to Atlanta

Savion Glover brings his legendary tap dancing to Atlanta's Rialto Center for the Arts this weekend for a performance of his meditative new work SoLe Sanctuary, one of the centerpiece performances of the National Black Arts Festival. CL caught up with Glover to chat about the show, his mentors in dance and the everyday (non)-routine of a tap dancer. …

First Slice 7/15/15: Metze, Gilligan, Price win Gold Dome seats; Bennett and Davis advance to runoff

There will be some new faces inside the Gold Dome in 2016 following yesterday's special elections. Retired educator Marie Robinson Metze will take over for longtime state Rep. Tyrone Brooks, D-Atlanta; conservative activist Sheri Gilligan will fill the seat of former state Rep. Show More Summary

Andre 3000's 'i feel ya' jumpsuit collection gets summer exhibit

Still looking for that new rap album from Andre 3000? Look no further.…

Beltline Westside Trail is humming along and oh my God what a handsome storm-drain project

If you want to see people jogging and riding bicycles, head to the Atlanta Beltline's Eastside Trail. If you are more into heavy machinery, men wearing neon vests, and massive storm-drain projects, the Westside Trail is the place to be for the next year or two.…

Letters Festival announces 2015 presenting authors

The folks over at Lostintheletters have been keeping busy. The local literary organization announced the dates for the third annual scribe festivus known as the Letters Festival, and launched a new website.…

First Slice 7/14/15: Atlanta man among 46 drug offenders with sentences cut short by Obama

Atlanta resident Bruce Todd will have his nearly 22-year drug sentence commuted after being found guilty of crack cocaine distribution in 2003. He is one of 46 non-violent offenders who received disproportionate sentences that are being cut short by President Barack Obama.…

Comic's Weekly Roundup: Cherith Fuller headlines WonderComedy

Atlanta has one of the top comedy scenes in the country, and each week is filled with plenty of opportunities to see some of Atlanta’s best local comics and visiting national touring acts. He’s your best bets for getting into some funny business.…

Actor's Express receives $13,500 contract

Actor's Express has been raking in some serious change this summer. On July 9, the theatre company received a $13,500 contract from the Fulton County Board of Commissioners.…

First Slice 7/13/15: Congressman John Lewis is a cosplay master

I had the opportunity to recreate what I wore on March 7, 1965 and march with some amazing young people. Posted by John Lewis on Sunday, July 12, 2015 Congressman John Lewis, D-Atlanta, recreated the trenchcoat-and-backpack uniform he wore on Bloody Sunday in Selma for this past weekend's Comic Con in San Diego.…

GCA awards grant-funding to 81 organizations

Last week, the Georgia Council for the Arts (GCA)  announced the recipients of its Partner grant and Project grant funding for the 2016 fiscal year. The GCA awarded just over $795,000 in funding to 81 applicants, including theaters, dance companies, museums, cities, colleges and multi-discipline arts entities.…

Hall wants to keep MLK natatorium in O4W

The Old Fourth Ward may be getting a new aquatic center with an old name. Earlier this week, Atlanta City Councilman Kwanza Hall introduced legislation to relocate the Martin Luther King Jr. Natatorium from Boulevard to 110 Hilliard St. Show More Summary

First Slice 7/12/15: MLK statue sculptor injured in auto accident

Andy Davis, the sculptor who has been selected to create a statue honoring Martin Luther King, Jr., outside the Gold Dome, was reportedly injured after he and his motorcycle were struck by a car. Blake's has apologized to patrons who were offended by, according to bar owners, an unedited dress code posted at the popular LGBT bar. Show More Summary

Our College Guide cover contest is back!

Chances are you've picked up a Creative Loafing and thought: "I've got an idea for that cover," or, "I have a photo that could've been perfect for this." Well, if you're a current college student, here's the chance to put the creativity where your mouth is. Show More Summary

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