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Blog Profile / Fresh Loaf


URL :http://blogs.creativeloafing.com/freshloaf
Filed Under:United States / Atlanta
Posts on Regator:14455
Posts / Week:42.1
Archived Since:April 27, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Are ASO musicians and Woodfruff Arts Center getting closer to a new deal?

For over two months, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra musicians have been locked out without pay. According to a report, that long (and at times bitter) dispute between the musicians and management could be coming to a close.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

ATLwood: What do Justin Bieber and Ryan Gosling have in common?

Programming note: This is my last week on the ATLwood beat, y'all. It's been a wonderful 18 months; at this point, there are almost too many productions and their attendant celebrities to keep track of.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

'Fuck it, I'm feminist': SuicideGirls' Missy Suicide talks beauty and burlesque

When SuicideGirls started 13 years ago, Missy Suicide “had no idea that it would get so popular,” says the photographer born Selena Mooney who co-founded the site with Sean Suhl in 2001. This was pre-social media, mind you, and alt-porn’s corner of the Internet was much smaller and more dimly lit in comparison.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 11/7/14: New development a threat to the Masquerade?

Could February 2017 mark the end of the Masquerade? Apparently a forthcoming mix-use building in Historic Fourth Ward Park could take over the indoor/outdoor music venue's space, but developers say the structure will be "retained and rehabilitated as the centerpiece of the new development."… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

WABE to cut daytime classical programming; expand news, talk, and arts coverage

Atlanta's public radio battle is about to get interesting as WABE 90.1 FM, which for years has relied on a heavy rotation of daytime classical music, plans to expand its news programming to compete with Georgia Public Broadcasting. Multiple WABE sources tell CL its block classical music-focused programming between 9 a.m. Show More Summary

GPB President Teya Ryan: 'There were not political motivations' behind the WRAS agreement

Georgia Public Broadcasting officials have struggled to move past the outrage that stemmed from its controversial takeover of WRAS 88.5 FM's daytime programming. Prior to last May, Georgia State University students managed the college...Show More Summary

Third Slice 11/6/14: How did LGBT friendly candidates fare on Election Day?

Statewide candidates did not win election. And three gay men hoping to join the Gold Dome lost their bids. MARTA coming to Clayton County could have a huge impact not just on the county, but the entire metro region.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: New Pornographers

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Weekend Arts Agenda: The Letters Festival

The Letters Festival is returning for its second year at the Goat Farm, with a kick-off on Thurs., at 7 p.m. (at BURNAWAY), and continuing through Sat., Nov. 8.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Election night recap... now in photos

Creative Loafing photographers captured the joy of victory and agony of defeat last night at the election parties of Gov. Nathan Deal, Michelle Nunn, Jason Carter and David Perdue. Here's our photographic timeline of the evening's shenanigans.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

This is Atlanta according to HYPEBEAST

Over the course of the last month, men's street style and culture website HYPEBEAST, like Vice before them, has taken it upon themselves to explore the different pockets of Atlanta's culture. Dubbed, The Atlanta Project, what makes the...Show More Summary

Georgia Democrats chair sees silver lining in Carter, Nunn defeats

Georgia Democrats didn't fare well in last night's election. To be blunt: They got pummeled beyond anyone's expectations.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

SCOTUS decides to hear Florida's 'Water Wars' lawsuit against Georgia

The seemingly never-ending war between Georgia, Florida, and Alabama over how water from Lake Lanier is allocated among the three states will soon be headed to the U.S. Supreme Court. For the past quarter century, the three southernShow More Summary

Critic's Notebook: November's Top Five

A monthly listing of Atlanta critic Andrew Alexander’s picks for the top five arts events in Atlanta: 5. Deer Bear Wolf's Phoenix Festival, Nov. 15 … [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Election night recap: Deal and Perdue lead night of unexpected Republican dominance, Clayton approves MARTA expansion

The battles to become Georgia’s next governor and U.S. Senator were expected to be close — and even head into two runoffs. But few people predicted that a Republican blowout down the entire ticket would happen.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 11/5/14: Brookhaven strikes lucrative 'transition' agreement with the Pink Pony

Brookhaven and the Pink Pony, after being locked in a controversial legal battle, have reachs a six-year "transition" deal that will allow the strip club to continue business as usual in exchange for $250,000 per year. Atlanta developer Jeff Fuqua has hit another roadblock with his proposed Lindbergh development.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: Dum Dum Girls

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CL's 2014 midterm election live blog extravaganza

Follow CL's coverage about election results, controversies, victory party gossip, and other shenanigans. 6:55 p.m. In case you missed our coverage earlier today: Lil Jon flew from California to Atlanta to vote because he didn't get his...Show More Summary

Your handy guide to Election Night festivities

Georgia's polls will close in just a few hours. So far, there's only been a handful of Election Day problems: minor glitches in north Fulton County resulted in long lines, the voter information website operated by the secretary of state's...Show More Summary

Fulton elections director: Things have gone 'relatively smooth' compared to past elections

Fulton County has a poor track record when it comes to handling elections. During the 2012 presidential election, lengthy lines and misplaced ballots prompted an investigation from Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

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