Blog Profile / Fresh Loaf


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Filed Under:United States / Atlanta
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Archived Since:April 27, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Write Club Atlanta is releasing a book!

Atlanta's Best Reading Series has some good news! Write Club Atlanta (WCA) has partnered with Deer Bear Wolf Press to  release Tender BloodSport Vol. 1., a compilation of some of the written genius to come across the WCA stage between 2011 and 2014.…

Tech Square's "Smallmart," branded as the world's tiniest Walmart, is no more

When Georgia Tech students start fall semester on Aug. 17, they will be without a tiny friend in Tech Square that's provided toiletries, groceries, and prescriptions to the college campus and surrounding residents.  The 5th Street Walmart...Show More Summary

FUBU Klansman clowned for ironic footwear in rift between staunch white supremacists and Southern sympathizers

The whole damn Internet is having a blast at the expense of one clueless Klansman and his ironic, if unintended, fashion statement. Even Atlanta-based journalist George Chidi, who has written about DeKalb County politics for Creative Loafing, admits he saw a lot of weird things while covering last Saturday's Confederate flag rally at Stone Mountain. Show More Summary

First Slice 8/4/15: Delta bans 'hunting trophies' on flights

Delta was the first of three U.S. airlines to say it is banning the shipment of "hunting trophies" — think lions, leopards, elephants, rhinos and buffalo — on its flights. It's unclear, says the Associated Press, how many of the trophies...Show More Summary

5 things to do: Lower Dens

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 Georgia's Creative Coast: Celebration of Gullah/Geechee Culture at Arts Clayton Gallery …

NAACP and SCLC leaders want sitdown with Deal to discuss Confederate symbols

Leaders of the Atlanta NAACP and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference on Friday said they were joining forces to oppose public Confederate memorials after Gov. Nathan Deal denied the groups’ request to a meeting. Richard Rose,...Show More Summary

Who's ready for the Contemporary's Art Party?

The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center (the Contemporary) is gearing up for it's biggest event of the summer — Art Party. This year, the Contemporary is throwing down old-school style with an outrageous block party.…

First Slice 8/3/15: SunTrust Park, future home of the Braves and frustrated motorists, is growing up so fast

The new SunTrust Park is being built faster than a Cobb County subdivision! Plumbing and electrical systems have been installed below the foundation and concrete is getting poured.…

Comic's Weekly Roundup: From the Smiths to Kurt Braunohler

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

5 things to do: Shuggie Otis

Monday, August 3, 2015 Concrete Acquaintances: An Invitational Pop-Up Exhibition at Thomas Deans Fine Art Gallery …

First Slice 8/2/15: Confederate flag fans rally at Stone Mountain, remind rest of world that Georgia can be a weird and sad place

Photos: Protesters greet Confederate flag rally at Stone Mountain Park http://t.co/RF7r9ezw5r pic.twitter.com/GnKPkmn0Lx — AJC (@ajc) August 1, 2015 An estimated 600 to 800 people, some of whom carried rifles because why not, gathered at Stone Mountain to show support for the Confederate Flag. Show More Summary

5 things to do: Merle Haggard

Sunday, August 2, 2015 Summer Skate Scavenger Hunt at Piedmont Park …

5 things to do: Lakewoodstock

Saturday, August 1, 2015 I Do Music 5K Run/Walk at Patchwerk Recording Studios …

ModernTribe to celebrate Jews of all colors on Sweet Auburn

A family reunion with roots dating back to biblical antiquity will take place this Sunday when Auburn Avenue retailer ModernTribe plays host to a celebration of racial diversity within the Jewish heritage.  The event, Twelve Tribes at...Show More Summary

First Slice 7/31/15: Undercover cops cracking down on texting while driving

Some Georgia law enforcement officials are going undercover dressed as construction workers to bust motorists guilty of texting while driving. They're looking for anyone who is using a cell phone behind the wheel, even those reading a message while stopped at a light.…

ATLwood: 'Buckhead' is coming to your TV

Filming Updates >> Ride Along producer Will Packer landed a deal with NBC to green light his forthcoming drama series, "Buckhead." The show, which will film in Atlanta, is being dubbed as, "a drama about ambition, sex and revenge set...Show More Summary

Tickets for Decatur Book Fest Keynote and Kidnote will be available soon

For those of you eagerly awaiting the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Decatur Book Festival (AJC DBF), tickets for both the Keynote and Kidnote address will be up for grabs on Tues., Aug. 11. The Keynote event will take place on Fri., Sep. Show More Summary

5 things to do: Mad Decent

Friday, July 31, 2015 Mad Decent Block Party ft. Keys N Krates, Major Lazer, Meaux Green, ZEDS DEAD, and more at The Masquerade …

SCAD Atlanta expanding film/tv offerings with BFA program

SCAD will begin offering a new bachelor of fine arts degree in film and television at its Atlanta campus this fall. The new BFA degree will make SCAD Atlanta the second area school in recent months to announce an expansion of its media program in conjunction with Atlanta's rising status as a production hub.…

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