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5 things to do: King Khan & the Shrines

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 Bassmi Ibrahim: Isness of Being at Bill Lowe Gallery …

MARTA tax public meetings wrap up as city officials prepare project list for approval

Late arrivers line the edges of a room at the Helene Mills Senior Center in the Old Fourth Ward. Every seat in the house is filled.…

An eye-opening closing for Fabian's solo show 'Contraption'

When Fabian began working on his recent solo show, Contraption, he had no idea where his creative machinations might take him. Among the city's more inventive visual artists, he's perhaps best known as the guy who boldly proposed, then hand-constructed, a pyramid in honor of the Dungeon Family for Art on the Atlanta Beltline.…

Write Club Atlanta celebrates five years of literary bloodshed

Write Club Atlanta has risen as a local fav — hell, we deemed it the city's best bookish bloodsport in last year's Best of Atlanta awards. In its five years of pitting terrified people ("writers") against each other under Highland Ballroom Lounge's hot stage lights, co-creators Nicholas Tecosky and Myke Johns (also a CL contributor) say they've learned a lot.…

First Slice 6/6/16: Georgia Republicans say 'Aw, Trump it,' start falling in line behind cartoon character

Oh, how painful it is to read Georgia Republicans accept the reality of Donald Trump becoming the GOP nominee. The pachyderms gathered in Augusta over the weekend for the party's state convention and, when not bellyaching about Gov.Show More Summary

5 things to do: Atlanta's Decision on MARTA and T-SPLOST

Monday, June 6, 2016 Your Voice Matters: Atlanta's Decision on MARTA and T-SPLOST at Center for Civic Innovation Atlanta …

Buckhead Golf Mecca details start to emerge ahead of vote

A few details are starting to emerge about state plans for a links Mecca costing at least $25 million to be built at Buckhead’s Bobby Jones golf course. The project is pending a swap of that property for a Downtown parking deck thatShow More Summary

First Slice 6/5/16: Former Hartsfield-Jackson GM does not plan to go quietly

This could get interesting: Miguel Southwell, the former general manager of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport who was recently fired by Mayor Kasim Reed, claims he was pressured by Reed's administration to approve concessions contracts. Show More Summary

5 things to do: Flying Colors Butterfly Festival

Sunday, June 5, 2016 Virginia-Highland Summerfest at Virginia-Highland Civic Association …

Muhammad Ali and Atlanta

For Muhammad Ali, the larger-than-life boxer whose way with words matched his talents in the ring and who died last night, Atlanta was the setting for several memorable moments in the fighter's life. After being convicted of draft evasion in 1967 and protesting the Vietnam War, Ali was stripped of his title and banned from boxing. Show More Summary

5 things to do: ATL Tattoo Fest 2016

Saturday, June 4, 2016 Festival of Chariots Atlanta at Centennial Olympic Park …

Local illo drops a new kids' book

Atlanta-based illustrator Mike Lowery runs Candler Park's Paper Ghost Studio with his wife Katrin Wiehle and fellow artists Sarah Watts, Caleb Morris, and Sarah Neuburger. He recently put out an adorable children's book, The Search for the Slimy Space Slugs, an interactive effort that encourages doodling (in it!).…

Seven acts to catch at Skull Fest

http://clatl.com/freshloaf/archives/2016/01/14/lace-larrabee-embraces-her-narcissism The Laughing Skull has invited hundreds of comedians from all over the country to the land of biscuits for a week comedy shenanigans. The fest debuted in 2010 as a competition-style festival.…

Relay, Atlanta's bike share program, kicks off next week in Downtown

Atlanta's long-awaited bike share program, which is operating under the name Relay, will kick off on June 9 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Woodruff Park and a bike ride around Downtown. Rental kiosks with 10 bikes will be installed at 10 locations in and around Downtown.…

First Slice 6/3/16: Georgia's ACLU head resigns over transgender restroom debate

Maya Dillard Smith, the executive director of Georgia's American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) chapter, has stepped down following a heated debate over restroom rights. The civil rights group supports transgender people using the bathroom that aligns with their gender identity, but Dillard Smith is not so sure about the inclusive policy.…

5 things to do: Atlanta Food & Wine Festival

Friday, June 3, 2016 Atlanta Food & Wine Festival at Loews Atlanta Hotel …

Eco lawyers call out DeKalb for allegedly not reporting sewage spills, violating consent decree

Decatur residents say they’ve seen tampons, toilet paper, and fecal matter flowing into streets, creeks, and yards thanks to stormwater infiltrating sewer lines. And an environmental nonprofit law firm speaking on the residents'’ behalf is alleging DeKalb County officials have failed to report the overflows.…

Say hello to Kishia Powell, Atlanta's new watershed commissioner

We've got bad news for CL readers who sent their resumes to Mayor Kasim Reed to compete for that open Department of Watershed Management gig.    Reed yesterday announced that he's tapped Kishia Powell, the public works director of Jackson,...Show More Summary

Weekend Arts Agenda: The 2016 Feminist Symposium

This week, ladies take the spotlight. This Friday and Saturday, the tART Collective and the Smoke School of Art collaborate to put on Feminist Symposium: a bad question. The Symposium runs in two parts.…

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