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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

NBAF announces new executive director Grace Stanislaus

The National Black Arts Festival has filled a role left vacant nearly two years with the announcement that veteran arts administrator Grace Stanislaus will serve as the 26-year-old organization's new executive director. She comes with strong credentials.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Weekend Arts Agenda: 'Mediated Line'

Kibbee will open Mediated Line, an exhibit of abstractions from Angus Galloway and Lauren Peterson, on Saturday. Galloway creates with a "blind" technique, the better to produce direct/unfiltered marks, according to the gallery, which Galloway then finishes into a complex drawing.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Critic's Notebook: Stylish ways to avoid Halloween

Nothing against costumes, candy, scary films and all the rest, but have you ever felt burned out on Halloween before it even arrives? The fact that stores are now putting out decorations in late August certainly isn't helping things.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 10/30/14: Congressman Paul Broun under investigation for alleged improper hiring

The House Ethics Committee is extending its investigation into Congressman Paul Broun, R-Ga., for allegedly using public funds to pay a communications firm that might have also performed campaign work. The congressman, who gave up his House seat to run an unsuccessful U.S. Senate race, denies any wrongdoing.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Daniel Fuller takes curator role at the ACAC

After four years at the Maine College of Art, Daniel Fuller will join the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center (ACAC) as curator on Dec. 1. As director of Maine College's Institute of Contemporary Art, Fuller diversified and grew the exhibition program to attract new audiences.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: Temples

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Ordinance regulating murals on private property comes up for vote on Monday; lawyer says proposal is unconstitutional

City Hall might want to ready itself for a legal battle. An Atlanta City Council committee yesterday unanimously approved a controversial ordinance that would regulate art on private property.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

America Martin on exploring 'Themes of Humanity'

L.A.-based artist America Martin used to be a child actor, but art was always her first passion. “Growing up in Hollywood, acting was a life choice that offered itself to me,” Martin says.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Mitt Romney: The outsourcing attacks against David Perdue are 'baloney'

“Sometimes the Democratic foes recognize that they’re not succeeding on the issues and their track record isn’t so good, [so they] try to make a campaign about demonizing whoever the Republican is and try to take every discussion away...Show More Summary

Michael E. Shapiro set to leave the High Museum next summer

After nearly 15 years as the Nancy Holcombe T. Green, Jr. Director at the High Museum of Art, Michael E. Shapiro is stepping down. Today the museum announced that Shapiro's last day as director will be July 31, 2015.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

A new vision for Memorial Drive is in the works, courtesy of Georgia Tech students and surrounding communities

On a map, Memorial Drive looks like the grand boulevard it was meant to be when Reconstruction-era engineers planned the route linking the Gold Dome to Stone Mountain. On the ground, its Atlanta stretch combines spotty land uses - everything...Show More Summary

First Slice 10/29/14: Lawsuit demanding Secretary of State to process thousands of voter registration applications tossed out

A Fulton County judge has dismissed a lawsuit from the NAACP, New Georgia Project, and other voting rights groups over the uncertain status of tens of thousands of voter registration applications they say have gone "missing." "The inadequate...Show More Summary

5 things to do: Susannah Darrow

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Don't like Carter, Deal, or Hunt? Not keen on Nunn, Perdue, or Swafford? Vote for the certified write-in candidates

There's one week left until Georgians visit the polls and cast ballots. By now, you're probably familiar with the gubernatorial candidates (GOP incumbent Gov. Nathan Deal, Democratic state Sen. Jason Carter, and Libertarian nanotech entrepreneur Andrew Hunter) and U.S. Show More Summary

'Gotham' recap: Beware masked men who think they are goats

I'm not saying six hours is a small enough amount of time to waste, but after six hours of watching "Gotham" I can now say: I really enjoyed myself. Last night's episode — "Spirit of the Goat" — was good, all pungent and wry and highlighter-bright dark, even in the enterprise of silliness.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Deer Bear Wolf Press to release its first chapbook

Launching earlier this year, the arts publisher/press/record label dubbed Deer Bear Wolf has already put out the first two issues of its quarterly magazine as well as a handful of albums. Now, with the upcoming publication of its inaugural chapbook, the arts hybrid extends its rise by activating its press division.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 10/28/14: Georgia Supreme Court to hear arguments in Falcons and Braves stadium lawsuits

Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta Braves stadium opponents will each get the chance to present arguments to the Georgia Supreme Court. Two separate lawsuits are challenging the use of hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars being used for the construction of new athletic facilities.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: Judas Priest

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Moral Monday Georgia stages sit-in protest inside secretary of state's office

With eight days left until Election Day, voting rights activists remain concerned over the status of tens of thousands of unprocessed voter registration applications that could affect the gubernatorial and U.S. Senate races. The fate...Show More Summary

Jim Gaffigan: Food, family, and 'fatting out'

You know you're in for a good evening when the usher who's checking your ticket says to you before you walk into the auditorium, "You're going to like him—he's very funny." This was the case on Oct. 24, at the Cobb Energy PerformingShow More Summary

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