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Archived Since:April 27, 2008

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Critic's Notebook: March's Top 5

5) Capitol City Opera performs Mozart's "Abduction from the Seraglio," March 27-29, Conant Performing Arts Center. The small opera company takes on Mozart's work, the first full Atlanta performance of the piece in 35 years. 4) Atlanta...Show More Summary

First Slice 3/4/15: It's Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport, not Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport

The Atlanta City Council wants to know why former Mayor Maynard Jackson's last name frequently gets dropped off of the Atlanta Airport's name. Georgia executions are being temporarily halted as corrections department officials figure out how to obtain safer lethal injection drugs.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 Things to Do: Seuss-Some Two-Some

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Atlanta plans to launch its new bike share program in 2015

Atlanta residents and visitors will soon be able to rent a bike, ride across town, and drop off their two-wheeler close to their destination. After years of planning and negotiations, city officials have signed contracts companies to launch the Atlanta Bike Share later this year.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Atlanta's surveillance camera network could expand if bond package passes

Atlantans could soon see more eyes in the sky watching over the city's streets. If Atlanta voters approve the city's $250 million infrastructure bond package on March 17, the Atlanta Police Department could receive $3 million to expand the operations of the Loudermilk Video Integration Center operation.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

ATLFF to offer sneak peek of 'Game of Thrones' season 5 premiere

HBO’s "Game of Thrones" has normalized the fantasy genre for the masses and taken entertainment addiction to the next level. Whether you hail from House Stark or House Baratheon (or if you’re still unsure), the rabid culture consumption...Show More Summary

First Slice 3/3/15: Lethal injection problems force postponement of Kelly Gissendaner execution

Georgia's corrections department did not execute Kelly Gissendaner, the only woman on the state's death row, last night following some problems with the lethal injection drug on hand. "The Department of Corrections immediately consulted...Show More Summary

5 Things to Do: Exploring Einstein

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Twelve protesters arrested at Gold Dome Medicaid expansion rally

Twelve activists were arrested inside the Gold Dome during a peaceful protest that urged state lawmakers to expand Medicaid in Georgia. Moral Monday Georgia protesters this afternoon gave defiant political speeches, unfurled large banners, and engaged in civil disobedience to urge state lawmakers to expand Medicaid.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Welcome to Atlanta, Carlos Bocanegra!

Major League Soccer Atlanta (yes, that's our name for the time being) announced today that former United States Men's National Team captain Carlos Bocanegra will join the team as technical director. In the role, Bocanegra will work alongside...Show More Summary

'Tricknology' led to destruction of Atlanta's public housing

The left-leaning quarterly Jacobin takes a deep dive into the history of public housing and the impact of the Atlanta model on the rest of the nation in an article titled "Tricknology 101." Jacobin published the article in its October print issue. Show More Summary

Former APS Superintendent Beverly Hall dies

Beverly Hall, the former Atlanta Public Schools superintendent who oversaw the school system during a test cheating scandal that attracted national headlines, has died following a lengthy battle with cancer. A member of her legal team confirmed her death to CL.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Atlanta Film Festival announces opening and closing night features, and guests

The 39th Annual Atlanta Film Festival is bookended by two very different features — and two very different guests. The festival's opening night will present I Am Michael, a film based on the life of Michael Glatze (played by James Franco),...Show More Summary

Planning for life after Turner Field is about to begin

Sixteen months have passed since Atlanta Braves officials announced that the team will leave Turner Field behind for a shiny new stadium in Cobb County. With their departure date getting closer by the day, many residents are wondering...Show More Summary

'The Walking Dead' recap: A place to call home?

If there's one thing about "The Walking Dead" that we've learned in the last five seasons, it's that our survivors don't fair well in other communities. Whether it was Woodbury, Terminus, or even the prison, Rick and the gang have often...Show More Summary

First Slice 3/2/15: Are you going to visit the polls for the infrastructure bond referendum?

Political observers and city officials are expecting low low voter turnout for the March 17 infrastructure bond referendum. (Early voting has already begun.) State lawmakers are want to overhaul some indigent defense programs, an effort...Show More Summary

Art on the Atlanta Beltline is calling for proposals

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5 Things to Do: Short Cuts Film Contest Screening

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First Slice 3/1/15: Some top Deal staffers get pay raises — but what about other state employees?

Some top staffers in Gov. Nathan Deal's administration received an up to 10 percent raise. Some teachers are roughly making less than they did several years ago.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 Things to Do: AR.CA.NA: secrets and mysteries

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