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Archived Since:April 27, 2008

Blog Post Archive

First Slice 4/8/16: Clarkston wants to decriminalize marijuana

Clarkston's mayor, Ted Terry, and other leaders hope to make it the first city in Georgia to decriminalize marijuana. Their plan would make possession of less than one ounce a ticket-only offense, like a traffic violation.…

5 things to do: Eclectic Sound Sessions

Friday, April 8, 2016 SCAD FILM presents The Goonies at SCADShow …

Atlantans stand up for Mutulu Shakur, political prisoner and stepfather of Tupac

He’s been called a terrorist by those who believe he deserves to remain captive for the rest of his natural life. But to those who identify with the struggle he represents, Mutulu Shakur is considered a community leader, a healer, and...Show More Summary

Kyle Brooks Bring Sunshine to Paper Ghost Studio

Every weekend you see folks head (see: run) outdoors to either the BeltLine or nearest patio to enjoy the sunshine and seek reprieve from the dark winter. Kyle Brooks (aka BLACKCATTIPS) loves the sunshine, too, and his new solo exhibition...Show More Summary

Weekend Arts Agenda: Nobody: The Story of Bert Williams comes to Hapeville Performing Arts Center

The Academy Theatre and Impact Theatre Atlanta team up to bring Robert C. Jones' inspirational play, Nobody: The Story of Bert Williams, to the Hapeville Performing Arts Center, Fri., April 8, at 8 p.m. Directed by Brenda Porter andShow More Summary

Que Sera considers the consequences of a cancer diagnosis

Que Sera follows a young couple as they go through processing a cancer diagnosis. Directed by Atlantan Robyn Hicks and edited by her husband Jonathan, whose real-life cancer diagnosis inspired the film.…

First Slice 4/7/16: Hawks' Thabo Sefolosha alleges 'racial matter' in NYPD suit

Atlanta Hawks forward Thabo Sefolosha is suing five NYPD officers over an arrest outside a Manhattan nightclub one year ago. The arrest resulted in a broken fibula and ligament damage that caused Sefolosha, a 10-year NBA vet, to miss the rest of the season.…

5 things to do: 2016 DMC ATLANTA Regional DJ Battle

Thursday, April 7, 2016 2016 Tables for Tails at Atlanta Humane Society …

Morris From America reflects on those awkward tween years

Chad Hartigan used to hug his pillow a lot when he was 12. But one special day, he got bored and decided to take his pillow love a step further.…

Golden Sleaze Award winners finally get the prize they deserve

Every year, Creative Loafing bestows Golden Sleaze Awards to state reps and senators who engage in stupidity, corruption, or just plain weirdness under the Gold Dome. Every once in a while, one of the lawmakers emails or calls asking where they can pick up their prize.…

First Slice 4/6/16: Allegations of voter suppression in south Georgia

Does it seem weird to you that when a well-experienced black Democratic candidate challenged a 33-year white Republican incumbent of a majority black Georgia county in a Presidential election year, all of a sudden the Secretary of State's...Show More Summary

Creatures of Light illuminates nature, not pixels

As warm weather settles in around the south, fireflies emerge among the honeysuckle, blinking a siren song. Children occasionally put down iPads and Xbox remotes, grab Mason jars and run into backyards, ready to capture and marvel at something other than the new gun options on Battlefront.…

Synchronicity Theatre attempts justice to Troy Davis case with Beyond Reasonable Doubt

Synchronicity Theatre addresses one of the most incendiary legal battles of recent Georgia history with the world premiere of Beyond Reasonable Doubt: The Troy Williams Project. Directed by Rachel May, the drama revisits the 2011 execution...Show More Summary

5 things to do: Booty Shakin' Bingo

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 Beauty and the Beast at Center for Puppetry Arts …

Speed Sisters sheds light on badass Palestinian women racers

Speed Sisters follows five women as they embark on an especially dangerous career path: racing cars across the Middle East’s West Bank. The documentary marks Canadian filmmaker Amber Fares’ directorial debut.…

The Green Mantle invites ATLiens to slow TF down

After 22 years residing and probably (at least) double that number in shows, Californian-bred artist Ann-Marie Manker is pretty much an honorary Atlanta native. In her double decade-run here, Manker hasn't missed the city's rapidly shifting structures and new buildings.…

First Slice 4/5/16: Mayor Reed forbids city employees from traveling to the depths of anti-LGBT hell

The City of Atlanta continues to thumb its nose at North Carolina after the Tar Heel state's recent passage of anti-LGBT legislation. One week after the Atlanta City Council volunteered to relieve Charlotte of its 2017 NBA All-Star Weekend...Show More Summary

Love & Tinderness: Is there a limit to your love?

To protect your heart and sanity in the world of dating in general, but especially online, you must set boundaries. If this is not immediately obvious to you, Google “dating boundaries” where you’ll find hundreds of self-help books that substantiate this claim.…

5 things to do: Twirly Whirly Burly­-Q

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 Wild Music: Sounds and Songs of Life at Fernbank Museum of Natural History …

The Arbalest will make you question what's real

Albert Lamorisse, the director of The Red Balloon, also created the board game Risk. That's a real fact I learned from the new film The Arbalest. I didn't believe it at first.…

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