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Blog Profile / Fresh Loaf


URL :http://blogs.creativeloafing.com/freshloaf
Filed Under:United States / Atlanta
Posts on Regator:14008
Posts / Week:42.4
Archived Since:April 27, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Get This! Gallery closes its doors after a decade

Get This! Gallery has closed after a decade-long run in Atlanta.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Living Walls announces arty, indie acts for 2014 main event

After commissioning more than 100 murals by as many globally and locally renowned artists since its founding in 2009, the street art nonprofit Living Walls is celebrating this year with a conference that encompasses the trend of public art in Atlanta and beyond over the last half decade. The annual conference, which runs from Aug. Show More Summary

GOP state school super candidate's quizzical 'Color Purple' reference leaves us baffled

Richard Woods is the Republican nominee for State School Superintendent. In November, he will battle Democratic contender Valarie Wilson, the former president of the Georgia Schools Board Association and executive director of the Atlanta Beltline Partnership.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 8/4/14: Who's tracking the trackers?

Ah, awkward behavior at political events. The AJC's Greg Bluestein on Saturday spotted some interesting interactions between a Democratic tracker - party operatives who are hired to follow rival candidates and videotape their every move - and a man at a GOP event in Alpharetta.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: Naked City

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First Slice 8/3/14: R.I.P., Pete Van Wieren

R.I.P., longtime Atlanta Braves broadcaster Pete Van Wieren. The Braves Hall of Famer announcer, who retired in 2008, was battling cancer.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: Double Feature

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Inside Toni Blackman's 'Cypher,' rap knows no bounds

By the time Toni Blackman was nine, she was already a hip-hop head. But popping and locking in Pittsburgh, Calif. couldn’t hold a candle to her aspirations to live in hip-hop’s birthplace, New York City.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Fuqua: Kroger, not Walmart, will be the Glenwood Park development's anchor tenant

It's been nearly two years since Atlanta developer Jeff Fuqua first shared his proposed suburban-style project in southeast Atlanta along the Atlanta Beltline. During much of that time, nearby residents have feared that a Walmart would be the big-box development's anchor tenant.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: Toni Blackman

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Mayor makes another internal hire, promotes Anne Torres to communications director

Over the past several months, Mayor Kasim Reed has made a handful of internal promotions to fill top vacancies within his administration. Chief Operating Officer Michael Geisler and Atlanta Airport General Manager Miguel Southwell had their interim titles turned into permanent ones.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Local immigration enforcement results in racial profiling, groups claim

Racial profiling. Longtime residents deported for traffic violations.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 things to do: Drafts and Dream Cars

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ATLwood: 'Ant-Man' starts filming here next month

Filming Updates: >> Ant-Man will begin filming here next month (Aug. 18, to be exact). According to previous reports, including ours, the film will shoot mainly inside the massive Pinewood Studios, though there are rumors of location scouts fanning out around the perimeter.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 8/1/14: Ebola patient to receive treatment at Emory Hospital, some Americans fear pandemic

An American medical missionary who was infected with Ebola while working in Liberia is expected to be admitted to Emory University Hospital for treatment. The medical institution is one of only four hospitals in the country equipped with a highly-isolated facility needed to quarantine the virus.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Spring Street viaduct to close in September, prepare for chaos

The Spring Street viaduct that spans the Gulch, that vast railyard and parking lot near Philips Arena, is in terrible shape. It's in such bad shape that buses and trucks are not allowed on it, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Critic's Notebook: An Oklahoma where the bustiers come sweeping down the plain

Brushing a bit of dust off an old classic is director Brian Clowdus' aim with Serenbe Playhouse's latest show, Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma! running through Aug. 17. It's an outdoor production which utilizes a real barn as itsShow More Summary

5 things to do: 100 Watt Horse

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Weekend Arts Agenda: 'Domestic Hats'

"The discipline of architecture needs a swift kick in the ass, especially in Atlanta" Jennifer Bonner told me in an email. Thus Domestic Hats, a new exhibit of hers opening at the Goat Farm, where the James Templeton Kelly Prize-winning...Show More Summary

First Slice 7/31/14: West Nile Virus found along Beltline, near other Atlanta parks

Fulton County health officials are urging residents to take precautions after several mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile Virus in Atlanta. The areas include the Historic Fourth Ward Park Skate Park along the Atlanta Beltline, Perkerson...Show More Summary

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