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Lil Yachty to play halftime at Atlanta Hawks game against Washington Wizards

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Lil Yachty will take to the court at halftime during the Jan. 27 Atlanta Hawks game at Philips Arena. The burgeoning hip-hop star, a product of Pebblebrook High School, was recently named to the Forbes 2017 class...Show More Summary

New Orleans: Where to eat, stay, and get some culture in this hot food destination

Now is the time to indulge in New Orleans's booming restaurant scene. If you're planning an easy weekend trip from Atlanta, here's what to eat, where to stay, and where to take in some culture.

With massive messages, Atlanta’s arts community pushes back against hate

Peter Ferrari wanted to stress the importance of organizing and taking action. Quianah Upton focused on food access. Shannon Palumbo found inspiration in the words of Allen Ginsberg. On Thursday, massive banners painted by these Atlanta artists—along with roughly 30 other painters, poets, and musicians— were rolled out from East Atlanta to Castleberry Hill.

The road goes on forever, and the party never ends

Just to take your mind off things as we head into the weekend, here’s a great story song by Robert Earl Keen Jr., about a couple…

LISTEN UP! T.I. Pens Open Letter To The System… [VIDEO + TRANSCRIPT] #LetterToUs

Clifford “T.I.” Harris has been writing a bunch of letters these days expressing his frustrations with the current state of the United States. He’s penned letters to both former President Obama and President Donald Trump (click HEREShow More Summary

Opinion: A dismal inaugural speech, in many ways

Donald John Trump was sworn in Friday as the 45th president of the United States of America, but in his angry, graceless inauguration speech he described…

Quick Pics: Future Hendrix & Friends Party at 3 Atlanta Hot Spots… (PHOTOS)

Future Hendrix and several of his friends dressed up and showed out as they celebrated life, love and a successful 2017! The spiffy gentlemen rented out three of Atlanta’s top hot spots to celebrate Future’s friend Ricardo’s birthday. Show More Summary

Mugshot Mania: Teen Mom Who Taped Son To Wall on Facebook Live Arrested… [VIDEO]

Meet 18-year-old Shayla Rudolph. Rudolph thought it was a bright idea to tape her toddler to the wall of her apartment in order to restrain the child while she cleaned. In addition to the horrifying act, the teen mom filmed her actsShow More Summary

Review: Under guest conductor Donald Runnicles, the ASO deftly paints Bruckner’s sonic mural

14 hours agoUnited States / Atlanta : ArtsATL

On Thursday evening at Symphony Hall, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus performed a concert of music by Anton Bruckner, led by ASO principal guest conductor Donald Runnicles, with soprano Melody Moore, mezzo-soprano Kelley O’Connor, tenor Nicky Spence and bass Raymond Aceto as vocal soloists. The concert will be repeated Saturday evening at Symphony Hall....

If You Care: Atlanta Rapper ‘ILoveMakonnen’ Comes Out As Gay…

Atlanta rapper Makonnen Sheran aka ‘iLoveMakonnen’ has officially come out to the world as gay. The hip-hop star, best known for his 2014 hit ‘Tuesday,’ shared the news in a string of tweets early Friday morning. Details below…FULL...Show More Summary

Come Sing with the Oakhurst Community Choir!

Morgan sends along this announcement… The Oakhurst Community Choir is gearing up for our 2017 spring session and we want you to come join in the musical fun! The Oakhurst Community Choir is a friendly, non-audition, independent choir established in 2013. Our goal is to bring together members of our community to share in the […]

#RHOA Salaries Revealed: Guess Who’s The Lowest Paid ‘Housewife’ on Season 9… (PHOTOS)

The Real Housewives of Atlanta is a cash cow for Bravo and it’s no secret that the ladies are paid quite handsomely for their services. Season 9 salaries have been revealed and it seems that Nene Leakes’ absence made room for quite a few salary increases this season. Show More Summary

Photo Essay: Bleux Stockings Society rings in one year of providing safe space and inclusivism

16 hours agoUnited States / Atlanta : ArtsATL

A new reading series appeared in Atlanta last year. But not just any reading series — one geared specifically for the underserved in the community: cis and trans women, non-binary people. Why? Because it was necessary. Marginalized writers...Show More Summary

OPEN POST: Barack Obama Graciously Exits The White House + Sends Social Media Farewell…

President Barack Obama and his lovely wife Michelle welcomed Donald and Malania Trump with open arms as the official transition occurred this morning prior to Trump’s inauguration. Obama also sent his final tweet from the @POTUS account before turning it over to his successor… [Disclaimer: This is an open post. Show More Summary

Town Brookhaven To Get Atlanta's Second Hobnob Neighborhood Tavern

The restaurant is replacing Smash Kitchen & Bar in the mixed-use development. The post Town Brookhaven To Get Atlanta's Second Hobnob Neighborhood Tavern appeared first on What Now Atlanta.

Fashion Friday Find: 3 new wall covering options for 2017

Fresh, new wall coverings from ADAC If you are involved in home improvement or remodeling in your house, you know that the Pantone color of 2017 is bold, rich shades of Sangria as their 2017 Color of the Year. This was quite apparent in many of the options we saw at the preview of wall […]

Opinion: May God bless America

I never thought this day would come, but here it is. I thought that this country, our country, would never be so foolish as to elect…

Rise Up! Catch the NFC Championship at These Atlanta Restaurants

The early bird may get the worm but our Dirty Birds have a thing for cheese. The Atlanta Falcons take on the Green Bay Packers in this Sunday’s NFC Champion Game and these Atlanta restaurants are the perfect place for gameday watching. Show More Summary

5Church Offers Rush Hour Remedy through High Top Happy Hours Monday-Thursday

Wishing you could lace on those comfy Chuck Taylors but facing a commute laced with traffic knots? Slip into 5Church Atlanta and sidle up to communal high tops (the table kind) or the bar to kick back for two hours of Rush Hour Remedy food and drink specials each Monday-Thursday from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Show More Summary

I’m Behind Schedule

Boring day and night yesterday. My morning is slipping away, and I have much to do, so I don’t have time for blogging. Black Friday, in the worst possible sense in my opinion, has arrived. I hope that you have … Continue reading ?

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