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Faces of a Movement: Meet 3 Atlanta women of Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter isn’t a traditional civil rights organization. But the movement is producing leaders, most of whom are not preachers or politicians—or even men. Meet three of the women behind Black Lives Matter in Atlanta.

Preview: For Alvin Ailey’s Robert Battle, “Revelations” inspires his own grand “Awakening”

4 minutes agoUnited States / Atlanta : ArtsATL

It’s almost impossible to think of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and not think Revelations. It’s the finale on every mixed bill the company

5 things to do: #1960Now: An Artist Presentation

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 En Plein Air at R Alexander Fine Art …

Bernie Sanders levels homophobic attack against dedicated Clinton surrogate

Just kidding. Actually Sanders’ criticism of smarmy Clinton smear merchant David Brock is completely valid. Brock, who runs the pro-Clinton media watchdog group Media Matters for America, accused Sanders of racism for running an ad that disproportionately featured white people. “Let’s remember who David Brock is: he is a political attack dog,” Sanders said on […]

DeKalb School Supt Green to speek at Dunwoody High Tonight - video of Chairman Melvin Johnson speaking to DeKalb Delegation

The DHA is hosting a meeting with Superintendent Green today, Tuesday Feb. 9th at 5:30pm. The meeting will be held in the Dunwoody High School media center. It is open to the public and everyone is invited. Questions for Dr. Green will...Show More Summary

Decatur Marco's Pizza Opening Soon (Now Hiring)

Marco's Pizza227 N. McDonough St.Decatur GA 30030404-377-1070The web site says coming soon

Sweet Auburn To Get East Of Chicago Pizza

Midwestern pizza joint to make Georgia debut. The post Sweet Auburn To Get East Of Chicago Pizza appeared first on What Now Atlanta.

Ray LaMontagne recruits My Morning Jacket members for upcoming tour

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI When Ray LaMontagne heads to the Fox Theatre on July 30, he’ll have some familiar faces backing him. LaMontagne is taking My Morning Jacket bassist Tom Blankenship, drummer Patrick Hallahan, guitarist Carl Broemel and...

Gladys Knight to join Maze and Frankie Beverly at Chastain this summer

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI Perennial Chastain Park Amphitheatre favorites Maze featuring Frankie Beverly will return this summer and they’re bringing Gladys Knight along for the ride. The two acts will play Chastain on June 3. Tickets are $59.75-$125 and...

Bullying just makes you stronger, state rep says at hearing on discrimination bill

“Those who get bullied usually are the ones that end up doing well on down the road in life.” - State Rep. Tom Weldon, R-Ringgold, as quoted by Georgia Voice, after opposing an amendment to include LGBT people on an anti-discrimination bill. Show More Summary

The 'Art of Organized Noize' documentary trailer is what you've been waiting for

Yep, you read right. After two years in the making, the deep-dive documentary on Organized Noize — the DNA of Dungeon Family — is set to debut at SXSW this year and hit Netflix on March 22. The Art of Organized Noize tells the behind-the-scenes story of the three-man production and songwriting team, Sleepy Brown, Ray Murray, and Rico Wade.…

On Blast!! Racist Southwest Atlanta Dry Cleaner Caught on Tape… (FULL VIDEO)

The owner of a dry cleaning business in Southwest Atlanta is now officially on blast after being caught in a race-fueled rant on camera. The video was captured by Andy Foster, who suffered the verbal abuse in front of his 10 year old son, who was riding along with him as he picked up his […] Straight From The A [SFTA] - Atlanta Entertainment Industry Gossip & News

Check Out This Great Video Report of Mead Road Mardi Gras

If you didn’t attend the Mead Road Mardi Gras Parade, be sure to check out this video report from David Naugle. If you DID attend, you should also watch it, because it’s GREAT! Of course, Decaturish had some great photos from the event as well. You can check those out HERE.

[Renderings] Post Properties Has Broken Ground For Centennial Park Apartments

More density and resident-oriented amenities to breathe life into Downtown Atlanta. The post [Renderings] Post Properties Has Broken Ground For Centennial Park Apartments appeared first on What Now Atlanta.

Review: With Spano at the helm, ASO debuts new Michael Kurth piece and honors two of its own

19 hours agoUnited States / Atlanta : ArtsATL

On Thursday evening the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, led by music director Robert Spano, performed a program of music by Brahms, Kurth and R. Strauss, with

Atlanta's zoning code, a key factor in making a better city, is getting a much-needed overhaul

On a recent Monday night at Atlanta Metropolitan State College near Capitol View, Atlanta Planning Commissioner told the packed crowd a simple truth about zoning, the most exciting of topics. "If we're going to grow," Keane said, "we're...Show More Summary

Deadpool’s outlandish superhero antics go off the deep end

In last summer’s DragonCon parade, the superhero section devoted a whole subsection to Deadpool, the comedic antihero from Marvel Comics. The streets of Downtown saw traditional Deadpools, lady Deadpools, hip-hop Deadpools, a body-builder...Show More Summary

3 Valentine’s Day cooking classes for Atlanta food lovers

Master meringues, get breakfast in bed inspiration, and make an entire chocolate-flavored meal.

Butterflies for Billy Allin's new Inman Park cafe

I have fallen hard for Billy Allin’s new Inman Park restaurant Bread & Butterfly, where Bryan Stoffelen is the chef. It’s the type of place I didn’t know I needed in my Atlanta dining life.…

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