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Robert Plant adds June tour dates to celebrate ‘Carry Fire’ album

Robert Plant has added more North American tour dates to celebrate his new album, “Carry Fire.” Accompanied by the Sensational Space Shifters, Plant kicks off the tour June 8 in Atlanta at a venue to be determined. Gallery: Through the Years with Robert Plant Specials guests on the tour include Sheryl Crow, Los Lobos, Lucinda Williams and more. Show More Summary

Lady A’s Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood to deliver UGA commencement address

Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood of the multi-platinum trio Lady Antebellum will deliver the spring undergraduate commencement address at University of Georgia. Related: Lady Antebellum shows their Georgia pride at pre-Super Bowl concert Kelley and Haywood, alumni of UGA, will address graduates on May 4 at 7 p.m. Show More Summary

‘Weird’ Al Yankovic takes on ‘Hamilton’ with brilliant polka medley

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene With the arrival of “Hamilton” in Atlanta creeping closer (and yes, I will have ticket on-sale information for you soon), what better way to spend...

Chatcomm's Smart 911 Service is something every Dunwoody resident should sign up for!

Video The City of Dunwoody & Chatcomm 911 offers you the opportunity to register your household information in advance of you needing the service with Smart911. Here is another video link that better explains the service. Show More Summary

Janelle Monae returns with ‘Dirty Computer’ album, two new videos

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Janelle Monae is back. The singer-songwriter-actress-producer-activist hasn’t released an album since 2013 – mostly because she’s been busy conquering acting (“Hidden Figures,” “Moonlight”) and making powerful statements at the...

Lil Yachty announces the arrival of ‘Lil Boat 2’ album

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Lil Yachty will drop his next album, “Lil Boat 2,” on March 9. In announcing his new release, the 20-year-old Atlanta rapper, who has vaulted to stardom the past...

Press Blend Squeeze in Dunwoody Village offers healthy food, fast. #pressblendsqueeze

Video I've heard good things regarding this place and when I was passing through at lunch time today I just had to give it a try. After talking to Matt the owner & reviewing the menu, I decided to order a few of his specialties and then whipped out the camera to allow him to personally invite you to his establishment. Show More Summary


There’s a man wearing an apron and solving Kitchen Conundrums behind the kitchen doors at Martha Stewart Living. Thomas Joseph, director of food development, chefs those gorgeous dishes you want to steal and eat right off magazine and website pages and posts them at @tojo827. Show More Summary

Israeli singer-songwriter Noa brings her genre-defying sound to Atlanta

Achinoam Nini, or Noa, may not be a household name, but the Yemenite Israeli singer-songwriter is beloved by fans the world over for her genre-defying sound, cross-cultural fluency, cascade of pre-Raphaelite curls and dimples that deepen whenever she smiles, which is just about all the time. Fresh off a European tour to promote her latest album,...

Cullum’s Notebook: Mike Germon invokes the ceremonial past at Whitespec

Mike Germon’s artist talk for Almagest on Saturday, February 10, at 2 p.m. at Whitespec (the project space at Whitespace) will bring to a satisfying close one of the most complexly challenging exhibitions of this still-young year. The adroitly arranged editing and pacing of Whitespace’s adjacent ground.loop, a video installation by Bill Orisich and Benita Carr,...

Poison, Cheap Trick team for summer tour heading to Atlanta

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Break out the hairspray – Poison is returning to the road this summer. The “Poison…Nothin’ But a Good Time 2018” tour finds the guitar-cranking rockers – the original foursome of Bret Michaels,...

Frontier Baseball at Murphey Candler Park is a very special program that I highly recommend!

Every child no matter the challenge deserves to play baseball. Evaluations are scheduled for February 3rd - Register today! Video Video Welcome to Murphey Candler Baseball Frontier Baseball! This Spring will be our 8th season of Frontier Baseball! I still cannot believe how Frontier has grown so fast and now means so much to so many people. Show More Summary

Zac Brown Band will play summer concert at SunTrust Park

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene The Zac Brown Band will go “Down the Rabbit Hole Live” for another major tour that will kick off June 8. The Atlanta-based band will visit a mixture of amphitheaters and baseball stadiums, including a hometown performance at 6:30 p.m. Show More Summary

Msgr. Donald Kiernan of All Saints Catholic Church in Dunwoody has passed away.

The community will morn his passing and will celebrate his life. Governor Nathan Deal and the Georgia Legislature honors Dunwoody's Msgr. Kiernan of All Saints High Quality Large Photo Monsignor Kiernan - A Day at the Capital Former pastor celebrates 65 years as priest Msgr. Kiernan Celebrates 60 Years Of Priesthood 'Doc' Kiernan will retire from All Saints - The Crier

Opinion: A little Choctaw bingo?

Larry McMurtry is one helluva storyteller, as you no doubt know if you ever read things like the “Lonesome Dove” series or “Last Picture Show.” His…

Video: Watch Justin Timberlake’s new video for ‘Filthy,’ from his first new album in five years

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Although the trailer for his upcoming “Man of the Woods” album intimated that Justin Timberlake would be journeying down a Chris Stapleton-like road of rootsy introspection, the first...

Justin Timberlake announces roll out for ‘Man of the Woods’ album

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene It’s already poised to be an ambitious 2018 for Justin Timberlake. The multi-hyphenate announced on Tuesday the release of his fourth studio album, “Man of the Woods,” on Feb. 2, to coincide...

The movers & shakers of Dunwoody break ground for a new Austin Elementary School.

Dunwoody Moms (the true movers & shakers in this community) break ground at new Austin Elementary School with Principal Ann Culbreath. Video New school for Austin Elementary with little disruption for construction. New Austin Elementary School will be constructed on space currently used by Dunwoody Senior Baseball. Show More Summary

Opinion: An injustice corrected

I’ve posted here before about Sister Rosetta Tharpe, a vastly underappreciated rock pioneer who has been cited as a major early influence by the likes of…

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