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If You Weren't at the 2014 Film Genius Showcase at the Frye, Here's What You Missed

7 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Kelly O Paul Eenhoorn talked about his acting technique, smoking, and gambling. "I've had a few of these," said actor Paul Eenhoorn, shaking his wine glass and grinning as he joined David Schmader on the stage at the Frye for last night's Genius Awards film showcase. Show More Summary

Whatever Happened to Seattle Space-Rockers Jetman Jet Team?

In 2013, Jetman Jet Team were ascending to the upper echelon of Seattle’s rock scene. They released the outstanding album We Will Live the Space Age [reviewed here] and played a storming set at the inaugural Hypnotikon: Seattle Psych Fest. Show More Summary

Read Killer Mike op-ed on Ferguson, police militarization and the future of America

If you're unfamiliar with Killer Mike — the outspoken rapper, the community activist, the business owner, the college dropout and guest collegiate speaker, the wise giver of counsel, the card-carrying NRA member, the former drug peddler...Show More Summary

Interpol Will Play At The Met's Temple of Dendur

The world was so different the last time Interpol released an album—Taylor Swift was still singing country back then, we didn't know what a Cronut was yet, there was still only one Footloose, and Interpol was playing the United Palace Theatre. Show More Summary

Watch a Clip From the New Season of Mind of a Chef

The third season of PBS's food show Mind of a Chef, which features the Nordic genius of Magnus Nilsson and the obsessive, genre-busting Edward Lee, premieres in just a few weeks, and here's an outtake that offers some insight into Lee's work. Show More Summary

I'm an American Citizen. If You Want to Remain a Cop, Don't Violate My Human Rights

In light of the horrific situation in Ferguson, an op-ed ran in today's Washington Post, chillingly titled, "I'm a cop. If you don't want to get hurt, don't challenge me." Not "obey the law." "Don't challenge me." Here's a bit of what...Show More Summary

I'm an American Citizen. If You Want to Remain a Cop, Don't Violate My Human Rights

In light of the horrific situation in Ferguson, an op-ed ran in today's Washington Post, chillingly titled, "I'm a cop. If you don't want to get hurt, don't challenge me." Not "obey the law." "Don't challenge me." Here's a bit of what...Show More Summary

Morning Reads–Summer’s Swansong Edition

Everyone knows that summer is the premier season. Unfortunately, Summer 2014 Edition is coming to a close. Time for a summertime appreciation: “Summertime” by Billy Stewart. A hearty good morn’ to my 4,272,299 fellow ATLiens! Moody’s predicts Atlanta’s sewer rates to stay the same until 2016.  The real numbers that spell doom for Michelle Nunn. […]

Finding Your Trigger: On Leggings, Justin Timberlake Concerts and Triathlons

I never thought I'd be writing this post. What I actually mean is I never thought I'd be writing this post describing my success at training for and completing my first triathlon. Sure, a post to the tune of "How Failing to CompleteShow More Summary

Interesting Dunwoody related items to cross my desk.

Tonight - 7 pm Common Core Meeting comes to Dunwoody High School tonight. State Board of Education member Barbara Hampton will host a public hearing on Common Core Tuesday from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Dunwoody High School. The hearing will be the second hosted by state board members, who have been ordered by Gov. Show More Summary

Annual Sleep Out Broadway Edition 2014

Sunday night, August 17th the talented Broadway community slumbered on the Hell's Kitchen street in solidarity with Covenant House. Six time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald joined David Hare, Chuck Cooper, Sebastian Arcelus, David Henry Hwang, Capathia Jenkins, Stephanie J. Show More Summary

Who Is FKA Twigs?

Who is FKA Twigs? When the 26-year-old artist emerged onto the stage at the El Rey in Los Angeles earlier this week she wore white '90s street wear with exotic gold chains wrapped around her belly and thighs. A sheer white lingerie robe drooped over her white corset, both saintly and corrupt, like Madonna from the future. Show More Summary

Watch: Bed Bugs On The CTA?

Via Gapers Block comes video purportedly showing bed bugs on the CTA Red Line. [ more › ]

Maybe Police Officers Should Listen to the Last Poets’ "The White Man’s Got a God Complex"

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Roots’ Phrenology CD was playing in Everyday Music this afternoon when I visited it on my lunch break. Eventually, the track “Something in the Way of Things (In Town)” came on and Amiri Baraka’s tale of urban bleakness resonatedShow More Summary

Rarely Seen: A Tagger Artist and His Work, Just Moments After Its Creation in the “Uptown” Tenderloin

TweetBro was fast – too fast for me. But rest assured he was the one who scribbled tbe white markings on this drainpipe in the 94102: Click to expand What does it mean? What message does this misunderstood urban street yoot mean to convey? I know not.

Gary A. Rapp of LR Kimball gives update on City of Dunwoody CAD to CAD Interface project.

Video of presentation. Full Map of Duplicative Intersections in Dunwoody. Update on CAD to CAD Interface by Gary A. Rapp, LR KimballIn July 2014 the city of Dunwoody partnered with LR Kimball (Kimball) to manage the completion of the Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) to CAD interface project. Show More Summary

In Culture News: A NIMBY-Free Artist Experience, an Opportunity to Curate the Frye, and Scarecrow Video's Alamo Connection

24-Hour Art and Music Co-op OHM Preparing to Open in the Central District: OHM (Office Home Musicspace) is getting ready to open its studio on 23rd Ave and Olive. Its goal is to provide a place where painters, musicians, photographers, glass blowers, DJs, writers, and other creative individuals can do their things unhindered by touchy neighbors. Show More Summary

A Song to Combat the Sadness Brought on by Robin Williams' Death

Robin Williams’ suicide affected me more strongly than I thought it would. Maybe it did the same to you. Perhaps anyone who’s had his/her own battles with depression can relate all too well to this celebrity death. Not to be too dramatic...Show More Summary

As Told in Selfies: The 2014 Teen Choice Awards

This past Sunday, August 10, I got to spend the day with some pretty amazing people -- teens and adults alike -- talking about overalls, fangirling and The Teenage Experience. So now I present for you my afternoon at the 2014 Teen Choice...Show More Summary

Lyft Accuses Uber of Ordering and Canceling 5,000 Rides

CNN:Uber employees have ordered and canceled more than 5,000 rides from rival Lyft since last October, according to new data provided by Lyft. The data was obtained at CNNMoney's request when reporting another story on the companies'...Show More Summary

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