BY JEWEL WICKER Paramore will visit Atlanta later this year to promote their latest project. The trio released their fifth studio album, “After Laughter,” last week. Now, they’ve announced tour dates in support of the pop project. Expect to...
A few independent filmmakers at Film Spektakel spent ten days in NYC last year, collecting footage for a high-speed timelapse, which they've just released. The three-minute final cut is part of their "A Taste Of" series, which attempts to capture the essence of cities all over the world. Show More Summary
The Internet is nothing if not filled with artistically-inclined dogs, whether it's the dog who paints to raise awareness of gas chambers or the blind dog who rocks a beret like no other. But we've spent so much time expecting masterpieces...Show More Summary
by Dave Segal DoNormaal brought the dubwise wooziness. Ulysses Curry; @ulycurry_personal As my colleague Rich Smith outlined yesterday on Slog, Upstream feels like you're being digitally tracked and prey for, as he put it, "data-mining...Show More Summary
Reuters reports: A Tanzanian chemical engineer has designed an innovative water filter using nanotechnology to purify water. Dr. Askwar Hilonga says his filter can remove up to 99.99 percent of micro-organisms and contaminants, a potentially major help to African villages where drinkable water is scarce. Jim Drury
by Chase Burns Come on over to mama's house, because it's your annual RuPaul spit roast! Surrounded by Virgen de Guadalupe candles, I come to you again this week to interpret the divine patterns of the remaining eight queens. In what's now become a tradition, the girls participate in a RuPaul roast. Show More Summary
by Rich Smith The directors at Upstream are serious about television safety. Ulysses Curry There's been some discussion about Upstream Music Fest + Summit, Paul Allen's attempt to do SXSW but in the PNW, and with his name on the back...Show More Summary
We still have a long way to go in 2017, but Future’s “Mask Off” has already staked its claim as a Top-5 anthem.
BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene When the Red Hot Chili Peppers visited Atlanta last month, they had more on their agenda besides musically pummeling a sold-out crowd. The band also used the tour...
I Love Dick has its debut on Amazon, Master of None kicks off its second season on Netflix, and Dan Savage takes part in a faux Trump interview. by Chase Burns Love, Dick, and ITMFA. I've been holding my breath for so long, waiting for the moment when I can boldly write... Show More Summary
Mother’s Day is coming up -- we Google’d it to confirm! In Episode 82, Asha and I talk about how motherhood differed when each of our kids was born, and share our favorite and least favorite things about motherhood, the key things we have learned from being moms, and what we actually want for Mother’s Day. Show More Summary
A teacher in a port city in northern Iran has been exiled for singing to his students. Aziz Ghasemzadeh has been ordered by the Gilan Education Department to move to Roudbar, 65 miles south of Anzali, for one year, an informed source told the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI). Ghasemzadeh, the spokesman for the […]
A porn star is arousing controversy for a video that purports to show her being bitten by a shark. Actress Molly Cavalli, 35, claims in a YouTube description that she stuck her foot out of a shark cage while filming an underwater video off the coast of Florida and was bitten by a lemon shark. Show More Summary
TweetHere’s the news: SFPD INVESTIGATING RASH OF CAMERA ROBBERIES IN GOLDEN GATE PARK Here’s my effort, from a few years back, when dese boids nested on a different island, taken with a 12-pound lens on a spindly tripod. Isn’t beautiful? You’re welcome.
BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene To promote the upcoming Tupac Shakur movie, “All Eyez on Me,” a 17-city Mobile Cinema Tour is underway. The “All Eyez on Me Experience” Cine-Transformer Tour spotlights a 53-foot, state-of-the-art mobile cinema...
BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene TLC will unveil its much-anticipated, much-delayed album on June 30, but fans can pre-order it now to receive an instant track download. The self-titled release, the first new...
by Rich Smith By the merch table, there was a life-sized cardboard cut-out of Stephin Merritt, made with this photo. MARCELO KRASILCIC You shouldn't entirely disregard everything I wrote in my review of 50 Song Memoir, the new as-advertised...Show More Summary
A roundup of Seattle news bites May 8, 2017 Another Ballard bakery sold Last year it was Honoré, which went through a smooth transition to Rosselini’s with the addition of cakes and more pastries to the well-loved lineup; this year it’s Cafe Besalu, which has been sold to local chain Herkimer Coffee, Seattle Met reports. Show More Summary
France’s new president campaigned against narrow nationalism. That’s why his win matters for Europe It was no coincidence that the music Emmanuel Macron chose to accompany him, as he walked in victory through the Louvre esplanade on Sunday night, was Beethoven’s Ode to Joy, the official anthem of the European Union. Show More Summary
The continued willingness of Republicans to lie, point-blank, with a straight face and without a hint of conscience, about the impact of their proposed “health-care reform”…