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Alice in Chains added to Music Midtown 2015 lineup

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI A day after the lineup for Music Midtown 2015 was announced, we have a new addition – Alice in Chains. The meaty rock from the Seattle-based band will join the already-varied musical styles that...

David Byrne Brings Colour to Luminato

The revered Talking Heads frontman wrings high art from the high school football field. Contemporary Color – Luminato 2015 from 8 String Media on Vimeo. Leave it to the legendary experimenter, David Byrne, to turn a fixture of North American high school pep rallies into a spectacle of multimedia performance art. Show More Summary

Music Box Theatre Celebrates Decline of Western Civilization

To commemorate the upcoming box set release of The Decline of Western Civilization and The Decline of Western Civilization II: The Metal Years, the Music Box Theatre is showing both films back to back on Saturday, June 27. Director Penelope...

Dunwoody Food Truck Thursday at Brook Run Park features City Beat, an 8 piece wedding band playing all the crowd favorites.

Video Brave the heat and come out to see City Beat, an eight piece band playing crowd favorites. Live music starts after 6 and goes until 9. 6.25.15 @ Brook Run Park 5:00 PM until Dark Sponsor: Dunwoody Crier Musical Guest: City Beat Adult Drinks: Moondog Growlers http://www.moondoggrowlers. Show More Summary

House Passes Barry Loudermilk’s First Bill

By a voice vote, the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed H.R. 1633, the Department of Homeland Security Paid Administrative Leave Accountability Act of 2015. H.R. 1633 is the first bill written by 11th District freshman Rep. Show More Summary

Morning Reads for June 24th

Is there any reason to “honor” an armed insurrection against the government at our State Capitol? No, unless you are a neo-confederate. “East Hastings” by Godspeed.  We really should make the Confederacy’s defeat a national holiday.  I think we can put all those Kasim-won’t-run-again rumors to bed. Show More Summary

A Minute With: Kareena Kapoor Khan

Kareena Kapoor belongs to Bollywood royalty. The Kapoor family tree has produced some of India’s biggest actors and stars, but the actress and her sister Karisma were the first women from the family to act. In her 16 years in the business, Kapoor has shown natural talent that few of her peers can claim.

The 3 Biggest Things I Wish I Didn't Stress Over in High School

High school: A place where you spend four vital years learning, making friends, and finding yourself. I went to Archbishop Molloy, a Marist high school in Queens, New York. I loved my high school, I made the best of friends that I'mShow More Summary

Of Course, You Know This Means War!

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam must feel awfully powerful being Chairman of the Republican Governors Association.  The Chattanooga Times-Free Press has an article about Governor Haslam’s seemingly quiet invasion of his fellow Republican...Show More Summary

What’s Filming in Atlanta Now? Allegiant, Captain America, The Founder, Keeping Up With the Joneses, plus Mockingjay reshoots

The summer heat isn’t slowing down the Hollywood of the South. Those familiar yellow waypoint signs on the roadside are continuing to direct cast, crew, and us onlookers to bits of movie magic. Lots of productions are shooting both in and around town right now; here’s this month’s detailed look.

Queer Author Faces Backlash for Children’s Pride Book

A 28-page LGBTQ-themed ABC book has fired up controversy among the school board and parents. In the working draft of Catherine Hernandez’s ABC Pride children’s book, M is for Mustache, the letter Q, she wrote, stands for “Quiet Down,...Show More Summary

District Date: Watching Strangers Give Kshama Sawant Money and Praise, Plus Downing Drinks With Her Challengers

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

"Often I think people are looking for a politically neutral way to deal with this," Council Member Kshama Sawant says about affordable housing. "But there isn't one. The fact is it is a deeply unequal society and if you want to takeShow More Summary

Television Play Moore Theater Tomorrow. Seattle Musicians Channel Their Best Tunes.

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

NYC's Television plays the PNW tomorrow, Tuesday June 23, Legendary NYC rock band Television play the Moore Theatre tomorrow, Tuesday June 23. They are, of course, responsible for one of the greatest albums ever, Marquee Moon—the Sgt. Show More Summary

The Anatomy of the MMVAs

2 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Our MMVA correspondent studies the practiced perfection of red-carpet stars. The first thing we see is his hair—a thick, flowing wave on top, but buzzed at the sides, slowly disintegrating into a tasteful stubble beard as it makes its way past his ears. By the time his twinkly eyes and shiny teeth have emerged from the car and onto the red carpet of the Much […]

Blaming the Suburbs: A CityLab Urbanist Parachutes into Frisco to Diagnose Our High Rents – Oh the Urbanity!

TweetHere it is: The Biggest Problem With San Francisco’s Rent Crisis – The Suburbs, by Henry Grabar This is in Slate, so it can’t be ignored, right? Read along with me, by the numbers. 1. “Crisis.” Well, our current sitch of high inflation of rents and property values is a crisis for some, but not for […]

A Tour of Luminato With Director Jorn Weisbrodt

2 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

We went over the rainbow to check out what this summer's premiere arts extravaganza had to offer. From a contemporary colour guard to an industrial rave in an abandoned power plant, this year’s Luminato festival has breadth. But on Friday,...Show More Summary

Hear new Duran Duran song ‘Pressure Off’ with Janelle Monae

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI I believe I speak on behalf of all Durannies when I say, let us rejoice in this news of a release date for the new Duran Duran album. “Paper Gods” will be released Sept....

In Writing News: Ginsberg's Poem for Bernie, Larkin Gets Honored, and a Shop-Bomb for Edge of the Circle Books

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

This is probably how happy Bernie looked when Ginsberg wrote,"—aren't the birds frozen Socialists?" Erika J Mitchell / • Allen Ginsberg wrote a poem for Bernie Sanders back in 1986, and it’s the kind of Ginsberg I like,...Show More Summary

In Music News: No '1989' for Apple Music, Spotify's Rewinding Your Taste, "New" Pavement Tracks

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Taylor Swift gives a final kiss-off to all streaming services. Featureflash / • Apple promised us everything—even the Taylor Swift catalogue that she pulled from Spotify—but they couldn't deliver. Apple execs and Swift's...Show More Summary

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