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Author Mark Watkins

  • Mark Watkins

    News Intern

    Mark Watkins is news editor at Georgia College and State University's award-winning student newspaper, The Colonnade, and a senior double-major in Mass Communication and English. He also contributes photos and writing to Lake Oconee Living Magazine in Madison, Georgia.


What are you doing this weekend? October 25 - 27

Paul Rand at MODA, #weloveATL show, Taste of Atlanta, and a bunch of spooky stuff

For a more foodie-informed take, check out Carly Cooper's preview in Covered Dish. Read more...

What are you doing this weekend? October 18-20

The Creatives Project, Elevate, Halloween in L5P, and other best bets

This is a great weekend to be a patron of the arts—and party while doing so. From the newly renovated Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center to installations in downtown Atlanta to an exhibit by upcoming talents, there’s plenty to pick from. Read more...

What are you doing this weekend? October 11-13

Atlanta Pride, Tosca, Oktoberfest in Stone Mountain, Art on the Atlanta BeltLine, and more

Well, the huge event of the weekend is Atlanta Pride, the celebration that started in the 1970s and just keeps getting bigger and better. The 2013 massive list of events includes parties, performances, an artists market, a Eucharist service, Lady Gaga-inspired yoga, workshops, films, a car and motorcycle show, and, of course, one hell of a parade. Piedmont Park and environs. atlantapride.org Read more...

Civil rights themed murals installed in the King District

The latest Living Walls project commemorates the 1963 March on Washington

Three giant (as in building-sized) murals were installed in the King Historic District yesterday in the latest Living Walls effort to turn structures into canvasses. One such “canvas” is the former Henry’s Grill at 345 Auburn Avenue, where a small crowd turned out to watch an acclaimed muralist at work. Read more...

The Silverbacks have the rowdiest supporters in town

And Atlanta's pro soccer team has three intensely spirited clubs to prove it

Merited or not, Atlanta sports fans have a reputation for fair-weather flightiness. Followers of the city’s big-league teams would do well to take a lesson from supporters of our lesser-known pro team, the Atlanta Silverbacks. Read more...