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Art
  • Will a mural transform the scary Boulevard Tunnel?

    Not on its own. But it will be a big step in the right direction for improving walkability in Cabbagetown and Old Fourth Ward.

    When I moved to Cabbagetown a couple of years ago, I quickly learned what it means to be “on the other side of the tracks.” Literally. For those of us who live south of the CSX and MARTA rail lines that slice through the heart of intown Atlanta, getting around can be problematic. Read More
 
Books
  • The Clermont Lounge becomes a coffee table book

    The author of No Cameras spent three years chronicling the storied strip club's 49-year history

    The first time Atlanta writer Dana Hazels Seith attempted to interview Blondie for the new Clermont Lounge coffee table book, No Cameras, the legendary dancer threw her out of her Ponce de Leon Avenue dressing room. For good measure, Blondie also tossed Seith on her second and third attempts to talk to her. Read More
 
Music
  • Preview: TLC’s Chilli gets bootylicious for “Celebrities Undercover”

    The singer appears in Oxygen’s new reality series on April 22

    TLC member and Atlanta native Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas is no stranger to reality TV, but fans might have trouble recognizing her in latest gig on Oxygen’s Celebrities Undercover. The hidden camera show from executive producers Wendy Williams and Kim Kardashian transforms celebrities into everyday people using wigs and prosthetics and sends them into staged situations to discover what fans really say about them. Read More
 
Film
  • Aaron Paul's Need for Speed and Antico Pizza

    The Breaking Bad Emmy winner dishes on shooting his new throwback car culture flick here

    There’s a reason the 1968 Steve McQueen car chase classic Bullitt is flickering on the screen in the Need for Speed scenes shot at the Swan Drive-In in Blue Ridge last summer. The high-octane thrill ride in theaters today from first-time director and former stuntman Scott Waugh and starring Breaking Bad two-time Emmy winner Aaron Paul and rapper/actor Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi is a breath-snatching homage to McQueen’s 60s and 70s racing flicks. Read More
 
Entertainment
  • The Devil went down to Cobb: Atlanta Opera revives Faust

    Charles Gounod's operatic interpretation will return for the first time since 1995

    There are myriad tales of people making deals with the devil, but they all share similar endings (spoiler alert: bad things happen). Although the outcomes are predictable, we’re still drawn to these cautionary fables, the most famous of which is the chronicle of a certain Dr. Faust and his misguided barter—an eternal soul for fleeting youth. Read More
 

 

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