Arts & Events
From February 13 through 14, learn about some of the starry-eyed couples buried at the cemetery in this guided tour
On Valentine’s Day weekend, Oakland Cemetery shares 26 stories of love among the cemetery’s “residents,” from devoted spouses to a former volunteer and his beloved dog. Here's three of our favorites.
The next performance takes place at the Mary Latimer McLendon Fountain
In 2014 Douglas Scott read an article about the people honored by monuments and memorials across New York City parks. “It made me curious about landmarks here in Atlanta,” he says.
Tonight, the bass player marks her 71st season with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
The ASO's only remaining original member discusses her seven-decade-long career, auditioning for Robert Shaw, and why she chose to play bass.
Michael Flatley talks retirement, his legacy, and upcoming projects.
On February 21st, the Lord of the Dance will perform in Atlanta for the last time when his farewell tour stops by Philips Arena. We caught up with Michael Flatley on what to expect from the show and his retirement.
Animal soundscapes, a tale as old as time, silly science, a trip to Narnia, and more
Lure the kids out of the house with circus acts, juggling, puppets, a parade, a pajama-clad concert, and more.
Georgia Museum of Art offers a glimpse into how fragile paintings are moved from museum to museum
Museums often borrow works of art for exhibitions, but how does a precious, fragile painting from, say, New York make its way to Atlanta without a speck of damage? This month the Georgia Museum of Art offers a rare glimpse into the complexities of shipping a work.
The Lab, part of the Alliance Theatre, provides artists with $10,000 to develop their work and access to facilities and staff
“We’re really, really excited by the talent in our city,” says Celise Kalke, director of new projects at the Alliance Theatre. “We have a commitment to the Atlanta theater community, and we want to support its members and foster relationships between them.”
The $8.2 million overhaul began in August and was completed last month.
“We jokingly say that we’ve invited them to come and destroy property,” says Jane Turner, the museum’s executive director. “It’s well loved, but we knew we needed to renovate.”
The singer-songwriter chats about The Ghosts of Highway 20, which was inspired by her memories of the region
From her home in Los Angeles, Lucinda Williams chatted with us about how Georgia played a role in the creation of her new record, how the South has changed over the decades, her support for Bernie Sanders, and her newfound fascination with dub remixes.
Trudy Nan Boyce’s debut, Out of the Blues, follows a rookie detective investigating the murder of an Atlanta blues musician
Beat cop, homicide detective, special victims unit officer, police lieutenant, crisis negotiator—Trudy Nan Boyce did it all in her 27-year career with the Atlanta Police Department. And during her retirement, she’s turning her experiences into crime thriller fodder.