Arts & Events

Don’t Miss List: Our top 5 event picks for December

Nick Offerman at the Tabernacle and Christmas events at Stone Mountain and the Alliance Theatre.
Ponce City Market Christmas 2019

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: November 27–December 3

The Falcons battle the Saints at home on Thanksgiving, Ponce City Market decks out for the holidays, and Chaka Khan performs at State Farm Arena.
What's filming in Atlanta now?

What’s filming in Atlanta now? The Falcon and the Winter Solider, The Underground Railroad, Freaky Friday the 13th, and more

The MCU is back in Atlanta with The Falcon and the Winter Soldier filming in town. Also filming is Amazon's adaptation of Colson Whitehead's The Underground Railroad and a very different take on Freaky Friday.
EarthGang Atlanta Mirrorland

Welcome to EarthGang’s Atlanta

EarthGang don’t want to recreate the work of their hometown idols. They want to add their perspectives to the ones that have showcased the city to locals and outsiders.
The Walking Dead 10 08

The Walking Dead Awards: Don’t follow the leader

Rosita has an awful day as she discovers Dante's true intentions. Meanwhile, Carol continues making stupid decisions, and Michonne faces a tough choice at Oceanside.

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: November 20–26

Centennial Olympic Park is about to transform into a field of interactive lanterns with Chinese Lantern Festival, TFTI brings an Instagram-friendly photo experience, and enjoy a vegan Thanksgiving at Plant Based Drippin Festival & Concert.
Virgil Abloh High Museum of Art Atlanta

From Yeezus to Nike: Your guide to the High Museum’s Virgil Abloh exhibition

The exhibition at Atlanta's High Museum of Art is like taking a walk through Virgil Abloh’s creative genius, including a mix of garments, video, music, rare sneakers, and works by his contemporaries.

This couple’s donation of Impressionist art is one of the most significant in High Museum history

When Doris and Shouky Shaheen donated 24 rare paintings to the High Museum of Art, they effectively tripled the institution’s collection of Impressionist and post-Impressionist paintings, which already included works by Monet, Pissarro, and others. It is now named the Doris and Shouky Shaheen Gallery.

How Mister Rogers changed the life of Atlanta writer Tom Junod

Portraying Mister Rogers, a jaunty Tom Hanks tosses a loafer in the air. That’s the image featured in ads for A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood. But the movie isn't about Mister Rogers. It’s about Lloyd Vogel, a fictionalized character based on Atlanta writer Tom Junod.

Things to do

World of Coca-Cola Free Day

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: December 5–10

Visit the World of Coke for free, cheer on UGA, and check out Yoyo Ferro's first solo exhibition at Ponce City Market.

Don’t Miss List: Our top 5 event picks for December

Nick Offerman at the Tabernacle and Christmas events at Stone Mountain and the Alliance Theatre.
Ponce City Market Christmas 2019

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: November 27–December 3

The Falcons battle the Saints at home on Thanksgiving, Ponce City Market decks out for the holidays, and Chaka Khan performs at State Farm Arena.

Theater

The Bakery—an inclusive, experimental arts center—is but a moment in time. And that’s okay.

In October 2017, Willow Goldstein and her mother Olive Hagemeier opened the doors of the Bakery, what would become a constantly churning complex of spaces popular with young, queer, and creative Atlantans that have hosted large-scale puppet shows, space-rock operas, escape rooms, and so much more.
Alliance Theatre

This impressive oak sculpture weaves its way through the renovated Alliance Theatre

After more than 100 world premieres, the Alliance Theatre was overdue for its first major renovation. In June 2017, crews began the Midtown venue’s $32-million makeover, which opened this January.
Nia Holloway Lion King

How Lion King actress and Atlanta native Nia Holloway scored her dream role at just 17

For the past six years, Nia Holloway has lived traveling on the road. At 17, she became the youngest person to land the role of lioness Nala in Disney's national tour of The Lion King. While it’s been a grind, Holloway said it’s also been a dream come true.

Visual Arts

Virgil Abloh High Museum of Art Atlanta

From Yeezus to Nike: Your guide to the High Museum’s Virgil Abloh exhibition

The exhibition at Atlanta's High Museum of Art is like taking a walk through Virgil Abloh’s creative genius, including a mix of garments, video, music, rare sneakers, and works by his contemporaries.
Swizz Beatz

Superproducer Swizz Beatz drops by Atlanta to give a New York artist his first installation

Art enthusiast and Harvard grad Swizz Beatz revisits attending three high schools in DeKalb County and shares some of his plans for creatives in Atlanta.
Bernie Taupin Bill Lowe Gallery

Bernie Taupin on writing songs for Elton John, Rocketman, and his upcoming art exhibition in Atlanta

Atlantans may recognize Bernie Taupin as the lyricist who wrote dozens of radio hits (from “Tiny Dancer” to “I’m Still Standing”) with Elton John, including the album, Peachtree Road. The pair continues to collaborate, but Taupin has spent the past few years focused primarily on his artwork.

Music

Atlanta fitness studios amp up their workouts with live DJ sets

Fitness classes with live DJs have popped up across metro Atlanta, but few studios show as strong a dedication to the power of DJ-curated and -spun music as F45.
EarthGang Atlanta Mirrorland

Welcome to EarthGang’s Atlanta

EarthGang don’t want to recreate the work of their hometown idols. They want to add their perspectives to the ones that have showcased the city to locals and outsiders.
What makes a good restaurant soundtrack? And why are so many terrible?

So many restaurant soundtracks are all wrong. Here’s who does them right.

A bad soundtrack can ruin an otherwise perfect night out at a restaurant. Here are some of the Atlanta restaurants who are creating perfect playlists, including Gaja in East Atlanta Village.

Film

What's filming in Atlanta now?

What’s filming in Atlanta now? The Falcon and the Winter Solider, The Underground Railroad, Freaky Friday the 13th, and more

The MCU is back in Atlanta with The Falcon and the Winter Soldier filming in town. Also filming is Amazon's adaptation of Colson Whitehead's The Underground Railroad and a very different take on Freaky Friday.

How Mister Rogers changed the life of Atlanta writer Tom Junod

Portraying Mister Rogers, a jaunty Tom Hanks tosses a loafer in the air. That’s the image featured in ads for A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood. But the movie isn't about Mister Rogers. It’s about Lloyd Vogel, a fictionalized character based on Atlanta writer Tom Junod.
Omar Dorsey as Bigger Long in Harriet

Q&A: Decatur native Omar Dorsey on being Hollywood, his role in Harriet, and more

Decatur native Omar Dorsey might be best known as Hollywood on Ava DuVernay's Queen Sugar, but he's also had roles in Drumline, Selma, Ray Donovan, Eastbound & Down, and now Harriet, the new feature film about the life of Harriet Tubman.