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60 Voices: Atlanta’s rising creative class is gaining new recognition on the national scene
Atlanta’s rising creative community—from film producers to choreographers to painters—is gaining new recognition on the national scene. Here, six of these artists discuss what's next.
60 Voices: Susan Bridges and Monica Campana on art in Atlanta
Whitespace gallery owner Susan Bridges and Living Walls founder Monica Campana on what Atlanta's artists' community needs and what the future holds.
From Black Panther to Malcom X, Ruth E. Carter’s costumes on display at SCAD FASH
Longtime costume designer Ruth E. Carter’s over 30 year history in film is documented in the engaging SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion + Film exhibition “Ruth E. Carter: Afrofuturism in Costume Design” open through September 12, 2021.
Us Kids, a documentary about the Parkland school shooting survivors, plays tonight in Atlanta
Us Kids, directed by Kim A. Snyder, makes a stop on its nine-city tour at the Plaza Theatre Drive-In at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, August 27. Samantha Fuentes and Alex Dworet, who both survived the Parkland, Florida, shooting, will be at the Plaza for a Q&A, along with a virtual appearance from Snyder.
R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe: “I was a photo student before I was a music fan.”
Though he’s best known as the thoughtful, politically-outspoken lead singer of R.E.M., Michael Stipe has long nurtured a fertile side career as a music and film producer, artist, and photographer. He'll discuss his photography as the Marquee Speaker for this year’s Atlanta Celebrates Photography.
Curator Michael Rooks has helped bridge the gap between the High Museum and local artists
Running June 1 to September 29, Michael Rooks' new High Museum of Art exhibition, Of Origins and Belonging, Drawn From Atlanta, features six local artists, most of whom come from immigrant backgrounds. Up next: Rooks wants to bring the world to Atlanta.
Atlanta’s arts community relies on support from SunTrust and Turner. So what do the latest corporate shakeups mean?
With the news that SunTrust Bank had been acquired by BB&T and that the Turner Broadcasting name will soon be a thing of the past under AT&T's acquisition of WarnerMedia, many Atlanta nonprofits are asking questions about what these changes mean for corporate support of the arts in the city.
How SCAD FASH curator Rafael Gomes is imprinting the museum with his personal style and vision
If Rafael Gomes offers to take you into SCAD FASH’s conservation lab, behind the unmarked white doors deep within the bowels of the Peachtree Street museum, where vintage fashion is kept in long blue boxes swaddled in layer upon layer of tissue paper, go. Just go.
Atlanta artist Michi Meko’s work is “the contemporary experience of black life and survival”
A university-trained artist and occasional graffiti writer, Michi Meko built his early career on good humor and good times at rollicking, quirky opening parties. Now, his work has had a dramatic shift in his tone—focusing on “the contemporary experience of black life and survival.”
Atlanta style icons Sid and Ann Mashburn host this year’s Atlanta Celebrates Photography gala
On October 7 Sid and Ann Mashburn will serve as honorary chairs of Atlanta Celebrates Photography’s 12th annual gala. Held at the Porsche Experience Center, the event will include a silent and live auction of works by Parish Kohanim, Builder Levy, and Carl Martin, among others, to support the ACP, the largest annual community-based photo festival in the United States.