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Dignity Museum LoveBeyondWalls homelessness museum Atlanta

This museum inside a shipping container will change how you think about homelessness

The Dignity Museum, an exhibition that focuses on the challenges and bias of homelessness, officially opened this past Saturday in a bright red shipping container at the College Park headquarters of nonprofit LoveBeyondWalls.
The Walking Dead 915

The Walking Dead Awards: Winter is coming

The Fair is here, and as members from all four communities gather in the Kingdom to watch movies, trade, and share knowledge, Alpha plots another deadly threat.
Sweet Auburn Blues documentary

Sweet Auburn Blues filmmaker: “I want to see this neighborhood come back to its former glory”

In their documentary, Atlanta filmmakers Shonda Harper and Alahna Lark trace the history of Auburn Avenue as a nexus of black culture and commerce, a springboard of the civil rights movement, and a community irreparably cleaved in two by the construction of the Downtown Connector.
Monastery of the Holy Spirit, Conyers

Flashback: How Trappist monks built Conyers’s Monastery of the Holy Spirit

Between chants and prayer, the monks mixed and wheeled concrete to build their immense Abbey Church in Rockdale County. Today, the monastery is a must-see attraction and generates revenue by making stained glass, selling bonsai trees, and offering silent retreats for laypeople. Plus, they bake a mean biscotti.

How Mundo Hispánico, Georgia’s largest Spanish-language newspaper, survived a near-death experience

Saved from shuttering by new owners after Cox Media Group sold the publication, Georgia's largest Spanish-language newspaper, Mundo Hispánico, covers stories on detainee rights, crime in Hispanic communities, and ICE raids that most other local publications don’t.
Morris Brown College Dr. Kevin E. James

Q&A: Morris Brown College’s interim president wants to make sure the school’s legacy continues

Dr. Kevin E. James is the latest to take on the task of restoring Morris Brown College’s accreditation, a crucial key in keeping the historically black college afloat. Here, he answers a few questions on his vision for the school.
T-Pain

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: March 20-26

Come on down as The Price is Right Live visits the Fox Theatre, T-Pain is performing his surprise new album at the Masquerade, and sip breakfast cocktails at Atlanta's Bloody Mary Festival.
Georgia's heartbeat bill who does it affect

Who stands to lose the most under Georgia’s anti-abortion bill?

Legislation that seeks to ban the majority of abortions in Georgia, HB 481, is up for a vote in the state Senate as early as this week. Here are a few of the groups who would be disproportionately impacted by Georgia’s heartbeat bill if it becomes law and goes into effect.

Pearl Cleage’s new play is a comical ode to female artists—and activists—young or old

Giving women the opportunity to tell their own stories is what connects two generations of artists in Pearl Cleage’s new play, Angry, Raucous and Shamelessly Gorgeous, running March 20 to April 14 at Alliance Theatre.
Suntrust Turner impact Atlanta arts community

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.

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