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Out on Film Festival 2020

Out on Film launches a “virtual theater” for this year’s LGBTQ+ film festival

Now an independent entity, Out on Film is one of the nation’s oldest LGBTQ+ festivals, one of the 10 largest of its kind in the U.S., and one of only three Oscar-qualifying LGBTQ+ fests.
Terence Lester Love Beyond Walls

The moment Love Beyond Walls’ founder decided to become an advocate for the homeless

"In about 2004, my wife and I were about to graduate college. We were eating ramen noodles and thinking about how we didn’t have enough gas in the car to go drive somewhere we wanted to. Then, we asked ourselves, who are we to start complaining?"
What’s happening with Westside Park in northwest Atlanta?

What’s happening with Westside Park in northwest Atlanta?

Next month, crews will put the final touches on a 350-foot deep reservoir holding 2.4 billion gallons of water Atlanta can tap in case of an emergency. Later on, they’ll cut the ribbon on the surrounding park, the city’s largest.
New City Atlanta BeltLine

Mailchimp to depart Ponce City Market for massive new Old Fourth Ward project

Atlanta-based digital marketing company Mailchimp has announced plans to leave Ponce City Market—where it’s swelled in recent years to become the landmark mixed-use project’s largest tenant by far—once their lease ends in 2022.
Loupe art

Loupe aims to be the Spotify of visual art

Loupe features work from more than 200 living artists. Users can stream channels curated by theme, color, or artist, and, if they come across something they like, can order original works and prints with just a click.
Natasha Tretheway Memorial Drive

Poet Natasha Trethewey on her new memoir and her bittersweet relationship with Atlanta

The Pulitzer-prize winner has written poems about her mother, but to tell a fuller story of her mother’s life and death, Trethewey penned a heart-wrenching, elegiac memoir called Memorial Drive. 
Atlanta coronavirus COVID-19 updates news

Atlanta’s latest coronavirus updates: Sunday, August 30

The state needs more folks to get tested, and cases are rising at Georgia Tech. Here's what you need to know this week.
Atlanta Podcasts

20 Atlanta podcasts to add to your queue

From politics and hip-hop to soccer in the Dirty South, here are 20 podcasts to offer some respite from COVID news and quarantine—all recorded and/or produced in Atlanta and described by their hosts
Us Kids

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.
Georgia State University We Won't Lose This Dream

How Georgia State University delivers opportunity for all

Since 2011, the number of Black students graduating is up 47 percent, the number of students eligible for federal Pell grants earning a degree is up 46 percent, and the number of Latinx graduates is up 89 percent. Such increases were no accidents.

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