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What to expect at Yayoi Kusama Infinity Mirrors High Museum of Art Atlanta

7 things to know before you go to Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirrors in Atlanta

Know ahead of time if photos matter to you or not, don't expect a selfie in the pumpkin room, and read the fun facts on absolutely every red polka dot sign. These are a few things we learned while at Yayoi Kusama's Infinity Mirrors exhibition at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta.
The Farm Battery Atlanta

At the Farm, Comcast’s startup accelerator at the Battery, entrepreneurs are working to break into the Atlanta’s tech scene

Inside an office at the Comcast Regional Headquarters at the Battery at SunTrust Park is a group of local entrepreneurs who are hoping to position themselves at the forefront of Atlanta’s innovative tech scene.
For Keeps Bookstore Atlanta Auburn Avenue

For Keeps, a shop for rare and classic black books, opens on Auburn Avenue

Rosa Duffy's bookstore, For Keeps, is more than a place for visitors to purchase rare and classic black books. Duffy designed it to also be a reading room where people can stop in and interact with history that is often overlooked or placed in the bottom of the dollar bins at other bookstores.

Atlanta’s Lace Larrabee is training a new generation of women comics

In the male-dominated stand-up comedy world, Lace Larrabee is making sure women are a force to be reckoned with by launching Laugh Lab, the only stand-up comedy class in Atlanta that’s exclusively for women. She also role in the new Catherine Zeta-Jones comedy Queen America, which debuts this month on Facebook Watch.
Santa's Fantastical Atlanta

In Sandy Springs, Santa’s Fantastical is an Instagrammer’s Christmas dream

Reminiscent of the Museum of Ice Cream and Color Factory concepts in New York and Miami that have flooded many social media feeds, Santa’s Fantastical is divided into themed rooms with interactive components. It opens in Dunwoody on November 16.
eSports Overwatch League

Atlanta bought an Overwatch eSports team. Here’s why you should care.

Atlanta will soon have its own Overwatch League team, making it the first eSports team to represent the city. With a projected $1 billion revenue in 2019, eSports is one of the fastest growing sports in the world, and Atlanta is poised to become the Southeast's hub.
How to volunteer Thanksgiving Atlanta

10 ways to volunteer and give back in metro Atlanta this Thanksgiving season

From delivering Thanksgiving meals to fostering a homeless dog, here are a few ways you can volunteer this holiday season in metro Atlanta.

Meet Asshole Santa, the North Pole’s bad influence in East Atlanta

Asshole Santa is coming to Atlanta, and he’s drinking Scotch, chain-smoking fake cigars, and ignoring whether you’re naughty or nice. Tell him what you want for Christmas on November 17 at East Atlanta’s 529 Bar.
Migos Drake Concert

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: November 14-20

Drake and Migos take over State Farm Arena for three nights; the High's Yayoi Kusama Infinity Mirrors exhibition takes over your Instagram feed for the foreseeable future; and DreamHack brings eSports players to Atlanta.
Johnny Knapp dies at 89

Remembering jazz legend Johnny Knapp and his 70-year career

“Johnny had a million stories, and he knew a million songs—an endless flow of songs.” Johnny Knapp accompanied artists from Billie Holiday to Tony Bennett to Barbara Streisand. His friendship with Col. Bruce Hampton introduced him to a new audience of Atlanta music lovers. He died in Lawrenceville on November 9 at age 89.

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