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Gary Pomerantz

Gary Pomerantz revisits Sweet Auburn in honor of Constellations’ grand opening

Author Gary Pomerantz published his book Where Peachtree Meets Sweet Auburn in 1996 after five years of uncovering slave graves in the woods, conducting more than 500 interviews, and filling the holes left behind in Atlanta’s history by a lack of proper documentation. He spoke Thursday in honor of the opening of Gene Kansas's new coworking space, Constellations.

20 Atlanta festivals to enjoy in May

Festival season is in full swing by May, when you can celebrate everything from craft beer to Greek culture.
MomoCon Atlanta

MomoCon Rising: The growing Atlanta anime and gaming convention courts a new, younger fandom

MomoCon started 14 years ago as a tiny event at Georgia Tech. Now the convention draws more than 30,000 attendees and is aimed at a younger audience more focused on anime and video games than its mammoth sister convention, Dragon Con.
Stranger Things Atlanta

What’s filming in Atlanta Now? Stranger Things, Stuber, What Men Want—plus a clue about Avengers 4?

Stranger Things season three took over Gwinnett Place Mall; Dave Bautista stars in Stuber; and did the Avengers 4 set we stumbled upon in January give us a clue about the upcoming movie's plot?
The Walking Dead 9x03

The Walking Dead Awards: Not exactly one big happy family

We find out who's been kidnapping the Saviors; Rick, Michonne, and Judith have a "family fun day;" and Anne resumes her identity as Jadis.
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.
Elf on the Shelf Santa's St. Bernards Save Christmas

Elf on the Shelf holiday cartoon specials are now coming to a TV near you

“I want our animated specials to be loved and last as long as the Grinch and Charlie Brown have been for me,” says Elf on the Shelf co-creator Chanda Bell. “The North Pole is the Greek mythology of our time. We want to tell all of Santa’s stories."
Shaq's Fun House Atlanta Super Bowl

Shaq’s Fun House might be the most over-the-top Atlanta Super Bowl party

Shaq's Fun House, a mega Super Bowl party that takes place at the Battery on February 1, will feature a performance from Migos, a DJ set from Shaq himself, Cirque Du Soleil performers, carnival games, and a Waffle House pop-up.
UniverSoul Circus

5 Atlanta events you don’t want to miss: February 6-12

The UniverSoul Circus is back in town, find your zen with puppy yoga at Atlanta Humane Society, and if you haven’t started your Black History Month celebration, go experience the 4HUNDRED art exhibit.

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