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Fox Theatre 90th anniversary

The Fox Theatre at 90: Nine iconic moments in Fox history

The city of Atlanta received perhaps its greatest Christmas gift when the Fabulous Fox Theatre opened to the public on December 25, 1929. A look back at some of its biggest moments.
Thiokol

The Thiokol factory explosion is a largely forgotten tragedy. Survivors want to change that.

Jannie Everette stood up from her desk in Camden County High School and felt the earth shake. Miles away, a fire at the Thiokol munitions factory just outside of Woodbine triggered a chain reaction of blazes, culminating with an explosion that filled the sky with flames. In those first terrifying moments on February 3, 1971, Jannie had no idea if her mother, who worked at Thiokol, was alive or dead.
Atlanta Final Four Events Announced Keisha Lance Bottoms

Atlanta’s Final Four events will include an official Fan Fest, music festival, and all-star game

Expect a Fan Fest with games and autograph opportunities, a three-day music festival with headliner Taylor Swift, a free practice viewing and NCAA all-star game, and more.
YMG Entertainment K Pop

Could the next big K-pop star be a student from Atlanta?

In January 2019, Heather Kim held a press conference in Norcross to announce the launch of YMG Entertainment—claiming to be the first K-pop label out of metro Atlanta, home to 51,000 Korean Americans.
Yacht Rock Revue

The accidental success of Yacht Rock Revue

On August 22, Yacht Rock Revue returns to Piedmont Park for the fifth annual Yacht Rock Revival, where thousands of so-called Nation of Smooth faithful sing along to hits from Hall & Oates, Steely Dan, and other soft rock icons—some of whom show up to play alongside the ban
Jermaine Dupri Super Bowl LIVE LIII

Welcome to Atlanta: Jermaine Dupri will produce a week of free concerts before Super Bowl LIII

Atlanta producer Jermaine Dupri has been tasked with producing nearly a week worth of shows in downtown Atlanta leading up to the Super Bowl in 2019. Officials teased the events will be a "'Welcome to Atlanta' experience like no other.”

How Mister Rogers changed the life of Atlanta writer Tom Junod

Portraying Mister Rogers, a jaunty Tom Hanks tosses a loafer in the air. That’s the image featured in ads for A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood. But the movie isn't about Mister Rogers. It’s about Lloyd Vogel, a fictionalized character based on Atlanta writer Tom Junod.
What's filming in Atlanta now?

What’s filming in Atlanta now? WandaVision, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Queen of Soul, The Tomorrow War, and more

December is a slow time for the Hollywood of the South but there were still two MCU series in town filming, plus two Aretha Franklin bio pics.
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.
2020 Atlanta 500 Arts Sports Entertainment Alliance Theater

2020 Atlanta 500: Arts, Sports, & Entertainment

These are Atlanta's 500 most powerful leaders. We spent months consulting experts and sorting through nominations to get a list of the city's most influential people—from artists to chefs to philanthropists to sports coaches and corporate CEOs. In this section, we focus on arts, film, music, entertainment, and sports.

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