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HB 481 Georgia abortion ban Hollywood boycott would hurt women

Hey, Hollywood: Boycotting our state will hurt Georgia women, not help them

There's a better way to support women's rights and fight HB 481, Georgia's abortion ban.

Did Leo Frank kill Mary Phagan? 106 years later, we might finally find out for sure.

In early may, Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard announced that he will reopen one of the most notorious criminal proceedings in American history: the trial of National Pencil Company superintendent Leo M. Frank for the murder of child laborer Mary Phagan.
What's filming in Atlanta now?

What’s filming in Atlanta now? The Conjuring 3, Holidate, Ozark, The Outsider, plus the latest on abortion bill tensions

The Conjuring 3 has started filming in metro Atlanta, as is Will Packer's new series Bigger and Netflix holiday movie Holidate. Plus—a quick overview of what's going on now that Governor Kemp has signed HB 481 and how film studios are reacting.
Don't Miss List: Ariana Grande

Don’t Miss List: Our top 5 event picks for June

Ariana Grande comes to State Farm Arena, commemorate the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans at Juneteenth Atlanta Parade, and tour Glover Park and the historic Marietta Square with the Marietta Square Food Tour.
Virginia-Highland Summerfest

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: May 29-June 4

ITP festivals take over the city: Atlanta Food & Wine Festival, Candler Park Music and Food Festival, Virginia-Highland Summerfest, and more.
Atlanta Music Project new building

The Atlanta Music Project has helped young musicians for nearly a decade. Now, they’ll do it from a new performance space in Capitol View.

On May 22, the Atlanta Music Project unveiled its new Dill Avenue headquarters with a performance from rapper Lecrae. The nonprofit, founded in 2010, will provide free music lessons to about 300 kids in underserved Atlanta communities this year.
High Museum's Michael Rooks: Sweet, Sweet, Back, by Cosmo Whyte

Curator Michael Rooks has helped bridge the gap between the High Museum and local artists

Running June 1 to September 29, Michael Rooks' new High Museum of Art exhibition, Of Origins and Belonging, Drawn From Atlanta, features six local artists, most of whom come from immigrant backgrounds. Up next: Rooks wants to bring the world to Atlanta.
DoBetterGA Protest Pro-Choice Abortion Downtown Atlanta GA

Photos: Thousands protest Georgia abortion legislation during #DoBetterGA march

On Saturday morning, thousands gathered near the Georgia State Capitol in downtown Atlanta to protest HB 481, a bill recently signed into law by Governor Brian Kemp that bars most abortions after six weeks.
Memorial Day Weekend events: Roswell Remembers

14 ways to spend Memorial Day weekend in metro Atlanta

Events in celebration and commemoration of the holiday weekend take over the area in Piedmont Park, Stone Mountain Park, Woodruff Park, downtown Alpharetta, and more.

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