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Exclusive: Our bathroom break with Atlanta author Emily Giffin as “Something Borrowed” bows in theaters today

In order to reach our interview destination Thursday afternoon inside a gorgeous home on Habersham Road in Buckhead, we had to make our way past a team of gardeners edging the lush lawn, Atlanta caterer Dennis Dean and staff in the kitchen preparing for a movie premiere party, over a pair of zebra skin rugs, up a spiral staircase and through a stately master bedroom filled with beautiful women in white robes.

“The Chat Room” offers smart arts, entertainment talk and experienced anchors

If "The Chat Room," Atlanta's newest arts, entertainment and lifestyle talk show had a theme song, it would surely be Aretha Franklin and Annie Lennox's "Sisters Are Doing It For Themselves."

Christmas comes early to Cobb Energy Centre as Tyler Perry unwraps “A Madea Christmas” May 13 & 14

Are your holidays plagued with an alarming absence of drama and gun-toting grannies? No worries, Atlanta director-producer Tyler Perry has your back this year.

“The Start of Dreams” poised to be the start of something big for Atlanta filmmakers The Horne Brothers

Two years ago, Atlanta filmmakers Tyson, Byron and Ryon Horne approached Atlanta's True Colors Theatre founder and Broadway director Kenny Leon with a humble request: "Can we follow you around?" Tonight at 7:30 at the Landmark Theatre in Midtown as part of the Atlanta Film Festival, The Horne Brothers will premiere "The Start of Dreams," the riveting result of that request.

50 Who Made Atlanta: Martin Luther King Jr.

The greatest orator of the twentieth century inspired seismic changes at home that reverberated around the world.

Coretta Scott King

Her husband grew up in the heart of Auburn Avenue, the center of black America. She grew up on a cotton farm in rural Alabama. That made all the difference.

Hosea Williams

Hosea “Hosey” Williams served as a Georgia legislator, Atlanta City Council member, and DeKalb County commissioner, but his extracurricular activities earned him the most notoriety.

Joseph Lowery

Lowery, a Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, is nothing if not outspoken.

Jesse Hill

Jesse Hill had his finger in every pie during the civil rights era, from the AUC student sit-ins to the election of Maynard Jackson.

Donald Hollowell

If you wanted to fight injustice in the courts in the sixties—and win—you called the gutsy, stately Donald Hollowell, the go-to attorney for civil rights leaders and causes,

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