As the country prepares to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, John Lewis, the last surviving speaker from that iconic event, discusses voting rights with the New York Times.
For that old-fashioned newspaper pulpit wedged between horoscope and wedding announcements, Lauretta Hannon makes a promise to readers of the Marietta Daily Journal: “Not your granny’s advice column.”
How is Atlanta celebrating Mardi Gras? Find out where you can eat crawfish and snag some free beads this weekend.
When Ashanti Floyd, twenty-six, was a fifth grader in Tallahassee, his classmates laughed at him for playing the violin. With Tupac Shakur cranking out multiplatinum records, there were few young African American violinists, let alone ones traveling to Europe for classical music competitions. But by high school, Floyd’s gym performances inspired such bedlam that the principal had to shut down student assemblies.
Celebrate the historic moment with a moon-themed pop-up bar, film screenings, activities for kids, and more.
Stepping off of the elevator onto the second floor of the High Museum of Art’s Ann Cox Chamber Wing, nearly 150 gold-painted arms raised with the Black Power fist are suspended in the air. Connected by cables, they form a shape that looks like a mix of Newton’s Cradle and a helix of DNA.
The 12th season of MTV's long-running hip-hop improv show, Wild 'n Out, was filmed entirely at Center Stage in Atlanta. And host Nick Cannon says the city's essence itself is the perfect description for the new season.
For nearly 50 years, Eric Carle’s distinctive hand-painted paper collages have been among the first works of art that young children encounter. This month more than 80 original creations from some of Carle’s most popular books (Brown Bear, Brown Bear; The Very Hungry Caterpillar) will be on view at the High Museum.