The brainchild of Atlanta arts organization WonderRoot and the Super Bowl LIII Host Committee, "Off the Wall" is a series of more than 30 murals from 11 artists that will be created across the city before Super Bowl LIII. The project is designed to honor the city's role in the Civil Rights Movement and address modern civil rights issues.
The spectacle, formerly known as Media Day, is officially a giant press conference, but in reality it often has little to do with football and a lot to do with bizarre questions and goofy challenges. Here's what we saw at Super Bowl Opening Night 2019.
NFL players, owners, and execs held a conversation on criminal justice and activism at the King Center before Super Bowl LIII
Partnering with the NFL and the King Center, the Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality (RISE) hosted its fourth Super Bowl Town Hall on Thursday, bringing together players, NFL execs, owners, and Bernice King to talk about criminal justice and activism, and what place they have in America’s favorite sport.
Centennial Olympic Park has been closed since last week as crews prepare its transformation into Super Bowl LIVE, a giant free fan plaza that will officially open on January 26.
Atlanta's Goat Farm Art Center is a 12-acre complex of 19th-century industrial warehouses. They’re usually populated by artists, but on Saturday, the Bravo-lebrities took over. Also in attendance—Ludacris, Young Thug, Gunna, Questlove, CeeLo Green, Ty Burrell, and more.
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.
You probably won't be able to see Big Boi and Gladys Knight perform during the Super Bowl game itself. But if you're looking for other ways to see Atlanta's wealth of musical talent during Super Bowl week, here are our five concert picks.
Jermaine Dupri and the Super Bowl LIII Host Committee are clear about the fact that they want the upcoming Super Bowl LIVE concert series—six days of free shows that will take place in Centennial Olympic Park ahead of the Super Bowl—to incorporate and appeal to Atlanta’s residents, not just the thousands of visitors who are expected to flood the city for the big game in 2019.
What does it take to host a Super Bowl? The host committee is expecting a wave of more than 1 million visitors over the 10-day hoopla that culminates in the Big Game on February 3 at the 75,000-seat Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The event will mark Atlanta’s third Super Bowl and the first in 19 years. Let’s hope for zero freak ice storms this time.
As the final shards of Lombardi Trophy-shaped confetti twinkled around Tom Brady on Mercedes-Benz Stadium’s field, many Atlantans realized what fans of the Los Angeles Rams certainly had already internalized—Super Bowl LIII just wasn’t that good.