DJ Princess Cut puts together a playlist of the best coming out of Atlanta today (and some great throwbacks)
For a playlist featuring the best hits coming out of the city today (plus a few irresistible throw- backs), we knew exactly where to turn.
The South has something to say. Meet 7 women driving the conversation.
Two decades after Andre 3000 declared that the South had something to say, a new generation is taking the mic. Meet 7 Atlantans who are driving the conversation.
Fresh off a TikTok takeover, Yung Baby Tate sets her sights on television
Yung Baby Tate realized she’d entered a new phase in her career—and her life—one afternoon in July as she was stepping off the elevator in her Atlanta apartment building. “Have a good night,” she said to the guy she’d shared the elevator with—a total stranger. “All right,” the guy replied. “See you on Love & Hip Hop.”
Southern women in hip-hop are having a moment
Today, the genre is seeing a new wave of women rise to the top—and Atlanta is the epicenter. In the last two years, most of the women who have been included on the coveted XXL Freshman list have either been from Atlanta or have called it home at some point, including Latto, Flo Milli, Rubi Rose, and Lakeyah. Even artists who aren’t from the South, such as Nicki Minaj, Saweetie, and Cardi B, are making hits here.
The curtain rises on an anxious, yet hopeful arts season in Atlanta
Will artsgoers—who have been through an awful lot since March 2020—venture out again? Leaders of Atlanta’s creative community hope so, but no one sounds sure.
This fall’s must-see Atlanta arts events
We asked our friends at ArtsATL to help us create a roundup of the theater performances, art exhibitions, concerts, and other art events you won’t want to miss this fall.
Atlanta Opera’s Tomer Zvulun proves he literally thinks outside the box
The Atlanta Opera gained national attention when it purchased a circus tent and became the only major opera company in North America to stage live productions during the pandemic shutdown of 2020. Now, a look at the “transition year” ahead.
6 Atlanta artists to watch in 2021
We asked our colleagues at ArtsATL to tell us whose work they are most eager to see this fall. Here are six artists stirring up the city’s arts scene.
Atlanta artist Miya Bailey on finding—and rekindling—your passion
After a three-year hiatus, tattoo artist and painter Miya Bailey finds his stroke again.
Works by folk artist Nellie Mae Rowe contemplate faith, feminism, and freedom
Atlanta’s High Museum was the first major museum to start collecting Nellie Mae Rowe work and is now reintroducing her to the world in a new exhibition, Really Free: The Radical Art of Nellie Mae Rowe, in the Wieland Pavilion through January 2022.
How will redistricting impact Georgia?
This fall, state lawmakers will draw new electoral maps that could make or break the GOP’s stranglehold on Georgia politics. Will they play fair?
Review: Tum Pok Pok is one of Atlanta’s newest Thai restaurants—and its best
With the opening earlier this year of Tum Pok Pok, Buford Highway finally gets what it deserves: a superior Thai place that doesn’t pander to Western palates.
10 delicious snacks you can pick up from Atlanta restaurants
The rise in restaurant takeout has led to a tasty new trend: fancy takeaway snacks made in restaurant kitchens. Here are the sweetest local options—some savory, spicy, and boozy ones, too.
Our (frequently updating) guide to Atlanta’s very best pop-ups, food trucks, and more
Some of the most exciting food in Atlanta today is served out of borrowed kitchens, at farmers markets, and from food trucks. Here’s some of our recent faves, and where to find them.
Are sensory-deprivation tanks really that relaxing? A test drive of Float Atlanta.
When I heard about Float Atlanta’s open sensory-deprivation tanks—rectangular pools, each accompanied by a shower in a private and soundproofed room—I felt confident I could make it through a one-hour session without splashing and thrashing for help.
How we dress now: 8 Atlanta fashion experts on how the pandemic changed style and what’s next
Over the past year and a half, our habits and lifestyles have changed—and so has our daily wardrobe. Now, as people return to the office full- or part-time and parties start back, we’ve got questions about the dress code, which may have become more relaxed in the workplace while simultaneously more festive for long-awaited fun.
Room Envy: A classy crafting space in Brookhaven
Brookhaven homeowner Michelle Clery enjoys ladies nights spent making crafts like jewelry, soaps, and candles—so much so that she dedicated an upstairs hallway area to combining hobbies and socializing with friends.