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Atlanta’s arts community relies on support from SunTrust and Turner. So what do the latest corporate shakeups mean?
With the news that SunTrust Bank had been acquired by BB&T and that the Turner Broadcasting name will soon be a thing of the past under AT&T's acquisition of WarnerMedia, many Atlanta nonprofits are asking questions about what these changes mean for corporate support of the arts in the city.
Shop the art at the annual Dogwood Festival, sing along to Jimmy Buffett at Verizon Amphitheater, and enjoy the best of cinema at Atlanta Film Festival.
A new documentary on Maynard Jackson delves deep into the struggles and scrutiny of Atlanta’s first black mayor
It’s now been 15 years since Maynard Jackson’s death, but the issues explored in the new documentary film about his life—the city’s fraught racial history, the expectations placed on a black mayor, the scrutiny on minority contracts for city business—feel very relevant today.
Jam at Sweetwater 420 Festival, devour a giant turkey leg at the Atlanta Renaissance Festival, watch the best international films at Atlanta Film Festival, or, if you just like cheese, go to Grilled Cheese Fest. Atlanta has a festival for everyone.
A few minutes into The Founders, Marlene Bauer-Hagge, one of the original 13 female golfers who banded together to create the Ladies Professional Golf Association in 1950, issues a warning and a challenge to the filmmakers: “You better get busy. There’s only four of us left!” The documentary’s Atlanta directors Charlene Fisk and Carrie Schrader took Bauer-Hagge at her word and fast-tracked this fascinating, educational, and emotional new documentary.
Finally completed thanks in part to funds from a 2015 Kickstarter campaign, the documentary Hotel Clermont makes its Atlanta premiere this month at the 40th annual Atlanta Film Festival.
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