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Atlanta Summer Beer Fest

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: June 12-18

Migos, Lil Yachty, and more at State Farm Arena, more than 200 brews at Atlanta Summer Beer Fest, and Juneteenth Weekend at Atlanta History Center.
Word Art

How John Carroll discovered blackout poetry and accidentally built a community of hope

Years ago, when John Carroll felt hopeless and alone, he discovered blackout poetry—turning newspapers and book pages into poetry by blacking out words with a marker. Now, with tens of thousands of people following his Instagram, Carroll is demystifying what it means to be an artist, a poet, and a person who struggles with mental health issues.
Cyclorama

Redeeming the Cyclorama: Why the century-old attraction is anything but a monument to the Confederacy

Conceived in Chicago, created in Milwaukee, and premiered in Minneapolis, the Cyclorama was meant to celebrate the Union’s great triumph in capturing Atlanta and hastening the end of the Civil War. But when the painting moved South, new audiences flipped its meaning, bastardizing the spectacle into a testament to white Southern pride. For decades, it was a masterpiece of misinterpretation. Now, it has a new life at the Atlanta History Center.

Best of Atlanta 2018: Arts & Culture

The best of Atlanta's arts and culture in 2018, including best superstar, painter, museum for local art, improv theater, and more.
Chef Carla Hall Atlanta History Center

In her new book, Chef Carla Hall reclaims soul food: “It’s part of my DNA.”

For many years, chef Carla Hall resisted being called a soul food cook, but now she's fully embracing her Southern roots. The Nashville-born Top Chef alum, former Chew co-host, and culinary ambassador for the Smithsonian's Sweet Home Café stops by the Atlanta History Center to promote her new cookbook, Carla Hall’s Soul Food: Everyday and Celebration.

How an Atlantan photographer, Angie Mosier, wants to reshape our perceptions of Southern cuisine

New York City–based chef Marcus Samuelsson will release a cookbook called A Moving Feast: Recipes and Stories of Soul Food’s Journey North. Through the lens of food, it will share accounts of the Great Migration. Nearly every one of the more than 100 images in the book will have been captured by photographer Angie Mosier, a lifelong Atlantan who is preternaturally talented, excessively humble, and unmistakably white.
Peachtree Corners Festival

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: June 6-12

Help the revitalization of historic Sweet Auburn at the Sweet Auburn Gala, nerd out with classic games at the Southern-Fried Gaming Expo, or explore the Westside on foot at Atlanta Streets Alive.
Hamilton

Don’t Miss List: Our top 5 Atlanta event picks for May

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton is finally coming to the Fox; participate in a weeklong celebration of two-wheelers at Atlanta Cycling Festival; and treat yourself to ”all-you-can-indulge” tasting sessions at Atlanta Food & Wine Festival.
Wanderlust 108

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: April 4-10

Partake in a pillow fight in Grant Park, run a 5k followed by DJ-led yoga at Piedmont Park, and bike or walk during the year's first Atlanta Streets Alive.
Events Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

Don’t Miss List: Our top 5 Atlanta event picks for April

Looking for things to do in Atlanta during April? Laugh your butt off with Kevin Hart at Philips Arena, watch the Atlanta Braves take on the Washington Nationals, and join in the 50th year of the Druid Hills Home Tour.

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