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5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: June 16–19

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: June 16–19

Juneteenth parades and festivals, a bourbon bash for dad, and more fun things to do in metro Atlanta this weekend.
A new experience at the Atlanta History Center lets you explore "Atlanta's attic"

A new experience at the Atlanta History Center lets you explore “Atlanta’s attic”

What does the disco ball that hung over the dance floor of Backstreet have in common with Atlanta Falcons memorabilia? They are two examples of the types of artifacts that can be found on a behind-the-scenes tour offered by the Atlanta History Center, thanks to a new partnership between Made By Us—a national coalition of history and civics organizations— and Airbnb.
Atlanta coronavirus updates

Atlanta’s latest coronavirus updates: Friday, April 10

On Thursday, unemployment reached new highs and the state's primary election was once again pushed back. Here’s your Friday morning update.
Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow

A new exhibition at the Atlanta History Center documents Georgia’s earliest civil rights heroes

Starting January 18, the Atlanta History Center will honor Campbell, one of the first black men elected to the General Assembly, and more of the state’s pre–World War I civil rights advocates as part of the New-York Historical Society’s Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow.

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: October 23–29

Wicked comes to the Fox Theatre, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra plays Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, and Atlanta World Kite Festival and Expo at Piedmont Park.
Things to do in Atlanta Halloween

The ultimate guide to Halloween events in metro Atlanta

Halloween season is here and there is plenty of fun to be had all over the metro area. Here's a run down of haunted houses, parties, kid-friendly fun, and more.

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

21 Savage comes to Coca-Cola Roxy, Atlanta History Center celebrates the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage, embrace all things health and wellness at Dirty South Yoga Fest, and more.
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.

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