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Fahamu Pecou has come back from tragedy to host a solo show at Emory’s Michael C. Carlos Museum, Justin Timberlake is coming to State Farm Arena, and Atlanta is celebrating what would have been Martin Luther King Jr.'s 90th birthday.
Shawn Mendes, Calvin Harris, G-Eazy, Marshmello, are coming to Atlanta for Power 96.1's Jingle Ball, Netherworld is holding a special Christmas scare fest, and the Fox Theatre is celebrating Mighty Mo and screening Elf.
Travis Scott is touring his new album, ASTROWORLD, at State Farm Arena, some of Atlanta's best beers are being served at Alpharetta's Butcher & Brew Fest, and the holiday season is already starting with The Nutcracker at Infinite Energy Arena.
Drake and Migos are playing at State Farm Arena, Cabbagetown plays host to a chili cook-off at Chomp and Stomp Festival, and Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark are performing My Favorite Murder live at the Fox Theatre.
After spending the summer closed while crews ripped out walls, applied fresh coats of paint, and added new concessions and entertainment options to the former Philips Arena, the newly rechristened State Farm Arena hosted its first Atlanta Hawks game against the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday evening, showing a sold-out crowd of basketball fans (16,705 of them, to be precise) what the $192.5 million renovation has to offer.
This month, the Hawks begin their 50th season in Atlanta. Yes, we’re still waiting on an NBA championship, but the franchise’s record over that half-century is nothing to scoff at: 33 playoff seasons; four NBA Coaches of the Year; and a cadre of Hall of Fame legends. We celebrate with a photo essay featuring the work of Scott Cunningham, the team's official photographer of 41 years.