By Nick LeMay; photo by Ninh T. Chau At an invitation only event, Cirque du Soleil previewed their insect-themed production dubbed OVO last Wednesday, November 3rd. The performance was held under The Grand Chapiteau, a series of elaborate tents near Atlantic Station where these artistic gymnasts would cultivate a level of discipline over the body [...]
Good news ’80s music fans! Our dark, new wave heroes Depeche Mode are back with a new mammoth release, Tour of the Universe, released today. The DVD/double-CD set was recorded over two nights in Barcelona, and has a impressive line-up of the trio’s classics, as well as a tour documentary, rehearsal footage, and some of [...]
Cirque is in town! Cirque du Soleil is bringing its new show OVO to Atlantic Station, and we have a pair of VIP Tapis Rouge Preview Night tickets to give away, as well as a discount for those who don’t want to try their luck. Details are below, as well as the form to fill [...]
This weekend is definitely a bit more relaxed than usual, with the exception of the mammoth food event that is Taste of Atlanta. We get the feeling that everyone is working on their Halloween costumes and stocking up on candy in time for next week’s spooky celebrations. But we’ve still got a good selection of [...]
- If you haven’t heard by now, Atlanta might just have a new hometown hero. Rapper/jail bird T.I. helped talk a man off the ledge of a building in Midtown yesterday afternoon. Atlanta Magazine’s ATL Intel blog has more on the story, with reactions from T.I. and the Atlanta Police Department. – Al Pacino is [...]
Finally, we can all step outside and breathe in the glorious cool air. Fall is officially here! And to celebrate the lovely new temperatures, there is a couple of great outdoors events for you this weekend, and well as some great rock shows, brilliant comedy and of course some great on-sales.
- We’re stoked to finally see the first trailer for 40 Nights of Rock & Roll, a film that director Scott Sloan and writer (ex-Paste editor) Steve LaBate started work on back in April. Check it out over on Paste. – Fall beer season is kicking off, and the first beer festival of the season [...]
Finally fall has arrived! Well, alright, only officially. It’s still baking hot. But this weekend should be more bearable, and what better way to celebrate the removal of the horrific heat than outdoor concerts, arts and food festivals, and a couple of indoor gigs too. And there are quite a few great on-sales coming up [...]
- Want to meet one of the coolest producers in the world? Here’s your chance: Steve Lillywhite – Grammy award-winning producer to the likes of Talking Heads, The Rolling Stones, Crowded House, Matchbox Twenty and many more – will be speaking at NARIP‘s September 22 program. It’s free to members ($15 to non members) and [...]
We are very excited to have a pair of tickets for the amazing Gut Bucket Blues, the story of The Legendary Bessie Smith. Written and directed by David H. Bell, former Alliance Theatre Association Artistic Director, the play chronicles Bessie Smith, Empress of the Blues. Shows are already selling out, so here’s your chance to [...]
Many of us like to giggle at pageantry – of any kind. And for some, there’s a special place in their hearts for beauty pageants, where women will do just about anything to be crowned the Miss Whatever. So it’s nice to know there are like-minded folks out there who like to do a little [...]
We all know how much you love great food (well, we love great food), so you’ll be excited to hear that we have a pair of tickets for each day up for grabs for the Midtown Festival of the Arts‘ Plates on Peachtree event. There will be samples from the likes of Ecco, La Tavola, [...]
Atlanta’s “Midtown Mile” is really coming into its own. Chic stores, fab restaurants, people actually walking everywhere – just like a real city! And to celebrate just how far Peachtree Street and its offshoots have come in the past few years, Midtown Atlanta is throwing the first annual free Midtown Festival of the Arts this [...]
AMG Weekend Picks: Young Orchids, Caddy Shack, Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti, Deer Tick and Crowded House!
We’re all looking forward to a weekend inside, with cool drinks and the AC turned up way, way high. So for this week’s Weekend Picks, we’re staying away from the outdoor events and have even included a movie at The Fox, because when it gets this hot, sometimes you just want to sit in a [...]
- Deerhunter is gearing up to release their new album Halcyon Digest in September, and they’re already throwing some treats out to their fans. For the street-teamers who printed out the flyers and posted them everywhere, Pitchfork reports that Deerhunter has bestowed the tracklisting, cover art, and now a free download. Visit the album website [...]