Category: Arts

Preview: The Big Bang Ball, Saturday, June 23 at The Goat Farm

Preview: The Big Bang Ball, Saturday, June 23 at The Goat Farm

[ 0 ] June 21, 2012 |

By Gini Strobel When most of us think about carnivals and circuses, cheesy clowns and lion tamers come to mind.  While the major circus companies have taken on more of a Disney-like spin, there are a few groups trying to recreate the original sideshow style, dust bowl, carnival attractions.  Circuses were created hundreds of years […]

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Live Review: Dean & Britta, 13 Most Beautiful Songs for Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests at Atlanta Symphony Hall, March 31

Live Review: Dean & Britta, 13 Most Beautiful Songs for Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests at Atlanta Symphony Hall, March 31

[ 0 ] April 4, 2012 |

By Stephanie Roman Andy Warhol once asked if it would be possible to have a love affair that lasts forever. So far, we’re still in love with Andy. On Saturday night, Dean Wareham and Britta Phillips presented their original score to 13 black and white screen tests shot by Warhol. Former band mates from Luna, […]

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John Mellencamp, Stephen King, T Bone Burnett Collaboration Ghost Brothers of Darkland County Starting Soon

John Mellencamp, Stephen King, T Bone Burnett Collaboration Ghost Brothers of Darkland County Starting Soon

[ 0 ] March 23, 2012 |

If you are anywhere near the music or theater world in Atlanta, then you’ve been hearing about Ghost Brothers of Darkland County, the haunting Southern gothic music created by John Mellencamp, Stephen King and T Bone Burnett. Members of the cast have been playing around town at venerable venues like Eddie’s Attic and Smith’s Olde […]

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Celebrate the Radness of KAWS with DJ Hurricane

Celebrate the Radness of KAWS with DJ Hurricane

[ 0 ] February 14, 2012 |

From graffiti artist to Disney animator to  world renowned artist, KAWS is pretty much a high-brow and pop-culture phenomenon. The High is bring some of his incredible work to Atlanta, and is having a kick ass party this Thursday to celebrate. DJ Hurricane (former DJ for the Beastie Boys) will be spinning, and KAWS will […]

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Live Review and Q&A: Carnivores at the High Museum of Art, January 28

Live Review and Q&A: Carnivores at the High Museum of Art, January 28

[ 1 ] January 30, 2012 |

Review and photos by Stephanie Roman From 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. last Saturday night, a line of young artists and muses snaked to the entrance of the High Museum. For only $7, college students could gain access to the museum’s permanent collection, two bands, one DJ, two art workshops, and the museum’s featured exhibition, […]

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True Colors Theatre Company Needs Your Help!

True Colors Theatre Company Needs Your Help!

[ 0 ] June 21, 2011 |

Atlanta’s own famous True Colors Theatre company, led by Tony-nominated director Kenny Leon, needs some assistance. Here’s a message the theater company is sending out: True Colors has 9 days left! If we can raise $50,000 from our patrons by June 30th, our board has committed to raise $100,000 to end our season DEBT FREE! […]

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AMG Weekend Picks: Rebecca Loebe, Loretta Lynn, Dick Dale and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Rebecca Loebe, Loretta Lynn, Dick Dale and More!

[ 0 ] June 9, 2011 |

There’s a whole lotta legends coming to town this weekend. What with Loretta Lynn, Dick Dale and Dave Alvin all playing gigs, and the magnificent TONYs being streamed at The Fox, we’ve got a galaxy of stars in our eyes! And then there’s the Midtown Summer Stroll on Saturday and Sunday, with pop up shops, […]

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Win a Pair of Tickets to See Blue Man Group at The Fox Theatre on January 18!

Win a Pair of Tickets to See Blue Man Group at The Fox Theatre on January 18!

[ 1 ] December 3, 2010 |

We are giving away two pairs of tickets to the opening night show of Blue Man Group at the Fox Theatre as they start their week-long run in Atlanta. All you have to do is fill out the form below for your chance to see the innovative theatrical group that mixes music, comedy and multimedia. […]

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AMG Weekend Picks: Packway Handle Band, Nutcracker, Tim & Eric and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Packway Handle Band, Nutcracker, Tim & Eric and More!

[ 0 ] December 2, 2010 |

Happy December everyone! We hope everyone had a brilliant Thanksgiving and has digested the remainders of all those leftovers. The holiday season is officially on now, with Hanukkah now started and twinkling lights going up everywhere. This weekend is an Atlanta act extravaganza, and we’re happy to celebrate the holidays with our hometown lads and […]

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Live Review: OVO by Cirque du Soleil at Atlantic Station, November 3

Live Review: OVO by Cirque du Soleil at Atlantic Station, November 3

[ 0 ] November 12, 2010 |

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 […]

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AMG Weekend Picks: Rock4Research, Guided By Voices, Taste of Atlanta and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Rock4Research, Guided By Voices, Taste of Atlanta and More!

[ 0 ] October 21, 2010 |

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 […]

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Bits and Bobs: T.I., Al Pacino, Phil Spector, Andre 3000, Squarepusher, Deerhunter

Bits and Bobs: T.I., Al Pacino, Phil Spector, Andre 3000, Squarepusher, Deerhunter

[ 1 ] October 14, 2010 |

– 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 […]

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AMG Weekend Picks: David Sedaris, Drive-By Truckers, Joel McHale and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: David Sedaris, Drive-By Truckers, Joel McHale and More!

[ 0 ] October 7, 2010 |

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.

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Bits and Bobs: 40 Nights of Rock & Roll, HOToberFest, MoogFest, Mashable & Regator

Bits and Bobs: 40 Nights of Rock & Roll, HOToberFest, MoogFest, Mashable & Regator

[ 0 ] September 28, 2010 |

– 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 […]

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AMG Weekend Picks: Widespread Panic, Snowden, Aimee Mann, Pavement and More!

AMG Weekend Picks: Widespread Panic, Snowden, Aimee Mann, Pavement and More!

[ 0 ] September 23, 2010 |

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 […]

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