Virginia-Highland Summerfest 2013 Preview

The Virginia-Highland Summerfest is almost upon us! Come celebrate 30 years of art, music and fun by participating in the variety of activities Summerfest has to offer. Summerfest 2013 begins with a 5k race on 8am Saturday morning. This year over 1,400 runners will navigate the streets of Virginia-Highland, timed by electronic chips. At this […]

Live Review: Mary Poppins at The Fox Theatre, April 2nd (On Stage through Sunday, April 7th)

Live Review: Mary Poppins at The Fox Theatre, April 2nd (On Stage through Sunday, April 7th)

Nearly 20 years have passed, since I watched the Mary Poppins movie. Of course, we can all recall the famous songs and themes like “A Spoonful of Sugar” and “Chim Chimney”, but as an adult, I was interested in experiencing the classic film on stage, presented by Theater of the Stars, at the Fox Theatre. […]

High Museum of Art blends Music & Art with Assemblage: A Culture Shock Event, Saturday, January 19th

When the weather gets colder we all run out of things to do.  You can only go to so many movies, restaurants, malls, and bars (well maybe not bars).  However, I have a solution to end the cabin fever! The High Museum of Art is hosting a a very cool event on Saturday, January 19th called […]

What’s Up Tuesday?

                              Happy Tuesday Atlanta, how are you? I for one am sort of exhausted, but good…Mr. Butch Walker played Nashville last night and sang “Come on Eileen,” which I like to at least tell myself was dedicated to me! Anyway, if […]

Film Review: “Shut Up and Play the Hits”- A Documentary on LCD Soundsystem

By Codi Glancy Directed by Dylan Southern and Will Lovelace, “Shut Up and Play the Hits” opened last night across the country. The critically acclaimed documentary follows James Murphy, the lead singer of LCD Soundsystem, a week before their final show at Madison Square Garden on April 2, 2011. The film was shown in multiple […]

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

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 […]

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

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, […]

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

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 […]

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

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, […]

True Colors Theatre Company Needs Your Help!

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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