Atlanta Living & Arts

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Fan-painted mural installed at Atlanta Motor Speedway
A mural created by a local artist and colored in by race fans has been installed in the ticket office at Atlanta Motor...

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Spotify teams with Spelman to make podcasting more accessible for Black students
Spotify announced a slate of programs designed to create opportunities in audio media for students at Spelman College...

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Nick Tabor’s ‘Africatown’ chronicles history of ‘Last Slave Ship’
By 1860, the importation of slaves into the United States, illegal more than a half-century, is a federal offense...

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Bookshelf: Literary fest celebrates marginalized Southern writers
One of the highlights of this year’s Revival: Lost Southern Voices literary festival is a panel discussion and an...

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Fairy tales help navigate complexities of family life in ‘Happily’
A potent combination of terror and wonder fills the pages of Sabrina Orah Mark’s “Happily: A Personal History — with...

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Bookshelf: Zoe Fishman writes herself into her new novel
What’s a novelist to do when both her agent and her editor shoot down her idea of writing a memoir?

Kenny Leon wants new play to fuel support for local theater in Atlanta
Kenny Leon isn’t just a proponent of supporting the arts; he embodies it. In casual conversation, the Atlanta-based...

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Review: Unfocused ‘Good Bad People’ wavers at True Colors Theatre
Kudos to True Colors Theatre artistic director Jamil Jude for having the courage to produce the world premiere of an...

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Theater review: Fox Theatre show explores why Tina Turner was simply the best
The abuse started young for Tina Turner, and so did the music. Born Anna Mae Bullock in 1939, the loud-singing little...

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REVIEW: Alliance Theatre serves a sweet and spicy ‘Hot Wing King’
The undisputed master chef overseeing the flavorful entree that is “The Hot Wing King,” the latest offering on the...
Visual Arts

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Art as transformation is at the heart of an impressive group show
Formerly the Bill Lowe Gallery, that contemporary art space is now in the hands of Lowe’s protege Donovan Johnson, a...

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Slovenian immigrant celebrates the Earth in his art
The Earth is Bruno Zupan’s muse. Well, one of them. And that’s the focus of the Slovenian American artist’s exhibition...

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Death and decay lovingly rendered define the poetry of Zachari Logan’s art
It’s not often that a contemporary artist offers a book of poetry alongside a gallery show.

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A thrilling exhibition of Black subjects and artists at Spelman
Part of a sea change in the art world, artists like Jordan Casteel, Jerrell Gibbs, Amy Sherald, and Atlantans Gerald...