Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Arts & Events

What's filming in Atlanta now?

What’s filming in Atlanta now? HBO’s Watchmen, Clint Eastwood’s The Mule, Stranger Things, Stuber, and more

HBO's new Watchmen series, Clint Eastwood-lead drama The Mule, Stranger Things, and Dave Bautista comedy Stuber are just a few of the movies and TV shows filming in Atlanta this month. Plus: Which movie was the fake EAV pizzeria for?
Peachtree Road Race

16 ways to celebrate the Fourth of July in metro Atlanta

Fireworks, food, movies, live music, the Peachtree Road Race, and more—here are several reasons why Atlanta is one of the best places to be on July 4.
Janelle Monáe tour Atlanta

Your ultimate guide to concerts in Atlanta: Summer 2018

Who's on tour in Atlanta this summer? Among the highlights on this summer's concert calendar: Beyoncé & Jay-Z, Janelle Monáe, Taylor Swift, Nine Inch Nails, Smashing Pumpkins, Zac Brown Band, Journey, and more.
Performance in the Park with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: June 13-19

See Atlanta Symphony Orchestra free in Piedmont Park, sip dozens upon dozens of booze options at Atlanta Summer Beer Fest, and support HIV research with the Atlanta Pride Run and Walk.
Music Midtown 2018 lineup

Listen to every artist on the 2018 Music Midtown lineup

This year's Music Midtown lineup boasts Kendrick Lamar, Imagine Dragons, Post Malone, Fall Out Boy, Gucci Mane, Janelle Monáe, Foster the People, and more. Before you go, study up and discover each artist with these tracks.
Mechanical Riverfront Kingdom

Clark Ashton has a metal-art museum in his Decatur yard: The Mechanical Riverfront Kingdom on Druid Hill

In 1990, Clark Ashton quit his day job as an electronic technician to devote his life to building a metal-art museum in the front and back yards of his Decatur home. The Augusta native dubbed it the Mechanical Riverfront Kingdom on Druid Hill.
Influential women Atlanta music industry

10 women who are ruling Atlanta’s music scene

Meet a few of the leading ladies in Atlanta's music scene, including Tree Sound Studios COO Mali Hunter, Recording Academy executive Michele Caplinger, Press Reset founder and industry veteran Shanti Das, 6lack's manager Diamond Peebles, 21 Savage co-manager Kei Henderson, and more.
Peachtree Corners Festival

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: June 6-12

Help the revitalization of historic Sweet Auburn at the Sweet Auburn Gala, nerd out with classic games at the Southern-Fried Gaming Expo, or explore the Westside on foot at Atlanta Streets Alive.
Stranger Things Atlanta

What’s filming in Atlanta Now? Stranger Things, Stuber, What Men Want—plus a clue about Avengers 4?

Stranger Things season three took over Gwinnett Place Mall; Dave Bautista stars in Stuber; and did the Avengers 4 set we stumbled upon in January give us a clue about the upcoming movie's plot?

Things to do

Fireworks Illustration

Don’t Miss List: Our top 5 Atlanta event picks for July

The Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival at the Fox Theatre honors the undead with a 50th-anniversary screening of Night of the Living Dead and jack-of-all-cuisines Ford Fry’s Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival challenges local and visiting chefs, mixologists, and farmers to concoct tomato-based treats at the Westside Provisions District.
Zac Brown Band

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: June 27-July 3

Dance to throwback tunes at Venkman's, cheer on the Atlanta United, and see Zac Brown Band perform at Suntrust Park.
Peachtree Road Race

16 ways to celebrate the Fourth of July in metro Atlanta

Fireworks, food, movies, live music, the Peachtree Road Race, and more—here are several reasons why Atlanta is one of the best places to be on July 4.

Theater

Marquee Club Fox Theatre

The Fox Theatre’s new Marquee Club is gorgeous

The Marquee Club, the new premium lounge at the Fox Theatre, is an Instagram lover's dream. The 10,000-square-foot space features five bars, plush, locally made furniture, and a rooftop patio that gives patrons a nice view of the iconic Fox marquee.
Hamilton ticket lottery Atlanta

The #HAM4HAM Hamilton ticket lottery is coming to Atlanta. Here’s how it works.

Want to see the 10-dollar founding father for only $10? Here's how to enter the Hamilton ticket lottery for the performances at Atlanta's Fox Theatre in late May and early June.
Hamilton Atlanta how to buy tickets

This is not a drill: Atlanta Hamilton tickets are going on sale. Here’s how to get them.

Tickets to Hamilton at Atlanta's Fox Theatre are finally going on sale, but getting them won't be easy. Make sure you know the rules and what you need to do before you try to buy.

Visual Arts

Winnie the Pooh High Museum Atlanta

The Tao of Pooh: Winnie-the-Pooh comes to the High Museum

Atlanta's High Museum of Art is the first museum to bring the 200-plus–artifact Exploring a Classic, an interactive exhibition of original sketches, ephemera, and merchandise from the Hundred Acre Wood, across the pond from London’s Victoria and Albert Museum.
Color ATL

Want to relax? Put down your phone and grab the second volume of Color ATL

Color ATL’s second edition (the first was a hit in 2016) features works by 42 local artists, including Jeremy Brown, Catlanta, HENSE, and Tiny Doors ATL.
Greg Mike's Larry Loudmouf

How Atlanta artist Greg Mike came up with his most iconic character

If you've spent any time in Atlanta, you've probably seen a bright turquoise, often square creature with an ever-shifting amount of eyes and a massive set of pearly white teeth staring at you from murals and billboards across town. The character, known as Larry Loudmouf, is the brainchild of street artist Greg Mike, a Connecticut native who has been living in Atlanta for the past 14 years.

Music

Janelle Monáe tour Atlanta

Your ultimate guide to concerts in Atlanta: Summer 2018

Who's on tour in Atlanta this summer? Among the highlights on this summer's concert calendar: Beyoncé & Jay-Z, Janelle Monáe, Taylor Swift, Nine Inch Nails, Smashing Pumpkins, Zac Brown Band, Journey, and more.
Music Midtown 2018 lineup

Listen to every artist on the 2018 Music Midtown lineup

This year's Music Midtown lineup boasts Kendrick Lamar, Imagine Dragons, Post Malone, Fall Out Boy, Gucci Mane, Janelle Monáe, Foster the People, and more. Before you go, study up and discover each artist with these tracks.
Influential women Atlanta music industry

10 women who are ruling Atlanta’s music scene

Meet a few of the leading ladies in Atlanta's music scene, including Tree Sound Studios COO Mali Hunter, Recording Academy executive Michele Caplinger, Press Reset founder and industry veteran Shanti Das, 6lack's manager Diamond Peebles, 21 Savage co-manager Kei Henderson, and more.

Film

What's filming in Atlanta now?

What’s filming in Atlanta now? HBO’s Watchmen, Clint Eastwood’s The Mule, Stranger Things, Stuber, and more

HBO's new Watchmen series, Clint Eastwood-lead drama The Mule, Stranger Things, and Dave Bautista comedy Stuber are just a few of the movies and TV shows filming in Atlanta this month. Plus: Which movie was the fake EAV pizzeria for?
Stranger Things Atlanta

What’s filming in Atlanta Now? Stranger Things, Stuber, What Men Want—plus a clue about Avengers 4?

Stranger Things season three took over Gwinnett Place Mall; Dave Bautista stars in Stuber; and did the Avengers 4 set we stumbled upon in January give us a clue about the upcoming movie's plot?
Ryan Gainey documentary

Documentary on Atlanta’s famous, eccentric late gardener Ryan Gainey premieres at Plaza Theatre

Any Atlanta garden enthusiast worth their weight in soil knows about Ryan Gainey. Gainey died in a house fire on his farm in Lexington in 2016, not long after filmmakers Steve Bransford and Cooper Sanchez completed shooting a documentary about his life. The film, The Well-Placed Weed: The Bountiful Life of Ryan Gainey, premieres May 17 at the Plaza Theatre.