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The show must go on as Alliance closes for renewals

By Anya Lomsadze The Alliance Theater at the Woodruff Arts Center will draw the curtains for its upcoming 2017-2018 season because of renovations and technical updates. However, the show will go on since the Alliance’s performances during that time will be held at various theaters around Atlanta. “I was surprised that anything was going to change at the theater,” Walden […]

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Grady Honors Art Society portrays Muslim women

By Ellen Winer   Grady’s National Art Honors Society (NAHS) was recently commissioned by the art department of the upcoming movie  Simon vs. the  Homosapien Agenda to paint portraits of influential Muslim women for the movie set, which was filmed at Grady over  Spring  Break. The idea of painting portraits of  lesser-known influential people came about when the NAHS was […]

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Grady parent makes his mark on the music world

Grady parent makes his mark on the music world

By Cory Dillard Mr. Robert Denton may have a lot to deal with by keeping up with his son in college, and his daughter in high school, but he still has time to travel all over the United States and even the world. He travels around the nation to perform at various clubs. He plays the piano, trumpet, guitar, and […]

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84 years of King Kong culminating in Skull Island

84 years of King Kong culminating in Skull Island

Everyone knows the iconic 1933 image of King Kong climbing the Empire State building, but no one expected to see Kong in the company of Samuel L. Jackson and John C. Reilly in Skull Island. In its day, King Kong was a groundbreaking feat of cinematic wizardry come straight from the raw imagination of producers Merian C. Cooper and Edgar […]

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Alliance Theater memorializes defining Atlanta Civil Rights moment

By Anya Lomsadze From Feb. 22 to March 12, the Alliance Theater showcased “The Temple Bombing,” by Melissa Fay Greene, memorializing the bombing of the Hebrew Benevolent Congregation Synagogue, which occurred two miles from Grady in 1958. The production of the seldom-spoken story of this defining moment in Atlanta’s Civil Rights Movement marks the synagogue’s 150th anniversary.    Atlanta’s Temple was […]

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Mission: Escape offers thrilling way to spend hour

You begin alone, or if you’re lucky, with a partner in a dim room that is locked from the outside. The space is filled with clues to be deciphered, such as a hollowed-out book or a three-number code. Working with others in parallel rooms, only able to communicate through a telephone on the wall, you must figure out how to […]

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Exhibit paints picture of artist’s legacy

As a tribute to the late painter Arnold Mesches, a free solo exhibition has opened at Hathaway, a contemporary art gallery located at 887 Howell Mill Rd. Arnold Mesches: Visions of a Century features several painting series and drawings by the artist. The exhibit, open from January through March 11, showcases collections by the Bronx-born artist that grapple with the […]

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Kirkwood unhappy over Pullman Yard developments

By Sydney Shaw The future of Pullman Yard, a retired train station located in the Kirkwood community on Rogers Street, has been uncertain for a long time. One thing that is certain is it will soon be sold for development. Late last year, the Georgia Building Authority announced the yard would finally be listed on the market, with bidding beginning […]

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MODA exhibit displays future food

By Kaitlyn Carroll Hearing the word design, most people would think of furniture, clothes and cars, but Midtown’s own Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) has gone in a completely different direction. MODA’s new exhibit Food by Design: Sustaining the Future, which can be viewed until May 7, displays a wide selection of prototypes and projects showcasing the future of food […]

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Rogue One is almost perfect

Rogue One is almost perfect

In a flurry of lasers and explosions, the long awaited Rogue One: A Star Wars Story hit theaters on December 16. Star Wars fans flocked the theaters and left feeling electrified but not completely satisfied. After an arduous exam week, there was no better way to enjoy our newfound freedom than to experience Star Wars with new characters and enhanced […]

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