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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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Grady alum uses theatrical talent, passion as career

Grady alum uses theatrical talent, passion as career

From her roles in numerous productions, to her work directing and acting, Grady alumnus Danielle Deadwyler, Class of 2000, has made a name for herself, using talent and a passion to convey her message. “Recognizing and acting on my potential has been a big success,” Deadwyler said.  “I’m less inclined to give myself credit because I’ve got a long way […]

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‘Java Vino’ revamped for a day to honor ‘Gilmore Girls’

By Kaitlyn Carroll and Tabby Hatem Review The typically relaxed environment of the North Highland Java Vino has been replaced with a loud, anxious crowd of Netflix-lovers. On October 5th, Java Vinos all across the United States and Canada transformed their looks to mimic Luke’s Diner, a small diner from the popular TV show Gilmore Girls. To promote a four […]

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Taco Cowboy serves up flavorful and affordable dishes. Pictured here are the Carnitas and Nashville tacos.

‘Taco Cowboy’ lassoes in new, refreshing take on Tex-Mex

By Parker Killenberg and Max Nevins Review With an inviting atmosphere and noteworthy cuisine, the new Virginia-Highland restaurant Taco Cowboy offers an interesting alternative to a run-of-the-mill Tex-Mex dining experience. An exciting spin on classic Tex-Mex and Baja cuisine, Taco Cowboy also offers hearty steaks and seasonal desserts in addition to its signature tacos. We were some of the new […]

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Quest for the Best Burger: ‘Five Guys’ reigns victorious

By Cory Dillard Review The burger is a well loved American classic so I took the initiative to discover the greatest burger in Atlanta, which led me to Grindhouse Killer Burgers, Yeah! Burger, George’s Bar and Restaurant, and Five Guys Burgers and Fries. The first stop on my quest for the best burger was George’s Bar and Restaurant. When I […]

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