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MODA exhibit displays future food

Katie Earles

February 16, 2017

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 foo...

Rogue One is almost perfect

Rogue One is almost perfect

February 2, 2017

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 ...

Grady alum uses theatrical talent, passion as career

Grady alum uses theatrical talent, passion as career

December 8, 2016

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 ...

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

The Southerner

November 10, 2016

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 episode rev...

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

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

November 10, 2016

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 r...

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

The Southerner

November 10, 2016

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 entered the restaurant, I wa...

The Prom brings laughter and heartache to Alliance audience

Olivia Podber

October 18, 2016

“The Prom,’’ the breakthrough musical directed by Tony Award-winner Casey Nicholaw, simultaneously stole hearts while calling attention to equal rights, an issue much bigger than just a school dance. The musical, which closed its month-long run at the Alliance Theater last month, showcased lyrically superb songs, perfectly choreographed dance numbers, and an overall...

Beehive brings together local artists and community

Beehive brings together local artists and community

October 6, 2016

From the outside, the Beehive is a square brick building surrounded by restaurants and other shops in the Edgewood Retail District. A step inside brin...

New Atlanta Ballet director ‘pointes’ to bright future

New Atlanta Ballet director ‘pointes’ to bright future

October 6, 2016

After more than 20 years with the company, Atlanta Ballet artistic director John McFall retired. San Francisco Ballet principal dancer Gennadi Nedvigin become...

Kanye West’s Atlanta Concert

Kanye West’s Atlanta Concert

October 3, 2016

Smoke fills the air. Beams of light burst through disorienting the crowd in the sold out stadium. Like a god among men, Kanye West steps out on the sta...

‘In the Heights’ brings upbeat theatre to Atlanta

The Southerner

September 21, 2016

By Katie Earles I knew going into the theater that I would not be disappointed. Aside from all the Tony Awards and the genius behind the music of the musical, I could tell from the realistic New York set that it would not be hard to be transported to Washington Heights, New York City. "In the Heights" was everything I expect from a good musical; it made me laugh, cry, and look up all ...

King of Pops opens new farmers’ market in Ponce City Market

Reid Barry

September 20, 2016

Review The Rainbow Umbrella corporation, best known for the creation of King of Pops, opened a  “King of Crops” farmers' market in Ponce City market next to the already existing King of Pops Bar. This event is another step forward for the ever growing Atlanta company. The idea started at the farm run by King of Crops, which is located in Winston, Georgia. To provide...

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