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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

Filed under A&E, Behind the Curtain: Theater Reviews

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

Filed under A&E, Dining

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...

Flume’s mellow EDM attracts diverse fans

The Southerner

September 20, 2016

Filed under A&E

By Jack Weatherby Review The atmosphere was electric, to say the least, as the 2,600-person sold-out crowd at the Tabernacle eagerly awaited what they came to see. Fans had been waiting for over two hours, standing through warm-up acts that were only child’s play compared to what they were about to witness. Just as many people began to feel the fatigue of standing in the...

Musical theater class honors alum with “Grease” performance

Musical theater class honors alum with “Grease” performance

September 16, 2016

For most fans of the musical “Grease,” the show is just a touching, funny love story that takes place far away at Rydell High School in Chicago. But for...

Mucho Gusto! New restaurant provides unique dining experience

Mucho Gusto! New restaurant provides unique dining experience

Jack Rafferty

September 9, 2016

Filed under A&E, Dining

Gusto! is a hip restaurant with a modern style and fast, healthy food. Drawing from a wide variety of cultures and styles, the menu offers numerous fasci...

Planet Bombay brings culture to Little Five Points

Planet Bombay brings culture to Little Five Points

August 29, 2016

By Lea Davis Not your average five- star restaurant, Planet Bombay Indian Cuisine is a little hole in the wall located in Atlanta’s Little Five Points....

Live streaming allows Olympics on the go

Josh Wolfe

August 18, 2016

Filed under A&E

In 2008, the Summer Olympics were held for the first time in Beijing, China, with over 4.7 billion people worldwide tuning into the television coverage. Currently, the Summer Olympics are taking place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, but more people are watching the Olympics with a more modern approach rather than the standard television. This year, many people around the world hav...

Music Midtown made easy

Jordan Killenberg

August 17, 2016

Filed under A&E

One weekend. Over 30 artists. Thousands of screaming fans in the center of the city. Music Midtown is a major Atlanta event frequented by Grady students annually. The major music festival, scheduled for Sept. 17-18, features many underrated, less mainstream musicians playing nonstop for two days. Because it can all get a little overwhelming, here are some tips for how to make...

“Nerve” draws audience through stellar cast

Rachel Hasson

August 16, 2016

Filed under A&E

What if there was a social media game so engaging  it could ruin your life? The new action and crime movie in theaters, ``Nerve,'' is sure to get the young crowd at the edge of their seats this summer. Directed by Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman, the film is captivating, fast-paced and enjoyable from beginning to end. Vee Delmonico (Emma Roberts) is a high school senior stuck a...

Advisement offers chance for improv opportunties

Clarissa Mullig

June 9, 2016

Filed under A&E

This school year, many students have used their self-selected advisements to pursue interests they would not normally be able to in class. Drama teacher Jake Dreiling’s theatre-centered advisement offers an improv course as part of an outreach program run by Dad’s Garage, an internationally recognized theatre company that specializes in improvisational comedy. Each year, Dad’s Gar...

Atlanta Ballet redefines boundaries in “20|20 Visionary” performance

Atlanta Ballet redefines boundaries in “20|20 Visionary” performance

May 11, 2016

Atlanta Ballet’s “20|20 Visionary” performance, showcasing three premier contemporary works by guest choreographers, marks the third show in artist...

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