Friday, July 11, 2008

5 things to do: Friday

Posted By on Fri, Jul 11, 2008 at 3:45 AM


1) Hallelujah Street Blues opens at Horizon Theatre.

2) John Hiatt and the Ageless Beauties perform at the Atlanta Botanical Garden.

3) Disappearing Black Neighborhoods opens at Georgia State's Student Center Lounge.

4) Noot 'd Noot performs at the Earl.

5) Fernbank Museum of Natural History hosts Martinis and IMAX.

(Photo Lisa Adler)

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Wednesday, July 9, 2008

5 things to do: Wednesday

Posted By on Wed, Jul 9, 2008 at 3:45 AM

Dick Gregory

1) Civil Rights activist Dick Gregory speaks on Sen. Barack Obama, health and more at Shrine of the Black Madonna.

2) Soul Asylum and Gin Blossoms perform at Chastain Park Amphitheater.

3) CL hosts a raging party for Best of Atlanta 2008 at Star Bar.

4) Vans Warped Tour comes to Lakewood Amphitheatre.

5) Callanwolde Fine Arts Center hosts Summer Coffeehouse Series Open-Mic Poetry Reading with Kodac Harrison.

(Photo courtesy Dick Gregory)

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Monday, July 7, 2008

5 things to do: Monday

Posted By on Mon, Jul 7, 2008 at 3:45 AM

Jet Age

1) The Jet Age performs at Lenny's Bar.

2) Kenji Jasper discusses and signs Got and Cake at Wordsmiths Books.

3) Smith's Olde Bar hosts Luchagors, Dollyrots and Jesse Nobody.

4) Salman Rushdie reads and discusses The Enchantress of Florence at the Carter Center.

5) Watch footage of Running of the Bulls while enjoying tapas and flamenco dancers at Cuerno.

(Photo by D. Wade)

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Friday, July 4, 2008

5 things to do: Friday

Posted By on Fri, Jul 4, 2008 at 3:45 AM


1) Check out our Fourth of July fireworks roundup!

2) Welcome King Khan and the Shrines to Lenny's Bar and experience the Indian guitar guru's magic.

3) Watch comedian Greg Morton incorporate Mick Jagger and Tina Turner into his bit at the Punchline.

4) Celebrate Pride Day of Local Musicians and Poets this Fourth of July at Wordsmiths Books.

5) Atkins Park Tavern invites chef Andrew Smith to roast a Fourth of July Pig.

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Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Calling all nightlife photographers!

Posted By on Wed, Jul 2, 2008 at 6:00 PM

CL has launched a new blog called Sideshow that exists merely so happy party-goers can see their happy faces the day after. We want to help people remember exactly how much fun they had before they were hungover. And we need a couple awesome photographers to do that.

We'll be giving you the access to the coolest shows, parties and festivals. You'll be posting wicked photos to our website. And we'll pay you. It's an exceedingly symbiotic relationship.

If you think you're down for the task or know someone who is, contact me at taralynne.pixley@cln.com. Send me some shots you've taken that pass for "nightlife photos" (i.e. you and your friends at a party, drinking in your backyard or wreaking havoc elsewhere) and you just might get picked to be CL's photo ambassador to the nightcrawlers of Atlanta.

Email me with any questions but check out the Sideshow photo galleries first to get an idea of what we're looking for. Don't send me photos of your dog, your grandma or that artsy shot of a fire hydrant. Party pics, people.

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5 things to do: Wednesday

Posted By on Wed, Jul 2, 2008 at 1:53 PM


1) Power Plays Festival continues at Essential Theater.

2) Peter Murphy performs at Center Stage.

3) Sweetwater Brewery hosts a brewery tour that offers up tastes of Hummer, 420 and others.

4) Boz Scaggs, David Jacobs-Strain and Atlanta Symphony Orchestra perform at Chastain Park Amphitheater.

5) War and Peace by Benji Williams, Sid Watters, Leslie Ditto and Cynthia Tollesfrud continues at Alcove Gallery and Studio.

(Photo by Sonny Knox)

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Saturday, June 28, 2008

5 things to do: Saturday

Posted By on Sat, Jun 28, 2008 at 3:45 AM


1) Celebrate artist R. Land's Atlanta return with Summerland.

3) Hear Oxford Collapse and Frightened Rabbit at Drunken Unicorn.

3) Visit Findley Plaza Art Fair, presented by the Little Five Points Art Association.

4) Learn about figurative ceramics and mixed-media sculptures from artist Jody Mooney at Indigo Sky Community Gallery.

5) Find out who the finest firefighter chef is at the Firefighter Grill-Off in Woodstock.

(Image by R. Land)

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Sunday, June 22, 2008

5 things to do: Sunday

Posted By on Sun, Jun 22, 2008 at 3:45 AM


1) Your last chance to check out Athfest: The festival wraps up its final day with a performance by Dubconscious.

2) Lakewood 400 Antiques Market celebrates its fifth anniversary this month with a third-weekend-of-the-month extravaganza.

3) Angels & Insects: Things Seen, Known & Felt by Terrence E. Jackson continues at U*Space Gallery.

4) Blake’s on the Park hosts a cookout with raffle and T-shirt sales benefiting CHRIS Kids Rainbow Program.

5) Rooney performs at Variety Playhouse with the Bridges and Locksley.

(Photo courtesy Dubconscious)

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Friday, June 20, 2008

5 things to do: Friday

Posted By on Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 3:45 AM


1) Less Than Jake performs at the Masquerade with openers Mustard Plug.

2) Urban wear brand Sol Munki celebrates street culture with its shoe release party at MJQ.

3) Decatur ships in 60 tons of sand for the annual Decatur Beach Party.

4) Beep Beep Gallery hosts a closing reception for Double Feature: New Works by Blink and Rene Arriagada with DJs, a cookout and music performance by All the Saints.

5) Melissa Etheridge performs at Chastain Park Amphitheatre.

(Photo courtesy Less Than Jake)

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Wednesday, June 18, 2008

5 things to do: Wednesday

Posted By on Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 3:45 AM

The Band of Heathens

1) The Band of Heathens plays Eddie’s Attic.

2) Author Michael Rose discusses and signs Historic Photos of Atlanta at Manuel’s Tavern.

3) Diary of a Madman opens at Holy Innocents’ Episcopal Church.

4) International Rescue Committee and nine Atlanta restaurants partner for World Refugee Day: Make Dining Out Count, a fundraiser for the IRC.

5) For the Waters of Lethe by Richard Sudden continues at Whitespace Gallery.

(Photo courtesy the Band of Heathens)

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