Previews, reviews and commentary on Atlanta's cultural scene

Amanda Kyle Williams talks crime

11:27 am Jun. 27, 2014

Atlanta crime novelist Amanda Kyle Williams marks the launch of her new book, “Don’t Talk to Strangers” (Bantam Books), with a live video interview conducted by Doug Robinson of Eagle Eye Bookshop. The event takes

The Battle of Kennesaw Mountain: 150 years later

12:38 pm Jun. 25, 2014

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of Gen. Wm. T. Sherman’s tactical loss (but strategic success) against Confederate troops in the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain, visitors to the National Park this weekend can witness musket and

Georgia photographer’s work gets exposure at national dance shrine

11:08 am Jun. 19, 2014

Richard Calmes’ photographs of dancers have appeared in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, a variety of Gwinnett County publications and national dance magazines, among many other media outlets.

Now, the Hiawassee photographer’s work is receiving some heightened exposure,

Personal Journey on Fahamu Pecou wins major award

1:49 pm Jun. 18, 2014

Last year’s Personal Journey on Atlanta artist Fahamu Pecou, “Art of Survival,” was named best A&E Feature in 2013 (in a newspaper with 200,000+ circulation) by the Society for Features Journalism. Written by staff reporter

AJC Decatur Book Fest launch happening now

5:54 pm Jun. 17, 2014

Program Director Philip Rafshoon and cookbook author Susan Puckett at Eddie’s Attic just moments before the keynote speaker is announced. Watch the AJC ‘s Art & Culture blog for details in just a

Who’s the keynote at AJC Decatur Book Festival?

5:18 pm Jun. 16, 2014

This Labor Day weekend more than 80,000 people are expected to descend on Decatur, along with 350 presenting authors on 18 stages, for the 9th annual AJC Decatur Book Festival. The big question is, who