Previews, reviews and commentary on Atlanta's cultural scene

ASO season delayed through Nov. 8

8:27 am Sep. 23, 2014

By Mark Davis

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s 70th anniversary season has been canceled through Nov. 8, the orchestra’s management announced Monday — the victim, ASO executives said, of a contract impasse.

ASO cancels concerts through Nov. 8

2:41 pm Sep. 22, 2014

By Mark Davis

The ASO has announced that it will cancel concerts through Nov. 8. The season was set to begin Sept. 25.

“We’ve made this decision with a great deal of reluctance,” said Atlanta Symphony Orchestra President & CEO Stanley E. Romanstein. “Cancelling concerts is the last thing any of us wants to do, but to respect the schedules of  our patrons, guest artists, artistic partners and our 200-member volunteer chorus,

Fay Gold Gallery announces it will close Sept. 16

12:11 pm Sep. 14, 2014

The Fay Gold Gallery, which made a splashy return to Atlanta’s visual arts scene last year, opening up a space inside the new Westside Cultural Arts Center, is closing again.

Gold, who was a major presence

Here are 9 new fall books for your reading list

3:13 pm Sep. 10, 2014

Just as summer brings out lots of fun, frothy novels of romance and intrigue for poolside reading, fall delivers weightier books more suitable to the cooler, hearth-bound months. With no lawn to tend