Previews, reviews and commentary on Atlanta's cultural scene

Southern folk art collection goes north

2:07 pm Nov. 25, 2014

William S. Arnett, Atlanta’s influential and sometimes controversial collector of African-American art, has, through his Souls Grown Deep Foundation, brought international attention to the art of Southerners.

That foundation has now given a significant

Savannah Music Festival 2015 lineup goes broader, deeper

4:52 pm Nov. 24, 2014

A quarter-century in, the Savannah Music Festival is still growing and evolving.

The recently announced 2015 fest, set for March 19 through April 4, will introduce the first full-scale opera in festival history, expand the number

Art openings this weekend

3:24 pm Nov. 14, 2014

Two art openings this weekend deal with subjects amusing and horrifying, traveling from the punk rock era of the 1970s to the Jim Crow era of the 1870s.

The more serious show is by Robert Claiborne

Zoo announces $20M gift from Woodruff Foundation

3:08 pm Nov. 14, 2014

Zoo Atlanta is closer to realizing a planned transformation with the announcement Friday of a $20 million matching gift from the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation.

The money would go toward what the zoo calls a “grand

ASO brings ‘joy’ to the stage after lockout

1:22 am Nov. 14, 2014

There was a joyful reunion of audience and performer Thursday night as the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra played its long-delayed first concert of the new season to an ecstatic sold-out crowd.

Seventeen-hundred fans of the ASO stood