Angela Bassett as Starfleet captain?

11:05 am Feb. 11, 2016

Will Angela Bassett find her place next among the stars?

It seems there is a growing social media campaign to get the “What’s Love Got To Do With It” actress cast as a captain in the

Red Lobster sales rise after Beyonce shout out

1:19 pm Feb. 9, 2016

Shelia Poole

Is there no end to Beyoncé-related news after the surprise release of  “Formation”  and her Super Bowl performance?

Nope, so keep reading. (And check out the video, below. Warning: it contains some explicit lyrics).

This time,

Atlanta premiere of “Race” kicks off Black History Month

1:56 pm Feb. 2, 2016

By Arlinda Broady, Ryon Horne and Shelia Poole

What could be more fitting than kicking off Black History Month with a local screening of “Race,” a film about a shining example of African-American triumph?

The film is about track legend Jesse Owens and his quest for gold at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin. Besides dealing with the overt racism at home, the young athlete faced Adolf Hitler’s vision of Aryan supremacy.

The double-meaning

"Allie Mae" is one of Walker Evans' best-known images from the Depression-era South.

Walker Evans photo exhibit arrives at High in June

1:16 pm Jan. 27, 2016

Walker Evans, a literate New Yorker known for his Depression-era photographs of hard-bitten characters in the American South, is coming South again.

One of the greatest documentary photographers of the 20th century, Evans will be celebrated

Virginia Hepner, president and CEO of the Woodruff Arts Center, talks with Mike Skrynecki, a member of the Business Connect club, during a breakfast meeting Friday.

Woodruff Arts Center nears $100 million goal

9:19 pm Jan. 10, 2016

In 2015 the Woodruff Arts Center set itself a goal: raise $100 million by 2018.

Less than a year later they’re a little ahead of schedule, having raised $94.8 million, according to Virginia Hepner, president and

"They lost their wings to . . . Paula Deen!" The climactic scene in "Krispy Kremes and Butter Queens" featured singers (l-r) John Elliott Yates, Christine Lyons (as the triumphant Paula Deen) and Sondra Collins. This was the winning opera in the recent 24-Hour Opera Project.

Krispy Kremes, Paula Deen and a Major Award

4:15 pm Dec. 1, 2015

By Jill Vejnoska

It’s hard to imagine anything can top the high of writing an opera about Paula Deen and Krispy Kreme doughnuts, but Vynnie Meli has managed to pull it off.

The Atlanta playwright has won