This robust bear was carved by Ivy Billiot. Photo: courtesy High Museum

Hank Aaron whittled in wood; see it at the High

6:30 am Apr. 15, 2016

Wood carvers carve more than wood.

They carve ideas, emotions, stories. They also occasionally carve their own work-tables. The curves in Leroy Almon’s table speak of a fruitful career, chipping, chiseling and whittling scenes from the

"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

The Na'vi, a race of blue-skinned creatures on the distant world Pandora, provide the cast of characters in the new Cirque du Soleil show "Toruk." photo contributed

New Cirque du Soleil show channels ‘Avatar’

9:36 am Oct. 28, 2015

Tickets to the new Cirque du Soleil show, which incorporates the story from the James Cameron movie “Avatar,” go on sale Wednesday, Oct. 28, to Cirque Club members, and on Nov. 6 at 10 a.m.