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Joshua Loner and the Flower Children from the Future

Tuesday, July 5 — a sold-out show at Vinyl. The air conditioning was merciless.…...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-29-2016  |  Crib Notes

Churchill Grounds rallies support before closing its doors

This week marks the final days of Atlanta's longest-running jazz club. Nestled next to the Fox Theatre, Churchill Grounds has...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-29-2016  |  Crib Notes

BOSCO and Speakerfoxxx want to talk about women and sneaker culture

In a sea of news about Kanye’s latest shoe collection or the next gotta-have-it sneaker styles from Nike, rarely is...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-29-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

Photographer Theresa Kereakes brings a snapshot of punk history to Little Five Points

Theresa Kereakes is one of the unsung heroes in the secret history of punk. If you're familiar with the Germs,...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-29-2016  |  Crib Notes

State regulators OK Georgia Power plan for more solar and nuke energy as utility edges away from coal

Georgia Power, the company that lights up metro Atlanta, is looking to make more electrons from nukes and the sun...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-29-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

Atlanta weekend food events: July 29-31

Friday My Friend's Growler Shop Fri., July 29, 5-7:30 p.m. Scofflaw Brewing Co. Preview Tap Takeover Prepare for one of...

Democratic National Convention: Day 4

Per tradition, CL Photo Editor Joeff Davis packed his gear and traveled to Philadelphia for the 2016 Democratic National Convention...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-29-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

Peter Frampton: Somethin's (still) happening

Peter Frampton has decades of experience dealing with misconceptions. The rock star responsible for the massively popular 1976 double LP...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-29-2016  |  Crib Notes

Quick Bites: Double Zero relocates, Highland Bakery sets up at Georgia State, and more

On Mon., Aug. 22, the Farmer Fund will host its second annual calendar release party at the Cathedral of St...

The A List: 10 shows to hit up this weekend (July 29 - July 30)

Friday, July 29 — Pylon Reenactment Society (ft. Vanessa Briscoe Hay), We Love Tractor, Swimming Pool Q's @ the EARL...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-29-2016  |  Crib Notes

First Slice 7/29/16: Funds raised for homeless teen frozen, questions raised

GoFundMe officials have frozen an account with $184,000 raised to send a homeless young man to school. The 19-year-old student,...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-29-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

Darrell Scott's reputation as a hit songwriter and performer is a sure thing

A songwriter’s resume’ should be bigger than a business card, but all Darrell Scott needs on his is his name...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-29-2016  |  Crib Notes

5 things to do: Powder Room: Pussy on Fire

Friday, July 29, 2016 Gwen Stefani, Eve at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre…...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-29-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

Empty apartment becomes DIY gallery for ‘The Sofa Show’

Marissa Graziano is leaving Atlanta. She’ll soon head to Massachusetts to pursue an MFA in Painting at Boston University —...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-28-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

Atlanta starts designing program that could send some low-level offenders to services rather than jail

In late June, judges, prosecutors, police, and social service providers started trying to answer an important and timely question: How can they reduce...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-28-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

Democratic National Convention: Day 3

Per tradition, CL Photo Editor Joeff Davis packed his gear and traveled to Philadelphia for the 2016 Democratic National Convention...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-28-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

Weekend Arts Agenda: 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat'

This weekend, the Infinite Energy Center brings a classic musical to Atlanta. Based on stories from the Book of Genesis,...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-28-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

First Slice 7/28/16: 'Don't boo. Vote.' Best Democratic campaign slogan ever?

President Obama gave one of the biggest speeches of his presidency at last night's DNC. A lofty vision, full of...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-28-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

5 things to do: Tiny Birthday Party

Thursday, July 28, 2016 SFV Tournament at Battle & Brew…...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-28-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

Get art and get down at Mammal Gallery's fair

The Mammal Gallery is putting on the Mammal Arts Fair, a combination art sale and dance party, to highlight the...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-27-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

Runoff rundown: Boyce defeats Lee, Sutton loses, and Vernon Jones is a winner!

Last night, while millions of people listened to former President Bill Clinton take a very long walk down memory lane,...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-27-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

Case/Lang/Viers: A trio greater than the sum of its parts

When venerated pop artist K.D. Lang e-mails out of the blue and suggests starting a band together, you say yes...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-27-2016  |  Crib Notes

Democratic National Convention: Day 2

Per tradition, CL Photo Editor Joeff Davis packed his gear and traveled to Philadelphia for the 2016 Democratic National Convention...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-27-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

André 3000 explains human evolution

Illustrator Brad Neely is one wonderfully weird dude. He first started gaining footing online with his "Baby Cakes" series, which...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-27-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

First Slice 7/27/16: DNC makes Hillary Clinton's nomination official

Hillary Clinton officially won the Democratic nomination for the presidency last night. In the words of Georgia Rep. John Lewis,...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-27-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

5 things to do: Hip-Hop Trivia ATL

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 Hip-Hop Trivia ATL at Slice – Piedmont…...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-27-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

Hunting for lionfish in ATL

The lionfish, with its showy patterning of striped and dotted spines, is a beautiful sight for a diver to behold...

Big Brutus gets the summer spins with 'The Drunk'

Slang guitarist and Big Brutus songwriter Sean Bryant describes the feeling of his latest video, “The Drunk,” as coming in waves of "dreamy...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-26-2016  |  Crib Notes

David Norbery puts Nomen Novum on hold, reveals new project, Night Heron

Singer, guitarist, keyboard player, and composer David Norbery has quietly embarked on a new musical path under the name Night...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-26-2016  |  Crib Notes

The Big Thing celebrates diversity

Despite championing inclusion and acceptance, DIY spaces often have to actively work to ensure shows represent the demographics of the...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-26-2016  |  Crib Notes

Lucky Penny premieres Blake Beckham’s 'OneAnother'

Since its launch in 2015, The Lucky Penny’s Work Room has served as a steady creative haven for contemporary dancers...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-26-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

Water Liars preach idyllic concepts

Water Liars make music for making out in a pile of hay or dancing barefoot on the outskirts of a...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-26-2016  |  Crib Notes

College Park mayor threatens retribution if newspaper publishes unflattering story

"There is no side to the story and the story shouldn’t be printed in the first place... And that’s where...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-26-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

Democratic National Convention Day 1: Greetings, Philadelphia

Per tradition, CL Photo Editor Joeff Davis packed his gear and traveled to Philadelphia for the 2016 Democratic National Convention...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-26-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

First Slice 7/26/16: AHA approves $150 million mixed-use development for former Herndon Homes site

A $150 million housing redevelopment project is coming to the 12-acre site of Herndon Homes, the demolished public housing project...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-26-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

Tiny Doors ATL celebrates two years

To commemorate two years of building small wonders (like the door pictured above), Tiny Doors ATL is throwing a birthday...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-26-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

Quick Bites: Ryan Catherall in at Char, the Comet Pub and Lanes opens, and more

Ryan Catherall, son of chef and restaurateur Tom Catherall, has been tapped as executive chef of Inman Quarter’s Char Korean...

5 things to do: An Evening with Sibling Rivalry Press

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 The Fall of Troy, '68, Illustrations at The Masquerade…...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-26-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

Pylon unearthed

On Dec. 1, 1983, Pylon played its final show — for the first time.…...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-25-2016  |  Crib Notes

Burning down the house with hot jokes

Whether celebrating music, film, or mac and cheese, every festival is a labor of love that takes weeks to organize...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-25-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

The Big Green House invites Atlanta to make friends, feel something

Athens’ closely integrated arts community became a warm bathtub for Ethan and Asher Payne, who played in dream pop band...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-25-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

Atlanta food events: July 25-31

Monday Victory Sandwich Bar - Decatur Mon., July 25, 5 p.m.-2 a.m. Zoetic + Victory Sandwich Bar fundraiser Zoetic Dance...

Access Denied

Systematic statewide abuse of Oregon public records laws thwarts the people's right to know.
Eugene Weekly  |  Alex V. Cipolle  |  05-31-2016  |  Civil Liberties

Banking on Coal in Oakland

Records show that a secretive plan to ship coal through the Port of Oakland is being driven by a company that wants to massively expand its coal mining operations in Utah and by a public official who stands to profit personally.
East Bay Express  |  Darwin BondGraham  |  08-18-2015  |  Energy

Dark Angel

Oregon artist Tracy Sydor helps abuse survivors through photography.
Eugene Weekly  |  Alexandra Notman  |  09-22-2014  |  Art