Culture

Vietnamese Obsessions

Atlanta has become obsessed with Vietnamese food. It started well over five years ago with diners stampeding Buford Highway in search of the best pho, the classic soup of beef broth, noodles, herbs, and meats. ...

Theatrical Outfit’s Dual Show Spectacular

One is a timeless play that has been staged with regularity for decades; the other is a more modern day gay-themed classic. Theatrical Outfit is mounting versions of “Our Town” and “The Laramie Project” in rep ...

32nd Annual Out On Film Lineup Announced

The programming for the 32nd annual Out On Film, Atlanta’s LGBTQ film festival, has been released. This year’s festival will feature 126 narrative films, documentaries, short films, and web series, along with a...

Dress to Impress, Not Embarrass

Dress code: one of the most fickle and annoying parts of middle and high school, especially if you’re a girl. While it’s understandable to want to express yourself and look your best by breaking dress code, at t...

Dragon Con Brings Fantasy to Life in the ATL

Even in a period as packed as Labor Day weekend, with Atlanta Black Pride and the Decatur Book Festival, Dragon Con – America’s largest annual convention for fans of science fiction, fantasy and horror, comics a...

Taste Buds on Fire

My friend Frank had to get up from the table and power-walk his way to the restroom during a recent meal at Gu’s Kitchen. The cause wasn’t what you’re thinking. His mouth was on fire. His sinuses were gushing. H...

Pride Journey: St. Louis

The last time I was in St. Louis I was still in my 20s, and I had the energy to party all night. After many shameless social media posts and ten years later, I had the opportunity to revisit The Lou with a frie...