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Atlanta Pride announces Official Kickoff Party

The Atlanta Pride Committee has just announced its Official Kickoff Party. The 2018 event will be held at the Georgia Aquarium on October 12, a Friday.The soiree marks the starting point for the Southeast R...

The Beloved Art of Tattoos: A Conditional Stigma

The art of tattooing has an ample history that’s been traced back to the Neolithic age. According to NPR, the first viable evidence of a tattoo on skin was found in Egypt. That’s right — mummies are the O.G. ta...

Busking’s a beloved art. Why is Atlanta so strict?

Busking isn’t the oldest profession, but it’s likely the second or third-oldest one. The word comes from the Spanish buscar, “to seek.” Tracy Chapman and Josephine Baker began their careers as buskers. Bob Dyla...

The Thief of Self

Alzheimer’s diagnoses are on the rise, touching more people’s lives by the day — including members of the LGBTQ community, most of whom live alone. So who are we to turn to in support? A local man aims to answer that question.

Slam Into Poetry

Spoken word has become an integral part of poetry as an art form, with slam competitions dominating the scene. From small, local coffee shops to international events, its ability to resonate has rendered it a v...

Cactus House under new ownership

It looks like there's going to be a new owner of Cactus House.The Midtown eatery has just changed hands, What Now Atlanta reported on June 1.Ten Atlanta's owner, James Nelson, purchased the notable Atla...

Special Olympics International celebrates 50 years

July 20, 1968. 1,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities from the US and Canada gather to compete in the first Special Olympics International (SOI) Summer Games. Held in Chicago, the event proves so success...

In Memoriam: Lendon Sadler

If you look up ‘fabulous’ in Wikipedia, you’ll see a picture of Lendon Sadler. If that isn’t true, it should be.When I first met Lendon, around 1968 in Atlanta, he also went by Babalu Bebe Mbutu. But just...