Eight Things You May Not Know About Atlanta's Cyclorama07/22/14
The Atlanta Cyclorama is one of the city’s most iconic landmarks. The painting depicting the Battle of Atlanta has been on display in the center of...
City Cafe on Dad's Garage's Plans for Move
Earlier in July, Dad’s Garage Theatre Company announced they were raising funds to move into a new space. Late last week, Lisa George from the WABE...
Author Events: Clay Risen, Lori Rush and Laurel-Ann Dooley
Daren Wang of the AJC-Decatur Book Festival talked with City Cafe host John Lemley about the upcoming literary events happening around Atlanta. As...
New App Explores Battle of Atlanta Sites
With the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta right around the corner, the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship has created a new online resource...
Coming Soon: An Atlanta with Cooperating Transit?
Just how realistic is the prospect of an Atlanta with cooperating transit? Maybe a little more realistic now, with the advent of a new website....
Local Performer Wins Best Actress At National High School Musical Awards
A local high school student is getting national attention for her talents in singing and performing. Late last month, 15-year-old Jai’len Josey of...
Author Events: Amanda Lindhout, Jo Baker & More
The AJC - Decatur Book Festival’s Daren Wang drops by to tell us about the week’s literary events, which include visits from journalist and...
Randall Balmer on Jimmy Carter's Evangelism
President Jimmy Carter was known to have struggled during his time in the White House, serving only one term as our 39th Commander-in-Chief. Author...
Atlanta's Newest Soccer Star
With the United States soccer team playing against Germany in the World Cup today, we thought it would be a good time to really think about what it...
Serenbe Playhouse on the Shores of "Ten Mile Lake"
Normally when we talk about theatrical productions, we fall back on phrases like “on-stage now…” Well, not quite so with this story. Serenbe Playhouse’s...
C.S. Lewis, Writer and "Friend:" Actor Tom Key on His 37-Year Role
This week, actor Tom Key takes the stage in a role that has long deeply absorbed him—even before he first performed it in 1977, at the age of 26. The...
City Cafe on Decatur Book Festival 2014 Program Announcement
The AJC Decatur Book Festival is going into its ninth year this Labor Day Weekend, and on June 17, they officially announced their plans for 2014’s...
Building Regionalism Through...Photography?
For eleven years, the nonprofit group Atlanta Celebrates Photography has put on a festival that’s grown to be one of the largest in the United States....
City Cafe on 2014's Peachtree Road Race
The Peachtree Road Race is one of the biggest Independence Day traditions in Atlanta, and this week, officials announced that this year’s race will be...
Program Aims to Save the Arts from Grants Balancing Act
When we think of awards that fund the arts, often we think of grants that pay for specific projects. But now, the Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund has...
Jim Burress on Celestine Sibley
Celestine Sibley would’ve been 100 years old today. Some might not recognize the name, but for those who’ve lived in “Pre-Olympics” Atlanta, the name is...
In its Final Days, Rich's Exhibit Tells Story of the City
There’s Kaufman’s. Gimbel’s. Neiman Marcus. In the last century, a number of Jewish-owned department stores across the nation were economic powerhouses...
The Voice Behind the Voice - A Conversation with Liz Helgesen
You may not know the name Liz Helgesen, but if you’ve been around Atlanta for very long, you almost certainly know her voice. Among her many credits in...
"Don't Push" - Sylvia McNair on Robert Shaw
Sylvia McNair is a Grammy Award-winning singer who is just as comfortable in the opera and classical world as she is with Broadway and cabaret...
Southeastern Plant Pioneers Highlighted in History Center Exhibit
The next time you notice the flowering dogwood in your neighborhood, you might think of John and William Bartram. In the late 1700s, this father-and-son...
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