T.I., Killer Mike, others voice Ta-Nehisi Coates’ truths to hip-hop generation

The city of Atlanta showed up in droves for a special stage adaptation of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ New York Times bestseller, Between the World and Me. The one-day, two-show affair — produced, developed and directed by Apollo Theater executive producer Kamilah Forbes — took place in front of a packed house on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, […]

Wynton Marsalis opens the 2014 National Black Arts Festival

The National Black Arts Festival opened its 2014 season in grand style with a sizzling two-set performance by the world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and Wynton Marsalis at the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta. The show was sold out as soon as tickets went on sale and the audience was not disappointed as the […]

Wells Fargo ArtsVibe Teen Program announces performers at Voices & Vibes Festival

The Wells Fargo ArtsVibe Teen Program has announced more than 40 participants who will perform as finalists in the second annual, free Voices & Vibes Festival on Saturday, May 10, 2014, at the Woodruff Arts Center. The selected teens will demonstrate their skills ranging from spoken word to singing, and dance to musical performances, during […]

Actress Malinda Williams promotes new talk show, ‘exhale,’ premiering tonight on ASPIRE network

Journalist and media maven Angela Burt-Murray; actress and comedian Erin Jackson; director, writer and actress Issa Rae; blogger, author and TV anchor Rene Syler; and actress Malinda Williams were in Atlanta on Wednesday, June 26 to promote the world premiere of “exhale” a talk show designed to bring honest, entertaining and candid discussion on a wide range of topics affecting African American […]

Atlanta weekend guide: June 20 – 23

It’s the weekend Atlanta! The biggest event in the city this weekend is V-103’s Car and Bike Show showcasing the alley of hundreds of cars and motorcycles, live performances and meeting celebs while getting their autographs. Boyz II Men is also in town for their 2013 tour with 98 degrees and New Kids on the […]

Atlanta weekend guide April 26-28: Inman Park Festival and much more

If you love to eat and try new foods, this is the weekend to be in Atlanta, as you can enjoy some of the best food festivals of the year. There will be the Inman Park Festival and the 2013 Taste of East Point and BBQ Wings & Wheels.  Kids are free all weekend at the Georgia […]

Teen takeover: Wells Fargo ArtsVibe event at Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta

Donovan Dodds and Darren Mann have been artists since they were little. Donovan became an actor when he was 5-years-old and Darren started drawing seriously at 3-years-old. Now they are in high school and into something big – a first-of-its-kind drive to get Atlanta teens actively and deeply engaged in the wide world of the arts. […]

Tameka Raymond launches ‘Kile’s World Foundation’

“The Voice” judge Usher ex-wife Tameka Raymond, launched Kile’s World Foundation in memory of her 11-year-old son Kile Glover. Tameka Raymond honored the 12th birthday of her son, the late Kile Glover, with the launch of Kile’s World Foundation at the Woodruff Arts Center. Kile Glover, son to Tameka Raymond and Ryan Glover and stepson […]

Melba Moore at the Atlanta Black Theatre Festival

› Toni Simmons Henson, founder and executive director of the Atlanta Black Theatre Festival brings the celebration back to the city over the Oct. 4-. 7 weekend. The event showcases a variety of provocative productions from a host of talented performers known around the world. Melba Moore, Shirley Murdock and Daryl “Chill” Mitchell will be among the 200 performers from 18 […]

B.o.B to Perform at Maynard Jackson Youth Foundation Gala in Atlanta

Brooke Jackson-Edmond is a co-founding partner and senior vice president of Jackmont Hospitality Inc. In addition to leading one of Atlanta’s most successful food service companies, she’s also the CEO of the Maynard Jackson Youth Foundation, a non-profit organization founded in honor of former Atlanta mayor Maynard Jackson. On Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, rapper B.o.B will help Edmond celebrate […]

Atlanta’s High Museum Scores Hit With Music and Art

Sometimes, not often, but sometimes we have to say, “It just doesn’t get better than this.” One of those times is on the third Friday of the month at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta where the well-bred and the high-heeled meet and mingle with music, mojitos and Matisse. The monthly music at the […]