Newly minted non-profit Tuo-Be Youth Development Foundation held a panel discussion March 17 to discuss adolescent behavior. Throughout the meeting, panelists and the audience discussed how parenting can affect the behaviors of teens.
Do you know what Kyle Massey from “Cory in the House,” David Lambert from “The Fosters,” and Johanna Brady from “Easy A” have in common? They got their acting training and jump started their acting careers at Atlanta Workshop Players, a non-profit organization that offers film and musical theatre acting classes, dance classes, and voice […]
“Tell Me My Dream,” Pearl Cleage’s First Play For Young People Is A Delight
“Mister, have you seen my broken letter?” These words from Decatur garage rock act Scofflaw’s break up song, “Broken Letter Blues” could entrance even the hardest of people. Oakhurst Porchfest, held on Sunday, October 18 in Decatur was nirvana for showcasing great local musical artists. Scofflaw, my personal pick for the day’s honorable mention award, […]
The Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra kicked off its 41st season in August with its competitive audition process. For two weeks, more than 300 students auditioned for 120 seats in the premier youth orchestra. This year will be the first full season of the youth orchestra since the lockout of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in 2014. […]
Towering in the skies, decrepit and abandoned, lies the David T. Howard School in the historic Old Fourth Ward. Atlanta’s first black mayor, Maynard Jackson, and civil rights activist, Martin Luther King, Jr., once walked the school’s halls more than 50 years ago. The David T. Howard School is expected to reopen in five years […]
Atlanta’s annual gay pride parade may not be the first event that comes to mind when you think of a place of worship but Decatur’s Oakhurst Presbyterian Church is working to change that. As church members marched down Peachtree Street last Sunday, waving rainbow flags and wielding “Love Wins” signs, the 15- person coalition was cheered […]
Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates Hispanic culture, coinciding with the national independences of Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala, El Salvador, and Costa Rica. Since 1968,the cultural event has been celebrated from September 15th to October 15th.
The smell of barbeque and noodles spread over the food truck plaza, as dozens of people waited in the food truck lines while jamming out to whichever artist was playing on the nearby Hercules stage at ONE Music Festival. The sea of multicolored blankets on the massive green lawn swallowing the seemingly dwarf Zeus stage […]
The Historic Fourth Ward Skatepark is the first of its kind and one of Atlanta’s many hidden treasures. Tucked alongside the Atlanta BeltLine, the park is not only home to a skatepark, but also a multi-use athletic field and a playground. This park holds so much meaning to its daily visitors and Tony Hawk (who […]