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  1. New Public Arts Commission launches with public mural dialogueRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    What is it about public murals that instigate such extreme reactions - from dialogue to debate, controversy to community-building? It's definitely deeper than paint. Which is the theme behind the first public event to be hosted April 28 by the Atlanta Regional Commission's newly launched Regional Public Arts Commission.

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  2. Poll: Gwinnett voters keen on MARTA expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Sixty-three percent of likely voters in Gwinnett County support the expansion of MARTA into the county, according to a recent poll by the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce. The survey shows the county's attitude toward MARTA is changing.

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  3. Convicted APS educators begin lengthy process to appeal cheating verdictRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Dana Evans looks tired. On a rainy Friday afternoon in April, the former Dobbs Elementary School principal is dressed in all-black business attire and standing in front of TV cameras inside an East Point law office.

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  4. Atlanta food events: April 20-26Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Coast Seafood and Raw Bar April 20-26, 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Oyster Fest Oyster Fest will offer oyster specials in 12 different Atlanta restaurants. The oyster event will end at Coast Seafood and Raw Bar for an all day celebration.

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  5. First Slice 4/19/2015: Former state rep named Atlanta's new sustainability directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Say hello to the city's new sustainability director. Stephanie Stuckey Benfield, a former state representative who joined environmental legal firm GreenLaw after leaving the Gold Dome, will start the City Hall gig in mid-May. Police are looking for clues in the fatal shooting of Donte Seymour, 27, off Bolton Road in northwest Atlanta.

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  6. Quick Bites: Little Bacch, Rosa's Tex-Mex Revival, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Joe Schafer , formerly executive chef at King and Duke and most recently of Abattoir, which shuttered in March, will return to Westside Provisions to helm Anne Quatrano 's Little Bacch , slated to take over the former site of Quinones at 1198 Howell Mill Road. Diners can look forward to high-end Continental cuisine served a la carte when the eatery opens early this summer.

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  7. Councilwoman Keisha Lance Bottoms gets AFRCA gig, Fulton Chairman John Eaves cries cronyismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    One of Mayor Kasim Reed's most loyal allies on the Atlanta City Council will pull double duty as an elected official and the executive director of the authority that oversees Turner Field and other key properties. And Fulton County Chairman John Eaves is none too pleased about how the decision went down.

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  8. Atlanta food events, April 17-19Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Seven Lamps Fri., April 17, 3-4 p.m Cooking Class with Chef Drew Van Leuvan Join chef Drew Van Leuvan of Seven Lamps for a culinary learning, kid-friendly experience. The interactive cooking classes will teach the basics around the kitchen.

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  9. Atlanta according to DJ JellyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    A product of Atlanta's '90s Freaknik culture, Jonathan Jackson, aka DJ Jelly, is a pillar of Atlanta's hip-hop scene. The Southern Style DJ crew member has worked with just about everyone in the business, and you can find him spinning reggae, R&B, old-school hip-hop, and dance music around town or on V-103 .

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  10. Hawks unveil beer stand featuring 7 Atlanta breweriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    In late March, the Atlanta Hawks - who are heading to the playoffs for an NBA-Eastern-Conference-record eighth time in a row, OH HELL YES GO TEAM! - unveiled the Atlanta Brews craft beer stand in the "Hawk Walk" section of Philips Arena outside Portal 5. What this means for you, if you're at least 21 and enjoy drinking local beer at sporting events, is the availability of seven Georgia breweries just steps away from that Hawks hardwood. Do we call it "hardwood," even? Listen, folks, I write about beer, not sports.

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  11. Low-wage workers protest, march in Atlanta for better payRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Low-wage workers and their supporters rallied yesterday at Clark Atlanta University before marching to a McDonalds in southwest Atlanta as part of a nationwide protest for a $15 minimum wage. The marchers, who were accompanied by a police escort, chanted "We can't survive on $7.25" and "Rise Up" and temporarily shut down both lanes of Joseph Lowery Boulevard.

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  12. Weekend Arts Agenda: Salvage the springRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    On Sun., April 19, the folks over at Indie Craft Experience will present their spring Salvage market. The event will host over 40 vendors selling everything from clothing to furniture and books - all hailing from different decades.

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  13. Time and Place: 10:35 a.m., April 13, 2015, 136 Pryor StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    This week's Time and Place photograph was shot on the steps of the Fulton County Courthouse at a protest during the first day of the Atlanta Public Schools sentencing hearing. For me, this photo captures the emotion surrounding the cheating trial and sentencing that unfolded this week in Fulton County Superior Court Judge Baxter's courtroom.

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  14. Nonprofit planning to help APS students hurt by cheating scandal...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    The Atlanta Public School cheating trial has officially ended. Yet its conclusion has brought little closure to the convicted educators already appealing the decision - or thousands of students who fell behind in the classroom or graduated with bogus test scores.

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  15. Cat burglarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    In Chastain Park, a 48-year-old man called police to his apartment after he picked up two women at a popular Buckhead bar. "Upon arrival at the scene, the front door was open and I observed the victim lying on the floor in a pool of blood with a compound fracture to his left leg," a cop noted.

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  16. Fahamu Pecou and José Parlá in a parallel universeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Fahamu Pecou and Jos Parl had never met before collaborating for the High Museum of Art's current Wifredo Lam retrospective, Imagining New Worlds . But it didn't take long for them to find common ground - and discover they had common friends in the art world.

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  17. The long road to 40 AkerzRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Her name is Sheila. She's a Ford E-350 series Super Duty van purchased for the sole purpose of touring.

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  18. Activists: Postpone Bill Cosby's Cobb Energy Centre show or we'll protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Embattled comedian Bill Cosby is set to perform Sat., May 2, at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, but if a group of activists has its way, that show will not go on. In light of allegations of sexual assault , a group behind a Care2 petition has called for Outback Concerts, the promoter renting the venue, to postpone the show indefinitely.

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  19. Families of metro Atlanta officer-involved shooting victims demand justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    A mother of a military veteran whose son struggled to find his way through civilian life. The brother of a new father who tried to get his life back on track.

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  20. Center for hard-to-recycle materials set to open, so c'mon already get rid of that old TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Just in time for Earth Day, Atlanta's first permanent drop-off facility for hard-to-recycle materials will launch on April 18. The Center for Hard to Recycle Materials , or CHaRM, at 1110 Hill St. in Chosewood Park will take just about any material you can think of, and some you might not have guessed were recyclable. A far-from-complete list includes batteries, electronics, paint, tires, mattresses, Styrofoam, even old toilets and tennis shoes.

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