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August 2020 - Fall Arts Preview

Volume 50, Issue 1: The Arts Issue - The Show Must Go On

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Table of Contents

Article

Monday August 3, 2020 12:00 am EDT
The show must go on — in new and innovative ways | more...

Visual Arts

Monday August 3, 2020 12:01 am EDT
An update on the status of the Visual Arts venues in the Atlanta metro area. | more...

Dance

Monday August 3, 2020 12:05 am EDT
An update on the current state of dance performance in Atlanta. | more...

Theater

Monday August 3, 2020 12:10 am EDT
The current status of Atlanta's Theater scene during the global pandemic. | more...

Music and Nightlife

Monday August 3, 2020 12:20 am EDT
The Atlanta classical music scene adapts to performing during the global pandemic | more...

Culture, Arts Agenda

Monday August 3, 2020 12:30 am EDT
Performing Arts Centers in Atlanta coping with the new reality of the Coronavirus pandemic. | more...

Food and Drink, Beer

Monday August 3, 2020 12:27 pm EDT
a Creative Loafing podcast | more...

Article

Monday August 3, 2020 04:05 pm EDT
Plus, new music from the Callous Daoboys, Playytime, Elliot Bronson, and more | more...

Food and Drink, Beer

Tuesday August 4, 2020 10:33 am EDT
a Creative Loafing podcast | more...

Food and Drink

Wednesday August 5, 2020 04:44 pm EDT
It was mid-July and I had not eaten in a restaurant in four months — not even outdoors. The idea was terrifying. I imagined people huddled on crowded patios, inhaling and exhaling the coronavirus like smoke in a hookah lounge. They would all be 23 and drunk, flaunting their dolphinlike lungs and uncreased skin, or they would be escapees from nursing homes blowing kisses through fingers coated... | more...

Article

Wednesday August 5, 2020 05:08 pm EDT
And other tales of life in the ATL | more...

Music and Nightlife

Wednesday August 5, 2020 06:07 pm EDT
Johnny Apollo isn’t stopping, neither should we | more...

Music and Nightlife

Wednesday August 5, 2020 06:19 pm EDT
Sandra Hall’s triumphant half century singing blues and soul | more...

Movies and TV

Wednesday August 5, 2020 06:41 pm EDT
Documentaries capture the costs of rebuilding | more...

Food and Drink, Beer

Wednesday August 5, 2020 07:56 pm EDT
a Creative Loafing podcast | more...

Article

Thursday August 6, 2020 04:07 pm EDT

LEO

The Lion - July 23-Aug. 22

At times in our lives, it’s impractical to be innocent and curious and blank and receptive. So many tasks require us to be knowledgeable and self-assured and forceful and in control. But according to my astrological analysis, the coming weeks will be a time when you will benefit from the former state of mind: cultivating what Zen Buddhists call “beginner’s...

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Article

Friday August 7, 2020 09:55 am EDT
Support neighborhood businesses and their employees via sites setup to benefit those whose livelihood has been affected by the Coronavirus pandemic | more...

Culture, Arts Agenda, Music and Nightlife, Festivals

Friday August 7, 2020 12:06 pm EDT
This year's Atlanta Dogwood festival has been postponed to August 7 – August 9, 2020 and then cancelled. We'll publish the festival schedule, recommendations and events next Spring when it returns.



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Culture, Visual Arts , News, Obituaries

Friday August 14, 2020 02:02 pm EDT
1939 — 2020 | more...

Neighborhoods

Monday August 24, 2020 06:57 pm EDT
a Creative Loafing podcast | more...

Arts, Murals/Graffiti, Visual Arts

Wednesday August 26, 2020 06:43 pm EDT
a Creative Loafing podcast | more...


Events

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cl issue August 2020

August 2020


Cover Design


About the Cover: Blake Tannery takes a minimalist approach for our cover spotlighting the Fall Arts Season. While the coronavirus pandemic could have meant dark stages for arts organizations throughout our city, they all have proven to shine.

Staff Box

MANAGING EDITOR: Tony Paris
EVENTS EDITOR: Will Cardwell
COPY EDITOR: Gina Webb
ART DIRECTOR: Blake Tannery
GRAPHIC DESIGNER: Katy Barrett-Alley, A.J. Fiegler
CONTRIBUTING WRITERS: Cliff Bostock, Doug Deloach, Curt Holman, Hal Horowitz, Lauren Keating, Chad Radford, Joshua Robinson
CONTRIBUTING ARTISTS: Tray Butler
CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS: Cliff Bostock
INTERNS: Carolina Avila, Isiah Branford

SOCIAL MEDIA: Ema Carr
CL RADIO: Jill Melancon
PODCASTS: Jacob Chisenhall

OPERATIONS MANAGER: Kartrina Thomas
SALES EXECUTIVES: Andrew Cylar, Carrie Karas
IT AND WEBSITE: Jim Harris
PUBLISHER: Ben Eason

CIRCULATION: Antoinette Matthews, Emma Shibley, Jacob Settipani, Justin Settipani, Edi Tingle.