Music Midtown 2017 Superlatives

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Photo by Sophia Marchese

PUBLISHED BY THE SIGNAL, GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY
Sophia Marchese, Associate Arts & Living Editor and Staff Writer
September 23, 2017

Music lovers of all kinds took to Piedmont Park on Sept. 16-17 for a carefree weekend of good tunes and great times at Music Midtown 2017. The annual music festival brought fans a range of artists like Weezer, Tove Lo, Oh Wonder, and Bruno Mars.

The sun was blazing, the King of Pops were dripping and the music was relentlessly groovy. Oh, and let us not dismiss all of that customary festival fashion. All ingredients for an unforgettable Atlanta music festival experience… READ MORE

Atlanta gets lit on the BeltLine

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Photo by Sophia Marchese

PUBLISHED BY THE SIGNAL, GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY
Sophia Marchese, Associate Arts & Living Editor and Staff Writer
September 13, 2017

Atlanta’s BeltLine illuminated with color and ingenuity on Sept. 9, as thousands of people marched in the Lantern Parade with their homemade creations.

Hosted by The Krewe of the Grateful Gluttons, the Atlanta BeltLine Lantern Parade has been celebrated annually on the Saturday following Labor Day since its inception in 2010… READ MORE

 

Atlanta street art: A guided tour of our city’s newest murals

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Photo by Sophia Marchese

PUBLISHED BY THE SIGNAL, GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY
Sophia Marchese, Associate Arts & Living Editor & Staff Writer
August 29, 2017

Seventeen new murals are waiting to be discovered, as both local and out-of-town muralists visited Atlanta for the OuterSpace Project (OSP) mid-June.

Founded in 2015, OSP is the brainchild of Atlanta street artist Greg Mike. His partnership with Terminal West has led to a rapidly growing, eye-catching event series that unites public art and design with music, action sports and Atlanta’s diverse creative culture… READ MORE