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

 

Dragon Con 2017: The truth about Atlanta’s Labor Day tradition

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Photo by Sophia Marchese

PUBLISHED BY THE SIGNAL, GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY
Sophia Marchese, Associate Arts & Living Editor & Staff Writer
September 6, 2017

Over 80,000 earthlings spent their Labor Day weekend in Downtown Atlanta for Dragon Con 2017 on Sept.1-4.

The city streets transformed into a whirlwind of cosplay and creativity, as this internationally recognized, multi-genre convention has been a tradition for more than 30 years.

At Dragon Con, gamers meet face-to-face, fantasy worlds blend with pop culture, and science lovers hang with sci-fi fanatics. People from all over the world gather in our city to dress up and geek out, creating lifelong memories of fun and fandom… READ MORE