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Fernbank brings two new nature films to its four-story big screen
“Fungi: Web of Life” and “Wings Over Water” explore the intricacies of the natural world and its abundance of unique flora and fauna.
How-to wrap up the festivities sustainably
From Thanksgiving to the New Year, Americans throw away about 25 percent more trash than any other time of year.
Zoo Atlanta announces support for five international conservation programs in 2023
These initiatives aim to protect vulnerable species around the world, including red pandas, clouded leopards, drill monkeys, west African slender-snouted crocodiles and western lowland gorillas.
Eco-artist creates quarter-acre Maya Angelou portrait using only natural materials
A new, larger-than-life art piece has found a temporary home in Atlanta’s Freedom Park.
IllumiNights at the Zoo: A whimsical ode to the natural world
From now until mid-January, folks can visit after dark to see a different take on flora and fauna from all over the world.
FLOW: Flux Projects’ new series exploring Atlanta’s relationship with its waterways
Two interdisciplinary artists and longtime friends are looking to help reshape the way the city thinks about its waterways.
Fernbank’s “WildWoods: AGLOW” debuts, using light and sound to tell nature’s hidden stories
The outdoor nighttime experience highlights the intricate and vibrant systems of the natural world.
Over 50 schools register for 15th annual Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards
This upcoming spring, musical theatre aficionados in high schools all across Georgia will get the full movie star treatment.
Burt’s Pumpkin Farm owner reflects on last five decades
What began as a modest pumpkin stand in 1972 has since taken root and grown into a farm boasting 70 acres of the classic autumn vegetable.
What goes bump in Atlanta? Exploring the city’s creepiest haunts with local paranormal podcasters
Looking for a good fright at a haunted site to celebrate the creepiest day of the year?
Local nonprofit ArtsBridge takes 5,000+ students on cultural field trip
For a few thousand local students, the start of this week was a lot more exciting than usual.
Center for Hard to Recycle Materials, a zero-waste drop-off facility, comes to Decatur next year
In November, Live Thrive will break ground on its new zero-waste facility at 1225 Columbia Dr.
CITY CITÉ event explores how Atlanta’s built infrastructure can better support arts and culture
How will we ensure art and culture are prioritized in the cultural capital of the south?
Meet Justin Cutler, Atlanta’s new Parks and Rec commissioner
Atlanta’s parks — tucked away amid a bustling city and expansive metro area — are one of its crowning jewels.
Gwinnett County drafts roadmap to support local creatives, bolster art economy
In recent years, Georgia has become a prominent player on the national arts stage.
New Greening Youth Foundation CEO reflects on Atlanta’s greenspaces, diversifying careers in conservation
GYF aims to improve outdoor access for underserved youth and young adults and connect them to careers in the environmental sector.
Cook Park: First year review of one of Atlanta’s most innovative greenspaces
This summer marked the first-year anniversary of one of Atlanta’s most celebrated parks.
A final performance with the sea: Artist to finish nine-step public performance, create Atlanta project next
The ocean is talking and Sarah Cameron Sunde — an interdisciplinary artist based in New York City — is listening.
Chastain Horse Park breaks ground on expansion to double therapeutic offerings
Through its therapeutic programming, the nonprofit offers mental and physical sessions with the 1,000+ pound gentle giants.