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Reporter’s Notebook: Atlanta welcomes new Atlanta Symphony Orchestra music director, Emory Nursing receives $12 million to support health services, Atlanta to host ‘Historic Preservation Week’

This week, one of Atlanta’s universities and a top technology institute in the nation turns 137 years old. Georgia Tech was established in 1885 to bring the Industrial Revolution to Georgia, beginning with $65,000 in state funding and only 84 students.  The university initially only offered mechanical engineering, but later expanded to include other disciplines, […]

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This Summer, Get Your Art from the Great Outdoors

By Ariel Thilenius, Communications Manager for The WoodruffLast week’s post on street art by Matt Terrell got me thinking: what other ways can Atlantans experience art outdoors this summer? And, more importantly, why should they?In the infamous Georgia heat, there’s nothing better than cooling off in a museum or gallery surrounded by your favorite artists. […]

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Five Reasons to Care about the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra… Even if You Don’t Attend

By Jennifer Barlament, Executive Director of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra 1. Every time the Atlanta Symphony wins a GRAMMY Award (we’ve won 28), we insert our city—by name—into the consciousness of people around the globe. And we do it in ways that reach beyond the music. Our GRAMMY Awards reach past artistic achievement to reflect the […]