Ceremony to Honor Black Artists’ Cultural Contributions

Available at Holbrook’s Trunk: the blog of the Georgia Museum of Art. (photo: Leo Twiggs, Dreamers, 2018) This February, in conjunction with exhibitions displaying works by African American artists, the Georgia Museum of Art will host its annual Black History Month Dinner and Awards Celebration. The event is held to present two accolades: the Larry D. and… Read More Ceremony to Honor Black Artists’ Cultural Contributions

Athens music history demolished with urban development

On February 17, 2018, Flowerland stands at 653 North Milledge Avenue, which once held a private residence in which the B-52’s would hold its first show in 1977. (Photo/Maycee Dukes) ATHENS, GEORGIA — Many critical places for  Athens’ music history have been damaged  in the last 50 years by urban development projects in the city… Read More Athens music history demolished with urban development

The Music of Athens: Places You’ve Forgotten

ATHENS, GA – A musical monolith with a small-town feel. Athens has musical history that dates over a century, with a reputation right below that of Atlanta and Nashville. However, many Athens residents have no idea how huge their hometown truly is. Athens’ music hasn’t always centered around the Georgia Theater, around the legendary 40… Read More The Music of Athens: Places You’ve Forgotten

REVIEW: Hilda, S1e3

A cartoon has never mixed reality and fantasy so seamlessly. Hilda, a Netflix original cartoon, is a prime example of the innocent, childish wonder we often miss and something that is scarce in many modern children’s shows. It trades fancy graphics for masterful storytelling, 3D showmanship for characterization that is a refreshing departure from the… Read More REVIEW: Hilda, S1e3