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Events around metro Atlanta to celebrate MLK Day

Two years after the first African-American president of the United States moved into the White House, the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial was finally erected in Washington, D.C. Since that time, racial tensions have grown more fraught, fueled by a number of police shootings of unarmed black men and acts of racially motivated violence like the mass killing at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C....
Director draws tender portrait of love

Director draws tender portrait of love

“Paterson” arrives like a warm embrace in the midst of winter, its tenderness and compassion first inspiring the viewer to reach out and hug its characters, then the man who made it. Written and directed by Jim Jarmusch — who for three decades has personified indie-film cool and ironic detachment — this love letter to love and letters feels both like a throwback and an improbably...
The General Muir, West Egg and more offering ‘Bad Hombre’ menu items for Inauguration Day

The General Muir, West Egg and more offering ‘Bad Hombre’ menu items for Inauguration Day

The scene at Fred’s Meat & Bread at Krog Street Market. / AJC file photo It was barely three months ago when then presidential candidate (now president-elect) Donald Trump made headlines by referring to “bad hombres” during a presidential debate.
Chicken combo meals are $2.99 at this popular chain restaurant

Chicken combo meals are $2.99 at this popular chain restaurant

Honey-butter biscuit battered chicken tenders are available for a limited time at Church’s Chicken.
Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds pair for tour that will play Alpharetta

Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds pair for tour that will play Alpharetta

Guitarist Tim Reynolds and Dave Matthews performed the opening song, “Recently,” during DMB’s 2014 tour stop at Lakewood.
Punch Bowl Social expanding to The Battery at SunTrust Park under Hugh Acheson’s guidance

Punch Bowl Social expanding to The Battery at SunTrust Park under Hugh Acheson’s guidance

The interior of Punch Bowl Social Less than a year after announcing he was joining the Punch Bowl Social restaurant group as a “culinary advisor,” the Empire State South owner and “Top Chef” star has announced he’ll help open the first metro Atlanta location this year.

Idina Menzel tour includes Atlanta concert at Fox Theatre

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Idina Menzel will embark on an ambitious 50-plus date worldwide tour this year, which will bring her through Atlanta this summer. Almost exactly two years since she performed at Chastian Park Amphitheatre, the massive-voiced star of “Wicked” and “Rent” who taught us how to “Let it Go,” will perform at the Fox Theatre at 8 p.m...
Art review: Strong, arresting work in Atlanta Photography Group show

Art review: Strong, arresting work in Atlanta Photography Group show

Though the photographers in the Atlanta Photography Group’s juried exhibition “Portfolio 2017” are wildly, stylistically diverse and hail from all corners of the United States and abroad, in concert they work a kind of magic. It might have to do with guest juror and independent curator Andy Adams’ great choices in these six participating photographers. Adams has a clear...
Theater review: Aurora’s heightened ‘Mountaintop’ takes a low road

Theater review: Aurora’s heightened ‘Mountaintop’ takes a low road

Once the show’s protagonist lights the first of several cigarettes he smokes over the course of the following 90-odd minutes, it’s a fair sign that this isn’t going to be a traditional portrait of the iconic character — who happens to be none other than the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Katori Hall’s “The Mountaintop” takes place on the eve of his tragic 1968...
Lucky’s Burger & Brew now closed in Emory Village

Lucky’s Burger & Brew now closed in Emory Village

Lucky’s Undertaker, a 7 ounce burger topped with applewood smoked bacon, two slices of American cheese, fried egg, fried onion straws at Lucky’s Burger & Brew.

Radiohead will return to Atlanta in April

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Radiohead will return to Atlanta this spring for its first show here since 2012. The British band announced nine tour dates on Tuesday, including a 7:30 p.m. April 1 stop at Philips Arena. Tickets for the show are $45.50-$85.50 and will go on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 20 via the venue box office, www.ticketmaster.com and by calling 1-800-745-3000. There is a limit of...
New work by Atlanta composer highlights Orpheus concert

New work by Atlanta composer highlights Orpheus concert

Crumbling buildings with windows long since blown out by bombs and gunfire line the solitary street. A young man walks down the road past a charred car. Debris and rubble are everywhere. This is just one image of many images published recently by the BBC of the war in Syria. As Atlanta-based composer Richard Prior saw these pictures — as well as photos of conflict...
‘Troubadour’ aims to bring country authenticity to Alliance stage

‘Troubadour’ aims to bring country authenticity to Alliance stage

It’s a week before the first preview of “Troubadour” and the creative energy is ricocheting inside the Alliance Theatre. In one room, Radney Foster and Zach Seabaugh look over two pages of script changes with director Susan V. Booth. Down the hall, Kristian Bush – he of Sugarland fame and the composer for the country-themed musical – sits...
Free cookie at Great American Cookies today

Free cookie at Great American Cookies today

Get a free cookie at Great American cookies today. Photo credit: Global Franchise Group. Today is a fun, yummy food holiday; it’s National Ditch Your New Year’s Resolution Day.

Zac Brown Band announces two Atlanta concerts, new album

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene It didn’t take the Zac Brown Band long into the new year to announce an ambitious schedule. The Atlanta-based country superstars will launch the 40-plus date Welcome Home tour with a pair of shows at Verizon Amphitheatre in Alpharetta May 12-13. In addition to playing a slew of amphitheaters, the band will also hit a few stadiums, including Wrigley Field in...
Aaron Lewis talks Staind, anger, patriotism and recording with his daughter

Aaron Lewis talks Staind, anger, patriotism and recording with his daughter

BY ELLEN ELDRIDGE/AJC Staff Writer Like driving over a concrete median in a divided highway, Aaron Lewis changed genres from heavy rock music to the classic county he grew up hearing his grandfather play in the house.

Which Georgia musicians are up for People’s Choice Awards?

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene While no one is going to confuse the People’s Choice Awards with the Grammys, there is an element of pride that comes with the acquisition of a purely fan-voted award. This year’s show, hosted by the lovably smirky Joel McHale, will air live at 9 p.m. Wednesday on CBS. Performers include Blake Shelton and Fifth Harmony, who will perform for the first...

The Avett Brothers set for a pair of concerts at the Fox Theatre

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene The Avett Brothers will bring their indie-rock-folk-Americana songs to Atlanta for a pair of concerts this summer. The band will perform at 8 p.m. June 9-10 at the Fox Theatre. Tickets are $39.50-$59.50 and will go on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 20 via the Fox box office, www.foxtheatre.org, select Ticket Alternative locations and by calling 1-855-285-8499. In June, the...

Former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young hopes other cities can learn from Atlanta’s success. “It’s no accident that Atlanta is doing so well and most cities are not,” said Young, who is also a civil rights veteran. Young’s documentary, “Making of Modern Atlanta,” that addresses how the city moved forward when other’s didn’t, will be shown at 7:30 p.m...
The Halal Guys set to open in Chamblee this month, celebrating with free food

The Halal Guys set to open in Chamblee this month, celebrating with free food

A platter and sandwich from The Halal Guys. The long wait is (almost) over — The Halal Guys is ready to make its Georgia debut, and give out some free food in the process.
Second Muss & Turner’s location coming to East Cobb, taking place of Common Quarter

Second Muss & Turner’s location coming to East Cobb, taking place of Common Quarter

Muss & Turner burger / Photo courtesy of Unsukay Concepts Common Quarter in Marietta is closing to make way for a second Muss & Turner’s location.
5 reasons to check out Secreto Southern Kitchen & Bar in Alpharetta

5 reasons to check out Secreto Southern Kitchen & Bar in Alpharetta

Secreto Southern Kitchen & Bar’s bourbon-braised short ribs are served on truffle sweet potato puree and topped with Cajun shoestring onions.
Mediterranea set to open this month in Grant Park

Mediterranea set to open this month in Grant Park

Baked Egg Shakshouka at Mediterranea. / Photo courtesy of Mediterranea A new restaurant and bakery with a Mediterranean flair is set to open its doors this month in Grant Park.
Fast causal Korean restaurant BullGogi now open in Decatur

Fast causal Korean restaurant BullGogi now open in Decatur

The interior of BullGogi. / Photo from the BullGogi Facebook page A new spot for fast-casual Korean food has opened in Decatur.
Ben Affleck wears too many hats in ‘Live By Night’

Ben Affleck wears too many hats in ‘Live By Night’

With “Live By Night” there’s the sinking feeling that Ben Affleck should perhaps reconsider his tendency to star in the films he directs. He’s proven to be a gifted filmmaker, but the weaknesses in his oeuvre are more often than not his leading performances, which are usually the least interesting parts of his films. In “Live By Night,” writer, director and star...
‘The Bye Bye Man’ delivers horror at its most derivative

‘The Bye Bye Man’ delivers horror at its most derivative

The newest movie villain to haunt your nightmares is a pasty demonic spirit who looks like Voldemort and dresses like the Grim Reaper. Stalking his victims, he jumps out of closets and photobombs their pictures, making them see things that aren’t real, until they go mad with homicidal rage. His name? The Bye Bye Man. That moniker sounds like something a toddler would dream up. And although the...
‘Monster Trucks’ is a fun-fueled hybrid of live action, CGI

‘Monster Trucks’ is a fun-fueled hybrid of live action, CGI

One of the best things about the 1988 comedy “Big” was Tom Hanks’ main character, a kid stuck in an adult’s body who used his playful imagination to rise through the ranks of a toy company. At one point, he pitches the idea of a robot toy that turns into a bug, arguing that kids will prefer something that’s both unexpected and fun. The premise of “Monster Trucks&rdquo...
Film retells important story but lacks heart

Film retells important story but lacks heart

“Patriots Day” is the story of the 2013 bombing of the Boston Marathon and the search for the two men who planted the bombs that killed three and hurt more than 250. The incident remains a vivid memory because it happened so recently and everything the news unfolded on TV. That created major problems for the filmmakers. Director Peter Berg, who wrote the screenplay with Matt Cook and Joshua...
Ludacris to perform at Atlanta Falcons halftime, but social media wants Future

Ludacris to perform at Atlanta Falcons halftime, but social media wants Future

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Ludacris has been tapped to perform at halftime Saturday when the Atlanta Falcons host their anticipated rematch with the Seattle Seahawks.
AKA sorority turns out in force to support ‘Hidden Figures’

AKA sorority turns out in force to support ‘Hidden Figures’

You may notice a sea of pink and green during the opening weeks of the highly praised film “Hidden Figures.” In real life, the three main characters were all members of one of the nation’s leading black Greek organizations, Alpha Kappa Alpha, which was founded in 1908 at Howard University and was the first black Greek letter sorority. Katherine G. Johnson (Taraji P...
Kempner: A new tax break for golf clubs and fitness classes?

Kempner: A new tax break for golf clubs and fitness classes?

Our folks in Washington want to pay Americans to sweat (or do something that at least has the potential to create sweat). Planning to buy a new golf putter? Ka-ching! That could be a tax write-off. So could paying for a fitness club membership, registering for a road race, signing the kids up for a baseball travel team, hiring a yoga instructor and participating in bunches of other activities. In...
Copeland’s Cheesecake Bistro now closed at Atlantic Station

Copeland’s Cheesecake Bistro now closed at Atlantic Station

Copeland’s Cheesecake Bistro at Atlantic Station. / AJC file photo One of the first tenants to open at Atlantic Station has decided to close its doors.
Learn how to make fermented food at Fermentation Fest in Decatur

Learn how to make fermented food at Fermentation Fest in Decatur

Kimchi is one of several fermented foods that will be for sale at the Fermentation Fest. / (Chris Lee/St.
Your ultimate guide to Atlanta Falcons tailgating

Your ultimate guide to Atlanta Falcons tailgating

Pork green chile Frito pie, dirty bird upside down cake, grilled fundido and Fox Bros. barbecue ribs and wings.
Hippity-hop to this Atlanta restaurant and order the rabbit

Hippity-hop to this Atlanta restaurant and order the rabbit

Coniglio from Valenza, an Italian restaurant in Brookhaven. Photo by Ligaya Figueras DISH OF THE WEEK: Coniglio from Valenza There is a delightful stretch on Dresden Drive that is full of palate-pleasers whether you’re in the mood for Mexican, Japanese or New American bistro fare.
A meal of burgers, wings, fries and more is $4 at this chain restaurant now thru Feb. 12

A meal of burgers, wings, fries and more is $4 at this chain restaurant now thru Feb. 12

Head to Krystal for the More meal, a hearty combination of two signature burgers, two boneless wings and more for $4.
Orpheus Brewing launches double IPA Truth, Body, Soul

Orpheus Brewing launches double IPA Truth, Body, Soul

By George Mathis Atlanta’s Orpheus Brewing has launched a new double IPA packed with hop and fruit flavors. VIDEO:  Orpheus president and brewmaster Jason Pellett discusses the brewery’s double IPA Truth, Body, Soul The midtown brewery first offered Truth, Body, Soul at an anniversary event in early 2016, but is now making the brew available on tap at local bars and in cans...
‘Disney’s The Little Mermaid’ sets course for Fox Theatre Jan. 12-15

‘Disney’s The Little Mermaid’ sets course for Fox Theatre Jan. 12-15

Often credited with kicking off the Disney Renaissance throughout the 1990s, “The Little Mermaid” became a box office splash back in 1989. Audiences can relive the tale of the quirky mermaid Ariel, Prince Eric, Sebastian the crab and more when “Disney’s The Little Mermaid” arrives at the Fox Theatre from Jan. 12-15. Director Glenn Casale, known for directing...
Shaky Knees 2017 lineup: The xx, LCD Soundsystem and Phoenix headline

Shaky Knees 2017 lineup: The xx, LCD Soundsystem and Phoenix headline

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene For its fifth anniversary, the Shaky Knees Music Festival will sport a lineup highlighted by headliners The xx, LCD Soundsystem and Phoenix. The three-day event, which returns to Centennial Olympic Park May 12-14, includes more than 60 bands playing on three stages. Others performers include Cage the Elephant, Pixies, The Shins, Nick Murphy, X Ambassadors, Third...
Kick back with $3 and $5 drinks in Atlanta today

Kick back with $3 and $5 drinks in Atlanta today

Draft cocktails are $5 today at Morningside Kitchen. Photo credit: Henri Hollis. Kick it with colleagues after work at Morningside Kitchen where draft cocktails are $5 and draft Georgia brewed beers are $3 from 5-10 p.
Shaky Beats Music Festival 2017 lineup: The Chainsmokers, Kaskade, Griz

Shaky Beats Music Festival 2017 lineup: The Chainsmokers, Kaskade, Griz

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene The building-shaking thumps and electrifying lights of the Shaky Beats Music Festival will return for a second year this spring with a high-profile lineup including The Chainsmokers, Kaskade, Griz, Flosstradamus, Zeds Dead, Galantis, RL Grime, Gramatik and Girl Talk. More than 45 artists will perform on three stages staggered around Centennial Olympic Park. This...
Theater review: ‘Greetings Friend’ not perfect, but it sure has heart

Theater review: ‘Greetings Friend’ not perfect, but it sure has heart

“Greetings Friend Your Kind Assistance Is Required,” a new comedy by Atlanta playwright Topher Payne, feels like a smashup of “Book of Mormon” and a Disney fairy tale set in an exotic locale. While the Georgia Ensemble Theatre world premiere is far from the musical-theater raunch that defined Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone’s parody of the Church of Jesus...
Craft Izakaya to close at Krog Street Market, will reopen as Makimono

Craft Izakaya to close at Krog Street Market, will reopen as Makimono

Assorted sushi , takoyaki and pickles at Craft Izakaya. / (Beckysteinphotography.com) One of the first spots to open at Krog Street Market is closing its doors to rebrand, Eater Atlanta reports.
Charlie Wilson announces Atlanta concert date in March

Charlie Wilson announces Atlanta concert date in March

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene The indefatigable Charlie Wilson will return to Atlanta to promote his upcoming album, “In It To Win It.” The R&B-soul man known to fans as “Uncle Charlie” will swing through Philips Arena at 7:30 p.m. March 4 with guests Fantasia, Johnny Gill and Solero. Tickets are $49.50-$104 and will go on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 13 at the venue box office...
First Look: Scout brings casual fine dining and a communal bar to Oakhurst

First Look: Scout brings casual fine dining and a communal bar to Oakhurst

Bangs Island Mussels, Free Range Chicken Sandwich, Local Veggies and cocktails at Scout in Oakhurst.
SAMA Food for Balance coming to Buckhead in early 2017

SAMA Food for Balance coming to Buckhead in early 2017

SAMA owner Shannon Sliger. The Andrews Square development in Buckhead is set to get a new option for healthy eating in early 2017.
See Debbie Reynolds, Singin’ in the Rain, in Atlanta theaters

See Debbie Reynolds, Singin’ in the Rain, in Atlanta theaters

The movie that gave Debbie Reynolds her big break is finally coming to a theater near you. Make that coming back to a theater … “Singin’ in the Rain” will play at a handful of metro Atlanta theaters for two days next week — 65 years after it first appeared on the big screen. Maybe the funniest movie ever made about making movies, the “Singin’”...
U2 unveils dates for ‘The Joshua Tree’ anniversary tour – no Atlanta show included

U2 unveils dates for ‘The Joshua Tree’ anniversary tour – no Atlanta show included

Photo: Anton Corbijn BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene U2 will return to stadiums to celebrate and revisit its landmark 1987 album, “The Joshua Tree.
Kids meals are $1.99 at this restaurant in Buckhead and Roswell

Kids meals are $1.99 at this restaurant in Buckhead and Roswell

Kids can eat for $1.99 at The Big Ketch. Photo credit: Melissa Libby & Associates. Children 12 and under can sink their claws teeth into a Fun Zone menu meal at The Big Ketch Saltwater Grill.
Outkast’s music the topic of course at Savannah university

Outkast’s music the topic of course at Savannah university

Old school players to new school fools? Photo:: Robb D. Cohen/RobbsPhotos.com BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene What’s cooler than being cool?
Atlanta Snow: Most concerts going on as planned

Atlanta Snow: Most concerts going on as planned

Most concerts around Atlanta are slated to take place this weekend, including Steve Earle Saturday at City Winery.
Atlanta Snow: What to watch, read, listen to while indoors all weekend

Atlanta Snow: What to watch, read, listen to while indoors all weekend

The weather outside is brutal. Any grocery store that isn’t already shut down is so stripped of things to eat and drink it might as well be. Meanwhile, museums, movie theaters, major attractions — they’re either closed or not worth potentially getting trapped for hours on an icy road to get to. So let’s face it: You’re gonna be inside for much of the next few days. We&rsquo...
The Pinewood unveils new dining room in Decatur and more Atlanta food and restaurant news from the week

The Pinewood unveils new dining room in Decatur and more Atlanta food and restaurant news from the week

Here’s what to eat, drink, buy, cook and more from the past week in metro Atlanta: The Pinewood’s new lounge.
Sweets for the sweet: A trio of brownies bring warmth to Valentine’s Day

Sweets for the sweet: A trio of brownies bring warmth to Valentine’s Day

By early January, all your favorite merchants roll out ads to pressure you into a buying a pricey present to give your sweetie on Valentine’s Day. Give me a break. For the longest time, I grudgingly acknowledged the date with a card for whoever my significant other was at the time, feeling manipulated by what felt like a contrived event. I mellowed with time. In fact, I came to welcome the opportunity...
Raise the bar: Chocolate shops put the ‘ATL’ in ‘Xocolatl’

Raise the bar: Chocolate shops put the ‘ATL’ in ‘Xocolatl’

Chocolate adds flavor throughout the calendar year, whether in fun-sized wrappers at Halloween, hot steaming mugs during the holidays or heart-shaped boxes on Valentine’s Day. Yet even the most ardent chocoholics may not appreciate its rich history or the craft behind its creation. “I think most people don’t know where chocolate comes from, how it’s made or that chocolate can...
Atlanta Concerts this week: Matisyahu, Lukas Graham

Atlanta Concerts this week: Matisyahu, Lukas Graham

Matisyahu will play an acoustic set at City Winery. BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene SUNDAY Matisyahu Reggae, alt-rock and hip-hop create the musical stew delivered by Matisyahu, an Orthodox Jew who performs under his Hebrew name.
Atlanta Concert Tickets on sale this week: Chicago, Suicidal Tendencies

Atlanta Concert Tickets on sale this week: Chicago, Suicidal Tendencies

  Chicago and the Doobie Brothers head to Alpharetta this summer. Photo: David M. Earnisse BY SARIA CANADAY, AJC Music Scene blog If you find a mistake in Hot Tickets, please let us know.
Review: Guest conductor Peter Oundjian presents ASO in top form

Review: Guest conductor Peter Oundjian presents ASO in top form

Over the past few seasons, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra has built quite a precedent for producing memorable concerts by plucking featured artists from within its ranks. The orchestra once again highlighted its own Thursday night, featuring principal trumpeter Stuart Stephenson in Franz Joseph Haydn’s Trumpet Concerto in E-flat Major. Stephenson has a ruddy, almost amber sound, and he...
Hear Ed Sheeran’s two new songs, ‘Castle on the Hill’ and ‘Shape of You’

Hear Ed Sheeran’s two new songs, ‘Castle on the Hill’ and ‘Shape of You’

Ed Sheeran’s third album is due this year. Photo: Greg Williams BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene After ducking out of the spotlight for most of 2016, Ed Sheeran has returned.
3 fun things Jan. 13-14

3 fun things Jan. 13-14

SANDY SPRINGS “Graphic” exhibit closing ceremony Whether you’ve already embraced your artsy side or want to see how others showcase theirs, check out the “Graphic” exhibit on its final evening at the Abernathy Arts Center. This show is a melange of paintings, drawings and digital media produced by nine graphic artists. As part of the final night’s viewing, the center...
Billy Joel will play first concert at Atlanta Braves’ SunTrust Park in April

Billy Joel will play first concert at Atlanta Braves’ SunTrust Park in April

Billy Joel will hold the first concert at the Atlanta Braves’ SunTrust Park in April. BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene The Atlanta Braves will open their new ballpark on April 14, and a couple of weeks later welcome the first concert at the stadium – Billy Joel.
Review: Dining is an international adventure at the Consulate

Review: Dining is an international adventure at the Consulate

The owners of the Consulate, Doug Hines and Mei Lin, have a real thing for James Bond. But, of course, they do. They’re kind of secret agents themselves. Their cover story? Honey Bubble on Ponce de Leon Avenue, their first foray into running a restaurant. Honey Bubble traffics in tapioca pearl tea. It’s stylish, very hip and the drinks are tasty. But it gives no inkling that Hines and...
Review: Old-school Italian is alive and well at Nino’s in Atlanta

Review: Old-school Italian is alive and well at Nino’s in Atlanta

There is a neighborhood in my hometown of St. Louis called the Hill. Great things have come out of that Italian immigrant pocket. Like baseball legends Yogi Berra and Joe Garagiola. Like five of the no-name guys on the slapdash 1950 U.S. men’s national team who defeated England in a 1-0 World Cup upset known as the “Miracle on Grass.” The Hill also is home to loads of mom-and-pop...
Oysters and beers are $1 on weekdays at this Inman Park restaurant

Oysters and beers are $1 on weekdays at this Inman Park restaurant

Oysters and beer are $1 during the week at One Eared Stag. Photo credit: Green Olive Media. Got a buck?
George Michael tribute channel arrives on SiriusXM

George Michael tribute channel arrives on SiriusXM

George Michael fans can listen to his music nonstop on the SiriusXM “Faith” channel. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles) BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene If you’re still mourning the loss of George Michael, you can console yourself through his music on the limited-run tribute channel on SiriusXM.
‘Silence’ tackles familiar themes in fascinating new way

‘Silence’ tackles familiar themes in fascinating new way

Jesuit missionaries in 17th-century Japan may sound like an unlikely subject for Martin Scorsese, a director known mainly for films about Italian-Americans in 20th-century New York. “Silence,” his 24th feature, manages to connect the two. Its protagonist, Father Sebastian Rodrigues, isn’t that far away from Charlie Cappa, the Catholic hoodlum of Scorsese’s “Mean Streets...
Southern Made: Artists market offers high-style mix

Southern Made: Artists market offers high-style mix

Silver & gold Cary Calhoun, the Atlanta jewelry designer and metalsmith, worked in corporate banking for 15 years before letting her creative side take over. The designer and background: Calhoun graduated from the University of Georgia with a business degree. While working in corporate banking, she started making jewelry in her spare time. In 1987, Calhoun signed up for her first jewelry class at...