Fardeen Sheikh

Atlanta United Eats

Video Assistant Gabriel Ossa and I went to the Mercedes-Benz stadium to check out the restaurants. We rated them based on three criteria: taste, bang for the buck and packability (how well you can take the food to your seats without spilling).

Megan Binkley

GRiZ Couldn’t Fake The Funk Night One of His Two-Night Show in ATL ​

GRiZ Couldn’t Fake The Funk Night One of His Two-Night Show in ATL GRiZ playing the sax at The Tabernacle. Megan Binkley | Avant-Youth American DJ, electronic producer and songwriter, GRiZ was all about bringing it back to his roots night one of his two-night show in Atlanta. His fans

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A Few of Our Least Favorite Things​

As millennials, we continue to adapt to the places we live in.
It just so happens that doing what we do, when we consider our empty pockets and the chemicals we put in our homes, we’re destroying the America that Baby Boomers and corporations remember best.

Geek x Vrv Takes Over Aisle 5 in Little Five Points

The French pair, better known as Geek x Vrv have a dynamic sound that combines many different genres, such as jazz, funk and electric hip-hop to create their signature sound.

Beltline Lantern Parade

Over the weekend, photojournalist Megan Binkley and editorial intern Fardeen Sheikh went to the 10th Anniversary Lantern Parade on the Beltline.

THE HUNNA Rocks the Loft at Center Stage​

I was immediately taken aback by the talent brought to the stage from the four UK guys and can say I have never been to a show where the opener out shines the headliner.

Anime Tropes, Explained

Japanese subculture is no longer a subculture in the U.S., it’s mainstream.
Anime-lovers nerd out, play video games, discuss and show off their cosplay game daily.

Young Atlanta is much more than just a Fashion Show

Seven years ago Charles Pabai started a company for anyone wanting to express themselves through art, design, music and fashion. Pabai named this company Young Atlanta, and the name is more fitting today than it was seven years ago.

A Conversation with Tuki Carter

It is very rare when one comes across a person that is blessed with not one gift, but several. True artists embrace being unique, and they impact their audience in a multitude of ways: Tuki Carter fits this description perfectly. A unique artist in his own right, Carter resides in Atlanta, Georgia, and holds not one or two distinct titles, but three: rapper, tattoo artist and entrepreneur.

The Dirty Heads And 311 Take Cadence Bank Amphitheater at Chastain Park

311 and The Dirty Heads brought an energetic crowd to their show at Cadence Bank Amphitheater at Chastain Park on Tuesday night. The highly anticipated show brought fans from all ages, despite an hour and a half rain delay between two of the opener’s sets.

Inside Look into Irrelevant Music Festival’s 529 Closing Ceremony

Irrelevant Music Festival celebrated its fourth successful anniversary this year. Hosted between two of the hallmarks of the Atlanta music scene: 529 and the EARL, the festival brought together a wide collection of artists from Atlanta locals Material Girls to Baltimore’s Ed Shrader’s Music Beat, all to provide music lovers with a refreshing insight into local art.

How To Do Your First Art Show!

I recently presented my work at the Yes Ma’am art show (Sunday, July 21 at The Bakery). I’ve been following the venue on Instagram for awhile and a few months ago, they put out an open call for artists.

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Atlanta: A Hub for Geekdom

Comic books have completely taken over pop culture. Superheroes dominate the big and small screen. Avengers: Endgame was the biggest summer blockbuster of 2019 and Atlanta CW’s Arrow, which ends after season eight, is one of TVs most popular superhero shows.

Dead & Company: ATL Gifts John Mayer to America’s Rock Band​

Atlanta fosters some of the greatest artists in the world, who go out and share their art with #ATL on their minds. Rock genius John Mayer became part of Atlanta’s list of legends when he won multiple awards for his vocal skills in the early 2000’s.

VS Realm’s Esports with a Purpose

In an unassuming corner of the North Dekalb Mall near Decatur is VS Realm, a modern arcade with big dreams of making an impact in the community and gaming.

It’s Wavy at Smith’s Olde Bar

Local Atlanta rap artist KZ put together the first Wavy Day on Friday, showcasing some of the city’s popular and promising musicians like Jaylon Ashaun, Bri Broskie, OG Jonny D, Whereischo and J Wesley. The venue on the second floor of Smith’s Olde Bar provided an intimate setting that allowed the crowd to feel connected to the artists.

The Drag(on) Queens at Mary’s

It’s already halfway through Pride Month, and there’s still time to celebrate by attending a drag show at your local hosting bar.

LANY and Role Model at The Roxy

LANY and Role Model had an enormous turnout for their show at The Coca Cola Roxy on Sunday night. Just past the halfway point of their one hundred city world tour, LANY immediately expressed how highly the band had anticipated playing Atlanta.