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Gail O'Neill

Kathy & Ken Bernhardt, the 2017 Luminary Awards Amaranth Award Winners

Ken and Kathy Bernhardt have been named the inaugural recipients of ArtsATL’s Amaranth Award for Philanthropic Legacy. One of four multidisciplinary prizes -- including the Beacon Award for Community Engagement, the Catalyst Award for Social Discourse and the Kindle Award for Innovative Practice -- the Amaranth Award was awarded to the couple during the ArtsATL Luminary Awards ceremony on January 22, at Terminal West....

Legacy Series: As painter and MOCA GA founder, Annette Cone-Skelton makes her mark on Atlanta’s art scene

Where would we be without the metaphorical campfires to which we instinctively gravitate, whether in celebration or when our sense of well-being is threatened? What would we do without art, the stylized expression of experience, and the people born with a gift for making something out of nothing? Who would we be without the creatives among us who are curious, inventive, avant-garde, imaginative, bold, industrious, driven, bright and utterly inscrutable— even to themselves sometimes?...

Photographer BreeAnne Clowdus uses her art to capture the person behind the facade

Though the name BreeAnne Clowdus might not ring a bell among theatre-goers in Atlanta, chances are they’d recognize her publicity stills and posters for productions like Assassins, Clybourne Park and Miss Saigon. But of all the images captured by the photographer over the span of her five-year career, the one she’s most frequently identified with is that of a solitary female figure bathed in icy blue light for The Snow Queen....

Preview: A conversation with Emily Giffin about retrospection, maternal instincts and imagination

First Comes Love (Ballantine Books, 400 pp.), Emily’s Giffin’s latest novel, is a drama that centers on the Garland family as they struggle to reconcile a tragedy nearly 15 years after it shattered their almost-idyllic lives in Buckhead. As the anniversary of the event approaches, 30-something sisters Josie and Meredith find themselves at a crossroads… and in one another’s crosshairs, owing to their long-simmering sibling rivalry....