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OutKast’d and claimin’ true: two Georgia professors bringing ‘Two Dope Boyz’ to the academy

For Dr. Joycelyn Wilson, the a ha Moment came in middle school. The Atlanta native remembers being a student at Southwest Middle School (now Young Middle School) when the Brooklyn trio the Fat Boys beatboxed over the intercom during the morning announcements. It was that visit, along with stops on the campus by Whodini, Kurtis Blow, New Edition, and the Bronx-based dance crew New York City Breakers, that stuck with Wilson....

Preview: Brandon Sadler’s “TORN” at Notch8 shows his breadth and depth

Brandon Sadler’s been going through it. In fact, he still is. The 29-year-old Gwinnett native and East Point resident is sitting comfortably on a rattan peacock chair in his living room. It’s two days before Halloween, which means there’s less than two weeks before the opening of his latest solo exhibition, TORN (Sketches of War and Triumph) at Notch 8 Gallery....