A painting of Sir Winston Churchill in his art studio in Chartwell, England.  


Malaysian Hip-Hop Artists Performing Thursday at the Rialto

by Phil Bolton | October 21, 2014 The first of of three groundbreaking Muslin artistic groups to appear at Georgia State University’s Rialto Center for the Arts is to perform in a free concert the evening of Thursday, Oct. 23. More

How to Trace Your Northern Irish Heritage

by Mary Welch Every year thousands of Americans fly to Ireland in search of their roots, or as the Irish say, “looking for your bones.” A large percentage — if not the majority — consider themselves Irish-American whose ancestors have come here since the Potato Famine in the 1840s from what is now the Republic of Ireland. More

France Atlanta 2014 Off and Running

by Phil Bolton | October 17, 2014 France Atlanta 2014 got off to an enthusiastic start with a reception at the Besharat Gallery in Atlanta on the evening of Oct. 16 with formal remarks by Frederic Dore, deputy chief of mission at the French embassy in Washington; Denis Barbet,  the consul general of France based in Atlanta; G. P. “Bud’ Peterson, the president of the Georgia Institute of Technology, researchers from Emory University and Inserm of Toulouse, France, and Kasim Reed, the mayor of Atlanta. More

Cirque du Soleil Hires 'Locals' Who Sometimes Become 'Cirquadors'

by Phil Bolton | October 14, 2014 The Cirque du Soleil has been pushing the boundaries of its artists physical limits as well as its audiences’ imaginations for 29 years. More

Nonstop From Atlanta: Top 5 Retirement Destinations Within a 5-Hour Flight for Under $555

by Kathleen Peddicord Relocating overseas doesn’t have to mean living 10 time zones away. Instead, your new-home paradise could be in America’s backyard. These days, you can hop on a flight and be in paradise in no time. Ditto for visits home to see the grandkids or attend a friend’s wedding. More