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

AsiaCulture

Chinese Artist Xu Bing Explores Thorny Issues in SCAD Exhibition

by Trevor Williams | April 24, 2015 Atlanta is represented by the phoenix, the mythical bird that rises from the ashes as the city did after its Civil-War scorching. Chinese contemporary artist Xu Bing knows a thing or two about the symbol, which takes on a slightly different significance in his culture.  More
EuropeCulture

Atlanta Toulouse Committee to Celebrate 40th Anniversary in France

by Phil Bolton | April 13, 2015 A dozen members of the Atlanta Toulouse Sister Cities Committee are heading to France April 20 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the founding of the binational organization that currently has more than 100 members. More
AsiaCulture

'Slumdog' Author Optimistic About India's Future

by Trevor Williams | April 1, 2015 Vikas Swarup knows he had a privileged childhood in Allahabad, India. A descendant of lawyers, he grew up with access to his grandfather’s eclectic library of about 10,000 books and read voraciously, as cable television had not yet reached his city.  More
AmericasCulture

Expanded Atlanta Flight Plays Key Role in Bahamas Tourism Push

by Trevor Williams | March 24, 2015 When Delta Air Lines Inc. upped its weekly nonstop flight to Grand Bahama Island to daily service last fall, tourism officials didn’t see the move simply as a seasonal increase in frequencies.  More
EuropeCulture

Churchill Exhibit Brings Visitors, $3.4 Million Impact to Georgia

by Trevor Williams | March 23, 2015 An exhibition of Sir Winston Churchill’s paintings brought in 34,400 visitors, one in four from outside the state, boosting the Georgia economy by $3.4 million so far, according to estimates released by the Millennium Gate Museum. More