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

Export Stories: Atlanta Firms Get Creative to Crack New Markets

by Trevor Williams | October 21, 2014 Note: This is a summary of an event releasing Global Atlanta's Export Stories 2014 special report. Download the PDF here More

Ambassador: Ecuador Offers 'Third Way' Blending Private Sector, Social Progress

by Trevor Williams | October 21, 2014 Ecuador believes in free markets, but it also wants to make sure they work for the benefit of all citizens, the Andean country’s ambassador to the U.S. told Global Atlanta.  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