Atlanta people and places

Wesley Woods foundation gala honors local leaders

6:33 pm Apr. 10, 2017

When Christians recite the Lord’s Prayer, we ask for help, guidance and protection. “Give us this day our daily bread; lead us not into temptation; deliver us from evil,” and we start with a covenant: “Thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.”

Those words become newly meaningful when you see them lived, not just spoken.

Each year the Foundation of Wesley Woods honors those who make earth

“Moonlight” editors discuss Oscar night’s wild end during Atlanta visit

6:08 am Apr. 10, 2017

Remember how crazy the end of this year’s Academy Awards broadcast was? Imagine being right there in the middle of it.

Joi McMillon and Nat Sanders, editors of the Oscar-winning film “Moonlight,” were sitting near their counterparts from “La La Land,” and initially felt a little let down when it seemed like their neighbors had triumphed in the final category of the evening.

“When we thought they won I looked at Joi

Keshia Knight Pulliam wants more children

9:18 am Apr. 5, 2017

New mom Keshia Knight Pulliam is ready for more children.

“I love being a mom. It’s the greatest title, the greatest job I’ve ever had and I’m looking forward to doing it again,” she said during a quick interview Tuesday at the red-carpet screening of Atlanta-filmed “Fate of the Furious.”

“Mama’s out on the town! It’s just nice not to have throw-up in my hair today,” she joked.

It’s been a busy and at times

Plaza Theatre damage moves some Atlanta Film Festival events

7:10 am Mar. 24, 2017

How’s this for dramatic timing: right before Atlanta’s Plaza Theatre was due to host the Atlanta Film Festival, damage caused during a previous private party is forcing a few last-minute changes.

The theater didn’t spell out a lot of details, saying only  that “damage caused by a third party during a private event rental on March 18″ was to blame. No one was hurt, but the impact is clear.

Katt Williams books Georgia tour dates although he’s banned from two counties

10:29 am Dec. 20, 2016

Katt Williams has two Georgia tour dates on the books but you can bet they won’t be in either Hall or Dawson counties.

The comedian whose legal tangles made headlines again and again this year is banned from those north Georgia counties as part of a negotiated plea deal. The former Hall County resident, recently pleaded no contest recently to charges in connection with an alleged assault of his bodyguard, attorney

A tiger has died at Zoo Atlanta

10:51 am Dec. 9, 2016

Zoo Atlanta is in mourning after Kavi, a 15-year-old male Sumatran tiger, died of old age. He was euthanized Thursday.

Born January 8, 2001, at Akron Zoo, Kavi moved to Zoo Atlanta in 2006, the Zoo said. He sired Sohni and Sanjiv, who were born to tiger Chelsea – shown in the video above – in 2011. At the recommendation of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ (AZA) Tiger Species Survival Plan), he