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On the radar for this month: Georgia Theatre’s grand opening, Piedmont Park’s arts and crafts festival, and Theatrical Outfit’s production about the Green Book

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athensmusicandarts:

HuffPo has named UGA among its Most Hipster Colleges. Interestingly, they chose this old photo of the Georgia Theatre, hardly hipster central, to illustrate their point. That’s OK — we’re glad the theater got some love, but for prime hipster viewing, the 40 Watt side of town is a better locale.  

Color us surprised. UGA just feels like the anti-hipster college, but we’ll take whatever mild accolades we can get.

athensmusicandarts:

HuffPo has named UGA among its Most Hipster Colleges. Interestingly, they chose this old photo of the Georgia Theatre, hardly hipster central, to illustrate their point. That’s OK — we’re glad the theater got some love, but for prime hipster viewing, the 40 Watt side of town is a better locale.  

Color us surprised. UGA just feels like the anti-hipster college, but we’ll take whatever mild accolades we can get.

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Athens’s historic Georgia Theatre set to re-open in August with all-star line up

Two years ago this month, the Georgia Theatre was nearly destroyed in an  early morning blaze. As music fans tearfully gathered outside the  still-smoldering 122-year-old structure at 215 North Lumpkin Street,  owners Wilmot Green and Scott Orvold vowed to rebuild.

Read Rich Eldredge’s blog post

Athens’s historic Georgia Theatre set to re-open in August with all-star line up

Two years ago this month, the Georgia Theatre was nearly destroyed in an early morning blaze. As music fans tearfully gathered outside the still-smoldering 122-year-old structure at 215 North Lumpkin Street, owners Wilmot Green and Scott Orvold vowed to rebuild.

Read Rich Eldredge’s blog post