The Day Kurt Died

Han Vance on American music: I was working in a coffeehouse, the original such of the nationally so-called first-wave of indie coffeehouses in Athens, Ga., the day Kurt Cobain died: April 5th, 1994. I was in a bit of a malaise. Waiting around the town for my felt-like-a-very-long-time at the time on, then off for… Continue reading The Day Kurt Died

Angelo’s Angles: ATR-Art for the Love of Color

HAN on American artists: Angelo T. Robinson creates from a sprawling home studio in Senoia, Ga. Around 30 miles outside Atlanta, he’s near enough to the city to use its energy and resources, yet far enough removed for tranquility. He describes himself as a self-taught creative, feeling that he can learn to do too many… Continue reading Angelo’s Angles: ATR-Art for the Love of Color

Future City Series: Atlanta ~ Center of the South

Future City Series Atlanta ~ Center of the South, by Han Vance: -EDITOR’S NOTE: I wrote this some years ago and several of the steps, like no smoking in restaurants and bars, have been implemented since. I’d love to see all of it play out, eventually, especially my idea to double-deck the Atlanta BeltLine. It’d… Continue reading Future City Series: Atlanta ~ Center of the South