New Mavericks: Female Directors

One of the films features the niece of comedy legend Dave Chappelle.

Out & About in Atlanta (March 28 - April 3)

Your arts & entertainment calendar for metro Atlanta. Listings may change without notice.

Out & About in Atlanta (March 21 - 27)

Welcome to Atlanta, where there is plenty to do and experience when you are out and about.

Out & About in Atlanta (March 14 - 20)

March 14: Mint Condition, Center Stage. 8:30 p.m.


When President Barack Obama spoke out last week against the crime, violence and poverty that ensnares young men of color in epidemic numbers, he might have been voicing a promo for "Chicagoland,’’ the docuseries debuting this past Thursday on CNN.

'12 Years a Slave' Named Best Picture at Oscars

The searing drama "12 Years a Slave" was named best picture at the 86th Academy Awards on Sunday night.

Graffiti vandal hits Spike Lee's old block

A graffiti vandal hit the home owned by Spike Lee's father and a neighboring home in Brooklyn Friday -- days after the filmmaker's curse-filled rant against the gentrification enveloping his old neighborhood.

Out & About in Atlanta (Feb. 28 - March 6)

March 17: Robin Thicke, Fox Theater. 7:45 p.m.

The Arts & Entertainment Notebook

The Academy Awards should be full of surprises.

Spike Lee explains expletive-filled gentrification rant

"I grew up here in New York. It's changed," Lee said at Brooklyn's Pratt Institute, an art, design, and architecture school.

Out & About in Atlanta (Feb. 21 - 27)

There is much to experience when you are out and about...

Ageless Pharrell swears he's not a vampire

Forget about Pharrell Williams' hat. We're more interested in his skincare routine.

Out & About in Atlanta (Feb. 14 - 20)

Check out all there is to do in Atlanta.

Alvin Ailey Dance Theater Returns to The Fox

When Matthew Rushing was a young boy growing up in Inglewood, Calif., his mother was concerned he might fall prey to the gang violence that plagued the area. So she signed him up for an afterschool arts program.

Out & About in Atlanta (Feb. 7 - 13)

Feb. 13: Ms. Lauryn Hill, Tabernacle. 8 p.m.