accessAtlanta: Things to do in Atlanta
By The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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accessAtlanta is a new podcast that shares the best things to do, see, eat and experience in Atlanta. We’ll bring you the stories that make our eclectic city one of a kind, and take you behind the scenes in a town where we create movies, music and art making waves around the world. Every week, we’ll share with you some of the best places to eat, play, and live out loud in the ATL. Join us and let us be your guide to a city that we know best.
||CleanCountry Music Band Sugarland||The hiatus is finally over. Country music duo Sugarland is coming home sweet home to Georgia. Originally from the A-T-L, the popular band is performing on tour together for the first time in years. And fans are greeting them with open arms. AJC music r||6/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMiss Georgia Pageant||More than 100 women will compete, but only one is crowned Miss Georgia. Rehearsals, appearances, workouts, and sponsor visits lead to a single, big moment—a night that could yield a life-long dream. AJC reporter Amanda Coyne describes how the South em||6/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean28th Annual Creepers Car Show||Two words: vroom, vroom. The Creepers Car Show drives onto the classic car scene once again this year in Marietta. These antique, rare machines are sure to impress. The charity event will show off vehicles at least 30 years old, with each car having its||6/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAtlanta Oddities Dealer James Freeman||An Atlanta entrepreneur has found his niche—historical antiques with a twist. James Freeman collects and sells oddities at Scott Antique Markets and local pop-up shops. Think letters from serial killers, decades-old Ouija boards, and original drawings||5/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOlympic Gold Medalist Laurie Hernandez||At the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, American gymnast Laurie Hernandez won the hearts of many across the world. She danced. She flipped. She fearlessly competed on the world’s biggest stage for athletes. During her recent visit to Atlanta, senior featu||5/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAtlanta Playwright Jiréh Breon Holder Steals the Show||Playwright Jiréh Breon Holder is making his mark on the Atlanta theatrical scene. In fact, he defines himself as an authentic “southern writer.” In this charming conversation, AJC reporter Najja Parker dives into the story, struggles, and triumphs||5/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean"Backyard Wilderness," an IMAX movie||Walk into your backyard and discover an entire world hidden in plain sight. A new IMAX movie at Fernbank Museum of Natural History in Atlanta encourages folks to explore an ecosystem of critters, plants, animals, and more. AJC reporter Gracie Bonds Stap||5/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanComedian W. Kamau Bell of CNN's "United Shades of America"||Known for sparking dialogue across the country about American social and political issues, comedian and TV host W. Kamau Bell makes his way to Atlanta for his latest discussion. In a new episode of CNN’s “United Shades of America,” Bell uses local||5/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPresident Jimmy Carter Teaches Sunday School||In the sleepy Georgia town of Plains, there is a presence that feels undeniably presidential. Jill Vejnoska, the AJC’s authority on all things Jimmy Carter, takes you to Plains, where the former president and first lady still live. In this episode, yo||4/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAtlanta Symphony Orchestra's Musical Director, Robert Spano||Robert Spano, the musical director of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, is set to retire in the coming years. The 2020-21 season will be his final curtain call. But not before leaving classical music lovers with something beautiful and melodic to remember||4/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAtlanta’s Dining Scene: Spring 2018||Atlanta’s food scene has transformed into a culinary delight. For folks in search of sumptuous flavors, you'll find unique experiences from across the world right in the heart of the city. In this episode, AJC dining editor Ligaya Figueras discusses i||4/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMeet the Heavy Hitters||With every beat, every note, and every sound, the drumline band for the Atlanta Braves plays their way into the hearts of Atlanta’s baseball fans. Meet the Heavy Hitters—24 drummers who captivate fans with a game day, musical performance that leaves||4/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAtlanta Hawks||For fans, it’s not just about the game. It’s about the experience. No one knows this better than AJC reporter—and Atlanta Hawks superfan—Helena Oliviero. In this episode, she takes us behind the scenes to know what the ultimate Hawks fan experie||3/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMosaics of Atlanta artist Jim Hill||Brooklyn may have made him, but Atlanta can certainly claim him. Local artist Jim Hill made his way to the A-T-L to become one of the city’s artistic gems. In a captivating interview with AJC’s Talk of the Town columnist Nedra Rhone, this mosaic art||3/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRadio veteran Ryan Cameron||Ryan Cameron is one of the most prominent hometown radio personalities in Atlanta history. In this extensive interview with AJC radio/TV blogger Rodney Ho, Cameron candidly shares why he is leaving the business he knows best to become a partner at a new||3/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMarvel's "Black Panther"||Welcome to Wakanda. Entertainment blogger Jennifer Brett hits a star-studded red carpet for the "Black Panther" screening at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre. Actors Samuel L. Jackson, Tyrese Gibson, Kim Fields, and rapper T.I. share their excitement for the Atl||3/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJohn Driskell Hopkins of the Zac Brown Band||In our first podcast, hear music reporter Melissa Ruggieri’s interview with John Driskell Hopkins of the Zac Brown Band. Be in the know about his solo project, due later this year. Host Shane Harrison will tell you about some fun things to do in Atlan||3/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanaccessAtlanta: Things to do in Atlanta||accessAtlanta is a new podcast that shares the best things to do, see, eat and experience in Atlanta. We’ll bring you the stories that make our eclectic city one of a kind, and take you behind the scenes in a town where we create movies, music and art||2/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Great new podcast from the Access Atlanta team!
Great new offering from the AJC
Love this! Very cool and useful!