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With the release of his new film, “The Hateful Eight,” it is time to look upon the illustrious career of one of the world’s most beloved and unconventional film directors, Quentin Tarantino. Since the 1990s, Tarantino has taken what most of us think of traditional cinema and flipped it on its head, using his unique…

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"Force Awakens" took me back to that galaxy far, far away, where the films in this series could invoke awe, emotion, imagination, and pure excitement by cleverly blending together what made the original series so memorable with new ideas in the way the film is directed, written, and shot while also adding in some outstanding new characters as well as the old ones we know and love. Read on
Despite living in a more progressive time period, conversations tend to be burdened by a mandate of silence when it comes to talking about how HIV or AIDS impacts the transgender community. According to GLAAD, a nonprofit supporting the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, aseuxal/aromantic community, the term transgender is defined as “an umbrella term…

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Do you know what Kyle Massey from “Cory in the House,” David Lambert from “The Fosters,” and Johanna Brady from “Easy A” have in common? They got their acting training and jump started their acting careers at Atlanta Workshop Players, a non-profit organization that offers film and musical theatre acting classes, dance classes, and voice…

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Nearly 10,000 teens were diagnosed with HIV in 2013 and the rate continues to increase, especially for those living in metro Atlanta. According to the Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta is the fifth highest US city for new HIV infections. Additionally, in 2012 there were 26,743 new HIV diagnoses in Atlanta, with many cases affecting…

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Atlanta’s annual gay pride parade may not be the first event that comes to mind when you think of a place of worship but Decatur’s Oakhurst Presbyterian Church is working to change that. As church members marched down Peachtree Street last Sunday, waving rainbow flags and wielding “Love Wins” signs, the 15- person coalition was cheered…

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