TLC Honored with an Exclusive Mural Dedication in Atlanta
October 11, 2022
TLC were honored with an exclusive Mural dedication and art expedition on October 9, 2022 in their home city of Atlanta, GA. The event served as part of Atlanta’s 2022 ELEVATE Open Spaces Art Festival.
Good As Burgers, Can I Kick It and Press Play Entertainment were the hosts of the community block party and outdoor art mural dedication to multi-platinum, award-winning R&B recording group TLC. The event highlighted Atlanta’s music scene and art culture while bringing awareness to significant issues affecting the community. This was the first public art mural dedicated to the legendary group in their hometown of Atlanta. As well as the mural unveiling event, there was also a free VIP Experience before the festivities. Creative agency CAN I KICK IT were the hosts of an interactive art and merchandise experience for VIP registrants featuring lots of TLC personal memorabilia, art pieces, merchandise and displays of other notable hip-hop artists from the Atlanta scene.
Attendees were treated to some performances by rapper Neshanycee and a special dance performance by the D4YL Kids, choreographed by the former TLC dancer Naeemah MC, who also did a phenomenal dance off performance!
WABE Interview with Daniel Troppy and Royce Soble about 'We Live Among You' exhibition showcasing those struggling with mental health challenges
September 20, 2022
Two of the five photographers participating in the 'We Live Among You' exhibition, Daniel Troppy and Royce Soble, joined “City Lights” host Lois Reitzes to talk about their contributions to the project. The exhibition is supported by Mayor Andre Dickens and his Office of Cultural Affairs, and will be on view through Oct. 29 at Gallery 72.
Five September festivals not to miss, including Dragon Con, Elevate & Out on Film
September 7, 2022
We’ve rounded up five festivals that simply must be on your “to-do” calendar for September.
Elevate: Open Spaces Brings Artists to Atlanta’s Parks, Pavilions And Patios This Fall
September 7, 2022
Come enjoy artist, painters, and poets on the weekends this fall hosted by ELEVATE.
Nadya Zeitlin and Bautanzt Here Explore Time, Space, and the Meaning of Movement in “Body Guarding”
October 19, 2021
Creative timing, pacing, and spacing can affect everything from mood to meaning in dance.
ELEVATE Atlanta Art Festival Features Music, Art, Dance, Murals, Movies & More in October
October 15, 2021
The festival will feature beautiful artwork by Atlanta artists as well as exciting and thought-provoking cultural events.
Lisa Tuttle’s postcolonial karma Now Open at Gallery 72
October 15, 2021
Gallery 72 takes viewers on a journey that has been both complicated and enlightening
ELEVATE Atlanta Art Festival To Activate Communities With Art As They REOPEN, REIGNITE & RECONNECT
August 13, 2021
The 2021 festival will include partnerships with art galleries, museums, theaters, performance venues, restaurants, bars, shops, colleges, parks, and libraries.
WABE Atlanta Highlights ELEVATE 2020's Push to Promote Activism and Atlanta’s West End
October 2, 2020
This year’s ELEVATE will focus on inspiring community building, activism and hope. Most of the festival’s events relate to current racial unrest, political tensions, and the coronavirus pandemic.
ArtsATL Highlights ELEVATE: West End in Weekend Round-Up
October 1, 2020
ELEVATE reprises the performances that were filmed as a virtual version of the Atlanta Jazz Festival
Facebook Partners with ELEVATE to Install Five Voter Awareness Murals in Atlanta
September 30, 2020
With 2020 marking a pivotal election year, Facebook launched the "Voting is Voice" campaign and set a goal to register 4 million new voters during the largest voter drive in U.S. history.
From Royal Krunk to Afrobeat and Jazz, ELEVATE Art Festival presents Music for your Soul
September 29, 2020
Our festival theme is Equity, Activism, Engagement, and through our programs we seek to provide hope, inspiration, and food for your soul.