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Meet the WISE women of Atlanta’s Super Bowl LIII

A new mural at the exterior base of Mercedes-Benz Stadium (MBS), part of the Atlanta Super Bowl Host Committee’s “Off the Wall” initiative dedicated to Atlanta’s civil rights legacy and current social justice movements, depicts a young African-American girl flexing her muscles – a display of strength. Inside the state-of-the-art stadium on Wednesday evening a […]

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Widespread Panic, Isbell, Avett Bros. headline 2019’s SweetWater 420 Fest

***** UPDATE: Early bird passes are sold out ********** Stay calm, Widespread Panic is coming back to make more memories at Centennial Olympic Park. The venerable Athens-born jam band returns to headline Sweetwater 420 Fest’s 2019 lineup at the park in April, along with Grammy-winning Americana artist Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, popular folk-rock […]

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“Venom” in the underbelly of the GWCCA campus

Another classic Marvel character’s stand-alone feature flick is set to debut in theaters on Friday (Oct. 5), and there’s a Georgia World Congress Center Authority connection. “Venom” is the story of Eddie Brock (portrayed by Tom Hardy), who turns into an unwitting host for an alien symbiote and together they become the super-powered anti-hero Venom. […]

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A look inside the Georgia World Congress Center’s game-changing expansion project

When the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) opened its doors in 1976, the building’s first show encompassed a single exhibition hall, totaling 350,000 square feet. Today, the Congress Center officially broke ground on a game-changing expansion project, which includes a new 100,000-square-foot exhibition hall – almost three times the size of the hall that hosted […]

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Southeast’s largest 4th of July fireworks show bigger and better in ’18

The Southeast’s largest Fourth of July fireworks display was even bigger Wednesday night. Capping off an evening of live entertainment featuring headliners After 7, Klymaxx and Dionne Farris with J Fly and Friends, the 14-and-a-half minute pyrotechnic spectacle lit up the night sky over the Georgia World Congress Center Authority’s (GWCCA) downtown Atlanta campus. Featuring […]

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