Kat of Typographies

Degenerate Verse I have spent a lot of my adult life in bars. This is largely because I am an alcoholic, but also because I am a lonely masochist with an obsessive need to observe other human beings. I love, perversely, sitting by myself, eavesdropping on the conversations […]

Kat of Typographies

Home by Accident The first thing I remember about Athens was the color. Having newly arrived from the bleached-out West, where the sun throbs pulsating white like a wound in the endless shimmering cobalt bomb of the sky, where only the vague outlines of volcanoes limn the horizon […]

Nelson Wells – The Art of Indie Music PR

Team Clermont has been a unique company promoting music artists both locally and nationally for over 20 years. They are a small, dedicated team who focuses on up-and-coming musicians as well as established music artists. Co-Founder Nelson Wells, father to twin daughters, is keenly aware of the ever-evolving […]

Animal Realist: Christina Tornambe

Christina Tornambe  is a painter of animals, a pet portraitist, a capturer of the peaceful side of the natural world. When I entered her home to interview her and check out her studio, I expected to be mobbed by twenty dogs, five cats, maybe a stray aardvark or […]

Beauty Everyday: Rebecca Wood

Creative Rebellion, a new, ongoing series from AU field correspondent, artist Veronica Darby, kicks off with a visit to the studio of Athen’s ceramic artist, Rebecca Wood. Rebecca Wood Studio “Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is mans original virtue. It is through disobedience […]

Circular Tangents: The Work of Tex Crawford

Tex Crawford’s workon display at the Athens-Clarke County Library’s Quiet Gallery: On Loan From the Universe: The Maverick Art of Tex Crawford at The Quiet Gallery, Athens-Clarke County Library, Feb. 6 – March 24th, 2019. “Everything in here had a life before…I digress in a circle,” says Tex Crawford. […]

Stage Life with Antonio Mántica

“I’m a big believer in treating the audience like another actor, hopping off the edge of the stage, interacting with them.” Antonio Mántica Tell me about your awesome last name? Your family? My family name originated from Northern Italy. I definitely wouldn’t be very theatrical without my family. I have […]

The (real) Wedding Singer

“I just love performing.  I’d play polka music if that’s what it took to entertain 300 drunk Germans.” – Dan Roth He doesn’t ONLY perform for drunk Germans, but Dan Roth is talented, willing and extremely able to perform pretty much any music, for pretty much any group […]

Didi Dunphy’s Magical Mystery Tour

AU visited with curator extraordinaire Didi Dunphy at the opening of the Magical Mystery Tour show at the Hotel Indigo’s Gallery on Oct. 26, 2017. Can you tell us about the gallery space here at the Indigo? DD: The gallery at Indigo is a delightful space because it incorporates […]

Pop Provocateur: Pip the Pansy

Pip the Pansy (Erin Burchfield) (fka Wrenn, 25) was born in Syracuse, New York, moving to Woodstock, Georgia when she was 10. She played flute in High School but quit the orchestra, veering to visual arts. She then quit visual arts to do theatre. She quit theatre to […]

Ancient Whales Q & A

The Ancient Whales most recent record, Vestiges of Tails Appear in All of Us, is a mighty wall of introspective, brain-blasting rock. They are three: Enoch Bledsoe (vocals, guitar), Natalie Bledsoe (vocals, bass guitar) and Bryan Poole (vocals, drums). They’ve been called acid rock, alt-rock, riff rock, punk rock, […]

Coloring the Whole Damn World: Gunnar Tarsa

No one ever said saving the world would be easy…but local artist and recent Lamar Dodd graduate, Gunnar Tarsa, makes it look pretty easy. Artists and their big dreams gravitate naturally to Athens like swallows to Capistrano. Our fair city nurtures big dreams, cultivates talent, and provides a helpful cocoon […]

Hey Somalia, Log On

One, exactly one, Malaysian person has visited athensuncharted. To that end, I’d like to thank you, Mister Malaysian. Dear Malaysian visitor, What the hell were you thinking? Why in God’s name did you visit our Georgia arts magazine? You live in the South Pacific. Go outside, for God’s sake. Thank you […]

Invisible Orientation

It wasn’t that you couldn’t get the girl; it was that you couldn’t even get her in your own head. You never even wanted to “get her,” but since you are a guy and you don’t like guys you think that is what you need to do to […]