August 23, 2020 Featured

Check out our first Pretty Southern script In this pandemic time when COVID has closed all the local theatres and comedy clubs, I took a virtual sketch comedy writing class with Laugh Lab. Comedian Lace Larrabee started this enterprise (check out my first standup from her inaugural class in 2017) with fellow comic and writer… Read more »

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July 30, 2020 Featured

Five dynamic women leaders from the Metro Atlanta area will be honored at the first annual SHERO Awards by the Greater Atlanta Democratic Women (GADW). Originally planned as an in-person celebration, the event will be held virtually on Friday, Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. EST. “Throughout their careers in business and government, these women leaders… Read more »

July 28, 2020 Featured

Our friends at Consume Media shared this footage from John Lewis filmed at the Davis Academy in 2017. The Atlanta-based production company posted this to Instagram and thanks to founder, Leo Falkenstein, for allowing us to share it with our community here on Pretty Southern. Congressman John Lewis was a true American hero and warrior… Read more »

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July 9, 2020 Opinion

Editor’s Note – a brief intro to the powerful words by Quay Bowen. We connected with Quay through a marketing group on social media. After hearing her story, we asked Quay to share her experiences with our audience here at Pretty Southern. It has been edited with her approval and based on the personal history… Read more »

June 9, 2020 Art Featured

Our mission at Pretty Southern is to share stories about Southerners doing great work in our region and beyond. We’re thrilled to shine the spotlight on Lindsey Rogers Cook who wrote her first novel, How to Bury Your Brother, which debuted in May 2020. Full disclosure: Lindsey and I both attended from the same journalism… Read more »