For decades, developers have explored what to do with Underground Atlanta. But now, the long-vacant downtown retail center is entering a new phase as a grassroots arts hub. GPB’s Jake Cook spoke with artists artist Mike Stasny and Jamie Shelton at Stasny’s studio space and art venue in Underground Atlanta for this audio postcard.
The Atlanta Opera has reached a status held only by the top 10 operas in the nation ahead of its 45th anniversary. The company has been elevated to “Budget One” by reaching a $15 million operations budget ahead of the 2024-2025 season.