With his head nodding, foot tapping, and eyes closed, the young bassist has all eyes on him. A solid three foot shorter, and decades younger than the musicians by his sides, Aron Hodek holds his own on stage.
The roots of many forms of American entertainment are linked to a time that lacked diversity in these industries. Hollywood and specifically film is an industry that has been slow to change. There still has never been a person of color or woman that has been the head of a major film studio.
9TH and North is where it all goes down. Merging the best of both worlds, the fashion brand makes people feel good and look good. But it also challenges them intellectually by highlighting wearable thought-provoking artwork, forcing people to think beyond what they see on the surface.
With eyes trained over the edge of water, you may witness a swimmer in a moment of suspended balance. The second where their body is a weightless, floating object; their guarded breath escape in bubbles that distort their head’s swirling image. Any swimmer knows this moment, the quiet break from gravity’s bonds where you are for an instant captured by the pull of water.
As a fashion-obsessed preteen, I always begged my mom to take me to the mall. There, I could see my favorite runway looks in person--an experience I often compared to meeting a celebrity. But, the experience was two-sided, I loved seeing the work made by the artists I considered my kin.
It doesn’t take long for guests to take note of Canopy’s luxurious vibe. Within seconds of entering the West Peachtree parking garage, valet staff greets you with smiling faces as they grab your bag and park your car because, well, self-parking isn’t allowed. Located in the city’s artistic district, the boutique hotel is walking distance from Piedmont Park, Atlanta Symphony Hall, the Alliance Theatre and the High Museum of Art.