ATL Soul Weekly (May 26-June 1): Carmen Rodgers, ‘The South Got Something to Say’ art exhibit + more

Vocalist/songwriter Carmen Rodgers (Photo courtesy of the artist)

Presenting ATL Soul Weekly, Slo*Mo’s curated look at some of the week’s most notable sights, sounds and events.


Late last week, three Atlanta-centric vocalists/songwriters (current residents and expats) dropped a trio of dope new visuals, including:

1. Carmen Rodgers — “Again and Again”:

2. Gwen Bunn featuring Faith Evans — “Between The Lines”:

3. Jason Pure — “Domino”:


June 1-July 31 — “The South Got Something to Say” art exhibition: Borrowed from Andre 3000’s prophetic, 1990s-era proclamation, “The South Got Something to Say” is the second in a series of open-air exhibitions activating digital billboards throughout the Arts and Entertainment District of Atlanta. Presented by the Atlanta Downtown Improvement District and curated by Karen Comer Lowe, the digital exhibit — featuring work by acclaimed artists like Sheila Pree Bright, Fahamu Pecou, Shanequa Gaye and many more —  is a “visual celebration of those enriching creators who are contributing to the everchanging footprint of the Atlanta Cultural community.” Free. Various Downtown locations. More info:

May 26 — stillLifeSessions: Academic Figure drawing session. Bring your sketchbook, and draw from life! $20. Mask required. 9 p.m.-12 a.m. The Sanctuary. More info:

May 30 — LTJ Bukem, with Armanni Reign (MC). $20-$25. 10 p.m.-3 a.m. Believe Music Hall (Wish Lounge). More info: