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The Gathering Spot welcomed Slutty Vegan Founder Pinky Cole for a one-on-one conversation.

To kick off the International Women’s Month programming narrative for March, The Gathering Spot welcomed Slutty Vegan Founder, Pinky Cole, for a one-on-one conversation. Pinky touched on all aspects of…

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TGS x Alvin Ailey Recap

The Gathering Spot partnered with Alvin Ailey to deliver two unique member only experiences in February. The first experience was a one-on-one conversation with Artistic Director Robert Battle, moderated by…

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Spotlight Story: NYC to ban discrimination on hair

NYC to ban discrimination on hair New York City, home to the infamous stop and frisk, is working towards a more progressive culture – inclusive of African Americans sporting hairstyles associated with Black…

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Spotlight Story: The Mixtape

The Mixtape – A 40 year old concept made popular through Hip-Hop, was a fixed compilation of popular songs evoking emotion and telling time without its creator uttering a word….

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Bernie’s Back!

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders recently announced he’s running for the2020 presidential election. This isn’t his first rodeo, and the political vet expects at least one million people to hop on board his grassroots…

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Spotlight Story: Karl, Chanel, Fendi and a cat named Choupette

An icon in fashion Karl Lagerfeld’s bold personality and zest for fashion transformed him into an international icon. Langerfeld utilized his looks and quirks to paint a “cartoon” for the world to see,…

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Here’s the single best way to help Black people, according to Ryan Wilson

Here’s the single best way to help Black people, according to Ryan Wilson (Hint: It’s not by tweeting “Black Lives Matter.”) BY MARA SHALHOUP  AUGUST 13, 2020 Ryan Wilson is cofounder…

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‘COMMUNITY ISN’T CANCELED’

The Covid-19 virus had shuttered their event space. But these two business partners gave the community a stage to voice concern about the pandemic — even if they had no…

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A Private Club Reopens to Address a Public Crisis

At the Gathering Spot, Ryan Wilson is brokering some of Atlanta’s most important conversations between activists, politicians, business leaders, and celebrities. Here’s what he thinks needs to happen next. As…

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‘YOU DON’T HAVE TIME TO BE GLOOMY’ The Gathering Spot co-owners TK Petersen and Ryan Wilson are focused on being helpful during the pandemic.

In their own words … Our 4-year anniversary party was supposed to be on March 14th. It was going to be a pretty big moment for us as a business,…