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Atlanta Sounds

Atlanta Sounds debuted on September 10, 2007 and is designed to show the texture of Atlanta. The stories are portraits, oral histories, anecdotes, memories and fragments of life overheard. All told by those who live, work, and visit metro Atlanta.


Model Trains

Mar 2, 2012

For many years Dick Rex was a dedicated engineer working for Public Broadcasting Atlanta. Through our association with Dick we found out about one of his favorite past times, model trains. He not only loves the hobby, but builds many of the trains himself. He says there's much to know and learn about model trains and he encourages people to go to the Piedmont Division of the National Model Rail Road Association for more information.

Fire Dancer

Mar 2, 2012

The Imperial OPA Circus is comprised of acrobats, contortionists, comedians, puppeteers, musicians and several fire dancers. CLICK HERE to see a video of the fire dancer in action.

Coke Float

Mar 2, 2012

Adam Biderman is a chef at Holeman & Finch where he makes, among other things, Coke floats. According to Biderman, all you need to make one is the coke and your favorite flavor of ice cream. He admits, however, that typically many people choose vanilla ice cream. If you're still not sure how to make a coke float, go here.

Atlanta, Georgia – Records are made to be broken and last night Hank Aaron's 33 year old home run record finally fell.

Now, a to look back to that night of April 8th in 1974 when Hank Aaron broke a record that many thought would never be broken, Babe Ruth's.