Caitlyn Collins is a sociologist and author of "Making Motherhood Work: How Women Manage Careers and Caregiving." Collins looks into “Work/Family Justice” for parents, especially as more and more women become the breadwinners of their families. Her studies show that mothers in the United States are the most stressed of comparable western cultures and speak more about not having enough time to be with their children. Unlike many European countries, such as Sweden, the United States does not have a national support system for mothers. Collins preveiws her research into societal trends and policy with On Second Thought before her speech at the University of Georgia.
British artist and curator Ben Colmen joins FLUX: Ponce City Market as it transforms the historic Atlanta hub into a “playground of acoustic space.” The arts organization produces temporary events that connect people to creativity and to place. A number of artist are using sound as a primary medium to reveal hidden deminsions of the historic building turned ultra popular destination. This temporay projects runs just through Sunday, Sept. 29th.
Atlanta band Shantih Shantih combines rock and roll with harmonies over twanging guritars. The band is celebrating the release of their new album, Someone, Anyone, on Friday at 529 before heading out on their world tour. Band Members Julia Furgiuele and Anna Barattin give us their picks for our Georgia Playlist.
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