Welcome to Athens Power Rankings. In the spirit of sports rating systems, through painstaking analysis, we rank the top movers and shakers in the Classic City each week. Who's hot? Who's not? Find out below.
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1. Jere Morehead
What do you get when you add a 43 percent raise to a half-million-dollar salary? A lot of goddamn money, that's what.
The Athens/Atlanta band is prepping the official release of a brilliant debut album. We gave 'em this week's Flagpole cover and told 'em to go nuts with it. Check it out Wednesday.
3. Lyndon House Arts Center
There are some cool new exhibits up at the local community space. Check Art Notes this week for more.
4. Rebecca Lang
The Athens-based cookbook author is all about that bird, 'bout that bird (no feathers).
5. Pattern is Movement
They're not from Athens, but the Classic City has become the Philly duo's second home over the years. Now they're splitting, and saying goodbye with a show at Caledonia this weekend. Look for this week's paper for a feature.