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Athens Power Rankings for the Week of Nov. 2



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.

1. Daniel Simmons and Dominick Gardner

They own General Beauregard’s.

2. John Fernandes

The jovial multi-instrumentalist is once again putting on Cloud Fest, the annual showcase for his Cloud Recordings label. Read more in the upcoming issue.

3. Faton Bauta

Four interceptions. FOUR!

4. Blacknerdninja

Not to be outdone, the Athens rapper is hosting Athens Indie Fest, featuring a stellar lineup of Dirty South hip hop. Gordon Lamb has the scoop in the next Threats & Promises.

5. Brandon Hanick

Hanick’s organization, Alliance for a Better Georgia, is providing filmmakers with a platform to raise political awareness with the Cause + Effect festival.