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Athens Power Rankings for the Week of May 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.

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Daniel Hutchens

1. Twilight Criterium

One of Athens’ favorite annual events happens a week later than usual this year—but Twilight’s still got the power. Check this week’s print issue for all the details.

2. Sally Sheppard

The executive director of The Cottage called out local officials last week for not attending a screening of a documentary about rape culture on college campuses. 

3. Daniel Hutchens

Bloodkin’s frontman has a new solo record out and will celebrate with a release show this weekend. See this week’s Flagpole for more.

4. La Michoacana

There is nothing like it anywhere else in Athens,” Flagpole food critic Hillary Brown writes of the new ice-cream spot. See this week’s Grub Notes. 

5. Futo

The local electro-pop wunderkind is back with a new album. See this week’s paper for a review.


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