In July of 2014, Dr. Timothy Lietz admitted a patient suffering from a mysterious disease to his lab. Although she should have been dead?all her vital signs were virtually absent, save for a trickle of brain activity?the former medical student suffered from violent fits and, well, episodes of biting. The violent virus soon spread to the rest of the staff, including Dr. Lietz, as evidenced in the doctor's haunting audio logs. The disease has since spread, creating hordes of what are now recognized as zombies. Visitors to Zombie Works, located at Dosser Works paintball arena, have one mission: take out the zombies. Armed with paintball guns, the spooked survivors must take on scores of the undead, who succumb just as quickly to the impact of paintballs as they do to an axe in the skull or a very loud recording of the guitar solo from "Crazy Train."
When he isn't producing concerts for superstars like Jay Z, Mary J. Blige, and Earth Wind & Fire, Dwight McQueen runs Atlanta Black History Tour. Conducted on foot or in comfortable motor coaches, each excursion stops by historic landmarks that illustrate African American history stretching back to before the Civil War. Explore one of the city's seven black colleges, check out the African artistry on display inside the Hammonds House Museum, and visit several places that were dear to Atlanta native Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tours stop by his childhood home as well as Ebenezer Baptist Church, where he was baptized as a baby and later, at 19, ordained as a minister.
Certified professional photographer Gene Taylor has fine-tuned his artistic vision while working in photojournalism and portrait photography for more than 30 years. During classes at Your Photo Safari, Gene introduces students to the photographic arts and the workings of DSLR cameras. Sessions begin in classroom settings, allowing students to get acquainted with camera basics as well as advanced features such as setting white balance and reducing blur. After learning how to navigate the multiple settings and buttons on their digital cameras, students traipse to area gardens to explore the natural world through their lenses. The hands-on experience allows students to take home artfully composed shots of plants bathed in natural light or trees planking over riverbanks in a bid for Internet fame.