<;div id="id_501056bfe79ae6a55869944">;<;a href="http://mintatl.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/starvingartistgames_web_image.jpg">;<;img class="aligncenter size-medium wp-image-531" title="The Starving Artist Games" src="http://mintatl.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/starvingartistgames_web_image-214x300.jpg" alt="" width="214" height="300" />;<;/a>;While London kicks off the 2012 Summer Olympics, Atlanta will celebrate its own thrilling athletic event, with the first-ever Starving Artist Games.The games, located at the intersection of Krog and Irwin streets in the Old Fourth Ward, will include a variety of carnival attractions and activities to test attendees’ artistic and athletic talents. Highlights include a dunk tank featuring local art figures and critics, specialty artist-designed cornhole, a kids’ “artsctacle” course, and a heavy metal cakewalk, hosted by Miss Mississippi Gulf Coast beauty queen Katherine Taylor.Admission to the event is free. The games – with custom prizes created by Atlanta artists – will cost $1-$5 to play. The Starving Artist Games will also host a variety of local food trucks, in addition to beer and drinks available for purchase. Proceeds from the event will benefit MINT and BurnAway.
<;div>;SPONSORED BY BINDERS ART SUPPLIES AND FRAMES, PBR, SET SUPPLIES, AND SAVAGE PIZZA<;/div>;