Chastain Park Arts Festival may draw 40,000 to Buckhead
by Everett Catts
October 29, 2014 06:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
As executive director of the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces, Patrick Dennis has helped organize 10 events this year. But the sixth annual fall Chastain Park Arts Festival, set for Saturday and Sunday at the Buckhead venue, is his baby. “This show was our first,” Dennis said of the foundation. “It has evolved … on its own. We haven’t pushed it to evolve. It’s become more competitive for more exclusive fine art. We are not a stuffy organization. But this event will have some of ...
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Minimum Wage Poll
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Is $15 per hour a reasonable amount for minimum wage?