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Column: Art center hosting documentary film showing
The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center on Means Street in west Midtown is hosting the premiere screening of the documentary “A History of Nexus: How an Artist Co-op Transformed Atlanta” Aug. 7. The fr...
July 30, 2014 06:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs Festival set for Sept. 20 and 21
Heritage Sandy Springs will present the 29th annual Sandy Springs Festival, returning to the heart of Sandy Springs Sept. 20 and 21. It will offer two days of fine art, live music, cultural perform...
July 30, 2014 06:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Student summer leadership event set for Tuesday
The first GenHERation Summer Leadership Series Atlanta will take place Tuesday at Heritage Sandy Springs, 6110 Bluestone Road, from 7 to 9 p.m. This event will feature a panel of female professiona...
July 30, 2014 05:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Young twins’ business making national news
For Chastain Park residents Betts and Chet Dehart, fall means not only heading off to college, but also taking their entrepreneurial pursuits to the next level. At only 18, the twins, who in May we...
July 30, 2014 02:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Plywood Presents focuses on fostering social innovation
A crowd of about 650 entrepreneurs, business leaders, nonprofit activists and cultural creatives — mostly those from metro Atlanta and the Southeast — will gather at the Fox Theatre in Midtown Aug ...
July 30, 2014 10:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead home to New York designer’s 14th store
New York-based fashion designer Nina McLemore set her sights on Atlanta for her newest namesake clothing store. Her 14th boutique, which opened Friday in the Cates shopping center on East Andrews D...
July 30, 2014 10:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Bull Durham’ rehearsals begin
Rehearsals for the Alliance Theatre’s world premiere production of “Bull Durham,” a musical based on the 1988 film, kicked off Tuesday, the Midtown theatre announced. Nearly 30 actors arrived in At...
July 29, 2014 05:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dallas siblings win modeling contest, donate to child abuse program
Local residents have become two of the better-known child models for back-to-school fashion merchandise of a nationally-known children’s shoe retailer. Dallas brothers Johnnie Gordon, 8, and Jaylon...
July 29, 2014 02:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summer fun still ongoing at Fernbank Museum
School is almost back in session for students in DeKalb County, but at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History, 767 Clifton Road NE in Atlanta, summer fun will continue for children of all ages. The...
July 29, 2014 10:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Friends of Chamblee Library to host book sale
The Friends of Chamblee Library is getting ready for their biggest and most popular book sale of the year Aug. 7 through 9 and Aug. 11. A preview event for members only will run from 1 to 4 p.m. th...
July 29, 2014 10:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Produce stands bring farm-fresh food to area
With summer in full swing, Buckhead and Sandy Springs roadside produce stands are busy selling peaches, corn, tomatoes, zucchini and other fruits and vegetables to Atlantans. Two stands located wit...
July 28, 2014 12:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Florist participates in Make Someone Smile Week
This week, as part of Teleflora’s Make Someone Smile Week, Buckhead Wright’s Florist delivered 203 Be Happy Bouquets to the residents of the Peachtree Road High Rise nursing center. Store employees...
July 25, 2014 05:59 PM | 1 1 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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READY TO ROLL: Douglas school buses preparing to carry 15,000 students daily
On the calendar in the office of Douglas County School System Transportation Department Fleet Manager Charlie Brewer, the date of Aug. 6 is circled. It is the first day of the upcoming school year,...
July 25, 2014 08:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell Heroes 6K raises addiction awareness
The Roswell Heroes 6K will be held at Riverside Park this Saturday. Presented by Roswell-based Foundations Atlanta, the event is one of six races sponsored by the Foundations Recovery Network’s Her...
July 23, 2014 04:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell Cultural Arts Center presents Story Slam
The fear of public speaking is known as “glossophobia.” Don’t count the presenters at Monday’s Story Slam event among those afflicted. On stage at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center, Assistant Direct...
July 23, 2014 04:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Backpack supplies needed for poor students
With the 2014-15 academic year fast approaching, the nonprofit Agape Youth and Family Center in northwest Atlanta is seeking the public’s help in assembling backpack supplies for school-age childre...
July 23, 2014 03:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Paulding senior endures most of life with cancer
Cancer may not discriminate among those it affects but it has encountered a true fighter and relentless adversary in 17-year-old North Paulding High School senior Ansley Cochran. Cochran, who was d...
July 23, 2014 02:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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East Point resident helms arts festival this weekend
The 19th annual Heritage Arts and Soul Festival at Underground Atlanta, 50 Alabama St. in downtown Atlanta, is Friday through Sunday. The free weekend family event, with music, art, food, events, w...
July 23, 2014 01:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Les Miserables’ comes to the Marcus Jewish Center
Beginning in August, the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta will bring the popular, award-winning musical “Les Misérables” to its stage in Dunwoody. The show will run from Aug. 7 through 17 ...
July 23, 2014 01:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Oval Office occupants meet in new play
The modest storefront of the Village Church in Hapeville will make history Saturday and Sunday when it hosts the Atlanta premiere of Gene Griessman’s new play, “Lincoln’s Last Debate.” Griessman sa...
July 23, 2014 12:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jeff Ross to perform at Buckhead’s The Improv
Comedian Jeff Ross will perform at The Improv, 56 E. Andrews Drive in Buckhead, Thursday through Saturday. Ross keeps true to his tittle of roastmaster general on Comedy Central’s “Roast of James F...
July 22, 2014 11:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Marsalis leads National Black Arts Festival concert
The legendary Wynton Marsalis will bring his Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra from New York to Atlanta for the spectacular “Modern Life, Modern Music” concert July 25 at Atlanta Symphony Hall in th...
July 17, 2014 09:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebration in Vinings scoops out ice cream
In celebration of National Ice Cream Day, the Vinings Historic Preservation Society will hold its annual ice cream social Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. at The Old Pavilion on Paces Mill Road. “This is ou...
July 16, 2014 12:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Monaco Boys Choir to perform in Buckhead
The Monaco Boys Choir, or, Les Petits Chanteurs de Monaco, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year and is coming to Atlanta as part of its series of free U.S. concerts in New York, Washington...
July 16, 2014 10:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Column: Atlanta Contemporary Art Center offering free exhibit
    by Sally F. White
    Neighbor Newspapers Columnist
    07.02.14 - 12:01 am
  • Duo performs at New Georgia Library as part of reading program
    by Samantha M. Shal
    sshal@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.01.14 - 01:59 pm
  • Hiram’s Red, White and Boom to feature concert, fireworks Saturday
    by Tom Spigolon
    tspigolon@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.01.14 - 01:54 pm