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Atlanta Symphony Orchestra announces 2014-15 season
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in Midtown today announced its 2014-15 season, the orchestra’s 70th. The 24-week subscription season will feature world-class music of past centuries while paving the...
April 16, 2014 01:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Event to benefit Quality Care for Children
A Latin-themed El Dia de Los Niños cocktail benefit April 24 will celebrate and support Quality Care for Children at Ventanas’ indoor-outdoor rooftop space on Baker Street overlooking Centennial Ol...
April 16, 2014 12:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Swan Coach House Gallery celebrating 30 years
The Swan Coach House Gallery was created out of necessity. In the early 1980s, the Forward Arts Foundation, the group that built and maintains the Buckhead gallery, was using an old house on the Hi...
April 16, 2014 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hilty headlining A Tony Evening
Because the original scheduled performer, Rita Wilson, cannot attend the event due to a family obligation, actress/singer Megan Hilty will perform at the Alliance Theatre’s sixth annual A Tony Even...
April 15, 2014 05:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scottdale comedy troupe to perform show
For DeKalb County residents who are looking to have fun, laugh and change up their typical weekend entertainment, Sketchworks Comedy Troupe presents its newest show, “Fetch-a-Sketch.” The show, whi...
April 15, 2014 03:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lovett Celebrates Earth Day early
Earth Day festivities begin early at Lovett this year. Monday, Peter Byck, Lovett’s first Sustainability Scholar-in-Residence, arrived on campus. He spoke at an up-per school assembly and visited u...
April 15, 2014 12:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Women’s Foundation hosting fundraiser
The Atlanta Women’s Foundation last week announced Bloomingdale’s at Lenox Square in Buckhead will host an evening of shopping and personal styling Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. Atlanta style experts wi...
April 15, 2014 10:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs Artsapalooza expected to draw 25,000
Sandy Springs Artsapalooza is returning this weekend and is bigger and better than ever, one of the organizers said. Randall Fox, co-founder and development director of the Midtown-based Atlanta Fo...
April 09, 2014 02:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Sheep to Shawl returns to Atlanta History Center
The Atlanta History Center on West Paces Ferry Road in Buckhead welcomes spring Saturday with the annual Sheep to Shawl event offering a full day of engaging family activities at the Smith Family F...
April 09, 2014 02:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Center for Puppetry Arts to spin ‘Charlotte’s Web’ tale
The Center for Puppetry Arts in Midtown will present “Charlotte’s Web” Thursday through May 25. Based on E.B. White’s book, the show for all generations is a tale of friendship as Charlotte the spi...
April 09, 2014 02:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Symphony Orchestra oboist to make solo debut
If Elizabeth Koch “Liz” Tiscione seems a bit nervous right now, one can’t blame her. This Thursday the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s principal oboist will make her solo debut in a series of three co...
April 09, 2014 02:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local farmers markets offer home-grown goods
Fresh fruits and vegetables are on the menu as farmers markets open for the season in Brookhaven, Buckhead and Sandy Springs. This Saturday marks opening day for the Heritage Sandy Springs Famers M...
April 09, 2014 01:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Day1 honors community leaders
    by Staff Reports
    03.24.14 - 02:46 pm
  • Column: Tour of Kitchens to benefit women, children at risk
    by Sally F. White
    Neighbor Newspapers Columnist
    03.19.14 - 11:06 am
  • Students, nonprofits help build garden at Arabia Mountain
    Students and staff from Arabia Mountain High School in Lithonia, along with volunteers from the Nature Conservancy and the Captain Planet Foundation constructed a school garden last week as part of...
    April 08, 2014 10:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Brookhaven Police fundraiser golf tournament rescheduled
    The Historic Brookhaven Neighborhood Association is collaborating with the Capital City Country Club to establish a golf tournament to support the Brookhaven Police Department with a scholarship fu...
    April 07, 2014 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Film on Madagascar, lemurs showing at Fernbank
    As a biology student at Duke University in Durham, N.C., Luke Dollar first traveled to the southeast African island of Madagascar in 1994 and fell in love with the country. A new IMAX film, “Island...
    April 04, 2014 12:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Triathlon returns to Chastain Park
    The triPATHlon, a fully sanctioned USA Triathlon sprint triathlon and one of few intown Atlanta events of its kind, will return to Chastain Park in Buckhead Saturday. The race will benefit three lo...
    April 02, 2014 01:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Column: Airborne veterans group to host awards festival
    The Donald D. Lassen Atlanta All Airborne chapter of the 82nd Airborne Division Association is sending a clarion call to all U.S. military personnel, veterans and families and any interested indivi...
    April 02, 2014 01:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Legoland Discovery Center hosting birthday bash
    The Legoland Discovery Center Atlanta, located at Phipps Plaza in Buckhead, will celebrate its second birthday with lots of Lego brick building and even more fun Monday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The c...
    April 01, 2014 03:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Holocaust survivor’s story comes to life at Marcus Jewish center
    Ann Kirschner was given a rare gift in 1991 — the opportunity to tell her mother’s story and to illuminate a part of history that, at the time, was mostly untold. Kirschner’s mother, Sala Garncarz ...
    April 01, 2014 01:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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    UFC gym in Dunwoody first of its kind in Georgia
    Dunwoody residents have a new option for getting in a great workout. UFC Gym Perimeter recently celebrated its grand opening and is the first of its kind in Georgia. Inspired by a mixed martial art...
    April 01, 2014 10:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Westminster to host An Evening with Higher Ground
    Higher Ground Thursday announced The Glenn Institute for Philanthropy and Service Learning of The Westminster Schools’ special spring speaker event, An Evening with Higher Ground, will take place M...
    March 30, 2014 04:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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    King Center to host ‘Girl Rising’ event
    The King Center, in honor of CEO Bernice A. King’s birthday, Thursday announced it will hold a special screening of excerpts of the award-winning documentary “Girl Rising” for more than 220 metro A...
    March 28, 2014 09:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Column: Wings of Mercy Ball to benefit healthcare nonprofit
    (UPDATED MONDAY AT 2:18 P.M. WITH NEW DATE FOR THE BROOKHAVEN POLICE DEPARTMENT SCHOLARSHIP FUND BENEFIT GOLF TOURNAMENT, APRIL 21) The 25th annual Wings of Mercy Ball Saturday at the St. Regis in ...
    March 26, 2014 12:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Auto show drives into town this week
    The 32nd annual Atlanta International Auto Show will take place today through Sunday at the Georgia World Congress Center’s C Building, 235 Northside Drive downtown, next to the Georgia Dome. The e...
    March 26, 2014 11:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Column: Oakland Cemetery to host Special Topic Tours
    by Sally F. White
    Neighbor Newspapers Columnist
    03.12.14 - 03:16 pm
  • DeKalb artists to be featured at annual craft show
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.11.14 - 02:05 pm
  • Column: Historian to address Civil War Round Table of Atlanta
    by Sally F. White
    Neighbor Newspapers Columnist
    03.05.14 - 03:51 pm