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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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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 | 1 1 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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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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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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School supply, food, toy drives aim to help
With the usual barrage of annual back-to-school sales and similarly-themed happenings just around the corner, several local groups are helping students in need prepare for their first day back on c...
July 23, 2014 12:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Author shares 'Ann's Letters'
Generations of Gerald Dougherty’s relatives had passed down unpublished letters written by those directly involved in or impacted by the American Civil War. Now the Sandy Springs resident is sharin...
July 23, 2014 12:23 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: Atlanta Contemporary Art Center offering free exhibit
    by Sally F. White
    Neighbor Newspapers Columnist
    07.02.14 - 12:01 am
  • Column: Summer party to benefit Wylde Center
    by Sally F. White
    Neighbor Newspapers Columnist
    06.25.14 - 10:47 am
  • 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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    'Mi Casa, Your Casa' installation opens Friday at High
    The latest offering for public consumption at the High Museum of Art in Midtown is a lot to behold yet seemingly not that hard to embrace. Perhaps it is because it revolves around the universally r...
    July 16, 2014 11:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alliance's Artists Labs launches new projects
    The Alliance Theatre in Midtown next month will celebrate new theatrical projects developed during the first year of the Reiser Atlanta Artists Lab. The final developed works will be presented to t...
    July 16, 2014 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 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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    Andrews to sign books in Brookhaven
    Best-selling author Mary Kay Andrews will sign copies of her new book, “Save the Date,” Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Costco Wholesale, 500 Brookhaven Ave., Brookhaven. The book is about Savanna...
    July 11, 2014 06:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Faber Castell, Learning Express hosting Creativity Day
    With some metro Atlanta students still lagging behind on standardized tests, such as the CRCT, which the state released school-level scores for Tuesday, Cleveland-based Faber Castell, a Cleveland, ...
    July 11, 2014 04:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Longtime Mount Vernon Towers director retires
    For Tommy Miller, the long commute to work for the past two decades was well worth the trouble. Those working under the executive director of Mount Vernon Towers in Sandy Springs — he retired two w...
    July 10, 2014 01:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Collision Project brings Pearl Cleage, students together
    Art before age may seem an apropos way to describe the Alliance Theatre’s 13th annual Collision Project, on stage Friday and Saturday. Staying true to the creative tenets of its inception, the init...
    July 10, 2014 12:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Civil War anniversary remembered in Atlanta, Sandy Springs
    One hundred and fifty years ago this month, Atlanta was in the midst of war. In remembrance of the Civil War’s sesquicentennial anniversary — including the occupation of Sandy Springs July 8, 1864,...
    July 09, 2014 12:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Column: Lifespan Resources hosting WWII oral histories
    The Buckhead-based Lifespan Resources volunteer organization is hosting a series of six free weekly Great American Heroes of World War II oral histories Thursday through Aug. 14 at the Cathedral of...
    July 09, 2014 09:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Nonprofit seeking venue for upcoming gala
    One metro Atlanta nonprofit is seeking the public’s help in finding a new venue for its annual fundraiser. Due to a scheduling conflict, Dinner for Divas, a benefit for female domestic violence sur...
    July 09, 2014 09:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Emory St. Joseph's nun/nurse honored by state group
    For Sister Peggy Fannon, a good day on the job simply means a little help from those she has dedicated her life to helping. The consummate nun/nurse has 40 years worth of those types of moments — a...
    July 03, 2014 09:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Column: Emmy Awards gala to honor South’s top TV offerings
    by Sally F. White
    Neighbor Newspapers Columnist
    06.04.14 - 01:07 pm