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Heritage Sandy Springs Beer Fest on tap
The fourth annual Heritage Sandy Springs Beer Fest, the city’s only event of its kind, will return to Heritage Green, 6110 Bluestone Road, Saturday from 4 to 8 p.m. The event will feature more than...
April 24, 2014 11:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Press club to hand out awards of excellence
The Atlanta Press Club is inviting the public to join it Monday at the Commerce Club on Peachtree Street downtown for the annual Awards of Excellence evening reception as it celebrates the best in ...
April 23, 2014 04:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs woman, son write children’s book
"A Bucket of Blessings, a children’s book written by Sandy Springs resident Surishtha Sehgal and her adult son Kabir, has lessons for both kids and adults, the co-authors said. The book, which will...
April 23, 2014 04:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heritage Sandy Springs to host Civil War exhibit
Heritage Sandy Springs announced Monday it will share the previously untold story of the Civil War in the city through the exhibit “The Civil War in Sandy Springs,” opening at the Heritage Sandy Sp...
April 23, 2014 04:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bows ArtSS Bash revving up
The convergence of goodwill, art and fancy cars is right around the corner. Translation: Art Sandy Springs is hosting its fourth annual Bows ArtSS Bash May 3. The fundraiser and art sale for the no...
April 23, 2014 12:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Volunteer for a Better Sandy Springs Day set
For those working on the front lines, Volunteer for a Better Sandy Springs Day is a testament to those who don’t mind getting their hands dirty for the preservation and uplift of community. Billed ...
April 23, 2014 12:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Young writers to take stage at Fox Theatre
Theirs are the voices of fledglings just discovering the freedom of flight. Those young birds in question would be the diamond-in-the-rough denizens — writers of poetry and prose — of the Boys and ...
April 22, 2014 11:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heritage Sandy Springs to host wedding event
Heritage Sandy Springs last week announced it will host Rings by the Springs, an all-day series of mini-weddings May 30, where up to eight couples may enjoy a garden ceremony without the stress of ...
April 22, 2014 10:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Contemporary Art Center hosts artist talks
For anyone who ever sought to directly engage a practitioner of the visual arts, the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center is offering the chance to do just that. As part of its springtime programming sl...
April 16, 2014 02:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Area houses of worship observe Easter, Passover
Easter and Passover celebrations abound this year in area churches and synagogues. The local list for Holy Week and Passover celebrations is as follows: Ahavath Achim Ahavath Achim Synagogue, 600 P...
April 16, 2014 01:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 13 13 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 | 16 16 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 | 14 14 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 | 15 15 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 | 15 15 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 | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Lion King' performers with Georgia ties set to play the Fox
For Sharron Williams, there’s no place like home — the right sentiment, wrong show. Rather than fiddling with a pair of ruby slippers, you will find her braving the circle of life in “The Lion King...
April 10, 2014 12:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 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 | 28 28 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 | 25 25 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 | 27 27 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 | 52 52 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 | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Brookhaven Police golf fundraiser 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 | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local schools, organizations host camps for kids
Just because school will let out for the summer next month does not mean local students will not have plenty of options to keep busy. A wide variety of summer camps — run by local schools, houses o...
April 05, 2014 12:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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