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Summer Sizzle to raise money for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
More than 400 guests will party for a cause at the fourth annual Summer Sizzle Aug. 22, which will benefit Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Brookhaven resident Katie Bush, who co-chairs the fundra...
August 14, 2014 11:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebrate end of summer with Piedmont Park Arts Festival
This weekend, the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces will present the fifth annual Piedmont Park Arts Festival in Midtown. Unlike previous festivals, this year the foundation will host a VIP prev...
August 13, 2014 01:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Blind Side’ star returns to host celebrity golf tourney, parties
Quinton Aaron, who made Atlanta his home for the filming of the 2009 movie “The Blind Side,” will return this weekend for the inaugural Quinton Aaron Celebrity Golf Tournament at Bobby Jones Golf C...
August 13, 2014 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Profiles of Poverty' exhibition hits home
Invoking the old adage, ‘A picture is worth 1,000 words,’ the images captured in the “Profiles of Poverty” exhibition greeting visitors to Colony Square in Midtown speak volumes. The photography di...
August 13, 2014 12:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Atlanta Music Club hosting free musicale
The Atlanta Music Club will introduce scholarship winner Megan Price Sunday at 2:45 p.m. at a free, open-to-the-public musicale at the Steinway Piano Galleries on North Point Parkway in Alpharetta....
August 13, 2014 10:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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WSB-TV to broadcast high school theatre awards Saturday
WSB-TV Channel 2 announced last month it will broadcast the 2014 Georgia High School Musical Theater Awards, The Shulers, Saturday from 8 to 10 pm. The awards are an anchor program of the ArtsBridg...
August 13, 2014 10:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Highballs to make Concerts by the Springs debut
The Highballs are ready to crank up their retro sound and good times vibe for their Concerts by the Springs debut. The band will take the stage Sunday at Heritage Green as part of the 18th season o...
August 07, 2014 12:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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New high school administrators take reins
The new leaders at several area high schools are quick to name similar shortlists of core objectives for the upcoming school year and beyond. Terms like community, growth and collaboration came up ...
August 07, 2014 11:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mercy Care to celebrate National Health Center Week
Mercy Care, formerly St. Joseph’s Mercy Care Services, which last year provided medical, dental, behavioral health, vision and diagnostic services for more than 13,000 patients, will celebrate Nati...
August 06, 2014 04:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Southern Shindig to raise funds for Skyland Trail
The Southern Shindig, set for Aug. 15 at SweetWater Brewing Co. on Ottley Drive in south Buckhead, invites guests to enjoy summertime social networking with beer, wine, food from Verde Taqueria and...
August 06, 2014 03:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ eats at puppetry center
The Center for Puppetry Arts in Midtown will host performances of “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” today through Aug. 17. In its first appearance at the center, Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia brings s...
August 06, 2014 02:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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'EVOLV'd actor thinking big
When asked what he finds most appealing about his craft, Shon Middlebrooks is quick to rattle off a succession of responses denoting his personal connection to it. The 20-something Buckhead actor’s...
July 31, 2014 12:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 4 4 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 | 3 3 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 | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Young twins’ business making national news
UPDATED MONDAY AT 1:02 PM WITH CURRENT NAME OF LIM COLLEGE. For Chastain Park residents Betts and Chet Dehart, fall means not only heading off to college, but also taking their entrepreneurial purs...
July 30, 2014 02:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 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 | 2 2 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 | 1 1 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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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 | 2 2 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 | 2 2 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: 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 | 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
  • Column: Summer party to benefit Wylde Center
    by Sally F. White
    Neighbor Newspapers Columnist
    06.25.14 - 10:47 am