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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 Alliance announced. Nearly 30 actors arrived in Atlanta t...
July 29, 2014 05:06 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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Pet of the Week: Faya
LifeLine Animal Project presents Faya, available now at DeKalb County Animal Services. Those looking for a dog who is a special combination of many qualities — beauty, intelligence and love — then ...
July 24, 2014 01:21 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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‘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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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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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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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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  • Resident earns scholarship through Boys & Girls Club
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.03.14 - 09:55 am
  • Column: Northside Hospital hosts Baby Alumni Birthday Party
    by Sally F. White
    Neighbor Newspapers Columnist
    05.28.14 - 11:49 am
  • 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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    Column: Atlanta Contemporary Art Center offering free exhibit
    “Be Here Now,” a free summer exhibition and series of artist conversations at the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center on Means Street in west Midtown July 11 through 17, will bring together three artis...
    July 02, 2014 12:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Buckhead’s Dragon House on ‘America’s Got Talent’
    Dragon House, a Buckhead-based dance group, will perform Tuesday from 8 to 10 p.m. on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.” Dragon House is comprised of three members: Boris “Topknotch,” 25; Andre, 24 and ...
    June 25, 2014 06:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Column: Summer party to benefit Wylde Center
    A casual summer outdoor evening Saturday at the Oakhurst Garden on Oakview Road in Decatur will bring friends and environmental fans together for brews, food, music and a silent auction to raise aw...
    June 25, 2014 10:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Marcus Jewish center hosts Weiner in author discussion
    On June 26 at 7:30 pm, the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta, in partnership with the Decatur Book Festival, welcomes Jennifer Weiner, the No. 1 New York Times bestselling author of 10 book...
    June 19, 2014 04:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Column: Atlanta History Center to host Juneteenth celebration
    The Atlanta History Center in Buckhead will mark a two-day Juneteenth celebration Saturday and Sunday on its campus on West Paces Ferry Road. The weekend will focus on the commemoration of emancipa...
    June 18, 2014 11:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Zinburger cards benefit Camp Twin Lakes
    Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar, located at Lenox Square mall in Buckhead, will open Tuesday. Through Friday, the new restaurant will offer diners VIP Gold Cards with all proceeds benefitting Camp Twin...
    June 16, 2014 05:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Column: Northside Hospital offering skin cancer screenings
    The Northside Hospital Cancer Institute is opening its facilities for free public skin cancer screenings June 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. As with other cancers, early detection is important, and the Norths...
    June 11, 2014 01:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alliance Theatre hosting C.S. Lewis’ ‘The Great Divorce’
    C.S. Lewis’ “The Great Divorce” has been hailed as evidence that giving people something to talk about and making them think do not have to be mutually exclusive aims. The New York-based Fellowship...
    June 11, 2014 01:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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    ‘The Cat in the Hat’ back at Center for Puppetry Arts
    Back by popular demand, Dr. Seuss’ “The Cat in the Hat” is returning to the Center for Puppetry Arts’ Mainstage Theater in Midtown Thursday through July 20. With plenty of rhymes, tricks and wit, t...
    June 11, 2014 01:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Clarkston resident pens book on life in Sudan
    Nearly 27 years after Majok Marier began his odyssey at age 7 in 1987, the 34-year-old Clarkston resident tells his story as one of the Lost Boys of Sudan, who walked nearly 1,000 miles to find saf...
    June 11, 2014 11:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Column: Emmy Awards gala to honor South’s top TV offerings
    The Southeast chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences will recognize the best of the region’s 2013 television productions Saturday at a gala ceremony in the Grand Hyatt hote...
    June 04, 2014 01:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • John Ginty in concert Thursday
    by Staff Reports
    05.21.14 - 03:33 pm
  • Column: Humane society to host Doggies on the Catwalk
    by Sally F. White
    Neighbor Newspapers Columnist
    05.14.14 - 02:41 pm
  • Column: Golf tournament to benefit Angel Flight
    by Sally F. White
    Columnist
    05.06.14 - 06:54 pm