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MatzoBall coming to Buckhead Theatre
The MatzoBall, a Jewish holiday party, will take place Wednesday from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. at the Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road in Buckhead. Tickets are $30 and can be bought online at the websit...
December 18, 2014 11:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local children in Horizon Theatre’s 'Madeline's Christmas'
(UPDATED THURSDAY AT 12:17 P.M. WITH THE NAMES OF TWO MORE LOCAL CAST MEMBERS) Productions of “Madeline’s Christmas” at the Horizon Theatre Co. in Little Five Points have fast become an Atlanta hol...
December 17, 2014 03:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead resident’s play adapted into books, movies
In his quest to get children all over the world interested in classical music, Warren Woodruff, Ph.D., can become the next J.K. Rowling. The Buckhead resident had his 1998 play, “The Magic Piano,” ...
December 17, 2014 03:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ice bucket, elections popular on Facebook in 2014
Day after day, Facebook captures our best and worst moments, from the birth of a new baby to heated political spats. So what got discussed the most in 2014? The Ice Bucket Challenge and the death o...
December 17, 2014 12:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Church’s Christmas Kindness has reciprocal benefits
Lakisha Cabell said she was “very excited” to participate in Peachtree Road United Methodist Church’s ninth annual Christmas Kindness, an outreach program in which the Buckhead house of worship giv...
December 15, 2014 07:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kingston Trio to perform at Buckhead church Thursday
Peachtree Presbyterian Church, 3434 Roswell Road in Buckhead, will host the Kingston Trio for a concert Thursday at 7 p.m. in its main sanctuary. Tickets are $10 per person and can be purchased onl...
December 10, 2014 07:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Organist group's Atlanta chapter celebrating 100th year
As the American Guild of Organists’ Atlanta chapter prepares to celebrate its 100th anniversary next week, longtime members reflected on the milestone. The chapter will host a Christmas concert Mon...
December 10, 2014 07:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Ballet to host 'The Nutcracker' through Dec. 28
The Atlanta Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” will return to the Fox Theatre in Midtown Thursday through Dec. 28 with the Atlanta Ballet Orchestra and the Georgia Youth Choir live for all 20 performances. ...
December 10, 2014 07:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead residents performing in ‘The Nutcracker’
Four Buckhead residents are performing as dancers in the Atlanta Ballet’s “The Nutcracker,” Thursday through Dec. 31 at the Fox Theatre in Midtown. A fifth one, Audrey Tomko, will sing in it as par...
December 10, 2014 07:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hanukkah services abound this season
As with other signature dates on the December calendar, faith and remembrance are the hallmarks for those who observe Hanukkah, or Chanukah. The eight-day Jewish holiday, also known as the Festival...
December 10, 2014 07:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vinings author pens holiday novel
For Tiah Rodriguez-Crawl, the first time’s the charm. Her novel “The Greatest Christmas Gift” was released nationwide in October — a coup considering this marks her first foray into the literary re...
December 10, 2014 07:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Women co-author book on Buckhead's Brookwood Hills
Two years ago, when the south Buckhead neighborhood of Brookwood Hills celebrated its 90th anniversary, Betsy Crosby and Elaine Luxemburger decided the timing was right to write a book about the co...
December 08, 2014 03:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holy Innocents' student helps cancer patients
D’Khorvillyn “Khorkie” Tyus has taken the ages-old idiom that charity starts at home and amended it to fit her own broader humanitarian aspirations. The Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School senior has ...
December 04, 2014 01:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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3-year-old cancer survivor is face of Children's Parade
Knox Bishop, 3, has a face that mothers and others everywhere could love. The Marietta toddler holds the distinction of being named the face of Saturday’s Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Christmas...
December 04, 2014 12:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Peachtree Garden Club Christmas Home Tour returns
Organizers of the 2014 Peachtree Garden Club Christmas Home Tour, set for Dec. 11, said the annual event serves several purposes while offering a peek inside of Buckhead’s finest homes. “I think wh...
December 03, 2014 03:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Event to benefit Toys for Tots, Atlanta Community Food Bank
The Plumbing and Mechanical Association of Georgia will host a community open house benefiting Toys for Tots and the Atlanta Community Food Bank Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Georgia Power custome...
December 03, 2014 12:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shops Around Lenox hosting shopping event
The Shops Around Lenox shopping center, 3400 Around Lenox Drive in Buckhead, will host Get Lit at Shops Around Lenox: A Gentleman’s Evening of Holiday Shopping today from 5 to 8 p.m. Men can shop f...
December 02, 2014 05:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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BronzeLens Film Festival hands out awards
The fifth annual BronzeLens Film Festival Monday announced its 2014 honorees during its awards show ceremony at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis in downtown Atlanta. The Best of Festival filmmakers in ...
December 02, 2014 01:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shula’s 347 Grill in Buckhead to host cocktail contest
In an effort to enhance its cocktail menu, Shula’s 347 Grill, 3405 Lenox Road in Buckhead, will host its annual Shula’s Shakers Mixology Competition with a holiday twist. To stir up the excitement,...
December 01, 2014 03:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead party to raise funds for Atlanta Youth Academy
For a school with a budget of only $1.8 million, Atlanta Youth Academy’s 11th annual benefit auction is paramount to the southeast Atlanta private school’s operation. The event, set for Dec. 7 at t...
November 26, 2014 02:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Urban League of Greater Atlanta to honor women
Editor’s note: This week is Sally F. White’s last column. Since 2002 she has produced this weekly column in the Neighbor Newspapers previewing community events. She extends her best holiday wishes ...
November 26, 2014 01:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stellar Student: Michael Bresnahan
St. Pius X’s Michael Bresnahan has made quite a name for himself at this juncture of his high school career. The junior carries a full load inside and outside of the classroom, approaching and meet...
November 26, 2014 12:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cumberland Academy students muse on Thanksgiving holiday
Leave it up to the students at Cumberland Academy of Georgia in Sandy Springs to keep Thanksgiving in perspective. The nonprofit, special-needs school accommodates children with autism, Asperger’s ...
November 26, 2014 12:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Takei to narrate ASO’s Sci-Fi Spectacular
Actor George Takei, known for his starring role as Mr. Sulu from the original “Star Trek” television show, will narrate the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s Sci-Fi Spectacular, set for Friday and Satur...
November 26, 2014 12:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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