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Cirque du Soleil's 'Amaluna' continuing run at Atlantic Station
If nothing else, “Amaluna” promises spectacle and splendor to which Cirque du Soleil’s patrons have become accustomed. One of the Montreal-based theatrical entertainment company’s latest entries in...
October 16, 2014 11:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Early reservations requested for Santa at Rhodes Hall
The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation is taking early reservations for Santa at Rhodes Hall, set for Dec. 6, 7, 11 through 14, 19 and 20 at the historic building on Peachtree Street in Midtow...
October 15, 2014 01:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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WILDE gala returns
Women In Leadership Development & Empowerment, Inc. is set to host its annual WILDE Leadership and Service Awards gala Saturday. The fundraiser and awards ceremony, held at Future Visions near Atla...
October 09, 2014 12:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Churchill paintings on display at Millennium Gate
It’s not every day that the private life of one of history’s noble giants is on display for all to see — unless, of course, you live here. Such is the case — albeit through Feb. 1 — with “The Art o...
October 08, 2014 03:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fundraiser aids land conservation efforts
The Trust for Public Land, a national land conservation organization with its Georgia office located in Midtown, will host its sixth annual Celebration of Land fundraiser Oct. 19 to support its con...
October 08, 2014 02:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Georgia Music Hall of Fame Awards Show Saturday
An illustrious lineup of celebrated music VIPs and luminaries will be honored at the Georgia Music Hall of Fame Awards Show Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Georgia World Congress Center’s Georgia Ballroo...
October 08, 2014 01:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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West Midtown gala to benefit Georgia Center for Child Advocacy
About 400 to 450 guests are expected to gather at The Foundry at Puritan Mill in west Midtown Oct. 17 to party for a purpose.  The Georgia Center for Child Advocacy, based in southeast Atlanta, wil...
October 08, 2014 01:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘The Headless Horseman’ rides into Atlanta
The Center for Puppetry Arts in Midtown will host performances of “The Headless Horseman of Silly Hollow” by Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers of Bar Harbor, Maine, Oct. 28 through Nov. 9. An audience f...
October 08, 2014 01:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Light The Night Walk set for Saturday
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Georgia chapter will host the 16th annual Atlanta Light The Night Walk Saturday at 5 p.m. at Centennial Olympic Park in downtown Atlanta. The walk encourages teams...
October 08, 2014 01:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs man's book to aid teens
Dr. Harvey “Chip” Cole’s successful foray into the literary realm should perhaps come as no surprise given the prolific career he has also authored. Nationally renowned in his field, the Sandy Spri...
October 02, 2014 12:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Horizon's 'Detroit' gives glimpse of recession life
The Horizon Theatre Co.’s production of Lisa D’Amour’s critically acclaimed comedy “Detroit” runs at the Little Five Points venue through Oct. 19. This incarnation of the playwright’s work comes un...
October 02, 2014 12:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local public, private schools hosting fall festivals
Local schools are hosting fall festivals later this month to celebrate autumn. Here is a rundown of those events: St. Martin’s St. Martin’s Episcopal School will hold its fall festival Oct. 18 from...
October 01, 2014 06:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead man shares children’s art with retirement homes
Linden Longino is sharing his love of art with others. Longino, a Buckhead resident, is the founder of Buckhead-based International Paint Pals, now part of downtown Atlanta-based Friendship Force I...
October 01, 2014 06:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Fernbank's A Timeless Affair fundraiser Saturday
The Witching Hour theme for Fernbank Museum of Natural History’s annual A Timeless Affair gala Saturday draws inspiration from an incredible new exhibition that examines how the body and brain work...
October 01, 2014 06:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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New York gardening guru to speak in Buckhead
New York gardening guru Lynden Miller will speak at the Cherokee Garden Library’s lecture set for Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. at the Atlanta History Center in Buckhead. Her talk is titled Parks, Plants and P...
October 01, 2014 05:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead restaurant to host ‘Top Chef’ viewing party
Southern Art and Bourbon Bar, 3315 Peachtree Road in Buckhead, will host a “Top Chef” viewing party for chef and owner Art Smith’s episode debut Wednesday from 9 to 11 p.m. The restaurant will prov...
September 30, 2014 11:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Legal Aid Society hosting 90th anniversary luncheon
The Atlanta Legal Aid Society Inc. will celebrate its 90th anniversary with a luncheon Thursday in the Oceans Ball-room at the Georgia Aquarium in downtown Atlanta. The pre-event celebration will b...
September 30, 2014 10:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stellar Student: Reggie Blanch
Brandon Hall School senior Reggie Blanch’s sense of direction has served him well both in and out of the classroom at the Sandy Springs school. The 17-year-old began laying the groundwork for an ev...
September 25, 2014 11:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bunnen reflects on photography career, new exhibits
Starting Friday, patrons of Mason Murer Fine Art in south Buckhead will be able to enjoy a glimpse into the life of Buckhead photographer Lucinda Bunnen, 84, as the gallery debuts “Lucinda’s World,...
September 25, 2014 10:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local octogenarians prime examples of active aging
With weekly fitness classes, art lessons, teaching a Bible study class and editing a monthly newsletter, 85-year-old Cecile Hooks keeps a busy schedule. “It’s the only way I know to live,” said the...
September 24, 2014 11:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Arrow Exterminators celebrates 50th anniversary
(UPDATED THURSDAY AT 10:16 A.M. WITH CORRECTED INFO ON COMPANY'S ANNUAL REVENUE GOAL FOR 2029) John Wright had just graduated from Columbia High School in DeKalb County in 1973 when he started a jo...
September 24, 2014 10:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Garden of Eden Ball to celebrate facility's expansions
The 33rd annual Garden of Eden Ball will expand its reach Saturday in a tented ballroom on the grounds of the Atlanta Botanical Garden in Midtown. With an "Into the Woods" theme, the elegant evenin...
September 24, 2014 10:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Streets Alive coming Sunday
The Atlanta Bicycle Coalition will host its third and final Atlanta Streets Alive event of 2014 Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m. in the city’s Virginia-Highland neighborhood. The city will close a five-mile...
September 22, 2014 05:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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STK hosting breast cancer fundraiser
STK, a steakhouse located at 1075 Peachtree St. in Midtown, will host a breast cancer research fundraiser Sept. 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. The restaurant operated by The ONE Group, a New York-based lifest...
September 22, 2014 03:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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