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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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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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Florist participates in Make Someone Smile Week
This week, as part of Teleflora’s Make Someone Smile Week, Buckhead Wright’s Florist delivered 203 Be Happy Bouquets to the residents of the Peachtree Road High Rise nursing center. Store employees...
July 25, 2014 05:59 PM | 1 1 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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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 | 0 0 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Generations of Gerald Dougherty’s relatives had passed down unpublished letters written by those directly involved in or impacted by the American Civil War.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 | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Mi Casa, Your Casa' installation opens Friday at High
The latest offering for public consumption at the High Museum of Art in Midtown is a lot to behold yet seemingly not that hard to embrace. Perhaps it is because it revolves around the universally r...
July 16, 2014 11:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alliance's Artists Labs launches new projects
The Alliance Theatre in Midtown next month will celebrate new theatrical projects developed during the first year of the Reiser Atlanta Artists Lab. The final developed works will be presented to t...
July 16, 2014 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 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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  • Column: Summer party to benefit Wylde Center
    by Sally F. White
    Neighbor Newspapers Columnist
    06.25.14 - 10:47 am
  • 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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    Longtime Mount Vernon Towers director retires
    For Tommy Miller, the long commute to work for the past two decades was well worth the trouble. Those working under the executive director of Mount Vernon Towers in Sandy Springs — he retired two w...
    July 10, 2014 01:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Collision Project brings Pearl Cleage, students together
    Art before age may seem an apropos way to describe the Alliance Theatre’s 13th annual Collision Project, on stage Friday and Saturday. Staying true to the creative tenets of its inception, the init...
    July 10, 2014 12:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Civil War anniversary remembered in Atlanta, Sandy Springs
    One hundred and fifty years ago this month, Atlanta was in the midst of war. In remembrance of the Civil War’s sesquicentennial anniversary — including the occupation of Sandy Springs July 8, 1864,...
    July 09, 2014 12:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 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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    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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    Emory St. Joseph's nun/nurse honored by state group
    For Sister Peggy Fannon, a good day on the job simply means a little help from those she has dedicated her life to helping. The consummate nun/nurse has 40 years worth of those types of moments — a...
    July 03, 2014 09:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Holy Innocents’ graduate lauded nationally
    For Amber Abernathy, being recognized for her selfless contributions is starting to become something of a pattern. The Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School 2014 graduate’s most recent accomplishment is...
    July 03, 2014 09:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    'Next Legend' Norwood set to play Lenox Square
    Norwood, the homegrown entertainment multi-hyphenate, is set to give many holiday revelers a prime opportunity to catch another glimpse of a rising star. The Atlanta-bred singer/songwriter/musician...
    July 03, 2014 09:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta events commemorate Independence Day
    Whether interested in running, baseball, beer, music or family friendly activities, there are plenty of options to celebrate the nation’s independence in Atlanta Friday. Festivities last from morni...
    July 02, 2014 10:26 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: Emmy Awards gala to honor South’s top TV offerings
    by Sally F. White
    Neighbor Newspapers Columnist
    06.04.14 - 01:07 pm