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Atlanta Jewish Film Festival promises a pop-culture blast
The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival is coming back full of surprises, bending the cultural boundaries of cinema and arts for a unique experience. Set for Jan. 28 through Feb. 18, the 15th annual event...
January 21, 2015 04:12 PM | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alliance Theatre brings 'Tuck Everlasting' to stage
The Alliance Theatre opened its doors earlier this month to welcome the world premiere of its new musical, “Tuck Everlasting.” Opening today and running through Feb. 22, it is based on Natalie Babb...
January 21, 2015 12:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Metro Atlanta barre studios offer alternative fitness options
With New Year’s resolutions to satisfy, many are hitting the gym to shed a few pounds and get in better shape. Barre fitness studios in Buckhead, Sandy Springs and Vinings offer a unique way to acc...
January 21, 2015 10:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heritage Sandy Springs hosting Wedding Expo
Heritage Sandy Springs Friday announced it will present its free annual Wedding Expo Feb. 22 from 1 to 4 p.m. Designed as an intimate expo, the event will provide engaged couples the chance to cons...
January 18, 2015 01:11 PM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heritage Sandy Springs announces Turtle Tours schedule
Heritage Sandy Springs Tuesday announced its 2015 Turtle Tours schedule, an educational series for children 2 to 5 at the Heritage Sandy Springs Museum. Through stories, hands-on exhibits and craft...
January 14, 2015 07:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Broadway's 'Newsies' makes stop at Fox Theatre in Midtown
The Fox Theatre in Midtown will be alive with song and dance as the Broadway production of Disney’s “Newsies” comes to Atlanta Tuesday through Jan. 25 as part of its North American tour. The shows ...
January 14, 2015 10:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pryor’s 'Fried Chicken and Latkes' focuses on her upbringing
The Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta in Dunwoody and Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Co. in west Midtown will co-present “Fried Chicken and Latkes,” a Rain Pryor solo show, Thursday throu...
January 14, 2015 10:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Jewish Music Festival announces lineup
The sixth annual Atlanta Jewish Music Festival Tuesday announced its lineup of performers for this year’s event, taking place at venues around metro Atlanta, including local ones, March 12 through ...
January 13, 2015 04:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Newsmaker of the Year: Beth Beskin
2014 was quite a year for Beth Beskin. Running for the District 54 state House seat, the Buckhead resident was the only local political candidate who had to win three elections to gain public offic...
January 07, 2015 07:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pace student wins national contest
Mira Solomon, a fifth-grader at Pace Academy in Buckhead, recently entered and won the 2014 Healthy Lunchtime Challenge & Kids’ State Dinner contest, a competition co-sponsored by first lady Michel...
January 07, 2015 07:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Options abound for New Year's Eve celebrations
Local venues are offering many ways to ring in the New Year, including family friendly events. All events are Dec. 31: Legoland Legoland Discovery Center Atlanta will host its New Year’s Eve party ...
December 22, 2014 05:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local churches offering plethora of Christmas services
Local churches are hosting their annual Christmas Eve and Christmas Day services to get residents in the holiday spirit. Northwest Presbyterian Church, 4300 Northside Drive in Buckhead, will host i...
December 22, 2014 04:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘The Stinky Cheese Man’ coming to Center for Puppetry Arts
The Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. in Midtown, will host performances of “The Stinky Cheese Man” by Paul Mesner Puppets of Kansas City, Mo., Dec. 30 through Jan. 11. Based on the wildly ...
December 22, 2014 04:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Act3 to host ‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!’
Act3 Productions in Sandy Springs will present the classic holiday play, “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!” by Barbara Robinson, through Sunday. This comedy, adapted from the best-selling book of t...
December 18, 2014 09:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 8 8 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 | 10 10 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 | 9 9 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 | 8 8 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 | 8 8 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 | 8 8 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 | 6 6 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 | 9 9 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 | 9 9 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 | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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