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Spice Market Announces “Artful Thursdays” and “Après Art” Packages

Spice Market Announces “Artful Thursdays” and “Après Art” Packages

Spice Market, located inside the W Atlanta-Midtown, is rolling out two new promotions with the High Museum of Art in Midtown beginning the week of April 16 in order to encourage guests to support the arts and to offer a convenient and free parking option for museum-goers.

The restaurant’s Artful Thursdays will take place every Thursday evening beginning at 5 p.m. and includes the following:

·         Complimentary valet at the W Atlanta-Midtown (guests most present their High Museum ticket and their Spice Market receipt upon leaving to receive valet services free of charge)

·         Half-priced tickets to the High Museum of Art, which can be purchased at the Museum. The Museum is open until 8 p.m. on Thursdays.

70th anniversary of Casablanca comes to local movie theatres

70th anniversary of Casablanca comes to local movie theatres

 

A cinematic treasure returns to movie theaters this month with the Turner Classic Movies Presents Casablanca 70th Anniversary Event on Wednesday, March 21 at 7:00 pm local time and special matinees in select theaters. Audiences in more than 450 movie theaters nationwide will be able to experience the time-honored classic in a stunning digital presentation by NCM Fathom Events, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) and Warner Home Video.  The event will be introduced by TCM host Robert Osborne who will discuss Casablanca’s enduring legacy and reveal some of its fascinating behind-the-scenes stories.

Tickets for Casablanca are available at participating theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com.

The Ken Ford Foundation in Partnership with Georgia Public Broadcasting host FREE Workshop Friday!

The Ken Ford Foundation in Partnership with Georgia Public Broadcasting host FREE Workshop Friday!

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Georgia Author of the Year Awards | Children's Book nominees

Georgia Author of the Year Awards | Children's Book nominees

KENNESAW, Ga. -- The nominees for the 2012 Georgia Author of the Year Awards have been announced.

More than 100 authors have been nominated in 12 categories, including Short Stories, which is a new addition in 2012.

Nine local writers will face off to take home the top prize in the Children's Book category:

Robin L. Gordon
Lift: A Gosling's First Flight
A native of Michigan, Gordon has made it her mission to channel positive messages through her picture books. Her website says that she is certified to teach special education and enjoys watching geese in her spare time.

McDonough Arts announces Juried Art Show winners

McDonough Arts announces Juried Art Show winners

McDonough - (submitted by Debbie Withers of McDonough Arts)  McDonough Arts opened the 2012 season with its 5th annual Juried Art Show and members reception at Winsor Gallery on Friday, January 13. A record 120+ guests enjoyed fine art and complimentary refreshments while mingling with the artists. Mayor Copeland welcomed guests and shared a framed watercolor that his own grandfather painted 100 years ago, at the age of 8. The mayor also had the opportunity to view for the first time a painting of himself that was entered into the competition.

The exhibition is an annual juried show of paintings in acrylic, oil, pastel, and watercolor. During the event the following awards were presented by County Commissioner BJ Mathis:

Best of Show ($500)- Mike England 

1st place ($300) - Kay Ridge 

2nd place ($200)- Hal Kilpatrick 

3rd place ($100)- Alphonso Edwards

Honorable mention - Nan McGarity

Electric Violinist Ken Ford Makes History Performing at the 77th Heisman Trophy Awards on ESPN

Electric Violinist Ken Ford Makes History Performing at the 77th Heisman Trophy Awards on ESPN

Atlanta's own Electric Violinist Ken Ford performed live on Saturday, December 10th in front of millions for the 77th annual Heisman Trophy Presentation Presented by on ESPN. A first in the network's history to have a live music performance take place during the Heisman presentation. 

Atlanta Wedding Expert Hosts Evening of Bridal Beauty for Brides-to-Be

Atlanta Wedding Expert Hosts Evening of Bridal Beauty for Brides-to-Be

Wedding Expert, Tia R. Ervin is coming to the rescue for all brides preparing for upcoming nuptials in her signature "WEDucation" event, Beauty & The Bride, hosted at Polished Beauty Lounge in quaint Vinings on Wednesday, December 7th.