The group started in 1978 as the Atlanta Songwriters Association.
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Thursday, May 9, 2013
The deadline is May 10 apply for a booth at the fifth annual arts and music festival.
Attention artists and muscians: the last day to apply for a booth or to take the stage at the fifth annual Artlantis Arts and Music Festival is May 10. Artlantis is June 1.Depending on booth type, rental prices range from $50-$100. Among the requirements: you must e-mail three image samples to firstname.lastname@example.org You may also be interested in reading: Artlantis Needs Volunteers
Monday, May 6, 2013
The fifth annual arts and music festival is June 1.
Artlantis could use volunteers. The fifth annual day-long arts and music festival, put on by Beep Beep Gallery, takes place Saturday, June 1 at Ponce de Leon and North Highland. According to the Artlantis Facebook page, people interested in volunteering should e-mail: email@example.com m
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Others performing at the Atlanta Botanical Garden include the B-52s, the Carolina Chocolate Drops, Boz Scaggs and Mary Chapin Carpenter.
The Atlanta Botanical Garden is about to kick off the 11th annual series of summer concerts. You can purchase tickets through Ticket Alternative outlets or in person at garden admissions. The lineup: June 23: Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo June 28: The B-52s July 19: Boz Scaggs July 26: An Evening with Lyle Lovett and His Acoustic Group Aug. 9: Mary Chapin Carpenter & Shawn Colvin Aug. 10: Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers with Railroad Earth Aug. 18: Roger Hodgson: The Legendary Voice of Supertramp & Band
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The movie "Endless Love" is scheduled to film at the Shaky Knees Music Festival this weekend.
The movie "Endless Love" is looking for "hipsters" when the project films at the Masquerade Music Park and in the Old Fourth Ward this weekend. The Hipsters are needed Sunday, May 5. The Facebook post by Tammy Smith Casting-Atlanta in part reads: Casting 18-30 yr old HIPSTERS!! to work on Sun 5/5 for a scene that will take place at the Shaky Knees Music Festival (INDIE ROCK BANDS!) ...for the feature film "Endless Love" starring Alex Pettyfer and Gabriella Wilde Tammy Smith Casting lists all the submission instructions on the Facebook site. The Shaky Knees Music Festival is taking place at Historic Fourth Ward Park and Masquerade Music Park.
Monday, April 29, 2013
U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey was chosen to join one of the nation's oldest honorary societies.
U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey will be inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Her election to the national honorary society was announced on the webpage for Emory University, where Trethewey is an English professor and director of the creative writing program. Among the 198 new inductees are singers Bruce Springsteen, Pete Seeger and actress Sally Field. The academy website says, "Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an independent policy research center that conducts multidisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems. The Academy’s elected members are leaders in the academic disciplines, the arts, business, and public affairs." New members will be inducted in an Oct. 12 ceremony at…
Thursday, April 25, 2013
It didn't take much effort to make the Poncey-Highland watering hole look like the 1970s.
Manuel's Tavern went back to the 1970s this week. On Wednesday, the tavern was closed all day because a movie crew took over the premises for filming. Manuel's management wasn't allowed to say what movie was being filmed there, but word leaked out it was Anchorman 2, starring Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd. Manager Brian Maloof posted on Facebook, They needed some additional props from the 70's for the time period shoot and we had them in storage. I overheard a guy say 'it is nice we do not need to change many things for this 70's shot.' I am not sure how to take that. WXIA-TV produced a report on the filming but couldn't get inside the tavern. However, this was observed from the outside: The sequel to the 70s-based movie bused in a couple of …
Monday, April 22, 2013
Winner Stacie Stamper: "Everybody has a way to give."
The winner of the Patch Easter PEEPs contest is a diorama that shows a little marshmallow figure in a hard hat helping to build a home while other PEEPs cheer him (or her?) on. The entry by Stacie Stamper honors the work of the Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore, which helps support the nonprofit’s mission to provide decent housing for low-income people around the world. "That's so exciting. How fun is that?" Stamper said when she learned that her entry had won. Second place goes to Martin Burrow of Winder, who used jelly beans and a glass jar to create a colorful PEEPs floral arrangement. Stamper, a Duluth resident, is the donations coordinator for the Gwinnett Habitat ReStore in Lawrenceville. Habitat ReStores take donations of …
Friday, April 19, 2013
The 77th Dogwood Festival kicks off Friday, and it will have plenty of amazing photo opportunities.
The annual Dogwood Festival held at Piedmont Park marks the official start of spring for many Atlantans as the beautiful Dogwoods are in full bloom. The much-anticipated event kicks off Friday and lasts through Sunday. This year marks the 77th year of the free festival, where hundreds of artists will set up their tents and approximately 200,000 people will come out for the wide array of art, the live music and delicious food. Festival Hours Friday noon - 10 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. - 11 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Artist market closes at 7 pm on Friday and Saturday.
Ten Thousand Villages is a nonprofit, Fair Trade retail store working to empower and provide economic opportunities to artisans in developing countries. This year the store celebrates 20 years in Virginia-Highland.