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Check Out AnachroCon this Weekend

February 16 – 18, 2018

operazione pene AnachroCon is about Steampunk, science, history, music, classic sci-fi literature, and amazing costumes at Wyndham Atlanta Galleria. This year’s theme is extra size erfahrung The Viking Age.

The horsepower penisvergrößerung Tea Party will be hosted in the Hotel’s Restaurant, The Chattahoochee Grille! Want  some fun with your tea? There will be! Come and see a variety of entertainment during your Tea Party experience!!

AnachroCon’s foto allungamento pene Charity team will be hosting a costume and cosplay contest for AnachroCon’s charity this year!  Please join us in supporting a great cause that needs our help!!  ALL proceeds will go to the victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.  Traditionally costume contests are held later in the evening, however this will be hosted on Saturday at 5:00 pm, to make it easier on little ones to participate.

6 Great Ways to Gear Up for Christmas!

  1. estensore per pene Jingle Ball concert  December 15 (7:30 p.m.)  Power 96.1 radio brings big-name music artists to  Jingle Ball at Philips Arena. Power 96.1’s morning show hosts, PK, Denise, and Terry J, officially announced the all-star performers for Power 96.1’s Jingle Ball 2017 which will include: Demi Lovato, Logic, Zedd, Fifth Harmony, Nick Jonas, Charlie Puth, Camila Cabello, Liam Payne, Julia Michaels and Why Don’t We.
  2. Holiday Variety Show December 15th (8p.m.) & 16th (2 and 8 p.m.)  A Very Merry Holiday Pops  at Atlanta Symphony Hall. Celebrate the music of the holiday season in extravagant style as the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra pulls out all the stops to make spirits bright. One of the best Big Bands in the nation is right here in Atlanta – The Joe Gransden Big Band. Joe and his merry men and ladies join us to help the holidays swing. Broadway star Allison Blackwell lends her superb vocalism to the festivities joined by TWO choirs, the Atlanta All-City Choir and new this year, choirs from the Greenforest Community Baptist Church of Atlanta. Santa will be there for sure with two very special helpers, giving out presents and a musical surprise! David Charles Abell, the newly appointed Principal Guest conductor of the Philly Pops, returns for a second year to lead the concerts, sure to warm your heart and put you in a Very Merry Holiday mood.
  3. Children singing  December 15 (7 p.m.)  Christmas with the Georgia Boy Choir      Their biggest event of the year! Come hear all five levels of the Georgia Boy Choir as they offer an unforgettable holiday concert. You’ll be mesmerized by the transcendent Georgia Boy Choir sound as they perform sacred classics, Christmas carols, and all your holiday favorites in the magnificent sanctuary of Peachtree Road United Methodist Church in Buckhead. Accompanied by a full orchestra and The Mighty Mander Organ of PRUMC, this concert is not to be missed!
  4. Christmas show  December 15 – 17  (8 p.m.)     A Christmas Tradition  at the Earl Smith Strand Theatre.  This December, The Strand will return with its most elaborate and well-loved show of the year, A Christmas Tradition. This song and dance revue will show off The Strand’s awe inspiring sets and effects like has never been seen before, as well as the diva voices and high energy dances that Strand patrons have come to know and love.  Songs spotlighted include Christmas and holiday classics as well as funky favorites.   A Christmas Tradition is guaranteed to make the entire family dance, clap, and enjoy the spirit of the holidays – from Santa-loving six year olds to out of town in-laws!
  5. Children’s theater  December 15 – 31  Heidi is the classic story of a Swiss girl who lives in the Alps with her grandfather and must travel to the big city, at Synchronicity Theatre.
  6. Celtic concert December 16 at 8:00 & December 17 at 3:00    Celtic Christmas features fiddlers, dancers, singers, and a harpist from Ireland, Scotland, Wales and Appalachia at Rialto Center for the Arts.  “Celtic Christmas enchants with its powerful combination of Irish, Scottish, Welsh and Appalachian music, dance and poetry.”

 

 

Things to Do This Weekend

Head north of the city to see fall leaves at their peak

and check out some of these events while you are out and about!

 

  1. IrishFest Atlanta  November 3 – 4 has traditional evening concerts, workshops, children’s activities, a Friday buffet, and a Saturday dance at DoubleTree by Hilton Atlanta Perimeter Dunwoody.
  2. HemlockFest November 3 – 5 near Dahlonega.  Enjoy music, arts & crafts, camping, and canoeing at this eco-friendly event.
  3. Atlanta Ultimate Women’s Expo [website has sound] November 4 – 5 features keynote speakers, shopping, classes, and a beauty lounge at Georgia World Congress Center.
  4. Chastain Park Arts Festival at Chastain Park  November 4 – 5. See the work of 185 artists, hear local acoustic musicians, and visit food vendors. Free.
  5. Book Festival of the MJCCA   November 4 – 20. Billed as the South’s premier literary event it includes author book signings, a community read, panel discussions, family events, and book sales in Dunwoody.

Happy Halloween!

Here’s a recap of some of the best haunts in Georgia!

  1. Ghost Tours feature “Lawrenceville’s most interesting places and the stories behind its most bizarre events, hauntingly told with the charm and personality of a real Southern storyteller.” This 90-minute walking tour goes one mile and departs from Aurora Theatre.
  2. Fear the Woods includes a haunted house, a haunted trail, and haunted combat. . Stockbridge.
  3. Explore the halls of a nightmarish hospital at Nightmare’s Gate in Douglasville 
  4. Camp Blood has a trail plus Nightmare Inn on the same ticket. Zombie Paintball Shoot is separate. Carrolton.
  5. Gates of Misery has two attractions filled with torture, torment, zombies, and cannibals. Rome.
  6. 13 Stories Haunted House [sound] has six terrifying attractions and “detail that Hollywood would be proud of” viewed in groups of 6 to 8 people. Newnan
  7. Netherworld thrills and terrifies with stunt actors in intense makeup, movie-quality special effects, and detailed sets at a large house in Norcross.

Weird Sisters Theatre Presents Dangerous Women!

This is the last week – ends the 30th!  Check it out!

WEIRD SISTERS THEATRE PRESENTS: DANGEROUS WOMEN

 Windmill Arts Center 2823 Church St. Atlanta, GA 30344

Dangerous Women is a World Premiere production featuring 9 new short works. Half-haunted house, half new works festival, this limited engagement immersive horror experience is inspired by the crimes of women of history and legend.

The performance features 9 world premieres, 5 women directors, and is creating a platform for 35+ local artists and technicians. This show completes the Weird Sisters’ first season with a new team of
producers: Shelli Delgado, Rachel Frawley, Kate Donadio Macqueen, Julie Skrzypek and Rebekah Suellau.

Head to Roswell Tonight!

Don’t miss the final Alive in Roswell   October 19, 2017 (5 to 9 p.m.) of the season!  It features live bands, food trucks, craft beer, vendors, kids’ games, entertainment, and socializing in three locations connected by a free trolley (on Canton Street, in Roswell Square, and behind city hall). Free.

Roswell Square Bands:

  • Classic Recall
  • Last Call Band
  • Maggie Clement Band
  • Men in Blues
  • Up on the Roof

Canton Street Bands:

  • Andrew Black
  • Atlanta Dance Party
  • Gwen Hughes & the Cats
  • Maggie Clement Band
  • Men in Blues
  • Loose Shoes

Looking for Something to Do Today?

 

6th annual Adams Park Cultural Festival (Sun, October 15, 2017 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT).  Come enjoy a day of informative workshops, food, house music, and connecting with your neighbors in the beautiful Adams Park of the historic Cascade Heights community.  This event is FREE and open to the public.

The 2nd Annual HOOP DREAMS FESTIVAL & COMMUNITY FUN DAY Sunday , October 15, 2017 from 3pm – 8pm @ Lee Street Park & Courts at 155 Lee Street in Jonesboro. Featuring a 5 on 5 basketball tournament, skills challenge, dunk, and three point contest. Grilled food, drinks, music, live entertainment, school supplies, haircuts, and much more will be provided.  This event is geared to help unite our community, bridge the generational gap, and encourage our youth to excel academically to increase their chances of obtaining athletic aspirations beyond grade school.  We expect over 500 people in attendance.

Join us every Sunday for Word Is Born Spoken Word/Poetry Open Mic.(October 15  7:00 PM – 11:00 PM)  Apache Cafe continues the rich tradition of creation, invention, discovery, and revelation in this open forum for spoken word, poetry, musical artists and for any one who care to take the stage in a meaningful way.

Come Check Out the Paranormal Activity!

Ghost Tours

October 3 – 26, 2017

 Lawrenceville is the oldest city in Metro Atlanta,and for many years was a sleepy suburban Southern town. With the growth and development of the metro area, much of historic downtown Lawrenceville was renovated at the turn of the century. These renovations awakened the sleeping ghosts, and sparked increased reports of paranormal activity, thus setting the stage for Lawrenceville, GA Ghost ToursWhether it is tales based on local legends handed down over the decades or recent paranormal investigations, our professional storytellers will regale you with stories that will send a chill down your spine. Come find out, if you dare, why Lawrenceville has the most popular ghost tour in Metro Atlanta.

Anime Weekend Atlanta

Anime convention September 28 – Oct. 1, 2017

Anime Weekend Atlanta  is a 4 day convention held annually at the Cobb Galleria, and Renaissance Waverly Hotel. The event is a family-friendly celebration of Japanese anime (animation), manga (comics) and cosplay (costume-play)

AWA was first organized in 1994, with the first convention held in 1995. Since then, AWA has been recognized as one of the most popular Japanese Animation conventions in the United States, and one of the top ten attended anime conventions in North America. In 2016, over 28,000 people attended the event.

The Analog Gaming Department provides attendees an inclusive place to learn new games, meet new people and spend time recharging between exploring all the wonderful things Anime Weekend Atlanta as to offer. We have a wide variety of games to match any interests, play styles and time constraints you may have during the show. Our friendly staff is ready to help you learn any games we have in stock as well as help you chose games based on your interests. You have a chance to win prizes by participating in many of the fun activities and tournaments we host throughout the weekend.

 

Artist Alley features both amateurs and professional artists selling fan art of your favorite anime characters and amazing original pieces. In addition to amazing 2D artwork, expect to find handmade jewelry, clothing, cosplay pieces, decor and accessories in many different mediums. Be sure to check out our Small Press section, which features sequential art, self-published art books and novels  vv, web comics, and comic books.

Anime Weekend Atlanta is proud to offer the most expansive manga library anywhere in Georgia! Take a break from the con-craziness, grab your favorite manga (or try a new one!) and relax for a few with us!

Do you want to compete with the best of the best costumers at AWA? Enter the Cosplay Contest! For an idea of what you’ll need to be qualified click here. Rules may be subject to change.  The AWA Costume Contest is held Saturday night.

The Saturday Night Rave is a staple of AWA and a great place to let loose and dance the night away!  Internationally renown guest DJs bump beats and mix anime related tunes on Saturday night for you to get your grove on.

All this and much more! Visit the AWA Website!

ART PARTY 2017

Do you care about the local art scene in our great city of Atlanta? Clear your calendar for August 27th to attend ART PARTY 2017 brought to you by Atlanta Contemporary. See their information below and click the link to purchase general admission tickets starting at $50.00. We hope to see you there! 

“ART PARTY supports free admission, every day and underwrites our mission to engage the public through the creation, presentation and advancement of contemporary art.

https://atlantacontemporary.org/events/art-party

The Night’s Happenings
Art. Music. Food. Drinks.

Join us for an amazing evening that underwrites Atlanta Contemporary’s vision to remain free admission, every day. Meander throughout the campus – entering at Bankhead Ave. Grab a quick bite at one of our many food stations and wind your way into the Pavilion – mix, mingle, and move forward to enjoy a specialty cocktail provided by one of our esteemed Mixologists-in-Residence.

Artists. Community.

Cool off inside and experience an array of exhibitions in the main galleries, Sliver Space, and a to-be-revealed gallery expansion. Before you venture out, be sure to amuse your inner COVER lover. Then step outside and venture into any and every studio – peruse, circulate, and SHOP – supporting our acclaimed artists participating in the Studio Artist Program.

Why come to Art Party 2017?

ART PARTY is a night to celebrate contemporary art in Atlanta. It’s the night where we recognize the range of voices necessary to create a vibrant arts community.

Dress to impress but remember it’s going to be hot!
ART PARTY is rain or shine.
16+ to party, 21+ to drink. Must show ID at check-in.
Parking: Enter on Bankhead Ave, follow parking signs to AAA attendants.
Means Street is closed! Do not enter on Means Street NW.”