Beat the Atlanta heat with summer movies or a play!

Tickets and popcornGoing to the movies is a great way to escape the heat of an Atlanta summer, and seeing a movie on the big screen at the Fox Theatre takes it to a whole new level.   The 2013 lineup for the Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival at the Fox includes a mix of action, romance, animation, and comedy for adults and kids.   Take a look at the list of June shows below and book your tickets today – just $10 per person!  Get the complete movie list here. Continue reading

Atlanta Contemporary Art Center celebrates 40 years with a summer renovation!

Atlanta Contemporary Art Center logoThe Atlanta Contemporary Art Center (ACAC) has been bringing Atlanta contemporary art created by emerging and established artists since 1973.  Its 30,000 square foot campus of exhibition galleries, artist studios, a community resource room, gift shop, staff offices, and outdoor spaces was constructed in the 1920s and has served as ACAC’s operating space since 1989.  In celebration of the 40th anniversary, it’s time for a makeover! Continue reading

Calling all artists! Submit your proposals for fall 2013’s Art on the Atlanta BeltLine exhibition!

Art on the BetlLinePeanut butter and jelly.   Bert and Ernie.  Salt and pepper.  Homer and Marge.

What do all these things have in common?  They are all two great things that go great together.  Just like our beloved new Atlanta BeltLine and art!  If you’ve explored the Eastside Trail since it opened officially a few months back, you’ve no doubt noticed the interesting and interactive artworks presented along the path.  Did you know those pieces were likely submitted as concepts by artists just like you?   And good news for those who want to submit new works – the Atlanta BeltLine recently issued a request for proposal for Fall 2013 installations! Continue reading

*BURLESQUE**BURLESQUE**BURLESQUE*

BurlesqueSometimes after-work activities can start to feel routine.  Dinner, movie, drinks with friends…  Well, not this week.   This week there’s a burlesque show in town and it’s anything but ordinary.

Thursday evening, January 17, Minette Magnifique presents “Beach Babes Bonanza Burlesque” at The Warren City Club in Virginia Highland. Continue reading

Take in a show this holiday season!

Fox TheatreThe shopping is done.  You’ve got some time off work.  Why not check out Atlanta’s theater scene?   Tickets also make a great gift idea.  Here’s a rundown of the shows you can catch over the holidays.

Now through Dec. 23 – Theatrical Outfit in Atlanta’s Fairlie-Poplar District – The Gifts of the Magi, a classic Christmas musical.

Now through Dec. 23 – Alliance Theater – A Christmas Carol AND Holidays with the Chalks, a hilarious play about an all-sister Country band.

Now through Dec. 23 – The New American Shakespeare Tavern – Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Continue reading