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Art show to feature local students' work

Art show to feature local students' work

BUFORD, Ga. -- The first annual North Georgia High School Art Show will be held later this month at Tannery Row Artist Colony.

This event, which is free for schools to participate in, features an exhibit and sale of work from some of northeast Georgia's most talented students. It will open on Saturday, Jan. 28.

Participating schools include:

* Buford High
* Collins Hill High, Suwanee
* Dacula High
* Duluth High
* Flowery Branch High
* Greater Atlanta Christian, Norcross
* Lanier High, Sugar Hill
* Meadowcreek High, Norcross
* Mill Creek High, Hoschton
* Mountain View High, Lawrenceville
* North Gwinnett High, Suwanee
* Peachtree Ridge High, Suwanee
* West Hall High, Oakwood

For more information, contact Janet with Tannery Row at 404-376-6382.

LOCAL PROFILE: Steve Stoute, founder of Transition

ATLANTA, Ga. -- Recently, Steve Stoute stopped by Spelman College to chat about his revolutionary take on the marketing world and a concept he calls “tanning”. Stoute started off as a road manager for hip-hop group Kid 'n Play and has since founded his own marketing firm, helped coin the McDonald's theme song and created his own firm, Translation LLC.

He has consulted for many of the top names in the music business and, a number of Fortune 500 companies, and he stopped by Spelman College to spread the word about his new book, “The Tanning of America”, which explains his theory on the redefinition of marketing. 

ASO to honor Metro Atlanta music teachers

ASO to honor Metro Atlanta music teachers

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will hold an appreciation ceremony for more than 180 Atlanta-area music teachers Friday evening.

The teachers will be recognized at 7 p.m. by ASO president Stanley Romanstein. Afterward, the instructors will attend the evening's concert featuring the music of Rimsky-Korsakov, Rachmaninov and Mussorgsky.

ASO cellist Joel Dallow will also receive a special award from Romanstein for his arts education advocacy work throughout Georgia.

Both the 8 p.m. concert and the preceding reception will take place at the Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree Street NE, Midtown.

 

BEST SPOTS: Labor Day Weekend Activities in Atlanta

BEST SPOTS: Labor Day Weekend Activities in Atlanta

ATLANTA -- If you're stuck in Atlanta for the Labor Day holiday, don't worry, there are plenty of events to make your weekend unforgettable. The Where U Live team has compiled a list of things to do for familes, foodies, runners and many more.

Families:

There are a number of things for families to do, this weekend, around Atlanta. At the Chastain Park Amphitheatre HLM Worldwide and Soul Headphones by Ludacris will host a concert called “The Reunion” with The Isley Brothers, El Debarge and Carl Thomas. The concert will be hosted by Idris Elba on Saturday afternoon.

Take your family to see one of the greatest spectacles, presented by the Cirque de Soleil Company. Dralion infuses the “ancient Chinese circus tradition and the avant-garde approach of Cirque du Soleil production”.

BEST SPOTS: The Tabernacle

ATLANTA -- It has played host to many international rock stars, soul singers and stand-up comics; it's  Atlanta's oldest concert venue and it started out as a church. This week, the Where U Live team spoke with booker Adam Cohon about the history of the Tabernacle.

BEST SPOTS: Movies in the Park

BEST SPOTS: Movies in the Park

ATLANTA – As the summer wraps up students and parents are thinking of ways to enjoy their summer “to the last drop”. During the summer, many communities hosted free movie viewing at public parks. The screenings are designed to encourage family bonding time and fellowship.

People say watching movies in the park or under the stars is relaxing.

Win Tickets to Harry Potter at the IMAX

Win Tickets to Harry Potter at the IMAX

To celebrate the July 15 Grand Opening of the new IMAX screen at AMC Avenue Forsyth 12, AMC/IMAX are offering three ways to win free IMAX tickets.

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