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NeYo Ho! Ho! GRAMMY musician spreads holiday cheer to Atlanta youth

NeYo Ho! Ho! GRAMMY musician spreads holiday cheer to Atlanta youth

He’s worked with everyone from Whitney Houston to Enrique Iglesias and Las Vegas-born GRAMMY Award-Winning Songwriter/Actor, Shaffer “NE-YO” Chimere Smith, now considers Atlanta home, yet still finds time to continuously make an impact upon the Atlanta community by providing a brighter holiday season for youth living in foster care.

On Thursday, December 20, NE-YO and his youth foundation, The Compound Foundation, made a surprise visit to the Brookhaven Boys & Girls Club located 1330 N. Druid Hills Road Atlanta, GA as a part of his 6th Annual Compound Foundation Giving Tour. Annually he partners with The Boys & Girls Clubs of America as a way to give back generously to the foundation that gave him so much as a young man.

Dropkick Murphys coming to the Tabernacle

Dropkick Murphys coming to the Tabernacle

ATLANTA -- Dropkick Murphys are coming to the Tabernacle in 2013.

The Celtic-flavored punk band will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Mar. 4. Tickets are $29 in advance and $35 at the door. Fans of all ages are welcome to attend.

The box office will open at 10 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 30. To buy tickets, visit livenation.com or call 800-745-3000.

Learn more at tabernacleatl.com or dropkickmurphys.com.

Documentary on tobacco addiction comes to Fulton County

Documentary on tobacco addiction comes to Fulton County

ATLANTA -- Tobacco use is responsible for 87% of lung cancer deaths, most cases of chronic obstructive disease (COPD), which includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis, 21% of all coronary heart diseases and kills more than 400,000 Americans each year, with about 700 of those deaths occurring in Fulton County.

Open Call: South Fulton Arts Center to exhibit creative holiday wreaths

Open Call: South Fulton Arts Center to exhibit creative holiday wreaths

FULTON COUNTY -- To celebrate the holiday season, the South Fulton Arts Center will host a wreath exhibit at the center in College Park on December 1.

They are now looking for artists and crafters to make artistic versions of holiday wreaths, using various materials to be shown and sold at South Fulton Arts Center's Holiday Arts and Crafts Market.

Submission guidelines are as follows:

'Spring Awakening,' 'Red' take top Suzi Awards

'Spring Awakening,' 'Red' take top Suzi Awards

ATLANTA -- Monday was a huge night for metro Atlanta theater, as the winners of the 2012 Suzi Bass Awards were announced at the Porter Sanford Performing Arts Center in DeKalb County.

Some of the area's most talented actors, directors and techies walked away with Suzis, which are among the top honors for Atlanta theater productions.

RELATED | 2012 Suzi Award nominees announced

The award for Outstanding Production of a Musical went to the Actor's Express staging of Spring Awakening, while Theatrical Outfit's Red won Outstanding Production of a Play.

Actress Jasmine Guy stars in film about missing, exploited children at BronzeLens Film Festival

Actress Jasmine Guy stars in film about missing, exploited children at BronzeLens Film Festival

ATLANTA -- "What About Us?" a movie directed by Sundance award-winning producer Deatra L.

Ga. Aquarium, Inside CNN Studio Tours and World of Coca-Cola host Veterans Day Celebration

Ga. Aquarium, Inside CNN Studio Tours and World of Coca-Cola host Veterans Day Celebration

Military Appreciation Event Held in Pemberton Place During Atlanta’s Veterans Day Parade 

ATLANTA – In recognition of Veterans Day, the Georgia Aquarium, Inside CNN Studio Tours and the World of Coca-Cola will host a Veterans Day Celebration on Saturday, Nov. 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Pemberton Place. The event is free and open to the public, and will take place between the Georgia Aquarium and the World of Coca-Cola during the 2012 Veterans Day Parade.