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The Ken Ford Foundation in Partnership with Georgia Public Broadcasting host FREE Workshop Friday!

The Ken Ford Foundation in Partnership with Georgia Public Broadcasting host FREE Workshop Friday!

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Exclusive Interviews With Taylor Swift And Zac Efron

Watch as we head behind the scenes of The Lorax to speak with superstars Taylor Swift and Zac Efron. Why are they so excited about this new movie? Watch and find out!

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Georgia Author of the Year Awards | History nominees

Georgia Author of the Year Awards | History nominees

KENNESAW, Ga. -- The nominees for the 2012 Georgia Author of the Year Awards have been announced.

More than 100 authors have been nominated in 12 categories, including Short Stories, which is a new addition in 2012.

Seven local writers will face off to take home the top prize in the History category:

Douglas M. Frey
Marietta: The Gem City of Georgia
Frey works for Metropolitan Restoration, doing his part to preserve history in Cobb County. One of his projects includes his own house on Trammell Street near the historic Marietta Square.

CASTING CALL | New J.J. Abrams filming in Atlanta

CASTING CALL | New J.J. Abrams filming in Atlanta

Sandy Springs -  Movie Extras needed this weekend!  Tammy Smith Casting will be at the Atlanta Marriott - Perimeter Center on Saturday and Sunday  holding an open casting call for an upcoming Warner Bros/NBC TV project.

All ethnicities and genders (over 18)  are welcome and needed.

Buzz on the streets is that this project is for the new J.J. Abrams project entitiled "Revolution" which will be shot here in the metro Atlanta area. Accoding to one of the Hollywood blogs, Revolution is an, " intense action drama which looks at a group of people trying to find their loved ones and stay alive in a world where there are no longer any forms of energy."

Make sure to visit www.tammysmithcasting.com to register for the casting call.

NBAF announces Dr. Michael Simanga as new Executive Director

NBAF announces Dr. Michael Simanga as new Executive Director

Atlanta -- NBAF is an Atlanta-based, non-profit arts and cultural organization founded in 1987. The mission of NBAF is to engage, cultivate and educate diverse audiences about the arts and culture of the African Diaspora and provide opportunities for artistic and creative expression.  NBAF (National Black Arts Festival) recently announced its selection of Dr. Michael Simanga as Executive Director of NBAF. As the new Executive Director, Dr. Simanga will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of NBAF’s operation. He will also guide the administrative, fiscal, programmatic and community relationships for the organization.

“After careful consideration, NBAF’s Board of Directors has selected Dr. Michael Simanga as Executive Director of NBAF,” said Evern Cooper Epps, NBAF Board Chair. “Michael is mindful of the changing times and conditions that arts organizations face, and will work to complete the transition and develop a new business model for NBAF.”

Tyler Perry Studios casting extras for Friday

Tyler Perry Studios casting extras for Friday

CASTING CALL
Heather Hylton Bivens - TPS Extra Casting Director

Tyler Perry Studios Extras Casting Department is looking for men and women (18 & older) to participate in the recording of a studio audience. You must be available for approximately 4-6 hours on Friday, February 24, 2012.

Teen Wolf filming this week

Teen Wolf filming this week

Teen Wolf is back for another round of filming.   Filming will take place primarily during the day, although due to the uncertain nature of the schedule it may run into the evening.  Below are the  lane closures: