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Center for Puppetry Arts Celebrates 35th Anniversary

This September, the Center for Puppetry Arts is celebrating 35 years as an institution in both the puppetry community and the Atlanta attraction scene. Since 1978, the Center has introduced millions of visitors to the wonder and art of puppetry and has touched their lives through enchanting performances, interactive workshops and museum exhibits, as well as Distance Learning and Outreach Programs.

W Atlanta - Downtown launches groundbreaking film series

W Atlanta - Downtown launches groundbreaking film series

ATLANTA – W Atlanta – Downtown has launched a film-series in association with IGNI productions & the G channel now showing on the downtown I-75 I-85 billboard adjacent to the property.  To unveil this project, W Atlanta – Downtown partnered with established artist, filmmaker and musician, Felipe Barral, to create a new and unique way of storytelling.
 
In this creative effort and in accordance with the Department of Transportation regulations, the film will be rereleased in 13 10-second videos. Each episode will run for two weeks and will then be displayed as a complete series online at www.watlantadowntown.com/pixel.
 

Morgan Stanley sponsors Atlanta Mountainfilm on Tour Travelling Film Festival

ATLANTA -- Morgan Stanley is the presenting sponsor of the Mountainfilm on Tour ATL event, held on Sept. 6 and 7 at the Plaza Theatre in Atlanta. Mountainfilm on Tour is a traveling showcase of inspiring, adventurous and humorous short films spotlighting the environment and outdoor activity. All screenings during the two-day event are curated from the 2013 Mountainfilm in Telluride Film Festival held earlier this year.

Helen, Georgia

Helen, Georgia

Helen Ga. is a small mountain village located up in the North Ga. mountains. The entire town is reminiscent of a small German alpine style village. There are so many great things to do and see. Here are just a few suggestions and things you can do.

Helen Ga. Cabins

The Helen Ga. Cabins range from rustic luxurious high budget riverside, to even a handful of small budget friendly one bedroom cabins just minutes outside of the main tourist area for as low as $40.00 a night. Renting one of the Helen Ga. Cabins is an excellent way of experiencing this small alpine village style mountain getaway.

LOVE CONFIDENTIAL: Relationships Made & Healed Q&A

LOVE CONFIDENTIAL: Relationships Made & Healed Q&A

Love Confidential ATL: Relationships Made & Healed meet Friday June 7th Panel...More Are Coming!

Exclusive Interview: Chrisette Michele opens up about her new look, new book and new music

Exclusive Interview: Chrisette Michele opens up about her new look, new book and new music

ATLANTA -- Chrisette Michele is coming to Atlanta’s Chastain Park this weekend (Friday May 24th) as part of the Atlanta Jazz Festival concert series and after a 18 month hiatus from the spotlight, other than a few features here and there, we’re all excited that she’s back better than ever.

I couldn’t have been more excited to catch up with her via phone. I  had so much to talk about that I felt that she was that friend that I hadn’t talked to in months, but once we started chatting you felt like you picked up where you last left off.

2012 turnout strong for Fulton Co. Arts & Culture

2012 turnout strong for Fulton Co. Arts & Culture

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- The Fulton County Department of Arts & Culture announced on Tuesday that South Fulton Arts Facilities are attracting a good number of visitors. 

In 2012, as reported by Jolene Butts Freeman of the Fulton Co. Government, South Fulton Arts Centers held over 550 activities and had a total turnout of around 38,000 people. Those activities included classes, summer camps, Art at Work, exhibits, festivals, lectures, screenings, workshops and productions. 

Over 18,000 visited the Southwest Arts Center Performance Theater & Gallery in 2012. A portion of that number came from attendance of "Mountaintop" - a presentation by Tony Award Winner Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company. The play averaged 222 people per show.