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NOH8 Campaign to Hold an Open Photo Shoot in Atlanta for all to Attend

NOH8 Campaign to Hold an Open Photo Shoot in Atlanta for all to Attend

Atlanta, GA--  The NOH8 (No Hate) campaign will be in Atlanta on Sunday the 16th, holding a photo shoot for hundreds of Atlanta residents who would like to stand in support with the GLBT community. Celebrities like Kandie Burress have already committed to attend the photo shoot and to show their support. Community Blogger, TheATLGoToGirl has the story.

--On November 4, 2008 Proposition 8 passed in California, amending the state Constitution to ban same-sex marriage. The defeat provoked a  groundswell of initiative within the GLBT community at a grassroots level, with many new political and protest organizations being formed in response.

With nearly 5,500 faces NOH8 Campaign is a photographic silent protest created by celebrity photographer Adam Bouska and partner Jeff Parshley in direct response to the passage of Proposition 8.

Peter Pan the Show Flies into Atlanta, Boosts Community Spirit

Peter Pan the Show Flies into Atlanta, Boosts Community Spirit

Peter Pan flies into town on January 21.  The boy who won’t grow up (and his Darling posse) hit the World of Coca-Cola’s Pemberton Place.  Making its U.S. east coast debut, the London-born theatrical experience offers 360 degrees of in-the-round, big-top magic. 

Boasting an edgy take on the J.M.

Bank of America Customers Get Free Museum Day on Jan. 1 & 2

Bank of America Customers Get Free Museum Day on Jan. 1 & 2

Atlanta, GA--  

Not getting enough culture in your life? Let Bank of America’s Museums on Us® program enhance your cultural enrichment in the New Year. Through the program, cardholders receive free admission to some of the best cultural venues in the nation on January 1 and 2. As part of Museums on Us, now in its 14th season, more than 140 leading U.S. cultural institutions, including museums, historical sites, science centers and zoos, open their doors for free to bank cardholders on the first full weekend of each month.

Authors, Playwrights and Spoken-word artists gather Tonight for a WordFeast

Atlanta, GA--  WordFeast: To Benefit the Atlanta Food Bank

Catch the holiday spirit when locally and nationally acclaimed authors, playwrights and spoken-word artists return to Actor's Express Theatre Company for WordFeast: Food for the Body and Soul.

The event, conceived 31 years ago as Writers in Concert, happens Monday, Dec. 13, at 7:30 p.m. and features some of the best talent you'll find in Atlanta: event emcee Rob Cleveland; novelists Pearl Cleage, Melissa Faye Greene and David Fulmer; spoken word artist Jon Goode; playwright Topher Payne; playwright Theroun Patterson; and musician Ken J. Martin.

 

Monday, December 13th 7:30pm @ Actor's Express

887 W. Marietta St. #J-107 (King Plow)

Admission is $15 or 15 canned goods

Ringling Bros Circus Tickets at Philips Arena are NOW on Sale

Ringling Bros Circus Tickets at Philips Arena are NOW on Sale

Atlanta, GA--  Ringling Bros. and Barnum & bailey Circus will be coming to the Philips Arena in mid-February for at least 4 special shows.  It has been announced that the tickets are currently on sale and that people are encouraged to reserve their seats now as the show will become sold out.

For people that do buy tickets there will be information on a special invite that you will receive to witness a pre-show exclusive event.

The Circus will also perform 3 days in the Gwinnett Arena, after its run in Philips.

Join @ATL_Events and @LIKEatl for the 1st "Holiday Ice Tweet Up"

Join @ATL_Events and @LIKEatl for the 1st "Holiday Ice Tweet Up"

Atlanta, GA--  2 of my favorite Twitter followers, ATL-Events and LIKEatl, are celebrating the 1st ever "Holiday Ice Tweet Up" tomorrow in Centennial Park.

Everyone is invited to come out between 7-10pm to see a "sneak peak of Atlanta’s newest holiday revue and what better place then Centennial Olympic Park! The cast has been rehearsing at the rink until their icy home is built at the Cobb Energy Centre. The cast will be performing three different numbers as well as teasing the other snippets with a costume parade."

Skating that night will only cost $7, and you will see an exclusive preview of The Holiday Ice Spectacular before they begin performances at the Cobb Energy Center.

Fox Theatre Institute Offers Funds, Expertise to Restore Historic Ritz Theatre in Brunswick, Georgia

Fox Theatre Institute Offers Funds, Expertise to Restore Historic Ritz Theatre in Brunswick, Georgia

When people talk about Atlanta’s Fabulous Fox Theatre, their conversations evoke a sense of history, preservation and grand community significance.  Today, the Fox Theatre Institute partners with other historic theatres to restore, educate and collaborate within their communities.  In effect, the Institute’s outreach program focuses on sustaining, preserving and operating historic theatres to the highest level within the state of Georgia.

Currently, the Fox Theatre Institute is completing its successful restoration project for 2010: a partnership with the Ritz Theatre in Brunswick, Georgia.  Built in 1899, the Ritz Theatre was converted to an Art Deco movie palace in the 1920s.  The theatre fell into decline through the 1970s and underwent another transformation.  Not only was it modernized, but also altered out of necessity; the roof collapsed over the main theatre