BUZZ – MARCH 2017

Naturalist illustrator and instructor Christy Knight will host a watercolor workshop at Blue Heron Nature Preserve. – Photos: Christy Knight

ADULT WATERCOLOR CLASS AT BLUE HERON NATURE PRESERVE

March 25
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Get outside and join master illustrator Christy Knight for “Spring Subjects in Watercolor.” All levels are welcome to learn Knight’s step-by-step process for capturing nature’s beauty in watercolor. The class goes from 1 to 4 […]

TORCH GALA

In its 27th year, the Torch Gala at The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead attracted 540 attendees, its largest crowd to date. Benefiting the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), the event pays tribute to the nonprofit’s volunteers, corporate partners and physicians. This year’s honorees included Sandy Springs resident Neal Maziar, the Elvin C. Price Volunteer of the Year, and UCB Inc., the Corporate Citizen of the Year. […]

THE SWEET BUY AND BUY

ANNUAL SANDY SPRINGS EVENT IS A RESALE REVELATION

If you love a good bargain, you’re in luck. Deals galore are to be had at Sandy Springs’ 26th annual Tossed Out Treasures, a resale event and fundraiser hosted by the philanthropic Sandy Springs Society. The event draws shoppers from as far as Florida and South Carolina for its abundance of high-quality goods with names such as Waterford, Gucci and […]

BROOKHAVEN IN BLOOM

A FITTING EVENT FOR THE FIRST WEEK OF SPRING

Given the 140 cherry blossom trees that were planted in Blackburn Park back in 2014, the Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival was an ideal name for a new annual event that sprang up at the park the following year. Now in its third year, the festival will draw visitors to the park on March 25 and 26 for a […]

A BATTLE OF WORDS

A LITERARY COMPETITION THAT’S POETRY IN MOTION

If a picture paints a thousand words, then what sort of imagery does a thousand spoken words conjure up? Pure poetry—which is what audience-goers will be treated to at the state finals of the annual Poetry Out Loud competition, to be held at the Atlanta History Center on March 12. High schoolers from across Georgia will compete for a spot at […]

SIMPLY BUCKHEAD’S WELCOME 2017 PARTY

Nearly 400 people gathered in ADAC’s new event space to celebrate the 6th anniversary of Simply Buckhead and the addition of new members to the Valuestream Media Group family: 17th South and BuckheadView. Produced by Legendary Events, the evening of art, food and philanthropy raised approximately $8,000 for CURE Childhood Cancer through ticket sales, a raffle and 20 percent of art sales. Well-known […]

NOW SHOWING

BALLET, OPERA AND MORE GRACE LOCAL CINEMAS

From stage to screen: Thanks to Fathom Events, you can catch a performance of the Bolshoi Ballet’s The Sleeping Beauty

Ever dreamed of seeing a performance of The Metropolitan Opera but couldn’t get to New York City? Or maybe watching the famed Bolshoi Ballet was on your bucket list, but a trip to Moscow was out of the […]

ANSWER ATLANTA FALL PARTY

Each year, Answer Atlanta selects a local charity and makes a monetary donation of between $15,000 and $20,000 to the nonprofit. The money is raised by the organization’s young business professionals who work to find creative solutions to help those less fortunate in the community. This year, the organization hosted a fall party at American Spirit Works Distillery to raise funds for Next Generation Men (NGM), […]

INTO THE WOODS

EMBRACING THE GREAT OUTDOORS YEAR-ROUND AT A LOCAL NATURE CENTER

In the winter months, we don’t always think about doing a lot outside, but just because it’s a little brisk doesn’t mean we should ignore Mother Nature. Take, for instance, the Blue Heron Nature Preserve. This scenic, 30-acre patch of wilderness, conveniently tucked away off Roswell Road, is ripe for exploring no matter the time of year. […]

WHERE MUSIC DWELLS

A PITCH-PERFECT CONCERT SERIES IN SANDY SPRINGS

The a cappella group Symp Vibes will get your toes tapping at this year’s Heritage Winter Classics concert series.

The acappella group Symp Vibes will get your toes tapping at this year’s Heritage Winter Classics concert series.

Trumpeter Joe Gransden

Trumpeter Joe Gransden

Jazz up your weekends this […]