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AMERICAN CRAFT SHOW RETURNS FOR 30TH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

One of the largest juried fine craft shows in the Southeast—and the longest running art show in Atlanta— returns to the Cobb Galleria Centre March 15-17. More than 250 contemporary artists will be on hand at the 2019 American Craft Show to showcase everything from fine jewelry and apparel to handmade ceramics, furniture and home decor.

CELEBRATING JEWISH HERITAGE

MUSICAL PERFORMANCES TAKE THE STAGE AT VENUES AROUND ATLANTA

The Bill Charlap Trio will jazz up the Atlanta Jewish Musical Festival in March.

Running March 7-16, the Atlanta Jewish Music Festival returns for a heralded 10th year, bringing a notable selection of acts to the stage. Held at venues such as the Atlanta History Center and Ahavath Achim Synagogue, the event kicks off with a […]

FAR EAST FUN

ANNUAL EVENT SHOWCASES DISTINCTIVE ASIAN CULTURES

BY: Karon Warren

On March 9 at Lenox Square, the Who’s Who in Asian American Communities foundation invites locals to Asian SpringFest, a yearly event celebrating the most populous continent’s many ethnicities.

Throughout the day, Chinese, Filipino, Indian, Vietnamese, Korean, Japanese and other Asian cultures will be highlighted with a variety of events, including dance, […]

BUILDING UP FUN

AN EVENT FOR LEGO FANS YOUNG AND OLD

BY: Karon Warren

Lego fans unite! International Lego Day returns to the Legoland Discovery Center Atlanta at Phipps Plaza on Jan. 28, when visitors of all ages can indulge their love for the tiny building bricks. The activities include meet and greets with your favorite Lego characters, such as Batman, Bertie, Emmett and Kai, and a group build in the […]

FOOTBALL TURNS FASHIONABLE

ATLANTA HOSTS THE SUPER BOWL OF RUNWAY SHOWS

BY: Karon Warren

For those more interested in style than the Super Bowl, the 18th annual Off the Field Players’ Wives Association Fashion Show is the perfect way to celebrate the sport’s biggest game. On Feb. 1 at The Shops Buckhead Atlanta, the wives of both former and current NFL players, current and retired players themselves, and some celebrity guests […]

LATIN FEVER BALL

One of Atlanta’s most festive fundraisers celebrated its 30th anniversary in grand style recently at the InterContinental Buckhead hotel.

More than 650 patrons gathered for a lively evening of music, dancing and Latin inspired eats and drinks that included everything from mini arepas and Argentinian-style chicken to Spanish crème brûlée and bottles of cava. Costumed fire twirlers, jugglers and other performers from The Off Centered Project entertained […]

WINE WOMEN & SHOES

“The $315,000 we raised is the most in the history of Wine Women & Shoes Atlanta,” brags Mary Kathryn Wells-Winsett, co-chair of the recent fundraiser benefiting the leukemia and women’s cancer programs at Northside Hospital.

Four hundred part goers gathered at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead for, among other things, a Best in Shoe contest in which dozens of contestants modeled their fanciest footwear. Professional models […]

A WILD KICKOFF

A DYNAMIC DINNER PARTY MARKS THE START OF THE LEGISLATIVE SESSION

BY: Karon Warren

Continuing one of Atlanta’s time honored traditions, the 57th annual Wild Hog Supper takes place Jan. 13 at the Georgia Freight Depot. This yearly shindig serves as the unofficial kickoff to the Georgia legislative session, with proceeds benefiting the Georgia Food Bank Association’s Farm to Food Bank program.

ATLANTA’S WOMEN OF DISTINCTION

A group of powerhouse women was honored recently at the Atlanta History Center, at what was the March of Dimes’ first Atlanta’s Women of Distinction event.

Nominated by their friends or colleagues for their community involvement, business leadership and other factors, the honorees included notable females in entertainment, real estate, transportation, technology and other categories. A Community Impact Award and a Rising Star award were also presented. The […]

OVER THE MOON

KOREAN ARTIST JIHA MOON SHOWCASED AT BUCKHEAD GALLERY

Everything from traditional folk art to pop culture icons influence the work of Korean artist Jiha Moon.

BY: Karon Warren

In an exhibit opening Nov. 9, Korean artist Jiha Moon brings her combination of gestural paintings, mixed media, ceramic sculpture and installation to the Alan Avery Art Company for a two-month show titled “Where Serpents Change Their Skin.” […]