You Gotta Have Art

FINE ARTISANS DESCEND ON BUCKHEAD

Buckhead Fine Arts Festival attendees will find plenty to add to their collections.

Buckhead Fine Arts Festival attendees will find plenty to add to their collections.

BY: Karon Warren

On Sept. 22 and 23, approximately 100 painters, photographers, sculptors, metalworkers, glass artists, jewelers and other artisans will display their wares at the Buckhead Fine […]

HITTING THE RUNWAY

KIDS STRUT THEIR STUFF ON THE CATWALK FOR A GOOD CAUSE

BY: Karon Warren

A Bert’s Big Adventure fundraiser, the Noon to Night: Fall Fashion Benefit takes to the runway at Avalon in Alpharetta on Sept. 13. Donning fashions from the shopping complex’s clothing retailers, children involved with Bert’s Big Adventure will share the runway with celebrity models. “I love the Noon to Night fashion show because it […]

CHRISTIAN SIRIANO PRIVATE SHOPPING EXPERIENCE

You may remember Christian Siriano as the winner of season four of the hit reality show Project Runway.

The New York-based designer, who’s dressed everyone from Michelle Obama to Jennifer Lopez, was in Atlanta recently for a special event at Buckhead Art & Company in which attendees could peruse an exclusive selection of his ready-to-wear items, dresses, handbags, fragrances and other accessories that were flown in from […]

STRINGING IT TOGETHER

ANNUAL CENTER FOR PUPPETRY ARTS GALA TURNS 40

BY: Karon Warren

The annual fundraising gala for the Center for Puppetry Arts, this year’s String Fling invites Atlantans to enjoy a “Puppets Masquerade” as they participate in live and silent auctions, a cocktail hour and a black-tie seated dinner at the Grand Hyatt Buckhead. The Sept. 22 event raises nearly $250,000 […]

CRAFTING YOUR OWN VINO

SKIP THE GRAPES, AND LEARN HOW TO MAKE A COUNTRY WINE

Learning to make your own wine? We’ll drink to that!

BY: Karon Warren

If you thought you needed grapes to make wine, think again.

Beer & Wine Craft in Sandy Springs, which proffers home-brewing, wine-vinifying and cheese-making supplies, offers half-day, hands-on Country Wine Making classes on creating wine […]

HOT TO TROT

SUMMER HEATS UP WITH A TRIO OF BROOKHAVEN FUN RUNS

Lace up your running shoes for three Brookhaven-area races that will not only burn off some calories, but also contribute to noteworthy causes.

Courtesy of City of Brookhaven

Start off on July 21 with a celebration of National Parks and Recreation Month at the It Starts in the […]

DOGGIES ON THE CATWALK

The fur was flying at the Doggies on the Catwalk event held recently at the 25thfloor offices of the Greenberg Traurig law firm.

Joanne Hayes taking a stroll on the runway with her canine counterpart, Vincent

But that’s only because some adorable pups accompanied a handful of the models strutting their stuff on the runway at the yearly fashion show, which raised $85,000 for Canine […]

TOMATO, TOMAHTO

NO MATTER HOW YOU SAY IT, THIS IS ONE FUN FESTIVAL

You’ll be seeing red at the Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival on July 15.

BY: Karon Warren

It’s been a decade since noted Atlanta chef and restaurateur Ford Fry kicked off the first Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival, a yearly shindig benefiting Georgia Organics that […]

GLOBAL RUNWAY

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the world’s busiest airport, got a little busier recently when Concourse F in the International Terminal featured a runway of a different sort at the Global Runway 2018 Fashion Presentation and Retail Pop-Up Experience.

During the fashion show portion of the event, a slew of models sported looks from Sean John, Spanx, Brooks Brothers and ExOfficio, while items from Mac Cosmetics, Michael Kors, […]

BIKIN’ BY THE LIGHT OF THE MOON

A PARTY ON WHEELS OUT UNDER THE STARS

BY: Karon Warren

Entering its sixth year, the Atlanta Moon Ride welcomes Atlantans to don their favorite costume, colorful helmet and some glow sticks for the annual starlit 6-mile bike ride through some of the city’s most popular neighborhoods. Benefiting Bert’s Big Adventure, the event continues to grow in size and scope. “Atlanta Moon Ride just gets better every year,” […]