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.” […]

STRING FLING

“Puppet Masquerade” was the theme of this year’s String Fling, a fundraiser held at the Grand Hyatt in Buckhead on behalf of the Center for Puppetry Arts.

Even the characters from the center’s in-house puppet shop who were in attendance—and posed for pics with many of the 275 attendees—donned top hats and festive masks. There was also a musical puppet tribute to this year’s honorees, longtime arts […]

FALL FOR FASHION

True to its tagline “Ending hunger one look at a time,” the Atlanta Community Food Bank’s annual Fall for Fashion show recently raised more than $25,000 in honor of Hunger Action Month.

The crowd gathered at the trendy Tootsies boutique in Buckhead to check out a display of the latest designer fashions. Simply Buckhead’s own Joanne Hayes strode down the runway in a colorful Emilio Pucci dress. […]

A TWIST ON TRADITION

MUSICAL DUO FUSES CLASSICAL AND HIP-HOP

BY: Karon Warren

Taking the stage at Atlanta Symphony Hall on Dec. 2, Black Violin brings its unique sound, often described as “classical boom,” to Atlanta. Composed of violist Wil B. and violinist Kev Marcus, Black Violin combines their classical training with a dose of hip-hop to create a distinctive multi-genre sound that appeals to all ages. In fact, in addition to […]

A TRIBUTE TO OUR QUIET HEROES

CURE’s 14th annual A Tribute to Our Quiet Heroes raised a record-breaking $470,000 this year.

A fundraiser for the nonprofit organization devoted to conquering childhood cancer, Quiet Heroes honored 250 mothers of children battling the disease. Nearly 600 guests gathered at Flourish in Buckhead, where they enjoyed lunch and a silent auction, complete with Elton John tickets, beautiful jewelry, handcrafted toys and a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to “Be […]

TWINKLE, TWINKLE, SANDY SPRINGS

A MONTH’S WORTH OF HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS ON THE CITY GREEN

BY: Karon Warren

Returning for a second year, Sparkle Sandy Springs kicks off Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. at its new location on the City Green at City Springs. The free event features a month-long display of lighted and decorated miniature houses, all painted by local businesses, schools and nonprofit organizations, plus one large, interactive house for the […]

SKY’S THE LIMIT

At a lavish affair held recently at the Flourish event space in Buckhead, more than 700 guests gathered for the annual Sky’s the Limit fundraiser.

Hosted by the Jewish Educational Loan Fund (JELF), a local nonprofit that provides interest-free loans to Jewish students seeking higher education, the soldout event raised more than $500,000 towards the cause, including a $150,000 matching gift contributed anonymously by two JELF families. Attendees spent the early part of the evening […]

JEFFREY FASHION CARES

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an apt time to tout the good works being done by Jeffrey Fashion Cares, an annual fundraiser that over the course of its 26-year history has raised more than $12 million for Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta and other causes.

At this year’s event, several hundred guests gathered at Phipps Plaza to join Jeffrey Fashion Cares founder Jeffrey Kalinsky and event chairs Lila Hertz, Jeffrey McQuithy and Louise Sams for […]

STAGESTRUCK

ACT3 PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS ITS FUN-FILLED NEW SEASON

Godspell is one of several favorites gracing the Act3 stage this season.

On the heels of welcoming new Executive Director Mary Sorrel, Sandy Springs’ Act3 Productions unveiled its new 2018-2019 season of shows, which is filled with a selection of theater favorites. The season kicked off in September with Godspell and continues with The Graduate Oct. 12-28. Next […]

ALL IN GOOD TASTE

SAMPLE DISHES AND DRINKS FROM SOME OF THE ATL’S TOP EATERIES

BY: Karon Warren

Now in its 17th year, Taste of Atlanta brings together more than 90 area restaurants and chefs whipping up their best dishes for resident and visiting foodies alike. The event starts Friday, Oct. 19, with a kickoff party, with the main events on Saturday and Sunday. “Throughout three days of bites and beverages, Atlanta’s […]