SUMMER OF ’69

MUSICAL EVENT CELEBRATES 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF WOODSTOCK

Capitol City Opera’s annual On the Light Side event has celebrated the music of everyone from Cole Porter to Leonard Bernstein. This year, they’re tackling the nostalgia of Woodstock in honor of its 50th anniversary.

BY: Karon Warren

Taking place on July 26 and 27, Capitol City Opera’s 27th annual On the Light Side fundraiser will pay homage to […]

A DEEPER LOOK

PHOTOGRAPHER TURNS HIS LENS ON PEACHTREE CREEK

©2019 David Kaufman

BY: Karon Warren

Although most Atlantans may only give Peachtree Creek a quick glance when they drive over it on Piedmont or Peachtree roads, photographer and historian David Kaufman decided to take a closer look at the waterway.

In 1990, he researched its history and photographed the creek from […]

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.” […]

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 […]

SOUTHERN BELLE

KRISTY WOODSON HARVEY TALKS DESIGN AND HER NEW BOOK

On April 30, best-selling North Carolina-based author and design blogger Kristy Woodson Harvey will discuss her new novel, The Secret to Southern Charm, at a free book signing at the Huff Harrington Home store. In addition to dishing on the second novel in her Peachtree Bluff series (the first, Slightly South of Simple, was released in 2017), Harvey […]

FOR ART’S SAKE

SOAKING UP CULTURE AT THE CALLANWOLDE ARTS FESTIVAL

Art lovers don’t have to forgo art festivals just because of the winter weather: On Jan. 20 and 21, the indoor Callanwolde Arts Festival celebrates local art, music and more. Located at the historic 27,000-square-foot Callanwolde mansion in Druid Hills, the award-winning annual festival brings together almost 90 artists to display their paintings, sculptures, photographs, metalwork, glass art and […]

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 […]

PORTRAITS OF SUMMER

TEENS SNAP THEIR FAVORITE VACATION MEMORIES

Grant Hawkins’ scenic snap from a trip to Yellowstone National Park took home first place in last year’s Summer Teen Photography Contest.

Grant Hawkins’ scenic snap from a trip to Yellowstone National Park took home first place in last year’s Summer Teen Photography Contest.

For the fourth straight year, the Buckhead branch of the Atlanta- Fulton County Public Library […]