8 Nov, 2018

OVER THE MOON

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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.” […]

8 Nov, 2018

REMAKING A MASTERPIECE

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Experts at the Atlanta History Center painstakingly restore a national treasure

Experts tackle the painstaking work of restoring the 132-year-old cyclorama.

STORY: H.M. Cauley
Photos courtesy Jason Hales/Atlanta History Center

Sandy Springs resident Gordon Jones has been the military curator at the Atlanta History Center since 1991, a background that prepared him well to tackle his most challenging assignment: restoring a work of art so big it […]

8 Nov, 2018

GIVING THE GIFT OF KINDNESS

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SEVEN WAYS KIDS CAN GIVE BACK ALL YEAR LONG

STORY: Sue Rodman

It’s time for gift-giving, and in addition to showing people we care through presents, parents often look for ways to teach their children about the less fortunate through volunteering. But kindness is a year round endeavor. These seven organizations offer ways that even the youngest child can practice empathy no matter what month it is.

Locks of […]

8 Nov, 2018

A HOWLING GOOD TIME

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A family weekend escape to LaGrange’s new Great Wolf Lodge

Wiley’s Waterpark features a wave pool, water slides, lazy river and splash pad.

STORY: Karon Warren

The lobby provides a place to unwind from the hustle and bustle of the resort’s water and adventure parks.

With nearly 20 locations throughout the country, Great Wolf Lodge has […]

8 Nov, 2018

THE COBBLER

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After 20-plus years in the leather restoration industry, Ryan Embry has designed his own line of leather bags

STORY: Muriel Vega
PHOTO: Sara Hanna

Ryan Embry is a third-generation cobbler who has apprenticed the art of leather and how to bring it back to life under his grandfather, father and several uncles. With nearly three decades of expertise in the leather business and seven at his Buckhead shop, Classic […]

8 Nov, 2018

BLUEGRASS, BOURBON AND BACON

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The three B’s of an equestrian Kentucky getaway

Stadium jumping puts the full majesty of horses and their riders on display.

STORY: Joanne Hayes
Courtesy 21c Museum Hotels

A true novice to all things equestrian, I jumped at the chance to experience the 40th annual Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event in Lexington, hosted by the 70-yearold British automaker with a fabled history within the sport. The Three-Day […]

8 Nov, 2018

STRING FLING

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“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 […]

8 Nov, 2018

BACK HOME AND BUSY AS EVER

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Theater pro Shuler Hensley helps launch new Sandy Springs playhouse

STORY: Jim Farmer
PHOTO: Sara Hanna

When he moved back to the Atlanta area in 2012, Shuler Hensley’s goal was to be with his family but continue a career in entertainment that has taken him around the world and brought him plenty of acclaim. And he’s managed to achieve that goal.

A Broadway veteran who won a Tony Award for […]

8 Nov, 2018

OH, SHERRY

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LEARN THE NUANCES OF THE WINE WORLD’S UNDERDOG

photo: Brett Ferencz

STORY: Angela Hansberger

While it’s the darling of sommeliers and cocktail makers, sherry is a hard sell for the average tippler. An aficionado knows of its transportive qualities that conjure halcyon days near the Mediterranean seaside, but the average drinker is often dissuaded by images of sweet stuff being dusted off for the holidays or […]

8 Nov, 2018

EDITOR’S CORNER – NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2018

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As you drive around Buckhead, amid all of the construction equipment knocking old things down and putting new things up, it’s getting harder and harder to find hints of the area’s past. So it seemed like a worthwhile endeavor to devote this issue’s cover story to how things used to be.

I admit I didn’t know much about the area’s history before signing on as the editor […]