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Atlanta Film Festival Returns this Spring, Announces Opening/Closing Films

March 12th, 2014 -

The festival season in Atlanta is officially in full swing! Now that the weather has warmed up and the floral blooms are starting to show their colors, it’s time for Atlanta residents to get out and usher in spring by having some fun. One of the best sources of entertainment is indulging in worthy cinema, but one local take on the festival circuit is about to return with fanfare. The Atlanta Film Festival is set to return this spring with a host of films that are sure to engage local residents. This long-running festival goes to show that Atlanta has a source of Hollywood all its own. Get all the details below on when, where and what’s playing at this celebration of cinema.


Ecco Atlanta

March 6th, 2014 - I try to be careful about the food I consume, so lately when I do treat myself to a nice dinner, I try to find places that are seasonal. People sometimes laugh at me when I ask (politely) if we can find a place that only offers ingredients when they are actually grown, but I really think it's the best way to get really, really fresh food. Ecco is just this place. read more >>

Things to do in Atlanta March 6th-9th

March 5th, 2014 - This weekend leaves us in no short supply of things to do, including a Mardi Gras party, an oyster roast, a real wild goose chase and plenty of other activities. Just a few more days until we can celebrate the glorious thing we like to call, the weekend. read more >>

Things to do in Atlanta February 27th- March 2nd

February 27th, 2014 - February is over, so let’s all March into Spring! Lame, I know, but we are getting so close to Spring so just hang on. It's time to embrace this new weather that is coming our way and enjoy some much needed time outdoors. read more >>

High Museum of Art Offers a Colorful Collection of Exhibits

February 26th, 2014 - There is a vast perception that the South doesn’t appreciate the art world as much as its northern neighbors. While the Atlanta art scene is certainly not as large as it is in New York, there is definitely a presence here and great art to partake in. Undoubtedly, the best place for art lovers and novices to relish in true artistic expression is to visit Midtown’s High Museum of Art to indulge in a plethora of colorful and eclectic exhibits. Currently there are many interesting works on display that will add some spice into your routine weekend activities. For additional information and ticket prices, visit high.org. Check out the artwork and exhibitions in the spotlight below! read more >>

29th Annual Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival

February 26th, 2014 - A large part of the southern hospitality that Atlanta residents are known for stems from being as polite as possible to your neighbors. That means supporting neighboring cities and states when they have an event that is likely to be attended by several Atlantans. Said event happens to be the 29th Annual Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival held in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, March 10-15. If you pride yourself on being a connoisseur regarding all things wine and food-related, this is one festival that you don’t want to miss, even if it is just a short distance outside the city limits. Get all the delectable details about this festival, and how you can attend, below! read more >>

Big Names Join "Design ADAC" During Spring Market Week

February 25th, 2014 - Spring Market Week is one of the biggest and busiest times for the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center (ADAC) and boy do they have a doozy up their sleeves for this year’s event. Some of the biggest names in the home décor and design world will be on hand for what is sure to be not only a memorable event, but also full of insight and advice. Read on to find out who’s slated to appear and when this event takes place! read more >>

ADAC Gears Up for 31st Annual Design Sample Sale

February 25th, 2014 -

The spring season is all about renewal and embracing new things, which means that it is also the ideal time to spice up your home décor to fabulous levels. Returning this April for a record-breaking 31st year, the ADAC (Atlanta Decorative Arts Center) announces its design sample sale. If you ever wanted to fully indulge your passion for design and get your hands on some of the best creations from some of the interior design world’s best talents, now is your time! Read on below to find out when this monumental sale is happening, select featured designers and attention-grabbing sale prices. This spring, design your way to fabulous!


The Children's Museum of Atlanta Unveils March Programming Schedule

February 24th, 2014 -

The month of March brings with it the entrance of spring and a host of activities to celebrate the season and all its beauty. The Children’s Museum of Atlanta has a plethora of programming and activities for the special little ones in your life. Read on to get a sneak peak of what they have in store, as well as times and ticket prices. Get to “marching!”


"EVITA" Set to Take Over the Fox Theatre This June

February 24th, 2014 -

When it comes to pure entertainment few Atlanta venues hold a candle to the Fox Theatre, as it is home to some of Broadway’s most celebrated and popular productions. This trend is set to continue this June when one of the most popular musicals touches down in Atlanta to wow the crowd. In case you don’t already know or haven’t guessed, said musical is the legendary EVITA and if the critical praise and numerous awards won are anything to go by, Atlanta residents are in for a real treat. To make this musical celebration even better, the early bird ticket prices have just gone on sale, so get yours now!