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From the monthly archives: August, 2012

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Atlanta Labor Day Music Festival

August 30th, 2012 -

Summer’s swan song is finally upon us, and with it comes a host of celebrations in Atlanta to bid a fond farewell to the sweltering temperatures, backyard barbeques and poolside excursions. There are a multitude of events happening throughout the city this Labor Day weekend and arguably the most soulful of them all is the Atlanta Labor Day Music Festival featuring some of R&B music’s finest.

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Labor Day Weekend at Stone Mountain Park

August 29th, 2012 - Every city has annual holiday traditions that evoke the spirit of the city and are synonymous with fun, family and festive activities.  This Labor Day weekend, one of the most popular Atlanta traditions takes place at Stone Mountain Park, where you can expect a host of events that not only celebrate the holiday, but provide the backdrop for even more memories to be made on this very festive occasion. read more >>

Atlanta's ONE MusicFest Celebrates Musical Diversity

August 27th, 2012 - In just three short years, ONE MusicFest has arguably become Atlanta’s most popular music festival, rivaling some of the festival veterans for diversity and a killer line-up. This year’s event promises more of the same, and perhaps even more from some of the most celebrated acts in music, both independent and mainstream. read more >>

Georgia Symphony Orchestra Jazz on Marietta Square

August 23rd, 2012 - It’s no secret that Atlanta is a well-known and well-respected haven for diverse genres of music, and although not as mainstream, jazz has a home here as well. The Georgia Symphony Orchestra is one of Atlanta’s most popular musical outfits, and they are set to bring their jazz ensemble stylings to Marietta Square. Get ready to let the smooth sounds of jazz carry you away! read more >>

Restaurant Spotlight: The Spence

August 21st, 2012 - These days it seems that the quickest way to success is to appear on a reality show, where relative unknowns become global superstars practically overnight. This phenomenon isn’t regulated to reality shows full of fights, drama and over-the-top excess, reality competitions also benefit from massive exposure. Former Top Chef contestant and Top Chef All-Stars winner Richard Blais is definitely reaping the benefits of his dual stints in front of the camera, and he has a new restaurant to share with his fellow Atlanta residents. read more >>

Unplugged in the Park at Park Tavern

August 20th, 2012 - We all have a little inner rockstar hidden deep down inside, so why not fully indulge it and set it free at one of the best free music showcases in Atlanta. The annual Unplugged in the Park at Park Tavern offers so much music by so many great acts, that it’s almost impossible to refrain from head-banging just a little. Rock on! read more >>

Festival Peachtree Latino

August 20th, 2012 - Cultural events are obviously a great way to bond with others who share your heritage, but they are also fun, festive and all-inclusive events as well. This is the sentiment presented by the Festival Peachtree Latino, which is a celebration of Latino culture, but also welcomes all of Atlanta to come out and enjoy this wildly popular event. read more >>

Grant Park Summer Shade Festival

August 19th, 2012 - The sun may be setting on the summer season, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t ways to celebrate its last remaining days in Atlanta. In fact, historic Grant Park plays host to the aptly titled Grant Park Summer Shade Festival that is an outdoor party for all. Goodbyes are always bittersweet, but when you have an abundance of fun, food and music, it takes the pain away just a little. read more >>

Art in the Park 2012

August 19th, 2012 - Paint the perfect picture of a fun Labor Day weekend this year at the 26th annual Art in the Park celebration. This event is a great way to celebrate the end of the season with the entire family, while also indulging in some of the South’s finest artists. Even if art isn’t your thing, surely you can find amusement in the fun that goes into creating a work of art of your own. Get those paint brushes ready! read more >>

Yellow Daisy Festival 2012

August 19th, 2012 - What do you get when you combine art, flowers, food and live entertainment? Well, that would be one of Stone Mountain Park’s most popular events, the Yellow Daisy Festival. While the majority of the festival season is winding down, this is one of the few outdoor festivals in September that the whole family can be a part of. read more >>
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