Dunwoody Elementary's Evening of the Arts event featured a night of visual, musical, and literary arts.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The Dunwoody mainstay pays out more than $500,000 annually to artist-instructors and exhibiting artists, according to the website
Spruill Center for the Arts has its 2013 Fund Campaign under way to raise $40,000 through fundraisers and solicitations, according to a Crier report. The funds will benefit operations and programming, the story said. Spruill’s website says, the center pays out more than $500,000 annually to artist-instructors and exhibiting artists.
Friday, May 3, 2013
Looking for something to get into this weekend? A community garage sale includes more than 20 participating homes.
Friday, April 26, 2013
Nearby Dunwoody: 17 concerts are scheduled at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre so far. Other performers include Steely Dan and Hank Williams Jr. The concert season opens Friday.
Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre's concert season opens Friday with Widespread Panic. Seventeen concerts are scheduled so far including Tony Bennett and Keith Urban. The first concert scheduled is a two-date bill by Widespread Panic on Friday and Saturday. Styx returns again this year with REO Speedwagon and Ted Nugent. On Friday, tickets go on sale for Keith Urban's July 27 visit to the Alpharetta amphitheatre. Little Big Town and Dustin Lynch join him as opening acts. A day later, tickets for Steely Dan's Sept. 7 concert will go on sale. Steely Dan is one of four new concerts scheduled recently. Robert Plant Presents the Sensational Space Shifters also was added to the schedule on July 19. Are you a fan of The Black Crowes? Then make …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The Dunwoody event kicks off on Father's Day. It's free and offers lawn seating (bring chairs or blankets), seating in the restaurant and activities for kids.
The Summer Jazz Series at Villa Christina restaurant marks its 10th season beginning on Father’s Day, June 16. Over the years, the jazz concerts have featured the likes of Sonny Emory, Ken Ford and Joey Somerville. The popular music series opens this year with jazz vocalist Robin Lattimore. Known for her large dramatic voice, Lattimore has performed across the globe with a bevy of talented artists including Ronnie Laws, Rachelle Ferrell, Maysa, Jonathan Butler, Phil Perry and Jeff Lorber. Saxophonist Reggie Hines performs in July. The event is free and offers lawn seating (bring chairs or blankets), seating in the restaurant and activities for kids. The menu options include sandwiches, burgers, hot dogs, fries, pizza, nachos, desserts …
Monday, April 22, 2013
Winner Stacie Stamper: "Everybody has a way to give."
The winner of the Patch Easter PEEPs contest is a diorama that shows a little marshmallow figure in a hard hat helping to build a home while other PEEPs cheer him (or her?) on. The entry by Stacie Stamper honors the work of the Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore, which helps support the nonprofit’s mission to provide decent housing for low-income people around the world. "That's so exciting. How fun is that?" Stamper said when she learned that her entry had won. Second place goes to Martin Burrow of Winder, who used jelly beans and a glass jar to create a colorful PEEPs floral arrangement. Stamper, a Duluth resident, is the donations coordinator for the Gwinnett Habitat ReStore in Lawrenceville. Habitat ReStores take donations of …
Saturday, April 13, 2013
The Dunwoody concert includes commentary by Siegel about the composers and a question and answer session will be held after the performance.
Acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Siegel will perform works from the Waltzes of Chopin, the sassy Polka of Shostakovich and the 20th century Tango of Astor Piazzola, during his appearance at the Marcus Jewish Community of Atlanta, on April 21. The concert, “Listen to the Dance: Waltzes, Marches, Polkas & Tangos,” will include commentary about the composers. Also, a question and answer session will be held after the performance. Siegel has worked with numerous conductors as Claudio Abbado, Pierre Boulez, Charles Dutoit and Michael Tilson Thomas; and legendary maestros of the past includinng Eugene Ormandy, Sir George Solti and William Steinberg. The performance starts at 4 p.m. Tickets are $20-$28. Discounts available for students and senior …
Monday, April 1, 2013
We have six finalists and now it's up to you to help us choose a winner and 2 runners up! You have until noon Sunday, April 7 to cast your ballot. (Larger versions of these images are in a gallery below this poll.)
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Wednesday, March 27, 2013
About 60,000 are expected to attend the event on May 11-12 at Dunwoody Village.
There are a few tweaks to this year’s Dunwoody Arts Festival. More than 60,000 are expected to attend the event on May 11-12 at Dunwoody Village. This year the Kidz Zone will be in the Bank of North Georgia area and live entertainment will be held throughout the weekend in the food court, said Cindy Flynn, festival organizer. The festival is presented by the City of Dunwoody. A portion of Chamblee Dunwoody Road will be closed for the festival, between Mount Vernon Road and Dunwoody Village Parkway.
Monday, March 18, 2013
'Good Ol' Freda' premiered this past weekend at the Atlanta Film Festival at Druid Hills Baptist Church.
Former Dunwoody resident Ryan White premiered his film on The Beatles this past weekend at the Atlanta Film Festival. "Good Ol' Freda" premiered at Druid Hills Baptist Church on Saturday, March 15. This film centers around Freda Kelly, a Liverpool teenager who was asked to work for a local band hoping to make it big. Though she had no concept of how far they would go, Freda had faith in The Beatles from the beginning, and The Beatles had faith in her. Kelly worked for more than a decade, remaining a staple in the band's circle of acquaintances because of her loyalty and dedication. In Good Ol' Freda, Freda tells her stories for the first time in 50 years. One of few documentaries with the support of the living Beatles and featuring …