Mar 20

Shaky Knees Music Festival (5/4 – 5/5)

Questions:

Have y’all heard about this awesomeness??

Can you believe this killer line up?

Have you gotten your tickets?  (WE DID!!) 

Info HERE + hope to see you there!  :)

xx, L

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Jan 31

The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival (1/30 – 2/20)

The largest film festival in Atlanta – and second largest Jewish film festival in the United States – officially began yesterday and will run through February 20.

The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival (AJFF) is a 22-day cinematic exploration of Jewish life, culture and history.  Seeking to use the power of film to both entertain and educate, AJFF challenges conventional perspectives on complex and challenging issues facing both the Jewish and global communities.

Founded in 2000, AJFF ranks as the largest film festival in Atlanta, and second largest Jewish film festival in the United States, having attracted an audience of more than 30,000 moviegoers in 2012.  This year, the festival will feature an international collection of 71 narrative and documentary films that explore the Jewish experience.  Screenings are supplemented by guest appearances with filmmakers, actors, authors, academics and other expert speakers.

Moviegoers cast their ballots for the Best Narrative and Best Documentary features of the festival, as well as separate balloting for narrative and documentary short films.  Winners receive the AJFF Audience Award and are honored with a special encore screening and statuette.

The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival is a production of the Atlanta Chapter of American Jewish Committee, an international advocacy organization that works to build bridges of understanding between ethnic, religious and national groups.  It is the enduring belief of American Jewish Committee that understanding grows out of shared experiences, and stories are often the best way to foster such experiences.  More than just “a night at the movies,” the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival is contemporary storytelling with the ability to impact the way audiences feel, think, and behave after leaving the theater.

AJFF is the past recipient of prestigious grants from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and National Endowment for the Arts, and generously supported by more than 250 other corporate, foundation, government, and individual sponsors.

Click HERE for information regarding the AJFF and to check out the film guide + schedule.  I look forward to seeing y’all in the popcorn line this February!

xx, L

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Oct 09

Upcoming Atlanta Events + Festivals

There are so many exciting Atlanta events + festivals lined up for the fall!  Make sure that you have them marked down on your calendars, folks.  You do not want to miss out on the fun!

10/13 & 10/14 – Candler Park Fall Fest, 5K, & Home Tour

10/13 & 10/14 – Atlanta Pride Festival

10/14 – Morningside Mile Race & Block Party

10/20 – Little 5 Points Halloween Festival & Parade

10/20 – Decatur Craft Beer Festival

10/20, 21, 27, 28 – Boo at the Zoo

10/20 – Run Like Hell 5K (Oakland Cemetery)

10/27 – Inman Park Beer Chase

11/3 – Chomp & Stomp Chili Cook-off, 5K, & Festival (Not to be missed!!)

11/3 & 11/4 – 4th Annual Chastain Park Arts Festival

11/10 – Veterans Day Parade

11/22 – Atlanta Half Marathon & Thanksgiving 5K

12/8 & 12/15 – Tinsel & Twine at Westside District

So much to look forward to!  Can’t wait to see y’all around town this fall!

xx, L

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Sep 18

Music Midtown THIS Weekend! (9/21-9/22)

Who’s excited for Atlanta’s best music event of the YEAR??? 

It’s almost here!  I’m watching them set up the stage right now from my Piedmont Park office window view.  Excitinggggg!

I mean, come on y’all: Florence, Joan Jett, Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters, The Avett Bros., T.I., Ludacris…  SOOOO outrageously awesome!  And those are just a few of the bands in the incredible two-day line up.  Get all of your 2012 Music Midtown information HERE.

I’ll be in Vegas (see below), but I hope that everyone in Atlanta this weekend is going to Music Midtown!  It’s going to be INSANE!

xx, L

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Jun 02

It’s a good day for a ‘FEST!

You guys.  It’s gorgeous out there.  Whydon’tcha head down to VaHi and check out the 28th Annual Virginia-Highland Summerfest today and tomorrow?!

As per usual, there will be TONS of local artists showing their wares, live music, music from dave-fm and a plethora of other exciting things to see/try/taste/wear/enjoy. 

You know how Atlanta LOVES a ‘fest…and this one in particular.  Go…enjoy!

xx, L

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