Monday, May 20, 2013
The free event at the Chamblee Tucker Christian Fellowship Grounds is May 25.
A free concert this Saturday is intended to bring to light the issue of commercial sexual exploitation of children. The concert, Total Exposure 2013, will take place at the Chamblee Tucker Christian Fellowship Grounds, 3147 Chamblee Tucker Road, in Chamblee from 1-7 p.m. May 25, according to the website of the organizer, ExposeATL. The concert is to "raise awareness and activate people in the fight against Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) in Atlanta." Musical acts scheduled to appear include Jerome Olds, Eryn Woods, Reed Ferguson, Micah Kiyo, and Jac Rip. ExposeATL states that it got started this way last year: A group of individuals with a passion for changing the landscape of child sex-trafficking in Atlanta decided to …
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Patricia Sprinkle will talk about her books on Monday, May 20.
Patricia Sprinkle, author of Murder on Peachtree Street: A Sheila Travis Mystery, Somebody's Dead in Snellville and Death of a Dunwoody Matron, among others, will visit Embry Hills library on Monday, May 20, 1-3 p.m. Sprinkle will answer questions and discuss her books. There's no registration required, according to the library's website. Embry Hills' address is at 3733 Chamblee-Tucker Road, Chamblee.
The concert is May 24 in downtown Chamblee.
The Fourth Friday Concert Series on May 24, 7-10 p.m. in downtown Chamblee will feature the group "The Tams." Check out Brookhaven Patch's events calendar for more information about the Fourth Friday concert series. The Tams had a regional hit with "I've Been Hurt," in 1965, according to Wikipedia. Chamblee Parks and Recreation has set up a Facebook event page about the series, and says that families can bring blankets and lawn chairs. There are VIP tables that can be reserved. Food and drink will be for sale.
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Participants will learn memoir format, along with skills to bring scenes and real “characters” to life through the written word.
Friday, April 26, 2013
A television news outlet reports on a five-year-old who uses her creativity to decorate eye patches, and shows others how to do so.
Addie Alford of Brookhaven was recently profiled on 11 Alive for her artful eye patches. Through Youtube, the inspiring Alford, who has a disorder that causes her to wear an eye patch for several hours daily, shows others how to make them more fanciful.
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 …
Friday, April 12, 2013
The Brookhaven Arts Alliance announces a new photography exhibit, “Happy Hour: Portraits with a Twist (or an Olive if you Wish)” at There, a bar and eatery in Town Brookhaven.
Monday, April 8, 2013
The deadline is April 15.
If you're interested in creating the Brookhaven Arts Festival's logo, get on it. You don't have much time left. The deadline for your entry is April 15. It's part of the Commemorative Poster Contest, and if you win, your logo will go on the festival's T-shirts and posters during the October festival. From the contest's website: We would like you to create a design that you think best represents Brookhaven and the Brookhaven Arts Festival. If you would like to enter the contest, fill out an entry form on the website.
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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Thursday, March 28, 2013
Local comic Josh Harris needs the extras from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Oglethorpe University gym.
Omar Collington, the Renfroe Middle basketball coach and founder of Over and Beyond Basketball LLC, says he'll play a role in a parody advertisement to be filmed this Saturday. He says local comic Josh Harris needs extras to perform as cheering fans from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Oglethorpe University gymnasium at 4484 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta. To sign up as an extra, go to overandbeyondbasketball.net and click on the link. If you have questions, email to firstname.lastname@example.org. This is how Harris describes the filming on a Facebook page. "This will be a fake commercial for a sports drink endorsed by Darth Vader called 'Vladerade!' It will involve a lot of special effects, including light-sabering off the legs of an …