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Metromix Soundcheck: Julie Gribble

ATLANTA, Ga -- When you log on the Atlanta native Julie Gribble's website, the first think you'll see is the quote, "It's about the journey, not the arrival."

Friday morning Julie's journey brought her the 11Alive Midtown studio for our morning show's Metromix Soundcheck Segment. You can hear her "Traditional Americana/Country" music on the link to the right.

Julie started out acting and writing poetry, which led to her song-writing.

She's opened for John Mayer, and her music has been featured on Lifetime movie "Dive at Clauson's Pier," popular Nickelodeon shows "Zoey 101," "Drake and Josh" and their TV movie "Drake & Josh Go to Hollywood," "South of Nowhere" on Noggin, "Smallville," "CW Now," and the new movie "Housebroken" starring Danny DeVito.

She, along with Sean Bennett on drums, and vocalist Rich DeSantis on the bass, has a new CD out called "Letting Go.

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Oktoberfest at Gordon Biersch

Beginning September 14th, guests at Gordon Biersch (848 Peachtree St NE) can enjoy the new limited-time-only menu, featuring two starters, seven entrees, and one desert, all made-from-scratch.  German food fans will be sure to love the Festbier Combo, made up of grilled bratwurst, knackwurst and Hungarian sausages, freshly made-in-house pretzel sticks and Gordon Biersch garlic fries, accompanied by their signature beer mustards.

Executive Chef Bill Heckler gave traditional Oktoberfest fare a Gordon Biersch twist with the addition of the Festbier Steak Tacos.

CNG Stations: If They Build Them, Will You Come?

ATLANTA -- Regular? Premium? Or natural gas? At the urging of the Georgia Public Service Commission, the Atlanta Gas Light Company has come up with a proposal to open several natural gas fueling locations in the City of Atlanta within a few years.

Which comes first: the vehicle or the fuel? When it comes to a projected natural gas transportation system, it's the fuel.

"We'll begin to build that infrastructure and the customers will come" said Donna Peeples, Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Atlanta Gas Light Resources.

"You're confident that that's going to happen," 11Alive's Marc Pickard asked. 

"Absolutely," she said. "With the tax credits available and the reduction in fuel costs, the clean, abundant supply here domestically, it's a natural."

Atlanta Arts Festival, Sept. 18-19


The Atlanta Arts Festival is an annual gathering of 200 unique artists from around the country representing 12 mediums in Midtown, Atlanta’s artistic epicenter, can only signify one event: Atlanta Arts Festival.  From a pool of applicants that represent every entity of the art world, the 4th Annual Festival is excited to announce the 2010 Poster Winner from a select group of artists confirmed to show off their respective artful abilities Saturday, September 18 and Sunday, 19 in Piedmont Park.  


The Atlanta Arts Festival is ranked among the top 200 art festivals in the country in sales for both fine art and fine craft by The Art Fair Sourcebook and  it brings exposure to about 200 local and nationally recognized artists from an eclectic mix of 12 mediums, including jewelry, painting, photography, ceramics and sculpture, leather and metal, glassblowing and more.  For more inf

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Thursday Nights at the High Museum

Single Mingle at the High Museum of Art

Thursday, September 9, 6 to 9 p.m.


Wind down after work at the Single Mingle at the High Museum of Art. Meet fellow singles and learn to Salsa with live music and salsa lessons from the Salsambo Latin Dance & Entertainment Company. Admission is $20, for non-members, which include one (1) drink ticket and admission to “Dali: The Late Work.” Additional beverages and hor devours will be available for purchase. Advance tickets recommended. ($10 for High Museum Members)


Thursday Nights at the High – ½ priced tickets!

Thursdays; 4 to 8 p.m.


Relax and rejuvenate at the High Museum after work! The High offers extended hours at half price every Thursday from 4 p.m.  to 8 p.m.

Fashion's Night Out with Aveda

Atlanta’s leader in eco-beauty, Aveda, celebrates Fashion’s Night Out by inviting guests to indulge in a moment of beauty and wellness. Fashion’s Night Out (FNO) is a “global initiative founded by Vogue magazine editor, Anna Wintour, and launched in NYC to celebrate fashion, restore consumer confidence, boost the fashion industry’s economy and put the fun back in shopping”.

From September 10th – September 12th, shoppers that’s visit The Aveda Experience Center at Perimeter Mall (4400 Ashford Dunwoody Road) or Lennox Mall (3393 Peachtree Street NE) will be treated to a complimentary hairstyling ritual and mini makeup application.

And guests will also be able to take advantage of hand massages, aromatherapy and neck and shoulder massages which mirror the treatments that will be performed at the New York City Aveda location.

Councilmember Carla Smith presents "EcoDepot" at Atlantic Station

Living Green in Atlanta just became, a little bit, easier. Atlanta City Councilmember Carla Smith has partnered with LivingGreenPages, Live-Thrive Atlanta, Atlanta Recycling Solutions and Clean Harbors to present the City of Atlanta’s Largest Household Hazardous Waste, Meds and E-Scrap Collection 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. September 25 at Atlantic Station.

This event will be held during the Atlantic Staiton "EcoLife" event which will last through September 25-26 at Atlantic Station.