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Twins Kristie and Kirstie Bronner Make Spelman College History

Twins Kristie and Kirstie Bronner Make Spelman College History

Identical twins Kirstie and Kristie Bronner are used to sharing monumental milestones in their li

Life & relationship strategist Kenny Pugh launches program for teen pregnancy

Life & relationship strategist Kenny Pugh launches program for teen pregnancy

In support and partnership with The National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy Life & Relationship Strategist, Author and Speaker,Kenny Pugh (http://www.kennypugh.com) will launch Abstinence Matters

'Big Fish' author to read at Ivy Hall

'Big Fish' author to read at Ivy Hall

ATLANTA -- A well-known Southern fantasy author will read from his latest novel in Atlanta next month.

Daniel Wallace recently published The Kings and Queens of Roam. He is best known for his first novel, Big Fish, which was made into a 2003 movie of the same name and will come to the Broadway stage later this year. He is also the J. Ross MacDonald Distinguished Professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Wallace will discuss and sign copies of his new book on Thursday, May 16 at 6:30 p.m. at SCAD Atlanta's Ivy Hall writing center. The event is free and open to the public.

His visit is sponsored by A Cappella Books, which provided a synopsis of The Kings and Queens of Roam:

Atlanta Opera presents 'The Italian Girl in Algiers'

Atlanta Opera presents 'The Italian Girl in Algiers'

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Opera will close its 2012-13 season with Gioachino Rossini's The Italian Girl in Algiers.

The opera opens this Saturday, Apr. 27.

It follows the story of an Italian woman kidnapped by an Algerian ruler who wants to add her to his harem. But he isn't expecting his new "wife" to turn the tables and rescue the man of her dreams. It is sung in Italian with English translations projected above the stage.

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Tickets for The Italian Girl in Algiers range in price from $24 to $131, plus fees. All performances will be held at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center.

Learn more and buy tickets at atlantaopera.org.

Spelman Student Film Showcase highlights health & wellness, homelessness & Revolution

Spelman Student Film Showcase highlights health & wellness, homelessness & Revolution

Each year, novice and veteran student filmmakers enrolled in Spelman College Digital Moving Image Salon’s film studies course draw from their personal interests and academic pursuits to produce documentaries that detail the varied and layered experiences of women of the African Diaspora. Three student collaborations from the course, which delve into health and wellness, the Syrian Revolution and homelessness, will premiere at the Ninth Annual Spelman College Digital Moving Image Salon Student Documentary Film Showcase Thursday, April 25, 2013, at Midtown Cinema.

Fun with Mom on Mothers Day

Fun with Mom on Mothers Day
 
Atlanta, GA – May 11th - 12th, 2013 – In addition to many Atlanta restaurants giving discounts, deals, and even free meals for Mother's Day, wouldn't you like to take your mother out to enjoy family events in Atlanta? Local businesses are highly encouraged to advertise and special offers are being made available and affordable to advertise on the CleanFreeFun website as well.

SISTER ACT to play the Fox Theatre

SISTER ACT to play the Fox Theatre

ATLANTA – SISTER ACT, the family friendly, over the top spectacle with nuns that rock, plays at the Fox Theatre from April 23-28 for a limited engagement to close the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta 2012-13 season!

Tickets start at $33 and will be available at the Fox Theatre box office, by visiting www.FoxAtlTix.com/sisteract or by calling 1-855-ATL-TIXX. Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling 404-881-2000.

SISTER ACT will play April 23- 28 at the Fox Theatre. Performances are Tuesday through Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 6:30 p.m. with matinees Saturday at 2 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m.