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Taylor Anderson movie to screen at Ga. Tech

Taylor Anderson movie to screen at Ga. Tech

ATLANTA -- A film about one of the victims of the deadly March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan will be screened in Atlanta this week.

Live Your Dream: The Taylor Anderson Story will be shown Friday, Mar. 1 in the LeCraw Auditorium at Georgia Tech's Scheller College of Business.

The evening will begin with a reception at 5:30 p.m. The film is scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. It will be followed by a panel discussion. Everything is free and open to the public.

Taylor Anderson was a 24-year-old teacher from Richmond, Va. She was the first American confirmed killed in the quake, which devastated several parts of Japan.

Rachel Maddow to speak at Atlanta Symphony Hall

Rachel Maddow to speak at Atlanta Symphony Hall

ATLANTA -- Award-winning author and television host Rachel Maddow will speak in Atlanta this weekend.

Maddow will talk about her latest book, Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power, Saturday, Mar. 23 at 8 p.m. at Atlanta Symphony Hall.

Tickets for her appearance start at $20 and come with signed copies of Drift. They can be purchased at the Woodruff Arts Center, which houses Symphony Hall, or A Cappella Books in Inman Park.

Maddow's visit is sponsored by the AJC Decatur Book Festival. The Woodruff Arts Center is located at 1280 Peachtree Street in Midtown; learn more at woodruffcenter.org.

Cobb Encore Series brings The Association to stage

Cobb Encore Series brings The Association to stage

Marietta, Ga. -- The hit 1960's band The Association will perform during the Encore Series on February 23 at the Cobb Civic Center. 

A spokesperson for Cobb County said the show starts at 8:00 p.m. The Civic Center is located at 548 Marietta Parkway. 

The Association has produced singles including "Windy" and "Along Comes Mary." The group has sold over 80 million albums, as well as earned six gold records and two platinum records. In 1967, the band became the first group to open a rock festival, now known as the historic Monterey Pop Festival. 

For more information on the February 23 show, call (770) 528-8490.

 

Fulton County senior multipurpose facilities to celebrate Black History Month

Fulton County senior multipurpose facilities to celebrate Black History Month

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- Fulton County Senior Multipurpose Facilities will host the following Black History observances during February:

Harriett G. Darnell Senior Multipurpose Facility
Black History Month Celebration
Monday, February 18, 2013
10:00am – 11:30am
Program will feature the Darnell Chorus, the Adult Day Program Bells of Darnell, representatives from the Darnell Players, Toast Masters, the Darnell Divas & Dudes and more.
Contact information:  Terryl Sparkman, Senior Services Manager, 404-699-8580

Adult Day Program Black History Month Celebration
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
10:30: a.m. – Noon
Participants will recognize the contributions of Africans Americans to the nation’s history through music and theatrical presentations.
Contact Information: Partrounar Bryant- James – 404-6998595

H.J.C. Bowden Senior Multipurpose Facility

Project Runway -- Rafael Cox -- Redemption Fashion Show

Project Runway -- Rafael Cox -- Redemption Fashion Show

The Redemption Fashion Show 

The 10th Person to email us at info@cleanfreefun.com will win two free tickets to the Redemption Fashion Show.

To purchase your advance tickets for $10 or $20 VIP please visit www.rafaelcoxdesigns.com

LEGOLAND Discovery Center celebrates first birthday with March activities

LEGOLAND Discovery Center celebrates first birthday with March activities

 

ATLANTA  – After a year of successful builds, memorable events and new adventures, LEGOLAND Discovery Center is ready to celebrate its first birthday with an all-out LEGO-filled bash! The attraction is doing it big with a whole week devoted to the celebration, March 16-23. Area LEGO lovers are invited to join LEGOLAND Discovery Center for a week of themed builds, giveaways, mini birthday activities, crafts and fun visits with the attraction’s mascot, Bertie.

“We are all so thankful for and overwhelmed by the support the community has shown LEGOLAND Discovery Center during our first year in Atlanta, “said General Manager Penda Meftah.  “After a fun first year, we’re thrilled to continue the momentum with our birthday week festivities. We hope all of our friends come celebrate with us!”

Birthday celebration activities include: