Music

The Atlanta Opera Presents “The Golden Ticket” – Fellow Willy Wonka Lovers, Won’t You Join Me?

The Atlanta Opera Presents “The Golden Ticket” – Fellow Willy Wonka Lovers, Won’t You Join Me?

One of my favorite books of all time is Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. It’s whimsical, it’s fantastical, it was made into one of my favorite movies of all time: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, as in the original 1971 version (not the creepy and downright strange 2005 Tim Burton version). And […]

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Atlantic Station Presents a FREE Concert Featuring Gavin DeGraw Tonight! December 16, 2011

Atlantic Station Presents a FREE Concert Featuring Gavin DeGraw Tonight! December 16, 2011

One of the coolest holiday events in Atlanta is FREE! The folks at Atlantic Station are going all out this season with their free holiday concert series – Winter Wonder Jam. Every Friday night throughout the month of December, Atlantic Station is hosting big name bands in Central Park. Atlantic Station is keeping the band […]

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#356 – Klezmer Hip-Hop Musical Phenomenon “Socalled” at Buckhead Theatre Tomorrow + Discounted Tickets! Presented by the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival – Wednesday, February 9, 2011

#356 – Klezmer Hip-Hop Musical Phenomenon “Socalled” at Buckhead Theatre Tomorrow + Discounted Tickets! Presented by the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival – Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Fans of eclectic and innovative music, I have just the thing for you this week… The Klezmer/hip-hop musical phenomenon, Socalled, known for his varied and diverse use of a wide range of musical influences, like funk, hip-hop, salsa, gospel, classical and lounge, is a YouTube cult favorite. His hit single “You Are Never Alone” has […]

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#355 – Souper Jenny Presents:  “Sex, Soup and That Schmuck That Left You…A Valentine’s Cabaret” – Saturday, February 12 & Monday, February 14, 2011

#355 – Souper Jenny Presents: “Sex, Soup and That Schmuck That Left You…A Valentine’s Cabaret” – Saturday, February 12 & Monday, February 14, 2011

Do you love Souper Jenny like I love Souper Jenny? If you follow me on Twitter, you have probably seen a tweet (or twenty-two) about my love for Souper Jenny – her delicious soups, the hearty sandwiches, fresh crisp salads, and her fun-loving gang of fabulous soup-mongers, who always greet you with a smile…and sometimes […]

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#326 – Christmas with the Georgia Boy Choir – Support Local Arts and Be Dazzled by These Amazingly Talented Boys from Atlanta! December 17 & 18, 2010

#326 – Christmas with the Georgia Boy Choir – Support Local Arts and Be Dazzled by These Amazingly Talented Boys from Atlanta! December 17 & 18, 2010

I had the very great pleasure of hearing the Georgia Boy Choir a few weekends ago during a Saturday afternoon performance at Fernbank Museum of Natural History. The performing choir of the Georgia Boy Choir – a small group of about 20 boys (if I am remembering correctly) is just a small portion of the […]

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#320 – Atlanta Opera Chorus Holiday Concerts at All Saints’ Episcopal Church – Monday and Tuesday, December 13 & 14, 2010

#320 – Atlanta Opera Chorus Holiday Concerts at All Saints’ Episcopal Church – Monday and Tuesday, December 13 & 14, 2010

There are so many great concerts this week – and here is one of them, with two chances to catch it… The Atlanta Opera Chorus is a body amazing of singers. Don’t let it fool you that they are in the “chorus” – just because they are the ensemble that backs up the principal roles […]

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#319 – Celebrate the Season with a FREE Winter Concert Today: Atlanta Community Symphony Orchestra & Buckhead Youth Orchestra, Winter Concert – Sunday, December 12, 2010

#319 – Celebrate the Season with a FREE Winter Concert Today: Atlanta Community Symphony Orchestra & Buckhead Youth Orchestra, Winter Concert – Sunday, December 12, 2010

Celebrate the holiday season by supporting two great community arts organizations today at a FREE concert! Atlanta Community Symphony Orchestra and The Buckhead Youth Orchestra present their Winter Concert today – Sunday, December 12, 2010 – at 4:00 PM. Conducted by Artistic Director Juan R. Ramírez, the concert will include pieces by Schubert, Elgar, and […]

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#301 – The 63rd Annual Lighting of Macy’s Great Tree at Lenox Square is Tomorrow, with Headliner Katharine McPhee! Thursday, November 25, 2010

#301 – The 63rd Annual Lighting of Macy’s Great Tree at Lenox Square is Tomorrow, with Headliner Katharine McPhee! Thursday, November 25, 2010

Tomorrow evening – Thursday, November 25, 2010 – after you’ve finished up your turkey and stuffing, finished off the last of the pie, and counted your blessings, head on over to Lenox Square Mall for the 63rd Annual Lighting of the Macy’s Great Tree! The pre-show festivities begin at 6:15 PM, with pre-show performances by […]

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#299 – Enjoy “Dinner and the Blues” Featuring Atlanta’s Own Francine Reed at Café Circa – Tonight and Select Mondays in November & December

#299 – Enjoy “Dinner and the Blues” Featuring Atlanta’s Own Francine Reed at Café Circa – Tonight and Select Mondays in November & December

The first time I heard Francine Reed sing, I was transfixed. She is truly an amazing singer and mesmerizing performer. If you love the blues, you should not miss “Dinner and the Blues” starring Francine Reed at Café Circa. Located in the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood of Atlanta, Café Circa is casual yet sophisticated, with a menu […]

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#280 – Chastain Park Arts Festival This Weekend – Saturday & Sunday, November 6-7, 2010

#280 – Chastain Park Arts Festival This Weekend – Saturday & Sunday, November 6-7, 2010

The temps have dipped into the chilly zone, but it’s still autumn in Atlanta and a fabulous time to get outside and enjoy our beautiful city. This weekend – Saturday and Sunday, November 6 & 7, 2010 – is the Chastain Park Arts Festival – the perfect reason to bundle up and get outside! And […]

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