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Movie filmed at Ga. Gwinnett College to air Friday

Movie filmed at Ga. Gwinnett College to air Friday

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- A made-for-TV movie set to air on NBC Friday night was partially filmed on the campus of Georgia Gwinnett College.

Atlanta-based HCP Productions II coordinated several days of filming at the Lawrenceville college earlier this fall for Game of Your Life.

The movie is about a student named Zach Taylor who lands a scholarship to an exclusive video game design program. His future looks promising -- as long as he can survive a freshman project that will eliminate half his class. But when Zach learns his father is in financial trouble, he has to make a choice that will affect the futures and lives of everyone around him.

"GGC was a great location to film this movie because it embraces all of the qualities of a high-end scholastic environment in an idyllic setting," said David Rosemont, executive producer of HCP Productions II.

Elevate Carnival at Underground Atlanta | Saturday, October 29th

Elevate Carnival at Underground Atlanta | Saturday, October 29th
 The Greatest Halloween Show on Earth!

Join Underground Atlanta, the Office of Cultural Affairs and The Imperial Opa Circus on October 29th  from 5-11 pm to celebrate the closing of Elevate II Art Above Underground. Through the months of August, September and October of 2011 The City of Atlanta Public Art Program funded and provided platforms for over 50 artists and nearly 30 projects and performances.This closing event will continue to support an array of talent by supporting theatrical acts and contemporary art through a structured and exciting event FREE to the public.

ASO to honor Metro Atlanta music teachers

ASO to honor Metro Atlanta music teachers

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will hold an appreciation ceremony for more than 180 Atlanta-area music teachers Friday evening.

The teachers will be recognized at 7 p.m. by ASO president Stanley Romanstein. Afterward, the instructors will attend the evening's concert featuring the music of Rimsky-Korsakov, Rachmaninov and Mussorgsky.

ASO cellist Joel Dallow will also receive a special award from Romanstein for his arts education advocacy work throughout Georgia.

Both the 8 p.m. concert and the preceding reception will take place at the Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree Street NE, Midtown.

 

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer at Center for Puppetry Arts

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer at Center for Puppetry Arts

It's back! After a sensational and fully sold-out first run at the Center for Puppetry Arts, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer™ is soaring back into town to once again charm Atlanta audiences this holiday season. You won’t want to miss this faithful adaptation of the wonderful holiday tradition that speaks to the misfit in all of us.

Adapted and directed by the Center’s Artistic Director, Jon Ludwig, the production is based on the beloved 1964 stop-motion animated special and provides the audience with the opportunity to experience the timeless tale of Rudolph and his misfit friends live on stage. Opening on November 3, Ludwig’s faithful adaptation includes all of the beloved characters such as Hermey, the elf who is an aspiring dentist, Yukon Cornelius, and the Abominable Snow Monster.

NETHERWORLD Haunted House Returns for its 15th Season as a Top Halloween Destination

NETHERWORLD  Haunted House Returns for its 15th Season as a Top Halloween Destination

GETTING OLDER ISN’T SCARY FOR NETHERWORLD
Legendary Haunted House Celebrates 15 Years of Fear in 2011!

 

Darwin exhibit at Fernbank Museum shows the man behind the theories

Darwin exhibit at Fernbank Museum shows the man behind the theories

It’s Nature’s World; Charles Darwin Just Lived Here

 

Set a course for adventure and peer into Charles Darwin’s world as you join his voyage of discovery in the new special exhibition Darwin. Visitors will take a journey to the 19th century as they encounter diverse species from the Galapagos, fascinating fossils, scientific tools, and the incredible discoveries of Charles Darwin (1809-1882).

On view at Fernbank Museum of Natural History in Atlanta from September 24, 2011 through January 1, 2012, Darwin offers an engaging and enlightening glimpse into the extraordinary life and mind of Charles Darwin, whose curiosity, observations and discoveries over 150 years ago forever changed the perception of many species on Earth, including humans, and is the foundation for modern biological science.