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50% off 1 Week After School Fun at The Little House of Art ($330 value)

50% off 1 Week After School Fun at The Little House of Art ($330 value)

Back to School means lots of after school activities! Encourage your children to express themselves through art and watch their imaginations come alive. CLICK HERE to save 50% off 1 week “After School Fun” Drop-Off Program at The Little House of Art in Brookhaven.

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The Atlanta Opera Extras- Our community outreach initiatives

The Atlanta Opera Extras- Our community outreach initiatives

The Atlanta Opera Extras are community outreach initiatives that entertain and educate audiences about opera. A complete listing of upcoming fall events is below.  For more information on The Atlanta Opera Extras, visit www.atlantaopera.org or call 404-881-8801.

The Atlanta Opera @ the Decatur Book Festival

Sunday, September 4, 2011 from 2:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Decatur High School Auditorium

310 N. McDonough St. 

Decatur, GA 30030

Free and open to the public

The Atlanta Opera has commissioned a one-hour children’s opera called Rabbit Tales, based on the famed Br’er Rabbit stories, popularized by Joel Chandler Harris. The AJC Decatur Book Festival will host a special presentation called “From the Briar Patch to the Big Stage: Adapting Br’er Rabbit for Opera,” in which composer, Nicole Chamberlain; librettist, Madeleine St. Romain; director, Park Cofield; and Executive Director of The Wren’s Nest, Lain Shakespeare will discuss its development and creation. There also will be singers giving a sneak peak of some of the arias!

Stage Play Confronting Issues In The Church; Addiction

Stage Play Confronting Issues In The Church; Addiction

Norcross, GA -- (submitted by Andre Knighton) 

Never has a stage play addressed issues facing church members like ADDICTION: No One Knows but Me.  "I want to bring to the forefront issues that confront church members everyday-issues that nobody wants to talk about but know are there" says Andre Knighton play wright and producer.

Andre believes it is time for the church to take off its mask and do away with being pretentious."We all know the catch phrases, ' I'm blessed and highly favored,' and 'Too blessed to be stressed' but most of that is a facade and the real issues are not being addressed," says Knighton. He believes that having that kind of attitude makes a person feel alone and or isolated as if they are the only person struggling with a particular issue.

"We need to be real and understand that everybody struggles; Knighton passionately expressed. It does not make you any less spiritual. It makes you human.

BEST SPOTS: The Tabernacle

ATLANTA -- It has played host to many international rock stars, soul singers and stand-up comics; it's  Atlanta's oldest concert venue and it started out as a church. This week, the Where U Live team spoke with booker Adam Cohon about the history of the Tabernacle.

Moms Like Me Contest: Enter the Come Fly Away Sweepstakes ($240 in tickets!)

Moms Like Me Contest: Enter the Come Fly Away Sweepstakes ($240 in tickets!)

COME FLY AWAY is the new Broadway musical that brings together the legendary vocals of FRANK SINATRA and the creative vision of Tony Award®-winner TWYLA THARP (Movin' Out).  Now, we're giving you the chance to win four tickets ($240 value) to see the show at the fabulous Fox Theatre on August 4!  

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 ENTER DAILY UNTIL AUGUST 1 AT 2 P.M.

BEST SPOTS: Movies in the Park

BEST SPOTS: Movies in the Park

ATLANTA – As the summer wraps up students and parents are thinking of ways to enjoy their summer “to the last drop”. During the summer, many communities hosted free movie viewing at public parks. The screenings are designed to encourage family bonding time and fellowship.

People say watching movies in the park or under the stars is relaxing.