October 2015

 

Atlanta Ballet Artistic Director John McFall To Bid Adieu After 21 Years

Ballet

Atlanta Ballet board of trustees chair Allen W. Nelson announced Sept. 2 that artistic director John McFall will end his tenure with the organization after what will be 21 years at its helm. His last day as artistic director will [...]

 

Assistance League Puts Books in the Hands of Disadvantaged Kids

BookDrive

Assistance League of Atlanta, an all-volunteer, charitable organization that helps improve the lives of children and adults in need, is once again conducting its Children’s Book Drive October 1-24 in support of volunteerism on Make A Difference Day, October 24, [...]

 

A Dawg for the Generations

UgaDawg

The UGA live mascot Uga, an abbreviated name taken from the University of Georgia, is world famous. Top rated as a college mascot according to Sports Illustrated magazine, Uga means a title in an unbroken, related line of selected English [...]

 

A Sweet Idea For Chips & Dip

ChipsDip

You can give your next get-together a new twist on an old treat as a unique appetizer or dessert with Honey Cinnamon Pita Chips with a Honey Yogurt Dip.   Here’s how: Honey Cinnamon Pita Chips Yields 32 pieces or [...]

 

Avian Flu Outlook is Cautiously Optimistic

AvianFlu

Deadly strains of avian flu have ruffled the feathers of the poultry industry in the West and Midwest and sent food manufacturers scrambling for egg substitutes in the wake of spiking prices. More than 30 million turkeys and chickens in [...]

 

Say Cheese!

SayCheese

Vegans may take a pass, but fromagiers will be flocking to the Atlanta Botanical Gardens on Friday, October 9, as it once again hosts the Atlanta Cheese Festival. The event brings more than 100 local and global artisan cheese producers [...]

 

Circus School Opens, Here Comes The Imperial Opa!

CircusSchool

Now running away to the circus means jotting over to Peachtree Street, thanks to the popularity of the arts in Atlanta. “Circus is a way of life, a way of looking at the world,” said Tim Mack, Founder and Ringmaster [...]