Recession Management Series will be held at Michon's Smokehouse, 1583 Virginia Ave, College Park and the program starts at 5:30PM. Wednesday, 20 June 2012 is the date of the first installment in the series. Ms Nicole Deas, AAMS of 1 Source Financial Services will be the keynote speaker at this first of the summer networking and informational series. Free
Award-winning writer and preservationist Ron Tanner makes a stop at the Atlanta Preservation Center -- to offer a comic monologue about his funny, heart-warming book From Animal House to Our House: A Love Story. Combining romance with history and humor, Tanner tells the true story of how he and his wife bought condemned property -- a wrecked former frat house -- and restored it to its original Victorian splendor. They knew nothing about fixing up houses when they started. In 2008, This Old House magazine featured their remarkable work. Tanner's talk includes an impressive slide show. Free
The Atlanta chapter of International Animated Film Association holds a dinner and screening with an after-party. $10-$50
ART PAPERS LIVE! welcomes Matthew Coolidge, the founder and director of the Center for Land Use Interpretation (CLUI). In his talk, "Anthropogeomorphology and the Search for Meaning in the Built American Landscape," Coolidge will take the audience on a tour through unusual and exemplary land use across the country, and describe recent expeditions, tours, exhibitions, and other programs produced along the way. ART PAPERS LIVE! is a public program presented by ART PAPERS. This event is co-sponsored by Emory University Visual Arts Gallery. Free
Susan Puckett, former food editor of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, has crafted a new book that focuses on her native Mississippi Delta: Eat Drink Delta: A Hungry Traveler's Journey Through the Soul of the South. It is part travelogue, part memoir, and part photo gallery.
Dance-punk may have fizzled out, but that hasn't stopped Sacramento, Calif., dance-punk band !!! from killing the party. THR!!!LER, the band’s fifth full-length, continues the raucous blend of funk, jazz, disco, and noise honed by previous outings on labels like Warp, Touch & Go, and Gold Standard Laboratories. $14
Every Wednesday from 5-7PM, Steel Restaurant in Midtown Atlanta has an awesome Happy Hour!
Reasons to go:
- Free sushi!
- Drink Specials
- Appetizer Specials
Steel is located on the corner of 9th St. and W. Peachtree in the Plaza Midtown building (same building as Publix) with free parking in the parking deck.
Come celebrate the launch of GNO Margaritas as we raise a glass to women who work hard, and play even harder. And, guys, you're invited too! Enjoy complimentary GNO Margaritas and tasty hors d'oeuvres, while listening to the sounds of DJ XZACT. Hosted by: GNO Margaritas founder Tess Trippi, and the women who truly know how to work hard and play harder - Kelley Durfee, Casey Harrington, Nia Moore, Lia Moraitakis, Faven Ressom, Michelle Witzel, ReShanda Seymour & Yasmine Zavahir. RSVP to email@example.com
One on One Matchmaking invites you to "Get Your Sexy On" with image consultants Carmen Westbrook and Victor Rogers. Their presentation for single men and women will include tips on grooming and what to wear – or not wear – on that important first date. There will be a cash bar and time to mingle with other singles after the presentation. $20
Drawing on comprehensive research and his intimate knowledge of the Vicksburg Campaign, Jeff Shaara weaves fiction out of the cloth of historical fact. By giving voice to their experiences at Vicksburg, A Chain of Thunder vividly evokes a battle whose outcome still reverberates more than 150 years after the cannons fell silent. Shaara is the author among others of The Rising Tide, To the Last Man, The Glorious Cause, and Gone for Soldiers, as well as Gods and Generals and The Last Full Measure, two novels that complete the Civil War trilogy that began with the Pulitzer Prize--winning classic The Killer Angels, written by his father, Michael Shaara. Free
Paint, Drink and Laugh with Get Creative ATL. Enjoy a two hour painting class taught step-by-step and split a bottle of wine with one other person..... all for $30. Painting shown below. Registration required at www.getcreativeatl.com Private parties and corporate events also available. $30-$35
A comedy showcase with stand up, sketch and improv. Hosted by Walker Smith, see the city's most exciting underground comedians along with sketches from Post Modern Collapse and improvisation from Atlanta's most skilled improvisers. A night of weird hilarity. $5.00