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Russell Simmons to Sign Copies of New Book at Buckhead Barnes and Noble

Russell Simmons to Sign Copies of New Book at Buckhead Barnes and Noble

On January 31st at 7:00 p.m., self-made millionaire, Russell Simmons will be holding a book signing where he will talk about his new book, “Super Rich: a Guide to Having it All”. The book signing will be held at Barnes and Noble in Buckhead.

According to barnesandnoble.com, “In straight-talking inspiring chapters, Simmons provides unforgettable true stories from his own road to riches, delving into the principles and practices that have kept him energized and focused. Whether we're in the boardroom or on a yoga mat, Simmons says, we have to be able to listen to our inner voices. Finding our unique potential, we can make the right moves, ruled not by money but by the joy of conscientious living and giving.”

The signing line is set to begin forming at 5:30 p.m. outside of the store.

Faith Alliance of Metro Atlanta to Host Luncheon Celebrating "World Interfaith Harmony Week"

Faith Alliance of Metro Atlanta to Host Luncheon Celebrating "World Interfaith Harmony Week"

On Wednesday, February 2nd, the Faith Alliance of Metro Atlanta is hosting a Luncheon and Panel Discussion celebrating the first United Nation’s World Interfaith Harmony Week. The Faith Alliance of Metro Atlanta (FAMA), which is founded in 2001, is an organization that promotes understanding, respect, prayer, interaction and unity among the diverse faiths in the greater Atlanta region. 

This luncheon will be FAMA’s first event of 2011 and will focus on the themes of World Interfaith Harmony Week.  An interactive dialogue by the invited interfaith organizations and several Consul Generals follows the panel discussion. The panelists for this event include: Ambassador Andrew Young, Archbishop Wilton Gregory, Rabbi Dr. Analia Bortz, Tayyibah Taylor, Brother Shankara, Taiun Michael Elliston and Rev. Dr.

Travis Tritt Performs at The Buckhead Theatre

Travis Tritt Performs at The Buckhead Theatre

Country great and Marietta native, Travis Tritt, one of the biggest country singers and one of the first country artists to infuse rock & blues into the world of country music, brings his magic to Atlanta for an acoustic evening at The Buckhead Theatre. His bluesy, Southern rock sound and gutsy outlaw image has distinguished him from fellow country artists. 

Tritt will be performing on Saturday, January 29that 7 p.m. Admission to this event ranges from $50-$75. Over the years, Tritt has produced a string of platinum albums and Top Ten singles, including three number one hits as well as two Grammy Awards.

The Buckhead Theatre is located at 3110 Roswell Road in Atlanta. For more information, visit www.travistritt.com for more information.

C.H.O.I.C.E. Foundation Hosts "The Red Tie Soiree"

C.H.O.I.C.E. Foundation Hosts "The Red Tie Soiree"

African American students in public schools continually lag behind the academic performance of their peers, and only 54% of African Americans earn high school diplomas.  These, along with other alarming statistics, are the reasons for

In an effort to contribute to the improvement of academic performance among African American students in public schools, the “Atlanta’s Own” Jimmy Jones C.H.O.I.C.E. Foundation (Creating Helpful Opportunities In Critical Environments) are hosting their launch event “The Red Tie Soiree” on Sunday, December 19th at AJA Restaurant in Buckhead from 7p.m. until 11p.m.

The Foundation which was founded in October 2011 aims to serve as a vehicle to motivate African American youth to become more competitive in middle school and high school academics, in order to ease their matriculation through college. 

During the event, The C.H.O.I.C.E.

You're Invited to the Lighting of the Governor’s Mansion Tree

You're Invited to the Lighting of the Governor’s Mansion Tree

The entire state of Georgia is invited to the official tree lighting at the Georgia Governor’s Mansion located at 391 West Paces Ferry Road. However, this year, holding true to Georgia’s pledge to be greener, the tree will be topped with an energy-efficient star.

Using recycled materials and LED lighting, the twinkle spectators will enjoy a light that will be a little kinder to our environment 

The tree topper was ordered to replace the previous occupant, which – according to officials at the Georgia Building Authority – had simply “worn out.” The new star was created using aluminum and acrylics.

This year’s Christmas tree is a 42-foot Cedar donated by a family from Covington, Ga. Following tradition, the tree will be decorated in an array of crystal white lights. The Georgia Building Authority, in charge of the decorating process, begins its work on Nov. 29th and will have the tree ready for its official debut on Dec.

Rick Ross Visits Macy's Men's Store

On Tuesday, December 9th, join shoppers, Rick Ross fans and Sean Jean enthusiasts alike, for photographs and autographs with “The Teflon Don”. Def Jam recording artist Rick Ross will be taking photos with customers who shop Sean John apparel and fragrances at the Macy’s Men’s Store at Lenox Square Mall starting at 6:30 p.m. Those customers will also receive an autographed Teflon Don CD.  Rick Ross has released four top-selling albums with singles that have reigned at the top of the hip-hop charts, beginning with the release of Port of Miami in 2006 to his newest album Teflon Don, released this past summer.

At the event, Macy’s shoppers can check out the latest styles from Sean John’s Men’s Sportswear Collection from the lifestyle brand created by Sean “Diddy” Combs, now available exclusively at Macy’s.

Special Showing of The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, December 11th

On Saturday, December 11th, the AMC Theatres and Autism Society have teamed up to bring families affected by autism and other disabilities and sensory issues a special opportunity to enjoy their favorite films in a safe and accepting environment on a monthly basis. Sensory Friendly Films will continue with a showing of The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.  

Children or adults affected by autism may not understand the social boundaries of movie theatre etiquette, such as not talking during the film or sitting still through most of the show, so this setting is ideal for people with autism who wish to be comforted by others who also have autism.

Families will be able to bring in their own gluten-free, casein-free snacks, and no previews or advertisements will be shown before the movie.