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Nir Barkat to speak in Buckhead, later today

Nir Barkat, the Mayor of Jerusalem, Israel, will deliver a significant address on his “New Vision for Jerusalem,” at 2 p.m. on Mon. Oct. 11, before more than 700 people at the Intercontinental Hotel (3315 Peachtree Road, NE).

The mayor is a guest of Jewish National Fund (JNF), the non-profit organization that has planted more than 240 million trees in Israel and launched many other environmental projects there.

This is the first time the Jerusalem National Fund is holding its annual two-day conference in Atlanta and the first time Mayor Barkat will be in the state of Georgia.  

Introducing the 24-Hour Opera Project

In celebration of OPERA America’s National Opera Week, The Atlanta Opera, Georgia State University School of Music, Clark Atlanta University, and University of West Georgia will be hosting a 24-Hour Opera Project on Saturday, November 6 & Sunday, November 7, 2010, in the on-campus facilities of the Georgia State University School of Music.

Participants will have 24 hours to compose, rehearse, and perform an opera with strangers. Non-cash prizes will be awarded following a showcase-concert that will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 7, 2010, in the Florence Kopleff Recital Hall, located in the Arts & Humanities Building at the corner of Gilmer Street and Peachtree Center Avenue.

Celebrating the Arts in Buckhead

Please join Charlie Loudermilk & the Buckhead Alliance for The Charlie Loudermilk Park renovation kick off cocktail event, "Celebrating the Arts in Buckhead". This event will be  held in the center of the Buckhead Village at the newly renovated Buckhead Theatre. 

The evening will be emceed by the Today Show's Dan Gardner. This event is produced by Randy Kamay of Entertainment Design Group. All music is choreographed by Angela Harris and the talent lineup will feature live performances by Dance Canvas, Cici Kelley & The MTV Swagger Crew, the Francisco Vidal Band and a special appearance by the WNBA Atlanta Dream's Dream Supremes.

All pieces of art on display will be by Buckhead's own Atlanta International School & the talented SCAD Atlanta. The park renderings will be provided by William Harrison Design and Roxy Capital Partners.

$25 Per Person.

Live Music and Performances On Stage for Midtown Festival of the Arts Sept. 25-26

ATLANTA – Live music is a centerpiece of the Midtown Festival of the Arts. The inaugural event taking place Sept. 25 and 26 features three outdoor stages and performances at a beautiful and historic Midtown neighborhood church.

                Headline bands include Raleigh’s popular “jangle-pop outfit” The Connells in a rare performance on the Main Stage Saturday evening, with first-of-their-genre ’80s tribute band The Breakfast Club set to rock the Festival’s Main Stage on Sunday evening.

Live Music and Performances On Stage for Midtown Festival of the Arts Sept. 25-26

ATLANTA – Live music is a centerpiece of the Midtown Festival of the Arts. The inaugural event taking place Sept. 25 and 26 features three outdoor stages and performances at a beautiful and historic Midtown neighborhood church.

                Headline bands include Raleigh’s popular “jangle-pop outfit” The Connells in a rare performance on the Main Stage Saturday evening, with first-of-their-genre ’80s tribute band The Breakfast Club set to rock the Festival’s Main Stage on Sunday evening.