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May 23 – 31

May 2015
Regional Premiere with music by Phish's Trey Anastasio.…

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    Live Local Artist Musical Weekends on the Patio

    • Starting May 23, 2015 (No End Date)
    • Location: Hi Life Restaurant
    • Address: 3380 Holcomb Bridge Road, Norcross, GA 30092
    • Venue: Hi Life Restaurant
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    We will feature music every Friday and Saturday at Hi Life Friday: 6pm-9pm and Raw Bar Saturday: 7pm-10 & Prime Rib feature

    Weekend Guided Climbtime

    Full service, guided indoor rock climbing. Includes harness

    90s Forever Concert

    Live Music by local talent, Jordan Humphrey with food trucks and more! "Who's Bad" will perform at 7pm

    Elvis Tribute to the Troops Concert

    Enjoy an Elvis Tribute Concert Memorial Day weekend!

    Kidgits Lil Chefs at Sugarloaf Mills

    • May 23, 2015
    • Location: Sugarloaf Mills - Food Court
    • Address: 5900 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, GA 30043
    • Venue: Sugarloaf Mills
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    Whip up some fun during the Super Duper Lil Chefs event. This event is a culinary event that shows kids the fun side of food through hands-on activities. Don't forget to bring a non-perishable food item to donate to a local hunger relief organization.  Kidgits Club Members will receive a free Kidgits pizza plate and pizza cutter (while supplies last)!

    Eddie Owen Presents: SOUTHERN II: A Night Of Original Music

    The first one was such a great success, we're bringing this concert BACK to the Red Clay Music Foundry! The lineup this go-round can't be beat! The hard hitting style of The Southern Accent Band, the amazing country husband and wife duo LAUGHLIN and the southern rock of Georgia Red Clay... On one stage... It doesn't get much better than this! This is your chance to experience the music, and hear the stories behind the songs, in an intimate setting with immaculate sound quality. Make your plans t... Visit Website


    When Elwood P. Dowd starts to introduce his imaginary friend, Harvey, a six-and-a-half-foot rabbit, to guests at a society party, his sister, Veta, has seen as much of his eccentric behavior as she can tolerate. She decides to have him committed to a sanitarium to spare her daughter, Myrtle Mae, and their family from future embarrassment. Problems arise, however, when Veta herself is mistakenly assumed to be on the verge of lunacy when she explains to doctors that years of living with Elwood's h... Visit Website

    Memorial Day Weekend - Salute The Troops

    Stone Mountain Park honors our troops and their families at Atlanta's largest three-day Memorial Weekend event featuring the Lasershow Spectacular in Mountainvision®, special fireworks finale, and other patriotic activities. Arrive early for a full day of adventure and enjoy all of Stone Mountain Park's exciting attractions including SkyHike, the nation's largest adventure course, cool off and play in the spray at Geyser Towers or soar to the top of the mountain on the Summit Skyride...the... Visit Website

    Incredi"Ball" Garden Art

    Celebrate National Garden Month by creating your own garden treasures. Bring a bowling ball to get the creative ball rolling and we'll supply everything else for a unique art piece! (You're welcome to bring additional items to personalize your art.) All art will be displayed in the Hidden Courtyard through the end of May; or you may donate it for permanent display. All pieces will be judged for awards. All ages. $11/art piece, register with online code PVP11420 or call 678-277-0920

    Hands on a Hardbody

    Regional Premiere with music by Phish's Trey Anastasio. Inspired by the true events of the acclaimed 1997 documentary of the same name, this new musical is infused with a soulful rockabilly score. Hands On A Hardbody is the hilarious, hard-fought contest deep in the heart of Texas, where only one winner can drive away with the American dream. 10 contestants. 4 days. 1 truck.


    What happens when you give varied artists only a word and ask them to create something? Well an amazing and diverse show, that invites the viewer to Walk the Line! On May 2 Tannery Row Artist Colony invites all to the reception and opening of "Lines" an exposition of Tannery and juried local artists who interpret the idea of Lines. The exhibition will be juried and judged by Deborah Burnhart, the esteemed Director of Kudzu Art Zone, and the works will be available for viewing until... Visit Website

    2015 Hudgens Prize Finalist’s Exhibition

    Bethany Collins Scott Ingram Rylan Steele Orion Wertz

    The Art of Theatrical Design: Aurora Theatre's Sets & Costumes

    "This exhibition explores the process of the artistic vision behind the phenomenal sets, detailed costuming and props that transport theatregoers into the world of actors. The technical design and construction of each production starts with a pen and paper and goes from there. This exhibit is a wonderful exploration of the detail and the craft behind technical theatre," Hudgens Center Executive Director Teresa Osborn said in a press release.

    Spring Exhibits

    "Awakening," Spring Juried Members' Exhibition

    Movies Under The Stars

    • May 23 – July 25, 2015
    • Location: Mall of Georgia - The Village Amphitheater
    • Address: 3333 Buford Drive, Buford, GA 30519
    • Venue: Mall of Georgia
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    Music/Movie Schedule: May 23: Dave Boyd and the Smugglers / "The Book of Life" May 30: Joe Hall Band / "The Imitation Game" (rated PG-13) June 6: Line 6 / "Into the Woods" June 13: The Woody's / "Maleficent" June 20: Pippy Thomas / "X-Men Days of Future Past" (rated PG-13) June 27: Brent Gafford Band... Visit Website

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