Archives for November 2013

The Ultimate ‘Scary’ Sport

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Spread the love             by Carmen Schwartz When you think of exploring nature, or heading out on a surfboard to enjoy the tide, or perhaps being part of a bicycle tour – you categorize each of these as outdoor sports. Perhaps you think of them as your favorite hobby. But 2013 has brought back a sport/hobby […]

Holly Jolly Film Fest at Fernbank Museum of Natural History, Atlanta, November 30

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Spread the love            Saturday, November 30, 2013 From classic holiday specials to a jamming Jurassic dance party, celebrate the holiday season like never before. Fernbank’s Holly Jolly Film Fest is presented in conjunction with the festive special exhibition, Winter Wonderland. Scheduled Activities* Winter Wonderland Seek and Find 10am – 5pm, Entry and Upper Levels Use […]

ArTLab: Go West! at High Museum of Art, Atlanta, November 30

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Spread the love            Date: Saturday, November 30, 2013 Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Explore works of art on view at the High and improve your own art skills in the studio. ArTLabs are meant to improve technique and understanding of a particular medium. From September to December, the last Saturday of each month, students […]

For movies opening November 29, 2013

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Spread the love            OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams   BIG BUDGET FILMS   Frozen (PG for action and mild rude humor) Disney animated adventure about a fearless princess (Kristen Bell) who embarks on an epic journey with a gruff mountain man (Josh Gad) in order to […]

The True Hunter-Gatherer Needs to Return

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Spread the love             by James Moore In its most basic definition, the true hunter-gatherer is the one who hunts the creatures in the forest in order to live, and also forages for the ‘vegetarian’ side of things instead of actually growing crops themselves. And even though the term ‘hunter-gatherer’ is always thought of as a […]

A Long Walk with Naomie

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Spread the love               Naomie Harris The “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” Interview with Kam Williams   As a critically acclaimed actress in film, television, and theatre, Naomie Harris is making more of a name for herself with each of her successive, luminous performances. Last year, she starred as Bond girl ‘Eve’ opposite Daniel Craig in the 007 feature […]

Happy Thanksgiving

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Spread the love            May everyone have a Great Day with Family and Friends. There is so much to be thankful for, take a moment and give thanks today.

Member Holiday Shopping Days at High Museum of Art, Atlanta, November 29

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Spread the love            Date: November 29, 2013 – December 13, 2013 See some great gift ideas from the High’s Museum Shop this holiday season as well as related gifts for our current exhibitions including Go West!, The Art of the Louvre’s Tuileries Garden, Witness: The Art of Jerry Pinkney, and a celebration of architect Richard […]

Harlem Street Portraits

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Spread the love            Harlem Street Portraits by Harvey Stein Foreword by Herb Boyd Afterword by Miss Rosen Schiffer Publishing Hardcover, $45.00 192 pages, Illustrated ISBN: 978-0-7643-4487-9   Book Review by Kam Williams   “With a population of nearly half a million people, Harlem is America’s most celebrated African-American neighborhood. Its rich past and historical importance have made a […]

To ‘Go Green’ This Holiday Just Go GREEN

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Spread the love             by Amy Lignor I, like others out there, have walked down both ‘roads’ when it comes to hauling that Christmas tree home. One road is located in the not-yet-frozen tundra (but sill massively cold) woodland area. Now, this can mean your own timberland or the lovely Christmas tree farms that are in […]