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CFF Interviews Mekoi Boyz

CFF Interviews Mekoi Boyz

 

Mekoi Boyz is one of Atlanta's young top and up and coming artists in 2012. 

The Mekoi Boyz captive audience is not limited to today’s youth. Their message of respecting our elders and rising of above negativity has gained the attention of local nursing homes and charitable organizations.

A 'Joyful Noise' rings across Georgia

A 'Joyful Noise' rings across Georgia

ATLANTA -- Georgia's film industry is thriving -- a quick glance at any movie theater marquee will tell you that.

On Friday, the film Joyful Noise opened in theaters nationwide. The Dolly Parton/Queen Latifah-helmed musical was shot right here in metro Atlanta, and features several faces and locations that may be familiar to residents.

Here are some distinct Georgia places that fill the big screen in Joyful Noise:

* The beautiful little Pacashau Divinity Church is actually Bethany United Methodist Church (607 Rivers Road, Fayetteville).

The last weekend of Clayton County's 9th Annual Festival of Trees and Lights

The last weekend of Clayton County's 9th Annual Festival of Trees and Lights

Clayton County - Make sure to visit the 9th Annual Festival of Trees and Lights located at Clayton County International Park in Jonesboro.  This is the last weekend that the display and activites will be available. 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Activites include:

Hayrides
Cake Walks
Gingerbread Men
Photos with Santa
Face Painting ...and more

Electric Violinist Ken Ford Makes History Performing at the 77th Heisman Trophy Awards on ESPN

Electric Violinist Ken Ford Makes History Performing at the 77th Heisman Trophy Awards on ESPN

Atlanta's own Electric Violinist Ken Ford performed live on Saturday, December 10th in front of millions for the 77th annual Heisman Trophy Presentation Presented by on ESPN. A first in the network's history to have a live music performance take place during the Heisman presentation. 

Clayton County Holiday Happenings

Clayton County Holiday Happenings

Jonesboro, Ga. — From twinkling lights to music filled nights, Clayton County's festive-filled calendar of events is sure to spread holiday cheer to even the greenest and meanest of Grinch's!

Shop till you drop takes on a new meaning at Arts Clayton Gallery's annual Mistletoe Market. Featuring hundreds of unique, hand-crafted gifts created exclusively by Georgia artists, this annual holiday shopping event runs through Sat., December 17 and includes fine arts and master crafts.

Carols and candlelight await guests who attend Reynolds Nature Preserve's annual Yule Log Celebration on Fri., December 9. Guests can warm themselves near a bonfire and enjoy a live theatrical performance before embarking on a candlelit search through the woods for the fabled holiday Yule log.

Adding some 'ho, ho, ho' to the holidays is easy with Riverdale Centre's Breakfast with Santa on Sat., December 10.  Sit with Ole' Saint Nick between 10 a.m.

Atlanta Wedding Expert Hosts Evening of Bridal Beauty for Brides-to-Be

Atlanta Wedding Expert Hosts Evening of Bridal Beauty for Brides-to-Be

Wedding Expert, Tia R. Ervin is coming to the rescue for all brides preparing for upcoming nuptials in her signature "WEDucation" event, Beauty & The Bride, hosted at Polished Beauty Lounge in quaint Vinings on Wednesday, December 7th.

Clayton State professor to perform at WordFeast

Clayton State professor to perform at WordFeast

ATLANTA -- One of Clayton State University's most notable professors will use his gift of words to enhance WordFeast, a production benefiting Atlanta Community Food Bank.

Phillip DePoy, a Decatur-based novelist and playwright, as well as director of Clayton State Theatre, will perform at WordFeast at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5 at Fabrefaction Theatre Company.

MORE: DePoy to hold book signing at Peachtree City Library on Dec. 4

Hosted by Rob Cleveland, WordFeast will include works and performances by a variety of talented local writers. Admission is $15 or 15 cans of food for the shelves of Atlanta Community Food Bank.

"This is a worthwhile event that benefits the Atlanta Community Food Bank at Christmas, and I'm very glad to be donating my time to the cause," DePoy said.