Theater of the Stars needs $500k to keep doors open

Theater of the Stars needs $500k to keep doors open

Theater of the Stars has been bringing Broadway productions to Atlanta for 60 years, but the company may have to shut its doors on July 12 if it doesn’t raise $500,000. A donation appeal letter from Theater of the Stars producer Christopher B. Manos has taken over the company’s website at theaterofthestars.com. Theater of the […]

Swing Out Sister makes good on concert after 2010 volcano

Swing Out Sister makes good on concert after 2010 volcano

By Collin Kelley INtown Editor In 2010, pop/jazz band Swing Out Sister was planning a big American tour, including its first Atlanta stop in a couple of decades. The band – best known for ‘80s-‘90s hits “Breakout,” “Twilight World” and “Am I the Same Girl” – was riding high after its last album, Beautiful Mess, […]

Atlanta Vintage Books thrives despite digital revolution

Atlanta Vintage Books thrives despite digital revolution

Collin Kelley INtown Editor Despite the convenience of shopping online or downloading an eBook to your Kindle or Nook, nothing can replace the experience of browsing in a brick and mortar bookstore. Atlanta Vintage Books (AVB) in Chamblee has been banking on bibliophiles need for the tangible for the past 25 years, and business is […]

Theatre Review: ‘Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’

Theatre Review: ‘Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’

By Manning Harris fmanningh@gmail.com The Atlanta Lyric Theatre is performing a completely charming production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” at the beautiful Strand Theatre in Marietta through June 23. It’s my understanding that the show was sold out the weekend of June 14-16, but that leaves this week (June 20-23); […]

Callanwolde Jazz on the Lawn series

Callanwolde Jazz on the Lawn series

The 2013 Jazz on the Lawn series returns beginning June 14 with a mix of artists and styles sure to delight music lovers. Tickets are $15 in advance purchase online at ticketleap.com or $20 at the door. In case of rain, concerts will be moved inside Callanwolde. Find out more at callanwolde.org. Here’s the concert […]

Fringe Festival: Theatre productions from 10 different states

The 2nd annual Atlanta Fringe Festival is set for June 5-9 with 24 productions from 10 states involved in this year’s event. The productions were selected in the most democratic, unjuried way imaginable: by randomly drawing them from a hat. The theater events will be staged around Intown at 7 Stages, The Village Theatre, Theatrical […]

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