Ongoing - September 4, Noon - 5:00
Oglethorpe University Museum of
Art: "Goddess, Lion, Peasant, Priest: Modern and Contemporary
From the collection of Shelley and Donald Rubin, this is
the first public display of more than 50 works from 30 of India's most
famous artists, including Francis Newton Souza, Sakti Burman, Seema
Kohli and Maqbool Fida Husain. With imagery from all walks of life,
from the poorest citizens to dynamic deities, the works in this
exhibition focus on India's people. Exhibition is at Oglethorpe University
Museum of Art, 4484 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30319. For more
information, visit www.museum.oglethorpe.edu.
in September 2011
National Center for Civil and Human Rights each Friday evening in
September after Labor Day for contemporary movies with civil and human
rights themes. Screenings are free, open to the public and will take
place in neighborhoods across Atlanta in partnership with the Atlanta
BeltLine and Central Atlanta Progress/Atlanta Downtown Improvement
District. The schedule is as follows: September 9, The Constant Gardener
in Reynoldstown; September 16, The
Pursuit of Happyness in Washington Park; September 23, Remember the Titans
in Woodruff Park; September 30, Philadelphia
in Historic Fourth Ward Park. For more details, visit www.cchrpartnership.org.
September 4-5, 2011
event offers the chance to get a unique taste of Jewish life including
the food, the music, the humor, the culture, the community, the Rabbi
and the beautiful synagogue sanctuary. Sample foods from area
restaurants, enjoy live performances and comedians and buy crafts from
local artisans. Renowned Israeli musician Yair Yona will perform on
Monday at 3 p.m. Noshfest is at Temple Kol Emeth, 1415 Old Canton Road,
Marietta, Georgia 30062. For more information, visit www.noshfest.com.
September 6, 4:00 - 6:00 PM
Revolution of 1911 and its Impact on Political, Economic, and Social
Developments in Mainland China and Taiwan"
Part of the
Halle Speaker Series and co-sponsored by the Taipei Economic and
Cultural Office in Atlanta (TECO) and the Carter Center China Program.
Speakers include Mary Brown Bullock of Emory University, Hanchao Lu of
Georgia Institute of Technology, and Kwei-Bo Huang of National Cheng
Chi University in Taiwan. The event is at Emory University, Robert W.
Woodruff Library, Third Floor, Joseph W. Jones Room, 540 Asbury Circle,
Atlanta, Georgia 30322. Free and open to the public, but guests must
register by September 5. Click here to
register and for more information.
September 7, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Business Summit & Expo
the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GHCC). Breakfast, business
panels and the expo are free and open to the public. Luncheon tickets
are $35 for chamber members and $40 for non-members. For more
information, visit www.ghcc.org or
email Juanita Rivera at email@example.com.
September 7, 4:30 PM
My Pins: Stories from a Diplomat's Jewel Box"
The story and
celebration of how one woman's jewelry collection was used to make diplomatic
history. Exploring the use of the pin or brooch as a means of personal
and diplomatic expression and featuring a gallery of fascinating
photographs, this unique, intimate, and revealing biography offers a
whole new side of Secretary Albright, one of our most beloved public
servants. Presentation and book signing by Dr. Madeleine Albright,
former U.S. Secretary of State and U.S. Ambassador to the United
Nations. The event is at The Carter Center, Cecil B. Day Chapel, 453
Freedom Parkway, Atlanta, Georgia 30307. Free and open to the public.
For more information, visit www.jimmycarterlibrary.gov.
September 8, 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM
Power and Geopolitical Shifts in the 21st Century: View of
presented by Atlanta Council on International Relations (ACIR)
featuring Dr. Dino Patti Djalal, Indonesian Ambassador to the United
States. The event is at the Capital City Club, 7 Harris Street NW,
Atlanta, Georgia 30303. The lunch and program is $30 for members and
$40 for non-members. To make a reservation, please email Francesca Cesa
Bianchi at firstname.lastname@example.org before September 5 with ACIR in
the subject line.
September 10, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
American Business Group (BABG) and Taste of Britain present the Atlanta
British Car Fayre, a gathering of British car and motorcycle
enthusiasts in historic Norcross featuring over 130 classic British
cars and motorcycles. Admire the unique characteristics of the many
distinctive automobiles that have originated in Britain. The True
Oldies 106.7 radio Station with Randy and Spiff and traffic report guru
Greg Talmadge will be onsite. No charge for the general public.
All owners of British cars and motorbikes at any age are encouraged to
participate. There is a small fee to show, proceeds benefit Rainbow
Village. For more information, visit www.babg.org.
September 10, 6:30 - 9:00 PM
Annual International Welcome Party
Connect with other internationals at a free evening of dinner and
entertainment hosted by the International Friendship Community (IFC).
The event is at the Intown Community Church, 2059 LaVista Road,
Atlanta, Georgia 30329, one block west of Toco Hills Shopping Center at
the corner of Houston Mill and LaVista Roads. For more information,
September 12, 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
of the 10-Year Anniversary of 9-11
The World Trade
Center Atlanta (WTCA) presents a special luncheon in remembrance of the
10-year anniversary of 9-11. The keynote speaker is Ambassador Andrew
Young and presenting remarks will be given by Candace Byrd, Mayor Kasim
Reed's Chief of Staff. Everyone in attendance is invited to participate
in the The 9/11 Memorial Canvas under the guidance of local artist
Krystal Phoenixx. When finished, the 9/11 Memorial Canvas will be on
display at the WTCA. WTCA is located at 303 Peachtree Street, Atlanta,
Georgia 30308. The luncheon is $15 per person and includes a lunch
buffet. RSVP to Lilia Postolachi at 404-813-6672 or email@example.com.
September 15, 7:30 - 9:30 PM
Waves: Future Conflict over the South China Sea?"
International Issues Forum (IIF) discussions are free and open to the
public. They are located at the Villa International Library, 2nd floor,
1749 Clifton Road (0.4 miles from Briarcliff), Atlanta, Georgia 30329.
Additional parking is available across the street. For more
information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 16, 7:00 - 11:00 PM
at the Fabulous Fox Theatre
Presented by the Consulate General of Mexico in Atlanta, The Institute
of Mexico and The Latin American Chamber of Commerce of Georgia, Noche
Mexicana is a celebration of the anniversary of Mexico's Independence.
The event includes a cocktail reception, dinner highlighting the
flavors of Mexico and a special presentation by the Atlanta Symphony
Orchestra performing a selection of works by Mexican composers.
Individual tickets are $150. The Fabulous Fox Theatre is located at 660
Peachtree Stree, Atlanta, Georgia 30308. Click here to
register and for more information.
September 17 -
25th Annual Celebration
Presented by the Consulate General of Japan in Atlanta and one of the
largest Japanese festivals in the country, JapanFest is an annual
celebration of Japanese culture. The festival features taiko drum
concerts and dance performances, martial arts demonstrations, cultural
workshops including tea ceremony, kimono, and calligraphy, children's
games, Japanese food and beer garden, bonsai trees, and contemporary
and traditional music. The event is at the Gwinnett Center, 6400
Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth, Georgia 30097. Tickets are $8 (free for kids
6 and under) and can be purchased at the door. This year, 100% of all
ticket package sales will be donated to earthquake and tsunami relief
efforts in Japan. For more information, visit www.japanfest.org.
September 25, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
The 4th annual Fiesta Georgia serves as the kick-off celebration for
Hispanic Heritage Month festivities in Georgia. Fiesta Georgia is a
day-long celebration of Latino culture, musical performances, sponsor
activations, arts and crafts and authentic food from numerous
Latin-American countries. The free festival is at the Georgia
International Horse Park in Conyers, Georgia. For more information,
September 27, 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Swiss Connection: America's Bridge to Iran"
The World Affairs Council of Atlanta (WACA) presents a luncheon program
featuring Guillaume Scheurer, deputy chief of mission at the Embassy of
Switzerland in Washington, D.C., Hrair Balain, director of the Conflict
Resolution Program at The Carter Center, The Honorable Gordon D.
Giffin, partner at McKenna Long & Aldridge LLC and former U.S.
Ambassador to Canada. The event will be at The Carter Center, Cecil B.
Day Chapel, 453 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta, Georgia 30307. Click here to
29 - October 9, 2011
Emory presents The Lieutenant of
2011-2012 season kicks off with Martin McDonagh's hysterical dark
comedy about "Mad Padraic" who returns to Inishmore after a
tour of torture and bombing in Northern Ireland only to find his
beloved cat is dead. The rest of the season features "Bloody,
Breathless and Bold" performances, including classic plays, new
works and a collaboration with Actor's Express. The play is held in
Emory's Mary Gray Munroe Theater at Dobbs University Center. For
tickets and more information, visit arts.emory.edu.