May 2013 Events
Pull out your picnic blanket & a bottle of wine and enjoy the soulful sounds of John Legend on May 1st @ Chastain Park. If you need to acquire the perfect piece of Art; the Mason Murer Fine Art Gallery’s spring show is May 1st thru the 11th. See if the Braves can knock one out of the park on the 3rd @ Turner Field as they battle the Mets. Don’t hesitate to LOL @ the Fabulous FOX when Larry the Cable Guy & Bill Engvall perform. AmericasMart is holding their Atlanta Spring Immediate Delivery Show from May7th thru the 9th. Rev up your engines on May 18th & 19th for the Octane 2013 Classic Exotic Performance Car Show @ GA World Congress Center. Music and culture will take over downtown and midtown Atlanta @ the end of May. Come celebrate the 25th Annual Caribbean Festival on May, 25th beginning on Joseph E. Boone Blvd NW/Simpson St NW and ending with the Festival Village on Martin Luther King Jr Dr SE. There will be food, fun & festivities and the event is FREE. Memorial Day weekend come down to Piedmont Park & enjoy some smooth Jazz @ 36h Annual Atlanta Jazz Festival.
May 2013 Events
SO YOU THINK YOU CAN CHEER? We will see which squad has the hottest cheers, dances, tumbles and more at this year’s Cheersport competition. That’s right Atlanta! The world’s largest cheerleading competition is coming back to Atlanta and will take place at the Georgia World Congress Center February 15 through 17, 2013. With only 33 days to go, the GWWC will be filled with more than 1,000 cheerleading squads from all over the nation.
Downtown Atlanta will come alive with activities and special events to celebrate the occasion. Being the host city, Atlanta will be filled with Cheersport banners hanging on light posts and billboards highlighting the most outstanding events of the day. As you may already suspect, hotels and restaurants will be packed with cheerleaders, their families, and supporters. Still need hotel accommodations? Spend your weekend at The Artmore Hotel and be surrounded by the best cultural attractions the city of Atlanta has to offer.
If you are interested in exploring modern art, visit the High Museum of Art located within walking distance of the Artmore! Perhaps you’d enjoy some shopping and fine dining in Atlantic Station… No Worries! Free shuttle service leaves regularly to and from the Artmore Hotel’s immediate area. Our Courtyard is the perfect place for Cheersport friends and family to wind down after a long day of excitement. Stay with us at the Artmore, where convenient access to the cities nightlife, events, and cultural centers are at your fingertips.
Southern in the City Fall Escape
From stylish restaurants to boutique hotels, this Atlanta, GA getaway will have you packing your bags.
Why we’re packing our bags: Atlanta’s burgeoning Midtown neighborhood has a whole new crop of hearty and stylish restaurants, shops, and museums. Spend a weekend in this Georgia Peach for all the panache of the Big Apple, sans tacky street vendors.
Perfect for: Epicureans and style-setters looking for a big-city getaway.
On the itinerary: Midtown, home to the High Museum of Art (high.org), is the heart of Atlanta’s art scene. New to the ‘hood, the Museum of Design Atlanta (museumofdesign.org) celebrates the design of items from handbags to skateboard graffiti. Stock up on fall tweed at Billy Reid’s (billyreid.com) new outpost in the Westside Provisions District (westsidepd.com), a collection of boutiques in a former meatpacking plant.
Save room for: Oysters on the half shell from The Optimist (theoptimistrestaurant.com), chef Ford Fry’s new seafood joint. The Lawrence (thelawrenceatlanta.com) serves suppers with Southern touches such as pork belly with sweet-tea jus. Try chocolate-chip cookie dough cheesecake from Café Intermezzo(caffeintermezzo.com), an Atlanta favorite opening November 1 in Midtown.
Rest your head: The Artmore Hotel is a boutique foil to Midtown’s towering chains, with comfy rooms nestled in a 1920s building. (Rates from $129, artmorehotel.com)
Bishop T.D. Jakes 2012 Motivational Event
Designed Specifically for Women
WHAT: Bishop T.D. Jakes and The Potter’s House bring the ever so popular women-only conference, Woman, Thou Art Loosed! to Atlanta. Women of diverse cultures, backgrounds, and ages are invited to come together and learn how they can use their gifts, strengths, and abilities to overcome all obstacles and transform their lives in a positive and exciting way
WHO: Woman, Thou Art Loosed! is a three-day conference featuring inspiring, powerful, and driven speakers, including Bishop T.D. Jakes, pastor and author Sheryl Brady, First Lady Serita Jakes, Dr. Cindy Trim, and Pastor Paula White
WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 4 – Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012
WHERE: Philips Arena in Atlanta (1 Philips Drive Atlanta, GA 30303)
COST: $25 (Overflow)
About Woman, Thou Art Loosed!
Woman, Thou Art Loosed! began as a Sunday school curriculum in 1992 by Bishop Jakes and has since birthed a best-selling book, a widely-acclaimed stage play, a GRAMMY®-nominated CD and a national conference that has drawn more than a half million women from around the world. In October 2004, Woman, Thou Art Loosed! developed into a movie in collaboration with Reuben Cannon Productions, became a box office top-10 hit and won a 2005 NAACP Image Award.
The sound of music can be so comforting and energizing to the soul. If you would like to experience this vibrant feeling then you should attend the 2012 Music Midtown Festival. The 2-day event will be held Saturday and Sunday, September 21 and 22 in Piedmont Park, Midtown Atlanta. This is the ultimate event for music fans to attend. Many well-known artists are featured such as, Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters, T.I, Ludacris, Joan Jett, and Adam Ant. Parking will be very limited; all patrons are encouraged to use MARTA, walk, bicycle, or carpool.
Top off your amazing weekend with a stay at the Artmore Hotel located in Midtown Atlanta. Our Studio Bar-Lounge is the perfect place to relax and unwind. Be surrounded by the best cultural attractions the city of Atlanta has to offer. Best of all, The Artmore is right across the street from Arts Center MARTA station, making it effortless to travel to and from Piedmont Park.
Labor Day Weekend
If arts, science-fiction, and technology are your interest, then Dragon-con is for you. This event is for the creative interactive people of the world. Dragon con has a comic book and renaissance atmosphere, with many participants dressing accordingly. The details that are placed into costumes and characters are extraordinary from the make-up, personalities to weaponry.
The Artmore Hotel on West Peachtree Street is also recommended if you are looking for residency during the Dragon-con event. The Artmore is a good place to rest your mind and spirit after a days’ worth of mind-blowing, body tingling fun at Dragon-con events. The Dragon-Con & Artmore both are worth the inquiry and experience
It’s hard to believe that this time last year it was about 20 degrees colder! Now it seems like winter has forgotten to show up. So for those of you who can’t wait for the arrival of spring, you’re in luck! As confirmed by Gen. Beauregard Lee, the season of love is just around the corner. You know what that means…
That’s right! The 76th annual Dogwood Festival held in Piedmont Park!
The festival celebrated its Diamond Anniversary last year, and on April 20-22 this Atlanta staple will yet again fill our city with joy and excitement.
If you’ve never had a chance to experience this incredible three-day event, rest assured that you will be fully entertained by the variety of activities and festivities. Ever since Walter Rich, founder of Rich’s department store, first made the blooming of the Dogwoods an internationally recognized event in 1936, the Dogwood Festival has remained an annual tradition for the city of Atlanta.
There is something for kids and adults of all ages at the Atlanta Dogwood Festival. Explore local food vendors, a kid’s village, canine competitions and the ever-popular artists market. See the local jewelry and have fun in the arts & crafts area. People come from miles away to enjoy the best of what spring brings to the biggest city in the south. For all of the foodies out there, don’t miss out on some of the most delicious local eats. The live entertainment might be the best part of all. The Dogwood Festival never fails to showcase the best artists in the southeast.
Don’t forget to top-off your amazing weekend with a stay at The Artmore Hotel in Midtown Atlanta. Our Studio Bar + Lounge is the perfect place for you to wine down after each day of excitement!
Be surrounded by the best cultural attractions the city of Atlanta has to offer. Best of all, The Artmore is right across the street from Arts Center MARTA station, making it effortless to travel to and from Piedmont Park.