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
Attention music enthusiasts! There are only nine days to go until the biggest marching band event in the nation! Yes, the Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational Showcase is back in Atlanta next Saturday, January 26 at the Georgia Dome. This year, 8 marching bands from Albany State, Alcorn State, Bethune-Cookman, Edward Waters College, Jackson State, North Carolina A&T, Tennessee State, and Winston-Salem State will be showcasing their unique talent and style for all to see.
Usually these performers are the halftime show, but there is a special treat in store for the Battle of the Bands’ halftime. R&B superstar, Brandy will be performing live during the event fresh after the release of her new album, Two Eleven, featuring the hit single, Put It Down. This showcase will indeed be the event of the year.
Turn the Battle of the Bands event into a memorable weekend at the Artmore Hotel in midtown Atlanta, close to all of the action. We are less than 15 minutes from the Georgia Dome. We are conveniently located next to the MARTA-Arts Center Station, a few short stops from the Dome. Awesome bands…Vibrant boutique midtown hotel – a great combination.
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.
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.
Day 1 of the Atlanta Speakeasy Cocktail Festival is almost complete. But the day isn’t over yet. Take MARTA to Arts Center station and discover a boutique hotel with a 1920′s feel, the Artmore Hotel and Studio Bar.
Relax in our beautiful courtyard and sip Artmore Signature Cocktails by the flame and fountain.
For additional information and room availability, contact guest services at 404.876.6100.
And don’t forget to book your tickets for day 02 of the Atlanta Speakeasy Cocktail Festival here
Cheers to 20 years! Arbiter of style, Jeffrey Kalinsky, creator of two namesake boutiques in Atlanta and Manhattan and the founder of Jeffrey Fashion Cares, will join Event Chairs Lila Hertz, Jeffrey McQuithy and Louise Sams in producing the 20th anniversary of Jeffrey Fashion Cares Atlanta. The official kick-off to the fall social season, this year’s event will be held at the American Cancer Society Center, located in the heart of Downtown Atlanta, Georgia. Benefiting the Atlanta AIDS Fund and Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Greater Atlanta Affiliate, the 20th anniversary celebration will feature a pre-show cocktail reception, fashion show, silent and live auctions, and an after-party.
Location: American Cancer Society Center
250 Williams Street
Atlanta, GA 30303
Location Phone: 404.420.2997