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High-Demand BROADWAY Choreographer to Teach Community Dance Class in East Atlanta

High-Demand BROADWAY Choreographer to Teach Community Dance Class in East Atlanta
Atlanta’s Award-Winning ‘Best Local International World Music Act’ GIWAYEN MATA continues their ‘DanceAfrica Atlanta’ Community Dance Series

Renowned for his choreography in some of Broadway’s most popular productions and on internationally acclaimed dance companies, New York-based choreographer Ronald K. Brown, Artistic Director and Choreographer of EVIDENCE: A Dance Company lands his dancing feet in East Atlanta for a ONE DAY ONLY. Learn to dance from him in one of the "DanceAfrica 2013" Community Dance Classes presented by GIWAYEN MATA, Atlanta’s award-winning all-sistah dance, percussion, and vocal ensemble on Sunday, April 15 from 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m, Dance 411 Studios 475 Moreland AVE Atlanta, GA 30316.

Hollywood comes to No. 246 in Decatur! Restaurant temporarily closed for filming 3/25-3/30

Hollywood comes to No. 246 in Decatur! Restaurant temporarily closed for filming 3/25-3/30

 

Big congratulations to our friends at No. 246 in Decatur

Exclusive Interview With Liam Hemsworth

Watch as we talk to Liam about The Hunger Games and why he is so excited for this new movie. 

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Exclusive Interviews With Taylor Swift And Zac Efron

Watch as we head behind the scenes of The Lorax to speak with superstars Taylor Swift and Zac Efron. Why are they so excited about this new movie? Watch and find out!

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Internationally-renowned West African Drummer Leads Atlanta Workshop Friday & Saturday

Internationally-renowned West African Drummer Leads Atlanta Workshop Friday & Saturday

Braimah’s master classes cost as little as $5 dollars and are part of the ‘DanceAfrica Atlanta Class Series’ produced by GIWAYEN MATA, Atlanta’s all-female dance, percussion and vocal ensemble.

Feb 15, 2011 (Atlanta, GA) – This weekend in Atlanta, Black History Month anticipates the teachings of a world-renowned drum master. Ghana-born djembe and dunun master drummer Weedie Braimah will teach a drum workshop at BNM Studio located 409 Mead Road Decatur, GA 30030.  Joined by New Orleans native  and dancer, Christan Carter, expect to learn how the dance movements correspond with high-energy West Africa drumming techniques.

B.o.B | Hip-Hop superstar and Decatur native in 1 on 1 interview

Atlanta - Just days away from the 53rd annual Grammy Award show, Decatur native and hip-hop star, B.o.B, stopped into our 11Alive studios to once again share his thoughts and music with his hometown city.  B.o.B was a guest on 11Alive nearly 4 years ago before his 1st album sold thousands of copies and before everyone knew his name.

On this visit he is on the brink of releasing his sophomore album, Strange Clouds, and is excited about the possibilities.  Two singles have already been released/leaked, including 'Strange Clouds' featuring Lil' Wayne and 'Play your Guitar' featuring Andre 3000.  The third single, is what B.o.B told us feels like his "real single".  The new song is called 'So Good' and releases on February 14th.

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Atlanta Opera's 'Rabbit Tales' to add 4 performances

Atlanta Opera's 'Rabbit Tales' to add 4 performances

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Opera has added four performances of Rabbit Tales, its newly commissioned children's opera, to its 2011-2012 schedule.

Rabbit Tales is based on the writings of Southern writer Joel Chandler Harris, who popularized the Br'er Rabbit stories in the late 19th century. The libretto was written by Atlanta-based playwright Madeleine St. Romain; the score, composed by flutist and composer Nicole Chamberlain, incorporates melodies and rhythms from African, Cajun and Native American music, as well as blues.

The additional performances will be:

Sunday, Feb. 26 at 3 p.m.
Decatur High School Theatre, 310 North McDonough Street

Wednesday, Mar. 21 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Atlanta Opera Center, 1575 Northside Drive, West Midtown