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Lucy Wainwright Roche at Eddie's Attic, October 23rd

Lucy Wainwright Roche is releasing her first full-length album simply entitled, LUCY. She is known for her often humorous stage presence. Pending the release of her album, Roche has embarked upon a twenty city promotional tour which will stop at Eddies Attic (515-B North McDonough St., Decatur) tomorrow, October 23rd at 8 p.m.

Roche was born amidst a family of musicians. Her father is Loudon Wainwright, her mother is Suzzy Roche of The Roches and her tales of life as seen from the road are masterfully told, she moves in and out of stories and song, creates a unique tapestry, weaving the ordinary into the magical, and she brings us all along with her.

Eddie’s Attic is offering an intimate setting to partake in the musical musings of Ms. Roche for one night only. Tickets are $18 in advance and $20 at the door. For more information visit Eddie’s Attic online.  

Reinventing the Holidays: Dealing with Life's Losses to be Held on Nov. 13

A special pre-holiday grief seminar will be presented on November 13 at Agnes Scott College in Decatur by Judy Coyer Wolfe, pastoral counselor and grief therapist. She will discuss ways women can acknowledge their losses, give a voice to their grief and discover new meaning for their holidays and lives.

The $20 cost includes a light breakfast. Women Alone Together® and Agnes Scott College are co-sponsoring the event.

The program will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Alston Campus Center, Amelia Davis Luchsinger Lounge at Agnes Scott College located at 141 E. College Avenue, Decatur, Ga. 30030.

Lee Walton's Presents: Momentary Performances

Check out Momentary Performances, a concept created by popular Atlanta experiementalist, Lee Walton.

Momentary Performances is a series of 8 different choreographed performances that will take place in 8 different locations in Atlanta. Over the course of a month, each performance will occur 4 times. 

This project stems from Walton’s interest in the subtle, everyday actions of public life.  Through the simple of use of vinyl text installed in public space, everyday actions are formalized and made able to taking on a new life.  Through this amplification, intimate everyday occurrences become celebrated events and blur the line between real-life and theater.

These performances will run through October 31st. Check for daily schedule, below:

Glenwood Park Community HotOberfest, Saturday October 2nd

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Household Hazardous Waste Event, October 2nd

The Keep DeKalb Beautiful Organization (KDB) will host its first "Household Hazardous Waste Event" on Saturday, Oct. 2, 8 a.m. to noon at the DeKalb County Central Transfer Station (3720 Leroy Scott Dr, Decatur).

This event will offer County residents an opportunity to dispose of their household hazardous wastes properly free of charge.

Workforce Development holds Career Event on Sept. 17th

Atlanta, GA-- In commemoration of Workforce Development Month, DeKalb Workforce Development (DWD) will host its 5th Annual Workforce Development Day career event on Friday, Sept. 17, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Decatur Conference Plaza, 130 Clairmont Ave.

Acting DeKalb County DA Sworn In, Today

Decatur, GA –Javoyne Hicks White has been sworn in as the acting DeKalb County, Georgia district attorney. She assumed the job on Sept. 3, 2010.  

“I look forward to serving as acting district attorney,” said Hicks White. “DeKalb County citizens can rest assured that our office’s talented and committed lawyers and support personnel will continue to provide them with the same level of service they have received during the past five and one-half years.”

Hicks White was one of two existing chief assistant district attorneys who reported to District Attorney Gwen Keyes Fleming. She recently accepted a position as a regional district administrator for the federal Environmental Protection Agency.