LABOR DAY WEEKEND!
 

Dragon Con descends on Downtown Atlanta for five days over Labor Day weekend.  Dragon Con is the largest multimedia, popular culture convention focusing on science fiction and fantasy, gaming, comics, literature, art, music and film in the world.  Experience 40 fan-based tracks, a film festival, parade, art show, comics, pop art exhibits and displays, nightly concerts and parties.  Special guests attending this year include: Freema Agyeman, Robert Englund, Zachari Levy,  Mark Sheppard and David Tennant.  Memberships for purchase at DragonCon.org.


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DECATUR BOOK FESTIVAL!
 
The AJC Decatur Book Festival brings world-class authors and book lovers together in the city of Decatur for book signings, author readings, poetry slams, writing workshops, and more. This free festival, held over Labor Day weekend, has events in venues throughout downtown Decatur and Emory University. Book a room at one of our upscale hotels just steps away from the downtown MARTA station so you don't miss a thing. Explore Decatur beyond the square for shopping, dining, art, music and fun!

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BENEFIT CONCERT!
On Friday, September 13, the Fox Theatre Institute (FTI)will host an unforgettable night as it celebrates 10 years of preservation efforts supporting the state's most significant historic resources with the highly-anticipated Revival benefit concert, hosted by Kevn Kinney. The organization's benefit concert will feature three distinct auction elements to help raise money for Georgia's historic theaters and FTI's educational outreach programs. With performances by Drive-By Truckers, Drivin N Cryin, Dodd & The Councilmen featuring Bill Berry of R.E.M. and recently added Atlanta-native Michelle Malone, this unique musical event is inspired by the power of storytelling and the role theaters play in bringing communities together.  

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TWO GREAT SHOWS!
 
Vanessa Williams performs alongside the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, September 14 to celebrate the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's 75th Anniversary Season.  Todrick Hall's "Haus Party World Tour" stops in Atlanta on November 17th. The tour will feature brand new sets and costumes and will feature the music from his three-part album "Haus Party" as well as some of his most viral online creations live onstage.  
 
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GRAMMY AWARD WINNER!
Opening a season that explores the ability of music to bring people together, the Schwartz Center for Performing Arts presents Grammy Award-winning Kronos Quartet performing Music for Change: The Banned Countries on Saturday, September 14. Featuring Iranian vocalist Mahsa Vahdat, the program highlights the rich diversity of artistic voices from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen.  "My goal for Kronos is exploring the ways that music can increase our understanding of our times and our connection to people around the world." says Kronos Quartet Artistic Director David Harrington.
 
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HEAD TO BALDINOS!
 
College Football is back this weekend with plenty of big games including Alabama vs. Duke at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Saturday.  Baldinos offers Atlanta's favorite subs in a variety of sizes including the 12 foot Party Sub!   
 
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