2ND ANNUAL ATLANTA UNITED BLOCK PARTY

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 2/13/19

Saturday, March 9th 

Edgewood Avenue

KITS ON. FLAGS OUT. SCARVES UP! Join us on Saturday, March 9th on Edgewood Avenue for the second annual Atlanta United Block Party presented by Bulleit. We’re taking over the fourth ward with ATL’s biggest open-streets celebration of all things #ATLUTD.

We’re closing down Edgewood Ave., and celebrating with giveaways, live entertainment and raffle prizes on the block as we prep for the first home match of the season! Plus – we’re partnering with the local pubs to offer exclusive drink specials for Atlanta United fans during the event. Tickets are $15 and include 1 complimentary beer, entertainment and live music, exclusive drink specials at partner bars, and special promotions and giveaways through the event.

TICKETS HERE

**Businesses and Restaurants along Edgewood Avenue between Boulevard and Jackson will be open.**

20TH ANNUAL ART PAPERS ART AUCTION

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 2/13/19

Saturday, March 2, 2019
VIP Preview 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Art Auction + Party 7:30 – 11 p.m.

Atlanta – Art Papers announces its 20th Annual ART PAPERS Art Auction will take place on Saturday, March 2, 2019 in The Davison Ballroom of the Southern Exchange at 200 Peachtree Street, a beautifully transformed event space located in the heart of downtown Atlanta.

The evening features works by 235+ leading and emerging artists from around the world, offering art lovers, both seasoned and novice, the opportunity to build their collections while enjoying a great party. All proceeds benefit the award winning educational programs of Art Papers.

The evening kicks off with the VIP Preview, which includes catered hors d’oeuvres, open bar cocktails and live music. VIP Preview attendees also have the opportunity to “Buy it Now” and secure their favorite works for a percentage above retail before they go live for the Auction.

For the Art Auction + Party Jaye Lish and Edie Cheezburger of The Other Show return as the evening’s incomparable emcees. The bar will feature signature cocktails by Joshua Fryer of 8ARM. DJ Tim DeGroot and Kissing Electric provide the soundtrack for the evening and some of Atlanta’s favorite restaurants will provide light bites.

New this year, and in honor of our 20th Anniversary, Art Papers has produced a print by Birmingham, Alabama-based artist and recent winner of a Guggenheim Fellowship, Amy Pleasant. The limited edition screenprint was produced in partnership with the Lamar Dodd School of Art’s Printmaking and Book Arts Program. The prints are a benefit of the Patron Host ticket level and will be available for purchase by VIPs during the VIP Preview ahead of the general public.

The 2018 Art Auction welcomed almost 1,000 attendees and raised more than $275,000 to support the educational mission of Art Papers. In addition, Art Papers gave back more than $45,000 in artist commissions through the sale of auctioned artworks.

TICKETS Art Auction + Party tickets are $50 advance / $75 at door. VIP host committee tickets are $250/ticket. Patron Host tickets are $1250/4 tickets + limited edition print by Amy Pleasant www.501auctions.com/artpapers

ONLINE GALLERY All artworks can be previewed on the Auction website at https://501auctions.com/artpapers/category/all/1. Pre-bidding opens Saturday, February 23, 2019. Buy it Now (retail + 20%) is a benefit for VIP ticket holders and Sponsors and is available only during the VIP Preview. Online bidding is available to anyone who registers on the Auction website. You do not have to be present to win.

MORE INFORMATION: www.artpapers.org

Park Tavern’s Evening of Silly Love Songs with Yacht Rock Schooner 2019

Date: Friday, February 15th

Time: 7 pm

About: Music lovers can celebration Valentine’s Day all weekend long with Yacht Rock Schooner and an evening of silly love songs at Park Tavern in The Piedmont Room on Friday, February 15, 2019. Performing a selection of their favorite love songs from the 70s and 80s, lovebirds and singletons alike are invited to enjoy a fun-filled night featuring cocktails and great tunes overlooking the Midtown skyline and Piedmont Park. Of course, Park Tavern will also be open for dinner, cold brews, libations and more prior to the concert. This annual show always sells out. Doors open at 7 p.m. with music starting at 8 p.m. Tickets are for ages 21 and up only, and $15 in advance, $20 at the door, and $125 for a VIP Table for 6.

More Information:

https://www.bigtickets.com/events/yachtrock/sillylovesongs2019

Sweetwater 22nd Anniversary Throwdown

Date: Saturday, February 16th

Time: 2 pm

About: Sweetwater Brewing Company celebrates 22 Years of Heady Beers with a full day of music featuring Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews & Orleans Avenue, Anders Osborne, Samantha Fish, and Grassland String Band. Beyond the music, you can experience grub from the new head(y) chef, Nick Anderson, draft options from our cellar, a boatload of specialty brews, and all the weirdest and wildest from The Woodlands barrel aging facility. They will debut their 22nd Anniversary Ale, which is a Flanders style red. There are two ticket options: general admission and Super Heady VIP. General admission is $34 in advance and $40 the day of the event and includes admission and music, buy all the brews and food you want. Super Heady VIP is $74 and includes admission and music, 4 complimentary brews, VIP viewing area, VIP restroom and bars, and dedicated entry gate with unlimited re-entry.

More Information:

https://www.bigtickets.com/e/sweetwater/22nd-anniversary-throwdown/