A seamstress, since school days, Amber Rose answered a challenge from her employer, René Sanning, to make hats for sale at the Euclid Avenue boutique. At once playful and formal, such millinery lends a lovely finishing touch that will not be forgotten. René René
Civil disobedience is an appropriate form of expression, provided that it is peaceful, non-violent and lawful. As of today, the Occupy Atlanta protesters continue to assemble in a peaceful, non-violent fashion in Robert W. Woodruff Park. Therefore, I have extended the Executive Order allowing Occupy Atlanta to remain in Woodruff Park after the park closes. This Executive Order is effective through the adjournment of the next Atlanta City Council meeting on November 7, 2011.
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed
Monday, October 17
This city within a city gained its new lease on life just in time for the cold wind and rain, yet spirits remain high in Woodruff Park. Thrifted hats and blankets keep the chill at bay while churches and restaurants continue to feed the diverse crowd of homeless people, college students and social justice advocates who
Not only is Callanwolde Fine Arts Center a lovely setting for street fashion, this month its gallery walls display Faces of the Yards of Clutter: Photographs by Tom Zarrilli. Part of the city-wide Atlanta Celebrates Photography, these impromptu, Saturday morning portraits of people amid their surplus goods remain on view through November 11th.
When bicycles bore baskets and cars rocked tailfins, designers like Emilio Pucci toyed with geometry in the colors of Aquarius. Whether you favor a floral print by Trina Turk or the structured elegance that could only be Bill Blass, the ladies of Factory Frocks invite you to play dress up this weekend. Their extensive collection of twentieth century couture clothing complements the Antique Factory's 8000 square feet of home furnishings, art and Americana from those years.