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'Fallen' author coming to Barnes & Noble

'Fallen' author coming to Barnes & Noble

ALPHARETTA, Ga. -- An internationally best-selling author will visit the Alpharetta Barnes & Noble later this month.

Lauren Kate will host a book signing at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13.

Kate is best known for her novel The Betrayal of Natalie Hargrove and her "Fallen" series. She recently published Rapture, the fourth and final book in that series.

Learn more about Lauren Kate

The Alpharetta Barnes & Noble is located next to the AMC movie theater in the Mansell Crossing shopping center on North Point Parkway.

Spice Market Announces “Artful Thursdays” and “Après Art” Packages

Spice Market Announces “Artful Thursdays” and “Après Art” Packages

Spice Market, located inside the W Atlanta-Midtown, is rolling out two new promotions with the High Museum of Art in Midtown beginning the week of April 16 in order to encourage guests to support the arts and to offer a convenient and free parking option for museum-goers.

The restaurant’s Artful Thursdays will take place every Thursday evening beginning at 5 p.m. and includes the following:

·         Complimentary valet at the W Atlanta-Midtown (guests most present their High Museum ticket and their Spice Market receipt upon leaving to receive valet services free of charge)

·         Half-priced tickets to the High Museum of Art, which can be purchased at the Museum. The Museum is open until 8 p.m. on Thursdays.

Casting Call | Looking for upscale and outspoken Moms and Daughters

Casting Call | Looking for upscale and outspoken Moms and Daughters

ATLANTA --  Hollywood continues to be attracted to Atlanta.  Here is yet another casting call happening here in Atlanta and looking for the most interesting socialites and their families.  Contact Vintage South Productions for more info (407) 513-2084

I'm a casting director and we are searching in the Northern Atlanta area for fabulous moms and daughters who represent the best of Atlanta. This is for a major cable network!! We are so excited to create the best cast possible!

Jennifer Dubasak

New 'Angry Birds' game to catapult into deep space Thursday

New 'Angry Birds' game to catapult into deep space Thursday

ATLANTA, Ga.

'Teen Lit Queen' coming to Alpharetta in March

'Teen Lit Queen' coming to Alpharetta in March

ALPHARETTA, Ga. -- One of today's most popular authors of young adult novels will visit Alpharetta in March.

Lauren Oliver's visit will be in conjunction with the release of her latest book, Pandemonium, a sequel to her bestselling Delirium Triology, "set in a world where love is considered a disease," according to her publisher, HarperCollins.

Oliver will be at the Mansell Crossing Barnes & Noble at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Mar. 10. New York Times-bestselling author Claudia Gray and much-anticipated debut author Dan Wells will be there with her.

HarperCollins released this synopsis of Pandemonium:

1 lucky winner can win 2 season tickets to Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park

1 lucky winner can win 2 season tickets to Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park

One lucky fan will be guaranteed not to miss another moment of the excitement!  
The Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau is going to rock the city by giving away two prime seats for thefull 2012 season, including parking and VIP Club access.
The event lineup will be announced beginning in early 2012.

National Black Arts Fest to hold Holiday Party at Bentley Atlanta

National Black Arts Fest to hold Holiday Party at Bentley Atlanta

Alpharetta - (submitted by NBAF) Guests will experience an incomparable atmosphere of luxury, elegance and art during an exclusive lifestyle event at Bentley Atlanta. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and cocktails will be served.

Guests will get an intimate look at Bentley and have the rare opportunity to purchase exclusive artwork commissioned by NBAF, from some of the most celebrated African American artists including David Driskell, Elizabeth Catlett, Benny Andrews and more.

Make a priceless investment this holiday season and own a piece of NBAF history...it is the perfect way to support these talented artists while providing support to NBAF.