The collaborative effort, May 30-June 2, will coincide with the village's ART Stroll.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Saturday, May 18, 2013
It's showing at Tucker's Movie Tavern.
The premise, courtesy of the film's official website: When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk (Chris Pine) leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction. As our heroes are propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships will be torn apart, and sacrifices must be made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew. Here's what critics are saying: "Star Trek Into Darkness" is rated PG-13 for PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi action and …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
That, and the Musical Petting Zoo returns!
Tucker Famers' Market on May 9 will have more than 35 amazing local food vendors, plus...music by Andy Liechty. Liechty is a multi-instrumentalist singer/songwriter who stays true to his roots honoring his heroes in every performance. He draws from a wide variety of influences such as Hank Williams, Waylon Jennings, Elvis Presley, Pearl Jam and Neil Young. Sound provided by Atlanta Musicians Exchange, who will be on hand with instruments for sale. Atlanta Music Education's musical petting zoo with hands-on style instruments for kids to try out. They will also host a craft table to put little hands creatively to work. 2333 Main Street in Tucker, in the Freemasons Square and Bank of America parking lot, from 4-8 p.m. Go to Tucker Farmers' …
Saturday, May 4, 2013
The film is playing at the Movie Tavern in Tucker.
The premise, courtesy of the film's official website: Marvel's "Iron Man 3" pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy's hands, he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. This journey, at every turn, will test his mettle. With his back against the wall, Stark is left to survive by his own devices, relying on his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him. As he fights his way back, Stark discovers the answer to the question that has secretly haunted him: does the man make the suit or does the suit make the man? Starring Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Rebecca …
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Lovers of the oddball instrument are invited to an 'open mic' at Greater Good Barbecue.
Ukuleles – those small four string Hawaiian instruments – are popping up everywhere these days. Uke lovers who want to show their stuff have found a home in Tucker at the Greater Good Barbecue on the first Thursday of every month, starting today, May 2. That’s when it holds its monthly 'open mic' night, hosted by local country folk string band Woven Pines. The event gives ukulele players a chance to perform in public on the Greater Good stage before family, friends and community members. Ukuleles are having a renaissance for a number of reasons, including their portability, simplicity and the wide variety of music that people can play on them from folk to rock and even classical. They can be made of a variety of materials ranging from …
Bohemian hot dogs, Asian and Mexican flavors and more..
More than 35 amazing local food vendors, plus... First Thursday Food Trucks Sample Atlanta food truck cuisine, including: Music from Mike Snowden Mike Snowden has played the electric bass guitar for over 20 years in touring and recording bands that have opened for Indigo Girls, Joe Cocker, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Dave Matthews Band, and many others. He plays live shows with his cigar box guitars and currently has three CDs featuring his original cigar box guitar music. In addition to his musical talents, Mike handcrafts unique cigar box guitars out of discarded cigar boxes and high quality exotic hard woods. Each cigar box guitar is meticulously produced from his Marietta shop. Whether you are looking for a unique gift or a …
Thursday, April 25, 2013
The presentation is part of the Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys series.
Viewers of the film "Koran By Heart" at Northlake-Barbara Loar library on May 6 can take part in a discussion afterward led by Imam Plemon T. El-Amin, Imam Emeritus of the Atlanta Masjid of Al-Islam. "Koran By Heart" is a documentary about Muslim children around the world who compete in Egypt's International Koran Reading Competition. The program, scheduled from from 6:30-8 p.m. May 6, is part of the The Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys series, which is a project of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Northlake-Barbara Loar is located at 3772 LaVista Rd. in Tucker.
Monday, April 22, 2013
Winner Stacie Stamper: "Everybody has a way to give."
The winner of the Patch Easter PEEPs contest is a diorama that shows a little marshmallow figure in a hard hat helping to build a home while other PEEPs cheer him (or her?) on. The entry by Stacie Stamper honors the work of the Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore, which helps support the nonprofit’s mission to provide decent housing for low-income people around the world. "That's so exciting. How fun is that?" Stamper said when she learned that her entry had won. Second place goes to Martin Burrow of Winder, who used jelly beans and a glass jar to create a colorful PEEPs floral arrangement. Stamper, a Duluth resident, is the donations coordinator for the Gwinnett Habitat ReStore in Lawrenceville. Habitat ReStores take donations of …
Sunday, April 21, 2013
'Oblivion' is now playing at Tucker's Movie Tavern.
Tom Cruise leads a cast of well known actors in his latest thriller, out this weekend. Oblivion is rated PG-13 and runs 126 minutes. It is now playing at the Movie Tavern in Tucker. For more theater information, show times and pricing, click the links above. Here's what the critics are saying: "The good news: Here's a lavish, serious science-fiction picture, one that on occasion transcends big-budget hit-making convention to glance against grandeur...Which brings us to Tom Cruise, the not-necessarily-good news. However engaging its end-times mysteries, Oblivion is still a Tom Cruise movie." Alan Scherstuhl, Village Voice. Full Review "A moderately clever dystopian mindbender with a gratifying human pulse, despite some questionable …
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Richard Foxworth and his fellow musicians are appearing at Greater Good BBQ.