Atlanta's On-line Weekend Planning Guide  February Edition  2017

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February
isValentine's Day Everybody

Valentine’s Day greetings became popular in the Middle Ages, though they did not appear in written form until after 1400.  The oldest Valentine in existence is a poem written by Charles the Duke of Orleans.

Valentine’s Day is celebrated every year on February 14th. Traditionally gifts, candy, and flowers are exchanged in honor of Saint Valentine. February has long be regarded as the month of romance.  There are many legends that tell the story of the origin on this holiday.


Chocolate is more than a dessert to Christopher George of Sinful Sweets Chocolate, To him, the detail and patience, the deft touch, and the inspiration required to make great chocolate is more of an artform. Christopher spends his days experimenting with new types of confections, from chocolate-covered jalapeños to scotch- and amaretto-infused toffees.
     The chocolatiers at Sinful Sweets Chocolate Company also hand-craft a diverse array of classic truffles and creams, cake truffles, chocolate-covered pretzels, and chocolate-dipped fruits. Truffles touching on the flavors of South America, Asia, Africa, and North Americ

Hari Kondabolu
@Center Stage Theatre

The New York Times has called Hari Kondabolu, “one of the most exciting political comics in stand-up today.

     In March 2014, he released his debut standup album “Waiting for 2042” on indie-label Kill Rock Stars.
     Kondabolu has done standup on the Late Show with David Letterman , Conan , Jimmy Kimmel Live, Live at Gotham and John Oliver’s New York Standup Show.
     . . . more at Weekend
Fridays (click here)

 

Martina McBride
@Cobb Energy Performing
Arts Centre

 Hot on the heels of her latest studio album, RECKLESS, award-winning country superstar Martina McBride has extended her Love Unleashed Tour into 2017, partnering with CMT for the third annual “Next Women of Country” tour.  Martina will be joined by special guest, Lauren Alaina for these new dates.
     "I am so happy to announce that we are adding a second run of dates to the Love Unleashed Tour.  We have created an environment at the shows where fans can come together to share positive energy and a common love of music, and leave the concert feeling uplifted and stronger. We all know the power of music and positivity and I truly believe that what the fans experience on this tour will have a huge ripple effect in their lives, their communities, and the world at large,” says Martina.
     "I have always been such a fan of Martina," 
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Hayes Grier
@Buckhead Theatre

 

It was the internet's social media that made Hayes Grier a celebrity with the twelve to twenty-four year olds. It was television that put him over top with celebrity.
His fortune contines on the net and other media that makes an American a golbal celebrity. Greir will be in Atlanta, GA this weekend at Buckhead Theatre  
Grier was a celebrity contestant on the 21st season of Dancing With The Stars, partnering with Emma Slater. He was the youngest male contestant to have ever been on the show. Eventually, Grier and Slater were eliminated and finished the competition in 8th place, with the show's co-host remarking that he was "leaving on a night when he excelled." Shortly after leaving the show, Grier signed a deal with Creative Artists Agency for media and publishing exposure and announced that he'd be joining the Dancing With The Stars Tour in early 2015.
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