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April 14th, 2005 Weekly Newsletter
041405: The Force is with us downtownATL
The Georgia Force Arena Football team is UNDEFEATED at home this year. C'mon down and join us at the game to root them on to a sixth home victory! With an 8-3 record, the Force are #1 in the National Conference standings. Only 3 more regular season home games remain -- don't miss out on the action!
Georgia Force vs. Grand Rapids Rampage
@ Philips Arena   Friday, April 15th 7:30p
The Georgia Force host their second of a back-to-back home stand when the Grand Rapids Rampage visit Philips Arena on Friday, April 15th at 7:30 p.m. ET. With an 8-3 record, Georgia sits atop the National Conference standings and Southern Division.

This season the Force are a perfect 5-0 at home and are currently riding a team record seven game home winning streak going back to last year. The home victory over the Austin Wranglers last week ensured that Georgia will finish with a winning home record for the first time in the team's four year history. The eight victories on the year also ties the club mark for most regular season wins in a season (8-8 in 2003).

John Hancock Champions on Ice
@ Philips Arena   Sunday, April 17th 3p
The 23-city John Hancock Champions on Ice tour, featuring the newest World and National figure skating champions, will stop in Atlanta, Sunday, April 17, 2005.

With the 2006 Olympics in Torino, Italy, nearly one year away, come catch the Olympic hopefuls and former Olympic medallists in a creative and entertaining show that will leave you spellbound. A ticket to the tour is your ticket to ice skating excellence.

Theatrical Outfit Presents "The Foreigner"
@ Balzer Theatre at Herren's   thru April 24th
Theatrical Outfit opened its new theater home at 84 Luckie Street in December and is launching its fourth show in as many months in this compact inaugural season. March 29 through April 24, Theatrical Outfit will present the comedy, The Foreigner by Larry Shue.

Set in a fishing lodge in rural Georgia, the comedy revolves around a stranger that the locals believe speaks no English. Speaking freely around him, they reveal all manner of plots, intrigues, dirty dealings and family secrets. In numerous plot twists, the bad guys definitely lose in the end.

Atlanta Journal Constitution International Auto Show
@ Georgia World Congress Center   April 9-17
Area new car enthusiasts will once again have the chance to shop and compare from over 38 different lines of new vehicles when the 23rd Annual Atlanta Journal-Constitution International Auto Show returns to the Georgia World Congress Center on April 9-17, 2005. This will mark the first year that this very successful show will run for nine days. This expansion is really no surprise, because Atlanta has been one of the fastest growing five day auto shows in the nation, setting new records for attendance during each of the past two years.
Thornton Wilder's Our Town
@ New American Shakespeare Tavern   WED APR 13 thru SUN MAY 1
The Tavern becomes small town America this spring. Our stage set will be stripped bare to bring the love story of George and Emily to life including all of the characters in their lives ... in our lives ... in our town.

Narrated by Artistic Director Jeff Watkins as Wilder's Stage Manager, The Tavern's production of this modern classic is sure to warm your heart, to bring you to smile, and to make your eyes glisten.

Atlanta Wings Festival
@ Sweet Auburn   Saturday April 16th - Sunday April 17th
Get your taste buds ready and roll up those sleeves for what promises to be a lip smackin', finger lickin' good weekend at the Sweet Auburn Business Improvement Association's inaugural Atlanta Wings Festival on Auburn Avenue, April 16 & 17, 2005.

During the free event, residents and visitors can sample a variety of chicken wing recipes from leading restaurants serving wings in and around Atlanta.  Whether hot & spicy, lemon pepper, teriyaki, garlic & sage, barbecue, or more, there will be many flavors to please the palate at this celebration of "all things wings."

2005 Downtown Neighborhood Festival and Tour of Lofts
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