July 13th 2005 downtownATL.com Weekly Newsletter
Weezer ROCKS Underground Atlanta
Despite the inclement weather, Cake kicked off the opening weekend of 99X's Downtown ROCKS in a GRAND FASHION (nugget). This week the downtownATL Rock 'n Roll Lifestyle continues with another free concert. Weezer headlines along with The Bravery & The Dead 60's.

Underground Atlanta is also the hub of this year's Heritage Arts Festival "Soaring To New Heights in 2005". Local as well as national artists will be showcased, and you will have the opportunity to meet the talented artists and discuss their work. The daily entertainment lineup includes smooth jazz from some of the best jazz performers Atlanta has to offer.

Downtown ROCKS: Weezer, The Bravery & The Dead 60's
@ Underground Atlanta   Saturday, July 16th 7p
After taking their show on the road to Stone Mountain, 99X is bringing their summer concert series back to city center. DOWNTOWN ROCKS AGAIN! Everything Alternative 99X presents Downtown Rocks @ Underground. They're taking over Underground Atlanta every Saturday Night from 7-11PM July 9th- August 13th. The best part? The concerts are FREE!

Not to mention that Underground Atlanta features 8 NEW clubs in Kenny's Alley where you can party and bring drinks from bar to bar until as late as four in the morning for you night owls. Mark your calendars now and plan to spend your Saturday nights downtown this Summer!

MARTA is HIGHLY recommended. The massive performance stage, built exclusively for the 99X series, will be located just a short walk from the Five Points MARTA station at the intersection of Upper Alabama and Pryor Streets and will feature live music from 7PM to 11PM, each Saturday.

Flicks on 5th: Office Space
@ GA Tech's Centergy Plaza   Wednesday, July 13th 9p
Georgia Tech's Technology Square hosts Flicks on 5th, a free outdoor movie series, this summer at Centergy Plaza, 75 5th Street in Midtown. The movies begin at sunset (approximately 9:00 pm) and will be held every Wednesday, rain or shine, through July 27. Complimentary popcorn will be served and limited seating provided.
Heritage Arts Festival / National Black Arts Festival
@ Underground Atlanta   July 15th-24th
Artist Market, spoken word, musical artists, a film festival and a Youth Artist Market will all be a part of this celebration of African American culture. Be sure to mark your calendars, you won't want to miss these 10 days of art, culture and entertainment. As you schedule your National Black Arts Festival activities, don't forget to pencil in the vendor market at Underground Atlanta. This is a great opportunity to purchase some of the best visual and folk art available in Atlanta during the ten-day NBAF festival!
Peter Pan: Cathy Rigby's farewell performance
@ The Fox Theatre   July 12th - 17th
In her farewell performance as Peter Pan, Tony Award nominee and two-time Olympic Gymnast Cathy Rigby takes flight in the 100th Anniversary of the immortal James M. Barrie tale - PETER PAN. This timeless musical masterpiece complete with evil Captain Hook, a crafty crocodile, a sprightly fairy, villainous pirates, and the enchantment of Neverland will inspire, dazzle and charm every generation. Take off with the ever youthful Cathy Rigby and revel in the magic and whimsy of this beloved classic.
Great Decisions: Putin's Second Term - Scorecard for Russia
@ The World Trade Center Atlanta   Tuesday July 19th
The Great Decisions is the oldest and largest grassroots world affairs educational program of its kind. Participants receive an annual publication from the Foreign Policy Association that serves as the basic component of all Great Decisions programs. The briefing book places the thematic or geographic issues covered in historical context and provides background, current policies and alternative policy options.

Tonight's discussion is on Putin's Second Term - A Scorecard for Russia. Under Vladimir Putin, Russia has been shaping its image as a power in Europe and Asia. Putin, in turn, is reshaping Russia by centralizing authority within the federal government. Are Putin's reforms a step backward for Russian democracy? How will Russia overcome the real challenges of terrorism and a struggling economy?

The Computer Wore Flat-Soled Pumas
@ Dad's Garage   July 14th-16th & 18th
The improvised story of a dorky kid and the super intelligent computer he befriends. With villains on their trail and the whole world against them can they learn what it is to grow up? From Christian Danley, the creator of last year's hit Kobe Bryant: The Improvised Play. Don't miss this summer's biggest adventure... in a little theatre.
Summer Film Festival: "Sahara"
@ The Fox Theatre   Monday, July 18th
The time-honored tradition of the summer film festival at the Fox Theatre is an experience not to be missed! The Fox Theatre kicks off the summer with the 2005 Coca- Cola Summer Film Festival. Tonight's Feature: "Sahara" Rated PG-13. This year the Festival offers "Movies, Mixers and "Mo" - a blend of classic and current films on the biggest screen in Atlanta, as well as a pre-show, magical movie going experience featuring Larry Douglas Embury at the "Mighty MO" organ, wine tastings, social mixers, sing-a- longs and a classic cartoon.

Buy a Fox Film Ticket Pack now and save! Ticket packs include 12 tickets for $60 and may be used by you and your friends in any combination. The Fox Film Ticket Pack offers film fans a $2 savings per ticket and the ability to purchase tickets now, prior to the show! Also, if you are a 99X Freeloader, show your card and get 2 for one tickets.

Buy one ticket and get a second one FREE with your 99X Freeloader card. Tickets for each film are $7 and are available 75 minutes prior to each show at The Fox Theatre Box Office. Show your I AM 99X Card at the Fox Box Office to get your 2 for 1 tickets.

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