July 20th 2005 downtownATL.com Weekly Newsletter
Pack the popcorn and head downtown
Downtown ROCKS: Heavy Mojo, Rehab, Spoon and Switchfoot
@ Underground Atlanta   Saturday, July 23rd 6:30p
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: Beauty Shop
@ GA Tech's Centergy Plaza   Wednesday, July 20th 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!
Help bring the NASCAR Hall of Fame to Atlanta
VOTE!   Your vote counts!
Rev up your fingers and let everyone know that Atlanta is the choice for the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Go to ThatsRacin.com by clicking the logo on the right and vote ATLANTA.

Be among the first to see images of Atlanta's proposed NASCAR Hall of Fame Museum. In the coming weeks, details of Atlanta's bid will be released on our website www.halloffameatlanta.com. Visit often for additional information about the museum location, building design and exhibit space. Join the pit crew and you'll receive Atlanta Hall of Fame details in advance of the general public. Sign up today!

Great Decisions: Outsourcing Jobs: U.S. Dilemma
@ The World Trade Center Atlanta   Tuesday July 26th
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 Outsourcing Jobs: U.S. Dilemma. Outsourcing has been characterized as a threat to American jobs and companies by some, while others claim it is necessary to stimulate overall economic growth. What effects does outsourcing really have on economies that are sending jobs overseas? How does outsourcing affect economies that are receiving the influx of jobs?

The Computer Wore Flat-Soled Pumas
@ Dad's Garage   July 21-23
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: "Sin City"
@ The Fox Theatre   Thursday, July 21st
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: "Sin City" Rated R. 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.

Sunset Film Festival: Chariots of Fire"
@ North Avenue Parking Deck   Friday, July 22nd 7:30p
On Friday, July 22, the third movie in North Avenue's Sunset Film Festival will be showing on the upper parking deck (or in the Broyles Ministry Center in case of rain). Everyone is invited to a free viewing of Chariots of Fire. Entertainment and fellowship begins at 7:30 p.m., and the movie will start at dark. Ample parking is available. No childcare provided, and please no pets.

Invite your neighbors and enjoy the warm weather with a movie under the city lights! Free admission and ample free parking.

Central Atlanta Progress Town Hall Meeting
@ Westin Peachtree Plaza   Friday, July 22nd 7:30a
Blink your eyes and something is different than the day before. That's how fast things are changing in Downtown Atlanta. And that's why our quarterly CAP/ADID Town Hall meetings are designed to keep you up to speed on a variety of topics that are fine- tuned to provide maximum information in a minimum of time.

Commercial and residential growth, economic incentives, parks and plans for the future. You will get a complete menu of the information you need to keep you in the know. Designed for CAP members and ADID property owners, our Town Hall meetings are open to anyone who has an interest in moving Downtown Atlanta forward to the future.

There is so much more going on in downtown Atlanta this week!
Please click the icon to the left to visit our web site and view more events for this week as well as ongoing events, volunteer opportunities and other great downtown Atlanta resources.

Thank you for taking the time to read our newsletter!

We hope to see you soon downtownATL.



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