It's back and better than ever! Celebrate summer at the downtown Decatur Beach Party, Friday, June 17, 2016 from 5 to 11 p.m. No beach? No problem! Decatur makes its own with 60 tons of sand - transforming Ponce de Leon Avenue into Sandcastle Central. Add a kid's boardwalk, live music and dancing on the plaza, a food court with funnel cakes and fruity drinks, and voilą  you're in a beach town, Decatur-style, without the sunburn and hours of driving.Live music including headliner Electric Avenue with DJ closing out the evening with a dance party.Tickets are $12 in advance at and local Decatur retail shops or $15 at the gate.  Children ages 4-12 years old are $7 in advance, and $10 at the gate.  Free entry for children under 3.  All children's activities are included in the admission price.

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Click your heels together and join Scarecrow, Tin Man, Lion, Dorothy and her little dog Toto, as they journey through the magical land of Oz to meet the Wizard and obtain their hearts' desires. Watch out for the Wicked Witch of the West and her winged monkeys as you rediscover the real story of Oz in this fantastic musical treat for the whole family. This production of The Wizard of Oz is an enchanting adaptation of the all-time classic including songs from the Oscar winning movie score, all the favorite characters and iconic moments, plus a few surprises along the way.
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Join the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for a special presentation of Windborne's The Music of The Eagles at Chastain Park Amphitheatre. Amplified by a full rock band and accompanied by singers Terry Brock, Glenn DeLaune and John Hines, Martin Herman guest conducts the ensemble as they capture The Eagles' amazing vocal harmonies surrounded by the Orchestra in a concert rich with melodies and lush harmonies like you've never heard before. 

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Pancakes, Pancakes! is a delightful tale for all ages inspired by the beautiful and iconic book by Eric Carle. Featuring original songs and a stunning design, Pancakes, Pancakes! explores the process of cooking, and celebrates the joy in the labor and in the final feast.  Presented in conjunction with the High Museum of Art exhibition.  

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Don't miss the debut of The Makeup Show Pop-Up Shop Atlanta! The exclusive luxury sale that introduces all the makeup must haves and beauty secrets to the masses!  The Makeup Show Pop-Up Shop is the perfect place for everyone to shop sales of over 40 beauty brands at discounted prices, including: MAKE UP FOR EVER. Kevyn Aucoin, Crown Brush, Static Nails, Aj Crimson, Kryolan, Bdellium Tools, Frends Beauty, NARS Cosmetics and more! OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Saturday, June 18th 11am-6pm and Sunday, June 19th 10am-5pm at The Westin Buckhead, 3391 Peachtree RD NE, Atlanta, GA. Tickets are available online, $28 per day.

For more details please call 212.242.1213 or email

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The 48th season includes seven world premieres, five musicals, five productions by Atlanta playwrights, and exceptional productions for youth and families.  The 2016/17 season marks the Alliance's last in its current theater space before it undergoes a complete renovation, its first since it was built in 1968. 

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