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Week of 11 May 2009

Friday - May 15, 2009

Etiquette Answers

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All week we’ve been asking listeners “What questions do you have about etiquette that you have always wanted answered?” Carla Kooistra of Etiquette Atlanta joined us today to answer your questions.

City Cafe would like to thank all callers who phoned in their answers.


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John Lemley talks to WABE’s Rose Scott about the coming week in sports

Thursday - May 14, 2009

Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra

The Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra of Atlanta

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The Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra was established 19 years ago. MYSO is a community-based youth orchestra that gives young students an opportunity to grow as musicians. As WABE producer, David Barasoain found out.

Snow White

Atlanta Ballet's Snow White

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This weekend the Atlanta Ballet has a production for kids, it’s Snow White. Host John Lemley spoke with John Mcfall, the Artistic Director of the Atlanta Ballet.

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Access Atlanta

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AJC Best Bets writer Shane Harrison talks about what’s going on around Atlanta this week.

Wednesday - May 13, 2009

National Receptionists Day

Public Broadcasting Atlanta's receptionist Tyra Gonsalves

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Today, May 13, 2009, is the 19th annual celebration of National Receptionists Day

Its a time to recognize our country’s frontline personnel in business. Receptionists may have other titles, such as host or hostess, maitre d’ , front desk clerk, operator or customer service representative. It’s basically anyone responsible for creating or maintaining a favorable image for the company by greeting clients and guest — either in-person or on-the-phone. There are some 892,000 receptionists across the U.S.

Tyra Gonsalves was, until last week, the receptionist for Public Broadcasting Atlanta for the past decade. She took a moment to talk with WABE’s John Lemly

Paste Magazine

Paste Magazine

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Paste Magazine’s Kevin Keller stops by to tell us what’s happening this weekend in Atlanta’s independent music scene.

Friday May 15th - The Wood Brothers - Variety Playhouse - Live Performance

Saturday May 16th - The Thermals - The Masquerade

Sunday May 17th - Pete Yorn - Lakewood Amphitheater

Tuesday - May 12, 2009

Dox Quixote

Atlanta Ballet's Don Quixote

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Friday night the Atlanta Ballet will continue it’s run of “Don Quixote” at the Cobb Energy Centre. This is a Nineteenth century ballet, telling the lively story of two young lovers that are brought together by a very unlikely matchmaker.

National Nurses Week

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Today is the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale, the English nurse and public health activist who, through her unselfish devotion to nursing, contributed more than anyone else to the development of modern nursing as we know it. Each year, the six days leading up to Nightingale’s birthday are known as National Nurses Week in the U.S. We recently spoke with Emory Nursing School student Anjalie Graham (Ann-jalee), for a fresh perspective on nursing in the 21st century and what drew her to it.

Monday - May 11, 2009

The New Atlanta Journal Constitution

The New Atlanta Journal Constitution

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Throw in some USA Today color, add some Wall Street Journal-like columns, sprinkle in other alterations and you have the new print version of the Atlanta Journal Constitution. And as WABE’s Charles Edwards reports, readers have definitely noticed the change.

Local Book Events


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Executive Director of the Decatur Book Festival and curator of verb.org Daren Wang stops by to talk about local area books and book events.

Monday - Arthur Phillips - “The Song Is You”

Tuesday - Sam Haskell - “Promises I Made My Mother”

Monday - Michael Malone - “The Four Corners Of The Sky”

Friday - Jen Lancaster - “Pretty in Plaid: A Life, a Witch, and a Wardrobe, or, the Wonder Years Before the Condescending,Egomaniacal, Self-Centered Smart Ass Phase”