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Week of 5 October 2009

Friday - October 9, 2009

If You Were Mayor

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This week’s question on City Cafe.

All week we’ve been asking listeners “What would you do if you held the Mayor’s office?” Here are some of the listeners that phoned in.

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

Sports

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

Thursday - October 8, 2009

Steve Martin

Steve Martin

While Steve Martin might best be known for his comedy and his acting, tomorrow you can see another side of him. He, and several other musicians, will perform music from his new Album, The Crow. They’ll be performing at Chastain Park Amphitheater.

Earlier this year, back in February, Steve Martin talked to NPR’s All Things Considered host, Melissa Block, about his new album and his love for this for the banjo. To listen to this interview click here.

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 - October 7, 2009

Candler Park Fall Fest

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One of Atlanta’s oldest suburbs is celebrating Autmn this weekend as Candler Park is gets ready to kick off it’s 2009 Fall Fest. Joining us is Ken Edelstein, PR coordinator for the Candler Park Fall Fest.

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, October 9th - Kings of Leon - Philips Arena

Saturday, October 10th - Brandi Carlile - Tabernacle

Wednesday, October 14th - Dave Bazan - Drunken Unicorn

Tuesday - October 6, 2009

Atlanta Celebrates Photography

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Each October, Atlanta focuses on photography and the city wide festival celebrates photography. During this time there are dozens of photo related exhibitions and events in communities all over the city. ACP brings together not only people interested in good snaps, but also photographers and connoisseurs at all levels. Amy Miller, Atlanta Celebrates Photography Executive Director, joins us.

Cecylia Arzewski

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Born in Krakow, Poland to musician parents, Cecylia Arzewski picked up the violin at an early age. After studying at conservatories in Israel and New England, she joined the Boston Symphony Orchestra in 1970, becoming the youngest tenured violinist in the orchestra’s history. Following conductor Robert Spano, she joined the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, where she served as concertmaster from 1990 until she retired just last year. Her career includes work with such luminary figures as William Steinberg and Leonard Bernstein.

Monday - September 28, 2009

Georgia History: Cotton Expo

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As we begin October, we sit down once again with Dr. Tim Crimmins - Professor of History at Georgia State University and Director of the center for Neighborhood and Metropolitan Studies - about this date in Atlanta and Georgia History.

Local Book Events

Verb.org

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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.

Tuesday, October 6th - Ann Wright - “Dissent: Voices of Conscience”

Tuesday, October 6th - Carmen Deedy

Friday, October 9th - Lisa Lampanelli - “Chocolate Please”