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Week of 4 October 2010

Friday, October 8th

Have Your Say: Your Spooky Stories

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This week’s Have Your Say on City Cafe.

All week we’ve been asking listeners “What are some spooky stories from your life?” Here are some of the listeners that phoned in.

We thank you for the many great responses to this week’s Have Your Say.


Thursday, October 7th

This Week’s Best Bets from Shane Harrison

Access Atlanta

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Weekends of October 9th and 16th - Georgia Apple Festival

Weekends of October 9th and 16th - 41st Annual Sorghum Festival

Through October 24th - Henry VIII and Anne of the Thousand Days at Shakespeare Tavern


For Kudzu Control, Beltline Turns to Kids—Billies and Nannies, Too

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24 goats. An acre and a half. And three weeks. Trees Atlanta and the Beltline Project hope it all adds up to a lot less kudzu. The two groups are piloting their kudzu-eradication project at a spot just south of Grant Park—and this week, producer Kate Sweeney paid a visit.


Wednesday, October 6th

Preview with Lois Reitzes

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Lois Reitzes talks with WABE contributor David Lee Simmons about the following weekend events:


The “Perfect” Dog

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During this national Adopt-a-Dog month, here’s a story about choosing a canine best friend. It’s what happened to producer Kate Sweeney when she decided to take the plunge and get a rescue dog herself.


Tuesday, October 5th

StoryCorps Atlanta - Crane

Jim Crane & Melissa Worden

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Earlier this fall, Melissa Crane Worden brought her father, 72-year-old Jim Crane, to our recording booth to ask him about his life growing up. Both live in Marietta now, but Jim was raised in a mill town in North Carolina and was the first person in his family to go to college. That was an experience Melissa was still curious about.


Reel Atlanta: Beyond the Cinemaplex

Reel Atlanta

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October 1st-7th - Out on Film Festival

Friday, October 8th - Metropolis opens at Landmark Midtown Art Cinema

Sunday, October 10th - Drive Invasion


Monday, October 4th

Beltline Lantern Parade

Beltline Lantern Parade

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On Saturday October 2nd, Atlanta was hit by a nighttime spectacle: a lantern parade that walked the Beltline from Reynoldstown nearly to North Avenue. Organized by the Krewe of the Grateful Gluttons and attracting hundreds of participants, the festivities marked the end of the Art On The BeltLine project. WABE’s Myke Johns was with the parade from beginning to end, hoping to find illumination.


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 5th - Bourne Poetry Reading featuring Billy Collins

Thursday, October 7th - Chuck Klosterman at SCAD Atlanta

Thursday, October 7th - Festival of Southern Poets