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Lee Walton's Presents: Momentary Performances

Check out Momentary Performances, a concept created by popular Atlanta experiementalist, Lee Walton.

Momentary Performances is a series of 8 different choreographed performances that will take place in 8 different locations in Atlanta. Over the course of a month, each performance will occur 4 times. 

This project stems from Walton’s interest in the subtle, everyday actions of public life.  Through the simple of use of vinyl text installed in public space, everyday actions are formalized and made able to taking on a new life.  Through this amplification, intimate everyday occurrences become celebrated events and blur the line between real-life and theater.

These performances will run through October 31st. Check for daily schedule, below:

Top Deals: $5 Zoo Tickets, Aquarium Freebie, 50% off Costumes

ATLANTA -- You can get into Zoo Atlanta this Sunday for just $5 a ticket when you mention Walmart Sunday Fundays at the gate.  The deal is not available online.

The Woodruff Arts Center is offering free admission on Sunday, but you have to register for tickets. 

Medieval Times is offering a buy one, get one free deal through the end of the year.  Plus, you can save 64 percent off movie tickets that are good at 98 percent of Atlanta's theatres.

The Georgia Aquarium is offering two free admissions for costumes children with each paying adult from October 29 to October 31.

If you need costumes, a daily deal in Atlanta can save you 50 percent off at a local costume shop.

You can find the details on these deals and more in the Bargains & Deals section of Atlanta.Momslikeme.com.

"Momentary Performances": Art using Vinyl Text installed in Public Spaces

Atlanta, GA--  Monday's, 1:30pm at Cabbagetown Market,  Momentary Performances begins displaying its unique art at various metro locations. 

According to their website, "Momentary Performances stems from Lee Walton's interest in the subtle, everyday actions of public life. Through the simple of use of Vinyl text installed in public space, everyday actions are formalized, thus taking on a new life.

APS Lunches to go Local and Grass-Fed

ATLANTA, GA -- White Oak Pastures Owner and Georgia Organics President Will Harris is proud to announce that on Wednesday, October 6, 2010, he will be providing 158 cases of his grass-fed beef to feed students at all 90 Atlanta Public Schools.   On this day, all Atlanta Public Schools (APS) will be serving whole wheat penne pasta with meat sauce featuring Harris’ grass-fed beef that is grown and raised on White Oak Pastures farm in Bluffton, Georgia.  This is an initiative on behalf of School Food Focus to raise awareness about how easy it would be for large school districts to source grass-fed and locally grown meats for more healthful meals.

Habitat for Humanity being Honored by City

Atlanta – Please join Atlanta City Councilmember Joyce M. Sheperd at 12:30 p.m. Monday, October 4 for a reception to honor Atlanta Habitat for Humanity and to recognize World Habitat Day.

Over the last 27 years, Atlanta Habitat has built nearly 1,100 houses throughout various neighborhoods in the city.

Following the reception, Councilmember Sheperd and the Atlanta City Council will present proclamations to Atlanta Habitat for Humanity and some of its most committed community partners and volunteers at 1:00 p.m.

Zoo Atlanta Welcomes Matilda and Tambo

Zoo Atlanta (800 Cherokee Avenue, S.E.) is now home to a rare antelope species, the Eastern Bongo. Matilda, a 2-year-old female has joined the Zoo family from the Great Plains Zoo in Sioux Falls, S.D. Matilda’s future companion, 2-year-old male Tambo, is a recent arrival from San Diego Wild Animal Park.

Fiesta de la Familia at Zoo Atlanta

This Sunday, Zoo Atlanta (800 Cherokee Avenue, SE) will be celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month at Fiesta de la Familia, in conjunction with the Latin American Association. Zoo Atlanta guests will enjoy discounted admission, live entertainment and special activities from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Fiesta de la Familia will include Latin music, dance and crafts. Also, Spanish-translated keeper talks and animal encounters. All visitors will receive a discount on general admission during event hours: adults are $15 and children are $10. Discounts are not valid with any other offer or promotion.