Friday, May 10, 2013
Friday marks the opening night of Atlanta Ballet's 12-13 season finale "Love Stories" at the Cobb Energy Centre in Smyrna-Vinings.
Celebrate Mother's Day right here in Smyrna-Vinings by enjoying passionate, emotional and unconventional ballet performances at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Love is the theme for Atlanta Ballet's 12-13 season finale. Through both classic and innovative choreography, the performances will highlight the athleticism and passion of the dancers, while finding new meaning in the world’s greatest love stories. The season finale "Love Stories" will feature: When: Where: Tickets:
Monday, March 25, 2013
Atlanta Ballet's New Choreographic Voices opened at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre Friday, featuring standout performance by Smyrna resident Heath Gill.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The celebration of the music and comedy of the Rat Pack is coming to the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.
Smyrna-Vinings Patch is giving away two pairs of tickets to “Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show” at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre and you could be a winner! The show embodies the era when Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Joey Bishop and Dean Martin - often referred to as the Rat Pack - were the epitome of cool with their music and witty onstage patter. Before he died, Bishop tapped Sandy Hackett, the son of the late comedian Buddy Hackett, to bring the spirit of the Rat Pack's sold-out shows to life. Entering this contest is easy. All you need to do is post a comment at the bottom of this article to tell us why you want to see this show. Just a sentence or two is fine. We’ll conduct a random drawing from those entries, and winners will …
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Today's event will benefit The Center for Family Resources' work assisting homeless families.
Oscar Sunday is here and The Center for Family Resources (CFR) is hosting the only officially sanctioned Oscar party in the state of Georgia at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. ABC news anchor John Bachmann will emcee the evening as city officials, fortune 500 companies, celebrities and community members celebrate The 85th Annual Oscar awards. The CFR, a Cobb County-based non-profit organization, is in its 13th year of hosting the event where a live auction featuring high end trips to foreign locations, dinner with University of Georgia athletes will be up for bidding. This black tie affair brings community members together to support a non-profit that helps homeless families become self-sufficient and work toward making them …
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Identical twin brothers Dave and Rob “Waldo” Waldman will be recognizing and celebrating three members of Georgia military who have gone above and beyond the call of duty serving the nation.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
The interstates were closed late Wednesday afternoon from the Atlanta airport to the Cobb Energy Centre, where GOP VP nominee Paul Ryan was appearing at a fundraiser.
One of Atlanta's busiest thoroughfares came to a standstill Wednesday afternoon, but not for the usual rush hour reasons. Northbound lanes of Interstate 85 from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Airport through the Downtown Connector and up Interstate 75 to Cobb County were closed down for the arrival of Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan at a fundraiser at the Cobb Energy Centre. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that access to all northbound entrance ramps was shut down along the affected route. According to 11 Alive, motorists traveling on the Downtown Connector were being urged to use surface streets or alternate routes due to the rolling road block. Only secured vehicles were permitted travel in the Ryan motorcade. …
Saturday, March 24, 2012
Smyrna Patch is giving away a pair of tickets to the Mel Brooks musical.
If you love monsters and musicals, then Smyrna Patch has the perfect contest for you! We're giving away a pair of tickets to the opening night of "Young Frankenstein" at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. The show is based on the Oscar-nominated film by Mel Brooks, who created a humorous and twisted adaptation of the Mary Shelley classic. Film buffs may remember musical numbers such as “The Transylvania Mania,” “He Vas My Boyfriend” and a monstrous take on Irving Berlin’s “Puttin’ On the Ritz.” Entering this contest is easy. All you need to do is post a comment at the bottom of this article to tell us about your favorite Mel Brooks film. Or share a comment about your favorite musical of all time. We’ll conduct a random drawing …
Monday, February 6, 2012
Treat your special someone to a pre-Valentine’s night at the Atlanta Ballet.
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Monday, February 6, 2012
UPDATE: Readers, this contest has closed. Congratulations to winners Kate Leduc and Courtney Layfield. We hope you enjoy a wonderful night at the ballet! -- Patch The Atlanta Ballet and Patch want to offer you and your sweetie a special night out. We are giving away two pairs of tickets to the world premiere of Twyla Tharp’s The Princess and the Goblin. The performance, which will include 13 children from the Atlanta Ballet’s Centre for Dance Education, will be at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Tharpe is a world-renowned dancer and choreographer whose honors include a Tony Award, two Emmy Awards and a Kennedy Center Honor. She spent 10 weeks working with the Atlanta Ballet over the summer to create the dance, which will include …
Thursday, January 26, 2012
A celebration of Chinese dance and music is coming to the Cobb Energy Centre.
Readers: The entry period for this contest has closed. Congrats to winners Dee Bedell and Laura Simmons! We hope you enjoy the show! Patch is giving away two pairs of tickets to Shen Yun at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre and you could be a winner! Shen Yun, a musical journal through the history and culture of China, opens Friday. Entering this contest is easy. All you need to do is post a comment at the bottom of this article to tell us how many times you've gone to the Cobb Energy Centre, and what your favorite event was there. Don't worry - just a sentence or two is fine. We’ll conduct a random drawing from those entries for the Shen Yun performance on Friday night. Winners will be notified by e-mail and can pick up their tickets…
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
His State of the County address says the tough decisions of 2011 have Cobb in a good place in 2012.
Tim Lee acted like a man seeking four more years as Cobb County’s top elected official when he delivered his State of the County address Monday morning. The chairman of the Cobb Board of Commissioners led a crowd of nearly 400 business and political leaders through the county’s economic struggles and successes of the past year and celebrated where the county sits now. “Cobb County is ready for anything 2012 may throw at it,” Lee said, because the board under his leadership did what was necessary in 2011. That includes being ready for job growth, something Lee touted Monday when he announced that Fresenius Medical Care will expand in Cobb by bringing 120 jobs to Kennesaw. Fresenius Medical Care has clinics in Austell, Smyrna and Marietta. “…