Bulletin Board November 07 2001

Well, it ain't the World Series, but it's for a better cause. The fifth annual 99X Celebrity Softball Slam, which benefits Muscular Dystrophy, mixes real Braves Andruw Jones and Tom Glavine with a handful of local music celebs like ex-Marvelous 3 slugger Butch Walker and Collective Soul's cleanup man Ed Roland. Catch the fun and make a donation Thurs., Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. at the Georgia Dome. ?

Nomenclature is the site of the yearly Mixx DJ competition semi-finals. Presto, J-Sun, Seek and Jabbajaw will compete Fri., Nov. 16, and Thurs., Dec. 6. The finals, which will include last year's winner DJ Lord, will be held at Kaya Dec. 15. ?

Center Street Arts in Conyers is starting to host music shows. Caroline Aiken headlines the venue's first major event, a evening called Women of Rock in the Round, Nov. 10. ?

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