Fall Guide - Fall Guide '07

Puccini's Turandot heralds a season of operatic proportions

For years, we called it the Fall A&E Guide, but then we wondered: Why limit ourselves? Why limit our readers?

Which is why this year's Fall Guide is an A&E guide, a get-out guide, a do-something guide, a consider-this guide.

In these pages, you'll find plenty of arts-and-entertainment options – starting right here with a list of can't-miss autumnal events. But you'll also discover suggestions for the great outdoors, festivals and even volunteer activities that kick into a higher gear with cooler temperatures. Finally, we profile some of the Atlantans to watch this season.

Speaking of which, the lead character from Turandot, September's season opener for the Atlanta Opera, graces our cover and this page as well. The production marks the company's move into its new digs at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. The plot to Turandot revolves around the need for suitors to answer three riddles to secure the hand of the titular princess.

We'll make it easier for you. Check out this Fall Guide, and all the riddles will be solved.

Editor: David Lee Simmons

Contributors: Rodney Carmichael, Felicia Feaster, Laura Freeman, Curt Holman, Selena Lawson, Mosi Reeves, Besha Rodell

Online: Allison Keene, Alejandro Leal

??Fall Guide 2007
Image Fall Guide Up and autumn 10 reasons why Atlanta is the place to be this season Image Fall Guide Streetalk Should the season be referred to as 'autumn' or 'fall'? BY JEFF SLATE Image Fall Guide Constructive engagement Fall weather. Do something. Outdoors. Now. BY SELENA LAWSON Image Fall Guide Festive occasions As the weather cools down, the festivals heat up BY SELENA LAWSON Image Fall Guide Giving it all in the fall Volunteer activists warm up to cooler weather BY LAURA MCMILLAN Image Cover Story Kimi O'Malley Nesbit Elementary School fourth-grade teacher BY TAMMY VINSON??Plus
Harvest of plenty 5 signs of good taste this fall Arts Arts by the numbers 10 kick-ass cultural choices this season Film Moving pictures 10 reasons to stay warm at the movies; plus a Fall-movie-rundown podcast and lots of trailers MusicHotter than July 10 cool fall concerts to heat up Atlanta  

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