5 things to do: Create Your Own Culture: A DIY Celebration

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How you can send the right message to clients to potential clients in just a snap

Smyrna Community Center - 200 Village Green Circle Smyrna, GA 30080 Free. 7 a.m.

Join us as Smyrna’s own International photographer, Maryann Davidson, demonstrates what you’re telling potential clients without saying a word. How can you send the right message in just a snap? Maryann Davidson will reveal the subconscious messages we send potential clients and customers with our business photos. Just “good-enough” should not be good enough. Does the quality of your business photos match the level of quality you provide? In just a single photo you can have a competitive edge and attract more clients.

In today’s competitive world, 80% of people will research you and/or your company online. 80%! Your photos can turn people away or inspire them to connect with you. Make that first impression count.

Bring 50+ Business Cards, This is a networking opportunity.

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Malcolm Mitchell “The Magician’s Hat” signing

Little Shop of Stories - 133 East Court Square Decatur, GA 30030 Free. 5 p.m.

Malcolm Mitchell, wide receiver for the New England Patriots and star player for the Georgia Bulldogs, will be at Little Shop of Stories signing copies of his brand new children’s book, “The Magician’s Hat.”

Attendees will need to purchase a copy of “The Magician’s Hat” to meet Malcolm Mitchell.

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Beautiful Wines of the Fess Parker Winery

The Savvy Cellars - 6690 Roswell Road Sandy Springs, GA 30328 $15. 7 p.m. 

The Fess Parker Winery in California, named for the Texan actor, is now critically acclaimed and the wines have received numerous awards. This tasting features a line-up of various Fess Parker wines, including the “coonskin cap” as a tribute to Fess Parker himself. More information

Create Your Own Culture: A DIY Celebration

Emory Visual Arts Gallery - 700 Peavine Creek Drive Atlanta, GA 30322 Free. 6:30 p.m. 

Join Emory University’s Rose Library for a night of free music, poetry and art as we celebrate Atlanta “Do-It-Yourself” (DIY) culture and the intersection of the library’s punk and poetry collections. This event will feature a performance by Atlanta’s own Uniform, readings by local poets, an art installation and a showcase featuring fanzines, writers, artists and bands. Parking available at the Peavine Parking DeckMore information

Julian Lage Trio

The Earl - 488 Flat Shoals Ave. S.E. Atlanta, GA 30316 $18-$20. 7 p.m.

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