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Archive for August, 2011

Weekend best bets: Aug. 5-7

The Youth Ensemble of Atlanta welcomes TV star Kim Fields to "A Taste of Y-E-A," which pays tribute to the beloved star of "Living Single" and "The Facts of Life."

The Youth Ensemble of Atlanta welcomes TV star Kim Fields to "A Taste of Y-E-A," which pays tribute to the beloved star of "Living Single" and "The Facts of Life."

FRIDAY
Stage: The Atlanta Shakespeare Company begins a new project. They’ll be doing all of Shakespeare’s comedies in the order in which they were written, and “The Two Gentlemen of Verona” is up first. Previews Aug. 4 ($12) and Aug. 5 ($15). The show continues Aug. 6-Sept. 30 at the New American Shakespeare Tavern.

Music: Take a trip to Margaritaville at the A1A Jimmy Buffett Tribute Show with Jeff Pike. It begins at 8 p.m. Aug. 5 at the Earl Smith Strand Theatre in Marietta.

Stage: Fishy tales are told in “Shipwrecked! An Entertainment: The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (As Told By Himself),” the latest production from Serenbe Playhouse in  Chattahoochee Hills. The show continues through Aug. 27.

Stage: Take a look behind the scenes as Broadway hopefuls audition in “A Chorus Line.”

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Best pie

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1. Pie Shop
You say, “The pies are creative and always fresh that day” and “Hard to narrow down – blueberry almond cream, apricot brie, chocolate ganache … TOMATO Pie, fried greeen tomato pie … no, I think I got it BLACKBERRY. I’ll have to go back and try them all again to see which I like best …It is different every week at Pie Shop on Roswell Road.”

2. The Pie Hole
3. Greenwoods on Green Street
4. Southern Sweets
5. Kenny’s Great Pies

OUR PICKS
1. Pie Shop
The AJC dining team’s specialist in Southern and Neighborhood Fare Jenny Turknett says, “A newcomer to Atlanta’s pie scene, Pie Shop is making a name for itself in a big way. It has mastered the two essential features of pie: crust and filling. Pie crusts are delicate, rich and buttery. Fillings are varied and creative, venturing beyond the standard apple and lemon. Here, you’ll find flavors such as cantaloupe chiffon, plum with candied ginger and blueberry rhubarb. Pie Shop has a …

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