June 23, 2011 Music Variety

The Earl Smith Strand Theatre is bringing Motown hits this Fourth of July weekend. At this marvelous Marietta, Ga., theatre y’all will be treated to hits by Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Stevie Wonder, and a host of Motown greats. “Our focus for Independence Day weekend this year is to celebrate… Read more »

June 22, 2011 Featured Variety

The ladies of the Metro Atlanta are well-heeled thanks to Southern Soles. This unique boutique offers something for everyone. Even the chic furniture in this precious store is for sale. Y’all can find it all: shoes, purses, jewelry, and eclectic accessories displayed across refurbished antique shelves. Spend an afternoon relaxing in a plush chair shopping… Read more »

June 20, 2011 Featured Variety

Who would have thought Bird Flu and bow ties would share a common thread. Back when folks freaked about H1N1, Cameron Hill was discouraged from wearing silk neck ties. Most ties can’t be cleaned and therefore can carry the dangerous virus. Leave it to Cameron’s mama, Judy Hill, to come up with a solution. She… Read more »

June 16, 2011 Art Featured Variety

Our good friend Kat Kraszeski Jackson is a busy lady. She’s a teacher by day, artist by night, and a future contributor to PrettySouthern.com. Since she’s got time off from teaching this summer, Kat will be updating us weekly with fresh ideas for entertaining. Her style captures the essence of eclectic crafting with elegance. As… Read more »

June 7, 2011 Variety

An archetypal Southern gentleman could be adorned in seersucker. He would drink mint juleps on the finest occasions. A gentleman has an inherent taste for the finer things in life. As was said of Scarlett O’Hara’s daddy Gerald, “There was no need for him to acquire a good head for whiskey. He had been born… Read more »

June 6, 2011 Featured Music Variety

To live in Athens, Ga. means absorbing an unparalleled music scene. As any former or current resident knows, there are few such places in America. Any night of the week, an Athens local or University of Georgia Bullgog is privy a bevy of talent. Tons of artists got their start in this Southern college town:… Read more »