The Norcross gallery is giving back to the community by hosting an "Alice in Wonderland"-inspired party this Saturday, May 18.
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Beverages and sweets will be served at the fundraiser, which is Thursday. RSVP to email@example.com.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Norcross happenings aren't limited to just the city this weekend; there are events in Duluth and Atlanta that will be calling locals to, too.
Norcross is taking it down notch this weekend when it comes to happenings on its home turf, but there are a few exciting Norcross-related events happening outside the city. On Saturday, it's Norcross High's big day at the Georgia Dome for the Football State Championship Game. Since it's the Blue Devils' first time at the championships, it's a pretty big deal. Norcross will be playing against Lovejoy High at 8:30 p.m., and tickets range from $18 to $20. Click here for more information on the event. Before the big game, though, head to the Gwinnett Performing Arts Center in Duluth for Norcross Day at the Nutcracker. Enter the promo code "Norcross" when ordering tickets for the 2:30 p.m. matinee Saturday and you'll get up to $8 off your …
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
The designer jewelry gallery will have its anniversary party Saturday, Sept. 22.
The Anna Balkan Designer Jewelry Gallery is celebrating its second anniversary of being in its Norcross storefront this Saturday. Anna Balkan, the Ukranian-born designer who sells her affordable jewelry to more than 400 retail shops and galleries around the world, will have lots of goodies going on at the store all day. Everyone is invited to check out the special offers on designer pieces all day, but there will be an evening party with food, refreshments and music. The event is free, but a portion of the proceeds from items sold will be donated to the Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Attendees also will receive an exclusive 2012 Anna Balkan Designer Jewelry Gallery music soundtrack, curated by Balkan herself. The music is …
Thursday, May 19, 2011
A Norcross jewelry designer has conviction and that, she believes, has made her what she is today.
It’s the classic “fairy tale” immigrant story; a young woman from the Ukraine arrives in New York unable to speak English and with little more than the $100 in her pocket, only to become a successful artisan whose unique jewelry designs are met with rave reviews in the media and are soon sought after by celebrities. But Anna Balkan will be the first to tell you that it wasn’t that simple and there was very little “fairy tale” about it. “You have to work at it, to find a job,” says Anna. “Nothing is going to just appear in front of you.” Anna was a political refugee from a part of the world that was undergoing tremendous change and socio-political upheaval in the early 1990s. She came to America to find a new life - and admits it was …