Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Atlanta Hawks A-Town Dancers Final Auditions Set for Saturday at Stats Restaurant

Forty-three performers have been selected to compete in the Final Auditions for a spot on the 2008-09 Atlanta Hawks A-Town Dancers. A fun-filled weekend of events is planned with these talented individuals and all of Atlanta is invited to take part in the activities.

Tipping things off will be the sixth annual “Fabulous Finalists Mixer” on Thursday, July 17. The festivities begin at 8:30 p.m. at Atlantic Station’s Ten Pin Alley. Fans are invited to meet and mingle with each of the 43 finalists, who will be available for photos. Judges will be on-hand to determine the dancers’ ability in public speaking, poise and social aptitude. Fans are encouraged to vote for their favorite dancer through ballots distributed at the event. Admission is free.

Ten Pin Alley is located at:
261 19th St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30363
Phone: (404) 872-3364

On Saturday, July 19, the public will have the opportunity to witness the Final Auditions live and in-person (beginning at 1 p.m.). Fans are invited to Stats restaurant in downtown Atlanta, as the finalists have one more opportunity to show off their moves for a panel of judges. Following the last group of dancers, the judges will confer and the 2008-09 A-Town Dancers will be announced for the first time. V-103 personality Elle Duncan is serving as emcee for the event. Admission is again free.

Stats is located at:
300 Marietta St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30313
Phone: (404) 885-1472

Additionally, fans can help select the squad by visiting and voting for their favorite dancers. Video clips and photos of each finalist are also available.

Atlanta Hawks 2008-09 season tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by visiting or calling 1-866-715-1500. The Hawks, a member of the National Basketball Association since 1949, play in the Southeast Division, along with the Charlotte Bobcats, Miami Heat, Orlando Magic and Washington Wizards.

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