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2013 Life@50+ Atlanta

Entertainment Highlights

Slideshow: From concert hall to dance floor and on the big screen, Life@50+ offered entertainment for all.

The Glory of Gospel

Thursday night, voices in praise filled the Georgia World Congress Center for the Life@50+ Gospel Concert. Headliner Regina Belle was joined by James Jackson & Atlanta Praise (shown here), Dottie Peoples, Bryan Popin, Ricardo Sanchez and Kathy Taylor for a night of uplifting music and song.

Photo by Kendrick Brinson

Raise Your Hands

The audience was on their feet bowing their heads in prayer, lifting their hands in praise and tapping their toes to the rhythms of some of gospel’s greatest performers.

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The Happy Together Tour

It was a blast from the past as five music legends joined forces on Friday night to put on one incredible show in the Happy Together Tour. Leading off the dance party were Gary Puckett and The Union Gap performing some of their greatest hits.

Photo by David Walter Banks

Dancing the Night Away

The audience took to the dance floor to enjoy the music of these legendary performers and kick up their heels for an evening of fun and excitement.

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Bonding With the Audience

Gary U.S. Bonds stepped up to the mic to keep the evening rolling and toes tapping on the dance floor.

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Into the Spotlight

Chuck Negron, a founding member of Three Dog Night, entered the spotlight to keep the dance tunes coming and get the audience on their feet.

Photo by David Walter Banks

Dancing Shoes

After his performance, Negron showed off his beautiful shoes, perfect for a night out on the dance floor.

Photo by Kendrick Brinson

Two Guys From Westchester

Next up were The Turtles, featuring Flo and Eddie. These two guys from Westchester, as they refer to themselves, brought a taste of California psychedelic rock to the Life@50+ Dance Party for all to enjoy.

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The Big Finale

Gary Lewis (far left) joined other members of the Happy Together Tour to close out a night of excitement on the dance floor.

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Seeing Stars

Throughout Life@50+ Atlanta, the Movies for Grownups® Film Festival offered attendees the opportunity to hear from the stars of the stellar lineup of films showcased. After the screening of At Middleton, the film’s star, Andy Garcia (center), along with director Adam Rodgers (left) and writer/producer Glenn German (right), answered audience questions.

Photo by David Walter Banks

Blow-by-Blow Commentary

Ed Begley Jr. (right) sat down with AARP Entertainment Editor Meg Grant after the screening of Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight to discuss the film and its historic story.

Photo by David Walter Banks

Back in Black

My Father and the Man in Black tells the inside story of “bad boy” Johnny Cash, his talented but troubled manager, Saul Holiff, and a son searching for his father in the shadow of a legend. Saul’s son, director Jonathan Holiff, participated in a postscreening Q&A with the audience.

Photo by Kendrick Brinson

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