Bachelorette, Real Housewives, “Walking Dead” star at Cirque

"The Bachelorette" Andi Dorfman and fiancee Josh Murray; actress Chloe Grace Moretz (appearing now in "The Equalizer" with Denzel Washington and in town to film "The Fifth Wave"); HLN host Robin Meade, "Real Housewives of Atlanta" cast members Cynthia Bailey and Kenya Moore and a slew of other notables gathered under the big tent Friday night for the launch of "Amaluna" by Cirque du Soleil.

Amaluna will be performing at Atlantic Station in Atlanta through Nov. 30. (Information:

It's billed thusly: "Amaluna invites the audience to a mysterious island governed by goddesses and guided by the cycles of the moon. Their queen, Prospera, directs her daughter's coming-of-age ceremony in a rite that honors femininity, renewal, rebirth and balance which marks the passing of these insights and values from one generation to the next."


Anyhoo, Friday's notable guests also included a number of folks working on locally shot television projects, including Steven R. McQueen from "The Vampire Diaries" and Danielle Campbell, Charles Michael Davis and Nathaniel Buzolic from the spinoff "The Originals," along with past "The Walking Dead" cast member IronE Singleton, "The Red Band Society" actor Griffin Gluck and Charles Halford from "Constantine."

Brangelina artwork on display

A painting from the private collection of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie will be on temporary loan in Atlanta for a few months.

"The Tower of Katoubia Mosque," an oil on canvas done in 1943 by British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, is part of "The Art of Diplomacy: Winston Churchill and the Pursuit of Painting," is on exhibit at the Millennium Gate Museum through Feb. 1.

Churchill, an accomplished amateur painter, gifted to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, said museum director Jeremy W. Kobus. The piece has been sold a number of times through the years, following FDR's death, and was acquired by Brangelina a few years ago, he said.

“They’ve been asked many times if people could borrow it and they said no,” Kobus said. The couple also allowed their names to be used, which was another happy surprise.

“We are ecstatic about it,” Kobus said.

The Millennium Gate is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission is $12, $10 for seniors/students. Information:

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