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Eric Cortes

ACA Social Media Manager

Eric Cortes is the Social Media Manager for the Atlantic City Alliance, a private, non-profit destination marketing organization for Atlantic City. The ACA promotes the destination as a year-round seaside and marina resort offering visitors a wide array of gaming and non-gaming amenities.

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Delia Gavrilescu

Travel Writer

I am passionate about everything travel, and I write on hospitality topics, travel resources, announcements, awards and much more for Argophilia Travel News. I am happy to share my travel experiences and favorites with you on Stay.com.

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Magdalena Kernan

Photographer

I’m Magi! A local photographer and law student. I love where I’m from!

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Donna Marie Shea

Chair of AC Arts Commission

Donna Marie Shea has a diverse background in art and education. She is certified to teach art, general education, and special education. She is a special education teacher in Atlantic City Schools, Chair of the Atlantic City Arts Commission, and small business operator as an art manager/consultant. Donna Marie is passionate about Arts in Atlantic City, and its ability to bring people of all ages together to create, and to experience its healing power.

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Tom Forkin

Director of AC Surf & SUP School

Tom is the director of the AC Surf & SUP School, the oldest surf & SUP (Stand Up Paddleboarding) School in the region. One of the East Coast’s top watermen, Tom has surfed and competed at breaks on every continent and Hawaii. The AC Surf & SUP School has been featured on the CBS Good Morning Show, Baltimore STYLE Magazine, New Jersey Lifestyle Magazine, and is rated one of the top 10 things to to in AC by TimeOut New York Magazine.

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Carly Walko

Personal Shopper and Wardrobe Stylist

Carly is a thirty-something wife and mother with over fifteen years experience styling the modern women of today. Trained to know luxury apparel, but equally smitten with affordable boutique brands, her signature is mixing the two and creating unique one-of-a-kind looks in line with her clients' personal style and taste.

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Heidi Farber

Owner of Hummingbird Yoga

Heidi Farber is the owner of Hummingbird Yoga in New Jersey. A few years ago, yoga became a big part of her life and she completed the 200-Hour Kripalu Teacher Certificate. She teaches techniques to deal with stress including breathing, poses and meditation. Heidi’s passion for yoga has her continually reaching out to people of all backgrounds who are yearning for a better life.

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Cristina Drafta

Photographer

I am an addicted photographer, and a traveler passionate about the world. I write for Argophilia and other travel sites, and I like to use Stay.com to plan my trips. Hopefully, you can use my guides to plan yours too.

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Donna Marie's Guide to Beautiful Atlantic City

Art and Culture in Atlantic City

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Donna Marie Shea

Chair of AC Arts Commission

Galleries, museums, and cultural gems. “Join the Art Movement.” Yes, Atlantic City is going through some growing pains, and historically speaking this creates an opportunity for “creative types” of people, meaning artists to jump into the scene and “paint the town.” Atlantic City currently has a great art scene with a variety of performing, and visual arts events throughout the year. There is a rich history of jazz , and ballet. Annual events include the Garden State Film Festival, and Boardwalk Art Show.

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    Atlantic City Historical Museum

    “The museum is located on the Garden Pier - the beautiful views ...
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    Atlantic City Art Center

    “The Art Center includes 3 gallery spaces with spectacular views ...
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    The Noyes Art Garage of Stockton College

    “Check out the galleries inside operated by a diverse group of ...
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  4.  African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey +Add

    African American Heritage Museum of Southern New ...

    “The museum has an impressive collection of artifacts of African ...
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  5. 6' x 5' original oil painting on canvas by artist Jan Bendyna, at Holtzman Gallery +Add

    Holtzman Gallery at the Claridge

    “The Holtzman Gallery located inside the Claridge hotel is free and ...
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    Brighton Park

    Check out the Fountain of Light
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    New Jersey Korean War Memorial

    Honoring those who dared
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    Artlantic Wonder Park

    “One of the most recognized outdoor Art instillation Parks in the ...
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    Atlantic City Ballet

    “The Director Phyllis Papa who trained under the Royal Danish ...
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    Dante Hall Theater of the Arts

    “Located in the heart of the historic “Ducktown” neighborhood. ...
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    Bass Pro Shop Murals

    “The Bass Pro Shop has an impressive collection of murals ...
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Donna Marie Shea

Chair of AC Arts Commission. Donna Marie Shea has a diverse background in art and education. She is certified to teach art, general education, and special education. She is a special education teacher in Atlantic City Schools, Chair of the Atlantic City Arts Commission, and small business operator as an art manager/consultant. Donna Marie is passionate about Arts in Atlantic City, and its ability to bring people of all ages together to create, and to experience its healing power.