Sunday, April 14, 2013
Galina Herndon's painting will be the symbol for the 2013 Decatur Arts Festival.
Sunday, April 14
Roswell artist Galina Herndon's original painting, entitled "Fall Ride," has been selected to be the 25th Silver Anniversary poster and t-shirt of the Decatur Arts Festival. The painting by Herndon, who has a studio at Elegant Attic in Roswell, was selected by a jury of judges with over 163 entries for the festival, which will be held May 25-26. A native of Russia, Herndon teaches painting classes and sells her one-of-a-kind original art and limited edition prints at Elegant Attic. "We are so excited to have Galina here at our shop," said Elegant Attic owner Nora Maccaro. "We have many out of town visitors here in Historic Roswell and we strongly believe in promoting locallymade products." Elegant Attic is located at 1105 Canton Street in …
Friday, January 25, 2013
Top watercolor artists from throughout Georgia to exhibit in Johns Creek.
An enchanted world of exquisite landscapes, inspiring figurative work, glowing still lifes and vivid abstracts will captivate visitors this winter at the Johns Creek Arts Center. The occasion is the second annual Georgia Watercolor Society Signature Members ‘ Exhibition, which will take place from Jan. 26 through March 2. This exhibition will showcase recent work by Georgia Watercolor Society signature members. A Signature Membership in the Georgia Watercolor Society is earned through acceptance and recognition in multiple juried competitions. This exhibition marks the second collaboration of the Watercolor Society and the Johns Creek Art Center. Major factors in the success of the John Creek Art Center are the tremendous community and …
Friday, December 14, 2012
The $40,000 grant will go toward operating expenses.
Friday, December 14, 2012
The Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund (MAAF) announced the 2012 recipients of the Fund’s prestigious grants at a Dec. 6 luncheon, including Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET), which was awarded a $40,000 grant toward general operating support. This marks a significant investment in GET by the metropolitan corporate community. The Theatre is very proud of this award and the support that it represents here in North Fulton, one of the fastest growing areas in the South. The awards luncheon had attendance of approximately 450 people, including business, political, and artistic leaders from throughout the metro Atlanta area. Georgia Ensemble Theatre representatives at the awards luncheon included Artistic Director Robert J. Farley, Managing …
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
When the Queen of Angels student died from asthma complications last year, many were inspired to give to her memorial, which helps fund the school's art programs.
The young girl whose untimely death has inspired so many would be proud - Brennan Passons Memorial Fund for the Arts raised $22,228 in its first year, 2011-2012. "Brennan touched so many in so many ways and gave unselfishly in any way possible," Sarah Passons, Brennan's mother, told Roswell Patch in an e-mail. "We are so proud of her and so grateful for everyone that gave so much of their time, money and love to her memory." The memorial fund was begun as a way to pay tribute to Brennan, who died from asthma complications in October 2011. The fund money goes toward several arts programs at Brennan's school, Queen of Angels Catholic School in Roswell. Brennan will live on through the future artists and all students at Queen of Angels thanks…
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Roswell Patch stopped by to see the company in action before their big production next week.
Check back with Roswell Patch for some behind the scenes photos and statistics tomorrow. To purchase tickets to Roswell City Dance's Winter Concert stop by the Georgia Ensemble Theatre box office at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center. You can order over the phone by calling 770-641-1260.
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
The Georgia Ensemble Theatre closes out its 18th season with "Forbidden Broadway," opening this weekend.
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
It's nearly curtains on the Georgia Ensemble Theatre's 18th season, but theater lovers still have one last chance to get their fill of the stage before next fall with Forbidden Broadway Greatest Hits: Volume One. The production is self-described as a "hilarious musical send-up of some of the greatest shows on Broadway." A musical review of audiences favorite Broadway shows, Forbidden Broadway Greatest Hits: Volume One hits on all the most popular shows including The Lion King, Les Miserables, Hairspray, Wicked, Mamma Mia, Cats and Annie. "These are just a few of the shows that are hilariously skewered in this tribute to some of the greatest shows to ever grace the Great White Way," says GET Artistic Director, Bob Farley. "Even if you …
Monday, March 21, 2011
The city has put out a call for all artists for its Moving Parts of the Arts.
Ever wanted to see your art on display in downtown Roswell? The Roswell Cultural Arts Board is looking for a few good artists to participate in the Moving Parts of the Arts bike display this April. Each year, the Roswell Cycling Festival include's the Roswell Criterium, the Mayor's Ride, several recreational rides in local parks and the Kids' Bicycle Safety Rodeo. As Georgia's only officially designated bike-friendly community, the city is excited to see so much enthusiasm for cycling and even more excited to bring colorful, original sculpture to the beautiful downtown area. In conjunction with the Roswell Cycling Festival, Roswell Bicycles has donated twenty bicycles to be artistically reconstructed, displayed, and auctioned off at the …
Saturday, March 12, 2011
This week Patch Picks brings you a few of the most interesting summer camps available in Roswell.
- Do you have an aspiring Oscar or Tony winner at home? Georgia Ensemble Theatre will put those talents to good use! Actors, singers and dancers will get the chance to hone their craft and showcase their flair for the dramatic in an environment that enhances their self-esteem. The academy enlists a staff of working professionals to coach the kids and build upon their natural instincts, so this isn’t your run-of-the-mill production – this is the real deal. Age specific camps are available for 4-year-olds through rising 2nd-graders and then 2nd-graders through high school. For more information call 770-641-1260 x232 - Kids are naturally imaginative, so the spring break and summer camps at My Clayground in Sweet Apple Village are …
Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Hit hard by the recession, Kudzu Playhouse will be closing in January 2011.
On January 14th, 2011, Jeannie and Wally Hinds will lock the doors to the Kudzu Playhouse for the last time. Like many small businesses, the recession has been hard on the Kudzu Playhouse. According to Mr. Hinds, "It costs $7,000 each month to cover just the rent and utilities for the theater. We depend completely on donations and ticket sales to cover these expenses and, unfortunately, audiences have dwindled over the last couple of years as people look for ways to cut back." The Hinds have been passionately involved in the metro Atlanta community theater scene for over 20 years. Noticing the lack of quality productions available to audiences outside the perimeter, Jeannie and Wally decided to open the Kudzu Playhouse in Roswell Town …