All posts tagged: Atlanta

Where To: Fox Theater / Atlanta, Georgia

6.22.19 Hello everyone. Our Where To segment heads over to the Fox Theater in Atlanta, Georgia.  Fox Theater has been a part of the city of Atlanta for a long time. Here are a few tib bits about this venue… The theater was opened in 1929. A former movie palace, the Fox Theater has hosted a variety of events such as the Atlanta Ballets, concerts and national touring shows of Broadway Companies.    Upcoming Events happening at Fox Theater…   June 23, 2019 OutRising: 50th Anniversary of Stonewall Pride Presented by Lexus at the Marquee Club     June 25 – 30, 2019 Come From Away Presented by Fifth Third Bank Broadway In Atlanta     July 5 – 6, 2019 The String Cheese Incident     July 14, 2019 Disney’s The Little Mermaid Sing-along 30th Anniversary     July 14, 2019 To Kill a Mockingbird     July 20, 2019 Champions Of Magic   Of course, there are more events coming in the next several months. If you live in the Atlanta area or planning to visit, make Fox Theater a must on your …

Where To…Atlanta, Georgia

10.20.18 Back from London and now we are in Atlanta, Georgia. What can you do in Atlanta? Pretty much everything… Credit source: http://www.atlanta.net & City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs   Launched in 2011, the first exhibition of ELEVATE hosted 15 events and 40 performances over 66 days. Artwork filled vacant properties, street corners and plazas to showcase artwork ranging from 13 story murals to contemporary dance, video, installation, and poetry. Although public funding allocated through our percent for art program was the direct source for the artist commissions, additional funding to execute an exhibition of this caliber was provided through local Atlanta businesses. Donation of art space, hotel rooms, theatrical lighting, food, advertising, and cash support nearly doubled the exhibitions initial budget, demonstrating the immediate community support. This intensive cultural programming brought in 13,313 new visitors to downtown Atlanta. At the end of the program, downtown property owners and businesses adopted the bulk of the visual work commissioned through ELEVATE. The artwork has now been incorporated into the permanent downtown landscape. In addition …

MidWeek Update: Illuminate Atlanta

8. 8. 18 One last post. Introducing Illuminate Atlanta. What is Illuminate Atlanta? It is all explained in their mission statement…“Our mission is to increase accessibility to photographic education and the arts by providing photography education and opportunities to underserved communities in metro Atlanta.” They have an event coming up and I wanted to share this with you guys… Credit source: Illuminate Atlanta     If you live in Atlanta and would like to know more about Iluminate Atlanta, go to the link posted above to get all the information you need. You can donate and volunteer too. Enjoy the rest of your Wednesday, be blessed. Hump, Hump! I had to…   Image source: Illuminate Atlanta & unknown

MidWeek Update: Photography Workshops from Atlanta School of Photography

8. 8. 18 Hello, and let’s celebrate Hump Day Wednesday, shall we? The Atlanta School of Photography has some upcoming workshops in the works. They just had their August Session Monday. Take a look at what they have in store… Credit source: Atlanta School of Photography   Photo 1 EXPRESS $125.00 Tuesday, August 14th / 10 – 3 with Julie Yarbrough Sunday, Sept 23rd / 10 – 3 with Allison Jarek Everything you need to know in one day! We get you off of AUTO in by the afternoon. Learn how to freeze motion for sports photography, have the perfect aperture for a portrait, and an immaculate ISO for landscapes. Know your camera better in this one day class. This ONE-DAY experience introduces you step-by-step to an understanding of  • Essential parts of your camera including lenses, focus & zoom, diopter, mirror, shutter, and sensor • Basic Camera functions including ISO, shutter, aperture, white balance • How your camera reads light (exposure) • Using the playback, delete functions • Memory and Raw vs Jpeg • …

Wednesday Scene: Atlanta Writers Conference

August 24 / 16 Good Morning…..didn’t I tell you that this month would be a bit slow? Don’t worry too much because I do have a few things to pass along to you. If you’re a member of the Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP), please read this…. cred: AWP Dedicated to teaching the craft and business of writing to those at any stage in their career, the Atlanta Writers Club created the Atlanta Writers Conference to give individuals an opportunity to meet with acquisition editors and literary agents for manuscript critiques, query letter critiques, and pitches. In addition, participants will learn about writing craft and the publishing industry through editor and agent Q&A panels, a workshop, and talks by successful, experienced authors. Highlights for November 4-5, 2016: – Six editors and six literary agents, with coverage of every major genre–from historical, literary, mysteries, and women’s fiction to middle grade, young adult, fantasy, and science fiction–and nonfiction topics such as memoir, narrative nonfiction, humor, pop culture, history, and science. They will critique your manuscript …

The Scene Wednesday: Horror Film Festivals 2015 & Art in the Park @ Auburn

October 7/15 Morning horror fans! I’m giving you die-hard horror fans a heads up about a few horror film festivals coming your way. Also for those living in Auburn, Alabama or Columbus, Georgia area, they have something fun for everyone this weekend…..Art in the Park.   Freak Show Horror Film Festival 2015 / October 9 – 11, 2015 / freakshowfilmfest.com Celebrate and Support the Art of Independent Film! This international horror genre film festival is the brainchild of FEAR FILM Studios Owner Robert J. Massetti. As a veteran independent horror filmmaker, Robert wanted to make a film festival that celebrates the independent horror filmmaker by giving the artist a forum to show his or her work. The festival is a showcase of some of the most talented, up and coming horror filmmakers in the world and tries hard to help filmmakers reach their goals with their films.  This is a festival not to be missed for fun and exposure…….   Eerie Horror Film Festival & Expo / October 16 – 18, 2015 / eeriehorrorfilmfestival.com The Eerie Horror …

At the Museum: 5 Best Museums in Georgia

April 17, 2015 Morning, Friday has arrived with vigor. Today the post is going to be different. Which five museums are the best in Georgia? Let’s take a look….. 5 BEST MUSEUMS IN GEORGIA High Museum of Art, courtesy of GreatBuildings.com High Museum of Art / Atlanta, GA I visited this museum for the first time last year and I love it. There were so many exhibits to look at and I had little time to explore the whole museum, but I will keep coming back. The one exhibition I wanted to see was Go West! Art of the American Frontier and I wasn’t disappointed. It was everything I expected to be. All the art shown was in prime condition, that goes for the other exhibits I was able to explore. I’m planning a next trip later on this year. Georgia Museum of Art, courtesy of http://www.redandblack.com Georgia Museum of Art / Athens, GA Never been to this museum, but just looking at their website, I wouldn’t mind planning a visit. Not only is it …