Monday, May 6, 2013
The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County is pleased to present its 2012 Spring Concerts on the Plaza at the O’Neal Plaza in historic downtown Douglasville, showcasing Harold Shulz’s tribute to the Young Elvis on May 11.
The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County is pleased to present its 2013 Spring Concerts on the Plaza at the O’Neal Plaza in historic downtown Douglasville, showcasing Harold Shulz’s tribute to the Young Elvis on May 11; and blues, jazz and rhythm and blues performed by Frankie’s Blues Mission on Saturday, May 25. All evening performances begin at 7 p.m. These special outdoor events are free and open to the general public. Listeners are reminded to bring their own chairs. Saturday, May 11, Harold Shulz offers his “Young Elvis” tribute, performing early Presley classics on vintage instruments. The Blue Suedes’ rockabilly show highlights the talents of guitarist Randy LeRocque who has played with BB King, Muddy Waters, Chick …
Thursday, March 28, 2013
The Keeley Group has developed a short survey in order to receive community input for the Arts Council’s strategic plan for Douglas County.
This year the Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County was awarded a Tool Box grant from the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta through its Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund in order to develop a new community-based long-term strategic plan. This funding, administered by the Georgia Center for Non-profits, supports a consultancy with Kathy Keeley of The Keeley Group who has developed a short survey in order to receive community input for the Arts Council’s strategic plan. Keeley is also conducting focus groups and interviewing community leaders during her consultancy. The survey is available online at the Cultural Arts Council’s website, and on its FaceBook page as well as being available to the public in hard copy at the …
Monday, March 11, 2013
The Mad Hatter's Tea Party will be held Saturday, March 16 at the Cultural Arts Center in
Douglasville’s historic district.
The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County is pleased to announce its annual spring celebration for children and their families, The Mad Hatter's Tea Party, Saturday, March 16 at the Cultural Arts Center in Douglasville’s historic district. Presented in partnership with the Douglas County Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association,The Mad Hatter's Tea Party offers educational fun in a children’s festival from 10:30 a.m. until Noon. The event is created for children from three to ten years old. Tickets are $25 for the first child and accompanying adult; $15 for each additional child, $10 for each additional adult. This marvelous, not-to-be-missed introduction to one of the great classics of children’s literature, …
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Dr. Chapman will be performing at the Cultural Arts Center today at 7 p.m.
The Cultural Arts Council presents pianist Joe Chapman as the second performing artists for 2013 Kinna Chamber Concert series. Dr. Chapman will be performing at the Cultural Arts Center today at 7 p.m. Tickets for the Kinna Chamber Concert are available for $15 a person, $12 for CAC members and $5 for students and music teachers. The always popular classical pianist and music educator Joe Chapman returns to Douglasville to offer an all-Debussy program for the second Kinna concert this year. Beneath Dr. Chapman's skillful fingers the piano keyboard becomes a lush palette of musical colors that challenges the limits of harmony, melody and form. In addition to Clair de lune (Moonlight) and Feux d'artifice (Fireworks), the program includes a …
Thursday, January 3, 2013
This Douglas County family fiesta celebrates the Latino holiday with the Magi, music dancing and food.
The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County presents the fifth annual Dia de los Reyes Festival, Saturday, Jan, 5, from 3 until 5 p.m., at the Cultural Arts Center. Supported in part by Planet Chiropractic with the assistance from Spanish Honor Society students in Turner Middle and Lithia Springs High Schools, this family fiesta celebrates the Latino holiday with the Magi, music and much, much more. Not only will the Three Kings – Melchor, Gaspar and Baltazar – be there, but there will be music and dancing to the mariachi music; traditional foods (like rosca cakes, grapes and tamales) and drinks like tamarindo and horchata will be served; and there will be hands-on activities for children and their families including piñatas …
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Take a look at what you missed if you didn't make it out to the free fun.
As part of the Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County Fall concerts on O'Neal Plaza, rocker and roller Paris Luna rocked the stage last Saturday. Paris Luna has shared the stage with top name acts like Zac Brown, Rusted Root, Chris Gibbs from Modern English and Devon Allman. The band members are Michael Harris (guitarist), Kane Russell (drummer), Toby Marriott (The Strays) and Heather Russell (vocalist, pianist, acoustic guitarist and songwriter), known as Paris Luna. She was awarded “Best Rock Fema...le Vocalist” by the Georgia Music Awards this spring. The band has found an exceptional formula to creatively fuse country and rock, producing a unique sound all of their own. Paris Luna's first album, “City Lights,” was …
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
The Friends of Art and Music Education of Douglas County has named the CAC’s Executive Director, Laura Lieberman, as the 2012 recipient of the Kathy Brock Memorial Award.
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County is pleased to announce that the Friends of Art and Music Education of Douglas County (FAME) has named the CAC’s Executive Director, Laura Lieberman, as the 2012 recipient of the Kathy Brock Memorial Award. The award was presented on Aug. 1, at the annual Fine Arts Teachers Appreciation Breakfast/pre-term meeting of all Douglas County School System fine arts teachers (visual arts, choral, band and drama). Each year, FAME presents the Kathy Brock Memorial Award to recognize a local education, administrator, or community member who has made significant contributions to the fine arts programs of the Douglas County Schools. Melody Chambers, coordinator of the Youth Art Month exhibit at …
Thursday, June 7, 2012
View Points offers a diverse range of work, from stylized figurative paintings to realistic still lives and plein air landscapes.
Thursday, June 7, 2012
The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County presents recent works, including drawings, paintings, photographs, and mixed media pieces, by members of the North Georgia Artists Association in the June and July exhibition at the Cultural Arts Center in historic downtown Douglasville. With a wide variety of themes, materials and techniques used by individual artists within the group, View Points offers a diverse range of work, from stylized figurative paintings to realistic still lives and plein air landscapes. The exhibition opens today and will be on view through July 27. With pianist and singer Amy Wilson performing, the reception will be held today from 6 until 8 p.m. This event is free and open to the general public. The …
Thursday, May 10, 2012
What could be better than a lot of free stuff to kick off summer?
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Free Chips at All Douglasville Krogers on Friday As summer approaches, it’s time to welcome the sunshiny months of pool parties, picnics and BBQs. To kick-off the season, Frito-Lay is helping shoppers around the country unleash the fun of snacking with delicious, bold new products the entire family will love. And what better way to introduce these new products to shoppers than with free chips? This Friday from 3 to 8 p.m., Frito-Lay is partnering with Kroger stores across the country for Free Flavor Friday. Every Kroger in Douglasville is scheduled to participate. As part of the event, Frito-Lay plans to give away more than 2 million sample bags of some of the biggest, boldest, most-flavorful Frito-Lay products to hit store shelves in …
Monday, May 7, 2012
The Cultural Arts Center will feature the works of local artists during the month of May.
The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County presents recent works-drawings, paintings, photographs, stained glass, turned wood, jewelry, and even decorated gourds-by members of the Douglas County Art Guild in its May exhibition at the Cultural Arts Center in downtown Douglasville. The pieces on display represent the diverse achievements of many local artists whose explorations of contemporary aesthetic directions present a wide range of artistic perspectives. The exhibition will be on view through May 31. An acrylic painting by Ken Paradise, Sax in the Park, is one example of the array of works put on display by this talented group. Paradise adds an impressionistic style to his portrait of a saxophonist playing in the park on …