Posts tagged with "Arts"

“Max and The Attitude Adjustment” book release party

Posted by Guest May 7, 2018

May 27 at the Decatur Arts Festival ‘Camera Class Photography For Kids’ presents a book release party for the childrens photography book “Max and the Attitude Adjustment.” Come meet the author, Brook Hewitt and have fun crawling inside a giant camera model! There will be a photobooth, photography craft stations and a student photography show […]

Music and the Civil War

Posted by Guest May 5, 2018 siv(ə)l adjective: civil 1. relating to ordinary citizens and their concerns (of disorder or conflict) occurring between citizens of the same country. It was the war which defined who we would become as a country. A war of ideas and ideals. Of what we had been as colonies and what we could become as […]

New Acquisitions (The Permanent Collection of Agnes Scott)

Posted by Guest March 1, 2018

The mission of Agnes Scott College is to “educate women to think deeply, live honorably, and engage the social and intellectual challenges of their times.” The philosophy that shapes the permanent collection considers works of art as teaching tools that benefit the learning environment of the college and reinforce its mission. The collection contains local […]

City Bazaar: Globally Rooted. Locally Made.

Posted by Guest December 2, 2017

Coming to the heart of Virginia Highlands this December, the 2nd Annual City Bazaar is a craft market featuring vendors and artisans from the Clarkston immigrant and refugee community. It’s an opportunity to support and build relationships with your local, international neighbors (and get some holiday shopping done!). There will be food and beverages, handmade […]

Artists wanted for interactive arts event

Posted by Dena Mellick June 30, 2015

This story has been updated.  The organizers of an interactive arts event happening in Decatur on August 1st are looking for artists to take part. FIGMENT is described as a free, one-day participatory arts event. It started in New York in 2007. Decatur’s event will take place on the campus of Agnes Scott College. The event website […]

Mumford and Sons show hopeful sign of things to come

Posted by September 12, 2013

I’ve never heard an outdoor crowd louder than it was during the climax of British folk-rockers Mumford & Sons “I Will Wait.” Mumford’s crowd was louder than when Passion Pit played their summer hit “Take a Walk” at Centennial Olympic Park during the Party in the Park back on May 15. It beat the time […]

On the Horizon; Good Weekend Eating at Decatur Cemetery

Posted by September 6, 2013

Steinbeck’s and Leon’s Full Service – and a supporting cast that reads like the who’s who of the area’s food scene – are showcasing their locally sourced, fresh dishes Saturday night at the Decatur Cemetery. The event, an outdoor dinner party, promises live music and adult beverages in addition to the chefs’ creations. The event […]

SLIDESHOW: Sunday Scene at Decatur Book Festival

Posted by September 1, 2013

Umbrellas saved the day for the many prepared patrons of the Decatur Book Festival. I was down there helping serve up Chicken Tikka Masala & the trimmings at the Bhojanic tent and I saw a lot of happy people walking around with raindrops on their shoulders and smiles on their faces. It could have been […]

Decatur Square “Epicenter of Literary World” this Labor Day Weekend

Posted by August 30, 2013

Decatur Book Festival kicks off Saturday, but the tent city was already under construction for this late-August golden hour. In its 8th year, the DBF is debuting “Art/DBF”. contributor Joe Avary explains what’s new this time around… Official Decatur Book Festival website. More on Art DBF. What’s the word? The ACAC at DBF official […]

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