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Spice Market Announces “Artful Thursdays” and “Après Art” Packages

Spice Market Announces “Artful Thursdays” and “Après Art” Packages

Spice Market, located inside the W Atlanta-Midtown, is rolling out two new promotions with the High Museum of Art in Midtown beginning the week of April 16 in order to encourage guests to support the arts and to offer a convenient and free parking option for museum-goers.

The restaurant’s Artful Thursdays will take place every Thursday evening beginning at 5 p.m. and includes the following:

·         Complimentary valet at the W Atlanta-Midtown (guests most present their High Museum ticket and their Spice Market receipt upon leaving to receive valet services free of charge)

·         Half-priced tickets to the High Museum of Art, which can be purchased at the Museum. The Museum is open until 8 p.m. on Thursdays.

Billy Elliot The Musical at The Fabulous Fox Theatre

Billy Elliot The Musical at The Fabulous Fox Theatre

Based on the international smash-hit film and featuring music by Elton John, book and lyrics by Lee Hall, choreography by Peter Darling and direction by Stephen Daldry, “Billy Elliot the Musical” has earned critical acclaim on Broadway including 10 Tony Awards.

“Billy Elliot the Musical” is the joyous celebration of one boy’s journey to make his dreams come true. Set in a small town, the story follows Billy as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class, discovering a surprising talent that inspires his family and his whole community and changes his life forever.

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Internationally-renowned West African Drummer Leads Atlanta Workshop Friday & Saturday

Internationally-renowned West African Drummer Leads Atlanta Workshop Friday & Saturday

Braimah’s master classes cost as little as $5 dollars and are part of the ‘DanceAfrica Atlanta Class Series’ produced by GIWAYEN MATA, Atlanta’s all-female dance, percussion and vocal ensemble.

Feb 15, 2011 (Atlanta, GA) – This weekend in Atlanta, Black History Month anticipates the teachings of a world-renowned drum master. Ghana-born djembe and dunun master drummer Weedie Braimah will teach a drum workshop at BNM Studio located 409 Mead Road Decatur, GA 30030.  Joined by New Orleans native  and dancer, Christan Carter, expect to learn how the dance movements correspond with high-energy West Africa drumming techniques.

Hartsfield-Jackson Airport holds “The Dream” Art Contest to remember the civil rights movement

Hartsfield-Jackson Airport holds “The Dream” Art Contest to remember the civil rights movement

Hapeville - (submitted by Atlanta Airport)  To celebrate Black History Month, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport presents “Visions of the Civil Rights Movement and America Today,” a collection of students’ impressions of the people, events and legacy of the civil rights movement in America.

The Atrium Gallery exhibit — presented in partnership with the City of Atlanta’s Office of Cultural Affairs and Atlanta Public Schools — features pieces chosen from winning entries of “The Dream” Art Contest, a citywide event designed to foster an appreciation for the relevance of history and to demonstrate the importance of the arts in education and daily life.

The collection features original artwork from students in kindergarten through 12th grade and in after-school art programs in metro Atlanta.

Puppet display comes to Atlanta airport

Puppet display comes to Atlanta airport

ATLANTA -- The Center for Puppetry Arts has presented Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport with a display that transports visitors through the history, variety and pageantry of puppetry.

"World on a String" features 51 puppets from countries across the world, including Belgium, Cambodia, Egypt, Indonesia, Mali and the United States.

"We are proud to present this colorful, eye-catching exhibit, which will appeal to all age groups," said Katherine Dirga, manager of the Airport Art Program. "The puppets on display represent some iconic forms of the art, such as Punch and Judy, as well as interesting varieties that may be less familiar, such as water puppetry."

"World on a String" will be on display until fall 2012.

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