The Affordable Old School Concert Series is a four-show concert series designed to expose and entertain a diverse audience with a variety of Old School Hip Hop and R&B music. $25
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The doctor would work Tuesday on the film, "The Good Lie," that's been shooting on Cheshire Bridge Rd. and Woodland Ave.
CL Casting on Friday posted the following need on Facebook for the movie starring Reese Witherspoon that's filming locally: Seeking an REAL ACTUAL African American MALE Doctor to work Tues as a medical tech/hand double. If you are avail and fit the bill please e-mail TheGoodLieATL@gmail.com please include 3 pics (head and body) age, ht, wt, and all contact info. please put DOCTOR in the subject box. According to the website Onlocationvacations, "The Good Lie" has been filming at Cheshire Bridge Rd. and Woodland Ave. NE in Atlanta. Here is a description of "The Good Lie" on Internet Movie Database (IMDB): A Sudanese refugee is taken in by a straight-talking American woman in their new home in the United States. IMDB has a release date for "…
Sunday, May 5, 2013
The Georgia District of Kiwanis Art and Music Showcase provides students with the opportunity to demonstrate their talents in a competitive atmosphere.
(Submitted by a reader and parent just like you! If you want to submit your story, just go to the Announcements page!) Andrew Koonce is a 9th grader at Woodward Academy, a talented violinist, and a member (for the second year) of the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra. He is a violinist. This year, Andrew Koonce, a Fulton County resident- whose parents are members of the Metro Atlanta Kiwanis Club- was the First Prize winner of the $3,500 music scholarship. The Georgia District Kiwanis Foundation provided a total of $15,000 in Educational Scholarships - $7,500 in the Art Contest and $7,500 in the Music Contest. The first-place award in each contest received an educational scholarship in the amount of $3,500. For over 30 years the Georgia …
Friday, May 3, 2013
Congrats on such a huge accomplishment!
Cascade Patch has just learned that 7 Sandtown Middle School students have been selected to perform with the Rialto Jazz for Kids All-Star Big Band! Under the direction of Dr. Gordon Vernick -an accomplished author and musician, and head of Georgia State University Jazz Studies- the program accepts the most outstanding students from five of their partner APS and Fulton County middle schools (Jean Childs Young, Sandtown, Ridgeview, Inman, and Taylor Road). According to Christel Jackson, this year there are 7 students from Sandtown Middle who have been given this unique opportunity to show off their skills and learn more skills. Students: 7th - Kevin Oliver – Alto 8th - Mekhi Gladden – Tenor 6th - Matthew Register –Trumpet 6th - David …
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Chris Kelly was found unresponsive on May 1st in Atlanta.
One half of the famous duo, Kris Kross, was found unresponsive and pronounced dead at his home on Stoneleigh Drive shortly after 4:30 p.m. on May 1st. Related Story Photos and Video from Chris Kelly's Funeral in Atlanta Chris Kelly was a native of Atlanta and a member of the super successful hip-hop group Kriss Kross, who saw huge success in the mid 1990's under Jermaine Dupri's label So So Def. As the story goes, a young Jermaine Dupri discovered the duo performing while walking through Greenbriar Mall...The rest was history as the teenagers made millions of dollars in the music industry. Cascade Patch's sister outlet, the Huffington Post, reported the following: Kris Kross rocketed to stardom a year later with the release of the single "…
Chris Kelly was one of SW Atlanta's brightest stars in the 90's and died at the young age of 34.
Monday, April 29, 2013
The exhibit features photographs, on loan from the Auburn Avenue Research Library, from as far back as the 1860s.
"Homecoming: African American Family History in Georgia" ends May 5 at Hammonds House Museum. The exhibit "documents and pays homage to an incredible achievement – the survival of kinship ties and family pride among black people through the horrific experience of slavery," Hammonds House writes on its website. "Up until 1978 when the project that collected these photographs was launched, there had been relatively little research on the African American family."
Saturday, April 27, 2013
The Spring Recitals will be held Saturday, April 27, 2013, at 4:00 p.m. at Southwest Arts Center.
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s Talent Development Program, which supports the musical development of young African-American and Latino students, will hold its annual Spring Recitals on Saturday, April 27, 2013, at 4:00 p.m. at Southwest Arts Center. The performances are free and open to the public. According to the Woodruff Center, "the free event will serve as a juried performance of every participant as well as a recruitment effort for the Talent Development Program." About Talent Development Program TDP was established in 1993 as one of the first intense training program established by a major American orchestra to support talented, young African-American and Latino students who desire to pursue careers as professional musicians. …
Friday, April 26, 2013
Arnika Dawkins Gallery is delighted to host an exciting opening reception on Friday, April 26th from 6pm-8pm!
Arnika Dawkins Gallery, located at 4600 Cascade Rd SW, will be hosting an exciting opening reception featuring two solo exhibitions of work by New Yorker Builder Levy and Los Angeles based photographer, Aline Smithson, respectively. The event is scheduled for Friday, April 26th from 6pm-8pm. About Builder Levy Native New Yorker Builder Levy has been photographing America and her inhabitants for the past 50 years. His social awareness took him to areas of our country during tumultuous times. Seemingly Levy was everywhere; his commitment to documenting the world around him earned him the prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship in 2008. In Platinum, Gold, Silver Photographs Levy captures the essence of childhood in stunning images of children from…
This two-day event happening on April 26 & 27, 2013 is produced by the Wells Fargo ArtsVibe Teen Program.
The Voices & Vibes Teen Festival being held this weekend encourages teens from all over the metro-Atlanta area to express themselves through all different types of art, learn to develop their talents from acclaimed industry leaders. The two-day event happening on April 26 & 27, 2013 is produced by the Wells Fargo ArtsVibe Teen Program, and will be held at the Woodruff Arts Center. Teen Council Member and Cascade resident, Donnie Dodds is a photographer and incredible tap dancer. According to a prepared release, "he loves collaborating with other teens in the ArtsVibe program to create all mediums of art including dance and cityscape photographs." The Voices & Vibes Festival includes tons of free workshops, live music and a teen …