Saturday, April 21, 2007


Stop by Art House in East Decatur Station

Celebrate Earth Day at Oakhurst this weekend

  • Oakhurst welcomes everyone to the Earth Day Celebration on April 21 and 22. The Decatur Recreation Department, the Oakhurst Business Association, the Oakhurst Community Garden Project and the Oakhurst Presbyterian Church are sponsoring the events throughout the weekend, 404.37730494
  • 8 am-12 pm: Birding at the Carlos Museum. A virtual aviary exists within the walls of the Carlos Museum and birders of all ages are invited to search the galleries for feathered friends. No binoculars are required, just a scavenger hunt as a guide and a keen eye to spot osprey, falcons, condors, ibis, pelicans and vultures wherever they may perch. Atlanta ceramic artist Ana Vizurraga demonstrates how to shape birds from clay, then ornithologist Chris Showalter and biologist Trecia Neal of Fernbank Science Center show native birds captured briefly in their mist nets. Birds will be released back to the woods, 404.727.4282
  • 11-5 pm: Last day of Alejandro Aguilera and Radcliffe Bailey: Pitching at Emory's Visual Arts Building and Gallery. Atlanta artists Aguilera and Bailey present their installation on Black and Cuban baseball leagues, 404.727.6315
  • 7-11 pm: April Showers at Art House's opening reception. The artist collective known as MINT joins forces with Art House to bring forth an innovative group show. Using umbrellas for their sculptural quality, each artist brings a different feeling to the collection of work, 404.377.7050
  • 8 pm: The History of Short Film Improv 101 at the Academy Theatre. Improv at its best! Join Laughing Matters as they take your suggestions of people, places and things and develop scenes, skits, poems, operas, songs and sketches. All is unrehearsed, on the fly and performed once and only once. Every show is different and is customized for your group, 404.525.4111
  • 10:30 pm: Academy Theatre's Late Night Saturdays offer its usual unusual mix of entertainment. Free form jazz combo Night Flight, storyteller Sharon Mathis and vocalist Chimere, 404.583.1270

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