Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Hell's Bells

Special Halloween Performance:
Oct. 31
8 p.m.
Regular Performances: Nov. 1-17, Thursday - Saturday at 8 p.m. Sunday at 7 p.m. Tickets $$18-24

Trick or Treat! The ghouls and goblins of the Savage Tree Art Project offer up a bit of both as they take a new spade to an old grave, and dig up rare theatrical treasures just in time for Hallowee'en. Poe's "The Raven" comes calling from across "the night's plutonian shores", and Christina Rosetti's "Goblin Market" seduces with dreadfully delectable temptations. Fill your candy bag with many other tasty and terrible treats such as have not been seen by many an eye.

Savage Tree is proud to present "Hell's Bells" at Theatre Decatur October 31 through November 18. $5 preview night on October 30th, $30 for opening night, October 31st. Regular tickets are $18 - $24.Tickets may be obtained by calling 404-373-3904 or ordering online at Theatre Decatur is located at 430 West Trinity Place in Decatur, GA 30030 behind the Decatur Police Department.

Thursday, October 25, 2007

Art for Your Ears

Vinson Gallery presents Art for Your Ears, a new series introducing British musicians to the American South.

Join Vinson Gallery at Eddie's Attic in downtown Decatur for the debut of Trevor Watts & Jamie Harris Duo.

Thursday, Oct. 25, 8 pm. Tickets available online.

Watts is one of the genuine pioneers of improvised, or freejazz music. Watts' saxophone sound reflects his study of a wealth of musical traditions and harmonic and rhythmic choices. Harris has established himself as one of the top percussionists in Europe. Don't miss their Atlanta debut!

Junor Gallery Presents...

Tuesday, October 23, 2007

German Arabian Nights at PushPush

Reading and workshop of one of Germany's most celebrated modern playwrights. Come get involved in PushPush Theater's new international exchange! Take part in a reading of Roland Schimmerlpfennig's Arabian Nights. Presented in conjunction with German Theater Abroad's full production of his play Start Up at Eyedrum Oct. 26.

Tuesday, Oct. 23. Doors open at 7:30 pm, reading at 8:30 pm and discussion to follow reading at 9:30 pm.
German Theater Abroad's tour bus

Saturday, October 20, 2007

Asheville in Atlanta

MudFire Gallery Presents
Asheville in Atlanta 2007
Featuring works by Will Baker, Kyle Carpenter, Emily Reason and Akira Satake

Opening Reception: Saturday, Oct. 20, 5-9 pm

Exhibition: Oct. 20-Nov. 17

The annual Asheville in Atlanta show is MudFire Gallery's most anticipated event each year. Guest curator Kyle Carpenter invites a select group of artists from in and around Asheville. This area is known internationally as home to a vast pool of ceramics talent including an intense concentration of the world's top studio potters. For the exhibit, the number of artists is limited so that visitors are able to enjoy a sizeable body of works by each artist, gaining a deep familiarity with each of their styles.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Decatur CD In-Store Tibetan Performance

Come see Techung, one of Tibet's most prolific singer-songwriters at Decatur CD on Wednesday, Oct. 17.

Stay tuned to for updates.

If you don't have that kind of patience and want to learn more about Techung, visit his website here.

Monday, October 15, 2007

Agnes Scott's Dalton Gallery Presents:

A visual meditation on the potent power of black and white photography

The Dalton Gallery is thrilled to present an exquisite gathering of artists and images that touch on the sweetness and sadness of beauty that can be seen in so much of life: the soft curve of a back; the sublime landscape; the expression of spirituality and faither; and the surrender to mortality.

Exhibition Oct. 11-Nov. 18

Nov. 1, 7 pm: Guest Lecturer, Julian Cox, curator of photography, High Museum of Art.

Nove. 16, 6-8 pm: Closing reception.

Entry is free and open to the public. For directions visit The Dalton Gallery is located in the Dana Fine Arts Building on the corner of S. McDonough and E. Dougherty streets.


Saturday, October 13, 2007

Oakhurst Arts and Music Festival

The Decatur Arts Alliance and the South Decatur Community Development Corporation proudly present the 10th Annual Oakhurst Arts and Music Festival, taking place Saturday, October 13 from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. at the center of the Oakhurst community in Harmony Park.
Festival activities include:
  • Over 50 artists in the Artists Market
  • Live music all day
  • A parade
  • Children's activities
  • Community Pavilion

The Oakhurst Arts and Music Festival provides opportunities to reach out to one another and strengthen the bonds within our diverse community. It is also an occasion to share our community with people from outside the area. The day's events offers a safe, fun environment for children and adults to enjoy.

Thursday, October 11, 2007

DressCodes Gallery Opening Party

DressCodes will be hosting another Art Gallery Opening Party this Thursday, Oct. 11 with mixed media works by local tatto artist Stenvik Mostrom.


Mostrom's Headcaged is conceptually based on the metaphysical aspects of disconnect from the heart and soul, images of self-imprisonment due to the emotion distress of crestfallen relationships are seen throughout the series.

The party starts at 6 pm and will end when it ends...

Those attending can enjoy free beer and snacks as well as some live music from guest DJ MacSavage.

Tuesday, October 02, 2007

PushPush Kid Workshops

PushPush presents a new performance based tri-lingual theater workshop for ages 8-12 and 13-18.

Incorporating over 25 year of working with young people in the arts, PushPush Theater Artistic Director Tim Habeger has created an exciting new performance-based workshop for young people to develop kills in foreign language, artistic performance and presentation.

Classes begin Nov. 13-Dec. 20. For more information visit or email

Monday, October 01, 2007

Atlanta Celebrates Photography in Decatur

A number of Decatur galleries and restaurants are participating in the 2007 Atlanta Celebrates Photography (ACP). Now in its ninth year, ACP attracts internationally renowned artists to exhibit and speak about their work every October in Atlanta. For more information visit

Jill Celeste Gallery presents Water:Works by Maggie Meroney:

Oct. 1- Nov. 4

Opening: Saturday, Oct 6, 8-11 p.m.

Agnes Scott College hosts a viewing of Trinh T. Minh-Ha on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 7-9 p.m. followed by an artist talk on Thursday, Sept. 27, 7-9 p.m. Maclean Auditorium, Presser Hall.

The Dalton Gallery at Agnes Scott presents Looking/Longing, work by Mark Steinmetz, Ruth Bernhard, Flor Garduno, Sarah Moon, Jock Sturges and Henri Cartier-Bresson.

Oct. 11-Nov. 18

Opening: Thursday, Oct. 11, 6-8 p.m.

The Seen Gallery:


Vinson Gallery presents Musicians - Photographs by 2 British Artists.

Oct. 4-18

Opening: Thursday, Oct. 4, 6-9 p.m.

The Vinson Gallery is honored to exhibit work by two of the foremost contemporary Jazz/Blues photographers working today. Atlanta legend Jim Alexander has been on the scene at festivals, concerts, cultural events, rallies demonstrations, meetings and marches, photographing events that have guided the course of history for over 40 years. British artist Michael Jackson moved from London to Chicago in 1993 and has since been a fixture on the jaz and blues scene as a photographer, journalist and musician.

Mocha Match Coffee Bar presents Quatre, work by Cindy Sheffield Michaels, Christina M. Helms, Jane Conboy, and Martha Cornish.

Oct. 2-Nov. 2

Opening: Friday, Oct. 5, 7-9 p.m.

Watershed is part of ACP's public art project Paper Placemats (ATL). Atlanta native Jason Fulfod has selected images from 40 photographers to be included in Paper Placemats (ATL). These placemats will be used at participating restaurants during lunch in October. This concept engages audiences at random and imposes an unexpected experience with art. Visit the ACP website for other participating restaurants.

Oct. 1-31

Weekday lunch at participating venues.