Sunday, August 8, 2010

Decatur Arts Live Event

A Day of Performing Arts, Just for the Family
Decatur Arts Live!, August 21, 10am-2 pm

Flamenco dancers, jugglers, puppets, and comedians will be just some of the fun and entertainment for children and adults alike at Glennwood Academy, as they host
Decatur Arts Live on August 21, from 10:00am - 2:00pm . The event is a joint venture between the Glennwood PTO and Young Audiences, Woodruff Arts Center (YAWAC). It is designed to support the Cultural Arts enrichment program at Glennwood and to showcase the diversity of professional artists working with Young Audiences.

The fun will begin at 10:00 am as attendees rotate through a schedule of simultaneous performances, hands-on activities, and workshops insie the school. Families can enjoy performances from YAWAC artists such as storyteller Andy Offutt Irwin, Kathy Bennett, sculptor Jeff Mather, and singer/performer Greg Roth. Guests will listen to live musical performances and may speak one-on-one with artists about their craft. The event is appropriate for children aged pre-K through fifth grade and is open to the public. The school cafe will serve family-friendly snacks and lunch.

We are excited to have the opportunity to sponsor this event and work with Glennwood Academy, said Tony Kimbrell, Executive Director of Young Audiences. “Young Audiences is committed to providing students across Georgia every opportunity to experience arts to the fullest, and Decatur Arts Live is a way to help fulfill our mission—to transform the lives and learning of young people through the arts.

This event is designed to become an annual event, and a tradition for local families. Tickets purchased in advance are $10 for adults, $5 for kids, or $20 per family. If purchased the day of the event, tickets will be $15 for adults, $8 for kids, or $25 per family. You may purchase tickets in advance at http://www.Glennwood Glennwood Academy is located at 440 E. Ponce de Leon Avenue in downtown Decatur.

Sponsorship opportunities for the 2010 Decatur Arts Live event are still available. For more information about Decatur Arts Live go to or contact Nia Schooler at (404) 759-1210 or .

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