Callanwolde Fine Arts Center Events For August 2013

FRIDAY, AUGUST 9; 7:30 pm
JAZZ ON THE LAWN – CONCERT SERIES
MADOCA & COMPANY – CONTEMPORARY FUSION JAZZ

The Jazz on the Lawn outdoor series showcases a lineup of Atlanta’s jazz treasures with a mix of classic and contemporary jazz, swing, fusion, Latin and blues. Surrounded by the natural beauty of Callanwolde’s grounds it’s a great way to unwind and enjoy live music performed by some of the finest jazz artists in the Southeast. Bring a blanket and a picnic and enjoy these special concerts under the stars!

Composer and jazz keyboard artist Madoca, has performed internationally and headlined many jazz venues in Atlanta. She teams up with The Prince Project to create an expressive, passionate performance – a mix of fusion, Latin and contemporary jazz styles.

Tickets: $15 advance purchase online; $20 at the door. Buy tickets online at www.callanwolde.org. In case of rain, the concert will be moved to Callanwolde’s indoor Courtyard. Parking is free and on-site.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14; 8 pm
“OPEN MIC” POETRY NIGHT

Join amateur and professional poets alike as Callanwolde Fine Arts Center celebrates the art and performance of poetry with its open mic poetry reading night in the unique setting of the Callanwolde Library.

Poets who would like to share their original poetry are welcome. Readings are open to the first ten poets who call and sign up. Beginning July 10, call 404-872-5338 ext. 228.

Tickets are sold at the door, cash or check only. $5 General Admission, $3 Students with ID, Seniors, and Members.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 20; 7:00 – 8:30 pm
WELCOME ZOE! INSTRUCTOR MEET AND GREET

Zoe Fishman Schacham is the critically acclaimed author of the upcoming Driving Lesson (Morrow, April ’14), Saving Ruth (Morrow, May ’12) and Balancing Acts (Harper, March ’10).

She worked in the new York publishing industry for 13 years in the editorial department of Random House, the rights department of Simon & Schuster and later, as an agent for two boutique literary firms before moving to Atlanta in August of 2011 with her family. She will be teaching novel writing classes and workshops at Callanwolde for Fall 2013. Free event.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 23; 8 pm
TANGO NIGHT – SUMMER TANGO

Join Tango Rio in the Great Hall for a beautiful night of dancing. 8:00 PM – 9:15 PM Intro Argentine Tango Lesson, newcomers welcome. 9:15 PM – 12:00 AM Tango Dance Party (milonga).

Come alone or with a partner, light refreshments. Tickets are sold at the door, cash or check only. $15 for the evening, $10 after 9:15.

For more information on any of the events above, call 404-872-5338 or visit www.callanwolde.org

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