2013-11-14

False alarm

According to police, the skeletal remains found along Lexington Road near Dunlap Road which were suspected of being human have been determined to not be human after all. The species is expected to be identified.

Canopy Studio this weekend

Canopy's fall show EPICer is this weekend. Their aerial dance moves are totally astounding, so attending would be well worth your time and money.

Five holiday events with Rose of Athens Theatre

The Rose of Athens Theatre has quite a big schedule for this coming holiday season. This is so big I am just going to cut and paste their material right here:

What: Rose of Athens Theatre's Victorian Carolers Ensemble
Tickets: None Required
Where: Appearing at various holiday events in Athens including The Historic Morton Theatre, Five Points Holiday Open House, The Classic Center, Memorial Park/Deck the Hollows & more!
When: November-December 2013
Contact: See full event schedule online at www.roseofathens.org

At a Glance: Appearance at Downtown Athens Parade of Lights
What: Rose of Athens Theatre, Town & Gown Players & Athens Creative Theatre team up for a theatrical float this holiday season! Join us for some holiday cheer with actors from RoA's Victorian Carolers, Winnie the Pooh and more!
Tickets: None Required
Where: Parade begins at the corner of Dougherty & Pulaski Streets Athens, GA 30601
When: December 5 at 7:00 PM
Contact: For information call ACC at 706-613-3620

At a Glance: Holiday performance with pre-show activities, crafts, games and hot chocolate!
What: 3rd Annual Yuletide Celebration: A Winnie the Pooh Christmas Tail by
James W. Rodgers, based on A.A. Milne's classic story

Where: Seney Stovall at 201 N. Milledge Avenue (behind the Varsity)
When: School Shows December 5 & 6 at 9:30 AM & 11:30 AM &
Public Shows December 6 & 7 at 7:00 PM
Contact: Tickets online in advance at www.athensmusic.net. 706-340-9181. E-mail booking@roseofathens.org and visit www.roseofathens.org.
Admission: $16 for adults, $12 for students 13 and older, and $8 for 12 and under. Proceeds benefit both educational/school programs of 501c3 nonprofit Rose of Athens Theatre, Inc.

At a Glance: The Santaland Diaries logs one out-of-work actor's adventures as an elf at Macy's during the holiday season.
What: Rose of Athens Theatre and Foundry Entertainment’s The Santaland Diaries by David Sedaris
Tickets: Ticket prices are $16.00. This show is for adults 18 years old and up
Where: The Melting Point-295 East Dougherty Street Athens, GA 30601
When: December 10, 11 & 12 at 7:00 PM
Contact: For tickets or information call The Melting Point (706) 254-6909 or online at www.meltingpointathens.com

At a Glance: Holiday Spirits Museum Mile Tour
What: The Athens Historic House Museum Association presents the Holiday Spirits Museum Mile Tour with a special performance at the TRR Cobb House by Rose of Athens Theatre
Tickets: Ticket prices are $25.00.
Where: Four historic homes-Ware-Lyndon House, Taylor-Grady House, TRR Cobb House & The Church-Waddel-Brumby House
When: December 14 at 2:00 PM
Contact: For tickets or information call The Athens Welcome Center (706) 353-1820

2013-11-04

Weaver D's to close for real

A Facebook post from Dexter Weaver announces:
Weaver D's Fine Foods is announcing that we will be closing the restaurant for good 2-3 weeks from today. The restaurant is for sale along with it's contents. Come and get your last eat-on here at Weaver D's, where our food has made us world famous for the last 27 1/2 years! Automatic, Dexter Weaver!
(I just found this on Facebook without any additional verification.)

2013-11-01

Playwright Donna Latham reading on November 3

From the email:
Rose of Athens Theatre’s No Shame Play Reading Series is proud to present Donna Latham’s GRIEVANCES AND WHIRLIGIGS on Sunday, November 3rd at 7PM at the Studio Dance Academy in Athens, GA. (1100 Jennings Mill Parkway, around the back in the downstairs rehearsal space).

Donna Latham’s been making up stuff, writing it down, and acting it out forever. Her plays have been produced coast to coast, including La MaMa Theatre 50 Block Party, Looking Glass Theatre, F.A.C.T., Estrogenius Festival, Unity Stage Company, and Phoenix Theatre. Her play And We Will Share the Sky is a finalist for the Kennedy Center Mark David Cohen National Playwriting Award and is the recipient of the National Theatre for Young Audiences Playwriting Award from the University of Central Missouri. She received an Honorable Mention Award from the Beverly Hills Theatre Guild for Paddy and the Mermaid. Donna Latham lives in the Chicago area and is a proud member of the Dramatist Guild.

The reading is free to the public – as always, donuts will be served! We hope to see you there!