By Henry Bryant
Printmaker Katherine Linn’s prints of Atlanta’s urban landscape will be on display in the East Atlanta Library meeting room on the Gallery Wall through the end of this month. All of these works are linocuts printed by hand from linoleum blocks. They are all original prints.
With linoprints, the linoleum block is first carved from a drawing of interest to the artist. In this case, Ms. Linn is attracted to older buildings and street scenes, some… Continue reading
By D’Air ProjectThis April, May and June SHADOWS OF DOUBT’, a production by Grant Park based D’Air Project, will take audiences on a quest through the darkened hollows of one’s mind. Haunted by soaring suspicions and suspended realities, aerial dancers echo this journey with arduous feats. Audience members will at times feel like they are participating in a live game of Clue, a quandary… Continue reading
By Nancy Leighton
A new book about East Atlanta is in the works. The book will cover East Atlanta’s distant past right up to the present. Henry Bryant, who is well known for his knowledge of area history, has joined with East Atlanta neighbor Katina Van Cronchite to compile and author this pictorial history book.
Henry says, “So far we have found a lot of very interesting material in our research and interviews, but we want to be as complete… Continue reading
The East Atlanta Library hosted an artist talk in February by Mark Hodges, whose oil paintings were on display through the end of the month. The prints of artist Katherine Linn will go up in the gallery space at the library in March. Watch for an announcement about an Artist reception before the end of April.
Photo by Courtney Bryant
By Kristin Gwock
Last summer, Horizon Theatre staged the world premiere of The Waffle Palace: Smothered, Covered and Scattered 24/7/365 by Atlanta playwrights Larry Larson and Eddie Levi Lee. Called “indelible zaniness” by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the audience favorite is back for an encore production.
The play, based on real life events at Waffle House restaurants, is a rollercoaster of humor and imagination following John Pickett and his staff as they battle to keep their Midtown diner open against… Continue reading
By Victoria Lansford
The Atlanta Calligraphy Guild, Friends of the Alphabet, will be staging a calligraphic performance on Wednesday, March 6 from 3:30 to 7:30pm, downtown at Trinity United Methodist Church, 265 Washington Street SW, Atlanta, GA 30303.
The event, called “Illuminated Letters,” will feature 20 calligraphers demonstrating 20 different calligraphic styles, or “hands,” as visitors are able to walk through and view the artists in action. Presented in a spot-lit and silent setting, the performance focuses on the act… Continue reading
By Rebecca Wallace
Save the dates for Atlanta’s favorite holiday home tour, right here in southeast Atlanta—the Grant Park Candlelight Tour of Homes. Held on December 8 and 9 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm, the tour will once again feature old and new homes in their best holiday decor and lit up with candles and holiday radiance.
Back this year will be a fun-filled Winter Wonderland sponsored by the Grant Park Parents Network (GPPN) and including Santa and other fun winter… Continue reading
By Henry Bryant
It’s getting cool at the Library! The Friends of East Atlanta Library are having a “Fall Jazz Mingle at the Library” on Friday evening October 19. Wine, finger foods, and the mellow sounds of the Tom Marnell Combo surrounded by books will be the perfect atmosphere for neighbors to unwind and meet. The fun begins at 6:00pm and will end around 8:00pm – in time to adjourn for dinner in the East Atlanta Village.
Friends President Beth… Continue reading
By Tom McGowan
A little free library has come to the Grant Park neighborhood. It is part of a nationwide movement to provide free books to people. It’s a take a book/leave a book affair. More can be found on this at www.littlefreelibrary.org.
The library is mounted on a post in the lot just west of 399 Pavilion Street off Cherokee Avenue just south of Georgia Avenue. It is currently stocked with children and adult selections.