ANCHORS AWAY: UNION AVENUE OPERA

ANCHORS AWAY: UNION AVENUE OPERA

More than 40 artists will make their UNION AVENUE OPERA debut this summer. The seven-week summer season opens Friday, July 6, with a traditional take on Gilbert & Sullivan’s comedic H.M.S Pinafore and continue through August 25 with performances of Verdi’s dramatic Nabucco and Kurt Weill’s Lost in the Stars, a provocative work that addresses the weighty moral issues of racism and injustice.

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IVORY PERRY PARK CONCERT SERIES

IVORY PERRY PARK CONCERT SERIES

The Ivory Perry Park Concert Series kicks off its fifteenth anniversary season with the soulful sounds of Denise Thimes Sunday, June 25, in Ivory Perry Park, 800 N. Belt Avenue in the Visitation Park neighborhood. Ms. Thimes was the first performer to take the Ivory Perry Park Concert Series stage back in 2002. Click through to read all about it ...

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LANSCAPES OF GRIEF

LANSCAPES OF GRIEF

"Loss is a universal human experience," writes Karen Tye in her abstract describing her exhibition of art quilts she calls LANDSCAPES OF GRIEF. "Grief is a natural response to the losses in our lives. … This collection of art quilts reflect my own experience with grief and some of the insights and understandings that have come to me on the journey.

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FACES NOT FORGOTTEN

FACES NOT FORGOTTEN

Every day in the United States an average of eight children die by gun violence ... an unsettling reality of the world in which we live. The ARTS GROUPS OF UNION AVENUE and FACES NOT FORGOTTEN will explore this divisive issue through art and film with the opening of an exhibition of portraits in the Gretchen Brigham Gallery on Sunday, September 18, 2016.

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