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Apr 2019

Apr 11-20, 2019

Athenian Players present Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead

Acclaimed as a modern dramatic masterpiece, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard is the fabulously inventive tale of Hamlet as told from the worm's-eye view of the bewildered Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, two minor characters in Shakespeare's play.

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Apr 25, 2019 @ 7:00pm

Jazz Under the Stars

An outdoor community concert featuring special guests Sean Nowell Quartet with the Calhoun Jazz Band and Calhoun Chorale. This is a FREE family friendly event on the lawn of the Alabama Center for the Arts in Downtown Decatur, AL.

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Apr 30–May 17, 2019

Athens State University Senior Art Exhibition LOOK Spring 2019

Dates: April 30 – May 17, 2019 Closing Reception: 3rd Friday in Downtown Decatur, May 17, 5:30-7:30pm ACA will be open from 5:00-8:00pm Featuring live music by Blue Velvet! Free and open to the public  

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Apr 30, 2019 @ 7:30pm

Calhoun Chorale presents Spring and Things

Granville Oldham, Jr., Conductor Newt Johnson, Accompanist Featuring: Komm, Jesu, Komm (Bach) Mass in D Minor excerpts (Haydn) Madrigal (Fauré) Habanera (Bizet) In the Night We Shall Go (Raminsh) I am Healed (Lawrence)

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Jun 2019

Jun 2–Aug 2, 2019

Watercolor Society of Alabama – 78th Annual National Exhibition

Watercolor Society of Alabama 78th National Annual Exhibition June 2 - August 2, 2019 ACA Main & Walking Galleries Free and open to the public Award Ceremony and Opening Reception - Sunday, June 2nd, 1-3pm Free and open to the public.

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Jun 9-15, 2019

Almost, Maine

Almost, Maine is a charming, funny, heart-warming, and heart-breaking comedy set on a cold, clear January night in the mythical small town of the same name. Stirred by the northern lights dancing in the sky, the residents of Almost fall in and out of love in unexpected and often surreal ways in this magical winter’s tale. Calhoun Theatre will present Almost, Maine in the ACA Studio Theatre in the Performing Arts building on the following dates and times: Sunday, June 9 at…

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Jul 2019

Jul 26, 2019 @ 6:00pm

Wild South & University of Alabama Honors College screening of “Avoiding a Point of No Return: Road to Year Twelve”

A film festival which explores some of today's most urgent environment topics, and humankind's impact on the future of the planet. Six compelling short films have been selected to provide perspective, and explore topics such as eco-tourism, and marine and land conservation.

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Jul 25-27, 2019

Athenian Players present “Let’s Murder Marsha” by Monk Ferris

The Athenian Players are performing their Summer ’19 production of "Let’s Murder Marsha" by Monk Ferris. Directed by Dr. Hugh K. Long. A happy housewife named Marsha, hopelessly addicted to reading murder mysteries, overhears her loving husband discussing her upcoming birthday surprise with an interior decorator. To her ears, though, it sounds like they are planning to murder her! With the assistance of her next-door neighbor, she tries to turn the tables on them with a poisoned potion. When her own mother…

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Aug 2019

Aug 16, 2019 @ 6:00pm

Wink! Reception

Solo Senior art show featuring Rachel Jackson. Show dates: August 5-26 Reception: Friday, August 16, 6:00-7:30pm ACA Walking Gallery, Visual Arts building

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Aug 23, 2019 @ 12:30pm

Tribute to Toni Morrison

Don Noble, an Alabama Distinguished Literary Scholar and host of Alabama Public Radio’s book review series Bookmark, will speak about his experiences interviewing Morrison and her connections to Alabama. Jennifer Horne, Poet Laureate of Alabama, will speak about Morrison’s influence on women writers. Audience members will have the opportunity to engage in discussion with these guests, as we reflect on the life, work, and influence of an acclaimed American writer. The event is free and open to the public.

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