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Feb 2021

Feb 17-27, 2021


Decatur, AL – Calhoun Community College Theatre presents, the Tony Award-winning rock musical, Two Gentlemen of Verona. This event is free and open to the public. The show is adapted from Shakespeare’s comedy of the same name by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright John Guare, with music by Galt MacDermot, composer of Hair. The songs are rock, R&B, ballads, and even some spicy salsa, all under the musical direction of Lauren Cantrell Salerno. The musical features a lot of dancing that is…

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Mar 2021

Mar 4–30, 2021

Youth Art Month Exhibit – Annual Showcase of Young Talent

The 18th annual exhibit features art by area students in Morgan County, elementary school through high school, in coordination with area school art teachers. Sponsored by: Alabama Center for the Arts, Carnegie Visual Arts Center, with Yea Decatur! Awards provided by Rotary Club of Decatur Daybreak. Special Event: Thursday, March 11th at 5:30pm Facebook Event to include YAM '21 Award Announcements and a virtual tour will be posted on Carnegie Visual Arts Center's and Alabama Center for the Arts Facebook…

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Apr 2021

Apr 2–14, 2021

Calhoun Spring Student Art Show

The Calhoun Community College Fine Arts department is set to display one of its most anticipated annual exhibits – The Student Art Show Competition. The show will be held at the Alabama Center for the Arts, Visual Arts Gallery, in downtown Decatur, 133 2nd Ave NE, from April 2 – April 14, 2021. The showcase is held each year and will consist of student paintings, drawings, sculptures, digital imaging and photography, mixed media, pen and ink, ceramics, etc. Some student…

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Apr 16–30, 2021

Athens State University Senior Art Exhibition, LOOK

April 16 - April 30, 2021 The exhibit is in the Alabama Center for the Arts Main and Walking Galleries.

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May 2021

May 2, 2021 @ 4:00pm

Calhoun Community College Voice Class II Spring Recital

17th & 18th Century Italian Songs & Arias plus Broadway musical selections from Beauty & the Beast, Newsies, Jekyll & Hyde, Waitress, The Boy from Oz, Love Never Dies, Cinderella, and more! Voice Instructor, Granville Oldham, Jr.

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May 4–Jun 30, 2021

2021 Junior Duck Stamp Art Show

The Junior Duck Stamp Program is a youth art contest sponsored by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that is designed to teach youth about waterfowl and their habitat needs. The annual contest is held in each of the 50 states and is open to grades kindergarten through 12th grade. This show features 37 pieces of placing artwork submitted by students residing in Alabama, grades K-12. The Alabama "Best of Show​" artwork was entered in the National Junior Duck Stamp…

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May 6–Jun 30, 2021

Collective Imagination

“Collective Imagination” is an art show featuring works from the Alabama Center for the Arts’ full-time visual and performing arts faculty from Calhoun Community College and Athens State University.  This is the first time the ACA has featured only its full-time faculty in an exhibit. Featured artists include: • Jamie Adams – Assistant Professor of Art, Studio Art • Dr. Mary Beth Johns – Associate Professor, Visual Art Education • Pamela Keller – Professor of Art • Dr. Hugh Long –…

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May 8-9, 2021

Calhoun Cabaret

Performing some of Broadway's most beloved hits LIMITED RUN! Tickets are free | Seating is limited | Face coverings required | Social distancing observed To reserve a seat, please contact

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Jun 2021

Jun 29, 2021 @ 5:00pm

Closing Reception for “Collective Imagination”

ACA's first art exhibition featuring only ACA full-time faculty in the visual arts and performing arts There will be a short program by Dr. Donna Estill, Dean of Humanities & Social Sciences (Calhoun) and Dr. Stephen Spencer, Dean, College of Arts & Sciences (Athens State) plus the introduction of our faculty. Most faculty will be available to talk with guests after the program.

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Jul 2021

Jul 22-25, 2021

Something Rotten!

The Alabama Center for the Arts, in the first-ever musical collaboration between the Calhoun Theatre and the Athenian Players, present: Something Rotten! Book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell Music and Lyrics by Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick Choreography by Lauren Cantrell Salerno Music Direction by Granville Oldham Directed by Dr. Hugh K. Long The ACA Box Office opens one hour prior to the performance. ACA Box Office phone number is 256-260-3007 Order your tickets online Synopsis: Welcome to the…

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