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Give a gift of the arts and support ArtsBridge

Give a gift of the arts and support ArtsBridge

ATLANTA -- Arts education is an important element of any curriculum, yet it is constantly in danger of going away due to lack of funding.

Support the arts in your community and give this priceless gift to the children in your life.

One easy way is to make a donation to ArtsBridge, a program sponsored by the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre Foundation. ArtsBridge provides education and outreach activities tailored to children that inspire creativity and foster the next generation of artists.

The program works collaboratively with several leading organizations, including the Atlanta Opera, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Atlanta Ballet, Kennedy Center Theater for Young Audiences on Tour and Kennesaw State University.

To learn more about ArtsBridge or to make a donation, visit www.cobbenergycentre.org/make_donation.

Audition for the Atlanta Opera's 24-Hour Opera Project

Audition for the Atlanta Opera's 24-Hour Opera Project

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Opera is looking for singers to compete in its second annual 24-Hour Opera Project.

RELATED: Introducing the 24-Hour Opera Project

The 24-Hour Opera Project involves teams of singers, composers, lyricists and stage directors who have only one day to compose, stage, rehearse and perform a 10-minute opera.

The projects are scored by a panel of judges and members of the public, who can tune in via a live webcast. Prizes are awarded to the judges' choice production and the audience favorite.

Potential performers must apply no later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 21.

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Open auditions to entertain in Cobb County's upcoming MLK celebration

Open auditions to entertain in Cobb County's upcoming MLK celebration

Residents interested in being a part of Cobb's 26th anniversary celebration honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., will have the opportunity to audition. Auditions will be held 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 5, and 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 7, at Jennie T. Anderson Theatre, Cobb Civic Center, 548 S. Marietta Parkway, Marietta. Audition slots are limited, so please RSVP to 770-528-8490. For more information, call the Cobb County NAACP office at 770-425-5757.

The celebration will be held 10 a.m., Monday, Jan. 16, at the Cobb Civic Center. The theme will be "Keeping the Dream Alive: Continuing the Journey," and the event is free and open to the public. It will include the annual presentation of the “Living the Dream” award to a community member who demonstrates the ideals King exemplified.

Electric Violinist Ken Ford Makes History Performing at the 77th Heisman Trophy Awards on ESPN

Electric Violinist Ken Ford Makes History Performing at the 77th Heisman Trophy Awards on ESPN

Atlanta's own Electric Violinist Ken Ford performed live on Saturday, December 10th in front of millions for the 77th annual Heisman Trophy Presentation Presented by on ESPN. A first in the network's history to have a live music performance take place during the Heisman presentation. 

Atlanta Wedding Expert Hosts Evening of Bridal Beauty for Brides-to-Be

Atlanta Wedding Expert Hosts Evening of Bridal Beauty for Brides-to-Be

Wedding Expert, Tia R. Ervin is coming to the rescue for all brides preparing for upcoming nuptials in her signature "WEDucation" event, Beauty & The Bride, hosted at Polished Beauty Lounge in quaint Vinings on Wednesday, December 7th.

Exclusive Interview: Yo-Yo Ma

Check it out as we go back stage with the greatest cello player ever, Yo-Yo Ma. Yo-Yo has come out with a new album that he says is his best yet. Join us as we discover why. 

For more interviews like this one go to http://www.ConnTV.com

Win a meet and greet with the cast of 'My Fair Lady'

Win a meet and greet with the cast of 'My Fair Lady'

ATLANTA -- The "perfect musical," My Fair Lady, is coming to the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, and you could win a chance to be there on opening night.

Gas South is offering five lucky winners the opportunity to attend the Thursday, Dec. 8 performance of My Fair Lady and a meet and greet with the cast. Each winner will receive four tickets to the show that produced such popular songs as "The Rain in Spain," "I Could Have Danced All Night" and "Get Me to the Church on Time."

To enter, visit www.gas-south.com, click on the "Residential" tab and choose "Exclusive Offers and Discounts." The deadline to enter is noon on Friday, Dec. 2.