Saturday, April 27, 2013
April 28 concert at Gwinnett Center in Duluth also to feature young pianists playing Beethoven concerto and Youth Orchestra performing music from the movies.
The Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra & Chorus will present ‘Shimmer,’ the final Masterworks concert of its 2013 season, in the Performing Arts Center at the Gwinnett Center in Duluth on Sunday, April 28. There will be a performance by the Gwinnett Symphony Youth Orchestra at 4:30 p.m., with the GSO&Chorus performance starting at 5:30 p.m., according to a news release. The Youth Orchestra will be performing a “Night at the Movies” pops concert. All of the pieces in its program will be famous movie themes, including music from “Star Wars,” “Jurassic Park,” “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” “Pirates of the Caribbean,” “Shrek,” and “Titanic.” Christian Cohn, the runner up from the GYO’s conducting competition, will conduct a piece from “The Little Mermaid…
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
The Gwinnett Arena announced Tuesday that he will speak there in October.
The Gwinnett Arena has announced that His Holiness the Dalai Lama will speak on October 8 at 9:30 a.m. According to their website, he will focus on the "fundamental human values that are the building blocks of an engaged and compassionate world." He will share his vision of secular ethics, according to the program description, its underlying principles, and the "urgent need to embrace such a system in today’s increasingly connected and globalized society." He will accept questions from the audience after his speech. That afternoon starting at 1 p.m. he will participate in a panel on Secular Ethics and Education with Emory University professor Frans B.M. de Waal, Senior Lecturer at Emory's Department of Religion Geshe Obsang Tenzin Negi …
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
International company to assist Gwinnett Center in Duluth with sales, programming, and operations.
Wednesday, April 3
The Gwinnett Center in Duluth has partnered with AEG Facilities for support services. AEG, a Los Angeles-based international sports, entertainment and venue company, will assist Gwinnett Center with event programming, sponsorship and premium seating sales, purchasing, vendor venue services, advertising and event-day operations. Operated by the Gwinnett Convention and Visitors Bureau, Gwinnett Center’s venues for live sports and entertainment events include the 13,000-seat Arena at Gwinnett Center, the 702-seat Performing Arts Center, and the 125,000-square foot-Convention Center. “This collaboration is a big step forward for Gwinnett Center,” said General Manager Joseph Dennis in a news release announcing the multi-year partnership. “AEG …
Sunday, March 24, 2013
All four artists will display their work in the Finalists Exhibition June 8 through Sept. 7 at the Hudgens in Duluth.
The Hudgens Center for the Arts in Duluth has announced the four finalists for the prestigious $50,000 Hudgens Prize. The prize includes a solo exhibit for the artist at The Hudgens. The finalists are Christopher Chambers of Atlanta, Robbie Land of Atlanta, Derek Larson of Statesboro, and Pam Longobardi of Atlanta. Competition for the prize is open only to Georgia residents. They were chosen from a pool of 370 applicants by a jury of curators from three top art institutions – the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, the Menil Collection in Houston and AMOA/Arthouse in Austin. “This has been an exciting process, and after working tirelessly for many months to bring the competition to this point, it is nice to finally be able to announce…
Friday, February 15, 2013
North Atlanta Home Show runs Friday-Sunday, Feb. 15-17, at the Gwinnett Center in Duluth.
More than 150 experts in home remodeling and landscaping will showcase their services and products at the 2013 North Atlanta Home Show Friday-Sunday, Feb. 15-17, at the Gwinnett Center in Duluth. The show includes new product introductions, seminars, demonstrations, and live radio broadcasts. “The North Atlanta Home Show offers homeowners and future homeowners an ideal environment to see new products, talk to the experts and comparison shop all under one roof,” said Michael Schoppenhorst, director of the show, in a press release. “Attendees are encouraged to ask questions and talk to the experts about their particular home remodeling goals.” HGTV’s Tonya M. Williams and Walter Reeves, the Georgia Gardener, headline the experts who will …
Monday, February 11, 2013
The Duluth entertainment venue was ranked 5th domestically and 10th worldwide by Venues Today. Pollster Magazine ranked it 32nd domestically and 66th worldwide.
Monday, February 11
Venues Today and Pollstar Magazine recently ranked The Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth as a top arena venue worldwide in their 2012 Year-End Reports. The Arena is celebrating its 10th year in 2013. “We had a fantastic year of events from NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Championships to the Dave Matthews Band,” said Joseph Dennis, general manager at Gwinnett Center, in a press release. “We are privileged to be in such a great community that supports the events that come to The Arena.” Venues Today and Pollstar Magazine are leading entertainment industry publications. Their 2012 Year-End Reports are based on box office sales and attendance figures for live entertainment and concert ticket sales during the 2012 calendar year. Venues Today “Top …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Entries for independent films now being accepted for the festival to occur in July 2013.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
The Gwinnett Center in Duluth is now accepting submissions for its first International Film Festival, July 27-28, 2013. The festival will celebrate the efforts of local, independent filmmakers, while providing awareness of filmmakers from across the country and internationally, according to a press release announcing the festival. Filmmakers of any age may submit entries. There will be three screening rooms, classes, and panel discussions presented throughout the event. Independent films must be submitted by the filmmaker to www.withoutabox.com. The early-bird deadline is May 10, and the final deadline for film entries is June 14. “Our goal is to give Gwinnett filmmakers the ability to network with industry professionals in an atmosphere …
Friday, November 30, 2012
Gwinnett Ballet Theatre opening three-week run of traditional ballet at the Gwinnett Performing Arts Center in Duluth.
Gwinnett Ballet Theatre will launch its 31st annual production of “The Nutcracker” this weekend at the Gwinnett Performing Arts Center in Duluth. GBT’s production, the second largest in the Atlanta metro area, offers 11 public performances and five outreach shows. The first public performance will be Saturday, Dec. 1, at 2:30 p.m. Shows will continue through Sunday, Dec. 16. The performances will be accompanied by the professional 35 musicians of the Gwinnett Ballet Theatre Orchestra for the last eight shows from Dec. 7 onward. This holiday season will be particularly special for the GBT Orchestra and its distinguished conductor Predrag Gosta. An artist of international renown, Gosta recently returned from Greta Britain where he conducted …
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Tickets are on sale now for PowerShares Series tennis tournament Nov. 10 at Gwinnett Center in Duluth, featuring Michael Chang, John McEnroe, Jim Courier and Mats Wilander.
Michael Chang will replace Jimmy Connors in the Champions Shootout during the Nov. 10 PowerShares Series tennis tournament at the Gwinnett Center in Duluth. Chang will now compete against John McEnroe, Jim Courier and Mats Wilander, according to an announcement Wednesday by InsideOut Sports + Entertainment. Connors was forced to withdraw due to a hip injury. The PowerShares Series will visit 12 cities starting Oct. 13 in Surprise, AZ, and concluding Nov. 30 in Anaheim, CA. The tour, formerly known as the Champions Series, is being produced by Larry Magid. Also participating in the tournament will be other Grand Slam champions Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, Ivan Lendl, and Patrick Rafter along with Davis Cup Champion Todd Martin. The top three…