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Spice Market Announces “Artful Thursdays” and “Après Art” Packages

Spice Market Announces “Artful Thursdays” and “Après Art” Packages

Spice Market, located inside the W Atlanta-Midtown, is rolling out two new promotions with the High Museum of Art in Midtown beginning the week of April 16 in order to encourage guests to support the arts and to offer a convenient and free parking option for museum-goers.

The restaurant’s Artful Thursdays will take place every Thursday evening beginning at 5 p.m. and includes the following:

·         Complimentary valet at the W Atlanta-Midtown (guests most present their High Museum ticket and their Spice Market receipt upon leaving to receive valet services free of charge)

·         Half-priced tickets to the High Museum of Art, which can be purchased at the Museum. The Museum is open until 8 p.m. on Thursdays.

High-Demand BROADWAY Choreographer to Teach Community Dance Class in East Atlanta

High-Demand BROADWAY Choreographer to Teach Community Dance Class in East Atlanta
Atlanta’s Award-Winning ‘Best Local International World Music Act’ GIWAYEN MATA continues their ‘DanceAfrica Atlanta’ Community Dance Series

Renowned for his choreography in some of Broadway’s most popular productions and on internationally acclaimed dance companies, New York-based choreographer Ronald K. Brown, Artistic Director and Choreographer of EVIDENCE: A Dance Company lands his dancing feet in East Atlanta for a ONE DAY ONLY. Learn to dance from him in one of the "DanceAfrica 2013" Community Dance Classes presented by GIWAYEN MATA, Atlanta’s award-winning all-sistah dance, percussion, and vocal ensemble on Sunday, April 15 from 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m, Dance 411 Studios 475 Moreland AVE Atlanta, GA 30316.

NBAF announces Dr. Michael Simanga as new Executive Director

NBAF announces Dr. Michael Simanga as new Executive Director

Atlanta -- NBAF is an Atlanta-based, non-profit arts and cultural organization founded in 1987. The mission of NBAF is to engage, cultivate and educate diverse audiences about the arts and culture of the African Diaspora and provide opportunities for artistic and creative expression.  NBAF (National Black Arts Festival) recently announced its selection of Dr. Michael Simanga as Executive Director of NBAF. As the new Executive Director, Dr. Simanga will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of NBAF’s operation. He will also guide the administrative, fiscal, programmatic and community relationships for the organization.

“After careful consideration, NBAF’s Board of Directors has selected Dr. Michael Simanga as Executive Director of NBAF,” said Evern Cooper Epps, NBAF Board Chair. “Michael is mindful of the changing times and conditions that arts organizations face, and will work to complete the transition and develop a new business model for NBAF.”

Internationally-renowned West African Drummer Leads Atlanta Workshop Friday & Saturday

Internationally-renowned West African Drummer Leads Atlanta Workshop Friday & Saturday

Braimah’s master classes cost as little as $5 dollars and are part of the ‘DanceAfrica Atlanta Class Series’ produced by GIWAYEN MATA, Atlanta’s all-female dance, percussion and vocal ensemble.

Feb 15, 2011 (Atlanta, GA) – This weekend in Atlanta, Black History Month anticipates the teachings of a world-renowned drum master. Ghana-born djembe and dunun master drummer Weedie Braimah will teach a drum workshop at BNM Studio located 409 Mead Road Decatur, GA 30030.  Joined by New Orleans native  and dancer, Christan Carter, expect to learn how the dance movements correspond with high-energy West Africa drumming techniques.

Call for entries | Gwinnett Arts in the Park

Call for entries | Gwinnett Arts in the Park

Casting call for Will A Real Man Please Stand! on Audish

Casting call for Will A Real Man Please Stand! on Audish

Monique Shaw Productions is looking for talent for Will A Real Man Please Stand!, a Theater production. See which roles are open and upload your own audition video on Audish.com


In preparation for our 2012 tour of "Will A Real Man Please Stand!", we are currently accepting submission for actors for understudy roles.

Must be able to act very well
Must be able to travel 1-2 weekends per month beginning in Feb. 2012
Must be reliable, professional, take direction well, have good memorization, and have good work ethic
Roles are for ages 25+

Note: All roles are understudy roles in addition to a principal role for Darius

www.moniqueshawproductions.com