WonderRoot, a non-profit organization established and based in Atlanta has announced the grand opening celebration of a new Community Arts Center on Saturday, May 31st at 8:00 p.m. at 982 Memorial Dr.
The grand opening will feature a tour of the facility and a chance to check out some of the studios artistic offerings, via an art show featuring local artists, an Alley Cat bike race and musical performances by Athen's surreal /twee pop emissary Nana Grizol and the Atlanta Sedition Orchestra.
The new facility houses a digital media lab, darkroom, recording studio, ceramics studio, classroom space and a performance space. WonderRoot members are granted unlimited access to these facilities on a first come, first served basis. The Community Center will also be host to regular arts-based workshops for youth ranging from poetry workshops to music production.
After taking a tour of the facility, NPRs News & Notes contributor Amani Channel had this to say.
The schedule for the WonderRoot grand opening is as follows.:
7:30 p.m. Alley Cat bike race sponsored by Skid Row
8:00 p.m. Grand Opening (Facility tours, local art show featuring Bean Summer, Stephanie Howard, Ansley West, Katie Coleman, Matt Miller, Jeanette Zeis, Heather Weese, Ashil Parag, Tim Franzen and more).
and at noon the following day there will be a $5 vegan brunch and complete screening of the Freaks and Geeks series.
For more information contact Alex Auxier, WonderRoot Music Initiatives, 404-432-8130 or look online at www.wonderroot.org.
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