ART BEAT: Student artist Lee Varnerin awarded first prize at Barefoot in the Park Arts Festival

Varnerin is a graduate of Duluth High School.

Harry Potter parody staged by New Dawn Theater has twists and turns

‘Harry Potter’ parody staged by New Dawn Theater has twists, turns

New Dawn is producing the play “Harry Potter and the Obnoxious Voice,” a parody of the series written by Jeannette Jaquish, select dates from June 13 through 29.

Exhibit at Tannery Row Artist Colony focuses on interpretation of blues

Tannery Row exhibit focuses on concept of color, music, emotion

The exhibit is on display through June 21.

'Hooray for Hollywood' theme has Duluth Fine Arts League fundraiser shootings for stars

Guests are invited to come as their favorite movie stars or just to doll up like one. The night will be filled with stars of all kinds, including famous look-alike celebrities.

ART BEAT: Gwinnett Ballet summer intensive reunites teacher, student

Bennyroyce Royon, a nationally known choreographer, dancer and teacher, will be teaching summer intensive at GBT, whose artistic director, Wade Walthall, was Royon’s first teacher.

ART BEAT: Atlanta Harmony Celebration! wins awards in clean sweep at convention

A women’s barbershop chorus recently won its area competition.

Snellville-based community theater announces upcoming season’s shows

New London Theatre has announced its upcoming 15th season.

Suwanee's annual Arts in the Park goes retro

The festival will be held this Saturday at Town Center Park.

ART BEAT: Two Gwinnett ballet companies shine at annual festival

Southern Ballet Theatre and Gwinnett Ballet Theatre attended the Southeastern Regional Ballet Association’s spring festival.

Artists exhibit at Hudgens Center uses found objects to show impact of discarded debris on oceans

Artist's exhibit uses found objects to show impact of discarded debris on oceans

Artist Pam Longobardi is the 2013 Hudgens Prize winner and her exhibit “What Once Was Lost Must Now Be Found: Chronicling Crimes Against Nature” is now on display at the Hudgens Center for the Arts in Duluth.

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Tannery Row gets the blues with new art exhibit

The exhibit is titled “Blues Fest” and celebrates the color blue.

Upcoming best bets in arts and entertainment: May 9

The Daily Post gives you upcoming events you might want to check out.

Duluth’s Barefoot in the Park celebrates decade of promoting artists, entertainment and flavors

Duluth fine arts festival celebrates decade of promoting artists, entertainment and flavors

The 10th annual Barefoot in the Park fine arts festival will be held this weekend.

ART BEAT: Peace, love, chalk art featured at Suwanee’s Arts in the Park on May 17

Everyone who visits Suwanee on May 17 and partakes in the pleasures of “Peace, Love and Arts in the Park” will leave “feelin’ groovy.”

ART BEAT: Fifth Row Center brings "Fiddler on the Roof" to Buford stage

“Fiddler on the Roof” will be presented May 1 through 4 and 8 through 11 by Fifth Row Center Theatre at the Buford Community Center.