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Holly Calmes

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ART BEAT: Sugarloaf Ballet announces 2014-2015 season

Sugarloaf Ballet is celebrating the 10th anniversary of Artistic Director Lori Zamzow-Wire’s tenure at the helm of the organization, and the 2014-2015 season promises to offer audiences a delightful year.

Former student Whitney Sue Jones returns to Gwinnett Ballet Theatre

Former student Whitney Sue Jones returns to Gwinnett Ballet Theatre

'Tap-a-ce-tic' hits Center Stage on Aug. 8

“Tap-a-ce-tic” is a one of a kind performance that will blow the audience away,” Gwinnett dancer and teacher Brandon Chitwood said. “We are taking tap dance to a whole new dimension with our stunning lights, sets and quick feet!”

ART BEAT: Duluth Fine Arts League invites the public to a 'Tour of Italy'

"Tour of Italy" is a fundraiser for high school scholarships for students planning to major in the arts.

ART BEAT: 'Murder in the Magnolias' offers genuine slapstick

Murder, mayhem and hysterically funny hijinks are in the offering when New London Theatre presents “Murder in the Magnolias” from Sept. 17 through Oct. 3. Nine performances of the play will be produced in New London facility at 2485 E. Main St. in Snellville.

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ART BEAT: Association invites participation in Suwanee Art Walk

The North Gwinnett Arts Association isn't a year old yet, but its membership is already planning some dynamic and inclusive events to enhance the local arts.

ART BEAT: Lawrenceville ballet school to host 'LA Intensive' with dancers from TV

Most young dance students are avid fans of the hit television show "So You Think You Can Dance." Over the past few seasons, the show has been a springboard for numerous aspiring dancers to leap to fame by showcasing their artistic abilities as well as their winning personalities.

ART BEAT: Lawrenceville ballet school to host 'LA Intensive' with dancers from TV

Most young dance students are avid fans of the hit television show “So You Think You Can Dance.” Over the past few seasons, the show has been a springboard for numerous aspiring dancers to leap to fame by showcasing their artistic abilities as well as their winning personalities.

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ART BEAR: Actor's Edge offers youth theater camps in 2 spots

Aspiring young actors can use the summer to hone their theatrical skills at The Actor's Edge Summer Performing Arts Camps, which start Monday and run through July 30.

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ART BEAR: Actor's Edge offers youth theater camps in 2 spots

Aspiring young actors can use the summer to hone their theatrical skills at The Actor’s Edge Summer Performing Arts Camps, which start Monday and run through July 30.

ART BEAT: Piano contest winners to perform with symphony

More than Beethoven and Mozart will be featured on the program when the Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra takes the stage for their Monday concert. Three winners of the recent Rising Star Piano Competition will be playing with the live orchestra, demonstrating skills which gave them the top three competition placements.

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ART BEAT: From Suwanee to the screen

Zac Efron? Robert Pattinson? Who needs them? Gwinnett's own Matthew Zuk has arrived in Hollywood, and the sky's the limit for this young actor/writer.

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Visual artist featured in 'A Matter of Time Part II'

Mikki Dillon has been a force for the visual arts in Gwinnett for the past 31 years.

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Visual artist featured in 'A Matter of Time Part II'

Mikki Dillon has been a force for the visual arts in Gwinnett for the past 31 years.

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CALMES: Choral Guild to perform at Spivey Hall

The Gwinnett Choral Guild's history is taking a new turn, one that will lead to the very prestigious performing space at Spivey Hall on Feb. 21. This concert will be the first performance the group has given in the Clayton County theater, a performing space that has offered Atlanta audiences the highest quality classical and jazz music since 1991.

Button Theatre debuts with 'Godspell' on Friday the 13th

Debuting a new theater group on Friday the 13th might deter some aspiring performers, but the cast and crew of I.J. Rosenblum's new group are not at all superstitious. They are ready to take Gwinnett by storm.