by SaportaReport Contributor Jamie Clements, a leader at Atlanta’s Alliance Theatre, recently shared his perspectives on the fascinating world of Broadway-bound productions and theatrical investing. Jamie, the Alliance’s director of ...
SaportaReport is proud to present the latest in Thought Leaders from across Georgia. Designed as a general forum where experts may host discussions about their respective fields, SaportaReport Thought Leadership is sponsored by various industry leaders from the Atlanta area. The Woodruff Arts Center partners with local artists and arts organizations to give an inside view of the Atlanta arts scene. Not only are they the largest arts center in the world, but they also offer remarkable educational programming through the combined efforts of the Alliance, the ASO and the High.
by SaportaReport Contributor Jamie Clements, a leader at Atlanta’s Alliance Theatre, recently shared his perspectives on the fascinating world of Broadway-bound productions and theatrical investing. Jamie, the Alliance’s director of development, brings both professional and personal passion and knowledge to theatre, and has watched numerous shows originally produced at the Alliance Theatre continue on to […]
by KC Commander, Content Manager – Atlanta Symphony Orchestra The holidays will be here before you know it and we are looking forward to the annual Atlanta tradition of “Christmas with the ASO.” What some might not know is its illustrious performance history, with seeds planted as far back as the 1940s. The concert that […]
By James Paulk, ASO Annual Giving Officer On February 4, 1945, the Atlanta Music Club sponsored a concert with Henry Sopkin conducting the Atlanta Youth Symphony Orchestra at the Grady High School Auditorium. While many of the details are lost to history, it’s unlikely that the small group of dedicated women who brought it together […]
by Stephanie Heydt, Margaret and Terry Stent Curator of American Art, High Museum of Art In 1977, the New Yorker published a feature-length biography on the artist Romare Bearden (1911 – 1988) by Calvin Tomkins in the magazine’s “Profiles” section. This biographical essay, “Putting Something over Something Else,” was titled after Bearden’s own words describing the process of making art: “I really think the art […]
By Eva Berlin, High Museum of Art, Digital Content Specialist Video by Ashley Bartholomew, High Museum of Art, Media Production Specialist In the High Museum of Art’s newest Curator Close-Up video, you’ll meet Michael Rooks, the Museum’s Wieland Family Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art. Hear from Rooks as he discusses his work with Atlanta artists over the years and […]
by Mark Gresham, founder of EarRelevant I am a creative professional and Atlanta native. At 63 years of age, I have seen a lot of changes in both the city’s arts community and its business community over that time, and participated as a composer, a music journalist, a publisher and a handful of other related […]
By Julia Forbes, Shannon Landing Amos Head of Museum Interpretation, and Ivey Rucket, Manager of Web and New Media, High Museum of Art, Atlanta As the High Museum of Art prepared to completely reinstall its collection in the fall of 2018, we began talking about how we could use mobile technologies in innovative ways to […]
By Ariel Fristoe, Artistic Director, Out of Hand Theater On August 25, 1000 people will gather in homes, churches and restaurants across Decatur to talk about race. The conversations will take place over dinner, or 100 dinners to be more precise, and every conversation will start with the performance of a short play written just for this […]
By: a SaportaReport contributor Summer is in full swing and Atlanta’s arts and culture scene (much like the temperature outdoors) continues to heat up! Don’t let the season slide by without finding the time to relax and enjoy all of the cultural fun the city has to offer. The events below can be a great […]
by Jon Carr The joke starts with a woman asking, “Edward or Jacob?” Ringing in the punch line, her scene partner responds, “Well, one is filled with a bunch of other people’s blood and that’s got Hep-C written all over it but the other one is basically a dog so . . . I pick […]