Category Archives: Arts Scene

We’ve got a Secret

  About thirty secrets, actually. Secret doors, that is. These little charmers are hidden in plain sight all over town, from Thinking Man Tavern to the Glenlake Pool. They have been well-received by Visitor Center guests, especially the small ones. … Continue reading

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Reclaimed by Nature: photography at the DeKalb History Center

Have you been by the Old Courthouse to see this photography by Virginie Kippelen? On her blog, Ms. Kippelen shares:   “People forget but the landscape remembers.” – English photographer Simon Norfolk This new body of work shades the light … Continue reading

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Different Trains: new gallery opens

We heard this exciting news from the Decatur Arts Alliance: An art gallery with a difference has opened its doors in Decatur. The Different Trains Gallery, the brainchild of art lovers Sarah Garvin and Shawn Vinson, launched during the Decatur … Continue reading

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Lori Lejeune Gallery Show

The latest installation at the gallery of the Decatur Arts Alliance features the work of Lori Lejeune now through Friday, June 23, 2017. “Flight & Figures” are selections from Lori Lejeune’s contemporary art installation series. Lori explores the intersection of … Continue reading

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Visit Atlanta – Stay in Decatur. The Best of Both Worlds!

Centennial Olympic Park, the Georgia Aquarium, Martin Luther King Jr. Historic National Site, CNN Studio Tour, High Museum of Art, Carter Presidential Center, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, Atlanta Botanical Gardens, World of Coca-Cola, and Zoo Atlanta are great attractions.   … Continue reading

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Teaching an Old Book New Tricks

In the age of e-readers, downloadable books, and audiobooks, do you sometimes wonder about the future of the physical book? The paper, print, binding, cardboard and leather variety? Marbled endpapers, illustrations, beautiful font? Artists are teaching old books new tricks: … Continue reading

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Sidewalk Saturdays in Decatur

What a fantastic weekend for music in Decatur!    The Decatur Beach Party happens Friday, June 14th from 5 PM to 11 PM, featuring tons of sand and a Jimmy Buffet tribute band called A1A.   Then there’s the 3 day event … Continue reading

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