Features

December 15, 2013

Voices Night Out featured at Creative Arts Guild

The next Creative Arts Guild In Concert program will feature Voices Night Out.

Voices Night Out consists of local classically trained singers with a passion for music and a desire to cultivate appreciation for classical literature in the community. Group member and baritone singer Ted Long says, “With schools making cuts to the arts and the popular music scene getting farther away from classical repertoire by the day, a lot of fantastic music is slowly being ignored and forgotten. The classically trained voice is the epitome of singing. Yet appreciation for it has fallen, and in many cases classical singers are ridiculed, especially by the younger generations. Opera may never disappear totally, but it is a struggling art form.”

Long goes on to say that the concert will include a collection of holiday songs, including “Sleigh Ride,” “O Come, O Come Emmanuel,” “Rejoice Greatly” and “O Holy Night.” He stresses that although the musicians are classically trained, the concert will be light and informal and an opportunity for the audience to hear great music literature.

Performing with Long will be Lisa Gregg, soprano; Jennifer Phinney, soprano; Brad Cline, tenor; Keith Rollins, tenor; LouAnn Pope, piano; and special guest Thomas Gregg.

The concert will be Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Jonas Performance Hall at the Creative Arts Guild. Tickets are $5 for general admission. Children in laps are free. For more information, contact Creative Arts Guild Music Director Lisa Elders at (706) 259-1822 or email lisae@creativeartsguild.org.

 

1
Text Only
Features
  • Chester Clark III: A magnificent disappointment

    Could this really be happening?
    Three-and-a-half years earlier their hearts had stirred when they first heard his call. Centuries of Greek and Roman brutality had deepened their desire for the promised Deliverer. Their desires for temporal deliverance had colored even their reading of the Scriptures, until they had convinced themselves that the Messiah’s primary mission would be to deliver them from Rome.

    April 18, 2014

  • Dalton Dulcimers to perform for Guild’s In Concert program

    The Creative Arts Guild will welcome the Dalton Dulcimers at its next In Concert program on Thursday.

    April 12, 2014

  • Bryan Collins: The truth of the resurrection

    April 11, 2014

  • Earl Brackin Band to perform at Dalton State

    The Olympic Games have historically been an effective way of bringing people from all corners of the world and all walks of life together.

    April 6, 2014

  • The Rev. G. David Henderson: Satan’s worldwide anti-Christ religion — now in our midst!

    Since my devotional last month, many claiming to be followers of Jesus have written the Forum of this newspaper, wrongfully proclaiming God doesn’t require followers of Jesus to obey the moral laws God gave to Moses and Israel — reputably known as the Ten Commandments. The author of our Bible (the Holy Spirit) responds with divine disgust and anger, “such isn’t so” (“God forbid” — Romans 6:15)!

    April 4, 2014

  • The Rapha House: Eating disorders

    Every year a week in February is designated as National Eating Disorders Awareness Week by The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA). The theme for 2014 was “I Had No Idea” stressing the need to address misconceptions about eating disorders.

    March 23, 2014

  • Final performance for senior dancers

    This year, 11 “sisters in dance” will perform together for the last time.

    March 22, 2014

  • Church news

    News and notes from area churches.

    March 21, 2014

  • The Rev. Rodney B. Weaver: Where is God

    How will this play out?
    A northern female (a native of Detroit, Mich.) comes to a small Southern town called Dalton. This female has now been arrested for the death of a convenience store worker. Known for being the Carpet Capital of the World, Dalton now has the distinction of being the location of a horrific murder.

    March 21, 2014

  • Chester V. Clark IIIThe miracle of life

    \With spring in the air and the dogwoods starting to bud, my reflections turn again to the miracle that we call life. Call me simple, easily impressed or perennially forgetful; but isn’t it amazing that dormant plants and trees can come to life again after the bitter cold of winter?

    March 14, 2014