According to PACA President, Amelia McIntyre, the association will hold it’s annual meeting Monday, April 24th at 5:30 pm. This year’s theme is “Step Forward for the Arts”. The meeting will be held at the Pickens County Administration Building community room. The public is invited to attend. There is no charge.
Homemade chili, soup,and cornbread will be available at 5:30 and the meeting will begin at 6:00 pm. There will be an overview of the year and a peek into the future.
Blossoming Arts and Culture All Around!
Tuesday, April 26, 2016, 6PM-7:30PM
Join your neighbors at the Pickens Arts and Cultural Alliance Annual Meeting on April 26th to hear from many different voices in the community. Art, music, theater, literature, history, natural history, culinary, dance, fiber arts, photography, pottery, and more – PACA supports the community bouquet. Learn what local individuals and organizations did in 2015, and what is in the works for 2016.
Members (only!) will vote on the four new PACA board members. You can renew your $5 Annual Membership onsite!
If you’re not sure whether you’ve kept your membership up to date, no problem – we’ll look you up on our list when you get there.
Same venue as last year: Pickens Room, downstairs at the county administration building, 1266 E. Church Street. We’ll have signs and guides to show the way, or come in the side entrance at the bottom level.
Your PACA Board,
Ed Brackin – Cliff Brooks – Mike Davis – Becky Denney – Jaci Evans – Pat Jewell – Audrey Kristen-Lewis – Amelia McIntyre – Crystal Merrell – Heather Poole – Jamie Rosenthal
Join us in celebrating the 2016 Spring Quarter Featured Artist Get To The Pointe Dance Center (GTTP) on April 24, 2016.
Owned by Carla Jarrett and Lauren Bail, this studio opened in 2009 in Jasper. In 2015, they built and opened a new location on Noah Drive, near Johnny’s Pizza. Currently, GTTP offers classes to over 230 students in Ballet, Pointe, Lyrical, Tap, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Creative Movement, Musical Theatre, and Kinderdance.
PACA will host a reception for GTTP on Sunday, April 24th, at 2PM-4PM. Refreshments will be served and tours of the new building offered. Visitors will have the chance to see a few dancers during the event too.
The location is 575 Noah Drive, Jasper, GA 30143.
Learn more about Get To The Pointe and their offerings by visiting www.gettothepointedance.com
Persistence, determination, talent and an abundance of faith are words that come to mind when I think of Justin Davis. A big man with a big heart, Davis is one of Pickens’ great success stories.
Davis spent his early years in Tate, moving to Jasper while still in school.
He began piano lessons when he was in sixth grade. He recalls that Bay Cagle was his first teacher. He joined a youth choir and a band. During his high school days, he played strings, piano and percussion while developing a beautiful tenor singing voice. Continue reading
Join your neighbors at the Pickens Arts and Cultural Alliance Annual Meeting on February 26th to hear from many different voices in the community. Art, music, theater, literature, history, natural history, culinary, dance, fiber arts, photography, pottery, and more – PACA loves it all. Learn what local individuals and organizations did in 2014, and what is in the works for 2015.
Come join the Jasper Rhythm and Flute circle from 6:00 to 7:00 Tuesday, December 9th, at the Sharptop Arts Center. As usual, instruments will be provided, kids are welcome, and there is no charge!