Calendar of Events for Southwest Arts Center

August 2014
July 08, 2014 - August 03, 2014
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Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company presents Same Time Next Year

Performance Theater

Continuing through Sunday, August 3

8:00 pm Friday, 2:30 pm & 8:00 pm Saturday, 2:30 pm Sunday

Phylicia Rashad and Kenny Leon star on stage together for the very first time in this delightful tryst about the… More »

August 07, 2014 - August 09, 2014
 

Hilda Willis presents Living Your Art

Black Box

Friday, August 7 – Sunday, August 9 (times TBD)

Living Your Art helps artists develop their talent and careers.  In this latest production, playwrights will read their latest works. See www.livingyourart.com for more information.

August 12, 2014 - September 12, 2014
 

SWAC Registration for Fall Classes

Tuesday, August 12 – Friday, September 12

Southwest Arts Center offers a variety of classes in dance, music, theater, and visual arts for all ages and skill levels.  For information on classes and to register, go to More »

August 12, 2014 - September 12, 2014
 

SWAC Registration for Fall Classes

Continuing through Friday, September 12

Southwest Arts Center offers a variety of classes in dance, music, theater, and visual arts for all ages and skill levels.  For information on classes and to register, go to More »

August 12, 2014 - September 12, 2014
 

SWAC Exhibition: ONYXCON

Performance Theater Gallery

Continuing through Friday, September 12

This exhibition features the work of visual artists who are exploring fantasy, science fiction, Afro-futurism, and the vibrancy of comic book art. For gallery… More »

August 14, 2014
 

Retro-Fire Arts Panel 3: Music and Poetry

Performance Theater

Thursday, August 14, 8:00 pm

Retro-Fire is a series of panel discussions featuring award-winning African American arts leaders and that connects arts professionals of color, past and present, to ignite and… More »

August 15, 2014 - September 12, 2014
 

SWAC Exhibition: ONYXCON

Performance Theater Gallery

Friday, August 15, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (opening reception)

Saturday, August 16 – Friday, September 12

This exhibition features the work of visual artists who are exploring fantasy, science fiction,… More »

August 16, 2014
 

ONYXCON Convention

Performance Theater

Saturday, August 16, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

ONYXCON is the largest convention in the Southeast celebrating the impact, contributions, and presence of the African Diaspora in “realms of imagination” through the… More »

August 20, 2014 - September 07, 2014
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SI Communications presents Only Just a Minute

Performance Theater

August 20 – Sunday, September 7

A stirring theatrical production inspired by the life of Benjamin Elijah Mays, written by Aaron Henne with characters by Levy Lee Simon. Only Just a Minute is set in 1968,… More »

August 23, 2014
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Miss Teen Dream Summer Pageant

Performance Theater

Wednesday, August 21 – Saturday, August 23

This is a “natural beauty” pageant designed for a variety of age divisions.  See www.missteendreamuse.com or call 678-808-9850 to learn more.

August 23, 2014
 

AKA Gamma Kappa Chapter 65th Anniversary Celebration

Black Box

Saturday, August 23, 1:00 pm

This anniversary celebration features musical selections by local musicians and light refreshments. More information is available at www.onnidan1.com/forum/index.php?topic=78272.0.

August 29, 2014 - September 26, 2014
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SWAC Exhibition: Trading Cards

Black Box

Friday, August 29, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (opening reception)

Saturday, August 30 – Friday, September 26

Artist Trading Cards (ATCs) are original, self-produced works of art produced on a 2.5” x 3.5” surface. Artists often… More »