Saturday, April 27, 2013
April 28 concert at Gwinnett Center in Duluth also to feature young pianists playing Beethoven concerto and Youth Orchestra performing music from the movies.
The Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra & Chorus will present ‘Shimmer,’ the final Masterworks concert of its 2013 season, in the Performing Arts Center at the Gwinnett Center in Duluth on Sunday, April 28. There will be a performance by the Gwinnett Symphony Youth Orchestra at 4:30 p.m., with the GSO&Chorus performance starting at 5:30 p.m., according to a news release. The Youth Orchestra will be performing a “Night at the Movies” pops concert. All of the pieces in its program will be famous movie themes, including music from “Star Wars,” “Jurassic Park,” “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” “Pirates of the Caribbean,” “Shrek,” and “Titanic.” Christian Cohn, the runner up from the GYO’s conducting competition, will conduct a piece from “The Little Mermaid…
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
International company to assist Gwinnett Center in Duluth with sales, programming, and operations.
Wednesday, March 13
The Gwinnett Center in Duluth has partnered with AEG Facilities for support services. AEG, a Los Angeles-based international sports, entertainment and venue company, will assist Gwinnett Center with event programming, sponsorship and premium seating sales, purchasing, vendor venue services, advertising and event-day operations. Operated by the Gwinnett Convention and Visitors Bureau, Gwinnett Center’s venues for live sports and entertainment events include the 13,000-seat Arena at Gwinnett Center, the 702-seat Performing Arts Center, and the 125,000-square foot-Convention Center. “This collaboration is a big step forward for Gwinnett Center,” said General Manager Joseph Dennis in a news release announcing the multi-year partnership. “AEG …
Thursday, February 14, 2013
North Atlanta Home Show runs Friday-Sunday, Feb. 15-17, at the Gwinnett Center in Duluth.
Thursday, February 14
More than 150 experts in home remodeling and landscaping will showcase their services and products at the 2013 North Atlanta Home Show Friday-Sunday, Feb. 15-17, at the Gwinnett Center in Duluth. The show includes new product introductions, seminars, demonstrations, and live radio broadcasts. Several Duluth companies are participating in the show, including Costco Wholesale, Georgia Solar Lighting by the Sunshine Boys, Innovative Outdoors LLC, Lux Lighting Ltd., Pella Window & Door Company, and the Trusted Toolbox. “The North Atlanta Home Show offers homeowners and future homeowners an ideal environment to see new products, talk to the experts and comparison shop all under one roof,” said Michael Schoppenhorst, director of the show, in a …
Sunday, February 10, 2013
Hundreds attend Gwinnett Medical Center event at Gwinnett Center in Duluth to promote healthy hearts.
Sunday, February 10
Gwinnett Medical Center celebrated National Heart Month by presenting “Get Heart Smart - an interactive heart health expo” Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Gwinnett Center in Duluth. The free community event attracted hundreds of participants. The expo featured educational seminars, fitness classes, a heart-healthy cooking contest, and discounted medical screenings. Giveaways to participants included iPods, local gym memberships and other ways to encourage improving heart health. GMC’s Strickland Heart Center sponsored the “Fired Up for Heart Health” cooking contest. Local firefighters and GMC employees prepared heart-healthy meals and competed for the prize of best dish. Chef/owner Michael Ganley of Duluth’s Park Café and the Payne-Corley House …