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Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Annual Show Hits the Mattie Kelly Arts Center Stage April 25 and 26

“Accessibility is key to our mission in the dance department,” says Taylor. “It’s why we’ve begun to rebuild our base of school age audience members and have scheduled a series of lecture demonstrations in both Okaloosa and Walton counties..."
Art
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Thursday, February 13th, 2014

"I'm Inspired by This Beautiful Beach Environment..."

Born and raised in Dothan, Alabama, McCarty received his fine arts degree from Auburn University in 1970. The young McCarty then began his career climb as a designer-illustrator for an established Atlanta design studio...
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Saturday, February 1st, 2014

She's Fluent in the International Language of Magic

By age four, the impressionable Andrews was ready to test her own dexterity. Andrews’ parents bought her a beginner’s magic kit with tricks she practiced for hours and then performed at her preschool in Wheaton, Illinois. After that, she began to check out a long list of magic books her local library had to offer...
Author Profiles
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Friday, November 22nd, 2013
Before taking pen to paper, Bethea was designing water and wastewater infrastructure around the south. Today, as a mother of four spirited boys and a licensed professional engineer in Alabama, Florida and Georgia, Bethea blends her scientific capabilities with creative attitude to write educational books for kids...
Film
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Friday, August 2nd, 2013

More at www.tjcfilms.com

“We all have words to live by,” says Carr. “I found that art, music and film gave my life its flavor.” That maxim led to a degree in visual communications, a perfect fit. Soon after, the U.S. Army hired Carr to teach a precision driving class to soldiers...
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Friday, July 5th, 2013

Friday and Saturday Night Comedy at Seaside

The resident improv troupe of the Seaside Repertory Theatre, offers a glimpse into the improvisational process through workshops and performances until early August. Beginning with an original story setting and added suggestions from the audience, actors improvise their way towards an inspired conclusion...
Business Profiles
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Friday, June 7th, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Season Ammons, Jones and Company and More

Not only has this award-winning and beloved music duo been recording and performing locally for seven years, but with the recent building of their Backyard Boogie concert venue on Chat Holly Road in Santa Rosa Beach, these kindhearted musicians are committed to giving back...
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Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

EC Theatre Company Aims to Entertain, Educate

Most recently, the ECTC has partnered with the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation to teach all levels of theater classes to students in the Destin area. The longterm goals of the company are to educate, enrich and entertain one and all in the Emerald Coast community...
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Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Dance Facets 2013 at Mattie Kelly Arts Center April 12-13

The evening has elements of surprise, thought-provoking drama and humor. The program includes classical ballet, contemporary modern, an aerial piece, ballroom, gestural theater, jazz and hip-hop...