Thursday, June 4, 2009

This June, Experience the Woodruff Arts Center with FREE & Discounted Events!

Lose yourself for a couple of hours. Find your center!

Escape to the Woodruff Arts Center every Thursday night and Friday afternoon during the month of June for free entertainment, food and drink specials, and discounted tickets to see the High Museum of Art’s newest exhibitions: Monet Water Lilies and Richard Misrach: On the Beach.

Lunch Break Escapes. Each Friday in June, 11 am - 2 pm – Spend your lunch with us and enjoy live music and improv performances in the style of the Alliance Theatre and Second City’s upcoming production The Second City: Peach Drop, Stop and Roll. We’ll be grilling out on the Sifly Piazza with $10 lunch specials that include a sandwich, chips, dessert and drink, or you can bring your own lunch. While you’re here, visit the High Museum of Art with a $10 Lunch Rush Ticket.
Nights on the Piazza: Concert Series. Each Thursday in June, 5 pm – 8 pm – After work, come relax on the Sifly Piazza and enjoy free concerts by talented local musicians. Try the menu specials at Table 1280 or enjoy food and drink options from the outdoor grill. The High Museum of Art stays open until 8 pm and will offer 50% off admission tickets to the museum. Scheduled performers include: June 4th – Nerdkween (5:30) Tealights (6:30) Hope For Agoldensummer (7:30) June 11th – Patty Mack & the Mo White Quartet (5:30) Noot d’Noot (6:30) Soulphonics & Ruby Velle (7:30) June 18th – Heather Luttrell (5:30) Tin Cup Prophette (6:30) Venice is Sinking (7:30) June 25th – Sound Detour (5:30) Marry a Thief (6:30) Winter Sounds (7:30)

Other events in June include:

Alliance Theatre: Everybody Can Act Workshop – June 9, 6:30 – 8:30 pm. This workshop teaches you how your entire life has prepared you to act, how to overcome stage fright, and one word that will take the mystery out of acting. Voiceover Workshop – June 15&18 (2-night workshop), 6:30 – 9:30. Learn how to break into the field of voice-over acting and explore the market in Atlanta.

High Museum of Art: Friday Jazz at the High – June 19, 5-10 pm. Special guest - Mace Hibbard Quartet. Friday Jazz is an evening of art & music every third Friday of the month, including live musical performances and extended hours with full gallery access.

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra: Tango, Fados and Dance! – June 4-6, 8 pm. Join celebrated Tango dancer Rosa Collantes and her ensemble along with songstress Luciana Souza for an evening of dance and song.

Urban Film Review – Woodruff Art Center’s Celebrate Diversity Through the Arts initiative hosts two FREE films in June: Black Women Film Festival – June 22, 8 pm. and HBO’s Shouting Fire – June 25, 8 pm.

Great discounts are available for most events by using promo code "June" when making purchases online. Visit for more information or to purchase tickets.

The Woodruff Arts Center
The Woodruff Arts Center is ranked among the top four arts centers in the nation. The Woodruff is unique in that it combines four visual and performing arts divisions on one campus as one not-for-profit organization. Opening in 1968, the Woodruff Arts Center is home to the Alliance Theatre, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, the High Museum of Art and Young Audiences. To learn more about the Woodruff Arts Center, please visit

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