Sunday, September 20, 2009

The Colorful Arts Society Inc. to Host its Tenth Annual Fundraiser Gala and Scholarship Awards Program

The Colorful Arts Society, Inc. (CAS), a nonprofit arts organization supporting the metro-Atlanta area, will host its Tenth Annual Fundraiser Gala Concert and Scholarship Awards Program on Sunday, October 18, 2009. The event will be held at 4:00 PM at The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library. This year’s theme is Unforgettable Hollywood.

The evening will begin with the silent auction and artist market reception, from which proceeds will help to fund the organization’s scholarship program and year-round calendar of cultural events. Scheduled to perform during the fundraiser are 2009 Grammy nominee, Wayna, as well as The Joe Gransden Sextet.

Tickets to the Gala are $60.00 and may be purchased from any CAS member or online at

This year’s scholarship category is Spoken Word, which is a form of literary arts or artistic performance, in which lyrics, poetry or stories are spoken, rather than sung; and are performed with a musical background or props. To enter this scholarship competition, applicants should submit an up-to-five minute 'spoken word' performance on a DVD, along with an application form, which can be obtained online at The DVD and application must be received no later than 5pm, September 25th, 2009. Performances will be judged by a panel of judges.

Applications and DVDs should be sent to:

Dr. Mona MacDonald
135 Lakeview Lane
Fayetteville, GA 30214

About The Colorful Arts SocietyCAS is a nonprofit organization which promotes the appreciation, support and involvement of the arts by the general public. CAS presents events that cross the disciplines of dance, music, theater, film, literature, folk art, fine crafts and visual arts. Organized exclusively for charitable, literary and educational purposes, CAS advocates and supports the arts; and promotes the appreciation and involvement in the arts within the community. CAS endeavors to promote artistic interaction among ethnically-blended communities, and provides scholarships to students, sponsors forums designed to promote the exchange of ideas, hosts educational seminars, plays, concerts, films, exhibits and other arts and cultural events. Please visit to learn more.
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