COFFEE COUNTY, Ala (WDHN) — Performing Arts has taken a hit over the course of the pandemic, now one local non-profit is set to bring it back with a bang.
The Coffee County Arts Alliance is a organization who puts on shows, musicals, and teaches the community about the importance of arts and the value it has in society.
Today, President of the Arts Alliance Dr. Ken Thomas joined with Donnia Rambin came on Wake Up Wiregrass to promote some events they have planned for the next year. Find those listed below:
- August 8th — Season Opener at Forresster Hall at Enterprise State CC, 2-4 p.m.
- September 30th — The Blinds Boys of Alabama, EHS Performing Arts Center, 7 p.m.
- December 5th — Wiregrass Community “Messiah” Sing-Along, EHS Performing Arts Center, 6 p.m.
- January 27th — World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra, EHS Performing Arts Center, 7 p.m.
- February 17th — The Greatest Love of All, A Tribute to Whitney Houston, EHS Performing Arts Center 7 p.m.
- March 24 — Shakespeare in Jazz: All the World’s a Song, Elba High School 7 p.m.
- April 30th & May 1st — Piney Woods Arts Festival, ESCC, (4/30) 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., (5/1) 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
For more on these events, visit: https://www.coffeecountyartsalliance.com/Services
On top of putting on these shows, the Arts Alliance also assists local youth by training them in their desired art. This can be one on one or as a small group.
“The purpose of the Arts Alliance today is the same as years ago – to bring visual and performing arts into the community for the enjoyment of all people, to challenge and encourage children and adults to develop artistic talents and creativity and to advance the arts by working with the leadership clubs, civic groups, schools, businesses and individuals to the county,” said Arts Alliance President Dr. Ken Thomas.
With the Arts Alliance being a non-profit, the community can help out by sponsoring or donating. To do so visit the website above or call 334-406-2787(ARTS)