Kathleen Buckner-The Magic Of Opera

By Kathleen BucknerDirector of Educational Outreach Ars Nova School of the Arts In the summer before I started high school, I was in my first opera. Ars Nova was holding auditions for the chorus, and I was already interested in taking voice lessons there, so I auditioned and (with a stroke of luck) became a … Continue reading Kathleen Buckner-The Magic Of Opera

TAVÈ Weddings and Events

By Natasha V. VerkestOwner, Tavè Weddings and Events I am a professional wedding planner and have been in the wedding industry for over 15 years. I am proud to own and operate a woman and veteran-owned business. I served 10 years in the US Army and my husband Adam retired after 20 years of service. … Continue reading TAVÈ Weddings and Events

Spring in South Huntsville

By Katie Bosarge PattersonExecutive DirectorSouth Huntsville Main Business Association Spring has arrived in South Huntsville! We are ready for the sunshine and warmer temperatures that come with this time of year, but we know that Summer is just around the corner so let’s spend some time together outside! This is the perfect time of year … Continue reading Spring in South Huntsville

Fantasy Playhouse: Spotlight on the Future

By: Emily Rodrick and Megan Nivens-TannettFantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater and Academy According to Americans for the Arts, students who take 4 years of arts score 150 points higher on SAT than students who only take ½ year or less. Low-income students highly engaged in arts are 138% more likely to graduate highschool and twice as … Continue reading Fantasy Playhouse: Spotlight on the Future

Benefit Concert Huntsville College Preparatory School

By Monique Griffin, Principal and CFOHuntsville College Preparatory SchoolAnd Isaac Griffin – COO and Vice Principal Huntsville College Preparatory School, formerly known as Huntsville Achievement School is a nonprofit private school, serving children with learning differences in the heart of Huntsville for over 14 years. Our student body includes students with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Dyslexia, … Continue reading Benefit Concert Huntsville College Preparatory School

A Singer Is An Actor Using A Melody

By Dr. Ginger Beazley Many years ago, a young farm girl, met a remarkable woman who was equally qualified to teach piano, acting and voice. She was a small woman with snow white hair piled high on her head and more energy and authority in her voice and body than she deserved to have at … Continue reading A Singer Is An Actor Using A Melody

 Seeing The Magic Through Their Eyes at FPCTA

By Kailey BurkhardtFantasy Playhouse and Children’s Theater Academy The excited buzz of hundreds of third and fourth grade voices echoes across the cafeteria. Students sit anxiously awaiting the first actor to emerge from behind the black curtain on stage. They know they are here to see a play, but have no idea what to expect. … Continue reading  Seeing The Magic Through Their Eyes at FPCTA

Independent Musical Productions to Perform RENT This Month

By Amy Warren, Publicist IMPHuntsvilleIndependent Musical Productions Amy.Warren@IMPHuntsville.org Independent Musical Production is thrilled to provide North Alabama with another season of spectacular shows!  RENT will be our first production later this month, with Pippin following in July and Nunsense! in September.  The Cabaret series is scheduled to resume in March. Loosely based on Puccini’s opera La Boheme, Jonathan Larson’s RENT takes place in … Continue reading Independent Musical Productions to Perform RENT This Month

ARS Nova School of the Arts Nurturing the Art of Excellence

By Dr. Ginger Beazley, Founder and Director The school was established in September of 1998 with 25 students and has grown today to approximately 80 students. We are located at 2828 Drake Ave SW, Huntsville, AL 35805, in the same building with AB Stephens Music. We offer group classes for children ages 4-5 and grades … Continue reading ARS Nova School of the Arts Nurturing the Art of Excellence

South Huntsville Main Business Association

By Katie Bosarge-PattersonExecutive Director The Holiday season is upon us!  Our Annual Cookie Crunch and Small Business Saturday helped us kick off the Holiday season last month, and now it’s in full swing! Our businesses are welcoming shoppers as they look for that perfect gift to go under the tree. You can find everything you … Continue reading South Huntsville Main Business Association