The Barrow Arts and Sciences Academy presents Cultural Connections, a performing arts series held at the Innovation Amphitheater. This series of entertaining and educational performances is open to students, teachers, families and all members of the community. Each show has been selected to engage both your heart and mind through music, song, dance, and theater.
Attend one performance or attend them all! Tickets are only $10 each. To accommodate for physical distancing, only 500 tickets will be available for each show.
October 29, 2020 at 7:00pm
Ah Surely. Irish Music and Dance
The Ah Surely Irish music and dance trio will showcase the history and culture of Ireland in an energetic foot-tapping, hand-clapping interactive concert of music and movement. The sounds of traditional Irish instruments and “hard shoe” step dancing are sure to lift your spirits as you take part in this lively affair.
Ah Surely is a trio of three performers and teaching artists: John Maschinot (uilleann pipes, flute, penny whistle, and bodhran), Evan Kinney (guitar, vocals, and fiddle), and Claire Shirey (Irish Step dance, fiddle, and concertina). They’ve performed at numerous schools, festivals, and on concert stages throughout the Southeast.
• Located at Innovation Amphitheater, 1007 Austin Rd, Winder, GA 30680
• Free Parking
• Gate opens at 6:00pm
• Attendance is limited to 500 general admission tickets
• All seats organized into socially distanced pairs
• Show lasts approximately 1 hour
• In the event of a cancellation a rain check will be given for the same or a similar event at a later date.
Sponsorships are still available.
Spring 2021 Cultural Connection Events
Mark your calendar now for these upcoming performances in the spring. Tickets are only $10 per show.
April 15, 2021 at 7:00pm
Full Radius Dance Company
Sponsored by Georgia Power & Jackson EMC
Redefining the boundaries of dance, Full Radius brings together disabled and non-disabled dancers in amazing modern dance choreography. This empowering show of interwoven works of physically integrated dance with audience participation and Q&A will not only entertain, but will move the audience both physically and emotionally. Watch a sample performance.
April 29, 2021 at 7:00pm
Johns Creek Symphony Orchestra
A sample of Metro Atlanta’s only fully-professional part-time symphonic orchestra will come to Barrow to share the art and science of the strings of the orchestra. Under the direction of the JCSO maestro, the individual beauty and nature of each stringed voice will be spotlighted before the quartet plays together in concert for the audience.
May 13, 2021 at 7:00pm
The Atlanta Opera
In this Bilingual Barber of Seville performance, the opera’s most famous barber, Figaro, plays the role of translator, as the Atlanta Opera Studio Tour takes center stage in the amphitheater. Perfect for all ages, this adaptation is performed in English and Spanish and demonstrates the power of love to triumph over adversity of every kind.