The Barrow Arts and Sciences Academy (BASA) presents the second annual Cultural Connections, a performing arts series held at the Innovation Amphitheater in partnership with the Georgia Council for the Arts. This series brings several professional artists to our community, and provides affordable and entertaining evenings of music, dance, poetry and more for all to enjoy. In addition, BASA's own student artists will present audience members with a special opening performance before the headline artists for each show take the stage.
- Mobile Tickets Only: $5 each for students; $10 each for non-students
- All shows approximately 90 minutes
- Located at Innovation Amphitheater, 1007 Austin Rd, Winder, GA 30680
- Free parking
- Gates open at 7 p.m.
- Rain checks offered if event is cancelled
Special Thanks to all our Series Sponsors.
Cultural Connection Events
March 31, 2022 at 7:30pm
Johns Creek Symphony Orchestra, String Quintet
A sample of Metro Atlanta’s only fully-professional part-time symphonic orchestra will come to Barrow to share the beauty of all the stringed voices of the orchestra. Under the direction of the JCSO maestro, the individual beauty and nature of each stringed voice will be spotlighted before the quintet plays together in concert for the audience.
NEW DATE: April 14, 2022 at 7:30pm
Marquice L. Williams, Spoken Word Poetry
Due to the weather forecast, the Nov. 11th Poetry Concert is rescheduled to April 14. Known for his spoken word poetry and dedication to creating safe spaces where individuals can tell their truths, Marquice L. Williams will share the stage with a few of Barrow’s fearless student writers in an evening of original music and spoken word poetry. Spellbinding vocal performances will be lifted high over the lake at the Innovation Amphitheater.
April 21, 2022 at 7:30pm
Full Radius Dance Co, Physically Integrated Dance
May 12, 2022 at 7:30pm
The Atlanta Opera, The Pirates of Penzance
Ah Surely, a traditional Irish Music and Dance Trio from Atlanta, Georgia showcases many distinctively Irish musical instruments such as the uilleann pipes, banjo, guitar, Irish wooden flute, tin whistle, and bodhran, as well as Irish step dance and songs in both English and Irish Gaelic. As a special bonus, an opening dance act performed by students of the BASA Dance program will warm up the stage for the Ah Surely Trio.