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2013 Arts Advocates

  Alliance Theater

As a leading national theatre, the Alliance Theatre sets the highest artistic standards, creating the powerful experience of shared theatre for diverse people.

We will be an essential, high profile and deeply valued resource nationally and for Atlanta, providing nationally renowned theatrical productions, arts education programs, and employment opportunities for artists, technicians and arts administrators.

The Alliance Theatre values excellence, pursued with integrity and creativity, and achieved through collaboration.


  Atlanta BeltLine Partnership

Atlanta BeltLine Partnership (ABLP) is a non-profit organization committed to raising funds from private and philanthropic sources to support the BeltLine; working with neighborhoods, community organizations, faith organizations, businesses and other groups to raise general awareness and broad-based support for the BeltLine; and serving as a catalyst to mobilize resources to address the social concerns raised by new development around the BeltLine.


  Atlanta PlanIt

Atlanta PlanIt is a free, unique Web site exclusively dedicated to increasing the visibility, awareness and attendance of arts and cultural events in metro Atlanta. It promotes the work of more than 450 arts organizations online and provides tools to easily find events and purchase tickets. Atlanta PlanIt's public service awareness campaign, "Atlanta Art Lives Here," is a collaboration among more than 25 local arts organizations that raises awareness of the breadth and depth of the arts in metro Atlanta ( Atlanta PlanIt is a service of Public Broadcasting Atlanta and was established in 2004 by the Metro Atlanta Arts and Culture Coalition (MAACC). It moved to its current home at Public Broadcasting Atlanta in 2009.


  Atlanta Symphony

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and its affiliated members are committed to build on our foundation of artistic excellence.

We unite in our desire to serve and to expand our audience through innovative programming, broader venues and increased educational opportunities while balancing artistic growth with financial soundness. We share a heritage of passion for the music. We embrace our responsibility to be a vigorous part of the cultural fabric of our community and to strive to reach national and international audiences.


  The Creatives Project
Official Festival Nonprofit Partner

The Creatives Project (TCP)'s mission is to enrich and strengthen the local community through quality arts-based education and outreach, while celebrating and elevating the city's visual and performing artists.

Through the Creative Community Housing Project (CCHP), our Artist-In-Residency program, we support the day-to-day lives of creative individuals, offering financial and promotional aid while nurturing the arts eco-system through arts education service. Residencies range from studio space to exhibition space and housing. In exchange, each CCHP resident gives back to their local community through our Community Arts Program (CAP). Through CAP, The Creatives Project provides students, teachers, and communities direct hands-on arts experiences and personal interaction with artists.


  Falun Dafa Association of Atlanta

Falun Dafa Association of Atlanta, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Its mission is to preserve and promote traditional Chinese culture by introducing Falun Dafa and Shen Yun to the general public.

Falun Dafa (also called Falun Gong, or just Dafa) is a high-level cultivation practice guided by the characteristics of the universe—Truthfulness, Compassion, and Forbearance.

Today, Dafa is practiced and cherished by over 100 million people in over 100 countries, and has received many honors.

Shen Yun

The mission of Shen Yun Performing Arts is to revive 5,000 years of traditional Chinese culture

We are honored to present to you this magnificent cultural event – Shen Yun in Atlanta, a celebration of the best of Eastern and Western fine arts. By presenting Shen Yun in Atlanta, we hope to help the public better understand the values of traditional Chinese culture and bridge the gap between the Chinese and American communities.

As part of Shen Yun Performing Arts' 2013 world tour, Falun Dafa Association of Atlanta will present five performances at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on January 5th and 6th, 2013, and at the Fox Theatre on January 8th and 9th, 2013. As many as 17,000 audience members are expected to attend, all enjoying the traditional Chinese culture presented by Shen Yun Performing Arts.


  The Woodruff Arts Center
    To inspire, create, support, and celebrate renowned arts and education for diverse audiences through our unique model of Divisions and collaborations, in an institutionally sustainable manner. The Woodruff Arts Center is comprised of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Alliance Theatre, High Museum of Art, and Young Audiences.

For 40 years, Woodruff Center has set the arts standard for Atlanta and the Southeast. The Woodruff Arts Center is the heartbeat of Atlanta's arts community. Located in midtown, the Center offers Atlantans a bold variety of performing and visual arts - both traditional and avant-garde.


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