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Roswell Offers Art Classes at Adult Rec Center

ROSWELL, GA -- The Roswell Adult Recreation Center will host classes by artist and instructor Stuart Fleishman during the Fall/Winter season. The classes, "Charcoal and Pastel with Stuart," will focus on drawing from real objects. Students will start with simple techniques using charcoal and will learn to discern and draw values, light and shadows, texture, shape, form, volume and mass.

Classes will be offered at the following dates/times:

* Wednesdays 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. (September 8 - October 27)
* Fridays 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (September 10 - October 29)
* Wednesdays 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. (December 1 - February 2)
* Fridays 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (December 3 - February 4)

The cost is $76 per program for Roswell residents and $114 for non-residents.

Classes will be held at the Roswell Adult Recreational Center located at 830 Grimes Bridge Road. The classes are for age 50 and older.

Metropolitan Atlanta Theater Awards Announces 2010 Ceremony

ATLANTA, GA -- Nearly 300 local theater leaders, supporters and fans from all throughout the Atlanta area will be on hand to recognize this year's nominees and winners at the Annual Metropolitan Atlanta Theater Awards Ceremony on Sunday, September 26 at 5:30 p.m. at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center in Roswell.

The ceremony will once again be headed up by one of Atlanta's most loved and acclaimed actors, Jeff McKerley, and punctuated with musical performances from this year's nominees for Best Overall Musical.

Since 2004, the Metropolitan Atlanta Theater (MAT) Awards has celebrated the talents of Atlanta's community theaters and small professional theater companies. The 2010 season brought 24 productions for consideration of awards, resulting in 108 nominees in 29 categories.

For more information about the 2010 MAT Awards Ceremony, please visit http://www.matawards.com/AwardCeremony.html.