So what’s this Goat Farm all about?

The Goat FarmIt’s something we’ve been wondering, so here’s the scoop.

According to their Facebook page, “The Goat Farm Arts Center is a major visual & performing arts center in Atlanta. What was once an underutilized historic site went through a major expansion and was given new form in 2009. Part of the expansion opened up 20,000 square feet dedicated to five new performance and exhibition halls and spaces.  The Center now hosts classical & contemporary music concerts, traditional and experimental theatrical performances, film screenings, contemporary dance performances and art exhibitions.”

That definitely provides some perspective, but I think this is one of those things you just have to check out for yourself.  Here’s a list of the upcoming events happening at The Goat Farm.  Pick one that looks good to you and get out there!

Artist Statement Writing Workshop for Visual Artists – September 13, 7:00-8:30.  A one-night writing workshop for emerging and mid-career visual artists.

Independent Film Month – September 13 – September 30. The event showcases over 300 films from across the world, numerous workshops and special events designed specifically to unite the film community.

Theater for the Very Young – The Tranquil Tortoise and the Hoppity Hare – September 15 &  22, 2012, 9:30am and 11:00am — The Goat Farm hosts this experience which includes dance, movement, music and storytelling, in conjunction with the Alliance Theater.

Eyedrum Writers Exchange – September 18, 8:00-11:00pm – Writers share work aloud for 10 minutes and gather impressions and analysis from other writers for 5 minutes.  It’s a great way to gather feedback and connect with other Atlanta writers.

Ty Segall/Thee Oh Sees with GG King & Carnivores – September 18, 8:30pm – Check out the latest incarnation of songwriter, singer, and guitarist John Dwyer’s ever-evolving pop-folk psychedelic group.

The Goat Farm Arts Center is located at 1200 Foster Street in Atlanta’s West Midtown area – just off Huff Road and less than a mile from Apex West Midtown.

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