CITY OF SUWANEE
Suwanee's Big Artsy
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Suwanee's Big Artsy
Organized by City of Suwanee
Big, artsy things will be happening at the City of Suwanee’s newest event Big Artsy, on June 15 at Town Center Park! The event will serve as an introduction of the 13 pieces that make up the sixth installment of the city’s popular SculpTour temporary sculpture exhibition. “Art, in the public realm for the whole of the community, is an integral piece of our city’s personality,” said councilman Linnea Miller. “It’s not enough to simply create a “place.” That place has to come alive – through art, events, activities, and just making things fun. People need a reason to keep coming back and connecting.” Since 2011, the award-winning SculpTour program has brought 79 sculptures to a walkable one-mile area of downtown Suwanee, not to mention the 11 pieces in the city’s permanent collection. With goals to enliven Town Center, attract visitors, and stimulate interest in Suwanee’s public art program, SculpTour adds to the sense of dynamism, energy, rhythm, and ritual in the city. Big Artsy attendees can also expect exciting happenings on the Town Center Stage, including a full cast and orchestra performance of Disney’s Newsies by the Aurora Theatre. Based on the Disney film written by Bob Tzudiker and Noni White and inspired by the real-life Newsboy Strike of 1899, this high-energy musical soars with rousing dance numbers and non-stop thrills. In New York City at the turn of the century, publishing titans Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst look to take advantage of newsboys to increase profits. Enter charismatic Jack Kelly who unwittingly leads a ragged band of teenaged "newsies," across the city to strike for what’s right. This Tony Award-winning musical is toe-tapping fun for the entire family. General admission is free and seating is first come, first served (but no chairs/blankets/tents prior to Saturday, June 15).
Date: Jun 15 5:00 pm - Jun 15 10:00 pm
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City of Suwanee
Award-winning Suwanee is a friendly, progressive community committed to maintaining a high-quality of life for its approximately 18,000 residents. We're proud of the numerous awards our community's efforts have garnered over the past several years. And we're delighted to have been recognized by Money Magazine as one of the country's best small communities in which to live and by Kiplinger.com as one of the best communities in which to raise children. Most of all, though, we're gratified that our residents and business owners are proud to call Suwanee "home."
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Event Date: Jun 15

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Big Artsy Food Vendor Application (Copy) The Deep South Biscuit Co.