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AthFest Music & Arts Festival, June 20-24, 2012, Athens, Georgia
Athens, Georgia – AthFest, one of the souths finest music and arts festivals, will be held in downtown Athens, Georgia, June 20th through 24th, 2012. Over the course of this four day festival, approximately 150 bands and artists will perform on the 3 outdoor stages and in a dozen venues. AthFest Mainstage headliners this year will be: Reptar, Atlas Sound, The Glands and Yacht Rock Revue. All performances on the outdoor stages are open to all ages and are free of charge to the public. Now in its 16th year, AthFest showcases all the best local, regional, and nationally recognized Athens-based talent. The festival includes live music, KidFest, a juried artisan market, film events, a comedy showcase, Flagpole Music Awards, Wired Dance Music Festival and more. DETAILS: http://www.athfest.com, Phone: (706) 548-1973
Tubs Set Sail during the Bathtub Regatta in Southern Belgium
Dinant, Belgium – Each year on August 15, the city of Dinant, in keeping with Belgiums reputation for the quirky and unusual, hosts the Bathtub Regatta. The 2012 edition will mark the 30th anniversary of this beloved event. The regatta highlights the citys joie de vivre and attracts as many as 25,000 visitors who watch this procession of bizarre boats racing down the Meuse River. In addition to bathtubs, visitors will see homemade rafts, floating waterslides and other curious boat-like creations. A theme is selected each year for the regatta and participants enthusiastically incorporate it into the creation of their boat with a heavy dose of humor. This years theme is Films past and present, so prepare for a walk down cinematic memory lane. Phone: 212-758-8130
Fort Worth Opera Festival, May 12 June 3, 2012
Fort Worth, Texas – Fort Worth Operas 2012 season has it all: a spellbinding love triangle and a white-knuckle thrill ride of corruption, deceit, and passion; a charming look at love, fidelity, and temptation; an attempt to stop a decades-old war by withholding love; and an aging Broadway star and her children who must learn to forgive despite decades of lies, disappointment, and grief. Dont miss Puccinis passionate blockbuster “Tosca,” Mozarts effervescent romantic comedy “The Marriage of Figaro,” Mark Adamos Lysistrata and a new production of Jake Heggies “Three Decembers.” Performances at the renowned Bass Performance Hall and the Fort Worth Community Arts Center. May 12 June 3.
DETAILS: http://www.fwopera.org; Phone: 877-396-7372.