The Douglas County Museum of Record and Art has opened the “That’s Entertainment” show, which celebrates Douglas County citizens from the arts and enjoyment world.
In accordance to an on the net flyer describing the exhibit, emphasis is on:
“Celebrating the astounding and gifted citizens of Douglas County. Our large exhibit area includes tales, pics and memorabilia from the several achieved artists, musicians and entertainers with a Douglas County connection.”
Susanne Hudson, the museum’s director, who spoke by telephone, says that the exhibit opened earlier this thirty day period and will operate by way of March, 2024.
Hudson claims readers will be astonished at “who they are and what they do, that they have a neighborhood connection, and the purpose they’ve played in enjoyment above the a long time — it is really incredible.”
“I’m most proud of the selection of men and women we have that we’re celebrating — that is what we connect with it: Celebrating Our Citizens.”
And Hudson normally stresses the show may possibly improve as far more discoveries are manufactured. “It’s who we know,” she stated.
Asked for some examples Hudson named a place singer on the charts now Niko Moon, Arthur Lee, a guy from Douglasville who makes violins and fiddles, and also Dan Smalley, a person who will make custom guitars, and of training course a display screen devoted to community Songwriter Susan Hutcheson, who struck gold with the strike tune “I Love the Nightlife.”
The disco-era strike track “I Enjoy the Nightlife” turned 45-decades outdated earlier this summer. The music was penned in a 100-calendar year-aged dwelling on Campbellton Road. Hutcheson grew up in the Campbellton Avenue property, which her family members has owned for 70 of these 100 years.
The show also functions artifacts from films that had been produced in Douglasville and/or Douglas County. Monetary planner Cary Guffey is a previous boy or girl actor, ideal recognized for his debut in the job of Barry Guiler in the movie “Close Encounters of the 3rd Form.”
There is also a person that wrote hymns and had a audio publishing firm, B. B. Beall & Co. in the early 1900s and among the others wrote “Lift Him Up.” Benjamin Burke Beall, (1874 — 1945) also wrote “Wonderful Peace” and printed gospel track guides.
An additional noteworthy tunes inclusion to the museum’s exhibit is the daughter of Blues/Rock legend John Lee Hooker. Zakiya Hooker lives in Douglasville and operates a recording studio with her spouse, Pure Four co-founder Ollan Bell.
Hooker grew up in Detroit just before going to California the place she labored with the Oakland Law enforcement Division, Kaiser, and the Exceptional Court of California. She and Bell, a California indigenous, moved to Douglasville in 2008.
The pair owns John Lee Hooker’s Increase Growth Recording Studio, which has been in small business considering the fact that 1992, and a relatives report label — Boogie With The Hook Documents.
The Douglas County Museum and the Customer Data Heart is open Tuesday — Fridays, 10 a.m. — 5 p.m., and Saturdays, 10 a.m. — 3 p.m.
Teams of 10 or far more wishing to tour the Museum are asked for to call ahead for a reservation. Admission is often free, on the other hand donations are appreciated. Call 678-449-3939 for a team reservation.