PHOTOS: Hot25 First Friday Gallery Walk

PHOTOS: Hot25 First Friday Gallery Walk

August 9th, 2019 – Part of our #HOT25, the First Friday Gallery Walk is a free event that spotlights the downtown art community. This month’s walk featured 4 different stops with different exhibits and the artists that created them. The Decatur Area Arts Council featured works by Thom Walen and music by Doug Nicholson. Blue Connection’s  exhibit, titled “Smaller than a Breadbox” featured small art with a big impact by local and national artists. Gallery 510 featured works by Brenda Bunch and ArtFarm displayed art by Casey Wilen.

PHOTOS: Ursula Beck Pro Classic

PHOTOS: Ursula Beck Pro Classic

August 4th, 2019- Part of our #HOT25, The USTA/Ursula Beck Men’s Pro Tennis Classic began in 1999 and has developed into one of the premier tournaments on the United States Tennis Association Professional Circuit. Each year, 70 players from over 20 countries participate in the seven-day event, battling it out for ATP professional ranking points. Top players from the Decatur Futures have gone on to compete at all four Grand Slam tournaments against the likes of world no. 1’s Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. Today’s Championship concluded with Jenson Brooksby winning the men’s final 6-1, 6-4.