Entertainment

Quite a catch

Quite a catch

Can you identify this fish? This 11-pound monster held by lifelong Fayette County resident J.C. Weston was caught last week in Lake Horton. Weston said it took 15-20 minutes to reel the big guy in. Photo/Special.

Holiday shows right around the corner

Tickets are available for local productions

Next Thursday, most families will be gathered around a turkey celebrating Thanksgiving and that night, with Black Friday sales beginning at the stores, the Christmas season officially kicks off. If mobs of consumers doesn’t put you in the holiday spirit, consider purchasing tickets to one of the many holiday shows coming to local stages. Read More»

'Macbeth' presented at Clayton State

'Macbeth' presented at Clayton State

“Macbeth” marched on to the Clayton State Theater stage for five drama-filled evenings starting Thursday night. The curtain rises in the Clayton State Theatre, room G132 of the Arts & Sciences Building, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free with Laker ID for Clayton State students, faculty and staff members. General admission is $5 for non-students.

“Macbeth,” directed by Patricia Henritze, Clayton State assistant professor of Theater, says “Macbeth” is just as relevant today as it was in Shakespeare’s time, and her student cast makes the performance one well worth attending. Read More»

Zac Brown inaugurates Southern Ground to raise camp funds

The Citizen’s Judy Ward shows off her new autograph from country music superstar Zac Brown Saturday afternoon at the Southern Ground Amphitheater in Fayetteville. More than 1,000 fans attended. Photo/Special.

Camp Southern Ground received a boost from the Nov. 3 Southern Ground Tailgatin’ Show featuring a special performance by Zac Brown Band. Read More»

Cirque du Soleil brings ‘TOTEM’ to life

Gael Ouisse and Alya Titarenko practice a routine that requires strength, balance and trust. While the routine is not a part of the regular show it could be added to any performance and both performers must be ready to go. Photo/Michael Boylan.

The Grand Chapiteau is back in Atlanta. Cirque du Soleil has launched “TOTEM,” an awesome combination of acrobatics, comedy, dancing and derring-do, at Atlantic Station and the show will run until Dec. 30 of this year. Read More»

FCHS Tigers Band parades for veterans Saturday in Fayetteville

FCHS Tigers Band parades for veterans Saturday in Fayetteville

The Fayette County High School Tigers Band strikes up a marching tune as they step smartly during the Veterans Day Parade Saturday in Fayetteville. Photo/Michael Boylan.

Just call them the Town People

Just call them the Town People

It looks like a group of people in the Halloween spirit Wednesday morning brought their fun and antics to the council chambers at Tyrone Town Hall. But who are these folks? If you look closely you will see that this animated group is none other than the Town Hall staff trying to sing "YMCA." Photo/Ben Nelms.

'Always...Patsy Cline' comes to Newnan this weekend

'Always...Patsy Cline' comes to Newnan this weekend

The Wadsworth Auditorium in historic downtown Newnan will be really “swinging” as it hosts an independent production of “Always…..Patsy Cline” Nov. 1-4. This presentation, produced by The 4 Friends Project, showcases the Ted Swindley show about Patsy Cline and her relationship with one devoted fan. The 4 Friends Project (Ed and Patty Richardson of Peachtree City and Susan and Charlie Gillespie of Newnan) is a new production company formed by these four friends who are dedicated to the development of quality entertainment on the Southside of Atlanta. Read More»

Halloween preview in Fayetteville

Halloween preview in Fayetteville

Hundreds of costumed children stopped by the very busy Stonewall complex in downtown Fayetteville last Saturday. In addition to Market Day, the annual Trick or Treat on Main Street event was also taking place, featuring rides, games, informational booths and more. While kids enjoyed trick or treating from table to table, they also took part in the costume contest. The headless man (below) and Candy Queen (main photo) were both award winners in their age groups. Photos/Michael Boylan.

 

 

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Demonstrating skills at Sharpsburg dog show

Demonstrating skills at Sharpsburg dog show

Dog owners from as far away as Maryland and Missouri met at East Coweta Middle School over the weekend for the LV/DVG National Championship. The competition tested the dogs’ skills in obedience, protection and tracking. Photo/Ben Nelms.

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