Entertainment

‘Cinderella’ continues this weekend

Sarah Spencer will appear as Cinderella and Michael Reep will portray Prince Charming in the production. Photo/Special.

The magic of live theater comes to the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater this summer through the Twilight Theatre Company’s presentation of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical classic “Cinderella.”

Originally televised in 1957, this is the only Rodgers and Hammerstein musical to be written specifically for television. Read More»

Gobble up and talk turkey

Gobble up and talk turkey

The turkey named “Turduckin” sitting on 13-year-old Cameron Tyson’s shoulder is a proud resident of the 180-degree Farm in east Coweta County. Cameron was joined at the farm July 14 by friends and Peachtree City residents Nathan Ruck (L), age 21, and 14 year-old Alex Ruck. The 180-degree Farm is an all-organic, non-profit enterprise established by Nicole and Scott Tyson. As for Turduckin, he hung around with his buddies in the duck paddock for so long that the Tyson family gave up on trying to convince him that he’s not a duck. “He just keeps flying back in,” Scott said. Read More»

The Kingston Trio plays Southern Ground Amphitheater – July 21

The Kingston Trio plays Southern Ground Amphitheater – July 21

This Saturday, July 21, Fayetteville will be taken back to the original West-coast folk music stylings of The Kingston Trio; with opening act, Shades of Blue.

The Kingston Trio is one of the few groups today that has survived the many changes in the world of music. They have remained consistent in their sound, which probably explains their resurgence in popularity over the last few years. Read More»

Newnan's STAR presents 'Doubt' dinner theater

The Centre for Performing and Visual Arts’s STAR program will present a dinner theatre production of the play “Doubt”, by John Patrick Shanley, July 19 through 21. Tickets are $20, and reservations can be made through Monday, July 16 by calling the Centre at 770-254-2787. Tickets are by advance sale only.

Dinner at the Centre begins at 6:30 p.m. on all three nights- July 19, 20 and 21 - with the performance following.  Ticket prices include both dinner and the performance. Read More»

Unplugged starts at Maguire's July 21

On Saturday July 21, Maguire’s Irish Pub will host Senoia Unplugged a new performance platform for singer/songwriters and musicians. Wendy Charles Maguire, owner of Maguire's, explained “We are expecting it be a great night where you will hear many of the current crop of upcoming songwriters like Simone Simonton, Tim Maggart, Hope Cassity, Adam Hood, Destiny Brown, Skip Cochran and Abby Parks to name but a few.” Read More»

‘Editor’s Choice Award’ — in The Citizen's Facebook 4th of July photo contest

‘Editor’s Choice Award’ — in The Citizen's Facebook 4th of July photo contest

The “Editor’s Choice” Award goes to “4th of July Shades,” submitted by Noelle Oates. These All-American bathing beauties in their patriotic sunglasses stole our hearts. Pictured from left are Kirsten Oates, Jocelyn Price, Ashlyn Oates, Denver Oates and Ryan Price.

Fans of The Citizen submitted 47 photo entries and cast 1,644 votes in the five-day contest.

THIRD PLACE — Citizen Facebook July 4th photo contest winner

THIRD PLACE — Citizen Facebook July 4th photo contest winner

Fans stacked up 183 votes for Melissa Hall of Fayetteville and her “July 4th Pyramid.” Pictured on the bottom row, from left, are Emery Hall, Mykala Hildebrandt, Ethan Hildebrandt, and Ella Reenstra. On the top row, from left, are Austin Forshee, Baxley Hall and Ansley Cardoza.

Fans of The Citizen submitted 47 photo entries and cast 1,644 votes in the five-day contest.

SECOND PLACE — Citizen Facebook July 4th photo winner

SECOND PLACE — Citizen Facebook July 4th photo winner

LilyKate and Eleanor Love, 5-year-old identical twin daughters of Susan and Jonathan Love of Peachtree City, are second place winners in The Citizen Facebook July 4th Contest. Born in Jiangxi, China, the girls joined the Love family in 2008. They garnered 428 votes from Citizen fans in the contest.

Fans of The Citizen submitted 47 photo entries and cast 1,644 votes in the five-day contest.

FIRST PLACE — Citizen Facebook July 4th photo contest winner

FIRST PLACE — Citizen Facebook July 4th photo contest winner

July 4, 2012, is one for the scrapbooks for Linnea Pruiksma of Fayetteville. Not only was it her first Independence Day as a U.S. citizen, Linnea is the top vote-getter and winner of the first Citizen Spirit 4th of July Photo Contest.

Linnea is the daughter of David and LeighAnn Pruiksma, who plan to add this momento to her adoption journey book. Linnea’s mom says she loved wearing her beads, waving a flag and having a grand time at the parade. Fans on The Citizen’s Facebook page cast 451 votes for Linnea’s photo in the contest. Read More»

'Always...Patsy Cline' at STG this weekend and next

Southside Theater in Fairburn will be really “swinging” as it hosts an independent production of “Always…..Patsy Cline”. This presentation, produced by Ed Richardson of Peachtree City and Susan Gillespie of Newnan, showcases the Ted Swindley show about Patsy Cline and her relationship with one devoted fan. Read More»