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‘Joseph’ opens Friday at Legacy Theatre

‘Joseph’ opens Friday at Legacy Theatre

“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” (or just “Joseph” to most people familiar with the show) will make a spectacular debut on the Legacy Theatre stage July 6, and although its Biblical story and catchy tunes by Andrew Lloyd Webber (“Cats,” “The Phantom of the Opera”) are familiar to most, director Mark Smith promises that this production will be unlike any other. Read More»

What you need to know for PTC’s July 4th

July 4 is the big showcase day for Peachtree City, as thousands of people are expected to line the parade route in the morning and take in the fireworks in the evening.

City officials are asking the public to make sure to keep children out of the roadway during the parade, Read More»

Legacy Theatre set to launch production of ‘Joseph’

Cast members are (clockwise) Drew Stewart, Taylor Marie Hunt, Eean Cochran, Clint Diaz, MIchael Ferraro, Allyssa O’Donnell, Kyle Williams. Photo/Special.

Mark Smith, Artistic Director of The Legacy Theatre in Tyrone, had just turned 21 when he took a job as an acting apprentice at Jenny Wiley Theatre in Prestonsburg, KY.
“I really had no idea what I was getting myself into,” confided Smith. “I was a junior in college with nothing on my resume, and all I knew was that I wanted to be an actor.” Read More»

The 5th Dimension plays Southern Ground Amphitheater Saturday

The 5th Dimension plays Southern Ground Amphitheater Saturday

This Saturday, June 30, Fayetteville will be treated to an evening of vocal excellence with the stylings of the classic West-coast pop group, The 5th Dimension; with opening act, The Sock Hops.

The 5th Dimension has released over a dozen hit albums and received 14 gold records, six platinum records, seven Grammy Awards, and numerous other awards. Their classics include such hits as: “One Less Bell to Answer,” “Wedding Bell Blues,” “Stoned Soul Picnic,” “Last Night I Didn’t Get to Sleep,” and “Aquarius/ Let the Sun Shine In.” Read More»

New 4th of July t-shirts now available

New 4th of July t-shirts now available

The 4th of July in Peachtree City is an exciting experience for all. By day, thousands of red, white and blue golf carts cruise around the city demonstrating their patriotism. By nightfall, sparkling fireworks are displayed over Lake Peachtree. Read More»

Lunch on the Lawn for a song

Lunch on the Lawn for a song

Singer/songwriter and Heritage Christian Church worship leader Jason Bowen provided the musical entertainment June 15 at the heavily attended Lunch on the Lawn in downtown Fayetteville. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Girl Scout canoe jam

Girl Scout canoe jam

These young Girl Scouts had a fun time canoeing in the water last week at the Camp Loblolly day camp in south Fayette County. There was a host of other activities at the camp including arts and crafts, archery and more. The camp was hosted at the campus of Heritage Christian Church. Photo/John Munford.

Catch a 'Moovie' at Southern Ground Amphitheater

This Friday, June 22, Fayetteville Main Street is hosting its first free “Moovie Night” of 2012 at Southern Ground Amphitheater.

Beginning at 7 p.m., families are encouraged to come out for an evening of fun, music, and movies.

Before sundown, a DJ will play songs for all ages, and kids can meet and dance with the Chick-Fil-A cows. MOMS Club of Fayetteville will be selling kids tattoos, and Cool Flavors will offer Italian ice for dessert. Read More»

Big time vocalists to perform in PTC

Big time vocalists to perform in PTC

The stage at The Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater has featured a number of legendary artists over the years. The trend continues this Saturday when Roberta Flack and Peabo Bryson perform.

Flack, a skilled artist in pop, soul, jazz and folk, is known for hits like “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face,” “Where Is the Love (with Donny Hathaway), “Killing Me Softly With His Song,” Tonight I Celebrate My Love,” and many more. Read More»

Southern Crescent Chorale schedules Fayetteville auditions

The Southern Crescent Chorale in concert. Photo/Special.

Having just completed its tenth season, the Southern Crescent Chorale has established a reputation for excellence and achievement in the south metro area arts community. An auditioned community chorus, the Chorale’s mission is to enrich its communities and provide talented and interested singers an opportunity to perform a variety of challenging choral literature with high performance standards. Chorale members hail from six different metro Atlanta counties. Read More»