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‘Drop Dead Diva’ gets a plaque in Senoia

‘Drop Dead Diva’ gets a plaque in Senoia

“Drop Dead Diva” cast members (center) Lex Medlin, Brooke Elliot and Jackson Hurst are joined on March 16 by Senoia City Council members and their spouses, city officials and members of the Senoia Downtown Development Authority for the placement of a film commemorative plaque at the corner of Seavy Street and Main Street in downtown Senoia. Photo/Special.

The Silver Comet needs a van

The Silver Comet needs a van

The Silver Comet, self-described as an alternative rock band with a bit of Pop/Soul, has only been performing together as a band for 15 months. When the invite came to go out on the Vans Warped Tour this summer they were shocked and delighted, later realizing that they were going to need some resources to make their rock and roll dreams come true. Mainly some money and a van. Read More»

‘World’s Smallest Airport’ at Legacy Thursday night

A Piper Cub lands atop a 1946 Ford, one of the ssignature acts of The Thrasher Brothers Aerial Circus in the five years after World War II. Photo/Special.

“World’s Smallest Airport”, the true story of The Thrasher Brothers Aerial Circus, 1945 -1950, will be shown at the Legacy Theatre in Tyrone, Georgia on March 29 to benefit the new National Museum of Commercial Aviation now in development on the grounds of the Atlanta Airport.

This nationally recognized air show began in Athens and Elberton, Georgia following the end of World War II.  For five years in over 300 shows the brothers performed amazing feats with unlikely airplanes at airports from Pennsylvania to Miami to Houston. Read More»

Sandy Creek High School presents ‘Hairspray’

Sandy Creek High School presents “Hairspray” March 22-25 at the SCHS Patriot Hall in Tyrone. Among the cast members are Andre Allen, Jordan Guest, Taylor Fields, Jacorey Moon, Jamarcus Allen, Taylor Brown, Jerrell Melton and Courtney Justice. Photo/Special.

The Sandy Creek High School Chorus and Drama Departments will present the Broadway musical-comedy “Hairspray” onstage in Sandy Creek’s Patriot Hall, 360 Jenkins Rd., Tyrone, March 22 - 25, 2012.

Performances run Thursday, March 22, through Sunday, March 25. The Thursday, Friday, and Saturday performances are at 7 p.m. Sunday’s performance is a matinee, at 2:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased in advance at SCHS for $7 or at the box office, beginning 30 minutes prior to each performance, for $10. Read More»

Jason the slasher goes shopping in PTC

Jason the slasher goes shopping in PTC

The Days of the Dead horror movie convention brought thousands of guests to the Wyndham Peachtree Conference Center last weekend. The event featured films, panels with special guests, and shopping at dozens of vendor spaces throughout the convention. Here, a character dressed as Jason, the undead hockey-masked slasher, machete at his side, checks out horror movie posters during the event. Photo/Michael Boylan.

Starr’s Mill presents ‘Zombie Prom’

Rebekah Livingston (Toffee) and Chase Thomaston (Jonny Warner) rehearse for Starr’s Mill High School drama department’s upcoming musical Zombie Prom.

We just can’t seem to get enough of zombies these days. The decomposed fleshly fiends are popping up everywhere south of Atlanta, whether it’s in television shows, horror conventions and now...Zombie Prom.  Don’t let the title fool you, while Zombie Prom may sound like a teenage horror flick, it’s actually a musical romantic comedy set in the atomic 1950s, complete with an original catchy 1950s style score. Read More»

Aire Traffic plays for Joseph Sams School fund-raiser

Aire Traffic plays for Joseph Sams School fund-raiser

The group of Florida-based air traffic controllers known as Aire Traffic returned to the Wyndham in Peachtree City again this year on March 3, bringing their own style of jazz and rock to nearly 300 people attending the “Riley and Friends Benefit Concert.” The musical production is part of the annual “Race for Riley” fundraising event that benefits the Joseph Sams School in Fayetteville. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Days of the Dead convention comes to town this weekend

Days of the Dead convention comes to town this weekend

The things that go bump in the night will be celebrated all weekend long at the Days of the Dead convention at the Wyndham Peachtree Conference Center in Peachtree City. Doors open at 5 p.m. Friday and the event lasts until 5 p.m. Sunday. Read More»

Concert in April brings artists together to help one of their own

Concert in April brings artists together to help one of their own

Peachtree City resident Neil Cribbs has recorded a new CD with producer Simon Illa (Vonnegutt, Manchester Orchestra) and engineer Sam Thomas. The problem is he needs a little more money to get it finished and out to the public. Cribbs debated going through Kickstarter to raise the funds but realized that he wanted to play music to raise money for his CD and that there were a number of other bands and musicians who understood his plight all too well. The result is Leftfest, a full day concert set for Apr. Read More»

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