Entertainment

‘Disney’s Winnie The Pooh, Kids’ comes to Fayetteville

Owl (Emelie Laughter) tries to explain the horrible danger that Pooh (Avery Grillo), Tigger (Josh Weisler) and Piglet (Mikayla DeBrueil) are in during ACOF’s family musical~ “Disney’s Winnie The Pooh, Kids.” Photo/Special.

Join A Company of Friends Productions as they fill the stage with music, laughter and adventure as the Pooh-tastic family musical, “Disney’s Winnie The Pooh, Kids,” comes to life in Fayetteville. Twenty-one local performers will transport audiences to the Hundred Acre Woods where they will meet Pooh and all his friends in an hour-long musical based on the 2011 Disney Feature Animated Film.

Only six performances at the intimate Fayette Train Depot at 250 Lanier Ave. East in Fayetteville, where seating is limited, so advanced ticket purchase is highly recommended. Read More»

'The Fred' announces 2012 Summer Concert Series

The Frederick Brown Jr. “The Fred” Amphitheater in Peachtree City is proud to announce the 2012 Lexus of South Atlanta summer concert series under the stars.

Showcasing musical genres ranging from Rock to Oldies to R&B, the Fred promises a diverse and spectacular season filled with award-winning artists and bands, featuring hits from the 70’s to the 2000’s. Read More»

Newnan Theatre presents ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’

Newnan Theatre presents ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’

“Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” by Edward Albee, opens at Newnan Community Theatre on Thursday, February 16 at 8 p.m. and runs through February 26. The show “is not for the faint of heart,” said Artistic Director Paul Conroy, who is directing this intense drama. 

However, for true drama devotees, this is a play not to be missed. “It’s Albee’s best known work, and it puts him in the class with Eugene O’Neill, Tennessee Williams, Arthur Miller—the great playwrights of American Theatre,” said Conroy.  Read More»

Southside Theatre Guild presents ‘A Raisin In The Sun’

The cast of Southside Theatre Guild's production of "A Raisin In The Sun." Photo/Special.

Southside Theatre Guild will present Lorraine Hansberry’s play “ A Raisin In The Sun,’ for three weekends starting this Thursday with an Opening Night Gala. Read More»

Peachtree City resident publishes new novel

Peachtree City author Lynn Murphy. Photo/Special.

Lynn Murphy, a resident of Peachtree City, has written a new novel. “The Time Of My Life,” which the author describes as “a sort of ‘The Blind Side’ for runners” is her fourth book.
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Konos Academy performs ‘The Mikado’

From left are Andie Thacker and Kiona Davis of Fayetteville with Susanna Shivers and Anna Poole of Stockbridge. Photo/Special.

On January 19, the Konos Academy cast of Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Mikado” performed songs from the show at the Fayetteville Dwarf House. In addition to this performance, the Fayetteville Dwarf House also has supported the Konos students through car washes, all to raise money for their April trip to Washington, D.C. Konos Academy is a non-traditional, accredited High School in Fayetteville. Read More»

‘Days of the Dead’ horror convention headed to PTC

We’ve seen the zombies take over parts of Coweta County as AMC’s “The Walking Dead” filmed episodes of their second season in the area. Fans of that show and the horror genre in general will take over the Wyndham Peachtree Conference Center in Peachtree City for a weekend in March (9-11) when Days of the Dead comes to town. Read More»

New ‘Jane Eyre’ Jan. 27 at Tyrone's Legacy Theatre

New  ‘Jane Eyre’ Jan. 27 at Tyrone's Legacy Theatre

“Jane Eyre,” Charlotte Bronte’s haunting love story first published in 1847, tells the story of a young governess thrown into a world of mystery, deceit, and adventure.  The popular gothic romance has inspired countless BBC adaptions, television mini-series, and Hollywood films (most recently in 2010 with Alice in Wonderland’s Mia Wasikowska as Jane and X-Men:  First Class’s Michael Fassbender as Rochester).  The book has also inspired numerous stage adaptions.  One of the most memorable adaption being the lush and technically impressive Paul Gordon/John Caird musical that opened on Broadway i Read More»

Coin collectors event in Fayetteville this week

The Holiday Inn Express at 140 Lanier Ave. East in Fayetteville will host a special event this week. From 9 a.m.-6 p.m. through Friday and from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, the International Coin Collectors Association will be purchasing coins, paper currency, gold and silver on behalf of their global network of collectors, dealers and refineries. This special event is free and open to the public. Read More»

Peachtree City’s Great Georgia Airshow is taking year off to retool

To go with aThe thrill of aerobatics may be missing from the skies this October, but organizers of the Great Georgia Airshow promise to be back in 2013. Photo/File.

To give organizers time to prepare for an expansion, the Great Georgia Airshow will be on hiatus this year.

But it will come roaring back to Peachtree City Oct. 12-13, 2013, officials said.

Airshow Director Angie Faulise said the airshow board made the decision to ground it this year so time could be taken to examine every facet of the airshow. The goal is to begin preparing for the airshow to expand, not just in the number of aircraft but also in terms of patrons, Faulise said. Read More»