Entertainment

‘Prelude to a Kiss’ at NTC

Elizabeth Sandlin and Christian Pollack rehearsing for “Prelude to a Kiss.” Photo/Submitted

“Prelude to a Kiss,” a 1988 play by Craig Lucas, tells the story of a young bride and groom that experience a supernatural event at their wedding. As a result, they are forced to contemplate the true meaning of “soul mate.” Immediately after Peter and Rita exchange wedding vows, an unknown elderly man asks to kiss the bride. As he does, Rita’s soul and the old man’s magically exchange bodies.

Peter leaves the wedding with a woman he believes to be Rita, but during their honeymoon, he comes to realize that Rita’s body is no longer inhabited by Rita’s soul. Read More»

Things to do-Nov.18-Dec.13

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November 18

Dogwood Forest Assisted Living/Fayetteville  A free educational Alzheimer’s Support Group class meets today at 6:30pm  at Dogwood Forest Assisted Living in Fayetteville. Call Lisa Hardy at 770/719-9010 for more information.

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Orchestra kicks off the fall season

McIntosh High School’s Orchestra symphonic cellists
from left to right: front row: Marie McCauley, Lacee Link, Melina Le; middle row: Hayden Crawford, Matthew Emmerling, Robert Roth and back row: Winston Taylor, Jacob Rynne, Jefferson Downs and Ryan Anderson. Photo/Submitted.

McIntosh High School’s Orchestra, conducted by James C. Hagberg, performed their first concert of the 2014-2015 school year this fall.

The evening started off with a special thanks to the orchestra’s sponsor Ronald Sachs Violins. Chris Johns, the Peachtree City’s store owner accepted a special recognition the young musicians had prepared for him.

Johns said he plans to hang the gift, a framed picture of some of the orchestra’s cellist and the group’s signatures, in his store. Johns opened Ronald Sachs Violins second store in Peachtree City in July. Read More»

Holiday theatre season approaches

The cast of "The Collins Family Christmas.' Photo/Submitted.

Over 40 of the area’s most popular and talented performers will gather at Southside Theatre Guild from December 11-14 to present the world premiere of an original holiday show, “The Collins Family Christmas” destined to be a holiday favorite.

The production is written and directed by Chris Shellnutt with musical direction by Ed Richardson. Shellnutt most recently directed “The Nerd” at Southside Theatre Guild and last year’s special presentation of “Smoke on the Mountain.”

Richardson most recently directed “Always Patsy Cline”and appeared in “Smoke on the Mountain” at Southside. Read More»

Chomping for chili

Chomping for chili

It was a chilly day but it was just right for a cup of hot chili. Ten-year-old Cayleigh Fitzsimmons (L) and her 7-year-old sister Chloe, of Peachtree City, joined a host of others Nov. 1 for the annual Civitan Great Chili Challenge held at Shakerag Knoll in Peachtree City. Photo/Ben Nelms.

F'ville City Hall goes Halloween

Who are these cuties? A group of staff at Fayetteville City Hall on Oct. 31 got in to the spirit of the occasion by coming to work in their Halloween finery. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Who are these cuties? A group of staff at Fayetteville City Hall on Oct. 31 got in to the spirit of the occasion by coming to work in their Halloween finery. Photo/Ben Nelms.

What big teeth you have, Ghoul!

What big teeth you have, Ghoul!

(L-R) Cody Gum, Jessica Abraham, Austin Gum and Zachary Abraham compare their Halloween costumes during the outdoor event at the county government complex Saturday that combined Fayetteville Market Day and Trick or Treat on Main Street. More photos on Page C8. Photo/Bethan Adams.

Things to do-Nov.1-Dec.13

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'Biloxi Blues' now open

From left,Jonathan Harrell, Nate Gutoski, Jack Allison, R Clay Johnson, Jason Lindsey, Robert Logan Timberlake. Photo/Special.

Southside Theatre Guild in downtown Fairburn presents the first show of their upcoming season of quality community theatre. Neil Simon’s “Biloxi Blues” opens Oct. 30 at 8 p.m. and runs for the next three weekends. Friday – Saturday performances at 8 p.m. and Sunday performances at 2:30 p.m.

 This is the second in Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Neil Simon’s trilogy that began with “Brighton Beach Memoirs” and concluded with “Broadway Bound.” Read More»

Chili cook-off is Saturday in PTC

Barry Wright is serving his special “Fatboy Chili” to those that attended the Great Chili Challenge in 2013. Photo/Submitted.

The Line Creek Civitan Club and the Georgia District Civitan Foundation will host the Civitan Great Chili Challenge at Shakerag Knoll in Peachtree City from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.Saturday. Read More»

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