Entertainment

Jo Dee Messina and Jimmy Wayne at 'The Fred'

Jo Dee Messina headlines The Fred this week. Photo/Special.

Say “Bye, Bye Love” and head to “The Fred” as country music takes center stage in the 2011 BMW of South Atlanta Summer Concert Series with Jo Dee Messina and special guest Jimmy Wayne on Saturday, June 18. Reserved seating is available for the show through The Fred Box Office in Peachtree City, and on-line with TicketAlternative.com. Read More»

Finding the magic in reading at the Fayette County Library

Finding the magic in reading at the Fayette County Library

Mr. Greggy and Abbie Cadabra did close-up magic and balloons for the kids at the Kickoff Celebration for the Fayette County Library’s Vacation Reading Program last Saturday. The program runs June 6-July 30. Photo/Michael Boylan.

Starr’s Mill grad plays bully in NBC movie this Saturday

Dane Davenport as Nick, a bully in the NBC Summer Movie, “Field of Vision.” Photo/Special.

Dane Davenport, a graduate of Starr’s Mill High School and Auburn University, will appear in a television movie on NBC this Saturday night.

Davenport plays a high school football player bully in the new NBC Summer Movie, “Field of Vision.” The movie was filmed locally in Jonesboro and Tara Stadium this past spring. In addition to experience of working with actors like Faith Ford on a movie for network television, Davenport and his fellow actors got to learn how to play some football from high school and college level football players and coaches. Read More»

Playwright Steadman has new work in short play festival

Susan Steadman, formerly of Offshoot Productions which was based in Fayette County, has a short play in Onion Man Productions’ short play festival, “Life is Short,” running Thursday-Saturday June 9-12 in Norcross.

Steadman’s play, “New Age Farewells, Inc.” is about the sparks that fly when three strangers - a churchwoman, a stripper and an art historian with twin infants, have a bizarre encounter at a high-tech funeral home. Read More»

Moovie night at The Villages this Friday

"Yogi Bear" will start around 8:55 p.m.

This Friday, June 10, Fayetteville Main Street is hosting its first free “Moovie Night” of 2011 at the Villages Amphitheater. Beginning at 7pm, families are encouraged to come out for an evening of fun, music, and movies. Read More»

Flicks at 'The Fred' June 11

'How to Train Your Dragon' on the big screen

Bring the family out for a free movie under the stars as Dolce Hotels and Resorts presents “How To Train Your Dragon” Saturday, June 11 at ‘The Fred’ Amphitheater in Peachtree City, located at 201 McIntosh Trail. Gates will open at 8 p.m., with the movie starting at sundown, which is approximately 9 p.m.. There will be games, contests, face painting and more so make sure you come early! Chick-Fil-A will also be available for purchase. Flicks @ The Fred is a free event, and no tickets are needed. Read More»

'Kung-Fu Panda 2': 2 Much Action, 2 Little Plot

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There is a famous actor by the name of Jackie Chan. He has made numerous films, some really good (“The Karate Kid” remake) and some really bad (“Rush Hour 3”). The reason some of his movies are bad is their overreliance on action sequences. They have a bare minimum amount of plot, but hey, who needs that when you can see Jackie punch a guy in the face with his foot? DreamWorks’ latest film, “Kung-Fu Panda 2,” is like a bad Jackie Chan film with cute animals as characters. Read More»

Architectural Alphabet exhibit at HDF Museum

If you love looking at old homes and historical buildings, the newest exhibit at the Holliday-Dorsey-Fife Museum will be right up your alley. The Architectural Alphabet will both educate and enlighten visitors in a fun and creative presentation. Read More»

Lunch on the Lawn with The Shoulderbone Creek Orchestra

Fayetteville Main Street is excited to host another wonderful opportunity for local employees and residents to get outside on their lunch break, and enjoy beautiful weather and music on the lawn of the Historic Courthouse square.

Lunch on the Lawn will take place Friday, May 27 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., and everyone is welcome to participate in this community event. Chick-fil-A will sell lunch combos for $5, but people can bring their own lunch as well. Read More»

Old Courthouse Fine Arts and Crafts Show draws a crowd

Old Courthouse Fine Arts and Crafts Show draws a crowd

Two pottery fans check out the selection at the Old Courthouse Fine Arts and Crafts Show held May 14 and 15 on the grounds of the old courthouse in downtown Fayetteville. It was the venue for a large selection of pottery, paintings, photos, jewelry and just about anything related to handmade arts and crafts. The annual event was sponsored by Main Street Fayetteville. Photo/Ben Nelms.

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