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Cut 'Footloose' at McIntosh this weekend

The cast of "Footloose" rehearses one of the show's many catchy musical numbers.

Whatever the thermometer says this spring, it is going to be in the 80’s! At least that’s the case on stage this weekend at McIntosh High School, where the 1980’s pop musical Footloose cuts loose April 30 at 8 p.m. and May 1 at 2 and 7 p.m. The musical features such hit songs as Footloose, Holding Out For a Hero, Almost Paradise, and Let’s Hear It For The Boy! Don’t miss this great opportunity to enjoy a fun-filled evening. Read More»

Zaphyra to play at Ten East Washington April 25

The Fayette-based vocal band Zaphyra will be returning to Newnan’s favorite restaurant, Ten East Washington, to perform for Sunday Brunch on April 25.  They will be presenting a new program as a preview to the Voices concert, “Mist of Night and Moon,” this September.
 
Zaphyra will be offering a mix of all time favorites like “Vincent (Starry, Starry Night,)” and “Walking in the Air;” more contemporary pieces like “Make You Feel My Love;” musical theater works like “Somewhere” and “Memory;” and classical pieces like “No One Like You” and Rusalka’s “Song to the Moon” by Dvorak. Read More»

'Seussical Jr.' comes to Patriot Hall

The Flat Rock Middle School chorus is proud to present the musical, “Seussical, Jr.” Apr. 21 and 22 at 7 p.m., at Patriot Hall. This adaptation of the Broadway musical brings together the much loved characters from the Dr. Seuss books “orton Hears a Who!,” “Horton Hatches the Egg,” and “Gertrude McFuzz.” Read More»

Georgia Renaissance Festival returns for 25th year

Georgia Renaissance Festival returns for 25th year

The Georgia Renaissance Festival returns for its 25th season starting this Saturday and all of the fan favorites return, including the Birds of Prey show, the joust, turkey legs, all sorts of food on a stick, the Amazing Maze and much more. Read More»

Nature, Undisturbed opens Friday

Lucinda Bunnen will be one of the jurors this year. She has a show “From Hatcher’s Pond” opening at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Atlanta Apr. 23 and will speak there on May 12. Photo/Special.

Dogwood Gallery and Framer in Tyrone will open Nature Undisturbed, the second annual juried photography show, this Friday with a reception from 6-9 p.m. First, second and third prizes will be awarded in two categories. Over 350 photos were entered by 76 photographers from 10 different states. Read More»

In theaters now

In theaters now

Nino Young of Peachtree City was fortunate to be an extra in the just released movie “Letters To God” and is pictured at a pre-release screening event where he gave opening remarks. Based on a true story, it depicts how a boy handles adversity by writing letters to God and his impact on the lives of his family and friends. The movie is produced by the company that brought the inspirational films “Fireproof” and “Facing The Giants” and is now showing in local theatres. Young, 12, is a member of Peachtree City United Methodist Church and a student at Rising Starr Middle School. Photo/Special.

McIntosh String Orchestra performs free concert Thursday

The McIntosh String Orchestra Program will present a free Spring Concert, under the direction of James C. Hagberg, on Thursday, Apr. 15, at 7 p.m. in the McIntosh High School auditorium.  

Two groups will be featured on the program - McIntosh Philharmonic Strings and the McIntosh Symphonic Strings. Read More»

Legacy Theatre presents 'Baby'

The Legacy Theatre in Tyrone has always reserved spring for their most daring and critically acclaimed work. The last three springs brought theatre-goers the Atlanta premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Song and Dance,” the uplifting ”The Spitfire Grill,” and the dramatic ”john and jen.” However, according to artistic director, Mark Smith, this year’s “hidden gem”,  “Baby,” will offer audiences something a little different. Read More»

FCHS Select Chorus presents 'Channel Surfing'

The cast of “Channel Surfing.” Photo/Special.

Television shows continue to expand as the Fayette County High School Select Chorus puts together the best of the new and the old in their 33rd annual Variety Show, “Channel Surfing.” Read More»

NITWITS at NCTC this Saturday

NCTC's improvisational troupe, NITWITS.

If you’re looking for something different and fun to do this Saturday evening, Newnan Community Theatre Company is offering an evening of comedy for $5 per person. Their improvisational comedy troupe, the NITWITS will be performing skits on a variety of themes.  Audience participation is often part of the show. The Apr. 10 show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at the door on the night of the show or you can make a reservation online. You can also purchase your tickets online. Read More»

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