Entertainment

Southern Crescent Symphony, Irish group and vocalist take stage at Spivey Hall this weekend

Clayton State University’s world-famous Spivey Hall will welcome the Southern Crescent Symphony on Friday, Mar. 12 to start off a weekend of music on the Clayton State campus.

Following the local performers on Saturday and Sunday will be Spivey Hall debuts by an Irish musical aggregation and Canadian bass-baritone Gerald Finley. Read More»

Clayton State Opera features women of the Bible

In conjunction with Clayton State University’s celebration of Women’s History Month, Clayton State Opera presents: “Eve and Her Daughters: Opera and Women of the Bible,” an evening of opera focusing on women from the Bible, featuring a cast of Clayton State University students directed by Dr. Kurt-Alexander Zeller, Clayton State’s director of Opera and vocal Studies, and accompanied by an orchestra under the baton of Clayton State Director of Choral Activities Dr. Shaun Amos. Read More»

Spotlight shows at 'The Fred' announced

Music fans are in for a treat with four more concerts to choose from the summer schedule at the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater.

“The spotlight concerts represent a variety of musical genres and help to round out our season for 2010” said Nancy Price, manager of The Fred. “We are excited to offer everything from rock and beach music to N.Y. and Las Vegas shows which will be a first for our venue. We truly have something for everyone.” Read More»

The Villages gets web-based ticketing system for 2010

This year, the Villages Amphitheater enters the modern age with a new, web-based ticketing system to assist with and enhance box office sales.

Officially launched on February 24, the new system allows users to view and purchase any available seats for the 2010 Summer Concert Series directly from the villagesamphitheater.com website. Beginning March 10, users will also be able to view and purchase seats to any individual show in the series. Read More»

SCHS stages 'Les Miserables School Edition'

A rehearsal of "Les Miserables School Edition."

“Do you hear the people sing?” Fifty talented Sandy Creek High School Fine Arts Department students are singing out that and other famous lines this weekend just north of Tyrone.

“Les Miserables School Edition” is being presented in Patriot Hall, the school’s auditiorium, at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 13, and at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 14. Tickets are $7 in advance and $10 at the door. Read More»

Miss Pride Pageant set for this weekend

The Fayette County High School Band Boosters will sponsor their annual benefit event the Miss Pride of Fayette County Pageant, on Mar. 12 and 13 at F. A. Sams Auditorium in Fayetteville. Read More»

'Spring Awakening' comes to The Fox Theatre

Broadway’s most talked about new musical and the biggest Tony Award-winner in years is coming to Atlanta. “Spring Awakening,” the 8-time Tony Award winning Broadway musical, will play at The Fabulous Fox Theatre from March 9-14, and is presented by Broadway Across America – Atlanta as part of the 2009-2010 season.

“Spring Awakening” swept the 2007 Tony Awards winning eight out of its eleven nominations, including Best Musical. Read More»

Twilight Theatre presents 'Steel Magnolias'

The cast of Twilight Theatre's production of 'Steel Magnolias.' Photo/Wendy Darling.

Twilight Theatre will present “Steel Magnolias,” at the Fayette Family YMCA on Huiet Rd., Friday-Sunday, March 5-7. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m., Friday, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Visit www.thetwilighttheatre.com for more information.In the back row are Julia McClure, Sara Nelmes and Bailee Hull. In the front row are Anna Kate Spears, Carolyn Balkovetz, Aarin Palomares, Nora Wilfong, Marissa Shenkle, Grace Nelmes, Leah Larson. Photo/Wendy Darling.

Miss Stella at Fayette County Library this Saturday

Local author and retired Fayette County teacher Stella Cooper Mitchell returns to center stage at the Fayette County Public Library in Fayetteville on Saturday, Mar. 6 at 1 p.m., to read from her hilarious new book, “Normal.” The reading is free and open to the public. The audience will have an opportunity to ask questions and enjoy complimentary light refreshments. The author will sign copies of the book, which will be on sale at the event. Read More»

BarlowGirl returns to PTC, Mar. 22

BarlowGirl

On the Heels of their long anticipated Tour, BarlowGirl is back in Peachtree City for one night only.  

104.7 The Fish presents “The Love and War Tour starring BarlowGirl with special Guest Stellar Kart and Vota” at the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater. Doors open at 6 p.m., concert starts at 6:30 p.m. This will be their only Tour Date in the Atlanta area. Read More»