Entertainment

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»

Reception for youth art exhibit Sunday

The Fayette Art Center will hold a reception for their Youth Drawing Exhibit for March from 2-5:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 7 at ArtWorks on the Square, 107 Stonewall Avenue in Fayetteville.

Entries include work by young artists from Spalding High, Griffin, Westlake High, Atlanta, Mundy's Mill, Jonesboro, Coan Middle School, Atlanta, Armor of God School, Riverdale, Hampton Middle School, Hampton and Fayette County High School.  First place prize is $75, second place is $50 and third place is $25, plus gift certificates from Michael’s. There will be live music and food and admission is free.

Series tickets for The Fred on sale Saturday

Series tickets for the 2010 BMW of South Atlanta summer concert series go on sale Saturday, March 6 at the Fred Box Office at 9 a.m. – noon. Reserved series tickets may be purchased for $240 for all six concerts and lawn seating is $210. There are also a limited number of Gold and Belgard Tables that sell for $3,000 for the series and seat 6. Picnic tables are $1800 for the series. Tickets may be purchased with cash, check or Visa, Mastercard or American Express. Read More»

Southern Museum hosts Civil War lecture series

Civil War Cannon at Savannah

The series is in partnership with Kennesaw State University

The Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History announces its partnership with Kennesaw State University for the 2010 KSU Lecture Series. Read More»

Hypnotist coming to Legacy Theatre

Hypnotist Mike Harvey.

The Legacy Theatre in Tyrone is proud to announce that Hypnotist Mike Harvey will be performing this Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.

Harvey, a Newnan resident for the last 11 years, has been performing since 1969. He has performed in 600 different cities in the United States in front of over 11 million people. For 28 years, Harvey performed regularly each summer in Panama City Beach, Fla. and is well known for his clean brand of hypnotizing hilarity.

“I don’t even say heck or darn,” Harvey stated, lamenting the fact that so many R-Rated hypnotists have sprung up in recent years. Read More»