Entertainment

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»

Annual swing dance returns to WWII History Festival

Swing dance reenactors. Photo/Special.

On Saturday, Apr. 24, the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Dixie Wing will host “Keep ‘em Flying,” a 1940s-theme hangar dance, complete with big-band performances, swing dance demonstrations, period costumes and vintage aircraft.

The festivities will be held at the Historical Airpower Facility, Atlanta Regional Airport Falcon Field in Peachtree City and will begin at 6 p.m. with free swing dance lessons by Rachel Ferguson Dance Connection.
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See several Starr's Mill bands at 'The Fred" Apr. 24

See several Starr's Mill bands at 'The Fred" Apr. 24

Spring has sprung! It’s time to enjoy some fun music under the stars at the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater on Apr. 24. The Starr’s Mill High School bands have been working diligently all winter to prepare for an evening of fantastic entertainment. In past years, the “Night of Starrs” event has been held in smaller venues. Due to the growing popularity of the show, the event this year will be held directly under the stars at the amphitheater. For only $10, audience members will enjoy the Big Band sounds of the “Swingin Starrs”, Jazz ensembles, and the “Octave Above” Jazz choir. Read More»

Spivey Hall hosting Children's Choir auditions

Clayton State University’s world-famous Spivey Hall will be holding auditions for its equally-famous Children’s Choir program on Saturday, May 1.
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‘Dragon’ soars past my expectations

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DreamWorks has a talent for making original stories. Some of the company’s films are the “Shrek” trilogy and “Kung Fu Panda.” With their newest flick, “How to Train Your Dragon,” they make another winner that is beautifully directed and has likeable characters. (Don’t you hate it when the hero isn’t likeable because he has too many problems? I’m remembering “Remember Me.”) Read More»

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