Entertainment

Legacy Theatre presents ‘My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra’

The cast of the The Legacy Theatre

Frank Sinatra entertained audiences for decades with dozens and dozens of hit songs. His presence can still be felt on modern culture as some of the songs he made famous continue to pop up on television, in movies and on the radio around the world.

When Bethany Hayes Smith, the executive producer at the Legacy Theatre, was a part of “My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra” in Kentucky in 2004, it was a crowd pleaser, so it made sense for her and her husband, Mark, the theatre’s artistic director, to bring it to Tyrone. Read More»

Spy Next Door: Chan’s new comedy too Unbelievable

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Happy new year, everyone! I’ve been busy with high school and homework, so I haven’t reviewed a film in a while, but I saw some good films. I saw “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel,” the new supercharged “Sherlock Holmes”, and the special effects-filled “Avatar.” Good films to end 2009. Unfortunately, 2010’s movie year did not start so well. The first film of the year for me is “The Spy Next Door,” a comedy that only kids will enjoy. As for how adults and teens will like it, that’s another story. Read More»

Wadsworth & Friends Concert set for March 6

The Newnan Cultural Arts Commission (NCAC) has announced the date of the 18th Annual Wadsworth & Friends Concert set for Saturday, March 6 at 7:30 pm at Newnan’s Wadsworth Auditorium. The planned concert will be the 18th concert hosted by native son Charles Wadsworth who was first featured here in 1993 and, before and since, gained worldwide acclaim for his talents and hosting skills. Read More»

Atlanta’s Peach Drop to ring in New Year

The Peach Drop is the largest New Year’s Eve gathering in the Southeast. Photo/St. John Photographics.

If you’re in the mood to be part of a big party for New Year’s Eve, Underground Atlanta is certainly the place to be for its 21st annual Peach Drop New Year’s Eve Celebration.

The largest New Year’s Eve party in the Southeast will be headlined by celebrated recording artist and high-energy performer Morris Day and the Time. Day’s classic old-school sounds with new music and talented new band members will get the energy going and the crowd singing and dancing along as they ring in the New Year. Read More»

Garcia drawing Best in Show

Dan Garcia’s color pencil drawing titled Summer Breeze received the distinction of being the Best in Show during Fayette Society of Fine Arts (FSOFA) Autumn Harvest art show.

Garcia states it is flattering for his piece of work chosen as best of all since FSOFA has such a large number of talented artists. Read More»

PTC hosting literary juggler Tuesday at library event

On Tuesday Dec. 29, the Peachtree City Library in cooperation with the Peachtree City Parks and Recreation Department will be offering a FREE Literary Juggling Performance by guest performer Ron Anglin from Quite a Catch Juggling.

Ron Anglin has over 3,500 performances across the country and has also volunteered with the Big Apple Circus Clown Care program at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Read More»

Kids’ museum hosts exhibit on book character Curious George

The insatiable curiosity of Curious George – the little monkey who has captured the imagination and hearts of millions of children and adults for over 65 years – comes to life at Imagine It! The Children’s Museum of Atlanta. The Curious George: Let’s Get Curious! exhibit will introduce young children to Curious George’s world and lead visitors on a fun, meaningful interactive math, science and engineering-based adventure. Read More»

TubaChristmas in Fairburn, Dec. 5

TubaChristmas will be held for the first time in Fairburn on Saturday, Dec. 5, at 1 p.m. at the campus of Georgia Military College on Highway 29.  Tuba and euphonium players of all ages gather to perform Christmas carols and music of the season with a warm, rich organ-like sound. Read More»

Peachtree City's Hometown Holiday, Dec. 5

Deck the golf cart with boughs of holly! It’s time to light up the trail of lights and bring the family out to the annual Hometown Holiday extravaganza in Peachtree City on Dec. 5. Read More»

Local teen to perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

BJ Myers of Peachtree City has been selected to perform in the finale of the 83rd Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Read More»