Entertainment

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»

NCTC presents 'And Baby Makes Seven'

Imaginary vs. real children, one would think the real children would be more difficult.  But as the game in Newnan Community Theatre Company’s production of “And Baby Makes Seven” progresses, the parents find the imaginary children are affecting them more than they ever realized. Read More»

Wadsworth & friends concert, March 6

The Newnan Cultural Arts Commission (NCAC) has announced the date of the Wadsworth & Friends Concert set for Saturday, March 6 at 7:30 pm at Newnan’s Wadsworth Auditorium. Read More»

Blended Heritage Celebration is Friday

Free evening of music, poetry, dance and refreshments slated at Fayetteville Library

12th Annual Blended Heritage Celebration Promises Diverse Lineup of Free Entertainment at the Fayette County Public Library on Friday, February 26 at 6:30 p.m.
The Fayette County Public Library and the Friends of the Fayette County Public Library invite the public to attend the 12th Annual Blended Heritage Celebration, a free evening of performing arts at the Fayette County Public Library on Friday, Read More»

NCTC presents an evening of comedy

The cast of Newnan Community Theatre’s NITWITS. Photo/Special.

What do you get when you put a veteranarian, a banker, and a teacher on stage? We really don’t know, but we’ll be finding out when the NITWITS return on February 20th to Newnan Community Theatre Company (NCTC). Read More»

“Percy Jackson” - The pen is mightier than the wand

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If you’re wondering about the strange headline for this review, the reason for it is Chris Columbus directed the first two Harry Potter films. Since I was only 6 when I saw “The Sorcerer’s Stone,” I didn’t know how to compare two films based on who directed them. I’m happy to say I can now compare films based on the director. “Percy Jackson,” in my opinion, is better than the first and second Harry Potter films for a couple of reasons. The characters felt like people you could run in to on the street and I didn’t have to read the book to understand the plot. Read More»

NCTC announces auditions for ‘Brer Rabbit Stories’

Boys and girls, ages 5 to 12, are invited to audition for Newnan Community Theatre Company’s original production, “Brer Rabbit Stories.” Brer Rabbit is a trickster who uses wit and words to escape from sticky situations. The author who popularized the Brer Rabbit stories is Joel Chandler Harris. He was born in Eatonton , Georgia . The children will participate in the creation and staging of half dozen or more of these endearing and charming folk tales, which originally came from West Africa . Read More»

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