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Four soloists join Southern Crescent Chorale at Spivey Hall, Feb. 27

Four soloists join Southern Crescent Chorale at Spivey Hall, Feb. 27

The Southern Crescent Chorale will present Mozart’s Requiem on Sunday, Feb. 27 at 3 p.m. at Spivey Hall at Clayton State University. Under the direction of Janice Folsom, this concert will be accompanied by Rick Massengale at the world renowned Spivey Hall organ. Tickets for the concert are $15 for adults and $7.50 for students and may be purchased at www.southerncrescentchorale.org, from any Chorale member, or at Spivey Hall, www.spiveyhall.org or 678-466-4200.

The Chorale will be joined for this concert by four outstanding soloists. Read More»

Starr Search 2011 this Thursday

Starr’s Mill High School’s Choral Department will showcase some of the best student talent in Fayette County at its annual talent show.

Starr Search 2011, to be held on Thursday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m., will include a variety of acts—everything from bands, to vocal duets, to solo dancers. Acts will be judged by a panel that will award first-, second- and third-place cash prizes. Last year, first place honors were awarded to the vocalist duo of sisters Kari and Laura Lien. They won for their beautiful rendition of the song “Hallelujah” by Leonard Cohen. Read More»

Plenty of options for dates this Valentine’s Day weekend

Monday is Valentine’s Day, but many couples will celebrate this weekend. If you are looking for some things to do with your sweetheart, here are some ideas.

The Legacy Theatre will end their run of “The Marvelous Wonderettes” this weekend. The show follows four young women in a musical group. The first act takes place at their high school reunion in 1958 and the second act takes place at their 10-year reunion. Audiences have loved the show’s wonderful sense of humor, heart and toe-tapping soundtrack. Phone 404-895-1473 or visit www.thelegacytheatre.org. Read More»

SMHS grad Baker a part of one of Sundance's most talked about films

Carlee Baker. Photo/Special.

Carlee Baker is no stranger to making movies. She was part of a demonic brood in “Wicked Lake,” after all, but with a role in “The Woman,” she and her castmates got to experience bona-fide, boffo Hollywood buzz. The film generated a bit of controversy and a lot of talk and hopefully that will translate in box office for the film later this year. Read More»

'Broadway by Candlelight' opens Valentine's Day

Back by popular demand, The Twilight Theatre is proud to present its third annual “Broadway by Candlelight” - an elegant evening of Broadway music lit entirely by candlelight. Take your Valentine out to dinner, then join Twilight for dessert, as a talented cast of 30 ladies in evening gowns and gentlemen in tuxedos serenades you with love songs from Broadway. Shows are Feb. 14, 18, and 19 at 8 p.m. and Feb. 20 at 2:30 p.m., and the event is black tie optional. Read More»

Casting call for extras this weekend

Lori Eastside of NYC Casting and Ann Wittenberg of New Life Casting are holding a casting call Saturday, Feb 12.

The casting call is taking place from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Fayetteville / Peachtree City area.

They are looking for a variety of paid extras to portray characters during the Depression Era for the movie, “The Wettest County.” Filming begins near the end of February and we have a need for various Caucasian and African American individuals. Other ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to attend for consideration with future productions. Read More»

The Villages Amphitheater announces 2011 summer concert series

Roy Clark

Once again, it’s that time of year when we get the long-awaited answer to “Who’s coming to the amphitheater this year?” The Villages Amphitheater in Fayetteville is excited to welcome back its presenting sponsor, Mercedes Benz of South Atlanta, to bring you the 2011 Summer Concert Series.

This year also brings some exciting changes designed to make the Villages a more affordable and comfortable place to enjoy great entertainment. Read More»

Pancakes, clowns and firetrucks at annual breakfast

“DeanO T. Clown” from New Hope Baptist Church gets a few lessons from Kiwanian Steve Boone on how to properly flip a fluffy flapjack during last year’s Pancake Saturday. Photo/Special.

Tired of the cold weather?  Tired of being cooped up?  Then here’s the chance for your family to step out and socialize once again. For the 19th year in a row the Kiwanis Club of Peachtree City will hold its annual Pancake Saturday on Jan. 29.  Read More»

Alpha Internal Medicine begins 13th year of serving Fayette County

From left are  Jared R. Shafer, PA-C; Erinn Harris, MD; Coral Benge, PA-C; Betsy Horton-Pawlowski, MD; Diliana Panova, MD; Jacquelyn Stewart, NP-C. Photo/Special.

Alpha Internal Medicine (AIM) celebrated 12 years of service in 2010. Dr. Betsy Horton-Pawlowski originally opened the practice on Georgia Highway 54 West, in Fayetteville. Today at the new location on Highway 85 South behind ABC Pediatrics, she is supported in service to the community by Diliana Panova, MD; Erinn Harris, MD ; Coral Benge, PA-C; Jacquelyn Stewart, NP-C; Jared R. Shafer, PA-C, Lisa Stillman, Registered Dietician and Karen Hall, CMT, NMT, Massage Therapist. Read More»

New Year's resolutions for parents

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In more than fifteen years of writing this column I’ve never suggested resolutions for the coming year, but I suppose I’ll give it a try.  If you don’t have any ideas about what you would like to accomplish for your family in the coming year, here are some ideas for you.

1. Shut the television off. Television isn’t evil, but like any tool, it can be misused. The average family has the television turned on eight hours each day. That doesn’t leave much time for talking to each other. Resolve to pick just one day each month to be a TV-free day. Do something together as a family that day. Read More»

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