Labor Day weekend has long been considered summer's last blast. And fortunately for those in the metro Atlanta area, there's plenty to do this holiday weekend that doesn't require a long drive. Just take along some fortitude to fight the crowds. Here are some options: In Atlanta If all you want to do is have some fun, check out the free Sheryl Crow performance, the 2013 Kickoff Concert presented by 680 The Fan, Saturday at ...
Marjae Kimble was involved in fashion design, jewelry design, doll design, clay design and interior design before she began picking up a paintbrush in earnest about two years ago.
Dapper zoot-suited mobsters and gun molls take to the stage as the Arts Association of Newton County brings to life the classic musical, "Guys and Dolls," featuring The Oxford Singing Children and the Oxford Youth Singers. The event is one of the highlights of the Arts Association's spring season.
The True Colors Youth Art Exhibit opened at the Newton County Library's Covington Branch Monday evening with a well-attended reception. The free, annual exhibit, which runs until mid-April, is organized by the Arts Association in Newton County and celebrates the artistic talents of local students.
An evening abroad: United Bank and Air Conditioning Specialists sponsored Southern Heartland Art Gallery's annual fundraiser, Monte Carlo for the Arts Saturday at the Porterdale Mill. After a dinner of prime rib catered by Stalvey's Restaurant, attendees enjoyed Monte Carlo-style gaming. More than 150 people played blackjack, Texas hold 'em poker, craps and roulette. The evening culminated with a live auction, silent auction and a raffle ...
The dulcet tones of handbells will ring out in Covington Saturday afternoon as the First Presbyterian Church hosts a day-long handbell festival and concert featuring three handbell choirs playing simultaneously.
The only thing I regret about my experience this weekend at the New American Shakespeare Tavern in Midtown is that I waited two-and-a-half years to have it.
Jesus Christ Superstar GOSPEL, which promised to be a hit as the Alliance Theatre staged its largest production in 20 years, lived up to its name and then some. Louis St. Louis' adaptation of the Oscar-nominated film tells one of the world's most time-honored stories using a smart mix of modern theatrics, stirring gospel numbers, and a hint of 70's flavor.
Country fans, hold onto your hats - the man in black will roll into town for A Tribute to Johnny Cash, featuring Rusty Evans, on Jan. 24 at Porter Hall. Join Rusty and his band, Ring of Fire, as they perform Cash's classic hits - "Ring of Fire," "I Walk the Line," "Sea of Heartbreak," "Big River," "Folsom Prison Blues" and many more.
There's a reason to rejoice at the Alliance Theatre this January as the Tim Rice/Andrew Lloyd Webber blockbuster rock opera hits the stage starting Jan. 21 in an exhilarating new gospel production: "Jesus Christ Superstar GOSPEL." Audiences will experience the hit musical as never before in an inspirational, hand-clapping event that puts the power of praise back into the gospels.
The final performance of the Covington Regional Ballet's presentation of The Nutcracker, sponsored by The Arts Association in Newton County will be Sunday December 14 at 3pm. The Nutcraker featured dancers from the Covington Regional Ballet as well as a variety of young dancers from the community who took the stage at Porter Hall in supporting dance roles.
With the economy in the doldrums and wallets feeling the pinch, there's nothing to lift the spirit quite like a free concert from the Newton County Community Band.
Classical music aficionados and anyone who wants to enjoy a quality, live piano performance will have to travel no farther than Newton High School next week.
After spending 30 years in Montana, Newton County native Monty Willson and his wife, Wendy, decided they wanted to share their love for the soaring mountains, sparkling rivers and abundant wildlife of the state with the community of his youth by lending a portion of their Western art collection to The Arts Association in Newton County and Oxford College.
The first time I saw "The Wizard of Oz," I was about 4 years old and I remember my mother warning me beforehand about the scariness of the Wicked Witch of the West and how she herself had been terrified of the witch when she first saw the movie as a young girl.
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