A wagon sits in the Northeast Georgia History Center filled with pottery and straw. The wagon, which would have been drawn by a horse or mule, is there to display how the Meaders family would transport pottery to sell from their rural Mossy Creek home to the city of Gainesville. Beside the wagon is a painting by Clarkesville artist John Kollock depicting a family loading up for such a trip. <font ...
PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. - If you've been to Pigeon Forge Tenn., you know that go karts, dinner theaters and outlet shopping abound. But there's something new to do in the Smoky Mountains - you can go Zorbing!
SAUTEE - They call it a "dramedy," and "Barefoot in the Park," the last show to appear at Black Bear Dinner Theatre, certainly is a mix of laughter and tears as newlyweds Corie (Katie Deal) and Paul Bratter (Judson Wright) move into their brownstone Manhattan apartment. "It deals with a young couple moving in to discovering that there are a few pitfalls that come ...
My Little Pony is having a tea party, and you're invited. If you were a little girl in the 1980s, that last statement might have made the 5-year-old in you squeal with glee. It might seem like a dream, but it's true. The same colorful ponies you played with as a kid are galloping to a stage near you - the stage at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, to be exact. "My Little Pony Live! ...
DAHLONEGA - Most violin prodigies pick up the instrument at about age 4 or 5. You could say Jamie Laval of Asheville, N.C., got a bit of a late start when he began playing at age 16.
GAINESVILLE - Crack open any modern art history textbook and within its pages you will find Alexander Calder and his monumental sculptures.
Six Scottie dog markers will point the way this Sunday to houses decked out for the Christmas Tour of Homes, which will benefit Gainesville High School Theatre Friends.
SAUTEE - The dressers behind the scenes of "Greater Tuna," now onstage at Black Bear Dinner Theatre in Sautee, deserve an ovation of their own for their back stage work with Judson Wright and Seth Howard. Not only do the two actors play 20 parts between them, they switch roles so regularly throughout the play it seems like they have cloned themselves.
If you're looking for pottery, you're in the right place.
OAKWOOD - Folk art, or "outsider" art, is created by artists who haven't been formally trained. That's why Alabama artist Ted Whisenhunt is no outsider. Whisenhunt, whose exhibit "Saints and Haints" opens today at Gainesville State College, said he is the "one man art department" at Judson College in Marion, Ala., where he has been a professor for 10 years. He teaches painting, sculpture, drawing and photography ...
She grew up in Cornelia and sang in the choir at Demorest Baptist Church. She still sings the same sweet soprano, but now Kimberly Roads Schlapman performs for much larger crowds as a member of Little Big Town, the group that will share the stage with George Strait on Friday at The Arena at Gwinnett Center.
HIAWASSEE - The Georgia Mountain Fall Festival will bring fiddlers, a flower show, crafts, country music and even hog races to the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds Friday through Oct. 21.
SAUTEE - It's a tough life if you're a round-headed kid who can't even kick a football.