The movie poster for "The Good Lie" features a smiling Reese Witherspoon, front and center. But, truth be told, neither Witherspoon nor her character is the film's star - not in the essential sense. The real stars are the Sudanese children at the bottom of the poster, their backs to us, trudging across an empty, sun-scorched expanse.
Sautee Nacoochee Center's will erupt in musical accord this weekend with its annual Sautee Jamboree.
Ever wanted to go to Germany? For the next month, it's possible to do just that without having to cross the ocean.
Denise Weimer, author of the popular Georgia Gold Series linking the state's coast and mountains in the mid-1800s, will sign copies of all four historical fiction novels from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 11 during the Mule Camp Market Festival.
Aspiring artists may throw clay or design their personal journals through two classes with the Helen Arts & Heritage Council.
Pieces of fabric carefully intertwined create a colorful quilt full of expression while the inspiration springing from children's minds covers paper and canvas.
Quilting takes time, practice and a trained eye, and more than 75 pieces will show off the handcrafted works in Dawson County this month.
Rain or shine, runners and walkers alike can hit the pavement in Choices Pregnancy Care Center's inaugural 5K Run/Walk next weekend.
UGA Invasive Species Coordinator Karan Rawlins will be the guest presenter at a Georgia Mountains Master Gardeners' meeting this month.
The romance of an orphaned peasant girl and the rich city boy whom she saves from death will be revived in the one-act musical "Once on this Island" at Gainesville High School.
Elachee's biggest fundraising event of the year, the Starlight Adventure Benefit Auction, is scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at Elachee Nature Science Center.
Hike through the great outdoors with historical beings at your side, figuratively that is.
Local professional musicians will put their talents to use for the Gainesville Sinfonietta 2014 this Sunday in Flowery Branch.
"Do you want to have fun? How's about a few laughs?"
Notes of "Sing Unto Zion: The Brahms Requiem" will rise and fall in tempo as the Voices of North Georgia performs its fall concert.
Every Halloween for almost 20 years, children have descended on downtown Gainesville for Trick-or-Treat on the Square and this year will be no different.
Among the numerous festivals budding across Flowery Branch this fall season, the LakeView Art Center will hold the annual 'Fall in Love with Art' festival Nov. 1.
Eleven-year-old Mackenzie McCarty of Warminster, Pa., returns to BabyLand General Hospital in the North Georgia Mountains to compete in the Kids Q at the Hillbilly Hog BBQ Throwdown and Fall Leaf Festival, a Kansas City Barbeque Society-sanctioned event.
A festival filled with vintage, salvage and rustic treasures will occupy downtown Braselton for a three-day festivity.
First comes the arrival of fall, starting with the official date followed by the dropping temperature. Next is the arrival of many fall festivals and the city of Cornelia is no different.
Residents may put their eyes toward the skies in hopes of seeing a partial solar eclipse tonight.
Racing around the woods as a caped crusader or scary skeleton is the kind of fun Elachee Nature Science Center plans to provide during its annual Trick-or-Trek Trail Run next weekend.
Through the use of ceramic sculpture, found industrial material, illustrations and his memory, artist Tyler Nicholson plans to demonstrate his craft next week in North Georgia.
2002 National Scottish Fiddle Champion Jamie Laval will join forces with Roger Gold to entertain dancers of all ages at two dances this weekend in Gainesville.
How often do you see Kiss band members, a samurai and Superman all on the dance floor with their mothers?
For a month associated with spooky ghosts and haunting horsemen, the remaining weekends in October are filled with a plethora of Halloween-themed activities.
Twisted trails under the moonlight in a cornfield have the makings of a wickedly scary journey in Dawsonville.
October is known for fall, apples and the cooling of the weather. But in Dawsonville, October also equals classic cars and white lightning.
"The Book of Life" is a Mexican-accented kids' cartoon so colorful and unconventionally dazzling it almost reinvents the art form. As pretty as a just-punctured pinata, endlessly inventive, warm and traditional, it serves up Mexican culture in a riot of Mexican colors and mariachi-flavored music.