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?"
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.
One prophecy from three witches leads a Scottish general to take the throne of Scotland by force. This Shakespearean tale will be told within the walls of the historic Holly Theater at 69 W. Main St., in Dahlonega this month.
Chasing a white rabbit and racing a dodo bird are all part of Lewis Carroll's famous book starring a young girl named Alice.
Golfers will putt for pets during the Humane Society of Northeast Georgia's 27th annual Dog Day Afternoon Golf Tournament.
Through biodiversity and sustainability, the average gardener may make smarter choices in conjunction with nature.
Giant balloons are once again descending - and ascending, then descending again - into Flowery Branch.
Gold Rush Days celebrating Dahlonega's history during a boom era have been a tradition for ages. And the popular festival invites North Georgians to the annual party next weekend.
Iconic songs and a splash of color are poised to treat the eyes and ears of Gainesville residents next Friday night with The Arts Council's first big event of the new season: "A World Of Art: International Art Exhibition" and 7 Bridges: The Ultimate Eagles Experience.
Many North Georgia artists go unrecognized for their work. But from Oct. 16 to Dec. 6, artists will step into the spotlight in Gainesville.
Playhouse walls will rise with speed, efficiency and artistry during the Habitat for Humanity of Hall County's annual competition and fundraiser at Mule Camp Market this weekend.