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ATLANTA - The High Museum of Art will host the second annual Collectors' Evening on Friday. The event, instituted in 2010 to build and improve the museum's permanent collection, invites guests to take an active role in choosing the next work of art to join the collection.

January 27, 2011 | From staff reports | Get Out top stories


‘Where is the bird? We must go find the bird’

Scott Crocker is the director of "Ghost Bird," the documentary focused on the search for the elusive and believed-to-be-extinct ivory-billed woodpecker in the wilds of eastern Arkansas. He spoke by phone last week with The Times' Keith Albertson about the film, which is being screened at 7 p.m. Thursday at Elachee Nature Science Center in Gainesville.

January 27, 2011 | Keith Albertson | Get Out top stories


See the stars of ‘Harry Potter’ shine

Author J.K. Rowling may have made Harry Potter a household name, but the folks at the Coleman Planetarium in Dahlonega are working to spread the word across the universe.

January 27, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Get Out top stories


Gainesville band to hit the road after local show

The members of Damon Moon and the Whispering Drifters, a Gainesville-based band, has decided to kick off their fifth U.S. Tour in their own backyard.

January 27, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Get Out top stories


Old classic gets all dressed up

Another classic hits historic Holly Theatre's stage tonight, offering audiences an unusual take on love, marriage and, of course, murder.

January 27, 2011 | By Jennifer Jackson Whitley For Get Out | Get Out top stories


Dinner and a murder

The same thing happens every night at dinner: The table is set, the meal is served and family members compete for the "most boring day" award. Have no fear because Hall County Parks and Leisure has the antidote.

January 27, 2011 | By Emily Perry For Get Out | Get Out top stories


Contest is calling all shutterbugs

Next time you take your family to one of Hall County's 18 parks or community centers, snap some photos and they could be featured in the 2012 Hall County Parks and Leisure Calendar.

January 27, 2011 | Tasha Biggers | Get Out top stories


Gainesville College art instructors show off their skills

It isn't often that students get a chance to critique their teachers' work, but that's what's happening at Gainesville State College.

January 20, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Get Out top stories


Bling, bling: Sautee features art you can wear

The first of eight Sautee Nacoochee Center art shows debuts Friday, highlighting not paintings, photography or sculptures but wearable art.

January 20, 2011 | By Jennifer Jackson Whitley For The Times | Get Out top stories


The thread of art: Textile design show comes to NGCSU

The Bob Owens Art Gallery at North Georgia College and State University is taking a fresh look at a very old tradition: textile design.

January 20, 2011 | Brandee A. Thomas | Get Out top stories


Penciling in the colors of nature

Colored pencils are Debra Yaun's tool of choice - she's even the president of the Atlanta chapter of the Colored Pencil Society of America - but many of her works evoke paintings or even photographs.

January 20, 2011 | Tasha Biggers | Get Out top stories


‘Seussical’ — Turning frowns upside down

This weekend, the Spartan Players of West Hall High School will perform "Seussical," a musical based on the books of Theodor S. Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss.

January 20, 2011 | By Emily Perry For The Times | Get Out top stories


SNCA revue pays tribute to legendary composer

Frank Loesser left a legacy adored by many, a legacy that will be honored Sunday through Sautee Supper Club's "Heart and Soul Revue: The Music of Frank Loesser."

January 20, 2011 | By Jennifer Jackson Whitley For The Times | Get Out top stories


Pick your price for Deacon Brandon Reeves’ tunes

The Deacon Brandon Reeves band, headed up by Brandon Reeves, has recently released a new EP that will be exclusively sold on the band's website.

January 20, 2011 | By Ashley Bates For The Times | Get Out top stories


Blue Ridge Rounders to play at Contra Dance

Saturday's Sautee Community Contra Dance will featured the Blue Ridge Rounders of South Carolina.

January 20, 2011 | From staff reports | Get Out top stories


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U.S. mail carrier turns to country music

Jim McBride began writing songs at 12 years old but never dreamed of it becoming his career until 20 years later.

July 17, 2014 | Kelsey Williamson | Get Out top stories


Musician to share 50 years of work

Not everyone can say they've lasted 50 years in the music business. But Gary Nicholson, who is in his mid-60s, can.

July 17, 2014 | Chelsey Abercrombie | Get Out top stories


'Right On' can make you laugh and cry

Putting the sizzle in the summer at Horizon is the world premiere of Darren Canady's "Right On," a soul-filled story with laughter, tears and a funky beat.

July 17, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Southern scenes on Bowen walls

Two masters in the fields of photography and painting are the featured artists at the Bowen Center for the Arts in Dawsonville.

July 17, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Sheriff in hot pursuit of runners fleeing

If you think you can take the heat, then register for the Hot Pursuit Summer 5-kilometer race held by the Hall County Sheriff's office on Saturday.

July 17, 2014 | Andi Eckardt | Get Out top stories


Toccoa native to teach art to others with disabilities

Stephanie Grafton, 47, has dealt with mental and physical handicaps since birth.

July 10, 2014 | Chelsey Abercrombie | Get Out top stories


Holly Theater revives classic Broadway comedy

Borrowed from the classic film comedy "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," the Holly Theater will retell the same story in "Spamalot" this weekend in Dahlonega.

July 10, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Fernbank to allow guests to slither around with reptiles

Visitors will have the opportunity to get up close with dozens of lizards, snakes, turtles and even a few amphibians during Fernbank Museum's annual Reptile Day.

July 10, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Kick off summer with karaoke on the square

Singers and nonsingers rejoice as Main Street Gainesville's karaoke summer kickoff is back for a second year.

July 10, 2014 | Kelsey Williamson | Get Out top stories


Over 40 local artists to display works at Rabun County art show

Unique art and fine crafts will adorn the Lake Rabun Pavilion during the eighth annual Art at the Lake Show and Sale.

July 10, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Back to School Bash focuses on protecting kids during summer

Education and fun don't always go together, but two agencies are seeking to change that.

July 10, 2014 | Chelsey Abercrombie | Get Out top stories


Singing trio to tell Appalachian history through music and dance

Three women with roots steeped in Appalachian traditions will share their talents in concert Saturday in Sautee Nacoochee.

July 10, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


From the film archives: 'Stand by Me' an emotional odyssey for boys

"You guys wanna go see a dead body?"

June 26, 2014 | Andrew Akers andrewpakers@gmail.com | Get Out top stories


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