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.
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.
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.
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.
Another classic hits historic Holly Theatre's stage tonight, offering audiences an unusual take on love, marriage and, of course, 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.
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.
It isn't often that students get a chance to critique their teachers' work, but that's what's happening at Gainesville State College.
The first of eight Sautee Nacoochee Center art shows debuts Friday, highlighting not paintings, photography or sculptures but wearable art.
The Bob Owens Art Gallery at North Georgia College and State University is taking a fresh look at a very old tradition: textile design.
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.
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.
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."
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.
Saturday's Sautee Community Contra Dance will featured the Blue Ridge Rounders of South Carolina.
Jim McBride began writing songs at 12 years old but never dreamed of it becoming his career until 20 years later.
Not everyone can say they've lasted 50 years in the music business. But Gary Nicholson, who is in his mid-60s, can.
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.
Two masters in the fields of photography and painting are the featured artists at the Bowen Center for the Arts in Dawsonville.
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.
Stephanie Grafton, 47, has dealt with mental and physical handicaps since birth.
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.
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.
Singers and nonsingers rejoice as Main Street Gainesville's karaoke summer kickoff is back for a second year.
Unique art and fine crafts will adorn the Lake Rabun Pavilion during the eighth annual Art at the Lake Show and Sale.
Education and fun don't always go together, but two agencies are seeking to change that.
Three women with roots steeped in Appalachian traditions will share their talents in concert Saturday in Sautee Nacoochee.
"You guys wanna go see a dead body?"
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