Gainesville native Philip Pence graduated from Gainesville High School in 1994 and set out to find a career in music. Seventeen years and a couple of bands later, Pence has found himself in Nashville playing bass for David Oakleaf & The Open Road.
If you're finding it difficult to shake off the winter blahs, The Gourd Place in Sautee may have just the thing to help you usher in spring.
Brenau University will play host to a faculty dance concert this weekend featuring renowned choreographer Jacques Heim.
The Georgia Mountain Players have found a fitting production to bring to the stage for their spring production.
Poet and former soldier Brian Turner, whose work provided the title for 2010's Oscar-winning movie "The Hurt Locker," will conduct a reading and question and answer session today at the Banks Recital Hall at Brenau University's John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts.
Two Georgia-based writers will hold a reading of their fiction and poetry Tuesday at Piedmont College in Demorest.
Best-selling author Lauretta Hannon will be the guest speaker for next week's Northeast Georgia Writers conference.
The UGA Performing Arts Center will present three genre-bending musicians - banjo player Béla Fleck, percussionist Zakir Hussain, and bass player Edgar Meyer - on Friday in Hodgson Concert Hall.
Shubert Alley in the Valley will take the stage Saturday and Sunday as a benefit for the Sautee-Nacoochee Community Association.
The UGA Performing Arts Center will present the Millennium Brass Quintet at 3 p.m. Sunday in Hodgson Concert Hall as part of the Franklin College Chamber Music Series.
High school senior James Mellichamp performed his first solo organ recital at Cornelia United Methodist Church on April 4, 1971.
Comedy, music and magic will come together in a magic show Saturday at the Habersham Community Theatre in Clarkesville.
In the late 1700s, in the cross path where the territories of the Creek and Cherokee Indians met, the state of Georgia built a series of four forts to defend the settlers from an Indian uprising.
This weekend, downtown Clarkesville will look like a scene out of a fairy tale.
It's not every day that musicians get to perform with their significant other, as well as play a piece tailored specifically to their talents.
After an 18-year-old man from a slum neighbor stood trial on the charges of fatally stabbing his father, 12 men head into the jury room to decide the teenager's fate.
Everyday life and symbolic works will adorn the halls of the Sautee Nacoochee Center for the next couple of months during an invitational exhibition.
As the Easter bunny prepares to make the rounds on Sunday, children will have the opportunity to meet his relatives this weekend at the North Georgia Zoo.
John King's high-energy country-driven Southern sound and the bluesy, jazzy sound of The Lefty Williams Band will collide for one night.
Contra dancers may get carried away with the music two nights in a row.
The Cornelia Apple Blossom BBQ Festival returns to downtown for its third year.
The search is on for men and women with acting talent to fill the roles of two one-act plays and a Southern comedy set for production this spring and summer at Habersham Community Theatre.
"The more I know of the world, the more I am convinced that I shall never see a man whom I can really love. I require so much!"
Rhythms and beats of jazz will bounce off the walls at The Arts Council Smithgall Arts Center as the Steve Cunningham Trio performs Saturday night.
Hunting season is here! Egg hunting, that is.
Painting of wildlife, rural life and surreal images as well as clay and bronze sculptures will adorn the walls and floor space for the spring exhibition at Quinlan Visual Arts Center in Gainesville.
Using an inner-city school to experiment with a new and unconventional education approach is the focus of the independent film "The New Public."
Sounds of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his final moments on the Earth gleaned from the works of the Gospels will reverberate through the air during a Holy Week concert in Demorest.
"Down on Skid Row, where the food is slop ... and the rainbow's just a no show," hapless Seymour Krelborn tends to the barren florist shop that has housed him for all of his orphaned life. Day in and day out, he works alongside his unrequited love, Audrey, until a total eclipse of the sun brings life to a carnivorous plant.
Singers, dancers and other entertainers will take over the Habersham Community Theatre to raise funds for two town initiatives.