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Odds and ends have new life in artist's hands

In the world of Sloane Bibb, a license plate can become a goldfinch and a Chevrolet hood ornament can be a belt buckle. The Decatur, Ala., artist is known for taking found objects and advertising ephemera and converting them into three-dimensional art evoking both a sense of nostalgia and humor.

October 31, 2013 | From staff reports | Get Out top stories


Brenau University showcases its authors

Brenau University will feature graduates who have produced books on a variety of subjects ranging from a photographic record of the Georgia coast to how to dress for divorce in the first Alumni Authors Showcase from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday at the Brenau Trustee Library on the historic Gainesville campus.

October 31, 2013 | From staff reports | Get Out top stories


Chili, cars judged in Lula contest

The ninth annual Chili Cook Off and Car Show kicks off at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Main Street Gospel Church, 6459 Main St., in Lula.

October 31, 2013 | From staff reports | Get Out top stories


Endure cold to help the hungry

Buford Corn Maze and South Hall Community Food Pantry are teaming up to feed the hungry of Hall County.

October 31, 2013 | From staff reports | Get Out top stories


Increase garden know-how at monthly meetings

Constant gardeners can indulge in the passion or increase their knowledge at the monthly gardening series at Gardens on Green.

October 31, 2013 | From staff reports | Get Out top stories


Quinlan Members' Exhibition draws large crowd

Quinlan Visual Arts Center recognized local artists for their skills and creativity during the 66th annual Members' Exhibition opening reception last week in Gainesville.

October 31, 2013 | Andrew Akers | Get Out top stories


Pirating a party at area library

Young swashbucklers can meet fellow pirates and learn the art of sword fighting as well as play pirate-themed games Saturday during a Pirate Party Fundraiser.

October 31, 2013 | From staff reports | Get Out top stories


Orchestra opens new season

Musicians from Korea, Peru and Atlanta will kick off the Ludwig Symphony Orchestra's 17th season with "An International Festival Concert" at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3 at the Gwinnett Center-Performing Arts Center.

October 31, 2013 | | Get Out top stories


'Distant Voices' share historical tales

Based on the book by Emory Jones, a documentary of an Indian mound will be shown at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3 at the Sautee Nacoochee Center theatre.

October 31, 2013 | From staff reports | Get Out top stories


Congress searches for high school student artists

Discovering and recognizing talented but unknown high school artists in the North Georgia area is the goal of the Ninth Congressional District's art competition.

October 31, 2013 | | Get Out top stories


Choir, guest musicians combine talents for sacred concert

An adaptation of the "Tridentine Requiem Mass" completed by John Rutter in 1985 will be performed by the chancel choir of First Presbyterian Church of Gainesville with several guest musicians from the Atlanta area at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3.

October 31, 2013 | From staff reports | Get Out top stories


Art and books mingle at Piedmont College

Book and art lovers can get together on Nov. 2 as the Piedmont College Barnes & Noble Bookstore in Demorest holds a signing party for five local authors at the adjacent Mason-Scharfenstein Museum of Art.

October 31, 2013 | | Get Out top stories


HemlockFest hits 9th year

The ninth annual family-friendly music and outdoor festival HemlockFest is taking place this weekend near Dahlonega and will feature about 20 bands performing a variety of styles ranging from bluegrass to blues.

October 31, 2013 | Andrew Akers | Get Out top stories


Walk among ghostly descendants in Jefferson cemetery

Local figures from the Civil War to the early 20th century will tell their tales when the Crawford Long Museum Association and Jefferson Community Theatre presents the second Haints and Saints cemetery tours this weekend.

October 24, 2013 | From staff reports | Get Out top stories


‘Swamp People’ attending Hillbilly Hog Throwdown

BabyLand General Hospital in Cleveland is widely known to be a great local attraction for kids, but the Cabbage Patch will host the "Swamp People" this weekend.

October 24, 2013 | Meredith Pruitt | Get Out top stories


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Brad McColl aims to capture search for historic Georgia churches on film

Teaming up with authors George Hart and Sonny Seals, filmmaker Brad McColl has set out to create a film to capture the essence of their ...

February 02, 2017 | BY AMBER TYNER For Get Out | Get Out top stories


3 art exhibits adorn walls at Brenau

For the next three months, three galleries at Brenau University in Gainesville will feature three varied art exhibitions.

February 01, 2017 | times | Get Out top stories


Decatur woman focuses on power of femininity in her paintings

Growing up in a family that promoted creativity and art, it's no surprise Lisa Moore is an artist.

January 26, 2017 | BY AMBER TYNER For Get Out | Get Out top stories


Pictures from book adorn Quinlan Visual Arts Center's walls in Gainesville

George Hart and Sonny Seal described themselves as two guys who just got caught up in a hobby.

January 26, 2017 | Amber Tyner For Get Out | Get Out top stories


Watercolor society works on display in Dawsonville

More than 35 Georgia Watercolor Society members from all across the United States who have reached the "signature" level status is in the spotlight in ...

January 25, 2017 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Finland native Christel Minotti follows dream of being painter

Born in Finland, Christel Minotti moved to the United States when she was 18 years old, all with her love of art in mind.

January 19, 2017 | AMBER TYNER For Get Out | Get Out top stories


Polar Bear Plunge postponed because of low lake levels

Those looking to ring in the new year with a splash will have to wait a few weeks.

December 22, 2016 | Emily Williams | Get Out top stories


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