Plans for the Spring Chicken Festival are officially under way now that a call to artists has been issued for the Fowl Art Show. Interested artists should prepare an original work measuring 11-by-14 inches or 14-by-11.
If you're looking for a good way to spend your quiet time consider snuggling in your favorite chair with a new book. Hall County Parks and Leisure invites you to drop by their main office and bring an old book to exchange for a new one.
The works of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, an artist born in France in 1864 and immortalized in films including 1952's "Moulin Rouge," and the 2001 version of the film of the same name, will be featured in an exhibit opening Saturday at Atlanta's High Museum of Art.
For the fourth time, Southern soul man Edwin McCain will perform his chart-topping love songs in a Valentine's concert with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.
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.
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.