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.
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.
Rabun County will see runners, decorators, marchers and Santa invade their stores and streets during a smattering of activities the first two weeks of the holiday shopping season.
Country music singer John Berry will bring his annual Christmas tour to Riverside Academy on Tuesday night to benefit the Gainesville nonprofit organization Challenged Child and Friends.
North Georgia residents can celebrate "The Most Wonderful Time of the Year" with the Northwinds Symphonic Band on Tuesday.
Christmas shoppers may fill their bags with items to stuff into stockings at the Helen's sixth annual Christkindlmarkt on Nov. 29 through Dec. 1 and Dec. 7-8.
Gwinnett County's longest-running original theatrical holiday tradition combines the sentimentality of a television variety special with the high energy of a USO show.
This holiday season, Fernbank Museum of Natural History features several ways to celebrate. The museum's holiday programming includes the annual Winter Wonderland: Celebrations & Traditions Around the World exhibition, a Winter Wonderland Celebration Day and Holly Jolly Film Fest, to name a few.
With roots in pure country coming from Johnny Cash and Terry Clark colliding with classic rock influences of Heart and Aerosmith, Hannah Thomas has a unique sound in the music industry.
Celebrate Thanksgiving weekend under the stars with the animals at the North Georgia Zoo in Cleveland.
The city of Dahlonega doesn't just celebrate the Christmas season on Dec. 25. Instead the town adorns itself in tinsel and organizes activities all month long in an Old Fashion Christmas.
Gainesville First United Methodist Church is hosting its 17th annual Christmas is One Language concert this Sunday.
Nashville songwriter Chuck Jones, who has had a number of charting singles on country and pop radio, will perform his rich archive of tunes at 8 p.m. Friday night at The Crimson Moon Cafe in Dahlonega.
Sounds of Thanksgiving and Christmas can be heard in the historic gym at the Sautee Nacoochee Community Association Center soon.