Hall County's top spellers will try to scrabble their way to victory at the Gainesville/Hall County Alliance for Literacy's 22nd annual "Brain Teasing, Crowd Pleasing, Good Time Romp of a Spelling Bee" at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Brenau University's Pearce Auditorium.
Since its beginning in 1996, Dahlonega's Bear on the Square Mountain Festival has been faithful in offering events and activities consistent with its mission of celebrating the Southern Appalachian region's music, art and folkways.
The Arts Council Inc. and University of North Georgia present a feature film "Strong!" with director Julie Wyman, the final film of the Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers series.
Fulfill your dream of being locked in the library to research family history to your heart's content Friday.
The Annie Sellick Trio takes to the stage at 8 p.m. Saturday as part of The Arts Council's 2013 Evenings of Intimate Jazz series. The series offers unique opportunities to enjoy jazz masters instantaneously compose, edit, revise and perform their rhythmical extrapolations up-close and personal.
A concert celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Sewell Pipe Organ at Piedmont College will feature Canadian organist Isabelle Demers at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 14, in the college chapel at the Demorest campus.
Lawrenceville - Aurora Theatre is turning over its Swing Nights song selections to the audience on Sunday night.
The "Dixie Swim Club" is a touching comedy about friendships that last forever.
What if tomorrow you lost everything? That is the question author Archibald MacLeish asks in his Pulitzer and Tony award-winning play, "J.B.," a contemporary retelling of the Book of Job.
ATLANTA - Atlanta Ballet presents the North American premiere of famed British choreographer David Bintley's "Carmina Burana" on April 12 through April 14 at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Performances will feature the Georgia State University Singers and Atlanta Ballet Orchestra performing Carol Orff's score alongside the Atlanta Ballet dancers.
The annual Brenau Collaborative opens Saturday, April 13, with an array of art from many different disciplines displayed in the Senior Final Projects and Portfolio Exhibit, a live fashion show featuring fashion design senior collections and a juried exhibition of undergraduate work.
The J.A. Walters Family YMCA will hold a 5K road race and Fun Run to benefit its Partners of Youth scholarship program at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at 2455 Howard Road, in Gainesville.
There is still time to sign up for the fourth annual "Run with the Lions, Walk with the Cubs" 5K Family Fun Run, which will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at the Piedmont College Swanson Center parking lot in Demorest.
As part of worldwide celebrations commemorating the flight of Yuri Gagarin, the first human in space, on April 12, 1961, a Telescopes in the Park event will be from 7:45 to 9:45 p.m. Friday at Sardis Creek Park, off Antioch Church Road, in Gainesville.
ATHENS - The UGA Performing Arts Center will present the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in the second annual Arch Chamber Music Festival at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 13, and 3 p.m. Sunday, April 14, in Hodgson Concert Hall.
Steve Penley, one of America's most celebrated artists emerging from the South, will be the featured guest at the 2015 Quinlan Visual Arts Center Fine Art Auction Gala.
Using taupes and neutral colors, Clayton Santiago can bring to life a landscape full of imagery on a wooden plank.
Gainesville Theatre takes aim at the romantic musical comedies of the 1920s with a spoof in "The Boy Friend."
Rhythmic classic sounds will rain down on Gainesville as the Northwinds Symphonic Band presents a concert featuring retired U.S. Air Force Col. Lowell Graham.
Two exceptionally difficult sonatas - Ludwig van Beethoven's "Sonate fur das Hammerklavier Op. 106" and Henri Dutilleux's Piano Sonata Op. 1 - will resound off the walls as seasoned pianist Tyler Wottrich performs.
Hall County runners wanting to qualify for the Peachtree Road Race may do so Sunday in Gainesville.
Gainesville native Nate Currin loves living and working in California. However, whenever he's away, he tends to miss the small town that helped shape his music and personality. Currin has visited home a few times in the past four years, but he hasn't brought any music to the people of Gainesville in a while.
Though it has been nearly 45 years since Jimi Hendrix's death, the Jimi Hendrix experience lives on with the help of one area band.
Daddies and daughters have a different bond than fathers and sons. And the men of Hall County have the opportunity to show their daughters how special they are at the 15th annual Daddy Daughter dance.
A Pulitzer Prize-winning play covering the 25-year relationship between a wealthy white Jewish widow and her African-American driver will take to the stage in Clarkesville for two weekends.
Ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, contemporary and musical theater will move into the spotlight for the Heather Wayne Dance Company Concert.
Chefs with a taste for meat, beans and spices can fire up their grills for a Chili Cook-off and Cake Auction in Gainesville.
Cool cabaret songs will punctuate the air as the Voices of North Georgia presents its midwinter gala.
Ben Franklin once said, "Guests, like fish, begin to smell after 3 days."
Choirs from across Northeast Georgia will combine their voices for a heavenly festival Feb. 22.
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