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Holiday fairy tale comes to life

Holiday fairy tale comes to life

Falling asleep underneath the Christmas tree doesn’t always cue a dance number, but when it does, it always brings a nutcracker to life.

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Christmas comes to BabyLand venue

Christmas comes to BabyLand venue

While BabyLand General celebrates the birth of Cabbage Patch babies daily, the hospital plans to return to days of long ago.

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Dance off calories from Thanksgiving dinner in Sautee

Two days after indulging in a turkey and all kinds of sides plus the leftovers, North Georgia residents can shake their groove thing and shed some pounds at the monthly contra dance in Sautee Nacoochee.

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Christmas elf takes over Horizon Theatre

Christmas elf takes over Horizon Theatre

The family favorite “Madeline’s Christmas” and David Sedaris’ comedic gem “The Santaland Diaries” will return to Horizon Theatre this holiday season to entertain young and old alike.

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Stewart’s ‘Rosewater’ captures a real-life war of wills in an Iranian prison

Stewart’s ‘Rosewater’ captures a real-life war of wills in an Iranian prison

Maziar Bahari was a reporter in the right place at the right time. An Iranian ex-pat turned Western journalist, he toted a video camera and moved with smiling, cautious ease through his native land — catching up with his mom, careful not to expose himself or his sources as Iran’s 2009 elections turned into the abortive “Green Revolution.”

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Rhythmic music pours out of Latin Grammy nominees

Rhythmic music pours out of Latin Grammy nominees

Friends from Granada, Spain, will share their poetry and flamenco-style guitar playing with the University of North Georgia students next week.

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Singer brings Patsy Cline's 'Crazy' life to the stage

Singer brings Patsy Cline's 'Crazy' life to the stage

Known as one of the major female vocalist of all time, the spirit of country music singer Patsy Cline will step into the spotlight next weekend at Holly Theater in Dahlonega.

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Soul singer Lauren Mitchell follows her musical heart

Soul singer Lauren Mitchell follows her musical heart

Blues singer Lauren Mitchell feels at home performing before crowds inside historic honky tonks and at outdoors festivals. But it wasn’t always that way.

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Piedmont College Singers blend classical works and folk songs in concert

Piedmont College Singers blend classical works and folk songs in concert

An ensemble of 46 select student singers will blend their voices with each other as well as an organ and piano for its fall concert.

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Piedmont hushes audience

Piedmont hushes audience

A lion lurks across the countryside, a reporter jumps out of the TV screen, FBI agents appear from the microwave; and they are all looking for the same thing: Maggie.

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‘Dumber, To’ sad and stale

‘Dumber, To’ sad and stale

Twenty years after they permanently lowered the bar on broad and dumb character comedies, Lloyd and Harry are back, “Dumb and Dumber” than ever in “Dumb and Dumber To.”

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Gainesville ready to start the Christmas season with Jingle Mingle

Gainesville ready to start the Christmas season with Jingle Mingle

As the holiday season creeps closer, Gainesville’s downtown merchants plan to kicking off this year’s festivities with the annual Jingle Mingle event.

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Snow forecast for Lake Lanier

Snow forecast for Lake Lanier

In order to bring the sights of the Great White North to the Deep South for travelers and local families alike, Lanier Islands will debut its SnowWorld this winter.

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Pets curl up to Santa for personal pictures

Pets curl up to Santa for personal pictures

While most children eagerly await time with Old Saint Nick and a possible photo with him, several other mammals may feel left out of the holiday hoopla.

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Santa, friends to arrive at Lakeshore Mall on Saturday

While some may venture to the Gainesville square to meet Kris Kringle, the old elf will head to Lakeshore Mall for a pajama-style party.

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Brenau students in the spotlight at Atlanta museum

Brenau students in the spotlight at Atlanta museum

Brenau arts and design students will step out of their college campus comfort zone and into the limelight of Atlanta this month.

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Season of Giving spreads through area art galleries

The holidays are especially decorative and artisanal at the Sautee Nacoochee Center.

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Experience the holidays during the Civil War era

Experience the holidays during the Civil War era

Visitors to the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center will travel back in time and experience Christmas during the 1860s through a living history demonstration on the McDaniel Farm.

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