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For the week of Dec. 11-17
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This week

"A Different Point of View," Suwanee. Photographer Dick Goodman. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Fridays through February, Suwanee Crossroads Center, 323 Buford Highway, Suwanee.

"Our Holiday Gift through Song and Dance," Gainesville. Gainesville High School Drama Department. 7:30 p.m. today, Gainesville Performing Arts Center (The Ware House), Gainesville High School, 830 Century Place, Gainesville. $5. Tickets sold week of play beside the front office at GHS or e-mail ghstheatre@bellsouth.net.  

Paint your own holiday ceramics, Gainesville. Make ornaments, snowmen or Santas. 3 to 7 p.m. today and Friday, Hall County Parks and Leisure Services, 1086 Rainey St., Gainesville. Pieces individually priced, $2-$5. 770-535-8280.

"An Artistic Discovery," Oakwood. 2008 Congressional Art Competition for the Honorable Nathan Deal's Georgia 9th District High Schools. Exhibit ends Friday. Gainesville State College, 3820 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood. 678-717-3639.

"1940s Radio Hour," Dahlonega. 8 p.m. today-Saturday and Dec. 18-20; 2 p.m. Sunday and Dec. 21. Holly Theatre, 69 W. Main St., Dahlonega. $18 adults, $17 seniors age 65 and older, $12 students. 706-864-3759.

"Cinderella," Gainesville. Chestatee High School Drama Department. 7 p.m. today-Saturday, Chestatee High School, 3005 Sardis Road, Gainesville. $7 at the door. 770-532-1162.

"A Charlie Brown Christmas," Flowery Branch. Dessert theater benefits missions in Lima, Peru. 7 p.m. Friday, Covenant Life Center, Chestnut Mountain Presbyterian Church, 4675 Winder Highway, Flowery Branch. $3 per person, $10 per family maximum. Tickets can be purchased by phone or at the door. 770-967-3440, ext. 112.

Student art show, Flowery Branch. Drawing students of Cathy Little. Through Friday, Common Grounds Coffee Shoppe, 5510 Main St., Flowery Branch. 770-967-4080.

"The Best Christmas Pageant Ever," Flowery Branch. Fifth Row Center. Benefits the children's program at The Springs Church and the South Hall Food Pantry. 6 p.m. Sunday, The Springs Church, 6553 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch. Free admission with donation of nonperishable food items. 770-357-7359.

"Made in the U.S.A.," Sautee. The Art Studio student show. Reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday; exhibit, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Sautee Nacoochee Center Community Hall, 283 Ga. 255 N, Sautee. 706-878-3300, ext. 315.

"Cinderella," Gainesville. Wauka Elementary School Drama. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, North Hall High School, 4885 Mount Vernon Road, Gainesville. $5. 770-983-3221, ext. 208.

Holiday open house, Athens. Make gingerbread houses and people, Christmas cards and ornaments; see the Holiday Market with more than 100 artists. 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Lyndon House Arts Center, 293 Hoyt St., Athens. Free. 706-613-3623.

Upcoming

Men's Night Out shopping spree, Sautee. Attendants will help shoppers choose artwork and gift wrap it. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 18, Sautee Nacoochee Center Gallery, 283 Ga. 255 N., Sautee. Free to attend. 706-878-3300.

"Santa's Frosty Follies," Dahlonega. Holly Children's Theatre. Party after show with Santa, food, games and photos in the Black Box Theatre, located downstairs at the Holly. 10 a.m. Dec. 20,  Holly Theatre, 69 W. Main St., Dahlonega. $5; various costs for party activities. 706-864-3759.

Ongoing

Art and Antique Festival, Commerce. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays of the first weekend of each month, Commerce Crossing, Pottery Factory Drive, Commerce. 706-335-6352.

International Pottery Exhibition, Sautee. A one-year exhibit of folk pottery representing cultures from around the world. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays, Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia, Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255, Sautee. $4 adults, $2 children and seniors. 706-878-3300.

"Christmas Canteen," Lawrenceville. 8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sundays through Dec. 21. Aurora Theatre, 128 Pike St., Lawrenceville. $10 with library card and $14 adults. 678-226-6222.

Georgia Junior Duck Stamp Art Tour, Gainesville. Pencil, watercolor and collage renderings of waterfowl created by students in kindergarten through 12th grade. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Fridays through Dec. 23. Also open Saturday, Elachee Nature Science Center, 2125 Elachee Drive, Gainesville. $5 adults, $3 children ages 2-12, free for children age 1 and younger and Elachee members. 770-535-1976.

"A Christmas Carol," Atlanta. The Atlanta Shakespeare Company. 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 6:30 p.m. Sundays, 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays today through Dec. 21. Additional performances, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. The New American Shakespeare Tavern, 499 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. $12 for today's preview, $15-$32 other nights. Discounts available for students, educators, seniors and military. 404-874-5299.

"The Nutcracker," Duluth. Gwinnett Ballet Theatre. 7:30 p.m. Fridays, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 21. Gwinnett Performing Arts Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. $20 adults and $15 students and seniors. 770-978-0018.

"A Christmas Carol," Lawrenceville. One-man show. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday through Dec. 21, Aurora Theatre, 128 Pike St., Lawrenceville. $12-$20. 678-226-6222.

"A Christmas Carol," Atlanta. Through Dec. 24, Alliance Theatre, Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. $15-$60. 404-733-4690.

"Madeline's Christmas," Atlanta. Through Dec. 31, Horizon Theatre Company, 1083 Austin Ave., Atlanta. $12 children and $15 adults. 404-584-7450.

Mary Engel solo exhibition, Atlanta. Found-object animal sculptures. Through Jan. 3, Marcia Wood Gallery, 263 Walker St., Atlanta. 404-827-0030.

"The Santaland Diaries," Atlanta. Written by National Public Radio commentator David Sedaris. Not for children. 8 p.m. Tuesday-Fridays, 8:30 p.m. Saturdays and 6 p.m. Sundays through Jan. 4, Horizon Theatre, 1083 Austin Ave., Atlanta. $25-$30. 404-584-7450.

"Medieval and Renaissance Treasures from the Victoria and Albert Museum," Atlanta. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays from Saturday through Jan. 4. High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. $18 adults, $15 seniors and students, $11 children ages 6-17, free for children age 5 and younger. 404-733-5000.

Anne Brodie Hill, Gainesville. Marine-themed painting exhibit. Through Jan. 7, Hall County Library Main Branch, 127 Main St. NW, Gainesville. Free. 770-532-3311, ext. 132.

Deck the Walls, Athens. Holiday-themed art including wreaths, ornaments, paintings, pottery and stained glass. Through Jan. 10, Lyndon House Arts Center, 293 Hoyt St., Athens. Free. 706-613-3623.

"Mid-Century Modern," Gainesville. Exhibit through Jan. 25. John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts, Leo Castelli Gallery, Brenau University, 500 Washington St., Gainesville. Free. 770-534-6263 or cwohlander@brenau.edu. Story

"Painting Inside & Out," Gainesville. Paintings from the Plein Air Painters of Georgia. Through Feb. 15, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. Free. 770-536-2575. Story

"Still Life Revisited," Gainesville. Painter Bert Beirne. Through Feb. 15, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. Free. 770-536-2575.

"Everyone is a Work of Art," Gainesville. Bronze figures by Gregory Johnson. Through Feb. 15, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. Free. 770-536-2575.

The Art League, Gainesville. Invitational exhibit featuring the winners of group shows from the past two years. Through Feb. 15, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. Free. 770-536-2575.

"Norman Rockwell's Home for the Holidays," Atlanta. Holiday cover illustrations for the Saturday Evening Post. Through Feb. 15, Atlanta History Center, 130 W. Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta. 404-814-4000.

"Yacouba Bonde: Bwa Masks of Burkina Faso, " Atlanta. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays through July 11, High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. $18 adults, $15 seniors and students, $11 children ages 6-17, free for children age 5 and younger. 404-733-5000.

"The First Emperor: China's Terracotta Army," Atlanta. 100 works from China's first emperor, including 15 complete terracotta figures. Through April 19, High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St., Atlanta. $18 adults, $15 senior citizens and college students with ID, $11 children ages 6-17, free for children age 5 and younger and members. 404-733-5000. Story

"The Louvre and the Masterpiece," Atlanta. Explores the definition of a masterpiece and how art collectors' tastes have changed through time. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 6. High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. $18 adults, $15 seniors and students, $11 children ages 6-17, free for children age 5 and younger. 404-733-5000.

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