Matt Curry can’t keep his creativity to himself. He’s sending it out to the world via a new book and a quirky blog.
The slight threat of drizzling rain throughout the morning might make for soggy conditions and gray skies, but isn’t expected to stop today’s planned events — which include foot races, horse races and an egg hunt.
As if runners needed an excuse to do another 5K, now there’s one with a waterslide at the end.
Rome High drama students hope you will set your senses in a whirl and come to see “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.”
The Cedartown Kiwanis Club has announced that its 27th annual Vidalia Onion Sale is now under way.
Tickets are still available for this year’s Rome River Jam which will feature headliners Cole Swindell, Adam Sanders and Jon Pardi.
Berry College’s House O’ Dreams will host an Easter Sunday service at 7 p.m. Berry College Chaplin Jon Huggins is preaching and the Mount Berry Church worship band will lead music. Buses will start at 6 p.m. to shuttle people from the Frost Chapel parking lot to the House O’ Dreams where refreshments will be provided during the service. Frost Chapel will serve as the back-up location in case of rain.
The CounterPoint Music Festival runs April 25-27 at Kingston Downs. Hiphop duo Outkast will headline the event which will feature several other bands including Foster the People, Pretty Lights, Major Lazer and Flux Pavilion. Advanced, VIP and general admission tickets are available for individual days of the festival as well as three-day passes. Visit counterpointfestival.com to purchase tickets and to see a complete list of performers.
Rome Area Council for the Arts will host its annual spring fundraising event, the Fire Fly Fling, on April 25.
Darlington art teacher Jennifer Moore has been selected to participate in the National Gallery of Art's Summer Teacher Institute in Washington, D.C. this summer.
On Friday, April 18th, one of the World Famous Budweiser Clydesdales will be on Broad Street in Rome to help you sample Day-Fresh Budweiser. Our friends at the Cartersville Brewery are delivering us a pallet of Budweiser made that day so consumers can experience the freshest beer possible. Festivities begin at 6 p.m. and continue until 8 p.m.
Coming in Wednesday’s Young Romans, we visit Main Elementary School and spend a morning with students learning about “The Great Fire” in Amanda Mayo’s sixth-grade class and get some math tutoring from Mrs. Whitaker’s fourth-grade class.
On Memorial Day Weekend, May 23-25, Art Rocks Athens will be opening a series of free exhibitions featuring visual arts, posters and graphics, historical artifacts from musicians and collectors, dance, film and live music performances in Athens.
ROME, Ga. – A Berry College student and winner of the Young Artists Competition will perform with the Rome Symphony Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. April 26 in the Rome City Auditorium.
Julia Vera Ables Gandy, a Rome native and member of the Fielding Lewis Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Marietta, took first place in the national organization’s art, sculpture and china competition.
Georgia Institute of Technology has identified Dillon Weeks of Rome as eligible to join the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. Less than 10 percent of students at Georgia Tech receive this honor each year. This premier honor society invites high-achieving first- and second-year undergraduates.
Kelsey Suzanne Howell, daughter of Charles Howell and Dondra Price of Rome, was inducted into XI Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Ala., on April 4.
FirstBank Mortgage Partners has awarded $54,000 in scholarships to customers in Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee as part of the Next Generation Mortgage Scholarship program, including five scholarship awards in Georgia.
Beginning the summer of 2014, Rome Area Council for the Arts announces a year of celebration of the life and work of the former First Lady and Rome native, Ellen Axson Wilson (1860-1914). The capstone event will be an exhibition of her original oil paintings on loan from the Woodrow Wilson House in Washington, DC, plus several local pieces. The exhibit, The Art of First Lady Ellen Axson Wilson, will be on display July through October at the Martha Berry Museum at Oak Hill.
This article originally ran in Magnolia Magazine's Winter 2013 edition.
This article originally appeared in Magnolia Magazine's Winter 2013 edition.