Arts and Entertainment

In the final days of World War II, the colossal Russian Red Army swept across Eastern Europe with the goal to deal a final blow to Hitler’s forces and liberate Berlin. In their way were 500,000 German and Latvian soldiers, cornered on a Baltic Sea peninsula called the “Kurland Pocket.” In th…

In the final days of World War II, the colossal Russian Red Army swept across Eastern Europe with the imperative to deal a fatal blow to the Nazi army and liberate Berlin. In the Russians' path were 500,000 German and Latvian soldiers, cornered on a Baltic Sea peninsula called the “Kurland P…

The dystopian drama “1984,” based on the George Orwell book of the same name, will take the stage in March at the Mars Theatre in LaFayette.

Walker County Schools Superintendent Damon Raines set an ambitious goal of graduating 100% of students and is working to overcome hurdles to achieving that goal.

Lyerly United Methodist is looking for all types of vendors for its 12th annual Car, Truck, Motorcycle Show and Craft Festival on Saturday, Aug. 15, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rain or shine at Dowdy Park on the corner of Highways 27 and 114 in Summerville, Ga. This year the antique steam engine t…

Back Alley Productions will hold auditions for its upcoming Shakespearean drama “Macbeth” on Monday, March 23, and Tuesday, March 24, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Mars Theatre at 117 N. Chattanooga St. in LaFayette.

Back Alley Productions will hold auditions for its upcoming Shakespearean drama “Macbeth” on Monday, March 23, and Tuesday, March 24, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Mars Theatre at 117 N. Chattanooga St. in LaFayette.

Not every town has its own board game. It’s probably safe to say most towns don’t. But as of January 2020 Fort Oglethorpe does, and it’s for sale at Walmart on Battlefield Parkway.

You never know what you might find when you’re wandering about town. How about a more or less new band called P.P.K.G., made up of three Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School students who happen to work at the same place?

Award-winning documentary highlights the only all-African American, all-female unit to deploy overseas during World War II. Producers and promoters are looking for descendants of 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion veterans from the greater Chattanooga region.

State Sen. Jeff Mullis, a Republican from Chickamauga, has been appointed by Gov. Brian Kemp to serve on Georgia’s Film, Music and Digital Entertainment Advisory Commission, composed of leaders and industry experts in the public and private sectors who will work to enhance Georgia’s entertai…

Arguably Ringgold’s most popular event, the annual Haunted Depot will kick off Friday night, Oct. 11, with plans to terrorize the community for three straight weekends leading up to Halloween.

The Covenant College Theatre Department presents the story of Henrietta Leavitt, a young woman who defied early 20th Century expectations and sought out the exceptional. In “Silent Sky,” Leavitt, an ambitious young woman, accepts a job at Harvard Observatory. Upon arrival, she is anxious to …

Music, food, games, hay rides, pony rides, sack races, an obstacle course, inflatables, face painting, pumpkin decorating, a costume parade — and to wrap it all up, an outdoor movie after dark.

Members of Chattanooga’s professional men’s ensemble Voci Virili will perform “From the Sanctuary to the Stage,” a multi-genre concert of vocal music at La Fayette Presbyterian Church, 107 N. Main St., on Saturday, Oct. 12, at 7 p.m. The group, founded by tenor Harv Wileman in 2012, will pre…

Northwest Georgia Arts Guild will meet on Thursday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. at the Welcome Center, 309 N. Main St., LaFayette. The theme for the night will be “Reconnecting and Sharing.” All artists are invited to come and to share a recent art piece or two. Beginning artists are especially encour…

Friends of the Gordon Lee Mansion, a local nonprofit group, held its annual Blue & Gray BBQ Contest & Festival Sept. 14 on the grounds of the historic mansion in Chickamauga.

Make your plans to pack a picnic, a blanket and chairs, and head to Howard Finster’s Paradise Garden in Summerville for an evening under the stars, with live music and a movie, by the light of the moon in this one-of-a-kind art environment.

Blowing Springs Farm in Flintstone and all its fall charm opens Friday, Sept. 27, with an all-new corn maze design featuring a favorite farm activity — the cow train.

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