Doc Holliday BBQ & Music Festival returns

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The annual Doc Holliday Barbecue and Music Festival will return to downtown Griffin Sept. 22 and 23, bringing with it entertainment of the past and present. This family-friendly event not only offers entertainment for all, but has made it more affordable than ever before. In past years, the festival was a […]

GACA announces upcoming 2017-18 concert lineup

STAFF REPORT ::: The Griffin Area Concert Association has announced its lineup of performers for the 2017-18 concert season. The upcoming season will consist of four concerts featuring internationally acclaimed performers in a variety of genres. All concerts will be held at the Griffin Auditorium located at 234 E. Taylor Street. Back by popular demand […]

SlowExposures announces the Dunnahoo Prize for young photographers division

STAFF REPORT ::: SlowExposures is pleased to announce the inaugural Dunnahoo Prize for the winner of our Young Photographers Division. The prize will honor Dr. Dan Dunnahoo’s lifetime commitment to inspiring students to engage with art. The first place winner of the Young Photographer Show will receive this honor, a ribbon and a $50 award. […]

Last weekend to catch Main Street Player’s “Nunsense Boulevard”

SUBMITTED ::: Get ready to laugh your habit off with Main Street Players’ new production of “Nunset Boulevard,” the final show of the 2016-2017 season. This riotously funny musical comedy features catchy songs, memorable characters and even some audience participation. The play is one of many sequels to the popular Broadway musical “Nunsense,” which introduced […]

Griffin Choral Arts presents Bravo!

SUBMITTED ::: Start your spring with Bravo, a Griffin Choral Arts concert, in March. Griffin Choral Arts (GCA) will collaborate with the Clayton State University Chorale and Dr. Michael Fuchs, the director of choral activities at Clayton State University, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 16, at The Griffin Auditorium located at 234 E. Taylor St. […]

Griffin Ballet Theatre to present classic holiday favorite “The Nutcracker”

STAFF REPORT ::: Please join Griffin Ballet Theatre and continue to celebrate its 20th Season of dance with the annual holiday tradition of The Nutcracker. Join Clara, Fritz the Mouse King,and the Nutcracker as they dance their ways into your heart! This ballet features over 100 local, talented dancers from the ages of four to […]

Violin virtuoso Emil Altschuler to perform in Griffin

STAFF REPORTS ::: In 2012, violin virtuoso Emil Altschuler performed in concert at the First United Methodist Church in Griffin. Emil’s brilliant technique and vigorous performing energy captivated the audience. Many of the patrons who heard Emil have requested that he return to Griffin. In response to these requests, the Griffin Area Concert Association is […]

Easter Eggstravaganza at The Rock Ranch Today

SUBMITTED::: A free, outdoor egg hunt will be held today (Saturday, April 12) from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Rock Ranch, Truett Cathy’s 1500-acre property in Upson County. This event, appropriately called The Easter Eggstravaganza, will feature 40,000 plastic prize-filled eggs. Staff and volunteers will spend hours hiding eggs by hand for the […]

Griffin Choral Arts, Griffin Ballet Theatre present “A Mother’s Tears”

By ALEXANDER CAIN ::: The Griffin Choral Arts community chorus, under the direction of Dr. Stephen J. Mulder, will present “A Mother’s Tears” on Friday, March 28, and Saturday, March 29, 2014 at the Griffin Auditorium on 234 E. Taylor Street. The presentation will feature Welsh Composer Karl Jenkins’ Stabat Mater performed with a professional […]

Lightroom Workshop March 18

Catherine Ritchie Park will be the guest speaker at the Tuesday, March 18th meeting of the Georgia Nature Photographers Association, Central region. Her topic will be “Post-Processing Photos Using Lightroom”.  She is currently professor of photography and art history at Southern Crescent Technical College. Catherine holds a Bachelor as well as a Master of Fine Arts […]

St. Patrick’s Day Ballroom Dance

Stardust Ballroom Dance Club will host a St. Patrick’s Day Ballroom Dance with FREE hour of Foxtrot lessons on Friday, March 7, 2014.  Dance music and lighting by DJ Bill Mitchell. Cost of dance includes an hour of Foxtrot lessons by Sondra Chan. Beginner lesson at 7:00 pm and intermediate at 7:30 pm. Come to either or both lessons! Dance from 8:00 – 10:30 […]

Camelot Theatre, Studio D students showcase theatrical skills in Atlanta

ALEXANDER CAIN ::: Three youth from Griffin are waiting to hear if they will be chosen to participate in the filming of performing arts DVDs in New York City after attending a musical-theater based festival earlier this month. Faith Flanders, her brother Hayden Flanders and their friend Ben Brown were each selected for the possible […]

Essentials of Wildlife Photography

SUBMITTED ::: Dr. Jimmy Day will be the speaker at the Tuesday, January 21st meeting of the Georgia Nature Photographers Association, Central Region. His topic will be “Essentials of Wildlife Photography”. He will also present a slideshow of South African wildlife. Jimmy is Vice President of Georgia Nature Photographers Association, Central Region (GNPA). He is an […]

Main Street Players prepare for February mystery-thriller production

ALEXANDER CAIN ::: An enthusiastic cast of five will present playwright Ira Levin’s 1978 play “Deathtrap” next month inside the Main Street Players Theatre in downtown Griffin. The cast includes Main Street Players alumnus Lisa Boyd as Helga Ten Dorp; Atlanta actor Lee Buechele as Sidney Bruhl; Robbie Burke as Porter Milgrim; actress Diane Dicker […]

“Voices of the Season” benefit concert for MSP tonight