Jo Dee Messina headlining fund-raiser for local man in fight for life

JOSIE EVANS – SPECIAL CONTRIBUTOR TO THE GRIP ::: Grammy-nominated country music artist Jo Dee Messina is headlining a Sunday, April 28, fund-raiser for Russ Cobb, a local man in the fight for his life. Russ Cobb, co-owner of Zoomies Pet Care, has been diagnosed with an aggressive inoperable cancerous abdominal mass that has limited […]

16th Annual June Jam sure to rock

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The 16th Annual June Jam is right around the corner and has a packed schedule of activities with something for everyone. Coming Saturday, June 2, the family-friendly event is brought to town by the Griffin Downtown Council and Main Street Program with sponsors including the Griffin Exchange Club, Affairs to Remember, […]

Griffin Choral Arts to present Handel’s Messiah

STAFF REPORT ::: Griffin Choral Arts (GCA) will present Handel’s “Messiah,” Parts 2 and 3 on 7:30 p.m. March 15. Sixty area artists will perform this work. Handel’s oratorio “Messiah” stands as a pillar of the choral-orchestral repertoire. GCA will present the second and third parts, which illuminate the suffering, death and resurrection of Christ, […]

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. […]