Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Chi Pi Zeta Chapter will host its first Ladies of the Dove Literary Festival from 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Saturday Lewis Frasier Middle School in Hinesville.
The Liberty Theatre Company will help reintroduce the public to a spruced-up Dorchester Civic Center Friday and Saturday with its current production, "Vanities."
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You still might have to deal with some lingering confusion that marked a recent workplace situation. But for the most part, you should now be well on your way to your next project.
The third annual Larger Than Life Beauty Pageant, hosted by Affairs and Occasions, is set for 7 p.m. Saturday, April 24, in the Long County High School cafeteria.
If you enjoy fine art, you're in luck. Some of the area's most talented artists will display their works-in Richmond Hill from April 16-25. That's when Arts on the Coast will put on its Spring Arts Show at the Richmond Hill City Center, and it's where you'll see works such as "Pink Dogwood" by AOTC artist Ray Finis. There will be a reception and a chance to meet the artists on April 17 from 6-8:30 p.m. Stay tuned.
VALDOSTA - Wild Adventures Water and Theme Park welcomes boy band sensation, Backstreet Boys, to the park for a blowout concert, Saturday, June 5.
Tickets are on sale. Reserved seats will be available for purchase online, by phone or at the park for $10 and do not include park admission.
The Poetry Society of Georgia 2009-10 Reading Series culminates at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 20 with a reading by poet Kelly Whiddon. The reading will be held at the Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences, 121 Barnard Street in Savannah. The cost is $10 for general audience and $5 for students with valid ID, minors under 18 and seniors.
Kelly Whiddon has published poems in Crab Orchard Review, Meridian, Poetry International, Spoon River Poetry Review, South Dakota Review, and Slipstream, among others. Verse Daily online poetry has featured her poems. Whiddon's interests include creative writing (poetry and fiction ...
The Historic Dorchester Civic Center in Sunbury is slated to reopen with the debut of a play, "Vanities," by Jack Heifner, on Friday, April 16 and Saturday, April 17.
SAVANNAH - For the 16th year in a row, Friends of Coastal Gardens will host a Sunday supper in the Strawberry Patch at Bamboo Farm and Coastal Gardens.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Don't be put off by a seemingly too-tangled situation. Sometimes a simple procedure will unsnarl all the knots and get you in the clear fast and easy, just the way the Lamb likes it.
DARIEN - Spring has arrived on the coast of Georgia and to celebrate, McIntosh County puts on a festival that draws crowds from near and far.
BRUNSWICK - On April 22, the Pinta and the Nina, replicas of Columbus' ships will open in Brunswick. The ships will be docked at Brunswick Landing Marina, 1701 Newcastle St., until their departure early April 26.
The Nina was built completely by hand and without the use of power tools, and was called by Archaeology magazine "the most historically correct Columbus replica ever built." The craftsmanship of construction and the details in the rigging make it a truly fascinating visit back to the Age of Discovery. The Nina was used in the production of the film "1492."
TYBEE ISLAND - This week April 8-11 Tybee Island will host the Tybee Island Carnival and Seafood Review. Bring the whole family and enjoy Tybee's premiere annual carnival and down home culinary event.
For the final show of the 2009-10 Performing Arts Series at the Historic Ritz Theatre in downtown Brunswick, Golden Isles Arts and Humanities Association presents a group of virtuoso musicians making a return to the area. The Dromedary Quartet takes the Ritz stage at 8 p.m. Saturday.
The Community Chorus of the Liberty County Community and Area Mass Choir will sing a special "Messiah: For Easter on Saturday evening.
UnityFest, a community praise celebration that will run from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday at Bryant Commons, will feature gospel and national recording artist Alvin Slaughter. The UnityFest Super Choir and several local Christian artists also will perform. The event is open to the public.
'Rock' Powerlifting & Bench Press Competition will be Saturday in the 4thIBCT Fitness Center. Weigh-in is at 8:30 a.m., briefing at 9:30 and lifting at 10:15.
The second annual sweet-tea tasting competition is set for 2:30-11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, during the 10th annual Blues and BBQ festival in downtown Hinesville.
If "Mud," now is out on home video, were a novel, it would be considered Southern Fiction.
MIDWAY - The area's newest stage company, "Scouts on Stage," will host a kick-off barbecue fundraiser at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Dorchester Village Center in Midway.
HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas
Aug. 23 to Sept. 22: Keep a rein on that green-eyed monster. Jealousy is counterproductive. Instead of resenting a colleague's good points, concentrate on developing your own abilities.
The U.S. Army Soldier Show, a 75-minute song-and-dance production by active duty, Army Reserve and Army National Guard soldiers, will be presented at 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Newman Fitness Center.
One show has gone from "What?" to "Wow!" virtually overnight. Do you know "Orphan Black"? Read on or get left behind.
Revolutionary War cannon demonstrations will be held from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 2, at Fort Morris State Historic Site, 2559 Fort Morris Road in Midway.
HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas
STATESBORO - The Georgia Southern University Performing Arts Center has announced the 2013-14 season, including tributes to Johnny Cash and Patti Page, Broadway performances, the Moscow Festival Ballet and more.
Aug. 23 to Sept. 22: With more stability in your life - on both personal and professional levels - this could be a good time to strengthen relationships with both friends and colleagues.
Singers from Stewart and Hunter are invited to compete in Operation Rising Star, the Army's version of "American Idol."
South African writer/ director Neill Blomkamp made a huge splash with his debut sci-fi film, "District 9." Entertainment Weekly called the 2009 film "madly original, cheekily political, [and] altogether exciting." They also called it "a thinking person's sci-fi movie from an inventive director." I was a fan.