Gospel music is different than regular music. Local gospel singer Terry Newsome said it has the power to change lives. "It's not just for entertainment," he said. "The hope of Jesus is the only hope we have when we have nothing else."
Recording artist and Midway resident Naomi Ruth McFadden is gaining popularity in gospel music circles. She will soon release her debut album, "Come too Far," and has been performing at various church events around the region. The album's namesake single is available on iTunes.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A previous misunderstanding continues to taint the atmosphere to some extent in the early part of the week. But cooler heads prevail, and the situation eases by week's end.
Local playwright Donald Lovette will produce and stage the third and final segment of his long-running morality play, "Mama Turn the Radio on," on Aug. 13-15.
SAVANNAH - Savannah's Cultural Arts Theatre will hold auditions for its fall production of "Steel Magnolias" at 6 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, Aug. 2-3, at S.P.A.C.E. Gallery's Black Box Theater, 9 W. Henry St.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Avoid adding to the tension around you. Even a well-meant reaction against something you perceive as unfair could be misunderstood. Let things calm down, and then talk about it.
SAVANNAH -- Mark R. Finlay, professor of history and assistant dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Armstrong Atlantic State University, has received the 2009 Theodore Saloutos Memorial Award for his book, "Growing American Rubber: Strategic Plants and the Politics of National Security," (Rutgers University Press, 2009) presented by the Agricultural History Society.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Don't gnash those pearly whites because you might have to delay your plans. This could give the lucky lamb a better perspective of what's been done, and what still needs doing.
SAVANNAH - The city of Savannah's Department of Cultural Affairs announced that it is seeking artists to exhibit at Gallery Savannah's Place for Art, Culture and Education in 2011. Gallery S.P.A.C.E. serves the Savannah community with exhibitions and educational programming designed to strengthen awareness and stimulate dialogue through artistic expression.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's banner festival, LibertyFest, will be held at a new venue this year - Bryant Commons on Oglethorpe Highway across from the Liberty County Development Authority. The festival is tagged as a celebration of the county's history, patriotism and coastal culture.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A bit of Arian contrariness could be keeping you from getting all the facts. Turn it off, and tune in to what you need to hear. It could make all the difference this week.
The end of 4th of July weekend certainly doesn't mean the end of fun activities. Many organizations are gearing up for back-to-school events, but there are still plenty of long summer days to enjoy. Here are a few things to occupy your time:
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Starting something new is always exciting for the adventurous Aries. And here's the good news: This time you might be able to get some assistance in helping you finish what you've started.
For the second film screening in the Summer Classic Movies at the Ritz series, Golden Isles Arts and Humanities Association will screen the 1940 romantic comedy "The Philadelphia Story" starring Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant and James Stewart, at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 8, at the Historic Ritz Theatre in downtown Brunswick.
Love-It Productions will stage its play, "Mama Turn the Radio on III: It is what it is," Aug. 13-15 in Hinesville and Aug. 21 in Jesup.
Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's closures and change of hours of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation facilities are available at:
It's been 20 years since Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels graced us as two of the most lovable idiots in the history of cinema.
Ever since he grabbed the public's attention with the Oscar-nominated "Memento" in 2000, director Christopher Nolan has established himself as one of the most brilliant filmmakers of the 21st century.
"Nightcrawler" is nothing short of a revelation in filmmaking. It features a powerhouse performance by Jake Gyllenhaal and contains characters and an atmosphere that completely is in service to its story. I think if Michael Mann had made either "Broadcast News" or "Network," this is probably what it would look like.
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