Photo exhibit opens Friday evening in Tifton

South Georgia photographers are the stars of the fifth biennial photography exhibit opening Friday at the Tifton Museum of Arts and Heritage from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Entries sought for Tifton artisans show

Deadline for entries is June 30

The Best of Tiftarea Artisans show, open to professional and amateur artisans in a variety of areas, opens in mid-July.

Main Street Theater in Dawson to present Picnic

Buffet dinner planned prior to production

Tickets for the dinner and the play are $30 each for adults and $22 for students age 13-18. The play is not recommended for children under 13. Tickets for the play only (no dinner) are $20 each for adults and $15 for students.

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Theatre Albany preparing for national theater festival performance

Albany group is one of a dozen who will participate in the nationals

For the first time, Theatre Albany will take the stage at the biennial American Association of Community Theatre National festival, which this year will take place in Grand Rapids, Mich.

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Seeking Proof of an afterlife

TNT series grapples with life after death

The theme of faith vs. science clearly is central to “Proof,” and series star Jennifer Beals says she doesn’t think the two things are necessarily mutually exclsuive.

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Country music legend Merle Haggard plans Tifton performance

Hall of Famer to be joined by Craig Campbell at UGA Tifton Campus

One of country music’s all-time greats, Merle Haggard, will perform in Tifton July 1 at UGA’s Tifton Campus Conference Center.

Albany Area Coming Up Calendar - June 10-16, 2015

A weekly look at entertainment events

These entertainment events are happening in the Albany area this week.

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'Summer Night' subject for June 26 Bottles and Brushes

Art class set for Tifton ag museum

The Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will host the first Bottles and Brushes art class of the summer 6 p.m.-8 p.m. on June 26.

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Albany Area Arts Council exhibit and sales begins

Art show prizes awarded in three categories

The Albany Area Arts Council holds its opening reception for the Southwest Georgia Regional Fine Art Exhibit and Sale.

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Shades of Gold exhibit starts Thursday

Albany Museum of Art hosts Shades of Gold senior art show

Albany area art lovers will get a special treat this week when the SOWEGA Council on Aging presents its annual “Shades of Gold” art exhibit at the Albany Museum of Art.

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Albany Area Coming Up Calendar - June 3-9, 2015

The following is a list of events happening in the area this week.

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Painting inspires Phoebe patient

Phoebe staffer credited for restoring hope

A prescription for hope was exactly what 14-year-old Hannah Croker needed to continue her journey toward recovery after a tragic accident six months ago resulted in a spinal injury leaving her a quadriplegic.Thanks to Phoebe’s child life specialist Mandy Lanier Fagiano, the prescription was for a paint brush.

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Albany Area Coming Up Calendar - May 27-June 3, 2015

The following is a list of events happening in the area this week.

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Theatre Albany goes on comedy ride on the 'Twentieth Century' | PHOTO GALLERY

A funny thing happened on a train ride from Chicago to New York City

Theatre Albany veterans Doug Lorber and Dotty Davis are on stage together for the first time in two decades in the season-finale production of the Hecht-MacDonald comedy set on a passenger train, “Twentieth Century.”

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National Memorial Day Concert in 26th year

Actors Gary Sinise and Joe Mantegna host Sunday night concert for 10th year

Gary Sinise and Joe Mantegna mark their 10th anniversary as its cohosts when PBS gives executive producer Jerry Colbert’s program its 26th annual broadcast at 8 p.m. tonight on Georgia Public Television.