Tifton museum hosting photo competition

Opening reception set June 19 at tifton Museum of Arts and Heritage

Photographers may submit a maximum of three photographs.

Albany Area Coming Up Calendar - May 13-19, 2015

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

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Georgia Renaissance Festival celebrates 30 years | PHOTO GALLERY

Georgia Renaissance Festival open until June 7

Every spring the small northern Georgia community of Fairburn becomes a kind of time portal as it transforms into the site of the Georgia Renaissance Festival, where visitors can mingle with fairies, drink mead with Norse warriors, watch combat on horseback or just enjoy kicking back on a grassy knoll, watching children dance around the maypoll.

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Albany Civil Rights Institute to host major fundraiser

ACRI event honors Albany Movement leaders Horace Boyd, James Grant

ARCI Executive Director Frank Wilson said the institute’s annual community services dinner is its largest fundraiser of the year.

Book signing for Albany podiatrist Dr. Simone Josey set for May 16 has new location, time change

Event will take place from noon-2 p.m. at Smoke and Fire restaurant on Gillionville Road

A surgical podiatrist working at the Veterans Affairs clinic on the base, Josey discusses in the book the social aspects of patient care and how that aspect can be better incorporated into physician practices.

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Unbreakable Bloodline ready to drop Anti-Gravity

Unbreakable Bloodline plot album release show at State Theater

Local favorites Unbreakable Bloodline are about to unleash their latest effort Anti-Gravity and will celebrate the album’s release with a special CD-Release Concert at Albany’s State Theater.

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MICHAEL LOMAX: Age of Ultron officially begins summer season

FILM COMMENTARY: Beat the crowds and go early

Watching these superhumans make very human mistakes is exactly what keeps drawing us back to the theater. If the Avengers were all perfect, we’d get pretty bored with them pretty quickly. We need to see these guys fail every now and then to keep us compelled.

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Albany area 2015 summer camps

An alphabetical listing of summer camps and workshops for children and youth

These are summer camps set for the Albany area, with ages ranging from pre-kindergarten to high school seniors.

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Albany hosts Kiwanis Club student art, music competition

Albany competition offers college scholarships to winners

Albany hosts Kiwanis Art & Music Showcase scholarship competition for the first time.

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MICHAEL LOMAX: 'Woman in Gold' shiny but not slick

FILM COMMENTARY: Film's predictability detracts from story

The film “Woman in Gold” features fine acting, but viewers see the action coming a mile away.

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Albany attorney Patrick Millsaps brings Southern charm to Hollywood

HBS Management has expanded its number of entertainment clients to 25

Albany lawyer Patrick Millsaps has found a new, unexpected career representing actors and is now expanding into movie and TV production. He says he’s “never had more fun than doing what I’m doing now.”

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National Hip-Hop conference continues at ASU

Hip-Hop conference in Albany examines aspects of art form

Circling the Elements, a national conference on hip-hop culture, continued through the weekend at Albany State University.

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Student wins 2nd Congressional District art competition

Winner of congressional art contest will travel to Washington, D.C.

U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop announces Friday the 2nd District winners of the Congressional Art Competition at the Albany Museum of Art.

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Albany Area Arts and Entertainment Briefly - April 17, 2015

A wrapup of upcoming arts and entertainment events in the area

Auditions set for Theatre Albany’s May production; congressmen to name district art winners; bands get set for musical showdown; art and music showcase coming to Albany; Cotton Hall in Miller County goes 1980s-era musical.

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Albany State University hosts 2nd annual National Hip-Hop Conference

The Circling the Elements conference will explores the genres historical evolution and societal impact

The Albany State University community will celebrate Hip-Hop music and culture at the the 2nd annual “Circling the Elements Hip-Hop Conference” this weekend.