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FRIDAY JAM: Dog Head set to unleash 'Abomination'

Albany heavy metal band Dog Head to host EP release party at Oglethorpe Lounge

After years of carrying the torch for heavy metal in the Albany area, local band Dog Head will unleash its debut EP at a special release show at the Oglethorpe Lounge Saturday night.

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An Eye for Art | PHOTO GALLERY

A downtown Albany art contest draws artists from the Albany area

Eleven artists are recognized for their work in the May 17 100 Block Street Art Competition.

Valdosta artists featured at Arts Council

'Pigments of Our Imagination' is on display through May 31

The Albany Area Arts Council is currently displaying the works of four artists.

Murals to be revealed at Veterans Memorial State Park

A ribbon-cutting ceremony is set for Thursday

Crisp Area Arts Alliance members Marsha Mitchell and Cindi Edalgo have created murals inside the park’s museum, which educates the public on war history and showcases donated artifacts.

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Strawberry picking a fun and delicious pastime

Strawberry picking is an event that everyone in the family can enjoy, and create good memories while doing so.

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FRIDAY JAM: The top-selling albums

FRIDAY JAM: Here's some solid goald from the album era

The top-selling albums of all time as listed by the Recording Industry Association of America

Albany Lifestyle Briefs - May 14, 2014

MCLB-Albany set Fourth of July observance; Theatre Albany plans summer youth theater workshop

The Marine Corps Logistics Base will host its Independence Day celebration 4 p.m.-10 p.m. June 27.

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Leesburg author to have book-signing for her latest novel

Raven H. Price will sign copies of The Conversion, her second novel, at Life Christian International

Raven H. Price will be signing her books may 24 at Life Christian International in Albany.

Sherwood Christian Academy to present '101 Dalmatians'

Sherwood Academy hosting drama camps this summer for young actors

Sherwood Christian Academy’s Singing Eagles will present 101 Dalmatians KIDS Thurday and Friday.

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Deerfield-Windsor students to present 'Shrek the Musical'

The musical fairy tale will be performed at the Albany Municipal Auditorium

Seventy-nine Deerfield Windsor students create “Shrek the Musical” for three performances this weekend at the Albany Municipal Auditorium.

Albany Briefs - April 18, 2014

News briefs from the Albany area

A communitywide Easter egg hunt is planned at 4 p.m. Sunday at Renaissance Cultural Arts Center, 950 N. Maple St.

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Albany Symphony to present Italian opera for season finale

The Albany Symphony Orchestra will present its 50th anniversary season finale featuring highlights from Italian operas on April 12 in the Darton State College Theatre at 7:30 p.m. and on April 13 at 3 pm in the Rylander Theatre in Americus.

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Theatre Albany sets 'Oliver!' auditions

Auditions for the show will be at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the theater

Theatre Albany is scheduled to perform the Tony Award-winning musical “Oliver!” in early June.

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Driving for laughs (Video and Photo Gallery)

It's comedy by the mile in Theatre Albany's 'Mama Won't Fly'

A cross-country drive brings a woman, her meddling mom and her soon-to-be sister-in-law closer through a series of misadventures and mishaps.

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Sunbelt Photography Club displays photos at Arts Council

The latest exhibit at the Albany Area Arts Council features photographs from members of the Sunbelt Photography Club.