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Eminem plays memorable set at Music Midtown

Huge crowds flock to Piedmont Park for Atlanta festival

“Best ever” is a judgment call, but Music Midtown 2014 had plenty of highlights.

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Ok Go to play intimate club show in Atlanta

Ok Go to play Atlanta's Terminal West tonight

Indie rock stalwarts OK Go will bring their multimedia performance to Atlanta’s Terminal West as part of the band’s current national club tour.

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Water, Wings and Wildlife festival set for Saturday at Flint RiverQuarium

Fifth annual wildlife festival set for downtown Albany

It is what officials call a celebration of all creatures great and small whether they are scaly, feathered, slimy or furry. The itinerary for the event will include birds of prey and reptile shows, SCUBA lessons in the RiverQuarium Blue Hole and a puppet show.

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Albany Area Coming Up Calendar - Sept. 24-30, 2014

Things to do over the next seven days in Metro Albany and Southwest Georgia

Booking signing today by interior design expert Jennifer Boles; Dougherty County Sheriff Kevin Sproul speaks at Albany Civicl Rights Institute's monthly Community Night on Thursday; Theatre Albany opens its "Odd Couple (Female Version)" production Friday; wildlife comes to the Flint RiverQuarium Saturday while Plains celebrates peanuts and Tifton hosts a two-day truck and tractor pull.

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Austin French of 'Rising Star' set to perform at ABAC

It will be the first Tifton performance by Austin French since he competed on the nationally televised competition

Aution French will perform at 7 p.m. Oct. 3-4 at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. The concerts will benefit the college’s Ag Business Club

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Kazakhstan's national string quartet to perform at the Albany Museum of Art

The Sunday concert launches the third season of the Symphony @ the Museum concert series

The Gaziza Zhubanova String Quartet will be in concert at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Albany Museum of Art, 311 Meadowlark Drive. The group will play classics, plus a selection from its native Kazakhstan.

'Maze Runner' streaks out to No. 1 at box office

'A Walk Amoing the Tombstones' ends up in second place

"Maze Runner" pulls in $32.5 million in U.S. and Canadian box offices.

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An 'Odd Couple' of gals | PHOTO GALLERY

Theatre Albany performs the female version of classic comedy 'The Odd Couple'

While their characters get on each other’s nerves throught the play, the leads of Theatre Albany’s performance of “The Odd Couple (Female version)” — Kelly Mullins and Karen McNally — say their on-stage chemistry clicked early on.

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BARRY LEVINE: Music tastes vary for Albanians

THE OLD ROCKER: Top picks range from the Stones to Tony Orlando

There’s one thing for certain about those of us who love rock ‘n’ roll. Our tastes vary as much in music as they do in food, clothes and TV programs. Preferences vary from Doo-Wop to Rockabilly to British Invasion to Motown.

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Cole Bros. Circus opens in Albany Monday

The oldest American circus celebrates its 130th anniversary

The circus will run Monday and Tuesday with shows at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. both days. Shows will take place at the Albany Exchange Club Fairgrounds at South Westover Boulevard and Oakridge Drive.

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Four local bands to perform at Sasser Tailgate Jam

Music, competitions, kids’ activities featured during all-day Sasser gathering

Four local bands will perform Saturday during the daylong Sasser Tailgate Jam.

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Ten cool things to look for at Music Midtown

Festival’s highlights start with headliners Eminem, Jack White

Music Midtwon 2014 kicks off at 4:30 this afternoon with dueling headliners on at 9 p.m.

Eliminate Dance cancelled

Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County cancels Eliminate Dance

The Kiwanis club of Dougherty County announced Monday that the organization is cancelling its “Eliminate Dance” which had been scheduled for this Friday night.

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Phillip Phillips to livestream Tuesday morning performance

Lee County music star will be first to perform on Today show digital-exclsuive format

“The Orange Room,” a social media offshoot of the “Today” program, will feature Phillip Phillips of Lee County performing.

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BARRY LEVINE: Some musical stars got their start on the screen

THE OLD ROCKER: Ricky Nelson had biggest advantage of any teen TV actor turned singer

Nelson, 16, introduced his first record, a cover of the Fats Domino hit “I’m Walkin’,“ on the TV show on April 10, 1957. The song quickly climbed to No. 4 on the charts. The flip side, “A Teenager’s Romance,” reached No. 2.