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Fulton County senior multipurpose facilities to celebrate Black History Month

Fulton County senior multipurpose facilities to celebrate Black History Month

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- Fulton County Senior Multipurpose Facilities will host the following Black History observances during February:

Harriett G. Darnell Senior Multipurpose Facility
Black History Month Celebration
Monday, February 18, 2013
10:00am – 11:30am
Program will feature the Darnell Chorus, the Adult Day Program Bells of Darnell, representatives from the Darnell Players, Toast Masters, the Darnell Divas & Dudes and more.
Contact information:  Terryl Sparkman, Senior Services Manager, 404-699-8580

Adult Day Program Black History Month Celebration
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
10:30: a.m. – Noon
Participants will recognize the contributions of Africans Americans to the nation’s history through music and theatrical presentations.
Contact Information: Partrounar Bryant- James – 404-6998595

H.J.C. Bowden Senior Multipurpose Facility

Ga. Renaissance Festival holding auditions

Ga. Renaissance Festival holding auditions

SMYRNA, Ga. -- Hear ye, hear ye! The Georgia Renaissance Festival will hold auditions in February for its 2013 season.

The festival is looking for musicians, performers, magicians, jugglers, stage combat artists and more. Cast members must be at least 16 years old.

Open auditions will be held Saturday, Feb. 2 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 3 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Callbacks will be Monday, Feb. 4 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

All auditions will be held at the Smyrna Community Center, and will last roughly three minutes.

Musicians should prepare two songs of varying style and tempo for their auditions, while performers with unique skills should be ready to show off their talents.

The Smyrna Community Center is located at 200 Village Green Circle. Learn more at garenfest.com.

'Best Christmas Pageant Ever' opens Dec. 6

'Best Christmas Pageant Ever' opens Dec. 6

FAIRBURN, Ga. -- Southside Theatre Guild presents The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, just in time for the holidays.

The show will open Thursday, Dec. 6. According to the theater:

In this hilarious Christmas tale, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids -- probably the most inventively awful kids in history. You won't believe the mayhem -- and the fun -- when the Herdmans collide head-on with the Christmas story!

Performances of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever run through Sunday, Dec. 16. Learn more and buy tickets at stgplays.com.

Southside Theatre Guild is located at 20 West Campbellton Street in Fairburn.

Documentary on tobacco addiction comes to Fulton County

Documentary on tobacco addiction comes to Fulton County

ATLANTA -- Tobacco use is responsible for 87% of lung cancer deaths, most cases of chronic obstructive disease (COPD), which includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis, 21% of all coronary heart diseases and kills more than 400,000 Americans each year, with about 700 of those deaths occurring in Fulton County.

Open Call: South Fulton Arts Center to exhibit creative holiday wreaths

Open Call: South Fulton Arts Center to exhibit creative holiday wreaths

FULTON COUNTY -- To celebrate the holiday season, the South Fulton Arts Center will host a wreath exhibit at the center in College Park on December 1.

They are now looking for artists and crafters to make artistic versions of holiday wreaths, using various materials to be shown and sold at South Fulton Arts Center's Holiday Arts and Crafts Market.

Submission guidelines are as follows:

'Spring Awakening,' 'Red' take top Suzi Awards

'Spring Awakening,' 'Red' take top Suzi Awards

ATLANTA -- Monday was a huge night for metro Atlanta theater, as the winners of the 2012 Suzi Bass Awards were announced at the Porter Sanford Performing Arts Center in DeKalb County.

Some of the area's most talented actors, directors and techies walked away with Suzis, which are among the top honors for Atlanta theater productions.

RELATED | 2012 Suzi Award nominees announced

The award for Outstanding Production of a Musical went to the Actor's Express staging of Spring Awakening, while Theatrical Outfit's Red won Outstanding Production of a Play.