Billy Joel will perform at Philips Arena on Saturday, Feb. 28, which marks his first solo appearance at the venue since 2007.
A look at three upcoming events to check out.
Film Fans features local residents reviewing a movie of the week. Want to be a film fan? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Celtic Thunder has consistently been one of the most popualr entertainment programs on PBS — the group has sold over two million CDs, their music on YouTube has had over 28 million views and they have 32,000 Twitter followers.
Atlanta audiences will be able to have the time of their lives experiencing the classic film “Dirty Dancing” come to life on stage.
Lipizzaner Mozart circles around himself in front of the Gwinnett Arena before rearing regally up on his hind legs. Rider Christine Drentwitt and expert trainer Rene Gasser both congratulate the Royal Horse for his performance.
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The holidays are filled with performances and events to raise the spirits and celebrate this special time of year. Some of the events are familiar and well loved, such as “The Nutcracker” and “A Christmas Carol.” Yet, there is a bounty of other activities, some which might offer surprises.
Aurora Theatre gives audiences a unique perspective of the holiday season with the light-hearted comedy “The 12 Dates of Christmas.”
Chip Davis is an innovator of popular instrumental music, being credited with creating the New Age genre. When he released “Mannheim Steamroller Christmas” in 1984, it trasnformed the holiday music industry.
So, you think you’re good at movie trivia?
From today until Dec. 31, Lanier Islands will open each night to offer a winter wonderland to its guests to get them into the holiday spirit. This year, the well-known and loved Magical Nights of Lights has been transformed into Lanier Islands Christmas. In addition to this new attraction, the park will also feature the brand new SnowWorld, a snowy, activity-filled destination for the whole family.
The first two installments of the The Hunger Games captivated audiences around the world as they watched Katniss fight to survive in the games. In “Mockinjay Part 1” the games are destroyed, and Katniss finds herself in the dark, underground world of District 13.
Following the lead of both the “Harry Potter” and “Twilight” franchises, the brain trust at Lionsgate studios chose to make two movies out of the last book in “The Hunger Games” trilogy and the results are about what you’d expect.
Micheal Clark spotlights the DVD/Blu-ray release of the film “Coming Home”
- McLEOD: Will you be blindsided by the future?
- LARSON: Preserving gifts in a jar
- JENKINS: What your husband really wants, Part 2
- RICH: Cooking with a friend for Thanksgiving
- LARSON: Many teachers deserving of praise
- JENKINS: What your husband really wants, Part 1
- RICH: Nothing spreads faster than a rumor
- McLEOD: What does your inner talk track reveal?
- McLEOD: The real reason Monster’s CEO lost his job
- RICH: Children are often the best teachers
Health and Wellness
- GA-PCOM students get white coats
- HEALTH BRIEFS: North Georgia Medical Center recognized for cardiac patient data innovation
- Tips for healthy holiday eating
- Weekly restaurant health inspections for Nov. 24
- Free prescription discount program now available for county residents
- HEALTH BRIEFS: Lung cancer awareness pushed at Lawrenceville event
- ACA exchange workers put priority on Latino outreach
- Weekly restaurant health inspections for Nov. 16
- What to expect in Year 2 of Affordable Care Act enrollment
- Eastside Medical among 27 percent of state’s hospitals earning top safety rating
Home and Garden
- DALY: What are cranberries and where do they come from?
- DALY: Keeping rodents out of your home
- DALY: The naming of plants
- DALY: Pecans challenging, but rewarding to grow
- DALY: Deterring deer from garden plants
- DALY: Native plants have many advantages in the landscape
- DALY: Answering questions about fertilizing lawns, pine beetles and spring flowering bulbs
- DALY: Now is the time to plant onions and garlic
- DALY: What to do about stinging insects
- DALY: Mysterious webs in trees the result of the fall webworm
- BUCK'S BYTES: That was a big day for Apple
- FOOD FOR THOUGHT: I fall for it every year.
- FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Solitude is a good thing, in measured doses
- FOOD FOR THOUGHT: We Americans do love our muscle cars
- FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Hannah Montana, twerking, and molly. I’m lost.
- FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Are you “Just a Housewife?”
- BUCK'S BYTES: Simple tech is often good tech
- FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Back-to-school isn’t what it used to be
- FOOD FOR THOUGHT: What is it about gossip that fascinates us so?
- FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Civilization, culture alive and well in Gwinnett