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Prattville Arts Center will feature works of Margrete Barnes Vause

Prattville Arts Center will feature works of Margrete Barnes Vause

Prattville – On May 1, the Prattauga Art Guild will present the “Come Home to Alabama” exhibit, featuring regionally acclaimed artist Margrete Barnes Vause at the Creative Arts Center in downtown Prattville. This art show will be part of the State of Alabama Tourism Department’s celebration of “2010-The Year of Small Towns and Downtowns.” Vause, […]

Callaway Gardens’ splendor captured on canvas

Callaway Gardens’ splendor captured on canvas

Pine Mountain, GA – Twenty-four notable plein air (French for “open air”) artists from across the United States were invited to Callaway Gardens last week to capture the beauty of spring on canvas. These acrylic, oil, and water painters had more than 20,000 blooming azaleas at their disposal to entice their creative senses at the […]

Jesus, Blue, and a Book Festival too

Jesus, Blue, and a Book Festival too

Montgomery, AL – About fifty novelists, poets, playwrights, non-fiction and short story writers took part in the Alabama Book Festival at Old Alabama Town in the Capital City on Saturday. According to Nancy Anderson, member of the Book Festival planning committee, the event operates smoothly because of volunteers. “This year we aimed for 150 volunteers, […]

Prattville’s Way Off Broadway Theatre holds auditions for new play

Prattville’s Way Off Broadway Theatre holds auditions for new play

Prattville – The City’s Way Off Broadway Theatre announced auditions for You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown on April 12 at 7:00 PM and April 13 at 7:00 PM at Prattville’s Performing Arts Center, 203 W. 4th Street. The play, based on the characters created by cartoonist Charles M. Shultz, with music and lyrics by […]

Winners of the George Lindsey UNA Film Festival announced

Winners of the George Lindsey UNA Film Festival announced

Florence, AL – Twenty-two year old director and screenwriter Brad Thompson, along with his crew, submitted two films for consideration in this year’s George Lindsey UNA Film Festival; Collecting Chloe and Honor Code. The Athens, Alabama native and University of North Alabama student is serious about his craft, wishing tto pursue a career in filmmaking. […]

Red-Curtain Revue presented by Prattville Theatre on December 19

Red-Curtain Revue presented by Prattville Theatre on December 19

Prattville – Take a breather from Christmas shopping to enjoy a night of entertainment, fun, and good food at Prattville High School Saturday night as the Prattville Theatre presents the 1st annual Red-Curtain Revue, with a range of acts including performances by some of the school’s alumni. Originally founded in 1973 at Autauga County High […]

Large crowd attends Prattville Spinners Arts and Crafts show

Large crowd attends Prattville Spinners Arts and Crafts show

Prattville – Hundreds of people were in attendance on Saturday at Prattville’s Spinners Park to enjoy the food, activities, and exhibits at the 28th Annual Spinners “Pumpkin Patch” Arts and Crafts show. “The turnout has been fantastic,” said Susan Kuzma of the Spinners Club. “We’ve seen a lot of people even though it has been […]

Vicki Lawrence presented her “Two-Woman” show at Davis Theatre

Vicki Lawrence presented her “Two-Woman” show at Davis Theatre

Montgomery, AL – Emmy Award-winning comedienne Vicki Lawrence brought the house down Thursday night at Troy University’s Davis Theatre for the Performing Arts in Montgomery with her hilarious “Two-Woman” show. For the first forty minutes, Lawrence regaled the audience with stories about her life, beginning with her show business start on The Carol Burnett Show […]

Aroma of Barbecue filled downtown Montgomery Friday night

Aroma of Barbecue filled downtown Montgomery Friday night

Montgomery, AL – The 6th Annual River Region BBQ Pig Out (formerly called the Capital City BBQ Pig Out) was held Friday night at the Union Station Train Shed in downtown Montgomery. The proceeds benefit Children’s Harbor, a non-profit organization whose mission is to “serve seriously ill children and their families.” James A. Ray, Executive […]

Spinners Annual Arts and Crafts show begins October 24 in Prattville

Spinners Annual Arts and Crafts show begins October 24 in Prattville

Prattville – The 28th Annual Spinners “Pumpkin Patch” Arts and Crafts show, sponsored by the Spinners Club, will be held on October 24-25 at Spinners Park in Prattville. Exhibitors of original arts and crafts from throughout the southeast will display their wares; food vendors will provide a wide variety of tasty treats; homemade baked goods […]

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