As far as the Columbus Arts Council is concerned, the visual and performing arts rock. And soar, and rhyme, and tell stories, cure the blues, stir the senses and even send a thrilling chill down the spine. The CAC hopes to do that, and more, with one of its most active fall and winter seasons yet.
The Golden Triangle is within easy traveling distance of some of the best entertainment and events in the region. Support all your community has to offer, but when you're on the road, these might pique your interest. Concerts are evening performances, unless otherwise noted. Be aware, some concert venues add "convenience fees" to ticket prices.
The Friends of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library continues its September Table Talk series with a presentation by author Neil White, who will speak about and read from his award-winning memoir "In the Sanctuary of Outcasts."
As Southerners at the start of the 2012 football season, it seems only fitting that we dedicate a little time to discussing technology and football. Most of my friends have their priorities in this order: football, tailgating and technology.
One of the closing events of the six-day 11th annual Tennessee Williams Tribute will focus on the poetry of the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, who was born in Columbus in 1911.
The upcoming 11th annual Tennessee Williams Tribute and Tour of Victorian Homes in Columbus Sept. 4-9 will take on a decidedly Broadway air at its Moon Lake Party Sept. 6 at the Columbus Country Club.
Dr. Robert Damm's musical travels have taken him to far corners -- to Mali, Ghana and other distant locales, where he discovered new ways of making music through improvisation, indigenous rhythms and world tradition.
Come rain or shine, West Point will honor its most famous son -- the legendary Howlin' Wolf -- at the 17th annual Howlin' Wolf Memorial Blues Festival Friday, Aug. 31. It's part of West Point's one-two punch for Labor Day weekend: The Clay County city will host its 34th annual Prairie Arts Festival the following day.
The annual Prairie Arts Festival held in downtown West Point is more than a Labor Day weekend tradition -- it's a showcase of creativity and a hometown reunion, rolled into one.
Although she is only 28, Columbus resident Dana LeBlanc is a lifelong Crosby, Stills and Nash fan. When the opportunity arose for LeBlanc to see the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members, she didn't hesitate to drive in the rain less than an hour to hear them at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater July 11.
After almost six years in the planning stages, James Franco's "As I Lay Dying," based on William Faulkner's 1930 novel of the same name, will begin filming in Canton in September.
Country music icon Merle Haggard will be bringing his working man blues to the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater Saturday night. Haggard is touring in support of 2011 album "Working in Tennessee," his second record for Vanguard records.
2. Trumpeter Huff in 'Messiah' spotlight ENTERTAINMENT
3. Boys and Girls Club adds a little Motown to Christmas ENTERTAINMENT
5. Community Calendar for the week of December 4, 2016 ENTERTAINMENT