Valdosta, GA – This October, Wild Adventures Theme Park (WA) is the area's number one Halloween destination for fun by day, fright by night. For 10 frightening nights, beginning Sept. 28, the park hosts the new Terror in the Wild. Terror creeps out of the swamp to descend upon the park at dusk, bringing all new scares in nine haunted locations. For the lighter side of Halloween, Kid-O-Ween returns during the day to offer fall-themed activities for families. Both events are included with park admission, a 2012 Season Pass or a 2013 Season Pass, on sale beginning Sept. 25 with ...
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It's been nine years since crooner Ruben Studdard took top honors on American Idol. The big man with the big voice came charging out of the gate with a debut album, Soulful, piloted by music–biz mentor Clive Davis on his then–red–hot J Records label. Soulful entered the charts at No. 2 and went platinum.
People keep asking "What is the Savannah sound?" That's like asking a zebra why half his stripes are black, and the other half are white. There is no good answer.
Nick Prueher and Joe Pickett suffer for their art. They endure the most excruciating torment just so you and I can be amused and entertained.
Summer is over, school's back in, and the annual cycle is repeating once again. But you won't get Peter Shannon to see things that way.
Mitchell Hall seems remarkably calm.
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It seems almost funny given the current huge volume of tourist traffic in Savannah, but the Savannah Craft Brew Festival, now in its fifth year, actually started out as an attempt to jump start the then–moribund scene here over the long Labor Day weekend.
The only constant in life is change.
I met Ken Block in the late 1980s. We were both living in Gainesville, Fla., which is the state to the south's version of Athens - a college town with an enormous transient population, and a fertile core group of artists, musicians and other creative types who love their community and do their utmost to keep it vibrant.
That Tyler Perry sure is ubiquitous.
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Historically attired interpreters passionate about their subject brought Sunbury's Civil War history to life Saturday at Fort Morris State Historic Site in Sunbury. The site is well-known for its Colonial and Revolutionary War history, but the war that tore apart the nation and families from 1861-65 also impacted Sunbury's small community.
Based upon the Israeli series "Prisoners of War," Showtime's American spy thriller "Homeland" is in its third season and has the green light for a 12-episode fourth season, set to premiere in 2014.
Skidaway Marine Science Day 2013 will be held from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, on the campus of the University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography at the north end of Skidaway Island.
SAVANNAH - Best-selling author Nicholas Sparks will speak at 6 p.m. Oct. 8 at Trustees Theater in a special appearance sponsored by the Savannah Book Festival.
Judging categories have been announced for the 10th annual Blues and BBQ Festival, which will be from 2-11:30 p.m. Saturday in downtown Hinesville.
Tickets for the previously announced Pig and Oyster Roast are "no longer available," but there's still plenty of room for music fans at the inaugural Revival Fest, a tuneful celebration of indie Americana Saturday, Sept. 14 on the grounds of the Georgia State Railroad Museum.
The second annual sweet-tea tasting competition is set for 2:30-11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, during the 10th annual Blues and BBQ festival in downtown Hinesville.
The Savannah Craft Brew Festival was hatched in part by Visit Savannah and other interested parties in order to create an event to bring in visitors and promote activity during the Labor Day weekend.
The sixth annual Labor Day Beach Bash Sunday is free and features ocean breezes, live music and fireworks from the Tybee Pier and Pavilion.
STATESBORO - The Georgia Southern University Performing Arts Center has announced the 2013-14 season, including tributes to Johnny Cash and Patti Page, Broadway performances, the Moscow Festival Ballet and more.
In Marvel Comics' Thor movies, Jaimie Alexander plays a mythological warrior who fights alongside her amply-muscled sweetie, the titular Norse superhero. In The Last Stand, Alexander takes down a Mexican drug cartel, standing shoulder to shoulder with none other than Arnold Schwarzenegger. She wears a badge, carries a gun and blows lots of stuff up.
TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. – Arggghhhh! Swashbucklers, wenches, and scallywags of all ages will converge on Tybee Island, an island 20 minutes east of Savannah, for the 9th Annual Tybee Island Pirate Fest on Oct. 10-13.
very once in a while, the creative team at the Savannah Theatre just has to shake things up.
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