Thursday, May 2, 2013
The winner will receive a pair of tickets to see the play on opening weekend at Aurora Theatre in Lawrenceville, Ga.
Thanks to everyone who entered our Lark Eden ticket giveaway contest! We asked you to tell us about your best friend. We then randomly selected a winner from all of the submissions. Our winner is Beth Farr! Here's what Beth said about her best friend: "My daughter is my best friend as we have fought some tremendous battles together theses past few years. She has always loved live theater as does her mom, her grandpa and his mom before her. She blesses my life both on stage and off." Congratulations Beth! Check your email for instructions on how to claim your prize, two tickets for the Saturday, May 8th performance of Lark Eden at 8pm at Aurora Theatre in downtown Lawrenceville, Ga. Enjoy the show! If you didn't win, you can still buy …
UPDATE: The hottest new country music duo is busy shooting in downtown Monroe today. They party continues at Pannel Road.
UPDATE: If you want to be in the video - head to this address, via Tyler Tyler Hubbard Aight monroe.... heres the address... Wear your party pants. Video location address@ 1339 Pannell Rd Monroe, ga 30655 Get there at four thirty (that's today). Florida Georgia Line is already in Downtown Monroe today shooting for their new single, "Round Here." Broad Steet is blocked off and filming is going on across the road from Karen's Sweet Confections. Have you spotted them yet? Add your photos to these that we've managed to get so far.
Monday, April 29, 2013
Patch is giving away a pair of prime tickets to the last show of the downtown Lawrenceville theatre's season.
Enter to win a pair of fifth row tickets to an opening weekend performance of Lark Eden at the Aurora Theatre in Lawrenceville on Saturday, May 4, at 8 p.m. from Patch. Aurora's final play of its 17th season, Lark Eden is a southern comedy about chosen family and best friends. The play by Natalie Symons follows three lifelong friends over 75 years. The play runs from May 2 through May 26. Full-price tickets start at $20. Visit www.auroratheatre.com for discount and matinee prices. To enter Patch's ticket giveaway, simply tell us about your best friend in the comment section below by Thursday, May 2, at 12 p.m. We will randomly choose the winner from the comments. The winner will be announced by Thursday, May 2, at 6 p.m. See our rules for…
Sunday, April 28, 2013
The Gwinnett Arena announced the Buddhist religious leader will speak there in October.
The Gwinnett Arena has announced that His Holiness the Dalai Lama will speak on October 8 at 9:30 a.m. According to the arena's website, he will focus on the "fundamental human values that are the building blocks of an engaged and compassionate world." He will share his vision of secular ethics, according to the program description, its underlying principles, and the "urgent need to embrace such a system in today’s increasingly connected and globalized society." He will accept questions from the audience after his speech. That afternoon starting at 1 p.m. he will participate in a panel on Secular Ethics and Education with Emory University professor Frans B.M. de Waal, Senior Lecturer at Emory's Department of Religion Geshe Obsang Tenzin …
Saturday, April 27, 2013
About a '60s radical who goes on the run in his '70s to clear his name.
Saturday, April 27
When Sharon Solarz, a former member of the radical Weather Underground (Susan Sarandon) is arrested, her capture sets in motion a twisted series of events. Nick Sloan (Robert Redford), a clean cut, upright attorney in Albany, refuses to take her case, which leads to an ambitious young newspaper (yes, they do still exist) reporter, Ben Shepard (Shia LaBoeuf), outing Sloan as another member of the Weather Underground wanted for killing a guard during a bank robbery. To clear his name, Sloan must reach his former lover Mimi (Julie Christie) before the FBI nabs him. Here's what the critics are saying: There is enough plot here to stuff a trilogy, but the film never finds itself. It doesn’t powerfully condemn or condone the ’70s radicals, and …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
The hottest new country music duo will be at home in Monroe next week to shoot a new music video.
Breaking now from the Facebook Page of Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard, of Monroe: Tyler Hubbard MONROE... All my hometown folks. We are shooting our next music video on may 2nd In Monroe. I want all my friends and family in it. Exact location hasn't been determined but y'all plan on being there. Take off work and let's have a party on camera. Ill keep y'all posted. Spread the word and I hope to see everybody there. Love y'all
Monday, April 22, 2013
Winner Stacie Stamper: "Everybody has a way to give."
The winner of the Patch Easter PEEPs contest is a diorama that shows a little marshmallow figure in a hard hat helping to build a home while other PEEPs cheer him (or her?) on. The entry by Stacie Stamper honors the work of the Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore, which helps support the nonprofit’s mission to provide decent housing for low-income people around the world. "That's so exciting. How fun is that?" Stamper said when she learned that her entry had won. Second place goes to Martin Burrow of Winder, who used jelly beans and a glass jar to create a colorful PEEPs floral arrangement. Stamper, a Duluth resident, is the donations coordinator for the Gwinnett Habitat ReStore in Lawrenceville. Habitat ReStores take donations of …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
The tour stops in the metro Atlanta entertainment venue on August 4. Tickets go on sale May 3.
American Idol, the popular FOX singing competition, is bringing its live tour to the Atlanta area, according to a press release from Gwinnett Center. American Idol Live! returns this summer with its hit touring showcase featuring this season's top finalists. And, 19 Entertainment and AEG Live have just announced that the 40-show concert tour will be coming to The Arena at Gwinnett Center at 7:30 p.m. on August 4. Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. on May 3, and can be boughts at: www.gwinnettcenter.com, www.AmericanIdol.com/tour and www.aeglive.com. The tour gives fans the unique opportunity to be up close and personal with Season 12 finalists: Amber Holcomb, Angie Miller, Burnell Taylor, Candice Glover, Curtis Finch Jr, Devin Velez, Janelle …
A student from Parkview High received "Best of Show. The student art exhibition runs April 19-21.
From Gwinnett County Public Schools: Among more than 100 art pieces on display during this year’s Atlanta Dogwood Festival this coming weekend, visitors will find many produced by Gwinnett County students. Included in those pieces are three pieces by Grayson High Technical Education Program. The Atlanta High School Art Exhibition will feature 107 pieces, of which 41 are the creations of Gwinnett County students. In fact, the work of Parkview High 10th grader Camille Pettit, titled “Laura,” earned the “Best of Show” honor. Camille’s artwork and 40 other pieces from Gwinnett students will be on exhibit at Piedmont Park during the Annual Dogwood Festival, April 19-21, 2013. In addition to the "Best of Show" honor, several other Gwinnett …
Friday, April 12, 2013
Friday and Saturday night concerts scheduled at Red Clay Theatre in Duluth followed by Open Mic Night Monday.
Red Clay Theatre in Duluth is presenting two concerts this weekend. Mama’s Blue Dress will perform Friday night followed by the Caroline Aiken Band Saturday. The theatre welcomes singer-songwriters for Open Mic Night Monday. Here's the concert schedule Friday-Monday, April 12-15, for “Eddie Owen Presents” at the Red Clay Theatre in Duluth. FRIDAY, APRIL 12 Mama’s Blue Dress & Brian Collins Band Doors open at 7 p.m., Concert at 8 p.m. Tickets: $15 in advance, $18 at the door for regular reserved seating; $18 in advance, 20 for premium reserved seating. SATURDAY, APRIL 13 Caroline Aiken Band with special guest Brian Ashley Jones Doors open at 7 p.m., Concert at 8 p.m. Tickets: $15 in advance, $18 at the door for regular reserved seating; $18…