Arts & Entertainment Briefs

• Southern Ground Social Club - Zac Brown’s owned club welcomes Jerry Castle & the Arrivals and Shawn Mullins to Senoia this weekend. Friday: The Americana-flavored Castle is touring behind their new record, “Desperate Parade,” released last month. Cover is $5, show starts at 9 p.m. Saturday: Mullins, known for his hit “Lullaby,” is performing a special benefit for Camp Southern Ground at 9 p.m. Tickets are currently sold out but reserve tickets will be sold at the door for $20, cash only. Southern Ground is located at 18 Main St., Senoia. For more information call 770-727-9072.

• All Shook Up — Southside Theatre Guild is presenting its second run of “All Shook Up,” a musical featuring the songs of Elvis Presley and loosely based on Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night.” “All Shook Up” tells of a small town girl with big dreams, who’s stuck in the square middle of the state in a square decade, and the motorcycle stud she falls for. Southside Theatre Guild is located at 20 W. Campbellton St. in Fairburn. The production wraps up this weekend. Remaining shows are Friday through Sunday July 26, 27, 28. Friday through Saturday performances 8 p.m.; Sunday matinee 2:30 p.m. Tickets: adult, advanced online $16, at door $17.50. Children 12 and under, all shows, $8. Details: or call 770-969-0956.

• West Georgia Idol — The Hogansville Amphitheater is continuing its annual competitive singing fundraiser. The final event concludes July 27. Registration for contestants is closed but audiences are encouraged to attend. Charge for admission is $5. Winning contestant will receive $1,000, second place will earn $500, and the People’s Choice winner will also receive $500. For more information, go to

• Newnan Unplugged — Ten East Washington will host its third installment of Newnan Unplugged Aug. 2. The lineup will include Paige McCauley, Mark Lyle, George Britt, Hope Sonam, Patrick Thompson, and Nathan Sennett. The all-acoustic sets will consist entirely of original music. Newnan Unplugged runs 8-10 p.m. and there is no cover charge. Ten East Washington is aptly located at 10 E. Washington St. in downtown Newnan. They can be reached at 770-502-9100. Visit Newnan Unplugged’s Facebook page for more information.

• In the Heights — The Coweta School System’s Centre for Performing and Visual Arts on Lower Fayetteville Road in Newnan will be hosting the Tony-award winning musical “In the Heights” July 26-27. “In the Heights” tells the story of young Latino-Americans struggling with their identity in northern Manhattan. The play is being staged by the East Coweta High School Drama Club club sponsored by Richard McMichen and Scott Ondovchik and the ENCORE Summer Program led by Don Nixon, director of the Centre. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 and $8 and are available through the ticket office at 770-254-2787.

• Tarzan at Legacy — The Legacy Theatre opened “Tarzan” last weekend and will be in production until Aug 4. It is based on the hit Disney movie of the same name, as well as a series of books by Edgar Rice Burroughs. The Legacy will bring to the life the story of a jungle boy raised by gorillas who finally encounters man and comes to grips with his identity. The Legacy Theatre is at 1175 Senoia Rd. in Tyrone. For tickets and showtimes, call 404-895-1473 or go to

• The Velveteen Rabbit — Serenbe Playhouse is continuing its production of “The Velveteen Rabbit” sponsored by Fern’s Market. The play opened June 7 and will run until July 27 at The Grange Creek. For ticket and showtime information call 770-463-1110 or go to

• Former Broadway Performer and Award Winning New York cabaret star Robert Ray returns to his hometown Fairburn, Ga. with a brand new show on Aug 23-24. The Southside Theatre will host Ray’s “Singing the 70’s,” featuring seven of Atlanta’s top musicians backing Ray as he performs an array of ‘70s classics. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Tickets are $27 for seniors, $30 general admission and $40 in patron seating (first four rows). For details call 404-284-0967 or go to to order online. Tickets will not be sold at the door.

• Corner Arts Gallery & Studio will be host for a reception honoring artist David Gunter 5-7 p.m. Aug 10. Working with different concepts and subjects, Gunter paints using realism with design elements. He uses a balance of colors, shapes and added textures and paints mostly in oils on canvas and masonite boards, plus other media such as acrylics/airbrush and watercolors. His work will be displayed at Corner Arts Gallery during August.

• Rebel Reelers Square Dance Club - Dances 8-10 p.m. first and third Fridays at Coweta Recreation Department, Hospital Road, Newnan. Meets in Johnny Brown Building, air-conditioned multi-purpose building. Square dancing and round dancing, along with finger foods. Club offers lessons. Details: Darline Barge, Pres., 770-617-1211;

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