Holiday classic “ELF” opens at Springer Opera House
“Elf” tells the story of Buddy, a young orphan who accidentally crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Buddy is raised as an elf, unaware he is actually a human. You can see it onstage at the Springer Opera House.
Cirque Italia, a traveling Italian Water Circus with 35,000-gallon water stage and artists from around the world, opened Thursday night in the Peachtree Mall parking lot. It’s easy to find. Just look for the swirling Blue and White tent.
Maximiliano Fusco and his brother Emiliano are The Fusco Brothers, jugglers acclaimed for their expertise as solo and team juggling. We caught up with Maximiliano before a recent performance in Columbus by the Cirque Italia gold unit. Take a peek.
Columbus State University’s production of “Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells” opens to the public this week. Public performances are scheduled for Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m., Dec. 1 at 10:00 a.m., and Dec. 2 at 2:00 p.m.
The Springer Opera House’s production of “Kudzu the Musical” opens Nov. 8 in McClure Theatre. The show is a collaboration between Paul Pierce and Allen Levi and features original music by Levi. It’s centered around the fictional radio station WKDZ.
During a recent walk I spotted artist Randy Nguyen tucked underneath the Dillingham Street Bridge spanning the Chattahoochee River, connecting Columbus, GA to Phenix City, AL. He ignored graffitti on the bridge, instead capturing the view on canvas.
Jimmy Lee Jackson has been marking and preparing football fields for nearly 40 years. He’s responsible for getting the field at A.J. McClung Memorial Stadium ready for this year’s Fountain City Classic between Fort Valley and Albany State.
Columbus State University's production of Lillian Hellman’s groundbreaking play “The Children’s Hour” Opens Nov. 2 at CSU’s Riverside Theatre Complex. The play made its debut in 1934 and details how false accusations can spread and ruin lives.
Spencer and Jordan lead off this week's slate of featured high school football games in the Chattahoochee Valley. They kickoff Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. at Kinnett Stadium. Teams are heading into the final stretch of the regular season before playoffs begin.
Halloween is Wednesday, Oct. 31 this year. The Phenix City Police Department offers their Halloween safety tips for this year. Also, if you live in Phenix City, they recommend you trick or treat on Halloween between the hours of 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. EST.
Multi-disciplinary artist Jarrett Key, an east Alabama native based in New York City, recently created one of his Hair Paintings and Other Story for the permanent collection during a public installation at the Columbus Museum.
This week's featured football games in the Chattahoochee Valley are bookmarked by a Wednesday(Oct. 24) game between Shaw and Cairo at Kinnett Stadium in Columbus and a 6 p.m. Monday(Oct. 29) game between Carver and Westover at Kinnett Stadium.
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