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Artifactual String Unit to perform at future Art Museum site
ALBANY ─ The Albany Museum of Art exhibition “Steve Hinton & Friends … From the Beginning” presents an overview of the popular Albany artist’s long career along with works by his friends. One of those contributors, Atlanta violinist and composer Chip Epsten, who will be in concert in Albany next month, had a friendship with Hinton that went back further than most.
Dougherty Library System set for Summer Reading Kickoff
ALBANY — Summer reading kicks off June 3 at the Dougherty County Public Library System. The summer reading programs at Dougherty County Public Library branches offer creative, fun and free ways to build a love for reading for all ages and abilities. This year’s theme is “All Together Now,” and Dougherty County Public Library will offer a variety of beloved in-person traditions such as puppet shows, story times, and more as well as prizes for meeting reading goals, in-person and online activities, and even opportunities to explore Georgia.
Theatre Albany brings 'The Wedding Singer' to its stage
ALBANY — Life may have intervened and redirected Kelly Walton’s musical theater dreams, but it didn’t dampen her love for the art. Now, with the reality of being a single mom raising a 4-year-old daughter and allowing that her work with Theatre Albany as a director is her “third job,” Walton can only devote so much time to her passion. But it’s a sure bet she’s never going to give up on that dream.
What is a ‘ghost kitchen’?
ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - WALB News 10′s Madison Foglio will speak with Clay Poole, environmental health director for the Southwest Health District, discussing the concept of “ghost kitchens” from a health department standpoint for WALB News Now. A ghost kitchen is a virtual kitchen — it’s not...
JDiva’s Entertainment Report: May 26, 2023
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La Luna dining experience out of this world
ALBANY — Like many people I consider myself a foodie. I love to cook, and I’m a lifelong student of the art of blending flavors and techniques and serving the best of what I know to the people I love. I am also a person who is disappointed...
New coffee shop coming to Albany this summer
ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - A new coffee shop is brewing in the Good Life City. The Morning Cafe is set to open in July. The family-owned and locally-roasted shop will be at 2822 Nottingham Way, Suite 1.
Theatre Albany GM Justin Neal brings high energy to position
ALBANY — It may have taken a while for him to fill them, but Theatre Albany General Manager Justin Neal knew from the start that being selected to fill former GM — and local theater legend — Mark Costello’s shoes would be no easy task. But...
Albany State University Students Honored at Georgia Lottery Salutes HBCU HOPE Scholars Luncheon
Albany State University (ASU) and the Georgia Lottery Corporation honored HOPE (Helping Outstanding Pupils Educationally) and Zell Miller scholarship recipients during the Georgia Lottery Salutes HBCU and HOPE Scholars Luncheon held during the week of spring 2023 graduation. The luncheon recognized the accomplishments of ASU scholarship recipients, which included members...
Albany Recreation and Parks reduces summer camp costs by $100
ALBANY — How would eight weeks of camp for your kids sound, with breakfast, lunch and a snack provided, and what if that meant fun and educational activities each day from 7:30 a.m. until 5: 30 p.m. each weekday?. And what if the price was a low $150? But...
Leesburg’s Davis claims victory at Phoenix Bass Fishing League event at Lake Sinclair Presented by Brown Oil Company
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Boater Flint Davis of Leesburg, Georgia, caught a five-bass limit weighing 20 pounds even Saturday to win the Phoenix Bass Fishing League (BFL) Presented by T-H Marine on Lake Sinclair Presented by Brown Oil Company. The tournament was the fourth event of the season for the BFL Bulldog Presented by Mystik Lubricants Division. Davis earned $4,889 for his victory.
1st ‘R&B Blues Picnic’ in Albany brings estimated 800 people
ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - The first R&B Blues Picnic in Albany was held on Sunday evening. The event has been held in other southern cities. “Everyone just come out and have a good time in Albany. We are having a good time,” Venus Hamilton, Sylvester resident, said. Although this...
Albany breaks ground on Charles Driskell Park with family
ALBANY, Ga. – To most people, this looks like just any other park. But, to one Albany family, it’s the memory of their patriarch and all that he stood for in the community. Charles “Doc” Driskell Park was once a pillar of the south Albany community…
New Indian restaurant coming to Albany
Bainbridge community calls for traffic light after infant killed in car crash. A truck stop is being placed at this intersection also. Something some residents said raises high concerns if a light is not placed at this intersection. 14 dogs rescued by Moultrie-Colquitt Humane Society, spaying and neutering urged. Updated:...
Pinata poll will influence artist's fall exhibition
ALBANY ─ Southwest Georgia residents have the rare opportunity to interact with an upcoming art exhibition at the Albany Museum of Art. Pittsburgh artist Ashley Cecil, whose exhibition “Land That I Love” will open in September, is conducting an online poll that will determine some of the art objects that will be used in her exhibition.
Entertainment Report: May 19, 2023
ALBANY, GA – Due to some technical issues, J-Diva will be back with us next Friday– But until then, here is your entertainment report. Follow JDiva on social media on Facebook and Instagram. Copyright 2023 CBS 44 South Georgia. All Rights Reserved.
Dougherty County student's design selected for bee festival T-shirts
ALBANY — A Byne Christian School student’s T-shirt was deemed “BEE-UTIFUL” by the SOWEGA Beekeepers Club of Albany. Students from area schools submitted designs for the annual T-shirt contest with themes of the importance of bees and the role they plan in the pollination of plants and honey production.
Artesian Alliance to participate in Blue Star Museum program
ALBANY — Artesian Alliance members Chehaw Park & Zoo, the Flint RiverQuarium and Thronateeska will offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer. Artesian Alliance members are joining museums nationwide to participate in the return of the Blue Star Museums program this summer. The program provides free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families from Armed Forces Day through Labor Day.
Buzzards flock to Dougherty Co.’s Putney Park, leaders search for relocation methods
ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) -The Dougherty County Commission won’t be calling for fireworks to try to relocate nuisance birds from Putney Park on Thursday. Turkey vultures, which some refer to as “buzzards,” have been nesting there. And even though their presence and waste have become problematic. Commissioners want...
Artist Ashley Cecil's Online Piñata Poll Will Influence Her Fall 2023 Exhibition at the Albany Museum of Art
Southwest Georgia residents have the rare opportunity to interact with an upcoming art exhibition at the Albany Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, Pa., artist Ashley Cecil, whose exhibition Land That I Love will open in September, is conducting an online poll that will determine some of the art objects that will be used in her exhibition.
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