Georgia Entertainment


#UPFRONT featuring Deji LaRay, David Quinn and Lee Foster (AUDIO)

Check out this week's edition of UPFRONT Inside the Entertainment Industry. It features Lee Foster, executive director of Georgia State's Rialto Center for the Arts, David Quinn of TV One’s ATL Homicide plus actor and content creator Deji LaRay from Bounce TV's newest dramedy, Johnson. TV One's hugely popular true-crime...

Grassroots to Greenlight: The rise of Georgia’s filmmaking potential

Written by Ali Grutchfield, Photo Courtesy of The Georgia Film Office. It’s common knowledge that New York and California are global hubs for filmmaking. Georgia, however, has recently risen to the top because of recently implemented tax incentives. This changes the game for SCAD students as it’s easier than ever to find on-set jobs and internships while remaining an on-campus student.

Coastal Georgia Seniors Discover Our History at the Pinpoint Museum

Tourism Savannah Georgia – Discover our History at the Pinpoint Museum. On today’s edition of Savannah Senior Tourism, we look at the Pinpoint Museum. History is a passion for many Coastal Georgia seniors. The Pin Point Museum is a wonderful destination for Savannah area seniors citizens who are interested in...

Georgia Blues Brother return to Rome for 'Celebration of Freedom' concert

The Georgia Blues Brothers make their return to Rome for a Celebration of Freedom Concert on Sept. 11. For 15 years the Rome duo, a Blue Brothers Tribute band, performed and entertained at festivals and venues all over the South. And for the first time in two years, they’re back for a show at KLT Arena on Shorter Avenue.

Georgia English Releases First-Ever Illustrated Album, Pain and Power

For her third full-length album, Nashville songwriter and Girls Write Nashville co-founder, George English has delivered a poignant look at healing from her own personal trauma in the form of an illustrated album. There are two components to the project, the 14-track album and a color pencil illustrated book. Pain and Power is out today. I caught up with Georgia about the inspiration behind the project and releasing music and illustrations together.

Filmmaker Tosca Musk moves her base to Georgia

The lure of Georgia’s film tax credits has attracted Tosca Musk to move her production company to Georgia. Tosca Musk, the younger sister of entrepreneurs Elon and Kimbal Musk, also is moving her permanent residence to south Fulton County and locating her production office in Palmetto. “Yes, we are in...

Georgia English’s illustrated album “Pain and Power” Virtual Release Concert 7/31/21

Georgia English’s highly anticipated Illustrated Book Album, Pain and Power, is set to be released on Friday, July 30th 2021. The project has two components: a full-length album, produced in partnership with Josh Preston (of Me and the Machine Records), who played all the instruments, and an accompanying physical book containing color-pencil illustrations and lyrics of each song, which will be available on Georgia English’s website for purchase.
Georgia StateMarietta Daily Journal

Georgia Journeys Exhibit at the Senior Wellness Center

The Senior Wellness Center, 1150 Powder Springs Street in Marietta, will have the Georgia Journeys Exhibit from Sept. 1-30. Georgia Journeys, a traveling exhibit on loan from the Museum of History and Holocaust Education, will be on display in the lobby. Drawn from testimony obtained through the Museum’s Legacy Series oral history project, the exhibition follows the experiences of 12 individuals whose lives intersected in Georgia, but whose journeys took them across the world. The exhibition also provides a glimpse into President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's unique Georgia Journey that occurred between 1924 and his death in Warm Springs in 1945.
Georgia StateSavannah Morning News

Foxfire museum keeps Georgia's mountain culture alive

MOUNTAIN CITY — Anytime is a good time to visit the mountains of North Georgia, especially when the rest of this state is smothered by a hot, wet blanket. But the mountains of the Southern Appalachian chain offer more than a cool respite and a break from the dog days of late summer. As Jimmy Buffet famously sang, changes in latitude also trigger changes in attitude.
Georgia StateNYS Music

Blackberry Smoke bring ‘You Hear Georgia’ Tour to Saranac Brewery in September

Live music returns to Saranac Brewery in Utica as Creative Concerts brings Blackberry Smoke on their You Hear Georgia Tour on Sunday, September 26th. Throughout their career, Blackberry Smoke—vocalist/lead guitarist Charlie Starr, guitarist/vocalist Paul Jackson, bassist/vocalist Richard Turner, drummer Brit Turner, and keyboardist Brandon Still—has embodied Georgia’s rich musical legacy, honoring the people, places and sounds of their home state. As the band celebrates their 20th anniversary this year, their reverence for Georgia has only deepened.

FNE Q&A: Tatia Bidzinashvili, Head of Film in Georgia: Relaunch of Cash Rebate

TBILISI: The Film in Georgia 20-25% cash rebate programme was launched at the beginning of 2016. The programme, including a cash rebate offer, was recently renewed by the Government of Georgia, with a focus on the film industry promotion component, supporting the development of the local film industry and attracting foreign film production.
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Atlanta Intown

Blockbuster! Booming film and tv industry nets $4 billion for Georgia

Georgia’s booming film and television industry has set a blockbuster record with $4 billion in direct spending on production in the state for fiscal year 2021. Steve Weizenecker, Vice Chair of the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Film, Music and Digital Entertainment as well as a partner at Barnes & Thornburg, said the figure was “stunning”… The post Blockbuster! Booming film and tv industry nets $4 billion for Georgia appeared first on Atlanta Intown.

Track of the Week: Georgia Maq ft. Alice Ivy “Someone Stranger” (2021)

Naarm / Melbourne’s Georgia Maq and Alice Ivy have teamed up on the fun new party banger, “Someone Stranger” and we are delighted to have this as our Track of the Week. Georgia is singer, songwriter and guitarist for Camp Cope, and in 2019 released her debut LP, Pleaser. Annika Schmarsel, a songwriter and producer whose stage name is Alice Ivy, has recently released her second LP, Don’t Sleep.
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Amy Cheribelle

Previously unknown photos of Amelia Earhart have been discovered by Georgia State University Library

ATLANTA, GA — Georgia State University Library’s Special Collections and Archives discovered the previously unknown photos of Amelia Earhart. Earhart is the first woman to pilot an airplane solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Were taken during her visit to Atlanta in 1934, those photos show Earhart at and around Candler Field, now known as Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.