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Registration is now open for the Carrollton Center for the Arts’ fall programs and the center’s annual Fall Program Fair on Aug. 7.

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The Carrollton Center for the Arts’ Pop-Up: Peek, Push, & Pull exhibition brings the imaginative, three-dimensional world of pop-up books to the center’s Roush Gallery, July 29-Sept. 2.

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Well-known author, storyteller and humorist Garrison Keillor will headline the Carrollton Center for the Arts 2021-22 schedule of performances, exhibits and special events,

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A year after July 4 events were cancelled across west Georgia, the nation’s 245th birthday will again be celebrated this year with parades, patriotic music and fireworks exploding in the night sky.

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Marshall Charloff and the Purple Xperience bring the spirit, vibe and — most importantly — music of Prince to Carrollton’s Amp at Adamson Square on Saturday night.

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This time last year, when most of us were quarantined and studios were removing their high-profile releases from the calendar, I couldn’t wait for big movies to come back. Now I’m wondering how the heck I’m going to talk about four new movies and two home video releases in the space usually …

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As leisure time options begin to open back up as concerns triggered by the pandemic begin to shift toward what will be ‘the new normal,’ outdoor events that draw crowds are doable again under certain parameters. Douglas County will host what is billed as “a curated, destination music festiva…

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Disney has been a huge proponent of the ongoing remake trend, which allows studios to cash in on old properties that still have name recognition rather than develop new ideas from scratch. From a business standpoint, who can blame them? The company has raked in billions of dollars from recen…

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Mountain bikers in Carroll County will soon get a new bike trail thanks to a collaborative effort by Carrollton Parks and Recreation, Mountain Bikes Atlanta (MTB-Atlanta) and Trails B’Ready.

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The 45th annual Atlanta Film Festival wrapped up last weekend, following 11 days of narrative features, documentaries, panel discussions and a host of other celebrations of cinema. While it was impossible to see everything, I attended virtually and got an early look at some movies that are s…

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I’ll say this about “Vanquish,” the awful new crime thriller starring Morgan Freeman and Ruby Rose: it gives you plenty of warning about what you’re in for right from the start.

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This year’s Academy Award nominations were announced last month, and it seems like they were met with a collective shrug. Sure, film nerds like me still keep up with the Oscars, but they’ve been losing their pop culture relevance for at least a decade (some would argue longer). The ratings d…

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Awakening Events has teamed up with The Salvation Army of Carrollton to support individuals and families in need through the Drive-In Theater Tour, featuring Zach Williams with special guests Mac Powell and Cain. The show is March 26 at Freedom Drive-In, and ticket information can be found a…

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Stephen King’s epic “The Stand” is a formative novel for me. I tackled the 1,150-page behemoth for the first time when I was 13 and fell in love. The author’s self-proclaimed “dark tale of Christianity” set in a post-apocalyptic America was his twisted spin on “The Lord of the Rings.” Only i…

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As if 2020 wasn’t already weird enough (how’s that for an understatement?), I had to put together my list of the year’s Top 10 films during the middle of a pandemic that prevented me from going to theaters for months. In fact, I only saw 10 films total on the big screen since January — easil…