Arts & Entertainment Scene


Sarcoidosis 5K at Panola Mountain

The Sarcoidosis Awareness 5K Walk n Run takes place on April 25 at Panola Mountain State Park at the Alexander Lake Path.

Lou Walker troupe presents ‘Selma’ musical

A cast of senior citizens will stage the musical drama “The March on Selma” on April 28 at the Lou Walker Senior Center in Lithonia.

Photo exhibit chronicles poverty in Ga.

A free photo exhibit that sheds light on Georgia’s poverty epidemic opens April 23 at the Porter Sanford III Performing Arts Center.

Sax player Ryan Kilgore collecting music instruments for kids

Get out those dusty musical instruments stored in closets and under beds and put them to good use – donate them on April 25 at the Mall at Stonecrest.

Stonecrest Library Friends’ book sale

Readers looking for great deals on books can stop by the Friends of Stonecrest Library book sale on April 18.

VFW Steppers mark second anniversary

The VFW Steppers will celebrate their second anniversary with a Red and White Gala on April 18 in Decatur.

ITC professor to help Shy Temple celebrate milestone

The Rev. Dr. L.H. Whelchel, professor of church history at the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, will help Shy Temple celebrate its 93rd anniversary on April 19.

Cleage, Alliance rediscover ‘Blues for an Alabama Sky’

Atlanta author and playwright Pearl Cleage and the Alliance Theatre revisit “Blues for an Alabama Sky” with a 20th anniversary celebration of the production’s world premiere at the Alliance in 1995.

Rust College Choir to perform free concert at Ben Hill UMC

The harmonious sounds of the Rust College A’Cappella Choir will fill Ben Hill United Methodist Church on April 12 for a free concert.

Boy who foiled abduction named Junior Newsmaker of the Year

In April 2014, fifth-grader Willie Myrick was singing for his life as an abductor raced around Atlanta with him locked in the back of the car.

Second annual HerStory Awards recognize eight women

Eight women were honored with HerStory Awards for their community service and accomplishments at the second annual Conversation & Coffee event on March 29 at the Porter Sanford III Performing Arts Center.

Easter egg hunts offer fun, treats, prizes for the little ones

Kids can get their Easter baskets ready for egg hunts and holiday activities throughout South DeKalb.

Wesley Chapel Drop Everything and Read-In honors five writers

Readers and storytellers of all ages can join the Wesley Chapel Book Club and Imani Literacy Group for a read-in on April 4 at the library that pays tribute to five African-American writers.

Stone Mountain Easter Sunrise Service is a family affair

Easter morning atop Stone Mountain holds fond memories for Norbert Lanford, grandson of the originator of the Easter Sunrise Service.

‘Seven Last Words’ service on Good Friday

First Afrikan Presbyterian will observe its annual “Seven Last Words” Good Friday Worship on April 3.