Arts & Entertainment Scene


'Tie That Binds' at Stonecrest Library

A day of inspiration, celebration and healing will take place on Sept. 20 at Stonecrest Library in Lithonia.

Seniors’ photos, pottery on show at Porter Sanford Center

Thirty student photographers and potters from the Lou Walker Senior Center are showcasing their work at a two-week exhibit under way at the Porter Sanford III Performing Arts Center in Decatur.

Nation remembers Sept. 11 victims

Sept. 11 will be the 13th anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the U.S. Pentagon that killed almost 3,000 people on U.S. soil and caused at least $10 billion in property and infrastructure damage.

Nunn hangs out with mayors at book festival

U.S. Senate candidate Michelle Nunn shares a light moment with Lithonia Mayor Deborah Jackson and Decatur Mayor Jim Baskett at the AJC Decatur Book Festival on Aug. 30.

Karon’s Father Tim returns to Mitford

Fans can catch up with Father Tim when Jan Karon discusses “Somewhere Safe With Somebody Good” on Sept. 6 at Holy Trinity Parish in Decatur.

‘The Abolitionists’ to be screened at Stonecrest

“The Abolitionists,” a documentary that revisits efforts to end slavery in America, will be screened Sept. 2 at the Stonecrest Library in Lithonia.

Judaism up next in series

Clarkston residents and library patrons can learn the tenets of Judaism on Sept. 6 at the Clarkston Library.

Natasha Trethewey archive finds home at Emory

Former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey has placed her archive, which is currently open to researchers, at Emory University.

Civil War spy tale to come to life at library

New York Times best-selling author Karen Abbott will discuss “Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy” on Sept. 2 at the Decatur Library.

Imam Plemon El-Amin will facilitate Let’s Talk About It.

Imam Plemon El-Amin will lead a discussion of “Children of Abraham: Judaism, Christianity, Islam” by F.E. Peters on Aug. 26 at Scott Candler Library.

Women’s clinic at chamber tourney

Women golfers can raise their game in the 10th annual DeKalb Chamber Golf Tournament set for Sept. 15 at the Druid Hills Golf Club with the addition of a Women’s Golf Clinic.

Book a librarian for extra help

Individuals who need help surfing the Internet or conducting research can Book-A-Librarian for Aug. 27 at Salem-Panola Library.

Tour de’ CASA bike ride to focus on child abuse

Child advocates and their friends and supporters will bike in the DeKalb CASA Tour de’ CASA at Milam Park in Clarkston on Sept. 6.

Bishop Holston for Ousley’s Men’s Day

Bishop Jonathan Holston, South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church resident bishop, will be the guest speaker at Ousley UMC’s Men’s Day on Aug. 31.

Fall Book Preview offers the scoop on new tomes

Can’t wait to get your hands on the latest reads? Then make your way to the 2014 Fall Book Preview on Aug. 27 at the Decatur Library and find out what books you need to watch for.