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Theatre student’s internship leads to casting job with ‘House of Cards’

Theatre student’s internship leads to casting job with ‘House of Cards’

At times, discovering an internship opportunity can be a daunting task. Finding the right place to get experience students desire doesn’t always come easy.

For senior theatre major Madison Junod, her internship turned into an opportunity of a lifetime... Read More

Andalusia Farm: Love the one you're with

Andalusia Farm: Love the one you're with

“Accepting oneself does not preclude an attempt to become better.”
Flannery O'Connor

As Andalusia enters organizational adolescence, it is a good time to take stock of whence we were born, where we have been, where we are, and where we are going. The Andalusia Foundation was established in 2001 and the property was opened to the public shortly thereafter. At 13 years old, our coming of age story, or bildungsroman as it is known in literary criticism, can be seen as a tale of vision and hard work and the support of so many individuals, foundations and government funders.

To help us in our rite of passage, we are fortunate to have been awarded a MAP grant. MAP is an acronym for Museum Assessment Program and is supported through a cooperative agreement between the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the American Alliance of Museums... Read More

Oconee Artists Exhibition XXXI, Call For Entries

Oconee Artists Exhibition XXXI, Call For Entries

Allied Arts is currently accepting entries for the thirty-first annual Oconee Artists Exhibition. Entries will be accepted through Friday, April 11. This juried exhibition is open to all adult artists (age 18 and over) who live in central Georgia and practice a visual art form. The six eligible categories are drawing, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture. Artists may enter a maximum of three pieces for an entry fee of $20.00.

Cash awards include Best of Show award of $100.00, Second Place award of $75.00 and Third Place award of $50.00. All artists will be honored and winners announced at an opening reception on Sunday, April 27 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Marlor House, 201 North Wayne Street, Milledgeville. The reception will be hosted by the Milledgeville Civic Woman’s Club and the Friends of Allied Arts. The Oconee Artists Exhibition XXXI will be on display through Friday, May 30.

Andalusia Blog: Backyard redux

Andalusia Blog: Backyard redux

 "From the beginning, relations between these birds and my mother were strained."- Flannery O'Connor

One of wonderful things about museum work is the idea of preservation. Preservation is like a thread that sews together past and future. Preservation can engage people in sentimental remembrance of things past (yes, like Proust and his Madeleine) but also introduces others to new things or activities that can still have relevance today but have been lost in a tide of time. For me, the exciting part of my work here at Andalusia is remembrance and discovery of life ways that were part and parcel of life on a Middle Georgia dairy farm during the late 1950s and early 1960s, the “period of significance” (that is preservation-speak for the time period we are focused on interpreting here)... Read More

Andalusia Farm: New Executive Director's Introduction

Andalusia Farm: New Executive Director's Introduction

"Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible."

- Saint Francis of Assisi... Read More

Tens of thousands without power in Central Georgia

Tens of thousands without power in Central Georgia

Tens of thousands of people are without power in Central Georgia this morning.

About 10,000 people are without power in Bibb County, 10,000 people in Baldwin County and more than 500 in Jones County, according to Georgia Power's map alone.

More than 11,000 of Washington EMC's 15,000 customers don't have power due to blown transformers and downed trees. Washington EMC services Washington, Johnson, Hancock, Baldwin, Warren, Laurens, Emanuel, Glascock, Jefferson, and Wilkinson counties.

Ice storm brings power outages

Ice storm brings power outages

Georgia utility companies say more than 177,000 customers were without power as ice coated trees brought branches and power lines down.

Georgia Power reported that more than 104,000 customers were without power shortly before 11 a.m. Wednesday.

More than 71,000 of them were in metro Atlanta. Another 29,000 customers were in eastern Georgia; and 1,340 were without power in parts of west Georgia.