Archive for Tag Archives: ' Theatre'

The Ghastly Dreadfuls [2017 Update]

The Center for Puppetry Arts unearths a Halloween tradition October 11-28, 2017—and it’s exclusively for ADULTS! Atlanta, Ga., Halloween tradition awakens from the dead for spooky delights. The Ghastly Dreadfuls return from the afterlife at Center for [...]

9+ Warm Fuzzy Reasons to Visit Banner Elk, North Carolina

Small Town, Big Heart. By Hope S. Philbrick Banner Elk, North Carolina is a one-stoplight town. If you’re arriving from some bigger community where traffic lights are commonplace, you may not personally register the fact that [...]

Dollywood: Open For 2017

“If you see someone without a smile, give them yours.” —Dolly Parton Adults-oriented amusements abound, including a new thrill: “Drop Line.” By Hope S. Philbrick A few years ago, before I’d ever set foot in the [...]

Don Gibson Theatre

Shelby, North Carolina celebrates music legend, hosts nationally touring acts. By Hope S. Philbrick The Don Gibson Theatre is housed in a historic Art Deco movie house that was built in 1939. It now stages performances [...]

Mount Airy, North Carolina

Andy Griffith’s Hometown By Hope S. Philbrick Whether you’re a diehard fan of The Andy Griffith Show or have only caught snippets of reruns while channel surfing, visit actor Andy Griffith’s birthplace and childhood home town—which [...]

The Full Monty

Atlanta Lyric Theatre’s production of “The Full Monty” hits the stage February 12-28, 2016. Get a discount on tickets! It may be cold outside but things are heating up for Atlanta Lyric Theatre’s new production of [...]

Dollywood

Dolly Parton’s theme park in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. By Hope S. Philbrick “Are you a Dolly Parton fan?” asks the therapist massaging my back at The Spa at Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort. I answer: “How could you [...]

Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede Dinner Attraction

It’s the North Pole versus the South Pole during Christmas season performances. By Hope S. Philbrick As the lights dim throughout the 35,000 square foot arena, signaling the show is about to begin, my host dining [...]

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