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Liberty County Rocks

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor Who knew a painted rock could make people happy? Local folks are finding that out as they discover strategically placed decorative stones around the community. It’s called “Liberty County Rocks.” It’s a simple idea, takes little time and cost virtually nothing.   Your only limit is your imagination, and if […]

Guests enjoy music, art and food at Arts Series Saturday

The Blountstown Public Library held another Arts Series Event last Saturday. From Nature Photography to Florida Soundscapes featured two artists who are filled with the wonders and fascination of our physical universe. The event transported us to places in the wilderness and our senses were filled with all the sights and sounds of nature. Photographer […]

A day at Torreya

Civil War re-enactors from North Florida Artillery gathered Saturday to bring history to life at Torreya State Park. Several members of the group are shown below in one of the gun pits on the river bluff where their forebearers once fought. The annual cannon firing, at left, is a memorable event as visitors learn quickly […]

Liberty County will celebrate A Country Christmas

Liberty County will celebrate a County Christmas Saturday, beginning with Christmas on the Square at the courthouse in Bristol at 10 a.m.   Kids can visit with Santa and his elves and enjoy playing in Bouncy Houses. Vendors are welcome to set up booths.   Bring the family a couple of hours early to enjoy […]

Tolar and Hosford students tour Art Alive exhibit

Students from W. R. Tolar and Hosford schools had the opportunity to tour the Art Alive 2013 Exhibit presented by the Liberty County Arts Council at the Veterans Memorial Civic Center. The exhibit included art by participants from Liberty, Calhoun, Gadsden and Leon Counties. Some of the students were able to show off their own […]

‘Voices of Lee’ to perform for Chipola Artist Series Oct. 4

MARIANNA - The Chipola College Artist Series will present the a cappella group Voices of Lee, Friday, Oct. 4 in the Center for the Arts. The 16-member vocal ensemble from Lee University in Cleveland, TN, performs at a variety of venues across the country. Excellence in harmony, spirit, and performance depicts the lush musical style […]

Art show of re-purposed theatre set to open at Chipola Aug. 29

MARIANNA—Artist and woodworker Ethan Sawyer is taking used scenery material from Chipola College’s last theatre season and creating an inspired art collection. The opening for Ethan Sawyer’s “After the Fly Loft,” is Thursday, Aug. 29, at 6 p.m., in the Chipola Center for the Arts Gallery. The opening is planned in conjunction with the first […]

Sunday Afternoon exhibit

The Artists Guild of Northwest Florida is joined by Chipola College and the Chipola Regional Arts Association in proudly announcing the ninth annual Sunday Afternoon with the Arts exhibit and reception, Nov. 3 at the Chipola College Cultural Center, 3056 College St., Marianna, FL, from 1 - 4 p.m. The non-juried art exhibition is open […]

Liberty Arts Council’s 10th annual Art Alive will begin on Sept. 24

The Liberty County Arts Council will be presenting Art Alive 2013 from Sept. 24 through Oct. 5 at Veterans Memorial Civic Center in Bristol. This will be the Arts Council’s 10th Annual Art Show and Exhibit. The show will feature arts in all mediums from oil paintings and photography to quilts and origami. The Council […]

Jazz legend Marcus Roberts to perform at FSU Thurs., Aug. 29

Renowned jazz pianist Marcus Roberts will appear with his new band, Modern Jazz Generation, at a free concert on Florida State University’s campus on Thursday, Aug. 29. The FSU College of Music alumnus and professor will play an original composition, “Romance, Swing, and the Blues.” Roberts’s band features Florida State alumni and talent, with College […]