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Church market still seeking vendors.

Cornerstone Church of Cochran wll hold the Cornerstone Market December 3 from 9 am-5 pm at the Arts Alliance Building on E Dykes St.  It will feature vendors selling various arts and crafts items, gift wrapping for Christmas, and much more.

There are still booth spots available for churches or other ministries.  For more information, email cornerstonemarket@gmail.com

Third Fall art exhibition to open at Middle Georgia State Monday.

Sandra Trujillo & Curtis Stewardson: Echoes of de Chirico, the third exhibition of the Fall semester, will open at Peacock Gallery located inside Russell Hall at Middle Georgia State University's Cochran campus November 14.   A gallery talk/opening reception with Trujillo and Stewardson will be held that Monday at 6 pm. The exhibit will be on display through January 20, 2017 inside Peacock Gallery. Hours are 8 am-5:30 pm, Monday through Thursday and 8 am-noon on Friday.

Elise Hill exhibition opening at Middle Georgia State October 10.

A Gallery Talk and Opening Reception for Elise Hill's Exhibition "Fleeting Objects" will be held in Peacock Gallery at Middle Georgia State University October 10 from 6-7 pm.  Peacock Gallery is located inside Russell Hall on the Cochran campus. The exhibition will be on display October 10-November 4. Gallery hours are 8 am-5:30 pm Monday-Thursday, 8 am-noon Fridays.

BCHS One Act to honor memory of local "music man."

BCHS One Act to honor memory of local "music man."

Louis Foster in many ways, was Cochran's "music man."  Foster served as band director for both Bleckley County Middle School and Bleckley County High School for many years as well as teaching music at Middle Georgia State University.  He passed away earlier this summer after a brief illness.

Bleckley County High School One Act Play will be honoring the memory of Foster with their competition piece.  At this weekend's fundraising talent shows A Night with the Strars, it was announced that this year's one act performance,The Music Man, would be dedicated to the memory of Foster.

Community performances of one act will be held in October.  Region 3-AA competition will be hosted by BCHS.

Middle Georgia State's Peacock Gallery beginning Fall exhibitions August 29.

Peacock Gallery, located inside Russell Hall on the Cochran campus of Middle Georgia State University will begin their fall series of art exhibitions August 29 with Luke Buffenmyer:  New Work, Gallery talk/recption  that night at 6 pm.  The exhibition will be on display August 29-September 30.  Gallery hours are 8 am-5:30 pm Monday-Thursday and 8 am-noon on Fridays.

Second annual Cochran Bleckley Arts Alliance Sidewalk Art contest August 6.

The Cochran Bleckley Arts Alliance will hold their second annual sidewalk art contest August 6 at 9 am in the building's parking lot (142 E Dykes St) next to the Tessie W. Norris Library.  It's open to children of all ages. Registration is free, materials provided.  Prizes awarded and coffee will be available for parents.

Jazz sounds at the Arts Alliance.

Jazz sounds at the Arts Alliance.

The Cochran-Bleckley Arts Alliance held a "Jazz Knights" event Friday night.  Performing were the Jazz Knigts, the Jazz Ensemble of the Middle Georgia State University Band of Knights.  Arts Alliance Director Chris Cairney said 46 people had attended.

Another Jazz Knights event is set for April 29.