Arts + Entertainment
If the old adage, “obstacles are opportunities,” rings true, then Art Alexakis might just be the definition of an opportunist.
A showcase of art by Gosia Babcock will be on display in the Meeting Room through the end of August at the Macon County Public Library in Franklin. Visit to take a closer look, but call ahead to make sure the Meeting Room is open to the public when you plan to visit. 828.524.3600.
For the last 25 years, few R&B/soul performers have risen to height of success and level of mainstream talent as Brian McKnight.
With his signature falsetto and seemingly unending vocal range, the multi-platinum artist is also a triple threat — singer, musician, songwriter. All of which has culminated into several radio hits and 16 Grammy nominations over the decades.
A showcase of art by famed Jackson County author/storyteller Gary Carden will be on display through the end of August at the Macon County Public Library in Franklin. A special reception for the works will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, July 16, in the Living Room of the library. 828.524.3600.