For the first time, the University of Georgia's Peabody Awards—the official presentation of the oldest and most prestigious award for electronic media—will be held as an evening gala event, complete with red carpet. This Sunday's ceremony in New York will be held at Cipriani Wall Street and be hosted by actor-producer-writer Fred Armisen.
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Artful Conversation to focus on ‘Close’
Carissa DiCindio, curator of education for the Georgia Museum of Art, will lead an Artful Conversation—an in-depth discussion—of Joan Mitchell’s large abstract painting “Close” (1973) on June 3 at 2 p.m. at the museum.
Garden to have Full Moon Hike
The State Botanical Garden will have its monthly Full Moon Hike June 2 at 8 p.m. starting at the Visitor Center fountain. The cost is $5 or $15 for a family. Pre-registration is required.
Caroline Aiken to open Sunflower Series
Award-winning singer-songwriter Caroline Aiken will open this year's Sunflower Music Series with a show on June 2 at 7 p.m. at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia. Aiken recently performed on NPR's "Mountain Stage" and in the past toured with the Indigo Girls. The Twangtown Paramours from Nashville will open the show. Tickets are $15, or $5 for children ages 6-12.