A new exhibit of ceramic sculpture opens this week at Hammond Hall Gallery at Jacksonville State University. The art exhibit, called "Object: Permanence" will be up through Jan. 27. The opening reception is Thursday from 5-7 p.m.

There’s already a feeling around town that only the holidays can bring. The performing arts, including sacred music and a comedy with gospel music, help express this excitement and celebration. Hear the words and songs in these presentations and make them your own.