Arts Briefs: Oct. 21, 2011

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By The Staff

Civil War ghost stories

Thursday at library

Thomas Freese and Brian Bush are back with more hair-raising storytelling of Civil War ghost stories.

They will share their scary tales at 6-7 p.m. Thursday on the front lawn of the Shelby County Library, 309 8th Street.

First-person accounts of ghosts encountered on the battlefields of the civil war, plus battlefield backgrounds and history will be presented. If inclement weather, this event will be held in the Hudson room.

For more information call 633-3803, E-mail marketing@scplibrary.net or visit www.scplibrary.net.


Shakespeare Enthusiasts meeting canceled

The meeting of the Shakespeare Enthusiasts  scheduled for Monday has been cancelled. A  time and place information for the November meeting will be announced.


Comedy at Collins High School

A Cold Day in Hell,a comedy in one act by Keith J. Powell, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Collins High School. Tickets for the play will be available through the main office at the school starting Monday or at the door the night of the performance. The cost is $5.

This production also will be performed during the Kentucky Theatre Association High School Festival in Madisonville in November. The drama team placed third in the competition last year and hopes to do even better this year.


Gourd art workshop

Jennifer Zingg, an award-winning artist from Frankfort, will conduct a special, fund-raising seminar for students at The Gallery, Shelby Artists on Main. Oct. 29. Zingg will focus on creating art from gourds. Cost will be $75, and Zingg will donate a portion of her fee to the gallery. For more information, call  633-7372 or E-mail Lipoart@aol.com.


Murder mystery fundraiser

Shelby Prevention will host a murder mystery party fundraiser at 7-10 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Birch House in Clear Creek Park. The theme is a Halloween costume party, and appetizers will be served. There will also be a silent auction. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased from Leesa Stivers at 647-1171 or Elizabeth Pulliam (437-0491).


Murder at the library

Noir Suspicions,written by David Landau, will be performed by the Shelby County Community Theatre actors at the Shelby County Public Library at 6:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 5 and 2-4 p.m. Nov. 6. If you loved Café Noirin 2010, you will love this sequel, with some of the old characters and some new.

Come and see if you can solve ‘this’ murder mystery. This event is for adults 18-years and older. Registration and ticket are required. Call 633-3803. If you register by phone, you will have five days to pick up your ticket or it will be passed on to another person. There will be a limit of 60.


Events listings are at www.SentinelNews.com/Datebook.