Arts bulletin board: Feb. 14, 2014

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By The Staff

Magician Cottrell performing at library


Simpsonville magician Dave Cottrell will entertain Saturday in a special family fun day at the Shelby County Public Library.

His magic show will begin at 11 a.m. in the Hudson room. The show is free and for all ages.

For more information, contact 633-3803, ext. 11 or marketing@scplibrary.net.


Stuart in Frankfort tonight

Country music star Marty Stuart will appear at the Grand Theatre, 308 St. Clair St. in Frankfort at 7:30 tonight. Stuart won the first of five Grammy awards in 1992, when he and Travis Tritt collaborated on “The Whiskey Ain’t Workin’.” He also has recorded duets with performers as diverse as B.B. King and Willie Nelson.

Tickets are $30 and $40 and may be purchased online at http://www.grandtheatrefrankfort.org, or by visiting the ticket office weekdays between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., or calling 502-352-7469.


‘Nunsense’ opens tonight at SCCT

Nunsense, a musical comedy by Dan Goggin, opens tonight at Shelby County Community Theatre. The show is directed by Mike Seely.

Performances will be at 7:30 tonight, Saturday, next Friday and Feb. 22 and 2:30 p.m. Sunday and Feb. 23.

Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and $10 for students. For reservations, call 502-633-0242.

SCCT is located at 801 Main Street in Shelbyville.


Artists seeking grants applicants

Shelby Artists on Main, Inc. (a 501 c(3) non-profit organization) is accepting applications by artists for grant-funded workshops to take place throughout 2014. The second round of grant applications will be received through Saturday.

Visit shelbyartistsonmain.org under "2014 Call to Artists" to download the grant description and separately the workshop application. Send applications, inquires, or questions by email to maryyaeger48@gmail.com."


Auditions for ‘The Foreigner’

Auditions for Shelby County Community Theatre's production of The Foreigner, written by Larry Shue, will be at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the theater.

Parts are available for men and women of all ages. Auditioners will be asked to do cold readings from the script. Characters in the play have either southern (Georgia) or British accents.

Performance dates are April 17-19 and 25-27. The play is directed by Jack Wann.


Christian music show at Cornerstone

Cornerstone Christian Academy is hosting The Hands of God Tour, featuring contemporary Christian recording artists Francesca Battistelli, Sanctus Real, All Things New and Jon Bauer, is March 1 at the school.

Doors open at 6 p.m., and the concert begins at 7. 

Tickets $24 advance general admission and $26 at the door. Groups of 10 or more are $22 each. Limited VIP tickets for assigned front-section seating are $40. Purchase at the CCA office or at www.CCAofKY.org


Winter reading program at library

Adult winter reading will be through March 15 at the Shelby County Public Library, 309 8th St. in Shelbyville. The event is for 18 years old and older, and registration is required. A participant must have a library card in good standing with no fine balance. If a participant does not have a card, signing up will earn him or her a ticket to be placed n the weekly prize drawing. Registration begins Monday at the library or by sending an E-mail to marketing@scplibrary.net. For more information, call 633-3803, ext. 11.


Library story hours

Story hours at the Shelby County Public Library, 309 8th St., will be at 10 a.m. for 2-to-3-year-olds and 11 a.m. for 4-to-5-year-olds on Tuesdays; 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. for 2-to-5-year-olds on Wednesdays; 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. for “Baby Time,” birth to 2-year-olds, on Thursdays. For more information or to register for Baby Time, contact 633-3803. Registration is not required for the other ages.


For more listings of arts and entertainment events, visit www.SentinelNews.com/calendar.