Arts bulletin board: Feb. 7, 2014

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By The Staff

Grammy winner Stuart performing in Frankfort

Country music star Marty Stuart will appear at the Grand Theatre, 308 St. Clair St. in Frankfort at 7:30 p.m. on Valentine’s Day.

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.

Beyond his on-stage charisma, Stuart also is active off-stage, producing recordings for a number of artists, and writing soundtracks for several movies. He received a Golden Globe nomination for his work on the film All the Pretty Horses.
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.


Shelbyville native at signing

JoAnn Childs James, a native of Shelbyville who resides in Prospect, is featured in a collection of stories and pictures titled 100 Fascinating Louisville Women.

She will participate in a discussion and book signing at 3-5 p.m. Sunday at Elim Baptist Church,  3114 Greenwood Ave. in Louisville.


Tickets go on sale for ‘Nunsense’

Tickets go on sale today for Shelby County Community Theatre's upcoming production of Nunsense, a musical comedy by Dan Goggin. The show is directed by Mike Seely.

Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. next Friday and Feb. 15, 21 and 22 and at 2 p.m. on Feb 16 and 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.


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. Feb. 17-18 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.


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 Feb. 15.

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."


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


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.